By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 - 3:13 pm
Law enforcement officers in the New York State Counter-Terrorism Zone 4 have announced that tomorrow -- Wednesday, December 14 -- they'll be paying visits to train stations, shopping malls, and busy local roadways in Sullivan, Rockland and Orange County.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 - 12:42 pm
Photo of Mountain Jam 2011 by Peggy Fusco. From the Mountain Jam Facebook page. The town of Hunter is riled up about the level of police presence at Hunter Mountain's annual Mountain Jam music festival. Local elected officials paid the Greene County... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 - 2:35 pm
When it's shot by a police officer in the town of Ulster, that is. Via the Daily Freeman. 
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 12, 2010 - 4:06 pm
Catskill ex-cop Nathan Van Fleet's scheduled May 10 trial, on charges of sexual misconduct with a 16-year-old girl, has been postponed, the Daily Mail reports. The reason? Van Fleet couldn't get to the hearing because he's in jail on unrelated weapons... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 12, 2010 - 12:50 pm
Yesterday, with much fanfare, the late Board of Water Supply police officer John J. Quinlan was added to the State of New York Police Officers Memorial in Albany (and also the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.) He is the "... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2010 - 9:34 pm
Maria at the New Paltz Gadfly takes aim at a proposed noise ordinance in her fair city: The new proposal requires a permit from the Village Board to attract public attention using any noise (2-5 F, 2-9 A, B). This one is pretty convenient at keeping... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010 - 5:01 pm
Maria at New Paltz Gadfly would rather not see the New Paltz P.D. packing Tasers. In order for Taser use to be warranted and effective, a target ideally would be middle aged, of normal build, good health, and sitting down. You would point the taser at... Read more


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