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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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William Ryan awaiting arraignment after racist road rage incident in Newburgh

NEW YORK -- There are new developments in the case of a man accused of a racist road rage attack against a Black, off-duty police officer in Newburgh. William Ryan was arraigned Friday on hate crimes charges at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen. Ryan, 60, claimed to be an off-duty state trooper and used racist language when he threatened Wallkill Police Lieutenant Robert McLymore with a box cutter.The incident was caught on camera last month when McLymore was driving to a church where he is a pastor. 
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Bagel company owner sentenced for scamming franchises

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WHTM) — The owner of New York Bagel was sentenced to 3 years and six months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,100,450 in restitution for his scheme to defraud prospective franchises. According to a news release, back in Feb 2022, 57-year-old Joseph Smith of Fishkill, […]

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.

Furniture Maker Winner: Hoppy Quick, Catskill Mountain Woodsman

Like the trees he carves from, furniture maker Hoppy Quick’s roots run deep. “I’m a woodsman and a forager,” says the artisan and two-time winner of the Chronogrammie for furniture making. “I’m a very spiritual man and connected to nature. Every day I create something, but really I just do what spirit tells me to do.”

5 Must-Try Restaurants in Cold Spring, NY – Hudson Valley Restaurant Reviews

Cold Spring, NY, located in the heart of the Hudson River Valley, has long been recognized as one of the most charming towns in New York State. One of the things that makes it so charming is its wide variety of excellent restaurants and other dining establishments, ranging from French to Thai to American to Ethiopian. In this article, we’ll take a look at five of Cold Spring’s best restaurants and help you decide which one best fits your taste buds.

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...

Build-Outs Of Coffee: Dry Fly Coffee Company In New Paltz, NY

We’re road tripping today here on the Build-Outs of Coffee. We’re taking I-87 about 80 miles up from New York City and heading to the Hudson Valley to visit New Paltz, population 7,000. There you’ll find a soon-to-open cafe/roastery Dry Fly Coffee Roasters. After a two-year delay due to COVID and other hold-ups—many of this year’s Build-Outs entries can relate—the brand new 1,500-square-foot space is ready to throw open their doors next month.

All Hail the Halal Fried Chicken Shop

It’s around 5 p.m. on a Thursday inside Crown Fried Chicken on Broadway in Newburgh, New York, and a young woman talks into her cellphone: “Be there soon! I have $6 on my card, and I’m hungry.” She laughs. “I had to stop at Crown’s.”

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.

Local dog Best of Breed at Westminster

Jess Pearson, a Stillman Valley resident, and Boston Terrier Stetson, formally known as GCHS Jessper’s Wild Horses, recently traveled to Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, N.Y. to compete in the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Competing against many top dogs, Stetson was selected for Best of Breed and advanced...