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Newburgh’s 26th Annual International Festival August 29 through September 1

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The 26th Annual International Festival will be held over Labor Day Weekend, August 29- Sept. 1.  This year’s festival will once again be on the grounds of the Newburgh Armory Unity Center at 321 S. William Street. There will be vendors, a variety of international and local cuisine, a carnival with rides and games, and […]



Newburgh students reap the benefits of reading support

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Several Newburgh grade school students finished a five-week literacy program at Newburgh Armory Unity Center (NAUC) on Thursday morning, as parents and students met with Mount Saint Mary College graduate students in literacy for a summary of each child’s reading progress and recommendations. The young students demonstrated their writing and reading skills in brief presentations: […]



Block the Lead Party in Newburgh August 1

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

On Friday August 1, 2014 the Lead Safe Newburgh Coalition  and the City of Newburgh will sponsor a “Block the Lead Party” at Audrey Carey Park (corner of Liberty and Farrington Streets)   from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center will have their mobile van on site and conduct free […]



Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh Launches Great Futures Campaign

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newburgh will join Boys & Girls Clubs of America in launching “Great Futures: Campaign for America’s Kids” campaign on Thursday, July 31 to mobilize the community in support of kids and empower today’s youth to achieve great futures. Through the Great Futures Campaign, the organization seeks to ensure that every […]



Hoovler Announces Sentencing of Man Who Threw Woman Down Stairs in Newburgh

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler has announced that Jesus Mejia, 34, of Newburgh, was sentenced before Orange County Judge Nicholas De Rosa in connection with Mejia’s invasion of a woman’s bedroom and his subsequent assault on her. Mejia received a sentence of 12 years in prison after his earlier guilty plea to Assault […]



August Regents Exams in Newburgh

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

The 2014 August Regents Examinations and RCTs are scheduled for Wednesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 14, 2014, at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus, 201 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh, West Wing, using the Roe Street entrance. Students taking the Physical Setting/Earth Science Regents must also take the Earth Science Lab Practicum between July 28 and […]



Newburgh Car Chase Ends With DWI and Weapons Charges

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Monday July 21 at 3:37am City of Newburgh Police Officer Ricardo Rivera observed a 2008 Ford Edge fail to stop at a red light located at the intersection of Dubois St. and Broadway. Officer Rivera stopped the vehicle in the area of 178 Washington St. The vehicle was occupied by two people. The driver […]



Guilty Plea Entered in Newburgh Bar Shooting

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Gunman Shot at Coat Check Clerk Through Window Kwamane Degraffenried, 24, of Newburgh, pled guilty on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, before Orange County Court Judge Nicholas De Rosa, in connection with an early-morning New Year’s Day shooting incident at a bar on Broadway in Newburgh. Degraffenried pled guilty to Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, […]



Newburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Jared Plante Murder Case

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Jacquelle James, 21, of Newburgh, pleaded guilty late Monday afternoon to Murder in the Second Degree, in connection with the January 6, 2014, slaying of a man that he and another had robbed outside of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. James pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement under which he will be sentenced […]



Historic Newburgh Courthouse Bell Installed in Kaplan Hall

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

SUNY Orange officially unveiled the display location for the historic Newburgh Courthouse Bell on Monday during a brief, informal installation ceremony in the Grand Street Lobby of Kaplan Hall on the College’s Newburgh campus. The bell, forged in 1842 and weighing more than 500 pounds, resided in the steeple of the Newburgh Courthouse for more […]