DCC Partners with Alfred State College to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing  

  DCC Partners with Alfred State College to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing     November 17, 2017 – Beginning in January 2018, associate degree-prepared registered nurses will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in Nursing locally, through a partnership between Dutchess Community College and Alfred State College, another SUNY institution recognized for its…

Dutchess County RID Hosts ‘Safety Tree’ Dedication and Inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil

  Dutchess County RID Hosts ‘Safety Tree’ Dedication and Inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID) held its inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil with a special “Safety Tree” dedication on Thursday, November 16th to honor the memories of Dutchess County victims of intoxicated driving crashes. Friends and family gathered at the Dutchess County…

Obituary, Mildred E. Towle

    Mildred E. Towle of Malta, NY Mildred Esther Gould Brunow Towle entered into eternal life on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Mabel Gould. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo W. Towle; siblings Charles “Chick”, Norma, Dave, Lydia Mae, Howard,…

Metro‐North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 22‐26

  Metro‐North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 22‐26 Off‐Peak Fares in Effect During Holiday Weekend    Metro‐North is stuffed with service for the Thanksgiving holiday. The railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year for Metro‐North. Off‐peak fares…

Governor Cuomo Announces the Launch of the Suicide Prevention Task Force

    Coalition Will Collaborate to Build Awareness of and Access to Supportive Services Focused on Prevention in High-Risk Groups Including Adolescents, Veterans and LGBT Community Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the formation of the New York State Suicide Prevention Task Force that includes leaders from state agencies, local governments, not-for-profit groups, and other…

County Accepting HEAP Applications

  County Accepting HEAP Applications Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro announced today the Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services (DCFS) is now accepting applications for regular Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), which assists low-income residents with the cost of heat and energy-related expenses. Eligibility for HEAP is based on household income: For…

Pawling Resident Wins PCSB Bank Community Cook-Off

  PCSB BANK CROWNS WINNER OF HEALTHY EATING COMMUNITY COOK-OFF   Yorktown Heights, NY, November 16, 2017 – PCSB Bank announced Raymond Patchey and his Mediterranean squash casserole as the winner of the 2017 Healthy Eating Community Cook-Off on Nov. 7, 2017. In collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital and the American Heart Association, the event was held…

Maloney Asks DEA to Deploy Heroin Enforcement Team to Hudson Valley

  Maloney Asks DEA to Deploy Heroin Enforcement Team to Hudson Valley Overdose Deaths Now Leading Cause of Injury-Related Death in the United States WASHINGTON – After the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced the establishment of six new enforcement teams to stop the flow of heroin and fentanyl, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) asked the Administration…

Obituary, Rhonda L. Tyler

  Rhonda L. Tyler, 49, a longtime resident of Dover Plains, NY, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Sharon Hospital. Rhonda was therapy aide at Taconic DDSO in Wassaic, NY. Born on May 7, 1968 in Liberty, NY, she was the daughter of Robin Tyler, Sr. and Bonnie Decker. Rhonda is survived by…

Go Outside and Play: Murphy’s Grant helps Matthew Patterson Elementary School Purchase New Playground Equipment

  Go Outside and Play: Murphy’s Grant helps Matthew Patterson Elementary School Purchase New Playground Equipment Paterson, NY – The Matthew Paterson Elementary School (MPES) in Paterson is now fully equipped to take on the playtime challenges of its most rambunctious students. Thanks to a $16,000 grant from Senator Terrence Murphy, MPES recently purchased new…

23rd Annual STOP-DWI Law Enforcement Awards Honor Local “TOP COPS”

  23rd Annual STOP-DWI Law Enforcement Awards Honor Local “TOP COPS” Thanksgiving crackdown on impaired drivers takes place Nov. 22-26 Poughkeepsie… The Dutchess County STOP-DWI Planning Board honored seven law enforcement officers as “TOP COPS” at the 23rd Annual Dutchess County STOP-DWI Program’s Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon held today at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel in the City…

Two Women Rescued From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Carmel Home

  Two Women Rescued From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Carmel Home –MOTHER’S GARBLED TEXTS TO DAUGHTER PROMPTED FRIEND’S CHECK & DISCOVERY OF UNCONCIOUS VICTIMS – –WOMEN CARRIED TO SAFETY BY RESCUERS– Town of Carmel Police Chief Michael Cazzari, Carmel Volunteer Fire Department Chief David DiRienzo and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith report that two women were rescued on Monday, November 13th, after they were rendered unconscious by carbon monoxide poisoning in their…

Pawling Concert Series: A Far Cry November 17th

  A Far Cry Friday, November 17, 2016 | 8:00 pm | Trinity Pawling Gardiner Theater         A Far Cry, an 18-member string orchestra, has been described by The New York Times as “brimming with personality.” Based in Boston, the group tours widely while maintaining strong roots in the city, notably as…

FREE​ ​Pet​ ​Photos​ ​with​ ​Santa​ ​Paws​ ​in​ ​Patterson

  FREE​ ​Pet​ ​Photos​ ​with​ ​Santa​ ​Paws​ ​in​ ​Patterson November 15th, 2017 Join Brook Farm Veterinary Center for their sixth annual Pet Photos with Santa Paws fundraiser! Starting at 12pm on Sunday, December 3rd, Santa will be posing for free photos with your dogs and cats in our winter wonderland in Patterson, NY. Santa Paws’…

Seasont of Giving

Ed Bergstraesser, Director of External Affairs at AT &T, Rev. Mark Allan, Board Chair, and Terry Ariano, Executive Director of the Pawling Resource Center, and Kira Gorman, Chief of Staff  for Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor, carry in the results of the food drive organized by Kieran Michael Lalor for the Resource Center. Dutchess County Sheriff…

Obituary, Thomas H. Johnson

Thomas H. Johnson, 74, a longtime resident of Dover Plains, NY, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. Mr. Johnson was an operating engineer for the IOUE Local 137 in Briarcliff Manor, NY until his retirement. Born on July 9, 1943 in New Milford, CT he was the…

Robert Langley officially elected Putnam County Sheriff after all absentee ballots are counted on Tuesday

Robert Langley officially elected Putnam County Sheriff after all absentee ballots are counted on Tuesday. SHERIFF Putnam: reported: 172 of 172 100.00% Ballots: 26,122 Robert L. Langley (DEM, WEP) 12,308 49.71% DEM 11,600 46.85% WEP 708 2.86% Donald B. Smith (REP, CON, IND, REF) 11,967 48.34% REP 8,969 36.23% CON 2,115 8.54% IND 822 3.32%…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 13, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 13, 2017   Note: the Office for the Aging will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23…and will be open as usual on Friday, November 24.   Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County…