Dutchess County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Holiday Season Crackdown Enforcement Effort

  Dutchess County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Holiday Season Crackdown Enforcement Effort Impaired driving crackdown runs December 15th through January 1st Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro announced today that Dutchess County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving. The statewide STOP-DWI crackdown efforts start on December 15th and will…

Large Heroin Seizure in Brewster

  Large Heroin Seizure in Brewster   –TWO MEN CHARGED IN JOINT COUNTY & FEDERAL INVESTIGATION OF DRUG TRAFFICKING– Eduardo Paiz-Ortega and Francisco R. Osorio Sagastume Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a large quantity of heroin has been seized and two men from Brewster have been arrested following a joint investigation by county and federal law enforcement into drug trafficking in the area. Mr….

Obituary, Thomas Gilbert Briggs

  Pine Plains, NY – Thomas Gilbert Briggs, 75, passed away on December 7, 2017 at Vassar Brother Medical Center Poughkeepsie, NY. He was born May 11, 1942 to Edward and Lois Briggs of Poughkeepsie, NY. Tom is survived by his wife of forty seven years, Mary; and by his children Nathan Briggs of Kingston,…

Obituary, Katherine Adelaide Martini

  Katherine Adelaide Martini, 95, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY. Born in Forsyth Township, Michigan on October 14, 1922, she was the daughter of Frank and Geromina (Zambetti) Sangalli. A resident of Pawling for 12 years, she made her home at King’s Apartments. She is survived by her son, Divo…

The State Police in Troop K have arrested eighteen people for Driving While Intoxicated from December 8, 2017 through December 11, 2017

  The State Police in Troop K have arrested eighteen people for Driving While Intoxicated from December 8, 2017 through December 11, 2017 NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE On December 8, 2017, State Police from SP Wappinger arrested Robert C. Himics, age 61, of Wappingers Falls, NY, for DWI.  He was traveling…

Governor Cuomo Announces Enhanced Security Measures Following Terror Attack in Midtown Manhattan

  At Governor’s Direction, Increased Security at High-Profile Locations Around the State, Including Airports, Bridges, Tunnels and Mass Transit Systems Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that following the terrorist attack in Midtown Manhattan he has directed state agencies, including the New York State Police, National Guard, the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services,…

Dutchess County’s Linda Orlando Honored for Successful Efforts to Facilitate Adoptions

Dutchess County’s Linda Orlando Honored for Successful Efforts to Facilitate Adoptions Redlich Horwitz Foundation lauds DCFS Case Manager for permanency strides Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro congratulates Department of Community & Family Services (DCFS) Case Manager Linda Orlando on receiving the Permanency Champion Award, presented by the Redlich Horwitz Foundation. Ms. Orlando received…

Be-a-Better-Gardener – Winter Garden Tool Care 101

  Winter Garden Tool Care 101 It’s a good time of year to prepare your tools for next season by repairing, sharpening, and protecting them with a lubricant to keep them rust-free. By Thomas Christopher   Good gardening tools are hard to find these days. To obtain the quality I once took for granted in hand tools…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of December 11, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of December 11, 2017 Note: the Office for the Aging will be closed on Monday, December 25 and Monday, January 1, 2018 for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays…but otherwise we are OPEN regular hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Golden Living . . ….

Obituary, Donald T. Booth

  Millerton – Donald T. Booth, 93, a lifelong Millerton, NY resident died Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, CT surrounded by his loving family and dear friends. Don was the owner and operator of the Booth Farm on McGhee Hill Road in Millerton, a successful dairy farm that has had ties…

Obituary, Diane A. Dam

  Pine Plains, NY – Diane A. Dam, 72, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, December 8, 2017. She was born on December 1, 1945 in Gt. Barrington, MA the daughter of Thomas and Rita (Gaspard) Jones. Diane was a postal clerk for Pine Plains Post Office for twenty three years. She was an…

Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 622 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 CTZ001-013-NYZ040-047>049-051>054-058>061-063>066-121200- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Montgomery-Schoharie- Western Schenectady-Eastern Schenectady-Western Albany- Eastern Albany-Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer-Western Greene- Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia-Western Ulster- Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess- 622 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook…

NY ABLE Program Helps New Yorkers With Disabilities Cover Costs

  NY ABLE Program Helps New Yorkers With Disabilities Cover Costs   New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro urged local residents to sign up for a new savings plan, called the New York Achieving a Better Life Experience (NY ABLE) program, designed to help individuals with disabilities maintain…

Obituary, James A. Yeno

  James A. Yeno, 46, a lifelong resident of Dover Plains, NY, died on Saturday, December 3, 2017 in Dover Plains. Mr. Yeno owned and operated Murphy’s Speed and Custom Inc. in Dover Plains. Born on December 2, 1971 in Sharon, CT, he was the son of Peggy Mowris and James E. Yeno, both of…

Obituary, Kenneth Jasper Tucker III

CORDOVA, TN- On December 7, 2017 with his brothers by his side, Kenneth Jasper Tucker III passed away after a brief illness at the age of 62.  He was born in Sheepshead Bay, New York on September 11, 1955 to Kenneth J. Tucker and Marion (Carlson) Tucker, who have predeceased him. Ken was also predeceased…

Governor Cuomo Announces $26 Million Available for Affordable Homeownership Statewide

    Applications Due February 16   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the availability of $26 million of for the Affordable Home Ownership Development Program. Grants can be used to make improvements to existing owner-occupied single or multi-family homes, condominiums, or cooperatives; acquire and rehabilitate owner-occupied homes for sale, including single and multi-family homes,…