October 2, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Toys For Tots Seeking Businesses To Be Used As "Donation Drop-offs"

On November 29 the Putnam County Detachment Marine Corps League will be starting their 2002 Toys for Tots Drive. The Marine Corps League is asking if your business or organization would take part in this drive with them. More...

Funding Available For Handicapped Youth Recreation Programs

The Putnam County Youth Bureau and Youth Board announce the availability of New York State Office of Children and Family Services and Youth Bureau funding for recreation programs for handicapped youth under the age of 21 years residing in Putnam Coun More...

White Plains High School Class, 1952, Looking For Classmates For 50th Reunion

White Plains High School Class of 1952 is holding a fiftieth year reunion in White Plains the weekend of October 25-27. More...

Empire State College’s Hudson Valley Center To Hold Information Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate programs on Monday, October 7 at 6 pm and Wednesday, October 23 at noon at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Avenue, Ha More...

One Year Later, Mental Health Screenings Still Needed

Putnam Hospital Center Psychiatrist To Offer Free Program on Depression, October 10th

The nation is still reeling a year after the 9/11 terrorist attacks threw shockwaves into our culture and economy. More...

Helen Hayes Hospital Gala Scheduled

The annual Helen Hayes Hospital Gala Banquet, a benefit for the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw, will be held on Saturday, November 2, at the Pearl River Hilton in Pearl River. More...

Hospital Seeks Volunteers For Osteoporosis Research

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting women to participate in a research study examining new ways to treat osteoporosis. More...

Police Report

Lake Peekskill - The Putnam County Sheriff reports the arrest of a Westchester County man for cocaine possession in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley. More...

Putnam Valley Rotary To Hold Halloween Party

The Putnam Valley Rotary Club is sponsoring a Halloween Party on Saturday, October 19 at the End Zone on Oregon Road in Miranda Corners. The fun will begin at 8 pm until the witching hour. More...

Bert Kandell Blood Drive October 15th

One of the few things that hasn More...

Not much information has been provided to us but we hear that the Hudson River will be the place to be this weekend as West Point celebrates Patriot More...

Village Holiday Lighting Fund Tops $7500, Halfway To $15,000 Goal

The following are the most recent contributors to the Cold Spring Village Holiday Lighting Fund to replace the aging holiday lighting decorations strung on Main Street. More...

Raymond Price To Wed Lisa Labozzo

Victor and Joan Labozzo, of Darien, Ct are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Lisa A. Labozzo to Raymond T. Price of Putnam Valley NY. More...

"Is it a Ghost or a Clanking Pipe?" Topic Of Second Friday Forum

On Friday, October 11th at 7:30 pm, paranormal investigator, PennyAnn Osborn, will speak at the Stony Kill Foundation More...

October Is For The Birds At The Museum Of The Hudson Highlands

October is for the birds at The Museum of the Hudson Highlands where the Nature of the Highlands programs focus on birds, and a Birdseed Fundraiser will take place. More...

Partnership Recognized For Exceeding Cancer Screening Goals

The Putnam County Healthy Living Partnership (PCHLP) was recently recognized "for successfully attaining or exceeding its breast and cervical cancer screening goals with the 2001-2002 program year" by the New York State Cancer Services Prog More...

Emergency Nurses Week To Include Free Brochure On Emergency Care

This year, Putnam Hospital Center More...

PCHC To Sponsor Homebuyers Seminar

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) will begin a five-part Homebuyers Seminar on Wednesday, October 23 from 7 to 9 pm in the Community Room at 10 Gleneida Court, Carmel. The Seminar will be held every week, ending in November. More...

Bricklayers Recruit Apprentices

Bricklayers and Allied Craftsworkers, Local 5, will conduct recruitment for five bricklayer/mason/plasterer apprentices from October 7 through March 31, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello recently announced. More...

Putnam Independent Living Services To Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Putnam Independent Living Services will be having an Open House and ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 8th starting at 2 pm at their new offices at 1961 Route 6 (2nd Floor), Carmel. More...

Friends Of The Great Swamp (FrOGS) Sponsoring Mobile Museum

FrOGS has been working with the Carmel School District to bring the sounds and feel of the Great Swamp to the community. With the help of the Carmel School District More...

State Police Report NY Safety Belt Use Among Highest In Nation

New York State Police Superintendent James W. McMahon announced on September 25th that nearly 9 out of 10 motorists in New York State are now regularly complying with the state More...

What Causes Fall Leaf Color?

As if to make up for the long, gray winter, Mother Nature treats us to cheery splashes of color in spring flowers. More...

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