A crash that occurred at 10:10am on Thursday morning took the life of Judith Hannigan, 66, of Hyde Park. A 1994 Mercury Sable driven by Joseph Welch, 57 was traveling north on 9G when he failed to keepright and crossed into the southbound lane. He collided head-on with another vehicle driven by Hannigan. The crash turned her car sideways so that it was facing east. A truck traveling south, behind her, struck her vehicle broadside. No charges have been pressed against any of the drivers.

Approximately 300,000 Americans each year are diagnosed with Lyme disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That is 10 times higher than the number of cases reported annually to the CDC. Lyme disease, which comes from a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi, is the most common spread illness spread by ticks in North America and Europe. These blacklegged ticks can spread this bacteria while feeding on the blood of animals and humans.


A City of Poughkeepsie police officer was struck by a car early yesterday morning around 1:30am after a drunk driver ran a red  light. The officer was on his was to assist colleagues with a stolen car and his lights and siren were on while he was traveling through the intersection of Hoffman Ave and Delafield St. The patrol car was struck on the passenger side by a 2010 Audi driven by Joanna Smykowski, 20.

There were 307,550 crashes in 2011 statewide., according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Of those crashes, 1,077 were fatal. Auto accidents can be detrimental and your case may be at risk if the proper steps are not taken post-crash: Call the Authorities If you are involved in a severe motor vehicle accident, call 911 immediately.

Two teenagers from Stissing Mountain High School were killed and two others were injured in a one-car crash on Shultz Hill Road. The crash happened shortly before 4pm on Thursday on Shultz Road between Route 199 and Johnny Cake Hollow Road. Zachary Pruner, 16 and Gian Paolo Stagnaro, 17 were pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials. Dustin Hale, 16 was transported to Albany Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and Niall Johnson, 16 was taken to St.

In 2011, there were an estimated 262,300 toy-related injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments. These injuries included lacerations, contusions, or abrasions. 45% of these injuries were to the head and face area. For children 15-years-old and younger, non-motorized scooters continued to be the category of toys associated with the most injuries (25%). In 2011, 13 children, 15-years-old and younger, died due to toy-related injuries.

A Pennsylvania man is facing felony charges after his tractor-trailer collided head-on with a New Jersey woman’s car on Monday evening on the Newburgh-Beacon bridge. Police say that James Tiedeken’s rig was traveling westbound on I-84 at about 9:30pm when it veered out of control, crossed the median and collided head-on with a Subaru driven by Elissa Betterbid, 39. Betterbid was  taken to St.

Consumers should stop using this product immediately. Wilton Industries is recalling the Chefmate Tea Kettle due to a burn hazard. Steam can travel up the handle, or water can spill from the spout. The leaking steam can cause the kettle to fail to whistle. If water completely evaporate from the kettle, the aluminum bottom can melt onto the stove and pose a burn hazard. Approximately 716,000 units were sold in the U.S.

Apple Parks is recalling their Children’s Loungwear due to violation of federal flammability standard. Consumer should stop using this product immediately. The loungewear garments fail to meet children’s sleepwear federal flammability standard which require sleepwear to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. They were sold in children’s sizes 6 months through size 4.