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Christmas Outreach Exceeds City of Newburgh’s Expectations

Dec 26th, 2013 | By | Category: In Your Town, Lead Article

Community residents and local business people, elected officials and clergy, motorcycle clubs, film makers and the U.S. Army were among those who pitched in on Saturday, Dec. 21 to bring Christmas to local families. The goal was to try to reach out to those that generally get little or no support from other agencies or […]



City of Newburgh Launches “A River of Opportunities”

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The City of Newburgh, the Solar Energy Consortium (TSEC) and Orange County Partnership today announced a multi-faceted campaign, “A River of Opportunities,” to attract light manufacturing businesses to the City. The announcement was made at a press conference at Atlas Industries, a formerly Brooklyn-based furniture manufacturing company which moved its operations to Newburgh. The initiative […]



James Slaughter Named Interim City of Newburgh Manager

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

At a special meeting on June 5, 2013, the Mayor and City Council unanimously passed a resolution appointing James Slaughter, Director of Business and Industrial Development, as Interim City Manager. This appointment supersedes the previous appointment of Police Chief Michael Ferrara as Interim City Manager following the resignation of Richard Herbek. Mayor Judy Kennedy stated, […]



Newburgh Mayor Appointed to NY Fire Prevention and Building Code Council

Feb 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed Mayor Judy Kennedy to the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council. The Code Council is comprised of 17 members appointed by the Governor; some with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Code Council is empowered to maintain and periodically update the Uniform Fire Prevention and […]



Newburgh Mayor Weighs In on Herbek Situation

Oct 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

In an interview with Mayor Judy Kennedy, Hudson Valley insider has learned the mayor’s opinion regarding the continuance of employment of Richard Herbek, city manager. Although most information is already known, the nuances of the Mayor’s acumen may not be. It is a fact that the council which consists of 5 voting members, 4 council […]



City of Newburgh Manager Herbek Decides Against Resignation

Oct 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Hudson Valley Insider initially reported that City of Newburgh Manager Richard Herbek was stepping down from his position. According to Newburgh’s Mayor Judy Kennedy, Herbek called her Sunday morning and resigned. The verbal resignation came just 4 days after the City Manager was pulled over in the City of Newburgh with a known prostitute in […]



Lembhard Family Council Reacts to Mayor Kennedy’s Statements

Sep 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

In a statement released late Saturday, Council for the Lembhard family, Michael Sussman released the following statement: The comments made by Mayor Judy Kennedy on Friday, August 31, 2012, as reported, shamelessly distort the rally held on the 23rd birthday of Michael Lembhard.  The Mayor attended part of the rally and her distortion is made […]



City of Newburgh Council Addresses Recent Violence and Criminal Incidents

Sep 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

At a press conference Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at City Hall, the City Council spoke out against violence and criminal activity in the City of Newburgh. On two different occasions this week, outdoor gatherings became violent and disorderly. Angry crowds turned on Police and Fire Department personnel with rocks, bottles and pepper spray. Regarding the […]



Mayor Kennedy On Newburgh Violence

Sep 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR JUDY KENNEDY: I have a fairly long fuse when it comes to getting angry, but this week I have reached the end of my fuse.   I am willing to be reasonable and willing to negotiate through conflict, and I try to be fair and evaluate both sides.   Some people have misperceived my […]



City of Newburgh Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

Aug 11th, 2012 | By | 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, […]