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High School Girls Basketball: Roosevelt rolls to first MHAL championship

STONE RIDGE, N.Y. — Roosevelt High used a well-executed game plan to capture its first Mid-Hudson Athletic League girls basketball championship Friday night. Behind 29 points from Jae'Len Daubon, 17 by Deliah Smith and a smothering, harassing defense, the Presidents defeated Millbrook 58-38 for the


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."


Dutchess County Seeks Community Input on Mental Health, Chemical Dependency Services

Residents invited to attend public forums, give feedback. Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro announced the Department of Behavioral and Community Health (DBCH) will host a series of public forums to discuss the needs for individuals living with mental health and chemical dep


Plattekill man gets 15 years to life in prison for sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

KINGSTON, N.Y. — A Plattekill man has been sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl, the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.


Dutchess County Executive Proposes Park Expansion

Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro proposed adding to the Dutchess County Park system in a speech on Thursday to the County Capital Projects Committee. Under his proposal, 230 acres of land in East Fishkill that sits next to the William R. Steinhaus Dutchess Rail Trail would be preserved with


Report will examine research on Dutchess County tourism

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Dutchess Tourism President and Chief Executive Officer Mary Kay Vrba will present "Charting the Course for Tourism in Dutchess: A Research Report and Strategic Initiative Presentation" from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 19 at Locust Grove.


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.


Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of February 18

Note: the Office for the Aging and OFA Senior Friendship Centers will be closed for the President’s Day national holiday on Monday, February 18th. Clients of our Home Delivered Meals program will receive shelf-stable meals in advance of the holiday.


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.


Police confiscate 110 bags of heroin, cash from car in Torrington

A 66-year-old man was arrested Friday morning in connection to a drug deal involving 110 bags of heroin, News 12 Connecticut is told. Torrington police say they confiscated the heroin and $2,600 from Leonard Johnson’s car on Main Street, just a short distance away from a nearby Catholic school.


Molinaro Appoints Raphael Kosek as 2019 Dutchess County Poet Laureate

Poet Laureate to present poem at State of the County Address. Poughkeepsie…Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has appointed Hopewell Junction resident Raphael Kosek as the County’s 2019 Poet Laureate. Ms. Kosek will serve a one-year term in this unpaid role and bring poetry to the community thr


Torrington police arrest West Haven man on narcotics possession charge

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) n - The Torrington Police Department arrested a West Haven man Friday morning for allegedly being in possession of narcotics with an intention to sell them.


Book Picks - Oblong Books And Music

This week's Book Picks come from Suzanna Hermans of Oblong Books and Music in Millerton and Rhinebeck, New York. "The Age of Light" by Whitney Scharer (event at White Hart Inn, Salisbury, CT, Tuesday, 3/5, 6pm)


Mike Long Steps Down as NY State Conservative Party Chairman

A political earthquake in New York State came last week in Albany when legendary NYS Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long announced his retirement. Long, 78, has served as chairman for 30 years. “I am fully aware that the fight for Conservative values carries on and that many battles remain, but I


416 Countryside Acres Plus Riding Ring In Mid-Hudson Valley

CLINTON CORNERS, NY — Think of it. Having 416 acres to knock around in, with the center of your property having its own private lake. And then there's your own Christmas tree business. This listing originally appeared on realtor.com.


2 charged after crack cocaine bust in Torrington

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) - Two people are facing charges after a crack cocaine bust in Torrington on Tuesday. According to officials, units were conducting surveillance near South Main Street.


Ulster police charge driver who's had 24 license suspensions

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — A 43-year-old Lake Katrine man with 24 suspensions of his driver's licence has been charged with unlicensed driving, town police said Wednesday. Luther T. Demonia was charged on Thursday, Feb. 14, with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony; operating a m


Saugerties police report: Felonies up, total arrests down, budget not exceeded

The Saugerties Police Department came in the black for the sixth year in a row, according to their annual report for 2018, and purchased a range of new equipment that will be used this year.


Kingston GOP taps Rua as mayoral challenger

TOWN OF ULSTER — Kingston Republicans have tapped Vincent Rua as the party's nominee for city mayor, but declined to field candidates for alderman-at-large or the Common Council during a Kingston GOP Committee meeting Saturday.


Saugerties father and son receive jail time for gun charges, making threats

Bruce and Conner Chargois, a father and son duo who were both given third-degree criminal possession of a weapon charges in late February of last year after the son posted threats to Saugerties High School online, have been sentenced to six months and two years respectively in state prison. Both wil