Columnists & Community

No social distancing in 1896

One of the most iconic images of Newburgh is the one shown here. It has been seen in various publications – in print and online – but it always surprises those who encounter it. Just …
Meals on Wheels responds to COVID-19 Greetings from River City. This coronavirus reminds us how connected we humans are, how vulnerable, and also how strong and courageous. Pray for each other, the sick, the dying, the workers without …
We can lean on one another Hello New Windsor. The Coronavirus has shaken the fabric of our society beyond our worst nightmares and many people’s lives have changed and will continue to change as businesses have to close …
Surviving the storms of our life Without a doubt, these are times of anxiety, stress, and trouble for all of us. There are so many things that rock our earthly boats, and the list dangerously keeps on growing for us in this, the …
Get the old board games out of the closet This week our entire world has been turned upside down. People have panicked, hoarding bottled water and toilet paper, emptying store shelves out, and losing their common sense. With the restrictions …
School News

School district offers meals for students during closure

Per the direction of Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, all schools within the Newburgh Enlarged City School District will be closed from March 16 until March 30. A plan has been created for distribution of meals . Beginning Tuesday, March 17, breakfast and lunch will be provided to each child under 18. If the student is enrolled in our schools and is over 19 they should bring their school ID.

Area schools to be closed for 14 days

Schools in Orange and Ulster Counties will be closed for the next two weeks, it was announced Friday afternoon. Ulster County Executive Patrick Ryan, announced the decision at a briefing on Friday afternoon. “Based on what we currently know about the spread of COVID-19, we believe that acting decisively now will significantly reduce the impact on our community and help protect our most vulnerable neighbors,” he said.

Wallkill Schools closed after second Coronavirus case reported in Ulster

The Wallkill Central School District is closing its schools through the weekend following Ulster County’s second confirmed case of coronavirus.

‘In the Heights’ coming to the NFA stage

Newburgh Free Academy will be performing In the Heights this weekend!In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood - a place …

Breakfast Program in Newburgh Schools ranks third in National Survey

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District maintained its high standing, as part of the annual Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) annual school district-level report, “School …
Briefs
New Windsor Park closed to the public

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.

Plattekill man is Ulster's first COVID-19 related death

Meals on Wheels to suspend delivery of hot lunches

Trash dump at Downing Park

Business funding available

College News

College news

Imani Barnhill of New Windsor, has been named to the Plymouth State University President’s List for the Fall 2019 semester. To be named to the President’s List, a student must achieve a …

Mount Fuzzy Friends clinic teaches youngsters about nursing care

Children from Bishop Dunn Memorial School recently learned the “bear necessities” of Nursing at a Fuzzy Friends clinic hosted by Mount Saint Mary College students. “We’re …

Mount Saint Mary College to host talk on restorative justice

Jenifer Lee-Gonyea, associate professor of Criminology, will be leading a talk on restorative justice on Thursday, October 3 at Mount Saint Mary College. “Using Restorative Justice to …
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