February 11, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Free Blood Pressure Screening Feb 26

Putnam Hospital Center will offer free blood pressure screening, open to the public, on Thursday February 26th, from 1 to 3 pm. It will be held in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Carbohydrate Counting Focus of Diabetes Program

Putnam Hospital Center has planned a special daytime program on diabetes that will be held on Thursday, February 26th. It is open to the community. More...

Choosing A Tax Return Preparer

Most return preparers are professional and honest and provide excellent service to their clients. More...

Farmers Market Says: See You Again in Spring

The Cold Spring Farmers More...

National Child Passenger Safety Week Begins

February 8 - 14 is National Child Passenger Safety Week, a special week set aside to remind the public of the importance of using safety seats when transporting children. More...

Putnam Valley Stable Owner Charged with Cruelty to Horse

A Putnam Valley man was arrested on January 19 on an animal cruelty charge. Mr. More...

Good Samaritan Hurt in Philipstown Crash: Stops to Help Crash Victim and is Struck by Car

Cold Spring teen charged with DWI

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a three-car accident on February 5, 2004 in the Town of Philipstown sent three people to the hospital, including a Beacon man who was hit by a car after he stopped to help a crash victim. More...

Government Urges Public to Choose Tax Preparer Carefully

Offers Additional Free and Volunteer Services

With more than 55 percent of all taxpayers using a paid tax preparer, federal and state tax officials urge caution for those who choose to hire a new tax preparer this year. More...

Common Ground Farm to Hold Winter Fundraiser

The Howland Center in Beacon will be the site of the second annual Common Ground Farm winter fundraiser on February 28, at 7 pm. Delicious food, wine and live music promise to make the evening a memorable event. More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Veal Parmigiana, spaghetti, Italian mixed veggies, tossed salad, peaches. More...

Classes about the Catholic Faith to Begin Feb. 17

The Parish of Our Lady of Loretto has announced that they will begin the first of a series of classes for inquirers on Tuesday Feb. 17 at 7:30pm in the Parish Religious Education Center. More...

American Cancer Society Taking Orders for Daffodils

Daffodil Days, celebrated by the American Cancer Society to support cancer research, education, advocacy and service programs, has begun in the Hudson Valley with order forms being sent to many businesses, healthcare facilities, schools and individua More...

Franciscan Friars Prepare for Lenten Services

On Sunday, February 22, after the 11:00 am Mass at Pilgrim Hall, Graymoor, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will burn palms blessed last year on Palm Sunday. More...

Governor Pataki on Historic Governors’ Tour Of Iraq

Governor Pataki joins delegation visiting troops in Baghdad

Governor Pataki and five other Governors from around the nation have embarked on an historic bipartisan mission to visit troops in Baghdad, Iraq, the Governor More...

Orchids From Around The World to Fill NY Botanical Garden’s Conservatory

From February 27 through March 28, more than five thousand specimens of orchids - one of the world More...

VA Medical Center Invites Community to Salute Hospitalized Veterans

The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System invites the public to participate in open-house activities February 8-14 during the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans. More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Welcomes New Land Steward

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust is pleased to welcome Marlo Kovacs as its new Land Steward. A resident of Philipstown More...

IRS Has Over $230 Million for New Yorkers Who Failed to File Year 2000 Returns

Unclaimed refunds totaling more than $230 million are awaiting nearly 120,000 people in New York State who failed to file a 2000 federal income tax return, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. More...

Trooper Application Eligibility Extended for Active Duty Military Personnnel

Governor George E. More...

Taconic Postcard Club to Hold Meeting Feb. 24

The Taconic Postcard Club will hold its next meeting on February 24 at the Yorktown Museum in the Nutrition Room at 7pm. More...

Sandy Galef Announces Legislation to Increase Organ Donations for New Yorkers

New York State Assemblvwoman Sandy Galef (D-Ossirung) announced today that she has introduced A. 9615, in an clfort to help increase the number of organ donors throughout the state. More...

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