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Newburgh Budget passes; Stridiron leads vote

Outspoken School Board Member Darren Stridiron led the field of candidates by a wide margin on Tuesday, winning re-election. Stridiron, who opposed the buyout of School Superintendent Roberto …
Wallkill budget, proposition easily passed     The Wallkill School District’s $81.71 million budget and a $43.8 million capital project were easily approved by district voters Tuesday.      The budget for …
City’s food truck vendors express frustration Several food truck owners in the City of Newburgh have appeared before city officials to express their concerns and frustration about city code re-enforcement. Angel Rivera, co-owner of Real …
Luján to run for State Senate seat New district lines mean new representatives in Albany and in Washington DC and new candidates in the running. Among them is Orange County Legislator Kevindaryán Luján (D-Newburgh) …
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Arrest Made in Dunkin Donuts Knifepoint Robbery

On May 13,  the City of Newburgh Police Department arrested a 17-year-old Newburgh resident pursuant to an investigation into an armed robbery that occurred on May 7, , at the Dunkin’ …

Neuhaus to deliver 2022 State of the County Address on May 25

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus will deliver his 2022 State of the County address at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25. The address is open to the public and will take place at the Orange …

OC hosts Veteran’s picnic

Area veterans and active military members were treated to a day in the park on Saturday as Orange County and its Veteran’s Service Agency hosted its annual Spring Picnic and Resource Fair at …

Garnet Health to host virtual stroke prevention forum

In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, Garnet Health will host a free, virtual forum, “Act Fast: A Self-Care Forum on Stroke Prevention Signs and Symptoms” on Wednesday, May …

Health, Water and PFAS Information Fair at Newburgh Free Library

The Multi-site PFAS Health Study is hosting a rain or shine event on Saturday May 21 from 1-4 p.m.at the Newburgh Free Library (124 Grand St.).   Residents are invited to this …

Nearly 30 earn white coats at Nurse Practitioner ceremony

Nearly 30 students from the Mount Saint Mary College Nurse Practitioner program were honored at a White Coat Ceremony on Friday, May 13. The graduates’ white coats were presented to them by …

Mount MBA graduates honored at pre-Commencement ceremony

Mount Saint Mary College’s School of Business honored graduating MBA students with a ceremony for family and friends on Thursday, May 12. The celebration featured Mount MBA graduates from …

Matthewis Persen House Museum to open for the season

Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack is pleased to announce the opening of the Matthewis Persen House Museum & Cultural Heritage Center’s 2022 season on Saturday, May 28. The Persen House is …
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New Windsor hosts free rabies clinic

Free rabies vaccine distribution for pets of New Windsor and Orange County took place at the New Windsor Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic held at Kristi Babcock Memorial Park. The rabies clinic, held on …

New Windsor seeks crisis intervention assistance

The New Windsor Police Department seeks further assistance and support for crisis intervention calls and responses, support for proper treatment and resources for individuals and for increased police …

Pets may require oxygen masks too; Girl Scouts help

Girl Scout Troop 805 members presented to the New Windsor Fire Department new pet oxygen mask kits for their response vehicles. On Saturday, May 14, Troop 805, led by Rebecca Ramaglia and Kelly …

Armory Unity Center welcomes new playground

The Newburgh Armory Unity Center and Kiwanis Club of Newburgh joined together on Saturday April 30 for the celebration and grand opening of a new playground for the children of Newburgh. This new …
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EPA to award $10.5 million to address contaminated sites

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is awarding $254.5 million in Brownfields Grants to 265 communities, including Newburgh. The grants are supported by …

New transmission line to link Rock Tavern and Sugar Loaf

New York Transco has received approval from the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) to advance construction on the Rock Tavern to Sugarloaf Project (RTS), a 12-mile 115kV electric transmission …

Strongroom proposes new installation for Dutch Church

Newburgh City Council approved a resolution for the authorization of the city manager to enter into a license agreement with Strongroom that allows usage and access to the Dutch Reformed Church …

City departments restructure

Newburgh City Council approved a resolution for the deletion and addition of a new executive staff position and deletion and addition of several finance department positions. City Manager Todd …