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Heather Yakin: Real-time drug data may spur treatment initiatives
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke out on Monday, calling the rise in overdose deaths from heroin and prescription opioids an "urgent public health crisis."
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Mid-Hudson briefs: School budget hearing; Molinaro at Lunch and Learn ...
The board will receive an update on the development of next year's school budget and hold a discussion.
Christine Seward joins firm of Vanacore, DeBenedictus
Christine Seward of New Paltz joined the ac counting firm Vanacore, De Benedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell as a junior accoun tant in the Tax Department in the Newburgh office.
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Marist Football To Host Pro Day
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. The Marist football program will be holding a Pro Day on Thursday, March 13 at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome in Milton, N.Y. The event is scheduled to last from 9-11 a.m. Fede is the all-time leader in sacks in Marist football history, and was a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award this past season.
Metro-North worker killed, despite new safety system
The death of a Metro-North Railroad worker on the tracks early Monday has people wondering how it could happen a second time in less than a year.
Good Life; positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for March 11
The Scouts organized a group of volunteers to clean up the property and add landscaping, created two wood exterior signs for the entrance gate and shelter building, and made reusable pet beds for the cats and dogs.
Leaders swap ideas on fostering growth
Dutchess County will be "at the table," once the state starts collecting bids for casino gambling locations this month, County Executive Marc Molinaro said, but Dutchess has a "bad hand" and will likely fold early.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Surgeon Who Botched, Faked Thousands Of Procedures Sentenced To Jail
A New York orthopedic surgeon was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail Friday for one count of healthcare fraud after admitting to both botching and faking thousands of surgical procedures over the course of five years.
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As commuters' faith flags, Metro-North needs billions to address safety, repairs
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Delays, most minor but some lengthy, have become routine for riders of Metro-North, a railroad that, until early last year, ran so reliably the typical commuter rarely had to think about it.
Mid-Hudson briefs: Man swallows bag of drugs; woman arrested
Samuel Parker, 29, was arrested for third-, fourth- and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and tampering with physical evidence, all felonies.
Crime Beat: Sister hopes killer is brought to justice
The sister of a woman whose homicide remains unsolved still hopes the case is solved one day and the person responsible brought to justice.
Legislative report, 3/10
TERRY GIPSON, D-RHINEBECK Room 617, the Capitol, Albany, 12247. 518-455-2303; fax: 518-426-6920.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
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Poughkeepsie church has ties to Ukraine crisis
A local Dutchess County church hassome strong ties to what's being called a crisis in Ukraine.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Go! Stage & Screen calendar: March 7-13
Book reading - Author Jenny Offill will read her new book, "Sparky!," noon March 9, Oblong Books and Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck.
Judgment Day for Surgeon Who Admitted to Fake Surgeries
An orthopedic surgeon who admitted to botching and faking thousands of surgeries over a five-year period was sentenced today to four-and-a-half years in federal prison for one count of health care fraud.
On the rocks? 'Ice yachts' sail cold Hudson River
The ice boat Jack Frost sails along the Hudson River on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Barrytown, N.Y. .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Poughkeepsie hearing set on parking meter plan
The Poughkeepsie Common Council will seek public input on plans to install parking meters on parts of Main and Market streets.
Nicholas Spano, 42, of Poughkeepsie, may have died of a medical emergency, officials said
NORTH SALEM A distant relative of Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano died after a car crash on Titicus Road in Westchester County this morning that police believe may have started as a medical emergency, officials said.
Good Life; positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for March 6
They donated 612 dozen gourmet cookies. Towers of prefolded bakery boxes dwindled throughout the day as well more than 100 visitors packed away their favorite cookies.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
IDA: Audit criticisms are 'unrealistic'
An audit critical of the Dutchess County Industrial Development Agency, saying many companies it aided didn't meet job goals, will likely result in reforms and perhaps some help in meeting rising requirements of compliance and accountability.