Opening Ceremony for New WRS Dutchess Rail Trail
Rail trail enthusiasts gathered Saturday afternoon at the Hopewell Depot Trailhead in East Fishkill to celebrate the "official" Grand Opening of the completed Dutchess Rail Trail, the 13 mile multi-use linear Dutchess County park stretching from the Hopewell Depot in East Fishkill, through the towns of Wappinger, LaGrange and Poughkeepsie, reaching the Walkway Over the Hudson in the City of Poughkeepsie. The Dutchess Rail Trail has been a significant undertaking, made possible by the work and dedication of many people. Saturday's ceremony recognized those who contributed to Dutchess Rail Trail, from idea conception to construction, with a special dedication honoring former Dutchess County Executive William R. Steinhaus.
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Beacon, NY Office
By DCRCOC - The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce has opened an office in Beacon, giving the organization a physical presence in both Dutchess County cities. Located at 33 Henry Street, the Beacon office will serve as a secondary base of operations for all Chamber business, as well as the work done by the Workforce Development Center and Youth One Stop.
The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal Awards recognize and honor individuals who make a significant contribution to society in the arts, education, citizenship, philanthropy, community services, and other humanitarian concerns that reflect Mrs. Roosevelt’s ideals.