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Police investigate hit and run in East Fishkill

poughkeepsiejournal.com — HOPEWELL JUNCTION A 15-year old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle Thursday night on Route 82. The state police at the Wappinger barracks are investigating the incident as a hit and run automobile pedestrian accident.
Jul 25, 2014

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State champion black walnut tree flattened in Rhinebeck

poughkeepsiejournal.com — Legend has it that sometime around 1795, Gen. Philip Schuyler, a veteran of the Revolutionary War, was walking around his son's new home in Rhinebeck when he spied a walnut on the ground. Seeing no tree around, the general took his walking cane, scratched a hole in the ground and pushed the seed in.