Monday Nov 18
The Journal News
Troopers: 14 drove drunk or drugged
Troopers charged 14 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
Rail trail at finish line
It took $21 million and five years of construction to complete the Dutchess County Rail Trail that connects Hopewell Junction to the Walkway Over the Hudson.
Association battles rare brain disease
In 2007 Janice Ragazzo's daughter, Kristen Ragazzo, suffered a stroke. Doctors told the 24-year-old Larchmont, Westchester County, resident that a hole in her heart needed to be repaired but ensuing blood work revealed a second issue.
Editorial: Water problems bear much scrutiny
Dutchess County has had far too many problems over the years, from industrial chemicals seeping into and contaminating wells to this past summer's "boil water" alert in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Bananas Comedy Club relocates to Casperkill
Bananas Comedy Club, where late-night television host Jimmy Fallon launched his comedy career as a teenager, is moving north on Route 9 to the Casperkill Golf Club.
Out There: Trail users, be courteous
A couple of weeks ago, I set off from Tony Williams Park in the Town of Lloyd and headed east on the Hudson Valley Rail Trail with the idea of riding all the way to Hopewell Junction and back.
Panos penalty: Who else might pay in billing scheme?
The ex-surgeon has to pay. The doctors' group is going to pay. Who else might have to write a large check in the wake of the Spyros Panos medical billing scheme that spanned four years and bilked insurance providers out of millions of dollars? Others might.
WNYT NewsChannel 13
10,000 feared dead in Philippines after typhoon; UAlbany student's family spared
As Super Typhoon Haiyan battered the Philippines, wiping out a coastal city and killing an estimated 10,000 people, Joseph Albano waited anxiously for news of his family.