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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.
Hope Rocks Festival at Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex in Saugerties on Aug. 18, 19
The second annual Hope Rocks Festival, which seeks to bring attention to the issues of addiction, depression and suicide, will take place Saturday, Aug. 18, from noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Aug, 19, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex, Washington Avenue, Saugerties.
Male body found in Esopus Creek off state Route 28 in town of Ulster
TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. >> A male body was found early Wednesday in the Esopus Creek off state Route 28 and state police are investigating, Trooper Steven Nevel said.
Saugerties school board leaning toward hiring BOCES to aid in superintendent search
Applications have been submitted by Ulster County BOCES at $8,900; McPherson and Jacobson LLC, with the price to be determined; New York State Leadership Group at $13,000; Western New York Education Service Counsel at $16,000; Castallo and Silky at $17,000; Districtwide Search Consultants at $21,000
Woman Caught With Stolen Debit Card In Hudson Valley
Deputies with the Ulster County Sheriff's Office caught a Wappingers Falls woman using a stolen debit card.Photo Credit:Ulster County Sheriff's OfficeA 34-year-old Hudson Valley woman turned herself into police after she was allegedly caught on video using a stolen debit card.Jessica I. Mann of Wapp
Regal Cinemas at Hudson Valley Mall closing on Thursday
Town of Ulster, N.Y. >> Regal Cinemas 12, the movie theater multiplex in the Hudson Valley Mall, will close Thursday, according to a sign at the theater.
Work on Saugerties Lighthouse’s foundation, adjacent infrastructure underway
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> Work to reconstruct and reinforce the Saugerties Lighthouse’s foundation and adjacent infrastructures began Aug. 13 and will be complete in early fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a press release.
Proposed changes to Kingston’s City Code would provide more oversight, regulation to excavation work on private property
Deputy Fire Chief Tom Tiano, who has headed the Building Safety Division, said he also was concerned that requiring a review for any excavation would slow down the issuance of building permits and put more work on the city Engineer’s Office. He said the Building Department currently issues permits w
Saugerties Library vote is Sept. 6 on $639,144 budget
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> Saugerties Library District residents will vote Sept. 6 on a proposed $639,144 budget for 2019 carrying a 3.01 percent decrease of $19,858.
Kingston teacher pay among tops in state’s metro areas
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Kingston is one of three metropolitan areas in New York that with annual wages significantly above the national average for six teaching occupations, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Wappingers woman charged with grand larceny: police
A 34-year-old Wappingers Falls woman turned herself into police on Monday after she stole a debit card and withdrew money, according to theUlster County Sheriff's Office.Jessica l. Mann was identified by security footage at aPort Ewengas station where she allegedly used a stolen debit card on Wednes
Man charged with assault, another hospitalized after Saugerties bar fight
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> A town man faces misdemeanor assault charges after a fight at a village bar that resulted in the hospitalization of another patron, authorities announced Sunday.
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.
Overdose Awareness Day: Walkway event, others shine light without stigma
One lost her first grandson, her family’s shining light, who had been saved by rehab until one night, his last night, one year ago.
Man found with nearly 2 pounds of marijuana during Greene County traffic stop, state police charge
COXSACKIE, N.Y. >> A Long Island man who was allegedly transporting nearly two pounds of marijuana was arrested on the New York State Thruway after a traffic stop, state police said Tuesday.
State police officer in vehicle struck pedestrian: Police
The collision occurred around 6 a.m. when the officer was on patrol in the town of Lloyd on North Road near 9W, south of 299, police said.
Settlement in kayak drowning case; fiancee did prison time
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A lawsuit settlement has been reached in a New York kayak drowning after the victim's fiancee served prison time for criminally negligent homicide.The family of Vincent Viafore had filed a wrongful death lawsuit to prevent Angelika Graswald from collecting $491,000 from his
Four hurt in two-car crash on Thruway in Catskill
CATSKILL, N.Y. >> A two-car crash on the New York state Thruway Saturday afternoon left four persons injured, according to the Thruway state police.
1.8 Pounds Of Pots Seized After Traffic Stop
COXSACKIE, NY — On August 13, around 10:51 a.m., State police stopped a vehicle on I-87, in the Town of Coxsackie for vehicle and traffic violations. During the interviewing of the driver for the traffic violations, probable cause to search the vehicle and its occupants was established.
Strong T-Storms Heading To Parts Of Mid-Hudson Valley
Strong thunderstorms are headed to Columbia, Dutchess and eastern Ulster counties Tuesday. At 2:43 p.m., radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Catskill to near Rhinebeck to Poughkeepsie to near Beacon. Movement was northeast at 30 mph.