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Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Assistant Civil Engineer II (Design) Recruitment Number: 2017-00000055 Last File Date: 12/4/2017 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…

DCC Partners with Alfred State College to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing  

  DCC Partners with Alfred State College to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing     November 17, 2017 – Beginning in January 2018, associate degree-prepared registered nurses will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in Nursing locally, through a partnership between Dutchess Community College and Alfred State College, another SUNY institution recognized for its…

Dutchess County RID Hosts ‘Safety Tree’ Dedication and Inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil

  Dutchess County RID Hosts ‘Safety Tree’ Dedication and Inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID) held its inaugural Victims Candlelight Vigil with a special “Safety Tree” dedication on Thursday, November 16th to honor the memories of Dutchess County victims of intoxicated driving crashes. Friends and family gathered at the Dutchess County…

County Accepting HEAP Applications

  County Accepting HEAP Applications Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro announced today the Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services (DCFS) is now accepting applications for regular Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), which assists low-income residents with the cost of heat and energy-related expenses. Eligibility for HEAP is based on household income: For…

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess Looking to Raise $6,000 on NY Gives Day

  Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess Looking to Raise $6,000 on NY Gives Day (DUTCHESS) November 13, 2017 – November 28th is NY Gives Day, a 24-hour giving challenge developed by the New York Council of Nonprofits and United Way of New York State to celebrate the life-changing work of nonprofits across the vast state of New…

Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm 

  Take a Hike Tuesday at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm    Take a Hike Tuesday The Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm 57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT  06784 Tuesday, November 21 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost – CAS Members: free; nonmembers: $5 Sherman, Conn. The Connecticut Audubon Society at Deer Pond Farm…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Case Manager II Recruitment Number: 2017-00000054 Last File Date: 11/24/2017 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…

Governor Cuomo Announces $327 Million Available in Home Heating Assistance for New Yorkers

  Federal Funding Available Beginning November 13 for Seniors, Working Families and Low-and Moderate-Income Residents Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that applications for home heating assistance will be accepted beginning Monday, November 13 throughout New York State. The Home Energy Assistance Program is making $327 million in federal funding available to eligible older New…

Cricket Valley project manager to speak at the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s November breakfast

Cricket Valley project manager to speak at November breakfast Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Joseph Collins, Project Manager and Principal Vice President for Bechtel Infrastructure & Power Corporation, will speak at the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s next Contact Breakfast on Wednesday, November 15. The breakfast, which starts at 7:30 a.m. and will be held…

REPUBLICAN BUDGET STILL TAKES AWAY NEARLY THREE QUARTERS OF DEDUCTIONS IN NY AND INCREASES NEW YORKERS TAXES

  SCHUMER, CUOMO: LAST SUPPOSED ‘COMPROMISE’ IN HOUSE BILL WILL STILL TAKE AWAY NEARLY THREE QUARTERS OF DEDUCTIONS IN NY AND HURT HUNDREDS-OF- THOUSANDS OF MIDDLE CLASS RESIDENTS; WILL REMOVE $52 BILLION IN DEDUCTIONS FROM NY’ERS POCKETS; SCHUMER, CUOMO DOUBLE DOWN ON REPS TENNEY, FASO, STEFANIK, KATKO, REED & COLLINS TO VOTE NO ON TAX…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 6, 2017

    Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 6, 2017 Note: the Office for the Aging will be closed on Election Day (Tuesday 11/7) and on the observed Veterans Day holiday (Friday 11/10), since Veterans Day falls on a Saturday this year. Golden Living . . . News…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement – Senior Engineering Aide

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement – Senior Engineering Aide Title: Senior Engineering Aide Recruitment Number: 2017-00000051 Last File Date: 11/17/2017 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…

Molinaro Signs Law Prohibiting Use of Polystyrene Foam in Dutchess County

  Molinaro Signs Law Prohibiting Use of Polystyrene Foam in Dutchess County Poughkeepsie… Joined by fourth-grade students of Joseph D’Aquanni West Road Intermediate School, Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro today signed a resolution into law which prohibits the use of polystyrene foam food containers in the County by chain food service establishments. At its October…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement – Crisis Intervention Worker

