April 11, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Cold Spring Emerges as a New Center for Fashion and Home Design Week

Cold Spring celebrates with a week-long Fashion and Home Design Week April 23-29. Several award-winning restaurants will host Fashion Shows during their lunch and dinner service. More...

Philipstown Blood Drive Committee Offering Free Meals at Local Eateries for Next Drive

Will take place on May 4th at North Highlands Firehouse, Cold Spring At the last Philipstown blood drive, a long-time donor brought up the fact that the same people come to every drive, year after year. More...

Plumbers And Steamfitters Recruit Apprentices

The Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Ulster Counties, Local 21, will conduct recruitment from April 2 through April 19 for 15 plumber/steamfitter and five refrigeration/air conditioning me More...

Putnam Valley Youths Arrested for Harassing Classmate

Two Town of Putnam Valley youths have been arrested for harassing another classmate and allegedly taking the young man's iPod, Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith reports. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 754, will conduct recruitment from April 4 through September 26 for five skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today. More...

Census Bureau to Survey Nation's Spending Habits

Beginning in April, U.S. Census Bureau field representatives will collect information about how much Americans spend for groceries, clothing, transportation, housing, health care and other items from a sample of households across the country. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Holds Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, May 3rd, from 7:30 to 9pm, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a free Breastfeeding Class at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Drew United Methodist Church Hosts Steamship Round Dinner

The Drew United Methodist Church in Carmel will be holding a Colonial Themed Steamship Round (Roast Beef) dinner on Saturday, April 28, 2007 from 4-8pm, in conjunction with the Sybil Ludington Reenactment celebrations occurring in Carmel on April 27 More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Announces 2007 Takea Hike Schedule

Looking for some outdoor, family friendly fun or are you an experienced hiker looking for a challenge? The Hudson Highlands Land Trust sponsored Take a Hike! program has something for everyone. More...

Family Frog Walk at Putnam Valley Elementary

Put on your muck-boots and get ready to go searching for frogs, toads, and salamanders. This free fun, family-oriented nature program, featuring Taro Ietaka will be held on Sunday, April 15. More...

Cold Spring Lions Host Second Annual "Shred-It Day" to Prevent ID Theft

Mobile Shredders will Offer Free Disposal of Confidential Information for Residents

The Lions Club of Cold Spring & Garrison will host its Second Annual "Shred-It to Prevent Identity Theft Day" to raise awareness about the dangers of not properly disposing unwanted personal documents and information. More...

Cold Spring Village Board to Hold Earth Day Workshop Meeting on the Environment

The Cold Spring Village Board will dedicate a portion of its Tuesday, April 17th workshop meeting to discussing environmental issues. More...

U.S. Rep. John Hall Debuts New Congressional Website to Improve Communications

Representative John Hall announced today that his new, official Congressional website is now accessible on the Internet. More...

Talk on Psychology of Metabolism at Beacon Market

On Monday, April 16, 2007, Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor Marika Blossfeldt will give a free interactive and fun talk about how relaxation, awareness, rhythm, and pleasure affect our energy and wellbeing as well as calorieburning capacity a More...

Hudson River Extravaganza at Howland Public Library

Educators from the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater will be presenting a "Hudson River Extravaganza" at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, on April 24 at 6:15pm. More...

Land Trust Publishes Dark-Sky Resource Guide

Since the beginning of the year, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust has been working with residents, lighting experts, local contractors, and municipal officials to provide solutions for reducing light pollution in the Highlands. More...

Temple Beth-El Offers Children's Passover Program

On Saturday, April 14, at 11:15am families with tots are invited to celebrate Passover and Shabbat at Temple Beth- El in Poughkeepsie. More...

Local Science Projects to be Featured at Tri-County Science Technology Fair

The Putnam Children's Discovery Center is once again organizing first place science project winners from Putnam, Rockland & Westchester schools for a regional competition to be held at the Tri- County Science Technology Fair on April 21 at the Kenne More...

Putnam Valley Man Threatens Wife, Surrenders to Sheriff's Department

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the April 1, 2007 arrest of John Zarcone, 45, of Putnam Valley, on charges stemming from his threat to kill his wife. Mr. More...

Putnam Residents Team up With American Cancer Society to Fight Cancer in Relay for Life 2007

Putnam County residents joined the American Cancer Society at the Relay For Life Kick Off & Community Reception on March 29th at Putnam National Golf Club in Mahopac. More...

Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Recruit Apprentices

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, Local 5, will conduct recruitment for five bricklayer/ mason/plasterer apprentices from April 2 through September 24, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Series of Free Parenting Classes

On Saturday, May 5th, Putnam Hospital Center's maternity department will offer a series of free parenting classes in its Birthing Center, located at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Mahopac and Putnam Valley SeniorNets Schedule Free Computer Classes

Calendars in Mahopac and Putnam Valley should have the following dates noted for these upcoming SeniorNet Seminars and Registrations. More...

Celebrate Earth Day 2007 with The Beacon Sloop Club & Clearwater at the Beacon Waterfront

The Beacon Sloop Club and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater will celebrate Earth Day Saturday April 21st with a festival at the Beacon Waterfront. The sloop Clearwater will be open to the public for tours and sails. More...

Tire-Slashing Incidents in Cold Spring Under Investigation

The Village of Cold Spring Police is investigating 2 separate incidents of criminal mischief to one Rock Street resident's vehicle tires. More...

Talk of the town

Play Ball!! While the major leagues had their day in the spotlight last weekend, our local stars will be shining this Saturday with the Little League opening day events. More...

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