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2 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal

As a police officer, John Falcone went the extra mile to protect community

John Falcone was fatally shot while living up to the unique responsibility and dignity a police officer has when confronting danger.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Poughkeepsie, NY

6 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal

Deadly shooting takes toll on police department

After responding to the shooting of a City of Poughkeepsie police officer Friday, members of the town police force filed back to their own headquarters.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

8 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

102-year-old man dies in ATV accident in Dutchess County

A 102-year-old man died Thursday in Dutchess County after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding overturned in a creek.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Albany Times Union

Fall victim found dead at base of...

A Dutchess County woman's body was recovered at the base of Kaaterskill Falls early Wednesday after a fall the day before, state troopers and forest rangers said.

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Related Topix: Wappingers Falls, NY

13WHAM

Woman plunges to death over cliff in Catskills

Authorities say a 23-year-old woman trying to take a picture by the edge of a cliff in the Catskill Mountains died after falling more than 150 feet.

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Related Topix: Tannersville, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

13WHAM

Two plead guilty in international drug trafficking case

Two men pleaded guilty Tuesday to drug charges in relation to an international cocaine trafficking ring, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wappingers Falls, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Tkaczyk to advocate increased safety at historically dangerous hike

State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk will be touring a popular hike Sunday near waterfalls where several people have been injured from falls and a Dutchess County woman recently fell to her death.

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Related Topix: Saugerties, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' Strictly Dishonorable at The Flea, Now Through 8/10

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges ' classic screwball comedy STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Theater .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Tribeca (New York, NY), Hell's Kitchen, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Janet Leigh

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Jersey Herald

New York group lands battlefield program grant

A Hudson Valley group working to preserve the nation's largest burial ground for Revolutionary War soldiers has received a nearly $25,000 grant from the federal government.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Croton Daily Voice

Group Crochets Hats For Westchester Cancer Patients

Dutchess County resident Dorothy King McArthur, founder of From the Hands of Kings, and her sister Joan King Foley recently visited the Redl Center for Cancer Care at MidHudson Regional Hospital to present about 100 hand-crocheted hats for cancer patients being treated at the center as well as for pediatric oncology patients at Maria Fareri ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Oncology, Hampton Bays, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

IBM trims Dutchess County headcountIBM trims Dutchess County...

IBM trims Dutchess County headcount IBM trims Dutchess County headcount Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mpjLJ7 In this recent file photo, a man walks past the entrance to IBM Building 415, on IBM Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Big Blue says it will invest $3B in chipmaking

IBM officials remained mum on the potential sale of the company's chip-making business during their quarterly conference call with investors and analysts Thursday.

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Related Topix: IBM, Fishkill, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, Computers

WTEN-TV Albany

WWII soldier's Purple Heart returning to family

A Purple Heart medal posthumously awarded to a Connecticut soldier killed in World War II is being returned to his family at the Hudson Valley veterans organization where it was found.

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Related Topix: Wappingers Falls, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Walkway Attracts China Pageant Contestants

Miss NY Chinese Beauty Pageant contestants visited Dutchess County on July 5 and 6. Dutchess County Tourism Executive Director Mary Kay Vrba and DCT Communications Manager Nancy Lutz hosted the contestants, representatives of the Pageant and Chinese media members for a tour of the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, the Home of Franklin D.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site, Poughkeepsie, NY

The Warwick Advertiser

Slave music returns to Hudson Valley Underground Railroad route

Newburgh Jazz Series presents Tyrone Birkett at the Arboretum at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Campbell Hall on Wednesday, July 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tyrone Birkett's music is a 21st century extension of the freedom songs sung by slaves in the early 1800s.

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Related Topix: Underground Railroad, Campbell Hall, NY, Chester, NY, Goshen, NY, Beacon, NY, Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Patch.com

Putnam County Sheriff's Car Smashed by Women Fleeing Police in Stolen SUV

A Putnam County Sheriff's car was smashed up in the line of duty July 13. It all started in Dover, NY, when EMTs took over a medical emergency from a Good Samaritan-who looked around and realized his car had been stolen while he was committing an act of charity.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Veterans who 'Walk Off The War' stop in NY

Combat veterans who are hiking the Appalachian Trail as part of the "Walk Off The War" program are continuing their trek to Maine after getting a heroes' welcome in Dutchess County.

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Related Topix: Pawling, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

13WHAM

Teen dies, 3 hurt in Dutchess County 1-car crash

The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office says a teenager has died and three other young people were injured in a one-car crash.

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Related Topix: Fishkill, NY, Wappingers Falls, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

It's a mystery how much films get in NY tax breaks

A state law in 2013 required the state to disclose the tax breaks that new films and television shows get when they shoot in New York.

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Related Topix: New York, Rochester, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fishkill, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

Astorino announces push for new ballot line

The gubernatorial candidate was in Albany late Tuesday morning to announce a push to create a Stop Common Core line on the ballot this November to go along with his Republican and Conservative lines.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Orange County, NY

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