June 14, 2000 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

YWCA Of Dutchess County’s Battered - Women’s Services Schedules Training Sessions For Volunteers

Last year, "More than 18,000 calls were answered by community volunteers on the YWCA of Dutchess County More...

Fireworks To Celebrate Palisades Park Commission Centennial

Bring blankets and bug spray to Bear Mountain State Park on Friday, June 30, for the annual "Friday Before the Fourth" fireworks spectacular. This year More...

Stephens Announces Veterans Of Year From 91st District

Assemblyman Willis H. Stephens Jr. (R-Brewster) recently honored three individuals named New York state Veterans of the Year. More...

New Prenatal Incentive Program Opens In Beacon

Hudson River HealthCare has cut the ribbon for healthier babies at the grand opening of their new prenatal incentive program serving the greater Beacon community on Tuesday, June 6th at the Beacon Community Health Center, 249 Main Street, Beacon. More...

Friends Of The Desmond-Fish Library To Sponsor Community Spring Fair

Friends of the Desmond-Fish Library will host a Community Spring Fair on Saturday, June 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. Entertainment and prizes will be provided for the whole family. More...

Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival 2000 This Weekend

From the moment visitors pass through Clearwater More...

Butterfield Library Poised To Reopen

The renovation of the main floor at the Butterfield Library is nearing the home stretch. Closed since March, the doors will reopen later this month to reveal new lighting, flooring, paint, and wall covering, and refinished wood. More...

New Yorkers Buckling Up In Record Numbers Enforcement efforts help safety belt use above 85 percent mark

State Police Superintendent James W. More...

First-Ever Mountain Culture Festival Of Northeast Launched In Hunter

The Catskill Mountain Foundation, located in Hunter, N.Y., is launching the First annual Mountain Culture Festival on July 7, 8, and 9th. More...

Carmel School Bus In Accident

On June 5 at about 7am, the Sheriff More...

Saturday Night Silent Film Series At Depot Theatre

Laugh the night away at the Philipstown Depot Theatre silent film series! More...

DWI Arrest Report For May 2000

Kevin L. Wright, STOP-DWI Coordinator, has announced that the Driving While Intoxicated Arrests for the month of May 2000, as processed by the District Attorney More...

New Access Rules Established For Scenic Hudson’s Foundry Dock Park

With the recent award of $100,000 from the NYS Hudson River Estuary Grants Program plans are moving forward for the revitalization of Scenic Hudson More...

AHA Home Tip Smart Summertime Reading: Your Insurance Policy

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Roger Chirico, Sr. Hooks Record Setter

Roger Chirico, Sr. caught this 40.6lb. striped bass on the Hudson this spring, setting the Cold Spring Boat Club More...

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Event Raises $130,000 In Putnam County

The American Cancer Society raised over $130,000 during their second annual Relay For Life event. More...

AARP To Meet

The American Association of Retired Persons will meet on Monday, June 19th at the Methodist Church on the corner of Main and Orchard Street, at 1pm. More...

Talk of the Town

...If the rain ever stops, maybe we can have a BBQ for all our favorite Dads this Sunday. Happy Father More...

Chrissy Harrington To Travel To Africa As Church Volunteer Community support sought to defray costs

Chrissy Harrington, a member of the South Highland United Methodist Church in Garrison, has been accepted as a Volunteer in Mission. More...

Annual Book Sale In Garrison Seeking Book Donations

The solstice and the calendar have something to do with it, but an absolutely certain indication that summer is here is the clarion call from the Friends of the Desmond-Fish Library for donations for their annual mammoth August book sale. More...

Dine With President And Mrs. Washington At Mt. Gulian

On Saturday, June 17th from 5 to 9 pm the barn at Mount Gulian Historic Site will be transformed into an elegant dining hall. Mount Gulian invites Hudson Valley residents to dine with President and Mrs. More...

Haldane PTA Sponsors Second Summer Arts Program.

Parents in the market for interesting and affordable all-day programming for their children in grades three through six still have time to register for the Haldane PTA Summer Visual Arts Program. More...

Laurel Hike At Manitoga, Saturday, June 17

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Chamber First Seasonal Food Tasting Features Area Restaurants June 17

A sampling of the Cold Spring/Garrison Area More...

Support Connection To Start Breast Cancer Support Group In Carmel

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, is pleased to announce the addition of a Breast Cancer Support Group to be held in Carmel, New York. More...

Guard Helicopter Firefighting Upgrade Funds Moves Through Congress

U. S. Rep. Sue Kelly announced last week that the House of Representatives has provided $3 million for two state-of the-art helicopter water tank units to aid the New York National Guard More...

Putnam Receives $60,000 For Child Advocacy

Governor Pataki announced last week $1 .8 million in grants to improve the investigation of child abuse cases and help children and families who are victims of abuse. These 25 grants are the latest provided under the Governor More...

Support Seminar For Artists To Be Held At The Paramount Center For The Arts

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will conduct an information seminar on Artists More...

Putnam Arts Council Announces Art Scholarship Award

The Putnam Arts Council (PAC) recently awarded a scholarship through its George Shawe Memorial Scholarship Fund. This Fund, established in memory of Mr. More...

Haldane Class Of 1980 Plans 20 Year Reunion

The Haldane High School Class of 1980 is planning their 20 year reunion for Friday, July 28th at the Garrison Golf Club from 7pm to 11pm. More...

Russel Wright Collectors Event At Manitoga

Russel Wright collectors and design enthusiasts will come together on Saturday, June 24, at Russel Wright More...

Richard Hastede Extends Taps Streak To 50 Years

Richard Hastede, life-long resident of the Cold Spring/Nelsonville area played Taps at a Memorial Day service for the first time while playing in the Haldane School band in 1951. He subsequently played for the Cold Spring VFW for the next 36 years. More...

Garrison School Ground Breaking Ceremony June 16th

After passing second bond resolution and having the Commissioner of Education dismiss a recent petition, the Garrison building project is ready to forge ahead. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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