Education

Ryan Curley of Millbrook  and Ryan Smith of Holmes Graduate from Hofstra University

  News from Hofstra University   Ryan Curley of Millbrook  and Ryan Smith of Holmes Graduate from Hofstra University HEMPSTEAD, NY (07/24/2017)– About 2,100 Hofstra University students earned their undergraduate, graduate or law degrees during commencement ceremonies on May 21-22, 2017 at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Watch videos or see photos from…

9th Grade Scavenger Hunt

  On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Pawling High School will be hosting a Freshman Schedule Scavenger Hunt.  This informal event is open to all incoming 9th grade students.   Students will have the opportunity to “walk through” their schedule while completing a scavenger hunt of the high school building.  This event will allow students to familiarize…

University of Rhode Island graduates about 3,200 students at commencement

  News from University of Rhode Island   University of Rhode Island graduates about 3,200 students at commencement KINGSTON, RI (07/19/2017)– At the University of Rhode Island’s 131st Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2017, about 2,600 undergraduate and 650 graduate students became the University’s newest alumni. The following students from your area graduated from 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…

Binghamton University announces Dean’s List

  Binghamton University announces Dean’s List BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (July 17, 2017) – Binghamton University, State University of New York, has announced the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Ranked among the elite public universities in the country, Binghamton challenges students…

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…

Michael Delavergne of Pawling Graduates from Buffalo State

  News from Buffalo State   Michael Delavergne Graduates from Buffalo State BUFFALO, NY (07/12/2017)– Michael Delavergne of Pawling, NY graduated from Buffalo State with a B.S. in business administration in spring 2017. Buffalo State is a State University of New York (SUNY) college located in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo State offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees…

Local residents named to Dean’s List at RIT

  News from Rochester Institute of Technology   Local residents named to Dean’s List at RIT ROCHESTER, NY (07/10/2017)– The following local residents made the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester at Rochester Institute of Technology: Kaylyn Baillargeon of Amenia (12501), who is studying diagnostic medical sonography. Brenda Calderon of Millerton (12546), who is…

Be-A-Better-Gardener – Second Sowings

  Be-A-Better-Gardener Second Sowings  Cool weather crops like broccoli can be sown in July   By Thomas Christopher This is a time of year when the vegetable garden can look a bit threadbare – the early spring crops such as peas and lettuce have faded with the onset of summer heat, leaving substantial gaps in your…