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Cornerstone introduces lending library as part of Newburgh school district literacy initiative

In October a room full of educators, local officials and representatives from community organizations gathered at SUNY Orange’s Kaplan Hall for the launch of “Newburgh Basics,” a school district literacy initiative targeting parents of kids up to 3 years old. The idea: recruit community organizations to distribute to parents and guardians resources – such as [...]

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Unity Center to expand literacy program

Newburgh Armory Unity Center’s one-year-old literacy program for elementary-school students will expand this summer into a larger space at the facility. SUNY New Paltz students will join Mount Saint Mary College students in tutoring Newburgh kids during the summer, and after-school during the school year, for the Armory’s Literacy Education Advocacy Partnership. Armory Education Director [...]

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Barnes & Noble announces Newburgh book drive

Barnes & Noble formally launched a children’s book drive for Newburgh literacy programs on Tuesday. Between now and Jan. 1 the bookseller is collecting books at its Town of Newburgh store at 1245 Route 300. Books will be distributed through Newburgh NEEDS to Read, a task force set up to promote literacy in the city. [...]

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