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Abbott Brant

Poughkeepsie Journal

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Past articles by Abbott:

Bill would rename Hudson Valley National Heritage Area in Hinchey's honor

Whether in Congress, or the State Assembly, Former Rep. Maurice Hinchey made it his mission to help the environment. → Read More

LaGrange man charged with sexual abuse

A LaGrange man was arrested Monday following an investigation into sexual abuse. → Read More

Nor'easter: Dutchess communities buried in more than 12'' of snow

Dutchess County is digging out of a nor'easter that dumped more than a foot of snow and resulted in a ban on driving through Thursday morning. → Read More

No injuries in Poughkeepsie fire Monday

No one was injured Monday night after a fire broke out in the city of Poughkeepsie. → Read More

Poughkeepsie boy, 5, is missing

A 5-year-old boy missing from the city of Poughkeepsie may have been taken by his father, police said. → Read More

Crews work to restore power as winter storm looms

The impact of Friday's powerful nor'easter is still being felt Monday, with thousands of customers in Dutchess and Ulster counties without power. → Read More

Up to a foot of snow possible Wednesday: Winter storm watch

With a Winter Storm Watch set for Wednesday, Dutchess County could see up to a foot of snow. → Read More

Eastern Dutchess could see foot of snow Friday: weather service

Certain parts of Dutchess County may see up to a foot of snow by the end of the day, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. → Read More

Threat may close Poughkeepsie schools again Friday

Amid the growing number of threats, Dutchess County school officials and law enforcement are dealing with is a number of arrests. → Read More

Poughkeepsie Landing project would bring apartments, outdoor amphitheater to waterfront

The project, a public-private partnership between Bonura Hospitality Group and the City of Poughkeepsie, will include a promenade, outdoor amphitheater, public pool, retail and dining concourse, and apartments. → Read More

Police seek suspect in Fishkill robbery

The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public to locate the man who robbed a Fishkill gas station Monday night. → Read More

Police seek suspect in Fishkill robbery

The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public to locate the man who robbed a Fishkill gas station Monday night. → Read More

Pine Plains student arrested following threat against classmates: police

A 15-year-old Stissing Mountain Junior/ Senior High School student was arrested Wednesday, after police say he threatened to shoot his classmates. → Read More

Pawling teen charged in making threat against BOCES

Magtalia Freeman, a 17-year-old Pawling High School and BOCES student was arrested Wednesday after police say she threatened to "shoot up the school." → Read More

Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Pine Plains, Wappingers dealing with possible school threats

Four local school districts and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services are dealing with reports of possible threats of violence. → Read More

LaGrange man charged with defrauding flooring business customers: police

A LaGrange man is facing multiple felony charges after police say he defrauded customers of a Putnam County flooring business. → Read More

Poughkeepsie school district closed amid shooting threat

Schools in the Poughkeepsie City School District are closed today, following a school shooting at Poughkeepsie High School seen on social media. → Read More

2 more Dutchess school districts handling threats, police say no concern

A pair of threats were made against schools in the Wappingers and Hyde Park school districts → Read More

Hyde Park man faces multiple charges after violating order of protection

A Hyde Park man was arrested last Friday after police say he violated an order of protection and was involved in a physical domestic dispute. → Read More

Standard & Poor’s upholds Dutchess County AA+ bond rating: report

Standard & Poor’s Global Rating Services reaffirmed Dutchess County Government’s AA+ bond rating, according to a report released Monday → Read More