April 9, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Lottery Luck in Putnam County Continues its Hot Streak

Brewster plumber becomes sixth millionaire in eight months

Putnam County today welcomed its sixth Lottery Millionaire in the last eight months - the second of 2008. More...

4th Annual Shop Putnam Business and Home Expo Villa Showcases Putnam County's Local Businesses and Services

Over 100 exhibitors showcased their businesses in 2007 and many more are expected to attend in 2008. Take advantage of this opportunity to discover businesses and services close to home. More...

Earth Day Celebration at Putnam Valley Grange

There will be an Earth Day celebration on Sunday, April 13 at the Putnam Valley Grange #841 building on Peekskill Hollow and Mill St. This will be great fun for all the kids and they can help plant a tree. 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 7-8:30pm. More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Presents: The Church Women Want: a Weekend By and For Women

Keynote address to be delivered by Dr. Nancy Dallavalle, Assistant Professor for Religious Studies at Fairfield University

The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center and The Catholic Common Ground Initiative are cosponsoring The Church Women Want, a weekend retreat by and for women to explore their relationship to the Church, April 11-13. Dr. More...

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam Offers Free Bereavement Support Groups

People often feel challenged by grief following the loss of a loved one. More...

Little Stony Point Clean-up

Please join the friends and members of the Little Stony Point Citizens' Association on Sunday, April 27 from 10am to 2pm, in an effort to cleanup Little Stony Point and Sandy Beach in Cold Spring. More...

Tina Merando to Receive 1st Annual Award of Distinction in Records Management and Archival Excellence

Putnam County Clerk Dennis Sant to present award at luncheon

County Clerk Dennis J. Sant is proud to present the Honorable Tina Merando, Philipstown Town Clerk, with Putnam County's 1st Annual Award of Distinction in Records Management and Archival Excellence at a luncheon honoring Ms. More...

May Safety and Preparedness Classes in Hudson Valley Offered by Red Cross

May safety and preparedness classes offered by the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) will be held at the organization's Hudson Valley offices in Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and West Point. More...

Bargains Abound at St. Philip's Nursery School White Elephant Sale

Plan to shop for amazing bargains this Saturday, April 12, at the St. Philip's Nursery School White Elephant Sale. More...

Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program Explores Spring's Bounty Three Private Westchester Gardens

On Sunday, May 4, 2008, visit three private gardens in Westchester County for selfguided tours, through The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program. More...

Free Coin and Stamp Appraisals in Carmel

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a coin club, will once again offer the free appraisal of U.S. More...

American Cancer Society Is Taking Its Best Shot Against Cancer at Putnam County's '08 Tournament

Sign up to play in the American Cancer Society's Putnam County 2008 golf tournament, scheduled for Thursday, May 15, 2008 at the Centennial Golf Club in Carmel. The tournament is sponsored by the Putnam County Savings Bank. More...

Cold Spring Lions Offer Scholarship to 2008 Graduate

The Cold Spring Lions Club will be offering a $2,000 scholarship to a 2008 graduate of an accredited educational institution. The candidate must have been a resident of Philipstown since July 1, 2007. More...

Central Hudson Offers Options to Interact and Work With Utility

Customers who need to contact Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation to transact business or obtain information have a variety of options from which to choose. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Accepting Applications for Their Annual Summer Internship Program

The Philipstown Garden Club and its partners are now accepting applications for their annual summer internship program. More...

Earth Day Celebration at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: YIMBY! That's "Yes in my Backyard!"

On Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20 from 11am until 3pm the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is holding its Earth Day Weekend Celebration at the Museum's Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on- Hudson. Come celebrate our planet! More...

HV Gateway Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Workshop Advises 'How to Shamelessly Promote Your Business'

Economists may debate whether the country is in a recession, but businesses in the Hudson Valley know that it's getting harder to make a sale. The solution? Try harder. More...

Intermediate Digital Photography Class at Reed Library

A class on digital photography will be offered on April 27 at 1:30pm. In this intermediate course students will delve deeper into understanding the digital camera. A basic understanding of the digital media is required. More...

