ARSENIC & OLD LACE at The Sherman Playhouse

    Arsenic and Old Lace  July 10 – August 2  SHERMAN, CONN. (May 29, 2015) – On July 10, The Sherman Playhouse will open Joseph Kesselring’s classic theatrical chestnut, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is the quintessential farcical black comedy. It focuses on the Brewster family, currently residing in 1940s Brooklyn….

Dutchess County Countywide Government Efficiency Plan Outlines $27 Million in Annual Savings

  Dutchess County Countywide Government Efficiency Plan Outlines $27 Million in Annual Savings  Ensures Property Tax Rebate Checks in 2016  Poughkeepsie… Demonstrating nearly $27 million in annual savings over the next three years, Dutchess County Government, in partnership with 27 local municipalities, has successfully submitted a comprehensive countywide Government Efficiency Plan (GEP) to ensure property…

Memorial Day Crackdown period results in 30 arrests in Dutchess County

Memorial Day Crackdown period results in 30 arrests in Dutchess County   During the Memorial Day Crackdown period of May 22, 2015 thru May 25, 2015 members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Town of Hyde Park Police Department, Town of East Fishkill Police Department, City…

art scene

  May 28, 2015 www.artsmidhudson.org Greetings Art Lovers:Welcome to our events highlight news where we spotlight arts and cultural events across the Mid-Hudson region. See highlights below and the complete calendar on our webpage – did you know that you can find artist opportunities on our webpage?   Many exciting events coming up this weekend…

More Than 50 Dutchess County Volunteer Firefighters Recognized by NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control

More Than 50 Dutchess County Volunteer Firefighters Recognized by NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control Poughkeepsie…Over 50 Dutchess County volunteer firefighters, representing 16 departments, were recognized last night by the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control at a special graduation ceremony held at the Culinary Institute of America. 53 firefighters, ranging…

All You Can Eat!

  All You Can Eat! Half Moon Theatre’s 5th Annual TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Celebrates the Hudson Valley’s love affair with food at The Culinary Institute of America, June 12-13, 2015 Half Moon Theatre will close its exciting inaugural season at The Culinary Institute of America with its fifth annual Ten Minute Play Festival. This…

Time Stands Still

    Time Stands Still July 10 – August 1 NEW MILFORD, CONN. (May 28, 2015) – On July 10, TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere the gripping contemporary drama TIME STANDS STILL by Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies. The story focuses on Sarah, a photojournalist, and James, a foreign correspondent and Sarah’s long-term boyfriend. Sarah has…

Heather Vaneron of Amenia Graduates from Marist College

    News from Marist College Area Residents Graduate from Marist College POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (05/27/2015)(readMedia)– The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 22. Heather Vaneron of Amenia, NY received a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology Childhood. Marist is an independent comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 4,800…

Joseph Harrison and Jillian Nelson of Patterson Graduate from Marist College

    News from Marist College Area Residents Graduate from Marist College POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (05/27/2015)(readMedia)– The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 22.     Joseph Harrison of Patterson, NY received a Master’s degree in Public Administration. Jillian Nelson of Patterson, NY received a Master’s degree in Business Administration.   Marist…

Poughquag Residents Graduate from Marist College

  News from Marist College Poughquag Residents Graduate from Marist College POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (05/27/2015)(readMedia)– The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 22. Courtney Bartosh of Poughquag, NY received a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work. Adamo Benigni of Poughquag, NY received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Aileen…

DCC Honors Program Students Receive Awards

DCC Honors Program Students Receive Awards May 27, 2015 – Eighteen students who graduated with associate degrees from Dutchess Community College’s Honors Program in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences recently were presented awards celebrating their academic achievements. The Honors Advisement Sequence challenges high-achieving students with an enriched liberal arts education and an…

New York State Police Release Results of Memorial Day Weekend DWI Crackdown

  New York State Police Release Results of Memorial Day Weekend DWI Crackdown NEW YORK STATE POLICE Joseph A. D’Amico Superintendent Beau Duffy Director of Public Information  PRESS RELEASE The New York State Police today released the results of the Memorial Day weekend enforcement initiative that targeted impaired drivers. Troopers also targeted distracted driving, speeding, as well…

New York State Police Warrant Wednesday 5.27.15

DAMIAN M. SCHLABSZ Wanted by the New York State Police Troop C, SP SIDNEY Wanted for kidnapping 2nd degree, criminal possession of a weapon 4th degree DAMIAN MICHAEL SCHLABSZ is currently wanted by the New York State Police in Sidney. In October 2014 Schlabsz would not allow a victim to leave a Norwich barn and…

Dutchess County’s Bond Refinancing Nets Greater than Projected Savings for Taxpayers

Dutchess County’s Bond Refinancing Nets Greater than Projected Savings for Taxpayers   Poughkeepsie, NY… Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro announced Dutchess County Government realized more than the $159,000 in additional savings for taxpayers from its recent refinancing of existing Dutchess County bonds originally issued in 2004 and 2006. Total savings for taxpayers over the next…

Pet of The Week: Sawyer

    Sawyer is ready for some Summer fun, the only thing he’s missing is a family.  He’s a handsome, unique looking mix who loves everyone he meets.  He’s a favorite amongst the staff and volunteers who can’t understand why he hasn’t been adopted yet.  This playful boy loves other dogs too.  Come and meet…

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