May 17, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

May 20th Program at Chuang Yen Monastery Cancelled

The May 20th day of lectures and meditation scheduled at the Chuang Yen Monastery in Carmel has been cancelled due to unexpected circumstances. The next scheduled special program is Meditation and dharma talk on Sunday, June 16th. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, June 17th, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Memorial Day Observance Schedule Announced in Philipstown

The Memorial Day Committee of Philipstown has announced the schedule for the traditional Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 29, 2006. The parade will start promptly at 9 am at the Municipal Building, Main Street, Cold Spring. More...

May is Older Americans' Month

President John F. Kennedy began the tradition of setting aside the month of May in honor of our country's Older Americans, and every president since then has continued this great tradition. More...

Give the Gift of Life Every Wednesday at Hudson Valley Hospital

Hudson Valley Hospital Center, in cooperation with Hudson Valley Blood Services, holds a blood drive every Wednesday in the hospital lab, lower level, from 9 am to 2:30 pm. Give the gift of life. Call More...

Dutchess Man Seriously Injured in One-Car Crash

A motorist from Dutchess County was seriously injured in a one-car crash in Philipstown on Tuesday, May 9, 2006. The driver, Mr. Donald DeNardo, aged 22, of Fishkill, was hospitalized after the accident on Route 403. More...

Putnam Valley Man Drove With Barred License

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the May 5, 2006 arrest of a Town of Putnam Valley resident for driving with a suspended license. More...

PV Youth Vandalized Car in School Lot

On May 4, 2006 a Putnam Valley youth was arrested on a felony criminal mischief charge. Mr. Tory Smith, aged 18, is accused of vandalizing a car parked at the Mahopac High School campus. More...

Annual Breastfeeding Tea Attracts a Crowd

Hudson Valley Hospital Center's annual breastfeeding tea is moving out of the hospital this year due to the large number of moms and babies that attend. More...

BOCES Makes Stormwater Management Annual Report Presentation

On Wednesday, May 24, the community is invited to learn more about stormwater management in the Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services district at its annual presentation of the federally mandated Annual Report on Storm More...

Leibell to be Honored by County Library Association

Senator Vincent L. Leibell III will be honored by the Putnam County Library Association at its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 PM at the historic Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library in Cold Spring. More...

Kent Naturalist to Speak about Honey Bees at Land Trust Meeting

Kent resident and naturalist, Ralph Szur, will be the featured speaker at the Putnam County Land Trust's Annual meeting Sunday, May 21st at 2 pm at Guideposts, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel. More...

Assemblywoman Galef Announces 2006 Survey Results

New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef has released the results of her 2006 constituent survey. More...

Talk of the Town

The Western Putnam Economic Development Council Marketing Committee is seeking input on finding a "regional identity." They will meet on May 19 at the Hudson House in Cold Spring call Jeff at 661-9400 for more info. and to RSVP. More...

Lions Plan to Make Shred It Day an Annual Event

Due to the overall positive response from area residents to the first Shred It To Prevent Identity Theft Day sponsored by the Lions Club of Cold Spring, the club is considering plans to make it an annual affair. More...

Mekeel's Corners Chapel to Celebrate Restoration with Special Service

The Mekeel's Corners Chapel Association will hold a special service and hymn sing to show appreciation for all the work that has been done in restoring the Chapel. More...

St. Mary's to Mark Memorial Day with Garden of Remembrance

"In Flanders fields, the poppies blow, between the crosses row on row..." An enduring Memorial Day tradition inspired by this popular World War I poem will again be rekindled in the heart of Cold Spring. More...

Recent Survey Says Teens Think Alcohol And Drugs Are OK

Learn what teenagers are really thinking at free parenting forum offered by Putnam NCADD

A recent survey of Putnam County students by Putnam County's Communities That Care Task Force says that nearly half of all students report using alcohol regularly and that one third use marijuana. More...

Putnam Valley Volunteers Ambulance Corp to Celebrate National EMS Week

In observance of National EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week, The Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps will be hosting its 2nd Annual Open House on Saturday, May 20, 2006 from noon until 4 pm at their headquarters 218 Oscawana Lake Road in Putn More...

Putnam County Honored EMS Heroes

Before a gathering of more than 150 people at the Villa Barone in Mahopac, trophies, plaques and certificates of achievement were presented to a number of volunteer and paid professionals whose training and skill saved several lives during 2005. Dr. More...

Exceptional Services for Seniors Offered at Cold Spring Friendship Center

There is a wonderful, quaint center located in Cold Spring that is an oasis to the senior citizens who meet there. It is the Cold Spring Friendship Center located in the American Legion building on Cedar Street. More...

Lake Carmel Motorcyclist Hurt in PV Crash

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a motorcyclist from Lake Carmel was injured when he collided with a car in the Town of Putnam Valley on Wednesday, May 10, 2006. More...

Authorities Catch Up to Man Charged With Having Sex With Minor

Suspect ran off with teen in car stolen from her family

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a man accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Putnam Valley girl three years ago has been arrested for statutory rape after he was located in upstate Sullivan County. Mr. More...

AMBA Wellness Program Was Held at The Medical Center at Cold Spring

Low-cost blood PSA, T4, and other testing was done at The Medical Center at Cold Spring recently. More...

Annual Coffee Break Day Fundraiser a Success at Hudson Valley Hospital

The employees of Hudson Valley Hospital Center rallied recently to hold a coffee break fundraiser day. More...

Bird Banding Presentation this Weekend

If you've ever wondered about bird banding, you can witness an authoritative demonstration and get your questions answered by expert Rich Guthrie. More...

Putnam Residents Invited to Transportation Council Planning Meetings

Over the next three years, nearly $50 million in federal funds will be available to study transportation-related issues in our area. How should this money be spent? More...

Franciscan Friars Inaugurated National Wildflower Week

On Sunday, April 30, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement inaugurated National Wildflower Week with a blessing and planting of wildflower seeds at Graymoor. National Wildflower Week (May 1-7), initiated by Charles Spencer More...

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