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The Monroe Town Board Tuesday night approved the annexation of 164 acres of land to the Village of Kiryas Joel. Members opted for the smaller number of acres when faced with the option of approving a 507-acre parcel.

Police say a 49-year-old man has died after he went overboard from a sailboat near the Tappan Zee Bridge.

  Concerns about equality, justice and fair treatment have prompted Frank Serpico, the former New York City police officer who exposed corruption in the 1960s N.Y.P.D., to suspend retirement, returning to the public eye by way of politics .


 

A dramatic new treatment for persons with post-traumatic stress syndrome received a significant boost to continue research with an $800,000 grant from State Senators William Larkin and John Bonacic, both from Orange County.

State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie heads back to Albany with some verbal and visual input on issues of concern in the 99th Assembly District, represented by fellow Democrat James Skoufis.

 

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, the think-tank organization, issued a “wakeup call” to public schools in the region to develop different ways of better preparing graduates for college.

 

Narcotics overdoses are becoming an increasing factor in brain injury cases nationwide, according to a fact-finding tour made by Ulster County legislators Monday night in Lake Katrine.

Two Killed In Pleasant Valley Motorcycle Crash

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Two people were killed when the motorcycle they were on crashed going around a sharp curve on South Avenue near Pass Road in Pleasant Valley Saturday night and struck a tree.

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As college classes are set to begin across the Hudson Valley, students got settled in over the weekend.

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A single-engine GILES 202 aerobatic plane that was practicing Friday afternoon for the Stewart Airport air show scheduled for this weekend, crashed killing the pilot.

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KINGSTON – The driver of the car in which four young men were killed in Saugerties on Wednesday remains in the intensive care unit of Westchester Medical Center and Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright expects his investigators to interview her as soon as she has recovered sufficiently.  She is unable to communicate, for now.

 

A large group of area residents, members of the Hudson Valley Black Lives Matter Coalition and members of Samuel Harrell’s family marched down Market Street in Poughkeepsie to the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office Thursday.

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Four people are dead following a one-car crash in Saugerties late Wednesday morning.

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A 35-year veteran of the state prison system has been named as the superintendent of Fishkill Correctional Facility in Fishkill.   

New York corrections officials have appointed a new superintendent at Fishkill Correctional Facility in the Hudson Valley.

 

Some 300 residents crammed into Temple Emmanuel in Kingston Monday night, to see the mayoral debate between Democratic primary opponents Shayne Gallo and Steven Noble.

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The Federal Transit Administration has granted $20.8 million to Metro-North Railroad to harden its Hudson Line against future storm surge flood events the likes of Superstorm Sandy.

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State police say two people are dead following a multi-vehicle collision on the New York State Thruway in Rockland County.

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A comprehensive assessment of the proposed annexation of 507 acres of privately owned land into the Village of Kiryas Joel has been completed by companies hired by Orange County in conjunction with its planning department.

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Not getting a casino at the former Nevele resort was a big blow to the economic hopes of the Wawarsing and Ellenville area.  Ulster legislators agreed to a proposal to ease the blow, somewhat.

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The City of Middletown currently accepts sewage sludge from sludge haulers for its wastewater treatment plant and in the process earns hundreds of thousands of dollars. The anaerobic microorganisms in the plant produce methane gas, which is used to produce some electricity to heat the facility.

Officials say three people have died after a crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Westchester County.


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Residents of Newburgh Friday evening gathered at the site of the city’s latest murder, its fourth this year, to call for an end to the violence in the city.

Former New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott has been appointed monitor for an unusual suburban school district where there's a bitter battle over control. 

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On the heels of US Senator Charles Schumer’s announcement that he will push for construction of a new cross-Hudson rail tunnel from Secaucus to Penn Station, he said Wednesday that he would lobby for a “Secaucus Loop.”

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Federal regulators have found that workers at the Indian Point nuclear plant responded appropriately to a May 9 transformer fire where some 3,000 gallons of oil spilled into the Hudson River and shut the facility's Unit 3 reactor for 16 days.

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Central Hudson has been approved to develop an energy exchange.

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The former mayor of a suburban New York village has been sentenced to four years in prison for taking bribes. Noramie Jasmin was mayor of Spring Valley when an FBI operative, posing as a developer, gave her $5,000 and a 50 percent stake in a project.

Federal Judge Colleen McMahon told Jasmin on Friday that she had violated the trust of her constituents, especially young women seeking a role model.

 

The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court has ruled that the Orange County Legislature was wrong when it voted by a simple majority to create a local development corporation to sell the county’s Valley View nursing home.

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America's ongoing debate over the Confederate flag has stirred conflict in the Catskills.

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