April 17, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam’s Hot Chilies Schedules May Meeting

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Governor Releases Hudson River Estuary Action Plan Plan outlines strategy for improving, restoring, and protecting the Hudson River

Governor Pataki has released the final 2001 Hudson River Estuary Action Plan Update that will continue and build upon the State More...

Keepsake Cookbooks For Sale By GUFS PTA

The Garrison Union Free School PTA has collected the best recipes from local restaurants, group members, school administration, friends and family and compiled them into an attractive keepsake cookbook. More...

Stony Kill Farm Hosts Lecture And Night Walk

Come to Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center on Friday, April 19 to observe the annual courtship flight of the American woodcock. Lecture and night walk. Limited registration so please call (845) 831-8780 to pre-register. Free. More...

Franciscan Friars To Inaugurate National Wildflower Week

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will inaugurate National Wildflower Week at Graymoor at the 11am Mass in Pilgrim Hall on Sunday, May 5th. The wildflower seeds will be blessed and planted nearby immediately after the Mass. More...

Loretto Parish Holds Registration For 2002-2003 CCD Program

Our Lady of Loretto Parish is currently registering students for the 2002-2003 CCD program. Registration forms for new students may be obtained at the Rectory office Monday thru Friday, 9am to 3pm or by calling 265-2594 and leaving a message. More...

American Cancer Society Daffodil Days Raises $40,000 In Putnam County

Daffodils, the symbol of hope to cancer survivors and their families, bloomed across the Hudson Valley. More...

Poughkeepsie Farm Project To Host Open House

The Poughkeepsie Farm Project, located at the junction of Hooker and Raymond Avenues will hold its annual spring public Open House on Earth Day, Saturday, April 20, from 10 am to 3 pm. In case of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, April 21. More...

Meeting Focuses On Best Exercises For Diabetes Control

On the last Thursday of every month the Joslin Diabetes Center sponsors a "Diabetes Spotlight" discussion in the Wagner Conference Room (lower level) at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Community Blood Screening Available On May 11

The AMBA Wellness Programs and The Medical Center at Cold Spring are cosponsoring a Community Blood Screening on Saturday, May 11 from 8am to 11am. More...

Building Bridges, Building Boats Fundraiser Huge Success

Over 150 attended a Hudson River Fish Fry and Fashion Show to benefit Building Bridges, Building Boats on Sunday April 7th at the Garrison Golf Club. More...

Author James H. Merrell To Speak At Oakwood School

Noted educator and author, James H. Merrell will be the speaker for the third Annual Dr. Hershel L Herzog Lecture at Oakwood Friends School. Professor Merrell will speak in Oakwood More...

Talk of the Town

Looks like summer is going to make an early appearance this year if the weather this week is any indication. Despite the fact that the Cold Spring water reservoirs are in good shape now, we should all be careful with the amount of water we More...

S. Highlands Methodist Church To Hold Evening Of Prayers And Hymns

The South Highland Methodist Church will hold an evening of prayers and hymns, Monday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. This program is an informal service, an alternative to the more formal Sunday worship service. All are welcome to attend. More...

State Announces $1.1 Million For Projects In Lower Hudson Valley

Governor Pataki has announced $1.1 million for six conservation, recreation and open space projects in Westchester, Orange and Putnam. More...

Social Services And Youth Bureau Seek Public Input

The Putnam County Department of Social Services, in conjunction with the Putnam County Youth Bureau, will be holding a Public Forum on May 1, at 7pm in the Dept. of Social Services Conference Room, 110 Old Route 6, Building 2, Carmel. More...

Stony Kill Farm Holds Earth Day Celebration

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The Fresh Air Fund Recognizes Volunteer Week

Each year through The Fresh Air Fund, thousands of volunteer host families in 13 states and Canada provide free summer vacations to children from low-income neighborhoods of New York City. More...

Sybil Ludington Ride To Be Re-Enacted April 26th

On Friday April 26th, the Rev. Larry Maxwell of the Patterson Baptist Church and the Putnam Historian, Richard Musearella, will host a Sybil Ludington Ride for freedom event in the Hamlet of Cannel, starting at 11:30 am and ending by 1 pm. More...

Yorktown Lion’s Clubs Sponsor Journey For Sight Walk

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Vassar Hosts Activity For Kids With Chronic Illnesses And ADD/ADHD

Vassar Brothers Hospital will host an afternoon of fun for children with chronic illnesses as well as for those with ACID and ADHD on Friday, April 19 at Mardi Bob Bowling Lanes on Taft Avenue in Poughkeepsie. More...

April Is Autism Awareness Month

In recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month, Putnam Family Support and Advocacy, Inc. More...

Police Report

Brewster - Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the arrests of two men, one from Brewster and the other from Westchester County, on cocaine and marijuana possession charges. Members of the Sheriff More...

HV Hospital’s Women’s Pavilion Offers Education Programs

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Highland Garden Club Meets April 23

The Highland Garden Club will meet at the Butterfield Memorial Library on Tuesday, April 23 at 12:30pm for a covered dish luncheon. Installation of officers will take place. More...

Celebrate With Common Threads - Community Cookbook And Community Night Are Here

Last fall the community was asked to contribute recipes for the Common Threads 2002 Community Cookbook. We asked and you answered with tasty recipes from around the globe. The book is here and it looks great! More...

Ophthalmologist Added to Putnam Hospital Center’s Medical Staff

The Board of Directors of Putnam Hospital Center recently approved the appointment of ophthalmologist Lan Phuong V. Pham, MD, as an active member of the hospital More...

Western Putnam Family Services Center Opens On Rt. 9

From left: Robert Bondi, County Executive, Edye Schwartz, Executive Director of Putnam Family and Community Services, Fr. Bernie Palka, SA, President/CEO, St. More...

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