Monthly Archives: June 2016

  • FDR, library lauded at 75th anniversary celebration

    FDR, library lauded at 75th anniversary celebration Buy Photo FDR Presidential Library and Museum Director Paul Sparrow speaks at the library’s 75th anniversary commemoration in Hyde Park on Thursday.(Photo: Patrick Oehler/Poughkeepsie Journal)Buy Photo HYDE PARK – At the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, 75…

  • FDR celebration highlighted by music, descendants

    FDR celebration highlighted by music, descendants Buy Photo Edward F Cox and his wife Tricia Nixon Cox sing “Happy Days are Here Again” at the conclusion of the FDR Library and Museum 75th anniversary commemoration in Hyde Park on Thursday.(Photo: Patrick Oehler/Poughkeepsie Journal)Buy Photo HYDE PARK – Lyndon Johnson was…

  • Law & disorder: July 1, 2016

    Law & disorder: July 1, 2016 The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. City of Kingston • Assault: Abduke London, 25, of Kingston, an inmate at the Ulster County Jail, was arrested by Ulster County Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday…

  • Man seriously injured in collision with train

    Man seriously injured in collision with train BURNS — A man was seriously injured in a vehicle collision with a train Thursday afternoon. The unidentified driver’s vehicle was southbound at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Route 15B when it travelled through the crossing barriers to the train tracks and was…

  • Police not convinced 'Bathorse' sculpture was vandalized

    Police not convinced 'Bathorse' sculpture was vandalized SAUGERTIES >> One man’s vandalism is another’s “horseplay,” or so it seems. Mike La Peruta, the artist who created a “Bathorse and Robin” sculpture for Saugerties’ “Gallopin’ Around Saugerties” street art show believes the small bird at the base of his sculpture…

  • Call 4 Action: family claims roof tear off led to roofing ripoff

    Call 4 Action: family claims roof tear off led to roofing ripoff BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Prospective first time homebuyers, Valerie and Joseph Figueroa are renting to own their home on the West Side, so after making improvements inside the house, they wanted to replace their old worn out…

  • Salisbury Bank scholarship winners awarded

    Salisbury Bank scholarship winners awarded Buy Photo Destiny Richardson, of Poughkeepsie High School, left to right, Liam Ollive and Madeline Rosaler, both of Beacon High School, are shown with John Davies, bank regional president and chief lending officer, during the event at Riverside Bank in Poughkeepsie Thursday night.(Photo: Jim…

  • 11-year-old boy remains in critical condition after Humason Avenue shooting, investigation ongoing

    11-year-old boy remains in critical condition after Humason Avenue shooting, investigation ongoing BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — “When my baby was laid out on the floor he wasn’t responding or nothing and I grabbed towels and put it on my baby’s head to hold him and I held pressure and…

  • Fresh Air children arrive in Saratoga Springs

    Fresh Air children arrive in Saratoga Springs Published 6:43 pm, Thursday, June 30, 2016 Photo: Michael P. Farrell Image 1of/4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Host families cheer on a bus bringing Fresh Air children, ages seven to 18, who left behind the city streets to run barefoot in…