October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Hudson Valley Reptile Expo in Poughkeepsie

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the Hudson Valley Reptile Expo, to be held at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, NY on Saturday, October 27, from 10am to 4pm. More...

Putnam's First Handicapped- Accessible Trail Receives Hundreds of Plants From Local Nurseries

Local plant centers recently donated hundreds of native plants to support the building of Putnam County's first handicapped accessible trail on Putnam County Land Trust property in Brewster. More...

Volunteers Needed at Philipstown Food Pantry

If you are interested in serving your community in a volunteer capacity, the Philipstown Food Pantry needs volunteers to pick up food at the local Foodtown and Peekskill Super Stop and Shop each morning during the week. More...

Suspicious Activity Report Leads to Drug Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the October 6, 2007 arrest of an 18-year-old Southeast youth after he was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana during an investigation into a citizen's report of suspicious activity. More...

Convicted Rapist Denied Leave to Appeal

Darlene Sabatino, has been denied leave to appeal her conviction to the New York State Court of Appeals. On October 5, 2007, Associate Justice Eugene F. Pigott, Jr., refused to grant a certificate to take a further appeal. More...

Westchester County Teen Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 17 year-old Cortlandt Manor (NY) youth on disorderly conduct charges. More...

Three Teens Charged with Possessing Marijuana

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of three 16-year-olds after a Deputy Sheriff determined that the teens were in possession of quantity of marijuana. More...

Body Found on Hiking Trail North of Cold Spring

The State Park Police report that a body was found by hikers in the Mt. Taurus Hudson Highlands State Park on Saturday, October 13, 2007. More...

NY State Dept. of Transportation Urges Drivers to be Aware of Deer and Moose

Fall is peak season for deer/moose-vehicle collisions in New York State

"Vehicle crashes with either deer or moose are frequent and dangerous occurrences in many areas of New York State," says Department of Transportation Commissioner Glynn. More...

PARC to Host Holiday Fundraising Event in Village of Cold Spring

Village homes needed for "House Tours"

It's only October, but plans for PARC's "Cold Spring by Candlelight" holiday house tour event, set for Saturday, November 24, 2007, are already in the works. More...

Programs on Knitting and Beading at East Fishkill Library

Please join in at the East Fishkill Community Library on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm for free knitting classes. Local fiber artist, Theresa Kirby, will be on hand to give instruction or help interpret patterns. Ms. More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, November 5 at 7-9pm in the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, next to East Fishkill Town Hall. The public is invited. More...

Update from the Village of Cold Spring Police Department

Officer in Charge Burris promoted to rank of Sargeant

A number of police reports were filed with the Village of Cold Spring Police Department over the past two weeks: On October 3, 2007 Cold Spring Police Officer Gregory Walz stopped a vehicle for speeding. More...

Larceny Charges Lodged Against Dutchess County Man

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Pawling man after deputies investigated a shoplifting complaint at a Town of Southeast business. More...

Putnam County Board of Elections has Ballot Marking Device to Provide Accessible Voting for Persons with Disabilities

For the November 6, 2007 General Election, The Putnam County Board of Elections will have available at its site at 1 Geneva Rd, Brewster, NY, a Ballot Marking Device that provides accessible voting for persons with disabilities. More...

Putnam County Sheriff Issues Safety Tips for Halloween

County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reminds all Putnam County residents to be especially careful during the evening hours of October 31, as many of our young people throughout the County will be out and about celebrating Halloween or Harvest Fest. More...

Patterson Man Arrested on Rape and Kidnapping Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 22-year-old Patterson (NY) man on rape, kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment charges.

On September 26, 2007, the sheriff's office received a report of two missing Putnam County girls, ages 13 and 14 years old. Investigator Michael Nalbone was assigned to investigate the matter in an effort to locate the youths. More...

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