November 12, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

YMCA Camp Combe Seeks Backhoe to Help with Maintenance, Construction

Non-Profit Putnam Valley day camp offers to let contractors store equipment for free in exchange for occasional use

Thad Gifford-Smith is a notso happy camper. More...

Scholar-in-Residence Moderates Discussion and Workshop at Temple Beth-El

On Saturday, November 22 Scholar in Residence Joel Hoffman will join congregants at Temple Beth-El, 118 Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie for Shabbat. Joel M. More...

Plan Now and Be Ready for Tax Time With These Quick IRS Tips

Plan now and be ready for tax time, the Internal Revenue Service says. More...

Mental Health America Program: "What are the Components of a Good IEP?"

Vital information for families of children with special needs (Birth - 21 Years) and for professionals working with children who have special needs

Mental Health America of Dutchess County (a.k.a. More...

Dinner, Lecture, Services Trio at Temple Beth-El

On Friday, December 5, Temple Beth-El will host a dinner, lecture and services beginning at 6pm. The speaker will be Joshua Kotzin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English & Jewish Studies Coordinator, Marist College. More...

West Point to Host Special USCIS Naturalization Ceremony

127 residents of New York to become U.S. citizens at the U.S. Military Academy

A diverse group of 127 residents of New York became United States citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Nov. 10, 2008. U.S. More...

Putnam Valley Man Charged with Drug Possession

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley man who was determined to have been in possession of heroin and another controlled substance. More...

Incredible Lineup this Saturday for Special Jazz Vespers at First Presbyterian

An exceptional free expanded jazz concert with a lineup that will knock your socks off will be held this Saturday as part of First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown's special Jazz Vespers to celebrate the church's 150th Anniversary. More...

Mary McConnachie and Timothy O'Hara are Wed

Mary Crilly McConnachie, daughter of Ann and Brian McConnachie was married on October 4, 2008 to Timothy Patrick O'Hara, son of Patrick O'Hara of Kalamazoo, Michigan and the late Barbara Ann O'Hara. The Reverend Francis H. More...

Governor Paterson Announces New Website to Open Budget Process

"www.ReduceNYSpending.gov" will foster public discussion about New York's budget priorities as the State addresses record budget deficits

Governor David A. Paterson today announced the release of a new website, "www.ReduceNYSpending.gov," that will lead the public in a discussion about how to control unsustainable growth in the size of New York's budget. More...

Cold Spring Man Charged with Drug Possession During Traffic Stop

Sheriff Donald B.. Smith reports the arrest of a Village of Cold Spring man after he was determined to have been in possession of controlled substances during a traffic stop. More...

Rep. Hall's Office Holding Regularly Scheduled Outreach Office Hours in Westchester, Rockland and Dutchess Counties

Newly re-elected U.S. Rep. John Hall's (D-NY19) office will hold satellite office hours in Westchester, Rockland and Dutchess Counties on the first Wednesday of each month. More...

Aspects of Life in Beacon to be Discussed at Beacon Human Relations Open House

The Beacon Human Relations Commission is holding an open house at their Main Street location, located at 554 Main Street, Beacon, on November 14, 2008 at 7pm. More...

Delicious Food Tips at Next Celiac Support Group Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Hudson Valley Celiac Support Group meets in Conference Room B at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, on the third Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30pm. More...

Critters in the Cold Presentation at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 10am, join Environmental Educator, Michele Diamanti at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, entrance on Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road,Cornwall, to learn all about Critters in the More...

Putnam Valley Man Charged With Felony Possession of an Unregistered Handgun

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley man after he was determined to be in possession of an unregistered handgun. More...

Empire State Begins Typical Seasonal Slowdown in September

Existing single-family home sales in New York finished September 2008 only 4-percent below September 2007, while the median sales price grew slightly from a year ago, according to preliminary singlefamily sales data accumulated by the New York Stat More...

Local Merchants Donate Dinner Dance Benefit for Women with Cancer

On Thursday, December 4, 2008, Travelers Rest on Route 100 in Ossining, will host the Fourth Annual Support Connection Benefit Dinner. Guests are invited to "Celebrate Caring and Courage" while enjoying a pre-holiday evening of dinner and dancing. More...

Annual Holiday Caroling Event at Southeast Museum

On Saturday, December 6 at 5pm, The Southeast Museum will hold an annual holiday caroling event. Join friends and neighbors to celebrate the holiday season. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital's 'Mind, Body, Spirit Women's Symposium' Gives Women a Chance to Begin a Journey of Self Discovery

Bestselling author Joan Anderson, the keynote speaker at Hudson Valley Hospital Center's annual "Mind, Body, Spirit Women's Symposium," told a crowd of 200 women to embrace the words of St. More...

Late Summer/Fall Garden Contest Winners Announced by Highland Garden Club

The winners of the Highland Garden Club's Late Summer/ Fall Garden Contest were announced at the Club's October meeting. More...

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