Newfield News

The planning board meets monthly at the Newfield Town Hall.

Comprehensive town plan discussed at monthly board meeting

The Newfield Planning Board sat down Wednesday night, July 3, at their monthly meeting to discuss updates to the reorganized town website, the 2023 comprehensive plan, the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) community forest grant and revisions to application forms for subdivisions and site plans.  The planning board is looking to start pitching Newfield residents to get […]

Darren Liebman, from Didgeridoo Down Under giving a performance playing a drum and a black Didgeridoo on stage. More Didgeridoos are pictured behind him as well as many messages that Didgeridoo Down Under teaches in their performances.

Australian didgeridoo show coming to town

Coming to Newfield Public Library on Friday, Aug 4 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Didgeridoo Down Under will be giving a performance outside behind the library.  Didgeridoo Down Under travels the world to give an educating but also entertaining performance for people of all ages.  A Didgeridoo is a tubular musical instrument played for at least 1,500 years by aboriginal peoples of […]

The planning board meets monthly at the Newfield Town Hall.

Planning board revises town communication and comprehensive plan

The Newfield Planning Board sat down July 5 at its monthly meeting to discuss plans for the town. A prevalent topic at the meeting was concern about Newfield residents’ lack of knowledge about happenings that are of importance to the community. The board explored ways to improve communication with town residents. Brenda Lapp, chair of the Newfield Planning Board committee, […]

Perry Ground performing his interactive storytelling of The Haudenosaunee. The performance includes a variety of different artworks and movements to tell the stories of indigenous peoples.

Perry Ground offers a unique platform to tell stories of indigenous people

A unique performance coming to town July 11 will tell the stories of indigenous people at the Newfield Public Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Perry Ground, a Turtle Clan member, 2021-22 Minett Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and a storyteller from Turtle Talk Stories, will share stories and artwork from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (also known as the Iroquois) through an […]

Newfield Town Hall

Board discusses sewer repair, broadband network extension and court security

Newfield Town Board members sat down on the evening of June 8 to conduct their monthly business meeting at the Town Hall.  Among the many topics discussed at the table were the improvement plans for the Newfield sewer system, a new initiative to secure court security and the extension of the countywide broadband network. Newfield Town Supervisor Michael Allinger said […]

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Poetry contest provides a space for creative and personal expression for students

Friday, June 9 marks the completion and celebration of Newfield’s townwide poetry contest, with a celebration at Aiosa Auditorium.  Participants include 55 students from Newfield schools and homeschooled students from the area who will read aloud their submitted poems at the event. The poems will be up for special mention by three New York authors: poet and teacher Carolyn Clark; […]

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