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New York State Assembly Speaker Silver Arrested on Corruption Charges

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Current Events

Allegedly Used Official Position to Obtain $4 Million in Bribes and Kickbacks Concealed as Income From Outside Law Practice Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Richard Frankel, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Criminal Division of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced […]



Maloney Introduces Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking

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

During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) introduced the Human Trafficking Prevention Act, H.R. 357, to combat human trafficking into the United States. Initially passed by the House in 2013 with bipartisan support, this legislation will help train Foreign Service Officers working overseas at US Embassies to stem the […]



Too Chicken to Plunge Event for Special Olympics NY

Jan 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Union Tavern of 51st Market Street, in Poughkeepsie, is hosting its first annual “Too Chicken to Plunge” party in support of the Fishkill chapter of Special Olympics Polar Plunge on January 23, 2015. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., is an opportunity for those who are “too chicken” to plunge […]



Senator Sue Serino Heads To Albany

Jan 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Political

Senator Sue Serino (R—Hyde Park) traveled to Albany today to be officially sworn into office and to take part in her first Legislative Session as a New York State Senator. “As I told our communities last week, I am anxious to hit the ground running here in Albany to ensure that our message of cutting […]



Sue Serino Officially Sworn Into Office as Senator

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Numerous supporters, family members and local officials gathered today at The Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library & Home in Hyde Park to witness the swearing in of newly elected State Senator Sue Serino (R-Hyde Park). Senator Serino was elected to serve the people of the 41st Senate District in a decisive […]



A Thank You From Assemblyman Karl Brabenec

Dec 29th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

I want to thank all of the voters in the 98th Assembly district for their trust and confidence in me to be their next State Assemblyman.  Our district has been without a representative for close to a year, so there is a lot to catch up on. I have many positive ideas on how we […]



Son Charged With Murder After Father’s Death in Marlboro

Dec 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On December 27, 2014, New York State Police and Marlborough Police were called to the home of Nicholas A. Pascarella Sr. for a report of an assault.  Investigation revealed that Pascarella Sr. was confronted by his son in the driveway of the residence.  After an altercation between the two, Pascarella Sr. was said to have […]



Four Arrested in Child Sex Abuse Ring

Dec 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Following a three year investigation, four subjects have been arrested on multiple criminal charges for physically and sexually abusing multiple underage victims in Columbia County. A joint investigation conducted by the New York State Police Troop K Bureau of Criminal Investigation at Livingston, the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office and the Columbia County Child Protective […]



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 […]



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 […]