January 15, 2003 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Support Group Available

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, has announced the formation of an ongoing support group for people who have been newly or recently diagnosed with Breast More...

Our Lady Of Loretto Teens Visit Shelter

At 11 am on Christmas Eve, the Our Lady of Loretto church parking lot was filled with the sounds of nearly fifteen teenagers and their advisors as they packed their cars for the God More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, February 1, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Cooperative Extension Can Help You Choose This Year’s Seeds

The seed catalogs have started to arrive and the selections are awesome. Gardeners tiring of winter are in the throes of the annual dilemma: "Can I actually plant all the seeds I plan on buying? More...

Mental Health Assoc. Announces Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County, 510 Haight Avenue. More...

Build Your Savings In 2003 With Ten Simple Strategies

If you More...

AARP Tax Program At Howland Library To Begin

AARPTax-Aid, the free, volunteer-run tax preparation service for middle-and-low-income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 and older, opens its 35th season on February 7th. More...

Philipstown Seniors Install Officers

On January 9, the Philipstown Seniors Club installed officers for the year 2003. The officers are as follows: President More...

American Legion Calls For Vets Who Are Waiting For Med. Facility Appointments

With more than 300,000 U.S. More...

Howland Library To Host Defensive Driving Workshops

The Howland Public Library in Beacon will host a series of 6-hour defensive driving workshops beginning on Saturday, February 1, from 10 am - 4 pm in the Community Room at the library. More...

State Funds $6.7 Million In Grants To Fight Violence Against Women

Funds to provide direct services through 119 organizations

Governor Pataki announced in early January $6.7 million in funding to help strengthen criminal justice programs and victim services that help combat violence against women in New York State. More...

Sheriff’s Holiday Toy Drive Big Success

Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith has announced the 2002 Cadet Holiday Toy Drive was a huge success. This year More...

Tamagna Selected To Serve On Advisory Committee For Wholesale Farmers’ Market Development In NYC

Putnam County Legislator Vincent Tamagna has been selected to serve on an Advisory Committee for the development of a Wholesale Farmers More...

New York Housing Market Slows Over Last Year

Median home prices in Putnam continue to increase, over 27% since 2001

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York decreased in November compared to both November 2001 and October 2002, according to prelimnary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Prostate Cancer Education And Support Group Meets January 23

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education & Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting to be held on January 23rd at 6 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Pough More...

Open House & Registration For Young Naturalist Pre-School Program At Museum Of The Hudson Highlands

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands has announced that it will be accepting registrations for its highly acclaimed Young Naturalist pre-school program. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Appeal Tops $27,000

As of January 15th, the Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 Annual Appeal has reached $27,655.00. Helping to achieve this total are: More...

Hope For Youth Foundation Donates $15,000

-$3000 to Kids Care Clubs and Family Cares, which promotes the development of compassion in young people through community service, by encouraging positive civil behaviors like volunteerism, charity, and the habits of simple kindness. More...

Pataki Proclaims January Mentoring Month In NYS

Encourages New Yorkers to get involved in Mentoring programs for kids

Governor Pataki announced last week that January is Mentoring Month in New York State. More...

Putnam Hospital’s Five-Week Prepared Childbirth Classes To Begin January 27th

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next five-week session of prepared childbirth classes to begin Monday, January 27, from 7 to 9 pm. More...

Record Snowfalls Prompt Safety Reminders From Central Hudson

The wintry storms that have blanketed the Mid-Hudson Valley region in snow during recent weeks have often created dangerous road and safety conditions, and Central Hudson is reminding its electric and gas customers to always exercise caution near ene More...

Dutchess Mental Health Assoc. To Host "Parenting The Explosive Child"

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County, 510 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie, is now accepting registrations for the 8 session skill-building series, "Parenting The Explosive Child," beginning February 3 to March 31, on Monday evenings More...

Franciscan Friars To Hold Week Of Prayer For Christian Unity

On Friday, January 17, at Little Flower Friary Chapel, Graymoor, Dr. Ann K. Riggs, Associate General Secretary for Faith and Order, National Council of Churches, and director of the Council More...

Winterfest At Fahnestock Planned For Sunday, February 2

On Sunday, February 2, the Taconic Outdoor Education Center (TOC) will offer a family day of outdoor fun, recreation and interpretive programs. No reservations are needed. Food and refreshments will be available. Admission is free. More...

Putnam County Sheriff Appoints Confidential Advisor

Putnam County Sheriff Smith announced on January 7 that he has appointed Mr. William D. Spain, Jr., Esq. as the Confidential Advisor to the County Sheriff beginning on January 21, 2003. More...

Builders Association To Host 21st Annual Trade Show

Each year it seems to grow a little more, with a larger number of exhibits, showing wider varieties of products and services available to area building professionals. More...

Heirloom Roadshow At Temple Beth Shalom In Mahopac

Temple Beth Shalom of Mahopac will again sponsor an Heirlooms Road show on Sunday, February 9th when the public can have their heirlooms and collectables appraised. More...

The Epiphany Ceremony Of Lights Held At St. Mary’s Parish Hall

"The weather outside was frightful", but the Women of St. Mary More...

Talk of the Town

Progress! The Cold Spring Post Office has returned to its old location, less than a year after the devastating fire. Progress is also being made on the new supermarket building, though no one is predicting when the doors will open. Hope it More...

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