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Actor/Writers Group Seeking Talent From Hudson Valley Actor/Writers Group Seeking Talent From Hudson Valley
Actor/Writers Group Seeking Talent From Hudson Valley An actors/writers group is looking for talent from throughout the Hudson Valley. The group says it's "Seeking playwrights who like to work with actors, and actors looking to work with new playwrights, to workshop new plays from writers from the Hudson Valley community. People who are motivated to be with a group of artists to share, grow and build." Among the areas it's looking to draw people from are: Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Wappingers Falls, Cold Spring, Hyde Park, Hudson, New Paltz, Saugerties, Kingston, Rhinebeck, Tarrytown, White Plains, Peekskill, Newburgh, Ellenville, Rosendale, Amenia…
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…
Hyde Park HS Student Killed, 1 Critical, 2 Injured In Single-Vehicle Crash Hyde Park HS Student Killed, 1 Critical, 2 Injured In Single-Vehicle Crash
Hyde Park HS Student Dead, 1 Critical Following Crash  A high school student from the region was killed, another is in critical condition, and two other passengers were injured following an alleged high-speed crash in the region. Related: Hudson Valley Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For His Love Of Fishing The incident occurred in Dutchess County shortly before noon on Wednesday, May 15, on South Quaker Lane in Hyde Park. According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, Hyde Park officers responded to reports of a crash on South Quaker Lane near Honeywell Lane. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the collisi…
School Superintendent From Nearby District Accepts Post At Arlington School District School Superintendent From Nearby District Accepts Post At Arlington School District
School Superintendent From Nearby District Accepts Post At Arlington School District After six years, a Hudson Valley superintendent has announced his upcoming move to a nearby district to remain closer to his family. Superintendent Phil Benante of Putnam County's Haldane Central School District announced on Tuesday, April 30 that he was appointed head of the Arlington Central School District in Dutchess County, according to a letter written to the district community.  In his letter, Benante wrote that he chose to move to the Arlington district because it would allow him to work closer to his family.  The Arlington district includes parts of Beekman, La Gran…
Hyde Park Man Uses Company Credit Card To Make $12K In Fraudulent Purchases: Police Hyde Park Man Uses Company Credit Card To Make $12K In Fraudulent Purchases: Police
Hyde Park Man Uses Company Credit Card To Make $12K In Fraudulent Purchases: Police A man faces a grand larceny charge after allegedly using his former employer's company credit card to make tens of thousands of dollars worth of unauthorized purchases in the Hudson Valley, police said. Dutchess County resident Joshua Queen of Hyde Park, age 42, was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, April 10 on charges connected to his alleged unauthorized use of a company credit card belonging to his former Philipstown-based employer, the Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday, April 16. According to authorities, in July 2023, a Putnam Sheriff's deputy responded t…
Series Of Threats To Police: 48-Year-Old Year Nabbed In Hyde Park, Police Say Series Of Threats To Police: 48-Year-Old Year Nabbed In Hyde Park, Police Say
Man Nabbed In Hyde Park For Threatening Police, Cops Say A Hudson Valley man was charged with making a terroristic after allegedly repeatedly calling a police department and making threats of violence, police said. Dutchess County resident Michael A. Cavagnolo, 48, of Hyde Park, was charged on Tuesday, March 5, with making threats against the town of Hyde Park Police, said Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office. According to Watterson, the Sheriff's Office was requested to investigate and found that on several occasions, he threatened to shoot officers and destroy their facility. Cavagnolo was charged with making a terroris…
Hyde Park Porch Collapse: Person Rescued After Being Trapped Hyde Park Porch Collapse: Person Rescued After Being Trapped
