Category: Government

Rolison Calls on State Regulator to Reject Local Energy Price Hikes

Rolison Calls on State Regulator to Reject Local Energy Price Hikes Central Hudson utility wants Public Service Commission to OK electricity, gas increases TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE — State Senator Rob Rolison (39th District) this week offered remarks at two public comment fora…

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Next Citizens Preparedness Trainings Scheduled for October 25th, November 1st

Next Citizens Preparedness Trainings Scheduled for October 25th, November 1st Poughkeepsie, NY… Emergencies can happen with little warning, but having a plan and a few essentials ready beforehand can make a big difference in a crisis. As part of its ongoing…

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Skimming Scams Warning to TA/SNAP Recipients

Skimming Scams Warning to TA/SNAP Recipients Households urged to look out for skimming devices; change PIN frequently Attention Temporary Assistance (TA) & Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Households: There has been an increase of TA/SNAP benefits reported being stolen through skimming…

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Environmental Conservation Police on Patrol

Environmental Conservation Police on Patrol The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement enforces the 71 chapters of New York State’s Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 9th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 9th Note: the Office for the Aging and OFA Friendship Centers will be closed for the national Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 9th. Clients of OFA’s…

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County Awards $294K in Youth Services Grants

County Awards $294K in Youth Services Grants Funds support young people in areas of development, education, athletics Poughkeepsie, NY… The Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services’ Division of Youth Services has awarded $294,034 to local municipalities and nonprofit community-based…

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Rolison Names Experienced Crime Analyst to Senate District Staff

Rolison Names Experienced Crime Analyst to Senate District Staff Ashley Ranieri will connect local first responders and public safety agencies to state grants POUGHKEEPSIE — State Senator Rob Rolison (39th District) announced today that he has hired Ashley Ranieri to serve as a Policy…

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Dutchess County to Host ‘ThinkDIFFERENTLY’ Sensory-Friendly Movie Event at the Bardavon

Dutchess County to Host ‘ThinkDIFFERENTLY’ Sensory-Friendly Movie Event at the Bardavon Residents are invited to view ‘Hocus Pocus’ on Friday, Oct. 20th at 6:30 p.m. Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County invites residents of all abilities and their families to a free sensory-sensitive screening…

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Five Local Recipients Earn Vehicles from ‘Way to Work’ Program

Five Local Recipients Earn Vehicles from ‘Way to Work’ Program   Poughkeepsie … Reliable transportation is critical to successful employment. A single mother and the sole provider for her child, Nicole, balances of the responsibilities of a full-time job with the obligations…

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Environmental Conservation Police on Patrol

Environmental Conservation Police on Patrol The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement enforces the 71 chapters of New York State’s Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New…

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County Social Services Staff Reinforces Empathy, Compassion through Poverty Simulation Training

County Social Services Staff Reinforces Empathy, Compassion through Poverty Simulation Training Role-play scenarios offer DCFS staff unique insight into the clients they serve Poughkeepsie, NY … Today, staff from the Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services (DCFS) couldn’t pay…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 25

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 25 Golden Living . . . News for Seniors, Their Families and Caregivers Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging Every year, Medicare’s Open…

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Innovative Technology Resources Earn Dutchess County National Recognition

Innovative Technology Resources Earn Dutchess County National Recognition Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Government has again been nationally recognized for its use of technology to improve how government connects with residents. The County’s Office of Central and Information Services (OCIS) has received…

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DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER ROBIN LOIS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF BASIC FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 2022 

DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER ROBIN LOIS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF BASIC FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 2022  Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – Dutchess County Comptroller Robin Lois has announced the release of the Dutchess County Audited Basic Financial Statements. These statements include the Independent Auditors’…

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Dutchess County Partners with Family Services for “50 Meaningful Miles” Campaign to Raise Awareness on Mental Health 

Dutchess County Partners with Family Services for “50 Meaningful Miles” Campaign to Raise Awareness on Mental Health  Poughkeepsie… September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and as part of continuing efforts to break stigma and raise awareness on mental health, the Dutchess…

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