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September is Kinship Care Month in New York State

October 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed September as Kinship Care Month in the State of New York! » Read More

Save Energy, Save Dollars Workshop in Middletown

October 6, 2014 at 6:00PM

This workshop provides energy conservation information for residents facing higher energy costs. Come learn about reducing your energy bills and receive free energy efficient light bulbs at the end of the workshop! This workshop is offered in cooperation with RUPCO. » Read More

4-H Program Advisory Meeting

October 8, 2014 at 7:00PM

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Governor Cuomo Announces New Outdoor Farmers' Market to Premiere at the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill This Weekend

September 2014

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced yesterday that a brand new outdoor farmers' market will premiere this weekend at the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill, located on the Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County. Taste NY companies will offer their products every Friday and Sunday through November 2, including a Hudson Valley winery, as well as a number of meat and vegetable producers. » Read More

September is Kinship Care Month is New York State

September 2014

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed September as Kinship Care Month in New York State. Kinship Care Month provides an opportunity to showcase the accomplishments of countless youth throughout the state and nation who, with the unconditional support of grandparents and other relative, have successfully navigated the emotional difficulties of separation from their parents. » Read More

Environment and Energy Program Monthly Update: September, 2014

September 2014

Check out the Environment and Energy Program's monthly update to learn more about: upcoming events, outdoor recreation, green living tips, environmental resources and materials, and environmental notice bulletins for Dutchess County. The update is sent out via e-mail, and is also posted on the CCE Dutchess website on the first Friday of every month. » Read More