November 19, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Palisades Parks Conservancy Celebrates Revolutionary War History with Symbolic Beacon Lighting

Light displays to light up Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area on 225th anniversary of evacuation by British troops

On November 25, 2008, to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the evacuation of the United States of America by British troops, the Palisades Parks Conservancy, in collaboration with the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Scenic Hudson, the More...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye - Come One, Come All to St. Andrew's Episcopal for Christmas Bazaar

On Saturday, December 6, 2008, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host their annual Christmas Bazaar, from 9:30am-3pm at 26 Prospect St., Brewster with traditional offerings for today's shoppers. More...

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Hosts: Special Holiday "Open Days" at The Wildlife Education Center

After Thanksgiving bring the entire family to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a special celebration of the Museum's live animals! More...

New York Metro Reptile Expo is Largest in Northeast

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the westenester Uounty Uenter in White Plains, NY on Sunday, November 30, from 10am to 4pm. More...

Cold Spring Man Charged With Unlicensed Driving

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Cold Spring man during a traffic stop when it was determined that he was driving while his license is suspended. More...

Hudson Design's Lake Champion Dining Hall Opens to Teenage Campers

The newly completed Dining Hall at Young Life's camp at Lake Champion opened for the 2008/2009 Weekend and Summer Camping season. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Will Offer Free Pets and the Newborn Class November 22

On Saturday, November 22, 2008, from 11am until noon, Putnam Hospital Center's maternity department will offer a Pets and the Newborn Class in its Birthing Center, located at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Flu Bug Stay Away! Hudson Valley Hospital Doctors Urge People to get Their Flu Shots Now

No one wants to suffer the fever, body aches, extreme tiredness and dry cough of the flu, which is why the doctors at Hudson Valley Hospital Center suggest you get a flu shot — now — during flu season. More...

Electricians Recruit Apprentices

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 3, will conduct recruitment from November 24 through December 8, 2008 for 500 electrician apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. More...

Women's Resource Center Forms Sexual Assault Support Group

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center (WRC) is forming a support group for female survivors of sexual assault, past and present. More...

Cold Spring's Kathy and Joe Curto Spearhead Sound Shore Medical Center's 15th Annual Toy and Coat Drive

Community Service scholarships to the drive's student interns are awarded

Fifteen years ago, a grateful patient wanted to give back in a meaningful way. So, Kathy Curto and her husband, Joseph started this gift of caring in appreciation for the expert care and monitoring she received during a high-risk pregnancy. More...

Beacon Woman Arrested in Philpstown Justice Court for Marijuana Possession

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a City of Beacon woman who was determined to have been in possession of marijuana during a security inspection of persons entering the Town of Philipstown Justice Court. More...

Baked Goods and Christmas Crafts at Harvest Bazaar at Presbyterian Church

On Saturday, November 22, 2008, from 10am-2pm, the Friendly League of the Presbyterian Church will host their annual Harvest Bazaar. Homemade pies, breads, cakes, quiche, toys, books, crafts and jewelry will be on offer. More...

Putnam County Kids and Families Send Hope to Suffering Children Worldwide

Putnam Valley hopes to collect 1,500 giftfilled shoe boxes Nov. 17-24 for world's largest Christmas project

Local volunteers are collecting simple shoe box gifts personally packed by children, families, and individuals here in Putnam Valley. More...

Cornea Translant Recipient Cody Sharp Creates Eye- Bank Thanksgiving Card

Putnam Valley college freshman and wrestling champ expresses his gratitude for gift of sight

Westchester Community College freshman and "Pride in Putnam Valley" wrestling champion, Cody Sharp, is the creator of The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration's 2008 Thanksgiving card. More...

IRS Advises Address Changes are Needed to Claim Undeliverable Stimulus Payments

The IRS reminds New Yorkers whose economic stimulus payments were returned to the IRS by the post office that time is running out to provide the IRS with an updated address. More...

Speeding Driver Arrested in Cold Spring

On November 8, 2008, Regonald Bennett, 28 years old, of New Rochelle, NY was arrested in the Village of Cold Spring. Police Officer Walz of the Village Police Department observed a car speeding on Route 9D. More...

Natural Jewelry Workshop with Monica Singh at Next Highland Garden Club Meeting

The Highland Garden Club will hold its next meeting at Butterfield Library on November 25, 2008 at 12 noon. More...

Putnam Valley Man Charged With Burglary

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley man on a charge of burglary. More...

Deputies Make Traffic Arrests in Putnam County

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recent arrests of motorists for traffic related offenses In Putnam County. More...

NY State Grange Sponsors Regional Legislative Conference for Putnam This Saturday

New York State Grange will sponsor a regional legislative conference for Putnam and surrounding counties, on Saturday, November 22 hosted by Putnam Valley Grange, 128 Mill Street, Putnam Valley. More...

Metro-North Railroad Amends Their Schedule for Thanksgiving

MTA Metro-North Railroad has off-peak fares and a special four-day Thanksgiving holiday timetable for the most traveled holiday of the year, and free weekend and holiday parking is available at many train stations. More...

Putnam Hospital Center's Fundraiser Raises Over $350,000

Putnam Hospital Center (PHC) Chairman of the Board of Directors John Neubauer and his wife Christine of Patterson and PHC President and CEO Donna M. More...

Hanukkah Luncheon for the Developmentally Disabled at Temple Beth-El

On Wednesday December 10 at 11:30am Temple Beth-El, 118 South Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie, is having a Hanukkah luncheon for the developmentally disabled. More...

Central Hudson Billing Promotion Plants 1,000 Trees

More than 1,000 trees were planted on behalf of customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation who switched to electronic billing as part of a special initiative in 2008. More...

Governor Paterson Announces 2007 As Safest Year On New York's Highways In History

Eight percent decrease in traffic fatalities; improvements in motorcycle, large truck and pedestrian crash fatalities

Governor David A. Paterson has announced that 2007 was the safest year on New York's highways since the State began keeping records on highway safety in the early 1920s. More...

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