Word On The Streets2021-07-29T10:17:39-04:00

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More than 160 Dutchess County Youths Attend Summer Youth Employment Program Summit

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro earlier last week welcomed 165 young people from throughout Dutchess County who attended the Department of Community & Family Services’ (DCFS) Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Youth Summit, coordinated by the Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board (WIB). Dutchess Community College (DCC) hosted the event at its new DCC at Fishkill campus. The SYEP provides qualified [...]

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Postponed Hillsdale Flea Market Returns Saturday

With the wet weather apparently having abated, Hillsdale’s popular but twice postponed flea market will take place Saturday August 7, offering a wide array of goods ranging from household items and clothing to antiques and collectibles. Held in Hillsdale’s Hamlet Park, located at the intersection of Rts. 22 and 23, it will open at 8 AM. for early-bird shoppers, with [...]

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Millbrook Horse Trials Return in August

The Millbrook Horse Trials (MHT), a recognized United States Eventing Association (USEA) event, is an important part of a long equestrian tradition in Dutchess County. Recognized among the region's most prestigious annual sporting events, it attracts world-class competitors from throughout the United States and brings some 400 riders and their support staff into the local community each year. MHT is [...]

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Ulster Savings Bank Installs Solar Panels at Red Hook Branch

Ulster Savings Bank recently installed 43 solar panels on the roof of their Red Hook branch. This solar initiative is part of the bank’s commitment to lessening their impact on the environment by incorporating sustainable and green business practices. The project was installed by Aries Power, Inc. from Albany, NY a company that specializes in renewable energy development and services. [...]

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Millbrook Community Partnership to Hold July 29 Meeting on Plans for Bennett Park, Thorne Building

As plans for creating a park on the former Bennett College property and renovating the Thorne Building proceed apace, the Millbrook Community Partnership (MCP) is inviting the public to a meeting at the Millbrook Village Firehouse on Thursday, July 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event, which will be accessible online as well as in person, promises to be [...]

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