North american Vet students experience unique equine event, Three NY Veterinary practices collaborate to Host second annual meeting

  North american Vet students experience unique equine event    Three NY Veterinary practices collaborate to Host second annual meeting Ravena, NY, September 9, 2017– Forty-three second and third year veterinary students from Cornell University, Tufts University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Guelph – Ontario Veterinary College, and Universite de Montreal attended the second annual…

Brewster Music Festival will Rock Wells Park on September 30th

  Brewster Music Festival will Rock Wells Park on September 30 Join the first Annual Brewster Music Festival on September 30, 2017 from noon – 6PM. This FREE family-friendly event will be held at Wells Park at 98 Oak Street in Brewster. Bands include Special Sauce, Analogue, The Soul Proprietors and Fresh Paint with sound provided by…

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Early September New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2016, the 286 ECOs across the state responded to 26,400 calls…

Obituary, Michael Fimbel

  Millbrook – Michael Fimbel, 68 of Millbrook, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his residence after a long illness. Born in Poughkeepsie on June 18, 1949, he was the son of the late Thomas and Jean Becker Fimbel. Mike was an oil burner technician for Paul Jay Haight Oil Co. and retired…

New York Fall Foliage Report – Week of Sept. 20-26, 2017

  New York Fall Foliage Report Gorgeous Fall Color Rapidly Advancing in the Adirondacks and Catskills Higher elevations to see near-peak conditions this weekend This is the second 2017 Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. Fall Foliage Reports are…

Governor and U.S. Climate Alliance Announce States are on Track to Meet or Exceed Targets of Paris Climate Agreement

  North Carolina Joins Climate Alliance, Bringing Total Membership to 14 States and Puerto Rico Alliance Represents 41% of American GDP and 117 Million Americans, Enough to Be World’s Third Largest Economy Independent Report Shows that Economies of Climate Alliance States Are Growing Faster than Non-Alliance States, Demonstrating that Fighting Climate Change and Creating Jobs Go…

DEC Announces Start of Small Game Hunting Seasons

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

Maloney Announces $375,000 Federal Investment to Fight Drug Abuse in the Hudson Valley

  Maloney Announces $375,000 Federal Investment to Fight Drug Abuse in the Hudson Valley   Three Nonprofit Organizations in Orange, Dutchess, and Putnam Counties to Receive $125,000 Each Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that three area nonprofit organizations would receive a total of $375,000 in federal investments to fund drug prevention efforts…

2017​ ​ ​Dutchess​ ​Outreach​ ​Annual​ ​Coat​ ​Drive​ ​Provides​ ​Coats​ ​to​ ​more​ ​than 5,000​ ​Dutchess​ ​County​ ​Residents

  2017​ ​ ​Dutchess​ ​Outreach​ ​Annual​ ​Coat​ ​Drive​ ​Provides​ ​Coats​ ​to​ ​more​ ​than 5,000​ ​Dutchess​ ​County​ ​Residents. The air is starting to cool, prompting warmer blankets, cups of hot apple cider, and that favorite jacket to keep cozy. Fall is here and with it comes Dutchess Outreach’s annual Susan DeKeukelaere Memorial Coat Drive, sponsored by…

Molinaro Announces Municipal Innovation Grant Award Focused on Public Safety and Drug Enforcement

  Molinaro Announces Municipal Innovation Grant Award Focused on Public Safety and Drug Enforcement Poughkeepsie…Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro joined with Dutchess County District Attorney William Grady, Dutchess County Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson, as well as local leaders and law enforcement agencies today to announce the final funding award of this year’s Dutchess County…

DCC Foundation to Host Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 7-8

  DCC Foundation to Host Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 7-8   September 20, 2017 – The Dutchess Community College Foundation will host the 18th bi-annual Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on DCC’s main campus in Poughkeepsie. The show will include vendors, quilt judging, lectures, a…

Trailblazers PAC Endorses Jimmy Pearson for Dutchess County Legislature District 25

  Trailblazers PAC Endorses Jimmy Pearson for Dutchess County Legislature District 25 Pearson Earns Support for Commitment to Transparency, Grassroots Support (Horseheads) – Trailblazers PAC, the non-partisan pro-transparency organization founded by former State Senate candidate Leslie Danks Burke, today announced the endorsement of Jimmy Pearson, continuing their work to make voters the most important voices…

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL TRIP “CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR”

  RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL TRIP “CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR” The Recreation Department will be sponsoring a trip to Radio City Music Hall in New York City to see the “Christmas Spectacular Show” Featuring The Rockettes!   DATE:  Sunday, November 12     SHOWTIME:  2:00 PM TICKETS:  $70 / Residents, $75 Non- Residents REGISTRATION  BEGINS: Monday, July 10 Ticket sales will…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement Exam Title: Graphics Aide State Exam Number: 69988 Exam Date: 10/28/2017 Last File Date: 10/3/2017 A civil service exam has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully….

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Senior Public Health Engineer Recruitment Number: 2017-00000045 Last File Date: 10/2/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the qualifications cannot…

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit the Brine Garden in Pawling on October 15

  The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit the Brine Garden in Pawling on October 15   GARRISON, NY: On Sunday, October 15th, visit the private garden of Duncan and Julia Brine in Pawling, open to the public through the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is…

Be-a-Better-Gardener Is a No-Mow Lawn for You?

    Be-a-Better-Gardener Is a No-Mow Lawn for You?  By Thomas Christopher   “It’s not a panacea,” says Roger Brown of the “no-mow” grass that he has planted in his lawn. Nor is it, for him at least, truly no-mow; he mows this special mixture of fine fescue grasses once or twice a year, just to…