DEC Announces 2016 Deer Harvest Estimates

  DEC Announces 2016 Deer Harvest Estimates   Hunters in New York State harvested an estimated 213,061 deer during the 2016-17 hunting seasons, an estimated five percent increase over 2015-16 levels, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. “Deer hunting in New York is a proud and economically important tradition that is…

Plan to Cut Methane Emissions

  Plan Complements State’s Goal to Reduce Energy Sector Emissions 40 Percent from 1990 Levels by 2030 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Methane Reduction Plan, a suite of 25 actions to reduce methane emissions from the landfill, oil and gas, and agricultural sectors across the state. The plan will be implemented by the…

Memorial Day Observation at Sheriff’s Office

  Memorial Day Observation at Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson announces that members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office will gather at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters at 150 N. Hamilton St. in Poughkeepsie on Thursday May 25, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. to observe Memorial Day. Visitors are encouraged to arrive at 9:00 a.m. Members…

J.H. ketcham Auxiliary Chicken Bake

  J.H. ketcham Auxiliary Chicken Bake FOR TICKETS OR INFORMATION:            CHERYL  845 264 2174     CHICKEN DINNER: SALAD, BREAD, CHICKEN, POTATO, BAKED BEANS, &  DESSERT ICE TEA, LEMONADE & WATER   ADULTS $13.00 CHILDREN 6- 10 YRS  $7.00 UNDER 5 FREE   TAKE OUT AVAILABLE June 3, 2017 3:30 – 6:00 PM J.H….

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…

5th annual group show winners opens Friday May 19 6-9pm

  Solitude and Refuge: the paintings of Jane Black & Mark Delluomo “Rainy Evening NYC” by Jane Black Jane Black and Mark Delluomo are the winners of Front Street’s Fifth Annual juried group show.  On May 19th,  Mark and Jane present work in a new exhibition titled Solitude and Refuge. A graduate of Brown University and the University…

PINE PLAINS BOOK SALE!

  MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND Book & Tag Sale-PINE PLAINS   SATURDAY, MAY 27 – 9:30- 2:00 (Preview 8:30-9:30 $10,  FRIENDS free)    MONDAY, May 29,  9:00 – 1:00   Held in the Community Room, 2nd floor of Pine Plains Free Libray   775 SOUTH MAIN STREET, PINE PLAINS   ALL TYPES OF BOOKS:  CHILDREN/TEENS, COOK…

Board change at the Dover Plains Library

Board change at the Dover Plains Library Patricia Hoag, who has served on the Dover Plains Library’s Board of Trustees for many years, and in many different capacities, has officially stepped down from the Board.  Pat is revered as the Board’s expert on parliamentary procedure, and her service to the library has always gone above…

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…

Pawling Rotary Honors Ross and Fayne Daniels

  Pawling Rotary Honors Ross and Fayne Daniels By Susan Stone This year, at the 6th annual golf outing scheduled for June 1st at the Quaker Hill Country Club, the Pawling Rotary Club will honor Pawling Rotarians of Distinction, Ross and Fayne Daniels.   Ross and Fayne are the embodiment of the Rotary motto, “Service Above…

Dutchess County Honors Those Who Gave All – Local Memorial Day Events

  Dutchess County Honors Those Who Gave All Illuminate the Walkway Over the Hudson Memorial Day Eve and Memorial Day Ceremony at the County’s War Memorial   Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and Director Nelson Eddy Rivera, USN (Ret) of Dutchess County’s Veterans Services, invite Dutchess County residents to participate in two…

Millbrook Educational Foundation Celebrates over $1,100,000 in Giving at the 13th Annual Taste of Millbrook

  Millbrook Educational Foundation Celebrates over $1,100,000 in Giving at the 13th Annual Taste of Millbrook   The Millbrook Educational Foundation will celebrate over $1,000,000 in giving at its premier fundraiser, the Taste of Millbrook at Millbrook Vineyards and Winery from 6pm-9pm on June 3, 2017 with expanded food showcases and an expanded venue. Fifteen years…

DEC Accepting Applications for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants

  DEC Accepting Applications for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Funds Provide Assistance to Rural Fire Departments Statewide The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting applications for federally funded “Volunteer Fire Assistance” grants, Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. The deadline for application is May 31. The grant program, funded by the…

Pleasant Valley man charged with rape

  Pleasant Valley man charged  with rape NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Pleasant Valley, New York – On May 14, 2017, New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested 22-year-old Travis Bathrick of Pleasant Valley, NY, for Rape in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Sexual Act 2nd Degree,…

The Food/Farm/Faith Initiative presents “Blessing Our Sacred Places: An Interfaith Celebration”

  The Food/Farm/Faith Initiative presents   “Blessing Our Sacred Places: An Interfaith Celebration”   Millbrook NY— Members of the public are invited to join leaders and members of various faith traditions in an interfaith celebration of the bounty and beauty of creation on Sunday May 21, 2017, at 10:30am at Innisfree Garden. The interfaith celebration…

Amanda Whitehead of Stanfordville Reenlists for Continued Service in New York Army National Guard

  News from New York National Guard   Amanda Whitehead of Stanfordville Reenlists for Continued Service in New York Army National Guard LATHAM, NY (05/15/2017)– Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and…

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…

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of May 15, 2017

  Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of May 15, 2017 Golden Living . . . News for Senior Citizens Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging   “I’m more aware of my surroundings. More careful.” “I try to do the Matter of Balance exercises every day.”…