July 5, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Human Rights Workshop to be Held by Mental Health Assoc. of Dutchess County

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is pleased to present a workshop on "The Dutchess County Human Rights Commission" on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 from 6:00 8:00pm, at the Mental Health Association office, 510 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie. More...

American Cancer Society Offers Free Answers and Information

1-800-ACS-2345 and www.cancer.org help families 24 hours a day

This year, more than one million people will find out that they have cancer. Often patients, friends and family are left with many unanswered questions, not knowing where to turn for information. More...

Governor Signs Bill Establishing "Gold Star Mother's Day"

Day of Commemoration Ensures Sacrifices of NY's Gold Star Mothers are Recognized

Governor George E. More...

Local Company, Green Courage Named Semi-Finalist for Innovative Grant

Cold Spring resident Kate Dayton, founder of the local company named Green Courage, has been named a semifinalist for Eileen's Business Grant Program 2006 for Woman Entrepreneurs. More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Previews New Technology

Hundreds of thousands of Geographic Information System (GIS) professionals worldwide use a sophisticated computer program called Arc Info, for all aspects of map making, modeling, and analysis. More...

PV Man Arrested On Drunk Driving Charges

On June 24, 2006 Putnam County Deputy Sheriff Thomas Lee arrested a Town of Putnam Valley resident after his vehicle was stopped and he was found to be operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverages. More...

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

Mark your calendars now for Saturday, July 15th when the Third Annual Car Show to Benefit Putnam Hospital Center will be held. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Receives a $500,000 Grant

Putnam Hospital Center has recently been the first recipient of a grant from the newly formed Camarda Charitable Foundation. Through his foundation, developer and PHC Board of Directors member Paul A. More...

Film Series on Prostate Cancer Continues

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, July 6, at 6:30 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium in Pough More...

Summer Fun Olympics Wins the Gold at Philipstown Rec

Summer Fun Olympics was the theme at the Philipstown Community Center the week of June 26-30. More...

Painters and Allied Trades Recruit Apprentices

The Painters and Allied Trades Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund, District Council 9, will conduct recruitment on July 10 for 15 painter/ decorator/paperhanger apprentices. More...

Drew Methodist Church Thrift Shop Holds Summer Sales

The Drew Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be holding a summer sale with half-off prices on Tuesday, July 18 and Thursday, July 20 from 10 am to 2 pm. More...

Frank Milkovich Awarded Lion of The Year Award

At The Cold Spring Lions' Installation Dinner on June 26th, Lion Frank Milkovich was the recipient of the Lion of the Year Plaque. More...

Fight Cancer From Behind the Wheel

American Cancer Society seeks licensed drivers for Road to Recovery Program

The American Cancer Society is offering licensed drivers the opportunity to fight cancer from behind the wheel. The Road to Recovery program is seeking volunteer drivers to provide transportation for cancer patients. More...

American Cancer Society Reaches Out to Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer survivors sought to help bring hope to patients

When a person is first diagnosed with breast cancer, they have many unanswered questions that only a survivor, who has been there, can answer. More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, July 10 at 7 9 pm at the East Fishkill Community Library, Route 376, next to East Fishkill Town Hall. The public is invited. More...

Health Department Highlights Food Safety During the Summer Months

Summer is here and the Putnam County Department of Health would like to encourage residents to take some simple steps to reduce their chances of getting a foodborne illness. More...

Leibell Announces $53,389 in Grants for Putnam County From NYS Archives

Senator Vincent Leibell (40th District) announced that $53,389 in grants from the New York State Archives have been awarded to local governments and school districts in Putnam County. More...

Putnam Valley Man Charged With DWI After Crash

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the June 19, 2006 arrest of a Town of Putnam Valley resident after he was found to have been operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverages. More...

Cold Spring Man Facing Suspended License Charge

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the June 26, 2006 arrest of Mr. Bjorn Holubar, aged 37, of Cold Spring, on a charge of driving with a suspended license in the Town of Kent. More...

Patterson Woman Arrested for Hosting Alcohol Party For Teens

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Patterson woman was arrested on June 24, 2006 after serving alcohol to teenagers at a house party for her 15year-old daughter. Ms. More...

Rental Subsidy Available for Putnam County Residents

If you are having difficulty meeting your rental obligations, the HUD Housing Choice Voucher Rental Subsidy Program (Section 8) maybe able to help. The program provides a subsidy to assist residents who cannot pay their rents. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 235, will open recruitment on July 10 for five skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced today. More...

Pink Ladies Raise Funds for PHC Cancer Center

Members of the Putnam County-based Pink Ladies, a group dedicated to the betterment of the community, recently presented Putnam Hospital Center Director of Development and Community Affairs Anita M. More...

HVHC Offers Programs Throughout the Summer

Hudson Valley Hospital Center, located in Cortlandt, will be offering ongoing program this summer. Among them are: More...

Highland Garden Club Presents Scholarship to Victoria Moss

This year the Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring presented Victoria Moss, a 2006 Haldane Graduate, with a $200 scholarship. More...

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