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Poughkeepsie attorney Michael Varble suspended for misconduct
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> Michael Varble, an attorney in Poughkeepsie has been suspended from practicing law after being found “guilty of professional misconduct immediately threatening the public interest” based on his failure to comply with the lawful demands of the Grievance Committee along with othe
Popular Kingston restaurant chef busted in immigration sting
KINGSTON – The lead grill chef at a popular restaurant in midtown Kingston was apprehended earlier this week by officers of the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE). Juan Carlos Vasquez, 29, of Kingston, is currently being held in Orange County Correction Facility, on behalf of the
As Kingston chef continues to be held by immigration officials, community debates his case and presses for his release
Juan Carlos Alonzo Vasquez, 29 — a 10-year Kingston resident from Oaxaca, Mexico, who has been the head grill chef at The Anchor, on Broadway in Kingston, for the past two years — was picked up by officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the res
‘Rockin’ on the River’ event in Rhinecliff July 28 will close Charles Street ramp
RHINECLIFF, N.Y. >> The Charles Street ramp leading to the Rhinecliff Landing waterfront will be closed Saturday, July 28, for a town sponsored event, “Rockin’ on the River.”
No swimming at Kingston Point Beach due to bacteria in water
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Swimming in the Hudson River at Kingston Point Beach has been temporarily banned due to high levels of bacteria found in the water, the city announced Friday.
Ground to be broken Monday in Rhinebeck for long-planned Mirbeau Inn & Spa
The former Bing’s restaurant is shown in January 2015 on the site in the village of Rhinebeck, N.Y., where the Mirbeau Inn & Spa is to be located. The building was torn down after the Mirbeau company took ownership of the property.File photo by Tony Adamis
Bar In Viral Altercation Video To Permanently Close
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — In the wake of a suspension issued by the New York State Liquor Authority, Milo's Cantina in Poughkeepsie announced it will close permanently. A plea deal had been accepted by the Liquor Authority that included a $7,000 fine and a 60-day suspension of the establishment's liquor li
Weather forecast: high humidity, showers predicted for most of next week
Showers are predicted to come and go, bringing an increase in humidity, from Saturday evening to Thursday, according to theNational Weather Service.
VIDEO: Loss, Near Death Experience, Hospital, and Center Transform Hudson Valley Woman - Hudson Valley News Network
“I felt run down and like I had a fever”, said the 60 year old New Paltz resident who runs a title search company. “Everyone thought I was run down from the months of taking care of my Bryan, but it felt different than that.”
Kingston restaurant chef, said to be in US legally, is picked up by ICE, possibly due to DWI conviction 7 years ago
Brandy Walters said Vasquez, 29, a 10-year Kingston resident from Oaxaca, Mexico, who has worked at The Anchor as head grill chef for the past two years, was picked up by officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sometime around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
East Fishkill Man Arrested For 3rd DWI: Police
EAST FISHKILL, NY — State police arrested a man for drunken driving who had been previously charged and convicted of DWI, not one, but two times. Eric W. Johnson, 52, of East Fishkill, was charged with driving while intoxicated with two prior convictions and first-degree aggravated licensed operatio
Police: Missing Hudson Valley Woman Was Wanted by Police
Turns out a Hudson Valley woman who was reported missing was wanted by authorities. After she was found, she's accused of kicking an officer.Download the Hudson Valley Post AppOn Tuesday, Saugerties police arrested 56-year-old Nancy Busch-Scardino of Rhinebeck after investigating a report of a suspi
Steam Pipe Explosion Leaves Bus-Sized Crater on NYC Street
"If it might have gotten on your clothing, get your clothing off," Mayor de Blasio said of asbestos
Steam pipe explosion closes streets in Flatiron District
FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan (WABC) --A steam pipe explosion is closing streets in the Flatiron District Thursday morning.The pipe exploded at Fifth Avenue and East 21st Street just after 6:40 a.m.There have been no immediate reports of injuries.Fifth Avenue was closed at East 23rd Street.And 22nd,
Rhinebeck woman arrested for being parole absconder
Saugerties Police located Nancy Busch-Scardino, 56, who was a reported missing person and determined she was wanted by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
Hudson River Sewage Discharge Alert Issued For Third Straight Day
Tuesday’s thunderstorms led to raw sewage being discharged into the Hudson River for the third time.For the third time in as many days, the Poughkeepsie Water Control Plant issued an alert, as 14,000 gallons of untreated waste was spilled into the Hudson River over a span of just 25 minutes in Dutch
Common Council approves Poughkeepsie Police retention plan
The council voted 8-0 in favor of the retention plan, per Mayor Rob Rolison. Chris Petsas, councilman for the 1st Ward, was absent.
Poughkeepsie man arrested following domestic dispute
Michael A. Nicholas turned himself in to police Sunday. A warrant for his arrest was issued one day earlier, police said, after an investigation led them to believe he was involved in a domestic dispute.
Strong storms knock out power in Ulster, Dutchess counties
At 2:30 p.m., about 4,600 customers in Ulster County — mostly in Kingston — were blacked out. The cause of the Kingston problem appeared to be a transformer or substation fire in the Uptown area, which started amid lightning strikes.
Ulster County term limits referendum delayed amid concerns about billionaire Mercer family involvement
But the involvement of Reclaim New York, which is linked to billionaire Robert Mercer and Breitbart News and has come out in support of the measure, prompted Democrats who are sponsoring the bill to postpone the vote. Legislators voted 13-10, with Republican Brian Woltman of Kingston joining Democra