The story begins on a Ridge in rural Ulster County, the smell of pine in the air and vultures circling above as a boy fires a BB gun at a girl tied to a tree while another boy watches.
Another bleak Hudson Valley January, another iconic brick & mortar store closing.
Injuries requiring a trip to the hospital might be considered punishment enough for jaywalking, but in Saugerties, you also get a ticket.
The holiday season can be a boon for thieves. Flat-screen television boxes at the curb mean a nice new television inside. A dark house could mean the homeowners are away visiting family. Another crime, growing as more choose to shop online, is to steal deliveries from a porch before the resident returns home to bring it inside.
Supporters of Net Neutrality, a policy that forbids Internet service providers from charging different rates for different types of content, will demonstrate at Verizon stores across the country on Dec. 7, including three Hudson Valley stores.
The law comes nearly two years after the Coast Guard proposal for 10 new anchorages on the Hudson sparked fierce opposition, culminating in over 10,000 public comments from concerned citizens and the plan’s withdrawal in June.
Sociable and mischievous, and possibly intelligent, they’re quite a bit different from the stoic turkey vulture, whose great sense of smell they sometimes exploit to lead them to food.
Black vultures are the most populous vulture in the Western Hemisphere, but they’re relatively new to New York State. Here are some things to keep in mind next time you see a dark shape circling above.
With 2017 set to be a huge year for Lyme, and June and July the worst months for infections, it’s important to know what we’re up against.
Stats provided by the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team show 134 total overdoses last year: 26 fatal and 108 non-fatal.