January 27, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Greenway Announces 2005 Conservancy Small Grants Program $125,000 is available to Hudson River Valley region

Carmella R. Mantello, Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, announced that applications for the 2005 Conservancy Small Grants Program are now available. More...

Cold Spring Irene McGrath Named to Rauscher’s Chairman’s Council

RBC Dain Rauscher recently named Irene McGrath, a senior vice president - financial consultant, to its Chairman More...

Sharpe Environmental Education Center to Host Maple Celebration

The Sharpe Environmental Education Center in Fishkill will host a Maple Celebration the weekend of March 5 and 6, 2005. This event is co-sponsored by the New York State Outdoor Education Association. More...

Free Specialized Bereavement Support Groups Offered in Northern Westchester

People often feel overwhelmed with grief following the loss of a loved one. Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam is sponsoring a series of specialized bereavement support groups entitled, "Finding Meaning in Life and Death. More...

Bald Eagles Featured at Hudson Highlands Museum

Winter Evening Series begins again

Join the Museum of the Hudson Highlands, Wednesday, February 2 at 7:30 pm at Painter More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Donates Seven Defibrillators in Western Putnam

Hudson Valley Hospital Center donated seven defibrillators to be placed in key locations around the western Putnam area. More...

Suzi Tortora’s Dance Classes to be Featured on A&E TV Program this Sunday

Dr. Suzi Tortora More...

AARP Tax Program Helps Putnam County Seniors

AARP has an Income Tax Program for seniors age 60and over for help with tax preparation. The program runs from February 1st through April 15th and is available at the following five locations: More...

Four Alcohol Retailers Charged with Selling to a Minor

Clerks at four Putnam County retail establishments were arrested on December 30th and charged with selling alcoholic beverages to a minor by investigators of the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Philipstown: A Small Town with a Big Heart

The earthquake and tsunami that shattered not only part of the floor in the Indian Ocean but also the lives of over 150,000 people in Southeast Asia on December 26, 2004 is a world event that will never be forgotten. More...

Talk of the Town

Western Putnam is certainly doing its share in the effort to help the Tsunami victims. See page 7 for more information. More...

Senator Leibell Calls for Imagreenation Entries

Senator Leibell today announced that the New York State Senate will once again begin accepting entries for the annual Imagreenation competition. More...

Free Family Science Night Comes to JV Mall

The Putnam Children More...

Commercial Enterprises Can Support Hospice Care

Mahopac real estate agency pledges support for every sale

Who knew choosing a real estate agency to sell their house could have an important social impact? Whenever the staff at Shirley Marie Realty II on Rt. More...

Putnam Valley Woman Cited for DWI After Crash

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Grants to "Teach the Hudson Valley" Available

Hudson River Valley Heritage Area & National Park Service to award grants

For the third year, Teaching the Hudson Valley (THV) will award grants up to $10,000 each to public and private schools to create place-based curriculum units in partnership with places of cultural, historic, or natural significance. More...

Support Connection Offers New Program in Mahopac for Women with Cancer

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free and confidential breast and ovarian cancer support services, announces a new free exercise program in Mahopac for women with cancer. More...

Energy Options Expand for Central Hudson Customers

Mid-Hudson Valley residents and business owners should carefully consider all of their options when it comes to purchasing energy. More...

Putnam Health Department Offers Cold Weather Advice

With a return of colder weather to the New York area, Putnam residents should take precautions against extreme cold. More...

Which Form - 1040EZ, 1040A or 1040?

Tax Tip 2005-05

If you are filing a federal income tax return on paper, use the simplest form you can, the IRS advises. The simpler the form, the less chance of an error that may cost you money or delay the processing of your return. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 17, will conduct recruitment from February 1 through July 26 for 10 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Free Flu Shots Given in Cold Spring; Mayor Participates

Mayor Philips rolled up his sleeve to receive a free flu shot at HVHC's flu clinic held last Friday at The Medical Center at Cold Spring. The clinic was open from 8 am to 4 pm to all who presented a prescription from their physician. More...

2004 Deer Season Most Popular Ever on New York City Water Supply Lands

Over 32,000 acres open in seven counties

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Commissioner David B. More...

Hudson Valley Weathers the "Blizzard" of 2005

Photographer Viv Hagen sent us this picture of the cleanup on Main Street in Cold Spring after last weekend's snow storm. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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