Newfield News

Newfield revisits a mobile home park law

During the Newfield Town Board meeting on Feb. 22, the spotlight was on the potential revision of the town’s mobile home park law, a topic that has not seen significant updates since its last amendment in 1998. Initially established in 1989, the law now faces scrutiny and demands for change. According to Newfield Town Supervisor Micheal Allinger, many of the […]

School district unveils comprehensive capital improvement plan

Newfield Central School District (CSD) has announced a comprehensive capital improvement project set for a public vote on March 12. The initiative, encompassing significant upgrades across four key areas, aims to enhance safety, accessibility and infrastructure within the district without imposing additional tax burdens on Newfield residents or those who reside within the Newfield school district. This ambitious project will […]

Newfield Town Board talks solar projects and climate plans

On Feb. 7, the Newfield Planning Board convened at the town hall, where discussions spanned a range of pivotal topics, from leadership appointments to environmental initiatives and solar energy development. The board made decisive leadership choices, electing Debra Eichten as chair and Thomas Heffron as vice chair. These appointments underscore the board’s commitment to effective governance and strategic planning for […]

Newfield High school holds a week of honors during sporting events

Newfield High School recently experienced a week filled with basketball, tributes and awards, highlighting community and school spirit. The week commenced with Military Appreciation Night on Jan. 30 during the girls game, followed by the Jean Stewart Award for Excellence announcement on Feb. 2 during halftime of a basketball game. That evening also marked senior recognition for the boys’ basketball […]

Newfield Town Board focuses on recreation, utilities

Time-sensitive decisions on recreation and utilities led the Newfield Town Board’s Jan. 25 work session. Aa planned, a new facility at the Town’s Recreation Center, 66 Main Street, would include a kitchen concession area, bathrooms, and a shelter for picnic tables. Stream Collaborative’s designer Brandon Ebel said the building would be between the Center’s basketball courts and soccer field, noting […]

Newfield holds public hearing on tax exemption for firefighters and medics

On Jan. 17, a public hearing was held in the Newfield High School library to discuss a proposed exemption on school taxes for volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers. The exemption specifically pertains to the Newfield school tax region. Perry Gorgen, Newfield Central School District (CSD) business administrator, stated that during the 2022-23 New York state legislative session, various exemptions were […]

Community and safety at Newfield Town meeting

On Dec. 14, the Newfield Town Board convened for its monthly meeting, during which board members discussed various new issues and received updates from different departments. The session was highlighted by a discussion of the speed limit on Van Ostrand Road and updates from the Newfield Recreation Department. Councilperson Robert Lynch, from the neighboring town of Enfield, raised concerns about […]

Fir Farm’s Christmas trees meet White Dog Apiary’s honey delights in Newfield

Nestled in the serene landscapes of Newfield, the Fir Farm Christmas tree farm, now in its 30th year, stands as a beacon of holiday tradition. The festive allure of the farm is complemented by the presence of White Dog Apiary, a local producer of high-quality, small-batch honey and hive products deeply rooted in the community and rich in history. As […]

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