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Unofficial Primary Election Results

Absentee ballots not yet counted. Orange County Legislature; District 6; District 17; City of Newburgh Ward 1; Town of Gardiner Councilman.
Town of Newburgh weighs hotel, B&B tax The Town of Newburgh is once again kicking around an idea first proposed more than a decade ago: a five percent sales tax on hotel and motel occupancy within the town. Supervisor Gil Piaquadio …
The passion project Leonardo Guzman Perez has a passion for tennis. The Newburgh Free Academy Freshman said as much during a recent Newburgh City Council meeting . That passion has given birth to an idea to inject some …
A Juneteenth Celebration The Newburgh Performing Arts Academy marked the holiday with an outdoor recital at the Downing Park Amphitheater.
Local News

Book fair, concert to benefit Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Newburgh Free Library are excited to bring back their annual book fair. All sales from the Book Fair benefit the Friends of the Newburgh Free Library who support the library in …

Three ex-IDA officials plead guilty

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced at a press conference on Monday, June 21, that three former officials of the Orange County …

Mark Crook receives Mancinelli award

On Wednesday, June 9, American Legion Post 1796- New Windsor gave the Anthony Mancinelli Award to NFA main Senior, Mark Crook, in recognition of his academic achievements and his …

College news

Christian LoBiondo of Newburgh received his class ring on May 15 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. The Ring Dance at the U.S. Air Force Academy is a formal ball that is …

Armory Unity Center launches women’s AAU basketball team

The Newburgh Armory Unity Center is pleased to announce the launch of two AAU Ladies Basketball teams for girls in 4th and 5th grades and 6th and 7th grades. Oneisha Staples, a Newburgh native who is …
Briefs

Town may extend outdoor restaurant seating

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when restaurant seating capacities were severely limited, many municipalities enacted emergency measures to allow outdoor seating. The Town of Newburgh, one of those …

Love your block mini grants available

The City of Newburgh has been awarded funds through the Cities RISE grant, supplemented in 2021, with additional funding from the Council to offer the Love Your Block Mini-Grants. Mini-grants are …

City now accepting online payments for water/sewer bills

The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce that customers are able to make online payments for water/sewer and sanitation bills. Secure payments can be made through the City of Newburgh website …
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Vails Gate FD unveils blueprint for the future

On Thursday, June 10, the Vails Gate Board of Fire Commissioners hosted a public informational session to discuss the newly proposed firehouse construction. Vails Gate Board of Fire Commissioners …

City considers revamping police department

Some structural changes could be coming to the City of Newburgh Police Department. The council will hold a public hearing on July 12 on a proposal to create the position of police commissioner to …

City Democrats announce endorsements

The Newburgh City Democratic Committee has announced its slate of candidates receiving endorsement in the upcoming Primary Election on June 22. Early voting began June 12 and ends June 20 and will …

Juneteenth celebrations planned

The celebration of Juneteenth will take place throughout the region on Saturday, June 19. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day, is a holiday …
Arts & Entertainment

Join the Plein Air Art Walk at the Testimonial Gateway Trailhead

The Mohonk Preserve will host its second annual fundraising event celebrating art and nature on May 22, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Testimonial Gateway Trailhead. Stroll along the Pin …

Wallkill River School hosting three exhibits

The Wallkill River School is currently hosting three exhibits: A Time of Day by Laura Martinez-Bianco; Enlightened Views of Robert Trondsen and Romantic Landscapes, a group exhibit. Laura …

Orange County Arts Council receives $40,000 from county government

Orange County Arts Council will receive $40,000 from Orange County Government to support their mission to promote and foster the arts. These funds will bolster educational programs, cultural events, …