April 18, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Local Woman Will Offer Presentation On Travel Mozambique

Chrissy Harrington, a member of the South Highland United Methodist Church in Garrison, traveled with the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Team to Mozambique last August. More...

Reformed Church Plans Annual "Everything Sale"

The First Reformed Church of Fishkill, will hold its annual Everything Sale, Saturday May 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Rain or Shine) It More...

Butterfield Library To Hold Flea Market/Book Sale

The Butterfield Library will host a Flea Market during their annual Book Sale on Saturday, May 19th from 10am More...

AARP Offers Mature Driving Course In Cold Spring

AARP 55 Alive/Mature Driving Course is a classroom refresher course for any licensed driver age 50 and older created by AARP. You need not be a member to take this course. More...

Garrison Fire Department Auxiliary Reorganized

The Garrison Auxiliary is open to anyone in support of the fire company and the community. Its goal is community outreach with emphasis on informing the public to contributions and services of the fire company. More...

Photography Exhibit and Sale To Benefit Putnam County Land Trust

The Putnam County Land Trust is sponsoring a Photography Exhibit and Sale to take place at its Annual Benefit Dinner on Saturday, May 12th at Green Chimneys School Dining Hall in Brewster. More...

Franciscan Friars To Hold Shrine Dedication Mass, April 22nd

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement-Graymoor will celebrate a special Mass Sunday, April 22nd at 12:30pm in Pilgrim Hall, Graymoor, to dedicate the shrine of the Virgin Misionera Madre de los Imigrantes (Missionary Virgin of the Immigrants). More...

"Health Smart" Celebrates Sixth Year Of Providing Healthcare Information

Hudson Valley Hospital Center recently celebrated its sixth year of providing health care information to the region through its Health Smart monthly cable television show. More...

National Teacher Day Is May 8

Fruit baskets. Balloon bouquets and flowers. Messages on billboards and banners in the sky. For the past 16 years, communities have found countless ways to shower teachers with thanks and recognition in celebration of National Teacher Day. More...

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Lions Cleanup For Vacation Camp For The Blind

The Cold Spring Lions Club is sponsoring a "fun" fundraiser for Vacation Camp for the Blind. More...

Two New Laws Target Telemarketers

On April 1st, New York State residents gained greater protections from fraudulent telemarketers and are now able to reduce the number of unwanted telemarketing calls they receive. More...

Estelle & Alfonso Rhythmic Gymnastic Team New York State Champions

The Estelle & Alfonso Rhythmic Gymnastic Team had qualified for the New York state championships held on March 31 in New York City. The results for the local gymnasts were awesome. More...

Congresswoman Kelly Announces Federal Assistance For Local Fire Departments Kelly encourages local fire departments to apply for funds by May 2 deadline

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly has announced the availability of federal assistance for local fire departments through the Federal Emergency Management Administration More...

6th Annual Main Street Conference In Brewster

On Thursday, May 10th from 9am to 12pm, Preserve Putnam County, the Putnam County Greenway Planning Program and the Southeast Museum will present the 6th Annual Main Street Conference: From stone walls to street corners; viewsheds to thoroughfares: p More...

Program Offered For High School Students With Disabilities

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. is offering free job placement and support services to high school seniors with disabilities who are interested in seeking employment. More...

Governor Announces $15.3 Million For Welfare To Work

Funding to help welfare recipients meet transportation needs More...

14 Youths Graduate From Sheriff’s Dept. Cadet Basic Training Course

Fourteen Putnam County youths recently graduated from the Sheriff More...

Westchester Community College Plans Native Plant Sale

Following up on its success last year, The Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College (WCC), is planning an even more extensive and varied plant sale this year. More...

Vassar Hosts Basic Life Support Courses

Vassar Brothers Hospital will hold a Basic Life Support Certification Class and two renewal classes for the month of May. More...

Living Independently With Help From The Lighthouse

Getting around and functioning in your home - from finding clothes in your bedroom closet to organizing kitchen supplies and cooking safely - are usually thought to be highly visual tasks. More...

Dutchess Mental Health Association To Hold Annual Meeting Breakfast

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County, a United Way Agency, will hold its Annual Meeting Breakfast on Wednesday, May 2nd from 7:30-9:00 am at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie. More...

Putnam And Westchester Cornell Cooperative Extension Offices Serve Their Communities

If you live in Yonkers and need information about growing yucca, there More...

Retired Teachers Association Plans Spring Luncheon

The Putnam County Retired Teachers Association will be having its Spring Luncheon on Thursday, May 3, at Dante More...

County Land Trust Offers Canoe Trips To Great Swamp

The Putnam County Land Trust is offering area residents an opportunity to canoe the Great Swamp on Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, May 6th. The Great Swamp has fascinating appeal for those who venture into its wilds. More...

Rondout Electric Recruits Apprentices

Rondout Electric, Inc., will conduct apprentice recruitment from April 24 through October 16 for four apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced April 10th. More...

Mills Mansion In Staatsburg Opens for the 2001 Season

From April 1 - October 31, 2001, Mills Mansion State Historic Site in Staatsburg, will be open to the public for guided tours of the mansion. More...

Community Rowing On The Hudson

Community Rowing begins again with Building Bridges, Building Boats in the 26-foot Whitehall Gig, "Storm King", built by Haldane High School students. More...

Celebration Of Birds At The Taconic Outdoor Education Center

A fabulous opportunity to see hawks and owls up close, as well as to learn all about the fascinating world of birds will take place this Sunday, April 29th, at a Celebration of Birds, a program to be presented at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center More...

Beacon Man Sentenced To Prison Term For Abducting Cold Spring Woman

Alfredo Velez, of Beacon, has been sentenced to a three year state prison term, for the May 12, 2000 abduction and physical assault of his former girlfriend. More...

Mid-Hudson Ballet Company Presents Fundraiser Performance

On Saturday, April 28th, beginning at 7pm, the Mid-Hudson Ballet Company, a non-profit organization, will be having their second annual "Spring Is In The Air" Progressive Lottery!! More...

Liz Schevtchuk Armstrong Will Speak At St. Mary’s May 1

Liz Schevtahuk Armstrong, medieval novelist, free-lance writer-historian and . founder of Scriptor-Exemplar Editorial Services, will present the program. "A Slide Tour of Historic Abbeys and Churches of Great Britain" at the Women of St. More...

Hudson Valley Orienteering At Baird State Park

There will be an orienteering meet for beginners on National Orienteering Day, May 5th, at the James Baird State Park. The Park is in Dutchess County off the Taconic Parkway a few miles north of Route I-84. More...

Historic Churches Of Brewster Walking Tour

Join the Southeast Museum on Saturday, May 5th for a walking tour that will explore the history, architecture and development of several of the Historic Churches of Bewstcr Village. More...

Putnam Valley Schoolhouse Museum To Open With Exhibit April 29th

The Spring exhibit at the Putnam Valley Schoolhouse Museum entitled, "The Revolutionary War (We were Dutch-ess then)" is set to open on Sunday, April 29 at 3:00pm at the Museum There will be entertainment and refreshments. More...

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 22-28

The week of April 22 - 28, 2001 marks the 21st commemoration of National Crime Victim More...

Nicole Noelle Schnaars Weds Michael Robert Pavelock

Nicole Noelle Schnaars, daughter of Nancy Schnaars of Garrison and the late Noel Schnaars, was married on January 28, 2001. The groom, Michael Robert Pavelock, is the son of Peter and Pamela Pavelock of Beacon. More...

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