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Dutchess Adopts Plastic Bag Ban
The Dutchess County Legislature on Dec. 6 voted to ban disposable plastic shopping bags but did not add a surcharge for using plastic or restrict the use of paper shopping bags, both elements of the original proposal.
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Dutchess County With Ice, Snow Coming
The National Weather Service is warning residents throughout the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County that a brief period of freezing rain is possible overnight in areas farther south while accumulating ice and snowfall is expected north of I-84 into early Monday morning.
3 injured, including 2 with serious injuries, in Wappingers Route 9 collision
Three people were injured, two of them with serious injuries, in a two-car collision on Route 9 on Thursday night, according to Town of Poughkeepsie police. The accident occurred at around 5:53 p.m. along Route 9 — or South Road — in the area of the Valvoline Instant Oil Change at 1788 South Road in
Overnight Shooting Injures Man in Orange
EMS transported a 26-year-old male to University Hospital in Newark after gunfire struck him late Friday night. According to preliminary reports the shooting happened in the vicinity of 323 Henry Street at approximately 11:27 p.m. where an unknown gunman arrived at that location and fired shots at t
2 men face life in prison for Marshall Street murder
Two City of Poughkeepsie men were sentenced to more than 20 years each in state prison for their part in the murder of an Ulster County man last year, according to the Dutchess County District Attorney's Office.
2 teens charged with manslaughter after 15-year-old dies in fall from moving SUV in Dutchess County
HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. — Two teenagers have been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a 15-year-old boy who was seen clinging to the passenger side of a moving SUV in southern Dutchess County before falling off, state police said Thursday.
3 Poughkeepsie residents arrested in connection with robbery, attempted robbery
Three people residing at the same City of Poughkeepsie address were arrested after police said they were involved in separate robberies. Emmanual Rolon, 19, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with first-degree attempted robbery, a felony, and second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor, according to a pr
Drones to identify failing infrastructure in New Paltz
The Village of New Paltz is participating in a study with Walden Environmental Engineering and Harkin Aeriel. Drones with thermal cameras will be used to try to locate leaking underground water and sewer piping. Those involved are looking to replicate a study performed in the UK, and it’s believed t
1941 – Poughkeepsie, NY – $175,000
Status, price and other details may not be current and must be independently verified. OHD does not represent this home, contact the agent as listed below. Take a step back in time to 1941 when homes were built of Stone, wide stained moldings and glass doorknobs all still in great condition. With a
'Sexually Violent' Offender Convicted Of Raping 8-Year-Old Girl Reports Move To Fishkill
A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl has reported a move in Dutchess County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Dutchess residents regarding the residency of 55-year-old Peter Cassels, who reporte
Illegal Dumping in the Hudson Valley
I grew up singing songs like "Where have all the Flower Gone" and "If I had a Hammer" by Pete Seeger. He was a large part of my childhood memories through that song. I watched him perform at Vassar College and he even came to my school play to watch us play characters all focused around the Hudson R
Hudson Valley Food Hall to Hold Soft Opening Jan 2018
Are you missing Smorgasburg Kingston or Brooklyn and wishing that there was a flea/food market that would succeed here in the Hudson Valley? Check this out. There is a new market, similar to Chelsea Market in New York City, that is set to open (soft opening) in an old movie theater that has been con
Tricky Weekend Weather For Poughkeepsie
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Looks as if we may dodge the big storm meteorologists had predicted for this weekend. But don't relax yet. Though not heavy rain, we will see some showers.
A Local Ulster County General Store Has Closed
It's another tough loss for the Hudson Valley. A local stop in Ulster County has closed their doors. According to a Facebook post in a Rosendale community group The Tillson IGA (general store) located on 735 Springtown Road has closed down. The post on Facebook reads "The end of an era in the childh
Ulster County property tax rates declining in most municipalities
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Ulster County Property tax rates will decline next year in most of the county's municipalities. The new tax rates are the result of a $329 million budget adopted by the Legislature earlier this month and signed by County Executive Michael Hein on Thursday.
Ceres Quartet performs Jan. 6 at St. George's Church in Newburgh
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 6, at 3 p.m. (Snow date Jan. 13) WHERE: St. George's Church, 105 Grand St., Newburgh. DETAILS: Newburgh Chamber Music will present the Ceres Quartet performing works by Beethoven, Bartók and Haydn. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 for students. A reception with the artists will foll
Ulster County's new Family Court called 'a model' that others in NY could follow
TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — With the opening of its new Family Court facility, Ulster County has moved from a space described by state officials as “woefully inadequate” to one they say will serve as a model for counties across New York.
Hold the Date list of upcoming events
Mount Gulian Historic Site, 145 Sterling St., Beacon, will have its annual Children’s Holiday Tea noon-2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. The site’s two main rooms will be decorated for the holidays and tables will be set with linens and fine china. The menu includes assorted Harney & Sons teas, scones, fing
Last Kmart in the Mid-Hudson Region to Close Forever on Monday
Attention, Kmart shoppers, this is your last chance to visit the iconic department store. As we reported in September, the last Kmart store in the Mid Hudson region announced that it was closing and laying off 71 employees. The store on Dutchess Turnpike in the City of Poughkeepsie was scheduled to
5 Questions: Jeff Domanski
Jeff Domanski, who lives in Beacon, is the program director of Hudson Valley Energy, a nonprofit that is helping administer a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. He will host an information session at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison, or see renewablehi