February 8, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam Flies Children’s Flag to Memorialize Nixzmary Brown

Reports of child abuse increased in January 2006

County Executive Robert J. Bondi and Commissioner of Mental Health, Social Services and Youth, Bureau, Michael J. Piazza, Jr, announce that Putnam County More...

Friars of the Atonement-Graymoor Host Retreat onTransforming Suffering

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will host Transforming Suffering: Finding Peace in Troubled Times, a weekend retreat exploring Buddhist and Catholic attitudes toward suffering and how both traditions provide ways for transforming it through lo More...

New Jersey Woman Caught on No-Show Warrant

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the January 23, 2006 arrest of Ms. Catherine O More...

Young Naturalist Program Is for the Birds

Young naturalists, ages 7 to 11 years old, are invited to Rockefeller State Park Preserve on Sunday, February 12, 2006 for a two-hour program exploring the popular pastime of bird feeding. More...

Census Bureau Survey Gauges Informal Caregiving

Beginning in February, U.S. Census Bureau field representatives will visit 45,000 randomly selected households nationwide to conduct the Survey of Income and Program Participation, a continuous survey launched more than 20 years ago. More...

Birders Welcomed at Clermont

Take advantage of this year More...

Eagle Watching Programs Offered at Constitution Marsh This Weekend

It More...

Senior Menu

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

Temple BethEl Hosts Programs

Join Temple Beth-El for Shalom Tots, ages 2-5, on Sunday, February 12th at 11:15 am for a special Tu B More...

Dispute Over Rent Becomes Hostile in Patterson

At about 1:55 pm on Monday, January 30th, Putnam County Deputy Sheriffs William Quick and Paul Bien responded to a call from the Schaffer residence in Patterson reporting an altercation there. More...

Orange County Arboretum Seeks Volunteers

Volunteers are needed at the 35-acre Orange County Arboretum to serve as guides, gardeners, grooming, greenhouse helpers and assist with special events. More...

Mental Health Association Announces Volunteer and Employment Opportunities

Make a difference in the life of a child

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is providing a workshop on More...

National Arbor Day Offers Free Redbud Trees

Ten free American redbud trees will be given to each person from New York who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during February 2006. More...

2005 New York Housing Market Sets Record

In Putnam, number of homes sold fell while prices rose

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York surpassed 105,000 to set a new annual record in 2005, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

IRS Offers Advice for Choosing a Tax Return Preparer

Taxpayers who pay someone to do their taxes should choose a preparer wisely. If you choose to use a paid tax preparer, it is important that you find a qualified tax professional. More...

Talk of the Town

This weekend a very special event will take place at the Constitution Marsh in Garrison Eagle watching! They do need reservations as parking is tight. Call 265-2601 to reserve your More...

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