February 19, 2003 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Howland Library To Host Defensive Driving Workshops

The Howland Public Library in Beacon is pleased to announce there will be a 6-hour defensive driving workshop on Saturday, March 1 from 10 am to 4 pm in the Community Room at the library. More...

County Health Department Offers Free Immunizations

Free Immunizations clinics are offered each month throughout Putnam County for all those ages 19 and younger. There are no special requirements or qualifications to receive vaccines. More...

Congress Approves $500,000 For HV Hospital To Upgrade Emergency Facilities

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly recently announced that Congress has approved $500,000 for the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor to improve emergency facilities. More...

Franciscan Friars Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

On Sunday, March 16th, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will celebrate St. Patrick More...

Kelly: Indian Point Congressional Hearing Set for Feb. 25th

First hearing on Indian Point since release of Witt Report

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly recently announced that Congress will hold a hearing on the Indian Point evacuation plan on Tuesday, February 25th on Capitol Hill. This will be the first congressional hearing on Indian Point since the release of the Witt report. More...

Open Space Institute Buys Land For Public Access

Acquisition caps twelve-year effort to protect Hubbard-Perkins Conserv. Area

The Open Space Institute recently announced the acquisition by its land acquisition affiliate, the Open Space Conservancy, of a 500-acre site known as "Gleneyre" in Philipstown. More...

Get Smart: Earn Tax Credits For Education

Attending college or taking courses not only makes you smarter, it may also save you valuable tax dollars. Two tax credits More...

BOCES Board To Meet Feb. 25

The regular meeting of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will be held on Tuesday, February 25th at 4:30 pm in the Board Room of the School Services Building. The public is invited. More...

Bereavement Support Group For Adult Loss Of Parent(s) Set At Putnam Hospital

Beginning Monday, February 24th and running for seven consecutive Mondays, Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam, Inc., in co-sponsorship with Putnam Hospital Center, will offer a free bereavement support group for adults who have experienced the More...

Arts/Activities Coming To Cold Spring And Mahopac For Devel. Disabled Adults

Adults with special needs in the Putnam-Dutchess area enjoyed an introductory activities day presented by SPARC, Inc. (Special Program And Resource Connection) in St. More...

Environmental Management Council to Meet This Week

The Putnam County Environmental Management Council will hold its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:15 pm. The meeting will be held in room 307 of the Putnam County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue in Carmel. More...

Cold Spring Fire Dept. Trains For Cold Water/Ice Rescue At St. Basil’s

Tom Merrigan, Matt Monroe and Danny Valentine participate in Water Rescue Training

The Cold Spring Fire Company appreciates St. Basil More...

Mahopac Bank Donates $5000 To Putnam Hospital

Putnam Hospital Center president and CEO Michael T. Weber (second from left) was recently presented with a $5000 donation from the Mahopac National Bank as part of that institution More...

NYS Bar Association President To Increase Awareness Of Programs That Assist The Public

New York State Bar Association President Lorraine Power Tharp of Albany (Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, LLP) has announced a campaign to draw the public More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue To Join Shabbat Across America Celebration

On Friday, March 7, the newly forming Philipstown Reform Synagogue will hold its first worship service, followed by a festive Shabbat (Sabbath) dinner. More...

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits Available

Free colorectal cancer screening kits are available for all uninsured men and women who are 50 years old and older. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the US. More...

Clinton Announces $5 Million For School Bus Upgrade Program At The EPA

New tech. to be used on retrofitted buses

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton recently announced that she had secured $5 million in for an Environmental Protection Agency cost-shared grant program to school districts for necessary upgrades of their diesel bus fleets. More...

Governor Announces Steps To Help More New Yorkers Buy Homes

New help for closing costs and elimination of "points" on SONYMA Loans

Governor George F. Pataki recently announced new initiatives, effective mid-February, that will help eliminate major barriers to home ownership and help thousands of additional families become homeowners in New York State. More...

Man To Man Prostate Cancer Support Program Comes To Putnam

The American Cancer Society More...

Dog Bite Leads To Charges Against Owner

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Putnam Valley woman is facing charges after her two unleashed pet dogs entered a neighbor More...

December Turn Around Helps NY Housing Market Finish Near 2001 Record

After consecutive months of decreasing sales, the New York state housing market turned around in December as sales of existing single-family homes rose by 6 percent compared to the December 2001 total, according to the preliminary single-family sales More...

Haldane Transportation Requests Due By April 1st

Haldane Central School District wishes to announce that all requests for Private/Parochial School Transportation for the 2003/2004 school year must be received no later that April 1, 2003. More...

Qualified Dependents Can Save You Tax Dollars

Are you taking advantage of all the dependency exemptions you More...

Kris Lee Named To Colby Dean’s List

Kristoffer S. Lee of Garrison has been named to the Fall 2002 Dean More...

Arts/Activities Coming To Cold Spring And Mahopac For Devel. Disabled Adults

Adults with special needs in the Putnam-Dutchess area enjoyed an introductory activities day presented by SPARC, Inc. (Special Program And Resource Connection) in St. More...

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Eagle Watch At Marsh Set For This Weekend

One of the great natural history secrets of the Hudson Highlands is that dozens of Bald Eagles congregate here during the winter months, feeding on fish during the days and then roosting at night in large, isolated trees. More...

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