August 29, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Red Cross Sponsors Army vs. Temple Tailgate Fundraiser

The American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) - Putnam/West Point will host a tailgate fundraiser prior to the September 29 football game between Army and Temple University. More...

Statewide Trails and Greenways Conference on Healthy Trails, Healthy Communities

Parks & Trails New York will hold its third Trails and Greenways Conference, September 28 and 29, at the R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center on the campus of Monroe Community College in Rochester. More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance Holds Open House to Introduce Community Members to their Congregation

Beacon Hebrew Alliance is pleased and proud to welcome Josh Wohl as its new Rabbi. He will be conducting his first service at BHA on Friday, September 7 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend. More...

Students and Colleagues Gather at Memorial Service for Ingeborg Graner

Among those gathered July 21, 2007 for the memorial service of former Haldane phys. ed. More...

St. Christopher's Inn Receives Grant for Their Job-Readiness Programs for Homeless and Addicted Men

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Christian/Gospel Open Mic Night at Living Water Coffeehouse

You are invited to participate in a warm and friendly open stage whether you play an instrument, sing, tell stories, recite poetry, juggle, do magic tricks, or anything else, even (or especially) if you've never performed before. More...

Putnam ARC Provides Support Groups for Persons With Brain Injuries

For more than a dozen years, Putnam ARC has been providing support groups for persons with brain injuries as well as significant others, professionals and interested parties. The next cycle of weekly groups will commence in September. More...

Stony Kill Farm Offers a Variety of September Nature Walks

September is a great month to get outdoors and appreciate nature. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center has scheduled gentle walks, lively hikes and a spider program that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. More...

Molly Freeman, 2007 Philipstown Garden Club Intern at Stonecrop Gardens

Molly Freeman is the Philipstown Garden Club intern working at Stonecrop Gardens this summer. More...

Putnam County Board of Elections Schedules Additional Office Hours for Absentee Voting

In addition to their regular business hours of 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, the Putnam County Board of Elections, located at One Geneva Road, in Brewster, will be open as follows for absentee voting: Tue. Sept. 4, 5-7pm Thu. Sept. More...

Putnam Community Service Network to Hold Annual Awards Breakfast

Mark your calendars now for Friday, September 28, at 9am, when the Putnam Community Service Network holds its Twenty-second Annual Awards Breakfast at Guideposts in Carmel. More...

9/11 Memorial Ceremony to be Held at Graymoor

The Friars of the Atonement and the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company will hold a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 8:30am, at Graymoor, home to a World Trade Center Memorial Cross. All are welcome. More...

Sheriff's Patrols to Focus on Unfocused Drivers

County Sheriff's deputies will be joining with the New York State Police and local police departments in stepping up their enforcement efforts to curb acts of distracted driving. More...

Nancy Belluscio, Former Haldane Teacher, to Participate in Half Marathon in Honor of Kristen Faust

This September 16, Nancy Belluscio, a retired Health and Physical Education teacher from Haldane High School in Cold Spring will be participating in the half marathon in Schroon Lake, NY where she is now operating the Tumble Inn Bed and Breakfast. More...

Talk of The Town

Hope everyone's gearing up for school. Last minute pencils and books along with that must have piece of new fashion will occupy most parent's time this weekend. More...

Governor Spitzer Signs Legislation Increasing Rights for the Disabled

Governor Eliot Spitzer today announced that he has signed legislation significantly expanding the avenues for people with disabilities to assert their rights. More...

Date Announced for Hudson Valley Hospital Center's Annual Auxiliary Ball

Steering Committee, work to make the hospital's biggest fundraising event a success. More...

AD/HD Support Meeting Scheduled by CHADD

CHADD of Putnam and vicinity will hold its next meeting on Tuesday September 11 at the Four Winds Hospital Conference Center, Route 35, Katonah. Please note that September's meeting will be on the 2nd Tuesday instead of the usual 1st Tuesday. More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement to Host 14th Annual Sharing Hope Celebration Dinner

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will host their Fourteenth Annual Sharing Hope Celebration Dinner at The Pierre in New York City on Friday, October 12, 2006, at 7pm. More...

Free "Mother/Daughter Eating Connection" Workshop at Club Fit

Join Doreen Corrado, LCSWR, on Monday, October 1, from at 7:30pm, as she explains the mother-daughter relationship as it influences eating, food choices, dieting, body-image and self-image. Is dieting seen as a rite of passage? More...

Noisy Insects? Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Has the Answers

On Saturday, September 8, at 10am, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will answer the question, "Who are those Noisy Insects?" This time of year the air is filled with the humming and buzzing of interesting insect sounds; have you ever wondered who More...

Free Ballroom and Social Dance Session at Starlight Ballroom

Estelle & Alfonso's Starlight Ballroom is opening its' doors for a free session for any adults who like to dance. Practice social/ballroom. Latin and American music. Tuesday, September 18 from 8-10pm. Located next to Splash Down in Fishkill. More...

IRS Warns Taxpayers of New E-mail Scams

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a new phishing scam, in which an e-mail purporting to come from the IRS advises taxpayers they can receive $80 by filling out an online customer satisfaction survey. More...

School's Open - Drive Carefully

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department urges both children and drivers to take precautions

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department is urging parents to teach their children some simple safety tips before they head back to school. More...

Garrison Native Finishes Cross Country Moped Trip

Kevin Corkrum, son of Frank and Kay Corkrum of Garrison, is poised to complete a two month adventure traveling across the USA by moped. Following the route of the first cross-country auto journey made by Dr. More...

Megan Lyons Enjoys Philipstown Garden Club Summer Internship at Manitoga

Megan Lyons is the 2007 Philipstown Garden Club (PGC) Summer Intern working at Manitoga. More...

Caring Circle Camp Welcomes Big Apple Circus

Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam hosted its 3rd Annual Caring Circle Day Camp on Saturday August 4, 2007. More...

Temple Beth-El Hosts Holiday Nature Experience at Locust Grove

Temple Beth-El invites you to celebrate the creation of the world by preparing for the upcoming holidays with a nature experience at Locust Grove, the Samuel Morse Historic Site grounds. More...

Garden and Landscaping Workshop Offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension

Now that the hottest weather is over and the soil is still warm, it's the best time to garden, gather new ideas and get a head start on spring. More...

Info Workshop on Community Preservation Act Co-Sponsored by HH Land Trust

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust will be hosting a special meeting to explain the provisions of the Hudson Valley Community Preservation Act and explain how your town can establish a Community Preservation Fund, using a real estate transfer tax to p More...

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