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Congratulations to Putnam Deputy Sheriff Anthony Tove who graduated as Top Rider at the Yonkers Police Department Motorcycle school

    Congratulations to Putnam Deputy Sheriff Anthony Tove who graduated as Top Rider at the Yonkers Police Department Motorcycle school. The ceremony was held at the Yonkers Police Department . Certificates were presented by Yonkers Police Commissioner Charles Gardner. Yonkers Police Department Traffic Division Motorcycle Unit hosts a two week motorcycle safety school for…

If the U.S. Senate Passes their Health Care Bill, New Yorkers will be Forced to Pay a “Faso-Collins Federal Tax”

   Members of New York’s Own Congressional Delegation Voted to Tax the Very People They Represent New York Already Contributes $48 Billion More in Taxes to the Federal Government Than It Receives in Federal Spending and Collins, Faso Voted to Cut $2.3 Billion to New York Alone  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released the following…

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…

Two Dutchess County men charged with felony drug possession

  Two Dutchess County men charged with felony drug possession     NEW YORK STATE POLICE       Major David M. Krause       Detail Commander            Beau Duffy      Director of Public Information       (518) 457-2180                                                        PRESS RELEASE           PAULIN         TROTMAN (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.) On June 23,…

Tyler K. Schmalz of Wassaic and Catherine G. MacKenzie of Millbrook Named to Dean’s List at St. Lawrence University

  News from St. Lawrence University   St. Lawrence University Students Named to Dean’s List CANTON, NY (06/22/2017)– The following students have been selected for inclusion on the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Spring 2017 semester at St. Lawrence University. Catherine G. MacKenzie of Millbrook. MacKenzie is a member of the Class of…

Pawling Public Radio receives grant for broadcast tower in Wingdale

  PAWLING, NY JUNE 23, 2017 –  Pawling Public Radio (PPR/WPWL) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary presenting lively and interesting information to the Pawling community and surrounding areas.  The station currently has 56 contributors, airs 30.5 hours of live programing, and is producing shows ranging from sports, to health, to local businesses and interests.  There are also programs in…

Obituary, Joanne S. Reddington

    Lagrange – Joanne S. Reddington passed away at home June 21, 2017. She was born to late John and the late Stella Lukanuski Pekar on November 22, 1938 in Easton, Pa. On April 8, 1961 she married Tom Reddington at Holy Cross Church in New York City. Joanne graduated with honors from Bangor,…

Obituary, Kathleen Zemsky

  Kathleen P. Zemsky of Putnam Lake, NY, died with her family by her side on June 21, 2017. She was 66 years old. Kathleen was born on March 16, 1951 in Flushing, Queens, NY, daughter to the late William and Marie (Smith) Moir. On January 22, 1972 she married the love of her life…

Roger Smith/Pawling Rotary Scholarship Winners

Roger Smith/Pawling Rotary Scholarship Winners     The Pawling Rotary Club is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Roger Smith/Pawling Rotary College Scholarship.  High School graduating seniors, Matthew Badia and Meredith Clark have each won a $2500.00 scholarship which was awarded for their academic achievement, leadership and significant commitment to community service. Matthew…

Woodridge man arrested for having sex with a minor

  Woodridge man arrested for having sex with a minor  NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Joseph A. Tripodo  Troop F Commander      PRESS RELEASE The New York State Police Troop F Child Abuse Unit announces the arrest of Yermia “Jeremy” Solomon, age 25, from the Village of Woodridge.  Over the course of the investigation it was determined that…

Former Treasurer Of Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department Sentenced To 77 Months In Prison In Connection With Embezzlement Of More Than $5.6 Million

  Former Treasurer Of Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department Sentenced To 77 Months In Prison In Connection With Embezzlement Of More Than $5.6 Million Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL KLEIN, the former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department (“MVFD”), was sentenced today…

PAWLING HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

  PAWLING HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS NIGHT JUNE 20, 2017     ADVANCED PLACEMENT SCHOLASTIC RECOGNITION $500 Terence Costigan, Julia Krasinski, Maeve Willis, Justina Yeung   AKIN HALL ASSOCIATION OF QUAKER HILL $9,000 Jake Koerner, Andra Sullivan    SHANE L. SMITH MEMORIAL $1,000 Shannon Ward   AKIN HALL ASSOCIATION OF QUAKER HILL $8,000  David…

Governor Grants Clemency to Ground Zero Recovery Worker from Queens

  Pardon Grant Removes Grounds for Deportation Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a pardon to Carlos Cardona of Queens who was convicted of a non-violent crime in 1990.   As a result of changes to federal immigration enforcement policy, Mr. Cardona has been detained since February, after appearing for a routine U.S. Immigration and…

Victoria Peterson of Stormville, NY. Honored by Clarkson University

  News from Clarkson University   Victoria Peterson of Stormville, Md., Honored by Clarkson University POTSDAM, NY (06/21/2017)– Victoria Abbey Peterson of Stormville, NY, a senior at Clarkson University majoring in civil engineering,received the following award(s) during the spring semester: The Commendable Service Award For Seniors: A limited number of Commendable Service Awards are presented annually…

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…