March 14, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Osteoporosis Awareness Group to Meet

The Osteoporosis Awareness Group brings together women and men of all ages concerned about Osteoporosis. Join us for support, shared experiences and learning the value of a healthy lifestyle in dealing with this condition. More...

IRS Advises Tax Credits Available to Offset Education Costs

Education tax credits can help offset the costs of higher education for yourself or a dependent. The Hope Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit are two education credits available which may benefit you. More...

March Nature Programs at Stony Kill

March over to Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center this month for exciting opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. More...

Putnam Valley Republican Committee Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

The Putnam Valley Republican Committee invites you to their annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration on Saturday, March 17th from 3-6pm. The event is being held at Hanlon's Neighborhood Steakhouse, 151 Bryant Pond Road, Mahopac. $35 Per Person. More...

Nature Strollers Adult/Child Hiking Group at Kenridge Farm

Nature Strollers getting ready to hike On Tuesday, March 20 at 9:30am (raindate: March 27) join Naturalist Guide, Laurel Dodge on a one-hour hike at the Museum of the Hudson Highlands' Kenridge Farm location, Route 9W, Cornwall. More...

Den 6 Tiger Cubs visit WHUD

The Tiger Cubs of Garrison's Den 6 were treated to a great day by Kacey at WHUD. The Tiger Cubs are working hard at completing all the requirements of their Tiger Cub Badge, including Communications. More...

Spring Brings More Health Information to Community at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is continuing to offer free support groups including: Alzheimer's Support Group for Caregivers. Registration is required at 914-737-2255. More...

Historical Stone Walls Walk to Take Place at Sterling Farm Preserve

On Sunday, March 18th at 2pm, Dr. Mitch Wagener of Southern Connecticut University will lead a walk that will explore the ecological effect of historical stone walls. More...

Clay Angels at Philipstown Rec Receive Donations of Pottery Wheel and Kiln

Angels are alive and active in Philipstown. They are working to help give fruition to the artistic visions of our children. And their work is gaining momentum. More...

March is National Nutrition Month

The Putnam County Department of Health would like to encourage Putnam County residents, particularly children, to eat healthier and become more active. More...

NYC Man Arrested for Drunk Driving

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the March 5, 2007 arrest of Franklin Altmann, 57, of New York City, on drunk driving charges in the Town of Philipstown. Mr. Altmann's arrest was the result of a traffic stop. More...

Minor Car Accident Leads to Arrest of Staten Island Man for Suspended License

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the March 4, 2007 arrest of a Staten Island, NY man after he was found to be driving with a suspended license. More...

2007 Putnam County Youth Bureau to Host Their Youth Awards Dinner

The volunteer members of the Putnam County Youth Board, in conjunction with the Putnam County Youth Bureau, will host their 22nd Annual Youth Awards Dinner Friday, April 13th, 2007 at 7pm at Mahopac Golf Club. More...

Little Stony Point Maple Syrup Day a Sweet Success

Rich Anderson and visitors oversee the boiler as sap is reduced to maple syrup at Little Stony Point's Maple Sugar Day. At the end of the day everyone enjoyed the outing, despite the reduced yield this year. More...

Benefit Brunch for Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps

On Sunday, March 25, 2007, the Coris family will hold a benefit brunch for the Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps. The brunch will take place at Dutchess Manor on Route 9D, with two seatings: 10:30am and noon. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Offers Summer Internships with Local Organizations

The Philipstown Garden Club in partnership with local organizations will once again sponsor area students for summer intern positions. The internship program has been running for ten years with over 40 interns completing the program. More...

Hudson River Valley Wine & Culinary Center Study Funded by State

The New York Wine and Grape Foundation (NYWGF) is the recipient of an Empire State Development grant of $44,500 to conduct a professional planning study to explore the creation of the Hudson River Valley Wine & Culinary Center (HRVWCC). More...

