DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here’s a look at last week’s top stories from around Dutchess County.
- The victims in a violent head-on crash between a pickup truck and a Verizon truck on Route 22 on Tuesday have been identified . The driver of the pickup, David H. Mossman, 23, of Southeast, was listed with serious injuries.
- Excitement is building for the launch of the Special Olympics New York Winter Games next month.
- Students at Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie recently got a stark lesson in the dangers of distracted driving at an emotional presentation at the school.
- A 56-year-old Wappingers Falls woman is facing felony robbery charges for allegedly attacking a woman and stealing her purse in front of a child at Fishkill Plaza.
- Two months after it closed for repairs following an electrical fire, the Coyote Grill is up for sale in the Town of Poughkeepsie .
- Hundreds gathered recently in Beacon to declare their intentions to make the Hudson Valley a “Hate-Free Zone,” supporting "communities that foster social justice and cultural awareness."
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