Obituary, Susan E. McGinnis

  Susan E. McGinnis (born 12/21/50 in Baldwin, NY) of Millbrook, passed away on July 19th after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Sue retired from the Arlington school district after a career as a life-long special education teacher. Following her retirement, she continued to serve children as a substitute teacher in Millbrook. Grandma Sue…

Cricket Valley Transmission Upgrade Project  Scheduled to Begin Construction in October

  Cricket Valley Transmission Upgrade Project Scheduled to Begin Construction in October   Dover, New York (July 20, 2017) – Cricket Valley Energy LLC announced today that construction on the Cricket Valley Transmission Upgrade Project, which will connect Cricket Valley Energy Center in Dover to the Con Edison substation in Pleasant Valley, is scheduled to begin October 2,…

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit Litchfield, Columbia & Dutchess County Gardens on July 30th

  The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit Litchfield, Columbia & Dutchess County Gardens on July 30th Litchfield County, CT/Columbia & Dutchess County, NY: On Sunday, July 30th, the public is invited to tour five private gardens in Millerton, Millbrook, and Pawling, New York, and West Cornwall, Connecticut, participating in the…

University of Rhode Island graduates about 3,200 students at commencement

  News from University of Rhode Island   University of Rhode Island graduates about 3,200 students at commencement KINGSTON, RI (07/19/2017)– At the University of Rhode Island’s 131st Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2017, about 2,600 undergraduate and 650 graduate students became the University’s newest alumni. The following students from your area graduated from the…

Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on July 20-23

  Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on July 20-23 Buses to Substitute for Select Trains Between Wassaic and Southeast on July 20, and for all trains between Southeast and Wassaic After 10 p.m. on July 21 Through July 23 to Accommodate Track Improvements   MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the…

Police respond to a motor vehicle collision and find man seriously injured and with gunshot wounds – Updated

  State Police from Troop T and Troop K jointly investigate incident that occurred on I-95 NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Actual vehicle involved in this incident **UPDATE**   State Police investigation indicates that the victim, 24-year-old Mouhamed Cisse of the Bronx, NY, was an occupant in a GMC U-Haul van…

Be-A-Better-Gardener – Irrigation

  Be-A-Better-Gardener – Irrigation  A drip irrigation system or soaker hose will water deeply and minimize water waste. By Thomas Christopher   July is typically the hottest month of the year in the Northeast.  That means it’s the time when plants have the greatest thirst; they evaporate water off the surface of their leaves to cool…

The Lutheran Church of Christ the King invites you to a Reformation Hymn Sing and Presentation on Music and Hymnody of the Reformation this Sunday, July 23 at 11:00am

    The Lutheran Church of Christ the King invites you to a Reformation Hymn Sing and Presentation on Music and Hymnody of the Reformation this Sunday, July 23 at 11:00am. Musician, composer, and music educator Stephen Johnson will lead us in singing some of the great hymns of the Reformation while providing fascinating and…

Taconic Stage Company Announces August 2017 Show

  Taconic Stage Company Announces August 2017 Show Diedre Bollinger as Zelda Fitzgerald Photo Credit: Michele Midori Fillion   Copake, NY – Local summer theater company Taconic Stage Co. (TSC) presents a play about Zelda Fitzgerald, The Last Flapper, by William Luce, starring Diedre Bollinger and directed by TSC founder and Artistic Director Carl Ritchie….

US SENATOR GILLIBRAND TAKES SENATOR MURPHY’S OPIOID LEGISLATION TO WASHINGTON

  A NATIONAL MODEL: US SENATOR GILLIBRAND TAKES SENATOR MURPHY’S OPIOID LEGISLATION TO WASHINGTON Legislation Limits Initial Opioid Prescription for Acute Pain to Seven Days Carmel, NY – The grim statistics serve to emphasize that an opioid epidemic is sweeping through our communities. According to the New York State Department of Health, the number of…

Local residents graduate from RIT

  News from Rochester Institute of Technology   Local residents graduate from RIT ROCHESTER, NY (07/17/2017)– Some 3,500 students graduated during Rochester Institute of Technology’s 132nd commencement celebration, held in May, including: Lauren Asselmeyer of Poughquag , who graduated with a BFA in photographic and imaging arts. Kaylyn Baillargeon of Amenia , who graduated with…

Pawling Rotary Inducts New Member

  Pawling Rotary Inducts New Member By Susan Stone   Pawling Rotary inducted new member Bruce Cote at it’s June 27th meeting which took place at Rotary’s summer meeting location in Murrow Park.  Bruce is the owner of and a Certified Financial Planner with Stratos Wealth Partners on Route 22 in Pawling.  In attendance was…

Binghamton University announces Dean’s List

  Binghamton University announces Dean’s List BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (July 17, 2017) – Binghamton University, State University of New York, has announced the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Ranked among the elite public universities in the country, Binghamton challenges students…