March 20, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

IRA Contributions Can Be Made Until Tax Filing Deadline

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

On Saturday, April 20 from 8:30 to 9:15am, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s Better Breathers Club To Resume Monthly Meetings April 10

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Talk of the town

Happy birthdays this week to John Valenti, Anthony Junjulas, Tom Costello, Stephen Junjulas, Louise Baxter, Ann McGrath, Denise Brewer and Jonathan Lilburne. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Will Offer Pets And The Newborn Class April 20

On Saturday, April 20, from 2:15 to 3:15pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

BOCES Trains Substitutes

Forty-eight would-be substitute teachers from Westchester and Putnam counties attended a Substitute Training Seminar on March 9, sponsored by Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services. More...

Franciscan Friars Sponsor Retreat For Married Couples

The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, is sponsoring a retreat for married couples from March 22 through March 24, 2002. More...

Tax Time 2002: A Dozen Ways To Stay Out Of Trouble With The IRS

Mistakes on your tax return can be costly. You may miss out on valuable tax deductions and credits. What More...

Diabetes Support Group Meets Monthy

A diabetes pump support group is held at the Joslin Diabetes Center (at the Medical Center at Yorktown) on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm. The next meeting is April 4th at the Center, 225 Veterans Rd., Yorktown Heights. More...

County Police Officers Honored For DWI Arrests

Putnam District Attorney Kevin Wright, who also serves as the County More...

Second Annual Hudson River Paddle Planned For June 28-July 7

The Hudson River Watertrail Association and the Hudson River Valley Greenway jointly announce that the Second Annual Great Hudson River Paddle (GHRP) will take place Friday, June 28 through Sunday, July 7. More...

Renovation Delays Putnam Valley Library Opening

Due to unexpected renovation delays, the Putnam Valley Library will remain closed through Sunday, March 24th, for the painting of the interior of the library and the installation of new carpeting. More...

Oppositional Students - Program To Be Presented At BOCES

On April 3, Mary Beth Hewitt, of Wayne Finger-Lakes Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), will present, "The Control Game: Learning How to Deal With Oppositional Students." This course will help staff understand the dynamics be More...

Highland Garden Club To Meet

The Highland Garden Club will meet at the Julia Butterfield Memorial Library at 1pm on Tuesday, March 26. More...

Police Report Mahopac Youth Arrested For Putnam Valley Burglaries

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Volunteer Opportunities At Manitoga

A new season is beginning at Manitoga, the experimental home and woodland garden designed by 20th century modern designer Russel Wright. More...

New Report Links Birth Defects, Premature Birth, To Being Overweight Before Pregnancy

Birth defects, premature birth, and other severe health problems in tomorrow More...

Helen Hayes Hospital Seeking Volunteers For Research On Osteoporosis

Do you, or does someone you know, have osteoporosis? More...

The Field Library Hosts Tax Workshop & Seminar On "New Tax Legislation Of 2001"

On Tuesday evening, April 2nd and again on April 9th, The Field Library in Peekskill will present a free seminar on the important changes in the new tax legislation of 2001. More...

Beacon Sloop Club’s "Learn To Sail" Classes Set To Begin

The Beacon Sloop Club (a local, not-for-profit environmental organization) will begin the Club More...

American Heritage Rivers’ Navigators To Meet At West Point

River Navigators, community partners, federal agencies and interested parties are set to attend the American Heritage River Navigator More...

Governor Pataki Announces Availability Of Extended Unemployment Benefits

Governor Pataki has announced that he has signed an agreement with the federal government to establish a Temporary Extended Unemployment Insurance Compensation program (TEUC) in New York State. The announcement follows President Bush More...

IRS Tips

Do You Have A Deductible Home Office? More...

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

On Saturday, April 20 from 9:15 to 10:15am, Putnam Hospital Center More...

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

On Saturday, April 20 from 10:45am to 12:15pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Putnam Hospital Center To Offer Free Breastfeeding Class In April

On Saturday, April 20 from 12:45 to 2pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Neurologist Featured Speaker At April Meeting Of Putnam Hospital Center’s Diabetes Support Group

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Nursing Home Association Publishes Free Consumer Guide To Nursing Facilities

Westchester Rockland Health Facilities Association, an organization of 21 independent nursing homes in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, has announced it has just published a "Consumer Guide to Nursing Facilities," available free t More...

New York’s Housing Market Starts Strong In 2002

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York were off to a strong start in 2002 with the January sales total rising slightly above the January 2001 total, according to single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REA More...

Defensive Driving Course Offered In April

A defensive driving course open to all licensed drivers will be available on Saturday, April 6th from 9am to 3:30pm (one session only). More...

Department Of Health Regulations Restrict Tobacco Displays

Effective January 1, 2002 an amendment to Article 13 of the Public Health Law now restricts the location and display of tobacco products and herbal cigarettes. More...

Habitat For Humanity Of Dutchess County Meets April 4th

The Habitat for Humanity of Dutchess County will hold their next general meeting on Thursday, April 4 at 7:30pm. The meeting will take place at the Immanual Christian Reformed Church at 253 Myers Corners Rd. in Wappingers Falls. More...

Putnam Habitat For Humanity Holding Planning Session

On March 26 at 7:30pm, Habitat for Humanity, International of Putnam County, will begin planning for its first project. The meeting will be held at Guideposts, Seminary Hill Rd., Carmel. Volunteers are needed. More...

Health And Fitness Expo Coming April 6th

The 2002 Heath and Fitness Expo will be held on Saturday, April 6th from 9:30am to 1pm at Club Fit, Lee Boulevard, Jefferson Valley. More...

Police Report

Cold Spring - On Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at about 6:30pm, the Cold Spring Police Department arrested Kevin Robinson, 30 years of age from Beacon, New York following a traffic stop by Police Officer Andrew Kristan. More...

St. Philip’s Choir To Perform Requiem

The St. Philip More...

Putnam County Land Trust To Hold Annual Benefit Dinner/Auction

The Putnam County Land Trust is holding its annual Benefit Dinner/Auction on Saturday, April 13th, at Lakeview Manor in Brewster from 6pm to 10pm. This year More...

Putnam Highlands Audubon To Hold Annual Dinner This Saturday

The Putnam Highlands Audubon Society invites the public to its 2nd Annual Dinner that will be held on Saturday, March 23 at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center on Rt. 301 in Cold Spring. More...

Local Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of an 18 year old Cold Spring man for unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation of section 221.05 of the New York State Penal Law. More...

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