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'Silent Kingdom, Magic Kingdom' at Green Kill in Kingston on March 22

'Silent Kingdom, Magic Kingdom' at Kingston gallery. WHAT: "Silent Kingdom, Magic Kingdom" WHEN: Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. DETAILS: “Silent Kingdom, Magic Kingdom,” a night of fashion and performance at Green Kill, is an avant-garde exhibition that examines the intersections within immortal consum


2 Port Ewen residents rescued from roof during fire

PORT EWEN, N.Y. — Two residents were rescued from the roof of a garage adjacent to a burning apartment on Broadway, but a cat died in the fire, according to the Port Ewen fire chief.


22 charged in state, federal drug trafficking probe

NEW YORK — Seven members of a drug trafficking organization that distributed large quantities of crack cocaine, as well as heroin laced with fentanyl, over a two-year period, in and around the Village of Ellenville in Ulster County, New York were indicted federally following an investigation by ICE'


Cuomo, in Ulster, announces arrest of Mother Earth's employee for anti-Semitic incident

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. — A 21-year-old Saugerties man has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly making anti-Semitic remarks to a fellow employee of Mother Earth's Storehouse, state police said Friday.


7 Who ‘Sold Deadly Drugs’ in Hudson Valley Indicted

Seven Hudson Valley residents who are accused of selling heroin and more in the area were arrested. On Wednesday, four Ellenville residents were arrested for allegedly selling large amounts of crack cocaine in the Ellenville area as charged in an indictment returned last week by a federal grand jury


Attorney accused of shooting husband in the gut

A Yonkers attorney was arrested Wednesday for shooting her hubby in the gut, authorities said. Police say Sloane Fleckman-Finn, 44, called them at 5:03 a.m. to say she’d just blasted her husband, Eric Finn, once in the stomach.


Snow, Freezing Rain in the Forecast For Hudson Valley

Parts of the Hudson Valley is expected to see snow during the first full day of spring. According to Hudson Valley Weather, all of the local areas will see cold rain Thursday, with some parts receiving wet snow.


Feds Investigating Apex Credit Recovery in Newburgh Schools, Sources

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are visiting the homes of teachers employed by the Newburgh School District according to sources close to a separate investigation by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.


Teen Struck By Vehicle in Pleasant Valley

A 13-year old is in critical but stable condition after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening. On Wednesday at approximately 5:10 p.m. a serious car-pedestrian accident occurred on State Route 44 near Clark Heights in the Town of Pleasant Valley.


New York State to celebrate maple products with Maple Weekends

(WBNG) — Farms across New York state are inviting maple lovers to see how maple syrup and other maple-related products are made. The Maple Weekend event will take place on two weekends: March 23 and 24 and March 30 and 31.


Say hello to Hollywood: Film industry building new home in the region

Mark Ruffalo’s doing it. So are Bill Murray and Selena Gomez. Omar Epps and Brie Larson are doing it, too. Just like George Clooney, Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Paul Newman, Anthony Hopkins, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.


Anti-Semitism Struck A High-Minded Organic Grocery. Then Management Messed Up.

An organic health and vitamin store in New York state’s hippie-chic Hudson Valley was a surprising place to experience anti-Semitism and then a lack of sympathy, but 18-year-old Sarah Shabanowitz said that’s what happened to her. And now she’s got a lawyer.


New Movie 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' Films At Fishkill Diner

Brie Larson, "Captain Marvel," herself might not have been in the area, but other actors starring in her latest film, "I'm Thinking of Ending Things," were filming around the Hudson Valley this week, including at the Red Line Diner in Fishkill.


A Highland Ice Cream Shop Takes on Donuts This Season

Lakeside Licks scores a “hole in one” as it adds donuts to its popular Hudson Valley ice cream stand. Imagine the perfect summer day in the Hudson Valley. You’re driving along Route 299, windows down, radio tuned to your favorite station, kids in tow (ok, this is optional), when you see it. Out of n


Car Fire Causes Taconic Closure

A stretch of the Taconic Parkway is closed due to a car fire late Friday morning, March 22. The closure, reported at 10:30 a.m., is northbound at Route 199 in Hopewell Junction.


Records Made to be Broken

As runners, jumpers and throwers in the Highlands prepare for the outdoor track season, which begins April 1, we thought we’d bring together the local, Section 1 and state records for a number of events.


Governor Cuomo Announces New Seven Year Deal with Alcoa to Preserve Hundreds of Jobs at Massena Facility

Agreement Maintains 450 Jobs and Ensures the Continued Operation of Alcoa's Massena Smelting Plant through 2026. Builds on 2018 Agreement with Arconic that Secured 145 additional Jobs at the Same Site in Massena.


Repair Café takes place March 23 at New Paltz United Methodist Church

WHEN: Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE: New Paltz United Methodist Church, 1 Grove St., New Paltz. DETAILS: Bring something that's not working quite right, or an item of clothing or jewelry you love, but can't wear because it needs mending. A neighborhood initiative, Repair Café pres


Police Investigate Shots Fired in City of Poughkeepsie

Late Wednesday morning 911 was flooded with reports of shots fired in the City of Poughkeepsie. On Wednesday, at approximately 11:19 a.m. City of Poughkeepsie 911 received several reports of shots fired in the area of 82 Washington Street.


New York state snowmobile deaths nearly triple over last season

The number of riders killed in snowmobile crashes in New York has nearly tripled over last winter’s total. A Hadley man’s death earlier this week marked the 20th fatality so far this season, according to the New York State Snowmobile Association.