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DiNapoli: Poughkeepsie Facing Severe Fiscal Stress

May 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Inaccurate budgeting has created an $11 million general fund deficit in the City of Poughkeepsie, according to an audit issued today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The report also found the city’s debt burden has increased 45 percent over the past five years. “Communities across New York are dealing with increased fiscal stress and […]



Dutchess County Teen Charged With Arson

Apr 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

New York State Police Make Arrest for Town of Wappinger Fire On Arpil 13, 2013 the New York State Police arrested a 14 year old juvenile of Wappingers Falls, charging him with Felony Arson. It was determined he intentionally started a fire inside of a barn causing the structure to be completely destroyed. The arrest […]



Poughkeepsie Under State of Emergency After Water Main Break

Jan 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Mayor Declares State of Emergency Due to Water Main Break The Mayor has declared a State of Emergency due to a Water Main break within City Hall that threatens significant property damages if unabated.    This State of Emergency will remain in effect until rescinded by a subsequent order.  City employees, except emergency personnel, shall not […]



Dutchess County Teen Dies in One-Car Accident Friday

Nov 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Article

Hyde Park police are reporting the death of a 16 year old Hyde Park teen Friday night, November 9, 2012. Town Police found the youth’s vehicle, a 2004 Ford Ranger pickup, submerged upside down in water. Initial investigation revealed that the truck flipped over into a marshy area east of Cardinal Road off Crum Elbow […]



Poughkeepsie Man Shot in the Head Remains Hospitalized

Nov 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Poughkeepsie man shot in the head is hospitalized in critical condition The 21 year old man shot several times in the head in a Poughkeepsie apartment is in critical but stable condition at St. Frances Hospital. The shooting occurred just before 6:00 PM Wednesday, November 7, 2012, on Carroll Street. City of Poughkeepsie police executed […]



Hyde Park Man Arrest on Assault and Violating Protection Order

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Police arrest a 32 year old Hyde Park man for Assault and a Violation of an Order of Protection. At approximately 7:04 pm on October 24, 2012 a female walked into police headquarters to report a domestic dispute with her boyfriend. She reports she was with her boyfriend and they had a disagreement and he […]



Mid Hudson Valley Prepares For Possible Impact of Hurricane Sandy

Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

UPDATE : New York Army and Air National Guard Mobilized For Hurricane Sandy State of Emergency Declared in New York In Preparation of Hurricane Sandy Ulster County Urges Residents to Prepare For Possible Impact of Hurricane Sandy Dutchess County Readies for Hurricane Sandy Orange County Residents Urged to Prepare for Impending Storm State of Emergency […]



Pair Write Bad Checks to Buy Copper Wire in Poughkeepsie

Oct 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Subjects Wrote Bad Checks to Purchase/Sell Copper The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department is investigating an incident in which two individuals wrote bad checks to a local business in order to purchase large amounts of copper wiring and then sell that wiring to a local scrap yard. City business that sell or scrap precious metals […]



New York Police Agencies Receive Bullet Proof Vest Funding

Oct 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND: MORE THAN $635K COMING TO UPSTATE NEW YORK COMMUNITIES FOR NEW BULLETPROOF VESTS DOJ’s Bulletproof Vest Partnership Will Provide New York Communities With Over 2,800 Bulletproof Vests for Local Law Enforcement Schumer Co-Sponsored Bill to Create Program Which Provides Bulletproof Vests to Local Entities U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand […]



Suspect Arrested in Hyde Park Stabbing

Oct 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

At approximately 9:28 pm on October 4, 2012, the Town of Hyde Park Police responded to the 1088 Violet Avenue for a report of a stabbing. When police arrived they found a 50 year old male bleeding from the leg. The victim stated he had been stabbed by a neighbor who was intoxicated.  The victim […]