August 29, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Chamber Of Commerce Week To Be Celebrated

Calling chambers of commerce "a vital part of the turnaround in the state More...

Take Charge of Your Life with Vision Rehabilitation

For the second year, Harry Belafonte resumes his role as spokesperson for National Vision Rehabilitation Day along with Lighthouse International, a leading resource worldwide on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. More...

Guideposts Silver Anniversary Tag Sale

Guideposts Silver Anniversary Tag Sale will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, September 22, from 9am until 3pm. It will be located on Guideposts grounds on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel. The tag sale is one of Putnam County More...

Apple Festival And Flea Market Planned At Tompkins Corners

The annual Apple Festival and flea market will be sponsored by the historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church on Saturday, September 15. The festivities will be from 9am-3pm. The snack bar will be open from 10am-2pm. More...

NY Metro Reptile Expo

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains on Sunday, September 9 from 9am to 4pm. More...

Hudson River Event To Celebrate Handmade Boats

Craft of Craft, a Hudson River celebration of handmade boats, will be held rain or shine on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10am to 3pm at Foundry Dock Park, across from the train station in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Club Soda To Donate Opening Night Proceeds To St. Jude’s

The Estelle and Alfonso Complex, Route 9 in Fishkill, has announced this season More...

Free Immunizations

Free Immunization clinics are offered each month throughout Putnam County for all those ages 19 and younger. There are no special requirements or qualifications to receive vaccines. Daytime and evening hours are available. More...

NYC DEP Agrees To Plead To Two Violations Of Federal Environmental Laws

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP") announced August 24th that an investigation begun almost three years ago by the office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has been concluded. More...

AHA Home Tip: Old Fashioned Solution to Water Shortage

With 18 states under severe drought conditions this summer, many homeowners are left high and dry, watching in horror as their lawns and vegetable gardens turn from green to yellow to brown. More...

Hudson Valley Weather 2002 Calendar To Be Released Record sales in 2001 tops $100,000 for Hope For Youth Charity donation

The Hope For Youth Foundation has just announced the results of their 2001 calendar sales campaign. This has been the most successful year in its history, dating back to 1986. More...

Putnam County Red Cross Offers Life-Saving Courses

The Putnam County Chapter of the American Red Cross in Greater New York is offering three important health and safety classes in September. Please register by phone with a credit card: call 1-800-514-5103, 8am - 8pm, Monday -Friday. More...

Prudential Agent Raymond T. Price Qualifies For Chairman’s Conference in London

Raymond T. Price, an agent in Prudential More...

Heatwave Triggers Asthma Episodes, Shortness of Breath, Inflamed Air Passages

Asthma today afflicts more children and adults here in the Hudson Valley than at any time in years past and in a summer when the thermometer has hit sweltering heights, the health toll on people with asthma and other chronic lung diseases has been su More...

Entertainment Books Help Fund PARC Programs

Putnam Associated Resource Centers (Parc) is raising funds by selling The Entertainment Book. More...

VFW Brewster To Meet

Veterans of Foreign Wars Brewster Post #672 Commander Ronald A. Lipschitz announces that the regular monthly meeting of Brewster Post VFW #672 will be held on Friday Sept. 14th at 8pm. More...

Pain-Relief Class For Moms-To-Be

Vassar Brothers Hospital will hold a pain-relief class for expectant mothers and their families on Wednesday, August 8 from 7 to 9pm in the hospital More...

Vendors Wanted For Holiday Craft Fair

Putnam Associated Resource Centers (PARC) is planning its 14th Annual Holiday Craft Fair, scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2001from 10am-4pm at the PARC Center on Route 6 in Carmel. Quality crafts only. More...

PARC Hosts Its 2001 Telethon

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Free Child Safety Seat Check

Alamo Ambulance Service, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Hospital, will host a free Child Seat Safety Check on Wednesday, September 26th from 5:00 to 8:30pm. More...

Donate Your Used Car To The National Kidney Foundation Of New York/New Jersey

Are you thinking of sprucing up your yard this fall? Donate your used car, truck or van to a charity you heard of and have trusted for more than 50 years: the National Kidney Foundation of New York/New Jersey. More...

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits

Free colorectal cancer screening kits are available for all uninsured mend and women who are age 50 and older. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. Early detection increases the chances for successful treatment and cure. More...

Police Report

Carmel - On August 23, 2001 at approximately 1:50pm the Putnam County Sheriff More...

SUNY Empire State College Holds Information Sessions In Hudson Valley

SUNY Empire State College will hold public information sessions throughout September at its Hudson Valley locations. More...

Talk of our Town

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