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Lloyd commemorates 20th anniversary of the attacks

On Saturday the Highland Hose Company hosted a 20th Anniversary ceremony to honor those who were lost in the terrorist attacks on that fateful September day. This year the hose company called …

Drag strip appeal dismissed

Last week the Plattekill Zoning Board of Appeals [ZBA] dismissed Ken Rodriguez’s appeal of a determination made by the town’s Code Enforcement Officer Scott Mandoske on a drag strip that …

Ceremony opens South Pier at Milton Landing

The southern pier at the Milton Landing Park was officially opened last Friday afternoon in a well attended ribbon cutting ceremony that included state, county, town and committee officials as well …

Jacobson announces $10K in funding for Highland Public Library

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104), last week, joined Highland Public Library Director Julie Kelsall-Dempsey and Library Trustees, Nancy Hammond (President), Fran Brooks (2nd Vice-President), …

New health protocols in place for Highland schools

Highland School Board of Education discussed COVID-19 updates and protocols for students and faculty heading into the new school year at last Wednesday’s meeting. Highland schools …
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SUNY to host Lessons from Two Decades of Disaster Response

The Institute for Disaster Mental Health (IDMH) at SUNY New Paltz will reflect on 20 years of emergency management training, preparation and direct action at “From 9/11 to COVID-19: Lessons …

City looks for a remedy for a gateway property

The City of Newburgh’s Planning and Development office released a Request for Proposal (RFP) last Thursday to garner interest from a developer to take on remediation and purchase of …

City looks at ‘Good cause’ eviction law

With the state’s COVID-inspired moratorium on evictions set to expire in January, Newburgh City Officials are looking at a way to protect the city’s most at risk …

‘It’s my job to listen’

Appointed the new City of Newburgh court judge, Anika Mohammed feels the energy that the city gives off and for her, makes her proud to be a part of it. For Mohammed, being a part of a very diverse …

Armory Center dedicates 9/11 memorial

On a clear and sunny Saturday afternoon, The Newburgh Armory Unity Center unveiled its new memorial to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The memorial, an actual piece of rubble with …
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Jacobson announces $30K in funding for Newburgh Free Library

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-104) joined Newburgh Free Library Executive Director Mary Lou Carolan last week to announce $30,000 in funding to create a Digital Equity Lab. Jacobson said, …

Salvation Army hosts back-to-school giveaway

Free, new pajamas, bookbags, and supplies were all given away to children as The Salvation Army of Newburgh hosted Family Fun Day last Saturday. The event also included free food for all, games …

David Lionheart is September Citizen of the Month

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus has recognized David Lionheart of the Town of Newburgh as September’s Citizen of the Month. Lionheart is the founder of Play for Your Freedom, a …

Walden commemorates 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

Members of the Walden community gathered Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Following the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and Deputy Mayor …

Bus driver shortage forces cancellation of school in Pine Bush

The Pine Bush Central School District has faced some challenges with its busing at the onset of the new school year. It all started on Sept. 8 when there were a number of bus runs with no drivers. …
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Local residents among Orange County’s rising stars

Twenty-three individuals who either live, work or volunteer in Orange County have been selected as 2021 Orange County Rising Stars …

Walden opts out of cannabis sales

The Walden Village Board voted unanimously to opt out of allowing cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption establishments at …

Village of Montgomery considers annexation request

The Montgomery Town and Village Boards held a joint public hearing last Tuesday, to consider an annexation request that village …

Big development proposed in Gardiner

A 130-unit Traditional Neighborhood Development called Fall Park received enthusiastic support from the Gardiner Town Board following …
Maybrook’s newest police officer Ricky Maldonado poses with the Maybrook Village Board as well as Chief of Police Arnold Amthor. From left to right: Trustee James Barnett, Trustee Kevin Greany, Ricky Maldonado, Mayor Dennis Leahy, Deputy Mayor Robert Pritchard and Maybrook Chief of Police Arnold Amthor.

Maybrook hires a new police officer

The Village of Maybrook Police is pleased to announce the hiring of Ricky Maldonado as a police officer. Maldonado will be …

IDA officials ordered to replay more than $1 million

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that three former …