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25 Acres Set on Fire Near Dutchess County Light Display
A Hudson Valley family's record-setting light display is expected to be upstaged by an entire forest of burning trees. Every year, thousands of Hudson Valley families make the pilgrimage to the ERDAJT light display in LaGrangeville. The Gay Family has been putting on the holiday light show at their home since 1995. What started with a humble 600 lights has evolved into a Guinness World Record of over 720,000 lights.
Three Dutchess County Jail Inmates Face Additional Charges for Violating Court Orders
The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three prisoners for breaking court orders. Bishmi Thrasher, Saed Ramadan, and Michael Winchcombe were already in the Dutchess County Jail when they contacted people they were ordered not to.
Dutchess County Public Transit making route changes
County government says buses will change routes in March, "...to make it easier for riders to navigate the system, expand service on the busiest routes, and streamline service in underutilized areas to improve efficiency."
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings, Stabbings, and Robberies Shake Poughkeepsie
This week in Poughkeepsie, New York, several incidents occurred involving shootings, stabbings, and robberies. A 39-year-old man was arrested for firing multiple gunshots at a victim on Main Street. Another individual, a five-time convicted felon, was apprehended with a loaded firearm and narcotics. A man was sentenced for attacking police officers two years ago, and a convicted criminal received another prison term for robbery and murder. Additionally, a 28-year-old woman was charged with armed robberies at two gas stations. These incidents highlight the need for increased safety measures in Poughkeepsie.
Man shot in Poughkeepsie (VIDEO)
POUGHKEEPSIE – Police are investigating a Friday evening shooting in Poughkeepsie’s north side that wounded one man. The incident occurred near Weed and Smith Streets at approximately 7:40 p.m. on December 8. City police, fire, and EMS responded to the intersection and located a conscious male victim with...
Ulster County teacher arrested on misconduct charge
A teacher in Esopus was arrested following a misconduct investigation, according to police.
Upstate New York Woman Stole Meds Used To Save Pet’s Lives
A veterinary technician from the Hudson Valley was caught stealing life-saving oncology medications used to treat pets with cancer. Putnam County District Attorney Robert V. Tendy announced a veterinary technician from Dutchess County was found guilty after a jury trial. Veterinary Technician Convicted of Grand Larceny and Possessing Stolen Property...
New York Hobby Lobby Stores Refuse to Sell Holiday Item
New Yorkers looking for a specific item to celebrate the holidays won't find it at any local Hobby Lobby store. I have a love/hate affair with my local Hobby Lobby store. Trying to shop at one is completely frustrating, yet I find myself crawling back every month or so when my son is doing some sort of creative project and needs something I just can't find anywhere else.
poughkeepsie, NY Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to poughkeepsie..
VIDEO: Arlington Police Release Video of Brazen Thief Searching Unlocked Cars, Remind Citizens to Secure Vehicles
A brazen thief got the catch of the day by simply yanking on car door handles until he hit the jackpot—an unlocked vehicle. The opportunistic pilfering was caught on tape and shared by the Arlington Police, highlighting a stark reminder about the risk of not securing your ride. Footage from the incident shows the suspect trying his luck door to door before gaining access to a vehicle and proceeding to rifle through it, according to the Arlington Police Department.
Wappingers Restaurant to Deliver Meals to Families this Holiday
One local restaurant is doing a little more for hungry families in the Hudson Valley this year and here is how you can help. It is that special time of the year once again. The holiday season is upon us it is a time when many of us spend it celebrating. Many are struggling day to day and with high grocery bills, it could be difficult to put food on the table.
‘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,...
Special Needs Children Booed at Holiday Parade in Hudson Valley
A community is outraged after special needs children were booed at a holiday parade in the Hudson Valley. Marie Camacho says she witnessed boos and "thumbs down" gestures being directed towards a group of special needs children who were marching in a holiday parade over the weekend. What started as...
Dutchess County Drug Task Force Adds Agents
The Dutchess County Drug Task Force reports that the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department are each adding additional investigators. The Drug Task Force is made up of members from:. Dutchess County District Attorney's Office. Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. City of Beacon Police.
Dutchess County 2024 budget cuts property tax, raises sales tax. What to know
On Nov. 1, Dutchess County Executive William F.X. O'Neil submitted his 2024 executive budget proposal to the county legislature. Over the past five weeks, the legislature’s Budget, Finance and Personnel Committee has held budget review meetings and has made several adjustments to the proposal. The final legislative changes were...
Celebrate the Holidays at Brunch With Santa in Poughkeepsie
🎅🎄 Get ready for a festive feast! The Dutchess County Gaelic Athletic Association is hosting its annual Brunch With Santa event on Sun, Dec 10 from 1pm to 3pm. This year, the lunch seating will be held at the cozy Mahoney's Irish Pub & Steakhouse on 35 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
2023 Hudson Valley Holiday Gratuity Guide
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In the diverse economic tapestry of New York, Putnam County stands out as a beacon of prosperity. Amidst the backdrop of the 2020 pandemic, which reshaped income levels and job markets across the United States, Putnam County has emerged as the second richest county in New York. This is a remarkable feat, considering the median household income in the U.S. in 2020 was $67,521, reflecting a 2.9% decrease from the previous year due to COVID-19's impact.
Swastikas and Racial Slurs found at Mahopac Middle School
MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The Putnam County Sheriff's office and Mahopac school officials are investigating after swastikas and racial slurs were found in a Mahopac Middle School bathroom this week. The discovery reportedly occurred on Wednesday, the day before Hanukkah. It follows incidents earlier this school year at Carmel High School in which swastikas and "Adolph Hitler" were discovered on school grounds. In a statement, Superintendent Christine Tona said the district would cooperate with the police and that students need to be aware of the harm caused by such symbols. "Images of swastikas and racial slurs were discovered in a bathroom...
Local Places to Celebrate the Holiday Season
From light shows to handmade Christmas decor, the Hudson Valley has no shortage of holiday spirit. Here are various local events happening in the month of December to celebrate the season. Just a 25-minute drive from tMarist, at 8 Patrick Drive, in Lagrangeville, lies a Guinness World Record-winning home Christmas...