WALKILL, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a 17-year-old driver heading to a high school prom has been killed after his car collided with a tractor-trailer on a Hudson Valley highway. Troopers say Armando Colon of Middletown was driving too fast for the wet road conditions when he entered the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 around 5:30 p.m. yesterday in the Orange County town of Wallkill. Troopers say Colon and his passengers were headed to the Middletown High School prom.
RENSSELAER, N.Y. (AP) - Police are back on the Hudson River as they continue searching for a man who went into the water while fishing from an Albany-area dock. Police in Rensselaer (rehn-suh-LEER'), across the river from Albany, say witnesses reported seeing the man go into the water around 7:30 last night while fishing near the Dunn Memorial Bridge linking the two cities.
COVERT, N.Y. (AP) - Police continue to search 1 of the Finger for a Cornell University senior who disappeared while canoeing. The Seneca County Sheriff's Office tells local media outlets the search for 22-year-old Christopher Dennis of Ithaca is ongoing. Searches of the southern end of Cayuga Lake failed to turn up any sign of Dennis, who was scheduled to graduate Sunday from the Ivy League college located in his hometown.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Saratoga Springs' racetrack opened a month after the Battle of Gettysburg and it's still going strong as it marks its 150th anniversary this summer. The 150th anniversary is being marked with events including concerts, exhibits and festivals. The racing season begins July 19th and end Labor Day.
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