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Winter Tournament Will Benefit Local Hudson Valley Families

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Sunday, February 15th, the 18th Annual Tony Cappillino Memorial Tournament will again take place in Poughkeepsie’s River District. A February tradition, this event raises money for local families throughout the Hudson Valley.  With over 300 participants and hundreds of others in the sidelines, this event is an afternoon of fun and fundraising.  Hosted by […]



Former New York State Official Charged With Stealing Funds

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott announced the arrest of the former Chief Financial Officer of the New York State Natural Heritage Trust (NHT) on charges he stole nearly $11,000 from his agency by issuing bogus state checks to himself and augmenting his salary without authorization. Michael Caccese, 39, was charged with Grand […]



Winter Weather Impacting Home Sales in Dutchess County

Feb 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Last year’s weather term was Polar Vortex and this year it is Bombogenesis that has impacted the Dutchess County real estate market. The snow caused the cancellation of closings which reduced the number of closed sales for single family detached homes in January. The number of closed sales in January of single family detached homes […]



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 […]



Bethel Woods Looks to Collaborate with Local Artists

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

In an effort to expand and enrich its current arts and humanities-based programming, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is looking to collaborate with professional artists from the Catskill and Hudson Valley regions. The organization hopes to leverage local talent and passion by developing a roster of teaching artists from the community who will help […]



Mid Hudson Regional Hospital Offers Winter Weather Health Safety Tips

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center offers health and safety tips as forecasters call for potentially dangerous conditions for the next 24 to 36 hours Old man winter is gearing up to deliver the first substantial snowfall to our area this season. Weather forecasters are calling for a blizzard with possible record snowfall — […]



Ulster County Wants Residents to be Ready for Impending Weather

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

At the Ulster County Department of Public Works, County Executive Mike Hein reviewed Ulster County’s preparedness for the impending snowstorm which is slated to reach the Hudson Valley this afternoon and last through Wednesday.  The snowstorm is expected to be at its peak tonight through Tuesday morning with the Hudson Valley seeing potentially 2-3 inches […]



Orange County Declares State of Emergency

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

In response to Winter Storm Juno, Orange County has declared a State of Emergency effective today at 7:00 p.m. through 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28. During this period, county roadway travel is restricted to the following: utility crews; healthcare and social services providers providing direct patient care; police, fire, and EMS; essential public employees; […]



Molinaro Declares Countywide State of Emergency in Dutchess

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro, in consultation with the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police and the National Weather Service from Albany, has declared a countywide State of Emergency for the County of Dutchess will go into effect at 9pm this evening (Monday, January 26, 2015).   […]



3 Arrested After Investigation of December Burglary in Chester

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On December 16th at about 6:30PM, the Town of Chester Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an unoccupied house on Route 94. An investigation revealed that Mark Humbert, 44, of Monroe had removed six cast iron radiators from the barn.  He was arrested last week and charged with felony […]