Daily Archives: July 12, 2017

Putnam Sheriff Warns of Recent Scam Phone Calls

  Putnam Sheriff Warns of Recent Scam Phone Calls Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is warning area merchants of a telephone scam which has been detected recently in Putnam County. The Sheriff’s Office and local police have been notified that some local businesses, many of them restaurants, have received telephone calls from an individual claiming…

Fighting For A Free And Open Internet

  Fighting For A Free And Open Internet Buffering. Buffering. Buffering. We’ve all had the frustrating experience of opening Netflix or Hulu and seeing the dreaded “Loading…” screen. That’s a warning sign of what life would be like if the federal government does away with vital net neutrality protections–allowing the broadband industry to put profits ahead…

Governor Signs Legislation and Announces New Initiatives to Support Growth of Industrial Hemp Industry in New York State

  Governor Signs Legislation and Announces New Initiatives to Support Growth of Industrial Hemp Industry in New York State Announces Up to $10 Million in Grant Funding to Advance Research and Provide Resources to Future Processing Businesses Legislation Clarifies Status of Industrial Hemp as An Agricultural Commodity in the State   Establishes Working Group to…

Michael Delavergne of Pawling Graduates from Buffalo State

  News from Buffalo State   Michael Delavergne Graduates from Buffalo State BUFFALO, NY (07/12/2017)– Michael Delavergne of Pawling, NY graduated from Buffalo State with a B.S. in business administration in spring 2017. Buffalo State is a State University of New York (SUNY) college located in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo State offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees…

DEC Revising Permit Requirement for Bobcat Hunting and Trapping

  DEC Revising Permit Requirement for Bobcat Hunting and Trapping New York Hunters and Trappers No Longer Required to Obtain Special Permit The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the agency is adopting a regulatory proposal to revise the special permit requirement for bobcat hunting and trapping. Upon completion of…

Two Millerton men  have been arrested and charged with robbery following a shooting

  Poughkeepsie – Two men from Millerton, Akbar McClennon, 31, and Jarrin Mayes, 28,  have been arrested and charged with robbery following a shooting at the Poughkeepsie Inn on Route 9 Tuesday afternoon. McClennon,  and  Mayes,  were charged with five counts of first-degree robbery and were arraigned before Town Justice Stephan Krakower and remanded to Dutchess County Jail…

DEC Announces Falconry, Wildlife Rehabilitator, and Leashed Tracking Dog Examinations

DEC Announces Falconry, Wildlife Rehabilitator, and Leashed Tracking Dog Examinations July 21 Registration Deadline for August 11 Exams Examinations for individuals seeking a license to practice the sport of falconry, become a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, or use leashed tracking dogs to find wounded or injured big game animals are scheduled for Friday, August 11, 2017, the New York State…

Two arrested for Robbery in the Town of Ulster

  Two arrested for Robbery in the Town of Ulster  NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Joseph A. Tripodo  Troop F Commander      PRESS RELEASE   On July 11, 2017, the New York State Police at Kingston arrested JAQWAN M. FOSTER, age 22, of Kingston, N.Y. and NICHOLAS J. LANE, age 21, of Connelly, N.Y. for Robbery…

Cuddebackville man charged with burglary and mail theft

  Cuddebackville man charged with burglary and mail theft  NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Joseph A. Tripodo  Troop F Commander      PRESS RELEASE   The New York State Police at SP Greenville announce the arrest of Franklin E. Tiritilli, age 29 from Cuddebackville, for Burglary in the Second Degree (Class C Felony), Criminal Possession of…

State Police announce that Major Robert C. Gregory will serve as the 34th Troop Commander of Troop K

  State Police announce that Major Robert C. Gregory will serve as the 34th Troop Commander of Troop K NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE   New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II has appointed Major Robert C. Gregory as the 34th Troop Commander of Troop K. Major…

Pawling Public Radio (PPR/WPWL) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary

  Pawling Public Radio (PPR/WPWL) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary presenting lively and interesting information to the Pawling community and surrounding areas.  The station currently has 56 contributors, airs 30.5 hours of live programing, and is producing shows ranging from sports, to health, to local businesses and interests.  There are also programs in many musical genres, including Jazz,…