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Local Poughkeepsie Resident Arrested for Illegal Possession of a Firearm
Jakai M. Rivera, a 24-year-old man from Poughkeepsie, New York, was arrested on November 22, 2023. He was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree. The arrest was a collaborative effort between the New York State Police and the Poughkeepsie Police Department. Rivera was found with an illegally possessed, loaded Glock model 21C handgun during a warrant execution.
‘Adopt a Grandparent’ This Holiday Season at Poughkeepsie, NY Nursing and Rehab Facility
The holiday season, while bright and cheery for most, is sometimes the most difficult season for others. This year a Dutchess County-based nursing and rehabilitation facility is working with the community to bring some holiday happiness into their residents' lives. Adopt a Grandparent at The Pines Nursing Home in Poughkeepsie,...
New Store Opening at Former Pier 1 on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie
An empty storefront in Poughkeepsie will soon see new life as a whole new business. Pier 1 Imports filed for bankruptcy during the pandemic in 2020. Soon after, the location in the Spackenkill Plaza on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie closed down, leaving the building vacant. Aside from Spirit Halloween using the store for its seasonal pop-up, the building has sat empty for the past several years.
Weed retailer shut down by city; reopens a few hours later (GALLERY)
POUGHKEEPSIE – An alleged illegal cannabis retailer was shut down by city officials on Tuesday on Academy Street in Poughkeepsie. Officers from the city accompanied the inspectors during the visit to 13 Academy Street to inspect the premises from the outside. The store was closed down after the visit only to reopen a few hours later.
Yvonne Flowers Makes History in Poughkeepsie
POUGHKEEPSIE – Veteran Poughkeepsie City Councilwoman Yvonne Flowers made history on election night, becoming the first black woman to be elected mayor of the city of 32,000 people. Flowers turned back a challenge from schoolteacher and former City of Poughkeepsie cop Anthony LaRocca Jr. Flowers won every one of the eight wards in the city with 3,195 votes compared to Republican LaRocca who netted 1,474 votes.
Clearance Sale At Historic Hudson Valley, New York Restaurant
Many customers were disappointed the oldest family-owned restaurant in one local town closed down. Now you can own a part of the eatery. In late October, River Station, the oldest family-owned restaurant in Poughkeepsie closed after nearly 50 years in business. River Station Closing In Dutchess County, New York. Hudson...
Major drug trafficking ring busted in Capital Region after year-long investigation, 25 indicted
CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) — New York Attorney General Letitia James said 25 people were indicted and charged with 164 crimes on Wednesday in connection with a major drug trafficking ring in the Capital Region following a year-long investigation. AG James says heroin, fentanyl, powder and crack cocaine were distributed...
Reason For I-84 Lane Closure: Car Causes 4 Fires In Upstate New York
We learned the very odd reason why police had to close part of I-84 in the Hudson Valley. In its latest "DEC Forest Rangers - Week in Review" which highlights recent statewide forest ranger actions, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced the cause of fire in a wooded area behind Interstate 84 in Dutchess County.
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in poughkeepsie, NY?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around poughkeepsie..
These six restaurants in the Hudson Valley are worth a visit in 2024
With the holiday season brings a quick sprint to the new year. Resolutions come to mind, thoughts of change and trying new things. Why not try one of these new restaurants in the Hudson Valley?. Of course, you'll always have a few go-to restaurants, but maybe one of the six...
Places With Quickest Home Value Jump Near Poughkeepsie, New York
Some of the homes might not look like much but sometimes it is all about LOCATION!. During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was fairly easy to purchase a home. Prices were fair and interest rates were extremely low. Fast forward 3 years and both housing prices and interest rates have increased significantly. Some places in New York are more expensive to own a home in than others.
My Brothers Keeper Gives Back for Thanksgiving
POUGHKEEPSIE – Demonstrating an unwavering dedication to community service, students participating in the MBK (My Brother’s Keeper) program within the Poughkeepsie City School District are actively contributing to the spirit of Thanksgiving by extending support to those in need. Under the careful guidance of their advisor, Johnathan McPhee,...
Local Businesswoman and Rocco’s Pizzeria Owner, Susan Salanitri, Convicted for Tax Fraud
Susan Salanitri, owner of Rocco’s Pizzeria and Rocco’s Fine Dining in New Paltz, has been found guilty of tax fraud. Salanitri admitted to five counts of falsifying tax returns from 2015 to 2019. She received a two-year probation sentence and was ordered to pay over $300,000 in restitution on November 9, 2023. The U.S. Attorney Carla Freedman and Thomas Fattorusso of the IRS’ criminal division reported that Salanitri's underreported restaurant revenues led to a tax underpayment of $307,665.
Hard to Imagine But its Goodbye to the Groovy Blueberry
The news broke late last week that one of New Paltz, New York's most iconic business was closing its doors. The Groovy Blueberry wasn't just a cool shop it was a destination for people visiting Ulster County. After 26 years of being the place where people shopped for tie-dye and...
Parking officer assaulted in Poughkeepsie
POUGHKEEPSIE – Police are searching for a man who they say assaulted a City of Poughkeepsie parking enforcement officer on Monday. The incident occurred near the intersection of Main and Academy Streets around noon on November 27. The officer required treatment at a local hospital after the ambush. Two...
What Should Come Into This Constantly Evolving Fishkill Plaza?
Here's a great opportunity for a new business to open up in Dutchess County. There are a lot of businesses in the Hudson Valley, but there's also a lot of empty spaces that could be filled. I know many businesses had a tough time during/after COVID and many were forced to close their doors for good for multiple reasons. Ugh.
Casual Italian Gastropub Prepares to Dazzle Hudson Valley With Modern Cuisine, Cocktails
Though the co-owners of this unique new Italian restaurant in Poughkeepsie have individually been in the business more than 15 years each, they've always dreamt of opening a restaurant together, and now that dream is becoming a reality. Spettro Restaurant Poughkeepsie Prepares For Grand Opening Friday December 1st. Almost ready...
If You Hunt Deer in Dutchess County, New York Don’t Do This
Hunters should make note of this big game hunting rule in Dutchess County, NY. The Hudson Valley is known for many things including amazing scenery, hiking, and apples, and in November most years, it's a popular place for hunters to come and attempt to harvest a deer during hunting season.
The First Pair of Blue Jeans Were Made in Wappingers Falls, NY
The Hudson Valley is a very important place to America's history. It served as a crucial spot in the American Revolution, it was a hub of commerce in the Industrial Revolution, and it was integral for transporting goods during the World Wars. With so many things going on, it is easy to overlook the "simple" things. I use the term "simple" loosely. This Wappingers Falls clothing invention may be a normal part of our lives today, but it was revolutionary when it first came out.
New 7-Eleven to Open on Route 9 in Wappingers Falls
Slurpee fans are rejoicing over the news that 7-Eleven is returning to a whole new Route 9 location. Long-time residents of the Hudson Valley will remember visiting the 7-Eleven on the corner of Route 9 and Old Hopewell Road. Although it's been a decade since the convenience store closed its doors and transformed into a Gulf Mart, the old 7-Eleven has not been forgotten.