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Lower hardware sales hurt IBM
Revenue earned by Big Blue's Systems and Technology segment, which includes hardware manufactured in Dutchess County, fell 23 percent in the first quarter from the year before.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Empire State News
Crime-fighting grants go to 31 law enforcement agencies
Nearly $1 Million in grants to reduce, solve and prevent crime will go to 31 law enforcement agencies across New York State.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
$95M awarded for low-income housing in NY
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today more than $95 million in grants and loans were awarded for 37 construction projects across the state to build affordable, low-income housing.
1 dead in fire at Domino's Pizza in Hudson Valley
Authorities say one person has been found dead after a fire at a Domino's Pizza restaurant in a Hudson Valley strip mall.
Ny Dep marks progress on Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel
Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd joined town, county and state officials in Wappinger, N.Y., to mark the next phase of construction at Shaft 6B, a key component of the $1 billion bypass tunnel project that will address leaks in the Delaware Aqueduct.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mid-Hudson briefs: Court of Appeals decision lets stand conviction in abuse case
Victor Tohom, 39, of the City of Poughkeepsie was found guilty July 28, 2011, of predatory sexual assault, a felony, and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison, the maximum allowed by law.
Dutchess County's Liam Neeson writes editorial on NYC's carriage horses
Actor and part-time Town of Washington resident Liam Neeson is again speaking out against New York City's plan to ban horse-drawn carriages.
County seeks public input on chemical dependency services
Chemically dependant persons and their families have a chance to address the Dutchess County Department of Mental Hygiene, about the services the agency provides, at a public forum on Thursday, Dutchess County officials said.
What's new in the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for April 15
Whalen, a Poughkeepsie native, joined the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in 1991 as a financial economist.
Crime Fighting Grants Announced for New York
New York Governor Cuomo announced Tuesday that 31 law enforcement agencies around the state will share a $1 million grant to reduce, solve, and prevent crime.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Mid-Hudson briefs: Roadwork in East Fishkill, Port Jervis; law center open house
Work on the bridge, approximately three-tenths of a mile south of state Route 82, will close Palen Road to through traffic at the bridge while the project is underway.
Hyde Park firefighters respond to house fire on Bennett Road
HYDE PARK Firefighters and investigators were at the scene of a house fire on Bennett Road this morning, according to the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office.
Editorial: Three cheers to students, bus driver and Dutchess County
The program promotes volunteerism during spring break, rather than the partying that has become common among college students.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
1-4 p.m. April 13. Emma K. Dweck presents Bright & Clear, the second in a series of workshops entitled Living in Harmony with the Seasons, which Emma is presenting in partnership with Path to Bliss Yoga of Pleasant Valley.
Take steps toward a healthier lifestyle
Health is in the news. According to National County Health Rankings released last month, Dutchess ranked ninth for overall health factors and 11th for overall health outcomes among all 62 counties in the state.
Senior News: Learn all about county's senior services
If you have ever wondered what services the Dutchess County Office for the Aging provides, you're invited to a presentation on our programs at the Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck at 6:30 p.m. April 17. The program will touch on topics such as nutrition and home-delivered meals, long-term care services, insurance counseling, caregiver ... (more)
Guests learn about pairing wine, cheese
It's that time of year again. In the spring, the mid-Hudson Valley bursts into life with live events geared toward any number of pastimes -- not the least of which are eating and drinking.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
63-year-old indicted on charges of vehicular manslaughter for killing 2 Bard College students
A 63-year-old woman has been indicted on charges including vehicular manslaughter in the deaths of two Bard College students.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Hike of the Week: Scenic river views seen from Carnwath Farms
Hike name: Carnwath Farms revisited Location: Town of Wappinger Length: A mile or so loop.
In brief: Homeless man arrested in barbershop robbery; bake-off to...
Aaron Charles Timpson, 29, was charged with first-degree robbery, a felony. He also had an outstanding Dutchess County Court warrant on drug-related charges.