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Mario Mashup for Teens Tomorrow in Red Hook

It's always nice to know that there is somewhere safe for your kids to be on the weekends, and tomorrow night you can rest easy. The Red Hook Public Library and the Teen Leaders Council are presenting a teen gaming night tomorrow, Jan. 18, from 6 - 9 pm at the library on 7444 South Broadway in the v


Police: Man Dropped Cocaine Bag While at Saugerties Traffic Court

When battling a traffic ticket you may want to leave your cocaine at home. Police say a Saugerties man did not head that advice when appearing for a vehicle and traffic matter on Wednesday.


Ulster County's new sheriff sees marijuana legalization in NY state as inevitable

KINGSTON, N.Y. — The legalization of marijuana in New York state is a virtual certainty, but until it is final, arrests for possession of small quantities of marijuana “will not be a priority” for the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, new Sheriff Juan Figueroa said Thursday.


Hudson Valley Wing Wars West Postponed Until February 2

Hudson Valley Wing Wars, scheduled for this Saturday in Middletown, has been postponed due to the incoming snow storm. The new date is Saturday, Feb. 2 from 5-9 PM and the location will remain the same, the Arena at Orange County Fairgrounds.


Fairfield County Residents Charged With DWI In NY State Police Stops

New York State Police troopers busted nearly two dozen local motorists who were allegedly driving while impaired in the area over the past week. On Friday, Jan. 11, State Police troopers from Rhinebeck arrested Gerard V. Ollis, 43, of Poughkeepsie, for DWAI Drugs. He was traveling on Route 9 in Rhin


Winter Weather Updates, Road Closures for This Weekend

By now many are preparing for what the Weather Network is calling Winter Storm Harper. The network reports the storm has already hit parts in places like Lone Pine, California, where five inches of snow fell in just two hours.


Hudson Valley Barber Will Appear on ‘Blue Bloods’

A Hudson Valley barber is making his dreams come true and will be on the next new episode of Blue Bloods. Derek Henriksen, a 23-year old barber from Saugerties will make his television debut on a new episode of 'Blue Bloods' on CBS.


Divers recover body of Valatie man from Hudson River

GREENPORT — Police identified the man who perished after he jumped from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge on Wednesday. The body of James Zegers, 71, of Valatie, was pulled from the Hudson River after a recovery effort that lasted more than an hour.


10 of the Coolest Things to Do in the Hudson Valley This February

Our top picks for the month. Closing this month, Angela Fraleigh’s Shadows Searching for Light exhibition uses Edward Hopper’s marriage to artist Jo Nivison as a jumping-off point for a series of enigmatic portraits that reasserts the significance of Nivison’s work, lost for so long in the shadow of


Santana to play at Woodstock anniversary show in Bethel, he tells magazine

BETHEL, N.Y. — Carlos Santana, who played at the original Woodstock festival in 1969, will perform at the 50th anniversary show at Bethel Woods, the guitarist has told Rolling Stone magazine.


Appeals court affirms conviction, sentence in Kingston shooting

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and 15-year state prison sentence in a Midtown Kingston shooting. The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Third Department, issued its ruling Thursday in the case of Riis Matthew "Flea" Silver, 25, of Brooklyn.


High School Bowling: Kingston, Saugerties place in top 10 at DeStefano Tournament

FISHKILL, N.Y. — Kingston and Saugerties highs' bowling teams all placed in the top 10 in the 17-team DeStefano Tournament at Schneider's Fishkill Bowl. North Rockland swept the boys and girls titles. It also took top individual honors with siblings Victoria Varano (six-game 1411 pinfall) and her br


Bindlestiff Family Cirkus performs Cabin Fever Cabaret Series at Helsinki Hudson

WHAT: Cabin Fever Cabaret Series at Helsinki Hudson. WHEN: Adult-oriented cabaret shows, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and shows at 9 p.m on Saturdays, Jan. 26, Feb. 23 and March 16; plus family-friendly Sunday matinee show on March 17 at 3 p.m.


Winter Storm Watches Issued For Most of the Hudson Valley

Winter Storm Watches have been issued for most of the Hudson Valley with 7 to 14 inches of snow and ice predicted. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan and Columbia counties. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet


Teen charged with murder out on bail, back at school

A Kingston man, his 17-year-old son and a second teen have been indicted on murder and robbery charges stemming from a Dec. 1, 2018 incident that left 38-year-old Mark Lancaster dead of a gunshot wound. Meanwhile, sources say, one of the accused teens has made bail and is currently attending Kingsto


Free Coffee for Hudson Valley Furloughed Government Workers

According to CNN, this is the longest government shutdown in US history. Thousands of government workers are going without pay as the shutdown continues, but one Hudson Valley business is hoping to help the best way they can.


Impending Storm Postpones Rockridge Stud’s Stallion Show

Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y. has decided to reschedule its annual stallion show and open house that was previously scheduled for this coming Sunday, due to the impending winter storm.


Couple Faces Multiple Drug Charges In NY

CANAAN, NY — A Massachusetts man and Vermont woman face multiple drug-related charges after a traffic stop in Columbia County. State police from the Livingston barracks arrested Nicholas Dayal, 30, of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and Chelsea Ryll, 31, of Ascutney, Vermont, for Criminal Possession of


Downed Utility Pole Closes Dutchess County Road

A car collided with a utility pole on Thursday morning, shutting down an entire road. Hudson Valley traffic reporter, Nancy Reamy, is announcing that Benner Road in Red Hook is closed to traffic. The closure comes after a car allegedly crashed into a utility pole, bringing it down on the roadway on


'Winter storm watch' issued for Mid-Hudson Valley for Saturday and Sunday

KINGSTON, N.Y. — The National Weather Service has issued a "winter storm watch" for much of the Mid-Hudson Valley for the period of Saturday afternoon to Sunday evening. The watch states that "heavy mixed precipitation [is] possible" and that accumulations in a 12-hour period could exceed 7 inches o