Education

Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Hudson Valley Regional Airport

  Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Hudson Valley Regional Airport Rare WWII Aircraft on Display October 4-6 Poughkeepsie…The Collings Foundation’s popular Wings of Freedom Tour returns to the Hudson Valley Regional Airport for the fourth year in a row on Wednesday, October 4th through Friday, October 6th.  The tour features rare treasures of aviation history, including the…

Schoolhouse News 9.22.17

Dear Parents and Friends:    Pupil Services Parents as Partners meeting, Thursday, Oct. 5 at 9:30am in the District Office.  Come meet PPS staff including our new director Joseph Simoni and the new CPSE/CSE Chairperson Amanda Allison (not new to the district, but new to the position). CALENDAR NOTE:  An early dismissal drill will take place on Friday, October…

SCHUMER REVEALS: OF THE NEARLY 215,000 TEACHERS IN NEW YORK, HUGE NUMBERS ARE MISSING OUT ON CRITICAL TEACHER TAX BREAK; SENATOR SAYS BENEFIT WOULD HELP THOUSANDS OF UPSTATE NY TEACHERS SAVE UP TO $250 PER YEAR IN TAX DEDUCTIONS ON SCHOOL SUPPLIES; URGES TEACHERS TO APPLY

  SCHUMER REVEALS: OF THE NEARLY 215,000 TEACHERS IN NY, ARE MISSING OUT ON CRITICAL TEACHER TAX BREAK; SENATOR SAYS BENEFIT WOULD HELP THOUSANDS OF UPSTATE NY TEACHERS SAVE UP TO $250 PER YEAR IN TAX DEDUCTIONS ON SCHOOL SUPPLIES; URGES TEACHERS TO APPLY The Average NYS Teacher Spends A Whopping $485 Per Year Out-Of-Pocket…

Victoria Luciano, of Wingdale on University Cheerleading Squad at Susquehanna University

  News from Susquehanna University   Dover Graduate on University Cheerleading Squad SELINSGROVE, PA (09/13/2017)– Victoria Luciano, of Wingdale, N.Y., is a member of the 2017 cheerleading squad at Susquehanna University. The Susquehanna cheerleaders, under the direction of head coach Sarah Markel, are skilled in dancing, gymnastics and stunts. The 20-member squad performs at all…

Music, Lectures and Film to Highlight DCC’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

  Music, Lectures and Film to Highlight DCC’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration   Music, Lectures and Film to Highlight DCC’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration   September 7, 2017 – Dutchess Community College will mark Hispanic Heritage Month with seven events including a documentary, lectures and music performances, all scheduled from Sept. 14 – Oct. 26….

DCC Gallery to Exhibit Student Art

  DCC Gallery to Exhibit Student Art   August 31, 2017 – Artwork created by Dutchess Community College students this spring and summer will be on display until Sept. 22 in the College’s Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public. It features photography, typography, fashion illustration, ceramics, calligraphy,…

Molinaro Congratulates Dutchess Community College, Students

  Molinaro Congratulates Dutchess Community College, Students for Choosing to ‘Think Ahead’ Program to provide job skills, college experience to students with special needs Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro today joined Deputy Commissioner for Special Needs Toni-Marie Ciarfella and Dutchess Community College’s president, Dr. Pamela Edington, to welcome students to the college’s new…

WEBUTUCK TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION SECURES OVER $35,000 IN DONATIONS FOR READING PROGRAM

  WEBUTUCK TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION SECURES OVER $35,000 IN DONATIONS FOR READING PROGRAM AMENIA, NY, AUGUST 25, 2017 — The Webutuck Teachers’ Association has received over $35,000 in private donations in order to bring the Journeys Core Reading Program to the Webutuck Central School District. Led by WTA President Rebecca Garrard, the teachers’ union reached out…

Be-a-Better-Gardener – Late Summer Lawn Care

  Be-a-Better-Gardener Late Summer Lawn Care   Kentucky bluegrass — unmatched for looks.   By Thomas Christopher   Contrary to popular belief, spring is not the best season for planting or reseeding a lawn.  The weather and sunlight in spring is particularly conducive to the growth of annual weeds, and these are tough competitors for turf…

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,…

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…

Be-a-Better-Gardener Fall-Blooming Bulbs

  Be-a-Better-Gardener Fall-Blooming Bulbs By Thomas Christopher   We think of spring as the season for flowering bulbs, but in fact there is a choice selection — too often overlooked by gardeners — that bloom in the fall.  The fall bloomers are just as reliable as the spring-blooming bulbs and share a crucial characteristic:  they provide…

DEC Announces State Hunting and Trapping Education Courses are Gearing up

  DEC Announces State Hunting and Trapping Education Courses are Gearing up Training in Safe Handling of Firearms and Hunting Required before Purchasing a Hunting License New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today reminded all new hunters and trappers planning to go afield this season must first complete a mandatory…