Hyde Park Porch Collapse: Trapped Person Rescued A porch collapse at a Hudson Valley home left one person injured. The incident occurred in Dutchess County around 2 p.m., Monday, April 15, at 5 Boxwood Court in Hyde Park. According to Mitchell Shron, spokesman for the Roosevelt Fire District, responding firefighters and EMS found a porch from an upper story had collapsed with one person trapped in the wreckage. The victim suffered injuries to the lower leg and was bleeding, Shron said. Firefighters moved the victim to safety, who was then transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie for treatment. Due to the nature of the…
Dutchess County Man Out On Bail, Nabbed Again With Fentanyl, Gun, Police Say Dutchess County Man Out On Bail, Nabbed Again With Fentanyl, Gun, Police Say
Dutchess County Man Out On Bail, Nabbed Again With Fentanyl, Gun, Police Say A Hudson Valley fentanyl dealer recently released from jail has been busted again, this time with alleged drugs and a gun. Dutchess County resident Jose J. Cruz, age 22, of Poughkeepsie, was charged multiple drugs and a weapon charge on Monday, April 15, in the town of Poughkeepsie. According to the Dutchess County District Attorney's Office, Drug Task Force agents had been investigating the sale of fentanyl and other dangerous drugs in the Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park areas.  The investigation led to the Drug Task Force identifying Jose J. Cruz, age 22, of the town of Poughkeepsie…
Miami-Bound Fentanyl Dealer Nabbed In Hyde Park, Cops Say Miami-Bound Fentanyl Dealer Nabbed In Hyde Park, Cops Say
Miami-Bound Fentanyl Dealer Nabbed In Hyde Park, Cops Say An alleged fentanyl dealer in the region who was headed to Miami, Florida was nabbed by drug task agents before he could leave. Dutchess County resident Jose J. Cruz, age 22, of Beacon, was arrested early Monday, March 25 in Hyde Park by members of the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office Drug Task Force. According to Det. Sgt. Adam Harris of the Task Force, Cruz had been under investigation for the sale of fentanyl and other drugs in Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, and the surrounding areas. During the investigation, Cruz made several drug transactions with Task Force agents. Harris said …
Hyde Park Man Charged With Threatening Police Department Hyde Park Man Charged With Threatening Police Department
Hyde Park Man Charged With Threatening Police Department A man from the region is behind bars for allegedly threatening a police department with violence. Dutchess County resident Michael A. Cavagnolo, age 48, of Hyde Park, was arrested on Tuesday, March 5 in connection with an investigation into threats of violence made against the Town of Hyde Park Police. According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, the department was requested to investigate an incident in which the Hyde Park Police had been threatened with violence by Cavagnolo. A further investigation found that he allegedly contacted the H…
'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…
4 Injured In Hyde Park 2-Vehicle Crash 4 Injured In Hyde Park 2-Vehicle Crash
4 Injured In Hyde Park 2-Vehicle Crash Four people were injured during a serious two-vehicle crash in the region. The collision took place in Dutchess County on Route 9G at the intersection of North Cross Road in the town of Hyde Park around 10 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 18.  According to the Roosevelt Fire District Chief Jeffrey Scala, firefighters and EMS responded to the crash with reports of ejections and people trapped in vehicles. Once on the scene, officials requested two helicopters for transport due to the serious nature of the injuries, Scala said. Two people were airlifted and two were transported by ambulance to MidHu…
Lifelong Hyde Park Resident Dies At Age 47 Lifelong Hyde Park Resident Dies At Age 47
Lifelong Hyde Park Resident Dies At Age 47 A longtime tech worker in the Hudson Valley died at the age of 47 at his home. Jamie Brian Paterson of Hyde Park, a lifelong Dutchess County resident, lived in of Hyde Park and was born in Poughkeepsie to Daniel M. Paterson and Linda J. (Steele) Paterson. Paterson graduated from FDR High School in Hyde Park in 1994 and then from Dutchess Community College. He was a longtime employee of Southern Westchester BOCES in Rye Brook where he worked in their IT department as a systems engineer, according to his obituary. When he was not working, his obituary said Paterson enjoyed camping, bowling,…
Dutchess County Drunk Driver Nabbed Following High-Speed Chase, Police Say Dutchess County Drunk Driver Nabbed Following High-Speed Chase, Police Say
