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Port Jervis mayor gives history lesson to explain property sale for hotel

PORT JERVIS - Mayor Kelly Decker presented his illustrated history of Josef Kucher Promenade at the Monday night Common Council meeting, to show why a piece of the property being sold for a hotel was never really a park.


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.


Curiosity Shoppe opens in Port Jervis

The Curiosity Shoppe recently celebrated its grand opening in the Mini Mall at 78 Front St. in Port Jervis. This business moved to Port Jervis from Sussex, N.J., and is open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. From left, Suzanne Edzenga, representing Assemblyman Karl A. Brabenec, attends t


Police believe man fatally stabbed both parents in New Jersey home; Family car found at ShopRite

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man was taken into custody Saturday after police believe he fatally stabbed both of his parents in their Bergen County, New Jersey home. Officials say the couple, identified as Edward Boduch, 71, and Miroslawa Potocka, 72, was stabbed to death by one of their sons i


Campaign to Elect Timothy P. McElduff Jr. Orange County Surrogate Kicks Off Thursday

GOSHEN, N.Y. (February 7, 2019) – Timothy P. McElduff Jr., a long-time attorney with extensive experience in Surrogate Court matters and a partner at a leading Orange County law firm, kicked off his election campaign to become the next Orange County Surrogate among more than a hundred supporters, co


How to become a Master Gardener Volunteer

Q: What made you decide to become a Master Gardener Volunteer and how do I know if the program is right for me? - Jackie from Port Jervis. A: I love this question and I’m asked often why I became a Master Gardener. As I’m a mid-career professional with a full-time job that occupies much of my time,


Police: Woman charged with aggravated assault on officer at NJ tavern

FRANKLIN, N.J. (FOX 29) - Police have arrested a woman who they say assaulted an officer at a New Jersey tavern. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. when officers responded to a reported domestic dispute at Brick and Brew in Franklin Borough on Thursday.


Selena Gomez Is All Smiles at a Studio in Orange County

The 26-year-old Revival singer was spotted looking happy as she made her way to the studio on Wednesday (February 13) in Orange County, Calif. Selena was seen walking with a friend and playing with her hair as she made her way into the building. She recently returned from a bachelorette weekend trip


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.


This N.J. county is becoming the new destination wedding spot. What’s its secret?

Love is in the air in New Jersey and there seems to be more of it going around these days. More couples are tying the knot in the Garden State than they were nearly a decade ago. The number of marriage licenses issued in the state increased 15 percent from 2010 to 2017, according to the New Jersey D


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


Port Jervis pedestrian hit, DWI charge

PORT JERVIS - Police say a drunk driver struck a woman Monday evening as she walked on a Port Jervis street. Port Jervis police Chief William Worden said the 20-year-old woman was walking in the street on Culvert Street, a one-way, about 6:30 p.m. when a 2004 Jeep Cherokee struck her.


Wanted Pennsylvania sex offender arrested in Sussex County

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A man wanted by Pike County Sheriff’s Office in Pennsylvania for failing to register as a sex offender was arrested Friday in Andover Township, according to a post on their Facebook page.


Branchville man, others accused in Picatinny scheme

A Branchville man who worked as a federal employee at Picatinny Arsenal for three decades before taking on a civilian job in advanced weapons is one of two people charged in a scheme where he allegedly accepted luxury gifts in exchange for government contracts, authorities said.


Convicted sex offender who disappeared 6 months ago found in Andover Twp. hotel

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP -- A convicted Dingmans Ferry, Pa., sex offender who disappeared after he skipped sentencing in Pike County on a Megan's Law violation was found Friday at the Econo-Lodge by township officers.


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


Pike County man sentenced to nine to 24 months in jail for assaulting 6 year old

MILFORD — A Pike County man will serve at least nine months in jail for assaulting a 6-year-old boy. Judge Gregory Chelak sentenced Michael Robinson Sr. , 29, Canadensis, to nine to 24 months, less one day, in Pike County Correctional Facility for hitting the child in the face in Greene Twp.


Searching a family tree can be like opening Pandora's box

HAMBURG -- When Lisaann VanBlarcom Permunian started searching her family tree back in 2010 she never realized what she would find. But despite what she has found she continues her research, but she concedes that her head hasn't stopped spinning since beginning to research her family tree.


Warren Hills girls basketball rallies for exciting win in county semifinals

Warren Hills Regional High School’s girls basketball team overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to book a trip to the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex final. Heather Laffan hit the game-winning shot in the game’s closing seconds and the Blue Streaks pulled off a gritty 54-52 win over Newton on Saturday aft


A huge mountain of dirt is tearing apart this N.J. town and no one can stop it from growing.

The trucks come seven days a week, neighbors say, in the light of day and in the dark of night. Loaded with dirt, construction debris, rebar and who knows what other unknown waste, they travel on narrow, windy roads and dump their dirty cargo on a private piece of property in the most rural part of