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DEC Officer Saves Bald Eagle in Upstate New York

Some may complain, but New York during the winter is absolutely beautiful and has some perks. One of those perks is being able to take a front seat to nature. From the end of December through February New Yorkers are watching for eagle migration. Here in the Hudson Valley, Bowdoin Park is a popular


CarissaPolidore of Pawling, NY named to the Dean’s List at Pace University’s College of Health Professions

CarissaPolidore of Pawling, NY named to the Dean’s List at Pace University’s College of Health Professions. Pleasantville, N.Y. – CarissaPolidore of Pawling, NY was named to the Dean’s List of the College of Health Professions. Carissa Polidore has earned honors for the fall 2018semester. Carissa Po


Amazon Says ‘No’ to New York So Danbury Mayor Makes a Valentine’s Day Appeal

After Mayor Mark learned Amazon bowed out of their New York deal, guess what he did?. A late report from the Danbury Patch reports that Mayor Mark Boughton after hearing that Amazon called off their New York City deal said, "Is it wrong to dream?" The mayor then went into the vaults and resurrected


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Danbury wins Class LL wrestling title for 19th time in 23 years; Trumbull claims 2nd

TRUMBULL — For the 19th time in the past 23 years, Danbury has been crowned the kings of Class LL wrestling. Danbury, the state’s top-ranked team, survived a strong challenge from the Trumbull Eagles and claimed the state title during the tournament this weekend at Trumbull High School.


Rt. 209 will close for shooting of Ruffalo’s HBO miniseries

The Ulster Town Board last week backed a request by HBO to shut down four miles of Route 209 for three separate days between April and June for the filming of a miniseries based on Wally Lamb’s best-selling 1998 novel I Know This Much is True.


New charges filed in death of woman on Candlewood Lake

Prosecutors have filed additional charges in connection with a fatal boating accident that happened in New Fairfield last August. Gary Morrone, 66, of Watertown now faces new counts of criminally negligent homicide and reckless boating following the death of his friend, 38-year-old Wanda Tirado of W


Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug


Motorist Found Asleep Charged With DWI, Resisting Arrest In Putnam

A Danbury motorist is facing DWI charges after a Putnam deputy sheriff allegedly found him sleeping in his vehicle. The officer observed a stopped vehicle with its engine running near the intersection of State Route 312 and Independent Way in the Town of Southeast Saturday, Feb. 2 around 2:30 a.m.,


Sex Offender Reports Move From Poughkeepsie to Hyde Park

A registered sex offender convicted of sexually abusing a teenage girl has changed addresses in Dutchess County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Dutchess County residents regarding the residency of 30-year-old Anthony Ferdon, who has moved from a


Commissioner O'Neill: Second suspect arrested in connection with robbery that led to death of NYPD detective

RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) -- A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the the robbery of a T-Mobile store that led to the friendly-fire death of NYPD detective Brian Simonsen, Police Commissioner James O'Neill confirmed Saturday.


Valerie Reyes’ alleged killer: ‘I put her in the suitcase and ran’

The Queens man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in Greenwich, Connecticut, bawled like a baby during an exclusive jailhouse interview with The Post on Saturday, claiming that he tried to revive her after she took a hard fall from a bed, but panicked — so he “put her in the


Putnam Man Arrested On Outstanding Warrant

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, Honorable Gina Capone authorized and signed a warrant for the arrest of Richard Lennox of Lake Peekskill. The charges include third-degree aggravated unlicense


Female Correction Officer Injured After Being Choked By Fishkill Correctional Facility Inmate

A female correction officer was injured after a 54-year-old male inmate at Fishkill Correctional Facility allegedly charged at her and choked her. The officer, who was assigned to the mess hall, observed an inmate leave with bulges in his front pockets and went to confront him on Thursday, Feb. 7 ar


Real estate course set in New Milford

The Greater New Milford Board of Realtors will offer a Connecticut real estate licensing 60-hour course beginning Feb. 26 in New Milford. Classes will be held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., with no class March 29.


Luxury Living Off Beaten Path In Mid-Hudson Valley

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Have an electric car and need an in-home charging station? Check. But that's not all you'll have with this meticulously designed retreat-like property in the mid-Hudson Valley. This listing originally appeared on realtor.com.


Wanted: Alert Issued For Suspect At Large In Poughkeepsie

New York State Police investigators in Poughkeepsie are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down a wanted man with a warrant out for his arrest. Police issued an alert for 34-year-old Keon Sterling, who is wanted on charges that include multiple counts of criminal possession of


New Milford Barn Fire Prompts Responses From Neighboring Towns

A large barn fire in New Milford prompted firefighters from multiple local towns to spring into action Friday morning (Feb. 15). Word of the fire first hit when a social media post from New Milford's Water Witch Hose Co. #2 cited the fact that they were fighting a fire on Town Farm Rd. They reported

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Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course

HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud


Australian Artist Brings Bird's Soul to Life on the Canvas

IntoBirds, a Danbury-based online magazine and educational resource for all things birds, profiles Australian birdlife artist Nicky Shelton and her gift for capturing the. unique charisma and personality of feathered subjects in spectacular oil.