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What is the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP)?

  What is the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP)? The New York State Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) consists of two programs: the Women, Infants and Children Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) and the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). Those who are eligible for these programs are provided checks to redeem for fresh,…

Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on August 22 and August 25-27

Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on August 22 and August 25-27 Buses to Substitute for Certain Off-Peak Trains Between Wassaic and Southeast on August 22, and for Continuous Weekend Period August 25-27.   MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Harlem Line, Metro-North crews will…

Obituary, Doris Bell Greig (Dee)

  Doris Bell Greig (Dee) of 76 South Kent Road, Gaylordsville, Connecticut passed away gently at home on August 6, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was 87 years old. Mrs. Greig was born March 12,1930 in Newark, New Jersey, daughter of the late Robert J. and Isabella (Lindsay) Bell. She was predeceased by…

Morning Migration Walks With Milan Bull & Cathy Hagadorn at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm in Sherman

Morning Migration Walks With Milan Bull & Cathy Hagadorn at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm in Sherman   Morning Migration Walks The Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm 57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT  06784 September 7, 12, 22 and 27 8 a.m. Cost: Free for CAS Members; $5/walk for nonmembers The Connecticut Audubon Society’s…

Pets of The Week: Valentine & Kittens & Cats

  Valentine is a very sweet girl who is eager to please and has a truly loving personality. Valentine will brighten the heart and home of the lucky family who adopts her!  You can meet this beautiful girl daily from 10-3. Kittens & Cats:  We have the most wonderfully cute cats and kittens who are looking for loving homes….

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…

State Police continue to investigating bank robbery in the Town of Stanford

State Police continue to investigating bank robbery in the Town of Stanford NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander   **UPDATE**  New York State Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the bank robbery suspect. To be eligible from the…

DAVALOIS FEARON DANCE  TO PERFORM AS PART OF THE  WASSAIC PROJECT’S AUGUST FESTIVAL

  DAVALOIS FEARON DANCE  TO PERFORM AS PART OF THE  WASSAIC PROJECT’S AUGUST FESTIVAL (Wassaic, NY) – Davalois Fearon Dance, under the artistic direction of critically acclaimed dance artist Davalois Fearon, will perform excerpts of the artistic director’s work in progress Lift Up as part of the Wassaic Project’s August Festival. The performance will take place on Friday, August…

The Truants To Play At Pawling’s “Music By The Lake” On August 12

  The Truants To Play At Pawling’s “Music By The Lake” On August 12   On Saturday, August 12, the Pawling Music By The Lake Summer Concert Series will present a free concert featuring “The Truants”. 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the 1967 “Summer Of Love”, and “The Truants” are the perfect band to…

**UPDATED** Union Vale man dies following accident

  **UPDATED** Union Vale man dies following accident NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander     PRESS RELEASE   Union Vale, New York – On August 8, 2017 at approximately 11:22 a.m., Troopers were dispatched by Dutchess County 911 to assist EMS with a subject reported to be pinned underneath a fallen…

Union Vale man dies following tree felling accident

  Union Vale man dies following tree felling accident NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander         PRESS RELEASE   Union Vale, New York – On August 8, 2017 at approximately 11:22 a.m., Troopers were dispatched by Dutchess County 911 to assist EMS with a subject reported to be pinned…

Dutchess County Partners with State, Land Trusts to Preserve Working Sheep Farm in Town of North East

  Dutchess County Partners with State, Land Trusts to Preserve Working Sheep Farm in Town of North East Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro announced Dutchess County has contributed $69,300, through the Partnership for Manageable Growth, for the purchase of an agricultural conservation easement on the 78.5-acre Caora Farm in the Town of North East….

**UPDATED TO INCLUDE SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE** State Police investigate bank robbery in the Town of Stanford

  **UPDATED TO INCLUDE SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE** State Police investigate bank robbery in the Town of Stanford NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE The State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the suspect associated with the Bank of Millbrook bank robbery.  Click on the following YouTube link to preview…

  Be-a-Better-Gardener – The Dog Days of Summer

    Be-a-Better-Gardener – The Dog Days of Summer Landscaping for your dog is easier than you think! By Thomas Christopher   These days, July 3rd through August 11th, are the dog days of summer.  This name actually reflects an ancient belief that the hottest days of the year were dictated by the rising of the “Dog…

**UPDATE** State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate wanted subject

  PRESS RELEASE  **UPDATE**  New York State Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Hector G. Cruz-Diaz. To be eligible from the Crime Stoppers reward, anyone with information is asked to call the NYS Crime Stoppers hot line at 1-866-313-TIPS. Tipsters can also visit https://nyscrimestoppers.org/ and…

Mid Hudson Bottle Show Coming Up Fast!

  Mid Hudson Bottle Show Coming Up Fast!               The Mid Hudson Bottle Show, which will be held on August 20th this year, is quickly becoming the regional hot-spot for sellers, collectors and designers looking for unique or rare bottles. Located in the newly renovated Poughkeepsie Elks Lodge on 275 Overocker Rd, this show has seen steady…

Cat for Adoption

  Clementine is a ten year old beauty who ended up at the Little Guild a little over a year ago, She didn’t do well with stresses of shelter life, but since coming into foster care she has blossomed into an amazing cat.  Quite intelligent and affectionate, she’s very social and loves to be on/with/around…

Thinking about Deer Season Yet? Start Planning Your Next NY Hunt.

  Thinking about Deer Season Yet? Start Planning Your Next NY Hunt.   Hunting Licenses are now available for the 2017-18 seasons. Licenses and permits can be purchased at any one of DEC’s license-issuing agents, by telephone (866-933-2257) or online. Hunting and trapping licenses are valid for one year beginning September 1, 2017. New this year, we are requesting…

Metro-North to Make Lower Harlem Line Improvements on August 5-6

  Metro-North to Make Lower Harlem Line Improvements on August 5-6 Buses to Substitute for Northbound Trains Between Melrose and Tremont to Accommodate Weekend Infrastructure Work   MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the on-going reliability and safety of the Harlem and New Haven Lines, crews will perform critical work on the Bronx…

Pets of The Week: Nan and Carrie

Nan is one of the sweetest dogs you will ever meet!  She loves everyone she meets and wants nothing more than your love & affection!  Come visit Nan and her doggie friends every day from 10-3. Carrie:  Pretty Carrie loves the company of her other feline friends and is a bit shy around humans that she…

Be-A-Better-Gardener The World of Weeds

  Be-A-Better-Gardener The World of Weeds Wood sorrel, Oxalis corniculatus, a common summertime garden weed in this area. By Thomas Christopher   Weeds are the ultimate opportunists – they are experts at seizing on any resources left unclaimed by your garden plants, and they flourish in conditions such as heat and drought that challenge other vegetation.  Indeed, experiments conducted by scientists at…

Pets of the Week: Fuzzy, Twinkle

  Fuzzy:  Fuzzy is a very handsome and friendly guy.  He loves everyone and will make an excellent new member to any family.  Come meet this wonderful Hound and take him for a walk.  He and his doggie friends can be seen every day from 10-3. Twinkle:  Pretty girl Twinkle has a twinkle in her eye when…