October 25, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins November 15

The Putnam County Office for the Aging reminds residents that Medicare's open enrollment starts November 15, 2006. More...

Motorist Cited for Driving With Suspended Licenses, Registrations

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the recent arrests of three motorists over a span of two days for driving with suspensions against their licenses or vehicle registrations. More...

NYS Corrections Officer Arrested for Workers Compensation Fraud

Investigation stems from complaints from Lake Peekskill homeowners regarding renovation work performed by officer

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin L. More...

Free Lecture on Urinary Incontinence

Dr. Ronald Dinsmore, board certified obstetrician/gynecologist and urogynecologist, will present an informative talk about bladder problems. He will answer questions about the bladder or uterus dropping and its effects on the female body. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Offers Array of Helpful Classes

A variety of classes and services are available to the public through Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Education Workshop for Those With Special Needs

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is presenting a workshop, "Our Children with Special Needs: Education Rights and Responsibilities for Children Who Have Special Needs" on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 from Noon to 2pm and 6-8pm. More...

6th Putnam Highlands Audubon Dinner to Feature Bill Evans, Acoustic Pioneer

You can do it, too, and it's a legal and fun way to gather valuable information about a flock of birds keeping in contact with each other during longdistance migration. You can hear them when they fly over at night not too high. More...

New Speed Limit Set for Main Street Near Haldane

The Village of Cold Spring Police announce the speed limit between Cedar Street and Orchard Street on Main Street has been designated a school zone by the New York State Department of Transportation and enforcement will be strict in this area in an a More...

Andy Revkin to Speak at November 4 Land Trust Sustainability Expo

New York Times reporter and author, Andy Revkin, is slated to speak at Choices for Sustainable Living: Going Local, an expo hosted by the Hudson Highlands Land Trust at The Garrison on November 4th. More...

Eating Behavior Focus of Putnam Hospital Center's Diabetes Support Group

The next meeting of Putnam are welcome to attend meetings More...

Constitution Marsh Director to Lead Flora and Fauna Tour to Vietnam and Cambodia

Have you ever dreamed of visiting the culturally rich countries of Vietnam and Cambodia? Interested in birding? Combine the two by traveling with Audubon next February 17 - March 5, 2007. More...

Sara-Jo Etta and Maximilian Schlubach Engaged

Leann Dirito of Mahopac and Joseph Etta of Cold Spring are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara- Jo Etta, to Maximilian Federico Schluback. More...

Talk of the Town

Standard time goes into effect on Sunday morning - turn those clocks back one hour before you go to sleep on Saturday night! More...

"Notes from the Foundry"

The archaeological history of this community is not only limited to the 19th century West Point Foundry. The first major federal effort to protect the archeological legacy of a Superfund site happened here in the 1980s and early 1990s. More...

Federal Budget Includes Funding for 2nd NY National Guard Team to Bolster Homeland Security

Governor Pataki has announced that nearly $5 million has been included in the Federal Fiscal Year 2007 Defense Appropriations Bill to establish a second Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (CST) in New York State. More...

Vinny Tamagna to Receive Marist Award for Community Service

Vincent Tamagna was one of three recipients of the 2006 Marist College President's Award for Community Service at the 39th annual President's Community Breakfast held on October 20 at the Student Center Cabaret on the Marist campus. More...

Parenting Support Group to Begin at Women's Center

As part of their ongoing service to women and children in the area, the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center will be forming a Parenting Support Group for parents. More...

Greenway Announces 2006 Conservancy Small Grant Program

$75,000 available to Hudson River Valley Region

Mary Mangione, Acting Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, announced on October 20th that applications for the 2006 Conservancy Small Grant program are now available. $75,000 is available for grants in this year's program. More...

Putnam County REACT to Hold Benefit Breakfast at Graymoor

On Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006 Putnam County React will hold a breakfast from 8-10am. Dutchess/Putnam County REACT, Inc. More...

Garrison Harvest Sale at St. Philip's

The Friends of St. Philip's Church will be holding their Annual Harvest Sale from 9am- 1pm on Saturday, November 18th at the Parish House on Rte More...

Inclusive Outdoor Recreation Day at Stony Kill Farm

Recognizing that everyone should be able to enjoy a full and rewarding outdoor experience, The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center will host an" Inclusive Outdoor Recreation D More...

Putnam Hospital Center Emergency Department Offers Halloween Safety Tips

Tuesday, October 31st will soon be upon us, and ghosts and goblins, ballerinas, junior firefighters and police officers and more will be out in full force on the streets of our community. More...

Village Extends Deadline for Applying for Master Plan Special Board

Under an extension approved last week, Cold Spring residents have until Monday, Oct. 30, to apply to serve on the new Special Board managing the creation of the village's new Master Plan. More...

Support Group Forms for Persons with Brain Injury

Putnam ARC announces the formation of another ten week group for persons with brain injury. More...

Hudson Highlands Girl Scouts Enjoy a Weekend Out

On October 20th the Girl Scouts of Hudson Highlands had their annual fall campout. It took place at Rock Hill Girl Scout camp in Mahopac. The girls came on Friday night and slept over in cabins. More...

More Coats Needed for Drive at Three Local Churches

As the colder weather closes in, there are many in and around our community who lack the resources to buy warm More...

Chamber of Commerce Honors Visitor Center Volunteers at October meeting

With nearly 40 people in attendance, members of the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce gathered on Thursday, October 19, 2006 to honor the volunteers who staffed the Cold Spring Visitors Center during 2006. More...

St. Mary's Hosts 'Haunted Church' as Trick-or-Treater Respite on Oct. 31st

Ghosts will wander and ghouls will walk when St. Mary's Episcopal Church hosts its annual "Haunted House" on Tuesday, Oct. More...

First Presbyterian Church Hosting Post Halloween Parade Fundraising Event

The First Presbyterian Church on Academy & Cherry Streets will be hosting a combination Family/Youth Halloween party with Storyteller/Puppeteer Ron Sopyla on Saturday, October 28th in order to raise funds and awareness for the Soup Kitchen for which More...

CORRECTION

In last week's article "Putnam Valley Town Board Examines 'Chilling' Ethics Law" the PCN&R incorrectly attributed the comment that the new Ethics Law would have a "chilling" effect to Councilman Robert Tendy. More...

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