Cairo, NYDaily Freeman

Two from Cairo charged with robbing woman in Catskill

LEEDS, N.Y. — Two Cairo residents have been charged with robbery for allegedly attacking a woman and stealing from her, according to state police. John Prosser, 52, and April Cogswell, 35, are accused of subjecting a woman “to physical force” in her driveway on Route 23B in Leeds, part of the town of Catskill, on Friday, July 16, and taking personal belongings from her, police said.
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Kingston, NYDaily Freeman

Kingston police subdue apparently suicidal woman

KINGSTON, N.Y. — A 30-year-old woman was taken to a hospital after lunging for the gun of an officer who talked her out of jumping off a bridge, city police said Thursday. Officer Keith Dolan went to the Delaware Avenue bridge over Frank Koenig Boulevard (Route 9W) about 5:55 a.m. Wednesday because of a woman who “was walking in the roadway without regard to passing cars,” the Kingston Police Department said.
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New York City, NYTimes Herald-Record

CDC says wear masks where COVID is spreading fast. Here's where in NY.

Everyone should start wearing masks indoors again in communities where COVID-19 is spreading fastest under new federal recommendations seeking to protect Americans against the more contagious delta variant, according to new federal guidance. The new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines Tuesday urges all people, regardless of vaccination...
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2 drug overdoses lead to alert

HUDSON — An overdose spike alert was issued for Columbia County on Tuesday. Two people overdosed from heroin Tuesday night within 30 minutes of each other, said Greener Pathways Program Director Carl Quinn. “They were both non-fatal, thankfully,” Quinn said. “They both happened within about a half hour of each...

The Amelia Hotel Is the Place to Go for Luxurious Stays in Hudson

Chinese feng shui design and English charm mark the guest experience at The Amelia Hotel, which features lush gardens, a pool, and more. Just two seasons after taking over operations at Meadow Ridge Farm, something became incredibly clear to Shannon Wu. The lack of accommodations in Hudson was an issue for the thriving wedding industry in the Hudson Valley.
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Hudson Valley Dunkin Donuts ‘Temporarily’ Going to the Dogs

I am obsessed with a few things, dogs and coffee just being two of them. So when I hear about the two joining forces? Yep. Bring it on. I am also obsessed with these things called "Puppy Cups." Where can you get them and what are they? Hang on for that. Here is how Dunkin Donuts here in the Hudson Valley will be going to the dogs, at least temporarily and I am super excited for it.
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Unvaccinated Told To Avoid New York Bars, Restaurants

A health expert believes if you aren't vaccinated you should avoid all bars and restaurants. With news cases of COVID skyrocketing in New York and across the country CNN's medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner had a strong warning for the unvaccinated, avoid bars and restaurants. "What I would say bluntly...

Editorial: Safety before beauty at Kaaterskill Falls

It’s the end of July and the verge of August’s dog days, so it’s worth noting that summer at Kaaterskill Falls is nearing the season’s peak. Unbridled by the waning pandemic and the spread of vaccinations, visitors are swarming Horseshoe Bend and its surrounding trails for hiking, swimming and a sample of the Catskills’ breathtaking views.