December 26, 2007 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Snakes Alive! At Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, January 12, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents Snakes Alive! There will be two presentations of this popular program at 10am and again at 11:30am. More...

Teddy Bears Donated to Pediatric Patients at Putnam Hospital Center

Members of the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce recently donated over 40 teddy bears to Putnam Hospital Center to distribute to its pediatric inpatient, ambulatory surgery and emergency patients over the holidays. More...

Special Train Service from Metro North for the New Year Period

MTA Metro-North Railroad knows what it takes to keep you moving, shopping, sightseeing, show-going and celebrating - trains and schedules to suit everyone's need. So pick up a special holiday timetable today. More...

Holiday Decorations in Beacon are Judged by Tioronda Garden Club

The Beacon Arts Community Association (BACA) held a Holiday Decorating Contest for Beacon Main Street. Judging of Main Street's storefront decorations took place on Sunday, December 9. More...

Advocacy Attorney Speaks at AD/HD Support Meeting

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder) of Putnam and Vicinity will hold its next meeting on Tuesday January 8 at the Four Winds Hospital Conference Center, Route 35, Katonah. More...

Kathy Webster of Hudson Valley Hospital Center Receives NY Times 'Nurse of Distinction' Award

Kathy Webster, RN, MSN, Vice President of Patient Services at Hudson Valley Hospital Center (HVHC), received a New York Times 2007 "Nurse of Distinction" award December 12th at the newspaper's offices in New York, John Federspiel, president of the More...

Reptiles as Pets Focus of Next Reptile Expo

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, on Saturday and Sunday, January & 6, from 10am to 4pm. More...

Mental Health Association in Dutchess County Announces Recruitment for CASA

Recruitment is now taking place for citizen-volunteers to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates for children in foster care in Dutchess County. More...

Entergy Funds Hudson River HealthCare HUGs Program

Intergenerational program improves lives of youth, seniors

Hudson River HealthCare is pleased to announce that they have received a $10,000 grant from Entergy in support of its HUGs (Health Unites Generations) Program. More...

Dutchess County Woman's Refusal to Show in Court on Bad Check Charge Leads to Arrest

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Dutchess County resident after she failed to appear in court to answer a bad check charge. According to the Sheriff, in December of 2006, Christina M. More...

Hudson Valley Curriculum Development Grants Available

Teaching the Hudson Valley invites educators at public and private schools, as well as sites of cultural, historic, or natural significance, to apply for placebased curriculum development grants. More...

Babysitter Workshop at Reed Library is Cancelled

The Babysitter Workshop at the Reed Memorial Library was supposed to be held Friday, February 1. This event has been cancelled and will hopefully be rescheduled. More...

Cold Spring Cub Scouts Wolf Den 2 Have Been Busy Boys This Year

The Cub Scouts from Cold Spring, Den 2 have been working very hard this year. Members of the Wolf Den include Michael Chefalo, Mario Cofini, Nicholas DiPalo, Liam Irwin, Luke Junjulas, Anthony Lombardo, AJ Vitiello and Jared Wigdor. More...

Temple Beth-El's Gift to the City Inter-faith Concert Features Choirs and a Cantor

The 6th Annual free Gift to the City Concert will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2008 at 3pm at Temple Beth-El, 118 Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie. A concert of interfaith choral and instrumental music will be led by Cantor Rena Shapiro and Susan Guse. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Will Offer Free Pets and the Newborn Class in January

On Saturday, January 19, from 11am until noon, Putnam Hospital Center's maternity department will offer a Pets and the Newborn Class in its Birthing Center, located at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Hike Through theWinter with the Adirondack Mountain Club

The following is a list of hikes sponsored by the Mountain Club over the next few weeks. On the first and third Thursday of the month, they will lead 3-6 hour hikes to different areas of the Mid Hudson Valley. More...

DEC Announces Hudson Estuary Grants

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Pete Grannis recently announced more than $1.7 million in Hudson River Estuary grants for 41 projects in the watershed and two appointments to lead the Hudson- Champlain Quadricen More...

Rondout Remembered Working on the Water

Not so long ago, the Hudson River was the "main highway" of New York State. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center's Gala a Huge Success and Great Fun

Tony Aiello, WCBS-TV correspondent, Mike Balduzzi, (Sr. More...

Holiday Celebration at the Historic Van Wyck Homestead

On Thursday, December 27, 2007 from 6:30 to 9:30pm the Fishkill Historical Society will celebrate the holidays at the Van Wyck Homestead, located at 504 Route 9 ( Route 9 and Snook Rd) just south of I 84 in Fishkill. More...

Putnam County AARP Announces Winter/Spring Schedule

The Putnam County Chapter of AARP, Chapter 41183, is announcing upcoming Winter and Spring programs. These programs are held at Guidepost's building in Carmel at 2pm every second Saturday of each month, September through May. More...

American Blackout is next in Fourth Unitarian Society Film and Discussion Series on Race Relations

The Fourth Unitarian Society of Westchester continues its film and discussion series on race and race relations entitled, We Need to Talk. Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 7:30pm, the Society will be screening American Blackout. More...

Talk of the Town

The staff at the PCN&R wishes all our readers the very best in 2008! We will be having an early deadline for the January 2, 2008 edition to allow the staff a few well-earned days off. See ya next year! More...

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