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Man Killed In Head-On Hudson Valley Crash

A man from the region was killed during a two-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley.The crash took place in Ulster County in the town of Lloyd on Tuesday, May 17.Alfredo Gomes, age 59, of Lloyd, was killed while driving a 1997 Toyota Corolla, westbound on Route 299 when he crossed the double yellow li…
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Measures to Correct Central Hudson Billing

KINGSTON – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, New York State Senator Michelle Hinchey and Assemblymember Kevin Cahill announced last week that they sent a joint letter to Central Hudson calling for immediate actions. As of January 2022, 1.3 million residential energy customers across the state were behind on their bills by 60 days or more and since then, the outcry to resolve these issues have only increased. Aid proposed by County Executive Ryan, Senator Hinchey and Assemblymember Cahill were coordinated with the Public Utility Law Project (PULP) and based on conversations with constituents and public testimony on May 3. A public hearing co-hosted by the three elected officials at Kingston High School, brought more than 45 attendants who spoke about estimated bills that did not match historic use.
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State trooper challenges deadly crash case in court

New York State Trooper Christopher Baldner, who allegedly killed 11-year-old Monica Goods by ramming his police car into a speeding SUV she was in, appeared in Ulster County Court Wednesday for a pre-trial hearing. Inside the courtroom, Baldner’s defense attorneys filed several motions with Ulster County Judge Bryan Grounds, claiming...
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Ulster IDA paves the way for Schrade site cannabis facility

ELLENVILLE – The Ulster County Industrial Agency, Wednesday, approved the 15-year PILOT agreement with the company that plans to construct a large-scale medical and adult use cannabis manufacturing facility on the former Schrade industrial site in the Town of Wawarsing and Village of Ellenville. The PILOT will generate $29...
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Dear AARP, New Paltz Doesn’t Want to be on Your Stupid List

New Paltz, NY may be the first town that's happy to be snubbed. In the latest installment of AARP's American Road Trips series, our beautiful corner of New York State is heavily featured in an article titled "A Road Trip Through New York's Hudson Valley". The unfortunate problem was that they either severely misunderstand the definition of what the Hudson Valley is, or they simply have no idea what they're talking about.
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PD: Ellenville Teen Brought Large Knife To School To Stab Staff

An Ulster County teen allegedly brought a large knife to school with plans of stabbing an educator. On Monday around 9:30 a.m., the Ellenville Police Department responded to a call about a student who was found armed with a knife at the Ellenville Junior High School on Maple Avenue in Ellenville.

Former Director of Finance Indicted for Stealing Thousands From HV Non-Profit

Clearly, this person didn't do their job very well. A former Director of Finance of a non-profit group in the Hudson Valley has been indicted, according to the D.A. it is alleged that the suspect stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from this group over a period of four years. The 31-year-old suspect was arrested May 2 after an investigation and is now facing Grand Larceny charges. This is certainly not someone you want running your next game of Monopoly.
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Hudson Valley Man Faces Child Endangerment Charge

A 45-year-old Hudson Valley man was arrested and accused of shoving a 14-year-old into a wall and dresserDeputies responded to domestic dispute at a home in the Ulster County hamlet of Wallkill at about 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, May 16.The …
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