ˆTHE BIG 80 — Lossie Lee, 95, of Fishkill, who this year will celebrate her 80th wedding anniversary with husband Sam, recently attended Dutchess County’s annual Celebration of Aging luncheon in Wappingers Falls. She is shown with County Clerk Brad Kendall and County Executive Marc Molinaro; Sam was not able to attend.  (Photo provided)

‡GOTCHA — No one is quite sure who filled a hallway at Haldane High School with balloons on June 12, but suspicions turned to the seniors, who graduate on June 22. (Photo provided)

LIVE POLITICS — Haldane’s fourth-graders visited Albany on June 5, where Sen. Sue Serino, whose district includes the Highlands, greeted them inside the State Capitol. (Photo provided)

POLICE HONORS — At the Beacon City Council meeting on Monday (June 10), the city presented awards to officers from Beacon Police Department. Officers Michael O’Connor, Trevor Wood, John Calderone, Jason Burns, Michael Confield and Sgt. Christian Alencastro were recognized for meritorious service; Detective Brian Lawrence was honored for exceptional duty (with honorable mentions to Officers James Sirrine, Joe Deleno and Carl Garofolo) and the K-Team Award went to Sgt. Alencastro and K9 Palo. (Photo provided)

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