Top Stories

City mandates police ID

While the Newburgh City Council deliberated on the local law mandating police identification, the community gathered to make their voices heard. “Black lives matter,” chanted a large …
Community deliberates on schools reopening
As the summer goes on, members of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District [NECSD] are anxiously waiting to hear when the school district will be able to physically open again. As of now there …
Newburgh finalizes Mayor’s Summer Youth Initiative details
The Newburgh City Council entered an agreement with the Boys and Girls Club of Newburgh, Inc. for the Mayor’s Summer Youth Initiative at this past Monday’s City Council meeting. The …
Democratic officials urge stand against racism The Democratic caucus of the Orange County Legislature recently held a press conference pushing for county-wide measures to address discrimination, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The group was …
Maloney, Neuhaus celebrate Moving Forward Act U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney [NY-18] was joined by Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus in New Windsor during a press conference last Thursday celebrating the passage of the Moving Forward Act in …
Local News

Brescia case adjourned until mid August

A New York Southern District Court Judge has granted an extension in the civil rights lawsuit against Village of Montgomery Mayor L. Stephen Brescia. Judge Philip M. Halpern granted a letter …

Newburgh Mall to re-open Monday

Indoor shopping malls in the Hudson Valley are now permitted to open. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, that malls in Phase 4 regions can open if they have advanced HVAC …

Central Hudson prepares for Tropical Storm Fay

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation advises local residents to be prepared for heavy rains and potentially strong, gusty winds forecasted today through early Saturday. These conditions …

Newburgh organization donates 310 meals to first responders and seniors

Community contributions are always important, but a global pandemic tends to make them even more necessary.TRUSIC World Entertainment, a Newburgh-based organization that produces educational …

Journey to Freedom

Humanities New York has awarded the Friends of Newburgh Free Library a $5,000 grant for the Newburgh Free Library’s Harriet Tubman “Journey to Freedom” project. In fall of 2020 the …
Coronavirus Coverage

Decision on school re-opening due in early August

While parents may soon be making back to school plans, it will be a few more weeks before they know of their children will be returning to rthe classrooms when the new school year begins. Gov. …
Mid Hudson set to enter Phase 4
The Mid Hudson Region is set to enter Phase 4 of its re-opening plan on Tuesday, July 7. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during a daily COVID-19 briefing on Monday, July 6 ihat health …
Orange and Sullivan COVID-19 Response Fund grants are available through the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Three months since the establishment of the Orange and Sullivan COVID-19 Response Fund by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS), funding remains available for nonprofits aiding those …
Other News

Anthony LoBiondo sworn in as Newburgh Town Councilman

At the July 13, Town Board Meeting, Anthony LoBiondo was sworn in as Town of Newburgh Councilman by Town of Newburgh Supervisor Gil Piaquadio. The swearing in ceremony was held remotely using Zoom …

Healthy Orange Farmer’s Market returns to Broadway

The Healthy Orange Farmers Market features local vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey, soaps and more. Held every Tuesday, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Green Lot on Broadway, next to 130 Broadway …

City offers permits for summer recreation and events

The City of Newburgh has launched a pilot permit application process in an effort to expand access for socially distant recreation opportunities. Community members and businesses can apply for event …
Stories you may have missed

Concerns raised over law enforcement

“This is not about the police,” said Councilman Omari Shakur. “This is about bad police.” Shakur’s testimony was only one part of the over two hour long community …

School district suspends co-principal

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District [NECSD] Board of Education [BOE] officially swore-in its recently elected board members at last Wednesday’s organizational and regular …

Town of Newburgh considers three subdivisions

The Town of Newburgh Planning Board considered three subdivisions at last Thursday’s planning board meeting. The board considered the Young Subdivision, the Madan Subdivision, and the …

Relief sought from New Windsor moratorium

Smoking is now banned on town property, decided the New Windsor Town Board at last Wednesday’s town board meeting. After a brief public hearing, the town board voted to ban smoking on all …
Arts & Entertainment

Libraries respond to COVID-19

While all libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System have closed the doors to their facilities in response to the public health crisis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), most through the end of the month, all are still actively serving their communities thanks to well-developed digital collections and innovative approaches to delivering programs and services online and in non-traditional ways.

Paper Works opens at Kaplan Hall

Life presents many challenges and opportunities which lead to new interests and conceptualizations. With each new timeframe of life, visual artists may approach ideas and express themselves through …

GNSO changes venue for Saturday concert

The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) has changed the site of its March 14 concert to the Motorcyclepedia Museum in Newburgh from Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus. The concert will take place at 7:30, as originally scheduled, at the Museum located at 250 Lake Street.