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Council considers ban on off-road vehicles

Calling them a nuisance to city residents and visitors alike, the Newburgh City Council has drafted a resolution that would ban off-road vehicles from public roads and public property as well as …
Rte. 300 traffic a danger to nearby homeowners For Cindy Torres-Bender living along a state highway is a tragedy waiting to happen. “The traffic is constant,” Torres-Bender said. “People never do the speed limit.” In …
Town honors Victor T. Rendano On Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, this day will be known in the Town of Newburgh as Dr. Victor T. Redano Day and 21 Hudson Valley Professional Plaza will be forever known as the Rendano Building. Town …
Newburgh Community Photo Project begins a new chapter On a sunny, hot Saturday afternoon, the Newburgh Community Photo Project (NCPP) began hanging banners in Delano-Hitch Park in preparation for their unveiling of their project “Truth Be Told: …
Newburgh Chamber Music returns with Jay & Molly Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, one of the most celebrated duos on the American acoustic music scene, bring their unique brand of fiddling and storytelling to Newburgh on Sept. 26. The concert, presented …
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Shots fired incident reported in Newburgh

On Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1406 hrs. City of Newburgh Police Officers were notified by a resident that gunshots had been fired on Broadway in the area of Carpenter Avenue. A male …

Person injured in Newburgh shooting

On Wednesday, Sept. 22 at approximately 9:21 p.m., City of Newburgh Police Officers were notified by a local hospital that a man suffering from a gunshot wound, walked into the emergency room for …

Skoufis to host Taco Sunday

Senator James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) will host “Newburgh Taco Sunday,” a City of Newburgh community celebration and resource fair on Sunday, September 26 from 12 - 2: pm in the parking lot …

Three wounded in shooting incident

On Friday morning at approximately 2:40 a.m.,. City of Newburgh Police were alerted by Shotspotter to gunshots being fired in the area of Mill and Hasbrouck Streets. Officers responded and confirmed …

Stabbing reported on Liberty St.

On Thursday afternoon, Sept. 9 at approximately 2:30 p.m., City of Newburgh Police Officers responded to 321 Liberty Street for a reported stabbing that occurred inside of a local deli. After …
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Shooting incident reported

On September 8, at approximately 11:26 a.m., City of Newburgh Police Officers were alerted by Shotspotter to shots being fired in the area of 72 William Street. Initial responding officers and …

Carjacking attempt foiled

A carjacking occurred late Sunday afternoon and within minutes, Newburgh City Police had the suspect in custody. The incident occurred at 5:15 p.m. in the area of William and Ann streets when a …

City residents could be getting new garbage cans

The job of sanitation worker is one of the most difficult of many municipal worker. Dealing with garbage means dealing with vermin, bad odors and other challenges. One way that the City of …

School District to host vaccination clinic

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District is planning to host vaccine distributions in the coming weeks. The first will take place on Monday, September 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Newburgh Free …
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City looks for a remedy for a gateway property

The City of Newburgh’s Planning and Development office released a Request for Proposal (RFP) last Thursday to garner interest from a developer to take on remediation and purchase of …

City looks at ‘Good cause’ eviction law

With the state’s COVID-inspired moratorium on evictions set to expire in January, Newburgh City Officials are looking at a way to protect the city’s most at risk …

‘It’s my job to listen’

Appointed the new City of Newburgh court judge, Anika Mohammed feels the energy that the city gives off and for her, makes her proud to be a part of it. For Mohammed, being a part of a very diverse …

Armory Center dedicates 9/11 memorial

On a clear and sunny Saturday afternoon, The Newburgh Armory Unity Center unveiled its new memorial to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The memorial, an actual piece of rubble with …
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Live theatre returns to Bannerman

After the classic movie, there was the radio version. Theatre on the Road will be presenting “Sunset Boulevard” live, and safely, on Bannerman Island. Five actors playing nine roles will …

Cherry Top burglarized

Town of Newburgh Police are in search of the man who broke into the Cherry Top Ice Cream Stand on Route 32, Plattekill,  early Sunday morning. The burglary is believed to have occurred at …

Freedom Fest Fireworks postponed

 Due to impending bad weather, the Freedom Fest fireworks show, originally set for Saturday, July 17th, has been rescheduled for Friday, July 23rd. Freedom Fest, which will be held at Thomas …

Beacon painter debuts at Grit Works Gallery

The first solo art show of painter Evan Samuelson of Beacon is running from July 9th through September 18th at Grit Works Gallery located at 115 Broadway in Newburgh. The show, titled …