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Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 430 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017 CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ032-033-038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066- 082>084-VTZ013>015-241100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire- Southern Berkshire-Northern Herkimer-Hamilton-Southern Herkimer- Southern Fulton-Montgomery-Northern Saratoga-Northern Warren- Northern Washington-Schoharie-Western Schenectady- Eastern Schenectady-Southern Saratoga-Western Albany-Eastern Albany- Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer-Western Greene-Eastern Greene- Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia-Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster- Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-Northern Fulton-Southeast…

The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival returns July 7-9 in Poughquag

The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival returns July 7-9 in Poughquag The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival on July 7-9, 2017 with over 80 launches between Friday and Sunday. The festival will be held at Barton Orchards at 63 Apple Tree Lane in Poughquag throughout…

New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case

  New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case NEW YORK STATE POLICE George P. Beach II Superintendent Beau Duffy Director of Public Information  (518) 457-2180     PRESS RELEASE   The New York State Police is asking for the public’s assistance to help solve a suspected hate crime case in the town of Taghkanic,…

Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017     CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ058>061-063>066-221100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire- Western Greene-Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia- Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess- 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the eastern Catskills, mid Hudson Valley, central and southern…

TIMMY SPADA GOLF CLASSIC A SUCCESS!

  TIMMY SPADA GOLF CLASSIC A SUCCESS! “The champions (Christopher Holmes, Sean Gorman, Adam Feinstein and Mike Briggs) are joined by T.S.M.F. board member Nate Spada”     The 2nd Annual Timmy Spada Memorial Golf Classic was held on June 19, 2017 at the Club at River Oaks in Sherman, Connecticut.  The day, which included a dinner…

Weekly Gardening Column: National Pollinator Week, From The Berkshire Botanical Garden

National Pollinator Week Mexican sunflowers provide a food source for pollinators in the native garden.   June 19th  through 25th is National Pollinator Week.  This is a time to reflect on the importance of pollinating insects, birds and bats to our farms and gardens, and to learn about what you can do to reverse the decline of their…

TOWN OF UNION VALE IS FIRST TO PASS A POLLINATOR PROTECTION POLICY IN DUTCHESS COUNTY, NY

  TOWN OF UNION VALE IS FIRST TO PASS A POLLINATOR PROTECTION POLICY IN DUTCHESS COUNTY, NY   UNION VALE, N.Y. – On June 15, 2017  The Town of Union Vale including their Parks and Recreation and with the guidance of the Hudson Valley Swarm Bee and Pollinator Organization agreed not to purchase or use…

Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 458 AM EDT Mon Jun 19 2017 CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066-082>084- VTZ013>015-201100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire- Southern Berkshire-Southern Herkimer-Southern Fulton-Montgomery- Northern Saratoga-Northern Warren-Northern Washington-Schoharie- Western Schenectady-Eastern Schenectady-Southern Saratoga- Western Albany-Eastern Albany-Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer- Western Greene-Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia- Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-…

Summer Proofing the Lawn

  Summer Proofing the Lawn Lawn grasses in our region can flourish even in drought conditions if you provide proper care. By Thomas Christopher Summer is settling in, bringing with it the period of greatest stress your lawn experiences all year.  There are a number of precautions you can take, though, to help your turf through…

Pets of The Week, Ozzie and Cheryl

Pets of the Week Ozzie:  This sweet, playful guy lived in a loving home. However, due to circumstances beyond their control, had to give him up.  Ozzie would love a new home where he can romp and play and be loved.  An experienced dog owner who is active would be perfect!y. Cheryl:  This pretty girl…

WCSU Spring 2017 Dean’s List

  WCSU spring 2017 Dean’s List  DANBURY, CONN. — The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Western Connecticut State University:   Poughquag: Courtney Kurkela, Health Promotion Studies; Jancy Sherwood, Mathematics Patterson: Monique Torres, Psychology Sherman: Tal Hadani-Pease, Pre-Nursing; Evagelia Lambropoulos, Nursing,  Dakota Casarella, Accounting; Carly Chemero, Exploratory…

OVERNIGHT SECURITY GUARD WANTED (AMENIA, WINGDALE & PAWLING AREA.)

