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February 1, 2012 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam Records Second Lowest Rate of Unemployment in State

Putnam County continues to experience one of the lowest rates of unemployment in all of New York State. More...

Fishkill Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Rape of Girl

A Fishkill resident will be calling the New York State Department of Corrections home for the next three and a half years after copping a guilty plea in Westchester County Court last week to attempted rape. More...

Paramount Hosts Benefit for Graymoor Sisters

The Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement at Graymoor, Garrison, and Vincent Mitchell Entertainment invite all to the 9th Annual Benefit Concert for the Sisters at Graymoor. More...

Overwhelming Response to Little Gifts Challenge

When Kristin Burke and Suzanne Willis challenged residents of Putnam County to get involved with Putnam Family and Community Services they never dreamed that so many people would rise to the occasion. More...

Spotting Eagles in Philipstown


Come on March 3rd & 4th from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to walk the trails at Constitution Marsh and spot some Bald Eagles. The session starts at 10 with a brief introduction to Eagles and a small Q&A. More...

Man Charged With Drug Trafficking In Philipstown

A Cortlandt man is facing a lengthy state prison term for allegedly operating a narcotics trafficking operation in the Philipstown area. The Putnam Sheriff’s Department arrested John Magner, 32, in connection with the illegal activity. More...

Weekly Poll

Are you in agreement with the Philipstown board changing the law so that you have to apply for a permit to use private property for events?
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