October 25, 2000 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam Co. Mental Health Offices In New Location

The Mental Health Association in Putnam County, Inc., (MHA) has moved to the Brewster Towne Centre, 1620 Route 22 in Brewster, NY. More...

Dr. Tom McGrath Appointed To PA State Board Of Veterinary Medicine

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge has appointed Dr. Tom McGrath to serve on the State Board of Veterinary Medicine. The appointment was confirmed with approval of the Pennsylvania State Senate. Dr. More...

Putnam County Republican Women’s GOP Club Votes In Officers

The Putnam County Republican Women More...

Sheriff’s Department To Hold Open House This Saturday

The Putnam County Sheriff More...

Talk of the Town

...The staff here at the Putnam County News is saddened this week by the sudden passing of our former Editor and Publisher, and great friend, Bob Ingram. More...

Staley/Gretzinger Anniversary Fete Raises Funds For The Arts In Philipstown

At a celebration on of the 25th anniversary of the Staley/Gretzinger company entitled, Wear Your Art on Your Sleeve, the art-to-wear clothing designers raised $6,000 for three artistic institutions in Philipstown. More...

County Influenza Clinics Postponed

Due to a problem with the timely supply of vaccine, unfortunately the Putnam County Health Department must cancel its current schedule of Influenza Clinics. More...

Narcotics Seller Sentenced To Prison Term

Putnam District Attorney, Kevin L. More...

Employment Opportunities For Seniors In Putnam

Older workers are an untapped business resource. If you are looking for a full or part time position, call employment counselor, Al Vanacoro at the Office for the Aging - 225-1034, on Tuesdays from 10 am to 4 pm. More...

CH Energy Group, Inc. Earnings Continue to Grow

CH Energy Group, Inc. announced last week that its third quarter earnings were 13 percent above those of 1999 More...

Hunting, Weapon, And ATV Prohibitions On Appalachian National Scenic Trail Lands

Hunters are reminded that hunting, weapons possession, and use of off-road vehicles including ATVs and motorcycles are prohibited on National Park Service (NPS) lands acquired for the protection of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. More...

Stahl Elected To State Association Of Coroners Directors

At the meeting of the New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners held in Glen Falls, William J. Stahl, PhD., was elected to another term on the Board of Directors of the Association. Dr. More...

Greenway Communities Council To Meet Nov. 8th

On November 8th, a combined Board meeting of the Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council, the Greenway Conservancy for the Hudson River Valley, Inc., and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area is scheduled to convene at The Orange Co More...

Gingerbread Decorating Class At Boscobel

On Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p. m., Boscobel will sponsor a "Master Class in Gingerbread Decorating," led by Karen Ratazzi-Stein, artist and Director of Education at the Garrison Art Center. More...

County Clerk Records Now Available On The Internet

Putnam County Clerk Joe Peloso and Affiliated Computer Services, (ACS) of Syracuse, have announced that a new fee-based service is available to anyone seeking information or records from the Putnam County Clerk More...

Cub Scouts Beautify North Highlands Property Perhaps you have noticed the new perennial flower bed in front of the North Highlands Fire House?

It was installed on Saturday, October 14th by the Cub Scouts of Den 4, Pack 137. The boys of Den 4 graduate to Boy Scouts this year, and wanted to leave a lasting thank you for the North Highlands Fire Department. More...

Lari Stanton, Noreen Van Valkenburgh To Speak At St. Mary’s On November 7

The Women of St. Mary More...

Police Activity

Sheriff More...

Haldane Theater Group To Present

The Haldane Theater Group will be presenting Murder in the Heir, written by Bill St. John. This play is an audience-interactive murder mystery-comedy. More...

Christmas Bazaar In Putnam Valley At Tompkins Corners UMC

The warmth of Christmas in the Valley will be celebrated at the annual Christmas bazaar at the Historic Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church on Friday and Saturday, November 17th and 18th, from 10am until 4pm. More...

Philipstown Candidates For Legislator To Participate In Forum November 5

Land use, development and open space preservation will be the topics of a candidates forum for Putnam County Legislature for Philipstown. Vinny Tamagna and Peter A. More...

Butterfield and Desmond-Fish Libraries Unveiling HomeAccess

Have you ever wished that your local library was open a little longer, or when it was simply more convenient for you? One where you can wear your pajamas and the information is absolutely free? Then you are in luck! More...

Governor Signs Bill To Enhance Pension Credit Law For Vets Law makes it affordable for Vets to buy back three years duty toward retirement

Governor Pataki has signed into law legislation that will make it easier for wartime veterans who work as public employees to increase their retirement pensions, demonstrating the State More...

Sheriffs Department Pipe Band Starting Classes

The Putnam County Sheriffs Department Pipe Band will be starting piping classes consisting entirely of youth More...

Sheriff Thoubboron Offers Guidelines On Tire Safety

The recent Firestone tire recall on the heels of more than 100 deaths has proved to be a reality check for consumers who mostly take a smooth-riding car for granted. More...

How-To Videos At The Desmond-Fish Library

Have you ever tried to build a deck, or wished that you could dance like Fred Astaire? Would you like to improve your golf game, grow more beautiful roses, or bake better bread? More...

See And Be Seen-The Key To A Safe Halloween

Ghosts, goblins and witches running rampant through the neighborhood. Motorists coming home from running errands or returning from work. More...

Coin Collectors To Meet November 8th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, November 8th in the Croton Lodge Masonic Hall located on Church Street, next to Gilead Presbyterian Church, just one block off Route 6, in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

County Housing Corporation Seeking Money For Home Improvement Program

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) is re-applying for $300,000 from the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation to administer a Home Improvement Program for Putnam County residents up to 90% of median income. More...

"New York’s Hudson - America’s Valley" To Be Presented At Hudson Valley Tourism Development Council Meeting

Tourism businesses are invited to an open meeting of the Hudson Valley Tourism Development Council (TDC) scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2000 from 10 am to 12:00 noon at the, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY. More...

Rep. Kelly To Speak At Constitution Island Dinner

The Constitution Island Association will hold its 84th Annual Dinner Meeting on Sunday, November 5th, at the Bear Mountain Inn. The principle speaker will be U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly. Col. More...

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