April 26, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Bondi and Legislature Establish Putnam County Child Fatality Review Team

In support of Child Abuse Awareness Month, the Putnam County Legislature, on the initiative of County Executive Bob Bondi, passed a resolution establishing the Putnam County Child Fatality Review Team. More...

Yorktown Youth Facing DWI and Drug Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the April 15, 2006 arrest of 19 year old Dustin Savastano of Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, on drunk driving and drug possession charges in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings at Putnam Hospital Center May 18th

The Putnam County Healthy Living Partnership offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings for uninsured and underinsured women 40 and older throughout the year. More...

Food and Heart Disease Focus of PHC's Diabetes Support Group May 17th

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Diabetes Support Group will be on Wednesday, May 17th, and will concentrate on foods and heart disease. More...

Rondout Electric Recruits Apprentices

Rondout Electric, Inc., will conduct apprentice recruitment from May 2 through October 24 for four electrician apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Putnam Land Trust Hosts Great Swamp Canoe Trip

Putnam County Land Trust will hold its annual Great Swamp Canoe Trips on Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th. Trips leave from Green Chimneys Beach in Patterson at 9:15, 12:30 and 2:45. Reservations are a must. More...

Mental Health Association in Dutchess County Announces a Family Empowerment Conference

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is pleased to announce a "Family Empowerment Conference" on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at the Mental Health Association office, 510 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie, from 8:30 am 2:30 pm. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Host Shred-It Day

The Cold Spring Lions Club will host "Shred-It Day to Prevent Identity Theft" on Saturday, May 6, 2006 from 9 am to 1 pm in the parking lot at The Nest Child Care Center opposite FoodTown. More...

Great River Sweep at Little Stony Point Was Changed to April 29

The Great River Sweep clean-up event at Little Stony Point, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 22, was postponed due to the inclement weather over the weekend. The new date for the clean-up is Saturday, April 29 from 10am until 2pm. More...

One Day Lectures and Meditation To Be Hosted at Chuang Yen Monastery

On Saturday, May 20th the Chuang Yen Monastery in Carmel will be hosting a day of lectures and mediation. The schedule for this day is: More...

Free Basic Life Support Class Will Be Held in Cold Spring

A Basic Life Support class will be held at The Medical Center at Cold Spring, Carolyn Lahey Pavilion, Route 9D on May 10, 2006 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This course is facilitated by John Filangeri, EMS Coordinator at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

John Cronin to Become Rivers Institute CEO

John Cronin, long-time Hudson River environmentalist and a Cold Spring resident, will become the first executive director of The Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, announced Brian Ruder, chair of the Institute's board of directors. More...

Appreciate the Outdoors at Stony Kill Farm

Spring has sprung so lets go outside and enjoy it while we can. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center offers the following programs for the young, the old and the in between! More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement to Inaugurate National Wildflower Week

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will inaugurate National Wildflower Week at Graymoor at the 11 am Mass in Pilgrim Hall on Sunday, April 30th. Wildflower seeds will be blessed and planted nearby immediately after the Mass. More...

People Against Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

People Against Domestic Violence will be holding a candlelight vigil on May 20, 2006 to raise the community's awareness and show support for victims and survivors of domestic violence. More...

Putnam Retired Teachers to Host Spring Meeting

Putnam County Retired Teachers Association is having its Spring Meeting and Luncheon on Tuesday, May 9 at the Centennial Golf Course, 185 John Simpson Road in Carmel. The business meeting starts at 11:30 am with the luncheon to follow. More...

DEP Announces Plans for $2.9 Million Rehabilitation of Belden House

Commissioner Emily Lloyd of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced plans to renovate the historic Belden House in Putnam County. More...

Putnam Valley Man Had Suspended License

On April 15, 2006, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department arrested Richard Bose, aged 24 of Putnam Valley, on a charge of driving with a suspended license in that Town. More...

Two-Session Bereavement Workshop at Putnam Hospital Center in May

For anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one, Putnam Hospital Center is offering a free two-session bereavement workshop in May. More...

Parties Reach Agreement to Phase in New Central Hudson Delivery Rates

The Staff of the New York State Public Service Commission, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, Multiple Interveners (a consortium representing large industrial users) and the United States Department of Defense (representing the United States More...

Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee, Local 11, will conduct recruitment from May 2 through October 31 for five carpenter apprentices. More...

Fun, Health and Safety to Be Found at Kids' Day at PHC May 6th

Looking for something to do with the kids that both they and you will enjoy? Then take them to Kids' Day at PHC on Saturday, May 6th, from noon until 4 pm, when the Putnam Hospital Center Auxiliary sponsors its first-ever Kids' Day at PHC. More...

Home Improvement Program Winding Down

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) is nearing the end of $300,000 in funding to assist homeowners with grants of up to $25,000 to make repairs such as structural, safety and code upgrades, roofs, windows and heating systems. More...

Bears: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

On Friday, May 12th at 7:30pm "Bears: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You" will be the program for a Second Friday Forum in the Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center's Barn Program Room. More...

Chuang Yen Monastery to Host Sunday Dharma Talk on "Going For Refuge"

On Sunday, June 25, 2006, Chuang Yen Monastery will be hosting a Dharma Talk by Ven. Xin-Xing in the Kuan Yin Hall from 1:30 pm 3:00 pm. More...

Sunday Meditation and Dharma Talk Continue at Chuan Yen Monastery

Sunday meditation and dharma talks continue at the Chuan Yen Monastery located at 2020 Route 301 in Carmel. The next dharma talk will be given by Manikanto Bhikkhu, a Thai monk, on Sunday, June 16th in Kuan Yin Hall. More...

HV Hospital Offers Breastfeeding Help

For parenting support, the Breastfeeding Help Line at Hudson Valley Hospital Center is available for any breastfeeding concerns or problems that arise after discharge from the hospital. Call 914-734-3896. This is a free service. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club to Grant Annual Scholarship

For the 46th consecutive year a record for the area the Cold Spring Lions Club will be giving a scholarship to a resident of Philipstown. Throughout the last 46 years, the Lions Club has granted varying amounts with the total exceeding $125,000. More...

Talk of the Town

Finally, April showers brought plenty of colorful flowers. They also helped out at the reservoirs for Cold Spring. Water levels were looking a little grim there for a while. Now, if we could only get it to not rain on the weekend... More...

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