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Countywide Head Start Open Enrollment Has Begun Children ages 0 – 5 from low income families are eligible

Countywide Head Start Open Enrollment Has Begun – Children ages 0-5 from low income families are eligible POUGHKEEPSIE – Astor Services for Children & Families is pleased to announce open enrollment for the 2015 – 2016 school year for its…

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Court again rejects tax cap lawsuit

ALBANY- For the second time an attempt by the state’s teachers union to get New York’s property-tax cap tossed was rejected in New York State Supreme Court. Supreme Court Judge Patrick McGrath of Albany previously rejected the lawsuit by the…

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Letter: “Allow me to retort”, Town of Amenia Code Enforcement Officer

“Allow me to retort”, Town of Amenia Code Enforcement Officer This letter is to clarify why “notices” (Not violation summons) went out to the property owners of Wassaic and Amenia during February, 2015. The Town of Amenia’s Supervisor and her…

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DEC Reminds New Yorkers That Residential Brush Burning is Prohibited Until May 15

DEC Reminds New Yorkers That Residential Brush Burning is Prohibited Until May 15 Burn Ban Reduces Wildfire Risks, Protect Lives and Property With the start of spring and warmer temperatures expected, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds New…

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Dover High School Daily Announcements – MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015 1. Today is a “B” Day. 2. Those of you who have talent get it together for auditions on March 26th. Sign up in Mrs. Garnot’s room! If your in the Talent Show, stop by to…

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Registration Open For Fourth Annual I Love My Park Day

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that online registration is now open for the fourth annual I Love My Park Day, to be held on May 2 at state parks and historic sites across New York. Since its launch in…

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Metro-North Schedules to Change April 26

Metro-North Schedules to Change April 26 A Number of Minor Schedule Adjustments Aim to Improve Reliability and Convenience Metro-North Railroad’s new train schedules effective Sunday, April 26, improve reliability and put more trains in service, making travel more convenient for…

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St. Patrick’s Day Crackdown period results in 33 arrests in Dutchess County

St. Patrick’s Day Crackdown period results in 33 arrests in Dutchess County During the St. Patrick’s Day Crackdown period of March 13, 2015 thru March 18, 2015 members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, Town of…

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Hannaford has issued a recall of several Nature’s Place brand products due to a potential salmonella contamination

Hannaford has issued a recall of several Nature’s Place brand products due to a potential salmonella contamination. The recall includes Nature’s Place Roasted Unsalted Mixed Nuts and Nature’s Place Cranberry Mix. The products come in 9-ounce and 9.5-ounce packages. Salmonella…

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Bre Pettis, innovator, artist and advanced manufacturing pioneer, to receive honorary degree; speak at SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Commencement

Bre Pettis, innovator, artist and advanced manufacturing pioneer, to receive honorary degree; speak at SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Commencement NEW PALTZ – The State University of New York at New Paltz will award an honorary doctorate of humane letters (L.H.D.)…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS

· Exercise Leaders Wanted · Senior Walking Groups Reforming for Spring · Last Chance to Nominate a Senior of the Year · A Physician’s Perspective on Medical Practice (3/25) · Important Message for SSP Recipients · Additional Home Heating Help…

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Pet of The Week: Lucky

Lucky is a very friendly and outgoing young Chihuahua at the Putnam Humane Society. Just look at how cute this little guy is! He’s about a year old and seems to get along with both dogs & cats. You can…

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Lucy needs a home

Lucy is left orphaned. Both her owner and her brother passed away. Ten year old Lucy needs an indoor home desperately. She is sweet, loving and gets along with everyone including other pets. She is quiet and affectionate. Being inside…

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FRIENDS of the Pine Plains Library are holding a Victorian Tea

Friends of the Pine Plains Library are holding a Victorian Tea on Sunday, April 26, 2:00 to 4:30 at the Mashomack Fish and Game Preserve Club House. Proceeds will be used by the FRIENDS to sponsor community events for all…

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