October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Desmond-Fish Library Dries Out After Flooding

DESMOND-FISH LIBRARY

As many of you know, the Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library suffered serious flood damage during and after Hurricane Irene on August 28th. More...

Bike Stolen on Kemble Avenue

Last week John Scherer, who lives at 4 Kemble Avenue in Cold Spring, had a rude awakening. A 2009 Trek bicycle that was a birthday gift from his wife was stolen from Scherer’s porch. More...

Drug Abuse Escalates Across Putnam; Trend Follows NYC, Westchester

It’s becoming a weekly occurrence: Police on the state, county, town and village levels report increased arrests for drug possession with more and more individuals charged with felony crimes for selling drugs. More...

Missing Teen Found

The search for a teen reported missing from his Putnam Valley home last Friday ended on a happy note when the youth returned to his home 10 hours after he ran away. More...

War Memorial Funds Needed

Karl Rohde remembers the last time a model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial visited Putnam County. “The year was 1995 and people viewed the replica around-the-clock containing the names of nearly 60,000 Americans lost during the war. More...

New Yorkers Can Sign Up for National Flood Insurance

Flooding is America’s most common natural disaster, yet most homeowner insurance policies do not cover flood damage. More...

On the Road with Roger Chirico

Destructive storms like Irene always seem to have a twofold effect: they cause horrendous damage, but they also create opportunities. 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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