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Overdose investigation in Saugerties highlights personnel shortages, says police chief

A Saugerties ninth grader who overdosed on a drug on April 12 in Catskill is recovering well in the hospital, police chief Joseph Sinagra reported at the village board’s regular meeting on Monday, April 15.


Saugerties board convenes tonight on dump issues

Apprehensive neighbors, afraid for their drinking water and exasperated by what they say is a loud and constant procession of debris-laden 18-wheelers, anxiously await an April 18 town Zoning Board of Appeals meeting that, they hope, will spur the shutdown of a local construction and demolition debr


NYPD cop and suspect shot after wild exchange of gunfire in Hudson Heights

A police officer has been shot in Manhattan, according to law enforcement sources. The cop was responding to a call of a man wildly shooting into the air at 181st Street and Wadsworth Avenue in Hudson Heights when he took a bullet to the arm Thursday, the sources said.


Winston Farm in Saugerties has two prospective buyers, forcing village to decide about backup water supply

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — With two parties reportedly interested in buying the Winston Farm, and one of them ready to act, the village finds itself pressed to determine whether the site can be used as a supplemental water supply.


MTA tolls, fares going up Sunday

The average 4 percent toll and fare increase that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will levy Sunday will have minimum impact on most of the mid-Hudson commuters who use Metro-North Railroad.


Mueller Report: Read full, redacted report here

WASHINGTON — After years of investigating, the Department of Justice released a 400-page redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday. The report covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Tr


Dutchess Woman Arrested on 63 Charges Related to Identify Theft

A Dutchess County woman is accused of stealing someone's identity for two years and taking over $12,000 from the victim. On Thursday, New York State Police from Rhinebeck, arrested Maryann Moore-Tompkins, 57, of Pine Plains for grand larceny, eight counts of identity theft, all felonies, 31 counts o


Saugerties Bowling: John Ferraro rocks Pro Printers Thursday League with 770 series

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — John Ferraro rolled a 770 triple to rock the Pro Printers Thursday Nighht League at the Saugerties Bowlers Club. Ferraro produced 276, 278 and 216 games en route to the high triple.


Kingston police ID drivers in crash that damaged CVS property

KINGSTON, N.Y. — City police on Thursday identified the two drivers involved in a crash that ended with one of the vehicles plowing through a rock wall outside of a CVS store and nearly striking the building.


Family Mourns 7-Year-Old NYC Boy Fatally Pinned Between Van and School Bus

A 7-year-old boy who was fatally pinned between a van and a school bus was a straight-A student who was always smiling, his aunt said. Cameron Brown was walking between a red van and a yellow school bus on Gipson Street in Far Rockaway Wednesday afternoon when he was pinned by the van, police said.


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Mid Hudson Valley

MID HUDSON VALLEY, NY — New and exciting events are coming to the Mid Hudson Valley area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ti


Kingston man hurls bleach at officers during standoff

KINGSTON, N.Y. — A 45-year-old city man got a mental health evaluation Wednesday night after he hurled bleach at police officers and urged them to shoot him during a stand-off on Brewster Street, according to the Kingston Police Department.


NY State Court System Rules No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without A Judicial Warrant

ICE agents can no longer arrest immigrants in New York courthouses without a judicial warrant or court order, according to new rules promulgated by the New York State Office of Court Administration.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.


St. Patrick's Cathedral arrest: Man had 2 gas cans, prior arrest and 1-way ticket to Rome

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man arrested after attempting to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with two gasoline cans and lighter fluid Wednesday night was also arrested at a church in New Jersey Monday and had booked a one-way ticket to Rome, according to police.


Hudson student at Utica college dies; police seek answers

HUDSON — A community mourned Thursday the loss of a beloved daughter, sister and friend, Fardush Sultana, who died Wednesday at a Utica college. Sultana, a junior at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, died at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Utica from a mysterious head injury. She was 20.


West Hurley residents confront apartment developers about NYC housing record

WEST HURLEY, N.Y. — Husband and wife developers Kerry Danenberg and Sarah Russell were met at a hearing Wednesday evening by nearly 100 residents who wanted more information about their plans to convert the former West Hurley Elementary School to a 46-unit apartment complex.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


NYPD officer wounded, suspect dead in New York City shooting

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating after a suspect was killed and an NYPD officer was shot in the arm in Washington Heights on Thursday afternoon.


SUV Nearly Drives Through CVS in Hudson Valley

An SUV drove through a rock wall and nearly drove into a CVS in the Hudson Valley. Kingston police are continuing to investigate a two-car accident that occurred around 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Schwenk Drive.