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  1. Ring In The Season With Fireworks, Tree-Lighting Parade In Poughkeepsie

    Ring In The Season With Fireworks, Tree-Lighting Parade In Poughkeepsie

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- The holiday season kicks-off in Poughkeepsie on Friday with the 23rd annual Celebration of Lights parade and fireworks followed by a showing of "It's A Wonderful Life," at The Barvadon 1869 Opera House.The annual event attracts thousands of people, organizers said, and is regularly voted as "Best Event" of the holiday season by Dutchess County ...

  2. Police Search For Suspects Prompts School Alert In Poughkeepsie

    Police Search For Suspects Prompts School Alert In Poughkeepsie

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- A Monday morning police pursuit of suspects in a stolen car case prompted a temporary school alert at four City of Poughkeepsie schools, according to The Poughkeepsie Journal.The stolen car was spotted at about 8:30 a.m. on Grubb Street. Officers used a K-9 unit to help find the suspects, but to no avail, The Poughkeepsie Journal reports.The schools placed on ...

  3. Dutchess Man Surrenders After Brandishing Knife At Police

    Dutchess Man Surrenders After Brandishing Knife At Police

    HYDE PARK, N. Y. -- A 41-year-old Hyde Park man is in custody after a two-hour standoff Sunday with police from several area departments, during which time he threatened officers with a knife, threw objects at officers and barricaded himself in a house on Watertower Road in Hyde Park, police said.Police said the investigation is continuing as the man is being evaluated at Mid-Hudson ...

  4. Police Say Poughkeepsie Woman Entered Fishkill Prison With Drugs

    Police Say Poughkeepsie Woman Entered Fishkill Prison With Drugs

    FISHKILL, N. Y. -- A 24-year-old Poughkeepsie woman is facing drug charges after New York State Police said she brought marijuana to the Fishkill Correctional Facility.Victoria R. Nobile is charged with second-degree promoting prison contraband and unlawful possession of marijuana after a police investigation, police said. She's due to appear in the Town of Fishkill Court at 9 a.m. Nov. ...

  5. Man Charged With Burglarizing Westchester Health In Yorktown

    Man Charged With Burglarizing Westchester Health In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N. Y. -- A 66-year-old New Jersey man is facing felony burglary and criminal mischief charges after a police investigation connected him to forcefully entering Westchester Health in Yorktown and damaging an office inside, police said.Steven Searcy of Union City, N. J., is being held without bail at the Westchester County Jail, police said. He's due back in Yorktown ...

  6. East Fishkill Police Investigate Rash Of Car Thefts

    East Fishkill Police Investigate Rash Of Car Thefts

    EAST FISHKILL, N. Y. -- East Fishkill police are reminding people to lock their car doors as officers investigate several recent thefts from unlocked cars parked in the Hopewell Glen area.Police suggest removing valuables from cars, and always keeping doors locked, even if the car is parked in a private driveway. If you see any suspicious activity, call police at (845) 221-2111.

  7. Poughkeepsie Police Investigate Series Of Fires On High Street

    Poughkeepsie Police Investigate Series Of Fires On High Street

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- A series of suspicious fires in vacant buildings on High Street in Poughkeepsie has officials asking for the public's help in the investigation, according to Time Warner Cable News.Police are asking nearby residents to watch for unusual activity in the area. A fire Tuesday at 36 High St. was the latest in a series of four fires since late in September, Time Warner ...

  8. Chocolate Lovers In For A Real Treat In Red Hook

    Chocolate Lovers In For A Real Treat In Red Hook

    RED HOOK, N. Y. -- Plans are underway for a bigger and better Red Hook and The Chocolate Festival on Nov. 5 that will feature street music, food demonstrations, a skateboard competition, theatrical performances and more.Organized by the Red Hook Chamber of Commerce, this third annual event is a chance to highlight Red Hook's early connection to chocolate-making plus attract visitors to ...

  9. Sheriff: Motorist On Route 6N In Mahopac Had Cocaine, Ecstasy, Loaded Gun

    Sheriff: Motorist On Route 6N In Mahopac Had Cocaine, Ecstasy, Loaded Gun

    MAHOPAC, N. Y. -- A 37-year-old man is facing drug and weapons charges after Putnam County Sheriff's officers say they found a loaded gun along with cocaine and ecstasy during a traffic stop along Route 6N in Mahopac.Julio A. Garcia, of Coral Reef Way in Queen, is being held on $50,000 bail at Putnam County Correctional Facility, the sheriff's office said. He's charged with ...

  10. Beekman Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Sexual Assault Case

    Beekman Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Sexual Assault Case

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- After noting the seriousness of the case, a Dutchess County judge sentenced a Beekman man to 20 years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a child, according to The Poughkeepsie Journal.Prior to the sentencing of John Stiebritz on Friday morning, the victim, who was 12 at the time, spoke out in court about how the experience has changed her. Now of legal ...

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