3 hrs ago
Grass vs. turf: Schools invest in synthetic fields; studies unclear on injury risk
It's a local and national trend. With each year, additional school districts decide to install a synthetic turf athletic field, each costing taxpayers around $1 million, with the hope that lower maintenance expenses over time will compensate for the higher initial cost of the surface in comparison to grass.
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.
In brief: Man gets 7 years for skipping sentencing; woman stole 3 cars in a week, police say
Luis A. Espinosa was arraigned on charges of felony aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law and misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation.
New York Rescue Dog Missing After Devastating House Fire
Last night, a devastating house fire took place in a home in Millbrook, NY. The house has also been the foster home of an amazing little Pit Bull mix called Betty, pulled by Bully Project from Animal Care and Control of New York City.
Fire officials: Millbrook structure fire claims 6 dogs; home not livable
A structure fire on Horseshoe Road Monday night destroyed a couple's home and killed six dogs they rescued.
Personal Expression Against a Remarkable Backdrop
Private Gardens of the Hudson Valley is the second book about American gardens of the northeast by Jane Garmey, a noted garden writer born in England and now living in New York and Norfolk, Connecticut.
Veterans Day events planned
Dutchess County residents can celebrate local veterans at numerous Veterans Day events planned across the county.
Lesson: It's costly to lose frozen horse semen
Cornell University must pay more than $200,000 to a New York horse-breeding firm after horse semen was accidentally destroyed by the school's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Good life: Your positive achievements
She graduated from Arlington High School and served as a secretary for the Arlington School District, and later as the library clerk.