June 6, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Coin Collectors to Meet

The Croton River Numismatic society of Carmel, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday. June 19, 2007 in the Guideposts cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 7:30pm. Topics up for discussion at the meeting will include U.S. More...

Local Host Families Needed for Foreign High School Students

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year homestay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. The students are anxiously awaiting news of their new families. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Now Offering Digital Mammography

Women who undergo routine mammograms at The PHC Imaging Center now have the latest diagnostic technology available to them with the addition of a new Selenia digital mammography system from Hologic. More...

Annual Cold Spring Antiques Show This Sunday, June 10 at Mayor's Park

On Sunday, June 10, the Cold Spring Antiques Show is scheduled to happen again. More than 60 dealers will set-up early in the morning at Mayor's Park on Fair Street to get ready for the 9am opening. More...

Wet Weather Didn't Dampen Hikers' Enthusiasm at Museum of the Hudson Highlands' Hike-A-Thon

Clouds and a steady rain didn't deter Museum of the Hudson Highlands' supporters. More than 100 registered hikers - many accompanied by children and other family members - turned out recently for the Museum's first ever Hike- A-Thon. More...

Multi Vendor Tag Sale in Putnam Valley is a Sunset Series Fundraiser

Putnam Valley Sunset Series will hold a Multi Vendor Tag Sale, June 9, at the Leonard Wagner Memorial Town Park. More...

Pilgrims to Flock to Graymoor for St. Anthony Feast Day

Mass Times Changed; Heavy Traffic Expected; Volunteers Needed On Sunday, June 10 in anticipation of the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua (Wednesday, June 13th), scores of pilgrims are expected to visit the St. Anthony Shrine at Graymoor, Rt. More...

Cold Spring's Charles Anastasi Receives Brown Belt in Martial Arts

Twelve year old Charles Anastasi of Cold Spring received a Brown Belt in Martial Arts (JKD) at the JKD Martial Arts Institute in Fishkill. Charles has been studying Martial Arts for four years. More...

"Discovery Quests" at Museum of Hudson Highlands - Grand Opening

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands is proud to introduce a new public education program called "Discovery Quests." Utilizing the recently upgraded trail system at Kenridge Farm the Quests offer a unique way to learn about nature. More...

Talk of the Town

This week we have two special birthdays on our list. Anyone who has frequented the PCN&R offices over the past 18 years knows little Mike, the publisher's son. Well, he's not that small anymore. More...

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Announces Dates for Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Hudson River Valley Greenway and New York: State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to announce the dates of the Eighth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, scheduled for Septemb More...

Father, Son Accused of Harassing Putnam Valley Girl

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the May 24, 2007 arrests of a father and son from the Town of Putnam Valley on harassment and criminal contempt charges. More...

Greenway Announces 2007 Trail Grant Program

$65,000 available for trail construction, improvement and design To recognize National Trails Day, June 2, 2007, Mary Mangione, Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, has announced that applications for the 2007 Greenway Trail Gra More...

NYS DEC Designates Newly Secured Lands as California Hill State Forest

Cleanup scheduled for June 16, 17; volunteers wanted

The New York State Department. More...

Mount Gulian to Celebrate Father's Day

Mount Gulian Historic Site will celebrate Father's Day, Sunday, June 17 with its Free Tours for Fathers program. All dads may tour the site free of charge. Tours will be given at 1:15 and 3pm. More...

Visit Ross Gardens to Benefit Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program and Philipstown Garden Club

Manitoga and Stonecrop Gardens also part of Open Days event this Sunday

On Sunday, June 10, 2007, visit the Ross Gardens, 43 Snake Hill Road, Garrison, 10am to 4pm, a private garden open through The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program. More...

CORRECTIONS

In last week's edition of the PCN&R (May 30, 2007), the letter entitled "Folks Are Stepping Up to the Plate" sent to the PCNR and signed "Patti Pelican, Philipstown," was mistakenly amended to read "Patti Pelican, Philipstown Recreation," therefore More...

Fire Prevention Week 2007 Theme Announced

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced the theme for Fire Prevention Week 2007: "It's Fire Prevention Week - Practice Your Escape Plan." This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week, taking place October 7 through 13, focuses More...

Putnam County Land Trust Conducts Butterfly Walk

Join Southeast resident and butterfly enthusiast, Bill Wallace on a Butterfly Walk through Cranberry Wildlife Management Area in the Town of Patterson, this Saturday, June 9 at 1pm. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center's New Physician Directory Available

The 2007 Physician Directories, listing all of the physicians on staff at the hospital, has been mailed to households in the region, and is also available throughout the hospital facility. More...

Mekeel Corners Chapel Fourth of July Service is Set

The annual Mekeel's Corners Chapel Association 4th of July service will be held at 10am at the Chapel on July 4. All are welcomed. For information call 265-3902. More...

People Against Domestice Violence Sponsor Cold Spring 'Break the Silence' Rally

"Break the Silence - Stop the Violence" was the theme for the second annual rally against Domestic Violence sponsored by People Against Domestic Violence (PADV). More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust to Host 3rd Annual Family Festival

On June 30, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) invites residents and visitors to join them at Philipstown Park in Garrison for the 3rd Annual HHLT Family Festival: a rollicking, old-fashioned community barbeque and square dance. More...

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