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Man pleaded guilty to killing brother, sentenced 20 years to life

A 38-year-old Blooming Grove man faces 20 years to life in state prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Sept. 6, according toOrange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, in a Facebook post.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-10-23 15:23:00

6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department

NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-23 17:50:47

Health Quest Medical Practice opens new Highland location

The ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by Doctor William Heffernan and Doctor Barry Goldman. (Photo by Lauren Thomas)Health Quest Medical Practice (HQMP) opened its newest healthcare center in Highland this past August. Located atop a hill on Route 299 between Highland and New Paltz, the 15,000-s


Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Murdering Brother

A Hudson Valley man may spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering his brother.Download the Hudson Valley Post AppOn Monday in Orange County Court, 38-year-old George Bawn of Blooming Grove was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in connection with theshooting death of his brother on Feb

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-10-23 08:34:59

Arrest Made In Threat Against Hudson Valley High School

LAGRANGEVILLE, NY — A student was arrested Monday in relation to a threat — found later to be a prank — that forced Arlington High School to be put on lockdown. The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office charged a 15-year-old male student with falsely reporting an incident.The teenager was referred to Fam

PATCH - 2018-10-23 17:24:16

Plastic Bags Officially Banned Throughout Entire County

The Hudson Valley is the first place to officially sign a countywide ban on plastic shopping bags.The law, which won't go into effect until July 15, declares a full ban on single-use plastic bags. The legislation also requires business owners to collect a fee for the purchase of recyclable paper bag

WPDH.COM - 2018-10-22 06:43:27

Cuomo, Molinaro Trade Blows In Feisty NY Governor Debate

The moderators struggled to wrangle the second-term Democratic governor and the Republican Dutchess County executive as they fought over taxation, public corruption, the MTA and President Donald Trump during the hour-long debate taped at CBS 2's Midtown studio. The showdown will be broadcast on TV a

PATCH - 2018-10-23 20:22:08

A Hudson Valley Student Arrested After 'Prank' Leads to Lock Down

A Dutchess County high school was placed under lock down early Monday morning, October 22nd.The Dutchess County Sheriff's Officereleased a statementon their official Facebook page that explained at 10am Monday morning they received a phone call regarding "a possible threat at the Arlington High Scho

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-10-23 05:51:01

Hudson Valley Heroin Dealer Arrested, Police Say

An alleged Hudson Valley heroin dealer was caught during a traffic stop on Route 9W.On Wednesday around 11:40 p.m., New York State Police stopped a car on Route 9W in the town of Newburgh for several alleged traffic violations.While talking with the driver probable cause to search the vehicle and it

WPDH.COM - 2018-10-23 08:30:12

NY Governor Debate: How To Watch Cuomo, Molinaro Face Off

CBS 2 and WCBS Newsradio 880 are hosting the hour-long debate at the CBS Broadcast Center in Midtown. The two major-party candidates will take questions from Marcia Kramer, the TV network's chief political correspondent, and longtime WCBS reporter Rich Lamb.

PATCH - 2018-10-23 13:39:58

Golden Corral looks to open mid-November in Poughkeepsie

Golden Corral first opened in the Town of Poughkeepsie in early 2017 after several delays. However, the restaurant closed suddenly after less than two months, amid confusion and questions regarding its practices.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-10-22 11:00:00

Boxes Of Undelivered Mail Found In Hudson Valley Woods

SOMERS, NY — Authorities are investigating a Somers town postal employee after boxes of mail were found in the local woods. The Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Postal Service said that agents had recovered the mail and an investigation was ongoing.The investigation of a postal employee i

PATCH - 2018-10-22 16:10:03

These Are The Best Pizzerias in the Hudson Valley

A pizzeria from every Hudson Valley county is among the best in New York. Did your favorite place make the list?NewYorkUpstate.comreleased their "pizza-lovers guide" highlighting "pizza pie palaces" in every New York county. Here are the Hudson Valley pizzerias that made the list.Columbia CountyOak

WPDH.COM - 2018-10-22 09:09:45

Arlington High School lockdown lifted; 'non-specific threat' made

Lyons said a lockdown was called due to a "non-specific threat" at around 10:15 a.m. Law enforcement, including the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, is at the school and the exit from the parking area is blocked off by a Sheriff's Office vehicle.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-10-22 16:36:00

Undocumented man detained while delivering pizza at Brooklyn army base arrested for allegedly pushing, slapping wife

HEMPSTEAD, NY — An undocumented man who faced deportation after he delivered pizza to an Army base in Brooklyn was arrested Saturday for allegedly pushing and slapping his wife, according to court documents.

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-22 16:27:51

Driver suffers only minor injuries when car flips in Kingston

A car driven by Franticisa Martinez-Garcia wound up on its room after a crash the night of Sunday, Oct. 21,, 2018, on Elmendorf Street in Kingston,. N.Y.Photo by John Bechtold

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-10-22 18:08:00

9 of the Best Things to Do in the Hudson Valley This November

Part revue, part comedy, all bizarre,Puddles Pity Partyhas built a worldwide audience through his disconcerting YouTube clips. Contrasting the 6’8” bald clown’s flamboyant attire with a deadpan baritone, this Edinburgh Fringe-approved performer will bring his bombastically strange stage show to Poug


Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Closing

We have shared many family celebrations, milestones and Holidays together. We have also done our best to get you through the difficult moments by making good food and caring support part of those times. We've laughed, partied, shared, reminisced and seen a great deal of life pass by together. As we

HUDSONVALLEYCOUNTRY.COM - 2018-10-22 09:24:54

Police ID Man Who Died in Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake

Police said 29-year-old Joseph Miranda, of Manchester, swam to the shore and refused medical treatment. A second man, 48-year-old Gary Hayes, of East Hartford, was found in the water and was transported to Danbury Hospital, where he later died.


Saugerties couple arrested on numerous felony drug, weapons charges

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Authorities arrested a town couple Thursday on numerous felony drug and weapons charges after an investigation into narcotics sales at a residence on Kelly Road in the hamlet of Saxton, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office.Police said members of the Ulster County Gang E