June 9, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Flag Day Resources Offered by the VA

Teachers and parents can teach children and young adults about the American Flag in preparation for Flag Day on June 14. More...

Benefit Party Planned for Constitution Marsh

The Advisory Board of Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary is hosting a benefit party along the shoreline of the Hudson River to support the Center More...

Military Training to Be Conducted at Academy

Area residents can expect to hear summer training activities conducted during June, July and August on the military installation to include Camp Buckner, Lake Frederick and Camp Smith in Peekskill beginning Saturday. More...

Asbestos Workers Recruit Apprentices

The Asbestos Workers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 91 will open recruitment on June 13 for four insulation and asbestos worker apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced. More...

New York Housing Market Slows Slightly in April

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York decreased in April compared to April 2004, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Peace Rocks Family Event Sponsored by Common Ground Farm

Common Ground Farm will welcome parents and kids to a relaxed and relaxing family event, Peace Rocks, on Saturday, June 11, 1 - 3 pm. More...

Coin Collectors to Meet

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 in the Guideposts Cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

Free Skin Cancer Screening to Be Offered at PHC

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. More...

No. Highlands Ladies Auxiliary Runs Car Wash Fundraiser

The Ladies Auxiliary of the North Highlands Fire Company will be holding a car wash next to the firehouse on Saturday morning, June 11, from 8:30 More...

Philipstown Republican Committee Makes Donation to VFW

The Philipstown Republican Committee gave a donation check to the commanders of the VFW/American Legion for their continued efforts and programs for our military service personnel. More...

Local Historian Donald H. MacDonald To Be Honored

On Friday, June 10, 2005, local historian Donald H. MacDonald will be honored at the Putnam County Day celebrations at the Courthouse in Carmel. The ceremony begins at 10 am. More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Receives Grant Awards

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Land Trust Alliance announced last week that $450,000 in conservation grants were being awarded to 29 land trust organizations across New York State. More...

Veteran’s Organizations Prepare for Proper Disposal of American Flags

Since September 11, 2001, many residents have proudly flown the American Flag to show their patriotism. Since that time some of these flags have become worn and tattered. More...

Kids of Put Valley Reformed Temple Do Good Deeds

Children from the Reformed Temple of Putnam Valley completed a Mitzvah project (good deed) and donated hand-sewn stuffed animals to Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

June Events Announced for Temple Beth-El

On Sunday evening, the first night of Shavuot, there will be a special community study session at Temple Beth-El following the regular services for Shavuot beginning at 9 pm. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Film Presents History of Jews in US

On Sunday, June 12th, from 1-5 pm, there will be a showing of "They Came for Good: A History of the Jews in the United States" at the Desmond Fish Library (intersection of Routes 9D and 403) in Garrison. More...

South Highland United Methodist Church Seeks Funds for Electrical Update

The South Highland United Methodist Church is seeking funds for updating the electrical service in the building, which has become a safety issue. More...

West Point Invites Volunteers to Help with Incoming Class

Can you meet the challenge of West Point? The U.S. Military Academy will conduct a Rehearsal Reception Day Friday, June 24, from 9:45 am until 1 pm on the Academy grounds. You can help by volunteering to be a cadet for the day. More...

McGruff visits Cold Spring

McGruff, the crime fighting dog, visited the Haldane School's Fair held at the Butterfield Hospital on Saturday June 4th. More...

Verizon Partners with MHA to Offer Support to Putnam County Residents

The Mental Health Association in Putnam County is pleased to announce a $1,200 grant from Verizon in support of its information and referral "warmline. More...

Dutchess Christian Women’s Club to Meet

The Dutchess County Christian Women More...

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Cheeseburger, baked beans, beet salad, pineapple chunks. More...

Hospice Care and Caring Circle Offers Free Bereavement Support Groups in Northern Westchester

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

Cold Spring Lions Club Inducts New Member

On May 23, 2005, the Lions Club was proud to induct its newest member. Cathy Zelensky of the Walter Hoving Home, sponsored by Lion David Lilburne was formally made a Lion by Membership Chairman Bruce Campbell. More...

Audubon Election to be Held

The Putnam Highlands Audubon Society will hold its annual membership meeting at 6 pm on Friday, June 10 at the Constitution Marsh Nature Center, off Indian Brook Road in Cold Spring. More...

Tenth Annual Cold Spring Antiques Show to be Held this Sunday

On Sunday, June 12th, the antiquing season in Cold Spring kicks off with the first of two Cold Spring Antiques Shows. More...

HOPE for Youth Foundation Awards Scholarships

Jim Witt, Director and Treasurer of the H.O.P.E. for Youth Foundation introduces the 2005 Scholarship Recipients at a luncheon recently at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Putnam Valley Teen Arrested for Altered License

On June 1, 2005 a Putnam Valley woman was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Appeal of Rape Conviction in Garrison Case Dismissed

Putnam District Attorney Kevin Wright announced on Monday, June 6th that the second highest appellate court in the nation has dismissed the appeal of Rocco Caldarola, who was convicted and sentenced to twelve years in prison for raping his estranged More...

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