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Kingston Event Sets New World Record For World’s Longest Sundae
Do you like ice cream? Over 900 volunteers came out Sunday to set an all new record for world’s longest sundae. The giant snack measured an incredible 1,606 ft full of vanilla ice cream, sprinkles, chocolate sauce and whip cream. the event on the Rondout was to commemorate Boice Bros Dai…
Big Sodas Coming Back To NYC?
From the NY Daily News A victory for those city folks who can’t get enough of their giant size Big Gulp’s. The NY Court of Appeals voted that The Board of Health exceeded it’s authority by backing then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan on large sugary beverages over 16 ounce…
Police: Orange County Man Shoots Himself After Standoff
From the Times Herald Record A Montgomery man is dead after reportedly taking his own life following a four hour standoff with police. Town of Montgomery Police Chief Arnold Amthor says that officers were called to a home Monday afternoon after receiving reports of an emotionally disturbed person wh…
NY Man Gets 2 DWI Charges in Under 5 Hours
From CBS Albany 6 Not the best night for David Kornfield of Altamont, NY. According to Guilderland police, Kornfield was stopped for speeding on Route 20 Saturday night, at around 11:30.  Authorities believed he was intoxicated, and was later found to have a blood alcohol level of .13%. Ac…
2 Men Charged In Dutchess ‘Breaking Bad’ Heroin Deaths
Dennis Sica and John Rohlman were both charged in federal court with distributing heroin in Dutchess County,. The men stand accused of selling a lethal form of heroin (some containing fentanyl) in bags, marked with a label named after the popular television series, Breaking Bad. Both men face life s…
More Sinkholes In The Streets of NY?
Motorists got quite a surprise when a sinkhole opened up the other day right in the middle of the street in Williamsburg. The hole estimated at about six feet deep appeared on Driggs Avenue (just off Metropolitan Avenue), and caused quite the headache for commuters Wednesday afternoon. The DEP said …
Police: Teen in Custody After Liberty Central High School Stabbing
Update: The Times Herald Record is reporting that a 16-year-old girl is now in custody after she allegedly stabbed another girl during a fight. A 17-year-old boy who attempted to stop the fight was also stabbed, according to the report. — Police and school district officials are reporting tha…
Marist’s Jeff Bower Reportedly to Become GM of the Detroit Pistons
Marist men’s basketball coach Jeff Bower will be leaving the program after one year to reportedly take job as General Manager of the Detroit Pistons. Bower will report to team President and Head Coach Stan Van Gundy. Bower had spent 15 years in the NBA, including time as General Manger and He…

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