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Gas station attendant robbed at gunpoint

CRAWFORD – Police are searching for a suspect who held up a gas station attendant at gunpoint in the Town of Crawford late Monday night. According to police reports, the suspect fled on foot after the incident. There were no reports of any injuries and what, if anything, was...

Popular Hudson Valley Pizzeria Explains Sudden Name Change

People don't like change, especially when it happens to their favorite pizza joint. Sometimes change can be a good thing like when you get a brand new car, a promotion at work or when weed finally gets legalized in your state. Other times it can be a huge bummer like when your favorite restaurant closes or you wake up to find out your wife is now dating a yoga instructor. But then there are times when change just isn't as big of a deal as it seems.

Another Bear Sighting in Fishkill and Wappingers Falls Area

While black bears do exist in many areas of the Hudson Valley, many residents would never expect to see one walking through their neighborhood. Black bears have always been a mainstay in rural areas of the Hudson Valley. Every once in a while you'll hear a crazy story about one of these massive creatures making their way into a more populated area of the region, but those incidents seem to be few and far between.

Check Out Kingston’s New Anchor Cafe

The Hudson Valley has seen some significant changes over the past couple of years, and much of that has to do with the covid pandemic. The whole world has seen changes, but today we’re talking about the Hudson Valley. The pandemic has affected individuals, families, schools, and businesses. One...

Middletown Java Jo’s Closes But Finds New Home

Out with the old and in with the new has been the phrase that Hudson Valley residents have used lately. We have watched some of our favorite mom and pop shops, restaurants, and local businesses close down. Some of them have retired while others are already on a new journey elsewhere.

Popular Hudson Valley Park Cuts Swim Days Due to Staffing Issues

A fun swimming destination in the Hudson Valley has been forced to close down for part of each week due to a lack of lifeguards. Finding lifeguards to work at local swimming pools and beaches has become a difficult task. Municipalities have been desperately trying to recruit help, increasing pay and offering bonuses to anyone qualified to serve as a lifeguard. The City of Poughkeepsie recently lifeguard salaries from $16 to $22 an hour and is now offering up to $1,500 in bonuses.
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Litchfield Saltwater Grille, Salt 2.0 owners get creative to succeed

LITCHFIELD — Andy and Brook Stowers are no strangers to problem-solving. So when COVID-19 threatened their restaurant business, they created a recipe to save it, and eventually expand it. Before they purchased the Saltwater Grille in 2013, Andy Stowers worked with a transportation management software company, solving supply chain...
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Renovated Hubbard Perkins Loop Trail at Fahnestock reopens

CARMEL – The Hubbard Perkins Loop Trail at Fahnestock State Park in Carmel has been reopened. The two-year, $1.5 million project overhauled 9.5 miles of multi-use trails in the park to better accommodate walkers, hikers, runners, bikers, snowshoers, cross-country skiers, and equestrian users. “Fahnestock State Park is a remarkable...

Celebrating National Sunglasses Day in the Hudson Valley

According to National Day Calendar, National Sunglasses Day is celebrated each year on June 27, and it gains popularity each year. The Vision Council is a reason for its popularity, as they inform people about the dangers of UV exposure and why wearing sunglasses should be more than just a fashion statement. The holiday has been celebrated every year since 2009, although researchers haven't been able to identify to founder or source of the day.

Repair Cafe comes back to Kingston New York for free

The Repair Cafe will be held here in July.Google Street View, October 2019. Broken electronics and little knick-knacks often clutter up a home and make it hard to get any work done. So often we decide to throw these things out or make room for the new stuff. But it turns out that you don't have to. Since 2009, there have been events all over the world that want to help you get these machines fixed for you and at zero cost.