February 18, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Talk of the Town

Although it is cold you can feel that little hint of Spring, can More...

It’s Time for Maple Sugaring at Kenridge Farm

It More...

Ash Wednesday Service in Putnam Valley

On Wednesday, February 25, at noon, the Historic Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church will host a traditional Ash Wednesday service. Communion will be offered for all who wish to participate. More...

Bereavement Support Group Offered by HVHC in March

Susan Walton, CSW will lead a program of Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam held at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner to be Served

The historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church will be serving a corned beef and cabbage dinner with home-made soda bread, dessert and beverage on March 13 from 5-7 pm. More...

Annual Soil Tests Help Gardeners

Healthy plants need healthy soils. How do you know if yours needs nutrients or just benign neglect? More...

LeMon Leads Birth Class and Breastfeeding Support Group

Linda LeMon, childbirth educator and lactation consultant, is the facilitator of Hudson Valley Hospital Center More...

Defensive Driving Course to be Offered at HVHC

Defensive driving instructor Joan King will be leading a class - open to all licensed drivers. This course will lower your insurance premiums, reduce your driving record (violation points) and sharpen your driving skills. More...

Heartsaver CPR Course to be Offered

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center will be offering the Heartsaver CPR class for the lay-rescuer. This is open for all ages and will be held Saturday, March 20, 9:30 am - 2 pm at the hospital, 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor. More...

Falls Ladies Auxiliary Blood Drive

Mahopac Falls Ladies Auxiliary and the Hudson Valley Blood Center will be holding a Blood Drive on Saturday, March 6 at the Mahopac Falls Fire Department on Rte 6N, right by the blinking light in Mahopac Falls. More...

HVHC Women’s Pavilion Provides Ongoing Education Programs and Support

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers free ongoing educational programs and support groups in their Women More...

Joslin Diabetes Center Offers Ongoing Support

Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers an ongoing support for people with Diabetes. Ongoing programs include: More...

Free Pregnancy Workshops Offered

The Putnam County Department of Health is currently providing pregnancy workshops designed and funded by a grant from the March of Dimes to help women learn how to have the healthiest pregnancy possible. More...

Weight Watchers Champions Fruits and Vegetables in "Pick of the Season"

Found in many different colors, sizes, tastes, and textures, fruits and vegetables are a versatile, fresh, and delicious way to liven up any meal. To champion the importance and the dietary benefits of nature More...

PCHS & FSM to Hold Annual Meeting

The Putnam Country Historical Society and Foundry School Museum will hold its Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 21 at 2pm at the Desmond Fish Library in Garrison. More...

Free Blood Pressure Screening Weekly

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers free blood pressure screening every Thursday from 2 pm - 3 pm. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, 1980 Crompond Rd. More...

Malacarne and Stewart Named to Rensselaer Dean’s List

Anthony Malacarne of Garrison and Lisa Stewart of Cold Spring made the Dean More...

PV Man Charged with Sexual Misconduct and Child Endangerment

A Putnam Valley man was arrested on February 8 on sexual misconduct and child endangerment charges, reports Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith. Mr. More...

Pataki and Mills Announce $71 Million for State’s "Reading First" Initiative

New funds continue to boost early literacy and train teachers

Governor George E. Pataki and State Education Commissioner Richard Mills announced that more than $71 million in funding has been awarded to 48 school districts and charter schools across New York under the State More...

The Native Plant Center at WCC Gears Up for Spring 2004

Have you ever heard of Stinking Benjamin? If you know that it More...

Desmond-Fish Library to Offer Babysitting Course

The Desmond-Fish Library is offering an Introduction to Babysitting course for children ten years and older on Saturday, March 6 from 10:30 to 2:30. All those who attend the course will receive a certificate. More...

Create Summer Memories: Host a New York City Child

Your backyard could be a summertime oasis to an inner-city child. With your help, more children from disadvantaged neighborhoods in New York City will get to experience the Cold Spring area. More...

Learn New Gardening Skills

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County horticulture staff and Master Gardeners will be the instructors for six classes given by the Brewster Adult Education Department. More...

Alzheimer’s Support Groups for Caregivers to Begin in March 2004

Come join others and speak one-on-one with a physician about Alzheimers; get a better understanding of the disease and what to expect. Discover more ways to cope, share experiences and lend mutual support to other caregivers. More...

Matthew Anton Alfonso Named to Dean’s List

Matthew Anton Alfonso of Carmel was named to the Fall 2003 Dean More...

Sondra Dietz Makes Deans List

Sondra Dietz of Garrison, NY, was recently named to the Dean More...

Green Seminar Offered by HVHC in March

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Highland Garden Club to Meet

The Highland Garden Club will meet again on February 24 at 1pm at the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library. Election of Nominating Committee will be held and program is to be announced. More...

Taxability of Social Security Benefits

The IRS says that whether your Social Security benefits are taxable depends on your total income and marital status. More...

Taxable or Nontaxable?

Generally, most income you receive is taxable, according to the IRS. But there are some areas where certain types of income are partially taxed or not taxed at all. More...

Garrison Ambulance Corps. Responded to 14 Calls in January

The Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to 14 calls for the month of January: 10 Medical and 4 PIAAs. More...

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. Mary’s

The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary-in-the-Highlands, Cold Spring, will hold its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 24 at 5:30 pm. More...

Governor Announces $300,000 Grant for Rivers and Estuaries Center

Hudson Valley to Receive $1.45 Million in EPF Grants for 10 Waterfront Projects

Governor George E. More...

Susannah Clair Named to Syracuse University Dean’s List

Susannah Clair of Garrison has been named to the Dean More...

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