Is this the most dangerous bar in all of the Hudson Valley?

There's been another violent incident at Whispers Cocktail Lounge in the Town of Wallkill.

Another Violent Incident At Orange County, New York Bar


Town of Wallkill police officers responded to a report of an assault at Whispers Cocktail Lounge, 428 State Route 17 M, on Saturday just before 4 a.m.

A 32-year-old man was stabbed in the neck police say. He was taken to Garnet Health Medical Center by Wallkill Emergency Medical Services for treatment of his neck wounds.

The 32-year-old's name wasn't released, nor was his condition.

Middletown, New York Man Arrested


Following an investigation, 44-year-old Paul Washington from Middletown was arrested. He was charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

He was remanded to Orange County Jail without bail.

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