June 26, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Pain-Relief Class For Moms-To-Be

Vassar Brothers Medical Center will hold a pain-relief class for expectant mothers and their families on Wednesday, July 10th from 7 to 9 pm in the Center More...

Brewster Assistant Superintendent Convicted Of Abuse Charges

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin L. More...

SUV Takes Putnam Valley Man For A Ride

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports that a Putnam Valley man was injured on June 12, 2002 in an unusual automobile accident that occurred in his own driveway. Mr. More...

Police Report

Patterson - The Putnam County Sheriff reports the arrests of a man and woman, both Patterson residents, on drug charges. Mr. Brian J. Knapp, age 20, is charged with heroin possession. Ms. Heather C. More...

The Highland Falls -West Point Farmers Market Builds Momentum In Its Third Season

The Highland Falls West Point Farmers Market, located just outside the main gates of historic West Point on Main St., Highland Falls, will open on Sunday, June 30 from 9am to 3pm and will run Sundays through October 27. More...

Electricians Recruit Apprentices

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 363, will conduct recruitment from July 1 through December 31 for 10 apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Putnam County Nursing Home Celebrates National Nursing Home Week

Putnam Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Holmes) celebrated National Nurses Week with a Special Tea and gifts for all nursing staff. The facility celebrated National Nursing Home Week with a Mother More...

This Week At The Market: The Cheese Man Cometh

If there was an award given at the end of the season for the longest lineups at the Cold Spring Farmers More...

Girls Scout Troop Adopts Flowerbeds At Nelsonville Village Hall

Members of Girl Scout Troop 2503, with their leader, Mrs. Susan Costigan. Left to right Susan are Costigan, Julie Costigan, Amelia Anistasi, Sarah Costigan and and Holly Whiston. More...

State Leaders Agree On Health Insurance Legislation For Smallest Businesses New law makes small business group health insurance available to sole proprietors

Governor George E. Pataki, Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced last week an agreement on a bill that will make more affordable health insurance available to small businesses run by sole proprietors. More...

County’s Request For Wireless E-911 Funding Source Granted

Bob Pozzi, Chairman o f the Putnam County Legislature, reports that the New York State Senate has passed the County Legislature More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Laboratory Receives Accreditation

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Laboratory has again been awarded a two-year accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. More...

Summer DWI Enforcement Efforts To Be Increased In Putnam

Putnam District Attorney Kevin Wright has announced that Project "Safe Summer," a pilot program targeted at increasing DWI enforcement patrols on Putnam roads, will take place throughout the summer season. Wright, who is also Putnam More...

State Election Task Force Releases Final Report Sweeping reforms and modernization called for

Governor Pataki announced last week that the New York State Task Force on Election Modernization has released its final report, "Voting in New York in the 21st Century." The report contains 64 recommendations and calls for dramatic reforms More...

Still Time To Register Kids For Mount Gulian’s Heritage Camp

Mount Gulian Historic Site in Fishkill has several openings for its summer Heritage Day Camp and is still accepting registrations. More...

Cold Spring Lions Complete Work For 2001-2002

At its June board of directors meeting, the Cold Spring Lions Club wrapped up its work for the 2001-2002 fiscal year. Grants awarded during the year included: More...

Tree-Identification Guide Book Available From The National Arbor Day Foundation

"What Tree Is That?," a pocket guide for identifying trees, is available from The National Arbor Day Foundation. More...

Metro North Happy With Survey Results

In a recent survey, Metro-North Railroad customers rated service a record-tying high of 8.0 and overwhelmingly favored education over restrictions for cell phone use. More...

Local Healthcare Agencies And NYS DOH Ban Together For National HIV Testing Day Project Wave--Westchester promotes free HIV/AIDS education and testing

On Thursday, June 27, 2002, ten-local healthcare agencies throughout Westchester County and the New York State Department of Health will work together by participating in a nationwide "call to action" for the testing of HIV and the fight ag More...

SFC Noel Travis Retires From Army

SFC Noel Travis, son of Warren Noel Travis of Cold Spring retired from the United States Army after a twenty year career. SFC Travis Entered the US Army Feb 28 1982. More...

Talk of our town

Schools Out!!! Lots of kids are not paying attention to where they More...

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