November 14, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Philipstown Recreation Subcommittee To Distribute Questionnaire

Members of the Town of Philipstown Comprehensive Plan Special Board recently created several subcommittees to work on specific sections of the Comprehensive Plan. More...

Presbyterian Choir To Sing Rutter Requiem Nov. 18th

As a way of honoring those who died in the September 11th tragedy and to assist the community in its ongoing process of grief, the expanded choir of First Presbyterian Church in Cold Spring, under the direction of Tom McCoy, will sing the Requiem by More...

Holiday Party Planned For Better Breathers Club

Putnam Hospital Center More...

Putnam Hospital Center Appoints Ernesto Cerdena Director Of Radiology

Putnam Hospital Center is pleased to announce that Ernesto Cerdena of Garrison has joined the Carmel hospital as Director of Radiology. More...

Annual Business Meeting Of Cooperative Extension

The 58th Annual Business Meeting of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County will be held on Friday, November 16, at the Mahopac Golf Club, North Lake Boulevard in Mahopac at 6:30pm. More...

Number Of Deer-Vehicle Collisions Declines, But Caution On The Roadways Is Still Needed

As we enter the peak season for deer-vehicle collisions, the New York Insurance Association (NYIA) is cautioning motorists to be alert on New York More...

Poughkeepsie Farm Project To Co-Sponsor Food Conference

On Friday, November 16, the Poughkeepsie Farm Project will cosponsor a full day working conference, "Building Community Food Systems in the Mid-Hudson Valley". More...

Backyard Bird Feeding To Be Subject Of Program At Stony Kill Farm

Winter More...

Stony Kill Farm Hosts Trail Walk

Spend a crisp afternoon traversing the Sierra Trail at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center on Sunday, November 18 at 2pm. This easy 2-mile walk is something the whole family can enjoy. More...

Lions Club Election Day Luncheon

The Lions Club again hosted its popular Election Day Luncheon held at Northgate at Dockside. Many elected officials and candidates attended. More...

Federal Government Kicks In $240,000 for Senior Center

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly announced last week that the House approved $240,000 in federal funding for Putnam County to establish a senior citizens center to be located in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

City To Hold Exam For Environmental Police Officers At DEP’s Watershed Precincts

Commissioner Joel A. Miele Sr., P.E., of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that the City will be holding an examination for the title, Environmental Police Officer. More...

First Annual Breakfast With Santa In Garrison

The Garrison Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold their First Annual Breakfast With Santa at the Garrison School on Saturday, December 8. There will be seatings at 9am and 10:30am for this free event; reservations are strongly recommended. More...

Senator Clinton Proposes Family Advocates Program For Victims Of September 11

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announced on November 8th that she is working with New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and non-profit groups on a plan to provide "family advocates" for New York victims of the September 11 terrorist More...

Media Campaign Targets Older New Yorkers For Flu Shots

Health Commissioner: influenza a far greater risk for most New Yorkers than anthrax attacks. More...

St. Andrew’s Christmas Bazaar And Thrift Shop Tag Sale On Dec. 1

There More...

talk of the town

Don More...

IRS Is Seeking Tax Volunteers

The IRS is seeking volunteers and volunteer site locations for its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs in the Upstate New York Area. More...

AARP Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Cold Spring-Philipstown AARP is on Tuesday, November 20th, at the VFW Hall on Kemble Ave., at 1pm. Ms. Marion Hayes is prepared to resolve any problems you may have with Medicare. All seniors are welcome. More...

Harvest Sale This Weekend

Pictured above are Rev. Frank Geer, Nat Prentice, Patty Richter, and Pearline Barr with "apple pie kits" in preparation for St. Philip's annual Harvest Sale. The Friends of St. More...

Jazz Vespers Set For November 17

The monthly Jazz Vesper service will be held this Saturday at 5:30pm in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. The service will feature the remarkable vocal styling Laura Lee, the sweet sax of Ed Xiques. More...

Chocolate Festival To Feature World’s Largest Brownie

The Hudson Valley Chocolate Festival and Holiday Craft Show, presented by Freihofer More...

Building A Resilient Community

Putnam Community Service Network, Putnam County Government and United Way of Westchester and Putnam are hosting a forum Building a Resilient Community - Putnam County Service Providers Respond to the Attack on America on Tuesday, November 27, 2:30 to More...

Hudson River Healthcare Centers Launch Expansion Project

Hudson River HealthCare announced its expansion plans today at a groundbreaking ceremony in downtown Peekskill. The first Health Center in Peekskill opened its doors over 25 years ago and now, proposes to increase children and women More...

Hunting On And Near The Appalachian Trail

The hunting season will soon be underway. More...

Havorah Program (WJCS) Hosts Chanukah Celebrations For Developmentally Disabled

In its continuing effort to bring persons with special needs closer to their Jewish culture, the Havorah Program of Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) and several Westchester synagogues are planning Chanukah celebrations for persons with de More...

International Adoption Information Meeting

Family Service of Westchester and Cradle of Hope Adoption Center will be hosting an International Adoption Information Seminar for prospective adoptive families on Monday, December 3 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. More...

Support Connection Offers Breast Cancer Support Groups In Carmel

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer is currently offering Breast Cancer Support Groups in Yorktown Heights, Mount Kisco, and Carmel in an effort to provide s More...

Cold Spring’s Veterans Day Ceremony Well Attended

A heart warming Veteran More...

New Anti-Smoking Billboards Erected

State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr. P.H. has announced that the State began displaying new anti-smoking billboards statewide last month, as part of the Governor More...

Cragside Plaque Placed

A plaque has been erected on the southeast corner of Craigside Drive and Morris Avenue by the Village of Cold Spring. This plaque designates the correct name of the drive up to Haldane School, "Cragside Drive" rather than Craigside Drive. More...

Cold Spring Dinner/Dance To Raise Funds For WTC Widows’ And Children’s Fund

On Saturday, December 29th, Inn Credible Caterers will be hosting three fund raising dinner/ dances with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the WTC Rescue Workers Widows More...

Vassar Brothers Care Center Launches Coat Drive

The Vassar Brothers Hospital Care Center will be collecting coats for those in need through February 15. Clean, used or new coats of all sixes can be donated and dropped off at the Care Center. More...

Boat Owners Should Make Appointments To Bring Boats Up To High-Water Mark At City Reservoirs

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on November 7th that the Fishing and Boating Regulations require that boats at Water Supply reservoirs must be kept at designated winter storage areas above the high water mark More...

Poll

Did you take part in a religious observance or gathering for Easter or Passover?


The below video is sponsored by The Church on the Hill.

Come to The Church on the Hill and invite a friend. from from the Public Square on Vimeo.

>