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'I feel like it's a family:' Millbrook's EPIC program a home for immigrant students

Before she became involved with EPIC, 19-year-old Jackie Consesor said she would have been frightened to speak in front of a classroom, let alone a courtroom. The Dover High School graduate, who hopes to work in immigration law someday, was often nervous to speak up because she didn’t always feel we

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-13 12:00:00

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.

HIGHLANDSCURRENT.ORG - 2018-12-15 20:29:32

4 Barns Transformed Into Luxe Estate In Mid-Hudson Valley

MILLBROOK, NY — This amazing property is privately situated and surrounded by meadows and woods in the midst of Millbrook's glorious countryside. Built in 1839, this is luxurious living against a backdrop of history.

PATCH - 2018-12-15 23:20:00

Hazardous Weather Outlooks for Most Of Hudson Valley

HUDSON VALLEY, NY — Warning that roads could get slippery, the National Weather Service has issued hazardous weather outlooks for Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Ulster counties as well as updating its winter weather advisories for the rest of the Hudson Valley.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 13:53:00

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.

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-16 00:06:11

Hurley man dies in rollover crash in Kingston

KINGSTON, N.Y. — An 86-year-old Hurley man died Sunday following a one-car crash on Hurley Avenue. Kingston police said the roll-over crash involving a Buick sedan happened at 8:36 a.m. in front of the Stony Run apartment complex.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-16 19:46:00

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.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-13 17:20:00

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.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 20:36:00

Teen Charged With DWAI After Driver, Passenger Trapped In Single-Vehicle Crash On Taconic

An 18-year-old teen was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol following a crash that trapped both the driver and a passenger. The crash took place around 8:55 p.m. Thursday on the Taconic State Parkway in Pleasant Valley, said Trooper AJ Hicks with the New York State

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-14 18:09:53

These Dutchess County Eateries Rank Among Best In State For Comfort Food

While New York is filled with some of the country’s finest eateries, some Hudson Valley restaurants are among the state’s finest to stop for comfort food, according to a brand-new report.

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-14 15:02:13

Northbound Route 9 closed in Town of Wappinger following accident

Northbound Route 9 has been closed at Liss Road in the Town of Wappinger following an accident, according to Dutchess County Emergency Management. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, which is just south of Kohl’s, the department said in a Facebook post. Personnel were reportedly conducting acci

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 01:39:00

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

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 19:47:00

Pleasant Valley man faces burglary felony

Igor Ljekocevic was taken into custody in Connecticut by Red Hook detectives after a year-long investigation into the burglary, police said. Ljekocevic faces a felony charge of burglary. He was arraigned in Dutchess County Court and sent to jail without bail.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-13 17:23:00

High School Bowling: Kingston sweeps Roosevelt

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Kingston High swept Roosevelt in a Section 9 bowling match at Spins Bowl Wednesday. The Tigers boys and girls each won 7-0. Carson Osterhoudt had a 516 triple capped by a 223 game and Kevin Thomas used a 203 to finish a 494 to lead the Tigers. Zachary Helzer posted a 502 series.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-14 02:38:00

Dutchess jail can use size to its advantage: Editorial

Considering the subject’s polarizing nature and the massive scope of the project, building a new Dutchess County Jail was bound to be a long, arduous process. On that score, it hasn’t disappointed. The state and county needed to reach key agreements. An alternative site to expanding at the current C

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-12-13 18:43:00

Marine from Dutchess County among five killed in plane crash off Japan coast

TOKYO — A Marine Corps major from Dutchess County was one of five Marines killed when their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, the Corps said Wednesday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-12 15:37:00

U.S. Marine from Dutchess County declared dead

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Dutchess County mourns one of its own. One of the five U.S. Marines declared dead yesterday after a mishap off the coast of Japan last week is from Staatsburg, a hamlet of Hyde Park .

WRGB - 2018-12-12 18:38:48

'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

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-12 21:25:57

Chance of Snow In Hudson Valley on Thursday

There's a chance the Hudson Valley could see some snow tomorrow. The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of snow between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday in Dutchess and Ulster counties.

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-12-12 13:36:54

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

WPDH.COM - 2018-12-13 10:43:38