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In brief: Conference on courthouse dogs; felony drug arrest; Arbor Day in Beacon
The Children's Home of Poughkeepsie will host a conference April 30 at Marist College titled 'Vulnerable Witnesses in Court: The Use of Courthouse Facility Dogs.'
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Towns briefs: Poetry reading, Arbor Day event, feral cat trapper class
This event is free. April is National Poetry Month. To learn more about Sansone's project, go to beaconmainstreetpoems.blogspot.com.
The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice
Rivertown Community Sing To Honor Pete Seeger
The Rivertown Community Sing will end its season for summer break Saturday, April 27, with a tribute to legendary singer/songwriter and activist Pete Seeger at the First Unitarian Society of Westchester.
Gun, drugs land Wappingers Falls man in prison
A Wappingers Falls man arrested for having a loaded pistol and illegal drugs in a Beacon bar has been sentenced to six years in state prison, Dutchess County Court officials said.
Local churches celebrate Easter
Easter Sunday is celebrated around the world of Christendom, and for most, it starts at the home church.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Farmer takes aim at mushroom market
Pat Padraic, 27, of Beacon, New York,, left, and his business partner, Ervin Raboy, 32, of Brewster, N.Y., have started a mushroom farm called Mogu Mushrooms, on Raboy's family farm, Pleasant View Farm, in Brewster, New York.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
7-9 p.m. April 17. Amy Lipton, ecoartspace curator, and ecological artists Lillian Ball and Betsy Damon will explore the marriage of art, science and the environment in apanel discussion moderated by Hudson River environmentalist and Beacon Institute Fellow John Cronin.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Seeger will be celebrated at Hudson River festival
This Sept. 21, 2013, file photo shows Pete Seeger performing on stage during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Seeger's life will be celebrated at the annual Clearwater Festival this summer.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Beacon Pilates: Tougher standards benefit clients
Juliet Harvey's standards are high. Not because quality service gives her business, Beacon Pilates in Beacon, a competitive advantage or improves her studio's cash flow.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
7:30 p.m. April 11. Guided tours along the trail to learn about the "Jeepers Peepers" found on the trail at night.
Beacon police fire convicted detective Sassi
It's over. After a scandal, a 17-month suspension, a trial and 12 days in jail, former Detective Sgt.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
One Couple's Urban-Meets-Rustic Wedding in Beacon, NY
It is only fitting that James Clause, 34, proposed to his girlfriend Megan Johnston, 29, with a Christmas stocking in hand.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6. This is a recertification of the ACLS course. You must have a current ACLS certification to take this course.
Arts Mid-Hudson exec turns to city council to promote district
In the absence of any response from Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik, Arts Mid-Hudson Executive Director Linda Marston-Reid is working with Common Council members to tap the economic impact of the arts in the city.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Galerie Christian Lethert opens Imi Knoebel's first solo-exhibition with the gallery
Galerie Christian Lethert presents Raum 19 IV, Imi Knoebel s first solo-exhibition, at the gallery.
The New Yorker
Richard Brody: The "Art of the Real" series, at Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Brandy Burre, a regular on "The Wire," tries to re-start her career in "Actress," directed by Robert Greene.
What's new on the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for April 4
Local residents promoted to associate professors with tenure are: Victor Azuaje of Fishkill, associate professor of Hispanic studies, who has been teaching at the college since 2008; Dean Goldberg of Woodstock, associate professor of media studies and co-director of the college's technology and digital media major, who has been at the college for ... (more)
Sun Mar 30, 2014
AARP Foundation's Tax Aide program not only for elderly, low-income
Preparing tax returns can be a chore for anyone. But hiring a professional to do the job can be costly, especially for people with a limited income.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
The Jersey Journal
NJ mother slammed her baby into sidewalk, authorities say
BEACON, N.Y. - An intoxicated 33-year-old Bergen County woman slammed her 8-month-old daughter into an upstate New York sidewalk twice and was arrested, according to a report on PoughkeepsieJournal.com .