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Wallkill Watershed Alliance uses a boat brigade to pull tires from the river

TOWN OF WALLKILL, N.Y. >> Members of the Wallkill Watershed Alliance set out to pull discarded 100 tires from the Wallkill River in the second annual Tire Pull on Saturday, July 14, 2018.


Two men die in separate crashes in Greene County

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Two men — one from Long Island, the other a motorcyclist from Catskill, N.Y., — were killed in separate vehicle crashes in Greene County Saturday afternoon, state police said.


Marlborough woman charged in continuing probe into marijuana growing operation

Authorities said Saturday that they arrested Leslie A. Roman, 37, of 212, Bingham Road, Marlborough, on July 6, and charged her with two felony counts of criminal possession of marijuana. Additional charges are pending, they said.


Hearing on proposed Ulster County law to license electricians draws little response

He urged lawmakers to reject the proposal to license electricians, saying that, because municipalities already have building inspectors, the law would add a “redundant layer of government.” He also said the law could raise the cost of housing in the area because electricians would have to pay an ann


Woman arrested in ongoing investigation into drug sales Marlboro area

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office and URGENT then executed six search warrants in less than 24 hours in the towns of Marlboro and Newburgh.Based on evidence collected from the warrant searches, URGENT made an additional arrest in the case.Leslie Roman, 37, of Bingham Road in Marlboro was arrested a


Casino Night on the Hudson Set for July 27 - Hudson Valley News Network

RHINEBECK –Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce will bring a bit of Las Vegas to the Hudson Valley on Friday, July 27 at the Rhinecliff Hotel, 4 Grinnell St. in Rhinecliff.The Chamber has enlisted a professional gaming company based in New York City and Albany to provide an authentic, real life experi


Ice House owner opens Wacky Cactus Mexican restaurant

Poughkeepsie native Michael Lund has opened Wacky Cactus in theVassarRoad location where he ran The Mill for the last four years. Lund prior to The Mill ran Mike and Jake’s, a café and deli, in the same space beginning in 2010.


Meghan Markle Criticized For Wearing Oversized Shirt At Wimbledon With Kate Middleton

Francesca Specter, a journalist forExpress, claimed that Markle’s top didn’t suit her because it was too big. Specter also noted that Markle’s attire at Wimbledon was too casual for the event.


Exempt Firemen's Association loses liquor license amid allegations of drugs, gambling

The suspension is in response to a series of incidents at the Mansion Street club from January through late June that led to a “serious risk to the healthy, safety and welfare of the public,” according to a press release from the authority. That includes a fatal shooting on Jan. 27, in which officer


State police find guns, ammo, drugs in car following chase from Danbury to Sherman

Latest Fairfield County NewsState police find guns, ammo, drugs in car following chase from Danbury to ShermanMan faces almost 4 years in prison in baby's injuriesGroundbreaking for amphitheater at former Ballpark at Harbor Yard in BridgeportVideo of violent shootout released during man's sentencing


Here's Who Might Replace Hudson Valley's Closed Toys 'R' Us

Hundreds of Toys "R" Us stores closed in the United States in 2018, one of the most high-profile casualties of the so-called "retail apocalypse." Now the question is, which retailers will replace all those empty stores left behind by the once iconic toy chain?


Town of New Paltz clears hurdle toward creating new water district

The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Third Department, has let stand a lower-court ruling that went against the property owners. Among other things, the appellate judges said a lawsuit by the opponents was filed too late to challenge the town’s environmental approvals of the water district


Sheriff IDs Man Killed In Esopus House Fire

ESOPUS, NY — The man who died in a Town of Esopus house fire has been identified. The Ulster County Sheriff's Office said Juntao Xu, 62, of Queens, was killed in the July 10 fire at 719 Old Post Rd.


Ulster County comptroller refuses to pay bill for printing of pamphlets because they bear executive’s name

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A local business — and county lawmakers —- appear to be entangled in yet another dispute between the county executive and county comptroller, this time over the payment of a bill for suicide prevention pamphlets that the company printed for the Hein administration.


Port Ewen man intentionally scalded 2-year-old girl, Kingston police allege

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A 30-year-old Port Ewen man was charged after allegedly intentionally scalding a 2-year-old girl who was left in his care by a friend, Kingston police said Thursday.


Padilla leads Hudson Valley to 2-0 win over West Virginia

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Nicholas Padilla allowed just two hits over six innings, leading the Hudson Valley Renegades over the West Virginia Black Bears in a 2-0 win on Friday.


Esopus house fire: Victim in fatal fire identified as Queens man

Juntao Xu, 62, died after succumbing to injuries he sustained inside a structure fire near the 700 block of Old Post Road in Esopus, according to the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office. A homeowner and house guest managed to escape, and told officers they heard Xu had beenretrieving property inside.


Driver dies in Middletown crash while fleeing police

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. >> A 35-year-old man died early Thursday after losing control of the car he was driving and striking a concrete porch on Sterling Street while fleeing police, according to the Middletown Police Department.


Port Ewen man arrested in scalding of two-year-old child

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A 30-year-old Port Ewen man has been arrested in connection with the scalding of a two-year-old child, Kingston police reported.


Police Investigate Early Morning Fatal Esopus Fire - Hudson Valley News Network

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the New York State Police, Ulster County Fire Investigation Unit, Esopus Fire Department, Rifton, Port Ewen, Highland, New Paltz, Milton, St. Remy, Tillson and Kingston Fire Departments as well as the Town of Esopus Volunteer Ambulance