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Local school districts dismissing early due to storm
Newburgh City School District: Early DismissalNoon for South Middle school, heritage middle school and all campuses of the Newburgh free academy. 1 pm for Gams Middle Hill, Temple Hill and vails gate steam academy. 2 pm for Balmville, Fostertown, Gardnertown, Horizons, New Windsor and Pre-K at Gams.
MTA police investigate possible blood found on Beacon platform
There have been no reports of crime, injury or accident at the station, according to Metro-North.
Notorious Hudson Valley Drug Dealer Gets 24 Year Prison Sentence
On Wednesday in Putnam County Court, 39-year-old Omar Miles of Peekskill was sentenced to 23 years in prison. In September, he was charged with three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Delays likely on Route 52 in Fishkill
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Snow snarls traffic in Goshen
GOSHEN -Snow coated Route 6 in Goshen Thursday evening, creating bumper-to-bumper traffic.News 12 witnessed numerous drivers on the side of the road along NY-17 from Chester to Monroe.They were getting out of their cars and trying to push them because they were stuck.
Three Charged In East Fishkill Sobriety Checkpoint
Members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, East Fishkill Police Department and New York State Police troopers conducted the joint sobriety checkpoint, which led to six arrests, three of which were for impaired driving. The checkpoint was held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 on Route
Naval Officer from Beacon Honored
Members of the Melzingah Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution traveled to Mystic, Connecticut, recently to attend a luncheon honoring Barbara Miller, a retired commander in the U.S. Navy, in recognition for her service during the Vietnam War. Miller was raised in Beacon and has been a
Shop Local this Saturday in Newburgh
The holiday season is just about here, and here is another chance for you to shop local if you're in the Newburgh area. And how cool would it be to get your holiday shopping done, or at least started before Thanksgiving? Pretty cool, plus you'll be helping a great cause.
Beacon Boys Finish 12th in Section
Sophomore Zachary Cader led the Bulldogs, finishing 12th of 144 runners on the 5K course in 18:31.5. Ryan Cory, a senior, finished 47th in 19:37.8 and Evan LaBelle was 63rd in 20:02.7. Six other Beacon runners also competed: Matthew Dowd, Stephen Schneider, Panagiotis Vakirtzis, Salvatore Migliore,
Dutchess Stadium bond fails, Molinaro warns county could lose Hudson Valley Renegades
“If we are able to make the maintenance investment that we are asking for today, that will buy us time with the city of Beacon School District and the Renegades, to finalize a (memorandum of understanding),” Molinaro said. “We have an agreement in principle, but we don’t yet have it finalized.”
Drug Dealer From Peekskill Sentenced By Putnam Judge
CARMEL, NY — A 39-year-old Peekskill resident who is a six-time convicted felon was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years in prison for selling drugs in Putnam County. He was on parole at the time, said Putnam County District Attorney Robert V. Tendy in the announcement.
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Group develops plan to combat invasive species along Hudson River
BEACON, N.Y. — Hudson River Sloop Clearwater recently hosted the inaugural meeting of the Lower Hudson Aquatic Invasive Species Working Group, part of the Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management.
Convicted Peekskill Drug Dealer Gets 24-Year Sentence
Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy noted that prior to his arrest, Miles had 12 prior contacts with the criminal justice system and six prior felony convictions, all for drug sales.
2 More Hudson Valley Gas Stations to Give Out Free Fuel This Week
The Boris & Robyn Show on 101.5 WPDH was broadcasting live on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from Flory's Shell on Route 52 in Hopewell Junction and the Mobil Foam and Wash on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie. Starting at 7 am each morning, crews accepted bags of non-perishable food items. In exchange for th
Suspect arrested shortly after town of Poughkeepsie credit union robbed
Nicholas J. Salfelder, 33, was being held and awaiting charges Tuesday afternoon, the town of Poughkeepsie Police Department said.
Weather: Up to 4 inches of snow expected Thursday
Up to four inches of snow is expected in the mid-Hudson region, and sleet and freezing rain may also be in the mix, according to the National Weather Service in Albany.
Police Investigate After Car Stolen in Hudson Valley
Also, a light blue 2005 Town and Country minivan was stolen from a home on Church Street, police say.
Suspect faces felony charge in town of Poughkeepsie credit union robbery
TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The LaGrangeville man who was taken into custody shortly after a South Road credit union was robbed has been charged with felony robbery, town police said Wednesday.
Six Northern Westchester Residents Face DWI Charges In State Police Stops
On Saturday, Nov. 10, State Police troopers from Somers arrested Debra S. Brande, 56, of Somers, for DWI. She was traveling on Lovell Street in Somers, and was involved in a one-car motor vehicle crash. The investigation revealed that she was impaired by alcohol, and she was subsequently arrested.On