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New L.L. Bean Store Set To Open In Ulster New L.L. Bean Store Set To Open In Ulster
New L.L. Bean Store To Open In Ulster Crossing 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…
Deputy Injured By Drunk Driver In Region: Sheriff Deputy Injured By Drunk Driver In Region: Sheriff
Deputy Injured By Drunk Driver In Region: Sheriff 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 Region Woman's Body Found In Wooded Area In Region
Woman's Body Found In Wooded Area In Region 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? Former Marlborough Man Missing Seen Him? Former Marlborough Man Missing
Seen Him? Former Marlborough Man Missing 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 Region Closes After Over 7 Decades In Business Diner In Region Closes After Over 7 Decades In Business
Diner In Region 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 Deli In Region 'We Want To Send Our Love': It's (Permanent) Closing Time For Deli In Region
'We Want To Send Our Love': It's (Permanent) Closing Time For Deli In Region 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 Locales In Region Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings Pair Of Locales In Region Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings
Pair Of Locales In Region 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 Region NY Lotto Ticket Worth $172K Sold In Region
NY Lotto Ticket Worth $172K Sold In Region 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 Estate In Region Listed For $19.9M 'Modern Day Tour De Force': Waterfront Estate In Region Listed For $19.9M
'Modern Day Tour De Force': Waterfront Estate In Region 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…
These Eateries In Region Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says These Eateries In Region Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says
These Eateries In Region 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 Region Person Hit, Killed By MTA Train In Region
Person Hit, Killed By MTA Train In Region 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. 
Man From Region Man Charged With Killing Wife During Domestic Dispute Man From Region Man Charged With Killing Wife During Domestic Dispute
Man From Region Man Charged With Killing Wife During Domestic Dispute 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…
Navy Vet, Father Of 2 From Region Dies At Age 57 Navy Vet, Father Of 2 From Region Dies At Age 57
Navy Vet, Father Of 2 From Region 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 Shandaken Lost Hikers Rescued By Forest Rangers In Shandaken
Lost Hikers Rescued By Forest Rangers In Shandaken 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 Region 14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Region
14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Region 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…
Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Region That Killed Popular Window Washer Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Region That Killed Popular Window Washer
Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Region 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…
Press Secretary From Region Settles Lawsuit With County, Leaves Job Press Secretary From Region Settles Lawsuit With County, Leaves Job
Press Secretary From Region 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 Region Student Injured In Leg While Riding On School Bus In Region
Student Injured In Leg While Riding On School Bus In Region 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 Region 3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Region
3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole In Region 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. 
Man Rushed To Hospital By Helicopter After Being Pinned Between Car, Building In Region Man Rushed To Hospital By Helicopter After Being Pinned Between Car, Building In Region
Man Rushed To Hospital By Helicopter After Being Pinned Between Car, Building In Region 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…
Police Investigating Mid-Morning Shooting In Region Police Investigating Mid-Morning Shooting In Region
Police Investigating Mid-Morning Shooting In Region Police in the Hudson Valley are investigating a mid-morning shooting. New update - Suspect In Murder Of Hudson Valley Woman Fatally Shoots Himself In Front Of Cops In Connecticut The incident took place in Rockland County around 9 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 on Inwood Dr., in the Hillcrest section of the Town of Ramapo.  One person was removed from the scene by ambulance and was transported to the hospital, the Ramapo Police said. The shooting is currently being investigated. Anyone witnesses or anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Ramapo Police at 845…
Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Region Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Region
Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Region 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…
Person Killed In Hit-Run Crash Near Firehouse In Region Person Killed In Hit-Run Crash Near Firehouse In Region
Person Killed In Hit-Run Crash Near Firehouse In Region An investigation is underway after a person was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the Hudson Valley. It happened in Rockland County around 6:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26 in the village of Pomona on Thiells Mt. Ivy Road (Route 47) in the area of the Hillcrest Firehouse. Neither the identity nor gender of the victim has been released. The Haverstraw Police Department is asking for the public's help, saying anyone who may have witnessed or has any information is requested to contact its Detective Bureau at 845-942-3730. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Man From Region Accused Of Illegally Trapping Squirrels, Spraying Them With Red Paint: Police Man From Region Accused Of Illegally Trapping Squirrels, Spraying Them With Red Paint: Police
