Columnists & Community

Sending get-well wishes to Regina Angelo

Greetings from River City,  Regina Angelo transferred from St. Luke’s to Ten Broeck Rehabilitation Center in Lake Katrine after having a brain bleed. She is able to speak and as anyone who …
Michael Lutz inducted into Veteran’s Hall of Fame “The heights by great men reached and keptWere not attained by sudden flight,But they, while their companions sleptWere toiling upward in the night.”Henry Wadsworth Longfellow On May …
Memorial Day Parade set for Sunday Hello New Windsor. There was some excitement at Kristi Babcock Memorial Park last weekend as we had a very large snapping turtle make its way between two very busy softball fields with hundreds of …
When Newburgh powered Brooklyn Transit One hundred thirty-five years ago, the big doors opened at the Wright Engine Works on South Water Street and mechanics proudly pushed four massive steam engines out and onto waiting flatbed railroad …

The many incarnations of Pleasure Island

If you drift over to State Route 17K, about four miles west of the City of Newburgh, on the south side of the highway, over by Rock Cut Road, you’ll find a concrete slab and a vacant lot. This …

Golf tournament to benefit Meals on Wheels

“A single act of kindnessThrows out roots in allDirections, and the rootsSpring up and make new trees.”Amelia Earhart     Meals on Wheels (MOW) of Greater Newburgh is …

Town honors Mike Farbent on his retirement

Hello New Windsor. I want to personally congratulate New Windsor Deputy Police Chief Mike Farbent on his recent retirement. I have had the pleasure to get to know Mike really well these last 17 …

West Newburgh Urban Renewal

What Newburgh used to look like is the question that is most often asked of me. “So, before urban renewal” they say, “how much more was here?” I explain the loss of over 1,000 …

Treasures in the church basement

A great group of people joined together last week and cleaned the clutter out of the Rossville Church, and under the guidance of the sign guru, Kim Scotto, of Apple Valley Signs, erected the restored …
School News

NFA names 2022 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Newburgh Free Academy has named Megan Cameron and Nathan Teall the NFA Class of 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. Megan Cameron attends Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus and Nathan …

San Miguel Academy students commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

On April 28, San Miguel Academy joined with communities around the world to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. San Miguel Academy 8th graders read selections from Night by Elie Weisel and read …

San Miguel Academy dedicates new STEAM Learning Center

On May 5, 2022, San Miguel Academy of Newburgh will dedicate the Sister Agnes Boyle, O.P. STEAM Learning Center for Inquiry and Innovation. One of San Miguel Academy’s central academic …

Byron, Abdullah to discuss artistic process at Mount talk

Local artists Vernon M. Byron and Dharman Abdullah will discuss the experiences, influences, and processes behind their artistic works on Thursday, April 7 at 4 p.m. in Mount Saint Mary …

Sister Nancy Murray displays her acting pedigree

When Sr. Nancy Murray, OP took to the stage in Mount Saint Mary College’s Whittiker Hall on Wednesday, March 23, it was an encore a decade in the making. Ten years ago, Sr. Murray performed …
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