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Town panel examining Saugerties government’s impact on climate change
After a year of tireless cataloging, Saugerties’ Climate Smart Task Force aims to unveil a complete audit of each municipal facility’s (of which there are over 60) greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs by the end of the calendar year.
Rhinebeck Restaurant Quietly Closes After Just a Few Months
There is another Hudson Valley restaurant that has quietly closed. The restaurant is in Rhinebeck, called Catch 38 and was open less than 6 months. The post on the restaurants Facebook post says that they are closed, but will be re-opening under a new brand in March of 2019.
Neighbor smashed duck decoys, Saugerties police allege
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — A 46-year-old Saugerties man stands accused of smashing his neighbor’s duck decoys with a hammer, police said. Jean R. Laventure, of Manorville Road, was charged Monday, Dec. 3, with criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, according to the Saug
Hudson Valley Man Murdered Near Popular Bar
A Hudson Valley man was fatally shot near a popular local bar. On Friday, 37-year-old Terry Cherry of Poughkeepsie was charged with second-degree murder for his role in the Nov. 5, murder of Jaquan Johnson.
Discovery's 'Body Cam' features fatal Washington County arson fire
HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - An upcoming television show will feature a fatal house fire set by a 22-year-old man to kill his girlfriend. The September 2017 murder of 18-year-old Ashley Coltrain in Hudson Falls will be featured on Investigation Discovery's "Body Cam" show Tuesday night. The show uses b
Hudson Valley Heroin Dealer Found With Retired Cop’s Gun
A Hudson Valley man who was found with a retired cop's gun and a lot of heroin is heading to prison. In Ulster County Court, Willie Rodriguez of Kingston was sentenced to 13 years in state prison for his conviction of criminal possession of a weapon and 5 years in prison for criminal possession of a
Police Investigate Fatal Rhinebeck Crash
The crash occurred on Friday evening on Route 9G in the Town of Rhinebeck. At approximately 6:00 p.m. state police were dispatched to route 9G in the area of Vlei Road in the Town of Rhinebeck for a motor vehicle crash.
Saugerties Builder’s Club learns about making the holidays better for others
The Saugerties Junior High School Builder’s Club last month donated 15 boxes of food to St. John the Evangelist Church as part of its annual homeroom food drive contest. The kids in Drew Carpino and Kimberly Petramale’s home rooms split the grand fundraising prize, a breakfast from Dunkin’ Donuts.
Sunset Garden owners say they’ve been maligned, defend their record
Daniel Goldstein, managing partner of E&M Management, the owners of local residential properties like 217-unit Sunset Garden, said his company has been painted in an inaccurate and unfavorable light by some residents and Town of Ulster officials.
Father Pleads Guilty to Role in Son’s School Shooting Threat
A Hudson Valley father pleaded guilty to his role in his son's school shooting threat. Both were found with a host of dangerous weapons after the teen allegedly made a terrifying social media post.
Popular New York Amusement Park Gets Updated
A popular New York vacation destination is getting a prehistoric makeover. If you grew up in and around the Hudson Valley area, likelihood is you probably have vacationed in Lake George. And what's a trip to Lake George without a stop at the Magic Forest?
Big price cut for Saugerties property that hosted Woodstock ‘94
The asking price for the Winston Farm property in Saugerties has nearly halved from over $10.7 million in 2016 to $5.5 million now. The property’s brokers, CRBE Albany, re-listed the site last month with the “major price reduction.”
Vermont woman, 20, killed in Rhinebeck crash: state police
Emily R. Wootton of Milton, Vermont was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office, state police said. Robert J. Dancy, 35, of Worchester, New York, who allegedly caused the crash, is recovering from serious injuries at Westchester Medical Center, state police said
Ossining-Croton-On-Hudson: Check Out 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
OSSINING-CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY — When you're looking for a new place, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious browsing online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.
1924 Stone Estate On 100 Mid-Hudson Valley Acres
FISHKILL, NY — With Willow Lake in Fishkill, you will be living in a hidden treasure in the highlands. The gazebo is perched nicely on a hill with amazing lake views. This listing originally appeared on realtor.com.
Fatal shooting in Ulster was preceded by drug deal and robbery, lawyers say
KINGSTON, N.Y. — The fatal shooting of a Kingston man on a town of Ulster road last weekend happened after a failed drug deal, an armed robbery and a car chase, according to the prosecutor and a defense attorney in the case.
Victim in fatal Rhinebeck crash identifed as Vermont woman
RHINEBECK, N.Y. — A Vermont woman was killed Friday in a two-car crash on state Route 9G. State police said Emily R. Wootton, 20, of Milton, Vt., was traveling northbound in a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt at about 6 p.m. when her vehicle was struck by a 1997 Ford Explorer, driving by Robert J. Dancy, 35, o
Two-car crash in Rhinebeck leaves one person dead
RHINEBECK, N.Y. — A two-car crash Friday left one person dead and forced the shutdown of state Route 9G. State police said the crash happened at about 6 p.m. near the intersection of state Route 9G and Vlei Road.
High school boys basketball roundup: Coleman rallies from early 13-point deficit to defeat Webutuck
TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. —John A. Coleman Catholic High rallied to edge Webutuck 50-47 in its first Mid-Hudson Athletic League game of the season Friday after trailing by as much 13 points in the first half.
Pit bull Luna's case playing a part in changing Troy's dangerous dog law
Luna the pit bull has had to stay at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society during a battle for her life between her owner and the city of Troy. Luna was originally ordered to be euthanized after Troy police say she bit a neighbor's dog. Luna's attorney then appealed to county court.