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US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-20 08:24:28

Greece oil spill: 2 crew of cleanup vessel arrested

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities say they have arrested the captain and chief mechanic of a ship that was taking part in a cleanup operation after an oil tanker sank and polluted Athens' coastline. The Merchant Marine Ministry said Wednesday the two were arrested on fuel smuggling charges on

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-20 09:45:36

Dutchess County drug prevention program receives $125,000 grant

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Dutchess County organization specializing in drug prevention outreach has been awarded a $125,000 grant to go toward its citizen participation efforts and youth anti-substance abuse initiatives. The Council on Addiction Prevention and Education of Dutchess Count

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 22:36:22

Harbor Island Beer Fest returns; plus, grape stomping, more

After closing its doors earlier in 2017, the Tapp has reopened with a new kitchen, and updated menu, and a redesigned bar and dining room. Seth Harrison/lohud Welcome to the Stir It Up Guide, a short roundup of culinary happenings throughout the Lower Hudson Valley each week. If you're looking to e

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 20:03:22

Save the weekend: 5 terrific events in the region

There is no shortage of fun to be had this first weekend of autumn here in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. From outdoor fests to museum visits and everything in between, the area is hopping. For more ideas be sure to check out Friday's Go! section. Narrowsburg's annual Honey Bee Fest on Saturda

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 22:37:15

Lark Fest 2017 road closures and parking restrictions

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The 2017 Lark Festival will be held on Saturday, September 9/23 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Lark Street in Albany. A number of road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect over the weekend. Parking Restrictions: Emergency No Parking for September 21, 2017 at 8AM unti

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-20 15:49:01

Healthful diet quite the switch for former junk food maven

The Hudson Valley Vegfest, to be held in late September, will include multiple resources on the health, environmental, and economic effects of a vegan lifestyle. Alex H. Wagner/Poughkeepsie Journal I'm at a restaurant, ordering the veggie burger, and I'm thinking, who the heck is this person? How d

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 15:37:47

Mario Cuomo Bridge: Toll task force has never met, findings late

Westbound traffic is moved from the Tappan Zee Bridge onto the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge at the 41 sec mark in this time lapse video Saturday, August 26, 2017. Peter Carr/The Journal News The committee tasked with helping to price tolls on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is missing in action. C

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:03

Smithsonian free museum day is Saturday

You can visit a museum free on Saturday, thanks to the Smithsonian Magazine. On its 13th annual Museum Day Live! participating museums across the U.S. open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket. The effort emulates the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution's Washington

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 13:46:03

Museum Village plans a supernatural evening Sept. 28

MONROE - Museums Village will have its annual fundraiser from 5:30-9 p.m. Sept. 28. This year the special event will be "A Supernatural Evening with Barbecue and Spirits." The museum is at 1010 Route 17M in Monroe. Visitors can take a walking tour around the Green, learn about the many unexplained

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

OPD deals with ill skunks, fox complaint

ONEONTA - City police have dispatched four skunks in a week among an "uptick of sick animals" in the last month, Chief Douglas Brenner told the Common Council on Tuesday night. Additionally, a fifth skunk was disposed of by a wildlife pest control company, Brenner said. Brenner said police responded

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 02:26:58

HVCC Foundation recognizes U.W. Marx president for philanthropy

TROY, N.Y. >> The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation honored local businessman Peter Marx as the 2017 recipient of its Outstanding Philanthropist Award during the college's annual Leadership Donor Reception Sept. 14 at the Franklin Plaza Rooftop Terrace. The award is presented annually to an

TROY RECORD - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Mid-Hudson jobless rate inched up in August

ALBANY, N.Y. >> Unemployment rates in Mid-Hudson counties in August inched up when compared to August 2016. The August unemployment rate was 4.5 percent, unchanged from July and up from 4.3 percent in August 2016. Year-over-year in August, the labor force increased by 14,900, or 1.3 percent, to 1,1

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Kinderhook crash puts one in ICU, troopers said

A passenger in a car that collided with another vehicle in Kinderhook was taken to the intensive care unit at Albany Medical Center on Tuesday, State Police said. The 67-year-old woman was riding in a car that was preparing to make a left turn off of Route 9H at 4 p.m. when it was hit in the rear by

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-20 08:57:22

Claverack, N.Y.: Hurricane Irma dogs arrive at shelter

The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has taken in five dogs from Florida to assist their local shelters with displaced dogs associated with Hurricane Irma. The dogs received by CGHS/SPCA were previously in shelters in Florida, and transferred to New Yo

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-09-20 14:36:34

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

NEW YORK (AP) - Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. Clearly, not everyone was laughing, however. For Emmys host Stephen Colbert, there's also a risk that a joke he

WNYT - 2017-09-18 09:00:00

Bronck Museum in Coxsackie hosts Heritage Craft Fair Oct. 1

COXSACKIE, N.Y. >> The Bronck Museum's annual Heritage Craft Fair will be held Sunday, Oct. 1. Admission is free. The fair will be from noon to 4 p.m. at the museum, off U.S. Route 9W about a mile and a half south of the intersection of Routes 385, 81 and 9W near the village of Coxsackie. The fair w

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Rummage Sale at Coxsackie United Methodist church on Sept. 29. 30

WHAT: Rummage sale WHEN: Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE: Coxsackie United Methodist Church, 103 Mansion St., Coxsackie DETAILS: The event will feature a lunch sale both days, with a food sale on Sept. 30. The kitchen will close at 1 p.m. The site is handicap-

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Miles of Hope to begin awareness month with walk

On Oct. 1, residents from around the Hudson Valley will descend on James Baird State Park for a good cause. For the 14th year, the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation will hold its annual Hudson Valley Community Walk for Breast Cancer at the state park in LaGrange. The non-profit foundation funds

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:52:26

Letter: Solutions can be found without selling off art

The art collection is at the heart of the Berkshire Museum. It is Pittsfield's history, a legacy to take pride in and celebrate. Let's spotlight it and put it at the core of a revitalized institution - not monetize it! This will dismiss its founders' intentions, rob the community of its heritage and

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-09-19 21:21:37