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…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST SUNDAY… 

  URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE  National Weather Service Albany NY 242 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST SUNDAY…  The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 AM to 6 PM EST Sunday. * Locations…Mohawk Valley, Capital Region, Taconics, Schoharie Valley,…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Assistant Civil Engineer II (Design) Recruitment Number: 2017-00000055 Last File Date: 12/4/2017 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…

DCC Partners with Alfred State College to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing  

  DCC Partners with Alfred State College to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing     November 17, 2017 – Beginning in January 2018, associate degree-prepared registered nurses will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in Nursing locally, through a partnership between Dutchess Community College and Alfred State College, another SUNY institution recognized for its…

Dutchess County RID Hosts ‘Safety Tree’ Dedication and Inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil

  Dutchess County RID Hosts ‘Safety Tree’ Dedication and Inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID) held its inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil with a special “Safety Tree” dedication on Thursday, November 16th to honor the memories of Dutchess County victims of intoxicated driving crashes. Friends and family gathered at the Dutchess County…

Metro‐North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 22‐26

  Metro‐North Provides Extra Service for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, November 22‐26 Off‐Peak Fares in Effect During Holiday Weekend    Metro‐North is stuffed with service for the Thanksgiving holiday. The railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year for Metro‐North. Off‐peak fares…

Governor Cuomo Announces the Launch of the Suicide Prevention Task Force

    Coalition Will Collaborate to Build Awareness of and Access to Supportive Services Focused on Prevention in High-Risk Groups Including Adolescents, Veterans and LGBT Community Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the formation of the New York State Suicide Prevention Task Force that includes leaders from state agencies, local governments, not-for-profit groups, and other…

County Accepting HEAP Applications

  County Accepting HEAP Applications Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro announced today the Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services (DCFS) is now accepting applications for regular Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), which assists low-income residents with the cost of heat and energy-related expenses. Eligibility for HEAP is based on household income: For…

State Police in Brewster search for missing 15-year-old runaway

**UPDATE** Julio C. Morales Ramos was located in the Village of Brewster in good health. State Police in Brewster search for missing 15-year-old runaway NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Brewster, New York – New York State Police from the Brewster barracks and the Village of Brewster Police Department are…

23rd Annual STOP-DWI Law Enforcement Awards Honor Local “TOP COPS”

  23rd Annual STOP-DWI Law Enforcement Awards Honor Local “TOP COPS” Thanksgiving crackdown on impaired drivers takes place Nov. 22-26 Poughkeepsie… The Dutchess County STOP-DWI Planning Board honored seven law enforcement officers as “TOP COPS” at the 23rd Annual Dutchess County STOP-DWI Program’s Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon held today at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel in the City…

Pawling Concert Series: A Far Cry November 17th

  A Far Cry Friday, November 17, 2016 | 8:00 pm | Trinity Pawling Gardiner Theater         A Far Cry, an 18-member string orchestra, has been described by The New York Times as “brimming with personality.” Based in Boston, the group tours widely while maintaining strong roots in the city, notably as…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 13, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 13, 2017   Note: the Office for the Aging will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23…and will be open as usual on Friday, November 24.   Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County…

DEC Announces Nov. 18 Start of Regular Firearms Season for Deer and Bear Hunting in Southern Zone

DEC Announces Nov. 18 Start of Regular Firearms Season for Deer and Bear Hunting in Southern Zone Hunters Encouraged to Pass on Shots on Young Bucks With the start of New York’s most popular big game season slated for Saturday, Nov. 18, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos is encouraging hunters…

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess Looking to Raise $6,000 on NY Gives Day

  Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess Looking to Raise $6,000 on NY Gives Day (DUTCHESS) November 13, 2017 – November 28th is NY Gives Day, a 24-hour giving challenge developed by the New York Council of Nonprofits and United Way of New York State to celebrate the life-changing work of nonprofits across the vast state of New…

Polar vortex may unleash bitterly cold air, snow for northeastern US prior to Thanksgiving

Via Accuweather.com Signs are pointing toward a shift of the polar vortex that may be accompanied by a significant storm with rain, snow and wind in the northeastern United States during the days prior to Thanksgiving. The polar vortex is actually a storm in the upper part of the atmosphere that typically hangs out within…

Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm 

  Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm    Take a Hike Tuesday The Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm 57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT  06784 Tuesday, November 21 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost – CAS Members: free; nonmembers: $5 Sherman, Conn. The Connecticut Audubon Society at Deer Pond Farm…

Veterans Day is a Free Fishing Day in NY

  Veterans Day is a Free Fishing Day in NY Want to give freshwater fishing a try before the long winter sets in? There’s no better time than this Saturday (November 11), which has been designated a Free Fishing Day in New York State as part of Governor Cuomo’s NY Open for Fishing and Hunting Initiative. All residents and non-resident…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Case Manager II Recruitment Number: 2017-00000054 Last File Date: 11/24/2017 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 be…

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY… 

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY…  URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE  National Weather Service Albany NY  259 PM EST Thu Nov 9 2017  …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY…  The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 6 PM…

DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Late October New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police 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…

Special Weather Statementather Statement …Light Snow Accumulations across the Higher Terrain…

Special Weather Statementather Statement National Weather Service Albany NY 835 PM EST Tue Nov 7 2017 CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ061-066-080330- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire- Eastern Columbia-Eastern Dutchess- Including the cities of Torrington, Oakville, Gaylordsville, New Milford, Terryville, Thomaston, Sandisfield, Great Barrington, South Egremont, New Lebanon, Pawling, Wingdale, Dover Plains, Millbrook, Stanfordville, Pine Plains, and Amenia 835 PM EST…

Governor Cuomo Announces $327 Million Available in Home Heating Assistance for New Yorkers

  Federal Funding Available Beginning November 13 for Seniors, Working Families and Low-and Moderate-Income Residents Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that applications for home heating assistance will be accepted beginning Monday, November 13 throughout New York State. The Home Energy Assistance Program is making $327 million in federal funding available to eligible older New…