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Fatal Accident in Hudson Valley, New York Shuts Down Route 9

A 26-year-old woman from the Hudson Valley was killed in an accident that shut down Route 9. On Thursday, June 30, 2022, at or about 04:55 a.m., the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department responded to North Road (State Route 9) in the area just north of Winslow Gate Drive for a report of a car-pedestrian accident. The collision happened in the center turning lane which is a single lane dividing north and southbound traffic, officials say.
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‘I Want to Rape You': Court Documents Detail Violent Attack in Norfolk

State police say a 20-year-old man assaulted and attempted to sexually assault a woman who was out for a walk in Norfolk Thursday night. Troopers got a report of a woman who appeared to be in medical distress walking in the Parker Hill Road area just before 7 p.m. They...

Route 9 Closure Scheduled in Dutchess County on Monday

Motorists should be aware that a large stretch of Route 9 will be temporarily closed on Monday. With a three-day weekend ahead of us, many Hudson Valley residents will be planning day trips and getaways for the holiday. If you plan to travel to Dutchess County on Monday, you should be aware that a portion of Route 9 will be inaccessible to cars and trucks for a few hours.

Top Rated Restaurant Moving to Old Bonefish Grill in Poughkeepsie

Good seafood is hard to find in the Hudson Valley. That's why Dutchess County residents loved Bonefish Grill. Many were saddened when the place suddenly closed in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bonefish Grill closed their doors permanently just as New York entered the third phase of reopening. Bonefish Grill was one of the first restaurants to offer a large-scale outdoor seating area but it wasn't enough to keep the doors open. Bonefish even offered online discount codes good through this past weekend through a Facebook ad.

Popular Poughkeepsie Animal Clinic has Temporarily Closed, Familiar Reason Why

If you live in the Poughkeepsie area and need emergency care for your animal, one clinic has closed for at least the next 90 days. If you have a pet and need emergency care it can be pretty traumatic, especially if the veterinarian's office that you normally go to isn't open. It usually goes something like this, your pet eats or gets into something, or breaks something and you need pet care quick. So you rush around trying to find a place close by to get help as quickly as possible.
Flying Magazine

Things To Do After Landing In Great Barrington

As I approached Great Barrington Airport in the 172P earlier this week, I was happy to hear other airplanes in the pattern for the same runway that I was planning to use after checking wind direction on the AWOS (automated weather observation system). Over the years, I have found the...

Heirloom Tomatoes With Peanut Salsa Macha From The Lil’ Deb’s Oasis Cookbook

Since opening its doors in 2016 in Hudson, New York, Lil’ Deb’s Oasis has established itself as a colorful and quirky hub for culinary excellence. The restaurant has picked up several James Beard Award nominations, and earlier this year was named a semifinalist in the categories of Outstanding Hospitality and Best Chef: New York State. Lil’ Deb’s takes a playful and creative approach to tropical comfort food — and now, with the release of its first cookbook, “Please Wait to Be Tasted,” its dishes are accessible beyond its Upstate footprint.

Skip the traffic! Where to find 4th of July fun in Dutchess, Orange, Ulster

If the thought of joining millions of others on the road over the 4th of July weekend has you rethinking your travel plans - AAA is predicting nearly 48 million people will be on the move over the three-day holiday - it's still possible to have a vacation-like experience closer to home. Here are some suggestions, from a newly renovated hiking trail to amusement park fun. Try out a new food truck, see fireworks displays...

Local Firehouse to Hose You Down and Feed You Hotdogs All Summer

A Hudson Valley fire department is inviting the community to come by the firehouse and play under the hose. Summertime can get oppressive in the Hudson Valley. The heat and humidity can make it hard to even go outside to get the mail. And if you don't have air conditioning, it's almost impossible to find any relief from the brutal conditions.

Upstate New York Hikers Beware Of Rare Deadly Snake

Hiking can be, and should be, an adventure. However, most don't want it to be a dangerous activity. Deadly snakes can add some anxiety for the every day hiker. In the New York, certain venomous snake sightings are on the rare side, maybe until this year. According to an article...

Taco Bell Holds Grand Opening For New Poughkeepsie Location

A brand-new Taco Bell location is serving customers in the Hudson Valley. Taco Bell hosted its grand opening ceremony for its new Dutchess County restaurant located in Poughkeepsie on Route 9, according to an announcement from representatives on Wednesday, June 29. Representatives said the eatery had a private ribbon-cutting on...