February 3, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Join Your Local Fresh Air Volunteer Team

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New York housing Market Sets Record in 2004

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York surpassed 103,000 to set a new annual record in 2004, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Haldane to Host Blood Drive

Each year Haldane Central School hosts a blood drive for Hudson Valley Blood Services. This year More...

Mental Health Association in Dutchess County Holds Course in Parent Coaching

Exploring ways to support your teen

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is pleased to announce a four-week course, "Parent Coaching: Ways to Support Your Teen," on Tuesdays, February 15th through March 8th (snow date March 15th) at the Mental Health Association o More...

Humane Society Promoting Winter Animal Safety

With several months of winter still ahead, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) wants to remind readers to keep their pets secure and healthy this season. More...

Should You Itemize Your Tax Return?

Tax tip 2005-06

Whether to itemize deductions on your tax return depends on how much you spent on certain expenses last year. More...

Rep. Kelly to Hold Open Space Preservation Forum in Hudson Valley

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Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, February 7, from 7-9 pm at the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction (next to East Fishkill Town Hall). More...

Tips on Protecting Ground Water are Shared

Many water well owners know that ground water is pumped into their home, but often they do not know much else about ground water. More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Soup, breaded fish nuggets, potatoes O More...

Putnam Valley Arborists Receive International Award for Work at West Point Foundry Site

Scenic Hudson has announced that its contractor, On Earth Plant Care Specialists, Inc. of Putnam Valley, won the 2004 Grand Award for Excellence in Arboriculture. More...

Brewster Library Presents Database Workshop

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Girl Scout Troops Help Philipstown Food Pantry

Hudson Highlands Girl Scout Troops 1407 and 1565 helped out at the Philipstown Food Pantry on December 15, 2004 for Christmas with Holiday card and cookies. More...

Greyhound Rescue Meet and Greet Planned

Greyhound Rescue and Rehabilitation will hold a "Meet and Greet" from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, February 5, at Cortlandt Town Shopping Center, 3131 E. Main Street, Mohegan Lake. More...

Visiting Nurse Association Committee Begins Planning for Awards Dinner

The Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley (VNAHV) and affiliates will host their 11th Annual Awards Dinner on May 19, 2005. Recently, this year More...

Genevieve Mccarthy Burns Memorial Fund Celebrates Haldane Teacher

Genevieve McCarthy Burns was an outstanding teacher at Haldane School from 1958 to 1975. She taught third and sixth grades and specialized in science education. More...

Central Hudson Customers Set Natural Gas Use Record

Customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. set a new natural gas use record on Thursday, January 27, as Arctic temperatures, together with the continued growth of new homes and businesses, increased energy consumption in the region. More...

Man to Man to Meet in Poughkeepsie

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 February 3, 2005 at (Note time change) 6:30 pm, in the Central Hudson A More...

Putnam Hospital to Offer Blood Pressure Screening

Putnam Hospital Center will offer free blood pressure screening, open to the public, on Thursday, February 24th, from 1 to 3 p.m. It will be held in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Hudson Valley Legal Service Launches New Website

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley announced today that a new website had been launched for the organization. More...

Cold Spring/Garrison Chamber to Meet

There will be a Breakfast General Membership Meeting of the Cold Spring/Garrison Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, February 16 at 8:30 am at Dutchess Manor on Route 9D. More...

Snowstorm Creates Community Blood Supply Crisis

New York Blood Center Issues Emergency Appeal for Donations and Drives

The community blood supply has dropped to alarming low levels as a result of this past weekend More...

Yoga Classes for Women with Cancer to Begin in Putnam

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free and confidential breast and ovarian cancer support services, is launching two new free weekly yoga classes for women with cancer, both of which will take place in Putnam County. More...

Philipstown Town Board Meeting to be Held on Feb. 3

The Town of Philipstown announces their upcoming montly meeting which will take place on February 3, 8 pm in the Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring. More...

Graymoor Chorale is Rehearsing for Easter

The Graymoor Chorale is rehearsing on Sundays at 6:30 pm in Little Flower Friar Chapel, Graymoor in preparation for the Great Vigil of Easter. More...

All are Invited to A Day of Giving, An Evening of Song

Menu of weekend events in Cold Spring to benefit victims of tsunami

How many times have you hung up your blue jeans or your jacket at the end of the day and a trickle of small change falls to the ground? Or found that steaming, hot quarter or, better yet, crunchy, stiff dollar bill in the bottom of the clothes dryer? More...

Father’s Rights Association Provides Guidance at Monthly Meetings

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Talk of the Town

A day of Tsunami relief and education activities is scheduled for this Saturday at Haldane. Fun activities geared towards helping children understand what happened will take place during the day. More...

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