August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Seniors Offered New Line Dancing Class in Cold Spring

Beginning August 25, all Putnam County Seniors are invited to join in the fun and attend the new Friday Line Dancing Class at the Office for Aging Cold Spring Nutrition Center, American Legion Hall, Cedar St., Cold Spring. More...

Putnam Valley Senior Center Offering Computer Training

SeniorNet will be offering computer training courses to seniors at the PV Senior Center this August covering such topics as Computer Fundamentals, Word Processing, and Internet skills. More...

Hospice Care Hosts Children's Day Camp

The Caring Circle, a program developed by Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam, is designed to help children, teenagers, and their families/guardians learn healthy coping behaviors to aid in dealing with the thoughts and feelings associated with gr More...

Coin Collectors to Meet August 15

The Croton River Numismatic society of Carmel (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday. August 15, 2006 in the Guideposts Cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8 pm. More...

Evening Battlefield Lantern Tour Planned at Stony Point Historic Site

Enlist in the 18th century American light infantry for the evening and prepare to attack the highly fortified British garrison at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site on Saturday night, August 12, 2006, at 7:30 pm. More...

32nd Annual Chess Tournament to Take Place at John Jay Homestead

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site and the Max Pavey Chess Club will hold the 32nd annual John Jay Homestead Chess Tournament on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2006. More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee Monthly Meeting Set

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

Red Cross Offers "Preparing For the Unexpected" in Patterson

September is National Preparedness Month. Established in 2004, this nationwide effort is designed to encourage Americans to take steps to prepare themselves, their families and their workplaces to respond during emergencies. More...

Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk Raising Funds for Serious Disease

Forget-Me-Not Flowers for the 2006 Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk are available at Stationery Objects for a donation of $1 each. The walk will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2006 at Poughkeepsie High School. More...

CORRECTION

In the July 19, 2006 edition of the PCN&R, the article entitled "Town Board Gives Expressway Auto Parts Green Light" reported that the property that the Sprout Brook Deli is situated on was not commercially zoned. In fact it is. The property Mr. More...

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Will Discuss Radiation Oncology

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education & Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, held Thursday, August 3, at 6:30 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughke More...

Justice Sweeny to Serve on Special Commission Examining Future of State Courts

The Chief Judge of the State of New York has appointed Appellate Division Justice John W. Sweeny, Jr. to the Special. Commission, on the Future of New York State Courts. More...

County Needs Election Workers

Would you like to be an election worker for the 2006 Elections, the Primary Election on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, and the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006? This is your chance to assist in our nation's democratic process. More...

Putnam Hospital Offers Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, August 10, 2006, from 7:30 to 9:00 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...

Summer Senior Education Classes at the PV Senior Center

Seniors, ages 60 years or older, are eligible for free education classes at the Putnam Valley Senior Center during the month of August, 2006. More...

Fashion Jewelry Luncheon Planned by Christian Women's Club

The Dutchess County Christian Women's Club invites any interested lady to their next "Fashion Jewelry" Luncheon on Tuesday, August 15, 2006, at the Holiday Inn on Rte. 9 near Interstate 84, beginning at 11:30 am. More...

History Comes Alive in August at Stony Point Battlefield

Celebrate the summer at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site. Commemorate Anthony Wayne's brilliant midnight assault and the capture of the highly defended British fort with fun family activities each weekend in July and August. More...

Museum of the Hudson Highlands Series on Nature of the Hudson Continues

August 12 program to be "Fish: What Will We Find in Our Seine Net?"

Visit the banks of the Hudson River on Saturday, August 12 at 10am, Kowawese Unique Area, Route 9W, New Windsor, where the Museum of the Hudson Highlands will answer the question: "Fish: What will we find in our seine net?" Learn the life history of More...

NY Blood Supply at Dangerously Low Levels

Local drives could help to avoid possible rationing

Between vacations, power outages, and the torrid heat more people are in need of blood and fewer people are available to donate. More...

Beacon Sloop Corn Festival is More Than Just Corn

Once again its time for fresh local-grown corn right here in the Hudson Valley. The Beacon Sloop Club's annual Corn celebration happens on Sunday Aug 13th from 12 noon to 6pm rain/or shine. More...

Assemblywoman Galef Releases Survey Results on WICKS Law Reform

Constituents in the 90th Assembly District gave overwhelming approval to reforming the current WICKS Law to allow all school districts to hire a single contractor to coordinate work on construction projects over $50,000 in a recent questionnaire by S More...

Talk of the Town

Summer's almost half way done and we think everyone will look forward to the cold weather coming on as soon as possible. Remember drink lots of fluids and check on those whose health may be affected by the heat. 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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