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Local Fundraiser for Canine Cancer Research Funding a Success

Local Fundraiser for Canine Cancer Research Funding a Success

In memory of two beloved canines, Mickey and Brandi, dog walkers in New York generated more than $10,000 in funding to support canine cancer research at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.  The Eighth Annual Mickey’s Mile Dog Walk for Canine Cancer Research was held in Hopewell Junction, N.Y. as a tribute to...
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UPDATED TRAFFIC ADVISORY: PRESIDENTIAL VISIT

UPDATED TRAFFIC ADVISORY: PRESIDENTIAL VISIT

PLEASE NOTE: As of Friday morning, intermittent road closures on Friday night on I-684 and I-287/I-87 are no longer anticipated. The New York State Thruway Authority and the New York State Department of Transportation today issued the following travel advisory to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President...
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Back to School Reminder – Use Caution and Follow the Law

Back to School Reminder – Use Caution and Follow the Law

Poughkeepsie…As children across the county head back to school next week, Dutchess County Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson and County Executive Marcus Molinaro join with the Dutchess County Traffic Safety Board to remind motorists, parents and students to exercise caution and follow the rules for school bus safety. Drivers are urged to always use caution...
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Dutchess County Journalist & Designer is Finalist in Styling the “Trivago Guy”  

Dutchess County Journalist & Designer is Finalist in Styling the “Trivago Guy”  

Hundreds hoped for a chance to style Tim “Trivago Guy” Williams for his next television commercial, but only six Americans made the final cut, including Dutchess County’s own, Gina Samarotto! She said, “I stumbled upon the call for entries on the Trivago FB page and decided to enter.  I love the ‘Trivago Guy’ commercials...
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Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event, Sept 6th

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event, Sept 6th

Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency will hold the next Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, September 6th from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2715 Route 44, Millbrook.  A complete list of accepted material is included below.   Pre-registration is required and there is a $5 fee.  Call...
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Tonight – Learn How to Navigate New Roundabouts on Rt. 55

Tonight – Learn How to Navigate New Roundabouts on Rt. 55

Before school opens next week, four lights will be removed from Rt. 55 (Stringham Road, Arlington High School, McDonald’s and Freedom Road) and will be replaced with three roundabouts. According to a press release, the new road configuration is said will increase safety, reduce congestion and improve access while improving the flow of traffic...
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Rebuilding Together Dutchess County Receives $5K Grant  

Rebuilding Together Dutchess County Receives $5K Grant  

Rebuilding Together Dutchess County has received a $5,000 grant from First Niagara Foundation to support their Rebuilding Day Program, which for 23 years, has provided cost-free home repairs to hundreds of low-income homeowners throughout Dutchess County. The First Niagara Foundation is committed to supporting organizations in the local community, with specific focus on youth and...
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