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Kathy Reaks has worked as a reporter in the local news business since 1984, starting as a news clerk and working her way up. She spent 17 years at Florida Today in Melbourne, Florida as a general assignment reporter, crime reporter, entertainment reporter and restaurant critic. She worked four years at Hometown News as a general assignment reporter, then another two years at Spacecoast Daily in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She attended Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Florida.

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Esopus Man Behind Bars For Making Terroristic Threat, Police Say Esopus Man Behind Bars For Making Terroristic Threat, Police Say
Esopus Man Behind Bars For Making Terroristic Threat, Police Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with allegedly making a terroristic threat and narcotics possession after threatening to blow up a government building. Ulster County resident Michael J. Bassile, age 37, of Esopus, was arrested on Monday, July 15, by the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. According to Capt. Joseph Sciutto, one of the department's deputies assigned to the Security Division at the Ulster County Department of Social Services building, received a report from staff regarding Bassile.  The report alleged that when they spoke with Bassile, he became angry and…
Popular Bagel Shop To Open New Location In Poughkeepsie Popular Bagel Shop To Open New Location In Poughkeepsie
Popular Bagel Shop To Open New Location In Poughkeepsie Three years ago, during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Hudson Valley couple came up with the unique idea of stuffing their favorite foods into homemade bagels. Well, a few years later, that idea—now Moonrise Bagels in Ulster County in Woodstock—has been so successful that the couple has been featured on the "Today" show, and their "yummy" New York-style bagels are shipped nationwide through GoldBelly. It wasn't easy and involved a lot of hard work, but they made it happen, and now they are opening a second Moonrise Bagels in Dutchess County in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, July 20.  The first …
Woman Seriously Injured During 2-Vehicle Crash In Poughkeepsie Woman Seriously Injured During 2-Vehicle Crash In Poughkeepsie
Woman Seriously Injured During 2-Vehicle Crash In Poughkeepsie A two-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley seriously injured a woman. The incident occurred in Dutchess County around 3:40 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, on Route 9 near Rochambeau Lane in the town of Poughkeepsie. According to Capt. Michael O'Dowd of the town of Poughkeepsie Police said a 2017 Chevrolet sedan driven by a Poughkeepsie man made a left turn from the southbound side of South Road into the northbound side of South Road. O'Dowd said that the Chevrolet collided with a 2017 Hyundai hatchback driven by a Poughkeepsie woman traveling north during the turn. The woman received serious phys…
Update: Bodies Of 2 Missing Swimmers Found In Candlewood Lake Update: Bodies Of 2 Missing Swimmers Found In Candlewood Lake
Update: Bodies Of 2 Missing Swimmers Found In Candlewood Lake The bodies of two Fairfield County men who were missing after jumping from a boat in Candlewood Lake have been recovered by police. Related: New Update: Missing Candlewood Lake Swimmers ID'd As Men Ages 38, 26 The two men, identified as 26-year-old and 38-year-old Danbury residents, were found by the Connecticut State Police dive team and the Danbury Police dive team in Candlewood Lake in Danbury on Thursday, July 18. The names of the victims have not been released pending notification of family.  According to James Fowler, a spokesperson for the state Department of Energy and…
Driver Critical Following 3-Vehicle Wallkill Crash Driver Critical Following 3-Vehicle Wallkill Crash
Driver Critical Following 3-Vehicle Wallkill Crash One person is in critical condition following a three-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. The collision occurred in Orange County around 12:16 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, on Route 211 West in Wallkill. According to Lt. Robert McLymore of the Wallkill Police, officers arrived to investigate the crash and found that one driver of a motorcycle was suffering from serious injuries. He was rushed to Garnet Medical Center in Middletown and is listed in critical condition, McLymore said. New York State Police accident reconstruction arrived to assist with the investigation.  The inves…
Notorious Meriden After-Hours Club Raided, Nets 3 Arrests, More To Come, Police Say Notorious Meriden After-Hours Club Raided, Nets 3 Arrests, More To Come, Police Say
Notorious Meriden After-Hours Club Raided, Nets 3 Arrests, More To Come, Police Say After several years of responding to assaults, shootings, stabbings, and a murder at a Connecticut address, police raided the residence and made several arrests. The incident occurred in New Haven County on Saturday, July 13, at 190 Grove St., in Meriden. According to Lt. Darrin McKay of the Meriden Police, the purpose of the search was to recover evidence from a recent assault that occurred at the property. McKay said many of the problems have arisen due to an after-hours event on the second floor of the building. He added that the operation on July 13 occurred at 2:45 a.m. and was a col…
Hudson Valley Spa Shut Down For Prostitution, 1 Charged, Police Say Hudson Valley Spa Shut Down For Prostitution, 1 Charged, Police Say
Hudson Valley Spa Shut Down For Prostitution, 1 Charged, Police Say One person was charged with alleged prostitution during an undercover operation at a Hudson Valley spa. The incident occurred in Rockland County on Wednesday,  July 17, at the Angel Spa in Pearl River. According to Capt. Michael Shannon of the Orangetown Police the department conducted a joint operation with the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Narcotics Task Force after receiving allegations of prostitution and unlicensed massages at the spa. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Pei-Chen Juan, age 46, of Staten Island, for prostitution and unauthorized…
Harrowing Rescue Saves Fairfield Woman Hiking In New Hampshire After Injury Harrowing Rescue Saves Fairfield Woman Hiking In New Hampshire After Injury
Harrowing Rescue Saves Fairfield Woman Hiking In New Hampshire After Injury Good Samaritans and conservation officers saved a Fairfield County woman hiking in New Hampshire after injuring her leg. The incident occurred in New Hampshire on Saturday, July 13, on the 19 Mile Brook Trail in Green's Grant. According to Sgt. Glen Lucas with New Hampshire Fish & Game, Carrie Euring, age unknown, of Fairfield, was planning to hike the 19 Mile Brook Trail to the Carter Dome Trail in an effort to summit Mt. Hight.  After summiting Mt. Hight, Euring hiked to Carter Dome and began to hike down the Carter Moriah Trail when she injured her leg on the steep terrain…
Greenwich Resident, Fandango Founder J. Michael Cline, 64, Was Father Of 6 Greenwich Resident, Fandango Founder J. Michael Cline, 64, Was Father Of 6
Greenwich Resident, Fandango Founder J. Michael Cline, 64, Was Father Of 6 Fairfield County resident J. Michael Cline, the founder of Fandango and other startups, who died from an apparent suicide after falling from the 20th floor of a luxury hotel in Manhattan, was a father of six. Cline, age 64, a homeowner in Greenwich, died around 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 16, at the Kimberly Hotel on 50th Street, said the New York City Police Department. "Upon arrival, officers found an unconscious and unresponsive male with injuries indicative of a fall from an elevated position. An investigation remains ongoing," NYPD said.  Original report: Fandango Founder Fr…
Colchester Man Struck By Lightning As Severe Storms Rolled Through Region Colchester Man Struck By Lightning As Severe Storms Rolled Through Region
Colchester Man Struck By Lightning As Severe Storms Rolled Through Region A 34-year-old Connecticut man was struck by lightning as several severe thunderstorms ripped through the area. The incident occurred in New London County around 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, on Orchard Farms Road in Colchester. According to Colchester Fire Chief Steve Hoffmann, crews responded to the home and found the man "conscious and alert" but suffering from chest pains. He was rushed to the hospital in Colchester, but Hoffmann did not know his condition. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
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