July 9, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Westchester Walk to Defeat MS

On Sunday September 21, 2008 The Montel Williams MS Foundation will host the 2nd annual Westchester Walk to Defeat MS, a 5K walk for families, dogs and work teams, in FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights. More...

New Guide Book from Arbor Day Foundation Helps Identify Trees in NY

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a new tree identification guidebook that is now easier to use, and will help an average person identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. What Tree Is That? More...

SUNY Delhi Offers Onsite Wastewater System Training Programs

SUNY Delhi provides New York Onsite Wastewater Treatment Training (OTN) programs in collaboration with Putnam County Septic Repair Program (PCSRP) and the Department of Health. More...

Friends and Family Rally for Cancer Support-a-Walk Next Week

Call now to attend Support Connection's free Friends and Family Rally on Tuesday, July 15 from 6-8pm at Putnam Ridge, 46 Mt. Ebo Rd., Brewster. More...

Putnam Hospital Center to Offer Early Pregnancy Class

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center is now offering free early pregnancy classes, designed to help mothers to-be to get off to a good start in the early months of their pregnancy. More...

Tisha B'Av Services at Temple Beth-El

Temple Beth-El, 118 Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie, will hold Tisha B'Av services beginning on Saturday evening August 9 at 8:30pm. Services will continue on Sunday morning August 10 at 8:30am with Shachrit. More...

Antique Car Show at Locust Grove

Take a step back in time as Locust Grove, the Samuel Morse Historic Site, presents an antique car show on the great lawns of this National Historic Site. More...

Honorees Named for the 48th Annual Auxiliary Ball at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Senator Vincent L. Leibell, Sheila Drogy, Patricia Morrow, and the Hudson Highlands Land Trust will be honored

New York State Senator Vincent L. More...

Tax Incentive for Local Land Conservation Renewed

Private landowners in the Hudson Highlands are the beneficiaries of a newly passed federal tax incentive for conservation. More...

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Continues to Address Property Tax Relief in her "Speak Out" TV Series

Features Lee Kyriacou, Executive Director of the Office of Real Property Services

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef continues her conversations with experts focusing on the wide range of perspectives on the current property tax crisis facing New York State. More...

Are You Trained to Help Save a Life?

Safety and Preparedness Classes in Hudson Valley Offered by Red Cross

More than 300,000 people each year suffer from sudden cardiac arrest. To increase the chances of survival, at least one person in each household should be trained in CPR and the use of an AED. More...

Mahopac Man Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter in Weekend Accident

Putnam County District Attorney, Adam B. Levy, announced today the arraignment of Zachary M. Naglieri, 23, of Mahopac, on a charge of Vehicular Manslaughter Second Degree, for causing the death of John J. More...

Final Plea for Putnam Area Host Families

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester homestay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. The students are anxiously awaiting news of their new families. More...

Blood Drive for 10-year-old Ryan at Garrison Firehouse on August 1

Son of Rachel of the Garrison Post Office

Across New York State and around the country scores of children suffer from leukemia. In order to stay alive these children need blood transfusions. More...

New York Housing Market Sales Pace Improves, Median Price Holds

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in May outpaced April by nearly 12 percent, with more than 80 percent of New York's reporting counties seeing an increase in sales, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulate More...

Coin Collectors to Meet

The Croton River Numismatic society of Carmel, (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday. July 15, 2008 in the Guideposts cafeteria, 39 seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 7:30pm. Topics up for discussion at the meeting will include U.S. More...

Putnam Home Improvement Program Has Grant Funds Available

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has grant funds available from the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation to administer the Putnam Home Improvement Program for Putnam County residents. More...

Two Arrested for Damaging a Car in Putnam Valley

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of two Putnam Valley residents on felony criminal charges stemming from a dispute which occurred on Ridge Avenue in Putnam Valley. More...

Nature of the Hudson: Minnows and More at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Come learn the natural history of some of the interesting fish living in the Hudson River on Saturday, July 19 at 10am, Kowawese Unique Area, Route 9W, New Windsor. More...

The Amazing World of Dragonflies at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Adults and families are invited to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Thursday, July 17, 1pm at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, Route 9W, Cornwall, for the The Amazing World of Dragonflies. More...

Nature Strollers: Hiking Group for Families with Young Children at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Tuesday, July 15 at 10am, join Naturalist Guide, Laurel Dodge for Nature Strollers, a hiking group for families with babies, toddlers and young children. More...

Peekskill Man Charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Vehicle in Cold Spring

At 6:35am on July 03, 2008 35-year-old Stephen,Ochola of Peekskill was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd degree, a Misdemeanor, and Speeding, a violation, More...

Chef Lisa is Featured Speaker at Celiac Support Group's Next Meeting

July's meeting of the Hudson Valley Celiac Support Group features Chef Lisa, The Groovy Baker, as speaker. More...

New York State Correction Officer Examination Scheduled for Oct. 18, 2008

A statewide competitive Civil Service exam for the position of correction officer trainee will be held on October 18, 2008. There are no minimum requirements for taking this written examination. More...

Come and Enjoy Peekskill's First Annual Summer Fest

On Saturday, July 12, from 1-5pm, enjoy a day of free fun for the whole family and a chance to win a 21 flat panel TV! More...

Philipstown Garden Club Holds Annual Meeting

Libby Healy, a 60-year member of the PGC honored at annual meeting

The Philipstown Garden held their annual meeting at the home of member Marilyn Mayo on Wednesday, June 18, 2008. More...

Focus is on Children's Services at Putnam Family & Community Services Annual Meeting

On Thursday, July 24 Putnam Family and Community Services will hold their Annual Meeting. The topic is The Year of The Child - Focus on PFCS Children's Services. More...

Friars Of The Atonement Annual Golf Classic Raises $100,000 to Aid Chemically Addicted

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement raised $100,000 at their 16th Annual St. Christopher's Inn Golf Classic on June 9 at the Mount Kisco Country Club. Proceeds will benefit the Friar's programs of St. More...

Energy Healing Workshop for Rejuvenation and Healing at Desmond-Fish Library

One Light Healing Touch, an international energy healing and mystery school is offering free introductory energy healing workshops on July 15, and Sept 23 at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison, from 6:30-8:30pm. More...

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