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Dutchess Tourism Awards focus on services, accessibility

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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Dutchess Tourism, Inc. is seeking nominations from Dutchess County residents and businesses for its seventh annual Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction.

Awards will be presented to those providing exceptional offerings to Dutchess County visitors and travelers in the following categories: Arts, Culinary, Family Entertainment, History, Outdoors, and Hospitality Service. There will also be a new award, Accessible Hospitality Award of Distinction.

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Catch This ‘Sopranos’ Actor Over Weekend At Dutchess Eatery

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Ready for good old fashioned gangster fun with one of the stars of the “Sopranos?”

Then head over to Mario’s Sandwich Company in Wappingers Falls to meet Joseph Gannascoli aka Vito Spatafore on Saturday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 23.

Owned by Frank Camey, Hudson Valley Magazine’s 2019 Chef of the Year, the two days of fun will begin around 12:30 p.m. each day and include a signature sandwich by Gannascoli, autograph signing, a meet and greet, a cannoli eating contest, and well as Frank put it “an all around great gabagool eating day!!

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Girl Scout Cookie and Wine Pairing in Fishkill

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we’re talking about Girl Scout Cookie season!

Local Hudson Valley Girl Scouts are out and about hustling and getting us to hand over our hard-earned money in exchange for the holy grail of cookies.

Samoas. Thin Mints. Tagalongs. Do-si-dos.

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Winter golf tourney in Poughkeepsie raises thousands for charities

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POUGHKEEPSIE – The twenty-third annual “Tony Cappillino Golf Tournament” was played throughout the river district in Poughkeepsie on Sunday afternoon to raise money for those in need.  Approximately 160 golfers participated in the pub crawl golf tourney.

According to Mike Reed, proprietor of Noah’s Ark, the bar crawl tournament originated to raise money to offset healthcare costs for a Hobnobbin’ bartender stricken with cancer.  Over the course of the next few years, The River District Association teamed up with Dutchess Beer Distributors, owned by the Cappillino family, to help grow the event.  The event took on the name of Tony C. in honor of the founder of Dutchess Beer, the local Budweiser distributor.

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Rombout fire company hosting pancake breakfast

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FISHKILL – The Rombout Fire Company, located at 901 Main Street in Fishkill is hosting a pancake breakfast on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at the firehouse from 8 to 11 AM.

Pancakes, eggs, an omelet station, sausage, bacon, juice, coffee, and tea will be available. The cost for adults is $10 per person, seniors are $9 each, children over the age of five are $7 each. For more info call 896-8620 or www.romboutfire.com.

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Explorers collect food for local pantry, domestic violence shelter

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Dutchess County Sheriff's Office Explorers Post 108. Image via midhudsonnews.com.

POUGHKEEPSIE – The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office PBA Explorers Post 108 is holding a food drive on February 16, 2020, to benefit Dutchess Outreach and Grace Smith House.

According to Sheriff Deputy Joe Wasilewski, the Explorers will be at Stop & Shop on Burnett Boulevard in Poughkeepsie collecting non-perishable food items for the food pantries at Dutchess Outreach and Grace Smith House…

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WCSD Musicians Honored

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Sixty-nine music students from the Wappingers Central School District have been selected to participate in the Junior High All-County Music Festival on January 25th at John Jay High School. This annual event, sponsored by the Dutchess County Music Educators Association, features performing ensembles comprised of the most talented seventh, eighth, and ninth-grade students from various school districts in Dutchess County.

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ART AFTER HOURS JAN. 24 IN POUGHKEEPSIE

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The Art Effect presents Art After Hours on Friday, Jan. 24 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the The Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn, 489 Main Street in Poughkeepsie. It’s a unique happy hour experience celebrating fine art.

For this edition of Art After Hours, you are invited to view the artwork created in 2019’s Senior Project Thesis course at The Art Effect. This exhibition will be on display at the newly renovated Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn.

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