DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the top news last week from around Dutchess County.
- Republican incumbent Marc Molinaro secured 63 percent of the vote to be re-elected as County Executive.
- Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) will change its name to CareMount Medical in February.
- Mike Polasek, the chef/owner behind Simply Gourmet, Bluestone Bistro, and Hyde Park's Uncle Sam's Canteen is making a name for himself right where he grew up .
- Christina Ryba defeated Norman Massry for the 3rd Judicial District of the state Supreme Court, which covers Dutchess County.
- Suzanna Hermans, co-owner of Oblong Books & Music in Rhinebeck, o ffered up her suggestions on hot book titles for the holiday season.
- A Dover man was charged with third-degree burglary .
- Democrat John Midwood was named an unofficial winner in the election for North East Town Council.
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