October 10, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Mental Health Agencies Offer Free Depression Screenings For Adults

Free, confidential screenings for adults who may be suffering from depression, bipolar disorder and/or anxiety will be offered to the public on Tuesday, October 9, from 10am to 4pm at the Mental Health Association offices, 253 Mansion Street, City More...

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips for Goblins of All Ages From the Red Cross

Here's a statistic that's sure to scare adults according to the Centers for Disease Control, children are four times more likely to be hit by a vehicle (car, motorcycle, SUV, truck) on Halloween than on any other day of the year. More...

Former JFK High School Teacher Charged with Sexually Abusing Teen

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Wappinger Falls man on charges of sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful imprisonment, all allegedly committed against a 15-year-old Putnam County girl. More...

Scenic Hudson to Receive Eleanor Roosevelt/Val-Kill Medal

To a list that includes royalty, political luminaries, celebrities and greats from journalism - add the environmental group Scenic Hudson. The Val-Kill medal is awarded annually to individuals who embody the spirit of the former first lady. More...

Billy Joel Visits Cold Spring

Billy Joel, arrived by yacht and tied up at the Cold Spring Boat Club for his two-hour visit. He was given a tour of the town by Joe Savastano and commented that Cold Spring reminded him of Greenport, N.Y. More...

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. Receives Prestigious Putnam Community Service Network Award

The Putnam Community Service Network (PCSN), a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County, held its' Annual Awards Breakfast on Friday, September 28, 2007. More...

Support Connection Offers Ongoing Breast and Ovarian Cancer Groups in November in Putnam

The following is a list of programs offered to women in the area affected by breast and/ or ovarian cancer by Support Connection, a non-profit group. More...

Long-Term Employees Honored at Putnam Hospital Center

One hundred seventeen employees who work at Putnam Hospital Center were recently recognized at a dinner reception for their years of service to the Carmel hospital. More...

117 Employees, 10 Retirees Honored by Putnam Hospital Center

One hundred seventeen employees who work at Putnam Hospital Center were recently recognized at a dinner reception for their years of service to the Carmel hospital. More...

Three for the Road

Bud and Patricia Kenny and their mule, Della, spent Saturday night and a restful Sunday in Garrison, courtesy of the Garrison Fire Department and continued their Philipstown with a rest at Boscobel on Monday. More...

Lions at Fall Harvest Festival

Cold Spring Lions Club President Fred Clarke and Lion Donna Tiffany man the club booth on Main St., Cold Spring at the Fall Festival held on September 29, 2007. More...

Volunteer Firefighter Arrested for Gasoline Theft

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. More...

"Kid-trepreneur" Claire Carroll Wins Lemonade Stand Design Award

Claire Carroll, age 11, of Cold Spring, was awarded first place in an online "Best Design" contest seeking the "Best Lemonade Stand in America". Claire will receive a $500 college savings bond and a backpack filled with school supplies. More...

Election Workers Needed for General Election

The Putnam County Board of Elections is in need of Election Workers for General Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2007. More...

Cold Spring Lions Provide Trick or Treat Bags

The Cold Spring Lions Club, for the second consecutive year, is providing free safety Trick or Treat bags for the youth of the Community. The free bags are available at Foodtown, Charlie's Deli, Pete'sDeli and B&L Deli. More...

Metro-North to Run Special Train for Cold Spring on October 27

Put together by 26 local businesses and the Metro-North Commuter Railroad, this year's ''Cold Spring Special" will be departing from Grand Central on Saturday, October 27. Check www.mta.info for scheduled times of departure. More...

Turn Your Old Phone Into a Hopeline

October is more than trick or treating, raking leaves and watching football. It's also National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to focus on the issue and what we can do to help prevent it. So, what can we do? More...

Upcoming Programs at AARP Chapter 1183: Putnam County

The Putnam County AARP Chapter 1183 has announced its winter program scheduling. This promises to be an exciting, intellectually stimulating year with this chapter. More...

Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

A pack of ghosts and goblins at your door can scare your pets, but ghouls are not the only thing to beware of on Halloween. More...

Cold Spring Man Arrested on Probation Warrant

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department reports the arrest of Daniel M. Cronk, age 19, of Cold Spring, on a Probation Warrant from Putnam County Probation Department resulting from charges in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

November Safety and Preparedness Classes Offered by the American Red Cross

November 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 So More...

Cold Spring Area Chamber Hosts October Dinner Meeting & Networking

Melissa Everett, Ph.D from Sustainable Hudson Valley will be guest speaker

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, October 18, 2007. The evening will feature networking, business meeting and a three-course dinner at Hudson House, 2 Main St., Cold Spring. More...

Local Sheriffs Attend Annual Training Conference in Albany

Fifty-seven Sheriffs' law enforcement supervisors from Sheriffs' Offices across New York State recently attended an annual training conference in Albany, sponsored by the New York State Sheriffs' Association and the New York State Sheriffs' Associa More...

Eleanor Roosevelt's Grandson to Speak at Ceremony Commemorating her Birthday

The National Park Service announced that Curtis Roosevelt, grandson of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt will be presenting remarks in the Rose Garden at the Home of Franklin D. More...

Bestselling Author Jacquelyn Mitchard to Speak at Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon

On Friday, October 26, 2007 Support Connection, Inc. will welcome Jacquelyn Mitchard as the keynote speaker at their Second Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Series of Free Parenting Classes

On Saturday, November 3, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center's will offer a series of free parenting classes at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Plans Gala Dinner and Ball

Enjoy "An Evening in Paris" when Putnam Hospital Center marks its 43 years of providing quality and accessible health care to the community with its Annual Gala Dinner and Ball at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich on Saturday, November 10, 2007. More...

Stacy Wiese and Scott Ricci Were Married in July

This summer, family and friends celebrated the marriage of Stacy Wiese and Scott Ricci on Friday July 6, 2007. More...

Seminar on Aging Driver Issues Offered by County Office for the Aging

The Putnam County Office for the Aging, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department and the Putnam County Traffic Safety Board will address the issues of the aging driver in Putnam County at the "Keep Seniors Mobile And Safe" seminar on Friday, October More...

Mahopac Youths Charged with Trafficking in Stolen Pharmacy Drugs

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrests of three youths from Mahopac on drug charges. More...

County Holding Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day

The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are cosponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/ TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2007 from 9am to 1pm (r More...

Tigers Take to the Trail

The Tiger Cubs of Cold Spring, Pack 137 - Den 1, took their first field trip of the new Scouting year on October 6. After enjoying a beautiful hike around Pelton Pond on Route 301, the boys made colored rubbings of leaves they had found. More...

Additional Office Hours for Absentee Voting Annouced by Putnam County Board of Elections

In addition to the regularly scheduled business hours of 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday, the Putnam County Board of Elections has announced the following additional office hours for absentee voting for the November 6, 2007 elections: More...

Talk of the Town

Is Summer finally over? You couldn't tell by the temperature this weekend. But the leaves are starting so fall (which actually started on September 23) couldn't be far away. More...

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