November 3, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Brooklyn Man Charged with Arson in Putnam Valley

On October 26, 2004, 45 year old Brooklyn resident James B. Harris, was arrested on a charge of Arson in the Third Degree, a class C felony. It is alleged that, on October 24th Mr. More...

GVAC Pancake Breakfast to Offer Kids’ Fingerprinting

State Trooper Kevin Rodriguez will offer free fingerprinting of children - an invaluable service if a child is ever reported missing - at the Pancake Breakfast Buffet hosted by the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor on Sunday, November 7, More...

Senator Leibell Secures $10,000 for Constitution Island Association

State Senator Vincent Leibell has provided $10,000 to assist the Constitution Island Association with improved access to their facility. More...

Winter Coats Are Urgently Needed in Putnam

Putnam Community Action Program is sponsoring a Winter Coat Drive. Donations of gently used, and warm winter coats and jackets are urgently needed for men, women, and children. More...

America’s First Veterans’ Organization to be Highlighted at Mt. Gulian

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, commemorates Veterans More...

Coin Collectors to Meet November 16th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a Coin Club, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 in the Guideposts Cafeteria located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

Prostate Cancer Support Program Scheduled

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education

and Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, held November 4, 2004 at 6:30 pm in the Central Hudson Auditorium in Poughkeepsie. Please note the time change. More...

The Pawling Theatre Company Presents Camelot

The wondrous delights and romantic adventures of King Arthur and his knights is the subject of Pawling Theatre Company More...

So. Highland UMC Announces Extension for Winter Coat Drive

The annual coat drive sponsored by the South Highland United Methodist Women has so far had a disappointing outcome. Therefore, organizers are extending the deadline for coats through Sunday, November 7th. More...

Desmond-Fish Library presents Salmansohn and the Polar Bears of Manitoba

Join naturalist guide Pete Salmansohn for a colorful and exciting slide show illustrating his three seasons spent in Churchill, Manitoba observing polar bears at the Desmond-Fish Library on November 7th at 2:30. More...

Interactive Play Featured at Stony Kill Farm

Water Specialist, Cindy Simpson, will hold an interactive play depicting water gathering and use in the early 1900 More...

Memorial Service for Sgt. Ireland Planned

A memorial service, with full military honors, will be held for Sergeant Al Ireland on Saturday, November 13th at 11 am at the Cold Spring Cemetery on Peekskill Road. More...

Mid Hudson Animal Aid to Hold Fundraiser Auction

Mid Hudson Animal Aid (MHAA) is holding their annual Fall Good and Services Auction at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Townsend Avenue in Beacon on Saturday November 6th. More...

November is National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month (NFC Month) - observed every November - is a nationally recognized month that seeks to draw attention to the many challenges facing family caregivers, advocate for stronger public policy to address family caregiving i More...

Health Department Updates Status of Flu Vaccine Shortage

Suggests alternative treatment and care

As you are aware, there continues to be a nationwide flu vaccine shortage. More...

Franciscan Friars Plan Advent Vesper Services

During Advent, beginning November 28th, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will celebrate Sunday vespers, with the theme Reasons for Hope, in Little Flower Friary Chapel, Graymoor at 4:15pm. More...

HV Hospital Employees Ask for Help in Continuing Tradition of Giving

Ninth year of giving brings higher goal

In the spirit of the holiday season, the employees, medical staff and volunteers of Hudson Valley Hospital Center, for the ninth year in a row, will collect money, shop and wrap gifts for needy children and their families. More...

Haldane Board Considers Uses for Hill-West Property

State aid an important variable

Although nothing was decided upon regarding the use of the Hill - West property, the October 21 special meeting of the Haldane Board of Education appeared productive in several respects. More...

Temple Beth-El Shares Calendar of Events

Program includes Interfaith event

Temple Beth-El in Poughkeepsie updates its schedule of events and services regulary. Below is their schedule for early November. More...

Car Crash Leads to Arrest for Drunk Driving

At approximately 9:20 pm on October 16, Putnam County Sheriffs Deputy Thomas Corless responded to a one vehicle property damage crash on Turk Hill Road in the Town of Southeast. More...

Saving Your Favorite Searches in the Library Catalog

Making your library card work for you

Would you like to know when a book by your favorite author is added to the public library collection? Do you want to know when DVDs, audio books, large print or any other material types are purchased at your library? More...

Have You Changed Your Smoke Detector Batteries?

Early Sunday morning October 31, 2004, Putnam County residents joined most of the nation in changing their clocks back to standard time. More...

Rocks and Mineral Workshop for Kids Planned

On Saturday, November 6th at 10:30 am, The Southeast Museum will hold a Rocks And Minerals Workshop for children. Guest speaker, Roger Erickson, will teach about the rocks and minerals from the Tilly Foster Mine. More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Roast turkey w. stuffing, brussel sprouts, orange cake. More...

Mount Gulian Celebrates Saint Nicholas Day

Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, begins its celebration of the holidays on Sunday, December 5th with house tours focusing on the old Dutch tradition of Saint Nicholas Day. Tours will be given at 1:30 and 3 pm. More...

Taconic Postcard Club

The Taconic Postcard Club will be meeting on Tuesday, November 30 at 7 pm at theYorktown Museum, Nutrition Room located in the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center, 1974 Commerce Street. More...

Cornell Coop Presents Last Pesticide Training of 2004

If you apply pesticides, including weed-killers, weed and feed products, insecticides, fungicides, or tick control products to customer More...

New York Housing Market Slows in September

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York slowed down in September 2004, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Announces Annual Judaica Party

Philipstown Reform Synagogue announces it will offer for sale beautiful items from The Jewish Museum of New York City as well as gifts from local Hudson Valley artists at the PRS Annual Judaica Party on Sunday, November 14, 2004 from 3-5 pm at the Pa More...

Cold Spring Man’s Ride for Cancer Research a Success

Local resident Kenn Sapeta reports that the Tour of Hope ride for cancer research with Lance Armstrong was a success. More...

Moms Group to Meet

Are you a new mom who would like to learn more about nutrition, sleeping patterns, breastfeeding, growth and development as well as other important topics for your new baby? More...

Workshop on Managing Symptoms of MS Provides Support

In their ongoing effort to provide support and information to those with MS and their families, the National MS Society, Southern New York Chapter will offer a free workshop on Symptom Management with Dr. More...

St. Joseph’s Chapel to be Rededicated

November 14th will be a banner day for Father Brian McSweeney, and Our Lady of Loretto Parishioners. After more than a year of renovations, and closure during the summer months, St. Joseph More...

St. Christopher’s Inn Celebrates Renovation of Facility

Fr. Bernard Palka, SA, President/CEO, St. Christopher More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust celebrated its 15th Anniversary with a dinner at The Garrison on Friday evening, October 22nd, attended by over 240 guests. More...

Jim Witt Voted Best Meteorologist in Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley Magazine More...

Talk of the Town

As we write this column, the election returns are not yet in, but the real success of the election is obvious - long lines reported at the polling stations say that we do care! More...

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