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Dutchess County Public Safety Dispatchers Honored with EMS Awards

Dutchess County Public Safety Dispatchers Honored with EMS Awards   Accomplishments of EMS workers highlighted as Dutchess County continues to prioritize Emergency Medical Services delivery Poughkeepsie, NY… As EMS Week continues, the Dutchess County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council hosted its…

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Applications Now Being Accepted for County’s Veterans Microgrant Program

Applications Now Being Accepted for County’s Veterans Microgrant Program Poughkeepsie, NY … The Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services is now accepting applications for its Veterans Microgrant Program, a competitive grant program that offers one-time grants to local nonprofit organizations or…

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Dutchess County to Participate in Statewide Memorial Day STOP-DWI Enforcement Effort

Dutchess County to Participate in Statewide Memorial Day STOP-DWI Enforcement Effort Impaired driving crackdown runs May 24th through May 27th Poughkeepsie… Various police agencies in Dutchess County will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving to…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

All motorists reminded to ‘Share the Road’ and promote safe driving and riding practices As the warmer weather of spring ushers in the start of the peak riding season, May is designated as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The Dutchess County…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of May 20th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of May 20th Note: the Office for the Aging and all OFA Friendship Centers will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day. Clients of OFA’s…

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DUTCHESS COUNTY’S FOOD SECURITY COUNCIL HOLDS INAUGURAL MEETING

DUTCHESS COUNTY’S FOOD SECURITY COUNCIL HOLDS INAUGURAL MEETING Poughkeepsie, NY – Dutchess County’s first Food Security Council, established by Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino, held its inaugural meeting this past Thursday, May 16. Serino first announced the creation of the Council…

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Wingdale National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

Wingdale National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities   LATHAM, NY (05/17/2024)– Major General Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in…

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First Responder Resiliency Training Offered in Dutchess County

First Responder Resiliency Training Offered in Dutchess County Poughkeepsie… In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month (May) and Police Week (5/12 – 5/18), Dutchess County Sheriff Kirk Imperati and Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino commend the nearly 200 local first responders,…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of May 13th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of May 13th Note: the Office for the Aging and all OFA Friendship Centers will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day. Clients of OFA’s…

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Medical Reserve Corps to Host Pet First Aid Training on June 5th

Medical Reserve Corps to Host Pet First Aid Training on June 5th Poughkeepsie … The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of Dutchess County will again offer its popular Pet First Aid Training on Wednesday, June 5, at 7 p.m., at Amenia Town…

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Serino Outlines New Plan for Addressing Homelessness with $13 Million New York State Grant

Serino Outlines New Plan for Addressing Homelessness with $13 Million New York State Grant Poughkeepsie, NY… Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino announced today that Dutchess County will use a $13 million grant award from New York State to propel the County…

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

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of May 6th   The first batches of Office for the Aging Summer Picnic reminder cards are currently being mailed to older adults throughout Dutchess County. Residents can generally…

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

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of April 29th STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR THE MAY 8TH CAREGIVER CONFERENCE You still have time to sign up for one of the few remaining spots at…

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Dutchess Comptroller Launching New Environmental Study

Dutchess Comptroller Launching New Environmental Study Pine Plains, NY – This week, County Comptroller Gregg Pulver announced plans to launch a study into a new road salt alternative pioneered by Rhinebeck’s Highway Superintendent to save Dutchess taxpayers money and protect…

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Serino to Appoint New Director for Office of Probation and Community Corrections

Serino to Appoint New Director for Office of Probation and Community Corrections Poughkeepsie — Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino is pleased to announce Kathy McQuade will be appointed to serve as the Director for the Office of Probation and Community Corrections…

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