City of Newburgh Celebrates National Night Out Against CrimeAug 11th, 2012 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles
National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 7 at Delano-Hitch Recreation Park
The 15th annual National Night Out celebration at Delano-Hitch Park in the City of Newburgh was a great success with nearly 3,000 people of all ages attending. There was something for everyone to do, including Bingo in the Activity Center for the seniors, who were brought to site from various City residences for the elderly by Occupations, Inc. The pool was open, the basketball courts were packed, youngsters lined up for the bouncy house, DJ Erick Santana kept the crowd dancing outside, and City and County officials, and City Police and Firefighters mingled with the crowd. The Salvation Army and Mount Carmel Church cooked thousands of hotdogs, and snow cones and popcorn topped off the evening.
Participants include the Orange County Department of Mental Health, Shop Rite of Vails Gate, Newburgh Healthy Families of Occupations, Inc., Jewish Family Service, Orange County Youth Bureau/Orange System of Care, Orange County Probation, Maternal Infant Services Network, Restorative Management Corp., Project Hope/Mental Health Association of Rockland, Breaking the Cycle, Fidelis Care, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, ARCS Project Reach Out, Safe Homes of Orange County, Orange County Dept. of Health, Newburgh Ministry, Hudson Health Plan, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County, Community Campus, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Hudson House Mental Health Association in Orange County Inc., Orange County Youth Advocate Program, Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center, Life Fellowship Church, Latinos Unidos of the Hudson Valley, RECAP, Inc. Parole Reentry Program, TEAM Newburgh, Center For Hope, Pop Warner, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Newburgh Preparatory School, Newburgh Armory Unity Center, Mount Carmel, Affinity Health Plan, Amore House Inc., Living in Jesus Ministry Church, and City of Newburgh Police Community Relations Advisory Committee.
Major sponsors were Maternal Infant Services Network, Price Chopper, Planned Parenthood of the Mid Hudson Valley, Project Life, Shapiro’s Furniture, City of Newburgh Youth Bureau, City of Newburgh Fire Dept. and City of Newburgh Police Dept, Mobile Life Support Services, Inc., The Salvation Army of Newburgh, Newburgh Free Library, Occupations, Inc. Wes Holloway, Price Chopper, Key Bank, and the Greater Newburgh Partnership.