Economy

EARTH DAY MESSAGE FROM THE NYS COMPTROLLER

A MESSAGE FROM THE COMPTROLLEROn the 47th Anniversary of Earth Day, now more than ever, we should celebrate the progress we have made and recommit ourselves to the work that needs to be done. Almost ten years ago, I signed an Executive Order intended to make the Office of the State Comptroller a model agency…

More than eighty people showed up in Pawling on Friday night to protest Representative John Faso

  Pawling, NY — April 21, 2017   More than eighty people showed up in Pawling on Friday night to protest Representative John Faso’s continued refusal to hold open town halls.  While Representative Faso gathered with donors at a fundraiser inside O’Connor’s Public House, local Dutchess County residents were outside issuing him an invitation to meet…

Greetings Art Lovers:

  Greetings Art Lovers: All of us at Arts Mid-Hudson get excited when our members have success! We want to share that Alexis Feldheim pursued her dream of opening her own ceramics studio and on May 2ndKingston Ceramics Studio will open for classes. Alexis has been an Arts Mid-Hudson member since 2013, has worked as…

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Warning Of Financial Scams Involving Gift Cards

  A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Warning Of Financial Scams Involving Gift Cards Following An Uptick In Complaints Of Scams Targeting Senior Citizens That Utilize Gift Cards, A.G. Schneiderman Issues Tips To Protect New Yorkers Attorney General’s Office Will Work With Retail Council, AARP, And Others To Make Changes To Help Safeguard Customers NEW YORK…

Dutchess County Residents to Issue Open Invitation to Representative John Faso (R-NY) to Attend a Public Town Hall at Pawling Gathering

  Dutchess County Residents Issue Open Invitation to Representative John Faso (R-NY) to Attend Public Town Hall     According to a press release residents will be holding a peaceful gathering outside of Outside of O’Connor’s Public House, 6 Broad Street in Pawling to issue a formal invitation to Representative John Faso to attend public town hall in Dutchess…

Dutchess County Highway Cleanup Planned to Celebrate Earth Day

Dutchess County Highway Cleanup Planned to Celebrate Earth Day Poughkeepsie…As part of this Saturday’s global Earth Day celebration, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced the Dutchess County Department of Public Works (DPW) Highway Division will be dedicating several days to highway cleanup efforts on major roadways as part of ongoing efforts to maintain the…

DCC to Host Excelsior Scholarship Information Session April 26

  DCC to Host Excelsior Scholarship Information Session April 26 April 17, 2017 – To educate high school and college students and their families about how to qualify and maintain eligibility for New York state’s recently announced tuition-free Excelsior Scholarship, Dutchess Community College will hold a public information session on April 26 at 7 p.m….

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 17

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 17 Note: We hope you’ll come to this year’s Celebration of Aging, coming up at 12 noon on Monday, May 22 at Villa Borghese in Wappingers (more on that below). Admission is $25 per person if paid or postmarked by Friday,…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement – Community Mental Health Nurse

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement – Community Mental Health Nurse Title: Community Mental Health Nurse Recruitment Number: 2017-00000021 Last File Date: 5/5/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions…

Governor Signs Legislation Enacting First-in-the-Nation Excelsior Scholarship Program to Provide Tuition-Free College to Middle-Class Families

  Governor Signs Legislation Enacting First-in-the-Nation Excelsior Scholarship Program to Provide Tuition-Free College to Middle-Class Families   First-in-the-Nation Program Makes NYS Public Universities Tuition-Free for Families Making Up to $125,000 Per Year, Alleviating Crushing Burden of Student Debt and Placing More New Yorkers on Path to Financial Security Nearly 80 Percent or More Than 940,000…

David Wylock Chair of the Town of Dover Planning Board is this year’s recipient of the Levine Community Service Award

  David Wylock Chair of the Town of Dover Planning Board is this year’s recipient of the Levine Community Service Award This year’s recipient of the Levine Community Service Award is David Wylock Chair of the Town of Dover Planning Board.  Each year, the New York Planning Federation (NYPF) recognizes outstanding achievement in planning and…

Application Process Now Open for County’s Municipal Innovation Grant Program

  Application Process Now Open for County’s Municipal Innovation Grant Program   Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro has announced applications are now being accepted for the County’s 2017 Municipal Innovation Grant Program, which makes $1 million available to help communities innovate and partner with each other in an effort to save money and…

STATE POLICE LOOKING FOR THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST TO JOIN THE LONG GRAY LINE

  STATE POLICE LOOKING FOR THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST TO JOIN THE LONG GRAY LINE    NEW YORK STATE POLICE   Major Joseph W. Dodd  Troop T Commander     PRESS RELEASE Superintendent George P. Beach II today announced that the State Police have launched a new recruiting effort to attract the best and brightest…

Finalists Announced for Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction

  Finalists Announced for Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction POUGHKEEPSIE, NY– Dutchess Tourism, Inc. (DTI) announced the finalists for the 2017 Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction. Award winners in seven categories will be announced at a special breakfast on Tuesday, May 9th at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum during DTI’s National Tourism Rally…

New Program To Address And Transform Problem Homes And Buildings

  A.G. Schneiderman Announces New Program To Address And Transform Problem Homes And Buildings   Cities For Responsible Investment And Strategic Enforcement (“Cities RISE”) Will Equip Up To 40 Municipalities Across New York State With Innovative Technology Platform Aimed At Revitalizing Neighborhoods Funding For Cities RISE Secured Through Schneiderman’s 2016 Settlements With Big Banks Schneiderman:…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Programmer/Analyst Recruitment Number: 2017-00000019 Last File Date: 4/24/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the qualifications cannot be made. You may…

Passage of the FY 2018 State Budget

  2018 State Budget Advances Governor’s Middle Class Recovery Act – Investing in Jobs & Infrastructure, Reducing Taxes, and Expanding Access to Education Increases Education Aid to $25.8 Billion – Largest Investment in the History of the State Spending Growth Held to 2 Percent For Seventh Consecutive Year Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the…

PTNY applauds full funding for 750-mile Empire State Trail in final NYS budget deal

  ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ PTNY applauds full funding for 750-mile Empire State Trail in final NYS budget deal Historic $200 million investment will create the nation’s longest multi-use trail ALBANY – The New York State’s FY18 budget deal represents a major step forward for tourism, health, and recreation with the inclusion of $200 million in landmark funding…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 10

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 10   Note: The Office for the Aging is seeking volunteers for our annual Summer Senior Picnic program. Right now we’re looking for clerical assistance at our City of Poughkeepsie office as we work on sending tens of thousands of Senior…

Budget agreement in Albany includes the free college tuition plan at SUNY and CUNY two and four-year colleges for working- and middle-class families, approves riding sharing statewide,

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the FY 2018 State Budget. The agreement continues the state’s record of fiscal responsibility, holding spending growth to 2 percent while reducing taxes, making smart investments in education, enacting…

Job Fair Coming to Dutchess Community College April 12

  Job Fair Coming to Dutchess Community College April 12   April 7, 2017 – Dutchess Community College will host a job fair on Wednesday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Falcon Hall gymnasium on its Poughkeepsie campus. Sponsored by the Center for Career and Entrepreneurial Services at DCC and the…