April 30, 2003 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Butterfield Library to Hold Annual Book Sale

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library will hold their annual Book Sale from Saturday, May 10 through Saturday, May 17. The community is invited to browse hundreds of new, rare and out of print books during the weeklong sale. More...

ARF Holding Open House This Saturday

The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) is holding its annual Adopt-a-thon and open house this Saturday, May 3rd, 12-6pm. Many beautiful cats and dogs are available for same-day adoption. More...

B&L Deli Raffling Soft Drink Cooler For St. Judes Children’s Hospital

The B&L Deli on Rt. 9 is offering a large Pepsi Cooler filled with soft drinks to raise money for the St. Judes Children More...

Retired Teachers To Elect Officers At May 7 Luncheon

On Wednesday, May 7, the Putnam County Retired Teachers Association will be having its Spring Meeting and Luncheon at Heidi More...

Women’s Health Program To Focus on "Taking Your Health to a New Level"

On Thursday, May 15th, at 7:30 pm, Putnam Hospital Center will offer a free women More...

Putnam Hospital To Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class June 7th

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, June 7th, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Sprinkler Fitters Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Sprinkler Fitters, Local 669 (Hudson Valley), will conduct recruitment from May 1 through October 31 for five apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello recently announced. More...

Putnam Hospital’s Women’s Health Fair To Offer Free Screenings, Demonstrations

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Concert Raises Over $1200 For Tiny Tots Park

Last sunday, DFK, aka Dads for Kids performed at the Philipstown Depot Theater for two shows and two good causes. They raised money for the Cold Spring Tiny tots Park and for the Philipstown Depot Youth Theater. More...

Putnam Hospital’s Women’s Health Fair Slated For May 15

From left to right, the American Cancer Society's Willa Wright and Putnam County Health Department's Karen Tuchman look on as ophthalmologists Allan Farquhar, MD, and Hal Farquhar, MD, of Northeast Eye Care, administer an eye exam to State Senator Vi More...

Smart Ways To Put Your Tax Refund To Work

The average tax refund check issued in 2002 was for more than $1,900, according to the Internal Revenue Service. While tax refunds are not windfalls More...

HV Renegades Looking For National Anthem Singers

The Hudson Valley Renegades have announced that they will once again be holding auditions for those wishing to perform the National Anthem at Dutchess Stadium this season. More...

Putnam County Land Trust To Sponsor Great Swamp Canoe Trips

For those looking to start their summer vacation a bit early, a canoe trip down the Great Swamp is a must. The Putnam County Land Trust will be sponsoring guided canoe trips down the Great Swamp on May 10th. More...

New Garrison Institute Announces First Public Event

Program to feature spiritual teachers of five of the world

In this time of global conflict between peoples of different faiths, there is an urgent need to understand and communicate the shared values and spiritual practices of the world More...

Police Report

Carmel - A Carmel man was arrested April 18, 2003 on charges that he vandalized two cars after arguing with the vehicle owners in a Southeast tavern. The Putnam County Sheriff More...

Live Hawk and Raptor Demonstration At Desmond Fish Library

Families are encouraged to bring their children to learn about beautiful and important birds of prey this Sunday May 4 at 2:30. More...

Children Tour Hospital on Bring Your Son/Daughter to Work Day

Hudson Valley Hospital Center participated in the national celebration of Bring Your Son/Daughter to Work Day on April 24 and children toured several departments including the Food & Nutrition Department where they donned chef More...

Seminar On Conservation Easements at Desmond-Fish Library

Paul McGloin will host a seminar and panel discussion at the Desmond-Fish Library, Garrison that will be of interest to property holders. Topics include: What is a Conservation Easement? More...

HV Hospital & AMBA Host Blood Testing Day at Carolyn Lahey Pavilion

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center (HVHC) has teamed with AMBA Wellness Programs to bring affordable blood screening to Cold Spring. More...

Spring Brings Birdathon on May 10th

Birdathon is the nationwide annual Audubon Society competition in which local chapters, such as your local Putnam Highlands Audubon Society (PHAS), vie nationally and regionally; each chapter tries to sight the most bird species in the region - all w More...

Museum Of The Hudson Highlands Presents Slide/Lecture By Forest Sleuth Tom Wessels

Hiking enthusiasts and all individuals interested in scientific investigation of landscapes are invited to discover the techniques of noted forest sleuth Tom Wessels in a slide/lecture presentation sponsored by the Museum of the Hudson Highlands and More...

Cooperative Ext. Master Gardener Plant Sale Coming To Carmel

The Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 17, from 9 am to 1 pm in front of the Warwick Savings Bank on Route 6 in Carmel (across from the Putnam Plaza Shopping Center). More...

Local Remodeler Honored In National Design Competition

Frank Massello CKD, CBD, CR, ACSD, a Putnam Valley based remodeler, has been awarded finalist placing in a national design competition sponsored by Broan Nutone, which imports custom kitchen ventilation systems from Italy. More...

Cold Spring Icon Retires At 85

Cold Spring has lost the services of a real gentleman. George Giametta, long time Main Street restaurant owner and bartender has retired. Mr. Giametta was born in Brooklyn in 1918. More...

Foot Care Is Focus Of Putnam Hospital Center’s Diabetes Support Group Meeting On May 14th

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Connie Mayer To Speak At St. Mary’s On May 6

Spring has come to the Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary, and Connie Mayer, Program Director, will address the Women of St. Mary More...

Green Chimneys Offers Conference On Benefit Of Animals

Green Chimneys is kicking off its seasonal public conference schedule with a one-day seminar on "The Benefits of Animals in Our Lives" on Friday, May 2. More...

Water Department to Flush Hydrants

The Cold Spring Water Department will performing a hydrant flush of the distribution system beginning on Sunday, May 4th, at 9:30 pm, and concluding by the morning of Friday, May 9th, at 5:30. More...

Kids’ Fishing Day Is This Weekend

The Nelsonville Fish and Fur Club will hold its annual fishing derby on Saturday, May 3rd from 8 am to 4 pm at the Cold Spring Reservoir on Fishkill Road. This event is free and refreshments will be served all day. More...

Todd Jones To Wed

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Demster of Springfield, Missouri and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Jones of Leesburg, Virginia, originally of Cold Spring, are pleased to announce the engagement of Shannon Demster and Todd Jones. More...

County Adds Computers/TVs To List Of Acceptable Items At Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day

The Putnam County Department of Health, The NYS Dept. More...

State Health Department Updates State’s SARS Status

The New York State Department of Health reported on April 28th that there are a total of 41 cases statewide of respiratory illness that are possible incidents of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). More...

Support Connection To Host "Crystal Healing - A Technology Of Light"

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer will host a two-part evening program entitled, "Crystal Healing - A Technology of Light" on Wednesday, May 14th More...

May Is Older Americans’ Month

President John F. Kennedy began the tradition of setting aside the month of May in honor of our country More...

Drop-off Set for PHC Auxiliary Fair’s Toy Shop, Book Nook and White Elephant Tents

With the 39th Annual Putnam Hospital Center Auxiliary Country Fair just around the corner, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, May 31st and June 1st, volunteers staffing the Toy Shop, Book Nook and White Elephant tents are looking for your donations n More...

Talk of the Town

May - Things are hoppin! The Easter bunny must have liked the valley so much he decided to stay! Maybe it was the new PR being put out by the Merchants Association extolling the virtues of "Main Street 2003" that convinced him to stay. More...

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