Category Archives: Press Release

Media Advisory: Parking Agreement Press Conference

Press Conference Top floor of Financial Plaza Parking Deck (Parking Garage across from Civic Center) Friday, August 14, 2015 12:00pm City of Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County reaches agreement to provide free parking to jurors

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City of Poughkeepsie Real Estate Market Improves

As the Dutchess County Real Estate market improves so does the City of Poughkeepsie’s Real Estate market.  Sales of single family, detached homes rose by 27.5% in the first half of 2015 versus the same period last year according to … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Advisory on Additional Police Patrols

In light of the recent shootings in the City of Poughkeepsie, the Police Department has already instituted additional patrols and resources which will continue until at least early next week. At that time, these extra patrols and resources will be … Continue reading

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Firefighter Timothy Gunther Funeral Service – Monday, May 11, 2015

Calling Hours The wake for Firefighter Timothy Gunther will be held at McHoul’s Funeral Home, Rte. 82 Hopewell Junction, on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm.  Uniform of the day is Class A.  Black badge band and white … Continue reading

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Verizon Phone Lines Back in Service

Update: Verizon phone lines are back in service at this time.  Verizon is currently experiencing technical difficulties with their phone lines and are working to solve the problem. Land lines and some cell phones are experiencing connection problems in Dutchess, … Continue reading

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Street Closings for Snow Removal – Begins February 5, 2015 at 4:00pm

The City of Poughkeepsie Department of Public Works has advised that effective today, Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. through Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. the following streets below will have No Parking due to snow removal: Dean … Continue reading

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Dog Recovered in Animal Abuse Case; $1,000 Reward for Information

On December 28, 2014 at 7:56am, a man was videotaped beating a dog in Pulaski Park near Talmadge Street, the man and the dog were gone when the Officers arrived. Since that day the members of the City of Poughkeepsie … Continue reading

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Snow Emergency Lifted: January 27 at 8:00am

The Snow Emergency declared on January 26, 2015 has been lifted as of 8:00am today, January 27, 2015. Services Resume on Wednesday City Transit and Sanitation will resume as normally scheduled and City Hall will reopen on Wednesday, January 28.

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City to Embark on Important Energy Saving Project

The City of Poughkeepsie Common Council approved unanimously the financing of $3.2 Million for the City’s LED Project. Phase I of the project will replace 1,880 pole lights owned by the City with energy saving LED lights. Working under an … Continue reading

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City Lowers Flags in Honor of Fallen NYPD Officers

Poughkeepsie Mayor John C. Tkazyik has ordered all flags on City buildings to be flown at half-staff until Wednesday at noon in honor of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos who were brutally slain in the line of duty … Continue reading

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