Category: LaGrange

DCSPCA Pet of the Week, Let’s Make Home Happen for Wendy!

  DCSPCA Pet of the Week Let’s Make Home Happen for Wendy!   Meet Wendy, a sweet senior with a heart of gold. Wendy loves everyone she meets and has wonderful manners. She knows how to live in a home…

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Governor Signs Legislation to Make Election Ballots Easier to Read and Require Boards of Election to Better Inform Voters About the Layout and Content of Ballots

S.2300A/A.2682A Enacts “Voter Friendly Ballot Act” to Make Ballots Easier to Read and Use S.3145A/A.112A Makes It a Requirement to Inform Voters When a Ballot Is Two-Sided S.1590/A.163 Requires Boards of Election to Post Sample Ballots Online Prior to an Election…

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Governor Signs Legislation Restricting Non-Profit Corporations from Endorsing or Opposing Any Political Candidate

Governor Signs Legislation Restricting Non-Profit Corporations from Endorsing or Opposing Any Political Candidate   Bill Codifies the Johnson Amendment Federal Restriction on Non-Profit Corporations Participating or Intervening in Political Campaigns in New York Law Cuomo: “For too long we have listened to the Trump…

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Dutchess County Training Residents in  Youth Mental Health First Aid

Dutchess County Training Residents in  Youth Mental Health First Aid Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) will offer a Youth Mental Health First Aid training on Tuesday, October 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The training will be held…

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The Science of Autumn Leaf Management     

The Science of Autumn Leaf Management   Take stock in what autumn leaves can do for your garden and the insects and animals that overwinter there.   By Thomas Christopher   I’m old enough to remember when fall was a season…

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Molinaro Increases Funding for Senior Services and Programs in his 2020 Executive Budget

Molinaro Increases Funding for Senior Services and Programs in his 2020 Executive Budget Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced he will increase funding for services and programs that benefit local seniors in his 2020 Executive Budget. The funding…

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Passport Day

Passport Day Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Tomorrow, Saturday, October 19th, Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall is hosting another “Passport Day” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the County Office building, located at 22…

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House Passes Delgado Bill to Name Local Post Office After Fallen Pine Plains Soldier

House Passes Delgado Bill to Name Local Post Office After Fallen Pine Plains Soldier https://www.facebook.com/RepAntonioDelgado/videos/792106994554755/   WASHINGTON, DC—This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Representative Antonio Delgado’s (NY-19) bipartisan legislation to rename the Pine Plains Post Office after fallen soldier,…

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ANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM DESIGNATES DUTCHESS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND AUTISM SUPPORTIVE COUNTY

ANDERSON CENTER FOR AUTISM DESIGNATES DUTCHESS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND AUTISM SUPPORTIVE COUNTY The initiative marks the culmination of efforts by Dutchess County leadership to identify and implement plans to become supportive of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other special needs…

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Be a Better Gardener, The Garden Mum

Autumn’s Color: The Garden Mum The chrysanthemum is considered an iconic American autumn flower, but its ancestors actually hail from eastern Asia, particularly China.   By Thomas Christopher   Chrysanthemums have become a symbol of autumn in the United States, as American as…

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Rep. Antonio Delgado Reminds High School Seniors that Deadline is Approaching to Apply for a Service Academy Nomination

Rep. Antonio Delgado Reminds High School Seniors that Deadline is Approaching to Apply for a Service Academy Nomination KINGSTON, NY – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) urges students that wish to enter a military service academy following graduation to complete an…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 14th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 14th Note: the Office for the Aging and OFA Senior Friendship Centers will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 14th. Clients of our…

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Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement The Dutchess County Department of Human Resources has posted the following civil service exam announcement: Exam Title: Home Energy Assistance Program Examiner State Exam Number: 65065 Exam Date: 12/14/2019 Last File Date: 10/31/2019 If…

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Molinaro Increases Funding for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Prevention in 2020 Executive Budget

Molinaro Increases Funding for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Prevention in 2020 Executive Budget Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced he will increase funding for domestic violence and sexual assault prevention services and training as part of his 2020…

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Sheriff’s Office Participates in National Fire Prevention Week

Sheriff’s Office Participates in National Fire Prevention Week Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson announced that the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with local fire departments and participating in National Fire Prevention Week. Sheriff Anderson said, “We support the fire service…

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