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Hundreds voice concern at Danskammer hearing

Hundreds of New Yorkers, including local Hudson Valley residents and others from Manhattan and Brooklyn, expressed their opposition to the Danskammer Power Plant in a two-part public hearing comment …
Is the vaccine distribution fair to Newburgh residents? The City of Newburgh Human Rights Commission met at the end of March for a community conversation with elected officials to discuss the response in the community in regards to the COVID-19 …
Anagnostakis to face primary challenge Patricia Maher, sister of Montgomery Town Supervisor Brian Maher, will challenge incumbent Mike Anagnostakis in the Orange County Legislator, District 17 Republican Primary. This is the former …
Truck accident snarls traffic on Thruway A three-vehicle crash, Tuesday afternoon on the southbound Thruway in the Town of Newburgh is believed to have claimed one life. The accident occurred minutes before 3 p.m. at at 59.8, near where …
Vaccine eligibility age lowered to 16 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Monday announced the start of the statewide "Roll Up Your Sleeve" ad campaign to encourage all New Yorkers, especially those from neighborhoods where …
Local News

Newburgh Chamber Music to present Clark & Thurber

Join violinist Tessa Clark and composer-bassist Michael Thurber for an evening of innovative and high-energy music April 11 at 8 pm, the eighth in the ALIVEmusica concert series, co-presented by …

New Windsor welcomes the Easter Bunny and safety protocols

The Town of New Windsor held their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 3 at Kristi Babcock Memorial Park. To follow proper Covid 19 safety protocols there were six time slots with a maximum 35 …

Hudson River tunnel completed

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Vincent Sapienza has announced that work has been completed on the final concrete lining for the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass …

Port Authority unveils incentive program to attract carriers to Stewart

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced three major Port Authority of New York and New Jersey initiatives to re-energize New York Stewart International Airport and the surrounding region as air …

NAACP voices concern over Newburgh’s police reform plan

At the end of 2020, the NAACP Newburgh-Highland Falls Branch, began to express its concern regarding the City of Newburgh’s approach to New York State’s executive order 203, which calls …
Briefs

DPPC remembers David Schulyer

The Downing Park Planning Committee of Newburgh is hosting a spring tree planting and dedication ceremony to honor,  David Schuyler, Newburgh native, author and Andrew Jackson Downing …

JLOC participates in the Little Black Dress Initiative

Junior League of Orange County (JLOC) members participated in the Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) on March 8 -12, a week-long awareness and virtual fundraising campaign. LBDI advocates posted …

Rollover on 747

New York State Police are investigating a one vehicle roll over that occurred on April 2 at the intersection of Exit 33 off ramp eastbound onto Route 747. Coldenham Firefighters extricated one …

Schmitt to challenge Maloney

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) joined by family, friends, constituents, and community leaders Tuesday announced his campaign for the Hudson Valley’s 18th Congressional …

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

On March 27, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a trooper patrolling State Route 9W in the town of Newburgh stopped a 2007 Nissan Versa for a violation of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law. …
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Chess players can’t wait to go face-to-face

Newburgh’s young chess players will soon see a revival of in-person matches, after over a year of playing online, thanks to a collaboration with Gita Nandan of ADS Warehouse Gallery, who …

Shoy Colbourne announces run for school board

Between Shoy Colbourne’s passion and experience for education, he believes he is the right fit for the Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s open seat. Colbourne, 33, relocated from …

City to resume free bulk pickup program

The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce the resumption of its bulk item pickup program starting Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The bulk item pickup program will resume on a bi-monthly basis for the …

New Windsor considering a dog park

The Town of New Windsor’s recreation department is now eyeing what it would take to bring a dog park to the town, after a request was made from Town Supervisor George Meyers. Recreation …
Arts & Entertainment

Met musicians to perform livestream concert

Join members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for an evening of chamber music Feb. 21, the sixth in the ALIVEmusica series of livestreamed concerts. The performance, from the Howland Cultural …

Pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung to perform Jan. 24

Four hands plus one piano equal the internationally renowned duo (and spouses) Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, who will present a live-recorded concert Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. at the Howland Cultural Center …

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 …