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Desperate Search Underway for Missing Swimmer Off Long Beach
What to KnowA 31-year-old man went missing in the waters off Long beach on Long Island early Monday, the Coast Guard saysThe swimmer's friends made it back to shore safely, but notified authorities after the man never returned to the beachIt's the same area where a 10-year-old boy is believed to hav
Police questioning 5 people in connection with murder of Bronx teen
Witnesses told police there had been a fight in front of the bodega on East 183rd and Bathgate Avenue in Tremont late Tuesday night that resulted in Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz, 15, getting slashed in the neck with a machete.
Nine Displaced in Poughkeepsie Fire - Hudson Valley News Network
CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE –City of Poughkeepsie firefighters and mutual aid companies were called to a structure fire just before midnight on Thursday.The two-alarm blaze displaced nine people at 8-10 Harrison Street.One resident, who after making sure all family members evacuated the home, saved her pet
Bronx teen slaying: Gang leader reportedly apologizes to family, says killers had the wrong man
A gang leader may have claimed responsibility and apologized following thebrutal slayingof Bronx teenager Lesandro Guzman-Feliz outside a bodega earlier this week.A group of men dragged Guzman-Feliz, 15, from the store and stabbed him multiple times Wednesday. After the perpetrators left the scene,
City of Poughkeepsie hosts second annual O+ festival Aug. 3-4
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> Twenty-eight bands and solo musicians and three mural artists will receive healthcare in exchange for their creative gifts at the second annual O+ Poughkeepsie festival Aug. 3-4.Graffiti and mural artist Lady Pink of Gardiner, Newburgh-based mural artist and graphic designer Jo
Poughkeepsie man charged after drugs, guns and cash found in residence: Task force
The task force said they found four ounces of cocaine, 15 pounds of marijuana and $2,000. The search warrant was issued due to complaints and details of drug sales happening at Nesbitt's residence, officials said.
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Woman Found on I-81 Ramp Dies at Hospital
The Lackawanna County coroner says Rachel Teplitsky, 26, of Tafton, was found on the Interstate 81 south off-ramp at the Davis Street exit. She was badly hurt and later died at the hospital.
Poughkeepsie: 9 adults displaced by overnight fire
City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Mobile Life, Arlington Fire Department and Fairview Fire Department assisted on scene.
NYPD Releases New Video Of Suspects In Bronx Machete Attack That Left Teen Dead
In the Bronx on 6/20, 15-yr-old Junior Guzman-Feliz was fatally stabbed by the men in the photo (on right). He was never going to give up on his dream of being an NYPD detective & WE’LL NEVER GIVE UP ON HIM. Help us get#JusticeForJuniorYou can anonymously call 800-577-TIPS.pic.twitter.com/0gVAMfmC7f
Enjoying A Morning Stroll: Black Bear Makes Rounds In Poughkeepsie
Of course, never approach a black bear and don't keep food or birdseed in your yard to attract them. If one happens to approach, make a loud noise and leave the area.
Firefighters battle two-alarm blaze at Highland house
HIGHLAND, N.Y. >> Highland firefighters performed an “outstanding attack” on a two-alarm blaze at a residence on Perkinsville Road, the assistant fire chief said Saturday.
State police arrest operator of Jollyman transportation service for public lewdness
The man, who was charged with a misdemeanor, is accused of rubbing his genitalia and making sexual comments to a passenger, according to a state police press release. He was issued a ticket to return to City of Beacon Court on July 11.
Fixing a massive New York plumbing leak, 55 stories underground
NEWBURGH, N.Y. — New York City is in the midst of a plumbing repair job of monumental proportions.Hard-hat workers are toiling deep underground, 55 stories beneath the Hudson River, to eliminate gushing leaks in an aging tunnel that carries half the city’s water supply over 85 miles from Catskill Mo
Danger next door? Dealing with vacant buildings in Poughkeepsie
Beyond mere eyesores, vacant homes and buildings may attract wild animals or homeless people looking for shelter. Such properties have been the sites of fires. And, if the buildings aren't maintained, they can begin to crumble.
City of Poughkeepsie to open public pools for the summer on Saturday
Pulaski Park Pool and Spratt Park Pool are scheduled to be be open from 1 to 7 p.m., which are the daily hours of operation, according to a city press release. Day and season passes are available for purchase with a picture ID and cash.
Arlington High School graduates celebrate next step in life
So when his engineering design and development course tasked his group with solving a specific problem, Oktay saw an opportunity to make a lasting impact at the school. Together with more than 100 other students, Oktay and friends created a park to pass down to future generations.
Poughkeepsie: Graduation rate fell 20 percentage points
The board "would like to congratulate the 133 members of Poughkeepsie High School’s 2014 cohort who have fulfilled the requirements for graduation," said board President Felicia Watson, in a statement to the Journal.
Wappinger Falls woman charged with welfare fraud
Ann Marie Rosario was arrested on Thursday after an investigation by the Sheriff's office revealed that she did not note that she had other income and illegally received $3,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits between June and September 2016, officials said.
Crews work to stabilize collapsed Poughkeepsie buildings
Work began on Wednesday by demolishing 17 Academy St., which suffered damage when the top of 19 Academy St. fell, dropping debris on the nearby area.