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Fatal shooting: Man surrenders to City of Poughkeepsie police
Noel McClinton, 35, of the City of Poughkeepsie, died early Saturday morning, according to city police Chief Thomas Pape. A mural with balloons and candles sat near the scene of the shooting on Saturday and Sunday. Video by Patrick Oehler and Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie JournalWochit
Hudson Valley Hunters Accused of Illegally Killing Deer
While talking with other hunters, the officer noticed another feeder and corn kernels spread around a tree stand and realized the group didn't know it was illegal to hunt with bait in New York, officials say.
Watershed conference on Oct. 23 in Hyde Park
HYDE PARK, N.Y. — The Hudson River Watershed Alliance will hold its annual Watershed Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
Missing Hudson Valley Woman Found, Accused of Selling Drugs
A missing Hudson Valley woman, who was labeled as an "endangered adult," was found and then arrested for allegedly selling drugs.Download the Hudson Valley Post AppMeredithe C. Morrow-Beach of Pleasant Valley wentmissing from her family's home on Route 82 in the town of Unionvale near Oswego Road on
Dutchess BBQ opens at former Le Express site
The Fall 2018 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week lineup is now live, with nearly 200 participating restaurants from Dutchess, Orange, Columbia, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties.Wochit
Mega Millions drawing: Which area stores have sold winners?
The Smokes 4 Less location on Freedom Plains Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie sold 12 winning tickets of $5,000 or more between 2012 and 2017, the most for any single retailer in Dutchess. The Stewart’s Shops location in Red Oaks Mill saw the most money paid out in that span, $10,290,889, with the b
Venomous Snake With Potentially Fatal Bite Found Near Hudson Valley Home
A venomous snake which is known to bite humans and pets was found slithering near a Hudson Valley home.In early October, The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation received a call from an Ulster County resident about a snake that was close to his home.The Woodstock man wasn't certai
Poll: Cuomo Leads Molinaro By 23 Points
A new Quinnipiac University poll says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has a 23-point lead over his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, in the New York race for governor.
Accused Drug Dealer From Area Caught With Heroin, Crack In Traffic
A traffic stop on Route 44/55 led to the arrest of a Dutchess County woman who was found to be in possession of heroin and crack cocaine, who now faces multiple felony drug charges.New York State Police troopers stopped Poughkeepsie resident Sharnae Campbell for a vehicle and traffic violation on Ro
Poughkeepsie woman charged with possession of brass knuckles, heroin, crack cocaine
A Poughkeepsie woman faces charges after she was found in possession of brass knuckles, heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana, according to New York State Police.
1 dead, 2 hurt in wrong-way crash on Route 17 in Sullivan County
THOMPSON, N.Y. — A 33-year-old man died and two other people were hospitalized after a wrong-way crash on Route 17 in Sullivan County, state police said Wednesday.Police said 50-year-old Patrick Collins, of East Stroudsburg, Pa., was driving east in the westbound lanes of Route 17 around 10:15 p.m.
Venomous northern copperhead snake spotted in Ulster County
Smith found the snake near a pile of rocks near the resident's backdoor. He identified it as a northern copperhead, one of three venomous snake species in the state, according to the DEC.
BJ's Waiving Membership Fee for All Hudson Valley Shoppers
If you've always wanted to shop at BJ's but never signed up as a member, you're in luck.BJ's is opening up their doors to everyone, not just those who've paid a yearly membership fee. According to Supermarket News,the warehouse wholesale club is waiving their membership requirementsin an effort to g
Hall-O-Weekend Festivities at Poughkeepsie Galleria - Hudson Valley News Network
Poughkeepsie, NY– Starting Saturday, October 27 visit Poughkeepsie Galleria for its annual Mall-O-Ween Trick or Treating followed by a family-friendly show with Illusionist Ryan Dutcher. Trick or Treat at your favorite stores from 12pm to 1pm followed immediately by the spooky show in Center Court.
Freeze Warning Issued for the Hudson Valley
If you’re been tired of mowing your lawn and waiting for colder weather, then it’s finally here. Overnight, the temps are supposed to drop below the freezing point. The Hudson Valley will experience it’s first frost of the season. In the higher elevations of the Catskills, temps will be dropping i
Pizzeria, chicken wing combo restaurant to open in Poughkeepsie
The Town of Poughkeepsie planning board will hold a hearing Thursday on a proposed remodel of a former Catskill Hudson Bank into a combination restaurant featuring Planet Wings and Pizza e Birra, a pizzeria, Italian restaurant and bar.
Police Investigate Reports of Child Abduction Attempt on Route 9
Police investigated reports of a child abduction attempt in the Hudson Valley.Download the Hudson Valley Post AppRecently, the Village of Wappingers Falls Police Department was told about a suspicious car being driven by an unknown man who approached two children and an adult and asked the group if
Hudson Valley Man Sexually Abused Stepdaughter
After sexually abusing his stepdaughter a Hudson Valley man fled to Indiana.Download the Hudson Valley Post AppOn Monday in Ulster County court, a jury convicted 41-year-old Christopher Gertz, Jr., of Plattekill of sexual abuse.Gertz sexually abused his step-daughter in September of 2017. Gertz live
Formerly Missing Woman Arrested On Drug Charges
UNION VALE, NY — State police arrested a Dutchess County woman who had earlier in the month been reported as a missing endangered adult. Meredithe C. Morrow-Beach, 44, of Pleasant Valley, was charged Oct. 8 with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal pos
Plattekill man convicted of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl
KINGSTON, N.Y. — A Plattekill man has been found guilty of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl, the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.Christopher Gertz Jr., 41, was convicted Monday in Ulster County Court of the felony charge of sexual abuse, the prosecutor's office said. The con