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City of Newburgh DPW refilling potholes this week

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Newburgh's Department of Public Works will refill potholes that reopened during recent winter storms, according to an announcement posted Tuesday to the city's website.


Suspect In Poughkeepsie High School Lockout Taken Into Custody

A teenager is in police custody after being accused of making online threats that forced an area high school to enter its lockout protocol. The Poughkeepsie High School was temporarily put in a lockout at 8:08 a.m. on Tuesday morning, when district officials called police headquarters to report they


Free admission for locals on Sunday at Dia:Beacon

Hudson Valley residents receive free admission to Dia:Beacon on the last Sunday of each month, which falls on Sunday, February 24 this month. Additionally, City of Beacon residents (including the adjacent Hudson Valley communities of Chelsea, Fishkill and Glenham) receive free admission to Dia:Beaco


Police: Hudson Valley Man Stole From Local Church

A Hudson Valley man is accused of burglarizing a local church. On Friday around 1:40 p.m., City of Beacon police officers responded to the area of East Main Street and Liberty Street.


Kiryas Joel Annexation Plan Brings Increased Value to Upstate NY Housing Market

The annexation plan in upstate New York’s Kiryas Joel continues moving forward, and it now looks like it’s bringing an increase in value to the housing market, Vos Iz Neais News reports. In fact, the value could double.


Winter Weather Advisory issued for Orange County

A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for Orange County from noon Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow will begin on Wednesday afternoon. 1-3 inches of snow and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. A few tenths of an inch of snow and sl


845 Life: Newburgh woman celebrates her brother's legacy with a fundraiser

Maddalena Casabianca-Reade is a very motivated person. Reade, 44, is the founder, president, director and chief organizer of the Lap4Life Foundation, which will hold its 11th annual event on June 15 at Chadwick Lake Park in Newburgh.


1 Pound Of Pot Found During Traffic Stop: NYSP

WOODBURY, NY — State police arrested a Wappingers Falls woman after a traffic violation and accused her of having more than a pound of marijuana. Troopers stopped a vehicle being driven by Lindsey A. Abrams, 29, of Wappingers Falls, around 2:15 a.m. Feb 19 on I-87 in the Town of Woodbury.


Hudson Highlands Nature Museum begins maple sugar tours

CORNWALL - The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will celebrate the first day of the maple sugaring season with the Sweet Maple Syrup Opening Day Celebration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 23, and help kick off a month of maple sugar tours.


25-Year-Old Faces Three Felony Charges After Burglary At Beacon Church, Police Say

A 25-year-old is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly burglarizing a church in Beacon, according to City of Beacon Police. Officers responded to the area of East Main Street and Liberty Street on Friday, Feb. 15 around 1:45 p.m. A male suspect was allegedly being followed by the caller aft


Call to make use of funding for disabled veterans in Orange County

CITY OF NEWBURGH — Retired state Sen. Bill Larkin pleaded with local nonprofits and organizations to spread the word about available funding to help disabled veterans in Orange County.


3 dead in NJ multi-vehicle crash after driver loses control: police

WAYNE, N.J. — Three people are dead after a large crash involving multiple vehicles in New Jersey, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Tuesday. At approximately 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a serious crash involving multiple vehicles on the northbound side of Route 23, near


State Police in Troop K remove eleven impaired drivers from public roadways over the 2019 President’s Day weekend

On February 15, 2019, State Police from SP Brewster arrested Jose M. Lopez Gonzalez, age 38, of Mount Kisco, NY, for Aggravated DWI Leandra’s Law, a class E felony, and Endangering the welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor. He was traveling on Interstate 684 in the town of Southeast when he was


Orange County IDA Adopts Final Resolution for Equipment Maintenance Facility in Campbell Hall, Initial Resolution for Hotel in New Windsor

A final resolution was adopted for a project submitted by Hampton Park, LLC, which includes the site clearance and construction of two buildings at 229 Neely Town Road in Campbell Hall. A one-story, 1,750-square-foot building will house office space for management, engineers and administrative perso


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Have Wine and a Good Time at These Hudson Valley Paint and Sip Nights

Unleash your inner artist – with a glass of vino in hand, of course. Have you ever been to a paint and sip night? The community-centric events are popping up right and left in the Hudson Valley — and for good reason. After all, where else can you unwind with friends and embrace your inner artist? (O


Zombie Deer Disease In New York State

There is a disease spreading through deer that makes them zombie like and emaciated. It has affected deer in twenty four states including New York. It's official name is Chronic Wasting Disease but it is also called zombie deer disease. It is an illness that has been found in deer across twenty four


New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


Putnam Man Charged With Drug Possession Had Suspended License, Sheriff Says

A Putnam man who is facing drug charges after police stopped his vehicle was allegedly driving with a suspended license, the Putnam County Sheriff says. Thursday, Feb. 14 around 11 a.m., police initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle commit a series of traffic violations on Haviland Drive


Black Mold replaces Black Knights as official Army mascot

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The United States Military Academy at West Point announced today that all academy sports teams, previously known as the “Black Knights,” are re-named the “Black Mold” in solidarity with Army families suffering from the deadly spores in military quarters.