Great news just came over from another great Newburgh blog, My Second Favorite Organ. This home that I photographed last year that was in need of saving will indeed receive some aid from Habitat for Humanity. Unfortunately it looks like they might tear it down because it is unsalvageable, but the restoration of a home on this plot will do a great service to this section of Liberty Street! Two homes that were once abandoned will now be added back to the list of rehabilitated homes. Check out My Second Favorite Organ for photos of the back of the home. It’s a wonder it hasn’t collapsed already!
Next Wednesday, April 24th at noon a new tree will be planted in front of the Newburgh Flour Shop Bakery. This is in collaboration with the Conservation Advisory Council, DPW, and Liberty Street business owners. A nice Kwanzan Cherry Tree from Orange Nursery has been selected by CAC. In an effort to fill in some […]
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Sitting at the corner of 9W and Balmville Road sits the ruins of the Balmville School in the Town of Newburgh, erected in 1897. In 2007 a news article it was announced that the building would be demolished. That obviously hasn’t happened and there is a Facebook group dedicated to saving the building. There is […]
Downtown Newburgh businesses invite you to welcome Spring in the city, April 27th! Bring out the family and support small businesses with city-wide events for people of all ages. Below is a list of events: Rededication of Washington’s HQ Tower of Victory, 84 Liberty Street, 12:00-4:00pm Urban Farming Fair, 80 Broadway, 12:00 – 4:00 pm […]
In an April 29, 2016 posting, NR featured 284 Liberty Street . Two months later, it found new owners. NR: How did you find Newburgh and what made you decide to move here? Liz: Michael and I love the Hudson Valley and along with friends we were looking for a location to build a sustainable […]