Living with Allergies and Asthma Talk at East Fishkill Library

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Discussion of The Wal-Mart Effect Book at East Fishkill Library

On Thursday, March 22, 2007 at 6:30pm the EFCL Evening Book club gathers to discuss by The Wal-Mart Effect by Charles Fishman. More...

K9'S Against Cancer Invites Dogs and Their Owners to Dogswalk at Bear Mountain

Dogs of all ages, colors, shapes and sizes are invited to bring their owners and meet other dogs at the American Cancer Society's Annual dogswalk Against Cancer on Sunday, May 6, 2007 at Bear Mountain State Park. More...

Beekeeping Workshop at Glynwood

Rodney Dow, Master Beekeeper and Garrison resident, will be conducting the first in a 2-part beekeeping workshop at Glynwood Farm on Saturday, April 7. Although people keep bees for their honey, Mr. More...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic offered by Dept. of Health

The Putnam County Department of Health is sponsoring a free Rabies Vaccination Clinic at the South Putnam Animal Hospital on 230B Baldwin Place Road in Mahopac on Saturday, March 24, 2007 from 3-5pm. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets! More...

Electric Resistance Water Heaters Least Expensive to Purchase Most Expensive to Operate

"Use of an electric resistance storage tank water heater is the most expensive method for heating water for your home" according to Patricia Madigan with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Putnam County. More...

DCC Offers Summer Youth Program in Performing Arts

The Dutchess Community College Office of Community Services is offering the Summer Performing Arts Institute, a noncredit program for students ages 8 through 17. More...

Jazz Vespers Features Celtic Flair This Saturday

Make St. Patrick's Day a twoday celebration by coming to this special Celtic themed Jazz Vespers this Saturday, March 17th at 5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Leaping (and Crawling) Leprechauns!" Stony Kill Farm

Celebrate this green holiday with a family-oriented workshop and outdoor walk entitled "Leaping (and Crawling) Leprechauns!" at Stony Kill Environmental Education Center on Saturday, March 17, at 2pm. More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Achieves 1000-Acre Milestone with Protection of Historic Putnam Valley Farm

Dick Perry has lived much of his life on the 100-acre farm on Peekskill Hollow Road that his family has owned for 123 years- since his great-grandparents Emily and Miles Perry moved there during the presidency of Chester Alan Arthur. More...

Forum to be Held by Putnam County Agencies Serving the Disabled this Saturday

The Putnam County Office for People with Disabilities, Putnam County Coordinating Council for People with Disabilities, and the Putnam Community Services Board, in partnership with various community agencies that serve people with disabilities, will More...

Westchester Man Violated Court Order on Same Day it Was Issued

Mr. John Horton, age 40, of North Salem, NY, was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department on March 6, 2007 for allegedly violating a Court Order to "stay away" from an ex-girlfriend living in Putnam Valley. More...

Sandy Galef Reminds 9/11 Workers and Volunteers of Deadline for Workers' Compensation Benefits

9/11 responders who helped in the rescue, recovery, or cleanup of the World Trade Center ruins have until August 14, 2007 to register to preserve their rights to file a workers' compensation claim in case of future illness. More...

Westchester 17-Year-Old Arrested for Driving with Suspended License

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the February 27, 2007 arrest of Carl Brezovsky, 17, of Cortlandt Manor, on a charge of driving with a suspended license in the Town of Philipstown. More...

New York Housing Market Off to Usual January Start

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York state in January were at typical levels compared to the past few years, according to preliminary singlefamily sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. More...

Free Copies of Putnam Hospital Center 2007 Medical Staff Directory Now Available

Recently updated, Putnam Hospital Center is offering members of the community free copies of its photographic medical staff directory. More...

Talk of the Town

Has everyone adapting to the new time change? Very dark mornings, but lighter evenings. But don't count out old man winter just yet - he always has a few surprises for everyone. We'd like to wish happy birthdays to Max Ringelstein, his very first! More...

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