December 12, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class January 12

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, January 12, from 9am to 5pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Hudson Highlands Museum Presents Meet the Animals Between Christmas and New Years

From Wednesday through Sunday of the holiday week between Christmas and New Years, all ages are welcome when the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents Meet the Animals at the Wildlife Education Center in Cornwallon Hudson. More...

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

January 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...

Mount Gulian Historic Site Celebrates Holiday Traditions with Candlelight Tour

Mount Gulian Historic Site, the Dutch Colonial home of the Verplanck family and Revolutionary War Headquarters of General von Steuben, will hold its Candlelight Tour on Sunday, December 16 from 4 to 7pm. More...

Episcopal Bishop to Speak at Graymoor

The Rt. Rev. C. Christopher Epting, the Presiding Bishop's Deputy for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations for the Episcopal Church USA, will offer a reflection on the recently issued "Muslim Initiative, More...

Highland Garden Club's Decorations Grace the Christmas Tree at Butterfield Library

On Tuesday, November 27, the Highland Garden Club decorated their annual Christmas tree, at The Butterfield Library. Many of their members made the beautiful origami ornaments. A good time was enjoyed by all. More...

Garden Clubs Combine to Bring Holiday Décor to Putnam Hospital Center

For over 30 years, members of area garden clubs have spread holiday cheer to the patients and visitors at Putnam Hospital Center by decorating trees for display in reception areas. More...

PV Automobile Crash Leads to Child Endangerment Charges

A 49-year-old Putnam Valley woman has been arrested by the Putnam County Sheriffs Department on driving while ability impaired and endangering the welfare of a child charges following an investigation into a single vehicle crash on Oscawana Lake Rd More...

CHAMBER CORNER

We Wish You a Sustainable Season

I used to notice something like this happening back when I worked in magazines: As if out of nowhere, everyone you spoke to and everywhere you looked the same idea would be talked about or suddenly appear. More...

Get a Head Start on Your Tax Return With These Quick IRS Tips

The Internal Revenue Service wants to alert taxpayers that now is a great time to get a head start on their tax return. More...

PHC's Diabetes Self- Management Education Program Awarded American Diabetes Association Recognition

The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management program was recently awarded to Putnam Hospital Center (PHC). More...

Putnam Hospital Newborns to Receive Handmade Hats Courtesy of the Mahopac Library Community Crafters

Thanks to the handiwork of the Community Crafters at Mahopac Library, each infant born at Putnam Hospital Center in December will receive a handmade candy cane striped hat as a holiday treat. More...

Mt Gulian Offers Children's Christmas Victorian Tea

Mount Gulian Historic Site in Beacon invites children and adults to its Children's Christmas Victorian Tea on Thursday, December 27 from noon until 2pm. More...

$10.5 Million in Unclaimed Tax Refunds Owed to New Yorkers

U.S. Representative John Hall has announced that 8,722 taxpayers in New York are owed refunds by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), totaling $10.5 million. More...

Million Dollar Lottery Prize Won by Mahopac Resident is Third Big Winner in Putnam County This Year

The New York Lottery's Marissa Rodriguez awarded an oversized prize check for $1,000,000 on November 28, 2007 to Putnam County's third Lottery Millionaire of 2007. The winner was a 47-year-old heavy equipment mechanic from Mahopac. More...

Intergenerational Event at Temple Beth-El

Come to a joyful and spirited interactive program at Temple Beth-El, Poughkeepsie, on Friday December 28 from 6-6:30pm in the Temple Beth- El sanctuary. More...

Celiac Support Group Meets Monthly

The monthly meeting of the Hudson Valley Celiac Support Group meets in Conference Room B at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8pm. More...

Matt Pergamo Wins Putnam County Voice of Democracy Contest

Matt Pergamo won first place in the Putnam County Voice of Democracy (VOD) annual Scholarship Competition. More...

Talk of the Town

Well, Santa has been by and kicked off the holiday season for all the little ones (adults included). He will be visiting the neighborhoods again on Sunday, December 16. More...

Cold Weather Brings Increased Risk of Home Fires and Carbon Monoxide Poisonings

Prevention Is Key In December And January, The Leading Months For Fire, CO Emergencies Winter weather brings more than colder temperatures, snowstorms and holiday celebrations. More...

Weekly Poll

Considering the recent rash of vandalism at Butterfield, are you in favor of fencing the property until demolition begins?




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