On March 27, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh celebrates Women’s History Month at the Ritz Theater’s Green Room at 1pm. The annual program honors Martha Washington, wife of General George Washington. The program will include the presentation of the Martha Washington Woman of History Award to Mary Ann Fish, a founding director of the Palisades Park Conservancy. The program will also include a guest speaker, refreshments and musical entertainment. Admission is by donation. For information, call 845-562-1195.
A completely renovated mansion in the town of Newburgh known as Sweetwood Inn. This home sits on 1.5 acres and has 9 bedrooms. A perfect set up for entertaining out of town guests or housing a large family. It has been tastefully updated and is right next to the Fostertown Elementary School. Sad to see […]
The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by Steven Rosas. $70M Newburgh project in jeopardy [THR] Crystal Lake recreation area restored [THR] Newburgh water voted Orange County’s best [THR] Newburgh Ministry to develop housing for homeless […]
If you have ever visited Washington’s Headquarters, you might have passed the historic AME Zion Church on Washington Street right in front of the municipal parking lot. An article and video published in the Times Herald-Record on May 28, 2018, announced that the local congregation is considering tearing down the church, and the adjacent structure to […]
c The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by Cher Vick. Newburgh seeking members for arts, parking boards [THR] City Helps Manhattan’s Garment District Hang on by a Thread [WSJ] Newburgh Illuminated highlights city culture with […]
Change is in the air for Chambers Street. The Holland Tunnel Art Gallery opened its doors May 25th to a packed open house. Some commented they couldn’t believe it was the same Chambers Street, and others remembered a time when the building housed illegal activities. It couldn’t be further from its former life with all […]