April 3, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Butterfield Library Announces April Is Amnesty Month

If during your spring cleaning you come across a long overdue library book, dust it off and return it to the Butterfield Library. The month of April is Amnesty Month, and the library will forgive all fines for overdue material. More...

Philipstown Rotary Looks To Expand

The Philipstown Rotary is currently holding a Friday morning breakfast meeting and is looking to revitalize and expand the club in order to better serve the community. More...

Legislator Tamagna Addresses Congressional Delegation

The National Leadership for National Resource Conservation Services (NRCS) and Resource Conservation and Development Councils (RC&D) convened a meeting in Washington DC from March 17-19. More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s Better Breathers Club To Resume Monthly Meetings April 16

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Funding Available For Youth Projects

The Putnam County Youth Bureau is pleased to announce the availability of funding for 2002 Youth Assets Projects to be started and complete between June and December 31, 2002. Funding is available in amounts up to $1,000 per project. More...

Grant Money Still Available From Putnam Mortgage Buy Down Program

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has received $83,345 in funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York through its Affordable Housing Program (AHP) to establish the Putnam Mortgage Buy Down Program in partnership with HSBC. More...

Judy Shepard To Speak At Marist

Judy Shepard, whose son Matthew was brutally murdered four years ago because he was gay, will speak at Marist College on Wednesday, April 10. Her lecture will begin at 7:30pm at the McCann Center Fieldhouse and is open to the public. More...

CH Energy Group Offers Annual Opportunities Unlimited Scholarship

CH Energy Group seeks nominations for its second annual Opportunities Unlimited Scholarship, which provides a two-year scholarship for a local community college graduate who has overcome a substantive obstacle in his or her life. More...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Putnam County Humane Society will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic at the shelter on Old Route 6 on Sunday, April 7th, from 10am to noon. The clinic is open to Putnam County residents only. More...

Putnam Hospital Center To Offer Five-Week Prepared Childbirth Classes

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next five-week session of prepared childbirth classes to begin Thursday, April 25 from 7 to 9pm. More...

Metro Reptile Expo Explores Reptiles As Pets

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY on Sunday, April 28 from 9am to 4pm. More...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Proclaims April 28th WalkAmerica Sunday

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg recently presented a proclamation to the March of Dimes in honor of its 32nd Annual WalkAmerica held in New York City and throughout the nation. More...

Temple Beth-El Announces Scholarship

The Rabbi Erwin Zimet Memorial Institute has announced the availability of a Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 and invites applications from college seniors or holders of Bachelor degrees interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Jewish Studies o More...

City Plans To Reopen Reservoirs For Fishing Boats still not allowed at Kensico Or New Croton Reservoirs

Commissioner Joel A. Miele, Sr., PE, of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on March 22nd that the agency will reopen the New York City reservoirs to fishing on April 1 under its new Public Access Permit system. More...

Western Putnam Family Services Opens Cold Spring Outpatient Treatment Center

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PV Board Of Ed To Hold Meetings

The Putnam Valley Board of Education will conduct a Work Session/ Business Meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2002 starting at 7:30 pm. More...

Verizon Wireless Accepting Cell Phones For Recycling No Longer Used Wireless Phone Donations Will Assist Local Women’s Shelters

Wondering what to do with those no longer used wireless phones cluttering closets and desk drawers at home or in the office? Drop them off at a Verizon Wireless Communications Store and help fight domestic violence through the company More...

Metro-North Schedule Set To Change April 7

On Sunday, April 7 MTA Metro-North Railroad will introduce new schedules that will better serve growing markets, respond to customer requests, and accommodate construction projects. The change coincides with the return of daylight-saving time. More...

Tall of Town

Daylight Savings Time takes early Sunday morning - Spring Ahead, Fall Back. Don More...

Governor Proposes World Trade Center License Plate Sale of plates to benefit New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund

Governor Pataki has proposed legislation to create and issue a World Trade Center distinctive license plate to commemorate the horrific events of September 11th. More...

