May 22, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Stopping Burglars Starts At The Front Door

Many people think burglars sneak in through a window or the garage. But surprisingly, most thieves come in through the simplest of all entrances: the front door. More...

Vendors And Car Show Exhibitors Wanted

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. is now accepting vendor and car registration for their tenth Annual Summer Fair benefit on Sunday July 21 (rain date July 28) at Westlake High School in Thornwood. More...

Haldane To Honor Class Of 1952

Haldane Central School District is inviting all members of the Haldane Class of 1952 to be honored guests at Haldane High School More...

Seventeen Sheriff’s Deputies Graduate From Basic Training

Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith has announced the graduation of seventeen Sheriff More...

Lyle Roberts Earns Membership In Million Dollar Round Table

Outstanding product knowledge and client service have enabled Lyle Roberts, LUTCF, of Prudential Financial in Poughquag, New York, to earn membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Roberts, is a 7-year MDRT member. More...

Police Report

Philipstown - Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports that a severe two-car automobile accident occurred in the Town of Philipstown on Tuesday, May 14, 2002. More...

David Jonas Enters Basic Training

Army National Guard Pfc. David M. Jonas has entered basic military training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Tompkins Corners Methodist Sponsors Strawberry Festival And Flea Market

A Strawberry Festival and Flea Market will be sponsored by the historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church on June 22th from 9am to 3pm. More...

Seniornet At Kent Library To Hold In-Person Registration

SeniorNet at the Kent Public Library Learning Center has successfully completed their first year of SeniorNet Computer Classes. SeniorNet is an all volunteer program, not-for-profit sponsored by corporate sponsors like IBM and Microsoft. More...

Putnam Hospital To Raffle New Auto At Auxiliary Fair

Putnam Hospital Center Auxiliary Fair co-chair Leslie Weber points out some of the features en the 2002 Subaru Forester L sports utility vehicle that will be raffled off during the 38th Annual PHC Auxiliary Country Fair & Health Expo, September 28 an More...

Five Generations Gather

Mrs. Hester Patmore Riccobene celebrated her 95th Birthday on April 7th, 2002. More...

Talk of the town

On Monday is the annual commemoration of Memorial Day. This year we all have a special reason to observe this solemn holiday, we More...

American Red Cross Lifesaving Classes Offered In Philipstown.

The American Red Cross in Putnam County currently offers CPR and First Aid classes to best suit your needs or the needs of your family. All the classes are held at St. Basil More...

Museum Of The Hudson Highlands To Honor Hellie Stowell With Chairman’s Award Congresswoman Sue Kelly to be special guest

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands will present its annual Trustees Reception from 4 - 6:30 pm. on Sunday, June 2 at the Museum More...

When To Treat Your Lawn For Grubs

Are you noticing dead spots in your lawn? A likely culprit is the white, C-shaped grub stage of the European chafer beetle (Rhizotrogus majalis). More...

VA Nurses Honored During National Nurses Week

The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System honored its nurses during this year More...

Highland Garden Club To Visit Stonecrop Gardens

The Highland Garden Club is having an outing at Stonecrop Gardens on Tuesday, May 28th at 9:30am. Please meet at the front of the Butterfield Library. More...

Philipstown Players And Depot Theatre Hold Open House and BBQ This Sunday

The Philipstown Players and the Depot Theatre invite the community to join them for food and fun on May 26th at an open house. More...

First West Nile Virus-Infected Bird Confirmed In New York

State Health Department urges calls to "Dead Bird Hotline" More...

Land Trust Sponsors "Take a Hike" With Don Nice

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust will sponsor a hike entitled "Viewpoints: Castle to River", the third in their "Take a Hike" program, scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 1st, from 1- 4 pm. More...

Peers Influence Peers Broadcast 8th Annual TV Special

On April 26th and 27th, for the eighth year in a row, the Peers Influence Peers Partnership of Putnam Valley broadcast its annual one-hour TV special, entitled this year, "Peers Influence Peers VIII: A California Road Trip" This program, br More...

Open House Planned At Kingston’s Historic Stockade Area

In celebration of 350 years of History, Hudson Valley residents will have an unusual opportunity to discover the secrets of Kingston More...

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Every Thursday from 2 to 3pm, the Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers a free blood pressure screening. Screenings are held in Dining Room B, lower level, at the Hospital on Crompond Road in Cortlant Manor More...

Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Horse Scholarship Available

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County is accepting applications for the Hebe Gordon Memorial 4-H Horse Scholarship. More...

A House Divided: Mount Gulian Interprets Civil War

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, holds its annual Civil War event on Sunday, May 26th from 10 am to 5 pm. Civil War re-enactors from the 150th New York Regiment and the Hudson Valley Ladies Aid Society will be encamped at the site. More...

Eighth Snapping Turtle Walk Coming Up At Boscobel

Just as the swallows return to Capistrano each year, so do the snapping turtles return to Boscobel each June. On Saturday, June 8, at 7:30 am, Boscobel will have its Eighth Annual Snapping Turtle Walk, rain or shine. 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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