March 10, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

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

Thursday - Salisbury steak w. mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, fruit cocktail. More...

Five Regional Chambers of Commerce to Promote Empire State Games

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Greater Southern Dutchess, Poughkeepsie, New Paltz and Ulster County Chambers of Commerce, will host a Business Break on Tuesday, March 29. More...

Temple Beth-El Hosts Film Festival and Shabbat Discussion

The Mid-Winter Jewish Film Festival at Temple Beth-El features Divided We Fall at 4 pm on Sunday afternoon, March 13. More...

Howland Seeks Tutors

Howland Public Library on 313 Main St. in Beacon is seeking volunteer tutors to donate one or two hours per week after school at the library. More...

Putnam County Tree Sale Offers Bird Habitat in Region

A garden that attracts birds is colorful, aromatic and filled with music. A good place to start is the annual Putnam County Tree Seedling Sale. Plants offered in this sale include those that provide fruit, shelter and nesting habitat for birds. More...

Colorectal Cancer: Catching it Early is the Key

Colorectal cancer, which includes cancers of the colon and rectum, is the second deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung cancer. Fortunately, colorectal cancers are highly treatable if found early. More...

Women’s Resource Center Hosts Hudson Valley Food and Wine Experience

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

Lliam P. Shiels Completes Marine Corp Basic Training

Marine Corps Pfc. Lliam P. Shiels, son of Julia Shiels of Peekskill and Ronald L. Shiels of Garrison, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. More...

Volunteer Tax Preparation Assistance

Tax Tip 2005-43, March 2, 2005

Are you puzzled by the tax law and which credits and deductions you can take? If so, then why not look into the free, IRS-sponsored, volunteer tax return preparation services? More...

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Awards Dinner

The Cold Spring/Garrison Chamber of Commerce will host their Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 31, 2005 at 6:30 pm at Inn Credible Caterers. Every year, the Chamber selects area citizens for their outstanding leadership in the community. More...

Talk of the Town

Its snowing - still! Patience is called for as everyone awaits Spring. We got a sneak preview of Spring this past weekend, but it seems it was just a teaser. More...

Coin Collectors to Meet March 15th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a coin club, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 in the Guideposts Cafeteria located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8pm. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 1000, will conduct recruitment from March 14 through September 26 for five skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced. More...

BOCES Reschedules Vote on Sale of Land to Somers for Tuesday, April 5

At its March 2 meeting the Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) passed a resolution rescheduling (for the second time) a referendum asking voters in its 18 school districts for authorization to sell a 30-acre More...

Putnam Land Trust Hosts Tracks in the Snow

Ever wonder which of our woodland creatures made those tracks? Join Naturalist Steve Ricker on Saturday, March 26th at 1 pm at 83 Cobb Road in Brewster and explore the woods for signs of our animal friends. More...

Southeast Man Charged With Assaulting His Daughter

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the March 2, 2005 arrest of a Town of Southeast resident accused of assaulting his 16-year-old daughter. More...

USDA Announces New Effort to Support Preserve America Initiative

Putnam County is a designated Preserve America community

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has marked the second anniversary of the Preserve America initiative by announcing that Preserve America communities will be given priority consideration for community facility funding projects that support efforts More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Announces Wide Array of Community Programs

Hudson Valley Hospital Center announces community programs and support groups scheduled to be held at the Hospital, 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor, Wagner Conference Room (lower level) unless otherwise specified. More...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s at No. Highlands Fire Company

Let the "leprechaun ladies" do the cooking

The Ladies Auxiliary of the North Highlands Fire Company will be holding a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner on Thursday, March 17, St. Patrick More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance to Celebrate Purim

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will be celebrating the festival of Purim on Sunday, March 20 and Thursday, March 24, and invites the local community to join in the fun. More...

Kent Library Receives Funds for Health Info Center

The Mid-Hudson Library System More...

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