October 16, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Like To Dance Or Want To Learn To Dance?

The United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (USABDA) wants to establish a Chapter especially for "beginner" social or recreational ballroom dancers in the Cold Spring area. More...

Rondout Electric Recruits Apprentices

Rondout Electric, Inc., will conduct apprentice recruitment from October 22 through April 15 for four electrician apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello recently announced. More...

Make Your Paycheck Go Further With Flexible Spending Accounts

Do you have high medical bills or dependent care expenses? You may be able to save hundreds of dollars each year by participating in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), reports the New York State Society of CPAs. More...

Alamo Offers CPR Recertification Course

Alamo Ambulance Service, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Medical Center, will host a CPR Recertification course on Friday, October 25th, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. More...

Businesses Cited For Selling Alcohol To Underage Customers

On Friday night, October 11, 2002, the New York State Police and the New York State Liquor Authority conducted an Underage Drinker Identification Enforcement Program in Putnam and Dutchess. More...

DWI Charges Filed On PV Man After Rollover Accident

Mr. Marcin Kusiak, age 26, of Putnam Valley, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on October 6th following an automobile accident on Church Road in Putnam Valley. More...

Simone And Lerch Engaged

Emilie R. Simone and Steven E. Lerch are pleased to announce their recent engagement. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Offers Heartsaver CPR

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers a Heartsaver CPR course for the lay-rescuer of all ages on the third Saturday of every month. The next course will be on October 19th from 9:30 am to 2 pm. More...

Highland Garden Club To Meet October 22

The Highland Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, October 22, 1 pm, at the Julia Butterfield Library on Route 9D in Cold Spring. Gretchen Sprague will show her slides of wildflowers. More...

Masonic Child I.D. Program At Garrison Fire House, October 19

The Masons of Philipstown Lodge #236 will be assisting with a free identification program for children at the "Open House," Garrison Fire Department, Route 9, on October 19th from 10 am to 4 pm. More...

Hawk Watch Group Keeps Annual Vigil at Bear Mountain

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Local Residents Win Car In Manitoga Raffle

Cold Spring residents Eileen Benson-Kuczak and Jozef Kuczak show off their new Prius automobile that they won in the Manitoga Raffle drawing held at the Russel Wright Design Center in Garrison on October 6th. More...

Melissa Dawn Szirmay Weds John Ralph Falloon

Melissa Dawn Szirmay and John Ralph Falloon exchanged their wedding vows at St. Mary More...

Cub Scout Thunderbird Games Scheduled This Weekend

Tenth Annual Thunderbird Games expected to draw more than 4,000 Cub Scouts for activities, demonstrations and fun

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County’s Home Improvement Board Seeks Citizen Representatives

The Putnam County Home Improvement Board is seeking two members from the public to serve on the Board. Applicants must be Putnam County residents and independent of the home improvement business. More...

"Parents Who Care" Program Available For Parents Of Teens

The Putnam County Youth Bureau will be offering "Parents Who Care" an eight-week program for parents of teenagers, beginning Wednesday, October 23 from 6 to 8 pm at the Youth Bureau, Donald B. More...

Two Putnam Valley Birds Test Positive For West Nile Virus

The Putnam County Health Department has received notification from the New York State Department of Health recently that two additional birds, a crow and a hawk, tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Beacon Man Sentenced To 3 Year Prison Term For Narcotics Actitivties

The Putnam County District Attorney, Kevin L. Wright, has announced that Tuere Barnes, age twenty of Beacon, was sentenced on October 8th to a state prison term of one to three years, in connection with an investigation and prosecution of Barnes More...

Cold Spring Boys Raise Money For Guiding Eyes

Zach Landtroop, Jamie Donohue and Harry (the dog) from Cold Spring completed the 15km (10 mile) walkathon for Guiding Eyes for the Blind on Sunday, October 13th. More...

Putnam Valley Teenager Charged With Using Forged Check To Steal Thousands

On October 9th, 2002, a sixteen-year-old Putnam Valley girl was arrested on felony charges of grand larceny and forgery. More...

Sheriff Smith Warns Residents About Driveway Sealing Scam

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith warns residents to be on the lookout for scam artists posing as driveway sealing contractors. More...

Beacon Sloop Annual Pumpkin Festival This Sunday

The Annual Beacon Sloop Pumpkin Festival will be held Sunday, Oct 20th, noon-6pm, rain or shine at the Beacon Mini-park (waterfront, Beacon train station). More...

Chamber of Commerce Basket Raffle Won By Tarrytown Visitor

Anita McGovern of Tarrytown was the winner of the Filippo Berio gift basket that was raffled off furing the Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival held on September 21st. More...

talk of the town

Finally - Some rain! Mushrooms are popping up all over after their long wait. The leaves are starting to turn and we should really get some good color in the next two weeks. Despite the rain, the Antiques Show on Sunday was a huge success! More...

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