November 29, 2000 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Breast Cancer Support Group Begins 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 continuation of a Breast Cancer Support Group to be held in Carmel. More...

St. Philip’s Harvest Sale Deemed A Success

The Friends of St. Philip More...

Desmond-Fish Library Honors Memory Of Brother Denis Sennett, S.A.

Internships in archival work available More...

Cold Spring Senior Friendship Center Schedules Christmas Party For Dec. 5

The Cold Spring Senior Friendship Center offers several ways to beat the cold weather this winter. They offer a delicious, hot, nutritious meal daily at noon. Cards and bingo are played daily. More...

Highlands Land Trust Appoints Land Steward

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust is reinforcing its commitment to preserving the rural character of the Hudson Highlands with the appointment of Terry Platz as Land Steward. She will be responsible for monitoring conservation easements held by HHLT. More...

Mahopac Man Convicted For Shotgun Incident

Putnam District Attorney, Kevin Wright announced on November 22nd the November 21st jury verdict convicting 43 year old, Alvin Teets of Mahopac, of Reckless Endangerment in the 1st Degree, a Class D Felony for firing a shotgun near to where two men w More...

Patterson Men Arrested For Golf Ball Tossing

Putnam County Sheriff Thoubboron reports that on November 25th at approximately 12:30 am Dominick A. Occhicone, age 20, of Patterson, and Alexander J. More...

15th Annual Glass Extravaganza To Feature Local Artists.

Two large halls will host the 15th annual glass extravaganza, the first of which will take place this weekend, Dec. 2 and 3 in Mt. Kisco at the Northern Westchester Center for the Arts. More...

Annual Meeting Of The Landmarks Preservation Society Of Southeast

The Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast is pleased to announce its Annual Meeting, which will take place on Sunday, December 10th at 3pm at the Walter Brewster House, located at 43 Oak Street in the Village of Brewster. More...

2nd Annual Children’s Gift/Ornament-Making Party At Garrison Library

On December 9 from 2 to 4, The Friends of the Desmond-Fish Library are sponsoring the second annual ornament and gift making party for children of all ages. More...

Patti Copeland To Host Historical Society Holiday Party For Children

For the past seventeen years Patti Copeland has hosted the annual Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum holiday party for the children of the Philipstown community. More...

Candlelight Tours Begin At Boscobel

Using hundreds of candles, twenty different varieties of cut white flowers, eleven different kinds of greens, forty-eight potted cyclamen and narcissus plants, eighty pounds of lady apples, thirty pineapples, two cases of lemons, two cases of oranges More...

Coin Collectors To Meet December 13th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, December 13th in the Croton Lodge Masonic Hall located on Church Street, next to the Gilead Presbyterian Church, one block off Route 6, in Carmel at 7:30 pm. More...

Friends Of Michael Continue Fundraising For Nativity Scene

Friends of Michael have announced that they have reached the halfway mark in their effort to raise $4,500 to purchase figures of the three wise men for the nativity scene which they installed last year at St. Philip More...

"Small Works" Opens With Craft Show At Levine Art Center

The Putnam Arts Council invites the community to attend the "Small Works" exhibit at the Levine Art Center, 255 Kennicut Hill Road in Mahopac. This holiday show features works no larger than 15 More...

Your Pet Pictures With Santa To Benefit Putnam Co. Humane Society

To help the dogs and cats at Putnam County Humane Society, bring your dog, cat, rabbit or ferret to pose for photos with Santa. He More...

Program Presented By Vic Carlson At Highland Garden Club Meeting

A meeting was held by the Highland Garden Club on October 24th at the Butterfield Memorial Library. Victor Carlson of the Carlton Greenhouse have an informative talk on forcing bulbs, branches and houseplants for winter blooming indoors. More...

Father John G. Mills To Present Canterbury Cathedral Program, Dec. 5

Have you always wanted to hear the Boys More...

St. Philip’s To Hold Annual Holiday Festival, Dec. 17

On December 17th, St. Philip More...

Talk of the Town

...The Christmas Luncheon for the AARP wil be held at Plumbush on Thursday, December 14 at Noon. Entertainment will be by Johnny Jake. For information, call 265-9486. More...

Garrison Art Center’s 1st Annual Gala Fundraiser Called Great Success

The Garrison/Cold Spring art crowd must have been ready for a party. Garrison Art Center More...

Governor Pataki Announces $5.8 Million To Promote Tourism

Matching funds program to boost local tourism efforts throughout New York More...

Hudson Valley Ski Club Holiday Raffle

The 6th Annual Hudson Valley Holiday Raffle will feature over 100 prizes worth thousands of $$$, from lessons, lift tickets, and equipment, to restaurant gift certificates and crafts. More...

Cold Spring Fire Appeal Tops $14,000

The following have contributed to the 2000 Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 Annual Appeal. As of November 26th, the total contributed is $14,315.00. More...

Nelsonville To Amend Winter Parking Regulations

In response to requests from Village residents, the Nelsonville Board will again amend the winter parking regulations on a trial basis. More...

Is Your Home Prepared For A Visit From Old Man Winter? Take steps now to prevent winter disasters, warns NYIA

Burst pipes, frozen gutters and wind-driven snow cause over a billion dollars in weather-related damaged to homes each winter, according to the New York Insurance Association, Inc. (NYIA). More...

Library Gift Bazaar Not Just For Presents Only

While the Friends of the Desmond Fish Library was getting into high gear preparing for the opening of the Ninth Annual Holiday Gift Bazaar last Friday, November 24, so did another group of volunteers, fondly known as "The Community of Cooks.&quo More...

Teacher Nominated For Human Rights Award

Mrs. Diana Roda has been nominated by her colleagues for the Year 2000 Louis E. Yavner Teaching Award for outstanding contributions to teaching about the Holocaust and other violations of human rights. More...

The Mighty Oat

For countless millennia our ancestors were surrounded by, and successfully used, herbal medicine as their foundation for Health care. More...

American Lung Association Of Hudson Valley Offers Flu-Prevention Advice As temperatures drop, take steps to avoid rising incidence of influenza!

The flu is associated with a wide variety of painful and annoying symptoms, but few people realize the serious effects of influenza and its complications. More...

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