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Violent wreck shuts down Route 44 in Pleasant Valley

PLEASANT VALLEY – A car accident on Route 44 just east of Rossway Road shut down Route 44 Saturday afternoon as first responders worked to extricate the operator and utility workers attempted to secure a severed utility pole. The incident occurred around 3:20 p.m. on September 25. Witnesses say that...
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Brescia abruptly resigns as Orange County Legislature chairman but plans to keep his seat

Orange County Legislature Chairman Steve Brescia abruptly resigned his leadership post Friday with three months to go in what was expected to be his final year as chairman. The Montgomery Republican submitted a two-sentence resignation letter that gave no explanation and said he would keep his seat on the 21-member Legislature. Katie Bonelli, the Blooming Grove Republican who leads the 15-member majority caucus, will replace Brescia as chairman until the end of the year.
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Wrong way wreck injures at least two

MAYBROOK – State Police are investigating a Friday night accident that sent at least two victims to local hospitals. The incident occurred Friday, September 24, shortly after 11:00 p.m. Sources say a pickup truck crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer in an apparent wrong-way collision. The accident happened on the eastbound...
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Saturday morning shooting startles residents

POUGHKEEPSIE – City of Poughkeepsie police were dispatched to Muldowney Circle Saturday morning for reports of “shots fired”. The incident occurred around 9:00 a.m. Residents of the Corlies Manor apartment complex told Mid Hudson News that they heard four or five shots ring out. One witness looked out the window to see a car speeding east on Muldowney and turn right to leave out of the complex moments after the gunfire.

Student Brutally Attacks Another While Riding on the School Bus in Monticello

The attacks have resulted in parents calling for the Monticello school district to make some changes. Most parents in the Hudson Valley that have children that ride the school bus each day to and from school, expect that are children are safe while riding a school bus. I think one thing most parents can agree on, is that no child should ever have to go through what any of the kids on this Monticello middle school bus went through the other day.

Popular 55 Year Old Hudson Valley Horse Business Welcomes New Owners

If you love to go horseback riding in the Hudson Valley there is a pretty good chance you have heard of Juckas Stables on Route 302 in Pine Bush. In business and family run for over 50 years, they are one of the few places that has consistently been there offering an equine experience for everyone no matter your age or knowledge of horsemanship.

Is There Half & Half, Light Cream Shortage in the Hudson Valley?

If you do the grocery shopping for your house, there's no worse feeling than not being able to find something that's on your list at the store. I understand that it happens to all of us a few times a year, BUT it's happening to me every time I go shopping for the last two months.

Bus tours of historic Brockport

On September 8 and 14, a group of residents from the Highlands at Pittsford toured Brockport’s historic village. Sue Savard (at right) and Dan Burns conducted the tours, which highlighted the village’s churches, theater, schools, homes, and early inhabitants. At each stop along the way, the tour guides wove together seldom-heard snippets of history from the building of the Erie Canal to the expansion of the college. No visit to Brockport would be complete without a tour of the Morgan Manning house conducted by Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer and Gordon Fox. Adding to the experience, participants enjoyed Welcome to Brockport cookies made by Margaret Burns. At the end of their visit, participants expressed a new appreciation of Brockport’s history and finished off their tour with lunch at 58 Main BBQ & Brew.

How to Spend a Day in Newburgh, New York

Just over an hour’s drive from Montclair, Newburgh, New York offers beautiful Hudson River waterfront views and experiences, delicious cuisine, and fun and funky shops. The land was originally inhabited by the Waoranek people, part of the Lenape tribe of the Algonquin Nation. Newburgh also served as George Washington’s final headquarters during the Revolutionary War. This historic, creative community has much to offer. Read on to plan your fun day in Newburgh.

Current Obsessions: Layering Season

We’re looking ahead to one of our favorite events of the fall: Field + Supply, going on at the Hutton Brickyards in Kingston, NY, October 8th-10th. Passes are limited (and vaccination is required for all those over the age of 12); for more info and to register (or to shop virtually), head here.

5 Places That You Can Sample Mead in the Hudson Valley, NY

Maybe its because the Ren Faire is going on, or maybe because I want to try something new, I looked into the places here in the Hudson Valley where you can try mead. For this instance, I was looking for a place that made mead as well. Yes, there are some great places to purchase (great businesses, restaurants and wine shops) but this will focus on meaderys. Also, keep in mind that places doing just usually 'give away' samples, you should expect to pay for a tasting or for individual selections.

Iconic Woodstock Restaurant Leaving After More Than 4 Decades

I was relaxing and watching a little television last night, and on the other side of the room my boyfriend was looking at facebook. All of a sudden, I heard him gasp out loud. He’s not really a gasper, so I knew he saw something that he thought was a big deal. I asked what was going on and he said that The Little Bear Restaurant in Kingston was closing, or at least relocating. I gasped too.

Iconic Local Restaurant Owner Passes Away at Age 89

The Hudson Valley is known for being home to many wonderful restaurants, but there are a few that tend to stand out above the rest. If you're a true 'Hudson Valley-er' chances are you've visited the Eveready Diner in Hyde Park, or at least know of it because of it's appearance on the Food Network show Diners Drive Ins and Dives.

The Ritualist Is a Magical Shop for Witchy Goods in New Paltz

The Ulster County storefront is the perfect place to stock up on witchcraft-related products like herbal elixirs, tarot cards, and crystals. Dana Cooper first dreamt of her witchcraft store The Ritualist when contemplating a way to transition out of her career as a music publicist. At the time, Cooper and her husband were considering moving from Brooklyn to the Hudson Valley. She sought a new career path that would include more face-to-face interactions and allow her to share her passion for spiritual practices.