History

Lecture at DCC to Focus on Eleanor Roosevelt’s Impact on Women’s Leadership

  Lecture at DCC to Focus on Eleanor Roosevelt’s Impact on Women’s Leadership   October 3, 2017 – Dr. Allida Black, research professor of history and international affairs at George Washington University, will deliver a lecture called “Staying Aloof is Not a Solution: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Call to Action” on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in…

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…

DAR Honors Veterans with Ribbons of Respect

  DAR Honors Veterans with Ribbons of Respect       The Enoch Crosby Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will honor Veterans with its Ribbons of Respect program during wreath laying ceremonies throughout Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess Counties.  This outreach speaks directly to the DAR mission of Patriotic endeavor and will provide…

Special Earth Day Lecture at the Cary Institute: Terry Tempest Williams. The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks

  Special Earth Day Lecture at the Cary Institute: Terry Tempest Williams. The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks On Saturday, April 22 celebrate Earth Day with a special lecture from author and scholar Terry Tempest Williams. Williams will showcase her new book, The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of…

Obituary, Joan D. Bucci Pierce

   ALBANY Joan D. Bucci Pierce passed peacefully in the comfort of her home on April 9, 2017. Joan was blessed with love and longevity during her lifetime. Mom was 103 years old. Mom was born on March 8, 1914, right here in Albany to a large and close knit Italian family. Mom was the…

DCC to Host Screenings of ‘Fences’

  DCC to Host Screenings of ‘Fences’   April 5, 2017 – Dutchess Community College this month will host four screenings of “Fences” at its Poughkeepsie campus followed by faculty-led discussions about the film. The movie will be shown April 20 at 12:30 and 5 p.m. in Taconic Hall, room 103, and April 21 at…

Dutchess Community College to Stage ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ April 7-9

  Dutchess Community College to Stage ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ April 7-9 March 29, 2017 – Dutchess Community College Performing Arts students will stage Martin McDonagh’s “The Cripple of Inishmaan” April 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. and April 9 at 2 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC’s main campus.  …

Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra’s to Perform “American Songfest” Concert at the CIA

  Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra’s to Perform “American Songfest” Concert at the CIA   Concert Pays Tribute to Pete Seeger and His Clearwater Sloop Hyde Park, NY – Pete Seeger and the Hudson River, two American treasures intertwined in the modern environmental movement, are the focus of NDSO’s “American Songfest” concert on Saturday, April 22…

New Patch Program Teaches Girl Scouts about New York History and Encourages Girls to be Advocates

  New Patch Program Teaches Girl Scouts about New York History and Encourages Girls to be Advocates Lt. Governor Hochul Unveils Patch at Event Joined by Girl Scouts Leaders from Across New York at National Museum of the American Indian Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a new Girl Scouts patch celebrating…

ESTATE SALE APRIL 7,8 & 9 10:00 TO 5:00 5 Meeting House Road Pawling, New York

ESTATE SALE APRIL 7,8 & 9 10:00 TO 5:00 5 Meeting House Road Pawling, New York FORMER ANTIQUE DEALERS AND COLLECTORS OF OVER 40 YEARS ARE SELLING THE CONTENTS OF THE HISTORIC HALL CHRISTY HOUSE Included in the sale are:  FURNITURE including set of 10 assembled Hudson Valley and New Milford chairs; ; Hudson Valley…

SAVE THE 100 YEAR OLD BASH BISH FLAG

  SAVE THE 100 YEAR OLD BASH BISH FLAG Don’t you/didn’t you love Bash Bish? Will you help conserve a .piece of its history? The Bash Bish area has long been a tri-state treasure. The falls, located in Massachusetts, close to the New York state line, have attracted folks from Lakeville, Boston, NY City, Albany etc….

Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail Continues

  Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail Continues Next Stop: Kimlin Cider Mill in Poughkeepsie on October 14th Poughkeepsie, NY… The Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail series continues next week at the Kimlin Cider Mill, located at 140 Cedar Avenue in Poughkeepsie, on Friday, October 14th, at 6 p.m. The Historic Tavern Trail, in its inaugural…

Governor Cuomo Announces 22 Properties Recommended to State and National Registers of Historic Places

  Governor Cuomo Announces 22 Properties Recommended to State and National Registers of Historic Places Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 22 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The nominations reflect the remarkable breadth…

Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Dutchess County Airport – Rare WWII Aircraft on Display September 9-11

  Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Dutchess County Airport Rare WWII Aircraft on Display September 9-11 Poughkeepsie…The Collings Foundation’s popular WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR returns to the Dutchess County Airport onFriday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th. The tour features rare treasures of aviation history including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII…

6th Annual Art Exhibit “Meeting Past” at The Akin Library and Museums

  6th Annual Art Exhibit “Meeting Past” at The Akin Library and Museums 90 Contemporary Artists find resonance between their work and historic artifacts – curated by Bibiana Huang Matheis. Opening reception: Sunday, September 11, 1-5pm Exhibit: September 9 – October 23, 2016 Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 11am-4pm Location: Akin Library and Museums, 378…

Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing!” at Wethersfield Garden in Amenia

  Much Ado About Nothing! at Wethersfield Garden in Amenia “Come to the gorgeous formal garden at Wethersfield and enjoy an outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing! The show will be Thursday, September 8 at 4pm, and is presented by Castle Theatre Company, a group of students from Durham University in England. In…

Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail Continues Next Stop: Stissing House in Pine Plains this Friday

  Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail Continues Next Stop: Stissing House in Pine Plains this Friday   Poughkeepsie, NY… The Dutchess County Historic Tavern Trail series continues this week at the Stissing House, located at 7801 S. Main Street in Pine Plains, on Friday, August 12th, at 6 p.m.   The Historic Tavern Trail, in its…

Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Dutchess County Airport Rare WWII Aircraft on Display September 9-11

  Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Dutchess County Airport Rare WWII Aircraft on Display September 9-11   Poughkeepsie… The Collings Foundation’s popular WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR returns to the Dutchess County Airport on Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th.  The tour features rare treasures of aviation history including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress…

St. Thomas’ Church in Amenia Union, New York Receives Sacred Sites Challenge Grant

  THE NEW YORK LANDMARKS CONSERVANCY AWARDS 14 SACRED SITES GRANTS TO HISTORIC RELIGIOUS PROPERTIES THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE   St. Thomas’ Church in Amenia Union, New York Receives Sacred Sites Challenge Grant   The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 14 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $268,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York…

Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage

  Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage April 13, 2016, CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and County Historian Sarah Johnson,…