If you get a phone call purporting to be from Microsoft – or Google, or Apple, or Yahoo, or any other big tech company – just hang up. It’s a fake. 100% guaranteed fake. If you get a telephone call from someone telling you that your computer has been compromised – it is a fake call, with fraudulent intent. It is as simple as that. Fake. Fraud. No exceptions. Rule number 1 for determining if it is fake: a big-tech company like Microsoft will not call you. Period. None of them
During the Halloween Crackdown period of October 31 thru November 3, members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department, City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, and Village of Millerton Police Department conducted Impaired Driving details consisting of Sobriety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols throughout the county in addition to their regular patrols. A total of 26 arrests were made including 25 impaired driving a
If parenting were a ‘science’, what would explain how several children (raised in the same extreme household of toxic vibrations, deprivation, and/or overindulgence) could each take very different lessons into adulthood? Or, when the home environment is ‘healthy’ - filled with love, trust, open communication and so on, how could one child go out into the world as a lost, searching soul? The fact is, some offspring blame while others credit parental judgment – the good, the b
On Saturday, November 9, the Pawling Central School District presented a performance of Tony n’ Tina’s wedding at Pawling High School. The evening was sold out, with guests having the opportunity to take part in a night of interactive comedic theater. Attendants were invited to be a part of the nuptials as they interacted with cast members who stayed in character throughout the wedding and reception of the titular couple.
On Monday, November 18 the Pawling Village Board convened for their second monthly meeting at Village Hall. The evening’s agenda would see an appeal from Town Buildings and Grounds Supervisor Wendell Weber for the Village to lend their support in pursuit of a grant to receive funding under the 2019 Urban and Community Forestry Grants Program. According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, “the purpose of this grant is to improve the health of urban
Protestors chained themselves to a tractor for high hours. Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy of Jess Mullen In the early morning hours of Saturday, November 16, a demonstration at the Cricket Valley Energy Center in Dover led to the arrest of twenty-nine people. The individuals, part of a group of concerned residents called Stop Cricket Valley Energy, have been protesting at the site every week for over a year Located at 2241 Route 22 in the Town of Dover, Cricket Valley Energy C
The Decemberfest tree lighting draws hundreds of people to the Village each year. With the holiday season officially in full swing, Pawling is poised for the return of two community events that will help residents and visitors get into the festive spirit. Next weekend will see the return of the Decemberfest Tree Lighting celebration on Friday, December 6, followed by the second annual Champagne Stroll on Saturday, December 7. Presented by the Pawling Chamber of Commerce, the