February 1, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Four Municipalities in Putnam Receive Assessment Awards from the State

The New York State Office of Real Property Services (NYSORPS) will present Putnam County and four of its town assessment offices the NYSORPS Excellence in Equity Awards at 10 am on Thursday, January 26 in the Putnam County Executive More...

Prostitution Charges Brought Against Dutchess County Trio

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reported the January 20, 2006 arrests of two Dutchess County residents and one Village of Brewster resident on prostitution charges. The arrests took place in the Village of Brewster. More...

Putnam Prostitution Ring Cracked

Sting nabs Mahopac ring leader and prostitutes and johns from Putnam, Westchester, and Dutchess Counties

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrests of five people on charges related to prostitution in the Hamlet of Mahopac and the Town of Southeast. More...

Sewing Guild to Meet in Yorktown

The American Sewing Guild will be meeting at Fabric MartNY, 2019 Crompond Road in Yorktown Heights. Participants will learn the basics of sewing machine feet, what they are and how they work. More...

Children’s Center at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Seeking Community Support for 2006 Program

The Children More...

Programs Highlight the Great Swamp

A number of programs, jointly sponsored by the Putnam County Land Trust and the Friends of the Great Swamp (FRoGS), will be hosted in February. More...

Small Cities Funding to Create New Jobs

Supports expansion of Cerebral Palsy services in Putnam

$1.8 million in new grants were recently awarded to communities in five areas of New York State to help create jobs, improve communities, and enhance public services. More...

Bannerman Castle Trust Seeks Volunteers

The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc., a not for profit More...

Putnam Humane Society to Raise Money for Necessities

Please join the Putnam Humane Society at Sciortino More...

36th Annual American Cancer Society Daffodil Days Volunteers Sought in the Fight Against Cancer

You can fight cancer by giving the gift of hope or even a bear and a bunch. The American Cancer Society More...

Get Outdoors at Stony Kill Farm

It feels like Spring so lets enjoy it while we can. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center offers programs for the young, the old and the in between. More...

Senior Menu

Cold Spring Friendship Center 265-3952 Putnam Valley Friendship Center More...

County Executive Names Lisa Denig Chief of Staff

Putnam County Executive Bob Bondi announced that he has named Lisa Denig as his new Chief of Staff. Ms. Denig currently serves as Director of Communications for State Senator Vincent L. Leibell. More...

Governor Pataki Urges New Yorkers to Shop Tax-Free

State waives 4 percent sales tax on clothing and shoes

Governor Pataki reminds New Yorkers they can shop taxfree for clothing and footwear purchases that cost less than $110 per item starting Monday, January 30, 2006 through Sunday, February 5, 2006. More...

Howland Library Offers AARP Tax-Aid Prep

AARP Tax-Aid, the free, volunteer-run tax preparation service for middle-and-lowincome taxpayers, with special attention to those aged 60 and older, opens its 38th season on Monday, February 6, 2006. It is administered through the AARP Foundation. More...

AARP Income Tax Program Offered for Seniors

Seniors age 60 and over will be offered free tax prep services from February 1st through April 15th, 2006. More...

Youth Used Forged ID to Obtain Alcohol

On January 22, 2006 a Carmel youth was arrested for using forged identification to purchase alcoholic beverages, despite being under the legal drinking age. More...

Dutchess Man Assaults Estranged Girlfriend

On January 20, 2006 Edward Palmer, aged 36, of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, was arrested for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend in Putnam Valley. More...

Putnam Valley Teen Charged With Possessing Marijuana

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the January 19, 2006 arrest of a 19 year old Putnam Valley resident after he was found to be in possession of marijuana. More...

Man to Man to Meet

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education and Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, held February 2, at 6:30 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughkeepsie. More...

Metro-North Sets New Records for On-Time Performance and Ridership

MTA Metro-North Railroad set new records in 2005 for ontime performance and ridership with 97.5 percent of trains operating on time and 74.5 million rides provided the highest levels in Metro-North More...

Assemblywoman Galef Tapped to Chair Real Property Taxation Committee

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (90th AD) was appointed Chair of the NYS Assembly Real Property Taxation Committee by the Speaker of the Assembly recently. More...

Putnam Humane Selling Hockey Tickets

Hockey Tickets Support the dogs and cats at the Putnam Humane Society and enjoy a Pro Hockey game. The Humane Society has $14 tickets for the Danbury Trashers vs. Roanoke Valley Vipers Game on March 18 More...

Free Family Science Night Comes to JV Mall

The Putnam Children More...

Should You Itemize?

Whether to itemize deductions on your tax return depends on how much you spent on certain expenses last year. More...

Medical Center at Cold Spring Hosts Basic Life Support Class

A free Basic Life Support class is being offered at The Medical Center at Cold Spring, Carolyn Lahey Pavilion, Route 9D, Cold Spring. Facilitated by John Filangeri, EMS Coordinator. The class meets the second Wednesday of every month. More...

Talk of the Town

The Cold Spring Lions Club inadvertently left off the Grand Cleaners in their More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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