August 23, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam Valley Man Accused of Selling Crack to Undercover Deputy

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department has charged a Putnam Valley man with dealing crack cocaine after he twice sold the drug to an undercover deputy sheriff. Brian G. More...

County-Wide Senior Citizen Picnic Will Feature Western Line Dancing

The Putnam County Office for Aging invites all Putnam County Seniors to attend their annual county-wide senior citizen picnic on Wednesday, September 6 at the Putnam County Veterans' Memorial Park. More...

46 Children Attend Hospice Care Day Camp

The Caring Circle, a program developed by Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam, is designed to help children, teenagers, and their families/guardians learn healthy coping behaviors to aid in dealing with the thoughts and feelings associated with gr More...

Metro Reptile Expo to Take Place at Westchester Center

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, on Sunday, Sept. 10th, from 10am to 4pm. More...

Hudson Valley Boy Scout Council Hosts Eagle Scout Reunion

On Thursday, September 28, 2006 the Hudson Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America will host an Eagle Scout Reunion at the West Point Club from 6 pm to 9 pm. More...

Buhr and Galligan Wed

Mr. & Mrs. John Buhr of Washingtonville, NY are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Buhr Parents to Glenn Galligan of Cold Spring. More...

Glynwood Center Offers Part 2 of Beekeeping Workshop

Rodney Dow, Master Beekeeper and Garrison resident, will be conducting the second in a 2-part beekeeping workshop at Glynwood Center in Cold Spring on Saturday, September 9. More...

Dunstan and Moeller Wed

Judy and Fred Dunstan of Garrison, are proud to announce the wedding of their daughter, Katie, to Daniel J. Moeller, Jr., son of Donna Moeller of S. Wilmington, VT, and Daniel Moeller, Sr., of Lockport, NY. More...

Civil War Pageant This Weekend on Constitution Island

On August 26th and 27th, 2006, there will be a civil war reenactment at historic Constitution Island. More...

Western Putnam Volunteer Services Weekly Report

An eighteen-wheeler ensnared in telephone wires pulled part of a telephone pole down on Route 9 in North Highlands on Friday, August 18th. More...

Massachusetts Man Facing Suspended License Charge Stemming from Failing to Make Child Support Payments

On August 12, 2006 Mr. James Andrews of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended license in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

Putnam Valley Woman Assaults Mother

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Putnam Valley resident was arrested on August 13, 2006 and charged with assaulting her mother at their home in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley. Ms. More...

WIC Program Helps Moms, Moms-to-be and Children With Nutrition Needs

The Putnam County Health Department's Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is a community nutrition program that provides FREE, healthy foods for pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding, and infants and children who are under the age of fiv More...

North Highlands FD Seeking Space to House Equipment During Construction

Public Hearings, Open House planned to inform public of need for work

The North Highlands Fire Department is seeking space to house their equipment during their upcoming planned renovations to their building on Fishkill Road. More...

Governor Announces $5.8 Million to Improve Water Quality

Funding to support 60 projects to reduce runoff and improve aquatic habitats

Governor Pataki recently announced more than $5.8 million in grants for 60 water quality improvement projects throughout New York State that will help to reduce the amount of pollution in waterways and restore critical aquatic habitats. More...

Red Cross Offers Safety Tips for Parents and Students as School Sessions Begin

When summer vacations come to an end, students across the country ready themselves for the start of a new school year. With all of the excitement this time brings, safety may not be the first subject that springs to mind. More...

Fresh Air Fund Visitors Leave Putnam Host Families With Fond Memories

This summer, 4 children visited volunteer host families in and around Putnam County, through The Fresh Air Fund's Friendly Town program. As the summer winds down, local host families reflect on their Fresh Air experiences. "It's changed our lives. More...

Health Department Urges Rabies Awareness

Rabies continues to be a serious public health problem in New York State. Rabies is a deadly virus that attacks the nervous system. Rabies virus is in the saliva and nervous tissue of a sick animal. More...

Glynwood Center Presents Program on Back to the Pasture Movement

If you want to keep meat, poultry, and dairy in your diet but are leery of the health risks of consuming the products of animals that have been raised in factories on food that is not natural to them, you'll want to hear what Jo Robinson has to say a More...

Governor Signs Series of Bills Encouraging Organ Donation

Countless additional New Yorkers to receive the "Gift of Life"

Governor Pataki has signed into law a series of bills that will encourage organ and tissue donation in New York State, ensuring that countless additional New Yorkers receive the "Gift of Life." More...

Cold Spring's K9 Dog "Duncan" Instrumental in Two Drug Arrests

The Village of Cold Spring Police in conjunction with the Putnam County Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force, reports the arrest of two Cold Spring youths for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Sponsors Manitoga Intern Max Thayler

Max Thayler, one of four of the summer interns sponsored by the Philipstown Garden Club and local environmental-botanical organizations, worked at Manitoga/Russel Wright Design Center this summer. More...

Talk of the Town

Look for our annual School Bus Run listings next week, summer vacation is coming to the end! 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?
.


The below video is sponsored by The Church on the Hill.

Reasons why people don't go to Church from from the Public Square on Vimeo.