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Hyde Park Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For His Love Of Fishing, 'Being On The Move' Hyde Park Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For His Love Of Fishing, 'Being On The Move'
Hyde Park Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For Love Of Trucks A 17-year-old Hudson Valley student killed in a crash that also injured three others, one critically, is being remembered for his love of life. Related: Hyde Park HS Student Dead, 1 Critical Following Crash Daniel "Dan" George Noakes, age 17, of Hyde Park, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 15, at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie following a single-vehicle crash in which he was the driver. A Poughkeepsie native, Noakes was the son of Glenn A. and Nicole Liegey Noakes. His father lives in Poughkeepsie, and his mother and sister, Annie, in Hyde Park. Noakes, an 11th-grad…
Ceiling Collapse Causes Major Damage At Boscobel In Garrison Ceiling Collapse Causes Major Damage At Boscobel In Garrison
Ceiling Collapse Causes Major Damage At Boscobel In Garrison A ceiling collapse caused significant damage at a historic mansion and museum in the Hudson Valley. The incident happened in Putnam County in the hamlet of Garrison at Boscobel House and Gardens, which overlooks the Hudson River. On Tuesday, April 16, the plaster ceiling in its historic library collapsed without warning, causing major damage to the room, its contents, and adjacent rooms, according to Boscobel.  No one was in the building when the incident happened. Boscobel said it is "working diligently alongside a team of engineers, art conservators, and local officials to ass…
Update: Human Remains Found In Dutchess County Are Of Young Woman Update: Human Remains Found In Dutchess County Are Of Young Woman
Update: Human Remains Found In Dutchess County Are Of Young Woman Authorities have confirmed that human remains unearthed on a Hudson Valley construction site are of a young woman who may have been dead for over a decade.  The remains were found in Putnam County on Tuesday, April 16, during excavation work at the property of a new home built in Patterson in the area of Ice Pond Road, according to New York State Police. Earlier Report - Human Remains Found Near Ice Pond Road In Patterson The investigation into identifying the remains is still in its early stages, but so far, police have confirmed they are of a white female between 16 and 28 year…
Unidentified Human Remains Found Near Road In Hudson Valley: Developing Unidentified Human Remains Found Near Road In Hudson Valley: Developing
Unidentified Human Remains Found Near Road In Hudson Valley: Developing Authorities are working to identify human remains that were discovered near a Hudson Valley road.  New, updated report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley The body was found in Putnam County on Tuesday, April 16 in the area of Ice Pond Road in Patterson, Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police said on Wednesday, April 24.  The investigation to identify the remains is still in its "infancy," Hicks said, adding that no official connections to any missing persons cases have yet been made.  This is a developing story. Check ba…
New L.L. Bean Store Set To Open In Hudson Valley New L.L. Bean Store Set To Open In Hudson Valley
New L.L. Bean Store Set To Open In Hudson Valley Popular outdoor gear and flannel shirt retailer L.L. Bean will open its newest store in the region next month. Based in Freeport, Maine, L.L. Bean will open its newest retail store in Ulster County on Friday, May 10, at Ulster Crossing in Ulster. Store officials said the Ulster store is the first of four projected openings in 2024 and the eighth L.L.Bean store to open in New York. It will take the space of the old Bed Bath & Beyond store.  The new store, which is more than 18,000 square feet of retail space, will hire more than 50 people who will help customers gear up for th…
DWI Arrests: Dutchess Woman Nabbed In Hudson Valley, Sheriff Says DWI Arrests: Dutchess Woman Nabbed In Hudson Valley, Sheriff Says
DWI Arrests: Dutchess Woman Nabbed In Hudson Valley, Sheriff Says Several people face charges after driving drunk in the Hudson Valley, including a woman who struck a sheriff deputy's vehicle, authorities said.  The arrests happened in Putnam County between Friday, April 5, and Sunday, April 7, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, April 8.  The first incident occurred on Friday, April 5 around 10:45 p.m., when a sheriff's deputy's vehicle was struck by another car that crossed into his lane while traveling north on Peekskill Hollow Road in Putnam Valley. The deputy suffered injuries to his eye and hand and was taken to Hudson …
Woman's Body Found In Wooded Area In Hudson Valley Woman's Body Found In Wooded Area In Hudson Valley
