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Local officials tout Rip Van Winkle House emergency response

Local officials gathered on Friday to tout the emergency response following the Oct. 30 electrical fire at the Rip Van Winkle House in the City of Poughkeepsie. The incident left more than 300 tenants temporarily displaced. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Local officials gathered

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:30:08

Krasinski's 'A Quiet Place' leaves sweeping impact on Dutchess and Ulster

Official teaser trailer for "A Quiet Place," a film directed by John Krasinski and filmed in Dutchess and Ulster counties. The film stars Krasinski and his wife, Emily Blunt, and is scheduled for release in April 2018. Paramount Pictures/Courtesy video A new film starring actors John Krasinski and

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 20:08:24

Splintering of former IBM site is sign of times: Editorial

National Resources has acquired 300 acres of the Globalfoundries site in the Town of East Fishkill, and has plans to redevelop the area into a space with retail, hotel and residential options. The site was formerly owned by IBM Corp. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Whatever a big

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 18:13:36

Teaching life skills will be key to 'gig economy': Rolfe

If you've perused the Poughkeepsie Journal's special report about the gig economy in the Hudson Valley, you've seen the inventive ways a growing number of people are earning a living here without a traditional 9-to-5 job. Having talents, skills, ideas, and the ability to market them as a personal br

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 17:40:55

'The stress was relieved:' Helping Hand program eases financial burdens

Earning $779 a month through a Social Security disabilities program and facing mounting bills, Laura Sheraden's bank account was overdrawn in the winter of 2016. A head-on motor vehicle collision in March 2001 left the 54-year-old City of Poughkeepsie resident with a traumatic brain injury, carpal t

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 14:14:55

Thousands in Montefiore Health System impacted by Medicare Advantage health plan changes

Montefiore Health System sites across the Lower Hudson Valley will soon be considered out-of-network for thousands of patients with the UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage health plan. The change takes effect January 1. These sites include White Plains Hospital and White Plains Hospital Physician As

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-17 21:56:53

Poughkeepsie should transfer buses to county: Letter

Re: "City bus transfer fails again, city plans for penalty": In as much as the $1.9 million Federal Transportation Administration penalty does not appear to be going away, transferring the City of Poughkeepsie bus assets to the county would be equivalent to selling them for $1.9 million. It is dou

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 14:58:07

After trial, Menendez pitches health insurance enrollment

WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (AP) - A day after a mistrial was declared in his federal bribery trial, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez got back to work Friday and urged people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Menendez appeared alongside Democratic Rep. Albio Sires and Dem

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-17 21:28:34

Buck pole draws big deer, big crowd

Dan Waltz of Sanford was up hunting with friends in the Gaylord area when this 8-point buck came in at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Renn Boike and his grandpa, Randy Boike, of Gaylord, dropped by to check out the buck pole at DerMiner's Parkside Market. Blind Squirrel/Courtesy photoOnlookers check out

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-17 15:42:01

Fire causes electrical failure at Walmart

GAYLORD - A fire broke out in a circuit breaker at Walmart, 950 Edelweiss Village Parkway, Thursday evening, causing the store to lose electricity in half of the building and close down for a majority the evening. The Otsego County Fire Department an alarm call at 6:52 p.m. Dave Duffield, Otsego Cou

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-17 14:09:00

OCCOA offers caregivers respite with Otsego Haus

GAYLORD - While many medical conditions or illnesses require some help from family and friends to cope, caregiving for a loved one with dementia can be more all-consuming for caregivers, ultimately limiting time for work, chores and other daily necessities. Otsego Haus, part of the Otsego County Com

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-17 15:16:16

OPINON: My Turn: 'Oh Christmas Tree!"

I know that Thanksgiving is still a few days away, but I am going to write about Christmas now anyway, basically for two reasons. First, stores have been displaying Christmas items and playing Christmas songs at least since the day after Halloween or even before, so I really am not out of line. Seco

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-16 16:13:21

Lewiston to offer number of holiday events

LEWISTON - The Lewiston Chamber of Commerce recently release a list of upcoming events for the holiday season for those looking to travel a bit southeast of Gaylord for a hometown holiday. Saturday, Nov. 25 Businesses will participate on Shop Small Saturday, and businesses who want to participate s


Nestle legal case gets its day in court

REED CITY - A trick your English teacher may have taught you when you were a kid briefly played a prominent role Wednesday during a court hearing between Nestle and Osceola Township. William Fahey, who is the township's lawyer, and Judge Susan K. Sniegowski talked about sentence diagrams, a teaching

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-16 05:00:00

Vehicles damage three conservancy properties

Three Resort Township conservancy properties recently sustained some damage after several vehicles rode into the areas. One of the nature preserves belongs to the Walloon Lake Trust and Conservancy and is a combination of the Randall Ferguson Preserve and the Cherry Lane Preserve located on Cherry L

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Charlevoix County's state legislators vote on guns, Coast Guard, ice shanties and more

MichiganVotes.org, a free, non-partisan website created by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, providing concise, non-partisan, plain-English descriptions of every bill and vote in the Michigan House and Senate. Please visit www.MichiganVotes.org. Y = Yes, N = No, X = Not Voting Senate Bill 584

BOYNEGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-17 06:07:47

Lakeland PD investigating report of man masturbating at playground

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - A Lakeland family is warning other parents to be on the lookout after seeing a man masturbating in a public park. According to the family, the incident happened on Sunday at the playground by Lake Mirror. Kitty Brogran went to the park with her five grandchildren and her daug

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-16 17:50:41

Parents arrested after Lakeland baby tests positive for methamphetamine

Nicole Finley, 20. A mugshot of Nowlen is not available at this time. (Photo courtesy of Polk County Jail) LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - Police said a Lakeland couple was arrested Tuesday after their baby tested positive for methamphetamine. According to an arrest report, 20-year-old Nicole Finley and 2

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-16 21:49:29

State restricts Lakeland nurse's license to practice

LAKELAND - State Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Phillips has issued an order restricting Rhonda Lynn Leonard of Lakeland from practicing as a licensed practical nurse. According to the order, which lists issues involving drug abuse and addiction, Leonard may not practice as a licensed practical nurse

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-16 19:51:26

Gas leak leads to Lakeland road closure; shelter-in-place order suspended

LAKELAND - Polk County Fire Rescue has lifted a shelter-in-place order in the vicinity of this morning's gas leak along Reynolds Road just north of Polk State College in Lakeland. A portion of Reynolds Road between Winter Lake Road and Maine Avenue remains closed while repairs are being made to an

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 13:54:07