October 4, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Temple Beth-EL to Host Festive Sukkot dinner

On Sunday evening, October 8th, there will be a Sukkot dinner at Temple Beth-EI beginning at 5pm. More...

American Cancer Society Holds Prostate Cancer Support Program in Poughkeepsie

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 October 5, 2006 at 6:30pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughkeepsie More...

Carmel Teens Charged in Burglary Spree

Kent Police Chief Donald L. Smith, Carmel Police Chief Michael Johnson, and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith report the arrests of two teenagers from Carmel in connection with a spree of burglaries at commercial establishments. More...

Tamagna Presented with Lincoln Award by Putnam Valley Republican Committee

The Putnam Valley Republican Committee presents the Lincoln Award each year to an outstanding resident of Putnam County who is a leader and role model having a positive impact on the community and the lives of others. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Receives $500,000 for Capital Funding

At a recent ceremony held at Putnam Hospital Center, New York State Senator Vincent Leibell presented the Carmel hospital with $500,000 for capital funding. More...

Special Lecture on Understanding Breast Cancer Genetic Risk to be Held at Putnam Hospital Center

As part of its observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Putnam Hospital Center's Department of Oncology Services will sponsor a free special dinner program on breast cancer genetic risk. More...

Free Stroke Program and Risk Assessment to be Held at Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center will offer a special program on "Stroke: What You Need to Know" on Wednesday, October 25th. More...

Pumpkin Carving at Stony Kill Farm

Carve your own jack-o-lantern at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center on Saturday, October 14 at 2pm. Please pre-register by Thursday, October 12 by calling 845- 831-8780, ext 300. More...

Eyes Wide Open Exhibit is Coming to Cold Spring

The impact of the Iraq War on New York State is the focus of the exhibit More...

Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings at Putnam Hospital Center

The Putnam County Healthy Living Partnership offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings for uninsured and underinsured women 40 and older throughout the year. More...

Brewster Congregation Escorts Torahs to New Spiritual Home

The congregation of Temple Beth Elohim, under the spiritual guidance of Rabbi Solomon Acrish, will celebrate the holiday of Simchat Torah this year in a most special way. More...

Hudson River Foundation Accepting Applications for River Improvement Projects

The Hudson River Improvement Fund of the Hudson River Foundation will accept applications for its fall 2006 funding cycle. The deadline for application is Monday, October 23, 2006. More...

Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment Focus of Putnam Hospital Center's Diabetes Support & Education Group

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Diabetes Support & Education Group will be held on Tuesday, October 17th, at 6pm, in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Governor Signs Legislation Allowing Traditional Phone Companies to Reduce or Eliminate Certain Fees

Governor George E. Pataki has announced that he has signed legislation that will benefit consumers by allowing telephone corporations to reduce or eliminate fees on nonbasic services. More...

Governor Signs new Laws to Protect New Yorkers Against Identity Theft

Governor Pataki announced today that he signed three measures into law that will further protect New York's consumers and their privacy. More...

Putnam County Office for the Aging to Hold Public Hearing on Needs of the Elderly

What are the needs of the older person in Putnam County and how can they best be met? More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Receives $500,000 Grant for Planned Cancer Care Center

The administration of Hudson Valley Hospital Center conducted a brief press conference on Thursday, September 28 in the main lobby announcing Senator Vincent Leibell's $500,000 grant to benefit the planned comprehensive cancer care center. More...

Lydia Joy Abrams and Robert L. Langley, Jr. Wed in Vegas

Lydia Joy Abrams and Robert L. Langley, Jr., were married on September 25, 2006 at the Little Chapel of the West in Las Vegas, NV. It was a spontaneous elopement celebrated in spirit with our families and friends. More...

'Caring at the end of Life' Course to be Held at First Presbyterian Church

Chrysallis, a local organization headed by Alan Stein and dedicated to non-sectarian education in and support of endof life care, will be holding a six-week course of training and discussion beginning Wednesday, October 11th. More...

Blessing of the Animals Service at St. Philip's

St. Philip's Church in the Highlands, across Route 9D from the Garrison School, will be holding its Service of the Blessing of the Animals this Sunday, October 8, at 10:30am. More...

St. Mary's Invites Animals and Friends to Blessing of Pets to Honor St. Francis of Assisi

Whether they slither, swim, squawk, or strut and bark, animals and their human friends are invited to the Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the- Highlands for the Blessing of the Pets, Sunday, Oct. 8, at 4pm. More...

Talk of the Town

The Chamber of Commerce's Harvest Festival was blessed this year, both with good weather and with good organization. Congratulations to all involved! More...

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