December 14, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Make a Commitment to Fresh Air Fund in 2006

The New Year gives families a wonderful opportunity to make resolutions about activities they can do together in the coming year. In 2006, help the children of New York City by volunteering to be a host family for The Fresh Air Fund. More...

Two Hospitalized After Alcohol-Related Crash in Putnam Valley

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that two Putnam Valley residents were injured in a one-car crash in that Town on December 3, 2005. The driver of the car, fortyyear oldAntonio Perreira and his passenger, Ms. More...

Mahopac-Carmel Rivalry Erupts into Melee After High School Hoops Game

Carmel School District Superintendent Marilyn Terranova, Mahopac School District Superintendent Robert Reidy, Carmel Police Department Chief Michael Johnson, and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. More...

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam Offers Advice on Coping with Grief During the Holiday Season

Now that the holiday season has arrived, new and old grief seem easily rekindled. Feelings which you thought you had successfully More...

Governor Announces $10 Million in “Access to Home” Grants

New program will give seniors and disabled new long-term care options

Governor Pataki has announced State funding awards worth over $10.2 million to help New York seniors and those with disabilities to remain in their homes and out of nursing homes. These awards mark the first round of funding under the State More...

Putnam Hospital Receives Compass Award

Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel was recently named the recipient of the prestigious Compass Award for outstanding performance improvement in its survey scores from Press Ganey Associates, a national leader in health care satisfaction measurement and More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Hosts Chanukah Party

On Saturday, December 17th, Philipstown Reform Synagogue will be hosting a Chanukah Party, replete with potato latkes, dreidels, crafts, games, and stories. More...

Cold Spring Boat Club Wraps Up Another Boating Season

Cold Spring Boat Club Commodore Thomas McKiernan announced at a recent Boat Club meeting that the Club had hosted 1334 boats from all over the Northeast at its docks at the foot of Main Street. 4485 visitors signed into its visitor More...

Holiday Lighting Can Be Festive and EnergyEfficiency

Did you know that holiday lighting can add more than $100 dollars to your electric bill in less than 30 days? More...

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s at Graymoor

Celebrate the joy and solemnity of Christmas and New Year More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance to Host Hannukah Party

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will be hosting its annual Hannukah party on Sunday, December 18, from 11 am 12:30 pm. The party will be preceded by a Tots class from 10-11 am. More...

Coin Collectors to Meet

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a coin club, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, December 20th in the Guideposts Cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

Tractor-Trailer Rollover Closes Route 9 in Philipstown

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a tractor-trailer truck rolled over on Route 9 in Philipstown on Thursday afternoon, December 8th, blocking the movement of traffic in both directions for hours. More...

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

The National Arbor Day Foundation reminds the public about their campaign to assist recovery efforts for the areas that were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Elana Chapter of Hadassah Hosts Annual Camp Fair

The twenty-fourth annual Westchester Camp Fair will take place at the Westchester County Center Exhibit Hall in White Plains on Sunday, January 29th between 11am and 3pm. More...

Wanting to Help Katrina Victims But Short on Cash? Donate Your Leave to Help Katrina Victims

During the holiday season, the IRS is continuing to encourage employers to establish Hurricane Katrina Relief leave donation programs. More...

Eight Key Questions To Help You Manage Your Retirement Portfolio

Invest adequately and regularly, diversify your portfolio, and keep tabs on your investments. According to the New York State Society of CPAs, these time-tested principles of investing are key to managing a retirement savings portfolio. More...

Firemen’s Home Launches Statewide Spotlight Campaign

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Organizers Invite Community to The Living Nativity at Saunders Farm

On Sunday, December 18th, the annual Christmas Pageant, provided by the joint efforts of White Gate Farm, the Reverend Francis J. Geer, pastor of Saint Philip More...

Annual Cold Spring/Garrison Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party Was a Grand Affair

Set against the backdrop of candlelight and glowing fireplaces, the annual Cold Spring/ Garrison Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party was an elegant, grand affair. More...

Talk of the Town

Santa Claus will be making the neighborhood rounds this weekend. Putnam Valley, N. Highlands and Cold Spring Fire Departments are giving the jolly old elf a lift on their firetrucks (the reindeer are resting up for their big night). More...

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