Category: Government

Dutchess County Celebrates Black History Month

Dutchess County Celebrates Black History Month February is Black History Month, when we, as a nation and county, celebrate the rich history, vibrant culture, and impactful contributions to every aspect of our society. Dutchess County Government is sponsoring a free…

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Free Tax-Preparation Service in Dutchess, Orange, and Putnam counties offered by AARP Foundation and Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition

Free Tax-Preparation Service in Dutchess, Orange, and Putnam counties offered by AARP Foundation and Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition POUGHKEEPSIE & NEWBURGH, NY — FREE tax preparation once again is available from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide’s IRS certified volunteers through the Hudson Valley CA$H…

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County Hosts First Responders, Community Partners at Human Trafficking Awareness Forum

County Hosts First Responders, Community Partners at Human Trafficking Awareness Forum Event educates various local agencies about signs and resources; promotes collaboration; discusses prevention strategies Poughkeepsie … The Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Service (DCFS) hosted approximately 100 local…

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Senator Rob Rolison Mourns Passing of Dutchess County Judge

Senator Rob Rolison Mourns Passing of Dutchess County Judge Fair and impartial jurist leaves profound legacy, says Rolison POUGHKEEPSIE – Senator Rob Rolison (39th District) today issued the following statement regarding the passing of retired Dutchess County Court Judge Gerald “Jerry”…

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DEC Forest Rangers – Week in Review

DEC Forest Rangers – Week in Review Recent Statewide Forest Ranger Actions New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations, and volunteer…

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

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of January 22nd MEET OFA’S NEW “FRIENDLY CALLS” PROGRAM MANAGER OFA’s Friendly Calls program enters its second year of operations with a new Program Manager, Linda Edgar. Many older…

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County To Offer Free Rabies Clinic Saturday, February 24th at Dutchess County SPCA

County To Offer Free Rabies Clinic Saturday, February 24th at Dutchess County SPCA Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) is partnering with the Dutchess County SPCA to host a free rabies vaccination clinic for pets on Saturday,…

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Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association Receives $125,000 Parks and Trails New York Partnership Grant

Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association Receives $125,000 Parks and Trails New York Partnership Grant MILLERTON, N.Y.–The Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association has received a $125,100 Parks and Trails New York Partnership Grant to boost its outreach and the trail’s expansion…

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Statement from Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino following Gov. Hochul’s 2024 State of the State Address

Statement from Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino following Gov. Hochul’s 2024 State of the State Address   “In her State of the State address today, Governor Hochul echoed many of the same topics that I have been pushing while in…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of January 8th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of January 8th Note: the Office for the Aging and OFA Friendship Centers are closed on Monday, January 15th, the national Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. 2024 OFA CALENDAR…

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Sue Serino Sworn in as 9th Dutchess County Executive

Sue Serino Sworn in as 9th Dutchess County Executive The Honorable Judge Brands administers the ceremonial Oath of Office to County Executive Sue Serino as she is joined by her husband Mark (center) and her son Anthony and daughter-in-law Kaela. Poughkeepsie…

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Serino Announces Public Defender Appointment

Serino Announces Public Defender Appointment   Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Sue Serino is pleased to announce her selection of Margaret M. Walker as Dutchess County’s next Public Defender, following the recent retirement of longtime county Public Defender Thomas N.N. Angell.   Ms. Walker,…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of January 1

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of January 1   OFA ENHANCES SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVERS For every older adult in Dutchess County there is, or will eventually be, at least one caregiver. Everyday tasks that…

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ROBIN LOIS RELEASES FINAL TWO AUDITS AS DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER—HUDSON VALLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT AND THE MUNICIPAL INVESTMENT GRANT PROGRAM  

ROBIN LOIS RELEASES FINAL TWO AUDITS AS DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER—HUDSON VALLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT AND THE MUNICIPAL INVESTMENT GRANT PROGRAM   Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Dutchess County Comptroller’s Office has released their final two audits under Comptroller Robin Lois. Comptroller Lois served Dutchess County…

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Public Defender to Retire After Three Decades of Service to Dutchess County

Public Defender to Retire After Three Decades of Service to Dutchess County   Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive William F.X. O’Neil has announced the upcoming retirement of Public Defender Thomas N.N. Angell, who will retire at the end of this year. Mr….

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