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Orange County man dead in two-car crash in New Windsor area
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. >> A Campbell Hall man died in a head-on two car crash on state Route 207 near the Rock Tavern Post Office, state police said Thursday.
Man Killed, Woman Seriously Injured In Head-On Orange County Crash
The driver of the pickup truck, Gerald Dembeck of Campbell Hall, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Poughkeepsie man indicted for murder in death of New Paltz woman in fatal crash in Lloyd
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> ThePoughkeepsie man responsible for the death of a New Paltz woman in a July 1 car crashon Route 299 in Lloyd demonstrated “depraved indifference to human life” and has been indicted for second-degree murder, the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.
Big casino, big debt: Resorts World Catskills owner lost $58 million in 5 months
MONTICELLO, NY -- The owner of the state's largest new casino -- built to help boost the Catskills economy -- lost $58 million in its first five months, and $37.2 million of that in the second quarter alone.
Hippies and bagels and bears—oh my!
There are scads of reasons to love my job. Among them are the incredible opportunities I have to attend a wide variety of fantastic events being held at any given moment, scattered throughout the Upper Delaware River region. In fact, I’m so busy at this time of year that I invariably run into folks
ALERT – Rabies Confirmed In Fox Found In Monticello
Sullivan County Public Health Services is issuing an advisory to the public that a fox found in the Village of Monticello in a populated area on Waverly Avenue has tested positive for rabies. “There was no exposure to people that our office has been made aware of at this time,” said Nancy McGraw, Pu
On this day in history - Aug. 15, 1969 - Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, NY
On this day in 1969, the Woodstock Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York town of Bethel. Promoters John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfield and Michael Lang originally envisioned the festival as a way to raise funds to build a recording...rea
A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here’s how worried you should be
A jury recently orderedMonsantotopay $289 million in damagesto a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's popular herbicide.However, the trial outcome does not mean that glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes cancer.Instead, the jury's ruli
Plattekill man charged with stealing $8,000 worth of copper piping from Lowe’s store in Highland
LLOYD, N.Y. >> A Plattekill man is accused of stealing about $8,000 worth of copper piping from the Lowe’s store in Highland, police said Tuesday.
Body of missing Orange County teen found
BLOOMING GROVE, N.Y. >> The body of a 13-year-old Washingtonville boy has been found, Blooming Grove Town Police said Sunday.
Settlement in Vincent Viafore kayak drowning case; fiancee Angelika Graswald did prison time
In this file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. A lawsuit settlement has been reached in the kayak drowning of Vincent Viafore after his fiancee, Graswald, served prison
Woman convicted of killing fiance reportedly gets portion of life insurance money
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, initially charged with murder in the drowning death of her fiance during a New York kayak ou
Kerhonkson, NY - Saved By Brooklyn Judge, Satmar Girls To Finish Out Summer In Camp Rav Tov With Conditions
Kerhonkson, NY - Approximately 1,000 girls at Camp Rav Tov in Kerhonkson heaved a sigh of relief as a temporary restraining order issued by a Brooklyn judge overrode the Ulster County Health Department’s order that would have shuttered the camp a week ahead of the scheduled end of the season.
Plattekill man allegedly stole $8,000 in copper piping from Lowes
A 63-year-old Plattekill man was arrested on Tuesday after he was accused of stealing nearly $8,000 in copper piping from a Lowes store in Highland, according to Town of Lloyd police.
Gang member charged with ordering two people shot
WHITE PLAINS – A Mount Vernon man, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, was indicted on five-counts including attempted murder and two counts each of assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Mount Vernon gang member charged with attempted murder
Jason Garcia, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, ordered the shots. The 35-year-old is facing second-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies.
Another hiker injured in fall at Mohonk Preserve
GARDINER, N.Y. >> A hiker fell in an area along the cliffs in the West Trapps area of Mohonk Preserve on Saturday afternoon and was taken to an area hospital for treatment, a spokeswoman for the preserve said.
Over 400 sign up for Middletown police officer exam
“The only difference is after you are successful on it and they are looking to hire, we would then bring in the candidate and we have someone who gives the Spanish speaking part of the examination. They have a conversation with them,” Masi said.
Abandoned Dog Becomes NY Firefighters' Best Friend
Two years ago firefighters responded to a report of a dog tied to a hydrant just blocks from the main firehouse. The malnourished pit bull they found is now "Nick Firedog," a healthy, tail-wagging ball of energy who has become an ambassador for the department.
Highland woman charged with tampering with evidence following domestic dispute: Police
Everlyn Ricks, 30, was charged with tampering with evidence, a felony, according to a Lloyd town police press release.