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Jay Waitkus

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  1. State's New Highway Rest Stop Signs May Violate Law

    State's New Highway Rest Stop Signs May Violate Law

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to build a series of new highway rest stops has come under legal scrutiny from the Federal Highway Administration, according to multiple reports.The 10 new venues, part of a $55 million initiative to boost tourism in the state, potentially conflict with aspects of the Federal Highway Act, a federal law banning over-the-counter food sales and other products in ...

  2. MTA Plans Metro-North Fare Hike

    MTA Plans Metro-North Fare Hike

    The The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to hike toll and bus fares in 2017, according to multiple reports.Current plans could result in an increase of up to 4 percent during the course of the next two years, reports say.Although two different proposals are being considered, both would result in higher rates for MetroCards, amny.com reports. The increased rates are ...

  3. Drug Dealer Apprehended In Poughkeepsie, Police Say

    Drug Dealer Apprehended In Poughkeepsie, Police Say

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- A 39-year-old suspected narcotics dealer has been apprehended, the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department said.The arrest came about when members of the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department’s Neighborhood Recovery Unit conducted an operation in the area of Smith Street and Harrison Street on Friday, according to police.The operation, part of a narcotics ...

  4. Carlucci-Sponsored Law Allows Renting Of Space To Brew Own Beer, Wine

    Carlucci-Sponsored Law Allows Renting Of Space To Brew Own Beer, Wine

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that will allow for the creation of custom beer, wine and cider production centers that will rent space and equipment to those looking to produce alcoholic beverages for home consumption. The bill, S.1227B/A.1100B, was sponsored in the Senate by State Sen. David Carlucci, (D-Rockland/Westchester). "Providing places in the community for ...

  5. Poughkeepsie Nursing Home Employees Claim Pay, Benefits Are Inadequate

    Poughkeepsie Nursing Home Employees Claim Pay, Benefits Are Inadequate

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Employees of the Pines nursing home claim they are receiving inadequate pay and health benefits, TWC News reports. Union representatives contend that it has been two years since workers at the venue have received a raise, according to TWC News.The nursing home did not respond to a call seeking a comment, TWC News reports.To read the TWC News story, click here.

  6. Hyde Park Man Stopped For Traffic Violation Charged With DWI

    Hyde Park Man Stopped For Traffic Violation Charged With DWI

    ORANGETOWN, N.Y. -- Orangetown police have charged a 42-year-old resident of Dutchess County with DWI after an incident in Nyack, police said.The arrest came about when an officer stopped a motorist, identified as Raymond Ross of Hyde Park, for a traffic violation on Main Street on Thursday, around 11:26 p.m., according to police.Upon speaking to Ross, the officer noticed that he was ...

  7. Legal Services Of Hudson Valley Celebrates 50 Years

    Legal Services Of Hudson Valley Celebrates 50 Years

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017 with two special initiatives – an anniversary gala, “Equal Access to Justice,” which will be held April 6 at the Ritz Carlton Westchester in White Plains, and a $1 million campaign entitled “Let Justice Grow” to benefit its efforts to prevent homelessness across the lower and mid-Hudson Valley.The gala will ...

  8. Ex-Hudson Valley Renegades Player Sentenced For Trying To Smuggle Heroin

    Ex-Hudson Valley Renegades Player Sentenced For Trying To Smuggle Heroin

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Former minor league baseball player Leandro Caminero, who played for the Hudson Valley Renegades in Fishkill's Dutchess Stadium, has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison after pleading guilty to importation of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to distribute, according to multiple reports.The outfielder was apprehended at Kennedy Airport for ...

  9. Six West Point Cadets Face Drug Conspiracy Charges

    Six West Point Cadets Face Drug Conspiracy Charges

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Half a dozen West Point cadets may be court-martialed after being charged with multiple drug-related offenses, according to multiple reports.The allegations against the cadets include conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, the Times Herald-Record reports.The cadets, who have been placed on administrative leave, include five members of the class of 2017, ...

  10. Dutchess Sheriff's Officers Arrest Suspect In Pleasant Valley Burglary

    Dutchess Sheriff's Officers Arrest Suspect In Pleasant Valley Burglary

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Detectives from the The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a 29-year-old resident of Pleasant Valley on a burglary charge, authorities said. The arrest occurred when detectives conducting an investigation in the area of State Routes 82 and 44 in Pleasant Valley observed someone allegedly breaking into Brennan’s Grocery Store shortly after midnight ...

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