February 11, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam County Offers Mediation Training Workshop

Putnam County's Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) is holding a 32-hour Principles of Basic Mediation Training on April 24, 25, 26 and May 1. More...

Environmental Education Series Continues at Beacon Sloop with Act Locally Lecture

The Beacon Sloop Club's Free Environmental Education Series will continue with Think Globally, Act Locally, 40 Years of the Beacon Sloop Club, a story of Local Environmental Action, Past, Present, and Future at 7pm on Friday, Feb. More...

Howland Public Library Hosts Bus Trip to the New York State Museum

In recognition of New York State's Quadricentennial celebration, the Howland Public Library will be having a bus trip to Albany to visit the New York State Museum on Wednesday, April 29. More...

Plant Putnam Seedling Sale Includes Trees, Shrubs and Groundcover

Spring will be here sooner than you think! And with that, comes sprucing up the yard, and making decisions about plant materials for your property. More...

Tax Prep Assistance Available to Seniors Through RSVP

Appointments are available for Seniors for help with taxes

RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Putnam will be assisting area seniors with tax preparation. Appointments are available at 6 locations for seniors age 60 and over. Appointments are required and the program has income limitations. More...

Fifth Generation of Hair Styling

Robert Lomino, of Robert's Hair Salon on Chestnut Street in Cold Spring, is pictured giving Hannah Marie Cercena her very first hair cut on Saturday, February 7. More...

Local Girl Scouts Collect for the Food Pantry at Their 'Special Someone' Dance

Pictured, from left to right: Sarah Warren, Alison Duncan, Rachel Yodice, and Shauna Ricketts from Girl Scout Troop #2469 with the items collected from the families of the local girl scouts at the annual 'Special Someone' dance this past weekend at t More...

NYC Driver Caught Speeding in Cold Spring

Anthony Keefe, 46 years old, of New York, NY, was arrested in the Village of Cold Spring on Charges of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd, a misdemeanor, and speeding, More...

Cold Spring Gives Back Throughout February

With Valentine's Day rapidly approaching, gifts from the heart are on everyone's minds. What better time to encourage buying local than now and making those purchase dollars even more worthwhile by funneling the money back into our community? More...

Association of Development Officers to Host Information Breakfast

The Association of Development Officers will host its next information breakfast on Tuesday, February 24, 2009. More...

Defensive Driving Course at Desmond-Fish Library

The Daytona Driving School will present a defensive driving course from 9:30am to 3:30pm on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Desmond-Fish Library. The cost is $45. More...

Bard College Hosts Bicentennial Conference on Lincoln

Two centuries after the birth of Abraham Lincoln, one-day conference at Bard addresses the question of Why He Still Matters

On Friday, March 13, 2009, Bard College will host a oneday conference on America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of his birth. More...

Purim Workshop at Temple Beth-El

Come to a fun-filled Purim workshop on Sunday, March 1, at 11am at Temple Beth-El, 118 South Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie Stories, songs, crafts, and treats including Hamantaschen, masks, and groggers. Bring your friends! More...

Lovey-Dovey Valentine Nature Program at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, February 14 at 10am, join Curator of Living Exhibits, Pam Golben at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, entrance temporarily open on 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, Cornwall, to learn all about Doves. More...

Deputies Make Traffic Arrests

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recent arrests of four motorists during traffic stops. More...

Sheriff Warns of Internet Survey Scam in Putnam County

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is alerting county residents of a scam being circulated throughout the Putnam County area by way of an email message. Recently Mr. More...

Valentine's Day Jazz Vespers This Saturday

Come and hear the great jazz love ballads this Valentine's Day at Jazz Vespers, Saturday, February 14 at 5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St. in Cold Spring. More...

Enjoy Dining Out At a Discount This New Year with 2009 Edition of Table For 2

Table for 2, a local fine dining passport, is a great best deal in dining out. Imagine saving anywhere from $15-$40 off your restaurant bill, just for presenting your Table for 2 passport. More...

Scenic Highlands Parcels Added to State Parks

Hudson Highlands Land Trust plays a major role in closing year-end sales

New York State's Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) acquired two properties totaling 195 acres of forest and meadowlands in Philipstown and Cortlandt at the end of 2008, notwithstanding the dire economic situation. More...

Three Food Town Employees Charged with Petit Larceny for In-store Theft

Three Food Town Employees were arrested in Cold Spring on charges of Petit Larceny a class A Misdemeanor, after they were caught stealing merchandise by store security. More...

Speeding Arrest Leads to Attempted Escape Charges

Michael L Morabito, 54 years old, of Fort Montgomery, New York, was arrested in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Introduction to Microsoft Word Basics Offered at Butterfield Library

The Butterfield Library will offer a beginners course on Microsoft Word basics for Seniors on Monday, February 16 and Tuesday, February 17 at 10am (Please note that Monday is a holiday but the Library will be open especially for this class). More...

Defensive Driving Course Offered at Butterfield Library

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library will, once again, host an Empire Safety Council Accident Prevention Workshop on Saturday, February 21 at 10am to 4pm. More...

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