May 29, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Early Bird Drop-off Set for PHC Auxiliary Fair’s Toy Shop, Book Nook and White Elephant Tents

Even though the 38th Annual Putnam Hospital Center Auxiliary Country Fair & Health Expo isn More...

Festival Coming To New Windsor Cantonment

Everyone is invited to the Sunday, June 2 Temple Hill Festival at the New Windsor Cantonment. A fun-filled afternoon of family entertainment from 1:00 - 4:30pm, the festival will include Paul Peabody More...

Free Skin Cancer Screening To Be Offered at Putnam Hospital Center June 19

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. More than 1.3 million new cases of highly curable basal cell and squamous cell cancer will be diagnosed this year as will 53,600 cases of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. More...

Vassar Brothers Observes Cancer Survivors’ Day With Special Tribute To Slain Physician

Vassar Brothers Hospital will celebrate its Eighth Annual National Cancer Survivors More...

Walking Tour Of Downtown Brewster June 2nd

A walking tour of downtown Brewster More...

Host An Exchange Student From The Former Soviet Union

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), a non-profit organization, is seeking host families for high school aged students from the former Soviet Union for the upcoming school year. More...

Governor Pataki Announces State To Waive Student Loan Fees State insurance waiver will save college students $20 million this year

Governor Pataki announced last week that for the third straight year, New York State will waive the one percent insurance fee on student loans, a move that will save the State More...

A Special Tradition Continues For St. Philip’s Students

by Rene More...

County Plans to Celebrate 190th Birthday

On Friday, June 7th, Putnam County will celebrate its 190th birthday at the Historic 1814 Courthouse, located at the junction of Routes 52 and 301 in the Hamlet of Carmel. More...

Health Department Issues 2002-2003 Fish Advisories For Recreational Anglers

On April 24th, The State Health Department released the 2002-2003 advisories for recreational fishing in New York State. More...

Free Blood Glucose Screening Offered

The Joslin Diabetes Center at the Medical Center in Yorktown (an affiliate of Hudson Valley Hospital Center) offers a free blood glucose screening every Monday from 9am to 12noon and every Thursday from 5pm to 7pm. More...

St. Mary’s Food Sale Set For June 1st

Are you preparing for those graduation parties? Come to the Food Sale at St. Mary More...

Author And Designer Juliet Irvine Will Speak At St. Mary’s June 4th

The Women of St. Mary More...

Handicap Ramp Built For Neighbor

Gordon "Bucky" Demers of Pearl Street, Nelsonville appreciates the efforts of the members of the Philipstown Masonic Lodge after completion of his wheelchair ramp outside his home. More...

Cold Spring Farmers’ Market Opens

Customers, vendors and organizers all went home happy Saturday after the successful opening of the Cold Spring Farmers' Market at the Butterfield Hospital site. More...

Summer Art Camp At Levine Art Center Begins July 8.

The Putnam Arts Council is now accepting registration for Summer Art Camp 2002 at the Levine Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Road in Mahopac. More...

Walking Is Not Enough To Prevent Osteoporosis Says New Book

May was National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, a time to make a concerted effort to inform people about this disease which has the ability to cripple, and even to kill. More...

Gail Carson Levine Writing Workshop at Brewster Public Library

Gail Carson Levine, author of Ella Enchanted and other works, will offer a free writing workshop for children ages 10 and up this summer at the Brewster Public Library, 79 Main Street (Route 6.) The Brewster Public Library thanks Ms. More...

Boy Scouts Recognize Volunteers And Announce New Leadership At Annual Meeting

The Westchester-Putnam Council of the Boy Scouts of America recently held its annual corporate meeting to elect members-at-large, Council Executive Board members, Council officers, and to recognize the efforts of volunteer Scout leaders. More...

Brewster Library Closes Briefly For Improvements

The Brewster Public Library will be closed for installation of a new circulation desk and new carpeting from Monday, June 17,2002 thru Saturday, June 22, 2002. Borrowed Materials may be returned in the book drops. More...

Graymoor Friars Sponsor Retreat For Seniors

The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, is sponsoring an over-night retreat for seniors 55 and older, from June 18 through June 19th. More...

The Shady Side Of Gardening

The Master Gardeners of Putnam County Cornell Cooperative Extension are presenting a program entitled The Shady Side of Gardening; Practical Information To Create Your Own Garden Retreat In The Shade. More...

Cold Spring Boat Club Boating Safety Tips Personal Flotation Devices

With boating season starting in earnest with the Memorial Day weekend, the Cold Spring Boat Club would like you to review some important safety measures. It More...

Support Connection To Host "Waiting ............"

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer will host an evening program entitled "Waiting More...

Buckle Up Putnam County

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announced plans on May 20th to participate in the statewide safety belt enforcement initiative More...

Police Report

Carmel - Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith reports the arrest of a Carmel man after he allegedly vandalized a restroom in a Brewster Village business establishment on Monday, May 20, 2002. Mr. More...

Results of May 17th Blood Drive – 80 Units Collected

Many volunteers contributed to the success of the May 17th Philipstown Community Blood Drive. The next drive will take place on Friday, August 2, 2002 at the North Highlands Fire House. More...

Get In Shape With Mall Walking Program

Sponsored by the Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Jefferson Valley Mall and the Jefferson Village Volunteers, a Mall Walking Program takes place on the lower level at the Jefferson Valley Mall every Monday and Wednesday from 8am to 10am. More...

Women’s Health Fair Attended By Hundreds

Hundreds of area women attended the recent Women's Health Fair at Putnam Hospital Center which was cosponsored by the Carmel hospital, Putnam County Health Department, State Senator Vincent Leibell's office and the Putnam County Healthy Living Partne More...

Brokaw To Present Scholarships At Library Associates Dinner

Last fall, Tom Brokaw on NBC nightly news was a calm and steadying presence in many of our homes, in spite of his own close brush with anthrax. He has recently returned from Iraq. More...

talk of the Town

Memorial Day marks the traditional beginning of the Summer Season, and if this Monday was any indication, it will be a great summer! Crowds were thick on Main Street in the Village throughout the day. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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