Scrapbook Archives

Scrapbook Archives

2011 Broadway Christmas Tree Lighting & Menorah Lighting
2011 Newburgh Armory Unity Center - Phase 1 of Renovations and Programming.
2011 Greening of Broadway Event
A Revolutionary War Soldier from Washington's Headquarters, Deputy Mayor Regina Angelo, Councilwoman Christine Bello and Mayor Nicholas Valentine greeted the Captain of The Lynx Oct. 20, 2011
2010 Jack O'Lantern Jubilee
City of Newburgh Fire Department Beat Police in 500-Meter Newburgh Rowing Club Challenge
2010 Friendship Force and England Exchange
2010 City of Newburgh International Festival
Visit by U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen to Newburgh
Waterfront Aug. 5-9

Pictures by Debbie Kennedy, Newburgh Rowing Club and Rich Winters, office of Congressman John Hall, provided courtesy of Jim Williams

National Night Out 2010
4th of July Celebration at the Newburgh Waterfront
2010 HMS Bounty Arrives in Newburgh

Swashbuckling in Newburgh Bay! Highlights of HMS Bounty visit and Pirate Weekend April 22-25.

2010 Good Friday and Easter Events

The Good Friday pictures are of St. Patrick's Church Annual Procession and the Easter pictures are from the City of Newburgh's Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

2010 Blood Drive

City of Newburgh Blood Drive is Great Success

2009 Quadricentennial Finale

Photos from the Finale.

2009 Free Holiday Dinner

City of Newburgh Staff Join Ebenezer Baptist Church, State Farm Insurance, and NFA Air Force Junior ROTC to Bring Free Holiday Dinner to Community

2009 Menorah Lighting

The annual Menorah Lighting was held on Dec. 16 on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

2009 Broadway Tree Lighting

Santa brought Christmas joy to many boys and girls.

2009 Pearl Harbor Commemoration

Veterans and Cadets gather to commemorate the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

21st Annual International Waterfront Festival

Newburgh's annual International Waterfront Festival was held over the Labor Day weekend, September 5-7.

Navy 44s visit Newburgh

On August 8, Navy 44s came to Newburgh, met and sang with folk legend Pete Seeger, and rowed against the Newburgh Rowing Club.

National Night Out 2009

On August 4, Newburgh Neighbors participated in National Night out with music and family activities.

Fourth of July 2009

Fine weather, festivities, music, dancing and fireworks over the river made for a splended 4th of July.

City and court officials celebrated the grand opening of the new courthouse at the former Broadway School on June 11, 2009.

Memorial Day 2009

Newburgh's annual Memorial Day parade, followed by a memorial ceremony led by David McTamaney, took place in delightful weather this year.

Memorial Tree Planting

On May 22, 2009, community members planted a memorial tree in Downing Park to honor Newburgh resident First Lt. Mohsin Naqvi, who was killed in action in Iraq in September 2008.

Good Friday Processions 2009

Good Friday 2009 in the City of Newburgh features several processions from several of the city's churches.

Easter Egg Hunt 2009

The annual City of Newburgh Easter Egg Hunt drew record crowds at Downing Park on Saturday, March 28, 2009.

Black History Month 2009

City Council meetings in February 2009 features area students reading prize-winning essays, the Glenn Hines dancers, and recognition for the 2008 Jazz Series.

Newburgh Marks Lincoln's 200th Birthday

February 7, 2009, was “Lincoln Day” in the City of Newburgh — a commemoration of the 200th birthday of America’s 16th president.

Santa Helps Light the Christmas Tree

December 11, 2008 - Santa helped light the City's Christmas tree, then gave out presents to the nice ones.

"Freedom of Movement" Moved

Nov 26, 2008 - Newburgh's "Freedom of Movement" sculpture, also known as "the shark fin," was moved from a temporary spot in the middle of Broadway to a new location in the plaza of 280 Broadway, where passers by can get a much better look at it.

Quadricentennial Kickoff Weekend

Nov. 7-9, 2008, marked the kickoff of the Hudson-Champlain Quadricentennial Celebration (and Newburgh's 300th anniversary), highlighted by a visit of Henry Hudson ship, the Half Moon.

