November 17, 2004 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Pet Photos With Santa Help Putnam Humane Society

Have your picture taken with Santa and help support the Putnam Humane Society. Sunday November 21st, from 11 am More...

Free Guide to College Financial Aid is Available

Offers tips for finding resources for students and families

Affording College, a free booklet published annually by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU), provides information that students and families need to make informed college financial aid decisions. More...

Census Bureau to Update Information on Nation’s Voting Patterns

About 6-in-10 US citizens age 18 and over voted in the last presidential election in 2000, according to the US Census Bureau. Did the rate increase, decrease or stay the same in this year More...

Tax Benefits of Charitable Giving Explained

If giving to your favorite charity is at the top of your list this holiday season, make sure you obtain tax advice as well. While the greatest reward for donating to a charity may be in knowing that you More...

Lion Vic Carlson Honored

At the October 11th meeting of the Cold Spring Lions Club, Lion Vic Carlson was presented with a Lions Club Banner for his unmatched attendance record at Lions Club meetings. More...

Rotary Club Gifts Atlases to Desmond-Fish Library

The Philipstown Rotary Club has given the world - in the form of two beautiful atlases - and the best of world theater to the people of Philipstown. The Rotary club recently donated the 2004 edition of Oxford University More...

Children’s Doll Making Workshop to Take Place at Southeast Museum

On Saturday, December 4th at 10:30 am the Southeast Museum will hold a Doll Making Workshop for children. Learn to cut, sew and design a simple cloth doll with button nose and yarn hair. More...

Holiday Lighting and Caroling Festival to be Held at Southeast Museum

On Saturday, December 11th at 5 pm the Southeast Museum will sponsor the Brewster Holiday Lighting and Caroling Festival. Join friends and neighbors to celebrate the holiday season. More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Chicken chop suey w. rice, mixed veggies, banana. More...

Highland Garden Club to Meet

The Highland Garden Club will meet at the Julia Butterfield Library on Tuesday, November 23rd at 1pm. The program will be a wreath workshop. Attendees may create a wreath for their home or as a gift. More...

Great Music at Jazz Vespers Will Get You in that Thankful Mood

Need to get in that thankful spirit before Thanksgiving? Try a good dose of soulful jazz and some spiritual inspiration at the Jazz Vespers this Saturday, Nov. More...

Loretto Family Night at the Movies to Feature "The Agony and the Ecstasy"

On Saturday, November 20th, Our Lady of Loretto More...

House Tours Kick Off Holiday Season in Cold Spring

"Cold Spring by Candlelight: Holiday House Tours and Shopping on Main Street America" is the premier holiday destination event of the year and it More...

Greyhound Rescue Holds Meet and Greets

Greyhound Rescue and Rehabilitation will hold a series of "Meet and Greet" events in November at which potential adopters can get acquainted with the rescued racers and learn more about adopting a greyhound. More...

November Events Planned at Temple Beth-El

On November 19, Friday night services will begin at 8 pm, following which there will be a delicious dessert. More...

November Designated for Requests for Inclusion in County Agricultural District

The Putnam County Legislature has designated the month of November as the time period when landowners may file a request for inclusion of land in the Putnam County Agricultural District. More...

Underground Railroad Heritage Trail Program Now Seeking Applications

Will highlight New York

Applications are now available for the State More...

Ballroom Dancers Association Calls for Steering Committee

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

Cornell Coop Booklet Explains Venison Preparation

The 2004 deer-hunting season forecast calls for another big year for hunters in New York State. Chances are that many successful hunters will have a deer to cut up and freeze for winter meals. More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance to Hold "Lunch and Learn"

Join Beacon Hebrew Alliance, 331 Verplanck Avenue, Beacon, on Saturday, November 20 for a "Lunch and Learn" session following Shabbat morning services. Shabbat services begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

Chapel of Our Lady Restoration Opens Its Doors to All

The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration, bathed in candlelight and bedecked with Christmas flowers, will open its doors to all on Saturday, November 27, from 3 to 8 pm. More...

Putnam Federal Credit Union Announces Scholarship Contest

Putnam Federal Credit Union is presenting college-bound high school seniors with the opportunity to compete statewide for six $1,000 scholarships, a $750 scholarship, and many more $500 scholarships. More...

Holiday Ornament Making for Children Offered at Southeast Museum

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St. Philip’s Church Harvest Sale to be Held

Once again it More...

Franciscan Friars Receive Humanitarian Award

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement received the Putnam County Economic Development Council More...

Historical Society to Hold Thanksgiving Candlelight Service and Dinner

The Putnam County Historical Society and Foundry School Museum will hold its 46th Annual Thanksgiving Candlelight Service and Dinner on Sunday, November 21st. More...

Special Gathering for Thanksgiving Planned at Our Lady Of Loretto

This Thanksgiving, November 25th, many in the community will celebrate and give thanks together at a special gathering to be held at Our Lady of Loretto Church. More...

All Children Invited to Participate at First Presbyterian Christmas Pageant

Rehearsals begin this Sunday

Dream of being an angel, a shepherd, a Wise Man or maybe even Mary and Joseph? Then be in the Christmas Pageant at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown. More...

Talk of the Town

Thanksgiving is only a week away! The snow dusting last week made it seem like we fast-forwarded past the holiday, but don More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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