March 31, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Spring Break Camp at Hudson Highlands Museum Taking Registration

Shake off the cold and warm up with some fun during Spring Break Camp at the Museum of the Hudson Highlands from April 5 to April 9th. More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Soup, Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, spinach, fruit cocktail. More...

2004 Paddle Dedicated to the Late Franny Reese

Noted Environmentalist and Scenic Hudson Founder

The Hudson River Valley Greenway, the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area and the Hudson River Watertrail Association jointly announce the dedication of the Fourth Annual Great Hudson River Paddle (GHRP) to the memory of Frances "Franny&q More...

Free Firewood Offered by Scenic Hudson at West Point Foundry

For two days only, Friday, April 2, 2 - 6 pm and Saturday, April 3, 9 am - noon, Scenic Hudson will be offering free firewood to the community. More...

Putnam VFW Commemorate Loyalty Day, May 2

The Putnam County Council of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) invites all residents to a day of fun and games for children and adults in Veterans Memorial Park to commemorate Loyalty Day, Sunday May 2, 10am to 5pm. More...

Better Breathers Club to Resume Meetings

Putnam Hospital Center More...

Annual Putnam Hospital Center Country Fair Set for June 12, 2004

This year, along with the hospital, the Putnam Hospital Center Auxiliary Country Fair turns 40. Designed to support the efforts of the County More...

Walk to Focus on Tree Bark Identification

In recognition of Arbor Day, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County will sponsor a tree bark identification walk. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 7th, at 2 pm at the Putnam County Veteran More...

New Emergency Management Degree Program is Funded Under Homeland Security

Empire State College, State University of New York, has received $100,000 in federal funding for a new bachelor More...

Lecture Helps Community Members Deal with Loss

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam successfully hosted the Sixth Annual Morgan Pruyn Memorial Lecture Series on Thursday, March 18th at the Chappaqua Public Library. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 754, will conduct recruitment from April 7 through September 29 for five skilled construction craft laborer apprentices. More...

Bricklayers Recruit Apprentices

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftsworkers, Local 5, will conduct recruitment for five bricklayer/mason/plasterer apprentices from April 5 through September 27. More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 5, from 7-9 pm at the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction (next to East Fishkill Town Hall). More...

Take a Step to Help the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Walkers throughout the region will put their best feet forward to help end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis by taking part in the 2004 MS Walk. Five walks are planned throughout the Hudson Valley region: More...

Local Episcopal Church Opens Doors Even Wider at Easter

The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary-in-the-Highlands, Cold Spring, once again plans two somewhat untraditional steps in trying "to heal old wounds" for Easter. More...

Talk of the Town

Congratulations to Donna Steltz, the winner of the Cold Spring Lions Club 50/50 drawing. More...

Conservation Groups Work Together to Protect Critical Area

Mendel More...

Department of Environmental Protection Acquires Conservation Easement on 26 Acres in Yorktown

Commissioner Christopher 0. More...

PHC to Offer Free Blood Pressure Screening

Putnam Hospital Center will offer free blood pressure screening, open to the public, on Thursday, April 22nd, from 1 to 3 pm. It will be held in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Bereavement Support Group to be Held at PHC

Beginning Monday, April 19th and running for four consecutive Mondays through May 10th , Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam, Inc., in co-sponsorship with Putnam Hospital Center, will offer a free bereavement support group for adults who have ex More...

Free Diabetes Support Group Meeting to Feature Noted Neurologist

"Diabetes Gets on My Nerves" will be the focus on the next meeting of the Putnam Hospital Center Diabetes Support Group, scheduled for Wednesday, April 14th, at 6 pm, in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital, 670 Stoneleigh Avenu More...

Workshop on "Today’s Heretical Beliefs" Scheduled at Tompkins Corners Church

The DaVinci Code, with its controversial theological "secret," has topped the best-seller list for the last year. More...

Franciscan Friars Sponsor Holy Week Retreat

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are sponsoring their annual Holy Week retreat from Spy Wednesday, April 7th through Easter Sunday, April 11th, at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in Garrison. More...

Preventing the Spread of Viburnum Leaf Beetles

An insect is eating the lovely native viburnums of New York State. It is slowly crawling its way from western New York, having started in Ontario and the Canadian Maritimes and crossed over into Pennsylvania, Vermont and Maine. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue to Host Community Seder

There is still time to reserve your place at the seder table for Philipstown Reform Synagogue More...

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