August 16, 2000 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

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Teatown Nature Guides - Leading The Way For Youngsters

Teatown has a foolproof recipe for discovery. Mix together a generous portion of simple wonders, add a dash of excitement, lots of enthusiasm, then throw in kids. of all shapes and sizes. More...

Audubon Society To Lead Early Morning Bird Walk At Van Cortlandt Manor

Experts from a local chapter of the National Audubon Society will lead an early morning bird walk through the beautiful orchards, gardens, and woodland borders of Van Cortlandt Manor on May 6th. More...

Boscobel To Host Fireworks Watch September 2

As a fitting close to the summer season, on Saturday, September 2, Boscobel Restoration will open its grounds for "Picnicking and a Fireworks Watch" on the front lawn beginning at 6:00 pm. More...

23rd Annual New York Renaissance Faire "Legends, Lore and Laughter!"

Legends live in this time of Heroes and Villains, Poets and Pirates, daring Explorers and glorious Monarchs. The extraordinary world of the 23rd Annual New York Renaissance Faire offers a full day of merriment for the entire family. More...

"Hudson River Valley Ramble" Walking weekend to feature over 60 walks

The 3,000 miles of trails within the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area extend from George Washington Bridge 160 miles North to the State capital region around Albany, will be the setting for a weekend walking festival, Saturday through Sunda More...

Philipstown Conservative Committee To Select Candidate

The Philipstown Conservative Committee will hold interviews for the Town Elective Position of Town Justice on Thursday, August 24th at 7 pm at the VFW Hall, Kemble Ave., Cold Spring. More...

Stony Kill Looking For A Few Good Men And Women

Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center, off Rt. 9D in the Town of Fishkill, is known for nature walks and talks, farm animals, school programs, hiking trails, gardening, special events., and more. More...

Hospital Seeks Participants For Osteoporosis Study

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center is currently recruiting women to participate in a research study examining new ways to prevent osteoporosis. More...

Summer Reading Program Finishes Up At Butterfield Library

On Saturday, August 19th at 11:30am, The Butterfield Library will be hosting a special event to mark the end of our Summer Reading Programs. Bruce Lowder and his Animal Friends will visit the Children More...

Governor Pataki Calls For Federal Aid To Combat West Nile Virus

Governor Pataki has sent a letter to President Clinton urging him to provide $20 million in emergency financial assistance to New York State to help cover the costs of combating the deadly West Nile virus at the State and local level. More...

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits Available

Free colorectal cancer screening kits are available for all uninsured men and women who are age 50 and older. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. Early detection increases the chances for successful treatment and cure. More...

Vassar Brothers Launches Wounds Care Program

Vassar Brothers Hospital, with the support of Curative Health Services, has officially opened the first Wound Care Center in the Dutchess, Putnam and Ulster tri-county region. More...

Governor Pataki Unveils State Police Child Seat Fitting Stations

10 State Police child safety seat "Permanent Fitting Stations," where parents can receive assistance in keeping their children as safe as possible while traveling have opened in New York. More...

Pvt. Bracken Completes Marine Corps Basic Training

Marine Corps Pvt. Brian P. Bracken, son of Susan L. and William J. Bracken of Putnam Valley, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island. S.C. More...

United Methodist Church Welcomes New Pastor

The Cold Spring and South Highland United Methodist Churches are pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Douglas Osgood as the new part time pastor of the two churches. More...

Village Of Brewster To Host Community Day 2000

The Village of Brewster and the Brewster Chamber of Commerce will host Community Day 2000/9th Annual Founder More...

Putnam Community Service Network Awards Breakfast Planned For September 21

The Putnam Community Service Network, an organization of public and private not-for-profit human service providers, will hold their annual awards breakfast on Thursday, September 21, 2000 at 9am at Guideposts, Inc., on Seminary Hill Road, Carmel. More...

Two Arrested For Issuing Bad Checks

On August 8, after a joint investigation between investigators from the Putnam County Sheriff More...

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Cold Spring Lions Attend District Cabinet Meeting

On Saturday, August 12, officers Anne Nichter, Hamed Nafa and A1 Sirak of the Cold Spring Lions Club were joined by Lions Betty Budney and Vera Logan for a District Cabinet meeting at the Vacation Camp for the Blind in Spring Valley. More...

Food, Music And Hudson Valley Microbreweries At Van Cortlandt Manor’s "Tavern Days" Celebration

Call it a "Septemberfest," or even a fall festival. More...

Hand To Mouth Players Looking For New Home

The Hand to Mouth Players, a nonprofit community theater group, has lost their lease for the second time in four years. The Players have called the FDR Theater on the grounds of the VA Hospital in Montrose home since October 1996. More...

Stony Kill Offers Hunter Safety Programs

Several hunter safety programs will again be offered at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center this fall. The purpose of these programs is to educate, and promote safe, ethical hunting. More...

Central Hudson And Co-Owners To Sell Danskammer and Roseton Generating Plants

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation have announced that it, along with Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. More...

New Signs Going Up Along Watershed Highways

Commissioner Joel A. Miele Sr., P.E., of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have announced that new signs will be going up along major roads at entry points in the watersheds of the City More...

Open Days Program Shares Admissions With Local Nonprofits

Since its inception six years ago, the popular Open Days Program of The Garden Conservancy has invited garden owners throughout the United States to share their gardens with the public. More...

3rd Annual Children’s Hospital Motorcycle Ride To Benefit The Children’s Hospital At Westchester Medical Center

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State Honored for Achievements in Enforcement, Assistance for Children, Families

New York State has received national recognition for its outstanding work and accomplishments in child support enforcement. More...

Immunizations Available At No Charge From Putnam County Health Department

Free Immunizations clinics are offered each month throughout Putnam County for all those ages 19 and younger. There are no special requirements or qualifications to receive vaccines. Daytime and evening hours are available. More...

County Legislator Tamagna Attends National Association Of Conservations District Annual Meeting

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) Northeastern Regional Meeting was held in Portland, Maine on August 6th - 9th. Over 150 delegates, employees and directors were in attendance. More...

Cold Spring Police Urge Caution As Schools Get Set To Open

The Cold Spring Police Department is urging parents to teach their children some simple safety tips before they head back to school. Very soon, hundreds of children will be walking to and from school and school buses-many for the first time. More...

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