January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Haldane Grad Promoted

Arthur E. Harvey, son of Frank Harvey of Division Street, Nelsonville, and the late MaryAnn Harvey of Tucson, AZ, has recently been promoted to Commander in the U. S. Navy. He entered the Navy upon graduation from Haldane High School, in 1979. More...

Fine Dining, Good Price at Restaurant Week

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, the Hudson Valley’s largest and most successful culinary event, returns to cities, towns and villages throughout the region March 18-31. In 2011, the event drew over 200,000 diners who chose from 160 restaurants. More...

Have You Seen Sick or Dead Deer?

New York State Wants to Know

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is asking the public to report any instances of deer appearing sick or acting abnormally. More...

Got Gutters? Prevent Ice Dams this Winter

Ice dams caused damage to many homes last winter, but smart homeowners can take steps to prevent roof damage now to protect their homes this winter and going forward. More...

Got Quarters? Hudson River Bridge Tolls Rise

Regular bridge users in the area will likely experience an extra dollop of aggravation at midnight on Monday, January 30, when tolls will rise on five mid-Hudson bridges. More...

Dana Gulley Completes Firefighter Training

As of January 12, The Garrison Volunteer Fire Company has a new interior firefighter. Dana S. Gulley, daughter of Nanci Ingram of Garrison, has graduated from Fire Fighter School at Rockland Community College. More...

Talk of Our Town

I f you noticed smoke above the Hudson this weekend it was probably from a multi-alarm the fire at an industrial facility across the river in Cornwall. The blaze began on Sunday and was still being contained Monday morning. More...

Cold Spring Webelos Earn Arrow of Light Awards

The 5th grade Webelos of Cold Spring Pack 137’s Raven den worked for 18 months to earn their Arrow of Light awards, the highest award in Cub Scouting, and one of the final steps before crossing More...

Mild Winter Boosts Repairs at Vet Park

Take a drive through the lower Putnam Veterans Memorial Park these days and observe county park employees digging trenches and installing water pipe. More...

Volunteer Gardeners: Dig In at Roosevelt’s Val-Kill

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites seeks volunteer gardeners to assist with the restoration and maintenance of the landscape at Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val- Kill home. More...

Word Salad on the Menu

Some of the terms in the Comprehensive Plan include: • Area plan: An area plan is an illustrative plan intended to serve as a template for the application of specified design principles in order to achieve a desired form and appearance of develo More...

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