DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the week's top news from around Dutchess County.
- A priest who was running two parishes in Dutchess County last month has been accused of molesting a 15-year-old teen .
- Beacon native Ed Pietrowski was honored as Officer of the Month for August 2016 by the The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
- Toni-Marie Ciarfella, a longtime social worker in the Hudson Valley area, has been named Dutchess County's deputy commissioner for special needs .
- A popular former priest, who is now considered a level three sex offender, is living in Southeast .
- Three men killed in a crash in Danbury that ended a high-speed interstate chase that started early Saturday morning in Southeast have been identified.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro joined the growing list of local officials to speak out about a Hudson River barge anchorage proposal .
- A Hudson Valley man is wanted by New York State Police on charges of using a stolen credit card to make several purchases in the Dutchess County area.
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