Newcomer Information

 

New to Dutchess County? The info in our Jewish community directory and the regional information below can get you on the right track.

Utility Companies

 

Central Hudson Gas & Electric

To report electricity interruptions/emergencies 845-452-2700 or

1-800-527-2714

To report natural gas odors 1-800-942-8274

Administrative 845-452-2000

Customer Service 845-452-2700 or 1-800-527-2714

http://www.cenhud.com/

 

New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG)

To report electricity interruptions/emergencies 1-800-572-1131

To report natural gas odors/emergencies 1-800-572-1121

To check interruption status of electricity restoration

1-800-572-1131

Billing inquiries and other information 1-800-572-1111

http://www.nyseg.com/

 

 

Cable & digital companies

Cablevision/Optimum

Digital Cable TV, Phone, and Internet Service 1-800-577-2225

845-297-3333 and 845-782-8206

http://www.optimum.net

 

RCN

Cable TV, Phone, Internet Service 1-800-RING-RCN

 

Direct TV

Digital Satellite TV, Internet Service

Existing Service Home 1-800-494-4388 Business 1-888-200-4388

New Service Home 1-888-777-2454 Business 1-888-388-4249

http://www.directstartv.com/

 

Verizon

Fios Internet, Phone & TV 1-888-GETFIOS or 1-888-438-3467

http://www.verizonwireless.com/

 

Local DMV Locations

 

Poughkeepsie

22 Market St.

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 486-2130

Beacon

223 Main St.

Beacon, NY 12508

(845) 838-4888

Millbrook

15 Merrit Ave. Suite 2B

Millbrook, NY 12545

(845) 677-4080

Pawling

20 East Main St.

Pawling, NY 12564

(845) 855-4400

Wappinger Falls

Suite 3B Hollowbrook Office Park

29 Marshall Road

Wappinger Falls, NY 12590

(845) 298-4620

http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/

 

 Hospitals

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center

241 North Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 483-5000

http://sfhhc.org

Vassar Brothers Hospital

45 Reade Place

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 454-8500

http://www.health-quest.org

Health Quest

1351 Route 55

Lagrangeville, NY 12540

(845) 475-9500

http://www.health-quest.org

Putnam Hospital Center

670 Stoneleigh Avenue

Carmel, NY 10512

(845) 297-5711

http://www.health-quest.org

Northern Dutchess Hospital

6511 Springbrook Avenue

Rhinebeck, NY 12572

(845) 876-3001

http://www.health-quest.org

 

 Colleges

 

 

Dutchess Community College

53 Pendell Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 431-8000

(845) 431-8010

http://www.sunydutchess.edu

Marist College

3399 North Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 575-3000

http://www.marist.edu/

Vassar College

124 Raymond Avenue

Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

(845) 437-7000

http://www.vassar.edu/

The Culinary Institute Of America

Admissions Department

1946 Campus Drive

Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499

(845) 452-9430

1-800-CULINARY

http://chef2chef.net/

Bard College

PO Box 5000

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

(845) 758-6822

(845) 758-7472

http://www.bard.edu/

 

Dutchess County Chamber Of Commerce

One Civic Center Plaza Suite 400

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone: (845) 454-1700

Fax: (845) 454-1702

 

TRANSPORTATION

Dial-a-Ride is provided by the Dutchess County Loop System and is available in Beekman, Castle Point, Dover, East Fishkill, Fishkill, Hyde Park, LaGrange, Pleasant Valley, City & Town of Poughkeepsie, Red Hook, Union Vale and Wappinger. Service is available to those 60 years of age and older or disabled who are registered and hold a card. For information on registration and reservations, call 452-7433 or toll-free at (800)924-8702.

The Martin Luther King Cultural Center offers transportation for Beacon residents (831-9887).

Friends of Seniors provides transportation services to seniors (485-1277).

Northern Dutchess Caregivers Coalition provides medical and shopping transportation (876-5683).

Castle Point will transport veterans to medical appointments at Veterans hospitals (831-2000 x5145).

Dutchess County Paratransit is operated by Dutchess County LOOP and provides transportation services in a number of locations from a rider’s home to his or her destination. Reservations are required and service availability may be limited. (473-0813). In addition, ADA Complimentary Paratransit Service (473-0171) is available for qualified individuals who live within 3/4 mile of a regularly scheduled LOOP bus route.

School Districts

 

Arlington CSD

696 Dutchess Turnpike

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 486-4460

 

Beacon CSD

10 Education Drive

Beacon, NY 12508-3994

(845) 838-6900

 

Carmel CSD

81 South Street

Patterson, NY 12563

(845) 878-2094

 

Dover Union Free School

2368 Route 22

Dover Plains, NY 12522

(845) 832-4500

 

Haldane CSD

15 Craigside Drive

Cold Spring, NY 10516

(845) 265-9254

 

Hyde Park CSD

P.O. Box 2033

11 Boice Road

Hyde Park, NY 12538-0733

(845) 229-4000

 

Millbrook CSD

P.O. Box AA

3323 Franklin Avenue

Millbrook, NY 12545-0127

(845) 677-4200

 

Pawling CSD

32 Holiday Hills Lane

Pawling, NY 12564

(845) 855-4600

 

Pine Plains CSD

2829 Church Street

Pine Plains, NY 12567

(518) 398-7181

 

Poughkeepsie CSD

11 College Avenue

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 451-4900

 

Red Hook CSD

7401 South Broadway

Red Hook, NY 12571

(845) 758-2241

 

Rhinebeck CSD

P.O. Box 351

6805 Route 9

Rhinebeck, NY 12572

(845) 871-5520

 

Spackenkill UFSD

15 Croft Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 463-7800

 

Wappingers CSD

167 Myers Corners Road

Suite 200 Wappingers Falls,

NY, 12590

(845) 298-5000

Libraries

Amenia Free Library

3309 Rt.343 P.O. Box 27

Amenia, NY 12501

(845) 373-8273

Beekman Library

11 Town Center Blvd.

Poughquag, NY 12570

(845) 724-3414

Blodgett Memorial Library

37 Broad Street

Fishkill, NY 12524

(845) 896-9215

Clinton Community Library Association Inc.

1215 Centre Road P.O. Box 6

Clinton Corners, NY 12514

(845) 266-5530

Dover Plains Library

1797 Rt. 22

Wingdale, NY 12594

(845) 832-6605

East Fishkill Community Library

348 Route 376

Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

(845) 221-9943

Grinnell Library Association

2642 East Main Street

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

(845) 297-3428

Howland Public Library

313 Main Street

Beacon, NY 12508

(845) 831-1134

Hyde Park Free Library

2 Main Street

Hyde Park, NY 12538

(845) 229-7791

LaGrange Library Association

488 Freedom Plains Road (Rt.55)

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 452-3141

Mid-Hudson Library System

103 Market Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 471-6060

Millbrook Library

3 Friendly Lane

Millbrook, NY 12545

(845) 677-3611

Pawling Free Library

11 Broad Street

Pawling, NY 12564

(845) 855-3444

Pine Plains Free Library

P.O. Box 325

Pine Plains, NY 12567

(518) 398-1927

Pleasant Valley Free Library

1584 Main Street

P.O. Box 633

Pleasant Valley, NY 12569

(845) 635-8460

Poughkeepsie Public Library/Adriance Memorial Library

93 Market Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 485-3445

Poughkeepsie Public Library/Arlington Branch

504 Haight Avenue

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 454-9301

Red Hook Public Library Inc.

7444 South Broadway

Redhook, NY 12571

(845) 758-3241

Starr Library

68 West Market Street

Rhinebeck, NY 12572

(845) 876-4030