August 16, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Talk of the Town

The celebration for the 400th anniversary of the exploration and discovery of the Hudson River is gathering steam and Putnam looks to play a big part in the festivities. More...

Mental Health Association in Dutchess Offers Program on Managing Defiant Behavior

Registrations are now being accepted for the nine session, skill-building series, "Managing Defiant Behavior", provided by the Mental Health Association in Dutchess County. More...

Metro-North Celebrates a Century of Third Rail Power

The 100th Anniversary of the first electric train to run on third rail power from Grand Central Terminal to the Bronx will be commemorated Saturday, September 30th, with a day-long excursion filled with presentations, tours, train trips, visits to el More...

Westchester Man Arrested After Stealing Credit Card from Philipstown Home

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the August 4, 2006 arrest of Mr. Richard Callanan, 33, of Thornwood, New York, on charges of stealing a credit card and using it to make purchases. More...

Annual "Strut Your Mutt" to Benefit Humane Society's Shelter

The Putnam Humane Society will host it's annual walkathon to benefit The shelters homeless dogs, and cats, at the Veteran's Memorial Park On Gipsy Trail Rd., in Carmel on Saturday Sept. 23rd from 10:30-3:30. Rain Date Sunday Sept. 24th. More...

Putnam Valley Youth Nearly Hits Deputy With Car

At about 12:38 am on August 7, 2006, Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Marc Rampolla was on patrol along Sunset Hill Road in Putnam Valley, when he observed an occupied vehicle sitting in the parking lot of a delicatessen, which was closed for business More...

HV Hospital Center Offers Free Support Groups

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, offers the following free programs More...

Mount Gulian Offers Free Admission for Putnam County Residents

Residents of Putnam County are invited to spend the day at Mount Gulian Historic Site along the Hudson River in Fishkill, , free of charge on Sunday, August 27. More...

Boscobel Staff Observes Anniversary of the Death of Morris Dyckman, Designer of Boscobel

On Friday, August 11, 2006 Geoffrey Platt Jr., Executive Director of Boscobel, and members of Boscobel's staff gathered at the gravesite of States Morris Dyckman, American Loyalist, in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Montrose, New York, to commemorate the 200 More...

Green Chimneys Seeks Volunteers for Therapeutic Riding Program

Green Chimneys, a North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) premier accredited riding center, is putting out a call for riding lesson volunteers who love horses and helping children with special needs. More...

Clarification

The Haldane Board of Education met on Tuesday, August 15th in the Mable Merritt Building at 5 pm. At that time, there was the possibility that the Board would decide to move into Executive Session, followed by the normal Board More...

Dog Wash and Tag Sale to Raise Funds for Humane Society

The Putnam Humane Society is calling all the dirty dogs to it's Dog Wash, and Tag sale on Sunday August 27, from 10:30-3:30. It will be held at the Humane Society on old Rte. 6 in Carmel, behind Putnam Plaza. More...

Cold Spring's Annual Senior Citizens Picnic This Saturday

The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees will sponsor the annual senior citizen picnic on Saturday, August 19, 2006 at 12 Noon at Mayors Park on Fair Street. All Village More...

Cold Spring Man Arrested for Driving with Suspended Registration

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the August 5, 2006 arrest of More...

Incident at Carmel High School Parking Lot Leads to Arrest of Teen on Weapons Charge

Carmel Central School District Superintendent, Dr. Marilyn Terranova and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. More...

Virginia Man Arrested On Drunk Driving Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the July 28, 2006 arrest of Mr. Mark Tefft, 40, of Lawrenceville, Virginia, after his vehicle was stopped and he was found to be operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverages. More...

Nicole Lyons and James Phillips to Wed

Zoe and Dominic LyonsDavis are happy to announce the engagement of their mother, Nicole Lyons to James Phillips. Nicole is the daughter of Deirdre and Ernest Lyons of Cold Spring. James is the son of Diane and Robert Phillips, also of Cold Spring. More...

Jennifer Larese Interning at Glynwood

Jennifer Larese, a senior at Haldane, is presently working as an intern at Glynwood Center. Working with two other interns, she is maintaining and harvesting flowers and vegetables. More...

Graymoor Sisters Install New Leadership Team

The newly constructed Sisters' chapel at St. Francis Convent, Graymoor, in Garrison, was the scene this past weekend for the formal installation of a newly elected leadership team for the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. More...

Lake Surprise Campers Come Through for Blood Drive

Pictured above are some of the young men and women from Surprise Lake Camp who donated blood during the blood drive at North Highlands Firehouse on August 4, 2006. More...

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