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Drunk Driver Rams Police Attempting to Flee in Town of Newburgh

Dec 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

The Town of Newburgh Police Department has arrested Christopher M. Peloso, age 27, of Campbell Hall, NY following a high speed pursuit in the Town of Newburgh. Officer Henry Lawson observed Peloso’s vehicle, a 2002 Ford     F-150, driving erratically on Route 32 near the I-84 entrance ramp at about 12:45 AM on December 21st.  When […]



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 […]



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 […]



Mid-Hudson Region Named Top Performer by REDC

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

As part of Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative, the Mid-Hudson region will receive $82.8 million as an REDC “Top Performer,” according to an announcement made in Albany Thursday. The funding is part of a $709.2 million package of economic and community development aid available to 10 regions across New York State. Dutchess […]



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 […]



Dutchess County Legislature Adopts Molinaro’s Budget with Bipartisan Support

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

The 2015 Dutchess County Budget was adopted in 19-6 bipartisan vote by the Dutchess County Legislature. The adopted budget, with few amendments to Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro’s Tentative County Budget, ensures Dutchess County moves forward with largest property tax levy reduction in over a decade, property tax rebate checks for homeowners paid for by […]



Town of Poughkeepsie Food Mart Robbed at Gunpoint

Dec 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On December 6, 2014 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department was notified of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Dimpy’s Food Mart & Deli, 401 Vassar Road, Town of Poughkeepsie. A preliminary investigation has disclosed that a white male, approximately 5’10′ to 6′ tall, wearing a yellow raincoat with […]



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 […]



Newburgh Teen Arrested In Connection With Double Shooting

Dec 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Late Friday afternoon, December 5, City of Newburgh Detectives arrested 16-year-old City of Newburgh resident Leshawn Hamilton for his involvement in the double shooting. Detectives charged him with two counts of Assault in the First Degree for causing injuries to the two victims by firing a handgun multiple times. He was arrested in the area […]



State Police are seeking public assistance to help identify two suspects

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the depicted subjects who are wanted for Identity Theft. The two men are wanted for questioning regarding 6 fraudulent credit card purchases that were made in October of 2014 in the Towns of Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, and New […]