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   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

Matthew Furu

   Putnam Valley parents Angela Turner and Peter Furu announce the birth of their son, Matthew Furu, on July 1, 2004. Full Story

Alexis Irene Rapacioli

   Alexis Irene Rapacioli was born on July 18, 2004 to proud parents Jenifer and Dante of Garrison. Full Story

Bronagh Maeve Cassidy

   Bronagh Maeve Cassidy was born on July 27, 2004 to Putnam Valley parents Mary Ellen and Brendan Cassidy. Full Story

Ryan Owen Robinson

   Laurie A. Owen and Thomas M. Robinson of Fishkill proudly announce the birth of their son Ryan Owen Robinson. Ryan was born at Hudson Valley Hospital on July 24, 2004. Full Story

Marissa Ann Kane

   Proud parents Anna and James Kane announce the birth of their daughter Marissa Ann Kane on August 2, 2004. The family lives in Hopewell Junction. Full Story

90th Assembly District Schools Gains $5,890,346 in School Aid

   In the education budget, passed on August 9, 2004, the 90th Assembly District has gained $5,890,346 in state aid over the amount the Governor had proposed in January. The total school aid designated for the 90th Assembly District is $92,631,181. Full Story

Grant Helps At-Risk Teens to Help Others

   A first-time grant from the NYS Office of Mental Health, secured by the Rockland Children Full Story

Putnam Cap Urgently Needs School Supply Donations

   Putnam Community Action Program urgently requests individuals and organizations to donate school supplies to meet a growing local need. These materials will be provided to needy Putnam families for their school-age children. Full Story

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Haldane Teachers Completed Course on Environmental Ed

   On Friday, sixteen Haldane teachers completed the Hudson Environmental Learning Program (HELP) for 2004. Full Story

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Task Force Stages Mock Bioterrorism Drill at Brewster High School

County tests readiness to distribute medication to public

   If someone were to release a biological agent in the Jefferson Valley Mall, how quickly and effectively could Putnam County respond? Members of the County Full Story

Nelsonville Announces Completion of Repair Project on Healey Road

Flooding problems reduced "significantly"

   At the August 2 monthly meeting of the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees, Mayor Mitch Dul announced that the Healey Road project had been completed. Full Story

Galef Introduces Legislation Requiring Governor and Legislators to Stay in Albany Until Budgets are Adopted

Assemblywoman advocates changing "the way we do business" in the New York State

   Assemblywoman Sandy Galef recently introduced legislation requiring that all members of the legislature and the Governor of New York remain in Albany until a budget is passed. Full Story

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Legislature Adopts Farmland Protection Plan

Goals set to protect and promote farming in Putnam County

   Putnam County farms contribute approximately $4.4 million to the local economy each year, and generate the equivalent of 42 full-time jobs. Full Story


Everything’s Coming Up Apples!

Apple Association predicts New York State crop will the the best ever

   The New York Apple Association (NYAA) announced that the predicted New York State apple crop in 2004 will be 26.5 million bushels, a harvest above the state Full Story


Members of AARP Enjoyed Lunch at the Cold Spring Boat Club

   The AARP holds a monthly lunch for its members on the third Tuesday of the month. During the months of July and August the Cold Spring Boat Club offered the seniors the use of its facilities for the function. Full Story

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