10 hrs ago
Energy tax crucial to Dutchess budget
Come March, Dutchess County residents could face a 3.75 percent sales tax when they buy heating fuel and electricity.
14 hrs ago
A sweet heritage: Nothing delivers cheer like classic Christmas cookies
Baking, exchanging and enjoying Christmas cookies is a time-honored tradition. Some say the concept dates back to the Middle Ages, when exotic spices became available in Europe due to an increase in trade.
18 hrs ago
Letters: Readers put focus on fire districts
Joe has been a lifelong resident of Dutchess County and has deep concerns regarding finances of the fire district.
18 hrs ago
Convicted murderer may take plea deal
Justin Curran is considering a possible plea deal on the two cases still pending against him after his conviction this week in the murder of Laurie Ferguson.
18 hrs ago
Grass vs. turf: Schools invest in synthetic fields; studies unclear on injury risk
It's a local and national trend. With each year, additional school districts decide to install a synthetic turf athletic field, each costing taxpayers around $1 million, with the hope that lower maintenance expenses over time will compensate for the higher initial cost of the surface in comparison to grass.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Train Engineer is Described as Responsible and Kind
His name may be Rockefeller, but he is from a humble branch of the family whose first arrival in America was an 18th-century immigrant from Rockenfeld, Germany.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Missing city man, 63, found in Rhinebeck
City of Poughkeepsie police say a missing "vulnerable adult" who has dementia and schizophrenia has been found.
Sheriff's Office: 19 arrested in holiday impaired driving crackdown
Authorities say 19 people were arrested for impaired driving over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
2 derailment victims from Dutchess file notices of claim
Lawyers for at least four victims of Sunday's train derailment -- including two from Dutchess County -- have already filed notices of claims against the railroad; its parent agency, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority; and train engineer William Rockefeller, according to documents and attorneys.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Gap Inc. to expand Fishkill facility, receive tax break
Gap Inc. will receive a $1 million state tax break to boost its New York operations, including the expansion of its distribution center in Fishkill, Dutchess County.
Telly Simou has been involved in foodservice all of his life. His family had a restaurant, he is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and he and his wife had a pizzeria/family restaurant in Millerton, N.Y. He left the operator side of the business nine years ago to become a distributor sales rep so that he could spend more time with his ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Bridge and Tunnel Kid, Part II
Of all of New York's public buildings, the one I have spent the most time in by far is connected to bridges and tunnels to the north, from the Bronx all the way to the rural Harlem Valley in the east and Franklin Roosevelt's Dutchess County duchy to the west.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Editorial: Reason for train wreck must be untangled
Four people were killed in the crash and dozens of others were injured. The images of the wreck were scary and grim.
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Jury finds Justin Curran guilty in Ferguson murder
A sigh and a muttered word is all Justin Curran expressed in court Tuesday after the jury found him guilty on all six counts in the murder of Laurie Ferguson.
In brief: Dutchess budget hearing tonight; city man charged with crack possession
The public hearing for the $411.1 million spending plan is at 7 p.m. at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, 35 Market St., in the City of Poughkeepsie.
East Market Street reopens after morning house fire
HYDE PARK -- Hyde Park police say a section of East Market Street is closed due to a house fire.
Weather Service: Dense fog, ice on roads this morning
The National Weather Service in Albany is asking to drivers to exercise caution as dense freezing fog and cold conditions have led to black ice on roadways and walkways in the area.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
'Harassment' in NYC could hurt business
Operators of some Hudson Valley limo and town car companies fear the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission's newly aggressive enforcement of an obscure law will kill their businesses.
Expect big delays on commute
Dutchess County commuters will see major changes in their normal routines this morning in light of Sunday's Metro-North derailment that left four dead and 63 injured.
Forum on drinking water on tap for Tuesday
Town of Poughkeepsie resident Michael Pickett said he sometimes wonders how his drinking water is monitored.