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Dutchess County Shared Services Plan Public Hearing in Dover

  Dutchess County Shared Services Plan Public Hearing in Dover Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro invites all residents to attend an evening of information and discussion on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd, at Dover Town Hall.  From 6 to 7 p.m., come meet representatives from various Dutchess County departments at “County Government on the Road,” an opportunity to learn how County government…

DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Wild Turkey Survey

  DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Wild Turkey Survey Citizen Scientists Help DEC Gauge Turkey Population New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today encouraged New Yorkers to participate in a survey for wild turkeys and help state biologists better understand this iconic bird. “Citizen science efforts like the Summer Turkey…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Local residents graduate from RIT

  News from Rochester Institute of Technology   Local residents graduate from RIT ROCHESTER, NY (07/17/2017)– Some 3,500 students graduated during Rochester Institute of Technology’s 132nd commencement celebration, held in May, including: Lauren Asselmeyer of Poughquag , who graduated with a BFA in photographic and imaging arts. Kaylyn Baillargeon of Amenia , who graduated with…

Troop K held an open house to commemorate 100 years of dedicated service

      Troop K – On July 16, 2017, New York State Police from Troop K held an open house to commemorate 100 years of dedicated service to the people of New York State. We would like to thank members of the public who came to our open house event and who have supported…

Governor Directs Flags to Half-Staff on Monday

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed that flags on all state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, July 17 to honor the 16 members of the armed services killed when an aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 crashed in Mississippi on July 10. The Marine Corps Reserve unit is based…

MRC Invites Public to Learn about Radiation on July 27th

  MRC Invites Public to Learn about Radiation on July 27th Poughkeepsie…. The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of Dutchess County will offer “Understanding Radiation,” an educational program, on Thursday, July 27th, at 7 p.m., at the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response (DER), 392 Creek Road in Poughkeepsie.  The training is free and open to the public, but registration prior to the…

Governor Announces Approval of 154 Smart Schools Investment Plans, Totaling $103.2 Million

    Closes the “Digital Divide” and Increases Access to Technology and High-Speed Broadband in Hundreds of Schools Across New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced approval of 154 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at re-imagining teaching and learning for the 21st century. The approved plans, totaling $103.2 million, are part of the $2…

Festival of Arts & Crafts 2017 – EXHIBITORS WANTED!

The Pawling Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual event, Festival of Arts & Crafts 2017 to be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Charles Colman Boulevard in the Village of Pawling. Knitting, crocheting, pottery, jewelry designs, quilts, original artwork are some of the genre represented at the fair. …

ADVANCE SALE TICKETS PROVIDE BIG SAVINGS TO 2017 DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR

  ADVANCE SALE TICKETS PROVIDE BIG SAVINGS TO 2017 DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR Rhinebeck, NY – Admission, carnival rides and Grandstand concert tickets are all available online for the 2017 Dutchess County Fair at http://www.dutchessfair.com. Advance discount tickets will go on sale throughout the region at numerous locations starting July 10 and ending on August 20th….

One killed in two-car LaGrange crash 

  One killed in two-car LaGrange crash  The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a two-car fatal crash which occurred on Noxon Road in the Town of LaGrange at approximately 11:00 pm on 7/12/17. On the above date and time Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Noxon Road near Firemen’s Way in LaGrange for a…