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Count shows 50-80 homeless in Newburgh

The City of Newburgh recently participated in the annual Point-In-Time Count under the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. A Feb. 8 presentation to a City Council work session …

Town eyes a second cannabis dispensary

A project known as “Green Leaf - Cannabis Dispensary” made an initial appearance on Thursday, Feb. 15 to the Town of Newburgh Planning Board. The project, submitted as a special use …

106th home dedicated, longtime volunteer honored

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh celebrated its 106th home completion on Saturday, Feb. 17 while also celebrating Celeste Bloomer Remembrance Day. This day was dedicated to the memory and …

Overcrowded bus causes a mother’s concern

City of Newburgh mother Trisha Crumpler is frustrated with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District after her son Matthew Coolidge Jr. was let off his school bus with several other students and …
Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Gary Maldonado, 42, of New Windsor, was arrested by the multi-agency Orange County White Collar Crime Task Force and charged with Grand …
The project known as Unity Place Warehouse was granted a Clearing and Grading Permit on Thursday, February 15 by the Town of Newburgh Planning Board. A public hearing on the permit was waived. …
The Town of Newburgh Emergency Medical Services (TONEMS) will be transitioning from a Basic Life Support (BLS) agency into an Advanced Life Support (ALS) agency. A statement from TONEMS released by …
Other News
Cornwall Fire Department responded to reports of a vehicle off the roadway on the northbound Thruway on Friday afternoon. Upon arrival, emergency personnel discovered the vehicle positioned on top of …
State Police are investigating a fatal one-vehicle rollover, Tuesday, on eastbound Interstate 84 at mile marker 38.4. Good Will and Cronomer Valley Firefighters responded to scene in which a …
Town Clerk Patricia A. Clarino and Supervisor Stephen A. Bedetti have announced evening and weekend hours for residents who need to conduct business at the Town Clerk’s office. Starting …
The Town of Newburgh Board unanimously approved for MHE Engineering, its consultants, to go out to bid for the construction of the highly anticipated Recreation Center project. Bids will become …
After several months of negotiations, the Town of New Windsor Board voted 4-1 to approve the execution of the memorandum of agreement and collective bargaining agreements between for the CSEA, Local …
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SUNY Orange announces that a total of 645 students in grades 6-12 attending Orange County high schools will receive 2024 Sojourner Truth Awards on Friday, March 8 at 6 p.m. in the Physical Education …
The Newburgh City Council unanimously voted to postpone indefinitely the resolution on revised Rules and Procedures during the regular meeting on Monday, February 12. The Rules and Procedures …
John Doerre will serve as president of the Newburgh Board of Education with Mark Levinstein serving as his vice president. Both members were sworn into their offices during a special meeting on …
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District agreed to settle for $11 million with two plaintiffs who accused a former gym teacher, now deceased, of sexual abuse against them during their elementary …
Briefs
The Town of New Windsor on Wednesday, February 7 declared its intent for lead agency for the Hometown Heroes Banners project under the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act. The town will …
The Newburgh City Council has given the city manager the green light to apply for and accept a grant in the amount not to exceed $5 million with a five percent local match. This grant would go …
Music filled the chamber of St. George’s Episcopal Church last week as the Munich Philharmonic String Quartet performed, with the help of musicians from Monroe-Woodbury High School.
The war in Ukraine reaches its two-year mark on February 24. What is the state of the situation? Besides the obvious –burned and bombed buildings, ravished lands, extremely damaged …