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Poughkeepsie To Receive WTC Beam

Jan 23, 2014

POUGHKEEPSIE – A length of beam salvaged from World Trade Center in Manhattan is going to be donated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to the City of Poughkeepsie.

Hundreds of communities around the nation have requested and received pieces of steel beams, which are integrated into community memorials dedicated to the memories of those killed in the 9/11 attacks.

Tkazyik Considers Run For State Senate

Jul 18, 2013
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POUGHKEEPSIE – Mayor John Tkazyik, the Republican mayor of Poughkeepsie, has set up a campaign committee to run for the State Senate seat currently held by first-term Democrat Terry Gipson. The district includes portions of Dutchess and Columbia counties.

The Second quarter campaign contribution filing with the state Board of Elections shows he has $215,000 in the bank. Among his top contributors are City Administrator Camilo Bunyi, who donated $10,000; and former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth and her husband, Scott, each contributed $5,150.