October 1, 2003 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Beacon Hebrew Alliance Welcomes All to Yom Kippur Services

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will continue its tradition of welcoming all worshippers to Yom Kippur services. No reservations or tickets are required. More...

VNA of Hudson Valley Offers Bereavement Support Groups

People often feel overwhelmed with grief following the loss of a loved one. More...

Historical Society to Present Program on Newburgh-Beacon Ferry

The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands will present another in a series of "Conversations in Living History: Newburgh Through the 20th Century" on Sunday, October 5th at 3 pm at the Crawford House, 189 Montgomery Street, N More...

Caring Circle Cocktail Party Raises Over $43,000 for

Children

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam hosted its 6th annual Caring Circle Cocktail Party on September 20th. Almost 200 guests were in attendance at Birdstone Farm, which provided the country-like setting for this year More...

Franciscan Friars Celebrate St. Francis of Assisi at Graymoor

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are observing October 4th and October 5th in honor of St. More...

CROP WALK Strives to Fight Hunger

The 12th annual Putnam County CROP WALK will be held on Sunday, October 12th, starting at 2 pm. There will be two walks, a 5.2 mile walk around Lake Gleneida, and a one mile walk in the Hamlet of Carmel. More...

Franciscan Friars Present Rebuilding The Church: Massa, Gibson, & Steinfels

In recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the Pontificate of Pope John Paul II, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement in Garrison are presenting a series of talks throughout the month of October focusing on the theme of Rebuilding The Church. More...

Proposed Changes in VA Hospitals Will Be Heard October 21

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly has announced that the upcoming hearing on proposed changes to local VA hospitals will be held at the FDR-Montrose VA campus on October 21st at 1 pm. More...

Melanie McCollum of Nelsonville to Wed

Ema and Anthony McCollum, parents of Melanie McCollum of Nelsonville, announce the engagement of their daughter to Peter Wells of Rochester. Peter More...

Thousands to Celebrate Girl Scouting at Event in F.D.R. Park, Yorktown

"Beyond Your Wildest Dreams" is the theme for this year More...

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Rain Causes Reschedule of "Strut Your Mutt" Event

"Strut Your Mutt" The Putnam Humane Society More...

Talk of the Town

Did everyone have enough rain on Saturday night? The area made the TV news with the largest amount of rain in the tri-state area. Just think - if it would have been snow More...

Pumpkin Festival At Beacon Mini Park October 12

The Annual Beacon Sloop Club Pumpkin Festival will be held Sunday, Oct 12th, from noon-5pm, rain or shine at the Beacon Mini-park (waterfront, Beacon train station). More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, October 6, from 7-9 PM at the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction (next to East Fishkill Town Hall). More...

Mel Levine, M.D to Speak at Poughkeepsie Day School

Poughkeepsie Day School, in conjunction with Vassar College, will host pediatric neurologist and New York Times best-selling author Mel Levine, M.D., on October 8. More...

County Housing Corp to Hold Seminar for Homebuyers

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) in Carmel is taking reservations for a five-part Homebuyers Seminar, to be held weekly beginning in late October with time and dates to be announced. More...

Mental Health Association in Dutchess County Announces Fall Respite Worker Training

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is scheduling a Respite Worker Training this fall. More...

Arbor Day Foundation Offers Free Trees

Ten free trees, autumn classics, will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during October 2003. The trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation More...

Overwhelmed By Stress, Sadness or Unexplained Aches and

Pains? National Depression Screening Day Can Help

Have you been feeling consistently moody or sad? Can More...

Special Halloween Exhibit at Back Room Gallery

The Back Room Gallery, 475 Main Street, Beacon is featuring an exhibit of rare Halloween art from the decorated crepe paper designs of the early 1900 More...

Diane Carlson Phillips to Speak at St. Mary’s

If you want to know how to force bulbs for joy in your home this winter, and how and where to do fall planting to enjoy a harvest of bloom next spring, join the Women of St. More...

Southern Dutchess Fall Fest at Bowdoin Park Celebrates Community Strength

Teens, adults, children, and families are invited to the Southern Dutchess Fall Fest at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls on Saturday, October 25th from 11 am to 4 pm (rain date Oct. More...

Kent Man Charged With Violating Sex Offender Law

The Putnam County Sheriff has reported the arrest of a Kent resident for violations of New York More...

Southeast Museum Plans Three Events in October

On Saturday, October 11th at 10:30 am the Southeast Museum will hold a children More...

Franciscan Friars Sponsor Buddhist/Catholic Dialog

From October 9th through October l2th, a Buddhist-Catholic Dialog Retreat will be held at Graymoor in Garrison. More...

Group Forming for Parents Who Have Lost a Child

"When a child dies, there is no song. Darkness takes over with a vengeance. Children are not supposed to die before parents. My son died in 1996. More...

HV Hospital Offers Free Gifts With Mammograms During October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the health professionals at Hudson Valley Hospital Center are urging women 40 and over to get their annual mammogram. Regular mammography can save lives. Early detection is the best protection. More...

Cheryl Personick Earns Incentive Trip to Australia

Ever dream of being a world traveler? For Cheryl Personick of Fair Street, Cold Spring, a Regional director with Petra Fashions, having two dream vacations a year is a reality. More...

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