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Ulster County sheriff seeks new jail superintendent

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa is seeking a top administrator to succeed James R. Hanstein, who has retired as corrections superintendent at the Ulster County Jail.


SUNY New Paltz votes to rename buildings

NEW PALTZ — After more than a year of debate, SUNY New Paltz President Donald P. Christian said the college is “not erasing history” by renaming six buildings on campus. By a 4-3 vote on Thursday, the College Council, a group of alumni that reviews major campus plans, decided to rename the Hasbrouck


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With WRRV

WRRV will be out all over the Hudson Valley celebrating St. Patrick's Day!. We hope you'll join us for the 23rd annual Dutchess County Parade on Saturday, March 2nd in the Village of Wappingers Falls.


Police: Woman fraudulently opens Verizon account, steals $3,000 in Apple products

POUGHKEEPSIE - Police in Poughkeepsie are searching for a woman they say is accused of fraudulently opening a Verizon wireless account. The incident happened Jan. 29th at the Verizon store inside the Galleria Mall.


Gabriel Butterfield & Friends play at The Falcon in Marlboro on Feb. 23

Gabriel Butterfield, the eldest son of Chicago harmonica great Paul Butterfield, joins his five-piece band to honor the iconic songs of his father at The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro, on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m.


Police Asking For Public's Help In IDing Suspect

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — State police are asking for the public's help in solving a case of identity theft. On Jan. 29, an unidentified woman used the personal information of a woman from Massena, St. Lawrence County, to fraudulently open a Verizon Wireless account at the Cellular Sales Store in the Pough


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


845 Confidential: City of Newburgh welcomes new firefighters

CITY OF NEWBURGH — Two new firefighters joined the Newburgh Fire Department's ranks on Thursday. Wytoskia Terrell Baity and Rigoberto Medina were appointed as probationary firefighters, effective immediately. Their positions are funded through the federal SAFER program, which provides money to staff


Return of an Ulster County landfill?

Most of us beyond a certain age can remember that resounding war cry when Ulster County attempted, and failed, to locate a county landfill at Winston Farm just west of the Thruway exit in Saugerties. Protest songs were written. “Dump, dump the garbage dump!” and “Dump here? Never!” echoed all throug


Kavanagh tops Ulster County GOP slate

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — Ulster County Republicans on Saturday nominated Michael J. Kavanagh of Saugerties as their candidate for district attorney, but failed to put up candidates for Ulster County executive or county judge.


Overturned Tractor-Trailer Crash Blocks Both I-84 Lanes At I-684

Both lanes of a stretch of I-84 are blocked after a crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer. The incident in Putnam County, on the eastbound side at I-684 (Exit 20), is causing half-hour long delays with slow traffic moving along on the right shoulder around the crash scene just before 2:30 p.


Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Returns In March In Poughkeepsie

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — It's that time of the year once again to set your culinary sights on all the good food available in Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Milton and the rest of the Hudson Valley. The spring 2019 edition of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is right around the corner, and there are nearly 200 parti


Hudson Valley Taxpayers Shocked by Lower Refunds This Year

If you haven't had your taxes done yet, you may be terrified after hearing so many horror stories this year. According to Dave LIngardo from Taxpert Tax Service in Hopewell Junction, the stories are true. But, it's not all bad news. Because of the drastic changes to the tax laws this year, many peop


Surveillance video released of Port Jervis building inspector, wife during bar fight

PORT JERVIS - New video released Friday shows an altercation involving an Orange County official and his wife, police say. The surveillance video seemingly shows Port Jervis Building Inspector David Rivera and his wife, Rachel, during a bar fight.


Newburgh man gets 21 years to life in prison for killing Youth Advocate Programs employee

GOSHEN, N.Y. — A Newburgh man has been sentenced to 21 years to life in state prison for the May 2017 stabbing death of a Youth Advocate Programs employee at a temporary housing facility in Newburgh.


Hudson Valley Union Official Accused Of Bribery

NEWBURGH, NY — An Orange County man has been accused of using bribery in his official position as a union official. Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said John Ulrich, 48, of Newburgh, was charged with soliciting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes from


Boil water advisory issued in Milton after E.coli sample tests positive

MILTON, N.Y. (WRGB) – A boil water advisory has been issued for Heritage Springs customers in the Town of Milton after an E.coli sample tested positive. To ensure that disease causing organisms do not exist in their drinking water, residents need to boil water or use bottled water, certified for sal


Sentence Handed Down In Shelter Killing

GOSHEN, NY — A Newburgh man was sentenced to 21 years to life for the stabbing death of a man inside a temporary emergency housing facility in the City of Newburgh. Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler said Wilfredo Mercado, 53, was sentenced after pleading guilty Sept. 28 to second-degr


Poughkeepsie police charge second man in murder investigation

POUGHKEEPSIE - Poughkeepsie city police have charged a second suspect with murder in the Nov. 5 fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man. Police responding to a shots-fired call at 3:24 a.m. on Nov 5 at the intersection of Mill and Garden streets found the victim, Jaquain Johnson, formerly of the Bronx,