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Drones to identify failing infrastructure in New Paltz
The Village of New Paltz is participating in a study with Walden Environmental Engineering and Harkin Aeriel. Drones with thermal cameras will be used to try to locate leaking underground water and sewer piping. Those involved are looking to replicate a study performed in the UK, and it’s believed t
New Paltz Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Conduct Against a Child
An Ulster County man pleads guilty to the violent felony of sexual conduct against a child. Ulrich Arlt, 36, formally of New Paltz entered a plea of guilty to the Class “D” violent felony of Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child in the Second Degree in Ulster County Court.
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Dutchess County With Ice, Snow Coming
The National Weather Service is warning residents throughout the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County that a brief period of freezing rain is possible overnight in areas farther south while accumulating ice and snowfall is expected north of I-84 into early Monday morning.
Kingston man tried to steal thousands with fake-check scheme
Ulster County law enforcement officials say that a forged-check scheme uncovered by the District Attorney’s Office illustrates how social media and easily available software brings age-old scams into today’s world.
Dutchess Adopts Plastic Bag Ban
The Dutchess County Legislature on Dec. 6 voted to ban disposable plastic shopping bags but did not add a surcharge for using plastic or restrict the use of paper shopping bags, both elements of the original proposal.
1820s New Paltz estate on 240 acres is a country living fantasy for $3M
If you’ve ever dreamed of getting out of the city (but not too, too far out), and nesting in a country estate amid rolling hills, White Duck Farm awaits. For $2.95 million, this 240-acre Ulster County estate is just a couple of hours from New York City in the Shawangunk Ridge-Mohonk Mountain Preserv
Jewish Congregation of New Paltz holds annual Hanukkah celebration
The Hanukkah festivities held Sunday, December 9 at the Jewish Congregation of New Paltz Community Center officially began with the ceremonial lighting of some two dozen menorahs. Families brought their personal nine-branched candelabrum from home for the community candle lighting and a large silver
2 men face life in prison for Marshall Street murder
Two City of Poughkeepsie men were sentenced to more than 20 years each in state prison for their part in the murder of an Ulster County man last year, according to the Dutchess County District Attorney's Office.
1941 – Poughkeepsie, NY – $175,000
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Yorktown-Based Packers Fan Makes Primetime Debut
YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Green Bay Packers are on pace to have their worst season in a decade, so things have never been better for their superfan Tom Grossi. The Yorktown Heights resident, who hosts a podcast series dedicated to his favorite pro football team, was recently featured in a skit on NBC pri
3 injured, including 2 with serious injuries, in Wappingers Route 9 collision
Three people were injured, two of them with serious injuries, in a two-car collision on Route 9 on Thursday night, according to Town of Poughkeepsie police. The accident occurred at around 5:53 p.m. along Route 9 — or South Road — in the area of the Valvoline Instant Oil Change at 1788 South Road in
Mid-Hudson clubs and cafés: Dec. 14 to 20, 2018
9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Nickel & Rose, and Malachi McElroy; 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Open mic. 8 p.m. Saturday, Randy Hulse. Saturday, Live music; 7 p.m. Thursdays, Live jazz, no cover.
3 Poughkeepsie residents arrested in connection with robbery, attempted robbery
Three people residing at the same City of Poughkeepsie address were arrested after police said they were involved in separate robberies. Emmanual Rolon, 19, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with first-degree attempted robbery, a felony, and second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor, according to a pr
High School Wrestling roundup: Red Hook & Highland win; Kingston loses in Section 9 action
CORNWALL, N.Y. — Injuries and forfeits mounted up for Kingston High Wednesday night as the Tigers lost a Section 9 wrestling dual meet 60-22 to Cornwall. The Dragons benefited from five pins and four forfeit.
Ulster murder suspect still in jail week after bail was set
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Murder suspect Maurice Stansberry Jr. remained in the Ulster County Jail Friday, a week after his attorney’s successful effort to have his bail set at $300,000.
Hudson Valley School Bus Driver Raises $8,000 for Miles For Hope
A Hudson Valley woman raised $8,000 for the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. The Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 2014 to fund support services for people in the Hudson Valley with breast cancer.
High School Bowling: Kingston sweeps Roosevelt
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Kingston High swept Roosevelt in a Section 9 bowling match at Spins Bowl Wednesday. The Tigers boys and girls each won 7-0. Carson Osterhoudt had a 516 triple capped by a 223 game and Kevin Thomas used a 203 to finish a 494 to lead the Tigers. Zachary Helzer posted a 502 series.
Thespians, artists create collaborative force at Denizen Theatre in New Paltz
There is a new collaborative creative force in New Paltz with theater artists and visual artists working alongside each other to bring out the best of both. Denizen Theatre is a flexible 50-70 seat theater that focuses on new works, emerging playwrights and contemporary themes with a mission to “mak
Northbound Route 9 closed in Town of Wappinger following accident
Northbound Route 9 has been closed at Liss Road in the Town of Wappinger following an accident, according to Dutchess County Emergency Management. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, which is just south of Kohl’s, the department said in a Facebook post. Personnel were reportedly conducting acci
A Local Ulster County General Store Has Closed
It's another tough loss for the Hudson Valley. A local stop in Ulster County has closed their doors. According to a Facebook post in a Rosendale community group The Tillson IGA (general store) located on 735 Springtown Road has closed down. The post on Facebook reads "The end of an era in the childh