December 31, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Public Notice

The Putnam Valley Town Hall will be closed on December 31, New Year's Eve, and January 1, 2009, New Year's Day. The Village of Cold Spring offices will be closed on Thursday, January 1, 2009. More...

IRS Offers New Yorkers Tips for Year-End Donations

New York taxpayers making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years. More...

Home Health Aide Job Training Program Offered Free of Charge by VNA Home Health Services

VNA Home Health Services (VNA HHS), a not for profit provider of home health aide services in Westchester and Putnam, and member of the Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley family, is offering free Home Health Aide training classes that resu More...

Free Reiki Program for Women with Cancer

Support Connection, Inc. announces a free program for women living with cancer: "The Reiki Circle" will be offered on Thursday, January 15, 2009 from 6:30- 8pm at the East Fishkill Library, 348 Route 376, Hopewell Junction. More...

Kids' Valentine Chocolate Workshop at Patterson Library

There will be a valentine chocolate workshop on Saturday, February 7 from 12- 2pm at Patterson Library. Kids ages 6-10 create chocolate treats and gift-wrap them. Registration is required. More...

January Dates for Cancer Support Groups are Announced

Support Connection, Inc., a not-for 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 ovarian cancer. More...

Prices Remain Stable, Sales Decrease in New York State in November

The median selling price of existing single-family home sales in New York State remained stable for the third consecutive month despite a decrease in sales, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Associa More...

Choices For Sustainable Living Discussion Group to Form at The Butterfield Library

The Butterfield Library will host a weekly discussion group that will focus on "Choices for Sustainable Living" on Wednesdays, beginning January 21 through March 18th at 7:30pm. More...

Author Angelo DeCesare Visits Haldane First Graders

Angelo DeCesare, author of Flip's Fantastic Journal visited Haldane first grade students to share his wonderful book and illustration skills with them. More...

Town of Putnam Valley Volunteer Positions Available for Boards and Committee

The Town of Putnam Valley is seeking qualified volunteers for the following Boards and Committee: Ethics Board Planning Board Ad-Hoc Member Roaring Brook Lake Preservation Committee Assessment Review Board More...

Free Health Dept. Flu Vaccine Clinic in Garrison on Wednesday January 7

The Putnam County Department of Health will be hosting the last free public flu vaccine clinic for all New York State residents age 9 and older. More...

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet Next Monday

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, January 7 from 7-9pm in the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, next to East Fishkill Town Hall. The public is invited. More...

Young Naturalists Donate Care Packages for Wildlife

The Young Naturalist Pre-K classes at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum decided to prepare a holiday gift to help those who help wildlife. More...

Bear Necessities at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Come spend the morning with Environmental Educator, Carl Heitmuller, at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Sunday, January 11 at 10am to learn about Black Bears, the largest mammal in our region. More...

Festive SeniorNet Holiday Party was Enjoyed by Many

January and March computer education classes still have openings

After six and a half successful years of computer classes, workshops and seminars, this December the Putnam County Office for Aging, Mahopac SeniorNet group enjoyed a festive holiday party. More...

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