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Arbor & Earth Day kicks off at Town of East Fishkill April 28


Town of East Fishkill Earth Day

The Town of East Fishkill will host its annual Arbor & Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. This year the event will take place at Lime Kiln Rec Facility at Julie’s Jungle playground, 5 Old Lime Kiln Rd. This year’s theme is “Think DIFFERENTLY – Plant Differently.”

“This year we are focusing on ‘Think DIFFEENTLY,” said Lori Brengelmann, Town of East Fishkill Beautification Director.

Brengelmann said the East Fishkill Rotary and Taconic Innovations are co-sponsoring the event.

According to its website, “At Taconic Innovations, we build a bridge to independence for individuals with developmental disabilities while providing innovative and individualized services and support.”

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Historic FDR photo emerges in massive traveling exhibit


A portion of a 10-panel exhibit by the Dutchess County Historical Society is pictured above. Entitled, “Over Here: The Yet-to-be-told Stories of Dutchess County’s Men, Women and Children During the World War 1917-1919,” the massive exhibit will begin its run at the Wallace Center at the FDR site on May 1. Photo courtesy of Bill Jeffway

by Curtis Schmidt

An immense exhibit, which even includes a never-before-published photo of Franklin D. Roosevelt, is being prepared for a momentous unveiling by the members of the Dutchess County Historical Society (DCHS).

Entitled “Over Here: The Yet-to-be-told Stories of Dutchess County’s Men, Women and Children During the World War 1917-1919,” the 10-panel exhibit, taken largely from more than 330 glass plate negatives, will be on display beginning on May 1 at the Wallace Center at the FDR site in Hyde Park.

The opening event is set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, at the Wallace Center, following an annual DCHS meeting and special presentation. To attend, RSVP at (845) 293-7711 or bill.jeffway@dchsny.org.

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Assemblyman Frank Skartados died on Sunday, April 15

By Kristine Coulter

State Assemblyman Frank Skartados (Milton-D) died on Sunday, April 15 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, Orange County, according to his chief of staff Steve Gold.

“He was admitted on March 24 for respiratory issues and pain associated with cancer. His condition was discovered in late January with a diagnosis of metastasized stage IV pancreatic cancer,” Gold stated in a press release.

Skartados, 62, represented the 104th Assembly District. The district includes: the cities of Beacon, Poughkeepsie, and Newburgh, as well as the Towns of Lloyd, Marlborough and Newburgh.

Skartados was born off the coast of Greece. He was one of 8 children.

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