Mayor Judy Kennedy

Services Planned For NYS Assemblyman, Newburgh Mayor

14 hours ago

Arrangements are in place for services for two Hudson Valley lawmakers who died Sunday after battles with cancer.

With the deaths of two elected officials in the Hudson Valley Sunday, a number of local leaders have been offering their sentiments. New York state Assemblyman Frank Skartados died at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer, while Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy died from ovarian cancer after a diagnosis two years ago.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

A state of emergency declared in the city of Newburgh Monday has been lifted after the city switched to a different water supply. Its usual water source is contaminated with PFOS.

Local Officials Say Newburgh Is Ripe For A Casino

Jun 20, 2014
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two elected officials in Orange County have penned a letter to members of the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board, inviting them to tour an area they say needs a casino.

City of Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy acknowledged the Catskills’ need for a casino, but says:

“No one needs this more than the city of Newburgh.”

A former New York Giants player is in Newburgh Friday morning, to help kick off a campaign for the common good.