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Dutchess Heritage Lecture Series Continues September 18th

Sep 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The second presentation of the 2014 Dutchess Heritage Speaker Series will reveal the story of the Palatines, Dutchess County’s earliest German immigrants, and their exodus to the Mid-Hudson at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Professor Philip Otterness, author of Becoming German:  The 1709 Palatine Migration to New York, will trace the Palatine migration from […]



Dutchess County to launch Mental Health HELPLINE mobile app

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On Thursday, September 4th at 2pm, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro will join with Ulster County Executive Mike Hein to launch the new Dutchess County HELPLINE smartphone app at Dutchess Community College’s Bowne Hall.   The new app is designed to help recognize the warning signs of suicide and provides a wealth of mental health resources […]



City of Poughkeepsie’s Fall leaf collection schedule for 2014

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

The Department of Public Works will begin collecting loose leaves from the curb on Monday, November 3, 2014.  To eliminate the early leaf piles, the department plans to have leaf crews in all eight wards of the City, every workday of the week up to November 24th.  Beginning Monday November 24th, leaf crews will concentrate […]



Dutchess Gold’s Gym Duathlon Benefit October 5

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Gold’s Gym Dutchess County is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Duathlon to benefit Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. The Duathlon, which takes place Sunday, October 5th, is a run (2 miles), bike (10 miles), run (2 miles). People can participate as either individuals or as a relay team. To sponsor the event or […]



Gap to Expand Operations in Dutchess County With 1,200 New Jobs

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Gap Inc., a specialty retailer recognized around the globe, is expanding its distribution center in Fishkill, Dutchess County, and will create up to 1,200 new jobs over the next five years. Gap Inc. considered other locations across the United States for its expansion project, but ultimately chose to invest and grow in New York State. […]



Marc Molinaro Will See You at the Fair

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

The Dutchess County Fair has always been my favorite week of the year.  An annual tradition enjoyed by thousands of families from Dutchess County and beyond,  I am excited for next week’s kick off of the 169th annual Dutchess County Fair – celebrating the traditions of our community with agricultural exhibits, livestock shows, horticultural displays, […]



Astor to offer Developmental Screenings for Children at Dutchess Fair

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Evaluating children’s social and emotional development is as important to their overall health as yearly medical and dental checkups. This is why Astor Services for Children & Families will offer free screenings for children and teens at the 2014 Dutchess County Fair. Astor Early Recognition Specialist, Brenda Tracy-Maietta, will conduct the screenings at Astor’s booth […]



Dutchess County Youth Board Repurposed with Focus on Youth Empowerment

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro has announced the Dutchess County Youth Board has been repurposed as the Dutchess County Youth Board and Coordinating Council to better address the current needs and challenges facing Dutchess County’s youth. The new law continues the work of the Youth Board and infuses it with much needed experience, guidance and […]



North Quaker Hill Road in Pawling Culvert Replacement Work Set

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced the Dutchess County Department of Public Works will begin work late week to replace a deficient culvert on North Quaker Hill Road (CR 68) in the Town of Pawling.   Culver PA-03 allows a tributary of the Ten Mile River to pass under North Quaker Hill Road and has […]



Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling August 2

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

The Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency’s next Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics Recycling and Medications Disposal Event will be Saturday, August 2nd from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at 96 Sand Dock Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.    The event will also include safe disposal opportunity for unwanted or expired medications. The DCRRA’s disposal events are […]