Quick turn of weather ominous to Poughkeepsie residents

As of recent a cold front has been sweeping through Poughkeepsie. After weeks of weather reaching well into the high 80 to low 90 degree range, weather has dipped down quickly into the 60’s with cold winds reaching around 10 miles an hour in most areas of Poughkeepsie and gusting into the low 20’s. Along with this cold weather and winds, this weekend saw some rain as well, with rain falling during the day on Saturday, although only accumulating to around .17 inches. Continue reading

The winter parking disaster of 2014

The winter of 2013-2014 was one of the harshest in recent memories. For those who live on Delano St. in Poughkeepsie, NY, it was a mere disaster.

The one way side-street, off of Delafield Ave, serves as a residence area for no more than 3 houses and 8 apartment complexes. With the only parking lot being a locked up, abandoned school lot, the residents were forced to all park on one side of the street, in accordance with the town laws. Since the parking is scarce, the residents of this block were at their boiling point during last year’s winter season. Continue reading