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If the U.S. Senate Passes their Health Care Bill, New Yorkers will be Forced to Pay a “Faso-Collins Federal Tax”

   Members of New York’s Own Congressional Delegation Voted to Tax the Very People They Represent New York Already Contributes $48 Billion More in Taxes to the Federal Government Than It Receives in Federal Spending and Collins, Faso Voted to Cut $2.3 Billion to New York Alone  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released the following…

Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 430 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017 CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ032-033-038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066- 082>084-VTZ013>015-241100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire- Southern Berkshire-Northern Herkimer-Hamilton-Southern Herkimer- Southern Fulton-Montgomery-Northern Saratoga-Northern Warren- Northern Washington-Schoharie-Western Schenectady- Eastern Schenectady-Southern Saratoga-Western Albany-Eastern Albany- Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer-Western Greene-Eastern Greene- Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia-Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster- Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-Northern Fulton-Southeast…

Governor Grants Clemency to Ground Zero Recovery Worker from Queens

  Pardon Grant Removes Grounds for Deportation Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a pardon to Carlos Cardona of Queens who was convicted of a non-violent crime in 1990.   As a result of changes to federal immigration enforcement policy, Mr. Cardona has been detained since February, after appearing for a routine U.S. Immigration and…

Victoria Peterson of Stormville, NY. Honored by Clarkson University

  News from Clarkson University   Victoria Peterson of Stormville, Md., Honored by Clarkson University POTSDAM, NY (06/21/2017)– Victoria Abbey Peterson of Stormville, NY, a senior at Clarkson University majoring in civil engineering,received the following award(s) during the spring semester: The Commendable Service Award For Seniors: A limited number of Commendable Service Awards are presented annually…

The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival returns July 7-9 in Poughquag

The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival returns July 7-9 in Poughquag The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival on July 7-9, 2017 with over 80 launches between Friday and Sunday. The festival will be held at Barton Orchards at 63 Apple Tree Lane in Poughquag throughout…

New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case

  New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case NEW YORK STATE POLICE George P. Beach II Superintendent Beau Duffy Director of Public Information  (518) 457-2180     PRESS RELEASE   The New York State Police is asking for the public’s assistance to help solve a suspected hate crime case in the town of Taghkanic,…

Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017     CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ058>061-063>066-221100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire- Western Greene-Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia- Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess- 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the eastern Catskills, mid Hudson Valley, central and southern…

ounty Clerk’s Office Now Serves as Collection Point for Donations of Usable Eyeglasses

  County Clerk’s Office Now Serves as Collection Point for Donations of Usable Eyeglasses Poughkeepsie, New York:          Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall has announced that usable eyeglasses can be donated at any one of its Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices. Eyeglasses collected will be forwarded to the Lions Club International through their Recycle for Sight program.   According…

Obituary, Elizabeth Del Bene

  STORMVILLE – Elizabeth Del Bene, 53, formerly of Irvington and Carmel, died on June 19, 2017. Born on March 28, 1964 in Tarrytown, she was the daughter of the late James & Rita (Cantalupi) Mondelli. She attended Our Lady of Victory High School & SUNY Oneonta. Survivors include husband, Jeffrey Del Bene; and children,…

Weekly Gardening Column: National Pollinator Week, From The Berkshire Botanical Garden

National Pollinator Week Mexican sunflowers provide a food source for pollinators in the native garden.   June 19th  through 25th is National Pollinator Week.  This is a time to reflect on the importance of pollinating insects, birds and bats to our farms and gardens, and to learn about what you can do to reverse the decline of their…

TOWN OF UNION VALE IS FIRST TO PASS A POLLINATOR PROTECTION POLICY IN DUTCHESS COUNTY, NY

  TOWN OF UNION VALE IS FIRST TO PASS A POLLINATOR PROTECTION POLICY IN DUTCHESS COUNTY, NY   UNION VALE, N.Y. – On June 15, 2017  The Town of Union Vale including their Parks and Recreation and with the guidance of the Hudson Valley Swarm Bee and Pollinator Organization agreed not to purchase or use…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of June 19, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of June 19, 2017 Note: if you’re a northwestern Dutchess resident and would like to volunteer a helping hand for your senior friends and neighbors at this week’s Senior Picnic at Memorial Park in Tivoli, drop a line to outreach coordinator Brian Jones. His…

Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 458 AM EDT Mon Jun 19 2017 CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066-082>084- VTZ013>015-201100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire- Southern Berkshire-Southern Herkimer-Southern Fulton-Montgomery- Northern Saratoga-Northern Warren-Northern Washington-Schoharie- Western Schenectady-Eastern Schenectady-Southern Saratoga- Western Albany-Eastern Albany-Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer- Western Greene-Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia- Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-…

Former Diplomat Jeff Beals Launches NY-19 Campaign, announces “Eleven County” grassroots strategy

  Former Diplomat Jeff Beals Launches NY-19 Campaign, announces “Eleven County” grassroots strategy Teacher and Woodstock resident with deep Hudson Valley roots launches inclusive campaign WOODSTOCK, NY – On Friday, June 16, Woodstock resident Jeff Beals announced his run for the NY-19 Congressional seat held by Rep. John Faso. Speaking outside the Ulster County Courthouse,…

Dean’s List at University of Delaware

  News from University of Delaware   Dean’s List at University of Delaware NEWARK, DE (06/15/2017)– The following students in your region have been named to the University of Delaware Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester: Allison McIntyre of Stormville (12582) Brennan McIntyre of Stormville (12582) Gianna Bianchi of Poughquag (12570) Julia Huott of…

Nicole Mundackal of Poughquag named to Siena College President’s List for Spring 2017 Semester

  News from Siena College   Nicole Mundackal of Poughquag named to Siena College President’s List for Spring 2017 Semester LOUDONVILLE, NY (06/15/2017)– Nicole Mundackal has been named to the Siena College President’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. Mundackal is from Poughquag, NY. The President’s List requires a 3.9 grade point average or higher….

Summer Proofing the Lawn

  Summer Proofing the Lawn Lawn grasses in our region can flourish even in drought conditions if you provide proper care. By Thomas Christopher Summer is settling in, bringing with it the period of greatest stress your lawn experiences all year.  There are a number of precautions you can take, though, to help your turf through…