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APNewsBreak: US report says Egypt falls short on rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 23:47:26

Tanker being used in Greece oil spill cleanup to be replaced

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A tanker being used to pump oil from a sunken ship that is polluting the coastline around Greece's main port of Piraeus is to be replaced because its certificate of seaworthiness is expiring, Greek authorities said Tuesday. Merchant Marine Deputy Minister Nektarios Santorinios

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 08:05:36

OPD deals with ill skunks, fox complaint

ONEONTA - City police have dispatched four skunks in a week among an "uptick of sick animals" in the last month, Chief Douglas Brenner told the Common Council on Tuesday night. Additionally, a fifth skunk was disposed of by a wildlife pest control company, Brenner said. Brenner said police responded

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 02:26:58

Miles of Hope to begin awareness month with walk

On Oct. 1, residents from around the Hudson Valley will descend on James Baird State Park for a good cause. For the 14th year, the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation will hold its annual Hudson Valley Community Walk for Breast Cancer at the state park in LaGrange. The non-profit foundation funds

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:52:26

Letter: Solutions can be found without selling off art

The art collection is at the heart of the Berkshire Museum. It is Pittsfield's history, a legacy to take pride in and celebrate. Let's spotlight it and put it at the core of a revitalized institution - not monetize it! This will dismiss its founders' intentions, rob the community of its heritage and

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-09-19 21:21:37

Bridging Art: Writers see bridge as play, home, touchstone

As sources of inspiration go, the Hudson Valley Writers' Center is right up there. Housed in the former Philipse Manor train station with a great view of the Hudson River, the center offers no lack of things to write about. Want to put your characters on a train? One will be through regularly. A boa

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 10:00:03

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

NEW YORK (AP) - Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. Clearly, not everyone was laughing, however. For Emmys host Stephen Colbert, there's also a risk that a joke he

WNYT - 2017-09-18 09:00:00

Talk in Haines Falls examines struggle for women's suffrage

HAINES FALLS, N.Y. >> The Mountain Top Historical Society will host a presentation, "Pratt's Five Wives," by Carolyn Bennett at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in the society's Ulster & Delaware Train Station. The presentation will take a unique look at the role of women and the struggle for women's suffra

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Bridge Street theatre presents concert by Riot with Three on Sept. 30

WHAT: Concert WHEN: Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge St., Catskill DETAILS: The dynamic classical trio Riot with Three make a triumphant return to Bridge Street Theatre. The group features soprano Alison Davy, saxophonist Javier Oviedo and pianist Gene Rohrer will per

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Bronck Museum in Coxsackie hosts Heritage Craft Fair Oct. 1

COXSACKIE, N.Y. >> The Bronck Museum's annual Heritage Craft Fair will be held Sunday, Oct. 1. Admission is free. The fair will be from noon to 4 p.m. at the museum, off U.S. Route 9W about a mile and a half south of the intersection of Routes 385, 81 and 9W near the village of Coxsackie. The fair w

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Hurricane Jose: Storms to strike southern Westchester

Hurricane Jose will soon be within striking distance of the Lower Hudson Valley, where southern Westchester could find itself under siege by a tropical storm. The area is under a tropical storm watch, with the National Weather Service warning of potential flooding, heavy rainfall and strong winds al

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-18 12:47:03

VA wrong to stop funding homeless veteran program: Editorial

Hudson River Housing is facing losing a program serving homeless veteran families in Dutchess County by the end of September in the wake of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs ending an annual grant. The Support Services for Veteran Families grant - about $500,000 - has been awarded to Hudson Ri

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 18:48:27

State funds 22 miles of Champlain Canal bike trail

The Mechanicville work potentially links the Champlain trail to Saratoga County's Zim Smith trail (pictured). Photographer: Tom McBRIDE SARATOGA & WASHINGTON COUNTIES - The state will be investing $12 million to establish or improve 22 miles of the long-planned Champlain Canalway Trail between Water

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Our local Emmy Award winners are...

TK was one of the stars with Lower Hudson Valley ties who was an early winner on the Emmy Awards Sunday. The winners were announced during the CBS broadcast of the 2017 Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, who began the show with a comedic song about how everything is better on television, except

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-18 02:42:26

845 Life: Indian Hill's mysterious stone walls

Who doesn't like a good mystery? In the Town of Tuxedo, off Orange Turnpike, just north of Bramerton Road, is Indian Hill, a section of Sterling Forest State Park. It's 490 acres of land that was purchased by Scenic Hudson and tacked on to the state park in 1994. It's a nice place to hike, complete

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-17 23:08:56

Barbara Bedell: Youth groups enrich community with service

Communities are blessed when their young people get involved in projects and programs that help others. On a recent day the Rev. Richard Marrano, parochial vicar at St. Stephen's Parish in Warwick, sought some helping hands to donate a few hours at the warehouse of the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-17 07:01:00

Greek police clash with some rioters at Athens protest

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Minor clashes have broken out between Greek police and stone-throwing youths during an Athens protest march in memory of an activist musician killed by a far-right person four years ago. Police used stun grenades to disperse the rioters during Monday's clashes in the capital's

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-18 17:55:31

Advocacy for Hudson River PCB cleanup not over

A press conference was held Sept. 18, 2017, to discuss the economic impact of PCB contamination of the Hudson River. Officials also called for an expanded cleanup. John W. Barry/Poughkeepsie Journal Joe Bonura Jr. would like to serve fish from the Hudson River at Shadows on the Hudson and The Grand

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 20:30:48

ART BEAT: 'Mixed Media: Painting & Sculpture' opens Sept. 27 at Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson

"Mixed Media: Painting & Sculpture," featuring the works of five artists, opens Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Carrie Haddad Gallery, 622 Warren St., Hudson. James O'Shea's abstract paintings will be the focus of the gallery's front room. The success of his painting is two-fold: The skillful fluidity w

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

90-year-old Hudson Valley man killed in hit-and-run accident

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Police in a Hudson Valley city say they're investigating a hit-and-run accident that has claimed the life of a 90-year-old man. Officials in the city of Newburgh say officers responded around 7:15 a.m. Sunday to a report of an injured pedestrian in a roadway. When officers arri

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-18 11:05:13