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Three more shooting incidents reported

City of Newburgh Police responded to three shots-fired incidents on Friday, between 9:30 aand 11 p.m. Officers initially responded to the area of Clark Street and W. Parmenter St for a Shotspotter …
COVID cluster reported at nursing home A COVID-19 cluster has been reported at Sapphire Nursing Home. “Sapphire has had 12 resident positives and 3 employee positives, with one resident death in the last two weeks.” This …
Attallah Drip opens on Broadway After being an online store for just a little more than a year, Attallah Drip boutique has found a new home at 184 Broadway in the City of Newburgh. Kenyatta Shabaaz, 20, sole owner of Attallah Drip, …
Skoufis announces $200K to offset SUNY tax exemption Senator James Skoufis joined City of Newburgh officials to announce $200,000 in state budget funding that will offset lost revenue from the tax-exempt SUNY Orange campus. The announcement comes in …
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Newburgh’s last forest has been cleared

A drone powered by Ronald Zorrilla of the City of Newburgh Conservation Advisory Council shows the clearing of forested land off West Street, near the Newburgh Free Academy Athletic Field. The …

Beloved Camp Wendy may soon be closed

Camp Wendy, a beloved Girl Scout Camp located in Wallkill and donated by the Borden Family, is the possible latest casualty on the chopping block for the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson. Camp Wendy …

City of Newburgh Police Department celebrate promotions

“The weight of a shield is roughly a few ounces, but we know that the weight is much heavier than that, figuratively,” Police Chief Anthony Geraci said Friday during his opening address …

Remembering their sacrifice

A stone memorial, with an eagle with outstretched wings, standing in front of the J. Malone Bannan Memorial Building in the Town of Newburgh reads the following inscription: ‘In Grateful …
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New mentorship program launched for Newburgh youth

“We’re going to build this organization from the ground up. I’m excited by this potential,” Mayor Torrance Harvey said. “We’re just organizing right now. We got to …

Industrial Park proposed for Town of Newburgh

JMC Planning Engineering Landscape Architecture & Land Surveying, PLLC presented to the Town Newburgh Planning Board a proposed 290,000 square foot single warehouse building located on the east …

Longtime Chamber of Commerce CEO D'Ambrosio dies

The Hudson Valley business community is mourning the death of Dr. John D’Ambrosio, the former president and CEO of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce. D’Ambrosio, who retired to …

Troubled city seeks help to reduce gun violence

“This is a call to action to all stakeholders including parents, school officials, elected officials, churches, not profits to come together in a collective effort in reaching our troubled …
Briefs

Live theatre returns to Bannerman

After the classic movie, there was the radio version. Theatre on the Road will be presenting “Sunset Boulevard” live, and safely, on Bannerman Island. Five actors playing nine roles will …

Cherry Top burglarized

Town of Newburgh Police are in search of the man who broke into the Cherry Top Ice Cream Stand on Route 32, Plattekill,  early Sunday morning. The burglary is believed to have occurred at …

Freedom Fest Fireworks postponed

 Due to impending bad weather, the Freedom Fest fireworks show, originally set for Saturday, July 17th, has been rescheduled for Friday, July 23rd. Freedom Fest, which will be held at Thomas …

Beacon painter debuts at Grit Works Gallery

The first solo art show of painter Evan Samuelson of Beacon is running from July 9th through September 18th at Grit Works Gallery located at 115 Broadway in Newburgh. The show, titled …