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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Special Meeting of the Newburgh Arts & Cultural Commission August 15th, 2022

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The Newburgh Arts & Cultural Commission will convene a hybrid meeting on August 15, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. The Newburgh Arts & Cultural Commission will conduct this meeting remotely through Zoom videoconference.

 To access the Monday, August 1...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted

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The boil water notice has been lifted by the City of Newburgh for the affected area of Colden Street from Renwick to South William Street. All repairs have been completed and the required testing of the City of Newburgh water system has shown an absence o...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Moody's Upgrades City of Newburgh Credit Rating to A3 from Baa2

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Credit analysis cites strong management and budgeting transparency in dramatically improved financial outlook

CITY OF NEWBURGH (NY) – Moody’s Investor Services (MIS) has upgraded the City of Newburgh’s credit rating to A3 from Baa2. Citing Newburgh’s stron...

Read about Moody's Upgrades...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

City of Newburgh Expands Meter and Parking Operations/Enforcement

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NEWBURGH, NY – The City of Newburgh is excited to announce the upgrade and expansion of municipal parking meters and the launch of its first mobile payment option for parking powered by Passport, a leading transportation software and payments company. The...

Read parking meter changes...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Fire at 96 Overlook Place

Fire at 517 South Street

NEWBURGH, NY – At 3:04 PM on August 1st, 2022 the City of Newburgh Fire Department received a report of a structure fire at 96 Overlook Place. Responding apparatus could see a large column of smoke coming from the area from as far away as fire headquarter...

Read about the fire at 96 Overlook Place...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Regulations Restored Near Mobile Police Precinct

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The alternate side of the street parking rules suspension declared on June 29, 2022 near the Mobile Police Precinct at Liberty Street and South Street has been lifted, effective July 19, 2022.

The majority of parking barriers on Liberty Street and South St...

Read about the restored parking regulations...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Suspended on Third St. from Robinson Ave. (9W) to Johnston St.

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Due to the ongoing construction along Third Street, between Robinson Avenue (9W) and Johnston Street, alternate side of the street parking rules will be suspended within this Third Street corridor.

The alternate side of the street parking rule suspension i...

Read about the parking rules suspension...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Light Installation at the Dutch Reformed Church

Liz Nielsen Forcefield PR

STRONGROOM will hold an opening reception and artist talk on Friday, July 15, at 8:30 p.m. to present Liz Nielsen: Forcefield, a large-scale, site-specific installation at Newburgh’s Dutch Reformed Church located at 134 Grand Street, Ne...

Read about the light installation...

City News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Mobile Police Station. Liberty and South Street

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The City of Newburgh Police Department will be launching a Mobile Police Station to enable a more agile and proactive policing response in the City of Newburgh.

The Mobile Police Station will enable police to address local issues where they occur, allow of...

Read about the Mobile Police Station...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Start of Construction on the North Water Street Sewer Separation Project

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Be advised that a contractor working for the City of Newburgh has commenced construction on the North Water Street Sewer Separation Project.

This project will separate the combined sewers in the area of North Water Street/North Street through the intersect...

Read about the start of construction...

City News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

City of Newburgh Broadway Quality of Life Walks

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The City of Newburgh staff is undertaking daily walks up and down Broadway to beautify the City’s main commercial corridor.

The collaboration between Codes, DPW, Fire, and Police is looking to educate responsible business owners, property owners,...

Read about the Broadway Quality of Life Walks...

City News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Love Your Block Mini-Grants

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The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce the Love Your Block Mini-Grants are once again available to community- and faith-based organizations, tenant associations, and block associations to help facilitate community cleanups!

The grants are available on...

Read about the mini-grants...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

City of Newburgh Approves Taxi Fare Increase

City of Newburgh Approves Taxi Fare Increase

Effective June 1, 2022, the minimum rate of fare for taxicab transportation within the City of Newburgh will be $8.00. The rate of fare for transportation of passengers who are 65 years or older, whose point of transportation originates within the City of...

Read about the taxi fare increase...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Orange County Transit Orange

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Transit Orange provides a variety of transportation services to Orange County Residents that are reliable and cost effective. Whether by bus, ferry, commuter rail, and more, Transit Orange helps Orange County residents get where they need to be safely and...

Read about Orange Transit...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Lead Service Line Replacement Program

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The City of Newburgh City Council has funded the Lead Service Line Replacement program with $1 million dollars in American Rescue program funding to replace lead water service lines from the City’s water main to home owners water meter.

The lead ...

Read about the Lead Service Line Replacement...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

2022 Free of Charge Bulk Item Pickup Program

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The City of Newburgh is pleased to resume its bulk item pickup program for 2022! Starting Wednesday, March 2, 2022, the bulk item pickup program will continue on a bi-monthly basis for the remainder of the year, and will be FREE OF CHARGE to all residents...

Read about the bulk item pickup program

City News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

City of Newburgh Taxicab Regulations & Education Brochure

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In an effort to ensure the safety of taxi passengers and drivers, the City of Newburgh has released an educational pamphlet to clarify several issues surrounding the regulations and licensing of taxis within the City of Newburgh.

The pamphlet highlights th...

Read about the educational brochure

City News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Multi-site PFAS Health Study

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The New York State Department of Health and the University at Albany’s School of Public Health are participating in a national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Road & Sidewalk Construction on Third Street Between Robinson Avenue (9W) and Johnston Street

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The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce the start of construction for the Downing Pond Outlet and Third Street Stormsewer project.

This project involves the installation of a new outlet control device on Downing Pond to reduce flooding in the area of T...

