March 11, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Tilly Foster Farm Website Launched

The Whipple Foundation for the Preservation of Putnam County is pleased to announce the launch of a new website devoted exclusively to the nonprofit Tilly Foster Farm. www.tillyfosterfarm.org. More...

Putnam FCU Donates Food to Community Action Program

Putnam Federal Credit Union recently completed a canned food drive, held in January 2009 to benefit Putnam Community Action Program (PCAP). More...

Hand Therapists Kept Busy by Compact Technology Injuries

Aching hands? Help is a phone call away at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. One of the main differences between man and man's best friend is that we have hands. More...

Support Group Assists Parents and Caregivers

Are you Parent or Caregiver helping a loved one cope with issues of mental health? Putnam Family and Community Services invites you to join a free, monthly support group, held on the second Thursday of every month from 6: More...

Galef/Suozzi Property Tax Relief Forum to be Televised

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef invited Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi to her district in January to share the NYS Commission on Property Tax Relief's final report. Mr. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue Hosts 'Shabbat Across America'

On Friday evening, March 20, 2009, the Philipstown Reform Synagogue (PRS) will host 'Shabbat Across America,' along with hundreds of other synagogues across the United States and Canada. More...

Free Health Department Rabies Vaccination Clinic

The Putnam County Department of Health is sponsoring a free rabies vaccination clinic at the South Putnam Animal Hospital, 230B Baldwin Place Road, in Mahopac, on Saturday, March 28, 2009, from 3- 5pm. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets. More...

PV Farmers' Market Returns

The 2009 Putnam Valley weekly Farmers Market will debut on Wednesday March 18 from 2 to 6pm at the Putnam Valley Grange, 128 Mill Street. The market will offer fresh produce, baked goods, spices, cheese, bread, wine and more. More...

Butterfield Forum a Bust

Candidates Spar in Church Instead

Monday night's "Meet the Candidates" forum for Cold Spring and Nelsonville began with what probably looked like a parade, scavenger hunt, or a conga line through the village. More...

Omega-3 Fats Deciphered in Desmond-Fish Discussion

Chip Marks explores "The Hero in Disguise"

The word "fat" is a turn-off for most people. It is usually associated with a flabby accumulation of too much flesh in our bodies. Unfortunately, this same word also refers to one of the main classes of nutrients in the foods we eat. More...

Putnam Valley's Christian Glorius Promoted to Rank of Sergeant Major

Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, recently announced the promotion of members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership. More...

Nonprofit Legal Advocacy Group in Contention for NY Times Excellence Award

Executive Director is Cold Spring resident

Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) was recognized by the New York Times Company, the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York and the New York Regional Association of Grantmakers as a semifinalist for the 2009 New York Times Company No More...

Grant Funds Breast Cancer Counseling Services

Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization based in Yorktown Heights offering free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, recently received a $10,000 grant from the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer F More...

Support for Those Taking Care of a Relative's Child

Are you a grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, cousin, stepparent, family friend or extended family member taking care of a relative's child? More...

Registration Date Set for Kent SeniorNet Classes

To keep up with today's computer technology, don't procrastinate, enroll in one of Kent SeniorNet's adult computer courses. Are you hesitant about using a computer? Are you intimidated? More...

Bid for Prizes at Girl Scouts Penny Social

The Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson-Oregon Community presents their 3rd Annual Penny Social in the Cafe of the Putnam Valley High School, 146 Peekskill Hollow Road, Friday, March 13, 2009. More...

Improve Your Parenting Skills at PFCS Workshops

Kids don't come with instruction manuals. That's why Putnam Family & Community Services is offering several parenting courses in March. More...

Help Fill the Pantry Truck

During these difficult economic times an increasing number of residents here in Putnam County have relied on our local food pantries for assistance. More...

Care to Bid on a Bachelor?

The Beacon Business Association is holding its 2nd annual Bachelor Auction on March 20 at the Dutchess Manor. This is a multiple charity benefit. More...

NY Paper Tax Filers Must Use New Mailing Address

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding New York taxpayers who file paper tax returns that they should mail their returns to the IRS Kansas City Service Center in Kansas City, Mo. More...

Tapping Trees at Tilly

Tilly Foster Farm will show where early Putnam County residents got their sweets! Tapping trees is an early spring ritual that occurs throughout New England and New York State. More...

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