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Clancy bids farewell

January 20th, 2016 Comments off

Police stood in two lines and saluted Town of Newburgh Police Chief Michael Clancy at a chilly, walkout ceremony held on the steps of the town police department this month. The ceremony brought an end to Clancy’s more than 40-year police career. Read more…

Best way to start the day

January 20th, 2016 Comments off

The number of students eating breakfast in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District has increased thanks to a grant from the School Superintendents Association. Read more…

Kennedy, Harvey sworn in at inaugural ceremony

January 13th, 2016 Comments off

“The Queen City rises again,” she said. Judy Kennedy was sworn into her second term as mayor of the City of Newburgh at an inaugural ceremony held at Newburgh Free Academy North Campus last Wednesday. Kennedy took the oath of office alongside Councilman-elect Torrance Harvey. Read more…

City approves $81K settlement in Lembhard case

January 13th, 2016 Comments off

The Newburgh City Council has approved a settlement with the estate of Michael Lembhard, fatally shot during a confrontation with city police in 2012. The settlement awards his estate more than $81,000. Read more…

Police: bomb threat likely a prank

January 6th, 2016 Comments off

Students and staff at Meadow Hill School were evacuated following a phoned-in bomb threat Monday. In all likelihood, the bomb threat was a prank, police said. Read more…

Town of Newburgh, Wal-Mart reach tax settlement

January 6th, 2016 Comments off

The Newburgh Town Council has approved a settlement reducing Wal-Mart’s property tax assessment from $7.2 million to about $7 million. Read more…

Two Stewart airmen killed

December 30th, 2015 Comments off

Two airmen stationed at Stewart Air National Guard Base made the ultimate sacrifice when they encountered a suicide bomber while on security patrol in Afghanistan in the days before Christmas. Read more…

Paved streets

December 30th, 2015 Comments off

Newly-paved streets will make it easier to navigate parts of the City of Newburgh this winter. City officials say a plan is in place to pave more streets badly in need of paving sometime next year. Read more…

4 arrested in Sterling Bank robbery

December 22nd, 2015 Comments off

Four people were arrested in connection with a robbery at Sterling National Bank on Route 300 in the Stop & Shop parking lot last Wednesday. Read more…

Town of Newburgh Police Chief Clancy to retire

December 22nd, 2015 Comments off

Police Chief Michael Clancy of the Town of Newburgh Police Department is stepping down to retire in January. His retirement marks the end of a 40-year-long career in law enforcement. Read more…

City Hall protesters clash with council

December 16th, 2015 Comments off

A Newburgh City Council meeting turned ugly as council members once again came to an impasse over whether to begin a search for a new city manager. Read more…

Voters approve new Good-Will firehouse

December 16th, 2015 Comments off

Voters overwhelmingly approved a bond to pay for a new firehouse in the Good-Will Fire District at a referendum held on Dec. 8. Read more…

3 shot in East End shootings

December 8th, 2015 Comments off

At least two early-morning shootings took place within an hour of one another in the East End of the City of Newburgh last week. Police say they do not know if the shootings were related. Read more…

Newburgh native hopes to challenge Maloney

December 8th, 2015 Comments off

Francis C. Spampinato, who left the Town of Newburgh 30 years ago to join the Marines, hopes to return to the area next year, as its representative in Congress. Read more…

Asbestos basis for lawsuit

December 2nd, 2015 Comments off

A contractor hired to demolish 10 Army barracks at Stewart International Airport plans to sue the Town of New Windsor this month. John Pastor Sr. of Hudson Valley Environmental Solutions claims the town failed to notify him about asbestos contained inside the buildings. Read more…