October 12, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Gov Announces Beginning of Newburgh-Beacon Ferry

New Hudson River Ferry Will Ease New York City Commute and Help Alleviate Commuter Traffic and Parking Problems

Governor George E. Pataki announced that Hudson River ferry service between Newburgh, Orange County, and Beacon, Dutchess County, will begin Monday, October 17, providing greater access to commuter rail service via the Metro-North Railroad More...

Mothers of Multiples Club to Meet

The Dutchess County Mothers of Multiples Club meets in Poughkeepsie on the third Wednesday of each month at 7 pm. The next meeting will be held on October 19th. Please check their website or contact Patti at 845-724-3045 for exact location. More...

Local Youth Raise Money for Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Zach Landtroop, Harry the Guide Dog, Jamie Donohoe, Michael Teed, Jake Teed, Kyle Panthen, Emily Knapp, Olivia Hopper and Matthew Giachinta completed the 10K Walkathon for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. More...

Highland Garden Club To Meet

The Highland Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, October 25th at 1pm in the Julia Butterfield Library. More...

Talk of the Town

Sounds like there will be a great opportunity to help support the efforts for Katrina victims while enjoying some fabulous music at the same time this Saturday. More...

Irish Singing Stars to Benefit Graymoor

Irish singing star Dana will perform live in concert with Gerry Brown, paino, at the Beacon High School Theatre on Sunday, October 16 at 3 pm. Maire McVicker with Scott Mettey and John Guth will make a special guest appearance. More...

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Presentation by Renowned Video Artist Shirin Neshat

The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) is pleased to announce a special presentation by Shirin Neshat, the renowned video artist from Iran, who will be screening and discussing her award-winning video More...

Flat Iron Offers Two Feature Shows in November

The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill will have two feature solo shows in November. More...

U.S. Military Academy Concert Band Performs at West Point

The United States Military Academy Concert Band will present a concert on Saturday, October 22nd at 8 pm in the Eisenhower Hall Theatre at West Point. More...

The Butterfield Library Scares Up A Good Time

There will be some spooky fun at the Butterfield Library this Halloween. The annual Halloween Party will be held on Saturday, October 22nd at 11:30 am. Kids of all ages are invited to join in the haunted candy hunt around the grounds of the Library. More...

Historic Site in Kingston Hosts Stockade Day

If you just happen to wander onto the grounds of Senate House State Historic Site, on Saturday, October 15 between 10 am and 5 pm you will be magically transported to mid18th century colonial Kingston complete with all the sights, sounds and smells o More...

Haunted Putnam: Spooky Stories from Cold Spring to Carmel

The New York Times once noted that Jonathan Kruk is More...

Dinner and Bird Song Benefit Putnam Audubon

A rare opportunity to enjoy an unusual combination of dinner and bird song is yours at the 5th Annual Dinner of Putnam Highlands Audubon on Sunday, October 23. More...

Garrison Art Center to Exhibit Collection of Peter Clark’s Last Work

Intimate, transparency, unity, delicacy, exquisite, quiet, softness of white on white, subtle sensitivity, thoughtful, truthful, grace, intricacy, faith, hopeful, harmony, purpose, gentle, belief, beauty, power, relinquishment, simplicity. More...

Putnam Valley Fall Blood Drive Seeks Donors

On Tuesday October 18, from 2:30 until 8 pm, Putnam Valley will be hosting itss annual Fall Blood Drive at the Main Firehouse on Oscawana Lake Road next to Town Hall. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Rabbi Shares Journey to India and Pakistan

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Women’s Symposium Promises Ladies a Day of Pampering and Humor

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Department of Health Advises Flu Vaccine Availability

The Putnam County Department of Health recently received a shipment of flu vaccine from the New York State Department of Health. More...

Franciscan Friars Host Pancake Breakfast

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, the Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and the Garrison Volunteer Fire Department are hosting a Pancake Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, October 30, 2005 from 8 am to 11 am at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in More...

13th Annual Thunderbird Games Held for Cub Scouts

One of the largest youth events held in the region will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 15-16, at Croton Point Park. This event is one of the nation More...

Senior Menu

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Dry Hydrant Installed by No. Highlands Fire Co. on Route 9 and East Mountain Road South

North Highlands Engine Co. No. 1 recently completed the installation of their fourth dry hydrant in the North Highlands Fire District along Clove Creek at the intersection of Route 9 and East Mountain Road South. More...

Howland Library Hosts Thrills and Chills Night

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The Friends of Hill-Hold and Brick House Will Host Annual Pumpkin Festival

Enjoy an afternoon of pumpkin rolling, guess the weight of the pumpkin, pumpkin painting, waxing leafs and cooking over an open-hearth fire. More...

Mount Saint Mary College Offers Concert to Aid Hurricane Victims

Mount Saint Mary College has been doing its part in aiding the victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. More...

Pianist Andreas Haefliger Plays at Howland Center

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is delighted to present pianist Andreas Haefliger in a return engagement to its series. The concert will be part of Mr. Haefliger More...

Violinist Ming Feng Hsin Bowing in The GNSO Season at Newburgh Free Academy

The Greater Newburah Symphony Orchestra, having just celebrated its 10th Anniversary under the leadership of Maestro Woomyung Choe, is beginning a second decade on Saturday, November 5.2005 at 8 pm in the Newburgh Free Academy High School Auditorium, More...

Star Vocalist Judi Silvano Leads Trio In Chapel October 23

Concert To Honor Jazz Spirit Of New Orleans

Judi Silvano, whose most recent CD, Let Yourself Go, More...

Collaborative Concepts Hosts New Show

Collaborative Concepts presents its first exhibition of the season in a new, dramatic space in Bulldog Studios, 211 Fishkill Avenue, entrance on Verplanck Avenue, in Beacon. More...

Museum of Hudson Highlands Focuses on Creepers and Crawlers

On Saturday, October 29, 10am, the Museum of the Hudson Highlands continues its Saturday Programs series with More...

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