The Community Wants Input on Lumberyard Site

   Postponed for whatever reasons, the Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing finally materialized, on August 12th. Full Story

Hudson Environmental Program Was Noteworthy

   Haldane teachers and community members participated in the fourth annual HELP (Haldane/Hudson Environmental Learning Program) during the week of August 9 Full Story

Time for New Thinking in This Village

Dear Editor,

   This is a time of heightened paranoia, and, unfortunately, it seems to be well founded. Terrorists are lurking, CEO Full Story

Fifth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble Offers Two Weekends of Events

Thousands to ramble through 10 counties from NYC to Albany

   The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Hudson River Valley Greenway and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, scheduled for September 18-19 and 25-26. Full Story

New York City to Test Hudson River Aquifer for "Induced Infiltration" Study

Borings and Wells to Determine Usefulness of Groundwater Beneath the River for Future Water Supply Needs

   Commissioner Christopher 0. Full Story

Naturally Nocturnal Program Planned for Taconic Education Center

   On Saturday October 16th, from 5:30 pm through 8:30 pm, the public is invited to an evening program at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring. Full Story

Putnam Hospital Center Now Offering State-of-the-Art Lithotripsy Services

   Lithotripsy services for kidney stones, using a state-of-the-art mobile machine, are now available at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel in association with Allied Urological Services/Metropolitan Lithotriptor Associates. Full Story


Historic Fireboat John J. Harvey Will Return to Cold Spring

   The Historic Fireboat John J. Harvey will be back in Cold Spring on Sunday, August 22 and will be offering a free ride to the public at 10 a.m. on a first come, first served basis. Full Story

Construction Delays Expected on Three Putnam Valley Roads

Terry Hill, Oscawana Lake and Peekskill Hollow Roads will be affected

   Please be advised that road maintenance and surface rehabilitation will be performed on Terry Hill Road, Oscawana Lake Road, and Peekskill Hollow Road, beginning on Monday, August 16 and possibly continuing through Friday, August 27th. Full Story

PARC Hosts Annual Cablethon

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Putnam Hospital Center to Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class

   The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, September 11, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. Full Story

Drew United Methodist Church to Host Thrift Shop Bag and Lawn Sale

   On Saturday, August 28th, Drew United Methodist Church will host its Thrift Shop Bag and Lawn sale and special back to school sale. Stuff a bag full with items in the shop and pay one low price. Full Story

Humane Society to Observe National Homeless Day

   Saturday, August 21st is National Homeless Day for animals observed by many organizations across the country. On that day, the Putnam Humane Society will pay tribute to the homeless pets that have died at the shelter who didn Full Story

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August 6th Community Blood Drive at No. Highlands Fire House Was a Success

   Surprise Lake Camp counselors contributed Pictured are ten of the 30 young counselors from Surprise Lake Camp who donated blood. A total of 113 pints were collected vs. 83 pints last August. Full Story

Borrowing Wisely for College

   When it comes to saving for a child Full Story

"All Aboard!" For Historic Railroad Excursion

   On Sunday, September 12, at historic Grand Central Terminal it Full Story

PARC Announces Fall Run and Sponsorship Opportunities

   The Fall Foliage Fun Run & Walk is the exciting fundraising event that will benefit Putnam Associated Resource Centers (PARC) on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004. Full Story

What Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

Informational brochure and activities lead to education

   The Mental Health Association (MHA) in Putnam County is pleased to offer information for parents and children about good mental health. Full Story

Senior Menu

Cold Spring Friendship Center - 265-3952
Putnam Valley Friendship Center - 528-2662

   Thursday - Roast turkey w. gravy and stuffing, turnip cubes, pears. Full Story

Putnam Hospital to Offer Infant Massage Classes

   Beginning this fall, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a four-session series of infant massage classes to new mothers. Full Story

Knights of Columbus Announce New Officers

   Loretto Council No. 536 announced its new officers for the 2004 - 2005 year. Full Story

Housing Sales Jump in June, Set New Record

   Sales of existing single-family homes in New York increased in June by more than 27 percent compared to the previous month, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. Full Story

Talk of the Town

   Cold Spring Full Story

Millbrook Horse Trials to Benefit Land Conservancy While Spotlighting the Sport of Eventing

   Local residents will have the opportunity to watch some of the most talented horses and riders in the area test their mettle next weekend at the Millbrook Horse Trials, which take place in Millbrook , New York , August 21-22, and benefit the Dutchess Full Story


Cold Springs’s Jessica Abel is 17 Year Old Nationally-Ranked Tae Kwon Do Champion

   When most people think of sports what comes to mind is what is shown regularly on television basketball, baseball, soccer or football. No one thinks immediately of karate, a sport which has been around far longer than most. Full Story

Lise Kreuz Sikes

   Juneau, Alaska resident Lise Sikes, 49, died on August 2, 2004 in Juneau. Full Story

Damien John Fusco-Adams

   Proud mom Tiffany Adams of Putnam Valley welcomed her new baby boy, Damien John Fusco-Adams, who was born on June 29, 2004 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Full Story

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