April 16, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Highland Garden Club Hosts a Covered Dish Luncheon

The Highland Garden Club will meet at the Julia Butterfield Library on Tuesday, April 22 at 12:30pm for a covered dish luncheon. The event will also include the installation of officers. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Feature Free Program on Cosmetic Surgery

Putnam Hospital Center will offer a special free program on cosmetic surgery on Wednesday, May 7th at 6:30pm. It will be held in the ground floor café classrooms at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Participates in Great Hudson River Sweep

On Saturday, April 26 from 9am until 12pm, join in with thousands of others all along the Hudson to pitch in and keep it clean! The Great Hudson River Sweep - a rewarding way to help celebrate Earth Day. More...

Old Road Society's Annual Clean Up This Saturday

The Old Road Society's Annual Clean Up will take place at 10am this Saturday, April 19. Meet at the monument at Old Albany Post Road and Travis Corners Road. Bring gloves. More...

Cold Spring Kayak Club Members Clean Up Litter Near Stony Point

On April 13, members of the Cold Spring Kayak Club picked up 34 bags of litter along Route 9D from Cold Spring north towards the tunnels. Employees of the New York State Department of Transportation retrieve the filled litter bags. More...

Sheriff's Narcotics Investigators Arrest Two in Connection with Interstate Drug Trafficking Ring

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. More...

Solange Muller of Cold Spring to be Honored at Civic Club Luncheon

Cold Spring resident, and Hudson River HealthCare employee, Solange Muller, MPH, will be recognized on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at the annual spring luncheon being hosted by the Les Soeurs Amiables Civic Club. More...

Wii Bowling for Seniors at Howland Library

Calling all seniors to join the hottest game in town. The action packed, virtual bowling game known as Wii bowling, that is. More...

St. Christopher's Inn at Graymoor "Kicks-Off" Centennial Celebration!

Christopher's Inn, residential shelter and substance abuse treatment center will be honoring Gerry Cooney, former heavyweight boxer and associated with Project Renewal of NYC. More...

Creating a Field Journal at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Pack up your sketchbook and pencils (graphite and color) and hit the trails with Naturalist and Artist, Laurel Dodge on Sunday, April 27 from 1 until 3pm, at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, Rou More...

CORRECTION

In the article on the Putnam County Court House in the April 9, 2008 edition of the PCN&R, we incorrectly identified the ribbon-cutting participants. More...

Improve Balance, Endurance and Flexibility with Senior Exercise Classes at the Cold Spring Senior Center

The benefits of exercise include improved balance, increased endurance, boosting your strength, enhancing your range of motion and improving flexibility. More...

Military Academy at West Point Recognized for Making Wishes Come True

The Make-A-Wish Foundation ® of the Hudson Valley marks its 22nd anniversary with a gala celebrating 'Heroes Among Us' on Friday, May 9 at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown. More...

Many Opportunities are Available in The Hudson Valley at The Red Cross

The American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/ GNY), the largest U.S. More...

Free Screenings and Program on Anxiety Disorders and Depression to be Held at Putnam Hospital

As part of its observance of National Anxiety & Depression Screening Day, Putnam Hospital Center's Mental Health Services will offer free, confidential screenings for anxiety disorders and depression on Wednesday, May 7, from 4 to 6pm, in the hospi More...

Spring Has Sprung at Manitoga: Volunteer Landscape Day This Saturday

What better way to rejuvenate and celebrate the arrival of spring than by soaking up some fresh air and sunshine and flexing those weary winter muscles? More...

Putnam County Master Gardener Plant Sale to be Held May 17

Annual sale is one of County's premier spring gardening events

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County today announced the date for the upcoming Master Gardener Plant Sale, scheduled for Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 8:30am to 12:30pm at Tilly Foster Farm on Rt. 312 in Brewster. More...

Mother of Two Arrested While Attempting to Smoke Marijuana While Toddlers and Teen in Car

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 27-year-old Connecticut woman after she was found sitting in a parked car preparing to light a marijuana cigar while her two infant children and teenage nephew occupied the vehicle. More...

Nature Strollers Hike the Trails at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Tuesday, April 22 and April 29 at 9:30am join Naturalist Guide Laurel Dodge for Nature Strollers, a hiking group for families with babies, toddlers and young children. More...

April 19, Cease Fire! Celebrate America's Revolutionary War Victory with Musket Drills and Fireworks at New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site

If you can only remember one date from American History, make it this one! On April 19, 1783 the cease-fire that ended the Revolutionary War was celebrated through the day into the evening complete with fireworks. More...

Free Seminar on Reverse Mortgages at East Fishkill Library

The East Fishkill Community Library, on Monday, April 14, 2008 from 2-3pm, will hold a free informational session on Reverse Mortgages. Bruce Cohen of Taxpert Funding in Hopewell will present program. More...

Den 2 Cub Scouts Presented with Their Wolf Badges

The picture was taken at the local Pinewood Derby in January where Michael Chefalo took home a blue ribbon for the Wolfs. More...

Philipstown Potpourri "Breakneck" "A Dream of Bridges"

(Part 2 of 3) A reinvigoration of dormant interest in dreams of new bridges, following leveling off, during 1878, of the ruinous "bank panic," had burst forth. More...

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