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DOVER PLAINS — As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood during National Preparedness Month in September is one way to help ensure the Red Cross is prepared to respond to patient emergencies across the country every day. 

Hurricane Irma has forced the cancellation of dozens of Red Cross blood drives in the Southeast, resulting in more than 2,100 uncollected blood and platelet donations. Natural disasters like hurricanes can disrupt blood drives and prevent donors from giving, but hospital...

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Florence Carroll celebrates 110th birthday

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SALISBURY, Conn. — Over at the Noble Horizons nursing home in Salisbury, Conn., former longtime Amenia resident Florence Carroll was surrounded by her loved ones as she celebrated her 110th birthday on Friday, June 9.

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Immersion Day at one-room Indian Rock Schoolhouse

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AMENIA — In celebration of Immersion Day, third-grade students of Webutuck Elementary School (WES) boarded the school bus for an all-day program hosted at Indian Rock Schoolhouse on Friday, June 3. 
Now in its sixth year, Immersion Day was initiated by Glen White, a third-grade teacher at WES, to expose students to what school was like during in the 1800s. 

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Memorial Day: saying ‘thank you’

AMENIA — VFW Post 5444 and the town of Amenia moved Memorial Day ceremonies to Town Hall on Monday, May 29, to escape the rain. 
Despite the change of venue, residents from Amenia, Wassaic and Dover managed to find exactly where to go, to help commemorate the Memorial Day holiday.
“That people came out in the rain makes me feel really good,” said veteran Donald Luginbhl.

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Dutchess County EMS Task Force Regulation, funding among challenges

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AMENIA — The Dutchess County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Task Force hosted a public forum at Amenia Town Hall on Tuesday, May 23, to present the findings and recommendations of a recent report.

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Amenia Lions catch the spirit at fishing derby

AMENIA — This past Saturday, May 20, a slew of bright red and white bobbers could be found decorating the late Ralph Vinchiarello’s pond in Amenia. Children up to age 15 gathered at 10 a.m. to participate in the 60th annual fishing derby, in memory of Vinchiarello. 

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Painting the town red, at Strawberry Festival

AMENIA — Luscious strawberries were abundant at the annual Strawberry Festival in Amenia on Saturday, May 20, drawing visitors to indulge in strawberry sundaes while discovering what the 12 vendors had to offer. Early sprinkles yielded to bright sun and a perfect day for the festival.
Co-sponsored by the Harlem Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Four Brothers Pizza and Drive In, the event raised funds for the chamber’s scholarship program for the North East (Webutuck) Central School District.

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Getting a taste of how to ThinkDIFFERENTLY

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AMENIA — Things were cooking at Monte’s Local Kitchen & Tap Room last Sunday afternoon, May 21, as Chef Dafna Mizrahi hosted a free ThinkDIFFERENTLY cooking class for children with special needs.
Aimed at fostering “a welcoming and supportive environment for individuals of all abilities,” the cooking class was one of the latest events from Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro’s 2015  ThinkDIFFERENTLY initiative. While partially funded through the initiative, the recent program on Sunday, May 21, was sponsored by Monte’s.

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Hitting the high notes …

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Coy about koi

Author Maxine Paetro, right, who writes with New York Times best selling author James Patterson, spoke to visitors to her garden, Broccoli Hall, on Sunday, May 14. The tour was organized by the Garden Conservancy, with proceeds going to benefit the Amenia Free Library. Paetro was at one of her ponds with bucket in hand, ready to feed her elusive Ki Shusui, a variety of koi that is difficult to breed and hard to find, but very beautiful in colors of red, orange and blue.

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Maplebrook’s Kentucky Derby Art Show brings artists, students and community together

AMENIA — When creative minds, talent and passion to give back to the community combine, something truly beautiful can happen. This was exemplified at the 33rd annual Kentucky Derby Art Show, where more than 44 local artists gathered this past Saturday, May 6.
Art from every medium, ranging from watercolor to photography, lined the halls of Maplebrook School. Maplebrook is a unique school, as it serves a diverse group of students with learning challenges. 

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