July 18, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Anna Warner's Border Garden Featured on Garden Day at Constitution Island

On Saturday, July 28, 10am to 4pm, the Constitution Island Association will host one of its end-of-the-month events, emphasizing Anna Warner's border garden and her book, Gardening By Myself. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class August 11

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, August 11th, from 9am to 5pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Osteoporosis Awareness Group to Meet

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

American Red Cross Appoints New Assistant Director of Response for Putnam/West Point Disaster Planning and Response Unit

The American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) has appointed Mary Ellen Douglas to the position of assistant director of response for its disaster planning and response unit at the chapter's Putnam/ West Point area office. More...

Weekend Lighthouse Tours at Stony Point Battlefield Site

Each weekend through October, the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site and the Stony Point Lighthouse invite visitors to tour the oldest lighthouse along the Hudson River. More...

Composters Come to Philipstown

Did you know that about onethird of the space in our landfill is taken up with organic waste from our yards and kitchens? More...

An Interview with Incoming Cold Spring Lions Club President Fred Clarke

During his inaugural address to members of the Cold Spring Lions Club, incoming President Fred Clarke focused on three major goals for the club: Building up the Leo's organization, More...

IRS Advises Parents Can Get Credit for Sending Kids to Day Camp

Here's a tax break for the busy summer. Many working parents must arrange for care of their children under 13 years of age during the school vacation period. A popular solution, with a tax benefit, is a day camp program. More...

Building Bridges Rowers Participate in the Great Hudson River Paddle

For the third year students from Building Bridges Building Boats joined adult kayakers on The Great Hudson River Paddle sponsored by the Hudson River Valley Greenway. This year there were two 26-foot row boats, Storm King, and Ropa. More...

Talk of the Town

Things are coming together that makes it sound like everyone should clear their calendars for Saturday August 4! More...

Athletes For A Cure to Hold Informational Meeting

Athletes For A Cure: The Westchester/Hudson Valley Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will be holding a free informational meeting on Saturday, August 11 at 10am at the Parker Corp. More...

Holistic Moms Host Open Forum Discussion at Desmond-Fish Library

The Holistic Moms Network - Putnam Chapter will host an open forum discussion on Tuesday, July 31 & Tuesday, August 28 from 7-9pm at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison, in the Children's Room, upstairs.(intersection of Rt. More...

Red Cross Seeks Americorps Volunteers in Putnam County

The American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) is seeking volunteers who can participate in the AmeriCorps National Preparedness and Response Corps (ANPRC) program that has been established to work from Red Cross area offices in Orange, Putna More...

IRS to Notify Small Tax- Exempt Organizations of New Information Reporting Requirement

The Internal Revenue Service today announced that it began mailing educational letters this month to more than 650,000 small tax-exempt organizations that may be required to submit a new annual notice, Form 990- N, "Electronic Notice (e-Postcard) f More...

Putnam County Children's Committee Presents $500 to Putnam CAP

Again this year, the Putnam County Children's Committee presented $500 to Putnam CAP for their annual school supply program. More...

Sons of Italy to Hold Benefit Brunch

The Order of Sons of Italy in America, Beacon Lodge #2629 will hold a benefit brunch at Gully's Restaurant, located on the Newburgh waterfront on Sunday, August 19th from 9:30 until 11:30am. More...

Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival

Once again its time for fresh local-grown corn right here in the Hudson Valley. The Beacon Sloop Club's annual Corn celebration happens on Sunday Aug 12 from 12 noon to 6pm rain/or shine at the Beacon Waterfront. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Announces New Slate of Officers

The Cold Spring Lions Club announced their newly elected slate of officers for the 2007- 2008 year. Lion President John Merante will step down this month, and his duties will be assumed by President-elect Fred Clarke. More...

Third Annual Motorcycle Run for H.O.P.E.

On Sunday, July 29, 2007 the Putnam Community Action Program will be sponsoring their third annual motorcycle run for H.O.P.E. (Hope, Oppression, Poverty, Equality). More...

Election Day Poll Workers Needed for Cold Spring Elections

The Village of Cold Spring needs polling place workers for the Village elections. The elections usually take place on the third Tuesday in March, and have in the past been from 12 noon to 9pm. More...

August 4 Blowing Off Steam Parade to Honor Fulton's First Engine Successes

Two hundred years ago in August, Robert Fulton made several trial runs up the Hudson River to Albany, testing the first successful coupling of a boat and the steam engine. More...

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