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Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus offers gratitude to the men and women of the County workforce who continue to provide essential services to those in need during the COVID-19 outbreak. more
Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that he has confirmed there will NOT be a redistribution of ventilators from Orange and Rockland county hospitals to further downstate New York. more
Newburgh’s streets were lined with flames, anger, and pain last Friday night. Hours before the chaotic scene a man had been shot and killed by the City of Newburgh Police. As a result of the … more
Newburgh Enlarged City School District [NECSD] Board of Education Vice President Susan Prokosch passed away from complications related to the novel coronavirus [COVID-19] on March 30. … more
The Newburgh Area Transit continues to operate in the midst of the current novel coronavirus [COVID-19] crisis. Although social distancing by six feet is heavily suggested when out in public, … more
A 99-year-old resident of the New Windsor Country Inn passed away from the novel coronavirus [COVID-19] last Wednesday. The New Windsor Country Inn is an elderly home, it has become a hotspot for … more
As grocery stores sell out in products, community figures and groups have united together to provide security in the form of food deliveries, and food distributions to the most in need. These … more
Due to numerous COVID-19 concerns and issues, Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh (MOW) will be suspending meal deliveries for the weeks beginning April 6 and April 13. On Monday, March 30, MOW delivered enough meals to its recipients to last for the entire week. In addition, MOW delivered to all recipients two full-sized grocery bags filled with assorted non-perishable foods to last through April 17. MOW advises anyone seeking other emergency food sources in the area to call 211, the United Way's Emergency Helpline. more
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today confirmed the first death related to COVID-19 in Ulster County. For reasons of privacy, specific information cannot be provided. County Executive Ryan did confirm that the individual is a 76 year old male from the Town of Plattekill who passed away at Vassar Brothers hospital due to complications from COVID-19 on Sunday, March 29. more
Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey is urging people to stay calm and await the results of an investigation after a Friday evening shooting incident that left one man dead and several police officers wounded. more
The coronavirus outbreak has affected the daily delivery of Newburgh's meals program. more
The Orange County Health Department on Thursday reported the second death in Orange County as a result of COVID-19. The deceased was an Orange County resident over the age of 70 with multiple pre-existing medical conditions. As of Thursday, Orange County now has 756 positive COVID-19 cases. more
Checking his clipboard, Joel Feldstein looked for the next house to stop at. Feldstein has been a Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh volunteer for the past two years. Every Thursday morning, he and … more
Former New Windsor Town Supervisor George Green passed away at the age of 76 on Monday morning. Green had been a civil servant for over 50 years. Green served 21 years in the New Windsor Police … more
Congressman Sean Maloney held a telephone town hall last Wednesday night with Dr. Evan Cohen, Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Montefiore St Luke’s Cornwall Hospital. The … more
The Newburgh-Beacon ferry parking lot was nearly empty except for a few cars and passersby enjoying the sunny Friday afternoon. When the ferry finally arrived at 5:51 p.m. last Friday, only three … more
Standing in Kaplan Hall of SUNY Orange, Michael Corriere greets you with a smile. Corriere is one of the many security guards that roam the halls of SUNY Orange. But he is not your average security … more
After a few days at home, you may be searching for new ideas to occupy your family. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Get moving!Don’t forget to stay active! A few minutes of activity can … more
With the support of ShopRite Supermarkets, the Kaplan Foundation and Assemblyman Colin Schmitt, Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus arranged for a tractor-trailer of more than 60,000 pounds of non-perishable food to be delivered to the Encounter Church in Rock Tavern on Friday, March 20 more
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released a list of priorities for the urgently needed federal response to fighting COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Congress’s third emergency response bill is expected in the coming week. more
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