July 26, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Boscobel Celebrates Putnam County Day with Free admission to all County residents

Geoffrey Platt Jr., Executive Director of Boscobel, has announced that on Saturday, August 12, 2006, all residents of Putnam County may visit the elegant 19th Century Federal Period house museum free of charge upon presentation of proof of residency. More...

Tompkins Corners Church Holding High Tea

On Saturday, August 19, 2006, the Historic Tompkins United Methodist on Peekskill Hollow Road in Putnam Valley, will be the location for a Victorian High Tea, from 3 to 5 pm. More...

Nominations Deadline for Putnam Community Service Network Awards is August 11

The deadline is fast approaching for nominations for awards to be presented at the Putnam Community Service Network's Annual Awards Breakfast on Friday, September 29, 2006 at 9 am at Guideposts in Carmel. More...

Operator of Garrison Boarding Stable Charged With Neglect of Animals

Court orders seizure of horses and other livestock

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that nine animals, including horses and other livestock, have been removed from a farm in Garrison and an operator of the farm has been arrested on charges of animal neglect. More...

Sheriff to Hold Citizens' Police Academy

The Putnam County Sheriffs Office will be conducting its bi-annual Citizens' Police Academy beginning in September. The Academy program is a ten-week course. More...

Fred Dill Wildlife Sanctuary Opened

Putnam County Executive Bob Bondi along with Nancy Dill have dedicated and opened the Fred Dill Wildlife Sanctuary and Outdoor Education Center at a ceremony on Tuesday, July 25, 2006. More...

Clearwater Sloop Offers Unique Labor Day Sail from Kingston to Catskill

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc., one of the most successful environmental organizations created to defend and restore the Hudson River, announces a unique public sail on Labor Day onboard one of the country's most famous tall ships, the sloop Cle More...

Galef Announces Passage of Statewide Legislation Affecting Municipal Boards of Assessment Review

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef announces passage in the Assembly and Senate of two bills that change the way local Boards of Assessment Review function to prevent and penalize inappropriate conduct by individual members. More...

Continued Heat and Humidity Sets New Central Hudson Energy Use Record

As heat and humidity continued to affect the region, customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. More...

Friends Meeting House in Cornwall Hosting Quaker Fair in October

The annual Quaker Fair Saturday, October 14, 2006 will sell arts and crafts by regional and international craftsmen, home-baked treats, organic coffee by the cup or pound, vegetarian chili, pita sandwiches, cider and plenty of books, old and new. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Launches Major Building Campaign

Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, Putnam County's only acute care hospital and its largest employer, held a ceremonial groundbreaking on July 13, 2006 for a new major building project on the hospital campus and announced a capital campaign to help fu More...

Ongoing One-Day AARP Driver Safety Programs Being Held at Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center and the Putnam County Office for the Aging are cosponsoring a one-day AARP Driver Safety Programs on an ongoing basis from 9 am to 4 pm, in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

County Receives Grant for Assisting Crime Victims

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright announced the receipt of More...

New York Housing Sales Strong in June

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York remained strong in June, according to preliminary singlefamily sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS. More...

Constitution Island Garden Day Will Feature Anna Warner's Border Garden

On Saturday, July 29, the Constitution Island Association will host one of its endof the-month events, emphasizing Anna Warner's border garden and her book, "Gardening By Myself." In this book, published in 1872, Anna Warner tells of her passion for More...

Talk of the town

The 35th Annual 4H Fair is this weekend. If you've never gone, you're missing out on a great time. But one thing only animals registered for shows will be admitted to the fairgrounds, so don't bring your fish! More...

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