September 14, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Westchester Woman Escapes Serious Injury in Putnam Valley Crash

A Westchester County resident emerged with only minor injuries after the car she was driving crashed along Oscawana Lake Road in the Town of Putnam Valley on September 4, 2005. More...

Putnam Office for the Aging Hosts Info Session on HV Hospital

The Putnam County Office for the Aging will be hosting representatives from Hudson Valley Hospital at the Cold Spring Friendship Center located in the American Legion Hall on Cedar Street in Cold Spring on Friday, September 16, 2005 at l1 am. More...

Discovery Center Provides Programs Just for Kids Under Six

If you are looking for something to do with your little one there is a place with a "please touch attitude." The Putnam Children More...

Girl Scouts Throughout Two-County Area to Collect Items for Hurricane Victims

The more than 17,000 Girl Scouts throughout Westchester and Putnam Counties will be joining forces with the Westchester Chapter of the American Red Cross in filling "Personal Comfort Boxes" for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. More...

Free Will and Estate Planning Seminar to Be Held

Putnam Hospital Center will host a free Will and Estate Planning Seminar, open to the public, on Thursday, September 29th, beginning at 7 pm. More...

Amputee Support Group Sets September Meeting

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Amputee Support Group will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, September 2th. The speaker at this meeting will be Dr. George Cuesta from Burke who will speak about Depression and Body Image for an hour. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Collecting Funds for Hurricane Katrina Relief

Our Lady of Loretto Parish has established a Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund with all proceeds to go to Catholic Charities. More...

New York Sheriffs’ Association Holds Basic Skills School

The New York State Sheriffs More...

IRS Announces Special Relief to Encourage Leave-Donation Programs for Victims of Hurricane

The Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service officials announced today special relief intended to support leave-based donation programs to aid victims who have suffered from the extraordinary destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Harvest Festival

In celebration of the fall season and Hudson Valley harvest, the Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 28th Annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 2, 2005. More...

Harvest Fest Returns to Stony Kill Farm

Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center will hold its 27th Annual Fall Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 2, from 12 to 5 pm (heavy rain cancels). More...

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day

The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are co-sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, September 17, 2005 from 9 am to 1 pm More...

Putnam County Columbus Day Parade Planned

Come join the fun on Sunday October 2, 2005 at the Annual Putnam County Columbus Day Parade, sponsored by the Italian American Club of Mahopac and the 3rd annual community street festival and merchant showcase sponsored by the Mahopac Chamber of Comm More...

Join The Walk To Raise Awareness of Poverty

While people are concerned about poverty, the problem can seem so overwhelming most are at a loss where to begin. More...

Putnam County Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

People Against Domestic Violence (PADV) will be hosting its annual Candlelight Vigil on Monday, September 26, 2005 at 7pm beginning on the steps of the Putnam County Courthouse in Carmel. More...

Fall Fest Brings Family Fun to Beacon’s Memorial Park

Free family fun awaits you at Memorial Park in Beacon on Saturday, September 24th from 12-4 pm at the Third Annual Fall Fest of Southern Dutchess sponsored by Choices for Change. More...

Consumer Protection Board Provides Info on Gas Prices

Consumer Protection Board (CPB) Chairperson and Executive Director, Teresa A. Santiago, recently reminded consumers that they can compare gas prices in their area by using a website linked to the CPB More...

Two Philipstown Men Seriously Injured in Crash

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that two Philipstown men were seriously injured in a one-car crash in Philipstown on September 4, 2005. More...

County to Hold Hearing on Workforce Investment Act

Putnam County Executive, Robert J. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

The American Cancer Society reports that nearly one in five American men is expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer within his lifetime; however, if detected and treated early, there is an excellent survival rate. More...

Putnam Hospital to Offer Infant Massage Classes

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a four-session series of infant massage classes to new mothers. More...

Dutchess Christian Women’s Club Hosts Country Fair

The Dutchess County Christian Women More...

Literacy Volunteers to Host Penny Social

Literacy Volunteers of Putnam County will be sponsoring a Penny Social for Saturday, October 15 at Guideposts located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel. More...

Mardi Gras Beads Used to Assist Katrina Victims

On Sunday, September 11th 3 enterprising Cold Spring kids went door-to-door raising funds for Hurricane Katrina victims. More...

Brewster Theater Co. Presents Nunsense

The Brewster Theater Company (BTC) announces its first musical production, the ever-popular, Nunsense, by Dan Goggin. The show will play at the Brewster High School in Brewster. Show dates are October 6 through 8 and October 14th and 15th. More...

Women’s Symposium Comes to Cold Spring

"Mind, Body, Spirit: Integration and Healing for Women of all Ages"

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is once again hosting their popular annual women More...

Philipstown Community Invited to a Picnic Honoring Local Emergency Service Workers

The Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a community picnic on Sunday, September 25, from noon to 5 pm. More...

Garrison Kids "Make Lemonade"

Georgia got the idea to sell lemonade (and a few assorted tomatoes) and then donate that money to the Red Cross to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina. More...

Garrison Institute’s Hudson River Project Reaches Out to Multi-faith Communities

The Garrison Institute will launch its Hudson River Project - a free monthly series of public conversations about Hudson River environmental issues - on September 15, 2005, 7:30pm at the Institute More...

Early Farmers’ Market Dinner Means Bountiful Menu

The Cold Spring Farmers More...

Talk of the Town

Katrina relief efforts are turning into a real grass-roots effort. It More...

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