Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
Return to your home site

Menu

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Nearby Towns

  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Northwest Dutchess
    serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck
  • East Dutchess
    serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington

Kathy Reakes

Content Producer kreakes@dailyvoice.com
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.

Kathy Reakes's Contributions

  1. Long Island Man Nabbed For Numerous Car Thefts, Larcenies, Police Say

    Long Island Man Nabbed For Numerous Car Thefts, Larcenies, Police Say

    A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stealing two vehicles as well as being responsible for multiple larcenies from autos on Long Island.Nassau County Police said the incidents took place from March to May in Garden City.According to detectives, a thorough investigation involving video surveillance identified Michael Daddario, of New Hyde Park, as the person responsible for ...

  2. Long Island Man Nabbed For Auto Theft, Burglary Following Brief Pursuit, Police Say

    Long Island Man Nabbed For Auto Theft, Burglary Following Brief Pursuit, Police Say

    A Long Island man allegedly driving a stolen vehicle was nabbed after an officer spotted him minutes after the theft.Nassau County police said the incident took place around 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 21 in Hempstead when an officer from the Hempstead Police Department spotted the stolen vehicle.According to detectives, the vehicle had just been stolen minutes prior from ...

  3. COVID-19: Rockland Discontinues Order Prohibiting Gatherings Of More Than 10

    COVID-19: Rockland Discontinues Order Prohibiting Gatherings Of More Than 10

    In keeping with state orders under the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Rockland County has announced it has discontinued prohibiting gatherings of more than 10.Rockland County Executive Ed Day released a statement on Friday, May 22, saying that a county order which enhanced the enforcement ability of police and the Health Department where groups of more than 10 people were not ...

  4. Man Fatally Gunned Down In Nyack In Broad Daylight, Police Say

    Man Fatally Gunned Down In Nyack In Broad Daylight, Police Say

    Click here for an updated story: Suspect Nabbed After Man Fatally Gunned Down In Nyack In Broad DaylightA 32-year-old man was found shot to death on a street after police received a call reporting the shooting.The incident took place in Rockland County around 10 a.m., Friday, May 22, in the area of South Midland Avenue, south of Depew Avenue, in Nyack, said the Orangetown ...

  5. Woman Whose Remains Were Found On Gilgo Beach ID'd, Police Say

    Woman Whose Remains Were Found On Gilgo Beach ID'd, Police Say

    After years of searching for the identity of Jane Doe #6 whose body was found along with 10 other sets of remains on Long Island, police say they have identified the woman.The Suffolk County Police Department, together with the FBI, announced Friday, May 22, they have positively identified “Manorville Jane Doe,” also referred to as “Jane Doe #6.”The department said the use of DNA ...

  6. Details Emerge After Son Fatally Stabs Father While On Zoom Chat With 20 Others

    Details Emerge After Son Fatally Stabs Father While On Zoom Chat With 20 Others

    New details are emerging after the son of a Long Island man was apprehended after allegedly fatally stabbing his father as he was in a Zoom video-chat meeting.The homicide took place at a Dixon Avenue home in Amityville around noon Thursday, May 21, when Dwight Powers, 72, was fatally stabbed by his 32-year-old son, Thomas Scully-Powers, said Suffolk County Police.About 20 people were ...

  7. Police: Fishkill Man Stabs Mom, Then Kills Pedestrian In Hit-Run Crash

    Police: Fishkill Man Stabs Mom, Then Kills Pedestrian In Hit-Run Crash

    A man who allegedly stabbed his mother and then killed a pedestrian in a fatal hit-and-run crash in the area has been apprehended.The incident unfolded in Dutchess County around 9:44 p.m., on Wednesday, May 20, when Fishkill Police responded to a report of a vehicle-pedestrian auto accident in the area of Route 82 and Crestwood Court. When officers arrived on the scene, along with ...

  8. Two Nabbed Following Long Island Chase In Stolen Vehicle

    Two Nabbed Following Long Island Chase In Stolen Vehicle

    Two men were nabbed hiding in a shed on Long Island after taking police on a chase in an alleged stolen vehicle that ended in a crash.The incident took place around 1:45 p.m., Monday, May 20 in West Hempstead, according to the Nassau County Police.According to detectives, while investigating a case from involving a stolen 2019 gray colored Honda CRV police spotted the ...

  9. Missing Mom Case: 'It Was A Mistake To Trust Him,' Says Girlfriend Of Late, Estranged Husband

    Missing Mom Case: 'It Was A Mistake To Trust Him,' Says Girlfriend Of Late, Estranged Husband

    A woman charged with conspiracy to commit murder and tampering with evidence in the case of a missing Fairfield County mother of five has spoken for the first time just days before the one-year anniversary of her disappearance.Michelle Troconis, the former girlfriend of Fotis Dulos, who killed himself earlier this year after being charged with the murder of his wife, Jennifer Farber ...

  10. Fishkill Man Nabbed With Guns, Two Kilos Of Heroin, Cocaine, Officials Say

    Fishkill Man Nabbed With Guns, Two Kilos Of Heroin, Cocaine, Officials Say

    A 31-year-old man was busted with more than two kilos of heroin and cocaine following an investigation into drug dealing in the area.Luis Rodriguez, of the town of Fishkill, was arrested during a search by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force on Thursday, May 21, said Frank Tasciotti, assistant coordinator of the task force.The search warrant was a result of an investigation into ...

  11. Prev Page 4 of 698 2 3 4 5 6 Next
    31 - 40 of 6,974 articles

Welcome to

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.