CREATING SENIOR-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES

  CREATING SENIOR-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES Wallace Center Forum Hosted by Hudson Valley Home Matters Addresses Advantages to Creating Senior-Friendly Communities. September 26, 2016, Poughkeepsie, NY – Hudson Valley Home Matters (HVHM) hosts its 7th Annual forum, “Creating A Senior-Friendly Community” at The Henry A. Wallace Center, FDR’s Presidential Home and Library in Hyde Park, NY, on…

New consumer protections for consumers using gift cards

  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation instituting new consumer protections for consumers using gift cards. The bill (S.4771E / A.7610E), increases the minimum time before cards are charged a user fee, places additional restrictions on those fees, and expands the expiration dates of gift cards in order to protect consumers. “These new protections…

Teens Arrested for Vandalizing Dover Town Park

  Teens Arrested for Vandalizing Dover Town Park NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander     PRESS RELEASE Dover Town Recreational Park  Dover Plains, New York – On August 30, 2016, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation at Dover Plains arrested two 16 year old boys from Dover for Burglary 3rd…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 26

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 26 Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging   YOUR OPINION COUNTS                                 If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to air your concerns and ask questions about Office…

Pet of The Week: Toby

  Toby is a gorgeous 18 month old male kitty with striking green eyes.  He’s a very active and independent cat who loves to run and play with just about any toy.  Toby likes to be petted on his own terms and would do best in a home without other pets.  He’s a very outgoing…

DiNapoli: College Student Loan Debt Doubled in New York Over Last Decade

  DiNapoli: College Student Loan Debt Doubled in New York Over Last Decade New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today released a report on student loan debt which found the average New Yorker with college loans owed $32,200 in 2015, higher than the national average of $29,700. In New York, student loan debt more…

The FBI recommends you cover your laptop’s webcam, for good reason

  The FBI recommends you cover your laptop’s webcam, for good reason There’s a thriving market for illicitly obtained stills and video   FBI director James Comey recently recommended that we all cover our webcams with tape for security reasons. Comey believes that doing so is a simple step for people to “take responsibility for…

DEC Announces Start of Small Game Hunting Seasons

  DEC Announces Start of Small Game Hunting Seasons Wild Turkey, Waterfowl and Pheasant Seasons New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that several small game hunting seasons open October 1. In addition, there are special youth-only hunting seasons for pheasants and waterfowl opening prior to the start of…

State Police in Poughkeepsie arrest Town of Washington Bookkeeper following larceny investigation

  State Police in Poughkeepsie arrest Millbrook resident following larceny investigation NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Washington, New York – On September 22, 2016, New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Laura M. Hurley, age 52, of Millbrook, New York, for Grand Larceny…

Nine Defendants, Including Joseph Percoco, Former Executive Deputy Secretary To The Governor, And Alain Kaloyeros, President Of Suny Polytechnic Institute, Charged With Federal Corruption And Fraud Offenses

  Nine Defendants, Including Joseph Percoco, Former Executive Deputy Secretary To The Governor, And Alain Kaloyeros, President Of Suny Polytechnic Institute, Charged With Federal Corruption And Fraud Offenses Percoco Charged with Taking More than $315,000 in Bribes; Kaloyeros Charged with Fraud in Connection with the Buffalo Billion Program Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for…

DEC Announces Start of Early Bow Seasons for Deer Deer Management, Permit Application Deadline Is October 1

  DEC Announces Start of Early Bow Seasons for Deer Deer Management Permit Application Deadline Is October 1 DEC Invites Hunters to Help Track Deer Populations New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that early bowhunting seasons for deer in New York State will be starting soon. Early bow…

Dutchess County Property Tax Auction

    DUTCHESS COUNTY REAL PROPERTY TAX FORECLOSURE AUCTION2016   [Poughkeepsie, NY] – Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance, Heidi Seelbach, has announced that Dutchess County will hold a Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction of real estate on Wednesday, October 12 starting at 11AM (pre-registration from 9AM) at The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, located at 40 Civic…