November 1, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Fishkill Mental Health Group Seeking new Members

If you are an adult looking for a small self-help group designed to offer services to the depressed and bipolar mentally ill, consider joining the Fishkill support group. Spouses, family, caregivers and friends are also encouraged to attend. More...

Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings Offered By Department of Health

Women without medical insurance are eligible for free breast and cervical cancer screenings through the New York State Healthy Women Partnership. Uninsured women over age 40 or with a family history of breast cancer qualify for free mammograms. More...

Philipstown Woman Target of Phone Threats

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that on October 17, 2006 Mr. George Fibble, 45, of Rochelle Park, NJ, was arrested for allegedly making threatening phone calls to a woman who lives in Philipstown. More...

Westchester County Woman Arrested on Outstanding Warrant for Criminal Mischief

Putnam County Smith reports the October 19, 2006 arrest of a City of Yonkers resident on an outstanding warrant issued by the Town of Putnam Valley Justice Court. More...

Ladies Auxiliary of North Highlands Fire Company to Host Spaghetti Dinner

The Ladies Auxiliary of the North Highlands Fire Company will be holding a spaghetti dinner at the firehouse on Saturday, November 4, from 4-7pm. More...

Hudson Fjord Bike/Hike and Indian Brook/ Avery Connector Designated as New Greenway Trails

Mary Mangione, Acting Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, is pleased to announce the conditional designation of the Hudson Fjord Bike/Hike Trail and official designation of the Indian Brook Road/Avery Road Connector Trail in Phili More...

Elks Offer Number of College Scholarships

Exalted Ruler Roger Schwerkolt of Brewster Lodge # 2101 announced today a joint Elks National Foundation and New York State Elks Association scholarship competition for the 2007-2008 academic year. More...

Talk of the Town

We've had verified reports of the return of the Bear in the North Highlands area - keep your birdfeeders safe - otherwise you can bet they'll be toast! More...

Legacies Of The Holocaust Lecture Presented By Temple Beth-El

As part of Temple Beth-El's Center for Jewish Learning, on Tuesday, November 7 at 7:30pm, guest speaker Maria Hohn, Associate Professor of History at Vassar College will discuss History, Memory and Legacies of the Holocaust in Germany. More...

Prostate Cancer Education and Information Support Program Sponsored by American Cancer Society

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 November 2, at 6:30pm in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughkeepsie. More...

Making Lead Poisoning History: Tips From Health Department

Every year, approximately 310,000 children across the United States are lead poisoned. The most common way children are lead poisoned is from exposure to lead paint, which is commonly found in homes built before 1978. More...

Putnam County History Day Planned for November 18

The Putnam County Historian has announced that the annual Putnam County History Day will be celebrated this year on November 18 with events in the six towns of the County. More...

Commemorative Candle Ceremony to be Held to Recognize Victims of Alzheimer's

On Sunday, November 5, 2006, beginning at 6pm, the Mahopac Chamber Community Park in Putnam County, will be the site of Luminary Ceremony: A Commemorative Candle Lighting, organized by Alzheimer's Association Volunteer Richard Reynolds. More...

Mahopac Youth Caught With Marijuana in Traffic Stop in Putnam Valley

On October 19, 2006 a youth from Mahopac was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department for marijuana possession in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee, Local 19, will conduct recruitment from November 2, 2006 through April 26, 2007 for five linoleum, resilient tile and carpet layer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced tod More...

Veterans' Day Ceremony to be Held at Memorial on St. Mary's Lawn

There will be a brief ceremony on Saturday November 11, 2006 at 11am, at the Veterans Memorial, located on the lawn of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Cold Spring. More...

Worldwide Weather Forecasting Improves...Thank Local Students

It was back in 1962 when a teacher named Jim Witt started teaching at Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak, NY. Although he had no formal training in meteorology, he was extremely interested in the weather. More...

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