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Bankrupt Beacon company owner accused of improperly accounting for loan

A U.S. Trustee has sued the owner of a bankrupt company for allegedly accounting for a $524,367 loan improperly. Marianne T. O'Toole, the trustee, accused Michael J. Pareti, president and owner of KNM Sheet Metal Inc. in Beacon, of unjust enrichment and breach of fiduciary duty, in a complaint filed


Shandaken man gets prison for vehicular manslaughter

Griffin KINGSTON - A Shandaken man was sentenced in Ulster County Court on Tuesday to 2 1/3 to seven years in state prison following his conviction to vehicular manslaughter. The case against Danny Griffin, 32, stemmed from a collision on Route 28 in the Town of Olive near Dancing Rock Road on Augu

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-10-19 07:00:00

Poughkeepsie trio charged in Amenia burglary

Three people from Poughkeepsie were charged with felonies Tuesday following a burglary in the Town of Amenia. State police charged 32-year-old Austin M. Lovett, 21-year-old Taylor E. Desario, and 17-year-old Dyer A. Burns for second-degree burglary, a class C felony. Police received a complaint of a

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-19 14:14:28

Yorktown: Heavy traffic expected for college conference

There are several state roadwork projects scheduled in Westchester and Putnam counties this week on the Hutchinson River, Sprain Brook, Taconic State and Saw Mill River parkways; Routes 1, 6, 9A, 22, 100, 117, 120, 125 and 133; Interstate and 684; and state roads in Bronxville, Yonkers and North Sa

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-19 16:22:02

Newburgh school district takes aim at the 'basics'

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Parents are the first teachers. That philosophy, and research showing that gaps in reading and math skills form by the time children are 2 years old, underpin a new initiative launched Thursday by the Newburgh school district and targeting newborns to 3-year-olds. Under the "Newbu

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-10-20 00:14:34

Former IBM East Fishkill campus to become 'workspace of the future'

A $300 million project will transform the former IBM East Fishkill Campus into a "workspace of the future" known as i.Park City, according to the real estate development group that bought it. National Resources purchased 300 acres of land from GlobalFoundries for an undisclosed sum and plans to rede

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-19 23:15:58

Duchess, Duke Crowned at 22nd Annual Dutchess County Senior Prom

Provided by Dutchess County Office for the Aging POUGHKEEPSIE - Over 370 senior citizens packed the dance floor at the Dutchess County Office for the Aging's 22nd annual "Dutchess County Senior Prom" on Monday Oct. 16 at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. The Prom featured a "School Days" theme


Poughkeepsie: Hyatt Place hotel promises to add jobs, attract tourists

A Hyatt Place hotel development along Route 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie is promising to have a nearly $1 million impact on the economy, through annual tax revenue and new employment salaries. And though dozens of hotels are already spread throughout Dutchess County - many lining Route 9 - town and

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-19 11:00:01

Learning how not to drive self-driving car not for me

Chevrolet will begin testing self-driving cars early next year in lower Manhattan. I'm not ready for technology that close to home. It's my understanding these cars will be programmed with some special features, like coping with aggressive drivers. That's good, but I'm still not ready to go anywhere

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-19 11:00:01

West Point presents Thayer Award to Bush

WEST POINT - Former President George W. Bush accepted the Sylvanus Thayer Award from the West Point Association of Graduates on Thursday night. The award is presented each year to a nationally prominent person whose career exemplifies the West Point motto: Duty. Honor. Country. Noting that past winn

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-10-20 03:13:11

Business Excellence Awards recognize Dutchess businesses, nonprofits

More than 100 people packed into the Grandview Hotel in Poughkeepsie on Thursday night to celebrate the honorees at the Think Dutchess Business Excellence Awards. The annual celebration recognizes area businesses and nonprofits that have made an impact in Dutchess County. Video by Jack Howland/Poug

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-20 00:07:35

Webutuck determines 'no threat' after bullet found at high school

Webutuck High School Class of 2017 celebrates their commencement ceremony at the school in Amenia, June 24, 2017. Video by Michael Giacalone/For the Poughkeepsie Journal. The Webutuck Central School District says there is no threat to students of Webutuck High School after a .22 caliber bullet was

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-19 18:32:14

Hold the Date list of upcoming events

Legends by Candlelight ghosts tours, Oct. 27-28 Clermont State Historic Site, 87 Clermont Ave., Germantown, will present tours 6-9 p.m. Oct. 27-28. Guests will be welcomed into a 1921 Halloween party featuring a spiritual medium, crystal ball and Ouija board. When the seance goes wrong, the house is

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-20 00:00:07

Couple Charged with Drug Possession in East Fishkill

Mikal Anderson EAST FISHKILL - A couple were stopped by East Fishkill Police on Rt. 82 in Hopewell Junction about 10:43 p.m. on Oct. 17, following an incident the two were involved in just minutes earlier at the Stewart's Shop on Rt. 82, according to police. During the investigation, officers allege


Acclaimed artists, including members of Extreme, in Dark Desert Eagles tribute to The Eagles

The Dark Desert Eagles, featuring Pat Badger, an original member of Extreme, will perform at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, N.Y., on Friday, Oct. 27. Badger, who was touched by the passing of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, formed the band as a tribute to The Eagles. A longtime fan

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-10-19 16:16:26

Poughkeepsie police seek suspect in attempted burglary

Town of Poughkeepsie police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect who attempted to burglarize a residence Wednesday. Police received a report from a resident that someone had attempted to enter their home on Thomas Avenue, off of Dutchess Turnpike, around 10:40 a.m. The resid

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-19 17:51:49

Lowe's development begins in Yorktown

After the better part of a decade, a Garden City-based developer has finally reached the first phase of construction on a vacant parcel on Crompond Road in Yorktown. Breslin Realty Development Corp. plans to build a 121,000-square-foot Lowe's home improvement center, a 7,600-square-foot restaurant,

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-10-19 14:59:36

Officials break ground for Lowe's store in Yorktown

YORKTOWN - A new Lowe's is coming to town. The highly-anticipated 120,000 square foot home improvement store will anchor a new shopping destination at 3200 Old Crompond Road and is expected to be finished by November 2018. "We're all excited about having Lowe's come to Westchester," said County Exec

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-19 19:18:44

Kristaps Porzingis steps out of Carmelo's shadow for Knicks

OKLAHOMA CITY - With a national television audience looking on and the rabid Oklahoma City Thunder fans screaming louder than any audience in the NBA, Kristaps Porzingis will step into the spotlight. The 22-year-old Porzingis is tasked with serving as the face of the franchise for the Knicks as they

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-19 17:55:13

Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School evacuates for smoking HVAC unit

BUCHANAN - A village elementary school was evacuated today when a heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit overheated, Buchanan police said. Firefighters responded to Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School at 160 Westchester Ave. around 9:30 a.m. Police Chief Brian Tubbs said smoke was reported

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-19 15:07:07