Obituary, Mary G. Mulkins

  Mary G. Mulkins, 93, of Pawling, NY passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at her home in Pawling. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell P. Mulkins, Sr. in 1998.   She is survived by 5 children, 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and a host of others she loved as her own.  …

Obituary, Nora Rita Gallo

STORMVILLE – Nora Rita Gallo, an area resident since 1960 and formerly of Buckhannon, WV, died on July 24, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Born in Buckhannon, WV on August 25, 1934, she was the daughter of Lillie Eskew. Rita was employed by the United States Postal Service in both Stormville and Union Vale….

Obituary, Louise Thebault McDermott

    Brooklyn – Born in Flatlands, Brooklyn, NY to Charles Thebault and Kjersten Petersen Thebault, she attended elementary school (class valedictorian), high school, and Brooklyn College where she earned a degree in economics. Member of the Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church (center on the church basketball team) until she married William P. McDermott, Ph. D….

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…

Dutchess County Named One of Nation’s Best for Technology Use & Innovation

  Dutchess County Named One of Nation’s Best for Technology Use & Innovation Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Government has once again been ranked among the nation’s best in the Digital Counties Survey, for its use of technology to improve services and boost efficiencies to better serve residents. The annual survey, conducted by the Center for Digital Government…

Dutchess County to Host 5th Annual Special Needs Picnic

  Dutchess County to Host 5th Annual Special Needs Picnic Carnival theme, new attractions highlight Aug. 15th event at Freedom Park Poughkeepsie, NY… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro invites children with special needs, their families and support agencies to the County’s fifth annual Special Needs Picnic on Tuesday, Aug. 15th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Freedom Park, 212…

Be-A-Better-Gardener – Growing up

  Be-A-Better-Gardener – Growing up  Growing up: a clematis clambering up a dogwood (Cornus alba ‘Elegantissima’)    By Thomas Christopher   In my personal life, I have found growing up to be not nearly as much fun as I had expected.  Yes, I can now stay up as late as I want and watch whatever I want on television,…

Ryan Curley of Millbrook  and Ryan Smith of Holmes Graduate from Hofstra University

  News from Hofstra University   Ryan Curley of Millbrook  and Ryan Smith of Holmes Graduate from Hofstra University HEMPSTEAD, NY (07/24/2017)– About 2,100 Hofstra University students earned their undergraduate, graduate or law degrees during commencement ceremonies on May 21-22, 2017 at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Watch videos or see photos from…

New Putnam Sheriff’s Office Motorcycle Dedicated to Memory of Mark R. Gilmore

  New Putnam Sheriff’s Office Motorcycle Dedicated to Memory of Mark R. Gilmore –CYCLE WITH COMMEMORATIVE MARKINGS UNVEILED AT FUNDRAISER FOR  FAMILY OF DECEASED NARCO HEAD AND FOR DEPUTY BATTLING CANCER– Deputy William Verrastro (left) and Deputy Anthony Tolve (right), members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Motorcycle Unit, with new motorcycle dedicated to the memory of deceased Senior Investigator Mark R. Gilmore.-Photo courtesy of Sheriff’s Office. Putnam County Sheriff Donald…

Obituary, Samuel Gorkofsky

  Samuel Gorkofsky, age 92, of Amenia Road, died unexpectedly on July 18, 2017 at his home. He was the loving husband of Estelle Gorkofsky (née Gurfein). He was buried at King David Memorial Gardens in Putnam Valley, NY on July 20, 2017. ​Sam was born November 23, 1924 in Sharon, the son of the…

40 Year Old Wallet Recovered at John Jay H.S.

  40 Year Old Wallet Recovered at John Jay H.S.   Last week East Fishkill Police Chief Kevin Keefe was contacted by John Jay Assistant Principal Paul Albanese. During summer renovations a work crew discovered a girl’s wallet hidden in a classroom ceiling. When inspecting the wallet, Mr. Albanese discovered it had been placed there…

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…