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Elizabeth Blejwas of Poughquag Earns Scholarship for Alvernia University

News from Alvernia University Elizabeth Blejwas Earns Scholarship for Alvernia University READING, PA (03/09/2015)(readMedia)– Hard work in high school has paid off for college-bound seniors. Elizabeth Blejwas, of Poughquag, N.Y., has been granted the Veronica Founder’s Scholarship to study at…

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Man with six DWI convictions is charged again

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Patrick McCarthy, age 50 of Poughkeepsie, for felony DWI at approximately 12:45 am on 3/8/15. Mr. McCarthy currently has six (6) prior DWI convictions, although only one was within the qualifying…

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Amenia Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Amenia Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt At the Amenia Town Hall Bring your Basket & Meet the Easter Bunny March 29th 2015 12:00 pm Prizes, Crafts and More! Beverages will be Provided

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In New York and now 24 other states bats are dying in droves

In New York and now 24 other states bats are dying in droves Since white-nose syndrome first was discovered in Schoharie County in upstate New York in 2006, about one million little brown bats have died in New York alone….

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Appalachian Trail launches voluntary thru-hiker registration

Appalachian Trail launches voluntary thru-hiker registration HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. – The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has launched a voluntary registration system for people attempting to hike the entire trail. The conservancy says the goal is to protect the 2,185-mile-long trail from…

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Pet of the Week: Hendrix

Hendrix is a young male Orange Tabby looking for a family. He’s a gorgeous kitty who is ready for Spring training. He’s polydactyl which means he has extra toes on his paws. He looks like he’s ready to field some…

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Man begins hiking Appalachian Trail on behalf of mother

Man begins hiking Appalachian Trail on behalf of mother By BETH WALTONA Sheville Citizen-Times Sunday, ASHEVILLE NC — Johnny Morris will do just about anything for his mother, including embark on a four-month hike. The 23-year-old Asheville resident left Monday…

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Amenia man found in possession of cocaine

AMENIA – An Amenia man was arrested Saturday after he was allegedly found in possession of cocaine and also was DWI. State police from Dover Plains charged Neil A. Jordan, 60, at 9:30 p.m. with fifth-degree criminal possession of a…

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Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement Exam Title: Public Health Education Coordinator State Exam Number: 60594 Exam Date: 5/2/2015 Last File Date: 4/1/2015 A civil service exam has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If…

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The Town of Patterson Justice Court is seeking a qualified individual for a part time clerk position

The Town of Patterson Justice Court is seeking a qualified individual for a part time clerk position. Excellent computer skills is a must. Any interested parties should mail their resume to the Patterson Justice Court, Att: Judge Molé, P.O. BOX…

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Reps. Napolitano, Gibson announce Mental Health in Schools Act

Reps. Napolitano, Gibson announce Mental Health in Schools Act Washington, Mar 6 – Representatives Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and Chris Gibson (R-NY-19) reintroduced the Mental Health in Schools Act (H.R. 1211) this week to fund on-site school-based mental health services…

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Kelly Anne Stathis of Poughquag named to Dean’s List at Washington University

News from Washington University in St. Louis Kelly Anne Stathis named to Dean’s List at Washington University in St. Louis ST. LOUIS, MO (03/06/2015)(readMedia)– Kelly Anne Stathis of Poughquag, NY (12570) was named to the Dean’s List for the fall…

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UPDATE – State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing Claverack man

UPDATE – State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing Claverack man NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robin H. Benziger Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE UPDATED 3/6/15 – Mr. Bleau’s vehicle has been located at the…

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DEC Reminder: All Ice Fishing Shanties Must Be Removed from Water Bodies by March 15

DEC Reminder: All Ice Fishing Shanties Must Be Removed from Water Bodies by March 15 All ice fishing shanties must be removed from ice on water bodies by March 15, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminded…

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Nicholas Jaouen of Dover Plains Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

News from New York State Division of Military & Naval Affairs Nicholas Jaouen Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities Nicholas, Jaouen Army National Guard Soldier Promoted LATHAM, N.Y. (03/06/2015)(readMedia)– Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of…

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