Former Newburgh mayor sews masks and distributes for free

Nicholas Valentine is making 150 face masks a day at his store -Broadway Tailor - in Newburgh and is giving them out for free.

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2020, 4:28 PM

Updated 1,470 days ago

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A former City of Newburgh mayor is helping during the COVID-19 crisis by making face masks for the public. 
Nicholas Valentine is a tailor by trade, and served as Newburgh's mayor from 2004 to 2012.
He's now making 150 face masks a day at his store, Broadway Tailor, in Newburgh and is giving them out for free.
Valentine said during this time of crisis, it's a reminder that sewing is an essential service, and he's happy to help the public in any way.
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