2008 Labor Day Waterfront Festival

The 20th annual International Waterfront Festival took place from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1, 2008, on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

2008 Jazz Series

Free jazz and swing concerts again graced the waterfront on Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the 2008 Newburgh Jazz Series organized by Ferry Godmother Productions & the city.

SUNY Orange Newburgh Campus

May 8, 2008: City of Newburgh and IDA conclude negotiations for building the Newburgh Branch campus of SUNY Orange.

Fire Department Gets Latest Equipment

May 2, 2008: City of Newburgh firefighters receive new safety equipment, thanks to efforts by State Senator William Larkin and the I.A.F.F. Local 589 firefighters union.

Trestle Mural Dedicated November 3, 2007

Five years in the making, local nonprofit Trestle Inc celebrated the dedication of the five-part mural by Garin Baker, started at the suggestioin of Father Bill Scafidi in response to the 9/11 attacks.

First Success in City's Public-Private Housing Partnership

Septeber 14, 2007: Completion of 10 Galloway Ave by RYM Investments of Suffern marks the first success of the City's Public-Private Housing Partnership Initiative .

Waterfront Festival - Labor Day Weekend 2007

The 19th Annual Waterfront Festival in the City of Newburgh took place on Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-3, 2007. Performers included Shirley Alston Reeves, Blue Oyster Cult, and Karibe Mambo.

August 7, 2007: Neighborhoods and community groups throughout Newburgh participated in National Night Out against crime and violence.
June 22, 2007: Officials from Newburgh and Beacon inaugurate Water Taxi service between the two cities during summer weekends and holidays.
On March 8, 2007, the City of Newburgh Codes Compliance Department, led by Supervisor Steve Hunter, launched an aggressive Targeted Enforcement Initiative geared to cleaning up the City's toughest streets.
On Dec. 2, 2006, nearly 200 people turned out to welcome Santa and witness the official lighting of the Broadway Christmas tree.
The 35-foot blue spruce, from an anonymous donor in the Town of Newburgh, is known as "Ernie's Tree."
The second outdoor biennial Newburgh Sculpture Project ran from July to November 2006. Curated by Kerry Mills, the exhbition featured 18 site-responsive public sculptures along the streets of Newburgh's Waterfront district and Heritage Corridor.
Weather cooperated for the City's 2006 Memorial Day Parade, followed by a ceremony of remembrance at Washington's Headquarters. The parade included more than 60 organizations and representatives.
City of Newburgh Police Hold 2006 Awards Ceremony
On May 18, 2006, the City of Newburgh Police Department honored police officers for years of service, acts of bravery, and valuable police accomplishments.
Visioning Charrette for the DRC
The community shared ideas for the future of Newburgh's landmark former Dutch Reformed Church in a visioning "charrette" led by architect Steve Tilly on April 27 and 29, 2006.
Newburgh Youth and Seniors in "Generation Gab"
On Saturday, April 1, Newburgh youth met with 65 senior citizens at Hudson Pointe apartments in a Generation Gab to share ideas about Newburgh's future. The event was organized as part of the effort to gather public into into the Sustainable Master Plan.
Governor Announces $15M for Newburgh Campus of SUNY Orange
Governor Announces Budget to Include $15 M for Construction of Newburgh Campus of Orange County Community College. Total State Support Now At $30 Million for New Mid-Hudson Valley Education Center.
Grant for DRC Adaptive Re-Use Study
Dec. 13, 2005. The Dyson Foundation of Millbrook NY awarded a $10,000 grant to the Newburgh Preservation Association to support a Feasible Utilization Study of Newburgh's former Dutch Reformed Church. Matching funds provided by the City of Newburgh and NPA.
City Hires Minority Firefighters

Nov. 17, 2005: The City of Newburgh recently hired three new firefighters, including two who had taken the newly offer Spanish edition of the Civil Service Exam for firefighters.

New Store on Broadway
Nov. 10, 2005. Owner Insik Park and manager Mitchell Kim celebrated the grand opening of Broadway Farm, 151 Broadway, together with officials from the City of Newburgh and the Orange County Chamber of Commerce.
Dinosaur Passes Through the City
Sept. 2, 2005. Over Labor Day weekend, a life-size bronze replica of a horned Torosaurus traveled down Broadway to the Yellow Bird Gallery on Front Street.