April 7, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

April Events Announced at Temple Beth-El

On Friday, April 8th the Temple Beth-El Youth Choir will be singing during regular Shabbat services beginning at 8 pm. Come and hear the joyous sounds they make. More...

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam Answers Questions About Advance Directives

Living Wills and Health Care Proxy are explained

The recent problems raised in the Terri Schiavo case has drawn national attention to the importance of having Advance Directives. More...

New York Housing Sales Remained Slow in February

Putnam County outstrips median statewide sales price growth Sales of existing single-family homes in New York declined in February 2005 compared to February 2004 according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Asso More...

Will and Estate Planning Seminar to be Held Free at Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center will host a free Will and Estate Planning Seminar, open to the public, on Thursday, April 28th, beginning at 7 pm. More...

Putnam Hospital to Offer Free Program on Osteoporosis

Are you at risk for osteoporosis? Putnam Hospital Center will offer a special free program, entitled "No Bones About It," that will address the issues related to osteoporosis on Tuesday, April 19, beginning at 7 pm. More...

Putnam County Land Trust Hosts Annual Benefit Dinner

Bid on a one-week stay in a Hawaiian villa or in a home on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. How about round trip ground transportation to the airport? Are you a stay at home person? Then a cord of wood might be what interests you. More...

Swamp Search: What’s Lurking in the Wetland?

Bugs? Frogs? Tadpoles? Aquatic Plants? What More...

IRS Provides Info on Filing Deadline & Payment Options

IRS Tax Tip 2005-67

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Builders Association Scholarship Applications Due

The Builders Association of the Hudson Valley Inc. wants to remind area students that applications for the 2005 Scholarship Program are due by May 1, 2005. More...

New Law Requires Children Use Booster Seats

Ensuring the well-being of children riding in motor vehicles is one important way of increasing public safety. More...

Peter M. Gibbons Reported for Duty at Naval Aviation Schools Command

Marine Corps Capt. Peter M. Gibbons, son of Vincent P. Gibbons of Putnam Valley, recently reported for duty at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, Fla. More...

Do You Have a Deductible Home Office?

Tax Tip 2005-54

Whether you are self-employed or an employee, if you use a portion of your home exclusively and regularly for business purposes, you may be able to take a home office deduction. More...

Call for Scientists, Doctors and Engineers to Judge Fair

Scientists, Engineers, retired Science teachers and Doctors are needed to judge at the twelfth annual Tri County Science and Technology Fair. More...

Knights of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt is Huge Success

Over 140 children, from babies to 8-year-olds, participated in the Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt held by the Knights of Columbus on March 26 at Mayor McConville Park in Cold Spring. More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Heart healthy pork chops, escal. potatoes, green beans, applesauce. More...

Talk of the town

The little league season is not far away, and the diamonds need their spring cleaning. This Sat. and Sun., supporters will be gathering at the fields on Rt. More...

Health Dept. Offers Healthy Pregnancy Workshops

The Putnam County Department of Health is currently providing free pregnancy workshops designed and funded by a grant from the March of Dimes to help women learn how to have the healthiest pregnancy possible. More...

Ten Free Shade Trees Offered

Ten free shade trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during April 2005 as part of the nonprofit Foundation More...

Benefit Concert Planned for Sisters at Graymoor

The Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement at Graymoor and Vincent Mitchell Entertainment, proudly present "From Broadway to Galway," an exciting Irish-American musical celebration featuring Dublin born Irish tenor, Ciaran Sheehan, along with More...

History Buffs Sought for Quiz Night

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is proud to announce that its first History Quiz Night! will be held in the Iselin wing on Thursday, April 28th from 7 to 9 pm. More...

Putnam County Youth Board and Bureau Host 20th Annual Awards Dinner

The Putnam County Youth Board, in conjunction with the Putnam County Youth Bureau, will be hosting the 20th Annual Youth Awards Dinner on Friday, April 29th, 2005 at 7 pm at Mahopac Golf Club. More...

Mental Health Association in Dutchess County Provides Training for Volunteers

Would you like to be a CASA volunteer? The CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program provides volunteers who are assigned by the Family Court judge to advocate for children in foster care. More...

Free Healing Grief Through the Arts Program Offered by Putnam Hospital

On Saturday, April 30th, from 11 am until 12:30 pm, Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam and Putnam Hospital Center will cosponsor a special program on "Healing Grief Through the Arts. More...

Putnam County Land Trust to Host Canoe Trips in the Great Swamp

Reservations are now being taken for a trip you won More...

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam Offers Free Bereavement Support Groups

People often feel overwhelmed with grief following the loss of a loved one. More...

Tri-County Science and Tech Fair on View

On Saturday April 16, 2005 the Tri County Science and Technology Fair public viewing will take place from 1-2:30pm. More...

National Public Health Week Runs Through April 10

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Great River Sweep to Take Place at Little Stony Point

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Home Depot to Anchor Dutchess Mall Redevelopment

Home Depot received site plan approval to build a new 132,000 square foot store on March 24, 2005 and will anchor the redevelopment of the former Dutchess Mall. The store is scheduled to open in January 2006. More...

Earth Day Celebration at the Museum of the Hudson Highlands

Celebrate the Earth on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 from 11am-3pm at the Museum of the Hudson Highlands More...

West Point Cadets Mentor Children Who Lost Parents on September 11th in Innovative Program

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An innovative program pairing children who lost a parent on September 11th with an adult mentor is now available to 9/11 families in the Hudson Valley region. More...

Cold Spring Water Treatment Plant Operator Keeps Pace With License Requirements

Gregory Phillips, the Cold Spring Wastewater Plant Operator, has passed the N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation More...

Five Summer Internships Will be Offered at Local Organizations

The Philipstown Garden Club with the Philipstown Masonic Lodge #236 and the Philipstown Masonic Historical Society in Nelsonville will sponsor five interns this year. More...

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