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Obituary, Michael Everett

Michael Everett 1936 – 2019 Educator, artist, architect, and landscape architect Michael Everett died at 83 in Kent, Connecticut on August 8, 2019, after a nearly year-long battle with cancer. John Michael Everett was born May 19, 1936, in New…

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PCDOH Confirms Measles Outbreak, Three Cases Confirmed With More Exposures Possible

  PCDOH Confirms Measles Outbreak, Three Cases Confirmed With More Exposures Possible May 4, 2018 Brewster, NY— The Putnam County Department of Health has confirmed three positive cases of measles. Two are Putnam residents and the third lives in Connecticut….

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Pets of The Week: Gabby, and Kitties, Kitties, Kitties

    Gabby:  Gabby is a tiny bundle of cuteness!  She loves people and is eager for attention.  Although small, she is a spunky, playful little girl.  Gabby is hoping for a loving home where she can be a Princess.  You…

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A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert On Charitable Giving In Response To Hurricane Harvey

  A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert On Charitable Giving In Response To Hurricane Harvey NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today urged New Yorkers to support the charitable organizations assisting the victims of Hurricane Harvey, while also offering…

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Be-A-Better Gardner – Rose Rustling

  Be-A-Better Gardner – Rose Rustling One of the author’s ironclad, very fragrant and nearly thornless old rose that was rustled for him from a Connecticut farmyard by a friend.   By Thomas Christopher   Why order rosebushes from a catalog when…

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Pets of the Week: Wallace and Toni

  Wallace:  Handsome, freckled face Wallace came to us in very poor condition.  However, with lots of care and attention, he is a healthy, happy guy now.  Wallace walks well on leash and is a friendly, outgoing boy.  You can see…

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Saving Seeds

  Saving Seeds    Under certain storage conditions, your garden seeds can be saved to use next year By Thomas Christopher I’m a sucker for seed catalogs – I find irresistible the descriptions of the colorful and delicious harvests I can raise from…

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Governor Grants Clemency to Ground Zero Recovery Worker from Queens

  Pardon Grant Removes Grounds for Deportation Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a pardon to Carlos Cardona of Queens who was convicted of a non-violent crime in 1990.   As a result of changes to federal immigration enforcement policy,…

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New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case

  New York State offering $5,000 reward in Columbia County hate crime case NEW YORK STATE POLICE George P. Beach II Superintendent Beau Duffy Director of Public Information  (518) 457-2180     PRESS RELEASE   The New York State Police is asking…

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

  Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albany NY 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017     CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ058>061-063>066-221100- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire- Western Greene-Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia- Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess- 426 AM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017…

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Weekly Gardening Column: National Pollinator Week, From The Berkshire Botanical Garden

National Pollinator Week Mexican sunflowers provide a food source for pollinators in the native garden.   June 19th  through 25th is National Pollinator Week.  This is a time to reflect on the importance of pollinating insects, birds and bats to our farms…

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TOWN OF UNION VALE IS FIRST TO PASS A POLLINATOR PROTECTION POLICY IN DUTCHESS COUNTY, NY

  TOWN OF UNION VALE IS FIRST TO PASS A POLLINATOR PROTECTION POLICY IN DUTCHESS COUNTY, NY   UNION VALE, N.Y. – On June 15, 2017  The Town of Union Vale including their Parks and Recreation and with the guidance…

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Pets of The Week, Ozzie and Cheryl

Pets of the Week Ozzie:  This sweet, playful guy lived in a loving home. However, due to circumstances beyond their control, had to give him up.  Ozzie would love a new home where he can romp and play and be…

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