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Fire at Dutchess Golf Club destroys on-course shed

No one was injured in a fire at the Dutchess Golf Club in the Town of Poughkeepsie on Sunday that destroyed a single-story shed on the course. Arlington Fire Chief Tory Gallante said units responded to reports of tall black smoke coming from the golf course on South Road at around 12:30 p.m. Firefig

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-12-17 21:29:07

Dec. 15: Girls track and field roundup

OCIAA meet (at West Point) Key: James I. O'Neill (JIO); John S. Burke Catholic (JSB); Monroe-Woodbury (MW); New Paltz (NP); Pine Bush (PB); Pine Plains (PP); Spackenkill (Spac); Wallkill (Wall); Warwick (War); Washingtonville (Wash) 55-meters: Hannah Scott (PB) 7.3; Sam Rodriguez (Wall) 7.6; Aneesa

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-12-17 07:00:00

Highland Central School District schedules Kindergarten Screening Day on May 18

HIGHLAND, N.Y. >> The Highland Central School District will hold its Kindergarten Screening Day for the 2018-19 school year on Friday, May 18. Parents and guardians should register their incoming kindergartners with the school district before that day. Registration packets will be available as of Fe

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-12-17 05:00:00

Funding cuts threaten Ulster after-school teen tech program

ELLENVILLE - Sir Issac Newton might have frowned at the powerful forces arrayed against budding scientists in Ellenville on Wednesday. Oh, Newton's Law of Gravity and his First Law of Motion were clearly at work. Teens Megan Stone-Wordynski and Nick Moza taped one end of a narrow half-pipe-shaped pi

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-12-18 02:42:06

New Paltz ReUse and Recycling program wins state aid

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. >> The town's ReUse and Recycling program's application for funding has been accepted for funding as part of New York state's 2017 Regional Economic Development Council Awards. The town will build two refigerated sheds this spring to house perishable food donated by The Bakery, Sode

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-12-17 05:00:00

Rhinebeck adopts revised rules for town cemetery

RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> Town Board members have approved changes to regulation for the Town of Rhinebeck Cemetery to assure that approval is given before plot owners start making alterations to grave sites. The regulations were adopted during a meeting Monday. Supervisor Elizabeth Spinzia said the regula

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-12-17 05:00:00

SNAPSHOT: Melissa Etheridge performs at Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston

Rock singer Melissa Etheridge performs to a packed house Saturday night at the Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston, N.Y., Etheridge played 17 songs, including several Christmas numbers, over a span of more than two hours. Highlights of the show included her own "Come to My Window" and "Like th

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-12-17 05:00:00

Breakfast with Santa spreads cheer to local foster children, families

Area foster families and youth in the foster care system gathered at the New Hamburg Fire Station in Wappingers Falls for the second annual Breakfast with Santa on Sunday morning. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit WAPPINGERS FALLS - The kids were excited about meeting Santa Claus wh

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-12-17 19:17:55

Woman calls police after she says someone popped her Santa inflatable

A Jonesboro woman called police after she said she heard a loud bang and then found her Santa inflatable popped. A Jonesboro woman called police after she said she heard a loud bang and then found her Santa inflatable popped. Nearly 200 school districts in Arkansas have been approved to start the ne


Parkinson aims to make unauthorized student transcript changes illegal

As the grading scandal at Trezevant High School continues to unfold, state Rep. Antonio Parkinson, D-Memphis, wants to make sure it never happens again. He plans to do that by making what happened at Trezevant-more than 1,000 unauthorized changes to students' transcripts-a crime. The improper chang

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-12-16 19:48:16

Arkansas lawmakers OK rules for expanded guns measure

A guitarist and singer from Cotton Plant, who served as a role model for several area musicians who later became famous, was recently nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A guitarist and singer from Cotton Plant, who served as a role model for several area musicians who later became famous


Pima Vocational High School awards 27 diplomas

Many of the 27 graduates from Pima Vocational High School never thought they'd put on the cap and gown, walk down the aisle to "Pomp & Circumstance," and receive their diploma. But on Thursday night, that dream became a reality for these students. kgun9 on your side TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Many of the 2


Give-A-Christmas campaign enters final week

As the Give-A-Christmas campaign begins its final week, the total now stands at $7,375 as Herald-Standard readers contributed $1,265 in the latest campaign donations. "I'm so happy that this fund to benefit the Salvation Army continues to grow. The money raised by Give-A-Christmas stays in your comm

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-12-17 07:00:00

Holy city integral to the Jewish faith

Israel is known as the historically cherished, promised land of the Jewish people, and as Jews around the world are in the midst of celebrating Hanukkah, it seems apropos that world events in recent weeks have once again turned to the ancient city of Jerusalem, which has been central to the Jewish f


Residents show off their hunting skills and kills

Cody Ackley, the 14-year-old son of Joey and Brandi Ackley of Spraggs, got this eight-point buck on the first day of deer season in Spraggs. Richard Adams of Spraggs got this eight-point in Spraggs during archery season. Hunter Davis of Spraggs bagged a 275-pound bear in Barbour County, West Virgini


Braves defeat Midd-West , remain unbeaten

MIDDLEBURG - Shikellamy defeated Midd-West 46-27 on Thursday night in a wrestling dual meet. In the closest match of the night, Shikellamy's Cade Balestrini earned an 11-10 decision victory over Avery Bassett at 126 pounds. The Braves (2-0) got pins from Noah Supsic (152), Evan Bingaman (182), Adam


Police arrest fugitive, charge his sister for violating PFA her boyfriend filed

A man wanted on three warrants for failing to register as a sex offender was arrested in Mt. Oliver on Thursday. Nelson Diggs, 53, originally from McKeesport, was taken into custody without incident, according to the Allegheny County Sheriff's Department. Deputies learned Diggs, who had given a fals


Megan's Law Violator Wanted On Three Warrants Arrested In Mount Oliver

MOUNT OLIVER (KDKA) - A Megan's Law violator who was wanted on three warrants and his sister were arrested in Mount Oliver on Thursday. The Allegheny County Sheriff's Office says 53-year-old Nelson Diggs, of McKeesport, was wanted on three warrants for failing to comply with sexual offender registra


Cat found near Mount Oliver playground tests positive for rabies

MOUNT OLIVER, Pa. - The Allegheny County Health Department issued a warning to parents after a cat that was found near a Mount Oliver playground tested positive for rabies. The cat was found on Monday on Otilla Street, which is very close to Phillip Murray Playground, officials said. TRENDING NOW:


Butler Republican Congressman Hails GOP Tax Bill

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, a Butler Republican and a member of the House tax-writing committee, is very bullish on the Republican tax plan. "Our goal, from day one - and this is the president talking - I want to see more middle income and lower middle income Americans have more money,