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Guardian Self Storage collects 7,000 coats
Guardian Self Storage's annual coat drive gathered 7,000 coats in Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties in October.
Curriculum controversy: Educators struggle to implement Core standards
They've sparked controversy across the nation, with many parents, educators and students from different political, social and economic backgrounds calling for their repeal.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Hardesty's smarts aid health care
Meghann Hardesty studied political science at Vassar College, but her aims weren't in politics.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Gap Inc. to expand Fishkill facility, receive tax break
Gap Inc. will receive a $1 million state tax break to boost its New York operations, including the expansion of its distribution center in Fishkill, Dutchess County.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Wappinger Creek could get 'waterway' rank
The village is taking another low-carbon footstep toward its green initiatives. State Sen. Terry Gipson, D-Rhinebeck, is proposing legislation that will designate the Wappinger Creek as an inland waterway.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
New routes to work for many train commuters in region
Metro-North will continue to operate limited train service on the Hudson line between Poughkeepsie and Yonkers on Tuesday, pending recovery from the derailment Sunday that left four people dead and scores injured.
New York Post
Train crash mourner sees link in lives well-lived
Jim Lovell surrounded by his sons and wife, and James Ferrari were among four people killed in Sunday's deadly Metro-North train derailment.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Becoming a competitive eater helped Maria Edible through her eating...
Maria Edible got past her eating disorder and started found a community hat accepted her when she entered the competitive eating scene two years ago.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Sheriff's Office: Be wary of thieves offering discount work
The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating 10 cases involving a driveway paving or outdoor work scam in the Towns of Wappinger, Fishkill and East Fishkill in recent weeks.
The right stuffing: Make a Thanksgiving side that your guests will want to gobble up
When Hyde Park resident Susan Pretak sits down to Thanksgiving dinner with her family, they will enjoy a stuffing made from a recipe that's been in their family for generations.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Albany Times Union
Restructurers and a Tale of Two Cities
The first two municipalities to apply for help from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Financial Restructuring Board for Local Governments make up a veritable Tale of Two Cities although there is a twist - both are financially strapped and looking to the state for help.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
NY's restructuring board to review two towns
The state's Financial Restructuring Board for local governments voted Tuesday to look at the finances of two struggling municipalities: Fishkill in Dutchess County and Fulton in Schoharie County.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
In brief: Fishkill police seek witnesses in Friendly's armed robbery
A night manager at Friendly's told police two men wearing dark clothing approached him in the parking lot after he had closed for the night, brandished a handgun, and forced him back into the restaurant to retrieve money from the safe, state police said.
Fishkill taxes set to rise 15 percent
Taxes are set to increase about 15.41 percent for residents as officials try to eliminate a $3.2 million deficit in full by 2016, Supervisor Bob LaColla said.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Your News Now
State Police investigate robbery of Friendly's Restaurant in Fishkill
State Police are searching for two men who they say robbed a Friendly's Restaurant at gun point in the Village of Fishkill early Saturday morning.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Gay Prison Youth Gets Raw Deal
I want to tell you about my friend Eli. HeE1 4s 22; he's been incarcerated since he was 20, for theft and credit card and check fraud; and heE1 4ll get out in 2016, when he's 25. Now heE1 4ll get out HIV-positive.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Common Core forum: Legislators want complaints from parents, educators
Parents and educators will get a chance to air their grievances tonight regarding the controversial Common Core learning standards.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
New York Daily News
Preservation group identifies 15 soldiers at NY Revolutionary War site
A group working to preserve a New York military cemetery from the Revolutionary War says it has identified 15 soldiers from Virginia believed to be buried there.