December 21, 2005 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

CPR Offered for the Lay Rescuer

This course is conducted on the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 am to 2 pm, held in the Wagner Conference Room at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, lower level. Fee is $55. Call 914-734-3294 to register. Pre-registration required. More...

Putnam Area Host Families Needed Now

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year program homestays, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. More...

Senator Clinton Launches Online Video Holiday Greeting Project For US Troops

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton today is joining with other Senate colleagues, including Senator Ben Nelson (D-Nebraska) to launch an online project to host video holiday greetings from New Yorkers who want to wish our troops well during the holiday s More...

New and Ongoing Wellness Classes from Support Connection

Support Connection Inc., a not-for-profit organization offering free and confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, announces their wellness class schedule for January through April 2006. More...

Philipstown Announces Town Board Year End Meeting Agenda

The Town Board of the Town of Philipstown will hold their annual year-end meeting on Wednesday, December 21 at :30 pm. Call Town Hall for more info at 265-3329. More...

Putnam Valley Man Had Illegal Police Scanner in Car

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the December 6, 2005 arrest of Mr, Michael Battista, aged 25, of Putnam Valley, for unlawfully possessing a police radio scanner in a car that he was driving. More...

One-Day AARP Driver Safety Programs to Be Held at Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center and the Putnam County Office for the Aging will sponsor the AARP Driver Safety Program on Wednesday, January 11th, and Wednesday, February 15th, from 9 am to 4 pm, in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital at 670 Ston More...

Hospice Care Celebrates the Start of the Annual Tree of Life Fundraiser with Three Tree Lighting Ceremonies

On Friday, November 12th a large crowd gathered at the Jefferson Valley Mall, for Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam More...

Reptile Expo Returns to White Plains

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains on Saturday and Sunday, January 7 and 8, from 10am to 4pm. More...

HV Hospital Recognizes National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

Each year since 1970, National Volunteer Blood Donor Month has honored regular blood donors and encouraged others to become donors. Each blood donation can save up to three lives. More...

Understanding the Risks of Debit Cards

Debit cards are quickly replacing cash and checks as a convenient way to pay for purchases. While quick and easy, debits cards are not without risk, so be sure to take necessary precautions. More...

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