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  1. Working With Seniors Fuels Poughkeepsie Woman's Fight Against Alzheimer's

    Working With Seniors Fuels Poughkeepsie Woman's Fight Against Alzheimer's

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- As someone who has spent her entire adult life working with senior citizens, Donna Lombardi Slavin of Poughkeepsie is deeply devoted to fighting Alzheimer's disease -- and she'd like others to join in the fight."I started at 16 in the field of caring for the elderly, as an aide in a nursing home, and I met up with a lot of elderly people," she said. ...

  2. Letter To The Editor: Support Terry Gipson For Senate

    Letter To The Editor: Support Terry Gipson For Senate

    RHINEBECK, N.Y. -- The Northwest Dutchess Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit a letter, email northwestdutchess@dailyvoice.com.To the editor:The election on Nov. 8 for the New York State Senate District 41 is important for the state and equally important for Dutchess County. Democrat Terry Gipson of Rhinebeck understands the needs of ...

  3. Putnam Valley, 26, Charged With DWI Following One-Car Crash

    Putnam Valley, 26, Charged With DWI Following One-Car Crash

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Police Department arrested a 26-year-old woman from Putnam Valley on Saturday after she crashed her car into trees in a yard in Shrub Oak, police said.Megan O. Kelly has been charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated -- she allegedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent or more -- failing to maintain her ...

  4. Daniel Vincent Maffei, 46, Fishkill Resident

    Daniel Vincent Maffei, 46, Fishkill Resident

    FISHKILL, N.Y. -- Daniel Vincent Maffei -- a Fishkill resident, formerly of Yonkers and Ossining -- died on Sunday, Sept. 18. He was 46. Maffei was born in Yonkers, where he was raised and remained until 2001, when he relocated to Ossining. He had lived in Dutchess County since 2005. He worked for years as a driver for Liberty Lines Transit, based out of Yonkers. Maffei was a member of ...

  5. Small Cities, Including Poughkeepsie, Lose Court Fight Over School Aid

    Small Cities, Including Poughkeepsie, Lose Court Fight Over School Aid

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Mount Pleasant and Poughkeepsie are among the municipalities that have suffered a setback in a legal fight over school funding, Lohud.com has reported.Acting State Supreme Court Justice Kimberly O'Connor ruled Monday that the state of New York has met its "constitutional obligation" to these schools, according to Lohud.com. The suit was based on a 2007 ...

  6. Russian Grand Ballet Performs 'Swan Lake' In Poughkeepsie

    Russian Grand Ballet Performs 'Swan Lake' In Poughkeepsie

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- The Russian Grand Ballet will be delivering only one opportunity for Poughkeepsie residents to see the full-length classic production of the world's most famous ballet, Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake," at Bardavon on Saturday, Sept. 24."There's a good reason why 'Swan Lake' is so often called the 'ballet of all ballets,' the ballet company notes. "The ...

  7. Help Find A Home For Melody The Guinea Pig

    Help Find A Home For Melody The Guinea Pig

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- The Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary (HVARS) is trying to find a forever home for Melody, who's currently in a foster home."She is very sweet, calm and quiet and would also like to have another guinea pig as a companion," the sanctuary notes. "If you are an experienced guinea pig parent or would like to learn about these gentle souls, please ...

  8. Grace Smith House Calling All Champions For Annual Fundraiser

    Grace Smith House Calling All Champions For Annual Fundraiser

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Are you in need of a challenge? Ready to break a sweat for a good cause? The Grace Smith House Afternoon of Champions fundraiser -- a day of games and fun physical challenges -- is coming soon, on Friday, Sept. 23.Fifty-two person teams of two will compete for a variety of prizes and help Grace Smith House "achieve the ultimate triumph -- helping survivors of ...

  9. Bear Mountain Oktoberfest Is Off, Running

    Bear Mountain Oktoberfest Is Off, Running

    TOMKINS COVE, N.Y. -- The Bear Mountain Oktoberfest has begun, and it's being held at the Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 30.The menu includes pork -- with red cabbage and potato salad, knockwurst, bratwurst and more; a variety of beer; and wine, cider and non-alcoholic beverages. All the food and beverages stations accept cash and credit this year. ...

  10. State Senate Candidates Speaking At Dutchess Breakfast

    State Senate Candidates Speaking At Dutchess Breakfast

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Want to learn more about the candidates running for New York State Senate to represent the 41st District? The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce's September Contact Breakfast, on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 a.m., will feature a forum with both candidates.The 41st District includes Dutchess and Putnam counties. Republican incumbent Sue Serino and her ...

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