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Wappingers board to vote tonight on school budget
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:37:00 +0200
The Wappingers Central School District board is set to adopt its 2014-15 budget tonight.
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Violent week: Police ID 2 killed in city stabbing
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:36:00 +0200
A rash of unrelated, violent incidents in the past week have kept local police agencies and officials busy trying to piece together information and unravel some mysteries.
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New Paltz chief: Shooting 'not random act' and was spillover from Poughkeepsie incident
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:47:00 +0200
The Sunday morning fatal shooting at a pub in New Paltz was "not a random act of violence," said police Chief Joseph Snyder today.
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In brief: Conference on courthouse dogs; felony drug arrest; Arbor Day in Beacon
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:25:00 +0200
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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Hudson River boaters face more hazards this season
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:12:00 +0200
If you think the Hudson River around the Tappan Zee Bridge looks busy now, it's about to get even busier.
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New Paltz chief: Shooting "not random act"
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:18:00 +0200
The Sunday morning fatal shooting at a pub in New Paltz was "not a random act of violence," said police Chief Joseph Snyder today.
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Today's News Summary
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:03:00 +0200
More electricity price increases will begin to flow into your future power bills, unless pleadings in Washington, D.C., can pull back this plan. The Wappingers Central School District is set to adopt its 2014-15 budget Tuesday night. A $212 million spending...
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NEWS@NIGHT - VIDEO: NewsWrap - Plan for higher electric bill; Concert honoring Pete Seeger
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:45:00 +0200
Electric rates will rise starting May 1 and a concert honoring the late Pete Seeger will be held in New York City's Central Park on July 21.
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Wappingers budget back up to $212M; record-high number of school board candidates
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:38:00 +0200
The Wappingers Central School District is set to adopt its 2014-15 budget on Tuesday night.
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Poughkeepsie city police ID fatal stabbing victims
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:04:00 +0200
City of Poughkeepsie police have identified two men who were fatally stabbed this past weekend in a home on North Clinton Street.
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Wappingers budget back up to $212M; all school budgets to be adopted Tuesday
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0200
The Wappingers Central School District, along with other districts in Dutchess County, is set to adopt its 2014-15 budget on Tuesday night.
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Village police await autopsy results for man found dead outside house
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:59:00 +0200
Village of Wappingers Falls police are waiting for autopsy results to determine the cause of death for William J. Long, 54, who was found dead Saturday outside of a house, in an emergency call that was initially called in as a structure fire.
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Wappingers to adopt budget Tuesday, breaks tax cap at $212M
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:49:00 +0200
The Wappingers Central School District, along with other districts in Dutchess County and statewide, is set to adopt its 2014-15 budget on Tuesday night.
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VIDEO: Local churches celebrate Easter
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:41:00 +0200
Easter Sunday is celebrated around the world of Christendom, and for most, it starts at the home church.
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Legislative Spotlight: Protect environment for future
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:25:00 +0200
Tomorrow, communities around the world will reaffirm their commitment to environmental protection in recognition of Earth Day.
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Towns briefs: Poetry reading, Arbor Day event, feral cat trapper class
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:17:00 +0200
Listen to the poetry of Beacon Poet Laureate Laurence Sansone from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main St., Beacon.
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Olana plans night of poetry
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:15:00 +0200
There will be a night of poetry, songs and author readings under the blanket of stars at the Wagon House Education Center at Olana State Historic Site at 5720 State Route 9G starting at 7 p.m. Friday.
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Local churches celebrate Easter
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:15:00 +0200
Easter Sunday is celebrated around the world of Christendom, and for most, it starts at the home church.
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Mid-Hudson briefs: Child sex and ID theft charges; body found in Patterson
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:13:00 +0200
A Cold Spring man faces a felony charge of predatory sexual assault against a child after investigation of a case in Dutchess County, state police say.
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Froggy visits Adriance library
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:12:00 +0200
The children's book character Froggy visited Adriance Memorial Library on Wednesday for National Library Week. Families greeted the 6-foot Froggy and stayed to hear several of Froggy's stories in a Family Story Time.
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Gun, drugs land Wappingers Falls man in prison
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:12:00 +0200
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.
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Human remains found in Patterson
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:45:00 +0200
Decomposed remains that appear human were found in the woods east of Maple Avenue in this Putnam County town on Saturday morning, police said. The remains, which police said were in an advanced stage of decomposition, were found about 500 feet east of...
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'The message of Easter is hope'
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:44:00 +0200
The message of Easter today is one of hope, many local Christians say. ' "The message of Easter is hope and that hope is based on our awareness of God's love for us," said Monsignor Francis Bellew, vicar of Dutchess County and pastor of St. Mary's Church...
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Waryas Park egg hunt thrills kids
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:40:00 +0200
Children's delighted shrieks filled the air as the kids made a mad dash for brightly colored, candy-filled plastic eggs strewn about an enclosed straw-filled area at Waryas Park in the City of Poughkeepsie.
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