February 27, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Garrison Pony Club To Hold Easter Egg Hunt On Horse Back

New, and returning, members are welcome to attend The Garrison Pony Club More...

Breath: The Life force Of Yoga

I knew nothing about Yoga until I took my first class last June. It More...

Casino and Auction Night Will Benefit Those With Developmental Disabilities

A Gala Casino and Auction Night to benefit Putnam Associated Resource Centers, PARC, will be held at the Mahopac Golf Club on Saturday, March 24, from 6:30pm to 12midnight. More...

Greenway Committee Seeks Ideas From Philipstown Community

The Philipstown Greenway Committee is seeking community ideas and suggestions for projects. More...

Survey Finds New York State Mirrors Nation In Folic Acid Awareness Consumption of the B vitamin folic acid has increased, too, but is still at lower rates than needed

In New York State, 63 percent of people are aware of folic acid More...

Tax Breaks For Independent Contractors

A tough job market and a slowing economy have more workers taking on jobs as independent contractors. If you More...

Teacher of the Year participates in Catholic School Week

Local resident and Journal News Teacher of the Year, Diana Roda, was an all day guest speaker at Saint Patrick More...

Volunteers Needed For Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival June 15-16 In Croton Point Park

The Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival is looking for 900 dedicated individuals who are willing to donate their time in exchange for participating in an exciting weekend-long event filled with music and dance performances, environmental workshops, More...

Local Banks Sponsor Annual Legislative Reception

The Putnam County Savings Bank and Mahopac National Bank were local sponsors of the New York State Rural Advocates Annual Legislative Reception held February 11, 2002 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany according to Dianne Chipman, a board member of More...

Diabetes Pump Support Group Meets In March

The Diabetes Pump Support Group, sponsored by the Joslin Diabetes Center, meets the first Thursday of each month at 7pm; the next meeting is March 7th. More...

New York State Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Underway 220 sites eligible for $1 million program to preserve, promote NY’s history

Governor Pataki has announced that 220 Revolutionary War sites have been nominated by the public for inclusion on New York State More...

Butterfield Library To Hold Antique Appraisal Day

The Butterfield Library in Cold Spring will be holding an Antique Appraisal Day on Saturday, March 9th from 10 am to 2 pm. More...

Vassar Brothers To Offer Yoga For Cancer Patients

Vassar Brothers Hospital will offer a series of Restorative Yoga classes for cancer patients, beginning Wednesday, March 6. More...

Talk of our Town

The weather report says on Tuesday that Winter will be coming back on Thursday. Like everyone else, we More...

Putnam Hospital Has Surgical First For Triplets

It was a surgical first for otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat specialist) Gary Fishman, MD, when he recently performed back-to-back-to-back insertion of tubes in both ears of triplets at Putnam Hospital Center's new state-of-the-art Ambulatory S More...

Seller’s Property Condition Disclosure Law Takes Effect On March 1

The New York State Association of Realtors organization reminds home sellers that an important new law entitled the Property Condition Disclosure Act will take effect March 1st. More...

Annual Appeal Of Cold Spring Fire Company Sets New Record

The Final Total of the 2001 Annual Letter of Appeal of the Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 reached $28,426.00 in contributions. This is by far the largest sum ever collected. More...

Correction

The Garrison School Article in the 2/20/02 edition of the PCN&R indicated that Susan Homola is a teacher. This is incorrect. More...

Governor Announces Environmental Labels For Electric Bills Labels designed to enhance consumer awareness and help develop green power market

Governor Pataki announced February 22nd that electricity consumers in New York State will soon begin receiving information in their bills about the types of fuel - and their related air emissions - that are used to generate their electricity. More...

Franciscan Friars To Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

On Sunday, March 17th, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will celebrate St. Patrick More...

Illustrator Presents Past In Live Colors To Putnam Valley Elementary Students

Illustrator Michael Dooling dresses up as George Washington, one of his favorite subjects in his picture book series, while he discusses the creative journey of illustrating books with Putnam Valley Elementary School third grade students. More...

Women Of St. Mary’s To Sponsor Smorgasbord

The Women of St. Mary More...

Vassar Holds Pain Relief Class For Moms-To-Be

Vassar Brothers Hospital will hold a pain relief class for expectant mothers and their families on Wednesday, March 13 from 7 to 9pm in the hospital More...

"Food For Friends" Drive Will Help Fill Local Food Banks

Curves for Women®, 30-minute fitness and weight-loss centers with numerous locations in New York, will be joining in the Curves International Inc. "Food for Friends" food drive, to benefit local food banks. More...

PARC Starts Membership Drive 2002

Putnam Associated Resource Centers (PARC) is beginning its Year 2002 Membership Drive. More than ever, we need to expand our membership and our support in the community. More...

"Maple Syrup Day" At Little Stony Point

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Poison Center Educator Addresses Bioterrorism And Radiation Poisoning

In response to people More...

March 2nd Defensive Driving Is Offered

A Defensive Driving Course is being held on Saturday, March 2 at The Hudson Valley Hospital Center from 9am to 3:30pm (one session only). More...

Vassar Brothers Hosts Lymphedema Support Group

Vassar Brothers Hospital will host its support program for patients coping with Lymphedema on Tuesday, March 12 from 7 to 8:30pm in Conference Room B. Occupational and Physical therapists will lead and facilitate a question and answer session. More...

Cold Spring Firefighters Complete Basic Training Program

Eight new members of the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1 have completed a 42-hour basic firefighters program. The basic school was held at the Putnam County Fire Training Center in Carmel. More...

Butterfield Library To Host St. Patrick’s Day Event

The Butterfield Library in Cold Spring will host a St. Patrick More...

Police Report

Cold Spring - On Sunday February 17, 2002 at about 10:20 pm the Cold Spring Police Department arrested Deborah Durkin, 18 years of age from West Haverstraw, New York following a traffic stop by police officer Andrew Kristan. More...

An Eye on Nutrition: Guard Against Macular Degeneration With Tips from the Lighthouse

People with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the country More...

March Meeting Of Putnam Hospital Diabetes Support Group To Focus On Carbohydrate Counting

Putnam Hospital Center More...

Patriot Gardens Proposed In Remembrance Of 9/11 Project to spark community patriotism

As New York City residents contemplate a fitting memorial at ground zero, some community leaders outside of the city are searching for ways in which their own constituents can pay tribute to those lost, and honor the men and women of our military who More...

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