June 20, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

PV-Based Exchange Program Bringing French Students To Area

French teenagers, who will be arriving in the Hudson Valley July 11th for a 20-day visit, are seeking local families to help them with the "American" experience. More...

Free Books On Helping With Mental Illness Offered

The Family Support group of the Mental Health Association in Putnam County, Inc. is pleased to offer free copies of Rosalynn Carter More...

Peekskill Hollow Rd. Issues To Be Discussed Again

The Community Meeting held in Putnam Valley on April 25 at the Putnam Valley Library had numerous residents of Putnam Valley express concern regarding the traffic problems on Peekskill Hollow Road and the plans for road improvements considered for th More...

Adult and Continuing Education Classes Scheduled

The Adult and Continuing Education department at Putnam/ Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services has issued its summer program and schedule of classes. More...

141 Lives Saved - Seat Belt Use At Record High

State Police Superintendent James W. McMahon announced on June 15th, that the Buckle Up New York Campaign has successfully reduced the number of deaths on New York More...

Free Child Safety Seat Check

Alamo Ambulance Service, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Hospital, will host a free Child Seat Safety Check on Wednesday, July 18th from 8 to 8:30pm. The program will be held at Alamo Ambulance Headquarters at 10 South White Street in Poughkeepsie. More...

C5 Aircraft Open To Public At Stewart Air National Guard Base

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Radio Enthusiasts Hold Emergency Preparedness Exercise At Fahnestock This Weekend

On-air radio demonstrations, computer communications and more are on tap when members of the QSY Society celebrate Amateur Radio Week, June 17-23. More...

Education Commissioner Mills Discusses Educational Leadership Shortage

In a day-long forum held on June 6th, State Education Commissioner Richard P. Mills met with educational, business and political leaders from Westchester, Putnam and Rockland counties to discuss the leadership shortage in the schools. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Sheriff Robert D. More...

Central Hudson Files For Extension In Regulatory Proceeding

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation has filed a petition with the New York State Public Service Commission to extend the utility More...

Record Attendance At Cold Spring Antiques Show

If you were in the Village on Sunday, dune 10th you knew that the Cold Spring Antiques Show was in full swing The weatherman couldn More...

Hudson River HealthCare Program Designed for Teen Girls

Beginning on Monday, July 2, 2001, Hudson River HealthCare will start a new summer session of Girl Talk. The new session will be held at the Beacon Health Resource Center, 372 Main Street, Beacon, on Mondays from 3:30 until 5:00pm. More...

Cold Spring Fire Co. Takes Award To Peekskill Parade

The Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 attended the 175th anniversary parade of the Colombian Engine Company No. 1 of the city of Peekskill on Saturday, June 9th. More...

MADD Chapter To Hold Open Membership Meeting

The Westchester/Putnam Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be holding a general open membership meeting to all interested parties on Monday June 25th, at the Yorktown Town Hall, Underhill Avenue Yorktown, at 7:30pm. More...

Health Association Offers Free Mental Health Information

The Mental Health Association in Putnam County, Inc. (MHA), through a grant from the Gannett Foundation, is pleased to offer a free brochure each week on a different mental health topic. This week More...

Vendors And Car Show Exhibitors Sought For Summer Fair Benefit

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. is seeking vendor and car registration for their Ninth Annual Summer Fair benefit on Sunday July 22 (rain date July 29) at Westlake High school in Thornwood. More...

SeniorNet Learning Center At The Kent Public Library

The orientation meeting for the SeniorNet Learning Center, based at the Kent Library, was held the week of May 21st for volunteers, coaches, and instructors. More...

Volunteers Needed For Annual 4-H Fair

Summer is approaching quickly and so is the Annual Putnam County 4-H Fair. More...

Vassar Hosts Party For Chronically Ill Children

Vassar Brothers Hospital is inviting children with Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to a swimming and pizza party on Saturday, June 23rd. More...

US House Subcommittee Approves $5.7 Million for New Stewart Tower

U. S. Rep. Sue Kelly announced June 13th that $5.7 million in federal funding has been earmarked for a new air traffic tower at Stewart International Airport in Newburgh. More...

Poughkeepsie Farm Project Recognized

The majestic Mohoik Mountain house served as the backdrop for a recent awards ceremony at which the Poughkeepsie Farm Project was presented with the Distinguished Achievement Award for Environmental Sensitivity. More...

Putnam Valley Youth Arrested For Drug Dealing In Carmel

Putnam County Sheriff Robert D. More...

New York State’s Cancer Registry Receives Top Ranking

State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. announced on June 14th that the New York State Cancer Registry has received a "Gold Standard" certification, meaning that New York More...

Children’s Media Project Offers Summer Classes

The Children More...

Summer Children’s Day At John Jay Homestead

The John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, in Katonah, will host a Summer Children More...

Governor Pataki Breaks Ground For Bear Mountain Bridge Toll House

Governor Pataki broke ground on June 16th to restore the historic Bear Mountain Bridge Toll House in the Town of Cortlandt. More...

Talk of Our Town

We heard that Maury Webster had an accident last week and broke his hip. He is in St. Luke More...

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