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Nuvance Health to join Northwell Health

Nuvance Health to join Northwell Health

POUGHKEEPSIE: Pending regulatory approvals, Nuvance Health, the parent company of Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Northern Dutchess Hospital, is combining with Northwell Health, a provider of healthcare services. The 28 hospitals that make up the new nonprofit partnership include the seven that are part of the Nuvance system. According to spokesman John Nelson, the strategic...

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Case against Councilman Forman all but dismissed

Case against Councilman Forman all but dismissed

Former County Legislator and current Town Councilman John Forman Town of the Northeast The case against John Forman, the councilman for Fishkill Town, has been decided. In October, East Fishkill police detained him and charged him with misdemeanor unlawful possession of stolen property. The case was handled by a judge in the Dutchess County Town...

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Child drowns in Town of Poughkeepsie drainage ditch (VIDEO)

Child drowns in Town of Poughkeepsie drainage ditch (VIDEO)

POUGHKEEPSIE TOWN Tragic outcomes emerged from the search and rescue effort for a five-year-old child who vanished on Sunday in the Town of Poughkeepsie’s Arlington neighborhood. It was not much before five o’clock when Arlington firefighters found the boy’s lifeless body in a drainage ditch. Prior to transferring the boy to MidHudson Regional Hospital, firefighters...

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Child drowns in Town of Poughkeepsie drainage ditch (VIDEO)

Child drowns in Town of Poughkeepsie drainage ditch (VIDEO)

POUGHKEEPSIE TOWN Tragic outcomes emerged from the search and rescue effort for a five-year-old child who vanished on Sunday in the Town of Poughkeepsie’s Arlington neighborhood. It was not much before five o’clock when Arlington firefighters found the boy’s lifeless body in a drainage ditch. Prior to transferring the boy to MidHudson Regional Hospital, firefighters...

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Legal weed store coming to Poughkeepsie

Legal weed store coming to Poughkeepsie

PUCKHKEEPSIE A cannabis store on Main Street in the City of Poughkeepsie has been granted a provisional license by the New York State Office of Cannabis Management. The application was brought to the attention of the city’s common council on Tuesday. After obtaining a temporary license, Black Market Canna Co LLC intends to apply for...

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LaGrange councilman sues fellow board member over secret tapes

LaGrange councilman sues fellow board member over secret tapes

PUCKHKEEPSIE In Dutchess County Supreme Court, Town of LaGrange Councilman Alfred Rabasco is suing fellow council member Richard Ryan as well as a member of the public. Rabasco claims in the complaint that was submitted on Wednesday that Councilman Ryan has been collaborating with David Mashiah to establish an unauthorized YouTube page and to record...

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Plans for “America’s Shortest Parade” finalized in Pawling

Plans for “America’s Shortest Parade” finalized in Pawling

PAWLING Pawling’s yearly parade with an Irish theme is coming back to the eastern Dutchess village on February 24, according to Hernando Schaber of Pawling Family Quick Stop, who co-founded the event. The eighth annual 223-foot march along Broad Street in the village, dubbed “America’s Shortest Parade,” starts with live entertainment at 10:30 a.m. The...

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Dutchess County buses creating road hazards (GALLERY)

Dutchess County buses creating road hazards (GALLERY)

PUCKHKEEPSIE Instead of pulling into the transportation hub in front of the parking deck, the Dutchess County Public Transportation buses have been stopping multiple times along Market Street/Civic Center Plaza, posing a threat to drivers using the Financial Parking Deck in the city. Unlike the three or maximum four buses that arrive at the bus...

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