Category: Beekman

Murphy moves rules reform bills for Sunshine Week

ALBANY, NY – It’s sunshine week in Albany, when open government advocates work to bring transparency to state government and how laws and rules are made. Businesses in New York State face a myriad of regulations and mandates which often…

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Kendall Elected 1st Vice-President of the New York State Association of County Clerks

Kendall Elected 1st Vice-President of the New York State Association of County Clerks Poughkeepsie… Bradford H. Kendall, Dutchess County Clerk, was recently elected to serve as 1st Vice-President of the New York State Association of County Clerks (NYSACC). He was…

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Metro-North Fare hikes coming

Metro-North Fare hikes coming Metro-North commuters will start this spring by getting soaked by fare increases for the fifth time since 2008. Prices will rise about 4 percent. The increases are part of sweeping fare and toll hikes that will…

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Maryland temporarily closes eight overnight shelters and campgrounds after hikers death

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — After an Appalachian Trail hiker was killed last weekend by a falling tree, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday it would temporarily close eight overnight shelters and campgrounds on Maryland’s section of the trail…

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Molinaro Announces over $900,000 in Community Development Block Grant Program Awards

Molinaro Announces over $900,000 in Community Development Block Grant Program Awards Poughkeepsie, NY… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro has announced more than $900,000 will be awarded to 11 municipalities through the Dutchess County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program,…

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Team to hike Appalachian Trial to raise awareness for animal rescue

Spring on Springer Mountain in Georgia means hitting the Appalachian Trail for thousands of people each year. Of those thousands, only about one in four actually go the distance. And now, there’s a team preparing to walk the 2,180 miles…

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Arlington High School graduate Kayleigh Bhangdia from Poughquag earns Dean’s Award recognition at Colgate University

News from Colgate University Arlington High School graduate Kayleigh Bhangdia earns Dean’s Award recognition at Colgate University HAMILTON, NY (03/16/2015)(readMedia)– Kayleigh Bhangdia, a Geography major from Poughquag, NY, has earned the Dean’s Award for academic excellence at Colgate University for…

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Beekman Library FOUNDERS’ DAY EVENT – MARCH 21

FOUNDERS’ DAY EVENT – MARCH 21 Our beautiful library wouldn’t be the wonderful place it is today if not for the vision, dedication and hard work of our founders. Join us to honor the 50 year history of Beekman Library…

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Sobering news, N.Y. now America’s heroin capital

Posted by Senator Terrence P. Murphy on Monday, March 16th, 2015 Heroin Task Force ALBANY, NY – The Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York gave testimony this week that New York has become the…

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Obituary, Robert J. Kelly

BEEKMAN – Robert J. Kelly, III, 43, a resident of the Town of Beekman since 2001, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at his home. Rob was employed as a Police Officer with the Westchester County Police Department until…

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Hiker dies on Appalachian Trail in Maryland after winds blow dead tree onto him

Jason Parish a 36-year-old hiker from Philadelphia, died Sunday morning on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland after winds blew a large dead tree onto him, authorities said. The incident occurred between 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. near the trail’s Ed…

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Teams are now forming for the 2015 Summer Roller Hockey season

Teams are now forming for the 2015 Summer Roller Hockey season. Get together with your teammates from your local ice hockey program to form teams at Mites through High School. More information on our Summer League information page at http://pbrh.org/Page.asp?n=32985&org=pbrh.org

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