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Dutchess County EMS Task Force to Host Public Forum Tuesday In Amenia

  Dutchess County EMS Task Force to Host Public Forum Tuesday In Amenia National EMS Week Celebrated May 21-27 May 21-27 is National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, dedicated to recognizing the tireless and important work of EMS practitioners in our community. We thank all the men and women in Dutchess County who’ve chosen to serve…

Pets of The Week: Sally & Carney

  Sally:  This beautiful girl keeps getting overlooked and she can’t understand why.  Sally is an intelligent, athletic gal who loves to play fetch.  She walks well on leash, knows basic commands and is housebroken.  In other words, she is so ready for a family to love!  You can see her in action on our…

DEC Urges New Yorkers: If You Care, Leave It There

  DEC Urges New Yorkers: If You Care, Leave It There DEC Cautions Residents Not to Disturb Fawns and Other Young Wildlife     The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today cautioned visitors to natural areas against interacting with newborn fawns and other young wildlife as the peak birthing season starts. Those…

Metro-North Schedule Change In Effect from June 4 Through October 7 New Schedule Will Accommodate 18 Week Mid-Harlem Line Track Improvement Project

  Metro-North Schedule Change In Effect from June 4 Through October 7 New Schedule Will Accommodate 18 Week Mid-Harlem Line Track Improvement Project MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that required schedule adjustments for certain Harlem Line and Hudson Line trains will take effect on Sunday, June 4, through Saturday, October 7. Most of these temporary…

Action to Protect New Yorkers from Unfairly Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates

    Proposed DFS Regulation Prohibits Educational Level or Occupational Status as Factors in Setting Auto Insurance Premiums Education and Occupation Discrimination Penalizes Drivers Without College Degrees or Who Work in Low-Wage Jobs or Industries Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a proposed regulation to protect New Yorkers from excessive and unfairly discriminatory auto insurance…

Pets Of The Week, Calvina and Luna

  Luna:  Luna is a sweet little girl who is a bit shy at first, but warms up quickly to show you her true loving personality.   Calvina:   Calvina would love a home with feline siblings.  She’s a shy girl looking for a calm home with other cats to snuggle up with until she’s more comfortable…

ESTATE SALE!

  ESTATE SALE! Fri & Sat, May 19th & 20th 9am-5pm. Treasures abound in this beautifully appointed home at 19 Prospect Street Falls Village, CT 06031. Entire contents for sale including furniture, antiques, high end linens, lawn ornaments, wall décor, vintage glassware galore and a BIG barn packed with antique treasures. Dealers DONT MISS OUT!…

HELP STAMP OUT HUNGER: Saturday, May 13th

  HELP STAMP OUT HUNGER: Saturday, May 13th On Saturday, May 13—for the 25th year in a row!—the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive will once again spread out across America to help provide assistance to Americans who are struggling with hunger. Just leave a bag (or bags) of non-perishable food…

Greetings Art Lovers:

  Greetings Art Lovers: This weekend is Mother’s Day, when we remember the moms who nurtured and supported our creativity. If you are looking for a small gift or card for Mother’s Day giving, or are shopping for the whirlwind of weddings and graduations, don’t forget Dutchess Handmade pop-up shop! With over 35 local artists…

Autonomous Vehicle Testing to Begin in New York State

  State Police and Department of Motor Vehicles Will Ensure Safe Testing on New York Roadways Application for Autonomous Vehicle Testing Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York is now accepting applications from companies interested in testing or demonstrating autonomous vehicles on public roads. Included in the FY 2018 Budget, new…

Teacher Appreciation Day

  Teacher Appreciation Day Today is the day we dedicate to all our educators currently teaching and retired. #Teachers change lives. They’re often the steadiest support students have, outside the home. Thank you to all our amazing teachers for all they do every single day

Pawling/Presray Corporation Job Posting

  Pawling/Presray Corporations have openings to fill and seeking local talent. If you are interested in working as a Field Technician and have the ability to travel then we will train you in servicing and installing our confinement doors and flood barriers. Experience in AutoCAD, we are looking to add an additional person in the…

Springtime – When Love is in the Hair Local Salon Efforts Benefit Locks of Love

  Springtime – When Love is in the Hair Local Salon Efforts Benefit Locks of Love Hairstylists at Meaghan Ave Salon will sponsor three events to cut hair for hair donations to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss.  The events will take place…

Pets of The Week: Ozzie and Liam

  Ozzie is a confident, active and outgoing boy who loves to play.  He’s a smart boy who learns very quickly.  Ozzie lived in a loving home and hopes to find an experienced adult home soon. You can see him in action on our U Tube video. Handsome Liam is looking for a patient, calm home where…

HITMAKERS DARYL HALL AND JOHN OATES TELL “CBS SUNDAY MORNING” THEY MET FOUR DECADES AGO THANKS TO A GUNFIGHT, AND THEY NEVER EXPECTED TO STILL BE PLAYING TOGETHER SO MANY YEARS LATER

HITMAKERS DARYL HALL AND JOHN OATES TELL “CBS SUNDAY MORNING” THEY MET FOUR DECADES AGO THANKS TO A GUNFIGHT, AND THEY NEVER EXPECTED TO STILL BE PLAYING TOGETHER SO MANY YEARS LATER Daryl Hall and John Oates, the creators of some of the biggest hit songs of the ‘70s and ‘80s, take CBS SUNDAY MORNING…

6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is May 6: Thousands to clean up Hudson & NYC shorelines

  6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is May 6: Thousands to clean up Hudson & NYC shorelines Photo: Gail Porter From Brooklyn to the Adirondack Mountains, local groups will conduct 100+ shoreline cleanups and planting projects in a SINGLE DAY. Ossining, N.Y. – A one-day event stretching from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks will bring out more…

Author presentations set for Millbrook Literary Festival

  Author presentations set for Millbrook Literary Festival   Several author presentations will headline the ninth annual Millbrook Literary Festival set Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Millbrook Library. The 2017 Festival will actually kick off on Wednesday, May 17, at 6:45 p.m., at Merritt Bookstore with a reception featuring…

This Sunday, April 23, 1 pm, Carol Gracie, naturalist, photographer, and author presents plants and pollinators of the Great Swamp at Trinity-Pawling School, Gardiner Theater. Brought to you by FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp).

  This Sunday, April 23, 1 pm, Carol Gracie, naturalist, photographer, and author presents plants and pollinators of the Great Swamp at Trinity-Pawling School, Gardiner Theater. Brought to you by FrOGS (Friends of the Great Swamp).  

Governor Announces State Police Results of Operation Hang Up Enforcement Period Public Safety

  More Than 15,000 Tickets Issued, Including 2,000 for Distracted Driving Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Police issued more than 15,000 tickets during this year’s Operation Hang Up traffic enforcement period, which targets those who use electronic devices while driving. This year’s campaign ran from April 6 through April…

Pets of The Week: Sam and Carrie

  SAM:     Sam is an Australian Cattle Dog which is also known as a Red Heeler.  He is a very intelligent boy who loves to play ball and swim.  He is looking for a family that is experienced with dogs and where he can be the one and only pet.  Sam can be seen…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 17

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 17 Note: We hope you’ll come to this year’s Celebration of Aging, coming up at 12 noon on Monday, May 22 at Villa Borghese in Wappingers (more on that below). Admission is $25 per person if paid or postmarked by Friday,…

State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a runaway Beekman teen

  State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a runaway Beekman teen NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Beekman, New York – New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate 15-year-old Elise L. Tra, of Beekman, New York.Tra, who…