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From left, Air Force 105 Air Wing Division Former Tech Jeff Moseman; Naval Reserve  member Marc Boissey, who serves in a mobile combat unit known as the Seabees; Jonathan Ialongo, an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan; and Washington town Supervisor Gary Ciferri, also a Vietnam veteran. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — On a day over-cast and cool,  a small group of people gathered at the Village Green to pay tribute to those who gave their lives in the line of duty. Around noon, cars followed the five Millbrook firetrucks, beeping their horns as they passed. It was not like other Memorial Day...

A graduate of the Stissing Mountain Class of ‘19, Danny Hegarty, 18, of Clinton Corners, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, as a result of the side effects of his leukemia treatments. Photo submitted

PINE PLAINS — In the midst of these already challenging times, the Pine Plains community was heartbroken to learn that Danny Hegarty, 18, of Clinton Corners, had passed away on Wednesday, March 25, following a grueling battle with the side effects of his leukemia treatments. Those who had the...

From left, Dover High School faculty members Susan Forbes and Tessa Odell readied themselves for the Dover High School senior parade while the Dover Dragon made himself comfortable on the back of their SUV. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

DOVER PLAINS — In a joint effort to give this year’s graduating seniors one last hurrah before graduation, the Dover High School faculty banded together to organize a parade to the homes of the members of the Class of 2020 on Friday afternoon, May 22. Organized by Dover High School faculty members...

Volunteers have been working diligently at the new pollinator garden on Century Boulevard, which was started by North East Conservation Advisory Council member Mary Lynn Kalogeras. Photo submitted

MILLERTON — Thanks to the efforts of some very determined and energetic volunteers, the Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) of the town of North East, Dr. Kristie Schmidt and a host of others, the village of Millerton will soon be blessed with a new community pollinator garden on Century Boulevard...

From left, Mark Boissey, of the U.S. Naval Reserves; Jonathan Ialongo, a U.S. Air Force veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan; and Dani Masterson, a National Bugler from Wappingers Falls; stood in front of the Millbrook firehouse on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

DUTCHESS COUNTY — Dutchess County commemorated Memorial Day with a vehicle convoy that drove from Poughkeepsie to Wappingers to Fishkill to Beekman to Pawling to Dover to Amenia to Millerton to Pine Plains to Milan to Red Hook, back to Poughkeepsie through Rhinebeck and Hyde Park, all to honor this...

Photographed with her Australian Shepherd, Lily, Paige Arent, 14, of Stanfordville decided to help families in need by setting up a GoFundMe page so she could purchase gift cards to send to families struggling to support themselves during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo submitted

STANFORDVILLE — After watching her mother field endless calls from people struggling to support their families during the coronavirus pandemic, Paige Arent, a freshman at Stissing Mountain Junior/Senior High School, stepped forward to create her own fundraiser for local communities, to purchase...

Amenia


Members of the Stefanopoulos family provided NBC News with an interview about the reopening of their drive-in theater on Friday, May 15, prior to the screening of the first film at 8:10 p.m. Photo submitted

May 20, 2020
AMENIA — “Let’s get normal!” proclaimed the marquee sign placed at the entrance to the Four Brothers Drive-In Theater. After submitting a waiver to be declared an essential...

Millbrook

Webutuck

May 27, 2020
WEBUTUCK — In what turned out to be a short but productive meeting, the Webutuck Board of Education (BOE) approved the proposed school district budget for the 2020-21 school year...

Pine Plains

May 27, 2020
PINE PLAINS — With a few weeks left until the school district budget vote and Board of Education (BOE) election, the Pine Plains BOE focused its discussion on school district...

Millerton


Volunteers have been working diligently at the new pollinator garden on Century Boulevard, which was started by North East Conservation Advisory Council member Mary Lynn Kalogeras. Photo submitted

May 27, 2020
MILLERTON — Thanks to the efforts of some very determined and energetic volunteers, the Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) of the town of North East, Dr. Kristie Schmidt and a...

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Some disturbing news was first reported in the The New York Times on Wednesday, May 20, based on a study from Columbia University: If the U.S. had responded to the coronavirus... Continue Reading
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Both business and societies need to move away from individual thinking, planning and control toward group think, supply and action. If for no other reason, the COVID-19 pandemic... Continue Reading
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Both business and societies need to move away from individual thinking, planning and control toward group think, supply and action. If for no other reason, the COVID-19 pandemic... Continue Reading

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