Man From Region Accused Of Illegally Trapping Squirrels, Spraying Them With Red Paint: Police A man faces criminal charges after illegally trapping squirrels on his property, spraying them with red paint, and releasing them in the Hudson Valley, police said. Putnam County resident Mark Kuhn of Patterson, age 62, was arrested for illegally trapping the animals, the Putnam County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced on Monday, Jan. 15.  The arrest followed an investigation conducted by the SPCA and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police.  According to authorities, the investigation into Kuhn began when he admi…
Drone, K9 Track Man From Region Who Attacked Father, Police Say Drone, K9 Track Man From Region Who Attacked Father, Police Say
Drone, K9 Track Man From Region Who Attacked Father, Police Say A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly punching his father in the face numerous times and then fleeing from police before being caught with the help of a drone and K9 officer. The incident took place in Rockland County around 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11 in Nanuet after police responded to a report of two men fighting in the street. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, an investigation found that the suspect argued with his father which turned physical inside their home. As the argument continued the son punched his father several times in the f…
Construction Crook: Man From Region Took Payment For Jobs He Didn't Finish, Police Say Construction Crook: Man From Region Took Payment For Jobs He Didn't Finish, Police Say
Construction Crook: Man From Region Took Payment For Jobs He Didn't Finish, Police Say A Hudson Valey man has been arrested on Long Island after he allegedly ran a construction company scam, taking customer’s money and leaving them high and dry, police said. Westchester County resident Robert Stewart, age 39, of Harrison, was arrested in connection with his alleged schemes, Nassau County Police announced Thursday, Jan. 11. According to police, Stewart, advertised himself as “Nxt Gen Construction” and took on construction jobs for at least two customers in Great Neck. He allegedly received partial payments for the work and never completed them. Additionally, the address …
16-Year-Old Killed In Double-Fatal Shandaken Crash Remembered As 'Incredibly Thoughtful' 16-Year-Old Killed In Double-Fatal Shandaken Crash Remembered As 'Incredibly Thoughtful'
16-Year-Old Killed In Double-Fatal Shandaken Crash Remembered As 'Incredibly Thoughtful' A 16-year-old boy from the region who was killed in a horrific four-vehicle crash with a tractor-trailer is being remembered as being "fiercely loyal" to his family and "incredibly thoughtful.'  Dillon Tyler Gokey, of Kingston, died around 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 8 during a four-vehicle crash on Route 28 in the town of Shandaken. Click here for a new, related story: 17-Year-Old Victim In Hudson Valley Double-Fatal Crash Was 'Easy To Love' A Kingston native, he was a junior at Kingston High School where he was consistently on the highest honor roll and played on the varsity baseball tea…
Driver Rescued After Hitting Pole, Landing In Swamp 40 Feet Away From Road In Region Driver Rescued After Hitting Pole, Landing In Swamp 40 Feet Away From Road In Region
Driver Rescued After Hitting Pole, Landing In Swamp 40 Feet Away From Road In Region Firefighters had to navigate their way through frigid water after a car crashed into a pole and landed in a swamp 40 feet off a Hudson Valley road, knocking down live power lines in the process.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Monday, Jan. 1 just before 10:30 p.m., when a car traveling west on Haviland Hollow Road in Patterson failed to navigate a curve in the road and hit a telephone pole before landing in a swamp, according to the Patterson Fire Department.  Arriving crews found the driver stuck in the mangled car, which was surrounded by water. To rescue them,…
Fatal House Fire Breaks Out In Region Fatal House Fire Breaks Out In Region
Fatal House Fire Breaks Out In Region An investigation is underway after one person was killed in a house fire in the Hudson Valley. The blaze in Rockland County broke out at around 4:50 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30 at 49 Laurel Rd. in Central Nyack. As responders arrived, they observed a single-family home with fire engulfing the first floor. The Central Nyack Fire Department was on the scene along with several other volunteer fire companies from throughout the county.  The firefighters conducted an interior search of the residence, which resulted in them locating an unconscious man in an upstairs bedroom. The man,…
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned Two communities in the region have been left shocked and saddened after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. The chain of events unfolded Friday night, Dec. 29 in Westchester County when the Bronxville Police Department said it contacted the Clarkstown PD in Rockland County after 49-year-old Sergeant Watson Morgan did not show up for his evening shift. Morgan joined the Bronxville PD in 2007 after working the previous seven years with the NYPD. He was promoted to the Bronxville PD…
Update: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Details Emerge Involving Police Sergeant In Region Update: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Details Emerge Involving Police Sergeant In Region
Update: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Details Emerge Involving Police Sergeant In Region New details have emerged after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. Click here for a new, updated story: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves 2 Communities Stunned In Rockland County, members of the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 10 Clydesdale Court in the hamlet of New City to perform a welfare check on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 12:20 a.m. Original report: 4 Family Members Found Dead Inside Hudson Valley Home Upon arrival, officers made e…