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Liberty Man Assaulted Wife with Kitchen Knife

LIBERTY - The New York State Police arrested a Liberty man following a stabbing investigation. Carlos Torres On Sept. 21, 2017 at 9 a.m., Troopers responded to Catskill Regional Medical Center, in Harris for the report of a stabbing victim. Troopers and BCI Members responded to the Emergency Room an


Ulster Corrections officer arrested for DWI, again

An Ulster County Corrections Division officer suspended following a DWI arrest has been arrested a second time for the same offense, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Officer Eric V. Decker, 37, of Kerhonkson, remained in Ulster County Jail Friday morning on $50,000 bail or $100,000 b

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 15:14:30

Sullivan drug sweep a 'major, major hit'

MONTICELLO - A drug sweep Monday night led to the arrests of eight suspects from a ring that distributed and sold heroin in Sullivan County, County District Attorney Jim Farrell said. "This is a major, major hit," Farrell said at a news conference Wednesday. Authorities said some of the suspects cam

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:51:39

Sullivan County Stand Down for vets set for Friday

MONTICELLO - The Sullivan County Veterans Service Agency will serve veterans' needs at the annual Sullivan County Stand Down from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The event will take place at the Federation for the Homeless at 9 Monticello St., Monticello. Agency staff and volunteers will offer information

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 17:17:01

'Social Media and Safe Networking Forum' takes place Oct. 4 at Ellenville High

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. >> A "Social Media and Safe Networking Forum" will take place at the Ellenville High School Auditorium on Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. During the forum, New York State Trooper Craig Vedder, school and community outreach coordinator for Troop F, will discuss appropriate and responsible techno

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Liberty School District: 2 students suspended, 1 of them for possessing knives

LIBERTY - Two students from Liberty High School were suspended on Tuesday in unrelated incidents, one involving possession of knives, according to the district. One student was in possession of marijuana, and another student had two "small knives" with a blade of less than two inches, the district s

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:29:21

Local corrections officer fired after 2nd DWI charge in 6 weeks

KERHONKSON - Ulster County Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum has fired a corrections officer at the county jail after the officer was arrested Wednesday and charged with his second DWI in six weeks. Eric V. Decker, 37, of Kerhonkson, was charged Wednesday after deputies responded to a 911 call of an erratic

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 15:39:45

Graham Nash talks about the magic of music

BETHEL - It seems reasonable to ask Graham Nash if life has him down. Last year there was the well publicized split from both his wife of nearly 40 years as well as from his longtime bandmate David Crosby, which apparently signaled the end for any kind of reunion. And his latest studio album, "This

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 19:52:39

Speed limit lowered on Route 302

Cathy Humphrey drove Route 302 nearly every day for 38 years. She said she was passed in no-passing zones and narrowly avoided numerous accidents with reckless drivers. Some others haven't been so lucky on that stretch of road, with 13 people having died in accidents in the 10 years leading up to 20

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 01:49:16

Heil guilty of killing infant son

Heil - facing 25 to life GOSHEN - Middletown resident Michael Heil was found guilty on Thursday of killing his seven-week-old son. When sentenced in November, he will face up to 25 years to life in prison. Heil, 27, was convicted of two counts of murder and two counts of manslaughter in the death o

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Lawyers give closing arguments in Heil murder trial

GOSHEN - The jurors deciding Michael Heil's guilt or innocence in the death of his 2-month-old son, Zachary, will have to choose who they believe: defense medical experts, or prosecution experts? Zachary's mother, Amber Wells, or Heil? Lawyers gave their closing arguments Wednesday. Heil, of Middlet

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 19:23:38

Community Calendar: Sept.21-22, 2017

Thursday Cooperstown Download Zone and Flipster training sessions, 10 a.m., Village Library of Cooperstown, 22 Main St. For info: 547-8344. Delhi Habitat for Humanity, 6 p.m., United Ministry Church basement, 46 Church St. For info: www.habitatdelawarecounty.org, 746-9987. East Meredith 'The Photogr

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Barbara Bedell: Fall brings a season filled with events

With holidays already started and leaves just beginning to change color, we'll officially welcome Fall at 4:02 p.m. today. We'll see lots of weather changes before it ends on Dec. 21. The year went by too quickly. Soon temps will start to drop and the days will get shorter than the nights. And aroun

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Lawsuit targets medical marijuana expansion

Three companies that got state approval last month to produce medical marijuana in Orange and Ulster counties face a legal hurdle as they develop their plans: a lawsuit by five existing medical-marijuana businesses that aims to stop the expansion of their fledgling industry. The newly approved compe

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 01:10:01

Bicyclist suffers several broken bones in Middletown accident

Portions of North Street and Wickham Avenue were closed Thursday afternoon after a dump truck hit a bicyclist at the intersection. The accident happened just before 12:30 p.m., when the Mead Seal Coating dump truck struck a male on the bike, according to Lt. Jeffry Thoelen with the City of Middletow

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 17:39:34

TOWN HALL MEETING: The Heroin Epidemic

Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Port Jervis High School, Route 209 in Port Jervis. The rise of opioid abuse and the heroin epidemic has a stranglehold on our communities. Too many of our family members and friends have died. How do we stop it? How do we save our children? Take

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Tax breaks approved for Legoland owner

The Orange County Industrial Development Agency approved a 20-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement for Legoland parent Merlin Entertainments on Thursday. Under the agreement, Merlin will pay roughly $88 million over 20 years, or approximately $38 million less than if the company received no tax b

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 18:37:44

Legoland gets IDA PILOT agreement

GOSHEN - The Orange County Industrial Development Agency has approved a 20-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement with Merlin Entertainments Group, parent company of Legoland, which wants to build a theme park in the Town of Goshen. Merlin had originally sought a longer PILOT, but the IDA studied a

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

County budget time is right around the corner

MID-HUDSON - Counties across the region will be considering 2018 budgets in the next several weeks. The first formal action to be undertaken in the rebuilt Orange County Government Center in Goshen will be County Executive Steven Neuhaus' budget proposal presentation on Friday, September 29. He expe

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., dies at age 64

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at his home. He was 64. He was born on September 19, 1952 in Port Jervis, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph and Carmella Marioni Piccolo. He graduated from Delaware Valley High School and continued his education at Bloomsburg Univer

PIKECOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 17:44:00