October 9, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

How To Hire The Perfect Employee

Sure, someday computers will run the world; but for now, you just need someone to run your computers. Unfortunately, finding qualified employees can be a challenge, and making a bad hiring decision can cost your company time and money. More...

Metro North Invites All To Croton-Harmon Open House, October 19

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Understanding Childhood Psychoses

As part of "Mental Illness Awareness Week", the Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is pleased to offer a free lunch-hour workshop, "Understanding Childhood Psychoses" on Wednesday, October 9th from 12 noon - 1:30 pm. More...

Vassar Brothers Offers Yoga For Cancer Patients

Vassar Brothers Medical Center will offer a series of Restorative Yoga Classes for cancer patients, beginning Wednesday, October 23rd. More...

County Office For The Aging Offers Weatherization Help

WRAP Can Help to Keep Out the Chill - Was your house drafty last winter? The Weatherization Referral and Packaging Program (WRAP) may be able to help you determine whether energy services in the community can meet your particular needs. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Auxiliary Announces Coffee Break Fundraiser

Drum Hill Senior Living Community in Peekskill will be hosting a Coffee Break Fundraiser for Hudson Valley Hospital Center on Tuesday, October 22, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. More...

Vassar Brothers Blood Donor Center Open

Vassar Brothers Blood Donor Center is always in need of blood. The center is open every Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and every Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. More...

Putnam County Land Trust Trail Days And Barberry Festival

The Putnam County Land Trust is planning two upcoming trail days and is inviting the public to help out. The first day is Saturday, October 19th, from 10 am to 1 pm. More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s Better Breathers Club To Meet October 15th

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Putnam Lake Couple Charged With Growing Marihuana

Airplane flyover leads to discovery and seizure of pot plants in pumpkin patch

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Lake couple for allegedly growing marihuana plants in their backyard. Mr. Christopher Sands, age 37, and his wife, Mrs. More...

HV Hospital Center To Hold Oct. 17 Blood Drive

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center invites all who are able to share their good health and donate blood during the Hospital More...

3 Children Injured In Hay-Ride Accident In Garrison

Three eleven-year-old girls were injured in a hayride accident in Garrison on Sunday afternoon, October 6 2002, the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Putnam Hospital To Present Program For Teens With Asthma On October 10

Calling all teens. Do you have asthma? Are you into sports? Do you use an inhaler? Don More...

"Fall Foliage" Antiques Show This Sunday

On Sunday, Oct. 13, the fall foliage season in Cold Spring kicks off with the fall Cold Spring Antiques Show. More than 60 dealers will unpack early in the morning at Mayor More...

Flu Shots To Be Given At Cold Spring Medical Center

Free flu shots will be administered at The Medical Center at Cold Spring on Friday, November 1 between 9 am and 2 pm during regular business hours. Area residents can call 265-3642 for more information. More...

October 17 Program To Educate Caregivers About Helping Kids With Asthma

On Thursday, October 17th, beginning at 7 pm, Putnam Hospital Center will sponsor a program on "Children with Asthma: What You Need to Know" at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Coin Collectors To Meet October 15th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, New York (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, October 15 in the Guideposts cafeteria located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 7:30 pm. More...

Ten Free Trees, Autumn Classics, Available From Arbor Day Foundation

Ten free trees, autumn classics, will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during October 2002. More...

October Is "National Disability Employment Awareness Month"

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. joins the U.S. Department of Labor in celebrating October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. More...

Columbus Day Spaghetti Dinner Coming Up At North Highlands

The North Highlands Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, October 12, at the firehouse. Dinner will be served from 5 pm to 7:30 pm, and the public is invited. More...

Vassar Brothers Offers Support For Parents Of Children With Diabetes

Vassar Brothers Medical Center will host a support group for parents of children with diabetes on Wednesday, October 9th, from 7 to 8:30 pm in the Medical Staff Conference Room. More...

Support Group At Vassar For Parents Of Children With Eating Disorders

Vassar Brothers Medical Center will host a support group for parents of children with eating disorders on Wednesday, October 16th, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 in the Pediatric Unit Parent Lounge. More...

Ace Endico Corporation To Stay In Putnam

New facility will mean 105 jobs retained; 95 new jobs for Putnam Cnty

Empire State Development Chairman Charles A. Gargano has announced that Ace Endico Corporation will invest $9.5 million and will create 95 new jobs by 2006. More...

Dyson Foundation, Marist Poll Release Findings Of Hudson Valley Issues Study

Residents of the Hudson Valley enjoy living here and feel they make a difference in their communities. They express concern about a number of issues, especially the economy, education and health care. More...

Hospice Care Of Westester/ Putnam Offers Bereavement Support Group

Facilitated by Yvette Acosta, CSW, a Bereavement Support Group will be held on October 17th from 3 to 4:30 pm at Hudson Valley Hospital More...

Alzheimer’s Support Group To Meet Oct. 15

Sponsored by the Hudson Valley Hospital Center, the next meeting of the Alzheimer More...

Election Workers Needed In Philipstown

Any registered Republicans, Democrats and registered voters not affiliated with any other party (registered as a Blank) may call the Philipstown Town Clerk More...

Talk of the Town

Fall is starting to make itself felt in the weather, there was a little chill in the air last week. Just in time for the Columbus Day weekend. Speaking of Columbus Day, don More...

Weekly Poll

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