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  1. Local victim of USS John McCain crash to be laid to rest Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Your News Now

    The Poughkeepsie native died after the USS John McCain crashed into an oil tanker off the Singapore coast August 21. He was one of 10 sailors killed in the collision. A funeral service with full military honors is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Mid Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie.


  2. 31 gang members arrested after major drug bust in PoughkeepsieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Your News Now

    The United States attorney announcing that nearly three dozen gang members in the city have been arrested after a major bust in Poughkeepsie. U.S. attorney Joon Kim says Members of the "Uptown" and "Downtown" gangs were involved in drug sales, trafficking, robbery, firearms offenses and even murder and attempted murder.


  3. Poughkeepsie unity rally Tuesday night in wake of Charlottesville chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Your News Now

    Organizers from Dutchess County Progressive Action Alliance and Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley are holding a Solidarity Vigil for Charlottesville, which will include speeches from local progressive leaders and clergy members, followed by a march and demonstration. Organizers hope the continued rallies put pressure on local elected officials to make public statements denouncing hate groups and events like the one that transpired in Virginia.


  4. Lawmakers urge Cuomo to sign bill to protect Hudson RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Your News Now

    State Senator Sue Serino and Assemblywoman Didi Barrett were in Poughkeepsie on Monday to call on Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill they said will help protect the Hudson River. This comes after the U.S. Coast Guard suspended a proposal to put 10 anchorages along the Hudson River between Kingston and Yonkers until a ports and waters safety assessment is conducted.


  5. Poughkeepsie Common Council Votes to Amend Bus PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Your News Now

    Days before Dutchess County assumes control of bus services in Poughkeepsie, the city's common council has attempted to stop the consolidation. Poughkeepsie council members voted to send an amendment to the mayor that would fund the city bus service through September.


  6. Poughkeepsie Awarded $3 Million to Improve Parking, TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Your News Now

    SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: The state's Financial Restructuring Board for Local Governments has awarded Poughkeepsie a total of $3 million. The money will be used to improve parking infrastructure, create an economic development team and help honor the city's contract with the Poughkeepsie Police Benevolent Association.


  7. Dutchess County Legislature Approves Poughkeepsie Bus Service ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Your News Now

    The Dutchess County Legislature approved authorizing a $315,000 grant from the New York State Department of State for a Local Government Efficiency Program. The funds will help expand the Poughkeepsie city bus service, which is expected to end June 30. County officials said the grant will allow a consultant to study bus routes to reflect the needs of residents, rebrand county buses and train bus drivers.


  8. Poughkeepsie 'Dash' to Celebrate Those Living with DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Your News Now

    SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: The Think Differently Dash celebrates people with special abilities. It's part of this year's Walkway Marathon Race Series, with other events held throughout the weekend.


  9. Dutchess County Answers Questions About Proposed Bus RoutesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Your News Now

    Poughkeepsie residents are getting a chance to hear more about proposed Dutchess County bus routes that could launch this summer. This comes as funding for the city bus service is getting closer to running out.


  10. Cuomo Sends Additional Responders to Dutchess County in Wake of StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Your News Now

    Governor Andrew Cuomo stopped in Arlington Wednesday and met with County Executive Marc Molinaro and Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison to discuss the impact of Tuesday's snowstorm. Molinaro said the Dutchess County emergency response department responded to more than 490 emergency calls over 36 hours, with 12 different departments working out of the center.


  11. Poughkeepsie City Council to Vote on Bus Service ConsolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Your News Now

    Tuesday night, Poughkeepsie's city council is expected to vote on whether to consolidate the city's bus service with Dutchess County. Mayor Rob Rolison is pushing for that plan as a money-saving measure.


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