Dutchess County Drunk Driver Nabbed Following High-Speed Chase, Police Say A Hudson Valley alleged drunk driver was nabbed after taking police on a high-speed chase through multiple jurisdictions. The incident took place in Dutchess Couty around 11:10 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14 in the town of Poughkeepsie. According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, Scott W. Owen, age 27, of Poughkeepsie refused to stop for a sheriff's deputy on Route 9 near the town of Hyde Park. After going through numerous jurisdictions Owen finally stopped and was taken into custody, at which time he was positively identified, Watterson said. Owen w…
Sue Serino Sworn In As Dutchess County's New County Executive During Storm Sue Serino Sworn In As Dutchess County's New County Executive During Storm
Sue Serino Sworn In As Dutchess County's New County Executive During Storm Despite the region’s first major storm of the winter season dropping more than a foot of snow in parts of the Hudson Valley, more than 350 guests attended the swearing-in of a new county executive. The swearing-in event for Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino was held on Sunday, Jan. 7 at Dutchess Community College’s Aviation Education Center at Hudson Valley Regional Airport in Wappinger.  “I am so honored and humbled to be with you all as I take my ceremonial Oath of Office for this position," Serino said. "As I get to work for Dutchess County, I want to thank each and every on…
Hyde Park Drug-Dealing Duo Nabbed During Search, Police Say Hyde Park Drug-Dealing Duo Nabbed During Search, Police Say
Hyde Park Drug-Dealing Duo Nabbed During Search, Police Say Two alleged drug dealers off the streets following a bust by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force in collaboration with local police. The incident -- which took two illegal handguns and narcotics off the streets --  took place in Dutchess County on Thursday, Jan. 4 on Wagon Wheel Road in the town of Hyde Park, said Sgt. Adam Harris of the task force. Harris said the warrant search was the result of an ongoing investigation by the task force into local drug sales. Arrested during the search included Terrance A. Warren, age 30, and Bryant N. Rojas-Hill, age 31, both from the town of…
East Fishkill PD Expresses Thanks For Support During 'Darkest Time' East Fishkill PD Expresses Thanks For Support During 'Darkest Time'
East Fishkill PD Expresses Thanks For Support During 'Darkest Time' Members of a Hudson Valley police department are thanking the community, fellow police, and fire departments for their support after losing a long-time officer in a crash. "During our darkest time, our community, law enforcement brotherhood, and local fire departments banded together and shined the light to guide our grieving members through the most challenging loss our agency has suffered," said the town of East Fishkill Police Department Acting Chief Lt. Derrick Cuccia in a letter to all.  New Update: ID Released For East Fishkill Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Cras…
36-Year-Old Dutchess Man Killed In Hyde Park Crash Was HS Basketball Standout 36-Year-Old Dutchess Man Killed In Hyde Park Crash Was HS Basketball Standout
36-Year-Old Dutchess Man Killed In Hyde Park Crash Was HS Basketball Standout A much beloved 36-year-old Hudson Valley man killed in a single-car crash is being remembered as being a standout high school baseball star and baseball player. Related story: 36-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash Dutchess County resident Tyler J. McEnroe, of Millbrook, died on Sunday, December 10, in Hyde Park after losing control of his 1997 Subaru Hatchback and overturning. Tyler worked as a landscaper at Marshall Landscaping in Millbrook, according to his obituary. Born on February 7, 1987, in Sharon, Connecticut, he was the son of Timothy McEnroe of Mill…
6 Dealers Nabbed In Dutchess County Holiday Crackdown, Drug Task Force Says 6 Dealers Nabbed In Dutchess County Holiday Crackdown, Drug Task Force Says
6 Dealers Nabbed In Dutchess County Holiday Crackdown, Drug Task Force Says To "clean up the streets" from drug dealers before the holidays, a Hudson Valley drug task force initiated a special operation, arresting six alleged dealers. The Dutchess County Drug Task Force initiated "Operation Silent Night" in early October in an attempt to aggressively investigate and arrest drug dealers before the holidays. According to Det. Sgt. Adam Harris of the task force, the sole purpose of the operation was to disrupt the flow of narcotics in Dutchess County by holding street-level dealers accountable.  During the operation, agents went to work …
36-Year-Old From Dutchess Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Hyde Park 36-Year-Old From Dutchess Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Hyde Park
