Category: Beekman

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s – AGING NEWS

· April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month · Country Jamboree at the Bardavon (4/2) · Brain Game Class Starting in Clinton · Palliative Care Seminar (4/7) · Veterans FAVOR Card Turns 4 · April Events at the Fountains of Millbrook ·…

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Warrior hikers begin 2,168-mile journey

Photo: The 2015 Warrior Hike class set out for their thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail at Amicalola Falls on March 16. Warrior hikers begin 2,168-mile journey In 1948, Earl Shaffer became the first person to hike the entire length of…

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Kids, not cuts!

Kids, not cuts! The State budget is due on April 1 and there is still much to be discussed. The Senate’s education budget proposes eliminating the Gap Elimination Adjustment, or GEA, which is a 5-percent “take back” of our school…

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Bills on the Move: Parity for Vietnam Vets

ALBANY, NY – On March 29th, 1973, the Vietnam War drew to a close, and since then New York has commemorated ‘Vietnam Veterans Day’ and ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day’ on March 29th and March 30th, respectively. This week, timed…

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Dutchess County hosts Government Efficiency Plan Workshop for Local Municipalities

Dutchess County hosts Government Efficiency Plan Workshop for Local Municipalities County Executive Marcus Molinaro Addresses Government Efficiency Plan WorkshopDutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro welcomed more than two dozen local officials to the Dutchess County Office Building today for a…

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Return the FAVOR (Find and Assist a Veteran of Record) Program Celebrates Its Four Year Anniversary

Return the FAVOR (Find and Assist a Veteran of Record) Program Celebrates Its Four Year Anniversary Poughkeepsie, NY… In March of 2011, the Dutchess County Clerk’s Office and the county Division of Veterans Services launched the Return the FAVOR (Find…

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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Charging 13 Individuals In Take Down Of Heroin Distribution Network That Stretched From NYC To Hudson Valley, Long Island, And Pennsylvania

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Charging 13 Individuals In Take Down Of Heroin Distribution Network That Stretched From NYC To Hudson Valley, Long Island, And Pennsylvania Joint Investigation, Code-Named “Operation Iron Horse,” Uncovered Network That Allegedly Moved Illegal Drugs and Money…

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Congressman Gibson announces Small Contractors Improve Competition Act

Congressman Gibson announces Small Contractors Improve Competition Act Washington, Mar 25 – Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19) announced today the House Small Business Committee approved HR 1481, the Small Contractors Improve Competition Act, which helps small businesses compete for federal contracts….

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Murphy Grist Mill in Beekman on list of 22 properties nominated to State and National Registers of Historic Places

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 22 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The nominations reflect the remarkable breadth…

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Obituary, Nettie Marie Cavuoto

BEEKMAN – Nettie Marie Cavuoto, 91, a resident of Poughquag for 20 years and formerly of Carmel and Yonkers, died on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Wingate at Dutchess. Born in Yonkers on May 8, 1923, she was the…

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DEC Reminds New Yorkers That Residential Brush Burning is Prohibited Until May 15

DEC Reminds New Yorkers That Residential Brush Burning is Prohibited Until May 15 Burn Ban Reduces Wildfire Risks, Protect Lives and Property With the start of spring and warmer temperatures expected, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds New…

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Metro-North Schedules to Change April 26

Metro-North Schedules to Change April 26 A Number of Minor Schedule Adjustments Aim to Improve Reliability and Convenience Metro-North Railroad’s new train schedules effective Sunday, April 26, improve reliability and put more trains in service, making travel more convenient for…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS

· Exercise Leaders Wanted · Senior Walking Groups Reforming for Spring · Last Chance to Nominate a Senior of the Year · A Physician’s Perspective on Medical Practice (3/25) · Important Message for SSP Recipients · Additional Home Heating Help…

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County Executive Molinaro Signs Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan into Law

County Executive Molinaro Signs Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan into Law Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro was joined today by members of the Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, county and municipal officials and local farmers at…

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Obituary, Harold C. Roberts

BEEKMAN – Harold C. Roberts, 87, a resident of Beekman since 1970 and formerly of the Bronx, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Born in the New York City on June 4, 1927, he…

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