October 1, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Cancer Care Advocacy Program at East Fishkill Library

On Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 7pm there will be a talk by Roger Szafranski on the Patient Advocacy Program. Mr. More...

Come One, Come All to Metro North's Rail Yards Open House at Croton Station

MTA Metro-North Railroad welcomes you to join them for our most festive occasion of the year. On Saturday, October 11, 2008, from 10am to 3pm, bring family and friends to Metro- North Railroad's Annual Harmon Open House in Croton. More...

New Telephone Support Group for Women With Breast Cancer

Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization specializing in free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, announces the launch of a new monthly support group for women living with breast cancer th More...

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Putnam Community Cares Cancer Charities

In conjuction with October's designation as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Putnam Community Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Breast Cancer charities will take place at Chili's, in Somers, on October 18 from 8 to 10am. More...

Hudson River Valley Greenway Expanded

Hudson River Valley Greenway Acting Executive Director Mark Castiglione and Senator Elizabeth O'C. Little are pleased to announce the Hudson River Valley Greenway Area has been expanded to include Washington County. More...

First at the Finish Line at Putnam Hospital's Reservoir Classic

Receiving their trophies as the overall best men's and women's runners in the five-mile race at the recent 21st Annual Putnam Hospital Center Reservoir Classic are, from left to right, Carlos Venegas (men's first with a time of 31:20), Jesse Nafle More...

Fall Nature Programs at Stony Kill Farm

Fall is harvest time in the Hudson Valley. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center invites you to celebrate the 30th Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 4. More...

TV Anchor Darlene Rodriguez to Emcee Hudson Valley Hospital Center's 48th Annual Auxiliary Ball at Boscobel

Senator Vincent L. Leibell, Sheila Drogy, Patricia Morrow, and the Hudson Highlands Land Trust to be Honored; Kacey Morabito to Introduce

Darlene Rodriguez, co-anchor of Today in New York on WNBC, will serve as emcee at the 48th Annual Auxiliary Ball of Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Saturday, October 18, 2008, at Boscobel House & Gardens in Garrison, a magnificent early 19th-century More...

Philipstown Recreation Played Host to Local Seniors for Lunch

On Wednesday, September 27, ninety-six senior citizens from Philipstown ventured down to the Philipstown Community Center for a roast beef lunch. More...

Hudson River Watershed Alliance Accepting Nominations for Watershed Steward Award

The Hudson River Watershed Alliance is accepting nominations for the 2008 Watershed Stewardship Award. More...

Titanic Scholar John Eaton to Receive Silver Riband Award from Ocean Liner Council

Cold Spring resident is celebrated for his life's work

The chairman of the Ocean Liner Council of the South Street Seaport Museum has announced that John P. Eaton and Charles Haas will be the next Silver Riband Award Recipients. More...

The New York Times' Andrew C. Revkin Receives a 2008 Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism

Long-time Garrison resident to be honored for 'sustained, decades-long achievement' at a Columbia University ceremony

Andrew Revkin, a science reporter from The New York Times is one of two winners of the 2008 John Chancellor Awards for Excellence in Journalism, Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism has announced. More...

Sprinklers to be Tested During Cold Spring Village Hydrant Flush

As the Cold Spring Water Department prepares for its biannual hydrant flush of the distribution system, to begin Sunday night, October 5, it has been announced that certification and testing of commercial fire sprinkler systems will be coordinated More...

Putnam Community Service Network 2008 Awards Presented

Individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the lives of others through their accomplishments in human services and/or community services in Putnam County were honored at the recent Putnam Community Service Network Annual Awards Br More...

Breast Cancer Programs at Patterson Library as Part of Awareness Month

Patterson Library recognizes "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" with an informative & fascinating two-part series. More...

Two Long-term Care Seminars at East Fishkill Library

The East Fishkill Community Library will host a free 60- minute educational seminar titled "Family Matters with Long-term Care" at 6:30pm on Wednesday October 15 and again at 2pm on Friday, October 17, 2008. More...

Lindera Loop, Putnam County's First Handicapped-accessible trail is Opened and Dedicated by Putnam County Land Trust

On September 20, 2008, at its headquarters on Cobb Road in Brewster, The Putnam County Land Trust hosted the Grand Opening and Dedication of Putnam County's first handicapped accessible trail. More...

October 15 Deadline Nears; Don't Let Stimulus Payment Pass You By

The October 15 deadline to file a 2007 income tax return and to receive an economic stimulus payment this year is fast approaching. More...

Cold Spring Village Police Arrest Man for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle

On September 20, 2008, at 11:30pm, David Harley, 49 years old, of Lake Ronkonkoma, New York, was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation Of a Motor Vehicle in the 2nd degree, a misdemeanor (VTL section 511sub 2a4), as well as speeding. More...

Special Free Stroke Program and Risk Assessment to be Held at Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center will offer special program on "Stroke: What You Need to Know" on Wednesday, October 22. More...

Fun for Everyone at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center's 30th Annual Harvest Festival

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center will hold its 30th Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 4, from 12 to 5pm, rain or shine. More...

Christine Belvin of Cold Spring is Honored by Helen Hayes Hospital

Helen Hayes Hospital hosted its 108th annual "Honors Assembly" on September 23, 2008 at 1:30pm at the hospital in West Haverstraw. More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Earns National Recognition Accreditation Awarded by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, announced on September 19, 2008 that Hudson Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) has been awarded accredited status. More...

Free Cancer Support Available in Putnam

Cancer support available: Support Connection, Inc., a notfor profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ov More...

Our Lady of Loretto to Celebrate Blessing of Animals

On Sunday afternoon, October 5, the Parish of Our Lady of Loretto will celebrate the annual Blessing of Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. October 4 is the Feast Day of St. More...

NE Chapter of American Bamboo Society's Fall Meeting Takes Place at Stonecrop Gardens

Workshops Celebrate the "How to of Bamboo" - growing, propagating, controlling, designing and more

The Northeast Chapter of the American Bamboo Society (ABS) is coming to the Hudson Valley for its fall meeting on Saturday, October 11 from 9am to 4pm at Stonecrop Gardens in Cold Spring, New York. More...

New SeniorNet Slogan: "We are Different"

The Mahopac William Koehler SeniorNet now has the slogan "We Are Different". And this group really is different from the Adult Education classes given in the schools. More...

Putnam AARP Chapter #1183 Offers Fall Programs

Recently published fall/winter programs for AARP Chapter #1183, to be held at Guideposts in Carmel, have been announced. More...

Mcgruff "The Crime Dog" Visits the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Information Table

McGruff, the nationally known "Crime Dog", visited the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce 2008 Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 27, 2008 to help Cold Spring Community "Take a Bite Out of Crime". More...

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