New Windsor Column

Charles “Chuck” V. Newman

Charles “Chuck” V. Newman, of New Windsor, entered into rest at the Westchester Medical Center, on Monday, June 10, 2019. He was 61.
Meadow Hill Column

Saint Patricks-Saint Mary’s to host parish picnic

Congratulations to The Most Reverend Dominick John Lagonegro, Retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New York, on his Golden Jubilee Fiftieth Anniversary of Priestly Ordination. Bishop …
Town of Newburgh Column

Little League presents Movie Night

Reverend Jessica and Cindy Bartley Horn, SPRC Chairperson wants everyone to know of some exciting changes happening at Gardnertown United Methodist Church (UMC).
Newburgh Heritage Column

History in your hand

No matter the weather or the season, it is becoming possible to tour the streets of old Newburgh with an electronic window to the past. Urban Archive is a remarkable new technology platform that …
City of Newburgh Column

Elks to host Flag Day ceremony

Greetings from River City. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, I was three weeks past my ninth birthday, and the war was very much a part of our lives. In school, we collected all kinds of things that were …
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Older Columns

Celebrate Pathways through History

Hello New Windsor. My three year old son Anthony is a real character. Whenever I am driving and the kids are in the car he is constantly telling me how to drive from the backseat.

To those who crossed the Channel

In my memory, I clearly see the old radio placed between the two front windows in the living room of 144 Johnston Street. On June afternoons, my grandfather would sit in his wooden rocker close to …

Register for summer rec programs

Hello New Windsor. My team and I are always looking for ways to grow Recreation Programming. We strive to offer as many programs and events as possible, with the goal of keeping them free or …

Kids sing to the joy of summer

There is something so sweet and joyous about the month of June that we wish it would stay forever. Boys and girls in Miss Liz’s class at Tots-N-Us Nursery School are tickled pink that June, …

Newburgh Free Academy’s Anita Sanchez Garcia awarded 2019 Human Rights Scholarship

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Executive Director of the Human Rights Commission Inaudy Esposito have announced that Newburgh Free Academy’s Anita Sanchez Garcia is the recipient …

Third Grade Fostertown students pay it forward

On May 28, a group of third grade students from Fostertown visited the Ronald McDonald House in Valhalla, which provides rooms and meals to families of sick children being cared for at Maria Ferrari …

Newburgh Free Academy names Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Newburgh Free Academy is proud to announce Martin Peticco and Matthew Stridiron as Co-Valedictorians and Sydney Reede as Salutatorian of the class of 2019. Martin and Matthew are part of the …

Second class of NFA P-Tech students earn degrees

This year the second class of NFA P-Tech students will walk across the stage at their high school graduation and the stage at Orange County Community College to collect their High School diploma and …

600 receive degrees at Mount Saint Mary College Commencement

Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, recognized 600 graduates at its 56thannual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18. Of the 600 graduates, the college awarded 120 master’s degrees and …
Briefs

Emergency Road Closure of South Water Street/Marine Drive due to Water Main Break

The northbound lane of South Water Street/Marine Drive/State Route 980T will be temporarily closed from the City/Town line at Walsh Road to Renwick Street effective immediately as of 4 pm on Monday, June 10, due to a water main break and sinkhole.

Trash 2 Treasure event is June 15 in Rock Tavern

“Say no to the consumer culture. Freecycle! Bring your unwanted goods and take home what you want. Good for people and good for the earth. Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle!” That’s the …

Wallkill man killed in Rte 300 crash

A crash between a motorcycle and a car took the life of a Wallkill man Friday night. Thomas Pennington II, 27, of Wallkill was pronounced dead at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in …

Gun buyback event is June 22

The latest gun buyback program in the City of Newburgh has been set for Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program is designed to allow people to safely surrender guns and receive a …

7 bridges to be repaired

Seven bridges along Route 9W, a state highway, will be rehabilitated or replaced this year with the state picking up the $23.6 million price tag. The bridges to be addressed include the Angola …