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Governor Announces Measures to Increase Organ Donations in New York State

  Governor Signs Executive Order Directing State Health Department to Work with State Agencies in Making Organ Donation Enrollment Options More Available to the Public Governor Signs Legislation Making Lauren’s Law Permanent in New York State Department of Health Partners with New York Alliance for Donation to Create a Modern Registry and Expand Education Outreach…

County Seeks Proposals for Youth Program Funding

  County Seeks Proposals for Youth Program Funding Grant workshops set for Nov. 1st and 2nd Poughkeepsie… The Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services’ Division of Youth Services is requesting proposals for youth development services from municipalities and non-profit, community-based organizations for calendar year January 1st to December 31st, 2018. Program funding will be awarded in…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 16

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 16 Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging   SENIOR SEMINARS RETURN IN NOVEMBER The Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s annual “Senior Seminars” day takes place Thursday, November 2nd,…

Obituary, Arlene Hall Iuliano

Amenia – Arlene Hall Iuliano,91, of Route 22, died October 13, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late John Iuliano who died in 1961. Arlene was born April 13, 1926 in Michigan, the daughter of the late Clifford and Dorothy Hall. She moved to Amenia as a child, graduated…

Some NY Schools Not Reporting Bullying or Harassment Four Years After the Dignity for All Students Act Took Effect, Too Many Schools Misreport Incidents or Don’t Report Them At All

  Some NY Schools Not Reporting Bullying or HarassmentFour Years After the Dignity for All Students Act Took Effect, Too Many Schools Misreport Incidents or Don’t Report Them At All   Many New York schools fall short when it comes to protecting students from harassment and discrimination based on gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or…

Governor Reminds New Yorkers to Register to Vote by Friday for General Election in New York

  Deadline to Register to Vote is October 13  Nearly 951,000 New Yorkers Have Registered using DMV’s Online Voter Registration Since 2012, Including More Than 438,000 First-Time Voters Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today reminded New York State residents that this Friday, October 13, is the last day to register to be eligible to vote in…

New York Fall Foliage Report – Week of October 11 – 17, 2017

  New York Fall Foliage Report Brilliant fall color emerging throughout New York State Peak conditions expected in the Adirondacks, Catskills, Central NY, Finger Lakes, Chautauqua-Allegheny regions This is the fifth 2017 Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from volunteer field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend….

Obituary, Rosemarie “Rosie” Emma Williamson

  Speedway, WV – Rosemarie “Rosie” Emma Williamson, 65, of Brush Creek Falls Road, Speedway, West Virginia, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born April 22, 1952 in Poughkeesie, NY she was the daughter of the late Rita Wasner Winne and Robert Herbster. Rosie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister….

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights – ECO Actions for Late September

  ECO Actions for Late September New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2016, the 286 ECOs across the state responded to 26,400 calls and issued 22,150 tickets for…

New York State Issues Letter Warning That Federal Cuts Jeopardize Health Care for 350,000 Children

  New York State Issues Letter Warning That Federal Cuts Jeopardize Health Care for 350,000 Children   Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker today issued a letter to Eric Hargan, Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, warning that federal cuts will jeopardize health care for 350,000 children in New York. Commissioner Zucker…

Be-a-Better-Gardener: One Last Thing to Plant: Garlic

    One Last Thing to Plant: Garlic Garlic scapes: the other harvest  By Thomas Christopher   This is the season when my wife and I do our last planting of the year: garlic. This may be my favorite vegetable crop, although I also love growing tomatoes, starting the seedlings in spring and then trellising the…

Twenty-eight Earn Coveted DCC Foundation Scholarship Award Covers Tuition for Top High School Graduates

  Twenty-eight Earn Coveted DCC Foundation Scholarship Award Covers Tuition for Top High School Graduates   Twenty-eight DCC freshmen were awarded the 2017 Charles E. and Mabel E. Conklin Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Seated in the center, front is Dr. Pamela Edington, DCC president and scholarship benefactor Charles Conklin.   October 11, 2017 – Twenty…

OFFICIAL DUTCHESS COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS NOVEMBER CANDIDATES

LEGAL NOTICE To all voters of Dutchess County, New York General Election, Tuesday, November 7, 2017   The following is a true and correct list of all nominations of candidates for the offices to be filled at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, certified to us or filed in our…