36-Year-Old From Dutchess Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Hyde Park A 36-year-old was killed in a rollover crash in the region. The collision took place in Dutchess County around 5:15 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 in the area of 537 Salt Point Turnpike in the town of Hyde Park. According to Chief Robert Benson of the Hyde Park Police, Tyler J. McEnroe, of Millbrook, was driving a 1997 Subaru Hatchback when he lost control, overturned, and was partially ejected. McEnroe, the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene, Benson said. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed the auto accident, please reach ou…
27-Year-Old Hyde Park Woman Accused Of Kidnapping Baby 27-Year-Old Hyde Park Woman Accused Of Kidnapping Baby
27-Year-Old Hyde Park Woman Accused Of Kidnapping Baby A 27-year-old woman from the region who was fighting with her partner has been accused of kidnapping a baby. Dutchess County resident Ashley M. Hernandez, of Hyde Park, was charged on Sunday, Nov. 12, for kidnapping and child endangerment following the incident at the Golden Manor Motel on Albany Post Road in the town of Hyde Park. According to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police, Hernandez became engaged in a verbal domestic dispute with her partner which led to Hernandez driving the partner, along with the partner’s 11-month-old child, to the Golden Manor Motel.  The pair …
Powerball Ticket Worth $50K Sold in Hyde Park Powerball Ticket Worth $50K Sold in Hyde Park
Powerball Ticket Worth $50K Sold in Hyde Park Well, they might not have won millions, but two Hudson Valley Powerball players won $50,000 each in two third-prize tickets.  According to the New York Lottery Office, 14 people across the state won third-prize cash. The two in the Hudson Valley were sold in Dutchess County in Hyde Park at the Smokes 4 Less store on Albany Post Road. Orange County in Middletown at the 302 Petroleum Inc. located at 2580 Route 302. The prize-winning numbers were 22, 24, 40, 52, 64, and a Powerball of 10. To win a third prize, players need to match four correct numbers and the Powerball. The winning nu…
Brand-New Brewery Open For Business In Hyde Park Brand-New Brewery Open For Business In Hyde Park
Brand-New Brewery Open For Business In Hyde Park Sake lovers rejoice. Premium sake maker Dassai has opened a new state-of-the-art brewery and tasting room in the Hudson Valley while launching its premium brand Dassai Blue. The 55,000-square-foot brewery opened on Saturday, Sept. 23 in Dutchess County in Hyde Park, according to New York Gov. Kathy Hochul.  “New York’s craft beverage manufacturers are engines for job creation, tourism, and regional economic growth,” Hochul said. “Dassai’s expansion into the Mid-Hudson Region builds on New York’s national and international leadership in agribusiness and will be a welcome addition to thi…
Hyde Park Man Nabbed With Defaced Semi-Auto Pistol, Police Say Hyde Park Man Nabbed With Defaced Semi-Auto Pistol, Police Say
Hyde Park Man Nabbed With Defaced Semi-Auto Pistol, Police Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon found during a traffic stop. Dutchess County resident Davis A. Weir. age 33, of Hyde Park, was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 13 around 6:30 p.m., in the area of Violet Avenue and Yates Avenue in Hyde Park.  According to Hyde Park Police Robert Benson, when officers stopped Weir for speeding they could see a handgun on the driver's side floorboard. Weir, who was the only person in the vehicle, denied ownership of the loaded .380 semi-automatic pistol which was defaced, and did not have a legal state pistol permit, Benson …
Fatal Hyde Park Crash Update: ID Released For 23-Year-Old Fatal Hyde Park Crash Update: ID Released For 23-Year-Old
Fatal Hyde Park Crash Update: ID Released For 23-Year-Old Police have identified a Hudson Valley 23-year-old who died during a single-car crash. Dutchess County resident Darion M. Dingee, of Poughkeepsie, was killed around 5:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13 in the town of Hyde Park. Original report: 23-Year-Old Killed, 22-Year-Old Critical After Crash On Hudson Valley Roadway Hyde Park Police officers responded to the scene in the East Market Street and Brower Boulevard area and located a 2011 BMW that had collided with a tree on the north side of East Market Street, said Chief Robert Benson of the Hyde Park Police. Dingee was pronounced deceased at th…
23-Year-Old Killed, 22-Year-Old Critical After Crash In Hyde Park 23-Year-Old Killed, 22-Year-Old Critical After Crash In Hyde Park
