September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Highlands Garden Club to Meet at Butterfield Library

The next meeting of the Highlands Garden Club will take place on Tuesday, September 25 at 1pm in The Butterfield Library. Lynn Arnold will talk about wildflowers gardening with native plants. The hostesses are Joan Crouch and Marilyn Schlosser. More...

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Meeting

The Osteoporosis Awareness Group will hold its next meeting on Monday, October 1, 2007 at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital 785 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, in the Billings Building (2nd building as you enter the complex) Follow signs to 2nd floor. More...

Leah Zablinis to Marry Dennis Cruz

Leah Zablinis, daughter of Jeanne and Bill Zablinis, formerly of Cold Spring, is engaged to marry Dennis Cruz. A June 28, 2008 wedding date is planned, with the ceremony to take place at Westbury Manor in Westbury, NY. More...

Back-to-School Tax Breaks Help Teachers Pay Classroom Costs and Aid Parents, Students with College Tuition

With the new school year now under way, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded teachers, parents and students that saving receipts and keeping good records can help them take advantage of various education related deductions and credits on the More...

Defensive Driving Course Offered at Butterfield Library

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library will host an Empire Safety Council Accident Prevention Workshop on Saturday, September 29 at 9am until 3pm. More...

Second Tilly Foster Farm Open House

Bring the family for a day on the farm. Join Friends of Tilly Foster and Putnam County for an Open House at the Tilly Foster Farm on Saturday October 13, 2007 from 10am to 5pm. More...

Inaugural Event Celebrates Creation of New Seven- County Girl Scout Council

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc., the newly created Girl Scout council serving seven counties in the lower Hudson River Valley, will officially become a reality on Monday, October 1, 2007. More...

Christine Jamin and Lisa Osanitsch Announce Their Engagement

On August 27, 2007 Christine Jamin and Lisa Osanitsch announced their engagement. Ms. Jamin is the daughter of Joseph and Roberta Jamin of Cold Spring, New York, and Ms. More...

Legislator Vincent Tamagna to Assist Residents with STAR Program Tax Rebate Applications

Putnam County Legislator Vincent Tamagna will be available in both Cold Spring and Garrison this week to assist residents who have no internet access or may not have a computer with the filing of their applications for the STAR Program Tax Rebates. More...

Teresa and George Van Tassel Celebrate Their 50th Wedding Anniversary

Teresa and George Van Tassel recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were honored at a luncheon at Dutchess Manor hosted by their three children: George Van Tassel, Jr. More...

Talk of the Town

This week the talk is filled with birthday greetings. Aubrey Stowell and Lucy Austin, longtime classmates, celebrate their 9th birthday together this week. More...

Philipstown Potpourri "Eulogy for a Redoubt"

(Part 2 of 2)

Leather Buckle, it is imagined, was of no great expanse, since by definition, a "battery is an emplacement of 2 or more pieces of artillery under a single command, while in size is the smallest and basic unit of field artillery." Scarce little is k More...

Dutchess-Putnam Restaurant and Tavern Assocation Schedules Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Dutchess-Putnam Restaurant & Tavern Association will be held on Tuesday, Spetember 25 at The Huntington Ale House, 198 Rt. 216 in Stormville, NY. More...

Glynwood Center Hosts Panel Discussion on Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Food

On Monday, September 24, from 6:30-8pm, the Glynwood Center will hold a presentation and panel discussion at the Helen Mills Theater, 137-139 West 26th Street, New York City. More...

Holistic Moms Network Presents a Screening of The Secret at Desmond Fish Library

Discover the amazing power of The Law of Attraction and how it impacts your personal growth, spirituality, prosperity and success in a program presented by the Holistic Moms Network on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, from 7-9pm in the program room at More...

Erin Weimer and Kevin Wik Engaged

Ms. Alison Weimer-Lusardi of Putnam Valley, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Erin Frances Weimer, to Mr. Kevin Wik, son of Donald and Debra Wik, of Fort Montgomery, New York. More...

Putnam Valley Family Walks for Cancer Awareness

Every year since 1993, Andrea Karl of Putnam Valley has gathered her family to participate in Support Connection's Annual Support-A-Walk for breast and ovarian cancer. More...

October Safety and Preparedness Classes in Putnam/West Point Offered By American Red Cross

October safety and preparedness classes offered by the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) - Putnam/ West Point will be held at the organization's Putnam/West Point office at Building 2104, Visitors Center, West Point Highway (New Sou More...

Annual Crag Inch Awards Dinner Honors Fred and Anne Osborn

The annual Crag Inch Awards Fundraising Dinner will take place on October 5 at The Bear Mountain Merry-Go-Round Pavilian in Bear Mountain State Park. More...

Where in Your Home Can You Use Energy Star Products?

As consumers, we need to Dining Room Energy Star start making better choices that are not only good for us, but also good for the environment. Make the right choice and choose Energy Star labeled products. More...

Local Service Organizations Lend Helping Hand to Food Pantry

Members from the Cold Spring Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus of Our Lady of Loretto Church gathered 16 boxes of groceries, $250 in donations and over 600,000 in S&H Green Stamps for the Hunger Project, a coalition to address the needs of the More...

Special Senior Citizen Luncheon at JFK Elementary School in Brewster

All Senior Citizens in the Brewster Central School District are invited to attend a special luncheon on Friday, October 12 at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School on Foggintown Road in Brewster. More...

Clearwater Gathering Features Environmental Luminaries

A cast of environmental luminaries will be featured at the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater's Annual Gathering in Beacon on Sept. More...

Autumn Equinox Retreat and Dinner Offered at St. Mary's Church this Sunday

This Sunday, September 23, from 4pm to 8pm at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in the Highlands there will be a special opportunity organized around the Autumn Equinox to explore ways of coming into greater balance with our lives and the life around us. More...

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