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High School Girls Basketball: Kingston falls to Newburgh

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — Kingston High's girls basketball team played better Thursday, but still absorbed its 14th loss of the year, falling to Newburgh Free Academy 57-47. Gabby Palladino scored 19 points and Alaysia Williams added 11 to lead the Goldbacks.


BREAKING: Cuomo wants to close three more NY state prisons

Governor Cuomo announced Friday that three state correctional facilities will close under the new state spending plan. "In my first State of the State address eight years ago, I said prisons are not a jobs program. Since then, I am proud to have closed more prisons than any governor in history," Cuo


Selena Gomez Is All Smiles at a Studio in Orange County

The 26-year-old Revival singer was spotted looking happy as she made her way to the studio on Wednesday (February 13) in Orange County, Calif. Selena was seen walking with a friend and playing with her hair as she made her way into the building. She recently returned from a bachelorette weekend trip


Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fire

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Police say a man and four daughters from 4 to 14 years old have died after a fire tore through their home in northern New York. Watertown fire officials tell television station WWNY on Friday that Aaron Bodah, 38, and his daughters Skylar and Erin died Thursday and Alexa and Mer


Montgomery Village Board OKs zoning change for planned winery

VILLAGE OF MONTGOMERY — The Village Board approved a local law Tuesday night that brings a proposed winery on the historic Montgomery Worsted Mill property one step closer to reality.


Indian Point sirens in Orange County to be tested Feb. 20

GOSHEN — A full-volume test of the Indian Point Energy Center siren system will be conducted between 10 and 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, throughout the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) around nuclear power plant, including 23 sirens in Orange County.


5 people dead, 5 officers wounded in Aurora, Illinois shooting; gunman also killed

AURORA, Ill. — Five people were killed and five police officers were wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, city police Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night.


Snow turns to sleet in Orange County, makes for icy evening commute

MONROE - Parts of Orange County saw up to several inches of snow on Tuesday. Heavy snowfall turned to sleet by midday. Plows tried to keep up with the changing conditions, but driving remained dangerous early Tuesday evening. The main concern during the evening commute was icy roads.


Cops: Unlicensed Man Causes Car to Fall 100 Feet in Hudson Valley

A man allegedly driving without a license is accused of hitting a car, causing it to fall 100 feet down an embankment. As previously reported, this past Wednesday, a car fell about 100 feet over an embankment near the Racoon Saloon on Route 9W in Marlboro and landed vertically into a body of water.


Campaign to Elect Timothy P. McElduff Jr. Orange County Surrogate Kicks Off Thursday

GOSHEN, N.Y. (February 7, 2019) – Timothy P. McElduff Jr., a long-time attorney with extensive experience in Surrogate Court matters and a partner at a leading Orange County law firm, kicked off his election campaign to become the next Orange County Surrogate among more than a hundred supporters, co


Woman accused of robbing, killing man she met on dating site

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Police near Cleveland say a woman who went out with a man she met on a dating website came back to his house two days later and robbed and killed him.


Hit-And-Run Arrest In Orange County

GREENVILLE, NY — An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run of a jogger in early January. State police said Ismael Ramos, 21, of Port Jervis, was arrested Jan. 31 and was charged with leaving the scene of a serious injury accident, a felony, and failure to keep right, a violation.


Police in Ellenville arrest stabbing suspect, locate victim amid school lockdown

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. — Village police Friday arrested an Ellenville man on charges that he stabbed another man who was having a relationship with his wife, authorities said. The Ellenville Central School at 28 Maple Ave. was placed on lockdown at 1:30 p.m. following reports of a stabbing and a man with


New York state offers free fishing days February 16-17

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the first of several statewide free fishing days in New York will take place this weekend, Saturday, Feb. 16, and Sunday, Feb. 17. During these designated days, residents and visito


Firefighter, retired police officer among 29 charged in Orange County drug bust

NYACK, Rockland County (WABC) -- A Middletown firefighter and a retired Spring Valley police officer were among the dozens arrested as part of a sweep of allegedly drug-dealing bikers in Orange County Tuesday.


Newburgh's Acclaimed Liberty Street Bistro Expands Into Former Caffe Macchiato Space

Liberty Street Bistro will bring even finer dining to the Hudson Valley as it takes over a beloved cafe's former home starting this spring. It was a sad, sad day when Caffe Macchiato closed its doors at the beginning of January. The beloved community cafe, which had maintained a presence on Newburgh


Hudson Valley Woman Accused of Trying to Build Pond in Yard

A Hudson Valley woman allegedly attempted to build a pond in her backyard by redirecting stream. Recently, a Department of Environmental Conservation officer was on patrol in the town of Montgomery and allegedly noticed a large pile of material in a yard bordering Tin Brook, a 9-mile-long tributary


‘Mystery of the Paper Box’ on view at Washington’s Headquarters

NEWBURGH — While work was being done on the Hasbrouck House at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, a small paper box was found behind one of the chimneys. However, an even greater discovery was made – inside the box was a ring and thimble!


Katko, Brindisi invite Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to visit Upstate New York

WASHINGTON – Central New York’s two congressmen Friday invited Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to visit the region, urging him to consider the area for its HQ2 campus after the collapse of a deal in New York City.


128-room hotel/conference center planned near Stewart Airport

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. — A Bronx developer plans to build a large-scale commercial project at the doorstep to New York Stewart International Airport. The first phase of SDC Hudson Valley Realty’s project, at the corner of Bruenig Road and International Boulevard in New Windsor, in front of the airport’s