The sudden closure of a popular buffet, a local heading to the NBA and a wanted Hudson Valley sex offender tops this week in local news stories.

Take a look at this weeks top 5 local stories from Hudson Valley Post

 

A Hudson Valley teen fell asleep while driving on St. Patrick’s Day causing a major accident. 

A former Dutchess County basketball star has entered the NBA Draft. He's expected to be selected in the first round.

An explosion rocked a Joseph’s Steakhouse off Route 9G in Hyde Park.

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Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison tells Hudson Valley Post how the city is dealing with the "astronomical" cost of removing snow caused by Blizzard Stella