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Obituary, Gloria Marie Raefski

Gloria Marie Raefski, 59, a long-time area resident, passed away at her home in Poughkeepsie on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Born in Brooklyn on June 5, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Gloria (Kane) Raefski. For…

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Did Campaign Contributions lead to Zoning Changes in Pawling?

Did Campaign Contributions lead to Zoning Changes in Pawling? Castagna developer, architect and partners all contributed… See the timeline of events that led up to a change in PDD zoning in August of 2016 TIMELINE of Campaign Contributions to the…

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Theater and Film of the 1920’s and ’30’s As Seen By My Dad – NY theater illustrator and cartoonist Harold K. Simon

Theater and Film of the 1920’s and ’30’s As Seen By My Dad – NY theater illustrator and cartoonist Harold K. Simon     “This was part of history I was so enamored of. To hear it come from you,…

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House Passes Rep. Delgado Bill Making Dutchess County Korean War Hero Charlie Johnson Eligible for Medal of Honor

House Passes Rep. Delgado Bill Making Dutchess County Korean War Hero Charlie Johnson Eligible for Medal of Honor   WASHINGTON – On Tuesday night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Representative Antonio Delgado’s (NY-19) legislation to make Korean War hero Charles…

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Obituary, Steve Amato

Steve Amato, 39, a lifelong area resident passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Long Island Jewish Hospital in Valley Stream, NY. Steve was an elevator technician in local Union 1 working for the Fujitec elevator company in New…

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County to Host Trio of Shared Service Plan Virtual Public Hearings

County to Host Trio of Shared Service Plan Virtual Public Hearings Dutchess County will host a series of virtual public hearings on the Dutchess County 2021 Shared Services Plan on the following dates: • Wednesday, Dec. 15th at noon •…

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Dutchess County Hosts Several Events in Celebration of “Human Rights Day”

Dutchess County Hosts Several Events in Celebration of “Human Rights Day” Human Rights Day is this Friday, December 10th. Throughout the week the Dutchess County Commission on Human Rights is hosting, with community partners, several virtual events that all are welcome…

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NUMEROUS GUNS SEIZED FROM A HOME IN CARMEL

NUMEROUS GUNS SEIZED FROM A HOME IN CARMEL Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports that on December 2, 2021, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Narcotic Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the Town of Carmel.  The…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of December 6th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of December 6th REMOTE SENIOR EXERCISE, TAI CHI AND BINGOCIZE Dutchess County seniors who’d like to get their exercise in this winter, without running the added risks of winter…

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Obituary, Marian C. Nardone

Obituary Hudson – Marian C. Nardone, 75, a two-year resident of The Fireman’s Home in Hudson, NY died on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson. She was born July 10, 1946, in Brooklyn, NY to Clem…

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Hyde Park man charged with sexual abuse of a child

Hyde Park man charged with sexual abuse of a child The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Areze D. Washington, age 36 of Hyde Park, in connection with a month-long investigation into the sexual abuse of a child….

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an arrested in Amenia after breaking into house to sexually assault victim

Man arrested in Amenia after breaking into house to sexually assault victim 03 December 2021 NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Kathryne M. Rohde Troop K Commander   PRESS RELEASE Amenia, New York – On December 2, 2021, the New York State Police…

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY for FEMA Assistance for Hurricane Ida Recovery

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY for FEMA Assistance for Hurricane Ida Recovery The deadline for home owners, renters, and businesses to apply for Hurricane Ida recovery assistance from FEMA has been EXTENDED until Tuesday, January 4th. Those who have already applied need not apply…

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Obituary, David C. Elwell

‘ David C. Elwell, 51, passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021, in Dover, NY. A life-long resident resident of Pawling, he was born in New Milford, CT on November 11, 1970, one of two children born to the late Charles…

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2022 Dutchess County Budget Adopted with Historic Tax Relief and Expanded Services for Residents

2022 Dutchess County Budget Adopted with Historic Tax Relief and Expanded Services for Residents Poughkeepsie, NY… The 2022 Dutchess County Budget was adopted with bipartisan approval of the Dutchess County Legislature this evening with more than $20 million in annual tax…

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