September 19, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Westchester Medical Center Offers Free Psychological Support Services

In response to the catastrophic events of the past week, the Behavioral Health Center at Westchester Medical Center offers free support services to anyone who is feeling overwhelmed with the enormity of the tragedy. More...

Mental Health Assoc. In Dutchess County Fall Series Workshops

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is pleased to announce their FALL Series Workshops / Part I. More...

Thank You Celebration At Camp Combe Rescheduled

The "Thank you Celebration" scheduled for Saturday September 15, 2001 at YMCA/Camp Combe in Putnam Valley has been re-scheduled for Saturday October 13,2001, due the tragic events that occurred on Tuesday September 11, 2001. More...

4-H TAG Team Party

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County More...

Preferred Stock Dividend Declared

The Board of Directors of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, at its meeting held at the Company More...

Entertainment Books Benefit Brewster Public Library

Entertainment Books with money-saving coupons for area restaurants, movies, hotels, and other amusements and services are now available for sale at the Brewster Public Library. More...

Coping with Tragedy: Resources for Parents, Teachers and Caregivers

The horrific attacks on New York City and Washington, DC, affect all families, children and youth in New York State and the nation. More...

Statutes Of Limitations For Court Actions Suspended Temporarily

In the wake of the attack on the World Trade Center, an Executive Order temporarily suspending all statutes of limitations on civil and criminal judicial proceedings and deadlines for filing appeals in the State of New York has been issued by Governo More...

Vassar Care Center Kicks Off Adopt-A-Family Program

The Vassar Brothers Hospital Care Center will launch its Adopt-A-Family Program for the holidays on Tuesday, October 16 in the hospital More...

Putnam Valley Library Hours

The following is the schedule for the Putnam Valley Library hours. More...

Anonymous HIV Testing Now Available In Putnam County

The Putnam County Department of Health has announced the expansion of HIV testing services in Putnam County. Beginning Thursday, September 13, the New York State Department of Health will sponsor Anonymous HIV testing at four sites in the county. More...

Crime Services Available For WTC Victims And Volunteers Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright announced the availability of his Office’s Crime Victim Coordinator’s services to assist victims and their families as well as emergency services worke

The District Attorney said all victims of the World Trade Center tragedy are eligible to apply to the NYS Crime Victims Board for possible reimbursement of expenses related to the crime. More...

County Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day Scheduled For Oct. 20

The Putnam County Department of Health and the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation are sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday October 20, from 9am to 1pm (rain or shine) at the Fahnestock State Park. More...

Volunteer Registry At Javits Center Now Full

The Volunteer Registry at the Jacob Javits Center has been filled with the names of thousands of individuals who want to help and that volunteers should not report to the Center until further notice according to Governor Pataki More...

Used Toy Sale At Kent Primary School

The Putnam Children More...

Governor Extends Tax Deadlines Deadlines extended to December 10, NYC deadlines also extended

Governor Pataki has announced he has directed the Department of Taxation and Finance to postpone a variety of tax filing and payment deadlines by up to 90 days for taxpayers affected by the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. More...

Primary Election Date Set For Tuesday, September 25

Governor George E. Pataki, Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver have announced that new statewide primary elections have been set for Tuesday, September 25, 2001 for New York City and the rest of the State. More...

Humane Society Postpones Walkathon

The Putnam County Humane Society has postponed it More...

Salvation Army Disaster Relief Putnam County Salvation Army is appealing to all residents for donations of various items to go towards New York City Disaster Relief

The following items are needed for the workers involved in rescue and clean-up efforts in New York City. Work clothes, gloves, pants, etc., bottled water, snack foods. More...

State of New York Legislative Resolution Joint Resolution Condemning the ruthless acts of terrorism committed at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and upon the passengers and crew of United Flight 93, American Flight 11, American Flight 77 and U

BY: M. of A. Silver, Tokasz, Farrell, Faso, Abbate, Acampora, Alfano, Arroyo, Aubry, Bacalles, Barra, Barraga, Boyland, Boyle, Bragman, Brennan, Brodsky, Brown, Burling, Butler, Cahill, Calhoun, Canestrari, Carrozza, Casale, Christenson, Clark, A. More...

