October 20, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Enrollment Opens for Sheriff’s Cadet Program

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces that the Sheriffs Cadet Program is now accepting applications for the 15th session of the Putnam County Sheriff More...

This Halloween, Trick or Treat Safely

The Cold Spring Police is urging parents to teach their children simple safety tips before they head out to "Trick or Treat" this Halloween by distributing AAA Safe Halloween bookmarks. More...

Putnam Lake Man Arrested Twice in One Day for Separate Offenses

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a hamlet of Putnam Lake man was arrested and charged with offenses stemming from a series of incidents within a half day More...

Hospice Care Receives $10K Grant from Westchester Community Foundation

Caring for a terminally ill loved one at home is difficult enough without an insurance company denying coverage of essential care. More...

PHC’s Better Breathers Club to Meet

Putnam Hospital Center More...

St. Mary’s Hosts ‘Haunted Church’

Invites trick-or-treaters, parents, and friends to enjoy cider, candy, hospitality

Beware of low-flying bats and weird-looking cats, spectral images wafting from ethereal clouds, creepy chords emanating from the organ, and wandering ghouls and goblins when the Episcopal Church of St. More...

Stony Kill Farm Hosts the Not-So-Haunted Hayride

Bring your children and enjoy an autumn evening down at the farm! Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center will hold its annual "Not-So-Haunted Hayride" on October 29 with rides starting at 6:30pm. More...

Loretto Family Night at the Movies Presents "The Sound of Music"

On Saturday, October 23rd, Our Lady of Loretto Parish presents the timeless classic, "The Sound of Music." It is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Book and Score, and winner of five Academy Awards including Best Picture. More...

Fall Evening Speakers Series Features "Bringing the Hudson River Back to Life"

Environmental issues over 400 years

Join the Museum of the Hudson Highlands, Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30pm at Painter More...

Matthew C. Divico Graduated from Army ROTC Course

Matthew C. Divico has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers More...

Cold Spring’s Renay Arbour to Run Marathon to Honor Father

Renay Arbour has never run a marathon before and has never been to San Francisco, but in a few short days she is going to make the trip to run 26.2 miles in the inaugural Nike 26. More...

Think About Halloween Safety for Pets

Halloween should be scary in a fun way. Unfortunately, there are some real hazards for your pets on this holiday. But with a little planning, you can both have a spooky and fun time together. More...

Big Toys Take Over Tot’s Park

On Sunday, October 10th, Nate Lyons and Billy Campbell of Harold Lyons and Sons took over the Tiny Tots Park in Cold Spring and donated new sand and their time for the tots and toys. More...

Audubon Program on Feeding the Birds of Winter this Sunday

One of the most enjoyable opportunities of winter is being cozy and warm inside while watching birds delightedly eating the food you have thoughtfully provided for them. More...

Talk of the Town

Our best wishes go to Dottie Turner at the Philipstown Town Clerk More...

PARC to Host Holiday Fundraising Event in Cold Spring

Cold Spring Village homes needed for house tours

Putnam ARC will host a holiday fundraising event in the Village of Cold Spring on Saturday, November, 27, 2004. More...

Recruitment of State Park Patrol Officers Announced

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Bernadette Castro and Director of Law Enforcement Chief Michael Daly have announced that the civil service entrance exam for Park Patrol Officers will be held on Sa More...

Family Fall Festival to Benefit Support Connection

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free and confidential breast and ovarian cancer support groups that meet on a regular basis, is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Family Fall Festival. More...

Second Youth Charged in Ongoing Narcotics Sales Investigation

On Friday evening October 8, 2004 members of the Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) arrested a 19-year-old Garrison youth on assorted narcotics possession and sales charges. More...

Rondout Electric Recruits Apprentices

Rondout Electric, Inc., will conduct apprentice recruitment from October 26 through April 19 for four electrician apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda ~ngello announced today. More...

Putnam Federal Credit Union Urges Protection of Kids with Free ID Kit

Putnam Federal Credit Union has joined a national coalition of credit unions to distribute free Child Identification (ID) kits, developed by the National Child Identification Program (NCIP). More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class November 11th

On Thursday, November 11th, from 7:30 to 9 pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Skin Problems Focus of Diabetes Group Meeting

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Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Stuffed pepper in tomato sauce, green beans, tossed salad, cookies. More...

First Presbyterian Church Invites Community to Meet New Pastor

The congregation of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown invites the public to Community Sunday Service this Sunday at 10:30 am. The congregation More...

Third Annual CS Farmers’ Market Dinner to be Held

Community evening celebrating the harvest, to benefit the Market

Enjoy an evening celebrating community and the harvest, and featuring the delicious food and wine products from area farms and vineyards, on Thursday, November 4th at the third annual Cold Spring Farmers More...

Cold Spring’s Kelly Conklin Graduated from Basic Combat Training

Army Pvt. Kelly L. Conklin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Surprising Spiders Presented at Hudson Highlands Museum

On October 23, as part of its Fall Saturday Program series, the Museum of the Hudson Highlands presents "Surprising Spiders!"10am at the Museum More...

First Reformed Church of Fishkill Presents "Autumn in New York"

The First Reformed Church of Fishkill welcomes the return of Scott B. Adams in concert on Friday, November 5 at 7 pm in the Church Education Building. More...

St. Christopher’s Inn Received $130K for Medical Assistance

On October 12, Robert Doar, Commissioner of the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance presented St. Christopher More...

Mary Higgins Clark Book Signing and Luncheon to Benefit St. Christopher’s Inn

Mary Higgins Clark, America More...

Annual Community Day at North Highlands FD Again a Big Success

Pictured above are members of the North Highland Fire Department More...

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