Dutchess County

Hudson Valley News
9:22 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Authorities Arrest Poughkeepsie Man In Connection With Woman's Death

Authorities say they've made an arrest in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
1:13 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

A Former Dutchess Town Official Is Charged Again

Authorities say a former Hudson Valley town comptroller already facing prison time for stealing nearly $400,000 from taxpayers will be charged with pilfering another $150,000 while still on the job.

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Hudson Valley News
10:08 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Dutchess County Mental Hygiene Commissioner Is Retiring

A longtime commissioner in Dutchess County is retiring.

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Hudson Valley News
9:56 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Job Assistance Center Named For Former Chamber President Opens

There will be a celebratory ribbon cutting Tuesday afternoon in Poughkeepsie after having been postponed because of Monday’s storm. It’s for a center named in honor of the former Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce president.

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Hudson Valley News
7:05 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

States Of Emergency Declared In The Hudson Valley

Credit wikipedia commons

States of emergency have been declared for at least two Hudson Valley counties.

The Dutchess and Orange County executives have declared states of emergency. Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro says the state of emergency becomes effective at 9 tonight when all roads in Dutchess will be closed and traffic prohibited except for certain personnel necessary during storm and emergency operations. There is no set time for rescinding the order. Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus declared a State of Emergency that became effective at 7 p.m. and runs through 7 a.m. Wednesday.

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Hudson Valley News
6:58 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Walkway To Hold Marathons In June

Credit Ashley Arias, Walkway Over the Hudson

It was a bitter cold day at Walkway Over the Hudson, but the focus today was on a major event involving the signature pedestrian bridge in the Hudson Valley next summer.

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Hudson Valley News
8:10 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Dutchess Takes Over Ownership Of War Memorial

There is a ceremony Monday afternoon in Dutchess County to transfer ownership of a war memorial.

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Hudson Valley News
10:05 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Dutchess Health Officials Express Concerns Over E-Cigarettes

Dutchess County health officials are expressing concerns about what they see as an increase in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. And they are especially concerned about refill cartridges because of toxins. 

Dr. Lobsang Lhungay is president of the Dutchess County Board of Health. He says it is not known how much of any toxins is contained in the refill cartridges sold for electronic cigarettes. He says unregulated nicotine levels also mean unregulated chemicals.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Harlem Valley Rail Trail

  The Harlem Valley Rail Trail’s mission is to have a 46-mile trail from the Metro North station in Wassaic all the way to Chatham. Our friends of the trail organization, HVRTA, has worked since the mid-80's to keep Dutchess County and NYS focused on the project, with mixed success. Several years ago, HVRTA purchased 14 miles of rail bed and donated it to the state.

Currently there are four significant developments moving the trail forward and Dick Hermans – Chairman of the HVRTA join us this morning with and an update.

Hudson Valley News
10:28 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Culvert Collapse Closes A Dutchess Road

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A road in Dutchess County is expected to be closed for several weeks following a culvert collapse.

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