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SeaSpeed13 via YouTube
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Boat Stuck in Ice on Hudson for 5 Hours

A tugboat was stuck in the thick Hudson River ice for 5 hours on Wednesday and had to be rescued by the Coast Guard.  The boat was carrying over 26,000 barrels of home heating oil to the storage tanks in Newburgh.

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Shark Week Fake-u-mentary: Seagull Attacked in Poughkeepsie?

There was no sharknado in Poughkeepsie, but in honor of Shark Week, Mix 97's Mark Bolger reports on a "shark sighting" off the Hudson. No, there aren't really sharks this far up the Hudson River, but a fella can dream, can't he?

There has been what seems to be a shark sighting and attack on a seagull in the Hudson.  I received a call from

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Dan Kitwood/gettyimages
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Are There Sharks in the Hudson?

If you are going to swim in the Hudson take a moment and ask yourself:"Do you feel lucky?"  It's Shark week on Discovery Channel and it got me wondering if there is a great white off the coast of Poughkeepsie!

Are the

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Phil Mislinski - gettyimages
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Dragon Boat Festival Comes to Poughkeepsie July 5

Make plans to come down to the Hudson on July 5th for the Dragon Boat Festival!  This colorful event is not only going to be lots of fun, but benefits the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation and Arts Mid-Hudson.

 

The Dragon Boat Race wil

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Cleanse Hudson Valley CHV via YouTube
Cleanse Hudson Valley CHV via YouTube
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You on the Hudson: Paddleboarding

You don't need a boat or wave runner to get out on the Hudson this summer.  The latest craze is Paddleboarding.  It's like surfing, but you don't ride any waves.

 

 

What happens if you get halfway across the river and you fall

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Dario Cantatore-getttyimages
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Goshen Man Catches 60-Pound Bass in Hudson River

Eric Lester of Goshen caught a 60-pound striped bass in the Hudson last week near the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, according to the New York Daily News. You know there are things swimming in there that are bigger than this!

 

 

Lester had to pull the fish into his boat all by

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Patrick Smith - getty images
Patrick Smith - getty images
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Crude Oil Trains by the Hudson-Are We in Danger?

 

The recent derailment of a train carrying Crude Oil in Lynchburgh, Virginia has raised concerns about safety here in the Hudson Valley.  You probably have seen those freight trains running on the Ulster/Orange County side of the Hudson.

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Hudson Valley Hub via You Tube
Hudson Valley Hub via You Tube
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Bannerman’s Island Tours Have Started. Help Save the Castle!

Despite harsh weather there is still much to see on Bannerman's Island.  Restoration efforts on the castle walls continue.

The cool thing is you can tour the island and help save the castle at the same time. Tour boats take you there from Beacon and Newburgh water

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Oil Tankers on Hudson

Big report this week in the Poughkeepsie Journal about increasing Oil Tanker traffic on the Hudson.  This seems to be a concern for many people here in the Mid-Hudson.  Now these vessels are pretty safe, but things do occasion

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Hudson River Headgames

Remember earlier this year when a giant head was found floating in the Hudson?  This was one of the strangest stories of the year.  It was found near Marist College and the crew team dragged it to dry land

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