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Flying trapeze is back in the Hudson Valley, through a new partnership between Safe Harbors of the Hudson, Sportsplex New Windsor and The Flying Royals. This year’s program will take place …
Veteran’s Food Pantry receives $250,000 donation ShopRite Supermarkets presented Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus with a check for $250,000 for the county’s veterans food pantry last Wednesday at ShopRite of Montgomery. This …
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 …
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 …
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 …

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 …

Fearless Hudson Valley presents a summer leadership academy

Join Fearless! Hudson Valley for a 4-week program that aims to inspire and empower anyone in grades 9-12 to learn and speak up about racism, bullying, gender oppression, and the difference between …
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

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 …

Summer jazz series canceled

The Newburgh Jazz Series, a 20-year summer highlight, will not take place this year. “It saddens me to inform you that due to the covid pandemic there will be no Newburgh waterfront concerts …

SUNY Orange announces fall plans

SUNY Orange’s Fall semester will include a blend of in-person and remote academic offerings for students, along with mostly online support services and a phased plan for repopulating the …
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Arrested made in two Newburgh robberies

The Town of Newburgh Police Department is announcing an arrest in two armed robberies, which occurred earlier in the year.  The first one was at the Gidney Ave. Sunoco on March 1, …

Pathway improvement project to begin

Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh will begin an extensive Pathway Improvement Project in July, 2020.  Being the first publicly owned historic site in the Nation, …

Maloney announces local Service Academy appointments

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) HAS announced that 12 Hudson Valley students have accepted offers of appointment at one of the United States’ Service Academies.Every year, Rep. …

NFA celebrates P-TECH students

Newburgh Free Academy celebrated its third graduating class of P-TECH students last week. Students participated in a NFA graduation last Monday and Tuesday. Last Wednesday students were given the …
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.