Woman's Body Found In Wooded Area In Hudson Valley Police are investigating after the body of a Black woman was found in a wooded area in the Hudson Valley. The woman's body was found in Rockland County on Wednesday, April 3, in the area of the baseball field on Dutch Lane in the village of Spring Valley. Spring Valley Police said the woman is about 60 years years old but did not provide details on how the woman, who has not yet been identified, died or where. The area where the body was found is off Route 59 near apartments and businesses. The Sheriff's Office Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Rockland County Medical Examiner's Of…
Seen Him? Missing Man Last Seen In Dutchess County Seen Him? Missing Man Last Seen In Dutchess County
Seen Him? Missing Man Last Seen In Dutchess County The New York State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Hudson Valley man who hasn't been since Sunday, March 24. Nicolas Faust, age 43, formerly of Ulster County in Marlborough, and Westchester County in Peekskill, was reported missing by his family, said Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. Faust was last seen by friends in the Mill Street area of Poughkeepsie on Sunday, March 24 around 2 a.m. He is described as being 5-foot-9, 175 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call the New York State Police at 845-677-7300…
Diner In Dutchess County Closes After Over 7 Decades In Business Diner In Dutchess County Closes After Over 7 Decades In Business
Diner In Dutchess County Closes After Over 7 Decades In Business From eggs and pancakes to corned beef and cabbage and pizza, yep, pizza, a diner in the region that was a go-to spot for many for more than 70 years has permanently closed. Dutchess County staple The Acropolis Diner, in the town of Poughkeepsie (Arlington) on Main Street, served their last meal on Easter Sunday, March 31. The restaurant, which was the kind of place that had the same wait staff for years who knew your order, closed without any announcement except for word of mouth by the servers. Calls to the favorite spot went unanswered, but locals who knew they could slide into a booth a…
'We Want To Send Our Love': It's (Permanent) Closing Time For Hudson Valley Deli 'We Want To Send Our Love': It's (Permanent) Closing Time For Hudson Valley Deli
'We Want To Send Our Love': It's (Permanent) Closing Time For Hudson Valley Deli A favorite deli in the region is permanently closing after 10 years in business due to the high costs of everything from eggs to insurance. The owners of the popular Orange County restaurant, Wolfies of Warwick say Saturday, March 30 will be its last day. With tears, owner Sarah Carew said the rising costs are so prohibitive that the decision was made to close despite the many friends she has made, the love for her employees, and the smiles of the customers. "We just can't keep paying the high prices or pass along the increases to our customers any longer," Carew said.  The restauran…
Pair Of Hudson Valley Locales Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings Pair Of Hudson Valley Locales Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings
Pair Of Hudson Valley Locales Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings A pair of locales in the Hudson Valley are among the 300 best places to live in America, according to brand-new rankings. According to Niche, factors used in determining its rankings were: Public Schools Crime & Safety Housing Nightlife Good for Families Diversity The two communities selected from the Hudson Valley are both in Westchester County: Ardsley: No. 122: The village with a population around 5,000, "offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes," according to Niche, which also noted that "there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks," an…
NY Lotto Ticket Worth $172K Sold In Hudson Valley NY Lotto Ticket Worth $172K Sold In Hudson Valley
NY Lotto Ticket Worth $172K Sold In Hudson Valley Lady luck has struck a Hudson Valley smoke shop again with a second-prize winning Lotto ticket worth $172,396. The ticket was sold in Orange County for the Saturday, March 9 game at the Smokes 4 Less store on North Plank Road in Newburgh. The winning numbers for the Lotto draw were 2-19-23-28-37-48 and Bonus Number 42. The winning ticket matched five of the six numbers and the bonus number, New York Lottery officials said. To win the New York Lotto jackpot, players must match six numbers drawn from a field of one to 59.  Lotto drawings are televised every Wednesday and Saturday at ap…
'Modern Day Tour De Force': Waterfront Hyde Park Estate Listed For $19.9M 'Modern Day Tour De Force': Waterfront Hyde Park Estate Listed For $19.9M
'Modern Day Tour De Force': Waterfront Hyde Park Estate Listed For $19.9M Expansive water views, a hefty price reduction, and indoor and outdoor pools, and gardens are some of the highlights of a $19.9 million estate for sale in the Hudson Valley. Called a "modern-day tour-de-force," the estate located in Dutchess County offers an "incredible" waterfront setting on a peninsula in the town of Hyde Park, overlooking the Hudson River with a two-bedroom guest house, sculpture garden, collector's garage, and outdoor kitchen, according to Zillow.  The living room.  Zillow A helipad also sits on the property at 46 Ledgerock Lane.  Zillow says the nin…
Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says
Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says Three eateries in the Hudson Valley are among the Top 100 pizza spots from sea to shining sea, according to Yelp, which said the selections make up its active but "all-time list." Yelp says it determined the rankings by identifying businesses in the pizza category and then ranking them using several factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. The trio of restaurants from the Hudson Valley are: No. 64 - Lolita’s Pizza, Poughkeepsie: With a five-star rating based on about 135 reviews, Lolita's went from fine dining to specializing in Neapolitan pizza in 2018, saying…
Person Hit, Killed By MTA Train In Hudson Valley Person Hit, Killed By MTA Train In Hudson Valley
Person Hit, Killed By MTA Train In Hudson Valley A person was struck and killed by a Metro-North train in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Orange County around 2 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Tuxedo. According to a Metro-North spokesperson, an unauthorized person was on the tracks when struck east of Tuxedo Station and killed. No criminality is suspected, officials said. The investigation is ongoing.  The victim's name has not been released pending notification of the family members.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Putnam County Road 2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Putnam County Road
2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Putnam County Road A two-car crash in the Hudson Valley caused a temporary closure on a busy road to allow crews to clean a fluid spill.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Friday, Feb. 23 just before 8 p.m., when two cars collided on Croton Falls Road in Carmel, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. Luckily, no injuries resulted from the collision, fire officials said. The crash caused the road to close for around 30 minutes to allow crews to clean up vehicle fluids and remove the cars. 
Schools In Putnam County Searched After Accidental Alarm Activation: Police Schools In Putnam County Searched After Accidental Alarm Activation: Police
Schools In Putnam County Searched After Accidental Alarm Activation: Police Several school buildings in the Hudson Valley were searched following the accidental activation of an alarm, police said. The searches happened in Putnam County on Monday, Feb. 26 around 8:40 a.m., when the Putnam County Sheriff's Office received a Hold-In-Place alarm coming from the Brewster School District, authorities said.  Although the alarm was determined to have been tripped by accident, members of the Sheriff's Office and the New York State Police still conducted a sweep of the district's schools as a precautionary measure.  No threat currently exists to the schools, the …
Man Accused Of Killing Wife In Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Killing Wife In Hudson Valley
Man Accused Of Killing Wife In Hudson Valley A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly killing his wife during a domestic dispute. Rockland County resident Warle Fernandez-Arias, age 37, was charged with second-degree murder on Friday, Feb. 23 in Spring Valley after his wife, Carolyn Canela, age 36, was found dead. According to Spring Valley Police, Canela, who moved to the US from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, was found when officers responded to a welfare check at 149 Sneden Place West at their Hillcrest Point apartment. Once inside the apartment, officers found the body of Canela, who was pronoun…
Hudson Valley Navy Vet, Father Of 2 Dies At Age 57 Hudson Valley Navy Vet, Father Of 2 Dies At Age 57
Hudson Valley Navy Vet, Father Of 2 Dies At Age 57 A Navy veteran from the Hudson Valley who had a crucial role in a Northern Westchester business is being remembered for his kind heart.  Orange County resident Eugene “Gene” Guido of Highland Mills, died peacefully at the age of 57 while surrounded by family members on Friday, Feb. 16, according to his obituary.  Born in 1966 in the Bronx, Guido went on to serve in the US Navy and eventually became the director of pre-construction for Armonk-based Touchstone Builders.  Guido was also known as a loving husband to his wife, Rose, and an always-caring father to his ch…
Lost Hikers Rescued By Forest Rangers In Hudson Valley Lost Hikers Rescued By Forest Rangers In Hudson Valley
Lost Hikers Rescued By Forest Rangers In Hudson Valley Two lost hikers in the region were guided to safety by forest rangers as darkness set in the region. The incident occurred around 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11 in Ulster County in the Slide Mountain Wilderness Area in the town of Shandaken. According to officials with the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the two hikers, ages 28, and 31, lost the trail and called 911 as darkness began to fall. Forest Ranger Horn called one hiker’s cell phone and helped guide the pair a short distance back to the trail. The hikers shared tracking information with Ranger Horn to en…
