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featuredimage Gray Fox Positive For Rabies in Poughkeepsie

The Dutchess County Department of Health confirmed a positive rabies test in a fox captured on Hart Drive in the ...

featuredimage Ulster County Sheriff Conducts Child Support Sweep

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office report additional arrests in this agency’s ongoing effort, in conjunction with the Ulster ...

featuredimage 3 Charged in Connection With Heroin Distribution in Kerhonkson Area

Members of the ULSTER REGIONAL GANG ENFORCEMENT NARCOTICS TEAM (U.R.G.E.N.T.) report the arrest of three Kerhonkson area men subsequent to ...

featuredimage Dutchess County Youth Board Repurposed with Focus on Youth Empowerment

Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro has announced the Dutchess County Youth Board has been repurposed as the Dutchess County Youth ...

featuredimage Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh Launches Great Futures Campaign

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newburgh will join Boys & Girls Clubs of America in launching “Great Futures: Campaign for ...

featuredimage Multi-agency Investigation Solves 2 Decade Old Cold Case Murder

Hampden County District Attorney James C. Orenstein announced the arrest  of Robert Honsch, age 70, of Dalton Ohio, who has ...

featuredimage State Police Make Arrest in Connection With Fishkill Hit and Run

New York State Troopers arrested 48 year-old Peter C. Persaud, of Poughquag, for Driving While Intoxicated.  The arrest occurred during ...

featuredimage Traffic Stop Sends Fugitive Back to Nigeria

Troopers in Montgomery effected a vehicle and traffic stop on a 2009 Nissan Altima on State Route 17K in the ...

featuredimage Juveniles Arrested After Breaking Into Ellenville Elementary School

he New York State Police at Ellenville announce the arrest a fourteen year old juvenile from Ellenville and a fifteen ...

featuredimage Kingston Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries

On July 29th, 2014, the members of the New York State Police, Troop F, at SP Ellenville, announce the arrest ...

featuredimage Port Jervis Police Officers cleared in Federal Civil Rights Violation Case

The City of Port Jervis and the Port Jervis Police Department jointly announced that on Monday, July 21, 2014, its ...

Community Happenings

Maloney to Host Hudson Valley Veterans Benefits Workshops

On Monday, August 4th, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) will host Veterans Benefits Workshops in both Mahopac and Goshen to connect veterans and their families with information, resources and one-on-one assistance on veterans compensation claims. The clinic will provide free advice and guidance for veterans and their families who need assistance filing their veterans claims […]

Community Calendar

August Classes at the Orange County Arboretum

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and Parks Department Commissioner Richard Rose announced that the Friends of the Arboretum will be offering a class for children and one for adults this August at the Orange County Arboretum, located within Thomas Bull Memorial Park. On August 2 the Friends will offer “Pond Life for Kids” from 10:00 […]

Entertainment

The Jazz Hounds at Beekman Library August 16

The Jazz Hounds playing the music of Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong Saturday, August 16th, 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Beekman Library Enjoy a late afternoon of live music on the beautiful lawn in front of Beekman Library! Bring a blanket or chair • Picnics welcome In case of rain, concert will be moved indoors […]

Business News

3rd Annual Dutchess Chamber Think Local First Expo August 23

The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to promote the best local products and services to the public during the third annual one-day-only Think Local First Consumer Expo on Saturday, August 23 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. inside the Poughkeepsie Galleria.  Select vendors will be raffling off prizes throughout the day. At […]

In Your Town

Orange Regional Re-Accredited With CEO Cancer Gold Standard

Orange Regional Medical Center was re-accredited by the CEO Roundtable On Cancer with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™, acknowledging its commitment to the health of its employees and their families by agreeing to meet a high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ calls for companies to evaluate their […]

Lifestyle

4 Rules of Etiquette You Always Wonder About

During my birthday dinner, I realized my elbows were on the table as I was enjoying the antipasto. As soon as I noticed, I was embarrassed, even though my family didn’t seem to mind. “Is ‘no elbows on the table’ still a thing?” I thought to myself. Maybe not, since my dad wasn’t swatting my […]

Current Events

Ruling Paves Way for New Gas Power Plant in Orange County

The New York Public Service Commission has denied a petition for rehearing seeking to reverse approval of the CPV Valley Energy Project, filed by a concerned citizen and representative of a local community organization, Protect Orange County(POC).  In the same ruling, issued July 28, 2014 the Commission also denied a motion to revoke the approval […]

General Interest

Block the Lead Party in Newburgh August 1

On Friday August 1, 2014 the Lead Safe Newburgh Coalition  and the City of Newburgh will sponsor a “Block the Lead Party” at Audrey Carey Park (corner of Liberty and Farrington Streets)   from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center will have their mobile van on site and conduct free […]

Police Briefs

Brooklyn Parolee Arrested on Burglary Charges in Ulster County

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of a Brooklyn man on burglary related charges. On July 28, 2014 at about 11:58 AM, deputies, troopers, and members of the Rosendale Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress in the Tillson area.  Initial responding units obtained a description of […]

Political

Serino Launches Her Let’s Talk Series at Route 84 Diner

Events will give residents the chance to share concerns about issues in the community Dutchess County Legislator and 41st State Senate District Candidate Sue Serino (R,C,I-Hyde Park) will be hosting a “Let’s Talk” community meeting this Saturday, July 26 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the 84 Diner, 853 New York 52 in Fishkill. The […]

OP ED

Lalor to Cuomo: Small Businesses Need Tax Breaks Too

Statement on NYS Tax Breaks for CBS and The Late Show from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) “When Governor Cuomo agrees to give CBS and The Late Show $16 million in subsidies, he should remember that non-glamorous businesses need tax relief too. Small businesses might not be as glamorous as Cuomo’s Hollywood friends, […]