October 19, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

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Census Bureau Updating Information on Our Nation’s Spending Habits

In October 2005, information about how much Americans spend for health care, groceries, clothing, transportation, housing and other items will be collected by US Census Bureau field representatives from a sample of randomly selected households across More...

Census Bureau Survey Gauges Household Wealth

Beginning in October, field representatives of the U.S. Census Bureau will visit 45,000 randomly selected households nationwide to conduct the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), a continuous survey launched more than 20 years ago. More...

Putnam Hospital to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, November 10th, from 7:30 to 9 pm, Putnam Hospital Center More...

Asthma Education for Caregivers Focus of Program at PHC

On Thursday, November 3rd, from 7 to 8:30 pm, Putnam Hospital Center will sponsor a program offering asthma education for caregivers. It will be held in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

BeaconNewburgh Ferry Starts Scheduled Service

As of Monday, October 16th regular service has begun on the Beacon-Newburgh Ferry with a commuter schedule to the Beacon Metro-North station. More...

Additional Flu Vaccine Available in Cold Spring

The Putnam County Department of Health has received additional supplies of flu vaccine and now will be able to hold additional public flu clinics for those adult residents (18 years of age and older) who meet CDC guidelines for high risk. More...

Infant Massage Classes Begin at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

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12th Annual Cold Spring Halloween Costume Parade Announced

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Private Melissa Kelly Graduates from US Army Basic Training

Melissa Kelly, granddaughter of Nancy and Richard Hastede of Nelsonville, graduated from US Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) on October 7, 2005. She received her BCT for 9 weeks at the Army training center at Fort Jackson, SC. More...

Boaters in Distress on Hudson Rescued by Emergency Volunteers

On Sunday, October 16 at approximately 3:15 pm the Village of Cold Spring Police, Cold Spring, Garrison and Hughsonville More...

Biggest Making Strides Walk Concludes in Hudson Valley

10,500 Walkers Help Raise $815,000 at 10th annual American Cancer Society walk in Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. It was the biggest Making Strides walk in the Hudson Valley region ever. More...

Howland Library Film Series Offers The Dresser

On Friday, October 28 at 7 pm, The Howland Public Library Film series will be showing More...

MSMC Presents Alcohol Awareness Program

Mount Saint Mary College will mark Alcohol Awareness Week with a lecture by Koren Zailckas at 7 pm, Thursday, October 20 in the Hudson Hall Auditorium. The program is free and the public is welcome. More...

Haunted Halloween Harvest Hosted at John Jay Homestead

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site in Katonah will host a special Halloween event for families on Saturday October 29 from 2 to 4 pm. More...

Nance Williamson and Kurt Rhoads to Stage Reading at the Chapel

Nance Williamson and Kurt Rhoads, stars of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and beyond More...

Fall Evening Speakers Series: The Hudson River’s Worst Steamboat Disaster

Kris A. Hansen will be speaking about More...

GAC Youth Council Holds Open Mic Nite

Garrison Art Center Youth Council is starting up a new season full of great events for teens only. Their first More...

Contours Rain Date Reception to be Held at the Bannerman Island Gallery

Bannerman Island Gallery is hosting a Rain Date Artist Reception for E. Virginia Palen Donovan More...

The Man Who Made a Lot of Noise Part 1 of 5

Contemporaries had never questioned his ability as a superlative weapons maker. He had graduated, July 1, 1824, with honors, from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, in Orange County, NY, placing a respectable third in a class of 31 cadets. More...

Sean Guinan Engaged to Amy Seidewand

John and Mary Jane Guinan of Philipstown are proud to announce the engagement of their More...

Students Arrested for Possessing Marihuana on Carmel HS Grounds

Two Carmel High School students were arrested on October 6, 2005 and charged with possession of marihuana on school grounds. More...

Fresh Air Fund Visitors Leave Host Families With Fond Memories

This summer, fourteen children visited volunteer host families in the Putnam County area through The Fresh Air Fund More...

Election Workers Needed

Would you like to be an election worker for the 2005 General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2005? This is a chance to assist in our nation More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer One Day Prepared Childbirth Class

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, November 19th, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Putnam Hospital Emergency Department Offers Halloween Safety Tips

Monday, October 31st will soon be upon us, and ghosts and goblins, ballerinas, junior firefighters and police officers and more will be out in full force on the streets of our community. More...

John Gilsenan of Garrison to be Honored

John Gilsenan of Garrison will be honored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians as Man of the Year at their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance. The Dance will be held on November 19, 2005 at the Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant. More...

Garrison First Mate on Beacon-Newburgh Ferry

Charles Cornwell III will serve as First Mate on the Beacon Newburgh Ferry. The Ferry had its first public crossing on October 14, 2005 and started regular service on Monday, October 16th. More...

Bill McKibben to Speak at Land Trust Event

Noted author Bill McKibben will speak at The Garrison at 10am on November 5th as part of the Hudson Highland Land Trust More...

Jeepers! Creepers and Crawlers Come to Hudson Highlands Museum

Tarantulas are just one of the fascinating species to be seen at the Museum More...

Mahopac Chamber of Commerce Holding CountyWide Networking Meeting

The Mahopac Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Chambers of Commerce of Cold Spring, Brewster, Kent and Patterson will hold the largest Chamber of Commerce networking meeting ever held at the Villa Barone Hilltop Manor, Route 6, Mahopac, on More...

Breast Cancer Forum Offers Education

Support Connection, a notfor profit organization offering free and confidential breast and ovarian cancer support services, and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. More...

Garrison Institute’s Hudson River Project Broadens Dialogue on Issues Facing the River and Its Environment

With the advent of the Garrison Institute More...

Talk of the Town

We received a report this week of a moose sighting out on Route. 301 near Fahnestock State Park! More...

Spooky Spider Making Workshop Offered for Children

On Saturday, October 29th at 10:30am the Southeast Museum will hold a Spooky Spider Making Workshop. Children ages 5-12 will lean to make scary and spooky stuffed spiders just in time for Halloween. For reservations call 845279-7500. More...

Southeast Museum’s Lecture Series Features History of Brewster’s Cameo Theater

On Saturday, November 5th at 3pm, the Southeast Museum is pleased to present Professor Michael Jacob from Berkeley College. Professor Jacobs will give a lecture entitled More...

Westchester Concert Singers Plan Winter Concert

Now in its fifty-first season, the Westchester Concert Singers will be performing their annual Winter Concert on Sunday, December 4, 2005 at 3pm at the Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Road, Pleasantville. More...

Sprang Thang Reviewed

There is an aurora borealis effect radiating from the Depot Theatre in the Garrison More...

Butterfield Library Hosting Holiday Market

Looking for one-of-a-kind gifts this holiday season? Then you should shop at the Butterfield Library! From November through December, the library will hold a Holiday Market Exhibition in the gallery area of the library. More...

PARC to Host Holiday Fundraising Event in Village of Cold Spring

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The holidays are right around the corner and plans for PARC More...

Hudson Valley Attracts New Opera Company

St. Mary

Practical jokes, a bat (the flying kind), a masquerade and champagne are the stuff of Johann Strauss More...

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