Violent week: Police ID 2 killed in city stabbingTue, 22 Apr 2014 05:36:00 +0200
A rash of unrelated, violent incidents in the past week have kept local police agencies and officials busy trying to piece together information and unravel some mysteries.
Today's News SummaryTue, 22 Apr 2014 00:03:00 +0200
More electricity price increases will begin to flow into your future power bills, unless pleadings in Washington, D.C., can pull back this plan. The Wappingers Central School District is set to adopt its 2014-15 budget Tuesday night. A $212 million spending...
Local churches celebrate EasterMon, 21 Apr 2014 06:15:00 +0200
Easter Sunday is celebrated around the world of Christendom, and for most, it starts at the home church.
Olana plans night of poetryMon, 21 Apr 2014 06:15:00 +0200
There will be a night of poetry, songs and author readings under the blanket of stars at the Wagon House Education Center at Olana State Historic Site at 5720 State Route 9G starting at 7 p.m. Friday.
Gun, drugs land Wappingers Falls man in prisonMon, 21 Apr 2014 06:12:00 +0200
A Wappingers Falls man arrested for having a loaded pistol and illegal drugs in a Beacon bar has been sentenced to six years in state prison, Dutchess County Court officials said.
Froggy visits Adriance libraryMon, 21 Apr 2014 06:12:00 +0200
The children's book character Froggy visited Adriance Memorial Library on Wednesday for National Library Week. Families greeted the 6-foot Froggy and stayed to hear several of Froggy's stories in a Family Story Time.
Human remains found in PattersonSun, 20 Apr 2014 18:45:00 +0200
Decomposed remains that appear human were found in the woods east of Maple Avenue in this Putnam County town on Saturday morning, police said.
The remains, which police said were in an advanced stage of decomposition, were found about 500 feet east of...
'The message of Easter is hope'Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:44:00 +0200
The message of Easter today is one of hope, many local Christians say. '
"The message of Easter is hope and that hope is based on our awareness of God's love for us," said Monsignor Francis Bellew, vicar of Dutchess County and pastor of St. Mary's Church...
Waryas Park egg hunt thrills kidsSun, 20 Apr 2014 05:40:00 +0200
Children's delighted shrieks filled the air as the kids made a mad dash for brightly colored, candy-filled plastic eggs strewn about an enclosed straw-filled area at Waryas Park in the City of Poughkeepsie.