Retiring chief will miss camaraderie

POUGHKEEPSIE – Fire Chief Mark Johnson is leaving the Poughkeepsie Fire Department after reaching the mandatory retirement age.  The veteran city employee began working for the city as

Eleventh hour negotiations successful with Santa

POUGHKEEPSIE – In a last-minute contract negotiation, Santa Claus reached an agreement with The Poughkeepsie Firefighters IAFF Local 596 for assistance.  Members of the fire