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Newburgh

(no͞o`bərg, nyo͞o`–), city (1990 pop. 26,454), Orange co., SE N.Y., on the west bank of the Hudson River, opposite Beacon; settled 1709 by Palatine Germans, inc. 1800. The city has become an area wholesale and trucking center that ships fruit and dairy products. Manufactures include transportation equipment, machinery, scientific instruments, apparel, and plastic and metal products. Newburgh has many historic structures, and serious preservation efforts began in the 1990s. Hasbrouck House (1750; now a museum) was Washington's headquarters from Apr., 1782, to Aug., 1783. It was in Newburgh that the Continental Army was disbanded. Mt. St. Mary College is in the city. West PointWest Point,
U.S. military post, since 1802 seat of the United States Military Academy. On the high west bank of the Hudson River N of New York City, West Point was the site of Revolutionary forts guarding the Hudson. Constitution Island, in the river, is also in the reservation.
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 is located a few miles to the south.
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NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice today announced that two indictments were unsealed charging 60 members and associates of the Newburgh Bloods gang and 18 members and associates of the Newburgh Latin Kings gang with conspiracies to distribute, and possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, powder cocaine, and heroin.
Horticulturist Simon Venn with some of the young pupils in the garden at Newburgh Primary School.
Soon after he died, as Newburgh says, "destitute of Christian grace, and a prey to his well-earned misfortunes, he shared the deep slumber of death".
During Mason's tenure, Newburgh became a pilot project under the state's Main Street program.
With a student body of more than 13,000, plus over 1,400 faculty and staff members, Newburgh can take full advantage of the ability to streamline work processes and improve communication with Infinite Campus.
Interment will be private at Hill Cemetery, Newburgh.
Some of the Newburgh School pupils who celebrated the Chinese New Year.
Inside the Newburgh, a natural scheme combining traditional colours with hints of aqua achieve a fresh and contemporary yet homely feel.
Newburgh increased their lead in 31 minutes, Graham Findlay shooting home from 25 yards.
The Newburgh City Council passed a resolution supporting the proposed Hudson Valley Casino & Resort for the Town of Newburgh.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of the Orange County City of Newburgh are a major step closer to having a real choice for their cable television service, thanks to a newly approved agreement authorizing Verizon to offer its FiOS TV service, delivered over the most advanced fiber-optic network straight to customers' homes.
In Newburgh, located in the Hudson Valley, Vitamin Shoppe took a 3,500 s/f freestanding building, also under development.