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Newburgh’s streets were lined with flames, anger, and pain last Friday night. Hours before the chaotic scene a man had been shot and killed by the City of Newburgh Police. As a result of the … more
Newburgh Enlarged City School District [NECSD] Board of Education Vice President Susan Prokosch passed away from complications related to the novel coronavirus [COVID-19] on March 30. … more
For years on 545 South Street laid a building that many have deemed an eyesore and sign of urban blight. Last week the building was officially demolished. According to William Horton, City of … more
A man who had threatened to jump off the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge late Saturday morning has been arrested by Newburgh City Police and charged with attempted murder.City Police were called to the bridge … more
Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) is introducing legislation (A.10231) directing State Boards of Elections to permit voting by mail in the event of a natural disaster or a state of emergency. … more
Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) and his team volunteered during the Friday morning shift at the Hudson Valley Food Bank in an effort to support food pantries across the Senate District. His team … more
The Newburgh Area Transit continues to operate in the midst of the current novel coronavirus [COVID-19] crisis. Although social distancing by six feet is heavily suggested when out in public, … more
A 99-year-old resident of the New Windsor Country Inn passed away from the novel coronavirus [COVID-19] last Wednesday. The New Windsor Country Inn is an elderly home, it has become a hotspot for … more
As grocery stores sell out in products, community figures and groups have united together to provide security in the form of food deliveries, and food distributions to the most in need. These … more
Most national grocery store chains are designating special hours strictly for seniors and other shoppers who are vulnerable to serious illness from the coronavirus pandemic. Big, all-purpose … more
Due to numerous COVID-19 concerns and issues, Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh (MOW) will be suspending meal deliveries for the weeks beginning April 6 and April 13. On Monday, March 30, MOW delivered enough meals to its recipients to last for the entire week. In addition, MOW delivered to all recipients two full-sized grocery bags filled with assorted non-perishable foods to last through April 17. MOW advises anyone seeking other emergency food sources in the area to call 211, the United Way's Emergency Helpline. more
Effective at 8am on Monday, March 30th, all New Windsor Parks will be closed to the public until further notice. Basketball rims have been removed and tennis courts have been locked. Supervisor Meyers has been forced to take this further action based on large groups of people not observing the social distancing guidelines set by New York State at our parks. New Windsor Police and Recreation Staff will monitor parks to enforce this closure. more
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today confirmed the first death related to COVID-19 in Ulster County. For reasons of privacy, specific information cannot be provided. County Executive Ryan did confirm that the individual is a 76 year old male from the Town of Plattekill who passed away at Vassar Brothers hospital due to complications from COVID-19 on Sunday, March 29. more
Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey is urging people to stay calm and await the results of an investigation after a Friday evening shooting incident that left one man dead and several police officers wounded. more
Just nine days after the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS) launched the Orange and Sullivan COVID-19 Response Fund, it’s distributing its first round of grants. more
The Orange County Department of Health is advising the community of potential COVID-19 exposure in Middletown on Wednesday March, 18th and Friday, March 20th. more
Wallkill Valley Publications Inc., parent company of Times Hudson Valley Media, has been named one of six newspaper companies in New York State to receive a $5,000 grant to help offset the cost of COVID-19 pandemic coverage. more
The Orange County Health Department on Thursday reported the second death in Orange County as a result of COVID-19. The deceased was an Orange County resident over the age of 70 with multiple pre-existing medical conditions. As of Thursday, Orange County now has 756 positive COVID-19 cases. more
Checking his clipboard, Joel Feldstein looked for the next house to stop at. Feldstein has been a Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh volunteer for the past two years. Every Thursday morning, he and … more
Former New Windsor Town Supervisor George Green passed away at the age of 76 on Monday morning. Green had been a civil servant for over 50 years. Green served 21 years in the New Windsor Police … more
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