A Hudson Valley man has received an award after jumping into action in Dutchess County.

Hudson Valley Man Inured in E-Scooter Accident in Beacon, NY

Back on February 27th, 2024, a man named Jared Hamburger was involved in a serious accident. It was 1:30 in the afternoon when Hamburger was injured while riding an e-scooter on Main Street in Beacon, New York.

The accident resulted in life-threatening injuries.

Main Street Beacon, Google Maps
Main Street Beacon, Google Maps

Thankfully, Jahkeem Galloway was nearby and jumped into action. According to New York State Senator Rob Rolison's Facebook page, Galloway witnessed the whole accident and ran towards Hamburger to help.

Man Saves Another After Accident on Main Street, Beacon

Senator Rolison explains in a social media post "Jahkeem witnessed the accident and immediately came to Jared's aid."

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Adding that Jahkeem's quickness helped in Jared's recovery writing:

Thanks to his compassion and quick thinking, Jahkeem managed to keep Jared awake and alert, preventing him from getting up and potentially causing further harm, and stayed by his side until paramedics arrived. When kindness is the basis of community, great things can happen!


NY Senator Awards Hudson Valley Good Samaritan an Official Senate Proclamation

It's no surprise that Jahkeem Galloway was recently awarded for his quick action. Senator Rolison took to social media to announce that he "was proud to award an official Senate proclamation."

Rob Rolison, Facebook
Rob Rolison, Facebook

Rolison went on to call Galloway a "real-life Good Samaritan" and shared that Jared's wife Kelly Hamburger reached out to his office to help them connect with Galloway to give him this award.

The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Beacon Even Has an Art Gallery

The new $2.45 million duplex loft is the most expensive listing in Beacon, NY

Gallery Credit: Charlotte Anne Guernsey via Compass Greater NY LLC

Hudson River Hospital for the Insane - Beacon, NY

WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.

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10 Commandments of Hiking Mount Beacon

A hike up Mount Beacon is on the bucket list for most Hudson Valley residents. The 4.4-mile trail includes over 1,600 feet in elevation, so it's sure to give you a workout, whether you're an experienced hiker or someone looking to take on a new challenge.

Let's breakdown the musts of any visit to the popular trail.



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