November 9, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

American Cancer Society Recognizes Local Relay For Life Event

The group was among top fundraisers nationwide

The American Cancer Society is proud to announce that the Mahopac High School, Relay For Life Event in Memory of Mary Fay and Jimmy McDonough, has ranked among the top 35 fundraising events for all Relay For Life events nationwide. More...

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Cold Spring Friendship Center 265-3952 Putnam Valley Friendship Center More...

Cornell Cooperative Holds Annual Meeting

The 62nd Annual Business Meeting of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2005 at the Mahopac Golf Club, North Lake Boulevard in Mahopac at 6:30 pm. More...

Home Improvement Grant Funds Are Still Available

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has grant funds available from the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation to administer the Putnam Home Improvement Program for Putnam County residents. The program More...

Rising Prices and Huricanes Impact Winter Heating Costs

NYS Public Service Commission provides tips to counter rising energy bills

In response to rising energy prices the New York Public Service Commission is encouraging all New Yorkers to be prepared for the winter heating season. More...

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam Offers Advice on How to Cope with Grief During the Holiday Season

Now that the holiday season is approaching, and night steals light from the day, new and old grief seem easily rekindled. Feelings which you thought you had successfully More...

Great American Smoke-Out to be Held November 17

Local event offers great opportunity to stop smoking now!

The American Cancer More...

Prescotts Celebrate 50 years of Marriage

Barbara and Murray Prescott of Garrison celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at the Garrison Fire House on Rt. 9 with many of their friends and family including 4 children, 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. More...

Some Putnam County Residents Due Unclaimed Federal Tax Refunds from IRS

More than 25 households in Putnam County have unclaimed federal income tax refunds due to them from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), according to a list released last week by the agency. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Assists Hurricane Victims

The eye of Hurricane Katrina, category 5, passed over Slidell, Louisiana on August 29th. In its wake it left behind many, many homes and businesses completely destroyed. More...

Talk of the Town

If you have a large Christmas tree that you would like to donate to the Putnam Valley holiday celebration, please give George at George More...

United States Military Academy Band Presents “A Salute to Veterans”

The United States Military Academy Concert Band will pay tribute to our nation More...

Coin Collectors to Meet November 15th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 in the Guideposts Cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

Senate House Historic Site Hosts Talk on Battle for NY

On Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at 6:30 pm the public is invited to attend More...

Mount St. Mary Presents Lecture on Iconology

Mount Saint Mary College will present a lecture on iconology at 4 pm, Thursday, November 10 in the Villa Library. The lecture is free and the public is welcome. More...

Governor Pataki Announces State Funding For Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art

$120,000 Will Allow Center in Peekskill to Fund Rehabilitation Project

Governor Pataki recently announced $120,000 in new State funding for the Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art (HVCCA) an arts and educational center in Peekskill, to support the installation of a new roof. More...

Belle Levine Art Center Hosts “The Art of Giving:” a Sensational Holiday Craft Sale

The Putnam Arts Council offers a relaxing alternative to stressful holiday shopping. More...

Poetry Event to be Hosted at Garrison Art Center

Garrison Art Center is pleased to host an exciting Poetry Event with the renowned poet Andy Clausen. On Tuesday November 15th and Thursday November 17th, there will be free Poetry Workshops from 5 6:30pm for youths and 7 8:30pm for adults. More...

Uncle Wade to Perform at the Depot Theatre

The Philipstown Depot Theatre More...

Butterfield Library Hosts Annual 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...

Temple Beth-El to Host Autumn Goods and Services Auction

Temple Beth-El is sponsoring what promises to be a More...

St. Philip’s Church Harvest Sale Scheduled

Once again it More...

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Holds Annual Christmas Sale

On Saturday, November 19 from 10am to 3pm, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will be hosting their annual Christmas Sale. They are offering lunch from 11:30am to 1:30pm. For sale are new and used items, baked goods, cheese, and more. More...

