WASHINGTON, D.C./PUTNAM COUNTY – At a ceremony in Washington, D.C., yesterday, First Lady Laura Bush presented Putnam County with a $150,000 Preserve America Grant. The funds – the largest of 43 grants issued – will be used to complete plans for creating a world-class industrial-heritage destination at Scenic Hudson’s West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring. Scenic Hudson Senior Park Planner Rita Shaheen accepted the grant with U.S. Rep. John Hall, whose district includes Putnam County. Putnam County Legislator Vincent Tamagna also attended the ceremony.
Date of Notice:July 2, 2007
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