Contact Us
Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
Return to your home site

Menu

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Nearby Towns

  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Northwest Dutchess
    serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck
  • East Dutchess
    serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington
news

Marist Mascot Name Change, Beating Death Top Week's Dutchess News

Marist College has changed the name of its mascot.
Marist College has changed the name of its mascot. Photo Credit: Marist College
The City of Poughkeepsie is conducting a death investigation.
The City of Poughkeepsie is conducting a death investigation. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- The name change of the Marist mascot and the beating death of a man in Poughkeepsie topped the news for the week.

After more than 38 years of romping across basketball courts and football fields, Marist College in Poughkeepsie has quietly changed the name of its school mascot from "Shooter," to "Frankie the Fox," prompting some not happy about the change to post an online petition. Click here to read the story.

City of Poughkeepsie police announced that the identity of a man found bound and beaten to death has been uncovered. Click here to read the story.

Here are some of the other top stories of the week (click on the link to read the story):

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.