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52 min ago | Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Victor, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY

4 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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4 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

4 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Brockport, NY, Fishkill, NY

13 hrs ago | WVNY

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.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Port Jervis, NY, Fishkill, NY, Orange County, NY, Neversink, NY

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Hyde Park, NY

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: SUNY College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, Medical University of South Carolina, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Health events

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.

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Related Topix: Millerton, NY, Pleasant Valley, NY, Agriculture, Science, Rhinebeck, NY

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Hyde Park, NY, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

Poughkeepsie Journal

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)

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Related Topix: Rhinebeck, NY, Long Term Care, Health, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Millbrook, NY, Culinary Institute of America, Clinton Corners, NY, Westchester County, NY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Post-Standard

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.

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Related Topix: Bard College, Poughkeepsie, NY, Red Hook, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie Journal

Players: It's tee time in Dutchess County

Seeing golfers teeing off and putting on the green will be a welcomed sight for Dutchess Golf Club General Manager Richard Flandreau.

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Related Topix: Weather

Poughkeepsie Journal

Efforts aim to eliminate child exploitation

Officials from the Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse plan to collect data from Dutchess County law enforcement and victim advocacy agencies to develop a comprehensive study of child exploitation.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Poughkeepsie Journal

Body found in Plattsburgh identified as missing Poughkeepsie student, 20

An autopsy has confirmed that a body found in woods behind a Plattsburgh business was that of a missing 20-year-old college student from Dutchess County.

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Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Beacon, NY, Fishkill, NY

Poughkeepsie Journal

What's new in the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for April 10

The aim is to keep workouts simple and get trainees proficient at the basics, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Red Hook, NY, Tivoli, NY, Hyde Park, NY

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