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16 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Tkaczyk to advocate increased safety at historically dangerous hike

State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk will be touring a popular hike Sunday near waterfalls where several people have been injured from falls and a Dutchess County woman recently fell to her death.

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Related Topix: Saugerties, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' Strictly Dishonorable at The Flea, Now Through 8/10

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges ' classic screwball comedy STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Theater .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Tribeca (New York, NY), Hell's Kitchen, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Janet Leigh

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Jersey Herald

New York group lands battlefield program grant

A Hudson Valley group working to preserve the nation's largest burial ground for Revolutionary War soldiers has received a nearly $25,000 grant from the federal government.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Croton Daily Voice

Group Crochets Hats For Westchester Cancer Patients

Dutchess County resident Dorothy King McArthur, founder of From the Hands of Kings, and her sister Joan King Foley recently visited the Redl Center for Cancer Care at MidHudson Regional Hospital to present about 100 hand-crocheted hats for cancer patients being treated at the center as well as for pediatric oncology patients at Maria Fareri ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Oncology, Hampton Bays, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

IBM trims Dutchess County headcountIBM trims Dutchess County...

IBM trims Dutchess County headcount IBM trims Dutchess County headcount Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mpjLJ7 In this recent file photo, a man walks past the entrance to IBM Building 415, on IBM Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

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Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Big Blue says it will invest $3B in chipmaking

IBM officials remained mum on the potential sale of the company's chip-making business during their quarterly conference call with investors and analysts Thursday.

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Related Topix: IBM, Fishkill, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, Computers

WTEN-TV Albany

WWII soldier's Purple Heart returning to family

A Purple Heart medal posthumously awarded to a Connecticut soldier killed in World War II is being returned to his family at the Hudson Valley veterans organization where it was found.

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Related Topix: Wappingers Falls, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Walkway Attracts China Pageant Contestants

Miss NY Chinese Beauty Pageant contestants visited Dutchess County on July 5 and 6. Dutchess County Tourism Executive Director Mary Kay Vrba and DCT Communications Manager Nancy Lutz hosted the contestants, representatives of the Pageant and Chinese media members for a tour of the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, the Home of Franklin D.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site, Poughkeepsie, NY

The Warwick Advertiser

Slave music returns to Hudson Valley Underground Railroad route

Newburgh Jazz Series presents Tyrone Birkett at the Arboretum at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Campbell Hall on Wednesday, July 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tyrone Birkett's music is a 21st century extension of the freedom songs sung by slaves in the early 1800s.

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Related Topix: Underground Railroad, Campbell Hall, NY, Chester, NY, Goshen, NY, Beacon, NY, Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Patch.com

Putnam County Sheriff's Car Smashed by Women Fleeing Police in Stolen SUV

A Putnam County Sheriff's car was smashed up in the line of duty July 13. It all started in Dover, NY, when EMTs took over a medical emergency from a Good Samaritan-who looked around and realized his car had been stolen while he was committing an act of charity.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Veterans who 'Walk Off The War' stop in NY

Combat veterans who are hiking the Appalachian Trail as part of the "Walk Off The War" program are continuing their trek to Maine after getting a heroes' welcome in Dutchess County.

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Related Topix: Pawling, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

13WHAM

Teen dies, 3 hurt in Dutchess County 1-car crash

The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office says a teenager has died and three other young people were injured in a one-car crash.

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Related Topix: Fishkill, NY, Wappingers Falls, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

It's a mystery how much films get in NY tax breaks

A state law in 2013 required the state to disclose the tax breaks that new films and television shows get when they shoot in New York.

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Related Topix: New York, Rochester, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fishkill, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

Astorino announces push for new ballot line

The gubernatorial candidate was in Albany late Tuesday morning to announce a push to create a Stop Common Core line on the ballot this November to go along with his Republican and Conservative lines.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Orange County, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Albany Times Union

Troopers: Driver in double-fatal Thruway crash to be charged Monday

A Coxsackie man who was driving a car that crashed Friday on the Thruway, killing two people, is expected to be charged Monday by State Police, troopers said.

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Related Topix: Cairo, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Albany Times Union

Thousands of Bieber fans grieve Thruway death

Photo of pop star Justin Bieber and Dutchess County resident Alicia M. Tamboia, who was killed in a crash between exits 24 and 25 of the New York state Thruway Friday July 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Guilderland, NY, Wingdale, NY

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Post-Standard

Two dead after car breaks in half during Fourth of July crash on Thruway near Albany

Two passengers were killed after the Volkswagen they were riding in struck a tractor-trailer and broke in two pieces late July 4 during a Thruway crash west of Albany, state police said.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Summer Storm: Thousands without power regionwide; flash flooding reported

UPDATE : A flash flood warning will be in effect from Thursday morning to Friday morning for Orange County, plus Putnam and Westchester counties.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Orange County, NY, Ulster County, NY

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Times Herald-Record

BBG&G Advertising gets Service Industry Awards

BBG&G Advertising received two gold and one bronze awards at the 11th annual Service Industry Advertising Awards recognizing advertising excellence for its work with clients Dutchess County Tourism and Orange County Trust Co.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

Study to track ticks moving north into Adirondacks

That's starting to change. Scientific studies have documented that ticks that carry Lyme disease and other maladies have been expanding their range northward, westward and into higher elevations.

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Related Topix: New York, Saranac Lake, NY, Paul Smith's College, Schroon Lake, NY

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