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The powers that Google and Facebook have over economic and political power in society – especially over the news industry—has caught the attention of lawmakers in Washington, DC.  … more
The hunting season is still young, but Coldenham Fire and Rescue reports that they have already been called upon several times to rescue hunters from the woods. We encourage everyone taking part … more
Many businesses in Downtown Newburgh will welcome the holiday shopping season this week by participating in Small Business Saturday. That’s when consumers are encouraged to support local … more
Once again, the leaves are falling, the clouds have gathered and the geese have taken flight. The Christmas decorations have been visible in many stores since Halloween. The holiday season is upon … more
On a day when Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is in the news for announcing plans to give away most of his fortune, comes more sobering news from the company he founded: Amazon plans to cut some 10,000 … more
Libraries are places where difficult subjects are often tackled. There are books on all sorts of taboo subjects, and books that are often banned by one organization or another. Libraries often shed … more
Walden residents can breathe a sign of relief in the knowledge that they will have ambulance service after the first of the year, should they have the misfortune or the need to dial 911. The deal … more
The creator of “Trunk or Treat” must be a genius. Originally started by church groups with the aim of providing a safer environment for trick-or-treaters on Halloween, trunk or treat … more
The Orange County Department of Health has already issued a public health alert to coincide with the start of flu season and warns that this year could be much worse than recent years. Flu season … more
“I came to America because I heard the streets were paved with gold. When I got here, I found out three things: first, the streets weren’t paved with gold; second, they weren’t … more
What follows is a transcript from the Town to Newburgh Justice Court on September 27, 2022, with Newburgh Town Justice Richard Clarino presiding. It is dedicated to the memory of the late Orange … more
Newburgh City Manager Todd Venning, who has displayed contempt for the local news media, apparently believes that hiring a marketing and public relations firm will turn the city’s fortunes … more
This October, Fearless! Hudson Valley, Inc. is partnering with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) as well as other state and territorial agencies across the nation, to start a … more
Those of us who struggled to pay our utility bills this year should be forewarned: this winter could be much worse. The federal government expects the price of electricity will continue to rise … more
A recent decision by the Orange County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to award $32 million in tax breaks to a Goshen-based wine manufacturing facility has prompted a bipartisan outcry in the … more
A recent decision by the Orange County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to award $32 million in tax breaks to a Goshen-based wine manufacturing facility has prompted a bipartisan outcry in the … more
One sure sign of emergence from the pandemic is that consumer spending is on the increase. We are spending more of our hard-earned dollars, not just on fun things, like travel and entertainment - … more
“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.”—Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl, in Shanksville, … more
A new school year will be here within a matter of days. That alone is a strange sensation, since graduations and moving-up ceremonies seemed only a matter of days ago. But September 2022 is … more
International Overdose Awareness Day is observed each year on August 31. It is a day to remember those who have fallen victim to overdose and the battles that so many wage on a daily basis against … more
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