  OVERNIGHT SECURITY GUARD WANTED (AMENIA, WINGDALE & PAWLING AREA.) Compensation: Will be discussed at interview based on experienceEmployment type: full-time OVERNIGHT SECURITY GUARD – 9:30 PM TO 7:30 AM SIGN ON BONUS (After 6 months of work)Must be able to work overnights, have own car as no public transportation is available. Security Vehicle supplied on the siteGuard…

2017 Art in the Loft Exhibit and Wine Label Competition

        Join us at the Millbrook Vineyards & Winery for the opening of the 2017 Art in the Loft Exhibit and Wine Label Competition. Take in the art, the beauty of Millbrook and vote on your favorite piece. Enjoy free wine and mingle with the artists. The winner will be announced in November Opening Reception: Saturday June 10, 3:00-5:00…

United States Climate Alliance Adds 10 New Members to Coalition Committed to Upholding the Paris Accord

    U.S. Climate Alliance, Co-Chaired By Governors Cuomo, Brown and Inslee, Now Includes 13 Members  The U.S. Climate Alliance announced that Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia have all joined the coalition, which is committed to upholding the Paris Accord and taking aggressive action on climate change….

Obituary, Joseph A. Crocco

  Joseph A. Crocco of Sherman, CT, passed away in Danbury, CT, on Friday June 2, 2017 at the age of 92. He was born August 27, 1924 in Hamden, CT, son of the late Rocco and Immacolata (Melillo) Crocco. He served in the United States Army during WWII. Mr. Crocco has lived in Sherman…

Gov. Malloy Adds Connecticut to Coalition of States Committed to Upholding the Paris Climate Agreement

  Gov. Malloy Adds Connecticut to Coalition of States Committed to Upholding the Paris Climate Agreement Connecticut Joins the United States Climate Alliance (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has committed the State of Connecticut to join the United States Climate Alliance – a coalition of U.S. states committed to…

Memorial Day Crackdown in Dutchess County Leads to 33 Impaired Driving Arrests

  Memorial Day Crackdown in Dutchess County Leads to 33 Impaired Driving Arrests During the Memorial Day Crackdown period of May 26, 2017 thru May 30, 2017 members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Town of Hyde Park Police Department, Town…

“Be-a-Better Gardener” Tomatoes for the Northeast by The Berkshire Botanical Garden

  Tomatoes for the Northeast       By Tom Christopher Memorial Day weekend is the traditional time to plant tomatoes in the cooler parts of the Northeast, and for good reason.  It’s only recently that in an average year, the weather has begun to suit this warm-weather crop.  Tomatoes originated in the subtropics and although…

Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Announce Planning of a Permanent Dedication to Ground Zero Rescue and Recovery Workers at the 9/11 Memorial

  Governor Cuomo, 9/11 Memorial Board Chair Michael R. Bloomberg, former ‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Are Working to Realize Tribute That Also Brings Awareness to 9/11-Health Crisis   New York State, Through its Affiliates, and Bloomberg Philanthropies Jointly Committed to Funding the Project Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and…

Pets of The Week: Andy and Buster

  Andy:  Andy and his brother Acorn were loved and cherished by their owner, who sadly passed away.  Andy likes to be petted on the sides of his face.  Andy also likes catnip toys and treats, but what he’d really love is a forever home. Buster:  This boy is not only handsome but a real…

Hudson Data Jam Awards Expo Features Creative Work by Regional Students

  Hudson Data Jam Awards Expo Features Creative Work by Regional Students Family-friendly event to be held at Marist College Science and Allied Health Building, Saturday, June 3   (Millbrook, NY)  The public is invited to attend the fourth annual Hudson Data Jam Awards Expo. Support regional students while learning about the Hudson River in…

DEC Advises Motorists to be Alert for Turtles Crossing the Road

DEC Advises Motorists to be Alert for Turtles Crossing the Road New York Motorists Encouraged to Safely Move Turtles to Side of the Road The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today reminded the public that the state’s native turtles are on the move in May and June seeking sandy areas or loose…

“A Day at Hogwarts: Celebrating 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter!”

  “A Day at Hogwarts: Celebrating 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter!”   Attention Wizards, Witches and even Muggles! Harry Potter Fans of ALL AGES are welcome to attend “A Day at Hogwarts: Celebrating 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter!” This celebration is in honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of “Harry Potter…