Wednesday Dec 11
Good Life; positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for Dec. 11
Each student, with a sponsor, was introduced by Rotary member Roger Risko. Each sponsor spoke of the student's accomplishments and Rotary President Ellen Baker presented the awards.
Fire, school district votes today
Special elections will be held today in several fire districts and two school districts in the mid-Hudson Valley.
1 to 3 inches of snow on its way; some schools cancel class
In advance of today's snow, several local school districts have decided to cancel class, according to school officials.
Letters: Readers put focus on fire districts
Joe has been a lifelong resident of Dutchess County and has deep concerns regarding finances of the fire district.
Grass vs. turf: Schools invest in synthetic fields; studies unclear on injury risk
It's a local and national trend. With each year, additional school districts decide to install a synthetic turf athletic field, each costing taxpayers around $1 million, with the hope that lower maintenance expenses over time will compensate for the higher initial cost of the surface in comparison to grass.
Shocked business neighbors say pharmacist seemed happy
The last time they saw him, business owners who knew Abbas Lodhi say he seemed content.