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Poughkeepsie man charged for speeding and gun possession

Shaarod Ford was charged with felonies for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a weapon. Ford, 41 from the Town of Poughkeepsie, was arrested at 1:55 a.m. on Sunday after he was stopped for speeding on Noxon Road in the Town of LaGrange. He was charged with driving while intoxicated

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 18:21:17

One dead in Taconic crash

PLEASANT VALLEY - A two-car collision on Route 44 and the Taconic State Parkway in Pleasant Valley claimed the life of a Poughkeepsie man. State Police said the crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18. Nolan Evanicki, 18, was extricated by the Pleasant Valley Fire Department but die

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Poughkeepsie teenager dies in two-car crash in Pleasant Valley

PLEASANT VALLEY, N.Y., >> A Poughkeepsie teenager was killed in a two-car crash on U.S. Route 44 at the Taconic State Parkway interchange Saturday night, according to state police. State police at Poughkeespie said Nolan Evanicki, 18, had to be extricated from one of the vehicles by the Pleasant Val


Poughkeepsie city residents need their own bus system: Letter

I was happy to see that the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council vote to transfer its bus assets to Dutchess County failed again. I never liked that June 30, 2017 decision to end city bus service. City residents who, due to age, disability or finances must depend upon on this service should have it

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 14:13:03

Chemical factory on fire in New Windsor

NEW WINDSOR - Firefighters are at the scene of the Verla International cosmetics factory on Temple Hill Road, said to be engulfed in flames after two explosions were heard there Monday morning, New Windsor Supervisor George Green said. Green said a police commander heard an initial explosion while r

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-20 15:59:44

Council chair-elect's letter to FTA claims council committed to restoring buses

Ann Finney, who will become chairperson of the City of Poughkeepsie's Common Council after being elected this month, sent a letter to the Federal Transit Administration stating the incoming council is committed to funding and restoring the city's bus service in January. The letter, sent as the city

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 00:14:53

Hey, seniors, make the new year a 'balanced' one

Delgado's Boxing in Atlanta is home to numerous champions in the professional boxing world. Now, they're helping seniors with Parkinson's take back their lives by being their own champions in and out of the ring. USA TODAY NETWORK An average of 900 New York state seniors over age 65 die every year

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 18:08:46

Explosions, fire rip through Orange County cosmetics factory

Flames broke out in the Verla International factory. NEW WINDSOR - Numerous fire departments are responding to explosions and a fire in an Orange County cosmetics factory today, according to media reports. Flames spread throughout the Verla International plant on Temple Hill Road in New Windsor, acc

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 16:56:15

East Brunswick man dies when BMW crashes into tree on Route 18 in Colts Neck

COLTS NECK - A 46-year-old East Brunswick man was killed Saturday when the car he was a passenger in crashed into a tree on Route 18, authorities said. Mina Salib was riding in a 2006 BMW X5 when it veered off the southbound roadway of Route 18, near the Normandy Road Bridge, and the passenger side


Manville Local Who Smashed Windshield, 4 Car Windows Is Arrested

MANVILLE, NJ - A Manville local was arrested and charged with criminal mischief after damaging a borough car, police report. Conyel Barrantes-Gamboa, 35, On Nov. 9 at 6:39 a.m., patrols responded to the area of Knopf Street on the report of criminal mischief where they saw that all four side windows

PATCH - 2017-11-20 20:41:15

New management: The Court Tavern is our Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Before their performance at the Stone Pony Summer Stage, The Bouncing Souls do an acoustic performance in the Press studio. STAFF VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO The Court Tavern's reputation as a music mecca extends far beyond New Brunswick. But new general manager Pat Kotsonis wants to make sure tha

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-20 10:08:48

Broad Waverly Staffing purchased by private investor

Monmouth County-based staffing firm Broad Waverly Staffing was sold to a private investor for an undisclosed amount, according to mergers and acquisitions and business brokerage firm Benjamin Ross Group. Broad Waverly Staffing has focused on staffing administrative, accounting and manufacturing supp

NJBIZ - 2017-11-20 23:35:00

New Jersey files charges against drug company, former CEO, over opioid crisis

The State of New Jersey has filed an amended consumer fraud and false claims complaint against Insys Therapeutics and its founder, billionaire John Kapoor, over charges that the company engaged in an unlawful marketing campaign designed to increase sales of its opioid-based pain killer, Subsys. The

NJBIZ - 2017-11-20 20:59:00

Our point of view: Let's get started on transportation infrastructure

One of the main topics that came up repeatedly during the jousting of the gubernatorial election was the sorry state of New Jersey's transportation infrastructure. It's fitting that the scandal that undid all of Chris Christie's momentum was Bridgegate - sort of like infrastructure hitting back at h

NJBIZ - 2017-11-20 20:24:00

Workers, advocates participate in day of action against wage theft

One-hundred workers and advocates from community organizations, unions and faith-based groups participated Nov. 18 in a Day of Action against wage theft in New Brunswick, Newark and Lakewood. Nationally, worker centers that are part of Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ, iwj.org) network held action, as

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-20 19:47:52

Heartbeats: Children's Specialized Hospital welcomes new facility dog

Children's Specialized Hospital (CSH) in New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, became the only children's hospital in New Jersey with a facility dog on staff. An official welcome party was recently hosted for Burton, a 20-month-old golden retriever who will be a full-time employee of CSH. B

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:02

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Some local teams handed first losses

Red Oak and Moss are no longer undefeated. The Eagles (5-1) dropped a 54-41 loss to Wright City on Nov. 14 before rebounding with a 72-29 win LeFlore on Thursday. Moss suffered its first defeat of the 2017-2018 season at home against Roff, 71-53, on Nov. 14. The Pirates (3-1) are off until after Tha


Clubs and events - 11.19.17

Bingo: Meets at noon Sunday at VFW Post No. 8845, 3005 Tilles Ave. Ozark Bead Box: Members meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Call Diana at (479) 652-1009. Van Buren Writers Group: Members meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in V


Fort Smith Man Sentenced To 125 Years In Prison For Distributing Meth

FORT SMITH (KFSM) - A Fort Smith man has been sentenced to more than a century in prison due distributing methamphetamine, according to Fort Smith police. William French, 46, was sentenced Friday (Nov. 17) to 125 years in prison for possession of 10 to 200 grams of methamphetamine with the purpose t

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 23:22:37

Community news: Blue and You Foundation - 11.19.17

The Blue and You Foundation recently awarded more than $2 million in grants to 40 health improvement programs across Arkansas, according to a news release from the foundation. Among the recipients are: The city of Mansfield received $85,015 to build a walking trail in City Lake Park. University of