14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Hudson Valley 14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Hudson Valley
14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Hudson Valley A 14-year-old boy who was involved in a crash with a plow truck in the Hudson Valley has died from his injuries. The accident occurred in Rockland County around 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the area of N. Liberty Drive and Wayne Avenue in Stony Point. According to Lt. Greg Becker, the teen was riding a motorbike when he collided with a privately owned plow truck. The victim was treated at the scene by Rockland Paramedics and Stony Point Ambulance Corp, and then transported to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, where he died on Wednesday, Feb. 14, Becker said. The operator…
4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Hudson Valley: Police 4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Hudson Valley: Police
4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Hudson Valley: Police A police enforcement detail conducted over Super Bowl weekend in the Hudson Valley resulted in several drunk driving arrests, authorities announced.  The enforcement detail was conducted in Putnam County by the Carmel Police Department and resulted in a total of four arrests on Saturday, Feb. 10, according to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo. The first of the arrests resulted from an incident that began around 1 a.m. when a Carmel Police officer responded to a two-car crash in the area of 1350 Route 6. An investigation eventually determined that one of the drivers, 73-year-old Anton Anto…
Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hudson Valley Hit-Run Crash That Killed Popular Window Washer Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hudson Valley Hit-Run Crash That Killed Popular Window Washer
Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hudson Valley Hit-Run Crash That Killed Popular Window Washer A 25-year-old Hudson Valley woman has been charged with in the fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a popular window washer in the area. Rockland County resident Rosana Pelaez Dipaolo, of Pomona, was charged Thursday, Feb. 8 with the Friday, Jan. 26 crash on Thiells Mt. Ivy Road in Haverstraw during the early morning hours. The Town of Haverstraw Detective Bureau concluded its investigation into the fatal hit-and-run accident and found that the victim, identified as Daniel DeSerio, age 72, was struck by two vehicles, said Capt. John Gould Jr. of the Haverstraw Police. One vehicle stop…
Hudson Valley Press Secretary Settles Lawsuit With County, Leaves Job Hudson Valley Press Secretary Settles Lawsuit With County, Leaves Job
Hudson Valley Press Secretary Settles Lawsuit With County, Leaves Job A longtime government press secretary has settled a lawsuit against his employer in the Hudson Valley. Justin Rodriguez, who has worked for Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus since 2015 and was the director of communications for the county, will now be leaving his job, according to his attorney Chris Watkins. Rodriguez sued his employer over allegations that Deputy County Executive Harry Porr often made disparaging remarks about his heritage, Watkins confirmed.  Watkins said Rodriguez has decided to leave county service to pursue other opportunities.  "He wants to make …
Student Injured In Leg While Riding On School Bus In Hudson Valley Student Injured In Leg While Riding On School Bus In Hudson Valley
Student Injured In Leg While Riding On School Bus In Hudson Valley Police are investigating after a Hudson Valley student riding on a school bus allegedly sustained a "superficial laceration to the leg." The incident took place in Orange County around 2:40 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5 in the area of Dubois Street, in the city of Newburgh. According to Mike Neppl, spokesman for the Newburgh Police Department, officers responded to a reported stabbing on a school bus. Officers located a 17-year-old student of Newburgh Free Academy, who had a superficial laceration on their lower leg. The victim was tended to by hospital staff for a non-life-threatening injury, Ne…
3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Putnam County 3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Putnam County
3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Putnam County Three people were taken to a hospital following an early morning crash in the Hudson Valley.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Saturday, Feb. 3 just before 4:30 a.m., when a car crashed into a pole on Croton Falls Road in Mahopac near the Westchester border, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  Three people involved in the crash were taken to a hospital to be evaluated, firefighters said. The cause of the crash was not released. 
