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For many pedestrians crossing the Lake Street corridor is a nightmare. The wide street and lack of road paint or pedestrian lights make it nearly impossible to cross safely. The City of Newburgh … more
This year’s tentative assessment letters have sent many City of Newburgh residents into confusion with large changes in property assessments. City Assessor, Joanne Majewski, blames a large … more
Newburgh Courtroom one was filled with leaders in the Orange County Community and friends and family ready to support the five individuals graduating from Drug Treatment Court on May 15. One by one … more
On May 15, a video involving the torture and murder of a cat was circulated among South Middle School students before being discovered by Dr. Lisa Buon who brought in the City of Newburgh Police … more
The Lake Drive Bridge was closed on May 8 and will undergo construction through 2020. The bridge will be completely removed and closed off to pedestrians at the end of the summer. The structure of … more
In a special ceremony on April 28, Rev. Brother Robert Pierson was installed to head Christ Church in Marlboro and the Ascension Holy Trinity Church in West Park. Both are Episcopal denominations. … more
At 4:30 a.m.on Satuday, a woman walked into St. Luke’s hospital with an injury to her hand and evidence with bullet fragments. Investigators learned the young woman came from the area of North … more
On May 19 a bill passed in the New York State Senate banning the use of PFAS in firefighting foam. the bill will ban the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam used and manufactured in New York. … more
The Newburgh Enlarged City School district took to the polls Tuesday to vote on five different propositions and to pick three Board of Education positions. The Board of Education positions will be filled by Carol L. Maida, Susan Prokosch, and Shane Henderson, and all five of the propositions put up for a vote were passed. The five propositions passed included the NECSD budget, the Newburgh Free Library Budget, a continuation of the extension on the transportation of students up to 18 miles outside the district, and the passage of the Capital Bond improvements. The passages of the capital bond improvements means that the district will have building repairs, a new CTE building and updates to the HVAC systems in all buildings. The School Board of Education positions will official be filled in June. Carol Maida and Shane Henderson will take seats to be vacated by Mark Levinstein and Andrew Johnston. The race for the three seats on the BOE was close with Maida earning 1400 votes, Prokosch with 1263 votes, and Henderson with 1167 votes. Henderson beat out incumbent Levinstein by a slim margin of 66 votes. more
On Thursday, City of Newburgh Police Chief, Doug Solomon, held a press conference highlighting a decrease in violent crimes in the City. The room was filled with politicians and community leaders … more
At the May 13 meeting the Newburgh town board voted on a funding agreement with New York State for the Danskammer power plant project’s Article 10 review process. The Danskammer power plant … more
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District has three seats up for grabs in this years Board of Education Elections on Tuesday, May 21 2019. There are six candidates on the ballot this year with three … more
The New York State Department of Education began an audit on May 13, 2019 to look at issues deriving from a Grand Jury Report released on the Newburgh Enlarged City School District. In a letter sent … more
The Board of Education Elections is not the only thing to keep an eye out for in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District vote this month. On the line is the Capital Bond that has been talked about … more
The Newburgh city council unanimously approved fees for municipal Identification cards and a resolution in support of the New York State “Protect our Courts” legislation. The municipal id … more
The Board of Education Elections is not the only thing to keep an eye out for in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District vote this month. On the line is the Capital Bond that has been talked about … more
New Windsor Supervisor George Green acting with the rest of the town board has shut down the new, state of the art million-dollar Butter Hill Wells Treatment water plant after the discovery of … more
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District is putting the fate of 230 to 250 students’ private education up to vote on May 21. New York State regulations allow for students to be bussed up to … more
Senator James Skoufis announced on April 25, $200,000 of state funding dedicated to a pre-apprenticeship program in the City of Newburgh. The program is looking to give 50 participants the … more
This year the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson honored two Newburgh residents as the 2019 women of achievement. Regina Cieslak and Regina Brown are two powerful forces in their community that each … more
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