Local Happenings

All for one and one for all – United we stand, divided we fall

Upcoming Event:  Mid-Hudson Islamic Association and Muslim Community in partnership with Civic and Community Organization invite you to attend an event to deliver a message of peace, solidarity, religious tolerance and kindness for all.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
2pm – 5pm
Fishkill Recreation 793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY 12524
RSVP to Seema Rizvi, MD at seema.rizvi1682@gmail.com



Groups will be meeting the 1st Wednesday of the month for veterans & the 3rd Wednesday for veteran’s families.  Both groups will meet at 110 Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 and both groups will run from 5:30pm-6:30pm.  Vet2Vet of Dutchess County is responsible to hosting these support groups for veterans and groups for the families of veterans.

Consumer Workshops on Electric Vehicles

Free and Open to the Public – There will be a workshop in Poughkeepsie tomorrow.  I am also hosting a workshop in Wappingers Falls this Saturday. Please read for details. Thank you!



Solarize Wappingers Falls Upcoming Workshops


Please join us and collect trusted information so you can determine whether solar makes sense for you. Sign-up for a free, no obligation solar assessment and see what discounts and incentives are available to you.  This is for homeowners, commercial, non-profit and apartment building owners.

RSVP to francena.amparo@gmail.com.


Transfer Admissions Event for Veterans


Transfer Admissions Event for Veterans at Mount Saint Mary College in Newbrugh June 1st from 1 pm – 7 pm.  This is a one-stop event for veteran students interested in transferring college credits toward a Bachelor’s degree, or in starting a Master’s degree program.

Learn more by visiting http://www.msmc.edu/Admissions/tra.be

You can also Register online at: http://www.msmc.edu/Admissions/Adult_Degree_Completion/info_sessions. be

Questions? Contact us at 845-569-3223 or via email adultstudentadmissions@msmc.edu.


Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Transportation Council Meeting

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Transportation Interest:  The Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Transportation Council (PDCTC) will meet on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home, 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538. The Transportation Council will act on the Draft State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2016-2017 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the new county-wide, long-range transportation plan, Moving Dutchess 2, and a series of resolutions related to federal transit funding. Meeting materials are posted on the Consolidated Calendar, and briefing packets have been mailed to Council members.

Please RSVP your attendance and any request for special accommodations to Mr. Howard Spilke at (845) 486-3600 or hspilke@dutchessny.gov. Please contact me if you have any questions about the meeting.