War dog memorial aims to honor 'forgotten heroes'
When David Anderson's dream to build a war dog memorial was repeatedly shut down by local officials, the Vietnam War era veteran nearly gave up on the idea.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Kansas City InfoZine
Lawsuit Seeks 7 New York Properties Allegedly Purchased Using...
This event stems from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
New Jersey Herald
NY prosecutor links properties to human smuggling
A New York prosecutor wants to seize seven properties in Dutchess County, saying they were bought by a man believed to have played a key role in a human smuggling ring.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
It's Time To Pick Apples In Westchester & Dutchess County
Apple picking season is once again upon us! Here is my annual list of apple orchards in Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess County.
The Campbell Reporter
Gap to expand New York distribution center
Gap plans to expand its distribution center in the Hudson Valley, adding up to 1,200 jobs over the next five years while investing $96 million into upgrading the facility.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Yorktown Daily Voice
Carmel Man Arrested On Bench Warrant In Yorktown
Yorktown police arrested a Carmel man on Thursday, Aug. 21, on charges of failing to appear in court for a previous arrest, officials said.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Culinary Institute of America getting its own brewery
Governor Andrew Cuomo's office recently announced he had signed a bill that allows creation of a microbrewery on the campus of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, Dutchess County.
Christian Science Monitor
How the Rev. Al Sharpton became today's most influential civil rights leader
To both the surprise and chagrin of many, the Rev. Al Sharpton , organizer of the major protest march and rally to be held in New York City Saturday, has been emerging as the most prominent civil rights leader of the Obama era, if not the past ten years.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
New Jersey Herald
Boston man charged with stealing New York vehicle
Authorities say they've charged a Massachusetts man with stealing a $23,000 utility vehicle from a Hudson Valley business after claiming to be a member of a Boston-area emergency services unit.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Hudson Valley Press
Habitat for Humanity of Dutchess Needs Volunteers
Volunteers will come together with Habitat Volunteers on October 25th to repair and refurbish over 40 homes in the north side of Poughkeepsie.
Hudson Valley Press
New York Law Journal Chooses 2014 Rising Stars
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley congratulates Staff Attorney/Elder Law Unit, Kyle Aisling Steller, J.D./MBA, on being selected by the New York Law Journal as one of its forty two 2014 Rising Stars.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Fort Plain Village Board opts into FEMA/NYS buyout program
On Tuesday evening, numerous flood affected residents, and one woman from Dolgeville handling the affairs of deceased 34 Abbott St. property owner Ethel Healey, approached the village board, questioning whether they would opt into a state property buyout program.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Tri-county July jobless rates dip to lowest since 2008
July's unemployment rates in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties were the lowest for that month since 2008, according to the state Department of Labor.
Doctor Who's Cast Reacts to New York's Newest Doctor Who-Themed Cafe
Brilliant Scottish actor Peter Capaldi is about to make his debut as the 12th incarnation of the namesake title character in the very long-running British show Doctor Who , which has its season premiere this weekend.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
O'Brien among Senate candidates to appear on Women's Equality Partya
O'Brien among Senate candidates to appear on Women's Equality Party line Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/VDfqM6 Nine Democrats running for state Senate will file petition signatures to run on the Women's Equality Party line, including Rochester-area Sen. Ted O'Brien.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
New York students improve in math, hold in English
Most New York elementary and middle school students are still not on track to graduate ready for college, new test results showed Thursday, but education leaders saw progress in gains in math across all races and economic levels.
Goshen man running for Congress
Within minutes, he walks up to a woman to ask that she sign his petition drive. He needs 3,500 signatures to get on the ballot.
Vigil to protest police violence at 7 tonight in Kingston, Poughkeepsie
As part of a national moment of silence, local community leaders and several organizations invite the public to gather at 6:30 tonight in front of Kingston City Hall at 420 Broadway in Kingston and at Dutchess County Jail, 150 Hamilton St. in Poughkeepsie, for a silent vigil to honor the victims and survivors of racist brutality by police.
Decosmo dad: Complaints were ignored
The father of Milton toddler Mason Decosmo said Wednesday that his son's beating death could have been avoided if a caseworker at the Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services had taken his complaints about his son's injuries seriously.
Ken Hall: Fried dough embellishes county fair memories
It's county fair season, which means that as I finish my fried dough and wait for the band to start I'll be reminded once again how little these events have changed over the years.