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Re: Hudson Valley UFOs

From: Carol Maltby <carolmaltby.nul>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 14:01:19 -0400
Archived: Tue, 06 Sep 2011 15:49:19 -0400
Subject: Re: Hudson Valley UFOs


>From: Gregory Boone <evolbaby.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 09:19:29 -0400 (EDT)
>Subject: Hudson Valley UFOs

>Having done a great bit of growing up in the Hudson Valley, New
>York and seen a number of UFOs very close, and have written
>about the encounters, talked on radio as well, something dawned
>on me after doing a guest spot on Jeff Rense's radio program
>with Robert Morningstar of UFO Digest Magazine.

>What dawned on me was this, I've not seen any UFOs ever since
>I'd moved away from the Hudson Valley.

>There were times over the years when I would move out of the
>Hudson Valley, move back, move out but I now realize the only
>time I've seen UFOs was in the valley. Mind you I'd lived in
>and around the Hudson Valley for 40 years on and off.

>I've been to and lived in half the states of the U.S. from urban
>to suburbs to rural and have yet to see one UFO, maybe one, just
>maybe one spec of light that did something unusual, but that's
>it.

>I'd often questioned myself if I had been hallucinating when I
>saw the UFOs in the Hudson Valley, but I was never alone when I
>did. There was always someone else or even up to thousands of
>others.

>So many people want to see a UFO and see one up close and spend
>a lifetime trying so. I realized I've never set out to see one
>and avoided the issue but lo and behold they would show up when
>one least expected it.

I'd like to alert those interested in Hudson Valley UFO
sightings that we've been having a problem with what appear to
be military craft that may produce some UFO reports. Astronomer
Bob Berman (who lives in the area) described his sighting in his
Woodstock Times column as "Man, it was weird. It was the closest
thing to a UFO that I've ever seen."

This summer the mountainous, heavily wooded central Catskills
(western Ulster County in particular) has been plagued with
loud, fast low-flying aircraft often around midnight.They've
been reported to sometimes follow the hollows deeper into the
mountains. I ran out of my house at the noise when one of them
flew over, concerned that it was a plane about to crash (heard
it, didn't see it). Another I saw at midnight appeared to be
lower than the mountains beyond it, and seemed to be at least as
large as a quarter held at arm's length.

Efforts to find an agency would take responsibility for the
flights has been frustrating so far. The larger planes have been
identified as C-130s. They are sometimes seen in close pursuit
of smaller planes, which Berman describes as "small, very fast,
dark aircraft with no position (navigation) lights - just a
single green trailing light. I think it was a pilotless drone."
Resident Mary Kelly says the plane she saw had only one red
light.The smaller planes are said to be the MQ-9 Reaper
pilotless drones, of the sort used over Afghanistan. Perhaps
those of us under the fly-overs are only video game blips to
some kid at an Air National Guard console.

Woodstock (NY) Times article Aug. 25 2011:

http://tinyurl.com/3rg4yny

Bob Berman Woodstock Times column Sept. 1, 2011:

http://tinyurl.com/3ucglbe

I still haven't seen a UFO here in 24 years in the Hudson
Valley, though I once missed a possible sighting in a known
hotspot (Whitley's old neighborhood) due to being on the wrong
side of the car to see it. I still keep scanning the skies,
though.


Carol Maltby



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