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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.

NYS Police: 2 dead in road rage incident on I-84 in Putnam County

KENT, N.Y. -- New York State Police say a road rage incident early Saturday morning ended with two people dead. The incident happened on I-84 in the town of Kent in Putnam County. Troopers said two drivers were arguing with with one another on the road's right lane when a third car hit them. Both men died. They were identified as 38-year-old Mark Hall of Holmes and 22-year-old Fabian Tirado of Wappinger. The driver of the third car suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital. The investigation is ongoing. 

Iconic Woodstock Restaurant Reopens and it Looks Amazing

Those of us that have been around the Hudson Valley for a while, especially the Ulster County area, remember the Little Bear Restaurant in Woodstock. I remember going to the Little Bear for the first time in the 1980s. My friend Keith took me there and made me try the cold sesame noodles. They were delicious, as was the rest of the meal.

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...

Meet the Mascots of Hudson Valley Breweries

If there's two things that make us happy in this world, it's living in the Hudson Valley and animals. If you happen to mix a beer in there, you might just be some of the happiest residents in our area. Over the years, local establishments have added a mascot or...

How To Build a Toad Abode in Cornwall, New York

Using our imaginations can be fun and being able to create something magical is even more fun. That is what hunting for and building fairy houses is all about. Earlier this year I had the chance to walk a trail with my grandson who asked me if I knew where the Fairies lived. Curiously I said no can you show me? And he took me straight to a spot where he and his mom had built a fairy house on a previous walk.

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.

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...

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.”

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.

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...