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Thunderstorms triggered sewage discharge into Hudson River
Monday’s severe thunderstorms triggered a sewage runoff into the Hudson River, but there is minimal impact on water recreation, according to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation.
Police: Man accepted payment for job, fled
Alan Rogers, 57, of Schoharie, was charged June 12 with fourth-degree grand larceny, troopers said in a media release. He was accused of agreeing to complete remodeling work for a customer in the town of Coeymans.
Stolen Gun Seized Following Traffic Stop on TSP - Hudson Valley News Network
EAST FISHKILL –Troopers from the Stormville barracks arrested Charece Y. Boatwright, age 29, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and Anthony C. Jackson, age 25, of Bronx, New York, on June 14, 2018, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class D felony, Criminal Possession of a Firear
RJHS Summer Exhibit Sneak Peak - Hillsdale NY
Join us for our opening party of the summer exhibit, Local Collections by Local Collectors, on Friday, June 29 from 6 to 8 pm.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County offers class on making paper from invasive plants on July 12
DETAILS: Invasive plants can be found all over the Hudson Valley, choking out streams and causing extensive economic and environmental damage. Fortunately, plant fibers from these invasives can be used in constructive ways, including making them into paper. The class will start with a brief discussi
Police: Former Croton-On-Hudson Fire Department Treasurer Charged In Theft Of Department Funds
According to police, Munson was able to hide his alleged ongoing theft by manipulating the department’s bank records. Members of the fire department’s internal audit committee discovered the false bank statements back in February, police said.
Some veterans object to plans for W.E.B. Du Bois statue
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Some veterans are opposing plans to erect a statue of civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois in his Massachusetts hometown because of his late-life decision to join the Communist party.Although planning is in the early stages, Great Barrington public library trustees have
Theater Barn opens 2018 season with 'The Nerd'
"I always do the picking, and I pick what I want to see, and I don't do heavy drama," said Phelps, who created the Theater Barn on Route 20 in New Lebanon back in 1983. "It's summer theater, people are on vacation. They want to walk out with a smile on their face."
Leeds man sentenced to 3 years in prison for drug manufacturing
Casey Edward Howard, 32, pleaded guilty in Hampshire Superior Court to manufacturing tetrahydrocannanibol (THC), cultivation of marijuana and unlawful possession of ammunition. Five other charges that had been brought against him were dismissed as part of the plea. He was represented by attorney Dav
Former Fire Chief Stole More Than $300K From CFD: DA
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY — Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. and the Village of Croton-on-Hudson Police Department announced the surrender and arrest of Gerald Munson, a former Croton-On-Hudson Fire Department Chief and a former Croton-On-Hudson Police Officer who most recent
Unemployment rates fall across Mid-Hudson Valley, Catskills
In Ulster County, the May 2018 jobless rate was 3.7 percent, down from 4.3 percent in May 2017, the department said. In Dutchess County, the unemployment rate last month was 3.6 percent, down from 4.1 percent from a year earlier.
AP News - Some veterans object to plans for W.E.B. Du Bois statue
However, Army veteran Michael Paul Richardson, in another letter, says honoring Du Bois is "long overdue."
Hudson police investigating fatal shooting
The shooting happened at about 8:30 p.m. at 20 Fairview Ave., near Green Street, according to reports. Policetold media outletsthat the victim was shot in the neck and got a taxi to Columbia Memorial Hospital where he died of his injuries.
Suspect arrested in Hudson murder
June 18, 2018 10:46 AMHudson Police have found the man they were looking forin connection with the deadly shooting of 19-year-old Inderly InStinfil, Sunday night.Police say 27-year-old Mohammed Morshed was found in a Kingston motel Monday. He was arrested and will be arraigned in the city of Hudson.
Saugerties woman arrested on burglary charge
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> A Saugerties woman was arrested following an investigation into several burglaries that occurred in the Barclay Heights area of town, police said.
19-year-old shot and killed in Hudson
June 18, 2018 03:57 AMHudson Police are searching for a person of interest after a 19-year-old was shot and killed in Hudson around 8:30 p.m. last night. Hudson PD Chief L. Edward Moore says there are several units out in the field but no arrests have been made yet. Police are still searching the c
County to hold public informational meeting
HILLSDALE — The Columbia County Department of Public Works has announced a public informational meeting will be held to discuss the proposed Culvert Replacement of Columbia County Route 21 over Tributary to Agawamuck Creek in the town of Hillsdale. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at th
Review: 'Church & State' @ Berkshire Theatre Group, 6/18/18
Jason Odell Williams sets himself a formidable challenge in "Church & State," a tightly written play with live-wire contemporary relevance that's getting its regional premiere at Berkshire Theatre Group this month. Williams' central character, the junior U.S. senator from North Carolina, has had a c
Saugerties village officials seek to stop access to Blue Hole swimming site
Hopf said reaching the swimming hole, which is on state land, requires about a mile walk along the Plattekill Creek.
38 Graduate From The Adult Learning Center
It was some 60 years ago in South Carolina when she found out she was pregnant in an environment rigged against her. She hadn't finished high school. She left that behind and moved to New Jersey, started her family there, and ultimately got a job she could work at for the next 30 years to support he