Columnists

Furniture with a past

Among my favorite movie scenes is one from the 1989 film Dead Poets Society, a coming-of-age story of friendships among a group of classmates and their dynamic teacher at a private high school. A …
The little schoolhouse that wouldn’t quit This week let’s look at another local, one room schoolhouse and how it’s been repurposed over the years. Though the original structure dates back to the 1800’s, and additions and …
Sacred Heart to host a Mardi Gras Festival “I believe God is deeply saddened by this, Just as we are, (regarding the attacks on Sept. 11).But for years we’ve been telling God to get out ofOur schools, to get out of our government, …
Tech support available at the library Greetings from River City. In reading about the passing of Rebekah Grohl, only 22 when she died on January 5 of complications of the flu, I felt I had missed knowing someone wonderful. Some people …
Trinity Church hosts thrift sale Trinity United Methodist Parish, 1 Owens Road, will hold a thrift sale every Saturday at 9 a.m. The next one is scheduled for this coming Saturday, January 25. Clothing, household goods, and …
School News

Mount presentation to discuss advantages of Newburgh Armory

Janine Bixler, Mount Saint Mary College professor of Education, will kick off this semester’s Investigating Research on Campus (iROC) series with “What’s All the Buzz about the …

Newburgh holds YPI graduation

In the City of Newburgh, the relationship between the police and the youth can be negative or positive. With programs like the Youth and Police Initiative [YPI], youth can form a stronger …

South Middle presents: Beanie and the Bamboozling Book Machine

South Middle School recently presented: Beanie and the Bamboozling Book Machine by Bob May, Christopher Tibbetts, and Roy C. Booth. Based on an original story by Bob May and directed by South Middle …

Eagle Scout honored by Newburgh Town Council

Eagle Scout Matthew Osborne of Boy Scout Troop 007 was honored by the Town of Newburgh Council at a recent work session. Osborne was honored for a recent project where he mapped out the area around …

Broadway star Lexi Lawson returns to NFA

For a while, Lexi Lawson, actress and singer, wasn’t highly familiar with the plot of the renown musical “In the Heights.” In 2009, she and a friend decided to wait in line to …
Briefs
Winter storm leaves its mark

City of Newburgh Police were dispatched to a vehicle into a house on DuPont Ave and Hawthorne Ave on January 18 during the snowstorm. As police were investigating the first accident another vehicle …

Citizen’s Police Academy to return

Town to host special meeting

Jacobson praises new stretch limo legislation

Physician’s assistant charged with forcible touching

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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