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Past articles by Mark:

Search continues for missing kayaker

Fliers were handed out over the weekend, as state police continued to search for missing kayaker Vincent Viafore. → Read More

What's ahead for Poughkeepsie and its waterfront?

Will the City of Poughkeepsie have a booming waterfront, chock full of stores, condos, restaurants and nightlife in the coming years? → Read More

One dead in fatal crash on Route 22 in Patterson

One person is dead after a crash on Route 22 in Patterson Wednesday → Read More

Leaving Peekskill behind, city manager heads to Beacon

Former Peekskill City Manager Anthony Ruggiero is headed to Beacon. → Read More

Man who stole air conditioner condensers sentenced to jail

Michael Westpfal, 51, of Pleasant Valley was sent to sentenced to state prison for stealing air conditioner condensers. → Read More

SUV hits two pedestrians in city crash

The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department is investigating a serious crash that occurred near the Mid-Hudson Bridge. → Read More

Breast cancer survivor stories shared at Miles of Hope

Adults and children supported Miles of Hope Saturday. The organization provides help to families impacted by breast cancer. → Read More

Search continues for kayaker lost in Hudson River

State police continued their search in the Hudson River Friday for 46-year-old Poughkeepsie resident Vincent Viafore. → Read More

Police pull driver from car, passerby puts out fire

What police are calling a "serious" one-car automobile accident on Route 55 in the Town of Beekman has shut down a portion of the road between Sunrise Drive and Palmer Circle. → Read More

Search suspended due to weather for missing kayaker, set to resume Thursday

A search for Vincent Viafore who went missing in the Hudson River was halted Wednesday due to bad weather, but is set to start up again Thursday, police said → Read More

Under 40 trailblazers recognized

Forty young professionals were recognized for their service in the Hudson Valley at an awards ceremony Tuesday night → Read More

Gun safety proposal spurs political rift, confusion, in City

Rally held Thursday; common council claims no vote set on ordinance → Read More

Former Arlington firefighters file lawsuit over lost benefits

Six former fighters have filed a complaint against the Arlington Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners → Read More

Murder suspect arrested in Poughkeepsie

A 32-year-old man wanted for murder in New Jersey was located on Mansion Street in the City of Poughkeepsie Wednesday → Read More

Propane explosion destroys Poughkeepsie home

A propane explosion destroyed a Town of Poughkeepsie home located at 7 Brady Pl. Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Wheaton Park sale, development discussed at meeting

A public hearing was held Monday evening to discuss the possible sale and development of parkland at Wheaton Park → Read More

Honor Flight departs Stewart carrying nation's heroes

There are real life superheroes walking among us decked out in dark-colored baseball caps with yellow lettering. → Read More

Local firefighters prepare for ‘the power of water’

Three local fire departments conducted training drills in the Wappinger Creek behind Hobnobbin Pub → Read More

One dead, another critically injured in Pleasant Valley crash

One person was fatally injured, and another is in critical condition after an auto-pedestrain accident in Pleasant Valley → Read More

Former Poughkeepsie mayor dies

A former City of Poughkeepsie mayor who served in office during the late 1970s has died. John T. Kennedy, City of Poughkeepsie’s mayor from 1978-1979, died on March 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “Jack was a big teddy bear of a man, humble, caring, someone who loved his family and his city,” wrote Poughkeepsie resident Tim Massie, who covered Kennedy as a “young radio reporter.” Massie is… → Read More