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Port Jervis Police remember one of their own

Officer MacKechnie PORT JERVIS - It was 69 years ago when Port Jervis Police Department Patrolman John MacKechnie lost his life in the line of duty on March 18, 1949. Officer MacKechnie was known as Mack, served as a police officer for eight years, and left behind a wife, Kathleen, and two childr

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Quiznos in Poughkeepsie near Marist 'closed for good,' according to sign in store

The Quiznos in the Town of Poughkeepsie near Marist College is "closed (for good)," according to a sign hanging in the business on Saturday. The store has been open for more than 15 years and sits along North Road across from Marist. The sign notes, "Thank you to all our loyal customers!" Assistant

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-17 17:43:29

Man arrested on way to mail marijuana

Morales MONTICELLO - A Wurtsboro man has been arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation and told an Ulster County Sheriff's deputy that he was on the way to the post office to mail a package of marijuana. Hector Morales, Jr., 42, who was stopped in the Village of Ellenville, was taken

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-17 12:50:56

Rockland's St. Patrick's Day Parade: Watch it live

Tens of thousands of people are expected to line the route when the Rockland County St. Patrick's Day Parade steps off Sunday for the 56th time. The parade is one of the largest in the region, said to be second only to New York City's march. If you can't make it to Pearl River, click here to watch a

LOHUD.COM - 2018-03-18 12:00:05

Sparta Police Pick Up Franklin Woman Driving While Suspended

SPARTA, NJ - A traffic stop yielded an arrest for driving with a suspended license for a Franklin woman. On March 13 around 11:30 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Timothy Lynott stopped Christina Bradford on Route 15 for having a broken tail light on her gray GMC pickup, police report. When the officer ch

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-18 15:31:00

Blooming Grove man charged with murder in fatal shooting of his brother

GOSHEN - A grand jury has indicted a Town of Blooming Grove man on murder charges in the shooting death of his brother. Prosecutors say George Bawn, 38, shot and killed James Bawn, 35, the afternoon of Feb. 6 at a house on Pioneer Trail in the Mountain Lodge Park. At the time, police said the shooti


Prince Harry Has No 'Love Child'; Rumors Not Affecting Meghan Markle Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming royal wedding is plagued with controversies. According to Globe, a woman has claimed that the royal prince is the father of her 3-year-old son, the result of an alleged one night stand. The publication added that the "royal scandal" erupted after the Kensing


Byram man, two others face drug charges

BYRAM -- A Byram man faces distribution charges after authorities seized over 10 pounds of marijuana in a bust at his township home Thursday, according to police. Two others were also arrested on possession charges. On March 15, Byram Police Department assisted the Sussex County Guns, Gangs and Na


New Windsor woman charged with stealing 'jug' of coins from neighbor

NEW WINDSOR - A New Windsor woman has been charged with entering through an unlocked door and stealing a "water jug" filled with coins from a neighbor's unit at the Mason Ridge apartment complex earlier this month, town police said. Mia Toi Hood, 33, was arrested on Thursday and charged with second-


Three Injured in Rt. 9 Three-Vehicle Crash

POUGHKEEPSIE - The Town of Poughkeepsie Police are investigating a three-car personal injury motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, Mar. 15 just before 12:30 a.m. on South Road just north of Spring Road. Police said a 2013 Chevrolet Corvette, operated by a 57-year-old male from Highland M


Newburgh man indicted on charges in multiple burglaries

GOSHEN - A City of Newburgh man was indicted Friday on felony counts in a home-invasion break-in and three other burglaries. An Orange County grand jury indicted Marc F. Harris, 52, on charges including first-degree robbery and burglary and third-degree burglary, felonies. According to the indictmen


Moving on: From the Highlands to the Pinelands

"Home is where one starts from." -- T.S. Eliot For more than a year now, the New Jersey Herald has been gracious enough to allow me a platform to pontificate about political happenings in our little corner of the world. And for just shy of three years, the paper has provided me an opportunity to do

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-03-18 07:01:00

Dutchess County Jail: 24 people released to ICE

Dutchess County officials said 24 people have been released to federal authorities from the Dutchess County Jail beginning in 2016 through mid-2017. Sgt. Jason Ramsey said it's the jail's policy to notify federal authorities when officials find anyone in their custody who was born outside of the Uni


Photos: Horses In The Sussex County St. Patrick's Day Parade

Photos by Lillian Shupe NEWTON, N.J. - The 2018 Sussex County St. Patrick's Parade was held March 17. The New Jersey Quarter Horse Association brought several different breeds of horses, the Happy Horses 4-H Club marched, The New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show 2016 Queens rode on

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-17 23:53:00

WATCH: Bird's-eye view of the Newton St. Patrick's Day parade

Revelers in Newton gathered to celebrate Irish culture, heritage and the patron saint of Ireland Saturday afternoon. Newton's 15th annual St. Patrick's Day parade kicked off at 11:30 a.m. and traveled down Spring Street and ended in Memory Park. Betsy Sutherland led the parade as grand marshal and

NJ.COM - 2018-03-17 19:21:30

Warwick woman pleads guilty to vehicular assault

GOSHEN - A Warwick woman pleaded guilty Friday to vehicular assault, admitting in Orange County Court that she was intoxicated when she rear-ended a motorcycle with her car and injured the motorcyclist. Shirley Newsome, 59, pleaded guilty to first-degree vehicular assault, a felony, in front of Judg


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Loch Sheldrake man charged with driving while impaired by drugs

THOMPSON - State police charged a Loch Sheldrake man with driving while he was impaired by drugs on Wednesday. State police said troopers stopped Christopher Pisanello, age not available, of Loch Sheldrake, for an expired inspection on Route 42 in the Town of Thompson at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Further i


Thruway stop in Woodbury leads to drug charges

WOODBURY - State police said a man whose car they stopped on the Thruway Sunday night possessed more than half a pound of marijuana. Police said they stopped Edgar Manon, 39, of the Bronx on the Thruway in the Town of Woodbury shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday for an equipment violation. An interview wit


City of Poughkeepsie police looking for information on spray paint vandalism of vehicles

City of Poughkeepsie police are looking for information on reports of spray paint damage to vehicles in the area of Worrall Avenue, Fountain Place and Forbus Street. Police began receiving calls about the damage at around 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a city police press release. There were re