Members of the Dutchess County Magistrates Association met at the Italian Center recently for their monthly dinner. Their guest speaker was the Hon. Tanja Sirago, Executive Director of the New York State Magistrates Association and Town of Cairo Justice, who spoke to the local Town and Village Justices about the effect of upcoming state budget cuts on local courts.
Shown in the photograph, from left to right are: Hon. Christi Acker, Justice of the Town of Pine Plains and Dutchess County Magistrates Secretary; Hon. John Crodelle, Justice of the Town of North East and Dutchess County Magistrates President; Hon. Frank Christensen, Justice of the Town of Milan and Dutchess County Magistrates Treasurer; Hon. Jonah Triebwasser, Justice of the Town and Village of Red Hook and Dutchess County Magistrates Vice-President; and Hon. Tanja Sirago, Executive Director of the New York State Magistrates Association and Town of Cairo Justice.