July 14, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Archeological Open House Planned at Historic West Point Foundry

The public can step back to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution - when America was changing from a nation of farms to one of emerging cities - through free tours of Scenic Hudson More...

IRS Offers Tips on Summer Day Camp Expenses

Many working parents must arrange for care of their younger children during the school vacation period. A popular solution - with favorable tax consequences, according to the IRS - is a day camp program. More...

Hudson Highlands Museum Presents Program on Topography of Hudson River

On July 17, visit the shores of the Hudson River and take a look at the geology behind the topography of today. More...

Collectors to Meet July 20th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a coin club, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 in the Guideposts cafeteria located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

A "Banner Day" at the Farmers’ Market

Thanks to a joint initiative with The Cold Spring-Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce, the Cold Spring Farmers More...

Galef and Leibell Initiate Statewide Campaign to Reform Budget Process

A bipartisan campaign effort led by Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator Vincent Leibell was launched on July 6th to reform New York by gathering public support for an amendment to the New York State Constitution, A. More...

American Cancer Society Casts World-Wide Web to Fight Cancer

When Hudson Valley residents and athletes line up for the start of their next fun run, marathon, bike race or triathlon, they won More...

Bondi Appoints Funicelli at Putnam Coordinator of STOP-DWI

County Executive Robert J. Bondi recently announced the appointment of Gene Funicelli as Putnam More...

Two Seriously Injured In Southeast Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle crash which occurred at the close of the 4th of July holiday weekend has left a motorcyclist and his passenger seriously injured. More...

Philipstown Rec Offers Summer Fun 2004 at Glenclyffe

"Summer Fun 2004," Philipstown Recreation Department More...

Roadside Dispute Ends in Assault Arrest

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 46 year old Town of Patterson man following his involvement in a roadside assault upon another driver. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Announces Book Group

Philipstown Reform Synagogue announces the launch of PRS Reads, the synagogue More...

Local Chapter of Holistic Moms Network Forming in Putnam County

A new chapter of the Holistic Moms Network is forming in Putnam County. The Holistic Moms Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting moms with an interest in natural health and mindful parenting. More...

4-H Fair to Feature Interactive Cartoonist

When the 33rd Putnam County 4-H Fair opens on Friday, July 23, in addition to the wonderful regular events that take place, this year there will be a special appearance of Joe Wos, a cartoonist and storyteller and his one-man show: "Once Upon a More...

Manitoga’s Summer Nature & Design Camp Opens for the Season: Spaces Still Available in Later Sessions

The 75 acres of woods at Manitoga play host to the eleventh season of summer fun and learning with the opening of Manitoga More...

CORRECTION

On June 16, the PCN&R incorrectly reported that the legal smoking age in Putnam was raised to 19 by the Putnam County Legislature. More...

Heartsaver CPR for the Lay Rescuer Offered at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

On Saturday, July 17, from 9:30 am to 2 pm, a Heartsaver CPR course is open to all ages. The fee is $55. Pre-registration required. For more information, please call 914-734-3294. More...

The Putnam Children’s Discovery Center Hosts Summer Party

The Putnam Children More...

IRS Summer Tax Advice for the Working Student

All employees have federal income tax withheld from their pay, right? Not necessarily. The IRS says that if you are a student working a summer or part-time job, you may be exempt from withholding if: More...

New Yorkers Encouraged to Have a "Cool" Energy Smart Summer

Using Energy Wisely Will Reduce Peak Demand, Protect the Environment & Save on Utility Bills

With the official start of summer bringing the promise of climbing mercury levels, the New York State Public Service Commission and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority encourage state residents to use power sensibly during the up More...

Ballroom Dancers Assoc. Seeks to Establish Chapter in Newburgh

Organizers call for help

The United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association wants to establish a chapter for social or recreational dancers in Newburgh. If enough interest is expressed, a local steering committee will be formed to guide the project and enroll members. More...

Summer Blood Drive at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Please share your good health and donate blood. On Thursday, July 22, from 10 am to 9 pm, Hudson Valley Hospital Center will be conducting a blood drive in the Wagner Conference Room at the Center in Cortlandt on the lower level. More...

Closure of Fishkill Road Anticipated Into August

On July 7, 2004, the Putnam County Department of Highway and Facilities notified the PCN&R that Fishkill Road, CR #10, in the Town of Phillpstown would be closed for highway work beginning on Thursday, July 8th for approximately six weeks. More...

Putnam County Lake Management to Hold Grant Program Workshop

Putnam County is holding a Lake Management Grant Program Workshop on Saturday, July 24, 2004 from 9 am to noon at the Mahopac Public Library on Route 6. More...

Galef Announces Local Government Grants to the 90th Assembly District

New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef announces that six individual grants totaling $123,605 have been awarded by the Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund to communities and school districts in order to improve record management of More...

Area Drug Surveillance Nets Four Arrests

As part of the continuing effort to curtail the illegal use of alcohol and narcotics in the Continental Village Park District, members of the Countywide Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) arrested two people on June 16, 2004 and an additional two on Ju More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Soup, chicken salad on white bread, potato salad, cucumber and tomato salad, carrot cake. More...

Bathers at Beach Get Unexpected Serenade

Beach goers at Canopus Beach enjoying Saturday's beautiful weather received an unexpected treat when Off-duty Lifeguard Kevin Burns, in full Celtic dress, offered up the sounds of Ireland . More...

Franciscan Friars to Hold Candlelight Procession

On Saturday, August 14th, at 7:30 pm, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are hosting a candlelight Eucharistic Procession starting at St. More...

Talk of the Town

BLOCK PARTY! Cold Spring Fire Dept. will hold their annual Block (dock?) Party at the Cold Spring Waterfront on Friday. Always a great evening! Speaking of great events, planning is well underway for the PV Town Day. More...

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