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Newburgh Man Receives 14 year Prison Term For Robbery and Assault

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Edgar Lugo, 22, of Newburgh was sentenced to 14 years in prison for having assaulted a man in Middletown with a knife during the course of a robbery. On September 27, 2014, Lugo, and another man, separately charged Eric Martinez, 21, of Newburgh, robbed two men […]



Public Comment Encouraged on Dutchess County Justice and Transition Center

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Dutchess County Justice and Transition Center’s External Advisory Group will host its next public meeting on Thursday, January 29th at 6:00 p.m. at the Bardavon Opera House in Poughkeepsie.  The public is invited to attend and there will be a public comment period as part of the agenda. The External Advisory Group (EAG) meetings […]



Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to Play Bethel Woods Together

Jan 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Entertainment

Bethel Woods, in conjunction with Live Nation, is pleased to announce that a “once in a lifetime” concert has been confirmed with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga. In celebration of their new collaborative jazz album Cheek To Cheek, the pair of icons will join forces for an incredible evening of music on Saturday, July 25th […]



Firearm Simulator Demonstrations Set For Late January

Jan 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, together with the City of Newburgh Police Department and the Police Chiefs’ Association of Orange County, will be sponsoring two demonstrations of the Firearms Training Simulator (FATS) system. The demonstrations will take place late in January at the Police Chiefs’ Association Police Academy in New Windsor. The FATS […]



One Weekend Left for SUNY Orange’s 2014 Holiday Open House

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

The 20th annual SUNY Orange Holiday Open House, decorated by the Middletown Garden Lovers under the theme of “The Mansion Comes Alive with Children’s Literature” will enjoy its final weekend on Dec. 13-14. Visitors to Morrison Hall this coming weekend will be able to view the stately mansion’s five first-floor rooms each decorated in tribute […]



Investigation Leads to Fraud Charges For Couple Trying to Buy Motorcycles

Dec 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On November 28, 2014, New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Poughkeepsie barracks charged two New York City residents with several felony charges following a fraud investigation. Ileana Vasquez, 34 years old, of the Bronx, New York, was charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Falsifying Business Records 1st Degree, Forgery 2nd Degree, […]



Dutchess County 2014 Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Let us take you away to another time and place! The air is crisp and the night is clear. A smell of gingerbread comes wafting by from the bakery nearby. Perhaps a little snow starts to fall, as the carolers sing familiar tunes, and then all at once the lights come on, and the beautiful […]



2 Newburgh Women Plead Guilty to $64K in Welfare Fraud

Nov 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Natasha Brenton, 35, of the City of Newburgh, and Dorothy Faison, 66, also of the City of Newburgh, pleaded guilty on Monday, November 3, 2014, before Orange County Court Judge Jeffrey G. Berry, in connection with their theft of over $64,000 in welfare benefits. Brenton pleaded guilty to Welfare Fraud in the Second Degree, and […]



Newburgh Man Arrested on Kentucky Warrant

Nov 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriffs Office report the arrest of Pedro Girno Fuentes, 36 years old, from Newburgh, NY. Mr. Girno Fuentes was arrested and charged with being a Fugitive From Justice. Mr.Girno Fuentes was wanted by the Warren County Sheriff Office in the State of Kentucky for Neglect to a Child. On November […]



City of Newburgh Fire Hydrant Flushing

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The City of Newburgh Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the City beginning on Sunday, October 12, 2014 and continuing through to completion. This process will take two to three weeks to finish. Residents can call the Water Department at 565-3356 to check flushing locations or for more information. Customers may notice a […]