December 10, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Economic Crisis Making You Anxious or Depressed?

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With the crisis on Wall Street, a boom of home foreclosures, and high energy and food prices throughout the country, no one can blame you for feeling anxious or overwhelmed. More...

Marist Softball Team Takes Community Service to the Front Line of Iraq

As this year's community service project, the Marist College Varsity softball team will adopt Second Lieutenant Michael Murray's Marine platoon stationed in Fallujah and send the soldiers care packages for the holiday season. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Honors Risi Saunders with Horticulture Award

Risi Saunders, a PGC member since 1936 was honored for her horticultural achievements over the years. More...

Garrison Fire Department's November Calls are Detailed

The Garrison Fire Department responded to a total of 14 fire calls during the month of November, 2008. More...

Mothers' Club of Putnam Hospital Center Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The Mothers' Club of Putnam Hospital Center recently celebrated their one-year anniversary at Four Brothers Restaurant in Mahopac. More...

Cold Spring VFW and American Legion Updating List for Servicemen and Women Stationed Overseas

Holiday gift packages to be sent

For the past five years the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion have been sending gift packages to the active servicemen and women of Philipstown stationed in Iraq, Afghanistan, the United States and other parts of the world. More...

2008 Watershed Stewardship Awards Announced

On Friday, November 21, 2008, the Hudson River Watershed Alliance honored the efforts of both an individual and an organization that have exemplified leadership through successful local watershed protection, management and restoration in the Hudson More...

Carols and Creatures at the Saunders Farm Living Nativity

The annual spectacular Living Nativity will be held this year on December 14. Starting at the Saunders' driveway at 4pm, the caroling and strolling event will be narrated and directed by the Reverend Frank Geer, pastor of St. More...

Speeding Arrest in Village of Cold Spring

Jhonny Joachim, 23 years old, of Spring Valley, New York, was arrested in the Village of Cold Spring and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd, a Misdemeanor, and Speeding, a Violation. More...

Speak Out with Assemblywoman Galef Explores Ways that School Districts Work Together to Save Money

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef hosts Briarcliff Manor Board of Education Vice President Lisa Tane & Croton Harmon Board of Education Vice President Karen Zevin on her cable television show Speak Out with Sandy Galef to discuss how school districts More...

Health Information Project of Mid-Hudson Library System Wins Shubert Award

As any parent knows, the teenage years can be difficult - for all parties involved. More...

Planting Putnam a Great Gift Idea for Gardeners

It may seem a life-time from the beginning of winter to Spring but, for an experienced or even novice gardener, November is only a few short months away before it's time to go outside, 'dig some dirt', and prepare for the rewards of planting a gard More...

Cub Scouts Decorate Gingerbread Houses for Habitat for Humanity

Pictured above are Pack 137, Den 2 members: Jared Wigdor, Michael Champlin, AJ Vitiello, Nicholas DiPalo, Liam Irwin, Anthony Lombardo, Mikey Chefalo & Mario Cofini. More...

Hudson Valley Tourism Directors Meet in Hudson House

Pictured above, left, is Val Hickman, host of the Hudson Valley Tourism Meeting and Director of the Putnam Visitor's Bureau, with the representatives of the tourism offices of Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Rensselaer, Rockland, Ulster More...

Free Health Dept. Flu Clinic at Garrison Firehouse

In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Putnam County Department of Health is planning a second free public flu vaccine clinic for all New York State residents age 9 and older. More...

Postal Service Announces Holiday Mailing Tips, Deadlines and Post Office Hours

With 19 billion cards, letters and packages expected to be delivered this holiday season, the U.S. Postal Service has some tips to help get gifts to their destination swiftly and safely. More...

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