July 25, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

WCC Native Plant Center Holds Days Tour

Are you wild about wildflowers? Ready to see meadows in bloom? Come to Westchester Community College in Valhalla on September 9 and imagine how the wildflowers and native plants would spice up your garden! More...

Electricians Looking to Recruit Apprentices

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 363, will conduct recruitment from August 1 through December 31 for 10 apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced today. More...

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...

Heirlooms Roadshow At The Walter Brewster House

On Saturday, August 11th and 14th , the Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast will hold its second annual Heirlooms Roadshow at the Walter Brewster House, located at 43 Oak Street in Brewster. More...

Ryan G. Roessel Graduates From Military Training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ryan G. Roessel has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Putnam County Residents: Free Day to General von Steuben’s Headquarters

Mount Gulian Historic Site invites residents of Putnam County to visit free of charge on Sunday, July 29th. Tours of the Dutch colonial house, 18th century Dutch barn, and restored garden are offered at 1:30 and 3:00pm. More...

New York State Library Sponsors Contest In Connection With Civil War Workshop

During the Civil War Jared T. Abbot was a captain with the 185th Infantry, New York Volunteers, Edwin P. Davis was a colonel with the 153rd New York Infantry, New York Volunteers, and Guy Wynkoop served with the 10th Cavalry, New York Volunteers. More...

Summer History At John Jay

The John Jay Homestead State Historic Site in Katonah is having a Summer History Camp. This educational program is sponsored by the Friends of John Jay Homestead. It will take place every Monday in August from 9:30am to 3pm. More...

CPR Class For Healthcare Providers

Alamo Ambulance Service, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Hospital, will offer a CPR instruction class for healthcare providers on Saturday, August 25. More...

Family-Built Boats Are Launched In Cold Spring

The official launching of 6 double paddle canoes built during the first Building Bridges, Building Boats family canoe workshop was held on Saturday, July 7 at the Foundry Cove recreation area. More...

Adopting Children From China Program Offered

Family Service of Westchester, Inc., and Adoption House, Inc. will be hosting an informational meeting for interested couples and singles looking to adopt from China. More...

Melissa Jamin Named To Dean’s List

Melissa Jamin of Cold Spring was named to the Dean More...

Brewster Public Library Hosts Artist And Book Sale

As part of the Brewster Project being held in the Village of Brewster on July 28 and 29, the Brewster Public Library will be hosting contemporary artist Amy Eshoo from New York City. Ms. More...

Summer Barn Sale Of Fine Art And Crafts

On the weekend of August 17, 18, and 19th, The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill, will relocate to the barn of "WhistlestopPottery Studio" on Lower Station Rd. in Garrison for a special one-weekend only summer sale of its fine art and crafts. More...

Wood Designè Donates Tall Tree To Field Library Children’s Room

Volunteering the craftsmanship skills of his custom woodworking business, Wood Designè, Alex Bernabo, has offered to create and build the "Tall Tree" structure for the newly renovated Children More...

Host Families Needed For South American Students

"Mal posso esperar para to contar sobre mim a sobre as coisas no meu país." If you speak Portugese or have been exposed to the Portugese language and Brazilian culture you might know what this phrase means. More...

Putnam Residents Honored By Girl Scouts

Westchester/Putnam residents were honored throughout the two-county area for Outstanding Volunteers and Outstanding Girl Scout Leaders. Both categories were given awards for national recognition by Girl Sounts of Westchester/Putnam, Inc. More...

Maria Ann Landolfi To Wed Michael Patrick Jones

Ralph and Mariann Landolfi of Cold Spring, announce the engagement of their daughter Maria Ann to Michael Patirck Jone of Cold Spring. Michael is the son of Raymond Jones of Nelsonville, and Gail Byrnes of Sacula, GA. More...

Alamo Offers Heartsaver CPR

Alamo Ambulance Service, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Hospital, will offer a Heartsaver CPR class on Saturday, August 11 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The class will be held at the Alamo Ambulance Headquarters at 10 South White Street in Poughkeepsie. More...

No West Nile Virus Birds Found In Putnam

Despite the fact that no birds infected with the West Nile Virus have been reported in Putnam County, State Health officials continue to encourage residents to continue to report dead birds, particularly crows, to the local health department or via a More...

Sheriff’s Report

Sheriff Robert D. Thoubboron reports that on July 19, 2001 at approximately 11am, David J. Fisher, age 19 of Nelsonville, was arrested for Burglary 2nd Degree, a class C Felony. More...

Tie-Dying Activity At The Southeast Museum

On Saturday, August 4th, the Southeast Museum will offer a tie-dying activity for children aged 6-12. The event will begin at 2pm that afternoon. More...

Talk of our town

Well, July is almost over, which means the summer is slipping by (much too quickly by all accounts). With the weather being what it is, if you havn More...

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