September 17, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Public Invited to 'Brunch in the Fields' at Common Ground Farm

On Saturday September 20, 2008, Common Ground Farm will be hosting Brunch in the Fields. More...

Rental Subsidy Available Through Putnam County Housing Corporation

Are you are having difficulty meeting your rental obligations? The HUD Housing Choice Voucher Rental Subsidy Program (Section 8) maybe able to help. The program provides a subsidy to assist residents who cannot pay their rents. More...

Environmental Organization to Host Earth Day Everyday Contest

Chuckie Goodnight Foundation For The Environment 2009 Earth Calendar to feature children's earth-friendly artwork

The Chuckie Goodnight Foundation For The Environment recently announced the organization's first Earth Day Everyday Contest. More...

Putnam Valley Minor Charged With Forgery, Grand Larceny

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 17-yearold Putnam Valley woman on felony charges of Forgery and Grand Larceny. More...

Home Improvement Grants Available Through Putnam County Housing Corporation

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...

Town of Carmel Litter Cleanup Day Slated

Practicing citizenship is the key to reducing litter. Residents of the Town of Carmel are encouraged to participate in Litter Cleanup Day on Saturday, October 4 (rain date will be the day of their choice). More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Remembers September 11th

Hudson Valley Hospital Center's September 11th ceremony began with the Raising of the Flag to half mast by, from left, Tom Lepore, Director of Engineering, and Dr. John McGurty, associate director of the Emergency Department. More...

PARC Hosts 16th Annual Cablethon

Event is single largest fundraiser for Putnam County-based non-profit

PARC will host its 16th Annual Cablethon on Saturday, September 27, 2008 from 10amnoon live on Comcast Cable Channel 8. More...

Star Rebate Check Mailing Starts September 29

No applications this year for most homeowners

New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Commissioner Robert L. More...

Putnam County Marches for Babies

March of Dimes premier fundraising event benefits all babies

Formerly known as WalkAmerica, March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event that benefits all babies—those born healthy as well as those who need help to survive and thrive. More...

Music and Information Combine at Beacon Sloop Club's Alternative Energy Festival

The second annual Beacon Sloop Club Alternative Energy Festival will take place in Beacon, at the waterfront on Sunday, September 21, 2008 from noon-5pm rain or shine. More...

Help Plan The Lower-Hudson Region's Transportation Future

Upcoming public workshops for the 2010 - 2035 Regional Transportation Plan

Billions of Federal dollars will be spent to improve the region's transportation system over the next 25 years, and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) is seeking the public's input into how that money should be spent. More...

Save The Date - 31st Annual Cold Spring Harvest Festival

A full day celebration of the fall and harvest season set for Saturday, September 27, 2008

In celebration of the fall season and Hudson Valley harvest, the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 31st Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 27, 2008. More...

To Screen or Not To Screen: Talk To Your Doctor About Prostate Cancer Screening Options

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Thanks to advances in research and the results of recent scientific studies, advice on prostate cancer screening is changing. But changes can mean questions and confusion for men and their families. More...

The Backyard Chicken Workshop at Glynwoood

A backyard chicken workshop will take place at Glynwood on Saturday, September 20, 2008 from 10am - noon. Ken Kleinpeter, Glynwood's Director of Farm and Facilities leads this workshop on home poultry production for eggs and meat. More...

Southern Dutchess Bowl Hosts Next Dutchess Putnam Restaurant Association Meeting

The Dutchess Putnam Restaurant & Tavern Association will have its monthly business luncheon/meeting on Tuesday, September 16 at Southern Dutchess Bowl, 629 Rt. 52 in Beacon. More...

Mahopac Man Charged with Marijuana Possession

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Mahopac man who was determined to have been in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop. More...

Deputies Busy With Traffic Arrests

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of several motorists countywide for a variety of traffic offenses. More...

Calling all Men: Do you know your PSA?

If not, this is the month to get your prostate checkedand blood work done.Your life depends on it!

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which doctors at Hudson Valley Hospital Center say serves as a good reminder for men to get a prostate exam and PSA test. More...

Putnam's Access to Home Program Assists Elderly and Disabled with Modifications to Their Home or Apartment

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has funding from the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation's Access to Home Program to assist Persons with Disabilities and Frail Elderly Persons with accessibility modifications in their home or More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Discount Cards are Now on Sale

Pictured are Frank Milkovich and Fred Clarke of the Cold Spring Lions' Club selling this year's discount cards in front of Foodtown. Please buy a card and please use it! More...

Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Mixer at Boscobel's New Exhibition Gallery

Members and non-members to view The Glorious Scenery Must Ever Excite: Nineteenth Century American Paintings of the Hudson Highlands

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking mixer at the new exhibition gallery at Boscobel Restoration on Thursday, September 18 at 5:30pm. More...

Still Time to Register for Local Cancer Walk

Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization offering free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, is still accepting registrations for their 14th Annual Support- A-Walk. More...

Get in to the Spring Spirit with Great Music at Jazz Vespers This Saturday

Let go of your workweek with soulful jazz and some spiritual inspiration at the Jazz Vespers this Saturday, September 20 at 5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Cold Spring Remains Popular Destination for Boaters

At the September 8 business meeting of the Cold Spring Boat Club, club Commodore Tom McKiernan reported that despite the high cost of fuel and slow economy this boating season, Cold Spring continues to attract a large number of visitors arriving by More...

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