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Red Hook police sergeant charged with eavesdropping, admits making recordings

CLERMONT, N.Y. — The officer who oversees the Red Hook Police Department admits he made secret recordings that led to him being charged with felony eavesdropping, a charge that was reduced soon afterward.Sgt. Patrick Hildenbrand said Friday that he made recordings in 2017 in the Columbia County home

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-09-21 21:15:00

Teen Shot, Killed While Playing Basketball in NYC Park: NYPD

What to KnowA 16-year-old boy playing basketball at a Brooklyn playground just after school let out was shot in the head and died, police sayThe teen, Timothy Oyebola of Queens, is not believed to have been the intended target, police say"He was a really good kid," said NYPD Chief Michael Kemper. "T

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-21 21:49:00

Mid-Hudson Valley Weather: First weekend of fall is here

On Friday, the weather is expected to start off cloudy as a cold front moves through, according to the National Weather Service in Albany.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-09-21 13:38:00

Cohoes School District latest to battle Coxsackievirus

COHOES, NY (WRGB) Another case of the Coxsackievirus has been reported in the Capitol region.This is at least the third school district that’s gotten the virus in the last two weeks.CBS6 spoke with school superintendent Jennifer Spring, who sent a letter to out on Thursday to students at Abram Lansi

WRGB - 2018-09-21 12:06:21

Former employee of Plattekill group home charged with endangerment

PLATTEKILL, N.Y. — A former employee of a New Horizons Resources group home has been charged with endangering the welfare of a client, state police said Thursday.Jamey A. Lord, 33, of Poughkeepsie, was charged Tuesday with the misdemeanors of obstruction of breathing and endangering the welfare of a

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-09-20 20:15:00

Nursing home sex abuser headed to prison

FORT EDWARD — The former nursing assistant at an area nursing home who was convicted of a felony for molesting an elderly resident was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in state prison.Richard Gonzalez-Medina, 26, of Schenectady, was put on probation in April after his guilty plea to third-degree crim

POST-STAR - 2018-09-20 21:30:00

McDonald's gets a warning from New York's pension fund over chickens

McDonald’s Corp. has long been on the receiving end of calls to take better care of its chickens. Earlier this month, actors and musicians, including Kristen Bell, Joan Jett and Weird Al Yankovic, have lent their names to demands for more humane treatment.

MSN.COM - 2018-09-21 18:24:38

Ambulance driver fell asleep prior to Poughkeepsie collision, patient injured

Hugh Rhoden, the driver, told police he fell asleep at a traffic light while travelling north on Jefferson Street. Rhoden awoke when the ambulance hit a curb.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-09-20 14:47:00

Hyde Park's $500m Bellefield development to highlight tourism, agriculture

The project, Bellefield at Historic Hyde Park, will highlight the region's agricultural and tourism attractions, developers say.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-09-21 11:00:00

Copake man arrested, accused of rape involving a 13 year old

COPAKE, NY (WRGB) State Police have arrested a Copake man, accused of endangering the welfare of a child and rape charges.

WRGB - 2018-09-21 10:54:35

Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?

Driving around Newburgh in August, I got the sense that some kind of change is going on. There’s a cluster of new stores (an apothecary, a bike museum ) and restaurants (organic-leaning ones) that have opened on the town’s main drag, Liberty Street, and renovation projects everywhere — all this alon

NYMAG.COM - 2018-09-20 12:00:27

Republican Candidate Chele Farley Draws Massive Support in her Bid to Become New York State Senator

Jean ShafiroffOn Thursday September 20th Jean and Martin Shafiroff hosted guests at their Park Avenue home to support United States Senate Republican candidate Chele Farley. I had met Chele numerous times at star-studded events and assumed she was the beautiful wife of a mogul. This evening, I dis

THE JEWISH VOICE - 2018-09-21 15:36:04

ZZ Top at the New York State Fair

ZZ Top played one of their signature bangin’ rock shows at the New York State Fair recently, and photographer Tom Honan caught them in the act. Vocalist and lead guitarist Billy F Gibbon’s a busy boy these days, touring with his longtime group and performing gigs in support of his new solo album,

ELMOREMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-09-20 13:10:23

Former Top Aide To New York Gov. Cuomo Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison - Breaking911

Joseph Percoco, Former Executive Aide And Campaign Manager To N.Y. Governor, Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Accepting Bribes

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-09-20 21:00:14

High School Golf roundup: Roosevelt sweeps Highland, Marlboro

HIGHLAND, N.Y.—David Rensburger shot a 42 to earn medalist honors to lead Roosevelt High to a pair of Mid-Hudson Athletic League golf victories at Apple Greens Thursday.Connor Hart carded a 42, Mike Bucholsky added a 45 and Joe Nesbit contributed a 46 to lead the (3-1) Presidents, which posted a 176

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-09-21 00:03:00

What's Happening This Weekend in the Hudson Valley

Fall officially begins this weekend and that means new festivals and fairs, plus lots of autumn and harvest events going on throughout the Hudson Valley. Here are a few ideas with links to find more fun things to do this fall.Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23; 10-5:The 49th Annual Gem,

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-09-21 11:39:58

Wallkill Stone House Asking $2.1 Million Paints Picture of Early New York Farm Life

The first Federal population census was taken in 1790, giving an important glimpse into the makeup of households in the young country. The forms for that year only recorded the name of the head of household with all others in the residence identified merely by categories, including free white males

BROWNSTONER.COM - 2018-09-21 13:00:00

'I wanted him to feel pain,' Kingston murder suspect told police

Prosecutors Michael Kavanagh and Lisa Bondarenka are shown during the Seth Lyons murder trial on Thursday, sept. 20, 2018, in Ulster County Court.Tania Barricklo - Daily Freeman

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-09-20 23:17:00

Beacon man arrested, charged with possessing child pornography: State police

Alfred Tchorznicki Jr., 51, was charged with possessing a sexual performance by a child, a felony, according to a state police press release.


Catskill Conquest to return with more vintage vehicles

Automobile enthusiasts will get their fill Saturday as the second annual Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally takes drivers along a historic, 75-mile route from Mount Tremper to Unadilla.The director of the noncompetitive event and Historic Automobile Endurance Runs, LLC, Robert Selkowitz, said the rally p

DAILY STAR - 2018-09-21 00:20:23