September 2, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Ongoing Programs for Seniors are New at Philipstown Rec

Philipstown Recreation invites all area seniors to come enjoy the fun at a new series of ongoing programs, all taking place at the Philipstown Community Center at Glenclyffe in Garrison. More...

Coming Events

ONGOING: Cold Spring Farmers' Market, Saturdays through Thanksgiving, 8:30am-1:30pm, at The Nest, Chestnut St. Putnam Valley Farmers' Markets: Fridays, 3-7pm, Tompkins Cnrs Methodist Church, outdoors, 729 Peekskill Hollow Rd. June 19-Oct. More...

Local Police: New Windsor Crime Lab Closing Will Hurt Putnam

An announcement by financially strapped New York State that its forensic crime lab in New Windsor outside Stewart Airport will be closing by October 31 will have a devastating effect on law enforcement in Putnam County. More...

Conference Will Focus on Environmental Review

Pete Grannis, Commissioner of New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation, will provide the luncheon keynote address at Pattern for Progress's third annual Conference on Local Government Efficiency on September 17 at SUNY New Paltz. More...

Service of Remembrance for September 11 Victims

On the evening of September 11, 2009, at 8pm, the Friars at Graymoor and the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company will conduct a candlelight service at Graymoor's 911 Memorial Garden to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attack on New More...

Buffalo Soldiers Honored at West Point Ceremony

West Point will host the 48th annual Buffalo Soldier Memorial Ceremony at Buffalo Soldier Field on Sunday, Sept. 6, at 12:15pm. The ceremony will honor the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments of the Buffalo Soldiers. More...

Caring Circle Day Camp Helps Grieving Children

On Saturday, August 8, Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam hosted its 5th Annual Caring Circle Day Camp. More...

The Road That Launched a Thousand Dialogues Optical

Debate over historic Peekskill Hollow Road, which winds from Putnam Valley into Kent, is far from over. More...

Dialogues Optical Scan Voting Comes to Putnam

When Putnam County voters go to the polls on Election Day they will be balloting on new state-of-the-art technology. Putnam has become one of 18 counties throughout the state to be using optical scan voting machines for the first time. More...

Texting, Junior Drivers Subject of New Legislation

Governor David Paterson last week signed into law Assemblywoman Sandy Galef's co-sponsored legislation, which will increase the required number of supervised driving hours for teenage drivers and will limit the number of teenage passengers in their More...

PARC Reconvenes Brain Injury Program

PARC, the leading provider of services to people with developmental disabilities, will reconvene its cognitive skills-building program for persons with brain injuries for individuals in Putnam, Dutchess, Westchester, and surrounding counties. 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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