July 21, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Lyle C. Roberts Achieves Membership in Million Dollar Round Table

Outstanding product knowledge and client service have enabled Lyle C. Roberts, LUTCF, of Prudential Financial in Poughquag, New York, to earn membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Roberts is a 9-year MDRT member. More...

Corn and Hamburger Roast with Music at Tompkins Corners Church

The historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church is sponsoring its annual Corn and Hamburger Roast on August 14th from 5:30 to 7 pm. The event will take place rain or shine, under the open carriage shed, built in 1880. More...

Putnam County 4-H Fair is the Place to Be July 23rd through July 25th

The lazy hazy days of summer are upon us. With the many opportunities available in this beautiful area to enjoy the weather, one special event has become the highlight of the season in Putnam County. More...

Fall Prevention: Making Sure Your Home is Safe

A home can quickly feel like a trap if you find yourself injured and unable to move. A serious fall can have severe short term effects on your health, as well as long term consequences. More...

Better Than a Medicare Discount Card: Free Prescription Drugs

Is your medication too expensive for your budget? If so information in a new booklet might help. More...

Deputies Arrest Three for Outstanding Warrants

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrests of three individuals who held outstanding warrants for failing to answer prior charges. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Installs Dr. Desai as New President

On June 28, 2004 the Cold Spring Lions Club held its Annual Installation Dinner at Incredible Caterers with over 60 Lions and guests for the installing of new officers for the next year, with Dr. More...

Echoing Green Names Hudson ValleyWorkers’ Rights Advocates Among World’s ‘Best Emerging Social Entrepreneurs’

Patricia Kakalec and Daniel Werner receive $90,000 grant

The global social venture fund Echoing Green has named workers More...

Victoria Williams Graduated from Manhattan College

Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY awarded 40 Bachelor of Science degrees in organizatinal management from its Adult Degree Completion program on Wednesday, May 19, 2004. Among them, Victoria J. Williams of Garrison, earned her degree. More...

SeniorNet Offers Computer Courses

The SeniorNet Learning Center at the William Koehler Office for the Aging in Mahopac, is offering basic and advanced computer courses in September, October, and November for adults aged 55 and up. More...

Galef Calls for Legislators to Support Joint Conference Committees to Promote On-Time Budgets

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, 90th AD, is calling on her colleagues to support reform of the legislative process by requiring Joint Conference Committees. (A. 6605, S. 4129). More...

Rep. Kelly to Host Forum for Hudson Valley Farmers/Growers on July 24

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly will host an open forum for growers in Putnam Valley and other farmers throughout the Hudson Valley on Saturday, July 24th from 10 am to 11:30 am at the Warwick Town Hall in Orange County. More...

Legislature Supports Measure to Halt Creation of Voter Database Before Protections of Sensitive Info Are in Place

Voter registration drives are commendable, says the Putnam County Legislature, but putting voters at risk for identity theft is not an acceptable means to that end. More...

Summer Fun at Mt. Gulian

Mount Gulian holds it Children More...

A Parade of Fashion: Mount Gulian Opens Textile Collection

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, invites visitors to time travel with them as they open their textile collection. More...

Mental Health Association to Offer Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County, 510 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie, is now accepting registrations for an eight week course, "Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction," which runs from September 30 to November 18, 2004 on Thursday More...

Historical Society Holds Antiques on the Lawn

The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands will hold the annual antiques and collectibles sale on the lawn of its headquarters, the Captain David Crawford House, on Sunday, August 8, from 10 am to 4 pm. More...

Purple Heart Hall to Honor Recipients at New Windsor

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor will honor Purple Heart recipients on the 222nd More...

Local Teen John Voelp to Meet With National Leaders in Washington, DC

John Voelp of Garrison has been selected to participate in the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in Washington, D.C. from August 2 to August 12, 2004. More...

New York City Acquires 187 Acres in East Fishkill

Commissioner Christopher 0. More...

DEP Issues Proposed Revisions to Watershed Recreation Rules

Public Hearings Scheduled for September

Commissioner Christopher 0. Ward of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced last week that draft revisions to the City More...

Putnam Humane Society to Host Free Rabies Clinic

The Putnam Humane Society is hosting a free rabies clinic for Putnam county residents (proof of residency required) on Sunday August 8th from 11am More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Cheeseburger, corn on the cob, coleslaw, watermelon. More...

Robert D’Angelo Makes Dean’s List

Robert D More...

Chief Economist Kagann Issues Statement on New Employment Data for NY

New employment statistics from the Department of Labor show that New York employers, particularly those in New York City, Central New York and the Capital region, accelerated the pace of job creation in June 2004. More...

Power Wheelchairs Available for 2004

No cost for qualified seniors and disabled persons

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available Power Wheelchairs to Senior Citizens and the Permanently Disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. More...

A Saturday of Singing at Our Lady of Loretto Church

To benefit the organ restoration fund, Our Lady of Loretto Church will be hosting a musical revue in the church hall this Saturday, July 24, with performances at 2pm and 7pm. More...

Hudson Highlands Museum Presents Programs on Return of Eagles and Falcons to Hudson River

Are Bald Eagles making a comeback in the area? Learn how these and other birds make use of the Hudson River. More...

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