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By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 - 9:32 am
Two Margaretville residents and a Saugerties man face felony drug charges, after a search by a state police K-9 turned up almost 700 envelopes of heroin in the car they were traveling in. On Sunday, Feb. 16 around 11:30 p.m., state police patrolling the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 - 1:23 pm
Left: Julio A. Romano-Baez. Photo courtsey of New York State Police. Early Sunday morning, 33-year-old Julio A. Romano-Baez was clocked driving 113 miles per hour with his headlights out on the  New York State Thruway in Ulster County, according to a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 - 11:28 am
A tow truck operator was injured in a hit-and-run accident while walking on the shoulder of I-87 near Exit 21 in the town of Athens on Thursday night, leaving him injured. Police are looking for the driver who left the scene. The accident occurred around... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 - 3:25 pm
Left: An image taken from a NY Thruway traffic webcam near Exit 57 at 3:21 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6. For more Thruway webcams in the Buffalo region, see this page on the NY Thruway website. The New York State Thruway will be partially shut down due to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 13, 2013 - 9:22 am
An Elmont man stabbed himself to death while driving on the New York State Thruway in the Ulster County town of Plattekill on Tuesday, according to a statement by New York State Police. Around 7:25pm on Tuesday, police say, two witnesses saw a 2002... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 - 1:20 pm
A head-on collision between two cars on the New York State Thruway in New Baltimore around 1am Friday morning left two dead and two injured, including a four-month-old baby, police announced today. According to a news release from the New York State... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 31, 2012 - 11:10 am
A 28-year old Poughkeepsie man, Anthony J. Anderson, was arrested in Rosendale on Wednesday after state troopers clocked his motorcycle going 193mph on the New York State Thruway. In the rain, no less. Anderson was written 14 traffic tickets and remanded... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 - 12:57 pm
This just in from the Albany Times-Union: An explosion this morning on a gas main near Guilderland shut down a six-mile stretch of the Thruway, and nearby homes are being evacuated. The Times-Union reports: Emergency workers and firefighters rushed to a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Apr. 2, 2011 - 9:40 pm
A New Jersey man was killed yesterday when his car, which was stopped in the northbound passing lane on the New York State Thruway, was struck from behind. From the New York State Police: State Police responded to a two vehicle collision that occurred at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 - 9:55 am
Maybe you should wait a few hours. According to, there have been nine accidents on the Thruway today. Look out especially for these two: NYS Thruway Authority CAD: accident on I-87 - NYS Thruway northbound between Exit 20 (I-87) - Saugerties (... Read more


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