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Man who died in Sullivan County tree accident identified

YULAN, N.Y. — The man killed by a tree that fell on him while he was cutting it down has been identified as Alan Clough, 63. An autopsy concluded Clough suffered massive trauma and broken bones to his torso and legs in the Sunday evening incident, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.


High School Basketball: MHAL semifinals set

KINGSTON, N.Y. — The final fours are all set as the Mid-Hudson Athletic League this week crowns its boys and girls basketball champions. The three-day event at SUNY Ulster begins today with the girls conference finals. Spackenkill takes on Millbrook at 5 p.m. with Roosevelt then facing Red Hook at 7


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Village of Goshen Police blotter

Georgette Dolson, 21, of Monroe, N.Y., was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor. She was released on her own recognizance to appear in village court on Feb. 20.


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Fire destroys home in Sullivan County

FORESTBURGH - Fire destroyed a home with an attached garage on Route 42 Tuesday night. The fire was reported around 10 p.m. Firefighters with pumpers and tankers from the Monticello, Lumberland, Sparrowbush, Cuddebackville, Smallwood and Rock Hill fire departments all responded to assist Forestburgh


Winter Weather Advisory issued for Orange County

A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for Orange County from noon Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow will begin on Wednesday afternoon. 1-3 inches of snow and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. A few tenths of an inch of snow and sl


Sullivan County DA to run for county judge

MONTICELLO - Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell announced Wednesday that he will run for county judge. He's seeking to succeed Judge Frank LaBuda, who's retiring at the end of the year.


1 Pound Of Pot Found During Traffic Stop: NYSP

WOODBURY, NY — State police arrested a Wappingers Falls woman after a traffic violation and accused her of having more than a pound of marijuana. Troopers stopped a vehicle being driven by Lindsey A. Abrams, 29, of Wappingers Falls, around 2:15 a.m. Feb 19 on I-87 in the Town of Woodbury.


Hudson Valley Schools Placed on Lockdown After Stabbing

Hudson Valley schools were placed on lockdown following reports of a stabbing and a man armed with a gun near schools. On Friday around 1:30 p.m., the Ellenville Police Department responded to reports of a stabbing and a man with a gun outside the Ellenville Central School campus.


Orange-Ulster BOCES team finishes third in Auto Tech Tourney

Connor McCann and Marco Radi worked on a Toyota: Instructor Matthew Dykes wins Outstanding Supporter Award. Students Connor McCann and Marco Radi with their prizes, flanked on the left by Oliver Brodlieb, dealer principal at East Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and Greater New York Automobile Dealers


Sullivan County seeks state's help to end labor impasse

MONTICELLO — Sullivan County government leaders announced on Friday that they will ask the state Public Employment Relations Board to recommend contract terms to overcome an impasse on negotiations with a union that represents half of the county’s employees.


3 dead in NJ multi-vehicle crash after driver loses control: police

WAYNE, N.J. — Three people are dead after a large crash involving multiple vehicles in New Jersey, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Tuesday. At approximately 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a serious crash involving multiple vehicles on the northbound side of Route 23, near


Last Catholic school in Sullivan County closing

LIBERTY - St. Peter's Regional School in Liberty is one of seven Catholic schools in the state that will close at the end of the school year in June, the Archdiocese of New York announced.


Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promo


Shinedown comes to Bethel Woods

BETHEL, NY – Multi-platinum rock band Shinedown has announced new summer tour dates on their 2019 ATTENTION ATTENTION World Tour, stopping at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY on Friday, July 5th. Badflower, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and Broke


Schumer: First responders at risk in opioid cases

GOSHEN — Sen. Charles Schumer, flanked by Orange County law enforcement officers and officials at the Village of Goshen Police Station, announced on Tuesday his renewed commitment to passing what’s being called the POWER Act, which would provide grants to first responders around the state for cuttin


Cuomo slammed for new plan to offset municipal aid cuts

Leaders of municipal associations on Monday blasted a plan by the governor to make up for proposed state aid cuts with more tax revenue from online sales. In January, Gov. Andrew Cuomo sparked outrage among municipal leaders when he proposed cutting $59 million in municipal aid payments to every tow


Hearing on NY state's Climate and Community Protection Act to be held in New Paltz

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing for March 1 on revisions to New York environmental law that seek to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.


CNY coyote hunter wins $2,280 in statewide contest

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, N.Y. -- A Central New York man was the top hunter and won $2,280 in the 12th Annual Statewide 3-Day Coyote Contest hosted by the Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs of Sullivan County.