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Obituary, Eleanor G. McLaren

  Eleanor G. McLaren, beloved wife of the late Edward W. McLaren Jr., passed away on August 18 after a brief illness. Eleanor was born in New London, on August 12,1925 to the late Elwood L. and Mildred (Peckham) Glover. She has been a Danbury resident since moving here in 1935 following her father’s transfer…

Obituary, James (Jamey) Lorand Rollins

  James (Jamey) Lorand Rollins, age 64, lost his courageous battle with Cancer August 17, 2017 at Northern Dutchess Hospital. Born in Burlington Vermont December 19th, 1952. Jamey is survived by his parents, Leslie and Beverly Rollins of Millbrook NY, three brothers and spouses, Perry and Jeannette Rollins of Copake NY, Randy and Ginny Rollins…

Obituary, Norma Irene Larrabee

  Norma Irene Larrabee, 79, a long-time resident of the Wingdale-Dover area since 1966, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Born in Augusta, Maine on November 2, 1937, she was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. King Paul.  She married Gerald (“Jerry”) Larrabee in Augusta on September 13,…

State Police prepare for the 172nd Annual Dutchess County Fair

  State Police prepare for the 172nd Annual Dutchess County Fair NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Rhinebeck, New York – The 172nd Annual Dutchess County Fair will begin on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, in Rhinebeck, NY.   The Dutchess County Fair is the second largest fair in New York…

Westchester Community College Campus Tour 

  Westchester Community College Campus Tour This fall, the Interact Club of Pawling, Pawling Rotary, and the Town of Pawling will be hosting a Westchester Community College campus tour.  The trip is open to all current Juniors and Seniors and includes transportation to and from the campus, and information session with the Undergraduate Admissions Office, a student-guided tour,…

Pawling Recreation – Chess Wizards Camp 

  Pawling Recreation – Chess Wizards Camp     Join us this winter and spring break for challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes.  You’ll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle-your BRAIN!!   Our camps include fun team chess games like bughouse, puzzles, recess and snack…

Poughkeepsie man charged with Grand Larceny

    Poughkeepsie man charged with Grand Larceny NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Wappinger, New York – On August 17, 2017, New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks arrested 48-year-old Jon L. Heinemann, of Poughkeepsie, New York, for attempted Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony….

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…

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

  Severe Thunderstorm Watch SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 455 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 225 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 455 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS NYC005-021-025-027-039-047-059-061-071-079-081-085-087-105-111- 119-190100- /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0455.170818T1825Z-170819T0100Z/ NY . NEW YORK COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BRONX COLUMBIA DELAWARE DUTCHESS GREENE…

Art Exhibit: Mythology & Mysterious Layers/Abstraction – Works by Joann Zwolzki & Nicole Hughes at Studio Around the Corner

  Art Exhibit: Mythology & Mysterious Layers/Abstraction Works by Joann Zwolzki & Nicole Hughes at Studio Around the Corner   The Cultural Arts Coalition will present their September Art Exhibit with works by Joann Zwolzki & Nicole Hughes at the Studio Around the Corner beginning September 8, 2017, at an opening reception from 7 to 9 PM. …

Obituary, Thomas F. Sullivan

Thomas F. Sullivan, 73, a resident of Poughquag for 39 years and formerly of the Bronx, passed away at the Regional Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Danbury on August 16, 2017. Born on February 4, 1944, he was the son of Anne (Murtha) and Francis J. Sullivan. On February 14, 1970, he married his…

Obituary, Philip Hampe

  Philip Hampe, of Troy, NY, formerly of Patterson, NY, died on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at Albany Medical Center. He was 80 years old. Philip was born on January 31, 1937 in Patterson, NY, son to the late Philip and Helen (Horack) Hampe. Philip attended the Carmel School district. In his youth he was…

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…

Red Hook man arrested following domestic dispute

  Red Hook man arrested following domestic dispute NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Red Hook, New York – On August 16, 2017, the New York State Police in Rhinebeck arrested 22-year-old Joseph R. Pasqualina of Red Hook, NY, for Criminal Contempt in the 1st Degree, a Class E Felony, and…

Governor Cuomo Takes Decisive Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals

  Health Insurers Cannot Deny Claims for Medical Services Because the Insured Does Not Present as the Gender to Whom the Service Is Typically Provided Circular Letter Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced health insurers cannot discriminate or deny coverage based on gender identity. This action will ensure that transgender or gender nonconforming…

Governor Signs Legislation Cracking Down on Unauthorized Private Property Surveillance

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation to crack down on the unauthorized invasion of privacy by video surveillance. Following reports of cameras being installed to unlawfully videotape neighboring private property, this bill (S.870A/A.861A) establishes a private right of action for damages for an unlawful invasion of privacy in an individual’s backyard. “Everyone should be able to…

Dutchess County’s 5th Annual Special Needs Picnic

  Dutchess County’s 5th Annual Special Needs Picnic Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro welcomed more than 250 residents to Freedom Park in the Town of LaGrange yesterday for the County’s fifth annual Special Needs Picnic, another great #ThinkDIFFERENTLY event. An annual favorite for local children and their families, the picnic offers a day of free food and…

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Early August 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…

Patterson Interact Club discussed their mission and purpose with Patterson Rotary Tuesday morning – video

    Patterson Interact Club Patterson Interact Club discussed their mission and purpose with Patterson Rotary Tuesday morning. President David Dillman mentions how motivated this new Interact Club is.     Patterson Interact Club Patterson Interact Club discussed their mission and purpose with Patterson Rotary Tuesday morning. President David Dillman mentions how motivated this new Interact Club is. Posted…