May 30, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Metro-North's New Timetables Take Effect Monday, June 11

To accommodate the installation of concrete ties this summer on the Upper Hudson and Outer New Haven lines, a new timetable will be issued on June 11th. Service adjustments will affect reverse-peak, off-peak and weekend service. More...

"'The Ask" Program for Fundraisers Presented by Putnam Community Service Network

On Tuesday June 12, the Putnam Community Service Network (PCSN) and the United Way - Pace University Not-for-Profit Management Center, will present a workshop on 'how to ask anyone for a special project, an annual gift, major gift, planned or capi More...

Putnam Valley Sunset Series Holding Tag Sale June 9

The Sunset Series will have a "Tag Sale" on Saturday, June 9 from 10am-4pm at Leonard Wagner Memorial Park Pavilion in Putnam Valley. More...

Stony Kill Hosts Birthday Party for Splash the River Otter

You're invited to a birthday party for Splash the river otter. Splash is Stony Kill's six-foot mascot. Come wish Splash a happy birthday on Saturday, June 2 from 10am to 3pm. Kids, make sure mom and dad bring fishing gear and a camera. More...

Lawn Party to Benefit Chapel of Our Lady

On a clear day you can see forever, or at least as far as Manhattan and the Empire State Building, from the Garrison estate of Clara and Bevis Longstreth, site of Chapel Of Our Lady Restoration's annual lawn party benefit. More...

Putnam Valley Kids' Choice Book Club Celebrates its'

On May 22, 2007, the Kids' Choice Book Club celebrated their first anniversary - a year of reading for some of Putnam Valley's Elementary School age children. More...

West Point Foundry Tours to Showcase New Elements at Archaeology Project

Scenic Hudson and Michigan Technological University will host two "Day at the Foundry" tours on Saturday, June 2, and Saturday, July 14, from 10am- 4pm (rain or shine). More...

Demonstration Lecture on Fly Fishing and the Croton Watershed at Southeast Museum

Come to the Southeast Museum on Saturday, June 16, 2007 at 2pm, for an informative presentation by John Genovesi from the Croton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Mr. More...

Hospice Care in Putnam Offers Free Bereavement Support Groups

People often feel overwhelmed with grief following the loss of a loved one. More...

NY State Sheriffs' Association Held Basic Education School

The New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute recently held a week-long Basic School for deputy sheriffs and civilian staff who work in Sheriffs' civil divisions. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 1000, will conduct recruitment from May 21 through November 19 for three skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today. More...

Talk of the Town

The Highlands Garden Club did a great job with the floral display at the foot of Main Street in Cold Spring, just in time for the terrific Memorial Day holiday. The place was jumpin! More...

CORRECTION:

Elizabeth Norris, who sent us last week's "Notes From the Foundry" column, has advised the PCN&R that the article was written by Dan Trepal of Michigan Tech. More...

Perinatal Mood Disorders Examined in Department of Health Community Education Day

The Putnam County Department of Health, in conjunction with the Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network, held the first of what will become an annual Community Health Education Day to promote awareness of perinatal health issues on Thursday, May 17. More...

Parenting Support at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

-The Warm Line Open day or night to answer questions about baby's care. Speak directly to the newborn nursery staff about concerns. Call 914-734-3261. More...

Defensive Driving for all Drivers at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Joan King is the instructor for "Defensive Driving for All Drivers." The next session will be held on June 23 in the Wagner Conference Room at Hudson Valley Hospital Center from 9am to 3pm. Pre-registration is required. More...

Association of Development Officers Breakfast Workshop to Focus on One-Person Development Offices

Join Rand Otten of Putnam ARC and Lucille Geraci- Miranda of the Salvation Army at the June 21, 2007 ADO Northern Westchester/Putnam Breakfast Workshop. More...

Christian Arts Camp at Gilead Presbyterian Church

There will be a Christian Arts Camp, to be held from June 25- 29, Monday to Firday, at Gilead Presbyterian Church, Church St., Carmel, for children ages 3 years through 5th grade. The cost is $5 per day or $20 for the week. More...

Outdoor Fun at Stony Kill Farm

The world around us has come alive. Join us at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center for some fun in the sun and shade. These programs are fit for the whole family. More...

Putnam County's Renowned Stonecrop Gardens and Glynwood Center Added to Secret Garden Tour

First Putnam County-wide "Secret Garden Tour" fundraiser set for Saturday, June 16, 2007 Putnam ARC, the leading provider of services for people with disabilities in Putnam County, has teamed together with private home owners, and now Stonecrop Ga More...

Children at The Learning Center Create a Rainbow of Flowers

Spring is here, and to celebrate, the children of The Learning Center at Philipstown Recreation set out to create a rainbow of flowers in front of the Community Center. Parents graciously donated plantings and joined in on the planting process. More...

Beacon Sloop Club Strawberry Festival to Take Place on June 10

Once again it's strawberry time in the Hudson Valley. The Beacon Sloop Club's legendary annual Strawberry Festival happens on Sunday June 10, rain or shine, from 12-6pm at Riverfront Park in Beacon (very close to the Beacon Train Station). More...

Nighttime Illumination at Bannerman's Island

The Irvington Education Foundation and the Irvington High School Tech Theater Program, working with Deke Hazirjian, the Bannerman Castle Trust and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, announce the filmed illumin More...

Putnam County Day to be Celebrated at Historic Putnam County Courthouse in Carmel

Putnam County will observe the 195th Anniversary of its creation on Friday, June 8, 2007, at 10am. The theme this year will be "The Old Mills of Putnam County", Richard Othmer, Kent Historian, will speak on "The Restoration of Ludington's Mill". More...

Sign up for Free SeniorNet Computer Workshops

The following Free Workshops will be held at the William Koehler Senior Center, Office of the Aging, 180 Route 6, Mahopac: 1. Beginners Workshop: for people who have little or no computer knowledge & planning to take Basic Beginners Course. More...

Hudson River Healthcare and The Preservation Company to Present 'Pieces Of Joy' Art Auction And Reception

On Saturday, June 9, Hudson River HealthCare and The Preservation Company will honor Westchester County Commissioner of Health, Dr. More...

CORRECTION

Elizabeth Norris, who sent us last week's "Notes From the Foundry" column, has advised the PCN&R that the article was written by Dan Trepal of Michigan Tech. More...

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