Read about the road & sidewalk construction

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Moody's Upgrades City of Newburgh Credit Rating to A3 from Baa2

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Credit analysis cites strong management and budgeting transparency in dramatically improved financial outlook

CITY OF NEWBURGH (NY) – Moody’s Investor Services (MIS) has upgraded the City of Newburgh’s credit rating to A3 from Baa2. Citing Newburgh’s stron...

Read about Moody's Upgrades...

City News
Posted on: August 3, 2022

City of Newburgh Expands Meter and Parking Operations/Enforcement

City of Newburgh Expands Meter and Parking Operations and Enforcement 350px (PNG)

NEWBURGH, NY – The City of Newburgh is excited to announce the upgrade and expansion of municipal parking meters and the launch of its first mobile payment option for parking powered by Passport, a leading transportation software and payments company. The...

Read parking meter changes...

City News
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Fire at 96 Overlook Place

Fire at 517 South Street

NEWBURGH, NY – At 3:04 PM on August 1st, 2022 the City of Newburgh Fire Department received a report of a structure fire at 96 Overlook Place. Responding apparatus could see a large column of smoke coming from the area from as far away as fire headquarter...

Read about the fire at 96 Overlook Place...

City News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Regulations Restored Near Mobile Police Precinct

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Restored Near Mobile Police Precinct 350px

The alternate side of the street parking rules suspension declared on June 29, 2022 near the Mobile Police Precinct at Liberty Street and South Street has been lifted, effective July 19, 2022.

The majority of parking barriers on Liberty Street and South St...

Read about the restored parking regulations...

City News
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Suspended on Third St. from Robinson Ave. (9W) to Johnston St.

Alternate Side of the Street Parking Suspended Near Third Street Corridor 350px

Due to the ongoing construction along Third Street, between Robinson Avenue (9W) and Johnston Street, alternate side of the street parking rules will be suspended within this Third Street corridor.

The alternate side of the street parking rule suspension i...

Read about the parking rules suspension...

City News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Light Installation at the Dutch Reformed Church

Liz Nielsen Forcefield PR

STRONGROOM will hold an opening reception and artist talk on Friday, July 15, at 8:30 p.m. to present Liz Nielsen: Forcefield, a large-scale, site-specific installation at Newburgh’s Dutch Reformed Church located at 134 Grand Street, Ne...

Read about the light installation...

City News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Mobile Police Station. Liberty and South Street

Mobile Police Station. Liberty Street and South Street 350px (PNG)

The City of Newburgh Police Department will be launching a Mobile Police Station to enable a more agile and proactive policing response in the City of Newburgh.

The Mobile Police Station will enable police to address local issues where they occur, allow of...

Read about the Mobile Police Station...

City News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Start of Construction on the North Water Street Sewer Separation Project

Construction Notification (PNG)

Be advised that a contractor working for the City of Newburgh has commenced construction on the North Water Street Sewer Separation Project.

This project will separate the combined sewers in the area of North Water Street/North Street through the intersect...

Read about the start of construction...

City News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

City of Newburgh Broadway Quality of Life Walks

City of Newburgh Broadway Quality of Life Walks 350px (JPG)

The City of Newburgh staff is undertaking daily walks up and down Broadway to beautify the City’s main commercial corridor.

The collaboration between Codes, DPW, Fire, and Police is looking to educate responsible business owners, property owners,...

Read about the Broadway Quality of Life Walks...

City News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Love Your Block Mini-Grants

Love Your Block 350px (PNG)

The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce the Love Your Block Mini-Grants are once again available to community- and faith-based organizations, tenant associations, and block associations to help facilitate community cleanups!

The grants are available on...

Read about the mini-grants...

City News
Posted on: May 27, 2022

City of Newburgh Approves Taxi Fare Increase

City of Newburgh Approves Taxi Fare Increase

Effective June 1, 2022, the minimum rate of fare for taxicab transportation within the City of Newburgh will be $8.00. The rate of fare for transportation of passengers who are 65 years or older, whose point of transportation originates within the City of...

Read about the taxi fare increase...

City News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Orange County Transit Orange

OC TO Contact Social Media_English 350px

Transit Orange provides a variety of transportation services to Orange County Residents that are reliable and cost effective. Whether by bus, ferry, commuter rail, and more, Transit Orange helps Orange County residents get where they need to be safely and...

Read about Orange Transit...

City News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Lead Service Line Replacement Program

2022 Lead Service Line Replacement 350px (PNG)

The City of Newburgh City Council has funded the Lead Service Line Replacement program with $1 million dollars in American Rescue program funding to replace lead water service lines from the City’s water main to home owners water meter.

The lead ...

Read about the Lead Service Line Replacement...

City News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Road & Sidewalk Construction on Third Street Between Robinson Avenue (9W) and Johnston Street

Downing Pond Outlet and Third Street Stormsewer Project 350px (PNG)

The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce the start of construction for the Downing Pond Outlet and Third Street Stormsewer project.

This project involves the installation of a new outlet control device on Downing Pond to reduce flooding in the area of T...

Read about the road & sidewalk construction

City News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

City of Newburgh Taxicab Regulations & Education Brochure

City of Newburgh Taxicab Regulations & Education Brochure (PNG)

In an effort to ensure the safety of taxi passengers and drivers, the City of Newburgh has released an educational pamphlet to clarify several issues surrounding the regulations and licensing of taxis within the City of Newburgh.

The pamphlet highlights th...

Read about the educational brochure

City News
Posted on: February 4, 2022

2022 Free of Charge Bulk Item Pickup Program

Bulk Pick Up Program 350px (PNG)

The City of Newburgh is pleased to resume its bulk item pickup program for 2022! Starting Wednesday, March 2, 2022, the bulk item pickup program will continue on a bi-monthly basis for the remainder of the year, and will be FREE OF CHARGE to all residents...

Read about the bulk item pickup program

City News