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    Sunday, July 19th- Hudson River Cruise

    Sunday Brunch @ Shadows on the Hudson

    Sunday, July 19,2020

    Enjoy a pre-cruise Sunday brunch at Shadows on the Hudson in Poughkeepsie, NY.  This breathtaking, waterfront restaurant is perched on a cliff of forty feet above the the Hudson River with truly grand views.

    Menu:  Belgian waffles, pastries, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries, vegetables, hot entrees, mixed green salad, fresh fruit, pasta ala vodka, and carving stations.  

    Extravagant mini-dessert display including: NY style cheesecake, key lime tart, strawberry shortcake, pecan turtles, vanilla creme brulee, berry tartlets and assorted chocolate cakes. 

    All aboard the Rip Van Winkle departing from Kingston, NY heading south to Hyde Park and return.

    Our narrated cruise will take us by beautiful views of the Hudson River lighthouses, waterfront mansions and other amazing sites as we lazily glide along the water.

    Depart PVMS on Coach Bus at 7:30 am

    Estimated Return Time: 8:15 pm

    Saturday, April 25th- Trip to West Point Academy Parade

    Invites you to view the famous Dress Parade conducted with great pomp and circumstance on the parade grounds. 

    The cadets march in full uniform, in cadence with the military music, presenting arms in unison.

    Lunch at the Hotel Thayer for a Bountiful Buffet.  Wonderful assortment of salads, hot & cold entrees and delicious desserts.

    Guided tour of West Point highlights: Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Hudson River Lookout. 

    Saturday April 25, 2020 

    Bus Departs PVMS at 6:30 am

    Estimated Return: 7:30 pm

    PVMS Luncheon and Volunteer Reading Program

    We have scheduled the next few months of our luncheon program and the volunteer reading program.  Volunteer readers are asked to arrive at the school no later than 10:30 a.m.  If you are planning to join us for lunch, it’s served at 11:00.  The cost is $4.00 per person and registrations are necessary.  You can register at the Preston Senior Center or telephone the Senior Affairs Office at 860-887-5581 extension 6.

    Our schedule includes:

    Thursday, February 20th

    Thursday, March 19th

    Feel free to contact the Senior Affairs Office at 860-887-5581 extension 6 with questions.

    Elderly and Totally Disabled Tax Relief Program

    The qualifying income guidelines for the Elderly and Totally Disabled Tax Relief Program for applications to be filed for the 2019 Benefit year are $37,000.00 for an unmarried individual and $45,100.00 for married persons.

    If you are currently participating in the Homeowner Program and need to reapply, you will receive notice from the Preston Assessor’s Office advising you of that requirement.  The application-filing period for Homeowners will be February 1, 2020 through May 15, 2020.

    You will need to provide proof of all sources of income including but not limited to Social Security, pensions, interest statements, employment, etc.  If you filed Income Tax, a copy of the signed and dated document is necessary to provide as well.  It is extremely important that you bring all necessary documentation regarding proof of your income when you arrive for your appointment.

    Appointments may be scheduled by telephoning 860-887-5581 extension 6.  If we are unable to accept your call immediately, please leave your name and telephone along with a brief message regarding the nature of your call.  We will return your call as soon as possible.

    Please remember that the Assessor’s Office will be forwarding letters to those homeowners who need to reapply this year.  If you have never applied for the program or are unsure if you need to reapply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Questions concerning the Elderly and Totally Disabled Tax Relief Program may also be directed to the Preston Assessor’s Office at 860-887-5581 extension 115.

    I will be happy to schedule appointments for the Elderly Homeowner Program which Begins on February 1st.  (We cannot accommodate requests to complete your application prior to February 1st.

    Appointments may be scheduled for the Preston Town Hall, 389 Route 2 or at the Preston Senior Center, 42 Long Society Road.  Once again, to schedule an appointment, the telephone number is 860-887-5581 extension 6.