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$3.5M in safety and health training grants now available from U.S. Dept. of Labor; Applications due June 2, 2015

$3.5M in safety and health training grants now available from U.S. Dept. of Labor; Applications due June 2, 2015 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is accepting 2015 applications for targeted-topic training grants and capacity-building…

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ROLISON, DUTCHESS LEGISLATURE CALL FOR COMMON CORE OPT-OUT

ROLISON, DUTCHESS LEGISLATURE CALL FOR COMMON CORE OPT-OUT Lawmakers pass unanimous bill supporting state’s Common Core Parental Refusal Act Dutchess County Legislature Chairman Rob Rolison announced today that the legislature passed a unanimous measure at its April 13 meeting supporting…

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State sheds 57 anti-business fees, heeding Murphy’s calls for less red tape

YORKTOWN, NY – Earlier today State Senator Terrence P. Murphy joined Governor Cuomo in announcing the repeal of 57 so-called “nuisance fees” as part of the 2015-16 State Budget. By eliminating these fees, the State has taken an important step…

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DEC Seeks Volunteers and Local Coordinators to Conduct Stream and River Monitoring

DEC Seeks Volunteers and Local Coordinators to Conduct Stream and River Monitoring Wave Program Provides Hands-on Experience for Citizen Monitors to Identify Whether Streams are Healthy Regional Volunteer Training to Be Held in May and June New Yorkers will have…

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Hudson Valley Sings!

Hudson Valley Sings! Video submissions being accepted now through April 20, 2015! Poughkeepsie, N.Y. April 8, 2015- This April, Dutchess Outreach is introducing a brand new competition, Hudson Valley Sings! This karaoke style talent show is asking you, the community…

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County Legislature Set to Confirm New Commissioners of Planning and Development, Community and Family Services

County Legislature Set to Confirm New Commissioners of Planning and Development, Community and Family Services Molinaro appoints Eoin Wrafter and Sabrina Jaar Marzouka to posts to be approved The Dutchess County Legislature is expected to confirm County Executive Marc Molinaro’s…

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Kimberly Zilempe of Poughquag Receives Susan Sutton Smith Award for Academic Excellence

Kimberly Zilempe Receives Susan Sutton Smith Award for Academic Excellence ONEONTA, NY (04/10/2015)(readMedia)– Kimberly Zilempe of Poughquag, NY, has received the 2014-2015 Susan Sutton Smith Award for academic excellence. To be eligible for the award, a student must be a…

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2015 DOVER FARMERS MARKET

2015 DOVER FARMERS MARKET THE DOVER FARMERS MARKET WILL RUN ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS: 6/7, 6/21, 7/5, 7/19, 8/2, 8/16, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, AND 10/4 BAND DATES: 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/13, 9/27, 10/4 Market Hours: 10:00 AM – 2:00…

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$233 Million to Fund Counterterrorism and Emergency Preparedness

Funding will help communities statewide prevent, respond to, and recover from emergencies Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $233 million in federal grants that will support counterterrorism and emergency preparedness activities in counties across New York State. The…

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Murphy announces Small Business Regulatory Watch

Murphy announces Small Business Regulatory Watch YORKTOWN, NY – Last month the Tax Foundation once again ranked New York near the bottom of its State Business Tax Climate Index, at 49th overall. The Chairman of the State Administrative Rules and…

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National Public Health Week lunchtime Walk

Almost three dozen Dutchess County workers and officials took part in a lunchtime walk through the City of Poughkeepsie on Tuesday, April 7, kicking off National Public Health Week. Dr. Kari Reiber, Dutchess County Department of Health Commissioner, began the…

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Funding Available to Build and Expand Solar and Wind Farms, Hydropower Plants and Fuel Cells to Develop Reliable and Cost-Effective Energy For Consumers

Funding Available to Build and Expand Solar and Wind Farms, Hydropower Plants and Fuel Cells to Develop Reliable and Cost-Effective Energy For Consumers Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a $160 million investment designed to grow large scale clean energy…

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Dover man charged with felony assault of Stormville Man

Dover man charged with felony assault of Stormville Man NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robin H. Benziger Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Town of Washington, New York – On March 29, 2015, New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS · Senior Citizens of the Year Announced! · Aging in America Discussion Group (4/9) · HUGE Library Book Sale This Weekend! (4/10) · Consider the Conversation Film (4/13) · Reverse Mortgage Seminar…

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Obituary, Scott Alan McEntee

BEEKMAN – Scott Alan McEntee, 50, died suddenly from complications of COPD on March 30, 2015 in Louisville, KY. Born on November 3, 1964 in Paterson, NJ, he was the beloved son of Marcia and Harry “Bud” McEntee of Poughquag,…

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