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New 9/11 Memorial Park to be Created in The City of Poughkeepsie

The groundbreaking ceremony for the City of Poughkeepsie’s new 9/11 Memorial park is set for the morning of September 11 on its proposed site, next to City Hall. The Kiwanis Club of Poughkeepsie has secured two beams from the World … Continue reading

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Summer Food Service Program – Free Summer Meals for Youth in Poughkeepsie

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

The City of Poughkeepsie will host the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, July 4th at dusk (approx. 9:20pm).  The best places to view the show are from Waryas Park (free), The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (tickets required), or the Walkway … Continue reading

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Poughkeepsie Summer Youth Expo

Thursday, June 19 – 4pm to 7pm Poughkeepsie High School Cafeteria Come discover what Poughkeepsie has to offer, just in time for summer! The expo will feature a wealth of community-based programs and services available to local youth, including the … Continue reading

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2014 Riverkeeper Sweep: Fallkill Creek Cleanup

Photos from the Fallkill Creek cleanup group during the 2014 Riverkeeper Sweep on Saturday May 10th. The Fallkill watershed drains over 12,000 acres of land into the Hudson River, and the Fallkill Creek and its tributaries reach out over five … Continue reading

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2014 Riverkeeper Sweep – Saturday, May 10

Join Riverkeeper, Make Poughkeepsie Shine, and the Fallkill Creek Watershed Committee on May 10th to help Poughkeepsie sparkle!  This year Riverkeeper’s Sweep, Councilman Joe Rich’s Make Poughkeepsie Shine and the Fallkill Creek Watershed Committee will be combining efforts to clean … Continue reading

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City Police Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs on April 26

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the City of Poughkeepsie and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of … Continue reading

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“Our Home in the Valley” Photography Exhibit

“Our Home in the Valley” A Photography Exhibit by Barbara Todd Opening: Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, (Preceding the Common Council meeting) Poughkeepsie Common Council Chambers Third Floor, City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie, New York Sponsored … Continue reading

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Poughkeepsie City Center Revitalization Plan Open House

The Land Use Law Center is hosting a public “open house” on April 16th from 6:30-8:30pm at 305 Main Street, “The Canvas,” next door to the Artist’s Palate to discuss the draft Poughkeepsie City Center Revitalization Plan.  A team of … Continue reading

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20th Annual Celebration of Lights & Fireworks

The 20th Annual Celebration of Lights Parade & Fireworks is scheduled for Friday, December 6, 2013. The parade will commence at 6:30pm on Main Street and Garden Street and proceed to the evening’s first Christmas tree lighting on Main Street, near … Continue reading

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