250 Felines to Purr Tribute at Memorial Service for Dog

This year

The 30th Annual Westchester Cat Show will honor the legacy of a dog. It may sound strange, but this dog had a special connection to cats. In 1998, the non-profit Westchester Feline Club, sponsors of the Westchester Cat Show, honored Ginny More...

DA Wright Attends Conference on Domestic Violence

Stresses importance of protecting children and elderly as well as women from this devastating crime

Putnam District Attorney Kevin L. Wright was awarded a scholarship through the U.S. Department of Justice to participate in the 15th Annual Domestic Violence Conference convened October 22nd through October 27th in Sparks, Nevada. Mr. More...

Outside Line Repairers Recruit Apprentices

The Northeastern Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Outside Electrical Industry will conduct recruitment for 20 electrical (outside) line worker apprentices from November 14 through May 12, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello anno More...

Garrison’s Willa Hine and Tyler O’Toole Commended for Volunteerism

Willa Hine and Tyler O More...

Putnam Federal Credit Union Donates $1,500 to Salvation Army

Putnam Federal Credit Union (PFCU) recently presented a check for $1,500 to the Putnam County Chapter of the Salvation Army. The Credit Union More...

Second Annual Tree Planting at Veterans Memorial Park in Kent

On Friday, October 21st, for the second year running, Preserve Putnam County, in conjunction with the Credit Suisse First Boston Foundation, the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park and the County Highway Department, planted shrubs and trees to beaut More...

Putnam Department of Health Announces Flu Vaccine Availability

Plans to test ability to immunize large number of people, improving disaster preparedness in County

The Putnam County Department of Health is planning a large public flu vaccine clinic to help test its ability to immunize a significant number of individuals. More...

Hospital Auxiliary Ball Raises Over $400,000 for Critical Care Beds

The Auxiliary of Hudson Valley Hospital Center held their annual gala ball recently at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, and raised over $400,000 for critical care beds at the hospital. More...

Friends of Fishkill Road Invite Neighbors to Assist in Clean Up

Friends of Fishkill Road will again be out in force to clean up Fishkill Road on November 19, 2005. The group will meet at 8 am at the east end (by Highlands Fire Department) and continue down the road until finished. More...

Howland Hosts Trip to Guggenheim Museum

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Pawling Theatre Company Annouces Open Auditions for Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians

Pawling Theatre Company invites everyone who has ever loved the More...

Westchester Jazz Orchestra to Perform at Iona

After an exciting season opener hosted by David Letterman sidekick Paul Shaffer in September, the Westchester Jazz, Orchestra is set to perform a varied program of jazz at Joyce Auditorium, Iona College on Saturday, November 19th, at 8 pm. More...

Tiger’s Heart Players present Misquamicut at the Depot Theatre

Tiger More...

Taconic Postcard Club to Hold November Meeting

The Taconic Postcard Club will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, November 29, 7:15 pm. The meeting will be hosted by the Yorktown Museum Yorktown Community & Cultural Center, Nutrition Room, 1974 Commerce Street Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 More...

Bannerman Island Gallery Hosts Holiday Art Show of Hudson River Artists

The Bannerman Island Gallery will open it More...

Westchester Philharmonic to Present Handel’s “Messiah” With 200 Musicians and Singers on Stage

Back by popular demand, the Westchester Philharmonic More...

Seminar on Charitable Giving Offered at DesmondFish Library

A Seminar on Charitable Giving will be presented in the Alice Desmond Room of the Desmond-Fish Library on Thursday evening at 7 pm, November 17th. More...

Mystic Whaler Cruise Raffle Extended

The Mystic Whaler ThreeDay Cruise raffle has been extended until Beacon Second Saturday, December 10, 2005. Tickets can be purchased at The Fishkill Town Hall, located on Route 52 and at The Bannerman Island Gallery, 150 Main Street in Beacon. More...

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