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6 Dead, Several Injured After Metro North Crash

Feb 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

I fiery crash involving a Metro North commuter train and a SUV claimed the lives of 6 people Tuesday evening. The incident took place near Hawthorne during the evening rush hour commute. A Harlem line train leaving Grand Central Station at 5:45pm struck a Jeep Cherokee that was across the tracks. The impact caused the SUV […]



Celebrate Martin Luther King’s Dream

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Article

Martin Luther King Jr’s dream of a country filled with equality may be the most resounding memory most have of him. He was far more than a visionary – he is by far one of the few that have been taken from us far too early that had he not, would of changed how things […]



Mother of Mason Decosmo Found Negligent in Toddler’s Death

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The mother of 2 year old Mason Decosmo was found to be negligent in his death. On Thursday, Judge Anthony McGinty stated that Kaitlin Wolfert created substantial risk of injury by leaving her sons, Mason Decosmo, and Jaxson Decosmo, 1, with her live-in boyfriend, Kenneth Stahli, which ultimately led to Mason’s death. The boy was […]



New Windsor Goodwill Employee Robbed at Night Deposit

Dec 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On Monday night December 22, at approximately 9:00pm the New Windsor Police Department responded to the Key Bank located at 366 Windsor Highway, New Windsor for a reported robbery at the night deposit box.  When officers arrived they were met by employees from the Goodwill Store, located at 374 Windsor Highway. The victim/employee reported that […]



Dutchess County Legislator Charged With Sexual Abuse of Two Boys

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On December 15, 2014, State Police in Wappinger Falls arrested 36-year-old Michael N. Kelsey of Pleasant Valley, for inappropriately touching two 15-year-old males during a Boy Scout trip in Cranberry Lake in August 2014. Kelsey was charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, Forcible Touching, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Kelsey […]



Early Morning Crash Leaves One Dead on Rt 17 Near Rock Hill

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Route 17 westbound became the scene of a fatal accident near Rock Hill early Tuesday morning. Icy conditions played a large roll in the 4 am pile up near exit 109 involving five tractor trailers and two passenger cars that left one dead. Several police, fire and ambulance departments were on the scene and NYSP […]



May We Never Forget Pearl Harbor

Dec 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

On the morning of December 7, 1941, as many of the men and women stationed there slept in their beds the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. When the attack, which lasted just over 2 hours was finally over, 2,402 had lost their lives and another 1,282 were wounded. As news spread to the states it came […]



Pretrial Proceedings Set to Begin November 24 in Fatal Hit and Run

Nov 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Pretrial hearings are set to start November 24, 2014 for a Cornwall woman accused of a fatal hit and run accident this past January. An Orange County judge ruled Thursday that the manslaughter indictment will stand against 29 year old Linda Ibrahim. Ibrahim is charged with hitting and killing 32 year old Eric Geter, Sr., […]



Murder Indictment Dismissed Against Man Who Fatally Shot Rape Suspect

Nov 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The murder and manslaughter indictment against a Sparrowbush man, who fatally shot a wanted rape suspect in an attempt to get the fugitive into police custody, was dropped Thursday in an Orange County courtroom. Judge Robert Freehill announced that the indictment against David Carlson was dismissed in its entirety. The original indictment stemmed from the […]



Police Investigating Possible Abduction in the Town of Wallkill

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Police are attempting to identify a man that may be connected to an abduction early Monday morning in the Town of Wallkill. According to a worker at the Fair Oaks Mobil on Bloomingburg Road in the Town of Wallkill a man said to be in his late 30’s early 40’s entered the store just after […]