February 15, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Franciscan Friars of The Atonement-Graymoor Mardi Gras Pancake Supper to Help Hurricane Relief

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are hosting a Mardi Gras Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, February 28, 2006 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in Garrison. More...

Warm Winter Not a Serious Problem for Home Gardeners

Cornell University researchers last year concluded that spring is arriving up to a week earlier than it did 40 years ago in response to a warming trend in the U.S. Northeast, which suggests that nature More...

Pesticide Applicator Exam Training Hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension

A training class for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation More...

Repair Storm Damage With Grant Funds

Program to end in November, 2006 After the recent wind and storm damage, Putnam residents may need to make repairs from roofs to new furnaces and boilers. More...

First Home Club Series Scheduled to Begin

The Putnam County Hosing Corporation (PCHC) will begin a five-part Homebuyers Seminar, Wednesday, March 15, 2006 from 7 to 9 pm in the Community Room at 10 Gleneida Court. The Seminar will be held every week for five weeks through March and April. More...

Putnam Hospital to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, March 9th, from 7:30 to 9 pm, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a free Breastfeeding Class at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Scholarship Available for Putnam County HS Graduate

The Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association in Putnam County is pleased to offer a $250 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Putnam County who is planning a career in the human services field. More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement-Graymoor to Host Parish Priest Book Signing this Weekend

On Sunday, February 19 at 2 pm, Julie M Fenster will sign copies of her new book written with Douglas Brinkley, More...

Dutchess Man Violated Putnam Court Order

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of Mr. Peter Smith, aged 26, of Wappingers Falls, on February 7, 2006. Mr. Smith is charged with contempt for allegedly violating a court order of protection. More...

Hospital President Honored at American Heart Association Gala

of Hudson Valley Hospital Center, was one of the honorees at the American Heart Association (Putnam County Division) annual dinner held recently, for his outstanding efforts in the fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke. More...

Glynwood Center Offers Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

The Glynwood Center will offer a hands-on fruit tree pruning workshop on the Glynwood property, Saturday March 11th from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. More...

Governor Announces Expansion of Wonder Lake State Park in Kent

Larger Park Will Enhance Public Access and Recreation in Putnam County

Wonder Lake State Park, located in the Town of Kent in Putnam County, will be expanded with the purchase of 106 acres of open space. More...

Senior Menu

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

Clearwater Festival Seeks Volunteers and Vendors

Celebrating 40 years, festival will be staged June 17-18, 2006

The Clearwater music and environmental festival The Great Hudson River Revival is once again looking for 900 dedicated individuals to volunteer their time, energy and talent to help stage More...

Philipstown Reform Temple Will Host Services

On Saturday, February 25th, Philipstown Reform Synagogue will offer Shabbat Services with Cantor Gail Hirschenberg (special participation by the PRS kids!) at St. Mary More...

Jazz with a Gospel Flair at Vespers this Saturday

Enjoy great jazz music at Jazz Vespers this Saturday, February 18th at 5:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Internet Concerns Top Consumer Complaints

In observance of National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer issued an annual More...

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to Hold Annual Black Tie Ball

On Saturday, April 1, 2006, the Westchester/Hudson Valley Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will hold its black tie fundraiser, More...

Bipolar Support Group Meets Regularly

A support group for adults with Bipolar Disorder meets every Tuesday at 6pm at the Mental Health Association in Putnam (MHA), located at 1620 Route 22 in Brewster. This is a drop-in self-help group and there is no fee to participate. More...

Putnam Valley Man Menaced Wife Violated Protective Order

On February 8, 2006 Jose M. Tapia, aged 30, of Putnam Valley, was arrested for allegedly harassing and menacing his wife in violation of a court order of protection. More...

OCD Support Group is Forming

A support group for adults with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is now in formation. More...

Census Bureau to Update Employment, Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Numbers

In February, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin data collection for the Annual Social and Econort and Supplement (ASEC) the monthly Current Population Survey (CPS). More...

Children of Alcoholics to Meet

Adult Children of Alcoholics meets every Saturday evening at 7:30 pm at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in the Wagner Conference Room, lower level. No pre-registration is necessary. For more information or questions, please call 914-734-3794. More...

Bereavement Support Group Announces Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Bereavement Support Group will meet on Thursday, March 9 at 3:00 pm at Hudson Valley Hospital Center More...

Technology Exhibitors Invited for Techxpo 2006

Booth space is available for the Orange County Chamber of Commerce More...

Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Welcomes New EMTs

Captain Stephanie Spear of the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps. reports 55 emergency calls for the month of January. The average response time of the ambulance from the time of dispatch was 2.7 minutes. More...

Defensive Driving Class to be Held at St. Basil Academy

There will be a 6-hour defensive driving class offered on Monday, February 27th and Tuesday, February 28th at St. Basil Academy in Garrison. Class is held from 6 9 pm and attendance at both sessions is mandatory. The fee is $37 for both classes. More...

IRS Has Free Publications on Every Topic You Need

The IRS has a free publication that answers any tax question you have. Publications on a variety of tax-related topics are available by phone or the Internet at IRS.gov. From students to seniors, first-time home buyers to landlords More...

Philipstown Food Pantry Releases 2005 Annual Report

The Philipstown Food Pantry was begun nearly 20 years ago by the Philipstown Clergy Association as a joint mission project of all of the churches in Philipstown. More...

Oregon Community Girl Scouts Meet the Wild Things

Westchester Putnam Girl Scouts located in the Oregon Community, which serves Putnam Valley and St. Columbanus got to beat their winter blues by getting up close and personal with the animals. A good time was had by all the Daisies and Brownies. More...

Talk of the town

It looks like we ducked the big one (of snow storms) this past weekend. For once, NYC got the brunt of the storm. Did everyone appreciate the call from the Haldane School District More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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