Help Needed in Community Cleanup, Newburgh

  |  May 10, 2012

In celebration of Earth Day and to inspire the community to help keep Newburgh clean  and green, Safe Harbors of the Hudson is joining with the Newburgh community partners listed below, for the City’s second annual Newburgh Community Cleanup on Saturday, May 12.

This is an opportunity for community members, young and old, to be a part of what’s great in the City of Newburgh. The cleanup will be held from 9 am – 1 pm. A post clean up celebration from 1 pm – 3 pm will include the reveal of the first mural in the Newburgh Mural Project’s Life in Colors series and the kick off to Hip Hop Seasons. Come, eat, see, dance and celebrate our community pride!

The cleanup efforts will cover the city from Clinton Street to Renwick Street and from Downing Park east to Colden Street (view a map of the cleanup area here). Safe Harbors is seeking cleanup participants of all ages. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should arrive no later than 8:30 am to the Broadway/Liberty Street Lot, adjacent to the Ritz Theater. Supplies will be provided to participants, but if possible, please bring your own gloves and rakes so we can be sure there are enough to go around!

For more information about the event and to get involved, please contact June Henley at (845) 562-6940 ext. 110 or

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