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Nuvance Health launches self-referral screening mammogram program

Women who meet criteria can now schedule a screening mammogram without a physician order at Nuvance Health imaging centers in Carmel, Fishkill, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, and Rhinebeck NY, and Sharon, Conn. Nuvance Health has launched a self-referral screening mammogram program at imaging centers in Connecticut and New York. Self-referring screening mammogram means that women who meet… Keep Reading

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More than 3,700 without power after high winds in mid-Hudson Valley

More than 3,700 mid-Hudson Valley homes are without power after a storm that includes wind gusts of up to 50 mph swept through the area around 5 p.m. Wednesday.  Meteorologist Kevin Lipton of the National Weather Service at Albany said the Hudson Valley suffered minimal damage, with the storm concentrated in the Albany region. Central Hudson… Keep Reading

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Why Women Are Biking in Record Numbers in N.Y.C.

Every day when Betty Cheong walked from the subway to her office in Lower Manhattan, she passed a haunting reminder of the dangers of cycling in New York: a bicycle painted white and adorned with flowers, propped against a pole, marking the spot where a cyclist had been killed. The sight alone was enough to… Keep Reading

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SUNY Ulster tabs Fishkill native McKinney as new men’s hoops coach

After several assistant coaching stints across New York, helping guide Division II and Division III programs, Marques McKinney has landed at SUNY Ulster. The Fishkill native was tabbed as the Senators’ new head men’s basketball coach on Monday, the school’s athletic department announced, following Justin Maxwell’s departure in April. “Marques is the right fit, at the… Keep Reading

Sloop Brewing Co. Seeks Inclusion With Paid Internship Program

Out of the almost 450 craft breweries throughout New York State, only three of them are Black-owned. Sloop Brewing Company, in East Fishkill, is looking to change that. The brewery recently announced the launch of its Open Waters Internship Program. Brewer Mariquita Reese says the program acknowledges the lack of diversity in the brewing world and has been… Keep Reading

POPULAR HEALTH FOOD STORE LEAVES POUGHKEEPSIE

After several years of being just about the only health food store in Poughkeepsie, I was shocked to find that Mother Earth’s Storehouse no longer has their Poughkeepsie location. And even though I was shocked, I didn’t actually notice. Yesterday I needed some peanut butter and produce, and I haven’t been to a big grocery… Keep Reading

Regal Cinemas suspending operations at all theaters

Cineworld, the British company that  owns the chain of Regal Cinemas in the U.S., has decided to suspend operations at all 536 of its Regal theaters as of this coming Thursday. There are Regal cinemas in New Rochelle, Fishkill, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Mohegan Lake and 39 other locations in New York state and in Branford, Waterbury,… Keep Reading

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INCREASED SODIUM LEVELS IN POUGHKEEPSIE DRINKING WATER

The Poughkeepsie Joint Water Board is notifying customers on severely restricted sodium diets, that due to the current drought there is an increase in sodium levels in the treated water supply. The increased sodium levels are a result of reduced Hudson River flows caused by the drought. Current sodium levels have increased to greater than… Keep Reading

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FREE RABIES CLINIC OCT. 24

Pets bring us so much joy, and in return we love them and take care of them. Part of being a good pet owner is making sure that your furry best friend is up to date on shots. And the Dutchess County SPCA is going to help you do just that. The Dutchess County SPCA… Keep Reading

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