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Predicted 60 mph winds, hail lead to severe thunderstorm warning in Dutchess, Ulster counties
The storm was located north of Ellenville at around 7:35 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Albany, and was expected to reach Kingston at around 8:15 p.m., Rhinebeck at around 8:20 p.m. and Hyde Park and Staatsburg at around 8:25 p.m. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and quarter-siz
College Students Bought An Old Couch For $20 And Ended Up Returning $40,000 To A Widow
When you buy a secondhand couch, you usually find some old candy wrappers and dust under the cushions – nothing out of the ordinary. But for three roommates in New Paltz, N.Y., their experience with buying an old couch went a little bit differently.
Police: Body found in Esopus Creek was Kingston homeless man who drowned
TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. >> Police have identified the body found early Wednesday near a homeless encampment along the Esopus Creek off state Route 28 as a Kingston man, state police said Thursday.Matthew Hults, 32, who police said was homeless and living in Kingston, tripped and fell into the creek, ac
Prince Harry, Palace To Blame For Meghan Markle's Father's Debacle, Source Says
Princess Diana's former bodyguard Ken Wharfe recently opened up about the issue involving the Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle Sr., and the royals. He said he believes that the Duke of Sussex could have done more to avoid the incident. Unfortunately, they failed to help Thomas.
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.
Rabies running up a big tab in Sullivan County
MONTICELLO – The discovery of a rabid fox in Monticello earlier this week was nothing new for Sullivan County health officials. The biggest concern is when there is possible human exposure.Director of Public Health Services Nancy McGraw told the county legislature’s Health and Family Services Commit
Where in Chester? | Goshen and Chester NY | Where in answers
Congratulations to readers who know that the gingerbread detail in last week's Where in Goshen can be found at the house at No. 11 Prospect St. in Goshen. Sharon Frey recognized it immediately. "This is my neighbor's house, a great tamily who has lived there for more than 50 years."
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.
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
Massive Legoland Being Built Near NYC: Take A First Look
In about two years, the Hudson Valley town of Goshen will be home to the Legoland New York Resort. It will feature more than 50 rides, attractions and shows, plus thousands of sculptures made from 30 million of the beloved plastic bricks.
The Animals Have Left the Building and a Big Game Hunter's Showplace Is On the Market
Set on just under nine acres of land, the stone house at 4938 US Highway 209 in Accord, N.Y. was built in 1937 for use as a game house. Along with another cottage on the property, it’snow on the market.
Exclusive Sneak Peek at Attractions Planned for LEGOLAND New York
The theme park will sit just off of Route 17, with it's own on and off ramps. To insure that roads to get too congested, the park plans to charge for parking when guests exit, rather than when they arrive. This will allow guests to enter the park quicker and eliminate long lines during opening hours
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.
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
Piecing back together a community at the Lemko Vatra
ELLENVILLE, N.Y. – Speak to a Lemko and the conversation will inevitably turn to the fact that their mountainous homeland, Lemkivshchyna – or the Lemko region in current-day southeastern Poland – and the tight-knit community that lived there was destroyed by a series of deportations organized by the
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.
Police searching for missing Marlboro teen
Kiersten M. Curtis, 14, left her residence on Tuesday when her parents were sleeping, according to the Town of Marlborough Police. She is believed to be with her boyfriend, Nicholas A. Wanamaker, possibly in the area of Orange County.
Hudson Valley RibFest returns to New Paltz on Aug. 17, 18 and 19
It will be barbecue at its finest this weekend at the Hudson Valley RibFest at the Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz.
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.