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By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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  I know that from Fishkill to Red Hook there are many young girls who participate in dancing; here is an opportunity to improve  your dancing skills. Marist College Dance Team will be hosting a youth dance clinic for girls age 5- 16. The participants will learn stretches, techniques, a short dan...

By Nancy Schoen, SOS L Services, LLC
(SOS L Services LLC - A Loss Mitigation Company)
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  www.sosloanservices.com SOS L Services, LLC is a Loss Mitigation Company specializing in short sales and loan modifications. We are a life preserver for those upside down in equity or drowning in their mortgage payment. With years of experience in negotiations, SOS L Services is here to help.  ...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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Scrooge returns to the Bardavon 1869 Opera House for another holiday tradition in Poughkeepsie! A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens - is one of the most popular and enduring Christmas stories of all time!  Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean old miser, is given a second chance to do right after being haun...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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A caregiver is an everyday hero, they take on many roles. Every single day can oresent new challenges. And, there are many tasks. A caregiver wears many hats - nurse, activities director, cook, housekeeper, chauffer, pharmacist - just to name a few. For caregivers in the mid-Hudson Valley, a FREE...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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Nobody who's ever ventured north of NY City or Westchester County would ever imagine this! Only 70 miles away from the Big Apple is a beautiful and peaceful landscape. Manhattanites who come up here for a weekend drive usually fall in love with the Upstate NY countryside. Often I've heard it said...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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How about a taste of soup to help out local families? Mark your calendars for Soup-a-Bowl, the 1st Annual Poughkeepsie Celebration of Food and Art. This soup luncheon, served in handmade pottery bowls, will promote local restaurants and culinary talent while showcasing the work of local pottery a...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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I was glad to be able to make it to the 2008 Italian Festival at the Poughkeepsie Italian Center on Friday night. The event ends on Sunday but with the threat of Hurricane Hanna I wanted to make certain to get there early in the weekend. For more information visit my previous post:  "Mangiamo" - ...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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My son is a college grad now, but I remain the "Hockey Mom" - because he can still take advantage of the opportunity to play on an adult league right here in the Hudson Valley. And, I hesitate to say - he still spends alot of time in that penalty box! But, I remember relocating to the area almost...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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Looking to have a doggone good time with your K9 child? You & your dog are sure to enjoy this fun-filled benefit for the Dutchess County SPCA - the 14th Annual PAWS IN THE PARK PETWALK. The event takes place on Saturday, September 13th from 11am-3pm at Bowdoin Park in Poughkeepsie. Visit the webs...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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GOT BEER? Germania of Poughkeepsie will be hosting Oktoberfest Septrmber 12th -14th. This is a major fundraiser event for the German heritage club. In addition to German food, there will be music and beer.   http://germaniaoktoberfest.homestead.com/ Fiday night - music by Rhinehold Wiedermann Sat...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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Poughkeepsie is gearing up for one of the area's best festivals of the year! It's time to savor the flavors of Italy. Who can resist this sampling of the best authentic Italian cuisine in the Hudson Valley? This weekend's festival is a reminder of the very strong ethnic heritage of our Italian-Am...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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Well, how can I be considered the Poughkeepsie expert if I can't throw around some trivia about this place I call home? Did the title of this post grab your attention? Well, how about taking the time now to figure it out? I didn't just make this up - somewhere hidden in the trivia below is the an...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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As an active agent working in this challenging market here in Dutchess County, New York - I would like to use this forum to caution desperate homeowners who might be facing foreclosure. DO NOT use a 3rd party negotiator who will charge an UPFRONT FEE for a short sale (pre-foreclosure). Don't spen...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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From the quiet surroundings of Poughkeepsie ...NY City is a just a commuter train away. For the Manhattan worker, finding affordable housing is becoming more and more of a challenge. Many people seek affordable housing solutions in the suburbs. The further out, the more affordable. Westchester, B...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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                                                   Jonathan Drapkin CEO of Pattern For Progress at mike   On June 11th I attended the Pattern For Progress Housing conference at Marist College in Poughkeepsie NY.  The conference was well attended and both the private and public sector were well re...

By Carol Culkin, Overland Park
(Reece & Nichols)
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Do remember drive-in movies? Drive-ins have just about become extinct. Did you know that in the United states there are only a few hundred drive-ins left? Well, two of them are right here in Dutchess County. Load up the station wagon, SUV or mini-van with lawn chairs, pile in the kids lawn and ca...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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Most people when they hear the term affordable housing immediately think of housing for the homeless are for the very poor.  Many go so far as to say they don't want such projects in their neighborhood as it would attract the wrong crowd. Yes this is a common misconception of what affordable hous...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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Last Wednesday was a monkey wrench day for me.  While doing my occupancy checks I found one that had gone vacant.  The power was off, the lawn had not been cut the trash was not taken out, the doors were open.  To be sure I went to the neighbors who verified the vacancy. The garage door was unloc...

By Jeffrey Dolfinger, NRBA Member
(24/7 Realty Inc.)
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It has been sometime since my last blog, I think it was early March or so.  Since then I have literally been working 12-16 hour days between managing foreclosures and managing my life as a father of 4 not one older than 9.  Sleep has not been in my vocabulary, its been all about feeding those chi...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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 One necessary ingredient for a community to achieve economic success is affordable housing.  This has been a concern for leaders in both the public and private sector in the Hudson Valley area. One such organization who has been in the forefront of exploring ideas as to how progress can be made ...

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