December 12, 2001 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

IRS And State Charity Officials Urge Care When Making A Car Donation

The Internal Revenue Service and state charity officials issued a consumer alert in December to help taxpayers avoid potential pitfalls when they donate their automobiles to charities. More...

’Tis The Season To Be Safe

Operation Decoration emphasizes safe holiday decorating. More...

Heartsaver CPR Workshops Every Month

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center holds a Heartsaver CPR workshop for the lay-rescuer of all ages on the third Saturday of every month. The next workshop will be held December 15 from 9:30am to 1:30pm at the Hospital Center on Crompond Rd. More...

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

The historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service on December 24th at 8pm. The church is located at 729 Peekskill Hollow Rd., Putnam Valley, 1 mile west of the Taconic Parkway. More...

Women And Money Program Free, two-part series to help plan for bright financial future

The Putnam County Housing Corporation in partnership with SAFECO, a diversified insurance and financial services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington, is sponsoring a free, two-part series designed to help women plan for their financial healt More...

Hospital Offers Free Osteoporosis Program

The Osteoporosis Support Group of Helen Hayes Hospital is offering a free Holiday Tea and lecture on Tuesday, December 18, from 10 to 11am in the Club Room of the hospital in West Haverstraw. More...

Breastfeeding Class Offered In January By Putnam Hospital Center

On Saturday, January 5, 2002, from 12:45 to 2pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, January 12, 2002, from 9am to 5pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Free Blood Pressure Screening December 20

Putnam Hospital Center will offer free blood pressure screening, open to the public, on Thursday, December 20, from 1 to 3pm. It will be held in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Christmas Jazz Vespers This Saturday

The monthly Jazz Vesper service will be held this Saturday, December 15, at 5:30pm in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 10 Academy St. Under the leadership of the church More...

Give Yourself The Gift Of Early Retirement

At this time of year, you and your family may be reaping the benefits of giving and receiving holiday gifts for family members and friends. More...

Bereavement Support Group

Bereavement Support Sessions sponsored by Hospice Care in Westchester Putnam, Inc. will be offered once a month for the next two months at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Franciscan Friars Host Salesian Young Adult Retreat

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will host a three day Salesian Young Adult retreat at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center. Entitled Living Out My Christian Life, The Road Less Traveled, it will run from January 8 through January 10, 2002. More...

Concert Planned For Senior Citizens At Haldane Dec. 20

A free concert for Philipstown Senior Citizens will be held at the Haldane High School Auditorium on December 20th at 10am. The performance will include members of the elementary chorus, the elementary advanced band, the Jr. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Annual Appeal Underway

The Annual Letter of Appeal Of the Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 has been sent out to the residents and owners of properties in the Villages of Cold Spring and Nelsonville, and the District of the Town of Philipstown of whom the Company serves. More...

Rally Planned Against Certifying Indian Point Evacuation Plan

A coalition of residents More...

Christmas Celebrations Planned At Graymoor

At 4:30 pm on Monday, December 24th, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will begin their Christmas celebration at Graymoor with Vespers in Pilgrim Hall and the Blessing of the Creche outdoors near Pilgrim Hall. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Employees Collect Donations

In the spirit of the holiday season, the employees of Hudson Valley Hospital Center once again collected money, shopped and will wrap gifts for needy children and their families for the fifth year in a row. More...

Downtown Tavern Drop-Off Point For "Toys For Tots" Again This Year

Downtown Tavern is proud to announce that they are once again participating in the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Christmas Concert At Saint Joseph’s Chapel In Garrison

A Christmas Concert will be held at St. Joseph More...

County Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council To Meet Dec. 14

The December 2001 meeting of the Putnam County Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) will take place on Friday, December 14th commencing at 3 pm in the conference room at the office of Putnam County Department of Health, 1 Geneva Road More...

Putnam Cap Requests Community Assistance With Holiday Toy Program

Putnam CAP in collaboration with The Putnam County Sheriff More...

What Every Child Needs For Good Mental Health

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...

Changes In Childcare Focus Of Putnam Hospital Center’s January Grandparenting Class

On Saturday, January 5, 2002, from 9:15 to 10:15am, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Primer On Basic Newborn Care Issues Focus Of Putnam Hospital Center’s Upcoming Baby Boot Camp

On Saturday, January 5, 2002, from 10:45am to 12:15pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Pets and the Newborn Class Offered at Putnam Hospital Center

On Saturday, January 5, 2002, from 2:15 to 3:15pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s January Sibling Class To Provide Helpful Hints To Big Brothers And Sisters

On Saturday, January 5, 2002, from 8:30 to 9:15am, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Report Card Released On Counties’ Spending Of Tobacco Settlement Funds

Putnam County received a grade of More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s to Offer Prepared Childbirth Classes in January

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next five-week session of prepared childbirth classes to begin Thursday, January 17, 2002, from 7 to 9pm. More...

Yoga Classes At Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Yoga classes will be held at The Dempsey House of Hudson Valley Hospital Center on Thursdays beginning January 10 through March 7. More...

Pump Support Group For Diabetics

A pump support group sponsored by the Joslin Diabetes Center will be held on the first Thursday of each month at the Diabetes Center on Veterans Rd. in Yorktown. More...

Tamagna Opposes Proposed Reinstatement Of Commuter Tax

Suburban commuters are again being unfairly targeted with a tax hike. State Comptroller Carl McCall has proposed reinstatement of the New York City commuter tax. More...

NYS Trial Lawyers Association Announce Free Legal Services For Victims Of WTC Attacks

The New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA), in conjunction with its national entity, will provide free legal representation to victims of the September 11th attacks and their families who choose to pursue a claim in the September 11th Vict More...

Talk of the town

Winter finally arrived last week, just in time too, as Santa began making his rounds. Santa (and his helpers, the Garrison FD Ladies Aux) put on a very nice breakfast on Saturday. Looks like a new tradition has been born. More...

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