CPR Courses From American Red Cross Offered In Philipstown

Plan ahead and give yourself or someone you love the gift of life: a 2002 course in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) from the American Red Cross in Greater New York. More...

Arts Council To Hold Garden Tour Of StoneCrop Gardens

The Putnam Arts Council invites the community to a private tour of the gardens at Stonecrop in Cold Spring, on Saturday, June 15, 1-3 pm. Light refreshments served in Stonecrop More...

Sons of the American Revolution To Honor Local Vets With Grave Insignias

The Westchester-Putnam Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will place its bronze insignia at the graves Patriots Timothy Wood, Amos Rogers, and Benjamin Cowl. More...

Tai Chi Enthusiasts Will Gather On April 6

On Saturday, April 6th, Tai Chi groups around the world will celebrate the fourth annual World Tai Chi Day. Gathering in parks and public spaces, Tai Chi players will exhibit their form beginning at l0am (their local time). More...

PARC Holds Annual Brunch And Fashion Show

The Putnam Associated Resource Center (PARC), which has been providing services to persons with developmental disabilities for over 45 years, will be holding their annual brunch and fashion show on Wednesday, April 24 at 10:30am. More...

The Field Library Hosts Tax Workshop & Seminar On New Tax Legislation

On Tuesday, April 9th from 7 to 9pm, The Field Library will present a free seminar on the important changes in the new tax legislation of 2001. More...

New York Housing Market Remains Solid In February

The New York state housing market remained solid in February with sales of existing single-family homes rising by more than 5 percent compared to the February 2001 total, according to single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Associa More...

Own It - Don’t Rent It

The second of a five-part homeownership series sponsored by the Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) will be held Wednesday, April 13 from 7 to 8:30pm in the Community Room at 10 Gleneida Court, Carmel. More...

Free National Tree Package From The National Arbor Day Foundation

Ten free oak trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during the month of April 2002. The free oaks are part of the nonprofit Foundation More...

Central Hudson Launches Program To Improve Electric Service Reliability

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation has initiated an effort to better manage the vegetation that grows around electric facilities in order to significantly reduce power interruptions in the Mid-Hudson region. More...

VA Offers Diabetes Education

VA Hudson Valley, Montrose campus, has an eight topic Diabetes Education Program. The topics for April 11 are "Foot Care" and "Glucose Monitoring." The classes are open to all veterans with diabetes and their family members. More...

PHC To Offer Free "Kids With Power Over Asthma" Course

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Celebrate New York State’s Constitution

Kingston will celebrate the 225th anniversary of New York State More...

HV Hospital Center Announces Blood Drive

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center will be holding their Spring Blood Drive on Wednesday, April 10th from 7am to 4pm. The event will be held in the Wagner Conference Room at the hospital on Crompond Rd. in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Putnam Starts Awareness Program On Dangers Of Shaking Babies

Putnam County Executive Bondi has announced that the Putnam County Child Abuse Task Force, through the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), is partnering with Putnam Hospital Center (PHC) to launch a public awareness campaign on the dangers of shaking a baby More...

Philipstown Town Board Monthly Agenda

The Town Board of the Town of Philipstown will hold their regular monthly meeting at 8 pm on April 4th. More...

County Highway Department Worker Cited For Honesty

Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith reports that a Mahopac woman who lost her purse, containing hundreds of dollars in cash, has recovered her property intact thanks to the honesty of a county highway department worker. More...

Grocery Shopping Van Will Run Wednesdays Only

The Putnam County van transporting residents for grocery shopping in Beacon will be changing their schedule effective April 17, 2002. The van will be transporting on Wednesdays only. More...

Scenic Hudson’s Great River Sweep Marks Fifth Anniversary Expansion to Adirondacks and recycling project new for this year

Scenic Hudson, Inc. More...

Police Report

Philipstown - A Westchester County man was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Weekly Poll

Considering the recent rash of vandalism at Butterfield, are you in favor of fencing the property until demolition begins?




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