Five Local Recipients Earn Vehicles from ‘Way to Work’ Program
Poughkeepsie … Reliable transportation is critical to successful employment. A single mother and the sole provider for her child, Nicole, balances of the responsibilities of a full-time job with the obligations being a full-time student. While Nicole studies to become an ultrasound technician, her work assignments often take her to Westchester County.
A cat who has seizures spent 2 years at an animal shelter because nobody wanted to deal with her condition. Now she's been adopted by someone with epilepsy.
A New York animal shelter said people used to "balk" at the thought of adopting the 9-year-old cat with seizures. Then Renee came along.
Dutchess County Social Services Staff Undergo Poverty Simulation Training to Enhance Empathy for Local Residents
Recently, staff from the Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services (DCFS) in Poughkeepsie, NY, took part in a poverty simulation. The goal was to improve their understanding of client needs and promote empathy. The training was held at the MJN Convention Center, with staff from different DCFS departments attending two sessions.
Join Troutbeck's Cocktail Class and Connect with Local Distillers
Head to Troutbeck for this event and meet local distillers. This region is home to extraordinary craft spirit makers who can give you an inside perspective on the care and skill that goes into every element of making a cocktail. This is a part of a series at Troutbeck, register for them all! Light bites will also be served. Click here to register. Pictured: Tenmile Distillery's Sinpatch Vodka, photographed by Jim Henkens.Visit here for more details.
You Need to Get Your Pet a Rabies Shot NOW in Dutchess County
I know several people who just got new pets. For instance, my girlfriend and her family just adopted a kitten. He's so rambunctious, it's like having a toddler around! Right after she got her kitten, I feel I heard of 5 other friends all adopting pets. I guess this is the time to do it.
Mediation Center of Dutchess County to honor court officers
POUGHKEEPSIE- On the occasion of its 40th Anniversary, the Mediation Center of Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie, NY will honor five “Unsung Dutchess County Heroes,” our NYS Court Officers. The celebration will take place on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. during MCDC’s Reception & Awards Ceremony with guest host Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt. The event will take place at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel located at 40 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie.
1 Arrested After 3 ‘Suspicious’ Fires In Hudson Valley, New York
A man wearing fire department gear is accused of setting three "suspicious" fires in the Hudson Valley. The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department confirmed the arrest of a man following an investigation into three fires. Man Arrested After 3 Fires In Town Of Poughkeepsie, New York. Police deemed all three...
Beacon Has Best Downtown Shopping District In NY, New Rankings Say
In Dutchess County, the city of Beacon was named as having the best “Main Street” shopping district in New York by the financial blog Cheapism. The ranking, which includes towns with fewer than 90,000 residents in all 50 states, sought to pinpoint those “quaint, small-town” shopping centers offering an alternative to the bustling big-box stores and megamalls all too common across the country.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Target Area: Eastern Albany; Eastern Columbia; Eastern Dutchess; Eastern Greene; Eastern Rensselaer; Eastern Schenectady; Eastern Ulster; Hamilton; Montgomery; Northern Fulton; Northern Herkimer; Northern Saratoga; Northern Warren; Northern Washington; Schoharie; Southeast Warren; Southern Fulton; Southern Herkimer; Southern Saratoga; Southern Washington; Western Albany; Western Columbia; Western Dutchess; Western Greene; Western Rensselaer; Western Schenectady; Western Ulster.
Exciting October Events in Our Dutchess County: From History Weekends to Harvest Festivals
Dutchess County in New York's Hudson Valley is a popular destination in the fall. The region is known for its vibrant autumn colors, cool breezes, and local cuisine. It's a 90-minute train ride from New York City and offers various activities such as historical sites, art and culture, and outdoor adventures.
Family of deceased Green Haven inmate questions death, investigation
Russell McGee was allegedly found unresponsive in his cell Sept. 17 during a monthslong EMS crisis, with delayed or no ambulances responding to the Dutchess County facility.
'We love him so much.' Beacon mother searches for missing son with developmental disabilities
A Dutchess County mom is searching for her son who she says he was taken out of state and has been missing for weeks.
Japanese Sake Brewery, Tasting Room Opens in Hyde Park, New York
A state-of-the-art sake brewery and tasting room is now open for business in Hyde Park. On Saturday, dignitaries from Japan were in the Hudson Valley for the grand opening of the Dassai Blue Sake Brewery in Dutchess County. This is the first-ever Japan-led brewery to open up in the United States.
Explore Our Local Heritage: Dutchess County's Historic Sites Featured in Upcoming Weekend Event (Oct. 7-9)
Dutchess County, known for its natural beauty, cuisine, arts, and culture, is also home to many historical sites. These sites will be featured during the Path Through History Weekend from October 7-9, organized by I Love N.Y.
Poughquag, NY Housing Prices Hit Over a Million Dollars
The prices of homes in Dutchess County continues to be high. Poughquag, New York is a beautiful little town that's located in Dutchess County. I've been there a ton of times and I help babysit for a family that lives that way. Over the past few years I can see such a difference in Poughquag's growth, more families are moving, more houses are being built and....the prices of homes keeps going up. I saw one online that had a pretty hefty price tag attached to it.