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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…

DCC Vice President Selected for National Fellowship

DCC Vice President Selected for National Fellowship   April 20, 2017 – Dr. Ellen Gambino, vice president of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Dutchess Community College, has been awarded the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. One of just 40 higher education leaders nationwide to be selected for the intensive program, Gambino was…

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…

This Sunday, April 23, 1 pm, Carol Gracie, naturalist, photographer, and author presents plants and pollinators of the Great Swamp at Trinity-Pawling School, Gardiner Theater. Brought to you by FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp).

  This Sunday, April 23, 1 pm, Carol Gracie, naturalist, photographer, and author presents plants and pollinators of the Great Swamp at Trinity-Pawling School, Gardiner Theater. Brought to you by FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp).  

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…

The Duffle Bag of Patterson Military Collectables Show

    The Duffle Bag of Patterson Military Collectables Show     A military collectables, knife and antique muzzle-loader show will be held April 22nd at the Patterson Recreation Center, 65 Front Street., from 9 am to 3 pm. Historical Items for sale include insignia, medals, uniforms, equipment, swords, knives, headgear, books, artwork antique muzzle-loading…

Governor Signs Legislation Investing Over $200 Million to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic in New York

Governor Signs Legislation Investing Over $200 Million to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic in New York   Invests $145 Million for Community-Based Providers, Including Residential Treatment Beds, Housing Units and Opioid Treatment Programs Provides $6 Million for Naloxone Kits and Training Represents Funding Increase of Over 100 Percent Since FY 2011 Builds on Governor’s…

DEC Encourages Homeowners to Practice Sustainable Lawn Care to Protect State Waterbodies

  DEC Encourages Homeowners to Practice Sustainable Lawn Care to Protect State Waterbodies DEC launches “Look for the Zero” campaign to urge homeowners to purchase phosphorus-free lawn fertilizer     To protect water quality this spring, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today is urging New Yorkers to practice sustainable lawn care…

**UPDATE** Town of Beekman teen located in good health

  **UPDATE** Town of Beekman teen located in good health NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE **UPDATE** Tra was located in good health on April 17, 2017 by the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department.  Thank you to the City of Poughkeepsie Police and the public for assisting with this investigation.Beekman,…

SuperTy Event at CrossFit Pawling!

  People can come and support the event by either just showing up or they an purchase a ticket in which they will be eligible to workout. We will have many local vendors on site & raffles prizes! It is a family event so kids are welcome! Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/woding-for-superty-registration-33343263599

Governor Announces State Police Results of Operation Hang Up Enforcement Period Public Safety

  More Than 15,000 Tickets Issued, Including 2,000 for Distracted Driving Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Police issued more than 15,000 tickets during this year’s Operation Hang Up traffic enforcement period, which targets those who use electronic devices while driving. This year’s campaign ran from April 6 through April…

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….

Pets of The Week: Sam and Carrie

  SAM:     Sam is an Australian Cattle Dog which is also known as a Red Heeler.  He is a very intelligent boy who loves to play ball and swim.  He is looking for a family that is experienced with dogs and where he can be the one and only pet.  Sam can be seen…

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,…

State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a runaway Beekman teen

  State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a runaway Beekman teen NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Beekman, New York – New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate 15-year-old Elise L. Tra, of Beekman, New York.Tra, who…

Pawling Nursing Home Hosts Easter for Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

    Pawling Nursing Home Hosts Easter for Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Pawling invites Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie for Easter Breakfast and Egg Hunt   April 14th 2017, Pawling, NY – 34 children and teenagers celebrated Easter with a pancake breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 14th….

Wait Until Next Winter to Prune Your Oak Trees

  Wait Until Next Winter to Prune Your Oak Trees   Many people prune their trees in spring and summer. DEC recommends holding off on pruning oak trees until winter to protect them from oak wilt, a deadly tree disease. The video, ‘Winter Pruning For Oak Wilt Prevention’ (2 minutes) highlights why it’s important to prune…

DEC Announces Opening of Spring Turkey Season on May 1

  DEC Announces Opening of Spring Turkey Season on May 1 Annual Youth Turkey Hunting Weekend is April 22-23   The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is opening spring turkey season on May 1 in upstate New York north of the Bronx-Westchester County line, the agency announced today. DEC’s annual youth turkey…