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Obituary, Eleanor G. McLaren

  Eleanor G. McLaren, beloved wife of the late Edward W. McLaren Jr., passed away on August 18 after a brief illness. Eleanor was born in New London, on August 12,1925 to the late Elwood L. and Mildred (Peckham) Glover. She has been a Danbury resident since moving here in 1935 following her father’s transfer…

Obituary, Norma Irene Larrabee

  Norma Irene Larrabee, 79, a long-time resident of the Wingdale-Dover area since 1966, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Born in Augusta, Maine on November 2, 1937, she was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. King Paul.  She married Gerald (“Jerry”) Larrabee in Augusta on September 13,…

State Police prepare for the 172nd Annual Dutchess County Fair

  State Police prepare for the 172nd Annual Dutchess County Fair NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Rhinebeck, New York – The 172nd Annual Dutchess County Fair will begin on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, in Rhinebeck, NY.   The Dutchess County Fair is the second largest fair in New York…

Westchester Community College Campus Tour 

  Westchester Community College Campus Tour This fall, the Interact Club of Pawling, Pawling Rotary, and the Town of Pawling will be hosting a Westchester Community College campus tour.  The trip is open to all current Juniors and Seniors and includes transportation to and from the campus, and information session with the Undergraduate Admissions Office, a student-guided tour,…

Pawling Recreation – Chess Wizards Camp 

  Pawling Recreation – Chess Wizards Camp     Join us this winter and spring break for challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes.  You’ll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle-your BRAIN!!   Our camps include fun team chess games like bughouse, puzzles, recess and snack…

What is the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP)?

  What is the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP)? The New York State Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) consists of two programs: the Women, Infants and Children Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) and the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). Those who are eligible for these programs are provided checks to redeem for fresh,…

Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on August 22 and August 25-27

Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on August 22 and August 25-27 Buses to Substitute for Certain Off-Peak Trains Between Wassaic and Southeast on August 22, and for Continuous Weekend Period August 25-27.   MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Harlem Line, Metro-North crews will…

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

  Severe Thunderstorm Watch SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 455 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 225 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 455 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS NYC005-021-025-027-039-047-059-061-071-079-081-085-087-105-111- 119-190100- /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0455.170818T1825Z-170819T0100Z/ NY . NEW YORK COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BRONX COLUMBIA DELAWARE DUTCHESS GREENE…

Art Exhibit: Mythology & Mysterious Layers/Abstraction – Works by Joann Zwolzki & Nicole Hughes at Studio Around the Corner

  Art Exhibit: Mythology & Mysterious Layers/Abstraction Works by Joann Zwolzki & Nicole Hughes at Studio Around the Corner   The Cultural Arts Coalition will present their September Art Exhibit with works by Joann Zwolzki & Nicole Hughes at the Studio Around the Corner beginning September 8, 2017, at an opening reception from 7 to 9 PM. …

Governor Cuomo Takes Decisive Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals

  Health Insurers Cannot Deny Claims for Medical Services Because the Insured Does Not Present as the Gender to Whom the Service Is Typically Provided Circular Letter Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced health insurers cannot discriminate or deny coverage based on gender identity. This action will ensure that transgender or gender nonconforming…

Governor Signs Legislation Cracking Down on Unauthorized Private Property Surveillance

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation to crack down on the unauthorized invasion of privacy by video surveillance. Following reports of cameras being installed to unlawfully videotape neighboring private property, this bill (S.870A/A.861A) establishes a private right of action for damages for an unlawful invasion of privacy in an individual’s backyard. “Everyone should be able to…

Dutchess County’s 5th Annual Special Needs Picnic

  Dutchess County’s 5th Annual Special Needs Picnic Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro welcomed more than 250 residents to Freedom Park in the Town of LaGrange yesterday for the County’s fifth annual Special Needs Picnic, another great #ThinkDIFFERENTLY event. An annual favorite for local children and their families, the picnic offers a day of free food and…

The Pawling Resource Center Thanks Volunteers

  The Pawling Resource Center Thanks Volunteers   By Susan Stone   On August 16th the Pawling Resource Center held its annual Volunteer Recognition event, to thank the many volunteers who make the PRC services possible.  More than fifty volunteers, staff and Board members gathered at Christ Church on Quaker Hill at 8:30 am for…

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley receives two United Way grants

  Legal Services of the Hudson Valley receives two United Way grants   Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV), the only provider of comprehensive civil legal services to those that cannot afford it in the seven counties of the lower and mid-Hudson Valley, was recently awarded grants by the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange…

The Pawling Library Receives Grant To Benefit Seniors

  The Pawling Library Receives Grant To Benefit Seniors By Susan Stone The Pawling Free Library is the recipient of a 2017 MHLS Outreach Mini Grant Program grant which will be used to enhance educational programming for community seniors. According to Brian Avery, Library Director, the library receives  many  requests for computer classes. “These requests…

CLIMATE TALKS are coming to Millerton, New York next week

  CLIMATE TALKS are coming to Millerton, New York next week. We’ll be hosting 3 post screening audience discussions facilitated by regional experts after AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL shows on 8/21 – 4:20pm; 8/23 – 4:20pm and 8/24 – 7:20pm. Guests include author, historian Jeremy Brecher, Housatonic Valley Association Director, Tim Abbot and Scenic Hudson‘s Vice President, Steve Rosenberg & Acting Director of…

Obituary, Joesph Duffy

  , a long-time resident of Pawling and Amenia, NY, most recently of Williamstown, MA, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Bennington, VT at the age of 89. Born in Sharon, CT on March 1, 1928, he was one of six children born to Henry and Margaret (Lynch) Duffy.  Joe…

Governor Directs Flags to Half-Staff In Honor of U.S. Army Sergeant Brooks

  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, August 16 in honor of U.S. Army Sgt. Roshain Euvince Brooks, a resident of Brooklyn, who died on August 13. “On behalf of all New Yorkers, I extend my deepest condolences to Sgt. Brooks’ family, friends…

DEC Accepting Applications for Sponsored Pheasant Hunt Program

  DEC Accepting Applications for Sponsored Pheasant Hunt Program Applications for Cooperative Program due by September 1 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced the start of the application period to hold a DEC-Sponsored Pheasant Hunts. This program enables experienced hunters and others to obtain state-reared pheasants for use in sponsored hunts…