November 29, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Foundry Artifacts Appreciated by Community

Cold Spring's village garage was turned into a museum recently, as 100 people attended an open house of the West Point Foundry Artifact Collection. More...

NYS Public Service Commission Provides Tips to "Put The Freeze" on High Energy Costs this Winter

Despite the moderating prices for natural gas that have occurred recently, this year's winter heating costs will have a significant impact on all New Yorkers, especially seniors and low-income households. More...

Peekskill Sets Ground Breaking for $37 Million Water Treatment Facility

Ground was broken in the biggest public works project in the history of the 350-year old community of Peekskill on Tuesday, Nov. 21. Peekskill is one of only four communities in all of Westchester County to have its own water supply. More...

Leibell Secures Funding for Police Car for Cold Spring

Officer-In-Charge Darrell Burris is pleased to announce the acquisition of a fully equipped 2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Car, for use by the Village of Cold Spring Police Department's K9 Unit. More...

Southeast Museum to Hold Holiday Ornament Workshop

On Saturday, December 2nd at 4:30pm, the Southeast Museum will hold a Holiday Ornament Workshop. Children will enjoy making their very own beautiful holiday ornament for their tree. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Pipes and Drums to Offer New Round of Beginner Classes

The Cold Spring Fire Company Pipes and Drums announce the start of another round of classes for learning Highland Pipes and Highlandstyle drumming. Adults and children ages 11 and older are encouraged to participate. No experience is necessary. More...

Westchester County Resident Arrested on Putnam Valley Warrant

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the November 14, 2006 arrest of a City of Yonkers resident on an outstanding warrant. More...

Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Holiday Party: Community Invited

The Cold Spring Area Chamber The event is $30 for chamber of Commerce will celebrate a successful year with its final event, the Annual Chamber Holiday Party. Set for Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, the party starts at 6pm. More...

Volunteers Needed at Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam

Give the greatest gift of all by volunteering and helping people in your community. Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam is looking for special individuals to donate their time to help those we serve. More...

New York American Patriot Garden Dedicated in Cold Spring on Veterans' Day Weekend

This year, Veterans' Day weekend was highlighted on November 12th by the formal dedication of a New York American Patriot Garden in Cold Spring's McConville Park to memorialize the victims and heroes of 9/11. More...

'Picturing Mary' Documentary Screening At Graymoor

Picturing Mary, an hour-long documentary will be previewed at Graymoor before its television premiere. More...

Cold Spring Police Investigation Eliminates Recent Suspicions Regarding Vehicles and Their Contact with Children

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department reports the resolution of several recent complaints involving suspicious vehicles and their contact with area juveniles. More...

Talk of the Town

The Holiday Season in Cold Spring got a great send off thanks to Rand Otten and PARC. The Candlelight House tours brought out so many people that the annual Halloween parade looks to have some serious competition! More...

New Year of Shalom Tots and Temple Beth-El

Celebrate Shabbat with your little ones on the first Saturday of every month including Saturday December 2th and Saturday January 6th. All programs begin at 11:15am and include stories, songs, prayers, snacks and FUN! More...

Weight Loss/Glucose Control Focus of Putnam Hospital Center's Diabetes Support Group

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Diabetes Support & Education Group will be held on Tuesday, December 12th, at 6pm, in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Veterans' Groups Seek Addresses of Active Armed Forces Members

The VFW and American Legion of Cold Spring are planning on sending Post Exchange Gift Cards to all Philipstown residents currently serving our country in Iraq, Afghanistan, the United States and other parts of the world. More...

Ryan Bodge Deployed in Iraq

First Lieutenant Ryan A. Bodge, son of Barbara A. White, born and raised in Cold Spring, is currently deployed for six months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lt. More...

Bereavement Support Group at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Susan Walton, CSW, is the moderator of a bereavement support group that helps people get through the loss of a loved one, and this is especially important as the holidays approach. More...

George Stevenson Observes Veteran's Day

Cold Spring resident George Stevenson, son of WWII veteran More...

Galef Announces High School Internship Program

New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef has begun her '06-'07 school year internship program for local high school and college students. More...

Brewster Arena Hosting Chanukah on Ice Celebration

If you are looking for a unique way to have some Chanukah fun this season, what could be more delightful than a combination of sparkling ice and a dazzling menorah? More...

Motorists Cited for Driving with Suspended Licenses, Registrations

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recent arrests of three motorists for driving with suspensions against their licenses or vehicle registrations. More...

American Red Cross Offers Advice on Winter Weather Preparation, Colds and Flu

Winter officially begins Thursday, December 21, and the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) advises New Yorkers to prepare now, before the first snowflake falls here, for the deep freeze, blustery storms, the slipping and sliding, along More...

Hanukkah Celebration at Temple Beth-El

A wonderful, joyful Hanukkah celebration with music and singing will take place on Sunday afternoon at Temple Beth- El beginning at 4pm. The program will include the installation of their new Rabbi, Rabbi Neal Joseph Loevinger. More...

Interfaith Discussion Led by Head of National Council of Churches at Garrison Institute

An interfaith discussion with the Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar, former Congressman who heads the National Council of the Churches of Christ, will take place on Wednesday, December 20th. More...

The US Marine Corps Reserves 'Toys For Tots' Program in Full Swing

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots program is up and running throughout Philipstown. Those who wish to donate an unwrapped new toy will have many locations to choose from. More...

New York Housing Market Slows in October

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in October dropped slightly more than 7 percent compared to October 2005, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Morning Star Vigil at Garrison Institute

A unique holiday celebration will take place at Garrison Institute on December 8th-9th, and the public is invited. The "Morning Star Vigil" begins at 6pm with a family-style dinner and continues through a festive breakfast the following morning. More...

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