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Two Men Charged With Stealing From Car

Two Men Charged With Stealing From Car

City of Poughkeepsie Police received a report about two male subjects who were stealing property from a parked vehicle in the area of Mill and North Clover streets. Officers responded and located the two subjects, one of whom was in possession of property taken from the vehicle. Robert Klinker, 31, homeless, was charged with...
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Schooner Lois McClure to Dock at Waryas Park August 12

Schooner Lois McClure to Dock at Waryas Park August 12

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure will be in port in Poughkeepsie, at Waryas Park on Tuesday, August 12, with public hours from 10 AM to 5 PM during her tour commemorating the War of 1812 Bicentennial. This year’s thematic and interpretive message is 1814: From War to Peace.  “The shipbuilding races and...
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Butterfly Walk & Talk with Billy Wallace

Butterfly Walk & Talk with Billy Wallace

Join noted lepidopterist Billy Wallace in the Slocum-Mostachetti Preserve (SMP) to explore the unusual variety of butterflies and skippers that not only migrate through the area but breed there as well. SMP is rich in butterfly species due to the varied habitats and presence of native herbaceous plants including bluestem grasses. Wallace has catalogued...
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“THE ART OF NEGOTIATION” (How and When to ask for a Better Price)

“THE ART OF NEGOTIATION”  (How and When to ask for a Better Price)

With the onset of “Reality TV”, negotiating a better price on a purchase has suddenly become commonplace at antique stores and centers…. but is this really where you should be asking for that better price?  American Pickers, Flea Market Flip and Market Warriors all have one thing in common… they are all making their...
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Woman Arrested for Burglary and Robbery at Culinary Institute

Woman Arrested for Burglary and Robbery at Culinary Institute

Town of Hyde Park Police Department was dispatched to the Culinary Institute of America for a report of an alleged robbery which just occurred. The victim stated that Michele J Blackford, 49, of Yuba City, California, allegedly came to her dormitory with the purpose of seeking out the victim in order to retrieve monies...
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American Heart Association Releases New ‘Go Fresh’ Cookbook

American Heart Association Releases New ‘Go Fresh’ Cookbook

Whether your kitchen is stocked with fresh produce from your local farmers market, the grocery store or your own garden this summer, the American Heart Association’s newest cookbook, Go Fresh, can provide you with healthy, easy recipes to use seasonal fruits and vegetables. On sale now, Go Fresh features 250 recipes, most of which...
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Landscape Architect Larry Weaner To Discuss Native Plant Landscaping At Cary Institute

Landscape Architect Larry Weaner To Discuss Native Plant Landscaping At Cary Institute

The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies will host a special lecture on landscaping with native plants on Friday, August 8 at 7 p.m.  Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, noted landscape architect Larry Weaner will discuss how to create and manage ecologically-rich landscapes where nature does much of the planting. For millennia...
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