Patterson

Putnam Sheriff Smith in Hospital

  Putnam Sheriff Smith in Hospital –EXPECTS TO BE BACK TO WORK SOON– In response to inquiries from the public and media, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is providing this information concerning the hospitalization of Sheriff Donald B. Smith. This past Saturday, July 22nd, the Sheriff attended a fundraising event held in Patterson to benefit the family of recently deceased Sheriff’s Senior…

DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Wild Turkey Survey

  DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Wild Turkey Survey Citizen Scientists Help DEC Gauge Turkey Population New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today encouraged New Yorkers to participate in a survey for wild turkeys and help state biologists better understand this iconic bird. “Citizen science efforts like the Summer Turkey…

Pets of the Week: Fuzzy, Twinkle

  Fuzzy:  Fuzzy is a very handsome and friendly guy.  He loves everyone and will make an excellent new member to any family.  Come meet this wonderful Hound and take him for a walk.  He and his doggie friends can be seen every day from 10-3. Twinkle:  Pretty girl Twinkle has a twinkle in her eye when…

Cricket Valley Transmission Upgrade Project  Scheduled to Begin Construction in October

  Cricket Valley Transmission Upgrade Project Scheduled to Begin Construction in October   Dover, New York (July 20, 2017) – Cricket Valley Energy LLC announced today that construction on the Cricket Valley Transmission Upgrade Project, which will connect Cricket Valley Energy Center in Dover to the Con Edison substation in Pleasant Valley, is scheduled to begin October 2,…

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit Litchfield, Columbia & Dutchess County Gardens on July 30th

  The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program Invites the Public to Visit Litchfield, Columbia & Dutchess County Gardens on July 30th Litchfield County, CT/Columbia & Dutchess County, NY: On Sunday, July 30th, the public is invited to tour five private gardens in Millerton, Millbrook, and Pawling, New York, and West Cornwall, Connecticut, participating in the…

University of Rhode Island graduates about 3,200 students at commencement

  News from University of Rhode Island   University of Rhode Island graduates about 3,200 students at commencement KINGSTON, RI (07/19/2017)– At the University of Rhode Island’s 131st Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2017, about 2,600 undergraduate and 650 graduate students became the University’s newest alumni. The following students from your area graduated from the…

Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on July 20-23

  Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Improvements on July 20-23 Buses to Substitute for Select Trains Between Wassaic and Southeast on July 20, and for all trains between Southeast and Wassaic After 10 p.m. on July 21 Through July 23 to Accommodate Track Improvements   MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that to ensure the…

Be-A-Better-Gardener – Irrigation

  Be-A-Better-Gardener – Irrigation  A drip irrigation system or soaker hose will water deeply and minimize water waste. By Thomas Christopher   July is typically the hottest month of the year in the Northeast.  That means it’s the time when plants have the greatest thirst; they evaporate water off the surface of their leaves to cool…

US SENATOR GILLIBRAND TAKES SENATOR MURPHY’S OPIOID LEGISLATION TO WASHINGTON

  A NATIONAL MODEL: US SENATOR GILLIBRAND TAKES SENATOR MURPHY’S OPIOID LEGISLATION TO WASHINGTON Legislation Limits Initial Opioid Prescription for Acute Pain to Seven Days Carmel, NY – The grim statistics serve to emphasize that an opioid epidemic is sweeping through our communities. According to the New York State Department of Health, the number of…

Troop K held an open house to commemorate 100 years of dedicated service

      Troop K – On July 16, 2017, New York State Police from Troop K held an open house to commemorate 100 years of dedicated service to the people of New York State. We would like to thank members of the public who came to our open house event and who have supported…

Obituary, Anna R. Zaccarello

  Anna R. Zaccarello, age 88, of Patterson, NY, formerly of White Plains and the Bronx, died at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY on July 14, 2017. Anna was born to John and Angelina (Materese) Jenzano on April 24, 1929 in Bronx, NY. On February 13, 1949, Anna married the love of her life,…

Governor Directs Flags to Half-Staff on Monday

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed that flags on all state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Monday, July 17 to honor the 16 members of the armed services killed when an aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 crashed in Mississippi on July 10. The Marine Corps Reserve unit is based…

Governor Announces Approval of 154 Smart Schools Investment Plans, Totaling $103.2 Million

    Closes the “Digital Divide” and Increases Access to Technology and High-Speed Broadband in Hundreds of Schools Across New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced approval of 154 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at re-imagining teaching and learning for the 21st century. The approved plans, totaling $103.2 million, are part of the $2…

Festival of Arts & Crafts 2017 – EXHIBITORS WANTED!

The Pawling Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual event, Festival of Arts & Crafts 2017 to be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Charles Colman Boulevard in the Village of Pawling. Knitting, crocheting, pottery, jewelry designs, quilts, original artwork are some of the genre represented at the fair. …

SENATOR MURPHY’S LEGISLATION PROTECTS DEATH BENEFITS FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES

  SENATOR MURPHY’S LEGISLATION PROTECTS DEATH BENEFITS FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES Act Continues Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits for Surviving Spouses Regardless of Remarriage Albany, NY – Losing a spouse is often a traumatic, life-changing event. When a spouse dies, part of their legacy is the ability to continue to care for their family’s financial needs through…

ADVANCE SALE TICKETS PROVIDE BIG SAVINGS TO 2017 DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR

  ADVANCE SALE TICKETS PROVIDE BIG SAVINGS TO 2017 DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIR Rhinebeck, NY – Admission, carnival rides and Grandstand concert tickets are all available online for the 2017 Dutchess County Fair at http://www.dutchessfair.com. Advance discount tickets will go on sale throughout the region at numerous locations starting July 10 and ending on August 20th….

One killed in two-car LaGrange crash 

  One killed in two-car LaGrange crash  The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a two-car fatal crash which occurred on Noxon Road in the Town of LaGrange at approximately 11:00 pm on 7/12/17. On the above date and time Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Noxon Road near Firemen’s Way in LaGrange for a…

United States Climate Alliance Launches Website to Inform Americans on State Actions to Address Climate Change

  United States Climate Alliance Launches Website to Inform Americans on State Actions to Address Climate Change   U.S. Climate Alliance, Co-Chaired By Governors Cuomo, Brown and Inslee, Releases Guiding Principles in Commitment to Uphold Paris Agreement Colorado Joins U.S. Climate Alliance as Newest Member 14 Members Represent More Than 33 Percent of U.S. Population…

Putnam Sheriff Warns of Recent Scam Phone Calls

  Putnam Sheriff Warns of Recent Scam Phone Calls Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is warning area merchants of a telephone scam which has been detected recently in Putnam County. The Sheriff’s Office and local police have been notified that some local businesses, many of them restaurants, have received telephone calls from an individual claiming…