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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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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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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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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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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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Molinaro Urges Dutchess Residents, Businesses to Take Internet Speed Survey Dutchess County using ARP funds to ensure access to high-speed internet for all

Molinaro Urges Dutchess Residents, Businesses to Take Internet Speed Survey Dutchess County using ARP funds to ensure access to high-speed internet for all Poughkeepsie… As part of “Dutchess Invests,” Dutchess County Government’s program announced in June to prioritize the one-time funding allocated through…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 29th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 29th   REMOTE “A MATTER OF BALANCE” CLASSES For seniors, a fall is the incident that most often leads to a rapid decline in quality of life…

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Legislature to Hear Presentation on Dutchess County Urban Trail Project

Legislature to Hear Presentation on Dutchess County Urban Trail Project Poughkeepsie… Tonight, members of the Legislature’s Public Works & Capital Projects Committee will hear an update on the Dutchess County Urban Trail project in the city and town of Poughkeepsie, including…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 22nd

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 22nd Note: The Office for the Aging and OFA Senior Friendship Centers are closed on Thursday, November 25th, for Thanksgiving Day. Senior Friendship Centers are also closed…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 15th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of November 15th     Note: the Office for the Aging and all OFA Senior Friendship Centers will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25th. Senior Friendship Centers…

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Rep. Delgado Joins Veterans Day Ceremony to Honor Upstate Veterans

Rep. Delgado Joins Veterans Day Ceremony to Honor Upstate Veterans   GHENT, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined a Veterans Day ceremony with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ghent Post 5933 and the Chatham American Legion Post 42….

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Office for the Aging Opens New Senior Friendship Center Location in Pleasant Valley

Office for the Aging Opens New Senior Friendship Center Location in Pleasant Valley New Tri-Town venue welcomes guests weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Poughkeepsie, NY … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro announced today the County’s Office for the Aging…

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Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers to Open for County Residents and Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers to Open for County Residents and Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Ida Individual Assistance Application Deadline is December 6th Poughkeepsie… Following months of coordination between the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response and the Federal Emergency Management Agency…

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Dutchess County War Memorial Ceremony Highlights Slate of Local Veterans Days Events

Dutchess County War Memorial Ceremony Highlights Slate of Local Veterans Days Events Residents Encouraged to Take Part in Operation Green Light to Honor Veterans Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and Adam Roche, Director the Dutchess County Division of Veterans’…

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Molinaro Announces $387,700 in Learn, Play, Create Grant Awards

Molinaro Announces $387,700 in Learn, Play, Create Grant Awards Tenth round of grants in ongoing initiative to enhance lives of children and families adversely affected by COVID-19 pandemic Poughkeepsie, NY … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro today announced the latest round…

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