Former Fire Chief Of Hudson Valley Department Dies Former Fire Chief Of Hudson Valley Department Dies
Former Fire Chief Of Hudson Valley Department Dies A fire department in the Hudson Valley has announced the death of one of its former chiefs.  In a social media post on Sunday, Feb. 4, the Brewster Fire Department in Putnam County announced the death of former Chief and Commissioner Thomas Palmer.  Palmer led the department from 1996 to 1998, the department said.  More information about Palmer's death, including funeral arrangements, has not yet been announced.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Man Rushed To Hospital By Helicopter After Being Pinned Between Car, Building In Hudson Valley Man Rushed To Hospital By Helicopter After Being Pinned Between Car, Building In Hudson Valley
Man Rushed To Hospital By Helicopter After Being Pinned Between Car, Building In Hudson Valley A man was critically injured after becoming pinned between a car and a building in the Hudson Valley, firefighters said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, Feb. 2 around 12:30 p.m., when a vehicle that had been put on a mechanical lift suddenly accelerated forward, pinning a man against a building in Carmel, according to the Lake Carmel Fire Department.  The exact location of the incident was not released.  Arriving first responders found the man with severe traumatic injuries and used mechanical systems to move the car and free him. He was then taken by Lake Carme…
Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Hudson Valley Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Hudson Valley
Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Hudson Valley A child has died after being struck by a school bus in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place in Rockland County around 5:50 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29 in front of 100 Clinton Ave., in the Village of New Square. According to Lt. Blaine Howell of the Ramapo Police, the 8-year-old child was treated by paramedics on the scene but was pronounced dead. The driver of the bus remained on the scene and is cooperating with the police, Howell said. The crash is currently being investigated by the Ramapo Police Crash Investigation Unit The child's name was not released by police. This is a developi…
Hudson Valley School District Vulnerable To Online Security Disruptions: Report Hudson Valley School District Vulnerable To Online Security Disruptions: Report
Hudson Valley School District Vulnerable To Online Security Disruptions: Report A new report from the Office of the New York State Comptroller has discovered a Hudson Valley school district is particularly vulnerable to online security disruptions.  The report, issued earlier in January by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli following an audit performed by his office, found that the Garrison Union Free School District in Putnam County did not adequately secure its online network user accounts and has sensitive information technology control weaknesses.  Additionally, the report found that the district's staff did not have sufficient guidance or plans i…
2 People Injured In Head-On Crash In Hudson Valley 2 People Injured In Head-On Crash In Hudson Valley
2 People Injured In Head-On Crash In Hudson Valley Two people were injured in a head-on collision in the Hudson Valley that left two cars severely damaged.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, Jan. 19 around 2:45 p.m., when two cars collided on Crane Road (Route 32) in the area of Fini Drive in Carmel, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  Two people were taken to a hospital after the crash by first responders, firefighters said. The cause of the crash was not released.