9 hrs ago
Local jobless rates fell in April
Unemployment rates dropped in the mid-Hudson region last month compared to the same time a year ago, with some of the biggest employment gains found in the leisure and hospitality industries.
23 hrs ago
Press & Sun-Bulletin
With Lopez gone, focus shifts to Silver
Disgraced Assemblyman Vito Lopez resigned at 9 a.m., but Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver remains under fire for not doing more to curb Lopez's years of alleged sexual harassment of aides.
Fri May 17, 2013
Your News Now
Officers honored at NYSP awards ceremony
The day was May 14, 2012. The call: A home invasion/robbery. Trooper Daniel Hoffman entered the front door while his partner came in through the back.
Thu May 16, 2013
Shadowland, R&F Handmade Paints among Ulster arts winners
Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, in conjunction with the Dutchess County Arts Council, announced Thursday the winners of his first Ulster County Executive's Arts Awards.
Hudson River search to resume for missing NY man
Authorities say they plan to resume the search for an upstate man now that a body found in the Hudson River earlier this week has been identified as his companion in a canoe that capsized last December.
Wed May 15, 2013
National Review Online
New York's SAFE Act Ensnares Man with 9 Bullets in His Gun
Senator Greg Ball Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee issued the following statement in regards to the recent reports of a Dutchess County man being arrested for violating the "NY SAFE Act". Gregory D Dean Jr., 31, of Hopewell Junction, was pulled over on Sunday evening in New Lebanon because the ... (more)
Bonacic: Gov's plan hurts Nevele's chances
State Sen. John Bonacic told the Ulster Chamber of Commerce Tuesday that the Nevele could lose the race for a casino if the bidding follows Gov.
Mon May 13, 2013
Gregory Dean Jr., of Hopewell Junction, charged with gun magazine violation
In Yaphank closed due to accident on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X67/Yaphank Ave and X68/William Floyd Pkwy in Suffolk Cnty.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Upstate man arrested for having nine - not seven - bullets in magazine
The state's new gun-control law led to the arrest Sunday of a Dutchess County man for having nine bullets in a magazine instead of seven, the Journal News reported.
Temporary water woes possible in region as NYC projects begin
A bare hillside along Route 9W is one of the first signs of nearly $1.7 billion in spending New York City has in store for its water supply.
Sun May 12, 2013
Cops: Drunken man broke into American Legion, crashed car in Kingston
A drunken Dutchess County man burglarized the Shandaken American Legion on Saturday, then led police on a chase into Kingston, where he crashed his car and was arrested, police said.
Fri May 10, 2013
Cassandra Perri charged with carrying several packages of heroin in Pleasant Valley, police say
Dutchess County sheriff's deputies found a Dover Plains woman carrying small bags of heroin and syringes following a traffic stop in Pleasant Valley, police said.
Thu May 09, 2013
Mark Mendoza of Kent tied to Patterson burglary, cops say
A man caught breaking into a Dutchess County home in February was also responsible for another burglary in Patterson, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department said Thursday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Guns marketed to children?
Gun makers have cute names for kid guns, like the Crickett or Chipmunk and they come in bright colors, even pink for little girls.
Mon May 06, 2013
11 local entities receive NEA Art Works grants
Eleven organizations and entities across the Hudson Valley and Catskills have been awarded 2013 Art Works grants by the National Endowment of the Arts.
Sun May 05, 2013
Presentation set on aging successfully
What are the things that concern you most about advancing age? The group known as Aging in Place America has found the top five things seniors fear most are: losing independence, moving to a nursing home, loss of family and friends, giving up driving and death.
Spring is time forpruning, planting
Walkill resident Laura Wilson can spend eight hours a day working outdoors as a professional gardener and then commit another three hours tending to her own garden once she gets home for the evening.
Fri May 03, 2013
What's new on the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for May 3
"Mark has excelled at assisting customers with understanding the unique benefits of reverse mortgages," said Lisa Cathie, president and CEO of Ulster Savings Bank.
Many tools to stop bullying
Brightly colored handmade signs made by kids sparkle throughout Krieger Elementary School in Poughkeepsie.
Concert to benefit victims of violence
Domestic violence victims from around the region will benefit from "Shelter," a star-studded fundraising concert at 7 p.m. June 2 at the Fisher Center's Sosnoff Theater at Bard College.