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  1. Ages Released Of Triple-Fatal Hudson Valley Crash Victims

    Ages Released Of Triple-Fatal Hudson Valley Crash Victims

    New York State Police are awaiting forensic results before releasing the names of the three people who died in a horrific crash when their vehicle crashed into the front porch of a Hudson Valley home.The Dutchess County crash occurred around 10:44 p.m. Monday at Route 82 and Bulls Head Road in Stanford, said New State Police Trooper AJ Hicks.Two men and a woman were killed after the car ...

  2. Brewster Fire Department Mourns Loss Of Beloved Chaplain

    Brewster Fire Department Mourns Loss Of Beloved Chaplain

    Richard J. Bailey, Sr., the longtime chaplain of the Brewster Fire Department, died Sunday, June 3, at home.Bailey, 87, of Dover Plains, also worked for years as a tree surgeon at Coffin Tree Service in Tarrytown.Born on February 18, 1931, in Danbury, he was the son of the late Myron A. and Blanche Bailey. He was married to Cynthia L. Ashby Bailey who predeceased him. "It is with ...

  3. Teen Arrested For Making 'Credible Threats' Against Hudson Valley School

    Teen Arrested For Making 'Credible Threats' Against Hudson Valley School

    An 18-year-old has been arrested for making "credible threats" against his Hudson Valley high school, according to police.Brendan Vaughan, a student at Washingtonville High School in Orange County, was arrested following a search of his home by Washingtonville police along with the FBI, state police and Middletown police, police said. “Investigators discovered evidence in the ...

  4. Police Pursue New Lead In Fatal Crash On Taconic State Parkway

    Police Pursue New Lead In Fatal Crash On Taconic State Parkway

    State police are asking for help locating a car that may have been racing a motorcycle on the Taconic State Parkway in Westchester County that ended with a fatal crash in late April.Scott V. McMahon, 27, of Yonkers, died in the crash around 7 p.m. April 28 near Exit 8 in the town of New Castle, said Trooper AJ Hicks."Numerous witnesses have described a blue car that appeared to be ...

  5. Details Emerge In Triple-Fatal Hudson Valley Crash

    Details Emerge In Triple-Fatal Hudson Valley Crash

    Details have emerged on the horrific crash in which three people were killed when a car crashed into the front porch of a Hudson Valley home late Monday night.Two men and a woman were killed after the car plowed over a tree before bursting into flames and landing against the front porch of the home in Dutchess County, according to state police.The Dutchess County crash occurred around ...

  6. Woman Sentenced For Crash That Results In Man's Death In Hudson Valley

    Woman Sentenced For Crash That Results In Man's Death In Hudson Valley

    An area woman has been sentenced to three to nine years in prison for her part in the death of a 77-year-old man during a crash after she suffered a seizure.Leigh Carney, 48, was sentenced Thursday following her guilty plea to manslaughter for driving with a suspended driver's license after an earlier seizure-induced crash.On Jan. 26, 2017, while driving a Mini Cooper in the area of ...

  7. Anti-Semitic Lacrosse Game Chants At Area Playoff Game Called 'Hurtful'

    Anti-Semitic Lacrosse Game Chants At Area Playoff Game Called 'Hurtful'

    Fairfield Preparatory School has apologized to Staples High School for the actions of students in the stands who used anti-Semitic chants during a state playoff game last week.According to Staples school officials and parents who attended, members from the Fairfield Prep booster club chanted "Happy Hanukkah" and other hateful words whenever one of the Jewish Staples players ...

  8. Three Dead After Car Plows Into Hudson Valley Home

    Three Dead After Car Plows Into Hudson Valley Home

    Click here for an updated story: Details Emerge In Triple-Fatal CrashThree people died after their car plowed into a home in the Hudson Valley late Monday night, according to New York State Police.The Dutchess County crash occurred around 10:44 p.m. Monday at Route 82 and Bulls Head Road in Stanford, said Trooper AJ Hicks.The three who died were all in the car, Hicks said. An occupant ...

  9. HS Senior Killed In Hudson Valley Crash Remembered As Smart, Kind, Outgoing

    HS Senior Killed In Hudson Valley Crash Remembered As Smart, Kind, Outgoing

    An Arlington High School senior who died just weeks before her graduation in a car crash is being remembered as a smart, kind young woman with an outgoing personality.Jennifer Dickson, 18, was killed in a one-car crash around noon Friday in Pleasant Valley on southbound Route 47 (Freedom Road) near Frost Hill Road when her car struck a pole, according to police and school ...

  10. Investigation Reveals Official Horse Death Count In Hudson Valley Barn Fire

    Investigation Reveals Official Horse Death Count In Hudson Valley Barn Fire

    The official death count in the early Saturday morning fire that turned deadly at a horse barn in Orange County has been disclosed.The remains of 24 horses were found following the blaze, according to an investigation by Orange County fire officials. Orange County Deputy Fire Commissioner Vini Tankasali said all the horses housed in the barn at the Mount Hope Training Center were killed ...

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