Is the ZBA Zoning Out the People?

Letter to the Editor

   Is the Zoning Board trying to zone out the people with deception? Full Story

There They Go Again


   The Village "Fathers" are now trying to infringe on Don Lusk Full Story

ZBA Should Not Hear Appeal of Lumberyard Proposal Until Scale Model is Created (Reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear Chairman MacDonald [Cold Spring ZBA]

   I arrived at the Cold Spring Fire House on July 14th and was surprised to find a notice posted that the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for that evening had been cancelled. Full Story

Real Problem With Bad Government is Individual Apathy


   The Philipstown Planning Board has once again cowered to the threat of litigation. At least that Full Story

Change on the Philipstown Planning Board Will Happen if Citizens Show Their Concern

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Bear Spotted in Garrison

   On July 19th at approximately 8:15 pm a large black bear was spotted climbing the front porch of a house on Rocky Lane off of Old West Road W. The bear was spotted climbing the front porch of a house whose front door was wide open. Full Story

Summer Fun at Mt. Gulian

   Mount Gulian holds it Children Full Story

A Parade of Fashion: Mount Gulian Opens Textile Collection

   Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, invites visitors to time travel with them as they open their textile collection. Full Story

Mental Health Association to Offer Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

   The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County, 510 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie, is now accepting registrations for an eight week course, "Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction," which runs from September 30 to November 18, 2004 on Thursday Full Story

Lyle C. Roberts Achieves Membership in Million Dollar Round Table

   Outstanding product knowledge and client service have enabled Lyle C. Roberts, LUTCF, of Prudential Financial in Poughquag, New York, to earn membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Roberts is a 9-year MDRT member. Full Story

Historical Society Holds Antiques on the Lawn

   The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands will hold the annual antiques and collectibles sale on the lawn of its headquarters, the Captain David Crawford House, on Sunday, August 8, from 10 am to 4 pm. Full Story

Corn and Hamburger Roast with Music at Tompkins Corners Church

   The historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church is sponsoring its annual Corn and Hamburger Roast on August 14th from 5:30 to 7 pm. The event will take place rain or shine, under the open carriage shed, built in 1880. Full Story

Purple Heart Hall to Honor Recipients at New Windsor

   The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor will honor Purple Heart recipients on the 222nd Full Story

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2004 Graduation Celebrates 35 Students from The Children’s Rehabilitation Center

   Families, friends and supporters from throughout Westchester and Putnam Counties gathered at the White Plains campus of the Children Full Story

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Putnam County 4-H Fair is the Place to Be July 23rd through July 25th

   The lazy hazy days of summer are upon us. With the many opportunities available in this beautiful area to enjoy the weather, one special event has become the highlight of the season in Putnam County. Full Story


Local Teen John Voelp to Meet With National Leaders in Washington, DC

   John Voelp of Garrison has been selected to participate in the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in Washington, D.C. from August 2 to August 12, 2004. Full Story

Fall Prevention: Making Sure Your Home is Safe

   A home can quickly feel like a trap if you find yourself injured and unable to move. A serious fall can have severe short term effects on your health, as well as long term consequences. Full Story

New York City Acquires 187 Acres in East Fishkill

   Commissioner Christopher 0. Full Story

Better Than a Medicare Discount Card: Free Prescription Drugs

   Is your medication too expensive for your budget? If so information in a new booklet might help. Full Story

Deputies Arrest Three for Outstanding Warrants

   Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrests of three individuals who held outstanding warrants for failing to answer prior charges. Full Story

DEP Issues Proposed Revisions to Watershed Recreation Rules

Public Hearings Scheduled for September

   Commissioner Christopher 0. Ward of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced last week that draft revisions to the City Full Story

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Cold Spring Lions Club Installs Dr. Desai as New President

   On June 28, 2004 the Cold Spring Lions Club held its Annual Installation Dinner at Incredible Caterers with over 60 Lions and guests for the installing of new officers for the next year, with Dr. Full Story

Putnam Humane Society to Host Free Rabies Clinic

   The Putnam Humane Society is hosting a free rabies clinic for Putnam county residents (proof of residency required) on Sunday August 8th from 11am Full Story

Senior Menu

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

   Thursday - Cheeseburger, corn on the cob, coleslaw, watermelon. Full Story

Echoing Green Names Hudson ValleyWorkers’ Rights Advocates Among World’s ‘Best Emerging Social Entrepreneurs’

Patricia Kakalec and Daniel Werner receive $90,000 grant

   The global social venture fund Echoing Green has named workers Full Story

Robert D’Angelo Makes Dean’s List

   Robert D Full Story

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