Author presentations set for Millbrook Literary Festival

  Author presentations set for Millbrook Literary Festival   Several author presentations will headline the ninth annual Millbrook Literary Festival set Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Millbrook Library. The 2017 Festival will actually kick off on Wednesday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m., at Merritt Bookstore with a reception featuring…

Public Invited to Discuss Mental Health Service Needs for Children and Adults

  Public Invited to Discuss Mental Health Service Needs for Children and Adults   Poughkeepsie…May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) announced today two upcoming public forums to discuss mental health service needs for adults and children in Dutchess County. Services for children and youth…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 24, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 24, 2017   Note: if you haven’t made reservations to join us at the May 22 “Celebration of Aging” luncheon, we’ve extended the lower $25/person rate until this Friday, April 28. Call (845) 486-2555 to find out more, or use the…

Dutchess County Emergency Response to Facilitate Citizen’s Preparedness Training in Pleasant Valley

  Dutchess County Emergency Response to Facilitate Citizen’s Preparedness Training in Pleasant Valley   Poughkeepsie, NY…The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response has announced its next Citizen’s Preparedness Training Program session will be held on Thursday, May 4th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley Town Hall, located at 1554 Main Street in the Town…

Obituary, Orville W. Langlois

    Orville W. Langlois, 83, a longtime Dover resident, died on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Mr. Langlois was a foreman at Pawling Corporation in Pawling, NY and later worked as a supervisor at Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Wingdale, NY and Middletown Psychiatric Center in Middletown,…

EARTH DAY MESSAGE FROM THE NYS COMPTROLLER

A MESSAGE FROM THE COMPTROLLEROn the 47th Anniversary of Earth Day, now more than ever, we should celebrate the progress we have made and recommit ourselves to the work that needs to be done. Almost ten years ago, I signed an Executive Order intended to make the Office of the State Comptroller a model agency…

More than eighty people showed up in Pawling on Friday night to protest Representative John Faso

  Pawling, NY — April 21, 2017   More than eighty people showed up in Pawling on Friday night to protest Representative John Faso’s continued refusal to hold open town halls.  While Representative Faso gathered with donors at a fundraiser inside O’Connor’s Public House, local Dutchess County residents were outside issuing him an invitation to meet…

NEWS RELEASE: DBCH Releases 2017 Drowning Prevention Schedule

  NEWS RELEASE:  DBCH Releases 2017 Drowning Prevention Schedule   Poughkeepsie, NY … The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) released its 2017 Drowning Prevention Seminars for Lifeguards schedule today.  For 27 years, these seminars have been provided for lifeguards and residents to raise their awareness of what a swimmer in the…

DCC Vice President Selected for National Fellowship

DCC Vice President Selected for National Fellowship   April 20, 2017 – Dr. Ellen Gambino, vice president of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Dutchess Community College, has been awarded the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. One of just 40 higher education leaders nationwide to be selected for the intensive program, Gambino was…

Presentation on Sheriff’s Office History

  Presentation on Sheriff’s Office History As part of the 300th Anniversary of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson announces that members of the press are hereby invited to attend a presentation on the history of the Sheriff’s Office. The presentation will take place on Tuesday April 25th at 10 am in…

Greetings Art Lovers:

  Greetings Art Lovers: All of us at Arts Mid-Hudson get excited when our members have success! We want to share that Alexis Feldheim pursued her dream of opening her own ceramics studio and on May 2ndKingston Ceramics Studio will open for classes. Alexis has been an Arts Mid-Hudson member since 2013, has worked as…

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Warning Of Financial Scams Involving Gift Cards

  A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Warning Of Financial Scams Involving Gift Cards Following An Uptick In Complaints Of Scams Targeting Senior Citizens That Utilize Gift Cards, A.G. Schneiderman Issues Tips To Protect New Yorkers Attorney General’s Office Will Work With Retail Council, AARP, And Others To Make Changes To Help Safeguard Customers NEW YORK…

Narcan Kits & Cases Donated to Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit

  Narcan Kits & Cases Donated to Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office will be getting updated Narcan (Naloxone) Kits as well as Narc Cases for their K9 teams from a donation by Odin’s Fund.  Odin’s Fund is a nonprofit organization started in 2000 by Doctor Paul McNamara to assist…

DCC Student Earns First-Place in Business Plan Competition

        DCC Student Earns First-Place in Business Plan Competition April 20, 2017 – Dutchess Community College student Allison Ret of Hopewell Junction took first in the “product” category of the 2017 Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan Competition held earlier this month at Marist College. Individuals and teams from participating regional colleges developed a…

This Sunday, April 23, 1 pm, Carol Gracie, naturalist, photographer, and author presents plants and pollinators of the Great Swamp at Trinity-Pawling School, Gardiner Theater. Brought to you by FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp).

  This Sunday, April 23, 1 pm, Carol Gracie, naturalist, photographer, and author presents plants and pollinators of the Great Swamp at Trinity-Pawling School, Gardiner Theater. Brought to you by FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp).  

Dutchess County Residents to Issue Open Invitation to Representative John Faso (R-NY) to Attend a Public Town Hall at Pawling Gathering

  Dutchess County Residents Issue Open Invitation to Representative John Faso (R-NY) to Attend Public Town Hall     According to a press release residents will be holding a peaceful gathering outside of Outside of O’Connor’s Public House, 6 Broad Street in Pawling to issue a formal invitation to Representative John Faso to attend public town hall in Dutchess…

Public Invited to Discuss Services for Individuals with Chemical Dependency

  Public Invited to Discuss Services for Individuals with Chemical Dependency Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) announced a public forum today, April 20, to discuss service needs for individuals with chemical dependency. The forum will take place from 4-6 pm in the Training Room at DBCH at 230 North Road…