Pets of the Week: Fuzzy, Twinkle

  Fuzzy:  Fuzzy is a very handsome and friendly guy.  He loves everyone and will make an excellent new member to any family.  Come meet this wonderful Hound and take him for a walk.  He and his doggie friends can be seen every day from 10-3. Twinkle:  Pretty girl Twinkle has a twinkle in her eye when…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of July 24

    Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of July 24   Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging   SUMMER SAFETY FOR THE SKIN Summer is the time of year when the sun’s rays are stronger than…

Summer is the busiest time of the year at the Pawling Library

Summer is the busiest time of the year at the Pawling Library. Especially after school gets out, families rely on the library to help keep their children active and learning.  The theme for programs this summer is “Build a Better World”. From little babies through high school, children are using building and construction-themed programs to…

Troopers search for Town of Beekman runaway

  Troopers search for Town of Beekman runaway NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Beekman, New York – New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate 15 year-old Elise L. Tra, of Beekman, New York. Tra, who was last seen at Arlington High…

Obituary, Duane A. Biever

    POUGHKEEPSIE – Duane A. Biever, a long-time resident, died unexpectedly on July 17th at Vassar Brothers Hospital. He was an employee of the Controlex Corp. in Croton Falls, the Standard Gage Co. Of Poughkeepsie, the Western Publishing Corp. Of Poughkeepsie and the Pawling Central School, all in New York. He was born August…

Obituary, Ruth A. Fullerton

  Millerton – Ruth A. Fullerton, 58, a forty year resident of Millerton, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at her home in Millerton. Mrs. Fullerton worked for Trotta’s Supermarket in the meat department for several years and in the housekeeping department at Noble Horizons in Salisbury, CT for over ten years prior to…

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…