October 11, 2000 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Talk of the Town

...A correction to the phone number for the Office For The Aging in Putnam Valley - the correct phone number is 526-4094. More...

Fall celebration at Boscobel Restoration October 21st

"An Apple Shindig and Harvest Supper," a very festive Fall celebration, will be held on Saturday, October 21, at 6:00 p.m. More...

Halloween Event For Children Hosted By Boscobel

Boscobel will present "Stories for Children," an annual Halloween event on Saturday, October 28, at 10:00 a.m. More...

Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site Begins Winter Hours

After Labor Day Knox More...

Patient Protection Legislation Signed Into Law

Governor George E. More...

Children’s Domestic Violence Group To Begin At Women’s Resource Center

As part of our on-going service to children in the area, the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

Women’s Resource Center Sponsors Program On Bite Mark Identification

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

Wildlife Festival At Hudson Valley Raptor Center

On Sunday October 22nd, from Noon to Five PM, the Hudson Valley Raptor Center will present A Wildlife Festival for the entire family to benefit birds of prey. More...

Friends Of Desmond-Fish Library To Host "The Fate of the Hudson Valley"

The Friends of the Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library in Garrison will present a lecture by Sam Pratt and Peter Jung, Director/Board member of Friends of Hudson, a non-profit citizens group concerned about the future of the Hudson River V More...

Why Do Leaves Change Color In The fall?

Every fall Mother Nature puts on a spectacular fashion show. Lemon yellow, flame red and rich brown leaves transform what was a uniformly green landscape into a patchwork of dazzling colors. How does this happen? What causes the color change? More...

Reilly/Barker Wedding Celebrated

Helen Teresa Reilly and D. Robin Barker of Cold Spring, New York, announce their marriage. The ceremony and reception were held on August 12, 2000, at the Plumbush Inn, located on Route 9D, Cold Spring, NY. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Organizes Another Successful Adopt-A-Highway Program

Once again the community pulled together to clean up some of the local roads. Initiated by the Philipstown Garden Club five years ago, John D. More...

Philipstown AARP To Hold Bake Sale

The American Association of Retired Persons, Cold Spring - Philipstown Chapter #4709 will hold a Bake Sale on Saturday, October 14th at the Grand Union Plaza from 9am until noon. More...

Police Activity

Sheriff More...

CORRECTIONS

The late Herman Glick was a member of Philipstown Lodge #236, located in Nelsonville, not #688 as published in his obituary. More...

News From The Butterfield Library

The Butterfield Library More...

Arbor Foundation Offers Free Autumn Classics Trees

Ten free trees, autumn classics, will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during October 2000. More...

Stony Kill Offers Information On Injured Animal Rescues

Come to Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center on October 15 at 2:00 pm and find out what you should do, or not do if you find an orphaned or injured animal. Discover what a wildlife rehabilitator is and how you can help wildlife. More...

Ft. Montgomery Historic Site To Receive $1 Million For Improvements

Two hundred twenty three years to the day that Fort Montgomery fell to the British in the Revolutionary War, Governor Pataki announced $1 million in funding for improvements to the Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, including site stabilization eff More...

Sponsors Line Up For "Best" Benefit For March Of Dimes

The Fishkill Holiday Inn will be the place to be for marketing and networking opportunities on Monday, November 13, from 5:30 to 9 pm. The "Best of the Hudson Valley" will be there and savvy businesses will be there too. More...

Women’s Empowerment Group To Begin At Women’s Resource Center

As part of their on-going service to women in the area, the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

St. Andrew’s 52nd Annual Turkey Dinner Planned

You can think of it as an early Thanksgiving celebration, or just an informal dinner out with friends, family and community. Whichever, it More...

Two New Bills Designed To Protect Teens From Smoking Signed Into Law New law prohibits the sale of herbal cigarettes and bidis to minors

New York State Governor Pataki has signed into law two measures prohibiting the sale to minors of herbal cigarettes and the filterless, hand-rolled cigarettes known as bidis. More...

Support Connection and Mohegan Lake Motors To Hold 2001 VW Beetle Car Raffle

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free and confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, in cooperation with Mohegan Lake Motors, Route 6, Mohegan Lake, NY, is holding a raffle for a chance to More...

Historical Society To Hold Reception For New Philipstown Residents

The Putnam County Historical Society will host a reception for new residents of Philipstown on Saturday, October 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Foundry School Museum, 63 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring. More...

Video Crew Shoots In Nelsonville

Last Monday, October 2nd, a video crew set up in front of Charlies Deli in Nelsonville on Main Street to shoot what they termed More...

Additional Birds Found In Putnam Test Positive For West Nile Total number of positive birds now 11

The Putnam County Health Department received notification last Friday, October 6th, from the New York State Department of Health that two additional craws from Putnam County have tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Nelsonville Video Store Busted For Selling Counterfeit Videos

After a joint investigation by the Putnam County Sheriff More...

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