December 11, 2002 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Coin Collectors To Meet December 17th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, New York (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, December 17 in the Guideposts cafeteria located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 7:30 pm. More...

Putnam CAP Urgently Needs Community Assistance With December Holiday Toy Program

Putnam Community Action Program in collaboration with The Putnam County Sheriff More...

Putnam Hospital To Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class January 4th

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, January 4 from 9 am to 5 pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Venison Preparation Explained

The 2002 deer-hunting season forecast calls for another big year for hunters in New York State. Many successful hunters will have a deer to cut up and freeze for winter meals. More...

Cold Spring Village Holiday Lighting Fund Contributors

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Dream Foundation Donates Warm Clothes For Children

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Putnam County Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) Will Meet December 12

The December 2002 meeting of the above Council will take place on Thursday, December 12, commencing at 3 pm in the conference room at the office of Putnam County Department of Health, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster. More...

Winter Solstice Sunrise Celebration Planned

To continue an ancient tradition honoring the rhythms of life, there will again be a winter solstice sunrise celebration in an aligned stone chamber on Sunday, December 22, meeting at 6:30 am at the end of Whangtown Road, off Farmers Mills Road which More...

Graymoor To Celebrate Christmas Eve With Mini-Retreat

On Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24th, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are offering a "mini-retreat" at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center. More...

Police Report

Philipstown - Manuel F. Chiqui, age 38, from Peekskill was arrested on traffic charges in the Town of Philipstown on November 23, 2002 for allegedly driving with a suspended license. More...

"The Night Before Christmas" At Van Wyck Homestead In Fishkill

Fishkill Historical Society is sponsoring "The Night Before Christmas" as written by the true author, Henry Livingston of Dutchess County. More...

BOCES Students Create Tree For Auction

Tech Center at Yorktown students made ornaments and decorated a tree to be auctioned off at the Festival of Trees and Lights at the Katonah Library. Proceeds go to the Community Center which helps neighbors in need in northern Westchester. More...

’Tis The Season To Be Safe

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Decking the halls with boughs of holly may have been a popular means of decorating for holidays of years past, but flashing bulbs, illuminated icicles, even animated figurines on lawns and rooftops are a far more common sight today. More...

Tompkins Corners Methodist Church To Hold Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

The historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service on December 24th at 8 pm. A Festival of Lessons and Carols will be presented by the Sunday School Children. More...

Musical Munchkins Offers Free Demonstration Classes

Musical Munchkins, a music and movement program for children 6 months to 5 years old & Winner of the Hudson Valley parent Magazine Award for Best Children More...

Senior Citizens Invited To Lion’s Club Christmas Party

There will be a Christmas Party for Senior Citizens sponsored by the Cold Spring Lion More...

North Highlands Fire Department Santa To Visit Community December 22nd

North Highlands Engine Co.# 1 Santa will be on his Big Red Sled and visit the community on Sunday, December 22nd, with gifts for the children and holiday good wishes for all. More...

Putnam Hospital Offers Free Blood Pressure Screening Dec. 19

Putnam Hospital Center will offer free blood pressure screening, open to the public, on Thursday, December 19, from 1 to 3 pm. The screening will be held in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Hope For Youth Foundation Donates $10,000

The Hope for Youth Foundation proudly contributed $10,000 to the Hudson Valley Hospital Center, whose Pediatric Asthma Management Program for Schools educates school nurses in 50 area school districts to run an asthma management program, at no cost t More...

Five-Week Prepared Childbirth Classes Offered By PHC

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next five-week session of prepared childbirth classes to begin Thursday, January 9 from 7 to 9 pm. More...

Downtown Tavern Is Drop Off Spot For "Toys For Tots"

Again this year, Downtown Tavern, 54 Main Street, Cold Spring, will be an official drop off station for the "Toys For Tots" program. More...

Vassar Brothers Offers "Stop Smoking" Support Group

The Vassar Brothers Medical Center will host a "Stop Smoking" Support Group, beginning Tuesday, January 7th, from noon to 1 pm. More...

Support Group For Parents Of Children With Eating Disorders At Vassar

Vassar Brothers Medical Center will host a support group for parents of children with eating disorders on Wednesday, December 18th, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm in the Pediatric Unit Parent Lounge. More...

Peekskill Toy Train Display Finds New Home In Time For Holidays

The annual Toy Train Display in Peekskill, now in its sixth year of delighting both young and old with the presentation of classic Lionel trains from the 1940s and 50s will this year be located in the Flat Iron Building, 101 South Division Street. More...

Open Space Institute Wins Historic Preservation Award

The Open Space Institute, based in New York City, has received the NY State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation More...

Teenager Rescues Child After Plunge Through Thin Ice In Putnam Lake

On Tuesday, December 3rd, Quinin Whitley of Patterson became a hero when he heard the cries of help from a young boy who had fallen through the ice in Putnam Lake and quickly rescued the boy from danger. More...

Liquor Store Gets Unwelcome Customer

Yannitelli Liquors in Cold Spring briefly opened up a drive-in window on Saturday morning when an errant motorist accidentally drove through their front window. More...

Toys For Tots In Philipstown

Putnam County Detachment Marine Corps League Toys for Tots drive is up a running at full steam in Philipstown. Spearheaded by Cold Spring More...

Christmas At The Farm: Holiday Happenings At Green Chimneys

This winter season marks Green Chimney More...

Franciscan Friars And Sisters Of The Atonement Commemorate Foundation Day At Graymoor

On Sunday, December 15th, the Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Atonement will celebrate Foundation Day at Graymoor with Mass at 11 am in Pilgrim Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. More...

Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Elects New Board At Yearly Bash

Last Wednesday, the Cold Spring Garrison Chamber of Commerce held it More...

Gift Givers Should Be Mindful Of Toy Safety

A Consumer Column by Attorney General Eliot Spitzer

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