Lana Bellamy, Times Herald-Record

Lana Bellamy

Times Herald-Record

Middletown, NY, United States

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Past articles by Lana:

Despite advocates' pleas for good cause eviction in NY, bill passage seems unlikely

Statewide Good Cause Eviction bills that would restrict evictions and bar unjust rent hikes for millions of New Yorkers appears unlikely to pass in Albany. → Read More

New Rochelle educator selected to lead Newburgh schools

The Newburgh school board approved hiring a new superintendent on Thursday evening, six months after parting ways with the former chief. → Read More

Most NY troopers are white men. Here’s what New York State Police is doing to diversity

New York state police is acknowledging a lack of diversity among its ranks and is looking to improve in a big recruitment push. → Read More

Newburgh police leaders: City needs more officers

Newburgh's new police commissioner and chief the City Council on Sept. 24 to fund 16 new positions in the 2022 budget. → Read More

Donated hoops in Newburgh neighborhood just what the kids wanted

With the help of a neighbor and the police, two basketball hoops were set up on an empty lot on Johnston Street, giving local kids something to do. → Read More

Daughter pleads for help finding mother with dementia missing in Newburgh

The family of Louise Collins, 77, who has dementia, is offering a $5,000 reward to help find her. She went missing from her daughter's home Wednesday. → Read More

Newburgh to study a remote learning option for some students

Newburgh's acting superintendent reported new details on Tuesday of the district's plan to expand remote learning options to certain students. → Read More

200-year-old bones unearthed from Newburgh's 'Colored Burial Ground' may finally rest in Downing Park

A committee overseeing the memorialization of bones disinterred from Newburgh's 'Colored Burial Ground' settles on a location to bring them home. → Read More

Undercounted? New census data shows stagnant population growth in Newburgh

Newburgh's population size is virtually the same as it was a decade ago, according to 2020 census data. Some volunteers believe it was undercounted. → Read More

Fifth time's the charm? Newburgh takes another shot at DRI funding

Newburgh last week submitted its application for $20 million in state funding to transform Broadway, build a new pier and boost its downtown. → Read More

Business owners: Newburgh Streetscape construction interferes with foot traffic

Shops on Liberty Street say extended construction has threatened their business. The mayor believes contractors will meet the new Sept. 30 deadline. → Read More

Damaged by 2020 fire, Newburgh church hopes for imminent return after lengthy restoration

Major work to restore Calvary Presbyterian Church after a 2020 fire is nearly complete. Congregant Sue Young reviews what's left to do. → Read More

Westchester deaths rise to 5 after Ida; county to receive FEMA help

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said Monday the death toll from Ida has risen to 5. Federal help for storm recovery is on the way. → Read More

Absent: What we know, and don't, about the absence of Newburgh schools' leader and a probe

As Newburgh schools prepares for students to return Sept. 9, the superintendent is 'absent' and an investigation is ongoing. Here's what we know. → Read More

Newburgh delays first day of school to better prepare for COVID

The Newburgh school board voted Monday morning to push back the start of school to Sept. 9 in order to better prepare for COVID threats. → Read More

Newburgh names Forgit acting superintendent

Newburgh School Bd. names Forgit acting superintendent while Padilla is absent → Read More

Newburgh's top cops step into new jobs, set tone for work ahead

Hundreds of people packed the Newburgh Armory Unity Center on Monday to witness the city's new police commissioner and police chief be sworn in. → Read More

Newburgh schools suspends employee in misconduct investigation

After a long school board meeting Friday night, Newburgh schools suspends an employee at the center of a misconduct investigation. → Read More

Middletown barber, city seize chance to bring community together during COVID

A Middletown barber's idea to bring community together during COVID transforms in city-backed Community Day event. → Read More

Kids fly high in Newburgh circus training program

Safe Harbors of the Hudson held its 5th annual Ritz Kidz Circus over the past few weeks, training local kids in various areas of circus performance. → Read More