March 28, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam County Land Trust Benefit Dinner Features Birds of Prey Demonstration

Another spectacular evening is planned for the Putnam County Land Trust's Annual Benefit Dinner on Saturday, April 28th. The event is to be held at the Starr Ridge Banquet and Conference Center at 38 Starr Ridge Road in Brewster. More...

Easter Celebrations at Graymoor

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will begin their Holy Week observances at Graymoor with the Blessing of the Palms on Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 11am in Pilgrim Hall. More...

Outsmarting Your Fat Cells Program at East Fishkill Library

Learn how to "outsmart your fat cells" at the East Fishkill Community Library on Thursday March 29, 2007 at 7pm. More...

Busy Beavers Make Themselves a Home at Stony Kill Farm

Come see what the busy beavers have done at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center. More...

Project Children Seeks Host Families in NY for Summer 2007

Organization Invites Americans to Open Their Homes and Hearts to 300 Children from Northern Ireland This Summer As it has done for the past 32 years, Project Children will bring 300 boys and girls from Northern Ireland's Protestant and Catholic comm More...

DCC Partners with Empire State Water Well Drillers on Training Programs

Dutchess Community College Office of Community Services is partnering with The Empire State Water Well Drillers to offer formal training programs designed to assist candidates prepare for New York pump installer certification. More...

Superbowl Sunday Volunteers Collected for Food Pantry

On Superbowl Sunday, Volunteers Ray Fitzgerald, Kendra Zeien, Maia Gallagher, and Jessica Neville put their warmest coats on and withstood the cold to run a successful food drive for the Philipstown Food Pantry, all the while sipping mugs of hot cho More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Plans Free Health Fair in Cold Spring

Plans are underway to hold a morning health fair at The Medical Center at Cold Spring on Saturday, May 12 from 8:30am to 12:30pm. It is the day before Mother's Day, and each mom will receive a rose. More...

Holy Week "Triduum" Services at St Mary's

Of course everyone loves a good Christmas service but the Episcopal Church of St Maryin the-Highlands maintains the Holy Week services are far more moving. More...

Public Forum on Service Needs of Chemically Dependent Persons

Input is welcomed into the formulation of the Dutchess CountyDepartment of Mental Hygiene's 2008 Local Governmental Plan for individuals who have chemical dependency problems. More...

Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church Celebrates Easter with Seasonal Music

The church family at historic Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church sends Easter greetings. More...

Talk of the Town

The Philipstown Little League is having a field cleanup this Saturday at the N. Highlands FD fields. Bring your rake, your shovel and your enthusiasm! The season kicks off on April 14. PV will have a parade starting from the Town Park at noon. More...

Business Networking Breakfast Organized by Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a business networking breakfast on Thursday, April 19, 2007 at the Boscobel Carriage House, Route 9D, Garrison. More...

Child/Adult Attention Deficit Group to Meet

CHADD of Putnam and Vicinity will hold its next meeting on Tuesday April 10 at the Four Winds Hospital Conference Center, Route 35, Katonah. Please note that this month will be the 2nd Tuesday, instead of the usual 1st Tuesday. More...

Tips for Deducting Charitable Contributions

When preparing to file your federal tax return, don't forget your contributions to charitable organizations. Your donations could add up to a sizeable tax deduction if you itemize on IRS Form 1040, Schedule A. More...

Childrens' Nutrition Program Rescheduled at East Fishkill Library

East Fishkill Library has rescheduled a previously announced program which was cancelled due to snow: Do your children get sick more often than you'd like? Suffer from mood swings or irritability? Have poor concentration? More...

Cardiologists Talks Scheduled for Two Dates at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Glenn S. Hamroff, board certified cardiologist, will speak about hypertension on Thursday, April 5, at 10am in Dining Room B (lower level) at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. There is no fee. More...

A Buddhist Perspective on Stress: a Talk at Marina Gallery

Stress, agitation, fear, feeling that tightening in the stomach as we start down the road to suffering; we do it to ourselves, as we judge others or ourselves or both. More...

Community Invited to Participate in Labyrinth Walk at First Presbyterian

The community is invited to participate in an open Labyrinth Walk at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown this Thursday, March 29, 2007 from 7 to 9pm. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Weekly Blood Pressure Screening Attracts Many Community Residents

Blood pressure screenings at Hudson Valley Hospital Center continue to draw dozens of community residents each week. More...

Taconic State Park Commission Plans Meeting at Hubbard Lodge

Leslie Parrella, Assistant Regional Director, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced that there will be a meeting of the Taconic State Park, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commission on Friday, March More...

Putnam Valley VFW Hosts Pancake Breakfast

Putnam Valley VFW Post #391will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast. Raffle to support Lions Club Scholarship Fund. The event will take place on Sunday, April 21, from 9am until noon at 541 Oscawana Lake Rd. $5pp, children under 4 free. More...

How to Check on Your Tax Refund

If you already filed your federal tax return and are due a refund, you have several options for checking on the status of your refund. One way is to use "Where's My Refund?" an interactive tool on the IRS Web site at IRS.gov. More...

CORRECTIONS

In the PCN&R 3/21/07 edition article reporting on the Cold Spring Village Board meeting, we reported that the Village's Special Board that is working on a "comprehensive plan" would be approving a survey for residents at their next meeting - April 1 More...

Constitution Island Association is Looking for Volunteers

Constitution Island Association will begin the 2007 season with a brunch for the volunteers on April 3, when all volunteers gather and catch up on the winter's news and discuss plans for the summer season. The house will be opened on April 18. More...

Local Landscaper Participates in 'Green Care For Troops'

Green Surrounding of Brewster provides free lawn care for homes of military serving overseas. Green Surrounding, a fullservice land-care company based in Brewster, has announced its participation in "Green Care for Troops, More...

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