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Man who died in Sullivan County tree accident identified

YULAN, N.Y. — The man killed by a tree that fell on him while he was cutting it down has been identified as Alan Clough, 63. An autopsy concluded Clough suffered massive trauma and broken bones to his torso and legs in the Sunday evening incident, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.


Orange, Sullivan airports receive grants for infrastructure

Michael Randall Times Herald-Record @MikeRandall845. Two area airports received a share of $23.6 million in infrastructure funding announced Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Orange County Airport in Montgomery was awarded $1.5 million to extend the municipal water system there, and Sullivan County In


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Hudson Valley Schools Placed on Lockdown After Stabbing

Hudson Valley schools were placed on lockdown following reports of a stabbing and a man armed with a gun near schools. On Friday around 1:30 p.m., the Ellenville Police Department responded to reports of a stabbing and a man with a gun outside the Ellenville Central School campus.


Police: Hudson Valley Man Stole From Local Church

A Hudson Valley man is accused of burglarizing a local church. On Friday around 1:40 p.m., City of Beacon police officers responded to the area of East Main Street and Liberty Street.


Bethel Woods scales back Woodstock anniversary festival, adds Ringo Starr to lineup

BETHEL, N.Y. — After losing one of its producer, this summer's festival at Bethel Woods in Sullivan County marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock festival has been scaled back.


Walton police officer accused of assault

A Youtube video accusing a Walton police officer of assaulting a suspect received nearly 11,000 views this week and generated some serious local debate when it was posted to Facebook. Though the video does not specifically identify either the officer or the person making the accusation, the claimant


3 dead in NJ multi-vehicle crash after driver loses control: police

WAYNE, N.J. — Three people are dead after a large crash involving multiple vehicles in New Jersey, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Tuesday. At approximately 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a serious crash involving multiple vehicles on the northbound side of Route 23, near


‘Her fight is my fight’

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Christina Hubert, a high school Spanish teacher at Sullivan West, David “Hopper” Hubert and their three sons are united in battling her recent diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), a type of blood cancer.


1 Pound Of Pot Found During Traffic Stop: NYSP

WOODBURY, NY — State police arrested a Wappingers Falls woman after a traffic violation and accused her of having more than a pound of marijuana. Troopers stopped a vehicle being driven by Lindsey A. Abrams, 29, of Wappingers Falls, around 2:15 a.m. Feb 19 on I-87 in the Town of Woodbury.


Would You Pay 20 Dollars to Valet Park at New York State Fair

"Hell yeah" was my answer to the question, "would you pay $20 to valet park at the 2019 New York State Fair?" I was even more excited to find out you could do it for $12.50. In announcing their annual "Half Way to the Fair" sale, the fair unveiled a new valet parking option this year.


Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promo


Twisting and shouting at the Narrowsburg Union

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Winter Dance Party at the Narrowsburg Union over the weekend was a huge success thanks to the collaboration of everyone in the community, said its hosts Tom and Cecilia Coacci.


Hearing on NY state's Climate and Community Protection Act to be held in New Paltz

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing for March 1 on revisions to New York environmental law that seek to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.


A night of atonement and a crushing defeat

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY – For the home team Sullivan West Bulldogs, it was a night they would like to forget. But for the Wildcats of Livingston Manor, it was a night to remember.


Collegiate Men's Basketball: SUNY Ulster clinches postseason berth

STONE RIDGE, N.Y. — SUNY Ulster earned a postseason men's basketball berth for a third consecutive year with an 88-66 victory Monday over Rockland. Khayri Harris scored 20 points — hitting 6-of-9 from the field and making all six foul shots — to lead the Senators. Elijah Barnett tossed in 16 points


Urvashi Gupta named New York Coach of the Year

For the past 27 years, the tennis athletes coached by Urvashi Gupta have earned the scholar athlete distinction. While some might credit the academic success of this team, at least in part, to Coach Gupta’s emphasis on sportsmanship, respect and integrity; she prefers to attribute it to the nature o