June 16, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam’s Master Gardeners Purchase Computer

At a recent monthly meeting, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County Master Gardener Volunteers voted to purchase a new computer for the use of the Horticulture Hotline and Diagnostic Lab at the office. More...

Mount Gulian Historic Site Offering Workshops on Beehive Baking and Linen Making

Ever wonder how they managed to bake in those beehive ovens in colonial days? Or where they got their clothes and linens 250 years before malls were invented? More...

Haldane Faculty Association to Honor Retirees

On June 24th at Inn Credible Caterers on Rt. 9D in Cold Spring the HFA and CSEA are celebrating the retirement of Andy Scecina, Ken Thomas, Jane Bernstein, Deb Phillips, and Marie Corless. More...

Mount Gulian Celebrates Your Father and the Forefathers

Colonial Dinner to recreate typical 18th century meal while raising funds

Mount Gulian Historic Site, on the banks of the Hudson River in Fishkill, is celebrating not only today More...

Labor Unions Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Sprinkler Fitters, Local 669 (Hudson Valley), will conduct recruitment from June 26 through December 18 for five apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Launches Women’s Health Initiative

This Thursday evening, June 17th, at 7:30 pm in the lower hall of its church at 22 Fair Street, Our Lady of Loretto will launch its Women More...

Putnam Highlands Audubon Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Local Butterflies Program

The Officers and Board of the Putnam Highlands Audubon invite you to help celebrate its 25th anniversary with a very special program the afternoon of Sunday, June 20th. More...

Verizon Foundation Grants $12,000 for Technology for the Blind/Visually Impaired

In a gesture that reaffirms Verizon More...

Talk of the Town

That blur you saw the past few months was Spring passing by. Summer starts next Monday! Schools almost out, the kids are celebrating and not paying too much attention - so be the adult - drive safely. More...

Herb and Garden Festival to be Held at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Once again the picturesque grounds of Staatsburgh will be the site of the Annual Scarborough Faire Herb and Garden Festival, A Celebration of Herbs, Horticulture and Hudson Valley foods. More...

Summer Solstice to be Celebrated on Mt. Ninham

There will be a summer solstice celebration on the summit of Mt. Ninham around the fire tower at noon Sunday, June 20. Participants are asked to meet in the parking lot on Mt. More...

Lake Peekskill Man’s First Book "The Cabin Builders" Wins Editors Choice Award

Author Craig Pfalzgraf from Lake Peeksill, has just written his first book entitled "The Cabin Builders". More...

Chazen Donates 19 Computers to Families in Technology Program

The Chazen Companies (Chazen) recently donated 19 computers to the Families in Technology program that is designed to target underprivileged and disadvantaged adults and children in New York . More...

Garrison Resident’s Work Accepted As Model For Educators

Diana Roda, Garrison resident and teacher at the Blue Mountain Middle School in Montrose, N.Y., has had her Educational Learning Experience accepted by The New York State Academy for Teaching. More...

Advice Available From the Experts on Coping with Age-Related Vision Loss

For older adults with conditions such as macular degeneration and glaucoma, learning to adapt to vision loss can represent one of life More...

World Peace is the Theme of Colorful Flag Day Celebration at Green Chimneys

Students and staff from six continents gathered together at Green Chimneys on Monday, June 14, for an unusual Flag Day celebration. More...

Vassar Brothers Medical Center Seeks Student Volunteers

Vassar Brothers Medical Center is seeking junior volunteers for the summer. More...

Constitution Island Begins Summer Tours June 26

Constitution Island Association is pleased to offer tours to the Island originating from the Cold Spring Railroad Station parking lot on four Saturdays this summer. More...

Garrison Ambulance Visits St. Philip’s Nursery School

"The ambulance is your friend," Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corps Captain Jerry Moore reassured preschoolers on a recent visit to St. Philip More...

Openings Still Available for CS Fire Company’s Junior Firefighter Academy

The Cold Spring Fire Company is pleased to announce that it will be holding the second annual Junior Firefighter More...

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