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Passenger Arrested for Possessing Over 3 lbs. of Weed - Hudson Valley News Network

Tarrence K. DanielNEWBURGH –A passenger in a vehicle traveling on I-87 was arrested for marijuana possession following a vehicle stop for a traffic violation in the town of Newburgh on Jun. 19, just after 9:30 p.m.During the interview investigation, probable cause to search the vehicle and its occup


Kingston man charged after teen is stabbed during Midtown fight

Shemar G. Francis, 20, of Hone Street, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and was charged with felony assault, criminal sale of a controlled substance (two counts) and disorderly conduct, a violation, police said.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-20 15:53:39

Police Warn After 'Predicate Sex Offender' Moves to Ulster County

Police are warning the public after a "Predicate Sex Offender," who sexually abused children moved to Ulster County. According to Kingston police, Bruce Gilmore moved to Janet Street in Kingston.The 47-year-old is labeled a "Predicate Sex Offender," on the New York State sex offender's database.Down

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-06-20 08:43:17

Kingston man had 3-plus pounds of pot in vehicle on NY Thruway, police say

TOWN OF NEWBURGH, N.Y. >> A Kingston man who was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped by on the Thruway for a traffic violation was found to be in possession of nearly 31/2 pounds of marijuana and 20 vials of cannabis oil, state police said Wednesday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-20 15:53:31

National Boat Building Challenge part of Brightwork: A Makers’ Festival at Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston

Jack Weeks, a museum board member who is also competing, said the inaugural challenge was a nice success last year and they’re looking to build on that.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-20 22:47:34

Hudson Valley Police: 'LOCK YOUR CAR DOORS'

After a number of car break-ins, Hudson Valley police are reminding everyone to lock your car doors.According to Kingston police, Monday night there were numerous thefts from unlocked vehicles on West Chestnut Street, Montrepose Avenue and New Street in Kingston.Download the Hudson Valley Post AppIn

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-06-20 08:40:34

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.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-06-20 18:41:00

Man injured in tractor mishap on Esopus farm

ESOPUS, N.Y. >> A man who fell off a tractor Wednesday on a River Road farm and was partially run over by a mower attachment was flown to Westchester Medical Center for evaluation and treatment, according to the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office said.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-20 21:03:46

Poughkeepsie Man Charged with Attempted Burglary - Hudson Valley News Network

Rodarius SmithTOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE –A 30-year-old Poughkeepsie man was arrested following a burglary in progress complaint on Jun. 14 at Mountain Brook Apartments located at 134 Innis Avenue.Town of Poughkeepsie Police allege Rodarius Smith attempted to gain entry through a window into an occupied f


Teen pulled from Rondout Creek in High Falls after being underwater more than 45 minutes

HIGH FALLS, N.Y. >> A teenage male was pulled from the Rondout Creek in this Rosendale hamlet on Tuesday after being submerged for more than 45 minutes, according to an Ulster County Sheriff’s Office official.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-19 17:57:31

People trapped in collapsed Poughkeepsie building, fire chief says

City of Poughkeepsie Fire Chief Mark Johnson said there was a structural collapse and people are trapped, around 4:40 p.m. on Monday.A Journal reporter on the scene said a firefighter was using a saw to enter one of the buildings near the structural collapse, which is located between Main and Cannon


Kingston High School staffer charged with drug possession; father is Board of Education member

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A Kingston High School employee whose father sits on the Board of Education has been charged with drug possession after being found slumped over in a vehicle, according to the employee and city police.


Woman rescued from Poughkeepsie building collapse site after being trapped for several hours

Two people were trapped in the smaller, three-story building. One was rescued almost immediately, but it took several hours to extricate the other.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-19 16:02:29

Postal Service gives up Port Ewen building due to mold, hopes to operate out of trailer

PORT EWEN, N.Y. >> The U.S. Postal Service has decided not to reoccupy the post office building at 158 W. Main St. in this town of Esopus hamlet due to mold contamination, according to town Supervisor Shannon Harris.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-19 20:16:47

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County offers class on making paper from invasive plants on July 12

DETAILS: Invasive plants can be found all over the Hudson Valley, choking out streams and causing extensive economic and environmental damage. Fortunately, plant fibers from these invasives can be used in constructive ways, including making them into paper. The class will start with a brief discussi

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-19 17:05:50

Wanted High-Rish Hudson Valley Sex Offender Found

In 2005, Bullock was convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison, according to the New York State Sex Offenders database.


Rhinebeck Crafts Festival at Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck on June 23, 24

Some 200 independent artists and craftspeople will be on hand for the sixth annual Rhinebeck Crafts Festival at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Ave. (Route 9), Rhinebeck.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-19 17:31:08

Saugerties village officials seek to stop access to Blue Hole swimming site

Hopf said reaching the swimming hole, which is on state land, requires about a mile walk along the Plattekill Creek.


Hudson police investigating fatal shooting

The shooting happened at about 8:30 p.m. at 20 Fairview Ave., near Green Street, according to reports. Policetold media outletsthat the victim was shot in the neck and got a taxi to Columbia Memorial Hospital where he died of his injuries.


Poughkeepsie man saved from overdose following collision

Cameron J. Petersen, 28, was driving westbound on Route 376 in the Town of Poughkeepsie when he went into the eastbound lane near Red Oaks Mill Road and hit a car occupied by two people, according to state police spokesperson Aaron Hicks.