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement Crisis Intervention Worker Exam Title: Crisis Intervention Worker State Exam Number: 63328 Exam Date: 1/20/2018 Last File Date: 11/29/2017 A civil service exam has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications…

Molinaro Releases 2018 County Budget Proposal

Molinaro Releases 2018 County Budget Proposal Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro presented his 2018 Executive Budget proposal today to county officials and community leaders in the Dutchess County Legislature’s Chambers in Poughkeepsie. The County Executive’s budget plan reduces the county property tax levy (amount collected countywide from property taxes) for the fourth consecutive year…

Governor Announces $59 Million to Help Cut Energy Costs and Improve Affordability of More Than 9,200 Homes

  Weatherization Measures Help Families Save an Average 20 Percent on Utility Bills Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $59 million in funding through the Weatherization Assistance Program to help cut utility costs for approximately 9,200 income-eligible families and seniors across the state. Funds will be released to a statewide network of non-profit organizations to…

Molinaro to Highlight Addiction and Mental Health Initiatives in 2018 Dutchess County Executive Budget Presentation

  BREAKING THROUGH Molinaro to Highlight Addiction and Mental Health Initiatives in 2018 Dutchess County Executive Budget Presentation Poughkeepsie, NY … The opioid epidemic is the public health crisis of our time, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that in 2015 “drug overdoses accounted for 52,404 U.S. deaths, including 33,091 (63%) that…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 30

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 30 Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging   Note: The Office for the Aging’s Senior Seminars take place this Thursday, November 2 at New Hackensack Reformed Church in Wappingers Falls….

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement   Title: Programmer/Analyst Recruitment Number: 2017-00000049 Last File Date: 11/17/2017 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….

A.G. Schneiderman Reminds New Yorkers That New York State’s Health Marketplace Opens November 1St For 2018 Health Plans

  A.G. Schneiderman Reminds New Yorkers That New York State’s Health Marketplace Opens November 1St For 2018 Health Plans Schneiderman Also Offers Tips To Help Consumers Compare Health Care Plans In Advance Of NYS Marketplace Open Enrollment For 2018 NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today reminded New Yorkers that open enrollment for…

Governor Cuomo Announces NY Green Bank to Raise at Least $1 Billion from Private Sector to Accelerate Clean Energy Solutions and Combat Climate Change

  Governor Cuomo Announces NY Green Bank to Raise at Least $1 Billion from Private Sector to Accelerate Clean Energy Solutions and Combat Climate Change Lieutenant Governor Hochul Hosts Summit in Partnership with Climate Jobs NY and The Worker Institute at Cornell Climate Jobs NY Milestones Include Ongoing Development of Large-scale Renewable Energy Projects, Accelerated…

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday

  National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro encourages the public’s participation in National Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, October 28th. Residents are encouraged to dispose of all unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs safely and anonymously at any of the 10 permanent drop-off locations at law enforcement facilities throughout…

Dutchess County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Halloween Crackdown Enforcement Effort Impaired driving crackdown runs Oct. 27st through Nov. 1st

  Dutchess County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Halloween Crackdown Enforcement Effort Impaired driving crackdown runs Oct. 27st through Nov. 1st Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro announced today Dutchess County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving. The statewide STOP-DWI crackdown efforts for the Halloween weekend start…

Metro-North to Perform Ultrasonic Rail Testing Between Southeast and Wassaic on Tuesday, October 31, and Wednesday, November 1, Buses to Substitute for Certain Off-Peak Trains to Accommodate Track Maintenance

  Metro-North to Perform Ultrasonic Rail Testing Between Southeast and Wassaic on Tuesday, October 31, and Wednesday, November 1 Buses to Substitute for Certain Off-Peak Trains to Accommodate Track Maintenance   MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that it will perform ultrasonic rail testing on the Upper Harlem Line on Tuesday, October 31, and Wednesday, November…