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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…

Pawling Nursing Home Hosts Easter for Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

    Pawling Nursing Home Hosts Easter for Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Pawling invites Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie for Easter Breakfast and Egg Hunt   April 14th 2017, Pawling, NY – 34 children and teenagers celebrated Easter with a pancake breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 14th….

tate Police from Wappinger charge man with embezzled in excess of $18,000 from a local Veteran’s organization

  State Police from Wappinger charge  man with embezzled in excess of $18,000 from a local Veteran’s organization NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Poughkeepsie, New York – On April 13, 2017, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Wappinger barracks arrested John E. Manning, age…

Wait Until Next Winter to Prune Your Oak Trees

  Wait Until Next Winter to Prune Your Oak Trees   Many people prune their trees in spring and summer. DEC recommends holding off on pruning oak trees until winter to protect them from oak wilt, a deadly tree disease. The video, ‘Winter Pruning For Oak Wilt Prevention’ (2 minutes) highlights why it’s important to prune…

Greetings Art Lovers:

  Greetings Art Lovers: The trees are flowering, the Forsythia bushes are almost budding, and the garden is getting cleaned up because it is spring. The holidays at this time celebrate a sense of hope and renewal which is reflected in many of our creative workshops scheduled at Arts Mid-Hudson this spring. Feeling like you’d…

Special Earth Day Lecture at the Cary Institute: Terry Tempest Williams. The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks

  Special Earth Day Lecture at the Cary Institute: Terry Tempest Williams. The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks On Saturday, April 22 celebrate Earth Day with a special lecture from author and scholar Terry Tempest Williams. Williams will showcase her new book, The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of…

Tuesday Morning Golf League, at The Dutcher Golf Course in Pawling, is looking for new members

  Tuesday Morning Golf League, at The Dutcher Golf Course in Pawling, is looking for new members The Tuesday Morning Golf League, at The Dutcher Golf Course in Pawling, is looking for new members. The league starts on May 2nd and continues until the middle of September. Tee off is 8:00 a.m. and we are…

Rise in Anti-Semitism is Focus of Lecture at DCC

    Rise in Anti-Semitism is Focus of Lecture at DCC   April 12, 2017 – Dutchess Community College will welcome Evan Bernstein, New York regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, for a lecture called “Anti-Semitism: Global to Local” on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre in Dutchess Hall….

Pets of The Week: Trina and Delta

  Trina:  Trina is an adorable and sweet small Pit mix with a quiet personality.  She is quiet and affectionate and would make a wonderful addition to most any dog loving home.  You can meet Trina and her dog friends every day from 10-3. Delta:  Delta is a beautiful girl who has the most beautiful…

North America’s freshwater lakes are getting saltier Proximity to roads — and road salt — predicts escalating salinization

North America’s freshwater lakes are getting saltier Proximity to roads — and road salt — predicts escalating salinization (Millbrook, NY) North America’s freshwater lakes are getting saltier due to development and exposure to road salt. A study of 371 lakes published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that many Midwestern…

PTNY applauds full funding for 750-mile Empire State Trail in final NYS budget deal

  ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ PTNY applauds full funding for 750-mile Empire State Trail in final NYS budget deal Historic $200 million investment will create the nation’s longest multi-use trail ALBANY – The New York State’s FY18 budget deal represents a major step forward for tourism, health, and recreation with the inclusion of $200 million in landmark funding…

Flood Watch

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ESTATE SALE APRIL 7,8 & 9 10:00 TO 5:00 5 Meeting House Road Pawling, New York

  ESTATE SALE APRIL 7,8 & 9 10:00 TO 5:00 5 Meeting House Road Pawling, New York FORMER ANTIQUE DEALERS AND COLLECTORS OF OVER 40 YEARS ARE SELLING THE CONTENTS OF THE HISTORIC HALL CHRISTY HOUSE Included in the sale are:  FURNITURE including set of 10 assembled Hudson Valley and New Milford chairs; ; Hudson…

Auditions for Spotlight Arts’ Summer Mainstage “HAIRSPRAY”

  Auditions for Spotlight Arts’ Summer Mainstage “HAIRSPRAY”   Join us for our Summer Mainstage production and perform in the popular musical comedy, “HAIRSPRAY” with music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman and book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Auditions for this large scale commercial production with direction by industry professionals are by appointment…

Dutchess Tourism has a schedule of fun events upcoming – Flea Market Opens – FDR Library 75th – Rhinebeck Antique Car Show – Culinary: Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Events – Arts: Beacon Open Studios 2017

Dutchess Tourism has a schedule of fun events upcoming The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Marks Its 75th Anniversary! Get to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum to see a new photographic exhibition, “Images of Internment: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.” The more than 200 photos include…

Opening of New York’s Trout and Salmon Fishing Season on April 1

  DEC to Stock 2.2 Million Catchable Size Trout and Salmon in New York Waters in 2017 Residents and Visitors Encouraged to Enjoy New York’s World-Class Fishing Destinations  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the 2017 trout and salmon fishing season begins tomorrow, April 1. Anglers can visit DEC’s website  to view this spring’s planned…

Tax Tips and Tidbits March 31, 2017

  Tax Tips and Tidbits March 31, 2017 By Steven R. Anderson E.A. Just like last year the filing deadline is extended to April 18th.  If the 3 extra days are not enough time to get your return done, there is always an extension.  The IRS will grant an automatic 6 month extension if you…