Daily Archives: July 14, 2017

DEC K-9 Shamey Helps Police Find Escaped Prisoner

  DEC K-9 Shamey Helps Police Find Escaped Prisoner The Department of Environmental Conservation’s longest serving member of its K-9 unit helped Cobleskill Police apprehend a prisoner who escaped early Friday morning. DEC Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Tech. Sgt. Keith Isles and K-9 “Shamey” were called at around 5:30 a.m. Friday to help assist Cobleskill Police find suspect Kenneth T….

Governor Directs Flags to Half-Staff on Monday

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed that flags on all state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, July 17 to honor the 16 members of the armed services killed when an aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 crashed in Mississippi on July 10. The Marine Corps Reserve unit is based…

MRC Invites Public to Learn about Radiation on July 27th

  MRC Invites Public to Learn about Radiation on July 27th Poughkeepsie…. The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of Dutchess County will offer “Understanding Radiation,” an educational program, on Thursday, July 27th, at 7 p.m., at the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response (DER), 392 Creek Road in Poughkeepsie.  The training is free and open to the public, but registration prior to the…

Governor Announces Approval of 154 Smart Schools Investment Plans, Totaling $103.2 Million

    Closes the “Digital Divide” and Increases Access to Technology and High-Speed Broadband in Hundreds of Schools Across New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced approval of 154 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at re-imagining teaching and learning for the 21st century. The approved plans, totaling $103.2 million, are part of the $2…

Festival of Arts & Crafts 2017 – EXHIBITORS WANTED!

The Pawling Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual event, Festival of Arts & Crafts 2017 to be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Charles Colman Boulevard in the Village of Pawling. Knitting, crocheting, pottery, jewelry designs, quilts, original artwork are some of the genre represented at the fair. …

SENATOR MURPHY’S LEGISLATION PROTECTS DEATH BENEFITS FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES

  SENATOR MURPHY’S LEGISLATION PROTECTS DEATH BENEFITS FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES Act Continues Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits for Surviving Spouses Regardless of Remarriage Albany, NY – Losing a spouse is often a traumatic, life-changing event. When a spouse dies, part of their legacy is the ability to continue to care for their family’s financial needs through…

ADVANCE SALE TICKETS PROVIDE BIG SAVINGS TO 2017 DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR

  ADVANCE SALE TICKETS PROVIDE BIG SAVINGS TO 2017 DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR Rhinebeck, NY – Admission, carnival rides and Grandstand concert tickets are all available online for the 2017 Dutchess County Fair at http://www.dutchessfair.com. Advance discount tickets will go on sale throughout the region at numerous locations starting July 10 and ending on August 20th….

Obituary, Hope Warner Walker

  LACONIA, N.H. – Hope Warner Walker, 80, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital after an extended period of failing health. Born in 1937 in New York City to Cecil and Susan Warner, Hope spent her younger years in Millbrook, N.Y., growing up on the Henry Harkness Flagler summer…