November 30, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

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Carmel Man Arrested for Bank Robberies

District Attorney Kevin. L. Wright announced the 15 year state prison sentence of Patrick E. McKenzie, age 41, of Carmel for three bank robberies occurring in Putnam earlier this year. McKenzie was sentenced November 22, 2005 by the Hon. James T. More...

Venison Preparation Explained

The 2005 deer-hunting season forecast calls for another big year for hunters in New York State. Many successful hunters will have a deer to cut up and freeze for winter meals. More...

December Events Scheduled at Temple Beth-El

On Saturday, December 10, Temple Beth-El will be hosting a Club Synaplex Concert with Mark Levy, educator, composer and musician of Jewish folksongs at 6:30 pm. Mark has been performing and teaching Jewish music for 30 years at temples, JCC More...

Dutchess County Woman Charged With Forgery

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the November 22, 2005 arrest of Kimberly Tomlins, 33, of Hopewell Junction, on charges of forgery and larceny. More...

Free Lunch, Listen and Learn Cancer Program to Be Held at Putnam Hospital

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Hudson Valley Hospital Center Receives Stroke Center Designation

Letter Received from Health Commissioner

Hudson Valley Hospital Center has been designated an official stroke center by the State Hospital Review and Planning Council. Approval was given in a letter signed by State of New York, Department of Health Commissioner, Antonia C. Novello, MD. More...

Creating a Safe Home for the Holidays

With the kids coming home from college and family visiting for the holidays, chances are we will all have more people home than usual. Some general safety precautions are advisable to make sure this holiday season is filled only with joy. More...

Talk of the Town

Thanksgiving has come and gone and the holiday season is in full swing. Santa will be making his More...

Book Signing Benefits St. Christopher’s Inn

Jerry Ferguson, a writer and long-time friend and supporter of St. Christopher More...

PV Historical Society Hosts Holiday Boutique

The Holiday Boutique to benefit the Putnam Valley Historical Society will be held December 3 and 4, 10 4 pm. Handcrafted gifts and wares, local maple syrup and honey, homemade treats, and lots of good old fashioned holiday cheer will be featured. More...

Blood Drives Planned in Western Putnam County

There are two local blood drives planned so far for December 2005. They are: More...

National Arbor Day Foundation Creates Opportunity for People to Help Replant Trees Lost to Hurricane Katrina

The National Arbor Day Foundation has announced a special new campaign to assist in tree recovery efforts for the areas that were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Howland Library Hosts Program on New Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

The Howland Public Library and the Dutchess County Office for the Aging are hosting a Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage workshop for all seniors on Monday, December 12, 10 am at the Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon. More...

Hike to Ice Pond with Putnam County Land Trust

Join neighbor and naturalist Beth Herr at the Putnam County Land Trust More...

Dutchess County Christian Women’s Club Holds Annual Gift Exchange

The Dutchess County Christian Women More...

Man Charged With Exposing Himself to Teenage Store Clerk in Nelsonville

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the November 20, 2005 arrest of Scott R. Hand, 31, of Kent, on public lewdness charges after he reportedly exposed himself to a store clerk. More...

Putnam Hospital Center’s Free Diabetes Support Group to Meet

Focus on becoming

Fat free. Low saturated fat. Low cholesterol. No trans fat. Are you overwhelmed by the number of food choices in aisle after aisle? The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center More...

Holiday Tree Safety Tips

When shopping for your family tree this year, here are some general fire-safety guidelines to keep in mind: More...

Celebrating Candles

Whether for tradition or decoration, candles need special care when used in the home. Do not place candles on or near any decorative vegetation or trees. Always use candles in holders that are sturdy and adequately collect dripping wax. More...

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