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Do We Have Too Many Casinos Already?

Casinos in the Hudson Valley are supposed to be a game changer for our economy. Statistics show that the average resident in the Northeast is only 25 miles away from a casino? Can you say saturation?

The proposal of bringing in four new gambling resorts to upstate has many questioning whether we really need that many.  According to the New York Times, the gaming business is struggling and the trends indicate a

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River Monster in the Hudson? This Time It’s Not Bolger’s Joke

You know I was just trying to have some fun with you during shark week!  I faked a report about a shark in the Hudson near Poughkeepsie.  I still think it's possible!  It turns out I am not the only one who claims there are weird creatures in the river.

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Jazz in the Valley This Weekend

There will be lots of Jazz here this weekend!  Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie hosts the 14th Annual Jazz in the Valley show on Sunday.  The Pavilion stage is Free at the music starts at noon.  There is also music in the tent which you need tickets for.

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Cops in the Valley Get Money for Bulletproof Vests

In the last 30 years, 95 police officers in New York State have been killed by gunfire, including 4 in the Hudson Valley.  Now 41 Police agencies will get State money to purchase bulletproof vests.

 

The cost is aroun

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Ulster County Cops Arrest Florida Man Wanted in Teen Cousin’s Murder

A murder investigation involving multiple jurisdictions led to the arrest of a Florida man accused of strangling his teenage cousin.

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Madeline Albright In World Bank Discussion On Statecraft And Development
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‘Read My Pins’ Albright Exhibit – Traveling Exhibition of Madeleine Albright’s Pins In Hyde Park

A friend here at the station mentioned this to me earlier in the week and when I read up on it I realized that this sounds pretty interesting, especially as a lesson in recent history and U.S. Diplomacy

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Community Donations to Help Hyde Park Family

The Ottaviani Family has suffered a great loss. Stefano Ottaviani died of a massive heart attack at the age of 47.  He leaves behind his wife Catherine, and their three sons Sebastian (14), Spencer (13), and Cameron (10)

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Tragic Case of Abuse – Dog Thrown into the Hudson

The dog found dead in a plastic bag off Newburgh last week was alive when it was thrown into the Hudson River. Water was found in the pit bull's lungs, which means it was alive. The  Hudson Valley SPCA is

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Newburgh Pro Skydiver Killed in Plane Crash

A professional skydiver, Ciprian Ivascu, 33 from Newburgh was killed on Saturday when the plane he was piloting crashed in Saratoga county.  Ivascu was from Newburgh and according to the Poughkeepsie Journa

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Hundreds Swim Across the Hudson to Benefit River Pool

The late Pete Seeger had lots of dreams for the Hudson River and many of them have come true.  One of those dreams was to build a river pool for people to swim in.

 

 

 

 

 

River Pool has been open during the summer for a

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