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Dutchess Adopts Plastic Bag Ban

The Dutchess County Legislature on Dec. 6 voted to ban disposable plastic shopping bags but did not add a surcharge for using plastic or restrict the use of paper shopping bags, both elements of the original proposal.

HIGHLANDSCURRENT.ORG - 2018-12-15 20:29:32

Poughkeepsie school conditions spark complaints, lawsuits

Poughkeepsie City School District building conditions have played a part in lawsuits and complaints over the past few years, records show. In April, an unnamed employee alleged that "teachers have gotten sick due to environment of working in basement classrooms" at Clinton Elementary School, and bla

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-17 11:00:00

Hazardous Weather Outlooks for Most Of Hudson Valley

HUDSON VALLEY, NY — Warning that roads could get slippery, the National Weather Service has issued hazardous weather outlooks for Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Ulster counties as well as updating its winter weather advisories for the rest of the Hudson Valley.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 13:53:00

Hurley man dies in rollover crash in Kingston

KINGSTON, N.Y. — An 86-year-old Hurley man died Sunday following a one-car crash on Hurley Avenue. Kingston police said the roll-over crash involving a Buick sedan happened at 8:36 a.m. in front of the Stony Run apartment complex.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-16 19:46:00

United Way of Dutchess-Orange offers training for nonprofits

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will offer a free training session Thursday, Jan. 17, for nonprofit professionals and volunteers. The session, “Cultivating Community: Driving Your Organization to the Next Level,” will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dutchess Comm

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-16 21:04:00

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Dutchess County With Ice, Snow Coming

The National Weather Service is warning residents throughout the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County that a brief period of freezing rain is possible overnight in areas farther south while accumulating ice and snowfall is expected north of I-84 into early Monday morning.

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-16 00:06:11

1941 – Poughkeepsie, NY – $175,000

Status, price and other details may not be current and must be independently verified. OHD does not represent this home, contact the agent as listed below. Take a step back in time to 1941 when homes were built of Stone, wide stained moldings and glass doorknobs all still in great condition. With a

OLD HOUSE DREAMS - 2018-12-15 15:07:17

Marist women to host Northeastern after faltering late to Princeton

The Marist College women’s basketball team appeared to have its game against host Princeton well in hand on Saturday, up by 11 at halftime and outplaying the Tigers. Then the third quarter happened.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-16 02:01:00

Wow House: $28M Postmodern Smart Home With Floating Staircase

Aia House Of The Year And Houzz Best Of Design Post Modern-Style Smart Home Is A Leed-Certified 15,000 Sq. Ft. House Built With Luxury And Cutting Edge Geothermal, Solar And Reclaimed Sustainable Resources. Entertaining Elegance For 200-500 Guests, Dazzling Architecture, Steel Floating Staircase, 2

PATCH - 2018-12-14 17:48:00

The College Diner, where memories were made

Kathe Kraus had never tried rice pudding. “I grew up Irish, so what did I know about rice pudding?” said Kraus, a lifelong resident of New Paltz whose maiden name was McGrath. One day, while visiting her mother Dottie, who worked at the College Diner on Route 299, Kraus braved a bite of the popular

HUDSONVALLEYONE.COM - 2018-12-16 07:00:54

3 Poughkeepsie residents arrested in connection with robbery, attempted robbery

Three people residing at the same City of Poughkeepsie address were arrested after police said they were involved in separate robberies. Emmanual Rolon, 19, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with first-degree attempted robbery, a felony, and second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor, according to a pr

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 19:47:00

U.S. Marine from Dutchess County declared dead

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Dutchess County mourns one of its own. One of the five U.S. Marines declared dead yesterday after a mishap off the coast of Japan last week is from Staatsburg, a hamlet of Hyde Park .

WRGB - 2018-12-12 18:38:48

Teen Charged With DWAI After Driver, Passenger Trapped In Single-Vehicle Crash On Taconic

An 18-year-old teen was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol following a crash that trapped both the driver and a passenger. The crash took place around 8:55 p.m. Thursday on the Taconic State Parkway in Pleasant Valley, said Trooper AJ Hicks with the New York State

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-14 18:09:53

Dutchess County voters OK expansion, renovation of BOCES campus

HYDE PARK, N.Y. — Voters have overwhelmingly approved Dutchess County BOCES' $36.8 million plan to renovate and enlarge its main campus on Salt Point Turnpike so it can accommodate all BOCES programs in the county.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-13 19:53:00

3 injured, including 2 with serious injuries, in Wappingers Route 9 collision

Three people were injured, two of them with serious injuries, in a two-car collision on Route 9 on Thursday night, according to Town of Poughkeepsie police. The accident occurred at around 5:53 p.m. along Route 9 — or South Road — in the area of the Valvoline Instant Oil Change at 1788 South Road in

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 20:14:00

Region lost 28,000 households, $1.3B in income over five years, Marist study finds

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — A Marist College study has found that migration to other states cost the Hudson Valley more than 28,000 households — and $1.3 billion in adjusted gross income — from 2011 to 2016.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-15 21:14:00

New Hyde Park: 5 Local Open Houses To Stop By

NEW HYDE PARK, NY — If you're shopping for a new place, odds are you've already combed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you've probably learned roughly what these homes are like from the photos, there's just no comparison to witnessing the real thing.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 17:35:00

2 men face life in prison for Marshall Street murder

Two City of Poughkeepsie men were sentenced to more than 20 years each in state prison for their part in the murder of an Ulster County man last year, according to the Dutchess County District Attorney's Office.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 20:36:00

Hold the Date list of upcoming events

Mount Gulian Historic Site, 145 Sterling St., Beacon, will have its annual Children’s Holiday Tea noon-2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. The site’s two main rooms will be decorated for the holidays and tables will be set with linens and fine china. The menu includes assorted Harney & Sons teas, scones, fing

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-13 22:06:00

Kingston man gets 4-year prison sentence in sex case

KINGSTON, N.Y. — A city man was sentenced to four years in state prison after pleading guilty to attempted sexual conduct with a 13-year-old, the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-15 00:30:00