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Eastern US on alert for a thumping from another major winter storm

AccuWeather forecasters are putting a large segment of the eastern United States on notice for another major winter storm expected to hit in the days ahead. The wintry weather will be the result …
City seeks to revamp fire department Seeking to reduce $1.7 million in overtime pay, Newburgh City Manager Todd Venning is recommending personnel changes within the organizational structure of the city’s fire …
Eve Lincoln joins New Windsor board New Windsor Town Supervisor George Meyers introduced newly elected councilwoman Eve Lincoln, who made her official debut during the New Windsor Town Council meeting on Wednesday, January 5. …
Genesis Ramos sworn in as legislator Newly-elected Orange County Legislator Genesis Ramos was inaugurated at an intimate ceremony held last week at the Newburgh Activity Center in front of friends, family and a tripod with a phone on …
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City braces for winter weather

In preparation for the forecasted inclement weather, A Snow Emergency has been declared in the City of Newburgh effective Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Snow Emergency parking regulations will …

Flowflex COVID-19 rapid test kits distributed recalled by manufacturer

Orange County’s Department of General Services has announced that the Flowflex SARS-COV-2 antigen rapid test kits (self-testing) that the County distributed on Thursday, January 13th in the …

Stabbing, standoff reported on Van Ness Street

On January 8, at approximately 7:28 a.m., the City of Newburgh Police Department responded to 56 Van Ness Street for report of an assault in progress. Officers arriving on scene located a 50-year old …

Three charged with firearms possession

On January 6, at approximately 3:19 p.m. City of Newburgh Police Officer Ambrosetti and New York State Trooper Richichi, while working the Precision Policing Initative, effected a Vehicle and Traffic …

Nearly 20 earn white coats at Mount ceremony

 Nearly 20 students of Mount Saint Mary College’s nurse practitioner program were recognized at a white coat ceremony on Saturday, December 11. The ceremony reflected the transition of …

Teen critical after city shooting

On January 7, at approximately 12:05 a.m, the City of Newburgh Police Department received a ShotSpotter notification for the area of Overlook Place and South Lander Street. ShotSpotter was indicating …

Maldonaldo new OCCC chair

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of their newest Chairman of the Board, Eric Maldonado, of Montgomery. Maldonado has been in the role of Vice Chair for two years …

HV Pattern for Progress appoints Bosch President/CEO

The board of directors at Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress today announced the appointment of Adam Bosch to be the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Bosch, a lifelong …
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COVID cases continue to increase in region

COVID-19 cases have surged in Orange County. The reported figures were recorded and updated on January 5 at 4 p.m. from the county. The Orange County Department of Health has reported 82,989 …

Neuhaus announces the OC Think Differently County Survey

In 2019, “Orange County Think Differently” (OCTD) was launched with the intent to include individuals, businesses, organizations, and communities to improve how we relate to our neighbors …

Stabbing, standoff reported on Van Ness Street

On January 8,  at approximately 7:28 a.m, the City of Newburgh Police Department responded to 56 Van Ness Street for report of an assault in progress. Officers arriving on scene located a …

Three charged with firearms possession

On January 6, at approximately 3:19 p.m. City of Newburgh Police Officer Ambrosetti and New York State Trooper Richichi, while working the Precision Policing Initative, effected a Vehicle and Traffic …
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Fifth term begins

Prior to Monday night’s Newburgh Town Board meeting, Supervisor Gil Piaquadio (c) was sworn in by Town Justice Richard Clarino to begin his fourth full term in office. He originally assumed the …

Car wash proposed for Rte. 300

ADS Properties proposed to the Newburgh Planning Board a new car wash site for the town at 1295 Route 300. The existing property is a Meineke service station. The project applicant also proposed a …

NWPD declares holiday commercial patrols a success

The New Windsor Police Department conducted Holiday Patrols in the commercial areas of town during the final three weeks of December 2021. This increased patrol initiative consisted of uniformed …

Jacobson power-line bill signed into law by Governor

Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson’s (D-104) bill (A2330A/S4186A) commissioning a study of the feasibility of burying all or most of the electrical, telephone, and internet transmission lines in …