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Frustrated concertgoers after rain forced the cancellation of part of the Hudson Project music festival in Saugerties. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rain Leaves Concertgoers Stranded, Furious At Upstate Hudson Project Festival

A group of festival fans decided not to let the rain put a damper on their fun this past weekend, but wound up furious as the rain brought the music to a halt while leaving them stranded.

07/14/2014

A rainy Wednesday in Hell's Kitchen. (Credit: CBS 2)

Storms Prompt Flood Watches, Warnings For Some In Tri-State Area

A dangerous round of storms was passing through some parts of the Tri-State Area late Wednesday, and the storm system was expected to persist until the morning.

06/25/2014

An ASCPA employee recovers a rooster from a cockfighting ring. (Credit CBS 2)

9 Face Felony Charges In Massive Crackdown On Cockfighting In NY

The New York Attorney General’s Office and the ASPCA raided a fight on Saturday night, in a Woodhaven basement.

02/09/2014

Possible cancer cluster being investigated in Highland, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Health Department Investigating Possible Hudson Valley Cancer Cluster

In all, six kids who live in the small town of Highland in Ulster County have been diagnosed with childhood cancers in the past 20 months.

10/30/2013

Musician Levon Helm at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - April 25, 2010 (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Ulster County Road To Be Renamed For Musician Levon Helm

The Senate has approved legislation to designate Route 375 “Levon Helm Memorial Boulevard.”

05/30/2013

Eugene Palmer (handout)

Police: Haverstraw Murder Suspect May Still Be Alive

Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.

05/06/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Man’s Arm, Leg Severed By Train In Ulster County

A man was hospitalized this weekend after his right arm and leg were severed by a train in Ulster County.

01/06/2013

Boy Scouts Christmas trees

Grinch Wastes Little Time: Thieves Steal $3,000 Worth Of Xmas Trees From Boy Scouts

Police are calling it a heartless holiday crime. Thieves stole dozens of Christmas trees from the Boy Scouts. But this story of a holiday Grinch has become a reflection of the spirit of the season.

11/26/2012

Frederick McCluskey and Father (credit: Marlboro Police)

Report: Father In Custody, Child Safe After AMBER Alert In NY

Frederick McCluskey, 4, had been reported taken by his father, also named Frederick McCluskey, 27, at around 9:20 a.m. Friday, police said.

11/16/2012

Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County after Sandy (credit: Lisa Maxwell)

Northern Suburbs, Hudson Valley Still Struggling With Power, Water Outages After Sandy

For those north of New York City, life is still not normal since superstorm Sandy hit on Monday. Many are without power and some can’t drink the water.

10/31/2012

Ulster County Indian reservation fire

‘Reckless’ And ‘Criminal’ Fire Destroys Ulster County Indian Reservation

The fire that gutted 50 acres in and around the old Tamarac Lodge Resort was still producing dangerous embers on Monday, the result of an illegal open fire set over the weekend during our a dangerous drought.

04/09/2012

Ulster County executive wrote a letter to Mayor Bloomberg asking him to come and see the environmental impact of DEP's presence in the area. (credit: Flickr.com | inset Ulster County)

Upstate Executive Rips NYC DEP As ‘Occupying Nation’ & Wants Bloomberg To Intervene

According Ulster County Executive Michael Hein, the county’s water is being polluted and harming farmers, hurting beaches and killing fish in the process.

01/02/2012

Moishe Dressner (credit: Ulster County Sheriff’s Office)

Missing Brooklyn Teen Found Safely On Staten Island

Moishe Dressner, of Brooklyn, was attending a camp in Wawarsing for Hasidic youth from the New York City area, when he went missing.

07/13/2011

Red Hat - Irvington, NY - File / Photo: Red Hat

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Arrives

After months of waiting, planning, and making reservations, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is finally here.

03/14/2011

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Officials: Small Plane Crash Near Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge

Authorities in Ulster County say a vintage military jet crashed in the Hudson River as it came in for a landing at an airport in Kingston. The pilot was missing and feared dead.

02/26/2011

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