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Poughkeepsie woman had cocaine, Suboxone: police

A Poughkeepsie woman was arrested on two drug charges after a traffic stop in Wappinger, according to state police. State police from the Wappinger barracks charged 23-year-old Vanessa M. Robinson with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony, and seventh-degree p

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 14:38:50

New proposal for Poughkeepsie buses on the table

POUGHKEEPSIE - The City of Poughkeepsie still has possession of its buses, a status Mayor Robert Rolison and Finance Commissioner Marc Nelson have suggested could be putting the city at financial risk of both federal penalties and loss of other sources of funding. Councilman Christopher Petsas, an a

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Drought in pool ends: Poughkeepsie girls swimming team celebrates awaited win

Galen Franchek said her team was moved to tears on Monday. The Poughkeepsie High School girls swimming team hadn't won a meet since 2013, and when Franchek's Pioneers defeated Roy C. Ketcham 84-80 at Poughkeepsie Middle School, an emotional celebration ensued. "It was meaningful for them," Franchek

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 19:01:00

K104 Not So Silent Night show to feature All Time Low, Grace VanderWaal

Tickets are on sale for K104's annual Not So Silent Night concert, which will feature All Time Low and Grace VanderWaal at The Chance in Poughkeepsie on Dec. 9. Tickets cost $36 and can be purchased at www.k104online.com and The Chance box office, 6 Crannell St., Poughkeepsie. Fishkill-based WSPK (1

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 22:26:06

Fishermen: Time to be heard while DEC is listening

The Department of Environmental Conservation kicked off the first of a series of public meetings to be held across the state to provide an overview of the state's approach to trout stream management. The meetings will also elicit feedback from trout stream anglers regarding their preferences and exp

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 10:00:03

Council remains split on city bus transfer as deadline looms

Multiple resolutions to transfer and/or sell the city's bus assets have been voted down by the city's Common Council. The transfer of assets was required under the conditions of the bus-service consolidation, set by the Federal Transportation Administration. Abbott Brant/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 19:51:47

DeLaval Separator Co. device made cream easily available

In 1882, Swedish engineer and inventor Dr. Gustaf de Laval developed the first centrifugal separator. In 1891, the De Laval Separator Company relocated to Poughkeepsie from New Jersey. Barbara Gallo Farrell/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit In 1882, Swedish engineer and inventor Dr. Gustaf de Laval devel

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 19:12:02

Recent hurricanes reveal a frightening future unless action is taken: View

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have reignited discussions about the link between global warming and extreme weather, with climate scientists now saying they can show the connections between the two phenomena better than ever before. Time The devastation wreaked by the recent hurricanes is a frightening

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:16:01

Scholarship art auction at Barrett, Saturday: Briefs

Artwork by a local artist will be auctioned this weekend as a benefit for students. The Karl J. Volk Scholarship Art Auction will be held 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Barrett Art Center, 55 Noxon St., Poughkeepsie. Proceeds from the sale of the artwork will help fund scholarships for students fr

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 22:30:08

Kyle Ryan plays ultimate frisbee at Marist College

Who: Kyle Ryan, 18, a freshman Computer Science major at Marist College from Marlborough, Connecticut. How he got started: When he was in high school, Ryan was on the track team, and "everyone on the track team played [Ultimate]. So I decided to give it a shot." Why it's a good fit: "It's casually

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:02:20

New Paltz might be able to reduce need for NYC water

NEW PALTZ - The village may have found enough water on the grounds of its water treatment plant to cut how much it buys from New York City. Mayor Tim Rogers said the village had two test wells drilled on the Mountain Rest Road property earlier this summer. One well appears to yield about 30 gallons

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 01:30:16

Ulster comptroller wins Reform primary; no votes for challenger Wendel

KINGSTON - The final tally of the Reform Party primary for Ulster County comptroller left incumbent Elliott Auerbach atop the field of 23 nominees, but nobody penned in challenger Mike Wendel. Out of the 63 write-in votes cast, Auerbach got 23, even though he did not campaign for the line. The close

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 00:48:21

Beacon Council passes 6-month development moratorium

Rather than risk the city hitting its limit on water, Mayor Randy Casale proposed a six-month moratorium which would halt approval of new residential projects submitted to the city council, planning or zoning boards. The city council plans to review the moratorium and look for new sources of water

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 20:55:59

Kingston Man Arrested for Felony Criminal Contempt

SAUGERTIES - A Kingston man was arrested following a domestic dispute at the Simmons Plaza on Rt. 9W in the Town of Saugerties. Saugerties Police responded to the 911 call on Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they allege Keenan A. Hughes, age 26, had engaged in a physical domest


Free lecture at Vassar College focuses on food policy

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> Ellen Silbergeld will discuss how is the food we eat is shaped by industrial and veterinary practices, government regulatory agencies, super-bugs, worker safety, food safety and food security at a free lecture, "How We Got the Agriculture We Deserve," at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

'Veep' and "The Handmaid's Tale" win top Emmy Award prizes

LOS ANGELES - The dystopian series "The Handmaid's Tale" was crowned best TV drama on Sunday at the Emmy Awards, also winning best drama writing and directing and earning Elizabeth Moss a best actress statuette and Ann Dowd a best drama supporting actress award. "Veep" and "Saturday Night Live" were

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 06:25:00

Community atmosphere shines through DC Classic fog

It's not the heat; it's the humidity. You hear this well-worn phrase often during the summer months. Well, on Sunday morning for the Dutchess County Classic, the humidity was all there was - 100 percent of it! The 39th annual Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club race was shrouded in fog for most of the morn

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 22:29:52

Gas prices drop in Town of Highlands after possible price gouging

HIGHLAND FALLS - The price of regular gas in the Town of Highlands is below $3 again. The price drop at the two stations in town, both owned by Chestnut Petroleum Distributors in New Paltz, followed state Assemblyman James Skoufis' call last week for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 00:16:44

Dutchess primary day voting hours to expand

POUGHKEEPSIE - Starting in 2018, the polling hours for primary day elections in Dutchess County will be from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., similar to the hours for the general election in November. County Legislator John Forman (Ind-Fishkill) is the lead sponsor of the resolution, which was unanimously approved

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Restoring Eleanor Roosevelt's Childhood Home on the Hudson

Renovations are underway at Oak Terrace, the childhood home of Eleanor Roosevelt in Clermont, N.Y. The estate was bought for $2.85 million in 2013.Credit Nathaniel Brooks for The New York Times CLERMONT, N.Y. - After lunch at her mother-in-law's house in Hyde Park, N.Y., on the first day of summer

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-17 15:42:46