May 31, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

ICE Partners With Putnam County Law Enforcement

Three child predators and sex offenders arrested

ICE New York Special Agent-in-Charge Martin D. Ficke and Putnam County Sheriff Donald E. More...

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Offers Fit-4-Life Aquatics Program

Smart Fitness Center is offering an eight-week, Fit-4-Life Aquatics exercise program starting August 8. More...

Cold Spring To Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Trolleys

The Village of Cold Spring got a sneak peek of the new trolleys that will be operating in the Village this summer on Memorial Day this past Monday when they chauffered Veterans during the parade. More...

Electricians Recruit Apprentices

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 363, will conduct recruitment from June 5 through November 10 for five apprentices. More...

Man to Man to Meet in Poughkeepsie

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education and Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, held Thursday, June 1, at 6:30 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughke More...

Cold Spring's Benjamin Spooner Receives Appointment at PHC

The Board of Directors of Putnam Hospital Center recently approved the appointment of certified pediatric nurse practitioner Margaret Serino, CPNP, and physician assistant Benjamin Spooner, RPA-C as allied health professionals on the Carmel hospital' More...

Car Show to Benefit Putnam Hospital Center Scheduled for July 15th

Following on the success of last year's outing, the Third Annual Car Show to Benefit Putnam Hospital Center will be held on Saturday, July 15th. More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, June 5 from 7-9 pm at the East Fishkill Community Library, Route 376, Hopewell Junction (next to East Fishkill Town Hall). The public is invited. More...

Westchester Medical Center Offers Summer Swimming and Pool Safety Health and Safety Tips

Memorial Day is here and gone and with it comes the unofficial start of the summer season and that means swimming pools. Pools are a great source of fun in the summer months but they can also be very dangerous and occasionally, deadly. More...

State Board to Host Campaign Finance Seminar

The New York State Board of Elections will host a campaign finance seminar in Carmel on Thursday, June 1. More...

Common Ground Farm Starts Fifth Season

Common Ground Farm, the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) project in Beacon will soon harvest spring greens, peas, strawberries and other treats as its fifth season of growing and distributing organic harvests kicks in. More...

Talk of the Town

Another beautiful Memorial Day has kicked off the summer season and this year Cold Spring has a new addition the trolleys! There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony this Saturday at the foot of Main Street. More...

Temple Beth-El Announces Youth Programs

On Sunday, June 4th, join Shalom Tots at Temple BethEl at 11 am for a special Shavuot Spring program. There will be a light snack served. Ages 2-5 are welcome. Don't miss out on the fun. Please RSVP to Peri Berman at 897-2880. More...

Relay for Life to Hold Event this Weekend

This year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life event in Mahopac will be held at Mahopac High School on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th. More...

Two Youths Stabbed, Third Beaten in Brewster Melee

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrests of five persons after a fight Tuesday evening, May 23rd, in Brewster in which two youths suffered stab wounds and a third was battered. More...

Carmel Resident Sentenced for Violating Probation

Putnam District Attorney, Kevin L. Wright, announced that Jane Otto, age forty-five of Carmel, was sentenced on May 24, 2006, to one to four and a half years in state prison. County Court Judge Robert E. More...

Waiter Stole Communion Gift at Reception

Carlos Pellot-Rivera, a waiter at a banquet facility in Mahopac, has been arrested for larceny. More...

Brewster High Student Had Weapon On Grounds

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a student at Brewster High School was arrested on May 26th, after he was seen in the parking lot of the school holding a pistol, which was later revealed to be an unloaded pellet gun. More...

Women's Health Fair Was a Success

Hundreds of area women attended the recent Women's Health Fair at Putnam Hospital Center which was cosponsored by the Carmel hospital, Putnam County Health Department and State Senator Vincent Leibell's office. More...

Putnam Hospital to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, June 15th, 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...

Medications Focus of Putnam Hospital's Next Diabetes Support Group

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Diabetes Support Group will be on Wednesday, June 14th, and will concentrate on diabetes medications. More...

Free Stroke Education Offered by Hudson Valley Hospital

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Greenway Activities Topic of Discussion at ADK Meeting

The Hudson Valley Greenway will be the topic meeting of the Mid-Hudson Chapter Adirondack Mountain Club to be held at the Central Hudson Auditorium, Academy Street, Poughkeepsie at 7pm, June 6th. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Coffee Break Fundraisers Are Ongoing

"Coffee Break" has been a tradition for the last 44 years at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, providing the hospital with needed funds for various programs and equipment More...

Free Programs in June for Women Living with Cancer

Support Connection, a notfor profit organization offering free and confidential breast and ovarian cancer support services, will hold two free health and wellness program in June for women living with cancer. More...

BBBB Builds Boats at Shad Festival

Ten River Rat kids between the ages of 11 and 15 helped elementary aged children built 80 model boats at last Sunday's Riverkeeper Shad Festival. More...

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