March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Around the County

Western Putnam Parking Lot to Be Expanded for Trail Access Along Hudson

Traffic slowed down on Route 9D on Thursday, with a copious number of trees marked for cutting. The Washburn parking lot, across from Little Stony Point north of Cold Spring, is being expanded to encompass 50 parking spaces. More...

Metro-North Increases Fares, Again

It will cost you more to ride the rails from Putnam County into the Big Apple. Metro-North increased its fare schedule this past Sunday on both the Harlem and Hudson Lines by some 4 percent. More...

Gardens Needed for PARC Secret Garden Tour On June 6

Partners with PARC, a non-profit dedicated to securing the financial future of people with disabilities, will host its annual Putnam County Secret Garden Tour on Saturday, June 6, and gardens are needed for this year’s fundraiser. More...

Gardening for Birds with Native Plants

The Putnam Highlands Audubon Society program on Gardening for Birds with Native Plants is scheduled for this Sunday, March 29, at 2 pm at the Howland Public Library in Beacon. Light refreshments will be served and the program is free. More...

Ham Radio Meeting April 7

QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s April meeting will be held Tuesday evening April 7 at the East Fishkill Community Library. This month’s topic: Electronics and test equipment. More...

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