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  1. Bear Fact: Bring Bird Feeders Inside, Dutchess, As Bruins Make Return

    Bear Fact: Bring Bird Feeders Inside, Dutchess, As Bruins Make Return

    In the spring, does a young bear’s fancy turns to thoughts of love?Not necessarily, say area authorities. It’s more likely garbage that bruins want as the weather warms up.When the animals emerge from their long winter’s nap, they are as hungry as, well, bears.Where better to grab a quick snack than trash cans, dumpsters, bird feeders, and pet food left outside?Bird feeders, said ...

  2. Bill Nye The Science Guy Appearing In Hudson Valley

    Bill Nye The Science Guy Appearing In Hudson Valley

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- There’s a science to book signings, especially when they involve big celebs like Bill Nye, says Aimee Gautreau of the Eastchester Barnes & Noble.Nye and co-author Gregory Mone will be at the store at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, to promote the first installment of their new children’s book series, “Jack and the Geniuses.”Published by Amulet, it costs ...

  3. Poughkeepsie Area Among Top 10 Most Expensive Places To Raise Family

    Poughkeepsie Area Among Top 10 Most Expensive Places To Raise Family

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Poughkeepsie has made it onto the Top 10 list of the most expensive places in the country for a two-parent family to raise two children, according to a recent survey by marketwatch.com.The Dutchess County town/city was lumped in with the cities of Newburgh and Middletown across the river in Orange County.As a trio, they came in at No. 7, marketwatch.com ...

  4. Putnam Valley Man Charged With Selling Marijuana To Undercover Deputy

    Putnam Valley Man Charged With Selling Marijuana To Undercover Deputy

    PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- A Putnam Valley man has been accused by police of selling marijuana to an undercover officerRobert Laregina Jr., 20, was arrested at his home on Thursday, March 9, and charged with fourth-degree criminal sale of marijuana, a misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.According to Putnam Sheriff Donald B. Smith, Laregina Jr. was accused ...

  5. Community Rallies Around Family After Hudson Valley Woman's Sudden Death

    Community Rallies Around Family After Hudson Valley Woman's Sudden Death

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – It is not surprising that more than 400 people came Tuesday to bid farewell to Deann Gromelski Cartwright, a lifelong resident of Hastings-on-Hudson, said one of her closest friends.The 43-year-old healer and mother of two always liked to pack them in, said Cori Gardner, who had known Cartwright since high school.Anyone who showed up at her door was welcomed ...

  6. Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival Supports Putnam Nonprofit

    Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival Supports Putnam Nonprofit

    PATTERSON, N.Y.  – A fest set in Putnam County's Patterson this weekend will give wine and chocolate lovers the chance to sip, sample, and shop -- and help others at the same time.The gustatory gala is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2, at the Patterson Recreation Center, 65 Front St.Proceeds from the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival will go to ...

  7. Dutchess Man One Of Three Arrested For Possessing Heroin

    Dutchess Man One Of Three Arrested For Possessing Heroin

    Three people are facing charges of heroin possession after being arrested at a Yorktown Heights shopping center late Monday, police say.Jesse Suggs, 31, of Yorktown; Katlin E. Leonard, 30, of Brewster in Putnam County; and Christopher Velazquez, 30, of Holmes, were arrested around 10:20 p.m. at the Yorktown Green Shopping Center off Downing Drive, police said.Holmes is a hamlet in the ...

  8. Dutchess Locale Ranks Among Nation's Top 'Blossoming Small Villages'

    Dutchess Locale Ranks Among Nation's Top 'Blossoming Small Villages'

    RHINEBECK, N.Y. – Rhinebeck has made it onto House Beautiful’s road trip bucket list for 2017.The magazine anointed 11 small towns from across the United States as ones it expects to be “huge” this year.Rhinebeck came in at No. 8.The historic, yet sophisticated, town is nestled by the Hudson River and has views of the magnificent Catskill Mountains.It is known for its tree-lined ...

  9. Another Town Of Poughkeepsie Chain Restaurant Closes It Doors

    Another Town Of Poughkeepsie Chain Restaurant Closes It Doors

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. --  Just days after a brand-new Golden Corral franchise was shuttered, the folks at The Melting Pot threw in the towel as well.The chain restaurant specializes in heated pots of cheese, chocolate, and broth for dipping and cooking fruits, veggies, and other goodies.Its website says it offers a “dining experience like no other” where patrons can gather around the ...

  10. Town Of Poughkeepsie's The Melting Pot Restaurant Closes

    Town Of Poughkeepsie's The Melting Pot Restaurant Closes

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Another town of Poughkeepsie restaurant is closing up shop.Just days after a brand-new Golden Corral franchise was shuttered, the folks at The Melting Pot threw in the towel as well.The chain restaurant specializes in heated pots of cheese, chocolate, and broth for dipping and cooking fruits, veggies, and other goodies.Its website says it offers a “dining ...

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