Category: Government

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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Sheriff’s Office to celebrate Sheriff’s Week

Sheriff’s Office to celebrate Sheriff’s Week Sheriff Kirk Imperati is proud to announce that the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office will join the New York State Sheriff’s Association and other Sheriff’s Offices throughout the state to celebrate Sheriff’s Week, which is…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 18th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of September 18th Golden Living . . . News for Seniors, Their Families and Caregivers Todd N. Tancredi, Director Dutchess County Office for the Aging “GOLDEN GATHERING” COMING SATURDAY…

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HAM Radio License Exam to be Held on October 29th Free Prep Class Offered October 27-29

HAM Radio License Exam to be Held on October 29th Free Prep Class Offered October 27-29 Poughkeepsie, NY… Amateur radio, or ham radio, operators can communicate across towns, around the world, or even into space without the internet or a cell…

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Online Auction Opens September 18th for Surplus County Vehicles & Equipment

Online Auction Opens September 18th for Surplus County Vehicles & Equipment   Poughkeepsie, NY… Surplus County vehicles and equipment items will be available for bid during Dutchess County’s Surplus Vehicle Auction and Equipment Auction, both being conducted online at AARAuctions.com.  Various vehicles…

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Composting, Recycling and Waste-to-Energy Are Focus of County’s Local Solid Waste Management Plan

Composting, Recycling and Waste-to-Energy Are Focus of County’s Local Solid Waste Management Plan   Strategy to help guide future of waste management in Dutchess County Poughkeepsie … Development of organic composting opportunities, reduction of waste generation and continued increase of materials…

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Sheriff’s Office SRO Program Ready for 2023-2024 School Year

Sheriff’s Office SRO Program Ready for 2023-2024 School Year Sheriff Kirk Imperati is pleased to announce that the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer (SRO) Program has been enhanced and is well prepared for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. In…

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Dutchess County to Host Patriot Day Memorial Service

Dutchess County to Host Patriot Day Memorial Service     Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Family Court Judge Tracy C. MacKenzie will host the annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Monday, September 11, 2023 at 8:30am on the steps of the Dutchess County Family…

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Dutchess County Enhances J-FIRE Program with Expanded Training

Dutchess County Enhances J-FIRE Program with Expanded Training   Poughkeepsie… On average, over 50 percent of arson arrests in the United States are juveniles, and 70 percent of all fatalities in child-set fires in the U.S. are children aged 5 and…

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DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER ROBIN LOIS RELEASES 2023 Q2 UPDATE ON ALLOCATION AND SPENDING OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (ARP) FUNDS 

DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER ROBIN LOIS RELEASES 2023 Q2 UPDATE ON ALLOCATION AND SPENDING OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (ARP) FUNDS  Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Dutchess County Comptroller’s Office has released their Q2 Special Update Report on the ARP federal funding, the “Dutchess Invests”…

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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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