23-Year-Old Killed, 22-Year-Old Critical After Crash In Hyde Park A 23-year-old and a 22-year-old passenger is in critical condition after a single-vehicle crash on a Hudson Valley roadway. New update - Fatal Crash Update: ID Released For Hudson Valley 23-Year-Old The collision took place in Dutchess County around 5:45 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 13 in the town of Hyde Park. Hyde Park Police officers responded to the scene in the East Market Street and Brower Boulevard area and located a 2011 BMW that had collided with a tree on the north side of East Market Street, said Chief Robert Benson of the Hyde Park Police. Benson said the driver of the …
Dutchess County Man Charged With Possession Of Fentanyl, Cocaine At Hyde Park Motel Dutchess County Man Charged With Possession Of Fentanyl, Cocaine At Hyde Park Motel
Dutchess County Man Charged With Possession Of Fentanyl, Cocaine At Hyde Park Motel A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after being busted with alleged cocaine, fentanyl, and other drugs during a search of an area motel room. Dutchess County resident James R. Scott, age 35, of the city of Poughkeepsie, was arrested on Tuesday, June 20 following an investigation by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force. The task force has been actively investigating the sale of cocaine, fentanyl, and other drugs in the Dutchess County area, said Det. Sgt. Adam D. Harris, of the task force.  As a result of this investigation, a search warrant was executed at a motel on Albany Post&nb…
Health Aide Abused Woman, Dog In Hyde Park, Police Say Health Aide Abused Woman, Dog In Hyde Park, Police Say
Health Aide Abused Woman, Dog In Hyde Park, Police Say A Hudson Valley woman hired to care for an elderly woman has been charged with neglecting her and a dog after the woman was found wandering in a roadway in a diaper that was duct taped to her. The incident took place in Dutchess County on Tuesday, April 18 around 5:45 p.m. in the area of 116 Roosevelt Road in the town of Hyde Park. Officers Bryan Sweeney and Christian McGaw responded to the area for a welfare check reporting an elderly female in the roadway, said Hyde Park Police Chief Robert Benson. Upon arrival, the officers found an elderly woman wearing an adult diaper which was d…
DWI Detail: 23 Charged During Detail In Dutchess County DWI Detail: 23 Charged During Detail In Dutchess County
DWI Detail: 23 Charged During Detail In Dutchess County A total of 23 people were charged with driving while impaired/intoxicated in Dutchess County during St Patrick’s High Visibility Community Engagement campaign. Local law enforcement agencies collaborated in a joint effort to reduce the number of impaired drivers on Dutchess County roadways as part of a High Visibility Community Engagement Campaign that ran from Thursday, March 16 to Sunday, March 19.  The four-day effort resulted in the arrests of 23 persons for various DWI-related charges. The following persons were charged during the effort: Gog, Kristopher age 46,…
Marist College Student Bitten By Animal Believed To Be Coyote Marist College Student Bitten By Animal Believed To Be Coyote
Marist College Student Bitten By Animal Believed To Be Coyote A student at a Hudson Valley college was bitten by what is believed to be a coyote. The incident took place in Dutchess County at Marist College in the town of Poughkeepsie around midnight on Tuesday, Feb. 7 near Leo Hall, according to the college's office of Safety of Security in a statement to students. Following the incident, the Dutchess County Health Department issued a warning alerting residents, including Marist College students, that an aggressive coyote was spotted on the college campus in the town of Poughkeepsie. It is unknown at this time if the animal is rabid, the department…
Hyde Park Woman Nabbed For Dealing Meth, Cocaine, Police Say Hyde Park Woman Nabbed For Dealing Meth, Cocaine, Police Say
Hyde Park Woman Nabbed For Dealing Meth, Cocaine, Police Say A Hudson Valley woman has been charged with allegedly dealing cocaine and methamphetamine throughout the area. Dutchess County resident Alexus Lemmon, age 28, of Hyde Park, was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 6 for criminal possession of a controlled substance. Lemmon was nabbed when Dutchess County Task Force agents executed a search warrant after an ongoing narcotics investigation into dangerous drug sales at a motel on Albany Post Road in the town of Hyde Park, said Det. Sgt. Adam Harris of the task force. During the search, agents seized several ounces of methamphetamine and severa…