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February 28, 2020

On Saturday, February 22, the community gathered on Broad Street for “The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade.” On that day, the residents of Pawling managed to pack an enormous amount of community spirit into festivities that spanned only 223 feet. The afternoon...

February 28, 2020

The Spark Speaker Series, a new, ongoing series of presentations aimed at community involvement will begin on Sunday, March 1 at 1:00 p.m. at The Gardener Theater at Trinity-Pawling.

           

The inaugural presentatio...

February 28, 2020

LTC Kevin Smith

Earlier this month, a Pawling native received another accolade in an already decorated career in service to our country. Kevin Smith is the son of Wilbert and Joan Smith, a 1999 graduate of Pawling High school, an Eagle Scout from Troop 34, and a 2003 gr...

Laelcira Delima had been missing since 2017.

On Saturday, February 1, the latest development in a two year-old missing person case came with the tragic discovery of the remains of a missing Connecticut woman in Patterson. Laelcira Delima of Danbury had been missing sinc...

White potatoes are quick and easy for indoor growth.

My friend the horticulturist and author Ruth Rogers Clausen told me about a great activity to do with kids indoors. She calls it "garbage gardening" because it involves planting vegetable scraps that would otherwise...

February 27, 2020

Morning Fog by Jane Haslam

The Great Hollow Photographers Club is sponsoring its Third Annual Juried Paintingmand Photography Show on May 15, 16 & 17 at Great Hollow Nature Preserve & Ecological Research Center, 225 State Route 37, New Fairfield, CT. The Artist

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The AARP Tax-Aide program, in conjunction with the IRS and the Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition, is again offering a free, volunteer run, tax preparation service for low to moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. You do not need to be...

February 27, 2020

Two bills sponsored by New York State Senator Pete Harckham regarding tax exemptions and the burdens they cause municipalities and taxpayers were passed today by the State Senate. Both bills now await passage by the State Assembly and review from Governor Andrew M. Cuo...

February 27, 2020

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro presented his 2020 State of the County Address Thursday evening at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park to residents, business and nonprofit leaders, as well as local and state officials, focusing on a theme of “Ho...

February 27, 2020

On February 8,  at approximately 4:36 p.m., Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Osika was on patrol when he observed a vehicle commit traffic infractions near the intersection of Route 292 and Harmony Road in the Town of Patterson.

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February 27, 2020

The 2019 Award of Distinction winners.

Dutchess Tourism, Inc. is requesting nominations from Dutchess County residents and businesses for their 7th Annual Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction. Awards will be presented to winners who provide exceptional offerings to vi...

February 27, 2020

In these times of broken norms and upheaval in the world, the power of being in contact with our own sense of purpose cannot be overstated. When we are clear on what is purposeful, specifically for each of us, we are able to focus on and express what most powerfully br...

February 27, 2020

Mark Ruffalo plays dual roles in HBO’s “I Know This Much Is True.”

A presentation by Hudson Valley Film Commission (HVFC) Founder & Director Laurent Retjo will kick-off Dutchess Tourism’s annual Lunch & Learn seminar series. “The Ins & Outs of Working with Film & Televi...

February 27, 2020

A joyful group of people gathered at the Pawling Library on an evening in late January and on the first Friday night in February. They came together to sculpt and then paint heart ornaments. Most did not know each other but one could have easily assumed that they were...

February 27, 2020

"High on a hill sits a big old house with something wrong inside it." This is gloomy Misselthwaite Manor, where poor Mary Lennox, recently orphaned in India by the cholera epidemic of 1906, must now live. With only ghosts for playmates she sets out to unlock the secret...

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