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Paid & Volunteer Contact Tracer Positions Now Open

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of residents have signed up to volunteer to help their neighbors – either through the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of Dutchess County or through our Dutchess Responds relief effort. We thank you for your dedication to service and for answering the call to assist your community. In order for… Keep Reading

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Dutchess County food program caters to vulnerable elders

Dutchess County’s food program is catering to vulnerable elders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The county’s Office for the Aging program brings food to seniors who are homebound due to injury, illness or unable to cook for themselves. It brings food five days a week. Continue Reading on Hudson Valley NEWS12 Keep Reading


Is there someone in your life that celebrating a big milestone? Dutchess County Office for the aging wants to help them celebrate. We know big parties are frowned upon right now due to the state of the world, however, you can still celebrate one another. For the younger kids, a bunch of Hudson Valley police… Keep Reading

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Dutchess County Organizes Memorial Day Convoy

Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Marc Coviello, Director of the Dutchess County Division of Veterans’ Services, have organized a convoy of county, police, fire and local municipality vehicles to traverse Dutchess County as part of this year’s Memorial Day celebrations on Monday, May 25th.  County Executive Molinaro said, “Generations of brave men and women… Keep Reading

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Here’s How Your Toll Money Will Fix the Mid-Hudson Bridge

We know. It’s never fun to see prices go up. Especially at the tolls. Back in April it was announced and confirmed by the New York State Bridge Authority, that toll prices would be going up. Hudson Valley Post reported that E-ZPass users saw an increase of $1.25 to $1.35 and cash drivers saw the price change… Keep Reading

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Chef of Burned Wappingers Sandwich Shop Rises From Ashes

After watching his business burn to the ground, the owner of Mario’s Sandwich Company is back in the kitchen. Last year, Frank Camey left his job as an award-winning Executive Chef to follow his dream of opening up a sandwich shop. But just a few months after launching Mario’s Sandwich Company in the Village of Wappingers Falls, Camey saw his… Keep Reading


I’ve talked about Sparrow’s Nest in the past and I will continue talking about them. That’s because they are one of my favorite local charities. Sparrow’s Nest is a Hudson Valley organization that provides meals to families of caregivers dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Caregivers diagnosed with any cancer that requires chemo, radiation or surgery… Keep Reading

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Hudson Valley Farmers Using Fire and Helicopters to Fight Frost

A local farm was setting fires in their orchard this week in order to save their apple crop. If you live near Fishkill Farms in Hopewell Junction you might have noticed the strong odor and loud noise coming from the apple orchards. Because of the freezing overnight temperatures, farmers were resorting to drastic measures to… Keep Reading

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