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February events at the Mount’s Desmond Center

Greetings from River City. When you read this, Groundhog Day will have been. I don’t know what Punxsutawney Phil will predict, but I know that high heating bills have most of us hoping for an …

Town of Newburgh offers fitness classes

Candlemas, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the Purification of Mary, celebrated February 2 in the Roman Church, commemorates myriad momentous occasions.  The beautiful Mass begins with a blessing of lighted candles held by the faithful, who glow with the memory of the birth of Jesus.  The origins of the feast lie in ancient Jewish custom, that on the 40th day after childbirth,...

See the Yankees, Mets and Knicks in action

Hello New Windsor. Recently my wife’s knee was bothering her and she went to the doctor who recommended a knee replacement. But because she had a serious knee surgery 20 years ago we went to …

Steps into the past

An interesting exercise for those curious about old Newburgh could be to research what once existed at the end of the many small sets of abandoned steps and paths that still can be seen around the …
Well, I guess this article is the last part of the trilogy from my research on the Robert Ross House. When Thomas Aderton passed away, his only son, John Lamoreaux Aderton, became the proud owner of …
Greetings from River City. A lot of what I hear these days sound like Jabberwocky, making just about the same sense. Seems a lot of us are handing our brains on silver platters to the Jabberwockists. …
To gain peace of soulStrive always to live in thePresent moment; Do no tarry in the pastNor project future troubles.”St. Francis de Sales Here is a sweet invitation from the Town of …
Hello, New Windsor. Since I started at the Town of New Windsor Recreation Department 17 years ago, I have always believed that our Senior Citizens are such an important part of what we do in …
Happy Year of the Rabbit! In the Chinese lunar calendar, a new year has just begun and it is linked to the astrological symbol of the rabbit. The previous year just ending was the Year of the Tiger. …
School News
Congressman Pat Ryan kicked off his inaugural “Valentines for Vets” program with a visit to New Windsor School, where he joined 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students as well as faculty in …
On January 7, Michael Skulevold, Christian Delgado and Eric Heitmuller were honored as Eagle Scouts at the Cronomer Valley Fire Department, located at 296 North Plank Road in the Town of Newburgh. …
The Valley Central School District will begin 2023 with a new superintendent leading the district. During the Monday, November 14, 2022, Board of Education Meeting, board members unanimously …
Meadow Hill School hosted their 16th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast last week. Guests enjoyed a breakfast of bacon and eggs, sausage and hash browns and listened to music selections …
A small Texas town celebrates the holidays with the gift of humor in Mount Saint Mary College’s presentation of Tuna Christmas on Thursday, November 10, through Saturday, November …
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