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Sullivan County resident turns 100

MONTICELLO, NY — Longtime Sullivan resident Vidii Tu celebrated her 100th birthday last week with friends and family. Tu was born in the St. Thomas Virgin Islands on January 7, 1919. She later moved to New York City, and lived for some time in Amityville, Long Island with her husband. She has lived


Monticello woman arrested for domestic stabbing

MONTICELLO, NY —A Monticello woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing another woman. Monticello police say they responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Park Ave. in Monticello on at about 3:00 am on Jan. 12.


Husband and wife found dead in garage of Middletown home

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Police in this Orange County city are investigating the deaths of a husband and wife whose bodies were found in the garage of a home on Vincent Drive. Yellow crime scene tape cordoned off the area Tuesday night as several police vehicles lined the residential street near the town


Things to Do in NYC This MLK Weekend (January 18-21)

(1/18-1/21) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City.


Numerous Car Break-In’s in Sullivan County

The Sullivan County Sheriff has issued a warning to residents. According to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Facebook page, they have responded this morning January 15th, to a report of numerous larcenies and car break-ins, in the Wanasink Lake subdivision. The subdivision is part of the Rock Hill sect


Hudson Valley Woman Accused of Stabbing Woman With Scissors

A Hudson Valley woman allegedly violated an active order of protection and stabbed another woman. On Saturday, members of the Monticello Police Department arrested Joyce R. Housman, 27, of Monticello for assault, criminal contempt and criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies.


Happy birthday, Mr. Bernstein

MONTICELLO, NY — In honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday year, retired music teacher Kenneth Korn will discuss the life and work of the multi-talented musician at the Ethel B. Crawford Library on Wednesday, January 23 at 6 p.m.


Hudson Valley Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A Hudson Valley man lost his life after crashing his motorcycle. On Monday around 11:15 p.m., the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Patrol responded to a 911 call of a motorcycle accident at the corner of Katrina Falls Road and Lucky Lake Road in Rock Hill.


New York legislature passes voting reforms

ALBANY, NY — The New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly passed a series of voting reform measures designed to make it easier for residents to vote, and to increase voter participation.


NYPD Cop on Way Home From Shift Dies in Wreck With Parks Department Truck: Police, Sources

An NYPD officer on his way home from an overnight shift guarding police headquarters in Manhattan died in a wreck with a Parks Department truck in the Bronx, according to officials and law enforcement sources familiar with the case.


Artwork wanted for display at the Government Center

MONTICELLO – The Sullivan County Government Center’s hallways are awash in colorful figures – beyond the workers, visitors and taxpayers walking through. The Sullivan County Homegrown Artists Exhibition Program has mounted more than two dozen pieces of art in those hallways, from paintings and photo


Santana to play at Woodstock anniversary show in Bethel, he tells magazine

BETHEL, N.Y. — Carlos Santana, who played at the original Woodstock festival in 1969, will perform at the 50th anniversary show at Bethel Woods, the guitarist has told Rolling Stone magazine.


There are benefits to drivers’ licenses for the undocumented

Sullivan County Clerk Dan Briggs has some predictions about what 2019 will bring to his office. One was that there would be longer lines of people waiting to get drivers’ licenses because there are now three different forms of licenses to choose from. The standard ID remains, but residents can also


Two Dead In Apparent Mid­dletown Murder-Suicide

Two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Middletown. Amanda Pumillo, 45, and her husband, 55-year-old Francis Pumillo, were found dead in the garage of their home on Vincent Drive. Police say Francis shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself.


Jan. 15: Skiing roundup

(at Holiday Mountain, Monticello) Girls team: 1. Monticello (Mont) 6:50.52; 2. Onteora (Ont) 8:12.80; 3. Kingston (King) 9:27.34; 4. Liberty (Lib); 5. Fallsburg/Tri-Valley (FTV); 6. Rondout Valley (RV); 7. Sullivan West (SW).


Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino reports to prison to serve 8-month sentence for tax evasion

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino reported to prison Tuesday after being convicted of federal tax evasion. The 36-year-old "Jersey Shore" star began serving his 8-month sentence at Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in Orange County.


Murder-Suicide Involving Ex-Police Officer In Westchester, Wife Under Investigation

Police are investigating the murder-suicide of a former police in Westchester and his wife that took place in Orange County on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The incident was uncovered around 8:06 p.m. Tuesday when the Middletown Police Department was notified through 911 of a potential death investigation in th


Hudson Valley Feels Earthquake Off The East Coast

ULSTER COUNTY, NY — An earthquake off the coast of Maryland Tuesday evening was strong enough — magnitude 4.7 — to be felt in the Hudson Valley. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers, or 6.2 miles, about 136 miles off the coastline, and happened around 6:30 p.m. A


Woman who Ellenville police say lied about striking boy's bike with car faces numerous charges

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. — A driver who struck and seriously injured a 10-year-old boy riding a bicycle and then misled investigators in an effort to escape blame has been charged with two felonies, village police said Tuesday.


3 suspects in Ulster shooting death indicted for murder

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Three Kingston residents were indicted for murder Tuesday for the Dec. 1 fatal shooting on Sawkill Road in the town of Ulster, according to the the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office.