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10 Dutchess Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops

Nearly two dozen motorists were removed from the roadway by New York State Police troopers recently for alleged impaired drivers. On Friday, April 12, State Police from Poughkeepsie arrested Sharon Y. Eady, 52, of Poughkeepsie, for Aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation,


Saugerties High School’s top two

Emily Christiansen and Hilary Mulford are the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Saugerties High School Class of 2019. Both are scholars, athletes, jobholders and environmental advocates.


How They Voted: Dutchess County

Legislators consider liquor store hours, ethics reform. Since January, the 25-member Dutchess County Legislature, which includes Frits Zernike and Nick Page, who each represent parts of Beacon, has voted on dozens of resolutions.


The Woodstock Fire Department needs you

When Jessica Rose first volunteered for the Woodstock Fire Department, she took what’s called an “exterior” role, helping at accident scenes and setting up road closures. “As much as that seems insignificant,” she said, “it’s really important. Every single person offers something unique to this depa


Dutchess County Drive-Ins Announce Opening Day

The signs of Spring are starting to emerge here in the Hudson Valley. The sun is setting later in the evening, flowers and trees are starting to bud, and this week we got word that the ultimate sign of Spring is quickly approaching. According to updates on their respective Facebook pages, Overlook a


Video apparently shows shootout that injured NYPD officer, killed suspect in Washington Heights

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Video circulating on social media is believed to show the shootout between an NYPD officer and a suspect in Washington Heights. The incident was reported near West 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.


New Indictment Served To Ex-Cop In Dutchess Accused Of Killing Four

A new indictment has been filed against a former police officer in three Westchester municipalities and one in Dutchess who may face the death penalty after allegedly being involved in the murders of four men in Orange County in 2016.


6-year-old boy hospitalized after falling from apartment window

A six-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after falling from the third-floor window of his Bronx apartment building as his father was installing an air conditioner, police said.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


74-year-old man charged with public lewdness at Hurley Rail Trail

HURLEY, N.Y. — A 74-year-old Lake Katrine man was accused of masturbating in front of a woman at a rail trail, according to state police at Ulster. Douglas H. Lackner was charged Tuesday with public lewdness, a misdemeanor, police said.


Lethal Carbon Monoxide Levels Found After NY Man Can't Wake Up Family; 6 Kids Among 11 Hospitalized

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized, including a toddler and five other children, after becoming sickened in a two-family Westchester County home where lethal levels of carbon monoxide were found, authorities say.


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


Woodstock 50 Festival Postpones Ticket On-Sale Date

Photo: Variety — The troubledWoodstock 50 festival has run into more difficulties, as multiple sources told Variety late Friday that the April 22 on-sale date for the event has been postponed.


Yankees Silence Singer Kate Smith Recording While Investigating Racism Claims

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.


Saugerties officials aim to tackle water chestnut infestation

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. – Trustees are resolved to get ahead of the Lower Esopus Creek water chestnut infestation to make sure that the village beach does not have a second straight year where it is closed of the summer.


Cardi B rejects plea deal in Queens strip club melee

QUEENS — Rapper Cardi B rejected a plea deal over her alleged involvement in a fight at a Queens Strip club. The 26-year-old appeared in front of a judge at Queens Criminal Court Friday and rejected the offer to plead guilty to an A misdemeanor charge, in which she would have received a conditional


Assistant DA: Saugerties teen’s collapse not related to opioid-laced marijuana

A Saugerties teen’s apparent drug-related collapse in Greene County last week set off a cavalcade of rumors throughout the community, but a top county law enforcement official said this week the incident had nothing to do with alleged fentanyl-laced marijuana said to be circulating in the area.


Two more members quit Kingston panel, blast mayor on way out

Two members of Kingston’s Historic Preservation Landmarks Commission have resigned in protest after Mayor Steve Noble decided to replace two fellow commissioners on the volunteer board that oversees preservation efforts in the city.


Ahead of Woodstock 50th An­niversary, Con­struction in Bethel Causes Conflict

As the Sullivan County town of Bethel prepares for the summer tourist season, Woodstock's 50th Anniversary is on everyone's mind. Thousands of people are expected to mark the iconic music festival at Bethel Woods.