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Convict in 1977 kidnapping, murder in Ulster County a free man

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> After spending 38 years and four months behind bars for the kidnapping and murder of Gertrude “Trudy” Resnick Farber, Ronald H. Krom is once again a free man.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-18 19:25:21

Crash With Serious Injuries Shuts Down Route 9 Stretch In Poughkeepsie

The closure, reported around 5:30 p.m. on the northbound side, is near Beechwood Avenue.

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Kingston police arrest two on drug charges

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A city woman and New Windsor man were arrested after an investigation into narcotic sales and trafficking, police said.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-18 15:19:16

SNAPSHOT: Making a splash on Main Street in Saugerties

A bicyclist takes advantage of Saturday’s lengthy downpour in Saugerties to make a splash on Main Street. The rain also caused flooding on other streets in the village.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-19 18:45:27

Dutchess County Fair opens Aug. 21, continuing through Aug. 26

RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> The Dutchess County Fair begins its annual six-day run on Tuesday, Aug. 21, with organizers stressing that the 2018 edition will celebrate the event’s agricultural roots.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-19 15:48:28

Kingston seeks to make Schwenk Drive a ‘complete street’

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> If the city has its way, Schwenk Drive — a stretch of roadway that cuts through Uptown — will one day become a so-called “complete street.”

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-19 16:50:05

Climber falls at Mohonk Preserve, marking third accident in two weeks

GARDINER, N.Y. >> A climber fell in the West Trapps Area of the Mohonk Preserve Sunday afternoon, suffering unknown injuries, according to Gretchen Reed, a spokeswoman for the preserve.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-19 20:01:36

Two events in Dutchess County seek to educate public about addiction, offer training on Narcan use

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health is encouraging residents to attend a pair of events that will educate the community about the dangers of addiction, raise awareness about the current opioid epidemic and train residents in the use of Narcan, which

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-19 15:59:59

College Students Bought An Old Couch For $20 And Ended Up Returning $40,000 To A Widow

When you buy a secondhand couch, you usually find some old candy wrappers and dust under the cushions – nothing out of the ordinary. But for three roommates in New Paltz, N.Y., their experience with buying an old couch went a little bit differently.


'Every little bit helps:' Hundreds pick up free school supplies at Poughkeepsie giveaway

Seven-year-old Naithen Daily was filling his bag with books that could take him to places from Hawaii, to the moon, to a magic tree house.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 21:39:00

Police: Body found in Esopus Creek was Kingston homeless man who drowned

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. >> Police have identified the body found early Wednesday near a homeless encampment along the Esopus Creek off state Route 28 as a Kingston man, state police said Thursday.Matthew Hults, 32, who police said was homeless and living in Kingston, tripped and fell into the creek, ac


Poughkeepsie man indicted for murder in death of New Paltz woman in fatal crash in Lloyd

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> ThePoughkeepsie man responsible for the death of a New Paltz woman in a July 1 car crashon Route 299 in Lloyd demonstrated “depraved indifference to human life” and has been indicted for second-degree murder, the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.


Heavy showers result in flood advisory for much of Dutchess

Locations including Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Fishkill, Wappingers Falls and Hopewell Junction are included in the warning that's set to last until 6 p.m. on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected in these areas, which could result in urban a

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 20:27:00

Hudson Valley RibFest returns to New Paltz on Aug. 17, 18 and 19

It will be barbecue at its finest this weekend at the Hudson Valley RibFest at the Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz.


Golden Corral returns: Chain aims for late September opening in Town of Poughkeepsie

The restaurant, which stood dormant along Route 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie since March 2017, is scheduled to reopen under new ownership, possibly as soon as next month.


Prince Harry, Palace To Blame For Meghan Markle's Father's Debacle, Source Says

Princess Diana's former bodyguard Ken Wharfe recently opened up about the issue involving the Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle Sr., and the royals. He said he believes that the Duke of Sussex could have done more to avoid the incident. Unfortunately, they failed to help Thomas.


Local state attorney general candidate holds ‘meet and greet’ in Newburgh

NEWBURGH – Attorney Michael Sussman, running on the Green Party line for state attorney general in November, is looking to use his national public law experience to sway voters in this upcoming election.


Paolilli ends more than 33 year career in law enforcement

HYDE PARK – Hyde Park Town Police Chief Eric Paolilli on Friday announced for the last time on his police radio that he was “10-7,” – out-of-service.After a 33-year career in law enforcement, he was retiring and entering a new career as a nurse practitioner.The 53-year-old cop last served as Hyde Pa


Orange County man dead in two-car crash in New Windsor area

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. >> A Campbell Hall man died in a head-on two car crash on state Route 207 near the Rock Tavern Post Office, state police said Thursday.


Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank’s Body Language Says This About Their Relationship

Judi James, a body language expert, analyzed the couple’sengagement interviewwith BBC earlier this year. She described Princess Eugenie as sexy and Brooksbank as shy.