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ELECTION 2018: Differences evident between incumbent, challenger in NY 41st Senate District

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The state senator in New York's 41st District and her opponent in the upcoming election both portrayed themselves as the most qualified for the job when they faced off at a business breakfast, while difference between them were evident on such issues as wages and health care.Cha


Teen Shot, Killed While Playing Basketball in NYC Park: NYPD

A 16-year-old boy has died after he was shot in the head while playing basketball at a Brooklyn playground just after school let out Friday, and police say it appears he wasn't the intended target. Wale Aliyu reports. (Published Friday, Sept. 21, 2018)


Hyde Park's $500m Bellefield development to highlight tourism, agriculture

The project, Bellefield at Historic Hyde Park, will highlight the region's agricultural and tourism attractions, developers say.


Traffic: Route 9 reopens after four-car crash in Peekskill

The crash occurred around 6:15 a.m. near the entrance ramp from South Street, Peekskill police said. An ambulance was called to the scene, but police said there were no serious injuries.


Police: "Multiple victims" in Maryland shooting

PERRYMAN, Md. --Authorities are responding after reports of shots fired in Harford County, Maryland, just south of Aberdeen,CBS Baltimore reports.


Good gourd! Wappingers man grows whopper pumpkins weighing more than 1,000 pounds

As a field service engineer working in East Fishkill, Tony Scott is technically data-driven, which might account for why he likes growing giant pumpkins.


Poughkeepsie's Weather For First Weekend Of Fall 2018

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — With its crisp air, stunning leaf shows and sunny afternoons that fill college football stadiums across the country, autumn officially arrives Saturday. The autumnal equinox officially occurs in the Northern Hemisphere at 9:45 p.m. EDT, and in the Hudson Valley we're expecting mos


Wallkill Stone House Asking $2.1 Million Paints Picture of Early New York Farm Life

The first Federal population census was taken in 1790, giving an important glimpse into the makeup of households in the young country. The forms for that year only recorded the name of the head of household with all others in the residence identified merely by categories, including free white males


High School Golf roundup: Roosevelt sweeps Highland, Marlboro

HIGHLAND, N.Y.—David Rensburger shot a 42 to earn medalist honors to lead Roosevelt High to a pair of Mid-Hudson Athletic League golf victories at Apple Greens Thursday.Connor Hart carded a 42, Mike Bucholsky added a 45 and Joe Nesbit contributed a 46 to lead the (3-1) Presidents, which posted a 176


Beacon man arrested, charged with possessing child pornography: State police

Alfred Tchorznicki Jr., 51, was charged with possessing a sexual performance by a child, a felony, according to a state police press release.


Ambulance driver fell asleep prior to Poughkeepsie collision, patient injured

Hugh Rhoden, the driver, told police he fell asleep at a traffic light while travelling north on Jefferson Street. Rhoden awoke when the ambulance hit a curb.


Five Nabbed With Handguns, Heroin In Dutchess Task Force Raid

The Dutchess County Task Force nabbed five people during a raid of a City of Poughkeepsie apartment with handguns, 2,800 bags of heroin and fentanyl, and more than $11,000 in cash.The task force executed two search warrants during the raid on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Eastman Towers at 22 Montgomer


New York state fall foliage report for week of Sept. 19

Picturesque fall colors will continue to make their first appearances across New York State this weekend, with some areas of the Adirondacks approaching midpoint of change, according to observers for the Empire State Development Division of Tourism’s I LOVE NY program.


Peekskill man arrested at Westchester hospital in Newburgh rape

Andre Sims, 35, was arrested on Tuesday.(Photo: scanrail, Getty Images/iStockphoto)A Peekskill man suspected of raping a woman at gunpoint in Newburgh has been taken into custody at a Westchester hospital after he eluded police.City of Newburgh police say 35-year-old Andre Sims was arrested on Tuesd


ZZ Top at the New York State Fair

ZZ Top played one of their signature bangin’ rock shows at the New York State Fair recently, and photographer Tom Honan caught them in the act. Vocalist and lead guitarist Billy F Gibbon’s a busy boy these days, touring with his longtime group and performing gigs in support of his new solo album,


Developer of Irish center in Kingston must correct violations at construction site by end of Friday

Company Hill Path at the site of the planned Irish Cultural Center in Downtown Kingston is shown on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.Tania Barricklo — Daily Freeman file


New York State Police Charge 4 In Southeast During Weekend Sweep

On Sept. 14, State Police from SP Brewster arrested Joseph E. Brown, 25, of West Haven, CT, for Aggravated DWI with a child in the vehicle, a class E felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a violation. He was traveling on In


Newburgh Police Looking for Armed and Dangerous Suspect After Car Chase Get Away - Hudson Valley News Network

NEWBURGH – On Monday, September 17th 2018 at approximately 10:20 p.m. City of Newburgh police received a call about a woman running around naked inside of the Foundry, an apartment/condo complex located at 44 Johnes Street. When police arrived and spoke with her she claimed that she had been sexua


Five arrested, major stash of drugs seized in Poughkeepsie

POUGHKEEPSIE – Police in the City of Poughkeepsie arrested five people and seized three illegal guns, over 2,800 bags of heroin/fentanyl, over $11,000 in cash, scales and packaging material when they executed two search warrants at Eastman Towers at 22 Montgomery Street on Saturday.


5 arrested, guns, heroin found during drug raid in City of Poughkeepsie: police

Five people were arrested after a raid of a City of Poughkeepsie apartment turned up handguns, more than 2,800 bags of heroin and fentanyl, and over $11,000 in cash, according to the Dutchess County Drug Task Force.