September 20, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

'Manitou Mounties' 4-H Horse Club Starting Up in Garrison

A new 4-H Horse Club is starting in Putnam County, based at Manitou Farm in Garrison. An initial meeting is scheduled for this Friday, September 22 at 6:30. New members and their parents who are More...

Putnam Valley Woman Charged With Driving While License Suspended

According to Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith, on September 8, 2006 a Town of Putnam Valley resident was arrested after she was discovered to be driving despite having her driving privileges suspended. More...

Unauthorized Teen Party Leads to Arrests for Marijuana and Alcohol Possession

Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith reports the September 8, 2006 arrests of two Mahopac youths for possession of marijuana and alcohol. More...

Babysitter Accused of Stealing Credit Cards

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a woman who. More...

Putnam Valley and Mahopac Has SeniorNet Computer Class Openings

Beginner's Computer Fundamentals, Intro to Word Processing, and Basic Internet and Email courses are being offered September, October, and November at the Putnam Valley Senior Center and the William Koehler Senior Center in Mahopac. More...

Putnam Hospital Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

Area residents experiencing symptoms of depression can seek help and peace of mind through free mental health screenings that will be offered at Putnam Hospital Center on Thursday, October 5th, National Depression Screening Day. More...

County's Plan for Children and Family Services to be Discussed at Public Meeting

The Putnam County Departments of Social Services, Youth Bureau and Mental Health will hold a public hearing on the Putnam County Integrated County Plan for Children and Family Services for the period January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2009 on Monday, Se More...

October Activities for Kids at Stony Kill Farm Announced

The whole family should find something interesting to do at Stony Kill in October. More...

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day Set for Oct. 14

The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are cosponsoring a free household hazardous waste and computer/ TV/cell phone Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, October 14, 2006 from 9am to 1 pm (ra More...

Westchester Man Facing Suspended License Charge

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department reports the September 6, 2006 arrest of Mr. Kristopher Doslop, 24, of Peekskill, New York, on a charge of driving with a suspended license in the Town of Philipstown. More...

Skills Acquisition Group for Those With Brain Injury Sponsored By Putnam ARC

Putnam ARC announces the formation of a ten week group for persons with brain injury. The group dynamic will focus on skills acquisition and application in the following areas: More...

6th Annual Stormwater Conference Planned for Dutchess Manor

The 6th Annual Southeast New York Stormwater Conference and Trade Show will be held on October 17th, 2006 at the Dutchess Manor in Beacon. This conference is designed for municipal officials, environmental planners, consultants and engineers. More...

Lions' Club Winner Raffle Winner Goes on Shopping Spree at Foodtown

The Cold Spring Lions Club recently conducted a raffle to raise funds for the renovation of the Haldane graduation knoll. Winner of the top prize, a 5minute shopping spree at Foodtown, was Thomas "Butch" Harris. More...

Free Lunch, Listen and Learn Cancer Program to be Held at Putnam Hospital

Putnam Hospital Center's Department of Oncology Services and Cancer Care, Inc., are sponsoring a series of free programs for cancer patients and their families this fall. More...

Prepared Childbirth Class Offered by Putnam Hospital

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, October 21st, from 9am to 5pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

PHILIPSTOWN POTPOURRI

The Enemy Restrained (Part 1 of 4)

It was the most ambitious of all five Hudson River obstructions during the American Revolution, and has, to this very day, received the most publicity and documentation of any of the other river barriers. More...

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