August 15, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Military Munitions Study Released

Locations near West Point reviewed for potential of unexploded ordnance

Results from a site inspection for a military munitions response study, part of a Department of Defense (DoD)- wide program to review locations on and off West Point regarding the potential for unexploded ordnance in areas no longer being used as r More...

National Arbor Day Foundation Offering 10 Free Trees

Everyone who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during August 2007 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees. More...

Benjamin Spooner and Kristen Vasselman Celebrated Their Wedding

Family and friends celebrated the marriage of Benjamin Spooner of Cold Spring and Kristen Vasselman of Massapequa, New York on a beautiful Friday afternoon, November 24, 2006. The ceremony took place at St. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Offers Peek at Fall Programs

Hudson Valley Hospital Center has put together the Healthy Fall calendar of events for 2007. More...

Youth Charged With Assaulting Girlfriend in Putnam Valley

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of Mr. Tyler A. Kubichko, aged 16, of Putnam Valley was arrested on August 6, 2007, on charges of assaulting and menacing his 18-yearold girlfriend. According to reports, Mr. More...

Create Your Own Greeting Cards at East Fishkill Library

Come to the East Fishkill Community Library on Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 10:30am to create your own greeting cards. Cindy Senese of Stampin' Up will lead this class limited to 15 participants. More...

Bannerman Island Garden Picnic and Tour Aug 18

The Bannerman Castle Trust is holding a garden party on Saturday, August 18, to celebrate the opening of the newly restored Wee Bay Garden. More...

Putnam Community Service Network Presents Effective Leadership Communication Skills Workshop

The Putnam Community Service Workshop, in cooperation with Putnam County Personnel Department presents a United Way-Pace University not-for-profit Management Center program: Effective Leadership Communication Skills. More...

Manitoga Camp Has Best Season Yet

In its best season yet, Manitoga's Summer Nature & Design Camp was host to more than one hundred children ages 5 to 12 this summer. More...

Green Chimneys Expands Therapeutic Riding Program for Children with Special Needs

Volunteers Sought From Westchester, Putnam And Dutchess Counties

One of the nation's premier riding facilities is looking for volunteers to assist with its expanded therapeutic riding program, starting in September. More...

Help Offset Education Costs with Tax Credits and Deductions

It is Back-to-School time and maybe time for a tax break, too. Whether you are paying for a college education or a teacher buying items for your classroom, per the IRS, education credits and deductions can help lower your tax bill. More...

Talk of the Town

We heard that Our Lady of Loretto Church will be marking their 100th anniversary in early September with a three-day festival starting on September 7. What changes the Parish has witnessed over the years! More...

Back to School Safety Tips and Helpful Advice for Children, Parents and Drivers

With the start of each new school year, students are once again rushing to be on time, parents are getting them on their way, and drivers are going about their business, but experts say that all of them could heed some advice on safety. More...

Putnam Youths Enjoy Sheriff's Summer Camp

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that nine boys and girls from Putnam County were among about 900 children from across the state who recently attended the New York State Sheriff's Association Institute's 2007 Summer Camp. More...

Gilead Presbyterian Church is Going to the Dogs (and Cats and Gerbils and Goldfish)

Yes, on Sunday afternoon, August 26, under the tent, at 2pm Gilead Presbyterian Church will hold a Blessing of the Animals. Bring your fuzzy friends to celebrate the feast of St. Francis, patron saint of animals. More...

Annual Chess Tournament at Takes Place at John Jay Homestead

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site and the Max Pavey Chess Club will hold the thirtythird annual John Jay Homestead Chess Tournament on Labor Day, Monday, September 3. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, September 6, 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...

Hudson River Maritime Museum Announces Lighthouse Trips

Take a boat ride on the Estuary Steward and stop for a tour of the historic Rondout II Lighthouse. More...

Galef/Saland Bill Saves School District Funds

Governor Spitzer signed into law on August 1st Legislative Bill A6117-A/S3577-A, which will ensure that school districts have sufficient funds to pay refunds ordered by real property tax certiorari cases. More...

Glynwood Hosts Second Bee- Keeping Workshop

There's Honey in Your Hives! Master Beekeeper Rodney Dow will conduct the second in a two-part workshop on beekeeping. More...

Dutchess County Man Accosts Woman and Assaults Her Husband at Putnam Valley Store

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the arrest of Mr. Diego L. Zuniga, aged 27, of LaGrangeville, Dutchess County, for assault. More...

Enjoy Day's Worth of Outdoor Fun at Scenic Hudson's Parks Festival

Scenic Hudson's Parks Festival, a daylong celebration of summer featuring lots of outdoor fun, will take place at three of the organization's most popular mid-Hudson parks on Saturday, Aug. 25. More...

Lemonade Stand at All Sport Fishkill Supports Cancer Drive

Quench your thirst at All Sport Fishkill with a cool can of lemonade, and give a child stricken with cancer hope for the future. Or purchase a 12 pack of Personal Training coupons at All Sport Fishkill to help support these children. More...

Casey Meets Kasey

Former Cold Spring resident Casey Kane meets her favorit NASCAR driver, Kasey Kahne at the NASCAR Speed Par in Myrtle Beach. More...

Volunteer Training for Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam is fully committed to giving exceptional care to the patients on our program and their families. More...

Tara Spooner Wed to Robert Naughter

On July 20, 2007, Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring was the site of the wedding celebration of Tara Jean Spooner of Cold Spring and Robert Naughter of Albany, New York. Father Brian McSweeny officiated the ceremony. More...

Janine Arceo Marries Christopher Rimm

Mr. & Mrs. Louis Arceo of Garrison are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Janine to Christopher Rimm, son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Rimm, also of Garrison. More...

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