October 24, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam County Land Trust Nature Walk Through Peach Lake Area

The Putnam County Land Trust is planning a walk through the Peach Lake Natural Area on Sunday, October 28th at 1 pm. The hike will be led by members of the Land Trust. More...

Bereavement Support Group Discusses Coping With The Holidays

For people dealing with the loss of a loved one during the holidays, a discussion entitled "Coping with the Holidays" will be held at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Dining Room B on Thurday, November 15 from 2 to 4pm. More...

Jeepers, Creepers - The Lions Club Is Collecting Old Peepers

Get ready. On Halloween night, volunteers from the Cold Spring Lions Club and Trick More...

Putnam Mortgage Buy Down Program

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has received $83,345 in funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and through its Affordable Housing Program (AHP) to establish the Putnam Mortgage Buy Down Program in partnership with HSBC. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Annual Gala Dinner And Ball To Be Held November 17

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Parents Who Care Program For Parents Of Teens

Parents Who Care is a six-week program for parents of teens. The program was developed to help families with teens grow up healthy and avoid the risks of drug, alcohol, violence and other problems. More...

Garden Conservancy’s Open Days 2002 Directory Available

Have you ever wished for a passkey that could transport you to a private paradise where you can unwind and recharge? You might just get your wish when you open any page of the 2002 edition of The Garden Conservancy More...

Putnam County Land Trust Looking For Volunteers To Help Maintain Trails

The Putnam County Land Trust is looking for volunteers to help with trail maintenance on its Fall Trail Day, Saturday, November 3rd from 9am to 1pm. Three preserves have been selected for clean up. More...

Support Connection To host Program On Therapeutic Indoor Fountains

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer will host an evening program entitled "How To Create An Indoor Fountain" on Thursday, October 25th at 7pm in th More...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Putnam County Humane Society will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic at the Society More...

POLICE REPORT

Patterson - Putnam County Sheriff Robert D. Thoubboron reports that on October 15, 2001 at approximately 10:29am the Sheriff More...

Putnam Trial Lawyers To Provide Free Legal Services To World Trade Center Victims And Their Families

In the wake of the worst disaster in American history, America More...

County Sponsors Influenza And Pneumonia Vaccine Clinics

This year, in addition to offering an influenza vaccine to seniors of Putnam County, the Putnam County Health Dept. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Emergency Department Offers Halloween Safety Tips

Wednesday, October 31st, will soon be upon us, and ghosts and goblins, junior firefighters and police officers, will be out in full force on the streets of our community. More...

Cold Spring Fire Department Hosts Benefit Spaghetti Dinner To Aid Putnam Victims Of WTC Disaster

This Saturday, October 27th, the Cold Spring Fire Department will host a Spaghetti Dinner from 5-9pm to raise money for the families of victims of the WTC Disaster that live in Putnam County. More...

Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

The Suburban New York Regional Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee will conduct recruitment from November 1 through April 30 for five apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced today. More...

Calhoun Announces Write-In Candidacy For Philipstown Supervisor

Betsy Calhoun, in a bid to oust current Town Supervisor Bill Mazzuca, gives her views on this decision. More...

Alzheimer’s Support Group

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center sponsors an on-going Alzheimer More...

Free Blood Pressure Screening

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center holds a free blood pressure screening every Thursday from 2 to 3pm in Dining Room B, lower level, at the hospital on Crompound Rd. For more information call 914-734-3794. More...

Local TOPS Group To Hold Open House At Butterfield Library

The local chapter of TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) will be hosting an open house meeting at the Butterfield Memorial Library on Saturday, October 27, from 11am to 1pm. More...

Free Book On Lung Cancer Available To Hudson Valley Residents

The American Lung Association of Hudson Valley has published a new book, "Steps to a Better Understanding of Lung Cancer: A Patient and Family Guide"- and individual copies are free by request to residents of Westchester, Orange, Putnam, R More...

Health Fair For Seniors And The Sandwich Generation

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center invites the public to attend free screenings and a fun filled time at the Health Fair: Information for Seniors and the Sandwich Generation on Saturday, November 10 from 10am to 1pm. More...

Putnam Valley Man’s Conviction Upheld By Appellate Court

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin L. Wright announced that the Appellate Division, Second Department has upheld the conviction of Martin Owens on the charge of Assault in the Third Degree. More...

Vassar Hosts Pumpkin Decorating For Chronically Ill Children

Vassar Brothers Hospital is inviting children of all ages with chronic illnesses and Attention Deficit Disorder to decorate pumpkins on Friday, October 26. Decorating will be held from 6 to 8pm in the playroom of the Vassar Pediatric Unit. 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...

Ed P. Engelbride Appointed Asst Vice Chancellor At State University

Edward P. Engelbride, son of Edward and Shirley Engelbride of Cold Spring, was recently selected for the position of Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Life for the State University of New York system. More...

Hudson Valley Residents Urged To Request 2001 Christmas Seals Today

The American Lung Association More...

Field Library Chester A. Smith Award To Honor Jim Witt & Joe Deutsch

The Field Library will host the seventh annual Chester A. Smith Award on Saturday evening, October 27 at the library in Peekskill. More...

Sheriff Robert Thoubboron Talks About Halloween Safety

Soon the streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins and witches trick or treating this Halloween. And to make sure this is a more enjoyable and safer Halloween, Putnam County Sheriff Robert D. Thoubboron offers some safety tips. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Achieves High Score From Joint Commission On Accreditation Of Healthcare Organizations

Hudson Valley Hospital Center has been awarded a score of 95% and full three year accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. This high score came as a result of the hospital More...

Dracula To Come To Cunneen Hacket Center In Poughkeepsie Neil Caplan Productions will present Dracula, by John Matters, to be presented in The Red Parlor of The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie

The production is a new version of the classic horror story, based on the novel by Bram Stoker: Set in the late 1890 More...

Talk of Our Town

Halloween is upon us and the celebrations will be taking place this weekend. In Cold Spring the annual parade will take place on Saturday at 5:30pm. The Police department has asked that all participants gather as early as possible on the lawn at St. More...

SUNY Empire State College To Hold Information Sessions At Hudson Valley Locations

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

Snowman Bazaar Will Be At St. Mary’s On November 3rd

The Snowman Bazaar, sponsored by the Women of St. Mary More...

NY Metro Reptile Expo To Feature Reptiles As Pets

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the N Y Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains on Sunday, November 18 from 9am to 4pm. More...

Metro-North Schedules Change October 28

When the leaves change in the fall, and daylight savings time changes to standard, MetroNorth schedules change as well - starting October 28. More...

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