February 20, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Audubon Society Hosts Eagle Programs This Weekend at Constitution Marsh

The Audubon Society would like to invite area residents to join them this weekend for eagle watching programs at their Constitution Marsh center. More...

Shalom Tots Purim Workshop at Temple Beth-El

On Sunday March 2 at 11am there will be a Shalom Tots Purim Workshop at Temple Beth-El, 118 Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie. Join in for a funfilled Purim workshop with stories, songs, crafts, and treats (including Hamantaschen), masks, and groggers. More...

IRS Will Send Stimulus Payments Automatically Starting in May

Eligible Taxpayers Must File a 2007 Tax Return to Receive Rebate

The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers that in most cases they will not have to do anything extra this year to get the economic stimulus payments beginning in May. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Youth Group Participates 'Souper Bowl of Caring' to Help the Food Pantry

Representatives from Our Lady of Loretto Youth Group: "God's TYM", John Scherer, Paul Mackey, Katlyn Mastrantone, Camile and Rosie Mackey present Jackie Sammon of the Philipstown Food Pantry with a check for $647 raised at Our Lady of Loretto Paris More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Announce Winter Nature Retreat

The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center and the Appalachian Mountain Club have teamed up to create a weekend of recreation, conservation, and spiritual adventure to explore the beauty and spirit of nature on February 22-24. More...

Sustainability Program at East Fishkill Library

Come to the East Fishkill Community Library on Tuesday February 26, 2008 at 7pm for a free lecture on organizational sustainability. More...

Philipstown Food Pantry Releases 2007 Annual Report

The Philipstown Food Pantry was begun nearly 20 years ago by the Philipstown Clergy Association as a joint mission project of all of the churches in Philipstown. More...

Pete Seeger Joins "Whistleblowers for Justice and Peace" at Howland Center This Sunday

Pete Seeger and his grandson, Tao Rodriguez, will perform a few songs to open the "Whistleblowers for Justice and Peace - Heroes of our Time" event at the Howland Cultural Center, Main Street and Tioronda Avenue, in Beacon, on Sunday, February 24 a More...

BREAKNECK "THE "YARDS" AT BREAKNECK"

Within the decade of the 1860s brick manufacturing in the Hudson River Valley was witnessing the peak of its illustrious tenure. More...

Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is holding its Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 2, from 9am until 1pm in the Farmhouse at the Outdoor Discovery Center, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, Route 9W South, Cornwall. More...

March is Red Cross Month - Join Us To Help New Yorkers

It seems that every morning, as we prepare to tackle our day, we learn from radio and television about an overnight fire or an emergency that is snarling rush hour traffic. More...

Reform Temple of Putnam Valley Participates in Shabbat Across America With Special Dinner

The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley is proud to be a Shabbat Across America location. On Friday, March 7, 2008, they are hosting a Shabbat Dinner, at 6:15pm, with services following at 8pm. All are welcome. More...

NYS Station Parking Facility Maps Now Available on Metro-North's Website

Travelers who plan on taking Metro-North can now go on line and find easy-to-read parking maps for each NYS Station. You can locate parking spaces by lot and operator. Find out where the handicapped spaces are. More...

Croton Unitarian Youth Group Gathers and Distributes Food and Clothing to the Homeless

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Croton, Briarcliff, and Ossining ( www.uucroton.org) hosted an educational Sunday Service about about "Midnight Run", an organization which provides food and clothing to homeless people not in shelters. More...

Putnam County Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council Sets the Date for March Meeting

The next meeting of the Council has been scheduled for March 14, 2008, commencing at 10am in Classroom #1 at the Putnam County Training & Operations Center, 112 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512. More...

Look Good…Feel Better Program for Women Living with Cancer to be Held at Putnam Hospital Center

The Putnam Hospital Center Cancer Program will offer the American Cancer Society's Look Good…Feel Better Program for women living with cancer on Monday, March 17, from 11am to 1pm. More...

Are Your Social Security Benefits Taxable?

According to the IRS, how much, if any, of your social security benefits are taxable depends on your total income and marital status. More...

Therapeutic Support for Parents of Special Needs Children Topic of Next CHADD Meeting

CHADD of Putnam and Vicinity will hold its next meeting on Tuesday March 4 at the Four Winds Hospital Conference Center, Route 35, Katonah. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month. More...

Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce Hosts Two Events

On Tuesday, February 26, from 8-10am, the Chamber presents a free seminar (including breakfast): Seven (7) Steps to Plan a Smooth Succession for Your Business. More...

Talk of the Town

Our best wishes go with Shannon Schaars of Garrison who deployed to Iraq this past week. Ms. Schaars, who is a Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy, will be with a military police detachment. God speed and get home safe. More...

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