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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Human Rights Commission Meeting December 1st

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Human Rights Commission Meeting December 1, 2022

 The Human Rights Commission will convene a meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2022, in the Heritage Center located at 123 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550.

 The meeting will be held ...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

City of Newburgh Seeks Christmas Tree

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The City of Newburgh has announced its annual search for a Christmas tree to display on Lower Broadway!

The tree must be a Blue Spruce that is at least 35 feet high. Any interested party who may be willing to donate a tree is encouraged to contact Omar Bal...

Read about the annual search for a Christmas tree

City News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

POLICE COMMISSIONER JOSÉ A. GOMÉREZ ANNOUNCES ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH SEPTEMBER 29th HOMICIDE

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City of Newburgh Police Commissioner José A. Gomérez today announced the apprehension and arrest of Lamont Williams, on a warrant issued for the September 29th homicide of 29-year-old City of Newburgh resident Daquan Corbett near Was...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2022

New York State Bridge Authority Expands Hours of Operation at Newburgh-Beacon Pedestrian Walkway

Beacon Bridge

The New York State Bridge Authority recently announced that the hours of operation for the pedestrian and bicycling pathway at the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge have been expanded to 24/7 access.

The expanded hours will assist pedestrian and bicycle commuters uti...

Read about the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge...

City News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Pile Driving Noise along Waterfront

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Please be advised that a contractor working for the City of Newburgh is installing steel piles along the waterfront to support a new facility that is being constructed at the wastewater treatment plant.

This pile driving operation will generate a repetitiv...

Read about the pile driving noise...

City News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

UPDATE: City of Newburgh Announces Groundbreaking African American Oral History Project

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Grant-funded project will recontextualize East End Historic District’s National Register Nomination; Oral History and Archival Research Will Be Developed Into K-12 Curricula*** THE INTERVIEWER TRAINING AT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HAS BEEN POSTPONED ...

Read about the oral history project...

City News
Posted on: November 7, 2022

City of Newburgh Announces Winter 2022 Recreation Programs

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The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce several Recreation Department programs launching this Winter! The programs are designed to promote cognitive development, improve coordination, expand social skills, and instill respect, responsibility and sport...

Read about the Winter 2022 Recreation Programs...

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) five-year, Multi-sit...

Read about the study

City News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

City of Newburgh Seeks Three Members for the Board of Assessment Review

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The City of Newburgh is seeking three volunteers to serve on the Board of Assessment Review to fill three vacant member positions. Individuals interested in volunteering must apply by November 30, 2022.

The Board of Assessment Review is a quasi-judicial bo...

Read about applying to the Board of Assessment..

City News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

City of Newburgh Seeks Three Members for the Transportation Advisory Committee

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The City of Newburgh is seeking three volunteers to serve on the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) to fill three unexpired terms. Individuals interested in volunteering must apply by November 30, 2022.

The TAC is responsible for advising the City Cou...

Read about applying to the TAC...

City News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Temporary Closure and Restricted Parking at Henry Avenue

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between Monument Street and South Lander Street

 Please be advised that the City of Newburgh will undertaking repairs of a sewer main located on Henry Avenue in the area between Monument Street and South Lander Street starting Wednesday, November ...

Read about the temporary road closure...

City News
Posted on: October 28, 2022

Industrial Development Agency Logo Design RFP

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The City of Newburgh Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is seeking creative graphic art services of a person or firm to design a logo for the IDA which can be used in its advertising material and website.

The scope of services for the project extend from ...

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City News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Bridge & Roadway Reopening of Lake Street (NY 32)

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Please be advised that the bridge and roadway of Lake Street (NY 32) through the City of Newburgh has been reopened. Crews have completed the rehabilitation of the bridge that carries Lake Street (NY 32) over the Quassaick Creek. The previous temporary br...

Read about the bridge and roadway reopening...

City News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

City of Newburgh Tax Foreclosure Repurchase Process

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The City of Newburgh completed its 2018 In Rem tax foreclosure proceeding (Orange County Index No.: EF011885-2018) with the filing of a deed with the Orange County Clerk on October 5, 2022

The City of Newburgh Code of Ordinances, Chapter 93, aut...

Read about the repurchase process...

City News
Posted on: October 3, 2022

State Comptroller Announces City of Newburgh In Strong Fiscal Health

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Third Consecutive Year Receiving Fiscal Stress Score of “0” Supports Recent Credit Upgrade to A3 by Moody’s

City Manager Todd Venning announces the City of Newburgh has been issued a fiscal stress score of “0&rdq...

Read about the fiscal stress score...

City News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Temporary Road Closure & Detour

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Water Street (River Road/Marine Drive NYS Route 980T)

Please be advised that due to ongoing construction activities related to the North Interceptor Sewer project, Water Street (River Road/Marine Drive/NYS Route 980T) will be closed to all vehicular traffi...

Read about the temporary road closure...

City News
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

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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...

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 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

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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...

City News
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...

City News
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

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: 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

City News

News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2022

New York State Bridge Authority Expands Hours of Operation at Newburgh-Beacon Pedestrian Walkway

Beacon Bridge

The New York State Bridge Authority recently announced that the hours of operation for the pedestrian and bicycling pathway at the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge have been expanded to 24/7 access.

The expanded hours will assist pedestrian and bicycle commuters uti...

Read about the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge...

City News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Pile Driving Noise along Waterfront

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Please be advised that a contractor working for the City of Newburgh is installing steel piles along the waterfront to support a new facility that is being constructed at the wastewater treatment plant.

This pile driving operation will generate a repetitiv...

Read about the pile driving noise...

City News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

City of Newburgh Seeks Christmas Tree

Annual Search for a Christmas Tree 350px

The City of Newburgh has announced its annual search for a Christmas tree to display on Lower Broadway!

The tree must be a Blue Spruce that is at least 35 feet high. Any interested party who may be willing to donate a tree is encouraged to contact Omar Bal...

Read about the annual search for a Christmas tree

City News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

UPDATE: City of Newburgh Announces Groundbreaking African American Oral History Project

African American Oral History Project 350px

Grant-funded project will recontextualize East End Historic District’s National Register Nomination; Oral History and Archival Research Will Be Developed Into K-12 Curricula*** THE INTERVIEWER TRAINING AT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HAS BEEN POSTPONED ...

Read about the oral history project...

City News
Posted on: November 7, 2022

City of Newburgh Announces Winter 2022 Recreation Programs

Recreation Department 350px

The City of Newburgh is pleased to announce several Recreation Department programs launching this Winter! The programs are designed to promote cognitive development, improve coordination, expand social skills, and instill respect, responsibility and sport...

Read about the Winter 2022 Recreation Programs...

City News
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: 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 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

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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...

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