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Mid-Hudson Region Named Top Performer by REDC

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

As part of Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative, the Mid-Hudson region will receive $82.8 million as an REDC “Top Performer,” according to an announcement made in Albany Thursday. The funding is part of a $709.2 million package of economic and community development aid available to 10 regions across New York State. Dutchess […]



Pace Land Use Law Center Honors Molinaro with Groundbreaker’s Award

Dec 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

The Pace Land Use Law Center today honored Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro as this year’s recipient of the Groundbreaker’s Award.  The Groundbreaker’s Award is given to a graduate of the Center’s Land Use Leadership Alliance (LULA) Training Program who has done exemplary work in a community or region using the types of land […]



Transportation Council to Approve Funds For Dutchess County Communities

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

The Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Transportation Council (PDCTC) has announced that the Transportation Council will meet on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Locust Grove Estate (Reese Gallery Room), 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. The Council is expected to approve new bylaws that update voting membership based on data from the […]



Dutchess County Legislature Adopts Molinaro’s Budget with Bipartisan Support

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The 2015 Dutchess County Budget was adopted in 19-6 bipartisan vote by the Dutchess County Legislature. The adopted budget, with few amendments to Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro’s Tentative County Budget, ensures Dutchess County moves forward with largest property tax levy reduction in over a decade, property tax rebate checks for homeowners paid for by […]



Astor Services Appoints New COO

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Astor Services for Children & Families appointed Renee Fillette, Ph.D., to the new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Astor provides behavioral and educational services to more than 6,000 children and families annually in over 33 locations in the Hudson Valley and the Bronx. Fillette was the Executive Director of St. John Bosco Child & […]



State Police are seeking public assistance to help identify two suspects

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the depicted subjects who are wanted for Identity Theft. The two men are wanted for questioning regarding 6 fraudulent credit card purchases that were made in October of 2014 in the Towns of Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, and New […]



Dutchess County 2014 Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Let us take you away to another time and place! The air is crisp and the night is clear. A smell of gingerbread comes wafting by from the bakery nearby. Perhaps a little snow starts to fall, as the carolers sing familiar tunes, and then all at once the lights come on, and the beautiful […]



Forensic expert, Mount mathematician presents data on suicide patterns in Dutchess County

Nov 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Jennifer Bready, associate professor and chair of the Division of Mathematics/Information Technology at Mount Saint Mary College, and her husband, Robert Bready, chief forensic investigator for the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s office, recently presented “A Ten-Year Study of Suicides in Dutchess County” at the college. The Breadys discussed current trends in suicides based on the […]



Poughkeepsie Man Charged After Fraudulent Check Investigation

Nov 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On November 4, 2014 at approximately 3:00 p.m., New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Wappinger Barracks charged Shayne D. Slade, 31, of Poughkeepsie, New York, with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, a Class D Felony, and Petit Larceny, a Class […]



2014 Veterans Day Observances in Dutchess County

Nov 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Veterans Day is Tuesday, November 11th.    Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and Division of Veterans’ Services Director Nelson Eddy Rivera, USN (Ret) encourage Dutchess County residents to celebrate local veterans by participating in one or more of the numerous Veterans Day events planned across the county. Veterans Day is a national holiday intended to […]