June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Wrinkles..Dark Blotches..Skin Cancer: Hudson Valley Hospital Center Gives Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

That healthy glow of a suntan might look terrific on your face, but is it worth the risk of wrinkles, dark blotches, or even worse, skin cancer? More...

Racing to Save Lives - Bet On a Winner at Yonkers Raceway

Imagine undergoing several hours of chemotherapy or radiation as a cancer patient and then not knowing how you will manage to get back home afterward. More...

Temple Beth Shalom to Hold Flea Market

Temple Beth Shalom in Mahopac is having a Flea Market on Sunday, August 17 from 9am until 4pm. It is open to the public and admission is free. The temple is located at 760 Route 6 in Mahopac. More...

Governor Paterson Announces Cooling Assistance Available for Those Most in Need

New Yorkers facing serious heat-related health problems may be eligible to receive air conditioners from State

Governor David A. Paterson today announced New York State residents who are susceptible to heat-related illnesses can apply for home air conditioners. More...

Cold Spring Man Charged with Automobile Offenses in Village

Mark Decaro, age 32, of Cold Spring is charged with the following: Aggravated Unlic Operation 3rd 5111A Class AMisdemeanor, Operating while Registration Suspended/ Revoked 512 Misdemeanor, More...

Sheriff Offers Vessel Inspection to Putnam Boaters

Sheriff Donald B. Smith invites Putnam County residents to have a voluntary vessel inspection done by one of his deputies assigned to the Marine Unit. More...

Putnam Valley Men, Cortlandt Manor Man Charged With Drug Possession

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of two Putnam Valley men and a Cortlandt Manor man on drug charges after they were observed behaving suspiciously at a Lake Peekskill parking lot. More...

Mass in Honor of St. Anthony to be Conducted in Italian in Mahopac

A mass in honor of St. Anthony will be conducted in Italian on Friday, June 13, 2008 at 7:30pm at St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac. The Celebrant will be F. John DeBellis. A reception will be held after the mass. More...

Local Nonprofit to Take Terminally Ill Parents with Children on Family Retreat

Inheritance of Hope, a Cornwall-on-Hudson-basedl 501(c)3 charity, is hosting its first all-expenses-paid family retreat for families with children under 18 who are living with a terminally ill parent. More...

Shauna Ricketts and Sarah Warren Receive Girl Scouts Bronze Award

At the annual Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson Royal Court of Awards Ceremony held on Sunday, June 1, 2008 at Plumbush Inn, Sarah Warren and Shauna Ricketts from Troop #2469 received the Bronze Award and Bridged to Cadets along with their troop. More...

Free Blood Pressure Screening Every Thursday at Hudson Valley Hospital

Hudson Valley Hospital Center invites the community to attend a free Blood Pressure Screening offered every Thursday from 2-3pm, excluding holidays. The screenings are held on campus at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Dining Room B. More...

Glynwood Center Organic Gardening 101 Workshop

Learn about the concepts, methods and materials used in organic gardening and see how they are applied in Glynwood's energy-efficient greenhouse, production vegetable garden, and flower gardens. More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust to Host 4th Family Festival on June 21 at Philipstown Park

Invites community to come together to celebrate the Highlands

On Saturday, June 21, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) invites residents and visitors to join them at Philipstown Park on Route 9D in Garrison for the 4th Annual HHLT Family Festival; a rollicking, old-fashioned community barbeque celebrating More...

Sell Your Stuff Day at Multi- Family Tag Sale at Putnam Valley Grange #841

PV Grange members will be inviting multiple families to join in their multi-family tag sale on June 8, 2008, from 9- 4pm at the Grange, located at 841 Mill Street (at Peekskill Hollow Road). Doing your spring cleaning? More...

Up Close With Bats at Stony Kill Environmental Center

Nine species of bats inhabit New York State. These mosquito eating mammals are now in trouble. More...

Fraternal Order of Police Awards Scholarships

At its May 20, 2008 meeting at the Sheetmetal Workers conference center in Brewster, the Stephen P. Driscoll Memorial Lodge of the New York State Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) awarded scholarships to four local students. More...

IRS e-file Up Sharply in 2008

The Internal Revenue Service's e-file program set another record in the just-finished 2008 filing season, while Web page visits to IRS.gov also reached new highs in part due to interest in economic stimulus payments. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class

On Thursday, June 26, from 7 to 9pm, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a free Breastfeeding Class at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Charity Gold Tournament Raises More Than $190,000 for Hudson Valley Hospital

Golf and a beautiful day - no wonder this foursome is smiling! The event was Hudson Valley Hospital Center's 31st Annual Golf Tournament at Hudson National Golf Club in Croton-on-Hudson. More...

Two Men Charged in Cold Spring Restaurant Altercation

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department reports the arrest of John M. Carlson, age 22, of Beacon and Michael Burress, age 23, of Peekskill, for Assault in the Third Degree, a misdemeanor. More...

St. Philip's New Orleans Project Returns to Louisiana to Work on Parish House Where Volunteer Work Crews Stay

A couple of Saturdays ago, the Cold Spring Farmer's Market opened for the season. It was a beautiful day and the stalls were filled with customers. More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance Announces Summer Services Schedule

Synagogue notes with pride that two members are becoming Eagle Scouts

Summer services will be held every Friday at 7:30 p.m at Beacon Hebrew Alliance, except July 25 and August 22, when BHA will have Shabbot morning services at 9:30am led by Cantor Ellen Gersh. More...

Community CPR Class at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is holding their monthly Community CPR class "Heartsaver For All Ages" on Thursday, June 12th from 5:30- 9-30pm. Just one session is required for a certificate in CPR, and all are encouraged to attend. More...

Summer Fun Less Than a Tank of Gas Away in Dutchess County

This summer, some folks have considered postponing trips due to the high price of gas. But with Dutchess County, you can still afford your summer fun. More...

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