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Restoration over renovation

Newburgh is not so much a hidden gem anymore. Between its proximity to the Hudson River, beautiful architecture and rich history, it’s easy to understand why a real estate group might have its …
Schools to begin COVID testing The Newburgh Enlarged City School District held a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday, January 5 for parents and guardians to learn about the return to a hybrid model for the end of January, which …
Police Committee gives a progress update
During the City of Newburgh’s January 7 work session meeting, Police Chief Arnold Amthor presented the work that has been done so far by the Executive Order 203 Oversight Committee. Despite …
New Windsor Castle for sale The Roe Brewster Castle, located at 11 Oak Ridge Drive in New Windsor, has hit the market at the price of $1,225,000. It has a history that goes back to the 1800s, when businessman William Roe III …
Code Club strives to support girls in STEM The Newburgh Girls Code Club (NGCC), made possible by the Newburgh Free Library, took a short hiatus during the pandemic, but are now making a revival for the spring session. The club is “a …
Local News

Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in death of two

City of Newburgh police are investigating the deaths of two individuals whose bodies were found, Monday night  inside a vehicle parked near the intersection of Broadway and Lake …

First round of vaccine distributed in Orange County

The first round of COVID-19 vaccines in Orange County were administered last Wednesday. More thsan 800 people received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Orange County Emergency Services Center in …

Allegiant to add two Stewart routes

Allegiant Air will be adding two additional routes from New York Stewart International Airport later this year. Savannah, Georgia will be served via Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport …

Schmitt under fire as he begins second term

On a day in which he was sworn in to begin his second term in office, Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R-New Windsor) came under fire from local Democrats who accused him of supporting the “far right …

Desmond purchase completed, town looks ahead

Town Supervisor Gil Piaquadio said the Town of Newburgh is heading into 2021 focusing on highlights including purchasing the Desmond Estate, supporting the police department and thinking of …
Briefs

Newburgh resident Kristopher Geis promoted to Colonel in NY Air National Guard

Kristopher Geis, a Newburgh resident currently serving as director of staff for the New York Air National Guard was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony at New York National Guard …

Accident on South & Prospect Streets

Newburgh Firefighters responded to a three-vehicle personal injury auto accident at South and Prospect Street on January 12. The City of Newburgh Police and Mobile Life ALS were also at the scene. …

City experiences increase in shots fired

Over the weekend the City of Newburgh experienced a drastic increase in Shots Fired Calls for Service. From Saturday (Jan. 9) to early Monday morning, the Police Department received seven Shots Fired …

Jacobson urges more Newburgh vaccines

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) is calling upon New York State and Orange County to use the City of Newburgh Activity Center as a COVID-19 vaccination site to serve eastern Orange …

Two-car accident on Route 32

Cronomer Valley and Plattekill Firefighters responded to a two-vehicle personal injury accident on Route 32 on January 9.  Town of Newburgh EMS transported a driver and two children, while …
Stories you may have missed

Battery storage on the river?

In the first of a two part series, Scenic Hudson’s Environmental Advocacy Director, Hayley Carlock, hosted an online presentation that highlighted alternatives to a newly proposed, gas-fired …

Police Chaplaincy Unit created in Newburgh

Newburgh police chief Arnold Amthor announced the creation of a Police Chaplaincy Unit, which will serve to support the mission of the police department, care for the well-being of the officers and …

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley offers COVID-19 assistance

Although the moratorium on rental evictions was extended from the end of January to the beginning of May, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is still encouraging those possibly facing eviction at …

Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act signed into law

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s (NY-18) bill, the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act, was signed into law by President Trump. The bill will honor the National Purple …
Arts & Entertainment

American Voices through Art and Poetry

During this academic year while the galleries on both SUNY Orange campuses are closed, Cultural Affairs invited the college community and the community-at-large an opportunity to express their …

Chadwick Lake tree lighting is Dec 2

Due to COVID-19, the Tree Lighting at Chadwick Lake Park will be virtual only. Please enjoy the live stream video of the event from the safety of your home. The event will take place on Wednesday, …

Safe Harbors presents a Black Renaissance Festival

Safe Harbors of the Hudson, a local organization who aims to transform lives and build communities through housing and the arts, is hosting its first annual Black Renaissance Festival on Saturday, …