U.S. Rep. Hall Announces Congressional Hearing in East Fishkill

Committee to Focus on Water Pollution and Cleanup Efforts in Hudson Valley

U.S. Rep. More...

2nd Biannual Hudson Valley Wedding & Event Professional Networking Night Out

Portion of proceeds to benefit Autism Society

The 2nd Biannual Hudson Valley Wedding & Event Professional Networking Night Out will take place on April 10, 2008 from 7pm to 10pm at the Poughkeepsie Tennis Club in Poughkeepsie. More...

Philipstown Seniors are Invited to Spring Dinner Dance

The Cold Spring Lions Club will be sponsoring a Seniors Spring Dinner Dance on Saturday, April 19, 2008 at the Methodist Church, located at 216 Main Street in Cold Spring. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center's 31st Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament to Raise Monies for Building on Excellence Campaign

Hudson Valley Hospital Center's 31st Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at Hudson National Golf Club located in Croton-on-Hudson. More...

Booksigning by Mary Reath at Graymoor

Mary Reath, of the American Friends of the Anglican Centre in Rome, will speak about prospects for unity between Anglican and Roman Catholics, Wednesday, April 9th, at 7:30pm at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center. More...

90th Assembly District Constituents Make Voices Heard: Congestion Pricing Supported

Almost 1,500 constituents in the 90th Assembly district responded to a questionnaire in January and February, conveying their views to Assemblywoman Sandy Galef regarding issues being discussed in the state legislature. More...

"Knit Together" Adult Knitting Club to Begin at Howland Public Library

Why knit on your own when you can knit together with fellow knitters? A newly-formed, weekly knitting club at the Howland Public Library will begin Tuesday, April 8 from 10 to 11:30am in the library's Local History Room. More...

New Live Healthy Putnam Initiative Launched by Dept. of Health During Public Health Week

In an effort to kick off National Public Health Week , the Putnam County Department of Health launched their new Live Healthy Putnam campaign today. More...

Spring Treasures Hunt to be Held throughout Cold Spring

Shopkeepers and homeowners alike are invited to sell their wares in sidewalk and tag sales

It's time to clean out your attic and go through those boxes in the basement- the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Spring Treasures Hunt in the village of Cold Spring on Saturday, May 17 from 8am to 4pm. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Church celebrates the Publishing of its Centennial Journal

Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring celebrates the publishing of its Centennial Journal - celebrating worshipping God daily for 100 years at the church. More...

Putnam County to Hold County-wide Assessment Information Session

Putnam County Executive Bob Bondi today announced that Putnam County will be holding an informational meeting regarding the county-wide assessment study on April 10, 2008 at 11am, in the Emergency Operations Building. More...

Dog Agility Demonstrations and Pony Rides Part of Pet Fair at South Putnam Animal Hospital

In celebration of National Pet Week (May 4-10) South Putnam Animal Hospital is holding a Pet Fair and Open House on Sunday, May 4, 2008 from 1- 3pm. More...

What Are The Components Of A Good IEP? Presentation by Mental Health America

Mental Health America of Dutchess County (a.k.a. More...

Westchester Man Charged With Unlicensed Driving

Deputy Sheriff Jason Quick was on patrol at the intersection of Secor Road and Wood Street on March 12, 2008 in the Town of Putnam Valley on March 12, 2009 at 12:30am when he stopped a motorist for a moving violation. More...

NY State Safe Boater Certificates Awarded to Local Residents After Completion of CS Police Dept. Safe Boating Course

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department with the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1 sponsored a New York State Safe Boating Course at the Cold Spring Firehouse, on Saturday March 29, 2008. More...

These Dogs Have a Bone to Pick With Cancer!

The American Cancer Society invites dogs and their owners to the spectacular Dogswalk Against Cancer at Bear Mountain

They're coming! Dogs of every shape, size and color will be coming to the American Cancer Society's 16th Annual Dogswalk Against Cancer on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at beautiful Bear Mountain Park. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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