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Liberty Man Assaulted Wife with Kitchen Knife

LIBERTY - The New York State Police arrested a Liberty man following a stabbing investigation. Carlos Torres On Sept. 21, 2017 at 9 a.m., Troopers responded to Catskill Regional Medical Center, in Harris for the report of a stabbing victim. Troopers and BCI Members responded to the Emergency Room an


Liberty School District: 2 students suspended, 1 of them for possessing knives

LIBERTY - Two students from Liberty High School were suspended on Tuesday in unrelated incidents, one involving possession of knives, according to the district. One student was in possession of marijuana, and another student had two "small knives" with a blade of less than two inches, the district s

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:29:21

Sullivan drug sweep a 'major, major hit'

MONTICELLO - A drug sweep Monday night led to the arrests of eight suspects from a ring that distributed and sold heroin in Sullivan County, County District Attorney Jim Farrell said. "This is a major, major hit," Farrell said at a news conference Wednesday. Authorities said some of the suspects cam

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:51:39

Eight charged in heroin distribution operation in Sullivan County

MONTICELLO, N.Y. >> A months-long state police investigation ended this week with the arrest of eight current and former New Jersey residents who moved to Sullivan County to distribute heroin, authorities said. The state police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Sullivan County District At

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Graham Nash talks about the magic of music

BETHEL - It seems reasonable to ask Graham Nash if life has him down. Last year there was the well publicized split from both his wife of nearly 40 years as well as from his longtime bandmate David Crosby, which apparently signaled the end for any kind of reunion. And his latest studio album, "This

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 19:52:39

Sullivan County Stand Down for vets set for Friday

MONTICELLO - The Sullivan County Veterans Service Agency will serve veterans' needs at the annual Sullivan County Stand Down from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The event will take place at the Federation for the Homeless at 9 Monticello St., Monticello. Agency staff and volunteers will offer information

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 17:17:01

Ulster Corrections officer arrested for DWI, again

An Ulster County Corrections Division officer suspended following a DWI arrest has been arrested a second time for the same offense, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Officer Eric V. Decker, 37, of Kerhonkson, remained in Ulster County Jail Friday morning on $50,000 bail or $100,000 b

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 15:14:30

'Social Media and Safe Networking Forum' takes place Oct. 4 at Ellenville High

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. >> A "Social Media and Safe Networking Forum" will take place at the Ellenville High School Auditorium on Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. During the forum, New York State Trooper Craig Vedder, school and community outreach coordinator for Troop F, will discuss appropriate and responsible techno

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Local corrections officer fired after 2nd DWI charge in 6 weeks

KERHONKSON - Ulster County Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum has fired a corrections officer at the county jail after the officer was arrested Wednesday and charged with his second DWI in six weeks. Eric V. Decker, 37, of Kerhonkson, was charged Wednesday after deputies responded to a 911 call of an erratic

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 15:39:45

Speed limit lowered on Route 302

Cathy Humphrey drove Route 302 nearly every day for 38 years. She said she was passed in no-passing zones and narrowly avoided numerous accidents with reckless drivers. Some others haven't been so lucky on that stretch of road, with 13 people having died in accidents in the 10 years leading up to 20

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 01:49:16

Thomas Jackson, former Marbletown supervisor, confirmed as Ulster County public works chief

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Former town of Marbletown supervisor Thomas Jackson has been unanimously confirmed as Ulster County's new public works commissioner. The county Legislature acted at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Legislator Richard Parete, of Accord, whose district includes Marbletown, spoke

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Cider-maker puts down roots in Andes

That Alex Wilson would draw upon childhood memories of cideries in his native England as inspiration for Wayside Cider of Andes is unsurprising, given his throwback approach to business. Together with co-owner Irene Hussey, Wilson is crafting today's hard cider with a focus on farming practices of t

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:15:42

Heil guilty of killing infant son

Heil - facing 25 to life GOSHEN - Middletown resident Michael Heil was found guilty on Thursday of killing his seven-week-old son. When sentenced in November, he will face up to 25 years to life in prison. Heil, 27, was convicted of two counts of murder and two counts of manslaughter in the death o

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

TOWN HALL MEETING: The Heroin Epidemic

Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Port Jervis High School, Route 209 in Port Jervis. The rise of opioid abuse and the heroin epidemic has a stranglehold on our communities. Too many of our family members and friends have died. How do we stop it? How do we save our children? Take

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

DEC officers treat sick hawk, owl

State Department of Environmental Conservation officers helped rescue two wild birds, according to a media release. On Sept. 3, DEC officers Russell Fetterman and Ryan Wing, a recent graduate of the 21st Basic Academy on Aug. 25, rescued an ill great horned owl in the Otsego County town of Laurens.

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 23:47:57

Lawyers give closing arguments in Heil murder trial

GOSHEN - The jurors deciding Michael Heil's guilt or innocence in the death of his 2-month-old son, Zachary, will have to choose who they believe: defense medical experts, or prosecution experts? Zachary's mother, Amber Wells, or Heil? Lawyers gave their closing arguments Wednesday. Heil, of Middlet

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 19:23:38

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., dies at age 64

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at his home. He was 64. He was born on September 19, 1952 in Port Jervis, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph and Carmella Marioni Piccolo. He graduated from Delaware Valley High School and continued his education at Bloomsburg Univer

PIKECOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 17:44:00

Backtracking: The Early Years: Local history lost during WW II scrap drives

File Readers of The Oneonta Star on Sept. 29, 1942, were encouraged to gather up scrap of all sorts and bring it to an official salvage depot for the war effort. Some have expressed concern, regarding the recent removal of statues and monuments in the South, that history may be lost. It wouldn't hav

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:30:00

HS CROSS COUNTRY: Wirth sets course record

Tyler Wirth set a course record at Montrose in 15:43 to lead Wallenpaupack to three wins in a Lackawanna League boys cross country meet Tuesday. Brandon Curley of Montrose set a school record in 16:28. At Honesdale, Kyle Burke finished first overall and Daniel Uhranowski was third to lead Abingto

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 10:55:51

Bicyclist suffers several broken bones in Middletown accident

Portions of North Street and Wickham Avenue were closed Thursday afternoon after a dump truck hit a bicyclist at the intersection. The accident happened just before 12:30 p.m., when the Mead Seal Coating dump truck struck a male on the bike, according to Lt. Jeffry Thoelen with the City of Middletow

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 17:39:34