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Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Hudson Valley Regional Airport

  Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Hudson Valley Regional Airport Rare WWII Aircraft on Display October 4-6 Poughkeepsie…The Collings Foundation’s popular Wings of Freedom Tour returns to the Hudson Valley Regional Airport for the fourth year in a row on Wednesday, October 4th through Friday, October 6th.  The tour features rare treasures of aviation history, including the…

North american Vet students experience unique equine event, Three NY Veterinary practices collaborate to Host second annual meeting

  North american Vet students experience unique equine event    Three NY Veterinary practices collaborate to Host second annual meeting Ravena, NY, September 9, 2017– Forty-three second and third year veterinary students from Cornell University, Tufts University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Guelph – Ontario Veterinary College, and Universite de Montreal attended the second annual…

Brewster Music Festival will Rock Wells Park on September 30th

  Brewster Music Festival will Rock Wells Park on September 30 Join the first Annual Brewster Music Festival on September 30, 2017 from noon – 6PM. This FREE family-friendly event will be held at Wells Park at 98 Oak Street in Brewster. Bands include Special Sauce, Analogue, The Soul Proprietors and Fresh Paint with sound provided by…

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Early 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…

New York Fall Foliage Report – Week of Sept. 20-26, 2017

  New York Fall Foliage Report Gorgeous Fall Color Rapidly Advancing in the Adirondacks and Catskills Higher elevations to see near-peak conditions this weekend This is the second 2017 Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. Fall Foliage Reports are…

Governor and U.S. Climate Alliance Announce States are on Track to Meet or Exceed Targets of Paris Climate Agreement

  North Carolina Joins Climate Alliance, Bringing Total Membership to 14 States and Puerto Rico Alliance Represents 41% of American GDP and 117 Million Americans, Enough to Be World’s Third Largest Economy Independent Report Shows that Economies of Climate Alliance States Are Growing Faster than Non-Alliance States, Demonstrating that Fighting Climate Change and Creating Jobs Go…

DEC Announces Start of Small Game Hunting Seasons

  DEC Announces Start of Small Game Hunting Seasons   Wild Turkey, Waterfowl, Pheasant Seasons Open Oct. 1 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that several small game hunting seasons open October 1. In addition, special youth-only hunting seasons for pheasants and waterfowl open prior to the start of the…

Maloney Announces $375,000 Federal Investment to Fight Drug Abuse in the Hudson Valley

  Maloney Announces $375,000 Federal Investment to Fight Drug Abuse in the Hudson Valley   Three Nonprofit Organizations in Orange, Dutchess, and Putnam Counties to Receive $125,000 Each Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that three area nonprofit organizations would receive a total of $375,000 in federal investments to fund drug prevention efforts…

2017​ ​ ​Dutchess​ ​Outreach​ ​Annual​ ​Coat​ ​Drive​ ​Provides​ ​Coats​ ​to​ ​more​ ​than 5,000​ ​Dutchess​ ​County​ ​Residents

  2017​ ​ ​Dutchess​ ​Outreach​ ​Annual​ ​Coat​ ​Drive​ ​Provides​ ​Coats​ ​to​ ​more​ ​than 5,000​ ​Dutchess​ ​County​ ​Residents. The air is starting to cool, prompting warmer blankets, cups of hot apple cider, and that favorite jacket to keep cozy. Fall is here and with it comes Dutchess Outreach’s annual Susan DeKeukelaere Memorial Coat Drive, sponsored by…

Molinaro Announces Municipal Innovation Grant Award Focused on Public Safety and Drug Enforcement

  Molinaro Announces Municipal Innovation Grant Award Focused on Public Safety and Drug Enforcement Poughkeepsie…Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro joined with Dutchess County District Attorney William Grady, Dutchess County Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson, as well as local leaders and law enforcement agencies today to announce the final funding award of this year’s Dutchess County…

DCC Foundation to Host Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 7-8

  DCC Foundation to Host Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 7-8   September 20, 2017 – The Dutchess Community College Foundation will host the 18th bi-annual Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on DCC’s main campus in Poughkeepsie. The show will include vendors, quilt judging, lectures, a…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement Exam Title: Graphics Aide State Exam Number: 69988 Exam Date: 10/28/2017 Last File Date: 10/3/2017 A civil service exam has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully….

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Senior Public Health Engineer Recruitment Number: 2017-00000045 Last File Date: 10/2/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the qualifications cannot…

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit the Brine Garden in Pawling on October 15

  The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit the Brine Garden in Pawling on October 15   GARRISON, NY: On Sunday, October 15th, visit the private garden of Duncan and Julia Brine in Pawling, open to the public through the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is…

Be-a-Better-Gardener Is a No-Mow Lawn for You?

    Be-a-Better-Gardener Is a No-Mow Lawn for You?  By Thomas Christopher   “It’s not a panacea,” says Roger Brown of the “no-mow” grass that he has planted in his lawn. Nor is it, for him at least, truly no-mow; he mows this special mixture of fine fescue grasses once or twice a year, just to…

DEC Encourages Outdoor Enthusiasts to Participate in National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 23

  DEC Encourages Outdoor Enthusiasts to Participate in National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 23 Outdoor Recreation Events are Featured Across the State New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today encouraged outdoor enthusiasts to participate in National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 23. National Hunting and Fishing Day…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Senior Public Health Engineer Recruitment Number: 2017-00000041 Last File Date: 10/2/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the qualifications cannot…

Governor Announces New Actions to Protect New Yorkers’ Personal Information in Wake of Equifax Security Breach

  Proposed Regulation Requires Credit Rating Agencies to Comply with New York’s First-in-the-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation   Regulation Would Give the DFS Oversight of Credit Reporting Agencies for the First Time Ever DFS Superintendent May Deny or Revoke Agencies’ Authorization to Do Business with New York’s Regulated Financial Institutions and Consumers   View Proposed Regulation Here In response…

Molinaro Joins with Area Leaders to Urge EPA for Comprehensive Cleanup of Hudson River

  Molinaro Joins with Area Leaders to Urge EPA for Comprehensive Cleanup of Hudson River  Leaders call for EPA to acknowledge current PCB cleanup is not protective of public health or health of the Hudson and so fails to meet project’s mandated goals Poughkeepsie…Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro led state, county and local officials, business…

Parks & Trails New York Accepting Applications for $500,000 in Grants to Improve State Parks, Trails, Historic Sites and Public Lands.

  Parks & Trails New York Accepting Applications for $500,000 in Grants to Improve State Parks, Trails, Historic Sites and Public Lands.   Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), with support from Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature, are pleased to announce the third…

Pets of The Week: Leroy & Dela & Dali

    Leroy:  If you are looking for a handsome bundle of love then Leroy the Hound is the dog for you!  Leroy loves to go for walks and just wants to be around you.  He’s a big, gentle guy!  You can meet him and his friends daily from 10-3. Dela & Dali:  These are just…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 18

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 18 Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging   GOLDEN GATHERING RETURNS SATURDAY Dutchess County’s annual Golden Gathering takes place on Saturday, September 23rd. State Senator Sue Serino, who chairs…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: DEPUTY COMSR BEHAV CMNTY HLTH MENTAL HYGN Recruitment Number: 2017-00000044 Last File Date: 10/16/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to…

Molinaro Letter to Department of Veterans Affairs on Trump administration cutting Veterans Affairs’ Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Dutchess County has been proud to partner with Hudson River Housing serving our veterans.   Utilizing funding grants through the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program, we have seen a dramatic decrease in homelessness among veterans.   We were shocked to learn SSVF funding will come to an abrupt end on September 30th.  This decision is shortsighted and illogical.    …