April 11, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Haldane PTA To Hold Flea Market

The Haldane PTA will be holding a Flea Market Day on Saturday, May 12th from 10am - 4pm. The event will take place at the Haldane School grounds on Craigside Drive. More...

Walk Putnam For Fitness, Walk Putnam For Fun

The Putnam Visitors Bureau in conjunction with the Putnam County Healthy Living Partnership invites you to Walk Putnam. Join us in a "year of family fun and fitness" beginning on May 6 at Veterans Memorial Park, Route 301, Kent, NY. More...

Walkway Over The Hudson Sponsors Shad Festival

The Walkway Over the Hudson is sponsoring a Shad Festival in Waryas Park on the Poughkeepsie Waterfront on Saturday, April 28th from 11 am to 5 pm. More...

AARP To Meet

The Cold Spring-Philipstown AARP will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday April 17th at the VFW meeting room on Kemble Ave. More...

New On-Line Resources From Cornell University

New online features at the Cornell University Gardening Resources website are ready to help gardeners tackle two tough problems: deer and weather. More...

Jefferson Valley Mall To Host Annual Reading Day April 21

The Northern Westchester/ Putnam Reading Council will be holding its 15th annual Reading Day At the Mall on Saturday, April 21st at the Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown Hgts. from 11 am until 2 pm in the Center Court area in front of the B.D. More...

Governor Proposes Graduated Licensing For Young Drivers

New highway safety legislation to require drivers under the age of 18 to complete a series of experience and education requirements before obtaining full driving privileges has been proposed by Governor Pataki. More...

Volunteer Orientation/Training To Begin At Women’s Resource Center

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

Sons Of The American Revolution To Attend Kent Historical Society Meeting

The Kent Historical Society will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, April 19th at 7:30 pm at the Kent Elementary School located at the Junction of RT 52 and Farmers Road. More...

Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps Has Advanced Care Capability

In a delayed report to the PCN&R, Captain John Egger of the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps has reported that the PVAC has added a new level of care to its basic life support capabilities. More...

US Representative Sue Kelly Stresses Local Concerns to EPA on PCB Clean-up

As the public comment period on the proposed federal plan to remove PCB More...

Gino Forgione Promoted To Corporal In Marine Corps

Gino Forgione of Garrison was recently promoted to Corporal in the Marine Corps. Stationed in Camp Pendleton, Forgione joined the Marines in 1997. After his four-year tour of duty, he will have a B.S. degree. More...

Box Truck Overturns On Route 9 Causing 3½ Hour Road Closure

At 1:15 am on April 8th, Sheriff More...

SONYMA Rates Cut Again Interest rate reduced for second time in two months

Governor Pataki announced last week that for the second time in two months the State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) is reducing the interest rate on its popular Low Interest Rate Mortgage Program. More...

Governor Announces $50 Million For Homeownership Program

The State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) is committing an additional $50 million to its Construction Incentive Program (CIP), which makes low interest rate mortgages available to low- to moderate-income New York families who are seeking to purc More...

Antiques Appraisal Day At The Howland Cultural Center

On Saturday, April 21 from 11 am to 4 pm, an antiques appraisal fund-raiser to benefit The Howland Cultural Center will take place featuring Ronald DeSilva, noted authority on antiques and exert in American furniture, as well as fine and decorative a More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Nurses Reach Out to the Community

Registered nurses, specially trained in trauma-related injuries, regularly visit local schools to talk about dealing with emergencies and what to expect when you arrive in the emergency room. More...

Free Horticulture & Natural Resources Newsletter On-Line From Cornell Cooperative

A new newsletter on horticulture and natural resources is available by email from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County. More...

Desmond-Fish Library To Host "Architectural Restoration Of Historic Buildings, Old And New"

The Friends of the Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library and Manitoga in Garrison will present a lecture by Michael Devonshire. Mr. Devonshire is an Architect and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University Graduate School. More...

Starting A Bed & Breakfast - County Visitors Bureau Offers Program

The Putnam Visitors Bureau, in conjunction with Boscobel Restoration, will conduct a program entitled "Starting a Bed & Breakfast." Led by Carol Matos, participants will get a general overview of the "nuts and bolts" of openin More...

Simple Tax Trip-Ups You Can Avoid

Each year, in their haste to meet the filing deadline, millions of taxpayers make mistakes that can affect their tax bills, delay the processing of their returns and/or attract the attention of the IRS. More...

Health Center’s 25th Annual Radiothon To Broadcast On WLNA

On Saturday, April 21st, from 10 am until 12 noon, WLNA Radio will broadcast the Peekskill Community Health Center More...

Institute Of Ecosystem Studies To Hold Plant Sale

Got Spring Fever? The Institute of Ecosystem Studies will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 18-20. Professional gardeners will be there to answer any questions. More...

Blacksmithing Workshop Offered By Boscobel

Examples of forged hardware by Jonathan Nedbor, a metalsmith for thirty years. Mr. Nedbor has made a study of American forged hardware, concentrating on the early Dutch and English ironwork found in the Hudson Valley. More...

Video Series On Elder Care At Putnam Valley Library

On Wednesday evenings from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm, beginning May 2nd through June 6th, a free six week video series for family & friends caring for their elderly parents, relatives or spouse. More...

Mount Gulian Opens For The Season With Colonial Craft Program

Opening day for Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, is Sunday, April 22nd. The Verplanck family homestead and Revolutionary War site offers tours of the house, garden and barn from 1 to 5 pm. More...

Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps Sees Results From Innovative Action

The Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps has announced that a program implemented at the beginning of 2000 has shown positive results. More...

Poughkeepsie Farm Project To Host Open House

The Poughkeepsie Farm Project, located at the junction of Hooker and Raymond Avenues will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, April 14, from 9 am to 12:00 noon. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on April 21, More...

Jenifer A. Finch Weds Dante P. Rapacioli

Dante Rapacioli of Garrison and Jenifer Finch of South Salem were wed on September 17, 2000 at Ceola Manor in Jefferson Valley. Dante is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Celestino Rapacioli. Jenifer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Johnson. More...

Putnam Valley, Croton Youths Arrested For Petit Larceny

On April 2 at approximately 8:00 am, two Putnam Valley youths and one Croton on Hudson youth were charged with petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor. More...

ACLS Class For Healthcare Providers

Alamo Ambulance Service, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Hospital, will offer an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instruction class for healthcare providers. More...

Staley/Gretzinger Raises $1,000 For Breast Cancer Research

The third Staley/Gretzinger Fashion Show/Luncheon at Northgate at Dockside Restaurant on Saturday, March 31st raised $1,000 in proceeds to donate to the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Research Division. More...

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