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20-foot, 10-wheel big rig overturns in Saugerties, injuring driver

The Saugerties Police responded to a 911 call Monday morning, January 30 at 10:22 a.m. A ten-wheel big rig had rolled over onto its side on Route 32. Christopher W. Cazares, 44, lost control of the 2014 International Freightliner and the 20-foot trailer it was towing behind as he approached a curve in the highway in the area of Fawn Road. Cazares crossed the dividing line, struck a tree, and overturned the semitrailer before coming to a rest and blocking both lanes.
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One man crime spree comes to end after Kingston man runs out of luck

The Ulster County Sheriff’s office reports the apprehension of Daniel Neal IV in connection with a day of reckless abandon which crossed multiple town lines. Sheriff’s office detectives allege that the 43-year-old stole a pickup truck off the lot of the Kingston U-Haul on Ulster Avenue on November 18 and headed south, arriving at the Citgo station on Broadway in Port Ewen, where he is alleged to have assaulted the employee on shift and robbed the gas station of $3000 in cash.

Upstate New York Dad Murdered With Bed Sheet

A father of three was strangled with a bed sheet in the Upper Hudson Valley. His killer was sentenced. In Greene County Court, an Upstate New York inmate was sentenced for killing his cellmate. Greene County, New York Prisoner Sentenced For Strangling Cellmate. Anthony Paradise, 44, was sentenced on Jan....

Madison County Sheriff's Office investigating serious crash in Smithfield

Smithfield, NY — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious personal injury motor vehicle accident on Swamp Road in the Town of Smithfield. Around 8 a.m. on Monday, January 30, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Swamp Road, north of Fearon Road in the Town of Smithfield, regarding a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident with a serious injury.

Hudson Crossing Park receives Lend-A-Hand grant

Hudson Crossing Park is the lucky recipient of a Lend-A-Hand grant from the Adirondack Trust Company Community fund. Located between Hudson River and Champlain Canal, the park is excited for this grant as it attracts more than 30,000 visitors annually.

Cirque de Soleil returning to Kingston this summer

Cirque de Soleil is returning to Kingston this summer with its show “Corteo,” five years after it was first performed in Kingston. The show, which features acrobatics, comedy and is the company’s only “two-sided” production, will be at the Leon’s Centre for six performances from July 6 to 9.
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Kingston GOP puts out call for Kingston council candidates

KINGSTON – The Kingston City Republican Committee is in the market for candidates to run for common council slots as well as the mayor’s post this fall. “The City of Kingston is facing an array of issues, ranging from public safety to economic development,” said city GOP Chairman John Quigley. “We need leaders who are committed to finding innovative solutions to tackle our challenges. Our city deserves nothing less than a strong, thoughtful, and forward-thinking leader to guide us as we continue to grow.”

More than a thousand city residents have their medical debt erased thanks to Spark of Hudson project

Residents with medical debt in Hudson have had the financial burden lifted, their debts satisfied by a local non-profit group. $1.2 million in medical debt has been discharged thanks to Spark of Hudson, which calls itself a hub for learning and community development. The charitable organization has pioneered several initiatives that have benefited the Columbia County city of 6,000, including Hudson's universal basic income pilot program. Formal notices were sent to eligible residents. Spark co-founder Susan Danziger says the funding was provided by the Delaware-based Eutopia Foundation.

Cabana at Rhinebeck by S3 Architecture

Perched on a forest cliff overlook in Rhinebeck, Cabana is everything but just enough. This modernist wooded retreat is the perfect cantilevered respite. Rustic materials combine with masculine and minimal interiors.

The Columbia Paper sold to local community news publisher

GHENT—Newspaper owner and editor Parry Teasdale has agreed to sell The Columbia Paper, a weekly in the Town of Ghent N.Y., and the news website. to Capital Region Independent Media, LLC for an undisclosed amount. Capital Region is headed by Mark Vinciguerra, a veteran media executive. The agreement...

Poop-covered van Dyck painting found in NY shed sells for $3M

It seemed like a lot of money for such a crappy painting. An Anthony van Dyck piece found in a shed in upstate New York has sold for a staggering $3.1 million at auction. The long-lost work was auctioned off at Sotheby’s “Master Paintings Part 1” sale on Thursday, alongside pieces by Agnolo “Bronzino” di Cosimo, Titian and Melchior d’Hondecoeter. The oil sketch, which dates back to between 1615 and 1618, was reportedly a live model study for the Flemish master’s opus “Saint Jerome With an Angel,” which is currently on display in Amsterdam, ArtNews reported. It depicts an elderly naked man...