September 7, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Peekskill Man Arrested For Unlawful Imprisonment of former Nelsonville Girlfriend

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the August 19, 2005 arrest of 32 year old Mr. Stephen O. More...

Putnam Hospital Recognized for Efforts To Prevent Transmission of Hepatitis B

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"Do Not Call" Telemarketing Law Strengthened

Legislation ends face-to-face sales exemption that exists under current law

Governor George E. Pataki announced that he has signed legislation into law that will end the exemption in state law that allows telemarketers to call consumers in order to schedule an appointment for a face-to-face sales presentation. More...

Putnam Hospital to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, September 15th, from 7:30 to 9 pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s Better Breathers Club to Resume Monthly Meetings

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Program on Recovery Offered for Practitioners

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is offering a free program, "Road To Recovery" on Monday, September 26, from 8:30 am More...

Rep. Kelly to Hold Academy Day for Local High School Students to Learn About U.S. Service Academies

U.S. Congresswoman Sue Kelly will host an information forum for Hudson Valley students interested in attending college at one of the nation More...

Hospice Care Offers Free Bereavement Support Groups

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

Fall Foliage Cruise Benefits HOPE for Youth Foundation

Jim Witt invites the community to join him for a benefit cruise on Sunday, September 25th from 1-4pm on the Commander. They will be boarding at the Peekskill Riverfront Green at 1pm. More...

Lions Club Saratoga Trip Was a Success

Thanks to the efforts of Lion Tom Lilly, the Cold Spring Lions Club and friends enjoyed a trip to the races. More...

Drivers Urged to be Careful as Schools Reopen

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is urging drivers to be especially careful during their morning and afternoon commutes as area schools this week. More...

Drew Methodist Church Holds Bag and Lawn Sale

Drew United Methodist Church Thrift Shop is holding its Bag and Lawn Sale on Saturday, September 24th from 10am - 2pm. More...

Cornell Cooperative Presents Biodiversity Program at Hubbard Lodge

Home gardens benefit - and so does the environment - when we make our gardens welcoming places for wildlife says the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County. More...

PHC to Offer Free Blood Pressure Screening

Putnam Hospital Center will offer free blood pressure screening on Thursday, September 22nd, from 1 to 3 pm. It will be held in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Free Parenting Classes

On Saturday, September 10th, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Putnam LEICC to Meet

Putnam County Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) will host its next meeting on Friday, September 9th commencing at 10 am in Classroom 141 at the Putnam County Training and Operations Center, 112 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512. More...

Free Lunch, Listen and Learn Cancer Series To Be Held at Putnam Hospital

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PHC’s Free Diabetes Support Group to Focus on Heart Health

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center More...

Electricians Recruit Apprentices

The Westchester-Fairfield Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Committee, IBEW Local 3, will open recruitment on September 12 for 50 apprentices. More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, September 12, from 7-9 pm at the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction (next to East Fishkill Town Hall). More...

Chris Millard, Son of Cold Spring’s Vera Logan, Chosen for Cross-Country Ride to Raise Awareness of Cancer Research and Clinical Trials

(Excerpted in part from "The Capital" of Annapolis, MD, and written by Theresa Winslow)

One side of his back looks like it was hit by a cannonball. The other side looks like he was bitten by a shark. More...

A Call to All Eagles

Cold Spring Boy Scout Troop 437 calls all Eagle Scouts in Philipstown to join in a unique Court of Honor. On Sunday, September 18th, at 4pm, John Durney and Michael DiMeo, will receive the troop More...

Talk of the Town

Did you see the new 2006 Hudson Valley Weather Calendar? They outdid themselves this year. Copies can be picked up at the normal locations around the area. More...

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