Times Herald-Record

  • Mostly cloudy, chance of showers today, tonight and tomorrow
    Thursday - 09/20/2018 - 07:23 AM

    The National Weather Service says today will be mostly cloudy with a high around 69. There is a 20 percent chance of isolated showers from 8 a.m. to noon. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low around 56, and a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 a.m,.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Kingston man charged with drunk driving
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 09:26 PM

    ULSTER – A Kingston man was charged with felony drunk driving on Sunday.Town of Ulster police said patrol officers saw a vehicle being driven on Sawkill Road around 4:30 a.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Orange County officials may get big raises
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 08:51 PM

    GOSHEN — A panel of Orange County lawmakers approved mid-term raises for themselves and nearly every other elected county official on Wednesday, arguing the action was long overdue after several years without pay increases for most of those officials.The raises, which must go before the full Legislature for approval on Oct.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • President Trump tours Carolinas, sees Florence's devastation firsthand
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 06:09 PM

    President Donald Trump got a firsthand look at the damage Hurricane Florence has already heaped on the Carolinas during multiple stops Wednesday. He was also briefed on damage that could still come from another wave of expected flooding as massive rainfalls build up in area tributaries.

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  • Newburgh urging water conservation ahead of aqueduct closure
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 04:27 PM

    CITY OF NEWBURGH – Newburgh City Manager Michael Ciarvino is asking residents and businesses to conserve water ahead of the 10-week shutdown of the Catskill Aqueduct, which has been the city’s main water source since longtime main supply Washington Lake was closed in May 2016 due to high levels of toxic chemical PFOS.New York City is closing the aqueduct for maintenance as part of its $1 billion construction of a tunnel to bypass a leaking section of the Delaware [...]

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  • Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 03:30 PM

    Wanda Barzee, 72, quietly left the state prison in the Salt Lake City suburb of Draper, avoiding a throng of reporters gathered outside, spokeswoman Kaitlin Felsted said.

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  • New Windsor cannoli shop tests laws with CBD treats
    Tuesday - 09/18/2018 - 10:58 PM

    NEW WINDSOR — The local makers of desserts infused with a non-psychoactive cannabis chemical are operating in a legal gray area, state regulators and industry experts say.For six months, Scott Wilkinson, 49, and Chris Birdsall, 36, of New Windsor, have been making and selling cannabidiol-infused ices and cannolis at Wilkinson’s shop, Mr.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 2 men charged with being accomplices in double slaying
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 12:55 PM

    DEWITT — Authorities say they've charged two men with being accomplices to a man who fatally shot two employees at a suburban Syracuse restaurant.The Post-Standard reports that Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick says 47-year-old Ronald Green and 53-year-old Tracy Brown have been charged with second-degree murder.Fitzpatrick says Brown gave William Wood Jr.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • NY offering $4k rebates for electric car charging stations
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 11:20 AM

    ALBANY — New York is offering rebates to encourage the installation of electric vehicle charging stations.The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is offering $4,000 rebates to employers, building owners, municipalities and non-profits to install so-called Level 2 charging stations.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Saturday crash in Town of Ulster leads to felony drunk driving charge
    Wednesday - 09/19/2018 - 09:56 AM

    ULSTER – A man was charged with felony drunk driving following a crash in the Town of Ulster on Saturday.Town police said officers responded to the scene of the crash at the intersection of Sawkill and Sawkill-Ruby roads shortly before 1:30 a.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share