February 4, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

"Unfinished Projects" Topic of Next Christian Women’s Club Lunch

The Dutchess County Christian Women More...

Home Improvement Grants Available

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has $500,000 in grant funds from the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation to administer a Home Improvement Program for Putnam County residents. More...

HVHC Cardiac Rehabilitation Staff Reaches Out to Community During Cardiac Rehab Week

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. And this year, National Cardiac Rehab Week, which begins on February 8, incorporates the theme, "Your Health is Where Our Heart is." More...

Trishia Byrne Named to Scranton Dean’s List

Trishia Byrne of Putnam Valley has been named to the Dean More...

Mara Elton on Dean’s List of Alfred State College

Alfred State College has announced their Fall 2003 Dean More...

NY Housing Market Posts Strong December

Putnam home sales keep pace

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State finished strong in December 2003 compared to November 2003 and December 2002, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Seedling Sale to Offer Native Species for Beautification and Conservation

The Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to announce their Annual Seedling Sale, with order forms available from the office or on the County website at www.putnamcountyny.com. More...

Free Colorado Blue Spruce Trees Offered

Ten free Colorado blue spruce trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during February 2004. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation More...

Flexible Spending Accounts: A Good Idea Gets Better

Millions of American workers have access to employer-sponsored flexible spending accounts (FSAs), but less than 20 percent of those eligible sign up. As a result, these individuals may be paying more than they have to for medical and dependent care. More...

Belluscio Named to Potsdam President’s List

Brian Christopher Belluscio of Cold Spring has recently been recognized for his achievements at the State University of New York at Potsdam by being named to the President More...

Senior Menu

Cold Spring Friendship Center - 265-3952
Putnam Valley Friendship Center - 528-2662

Thursday - Hidden chicken w. barley, carrots, ice cream, hb: butterscotch pudding. More...

Historical Program to be Presented at St. Mary’s

The Women of St. Mary More...

Dutchess County Unit of Cancer Society to Meet

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 February 5 at 6 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium in Poughke More...

Super Sunday for Food Bank Collection

Pictured above are Kendra Zeien, Jessica Neville and Rachel Ritacco. Not pictured is Maia Gallagher. More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance To Celebrate Tu B’Shevat

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will be holding a Tu B More...

Nature’s Nursery to Hold Open Houses

Summer and fall registration is now open for Nature More...

IRS Tax Tip - What Is Your Filing Status?

Your filing status on your federal tax return is a category that identifies you based on your marital and family situation, according to the IRS. More...

Gorges and Culhane on Dean’s List at Hartford

The University of Hartford has announced that two students from our area have been named to the Dean More...

Daughter of Former Resident to Appear in TV Miniseries

Jennifer Cunningham, daughter of Regina (Couser) Britt and granddaughter of Thomas and Catherine Couser, longtime residents of Cold Spring, will appear in the upcoming Stephen King production of "Kingdom Hospital. More...

Last Chance for Smokers Over 50 to Enroll in Free Stop Smoking Program

The University of Rochester is still accepting participants for Project50+, but hurry enrollment will end on February 14, 2004. Don More...

February is Heart Month at HR Community Health

February is Heart Month and Hudson River Community Health is inviting everyone to come to a free information session to learn ways to make everyday changes for good healthy living and how to prevent illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. More...

Census Bureau Surveys Level of Participation in Government Assistance Programs

Field representatives of the US Census Bureau will visit 45,000 households beginning in February to conduct the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). More...

First Home Club Series to Begin

Five-part series scheduled

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) will begin a five-part Homebuyers Seminar, Wednesday, March 3, from 7 to 9 pm in the Community Room at 10 Gleneida Court. The Seminar will be held every week for five weeks through March. More...

Overcoming the Challenges of Vision Impairment

Advice from the experts at Lighthouse International

In recognition of Low Vision Awareness Month during February, Lighthouse International urges adults to consider going for a low vision examination. More...

Coin Collectors to Meet February 17th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a coin club, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, February 17 in the Guideposts cafeteria located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

Maureen Murray and Alfred J. Blackburn are Engaged

Announcement is made of the engagement of Maureen Murray from Garrison and Alfred J. Blackburn from Pine Plains. She is the daughter of Rosemary and Neil Murray and he is the son of Kathy and Alfred Blackburn. More...

Desmond Fish Library Hosting Program on Complimentary Garden Creation

This Sunday February 8 Master Gardener Viktoria Serafin will present a program about the rare and beautiful varieties of plants found at her Glenbrook Farm Nursery in Upstate NY. More...

Philipstown Town Board Announces Agenda for Monthly Meeting

The Town Board of the Town of Philipstown will hold their monthly meeting at 8 pm on February 5 at the Town Hall. More...

Join Local Fresh Air Volunteer Team

The Fresh Air Fund More...

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