August 7, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Dutchess Mental Health Association Announces CASA Training For Volunteers In September

Would you like to be a CASA volunteer? The CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program provides volunteers who are assigned by the Family Court judge to advocate for children who find themselves in Family Court due to abuse or neglect petitions. More...

Boating Safety Course Offered By Sheriff’s Department

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Dream Foundation Funds Children’s Emergency Care Room For St. Francis Hospital

Thanks to a $20,000 grant given by the Children More...

A.G Edwards Seminar Discusses Strategies For Rebuilding Your Wealth

If the bear market has taken a bite out of your portfolio, now may be a good time to review where you stand financially and decide where to go from here. More...

Hudson River Valley Ramble Features 122 Outdoor Adventures

The Third Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble will feature 122 guided walking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, biking and equestrian events, and explorations of the Hudson River estuary by boat on the weekend of September 21-22. More...

Desmond-Fish Library To Host Annual Book Sale

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Putnam Valley Man Sentenced To Prison Term For DWI

Putnam District Attorney, Kevin L. Wright, announced on July 30 that convicted drunk driver Jeronimo Rodriguez, age 69 of Putnam Valley, was sentenced July 30, 2002, to serve a State Prison term of one to three years on his felony conviction. More...

County Seizes Marihuana Plants In Southeast

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the seizure of thousands of dollars worth of marihuana plants found growing in a field in the Town of Southeast. The seizure resulted from a joint investigation by the Sheriff More...

Police Report

Putnam Valley - Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley resident for driving a car with a suspended license. Mr. Walter C. More...

Senior Citizens Schedule Day Trips Through 2002

The Philipstown Senior Citizens Club has made plans for trips for the remainder of 2002. They are all day trips as follows: More...

Talk of the town

The Annual Block Party at the Dock thrown by the Cold Spring Fire Department was a washout last Friday evening when the thunderstorms struck. But the party will go on this Friday night! More...

Beacon Sloop Corn Festival This Sunday

The Beacon Sloop Club Annual Corn Festival is Sunday, Aug 11th, noon-6pm rain or shine at the Beacon mini park (by the waterfront). Fresh cooked sweet corn & amazing chili will be available for purchase. More...

New York State Begins Independent Review Of Nuclear Plant Safety

National expert James Lee Witt to conduct review, starting at Indian Point

Governor Pataki announced on August 1st that former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt will immediately begin a public, independent review of all emergency plans for the communities surrounding nuclear power plants ser More...

Beacon Sloop To Hold Corn Festival Sunday, Aug 11th

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Putnam CAP Urgently Needs School Supply Donations

Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) urgently requests individuals and organizations to donate school supplies to meet a local need. These materials will be provided to needy Putnam families for their school-age children. More...

DEP Issues Reminder On Public Access Permits

Commissioner Christopher O. Ward of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection issued a reminder August 2nd that people who want to use City-owned lands in the watersheds of its upstate reservoirs must have Public Access Permits. More...

College Students And Credit Cards: What They Don’t Know Can Hurt Them

Before your college freshman even settles into his or her dorm room, chances are, credit card marketing teams will be on campus to sign up students for credit cards. More...

Kessman Brothers Farm Sweet Corn is King at Cold Spring Market

Sweet corn lovers ought to be savoring the moment. And the moment is going to last for several weeks. Kessman Brothers More...

County To Dedicate Handicapped Accessible Children’s Playground

County Executive Bondi has announced the grand opening of the handicapped accessible children More...

Carmel Drug Dealer Gets Prison Term

Putnam County District Attorney, Kevin Wright, has announced that convicted narcotics seller, Samuel A. Muir, age twenty-one of Carmel, was sentenced on July 30, 2002 to State Prison, concluding an investigation and prosecution of Muir More...

Overdue Canoeists Cause Search Of Hudson River

On Tuesday, July 30th at about 10:30 pm Cold Spring Police were stopped by Mr. More...

Results of August 2nd Blood Drive – 89 Units Collected

Many volunteers contributed to the success of the August 2nd Philipstown Community Blood Drive. The next drive will take place on Friday, November 8, 2002 at Haldane School. More...

Sheriff Smith Advises Parents On Sex Offender Information Availability And Children’s Safety

Recently, the national media has reported on several cases involving the abduction, abuse or sexual exploitation of children and other vulnerable persons. More...

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