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Meteorologist Paul Caiano 's Morning Forecast

Cloudy with occasional light snow or snow showers today. Most places a dusting up to 2 inches by the end of the day. Highs near 30. Cloudy with snow tonight. The steadiest snow will be from the Mid Hudson Valley east into New England where another 2-5 inches will fall overnight. Most other locations

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What 's Going On At The ‎Mid‏-‎Hudson‏ Civic Center ?

A new petition seeks a public hearing as to the state of the non-profit Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie. County Legislator Joel Tyner and author Joanne Michaels are behind the petition to determine if then-presidential candidate Donald Trump was given preferential treatment while members of


Orange County Home Flooded By Ice Jam , 6 Rescued

WESTBROOKVILLE, NY - Six people had to be rescued Friday in Orange County after a massive ice jam sent ice, rocks, wood and water across Route 209 and nearby properties. Three adults and three children were rescued from the flooded home near the Pine Kill creek, but no one was injured. Two other peo


Winter Weather Advisory For Orange And Putnam

Saturday morning could be tricky for anyone out and about. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Orange and Putnam counties for Saturday morning. WHAT...Freezing rain expected. The ice will result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges. Total ice accu


Why Does Environmentally-Friendly New Paltz Burn Christmas Trees ?

The annual Christmas Tree Bonfire in New Paltz was postponed because of bone-chilling temperatures, but it's happening this Saturday. My question for New Paltz is: Why? I am not trying to start trouble here, but why is an environmentally-concerned town like New Paltz burning old Christmas trees? Don


Wantaugh Avenue assault victim identified , death declared homicide

The Dutchess County Medical Examiner's Office declared that James Griffin, the 68-year-old victim in the Wantaugh Avenue assault on Jan. 2, as a homicide victim, according to City of Poughkeepsie Police. There is no threat to public safety but an investigation is continuing, police said. No arrests


CBS News Anchor Maurice DuBois to Speak at MLK Jr. . Breakfast

CBS TV News anchor Maurice DuBois will be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast in Poughkeepsie on January 19th at the Mid Hudson Civic Center. This is the 27th year for the MLK Breakfast and DuBois will be an interesting and inspiring speaker. According to CBS New York, DuBois


Red Cross schedules ‎Mid‏-‎Hudson‏ blood drives

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The American Red Cross says it has an urgent need for donors of all blood types during January, which is National Blood Donor Month. Red Cross blood drives in the region are schedule for: Jan. 8, 1 to 6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 708 E. Chester St., Kingston. Jan. 8, 1


Festivals & fun

To list your event, email information by 1 p.m. Monday the week of publication to bkalet@th-record.com. For a complete list go to recordonline.com. Catskill Nordic Ski Club: Informal, guided cross-country skiing, various locations, 1:30 p.m. every Saturday. Jan. 13: Tusten Trails/Ten Mile River Rd.


Friends Start GoFundMe Page After Charlie Sharon 's Death

NANUET, NY - Charlie Conrad Sharon died suddenly Jan. 9 at the age of 59. The service is at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hellman Memorial Chapels, 15 State St., Spring Valley. Active in the Rockland County, regional and state firefighting communities, Sharon was a life member of the Orangeburg Fire Associatio


Event : MHLC/HV WIC Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting

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One dead , one in critical condition after crash in Shandaken

SHANDAKEN, N.Y. - Authorities say a 74-year-old Highland resident is dead after losing control of her car Monday afternoon and colliding with a Ulster County Area Transit bus. They say Barbara Hyde was driving west on State Route 28 in Shandaken when she lost control of her car on the snow-covered r


Arboretum to Debut ` Cosmic Garden ' as First Art Exhibit of 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - "Cosmic Garden Series," featuring pen and ink drawing by nationally-known artist Lynne Friedman, will serve as Reeves-Reed Arboretum's debut art exhibition of the 2018 season. Opening at the Wisner House Gallery February 11 with an artist reception from 2 - 4 p.m. -- and continuing thro


Highland woman killed in Shandaken bus crash

Monday, January 8 at 2:18 p.m. a 2002 Kia, operated by Barbara Hyde, 74 of Highland, was traveling west on State Route 28 in the town of Shandaken when she lost control of her vehicle on the snow covered roadway and crossed over into the eastbound lane striking an Ulster County Area Transit Bus trav


Wind chill warning in effect until 10 this morning

Photographer: Shutterstock The National Weather Service in Albany says a wind chill warning will remain in effect until 10 this morning. Wind chills are expected to range from 15 below zero to 35 below. The affected area includes the central and eastern Mohawk Valley, Schoharie Valley, Lake George S


Ice boats , ` faster than any motorcycle , ' are part of ‎Hudson‏ history

In the early days of ice yachting, when iceboats were the fastest vehicles on earth and sailing them was a favorite sport of the rich, one name stands out: Jacob Buckout - a native of what is now Highland. Robert Wills, vice commodore of the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club, told the Buckout story at a


Local business owners voice their concerns to state lawmakers

BY ERIKA NORTON MIDDLETOWN - The Orange County Chamber of Commerce held a breakfast with several New York State Legislators, allowing both big and small local business owners an opportunity to ask questions and bring their concerns to their elected officials. Among the concerns were how state taxe


Shelter Tails Wish List

Shelters depend on the generosity of the community to sustain them. The following items are needed: Catskill Animal Sanctuary: Gift cards to Tractor Supply, Agway, Lowes, Home Depot; cruelty-free dish soap, laundry soap, hand soap, muck rakes, monetary donations for vet bills and medications, heat l


Preview calendar : Jan. 12 to 18 , 2018

Photography Exhibit: 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 13. Jim Peppler's Civil Rights photographs 1967-1968. A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center, 43 Gill St., Kingston. (914) 388-3092 africanrootslibrary.org.Books, readings and signings Poetry Reading: 6 p.m. Jan. 17. David V. Woolner "The Last 100 Days: FRD at