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Hudson goes down in first round; Chatham advances

HUDSON -- Sophomore Devin Garland hit three free throws in the final 42 seconds to give No. 11 Mechanicville a 69-66 victory over No. 6 Hudson in the first round of the Section II Class B boys basketball playoffs on Tuesday.


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Prison closing plan another state thriller

If the state announced three major sources of employment, possibly located in the town you call home, were going to be permanently closed, costing hundreds of jobs and the revenue those jobs deliver, it’s fair to say you would have questions.


New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


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


‘Day of History’ Funded Columbia County 4th Graders

The Martin Van Buren homestead, Lindenwald, a National Park Service Historic Site, and the Columbia County Historical Society have announced an all-expenses paid ‘Day of History’ partnership during Spring and Fall 2019 for all the students of Columbia County to the CCHS Rural Properties: 1737 Luykas


Casting call at Civic Center for Mark Ruffalo HBO series

Does appearing as an extra in a movie or TV show sound appealing? If you’re willing to hang out at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center for most of the day this Saturday, your wish might come true. That’s because Mark Ruffalo’s upcoming HBO mini-series, I Know This Much Is True, has made a commitment to “loc


Columbia County plans to have short-term rental tax by November

HUDSON — Columbia County is planning to create and approve a plan to tax short-term rentals by November, with initial estimated projections showing the county would generate $270,000 in revenue from the tax.


Pittsfield arson suspect held without bail after pleading not guilty to 4 counts

PITTSFIELD — A city man accused of setting a series of house fires last September before attempting to flee to Canada made his first appearance in Superior Court on Tuesday to deny those charges.


One of 2 city residential properties sold, another for sale

HUDSON — The city is hoping to place two vacant residential properties back on the tax rolls. Resolutions authorizing the sale of 6 Lucille Drive and placing a For Sale sign on a vacant lot on Spring Street were approved by the Common Council at its formal meeting Tuesday. Since both properties are


Delgado draws a standing-room-only crowd

GERMANTOWN — Twin Counties residents came face to face with freshman U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado at his first town hall meeting in Columbia County on Saturday. The public meeting drew a standing-room-only crowd at the Kellner Community Center on Palatine Park Road in Germantown. The town hall meeting


Nassau woman accused of stealing from the dead

NASSAU, N.Y. (WRGB) - A Nassau woman is behind bars, accused of stealing from the dead. Diane Ferry is facing grand larceny and identity theft charges. Police say the 53-year-old was using the financial records of a deceased acquaintance to rack up $2,000 of fraudulent transactions.


Albany Meteorologist Leaves Station to be Closer to Family

WTEN meteorologist Christina Erne is leaving the station. The Albany weather personality made the announcement on Facebook. “After two and a half years of forecasting in the Capital region and beyond, I am stepping away from News 10 at the end of the month. This was a very difficult decision for me,


Suspect in November death at Greene prison already behind bars, DA says

COXSACKIE, N.Y. — The suspect in the strangulation of a Greene Correctional Facility inmate last fall is someone who already is incarcerated, Greene County District Attorney Joseph Stanzione said Tuesday.


Allegedly Drunk Hudson Valley Woman Crashes In To Tree

Looks like the long weekend isn't over for some. Is this another case of "weird Saugerties", or just a simple case of partying that got out of control?. Police say a 48-year woman crashed into a tree on Route 32 Tuesday. The Daily Freeman says the woman suffered some minor injuries. Police say that


Howard to counsel city boards and committees

HUDSON – The city announced a change to its legal advisory group Friday. Andy Howard, corporation counsel for the city of Hudson, will become legal counsel to the city’s three regulatory boards, which include the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Historic Preservation Commission.


Would You Pay 20 Dollars to Valet Park at New York State Fair

"Hell yeah" was my answer to the question, "would you pay $20 to valet park at the 2019 New York State Fair?" I was even more excited to find out you could do it for $12.50. In announcing their annual "Half Way to the Fair" sale, the fair unveiled a new valet parking option this year.


Slow start dooms Patriots in defeat

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team scored the first points of Tuesday night's contest against Pittsfield, but the Generals scored the next 19 to put MAU in a hole in which it couldn't get out, rolling to a 53-37 win at Kates Gym.


Troy man arrested in connection to death of Schodack woman

TROY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A Troy man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 21-year-old Schodack woman. Troy police say 34-year-old Rashad Edwards was arrested on an indictment warrant charging him in connection with the homicide of Brianna Haughton.


Great Barrington: Du Bois birthday tribute program

In celebration of the 151st birthday of W.E.B. Du Bois, the town will host a celebration of tributes and music performed by Wanda Houston and others from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at First Congregational Church on Main Street.