Thank you to the Newburgh Preservation Association for the award they presented me with last night for “Outstanding Service to Preservation in Newburgh”. It was really great meeting so many of you who loyally follow the blog and who also shared so many kind words. Writing this blog really just makes me happy, but it was nice to receive a little recognition for the hard work that it takes to make it happen. It motivates me to try to make 2013 even better! Thank You.
This isn’t an architectural masterpiece, just a simple home built in 1929 that is an example of the different years of development Newburgh has seen. It has been it this state for a while. A few of the neighboring homes like 246 Liberty looked worse than this until they were amazingly restored. It would be […]
In celebration of Earth Day and to inspire the community to help keep Newburgh clean and green, Safe Harbors of the Hudson, along with the Central Hudson, City of Newburgh, Mount Saint Mary College, the Greater Newburgh Partnership, SUNY Orange, St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Taylor Recycling, Hudson Baylor, Unitex and several Newburgh-based community organizations will hold […]
The City of Newburgh has recently reported on the results of its code violation abatement program. Property owners receive a 21 day notice period in which they must themselves must clean up their trash-filled property, or it will be done by the City at the consequence of receiving at a bill, which can range from […]
Old Town Cemetery picture of the week by Newburgh Restoration flickr pool user John Leighton. Add your own photos depicting city life to the Newburgh Restoration flickr pool to be used on the blog, or email me. **Flickr users please do not forgot to remove disabling of downloading of pictures. Otherwise I can’t use them**
We were recently sent this announcement for sponsorship opportunities for the Folk Music Hall of Memories. If this project comes to fruition it will be a huge push for the Liberty Street corridor. On November 2, 2013 Pete Seeger graced the Folk Music Hall of Fame concert Songs of Freedom & Peace by performing two […]