DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the week's top stories from around Dutchess County.
- A 43-year-old man was killed Wednesday in the crash that led to the hours-long closure of a stretch of I-84 in Orange County.
- Dutchess County homeowner Liev Schreiber is among the nominees for the 2016 68th Emmy Awards .
- Four major restaurant chains have announced plans to open their first Dutchess County locations in Poughkeepsie.
- A 25-year-old Wappinger man is facing a felony driving while intoxicated charge after being pulled over for having a loud exhaust.
- State and Dutchess County officials gathered with a small crowd Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the county's newest disc golf course , located in Wilcox Memorial Park.
- The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) are urging New Yorkers to put their phones down instead of playing the popular Pokémon GO game while behind the wheel.
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