March 13, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

State Adopts New Fire Prevention And Building Codes New codes encourage construction, rehabilitation, energy conservation

Governor Pataki has announced that the State has adopted new Fire Prevention and Building Codes that reflect current technology, product and safety standards and will enhance energy conservation requirements. More...

Tax Assistance Available At The Brewster Public Library

Attorney Juana Valentine will assist Senior Citizens and low-income families with tax returns at the Brewster Public Library on Saturday, March 23 from 10am to 12pm. There is no fee for this service but registration is required. More...

New Home Gardening Web Site Available

The wide expertise of Cornell More...

Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Hudson Valley Carpenters, Local 19, will conduct recruitment from March 21 through September 19 for 10 carpenters; three millwright/pile drivers; and three linoleum, resilient tile and carpet la More...

Interested In Creating A Community Center?

On March 4th a collaborative "Think Tank" of local community parents joined local officials and key stakeholders at the Butterfield Library to discuss a great new program for the community. More...

Second Annual Poughkeepsie Shad Festival Coming Soon

The Walkway Over the Hudson is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Poughkeepsie Shad Festival in Waryas Park on the Poughkeepsie Waterfront on Sunday, April 28, from 11am to 5pm. More...

Vassar Brothers Offers Help For Young People Affected By Cancer

Vassar Brothers Hospital will host a program for children and teenagers affected by cancer on Saturday, March 23 from 9am to 2:30pm in The Dyson Center for Cancer Care. More...

First Presbyterian Church Jazz Vespers This Saturday

The monthly Jazz Vesper service will be held this Saturday, March 16, at 5:30pm in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Conference On How Non-Profits Can Save Money To Feature Author Greg Dabel

Greg Dabel, author of Saving Money in Nonprofit Organizations: More than 100 Moneysaving Ideas, Tips, and Strategies for Reducing Expenses Without Cutting Your Budget, will be the keynote speaker at a one-day conference designed to help nonprofits im More...

2002 Holy Week And Easter Activities At Graymoor The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will begin their Holy Week observances at Graymoor with the following events and services:

March 24th - Palm Sunday of the Lord More...

Controlling Invasive Vegetation At Little Stony Point

On Saturday, March 16, naturalists from the Little Stony Point Citizens Association will be presenting a public program concerned with the timely issue of invasive vegetation. More...

Free Lecture on Prevention And Treatment Of Osteoporosis

Putnam Preventative Medicine is offering a free lecture on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30pm. More...

Police Report

Philipstown - Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the arrest of a Westchester County man on a variety of criminal charges stemming from a traffic stop. Mr. Daniel J. More...

Manitou Area Residents Organize Against Wooly Adelgid

The landscape has changed dramatically in parts of Philipstown. Areas that once had a mystical quality are now devastated. If you did not know the cause, you would think there had been a severe fire - but the homes are untouched. More...

Fishkill Historical Society To Hold Silent Auction

The Fishkill Historical Society will hold a silent auction, Saturday March 16, 1 - 4 pm at the Van Wyck Museum, 504 Route 9, Fishkill. More...

Scenic Hudson’s Great River Sweep Seeks Volunteers

For those looking to get outside and spend time along the Hudson River this spring, Scenic Hudson, Inc. is offering a terrific opportunity. More...

Preparing For The Unexpected

"Preparing for the Unexpected" is the topic of a program sponsored by the Putnam Community Service Network that will teach the skills needed to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. More...

Homebuyers Seminars Begin April 3rd

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) will begin a five-part Homebuyers Seminar, Wednesday, April 3 from 7 to 8:30pm in the Community Room at 10 Gleneida Court, Carmel. The seminars will be held every two weeks, ending in May. More...

Local 1000 Recruits Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 1000, will conduct recruitment from March 25 through September 30 for five skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Westchester and Putnam Counties Construction Craft Laborers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 60, will open recruitment on March 18th for 15 apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Celebrate A National Event

There will be an historic event this Saturday, March 16. The U.S Postal Service will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of West Point Military Academy. More...

PV Parks Department To Hold Lifeguard Training Courses Open To All CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens and Water Front Safety are included

The Putnam Valley Parks Department will once again be offering Lifeguard Training courses for adults over 15. Trainees must also possess strong swimming skills. More...

Earth Day Events To Be Sponsored By Bear Mtn. Trailside Museums And Wildlife Center

Trailside Museums and Zoo will again take part in the celebration of Earth Day Activities on Saturday, April 20th. This year, there will be an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony as the centerpiece to different activities throughout the zoo. More...

What You Need To Know About Filing Your Taxes Electronically

Filing your tax return is never a pleasant task, but e-file, the IRS More...

County To Host 8th Annual Youth Forum

The 8th Annual Putnam County Forum is an all day event sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension, (the community outreach arm of Cornell University), and the Putnam County Youth Bureau that will take place on Wednesday, March 20 at Arms Acres in Car More...

Police Report

Brewster - Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Brewster woman for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and other traffic offenses following an automobile accident in which she was injured. Ms. Iris J. More...

Yoga Classes Begin At Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Gentle Yoga classes will be held on Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:45pm for 8 weeks at The Hudson Valley Hospital Center More...

Talent Show Tickets On Sale

The Haldane High School Annual Talent Show will be held on Saturday, April 6th in the Haldane Auditorium. Tickets for this fun-filled community event are on sale now and are sure to go fast. More...

Brewster Postal Worker Arrested For Driving Truck With Suspended License

A mail carrier was arrested on March 1st in the Village of Brewster for driving a mail truck while his driver license was revoked. The Sheriff More...

Mekeel’s Corners Chapel Seeks Help With Renovations

The Mekeel More...

TALK OF THE TOWN

Betty Budney needs some help with the cemetery cleanup on Cedar St. this Saturday from 9 to 4. She is looking for volunteers willing to do some heavy work. Bring tools if you can. More...

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