Author Archives: Newburgh Clean-Up Mob

No Clean-Up Mob for August

We’re taking a month off for the Clean-Up Mob. Watch here- and on Facebook and Twitter- for updates on our next clean up. Suggestions are always welcome. In the meantime, if there is someplace in your neighborhood that is an eyesore call the Codes Department at (845) 569-7400. Make sure you get a complaint number. […]

102-104 Washington Street- Former Clinton Hotel

The shame and embarrassment over the property at 102-104 Washington Street only gets worse when history tells us a story about such properties. This building was fully occupied 20 years ago. It had been owned by Frank Jones of 230 Montgomery Street, a former preacher at A.M.E. Zion Church across the street from the Washington […]

Clean-Up Leads to Errant Art

Look what the clean up hath wrought! Artists: Gerardo Castro, Wyatt Stevens, Will Teran, John Stoltz, Jeff Wallace, Rachel Weidkam

2nd Clean Up Mob Action a Quiet Success


Before: 102-104 Washington Street

2nd Clean-Up, Sunday, July 8, 2012 10am

Sorry for the late notice but this weather is landscaping weather! Our second clean up event took place today, Sunday, July 8, 2012, 10am at 102-104 Washington Street. Bring gloves, bags, clippers, weedwacker would be good. This location is visible to many visitors to our wonderful city as it sits outside the best lunch place […]

Clean Up Mob Action This Sunday, July 8, 2012 10am

Keep the time open. This will be a quick and fast one- but it is highly visible to many people who visit our city. We expect to be done in less than an hour. The site will be announced on Saturday. Check in here for details or on Facebook or Twitter.  

288 Grand Street Clean-Up a Success!

We did it! Thanks to the people who showed up Sunday morning, 288 Grand Street is now looking pretty spiffy. The Department of Public Works finished off by picking up the garbage, cutting the remainder of the grass and securing the property with fencing and a No Trespassing sign. It was beautiful morning and we […]