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SUNY New Paltz Foundation divests $1M from fossil fuel companies

NEW PALTZ - The SUNY New Paltz Foundation is pulling back nearly $1 million of direct investment in fossil fuel companies. The foundation board made the decision unanimously at its meeting on Thursday. The vote affects $920,055 of the foundation's endowment, which stood at $20 million on June 30. Th

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 04:29:31

Taste of New Paltz showcases diverse flavors from around the world

There were roughly 4,000 in attendance Sunday choosing from more than 200 vendors. For local restaurants, the 27th annual festival was an opportunity to show off diverse flavors and tantalizing recipes. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit NEW PALTZ - The jerk pork ribs are at least pa

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 19:43:23

A Tavola: Funky farm-to-table a New Paltz destination

With its rustic wood decor and 16 funky, mismatched farmhouse tables for diners, A Tavola seems the perfect setting for its locally focused farm-to-table menu. The Italian restaurant opened on lower Main Street in New Paltz in 2011 and for the last two years has been owned by partners Rosemay Smith

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 14:16:54

Dutchess primary day voting hours to expand

POUGHKEEPSIE - Starting in 2018, the polling hours for primary day elections in Dutchess County will be from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., similar to the hours for the general election in November. County Legislator John Forman (Ind-Fishkill) is the lead sponsor of the resolution, which was unanimously approved

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Fishermen: Time to be heard while DEC is listening

The Department of Environmental Conservation kicked off the first of a series of public meetings to be held across the state to provide an overview of the state's approach to trout stream management. The meetings will also elicit feedback from trout stream anglers regarding their preferences and exp

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 10:00:03

Recent hurricanes reveal a frightening future unless action is taken: View

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have reignited discussions about the link between global warming and extreme weather, with climate scientists now saying they can show the connections between the two phenomena better than ever before. Time The devastation wreaked by the recent hurricanes is a frightening

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:16:01

Miles of Hope to begin awareness month with walk

On Oct. 1, residents from around the Hudson Valley will descend on James Baird State Park for a good cause. For the 14th year, the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation will hold its annual Hudson Valley Community Walk for Breast Cancer at the state park in LaGrange. The non-profit foundation funds

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:52:26

Daryl's House submits plans for outdoor stage

More than 18 months after first announcing plans for an outdoor stage, the proposal by rocker Daryl Hall to expand live music at his restaurant in Pawling is under review by town officials. Plans call for the stage to sit behind Daryl's House, the Route 22 restaurant and music venue operated by the

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 22:59:51

Community atmosphere shines through DC Classic fog

It's not the heat; it's the humidity. You hear this well-worn phrase often during the summer months. Well, on Sunday morning for the Dutchess County Classic, the humidity was all there was - 100 percent of it! The 39th annual Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club race was shrouded in fog for most of the morn

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 22:29:52

Gas prices drop in Town of Highlands after possible price gouging

HIGHLAND FALLS - The price of regular gas in the Town of Highlands is below $3 again. The price drop at the two stations in town, both owned by Chestnut Petroleum Distributors in New Paltz, followed state Assemblyman James Skoufis' call last week for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 00:16:44

Crystal Run Healthcare donates backpacks to local students

MIDDLETOWN - Each year, Crystal Run Healthcare helps provide local students with the tools necessary to succeed in school. For the 11th consecutive year, Crystal Run employees bought backpacks and school supplies to be donated to families throughout Sullivan, Orange and Rockland counties. This year'

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 07:01:00

Poughkeepsie man violated order of protection: police

A Poughkeepsie man was arrested Saturday after violating an order of protection, according to state police. State police from the Wappinger barracks charged Hakim M. Muhammad, 32, for first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony. At 10 a.m. Sept. 16, troopers responded to a fight taking place Fi

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 14:23:30

Poughkeepsie Woman Arrested for Drug Possession

Vanessa M. Robinson WAPPINGER - The New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks arrested Vanessa M. Robinson, age 23, of Poughkeepsie, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, a Class D Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degre


New proposal for Poughkeepsie buses on the table

POUGHKEEPSIE - The City of Poughkeepsie still has possession of its buses, a status Mayor Robert Rolison and Finance Commissioner Marc Nelson have suggested could be putting the city at financial risk of both federal penalties and loss of other sources of funding. Councilman Christopher Petsas, an a

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Kingston Man Arrested for Felony Criminal Contempt

SAUGERTIES - A Kingston man was arrested following a domestic dispute at the Simmons Plaza on Rt. 9W in the Town of Saugerties. Saugerties Police responded to the 911 call on Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they allege Keenan A. Hughes, age 26, had engaged in a physical domest


Missing Kingston man, 41, found

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A 41-year-old city man reported missing on Friday has been located and has spoken to family members, according to city police. In a Facebook post Monday, police said Patrick Bland was no longer missing. KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A 41-year-old city man reported missing on Friday has been lo

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Senate bill includes funds for Stewart ANG cleanup

WASHINGTON, D.C. - For more than a year, the City of Newburgh's federal representatives have vowed to make the Department of Defense pay to rid Stewart Air National Guard Base of the toxic chemical state regulators blame for the poisoning of the city's primary water supply. Sens. Charles Schumer and

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 02:36:04

Head of Norwegian Air looks to expand Stewart service

Kjos, left, with Orange County Partnership President Maureen Halahan and airport Manager George Harrison STEWART AIRPORT - It has been less than three months since Norwegian Air began flying to five European cities from Stewart International Airport, but the airline CEO said Monday he is eyeing ad

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Man arrested after crashing car into building

NEWBURGH - A San Leandro, California man was arrested by Newburgh City Police after he crashed his van into a building. Police were called at 9 p.m. on Sunday to the area of 778 Broadway. They found Jack Shaw, 72, who told them he had been coming from Billy Joe's Ribworks on Front Street and was at

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Hit-and-run death of 90-year-old Newburgh man angers neighbors

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Each morning Fred Woolsey walked from his City of Newburgh apartment to a nearby deli on North Street to buy coffee and a newspaper, according to his neighbors. Those same neighbors believe that is what the 90-year-old was doing Sunday morning when he was struck by a hit-and-run d

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-18 21:06:41