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‘Mid Hudson Times’

City forum zeroes in on housing safety

May 20th, 2015 No comments

“How do we honor those folks who passed on in that tragedy?” she asked. Read more…

Newburgh voters approve $257M school budget

May 19th, 2015 No comments

Voters approved a $256,916,269 spending plan in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District on Tuesday. The school budget brings about a 1.69 percent tax levy increase for residents in the district. Read more…

Teen’s death spurs talk of curfew

May 13th, 2015 No comments

The subject of a curfew for City of Newburgh was raised again Monday night, prompted by the homicide of a 16-year-old boy outside the Lake Street Apartments at 1:23 a.m. Saturday morning. Read more…

Neuhaus: Link City with casino jobs

May 13th, 2015 No comments

The lure of jobs was paramount late last year when the City of Newburgh joined hands with the Town of Newburgh in backing a pitch for a casino that would have been based conveniently in the town. Read more…

Town Board pressured on pipeline

May 5th, 2015 Comments off

Foes of the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline aren’t letting the Newburgh Town Board off the hook. They continue to press the board for a resolution in opposition to what they believe would be a potential ecological disaster. Read more…

Accused denied bail in beating death

May 5th, 2015 Comments off

An Orange County grand jury has indicted Alvaro Ramos-Lopez, 26, of the City of Newburgh, in the April 3 beating death of Armando Soriano-Martel. Read more…

‘Every little bit helps’

April 29th, 2015 Comments off

The garbage cans were full. Stoops were cleared and sidewalks were swept. The streets were clean. Read more…

Police to begin pilot camera study

April 29th, 2015 Comments off

Body cameras for the City of Newburgh Police Department continue to be a hot-button item for members of the City Council. Read more…

School board down to budget wire

April 22nd, 2015 Comments off

The Newburgh Board of Education got down to the difficult task of trying to close a $364,000-plus budget gap at a special meeting last Thursday. Read more…

Affordable housing gem unveiled on Lander St.

April 22nd, 2015 Comments off

A beautiful, historic building has been christened anew at the corner of Lander Street and Gidney Avenue. The newly renovated, historic building is the latest example of a wave of revitalization projects under way throughout the City of Newburgh. Read more…

Pothole problem

April 15th, 2015 Comments off

The Newburgh City Council is taking a close look at a possible solution to its pothole problem — a problem so severe that motorists driving down several of the city’s most traveled streets risked serious auto damage during a very severe winter. Read more…

New Newburgh zoning plan has residents worried

April 15th, 2015 Comments off

The City of Newburgh unveiled a draft of its proposed new Zoning Ordinance Monday night with a lengthy public hearing presentation by Director of Planning Deirdre Glenn. Read more…

Pipeline foes press their case

April 7th, 2015 Comments off

Residents from up and down the state opposed to the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline project were back Monday night urging the Newburgh Town Board Monday to take a formal stand against the pipeline. Read more…

Newburgh native advances on ‘The Voice’

April 7th, 2015 Comments off

Newburgh native Caitlin Caporale has advanced to the Live Performance Shows on NBC’s “The Voice” with her soulful rendition of ‘The Best Thing I Never Had” by Beyoncé. Read more…

Go Local Hudson Valley launches at Space Create

April 1st, 2015 Comments off

A colorful collection of local movers and shakers gathered to celebrate the launch of the Go Local Hudson Valley initiative at Space Create on Thursday. The campaign focuses on educating the public about the importance of buying local. Read more…