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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 […]



Stone Ridge Man Dies in ATV Accident

Dec 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report a fatal all terrain vehicle (ATV) accident. On December 14, 2014 at approximately 7:04 a.m. Deputies responded to a wooded area on the property on Lucas Avenue Extension in High Falls.  Ulster County 911 dispatchers reported a man was involved in an ATV accident and was trapped […]



County Leaders Name Dutchess County Executive Molinaro to Board

Dec 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro has been appointed to serve on the New York State Association of Counties’ Board of Directors. “I look forward to working with my fellow board members and county leaders from across the state on the important issues that impact us all,” said Molinaro. Molinaro will work with the NYSAC Board […]



Provisions Announced in FERC Government Funding

Dec 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Representative Chris Gibson (NY-19) and Senator Charles E. Schumer announced unprecedented provisions in the government funding bill to hold the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accountable to ratepayers in the Hudson Valley. Specifically, the provision part of the government spending bill, expected to be signed into law, reasserts Congressional authority […]



Newburgh Area Bus Service Announces Expansion

Dec 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus today announced that the Newburgh Area Bus Service Expansion is scheduled to begin today with free fares through the holidays. Federal, state, and local leaders will mark the occasion with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) Park and Ride Transit Hub on Route […]



Domestic Dispute Leads to Man Barricading Himself in City of Newburgh

Dec 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Friday December 12, at approximately 10:45pm City of Newburgh Police responded to a domestic dispute on Blake St. in the City of Newburgh. According to police, a female had fled the residence while her husband broke several windows in the house as well as caused damage to a vehicle. As patrol officers arrived the […]



Serino Calls On Governor Cuomo to Make Lyme Disease a Priority

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

NY—Senator-elect Sue Serino (R—Hyde Park) today called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that will empower doctors and patients to treat the symptoms of Lyme Disease and other chronic conditions. The bill (S. 7854) was passed nearly six months ago in response to a report released by the Senate Majority Coalition’s Task Force […]



Port Jervis Police Now Equipped With Overdose Prevention Rescue Kits

Dec 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Port Jervis City Police Officers have recently been trained in the proper use of Naloxone to reverse opiate related overdoses and have been equipped with Overdose Prevention Rescue Kits with the support of the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services and Mr. Jeffrey Spitz, Executive Director of Restorative Management Corp with officers located in Port […]



Lake Street Bridge Re-Opens in City of Newburgh

Dec 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Local businesses along with Mayor Judy Kennedy and the Newburgh City Council joined together for the re-opening of the Lake Street bridge on Tuesday, December 9th at 12:00 pm. The City Council authorized spending of $80,000 to install a temporary bridge as a pro-active measure in order to support the local businesses while a permanent […]



Tkazyik Vetoes Four Poughkeepsie City Council Resolutions

Dec 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik vetoed four different resolutions passed by the City Council. Three (R-14-70; R-14-71; R-14-72) concern the Council’s acquisition of a property located at 204 Church Street. “The Council voted to acquire this property with no plan, no cost analysis, no notion of what the property is worth, absent any knowledge of potential […]