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The World Champion Ward Brothers

Competitive sports are gradually coming back after total shutdown during the COVID-19 epidemic. Stadiums are empty this season even with the beginning of professional games after a long hiatus. This …
Older vehicles found new life on the farm This past week, a conversation turned to how, in the time of my father, and grandfather, plus my own, the use of converting older automobiles into something more useful on the farms. Back in the day, …
Global Partners make community event possible Hello New Windsor. My staff and I were brainstorming ideas about events that we could offer that would be safe and that would follow all of the regulations regarding social gatherings that have been …
Shanah Tovah, wishing you all a good year! Wishing Elizabeth Donato, a lovely day of joy and beauty as she cheerfully celebrated her birthday, September 15, surrounded in the love of her family, husband, Stephen, and …
Food Bank of the Hudson Valley needs your help Greetings from River City.  Joe and I will celebrate our 63rd anniversary together on Sept. 17.  It doesn’t matter that Joe is in Heaven and I am in Newburgh.  His passing …
School News

Bishop Dunn flies flag on 9/11 with help from a friend

Thanks to a helping hand from a friend, the American flag flew at half-mast at Bishop Dunn Memorial School on Friday, September 11.  Nancy Benfer, principal of Bishop Dunn Memorial School and a …

Grants boost SUNY student support

With last week’s announcement that it had been awarded a $2.94 million grant from the United States Department of Education’s Hispanic Serving Institutions Program, SUNY Orange has …

Fall athletics season postponed

The Section IX Athletic Council Thursday  approved  a resolution establishing an opening start date for athletics for all schools in Section IX.  Athletics will begin on November 30, …

The Black Collective 845 hosts clothing, school supply drive

The Black Collective 845 held a back-to-school and school supply “shopping experience” on August 30 to benefit local youth who have pushed to continue their studies through the COVID-19 …

College News

Roger Williams University is proud to announce that Mackenzie O’Neill, of Newburgh graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology and Sociology in May as part of the Class of 2020.Approximately 840 two- …
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