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Questions about prison safety arise after Greene County inmate deaths

GREENE COUNTY, N.Y. (WRGB) - One week after the death of an inmate at Greene Correctional Facility, more stories are being shared about what's been witnessed inside the walls of the prison.


Cold Case: Body found in a Greenville swamp back in 1991

TOWN OF GREENVILLE, NY (WRGB) State Police are still investigating a decades old cold case after the skeletal remains of a man were discovered in a swamp in the Town of Greenville.


Two vie for Greene County Sheriff

CAIRO — Two candidates with deep backgrounds in law enforcement announced they are seeking the Republican party nomination to run for the four-year term of Greene County sheriff.


Is your New York state tax preparer legit? Search 33,000 names

If your tax preparer is not an attorney, CPA or IRS enrolled agent, you can use our lookup to be sure he or she is registered to do your taxes in New York state. Look up registrations for more than 33,000 tax preparers in the search below. Enter a name or look for registrations by city. The list inc


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Families desperate for answers after Greene County Correctional deaths

GREENE COUNTY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Two recent deaths at a local state prison have two families desperate for answers. Inmate Anthony Myrie, 24, died last Monday, and 38-year-old inmate Delmus Tanner died last November. Both died at the hospital following incidents at the Greene Correctional Facility.


Greene Co. man convicted of Murder of local rapper

CATSKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man was convicted Friday of murdering an up-and-coming local rap artist. Carlos Graham is facing a sentence of 25 years to life for murdering Brandyn Foster, of Catskill, and then hiding his body for more than a year.


Colonie man accused of possessing 1 pound of marijuana

SCHOHARIE - A Colonie man was sent to the Schoharie County jail, after police say he was caught with more than a pound of marijuana in his car. Nathaniel Martin, 20, was pulled over for speeding on I-88 in Schoharie.


Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promo


Hearing on NY state's Climate and Community Protection Act to be held in New Paltz

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing for March 1 on revisions to New York environmental law that seek to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.


Inmate's death after fight at Greene Correctional Facility said to be result of 'sudden cardiac arrest'

COXSACKIE, N.Y. — Breaking from their practice of not commenting about inmate deaths, state prison officials are now saying a 24-year-old prisoner who died last week at the Greene Correctional Facility succumbed to an apparent “sudden cardiac arrest.” In an emailed statement, state Department of Cor


Group Of Kids With Disabilities Hit The Slopes Of Windham Mountain Thanks To The Hospital For Special Surgery

WINDHAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A group of kids with disabilities on Tuesday received a life-changing experience on the slopes with their doctors thanks to a local hospital. It’s taken 15-year-old Niayrah Smith four surgeries over 12 years to get to where she is today — mobile enough to test out her br


Open Door Opens Dental Practice in Saugerties, NY

Saugerties, NY - Open Door Family Medical Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center focused on providing medical, dental and behavioral health care to patients regardless of insurance status or ability to pay, has opened a new dental facility at 16 West Bridge Street in Saugerties. People of all a


Saugerties woman charged with drunken driving after crashing into tree

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — A village woman who was injured when her vehicle struck a tree alongside state Route 32 in the town has been charged with drunken driving, police said Tuesday.


Ale salvaged from 1886 shipwreck may find new life at Upstate NY brewery

COBLESKILL, NY -- Back in 1886, someone in New York City expecting a shipment of English ale never got the delivery. Now, 133 years later, an Upstate New York brewery, working with a nearby college, is attempting to complete the beer’s long journey to someone’s glass.


Bethel Woods scales back Woodstock anniversary festival, adds Ringo Starr to lineup

BETHEL, N.Y. — After losing one of its producer, this summer's festival at Bethel Woods in Sullivan County marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock festival has been scaled back.


BET Interview: Anthony Myrie’s Wife Details Ominous Final Phone Call With Her Husband

On February 11, 2019, Sade Myrie, 29, received a call from her husband Anthony Myrie, 24, then a Greene Correctional Facility inmate serving a seven-year sentence after being convicted of Attempted Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance (in the third degree). That day, as she chatted with her husba


ePlanned prison closures could impact Twin Counties

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to close three prisons statewide won’t affect law enforcement’s ability to do its job in the Twin Counties, officials said, but could have an economic impact on the area should a local facility be among those closed.


Black Bridge restoration project makes history

CATSKILL — The Greene County Highway Department received the 2018 Historical Restoration/Preservation Project of the Year Award for its restoration of the storm-ravaged Black Bridge in Catskill.


Town of Ulster to vote on purchase of highway roller that would be shared with Hurley and Woodstock

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — The Town Board is expected to act this week on the planned purchase of a highway roller that would be shared with the towns of Hurley and Woodstock. The Ulster board is to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Town Hall.