Talk of our Town

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Pilgrim Hall At Graymoor To Remain Open 24hrs To Support Spiritual Needs Following WTC Events

Because of the need for people to pull together for emotional and spiritual support following the recent terrorist attacks, Pilgrim Hall at Graymoor, home of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, will remain open 24-hours-a-day, for 30 days. More...

AHA Home Tip How To Buy A Fireplace

With fall More...

9/11 Eyewitness

My second day of federal district court jury duty started out with the Metro North conductor forgetting to collect my ticket. Well, this is my lucky day, I thought. But the day was Tuesday, September 11, 2001 and I was heading into Lower Manhattan. More...

BOCES Board To Meet

The regular meeting of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 4:30pm in the Board Room of the School Services Building. The public is invited. 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...

4-H Discovery Open House

The 4-H Youth Development Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Putnam County is presenting an Open House on Sunday, September 23rd, from 4:00 to 5:30pm at Guideposts located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel. More...

Brewster Library Holds Book & Bake Sale

The Brewster Public Library Volunteers will be holding a Founder More...

Putnam Introduces Housing Website

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has a developed a website with a $12,500 grant award from the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal. More...

Health Insurance Options For Employees In Transition

Downsized, laid off, dismissed, terminated, fired - call it what you may, losing your job is difficult. Of the many adverse outcomes, the loss of medical benefits is often the greatest concern to most people. More...

Grand Re-Opening Of Top Hill Preserve In Mahopac

The Putnam County Land Trust is pleased to announce the Grand Re-opening of its Top Hill Preserve on Bucyrus Avenue in Mahopac. The Preserve was originally acquired as a gift from Luther Baumgartner in 1974. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Program Schedule

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New Pastor For Our Lady Of Loretto & St. Joseph’s Chapel

If you walk down Fair Street early in the morning, you can see the doors of Our Lady of Loretto Catholic church open and daily mass being celebrated by Fr. Brian McSweeney, the new pastor for the parish. Fr. More...

Putnam Valley Library Seeking Virginia Connolly Awards Nominations

The Putnam Valley Library is seeking nominations for the 25th annual Virginia Connolly Award For Distinguished Voluntary Public Service, which is bestowed each year in memory of Mrs. More...

Wooden Boat Show Draws Large Crowd

Saturday, September 15th was the "Craft of Craft Wooden Boat Show" down at the Foundry Park in Cold Spring. More...

Support Connection 7th Annual Support-A-Walk To Be Held As Scheduled

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, recognizes the heroic efforts of the many volunteers who have given. More...

Governor Urges Donations To The Newly Announced "New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund"

Governor Pataki has urged all New Yorkers and concerned Americans who wish to support the World Trade Center emergency response and victim support effort to make a contribution to the newly established New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund. More...

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly Issues Statement On WTC Bombing

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly (R-Katonah) issued the following statement after attending a September 13th briefing with President Bush, at the White House, on the recent terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. More...

Governor Launches Help-Line For Businesses Affected By WTC Disaster

Governor Pataki on September 13th launched an economic recovery effort to assist businesses affected by the horrific incident at the World Trade Center. The Governor designated the State More...

American Legion Mobilizes Nationwide Military Support Network

An intense nationwide effort is underway by The American Legion to assist families of American service persons whose deployment in response to the heinous acts of terrorism in New York and Washington, D.C. seems inevitable. More...

Masons Contribute One Million Dollars To Fund Assisting Families Of Emergency Workers

Carl J. More...

Letter

We have all been touched and moved, one way or another, by the events of last week terrorist actions. It is truly amazing what a difference a week makes - we have all changed our perspectives and priorities. More...

DEP Suspends Watershed Activities

All permitted recreational activities have been suspended at all City properties throughout the watersheds of New York City More...

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