8 hrs ago
Sheriff's Office: 19 arrested in holiday impaired driving crackdown
Authorities say 19 people were arrested for impaired driving over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
8 hrs ago
On the Run: An old hat, and new faces
An old winter hat, made of trusty and timeless wool. To me, as much as anything else, that old winter hat tells the story of the Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club Turkey Trot road race, held a week ago from Arlington High School in Freedom Plains.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Stranded students left scrambling to get back to school
After the Poughkeepsie-to-New York City train derailment that killed four and injured more than 60 people yesterday morning, many college students who came home for the Thanksgiving holiday were forced to make alternate travel plans to get back to school.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Derailment: College students among stranded train riders
Three Hudson Valley dental hygienists who boarded a train in Poughkeepsie early Sunday morning said it wasn't long before they were in for a harrowing ride.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Buyers get early jump on Black Friday
The holiday shopping season kicked off early this year with some stores opening on Thanksgiving Day, but the mad rush went into full gear today.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Punches Thrown, Alert Witnesses Help in Road Rage Incident
On Nov. 21 at 8:04a.m. at the merge just south of Rt 7 and Rt 107 intersection, an incident took place that Wilton Police describe as road rage, resulting in John Goodwin, 55, of 20 Sheraton Drive, Poughkeepsie, NY and Daniel Goodwin, 28, of 12 Park Place, Pleasant Valley, NY each being charged with Breach of Peace.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Heather Yakin: Stand up for victims of domestic violence
Domestic violence doesn't take time off for the holidays, much as we might wish it to take a permanent vacation.
What's new in the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for Nov. 26
John Stanforth, Wappingers Falls, joins the firm as an estimator. He brings 12 years of construction management experience in the private sector and also in the military for academic, commercial and residential projects.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Local mosque members offer prayers for slain family
As investigators search for a motive behind the grisly murder-suicide of a family of four, fellow Muslims sought solace in the local mosque the family attended.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Pharmacist massacres his family
Abbas Lodhi first shot his wife Sarwat in Wappingers Falls, New York, then killed sons Zain, nine and Mujtabah, 13. Their father's body and those of his children were found in their home town of Dutchess County, in Pleasant Valley.
Empire State News
Police rule death of Hudson Valley family murder-suicide
PLEASANT VALLEY Police Friday found the body of Sarwat Lodhi, 43, the wife of Abbas Lodhi, 49, of Pleasant Valley.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Police say former Goshen man killed wife, two children and himself
Police are now saying that a Dutchess County man who used to live in Goshen murdered his wife and two sons before killing himself.
NYS Library opens exhibit to commemorate 50th anniversary of Kennedy assassination
ALBANY, N.Y. The New York State Library has opened an exhibit commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Police probing incident at Pleasant Valley A&P
State police say a man and a school-aged boy were found dead of gunshot wounds inside a car parked at a Pleasant Valley supermarket this morning and another school-aged boy subsequently was found dead of gunshot wounds at a residence.
The Miami Herald
State police: 3 found dead in Hudson Valley town
In this photo downloaded from the New York State Police website, Sarwat Lodhi, is shown.
Man, 2 Sons Shot Dead In Dutchess County, Suspect At Large
A woman was at large Thursday evening after fatally shooting a father and his two school-age children in Dutchess County, police said.
3 people found dead in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County
State police say they're investigating the deaths of three people in a Hudson Valley town, including two whose bodies were found in a vehicle parked outside a supermarket.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Parents to protest Common Core in Albany
Some parents plan to keep their children home from school today in a national protest of the highly controversial Common Core learning standards.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Tale of 2 reports: 1 study quashed after unit issues exposed
Separate studies of two local fire districts paint vastly different pictures of their inner workings and problems, according to a review of the two reports.
Nature adds to fall decor
Don't go for a ride with Judith Z. Subrize unless you're prepared to make stops along way.