March 18, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Free Bereavement Support Groups Offered for All Ages

Bereavement groups are offered to support those who are dealing with a loss of a special someone. They provide support, encouragement and education in the journey towards healing. Services are provided free of charge. More...

Asthma Management at Home and at School

A free informational seminar for parents of children with asthma will be held at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, March 31, at 6pm. More...

Passover University at Beth-El

Temple Beth-El, Poughkeepsie is taking part in the Kollel, Academy of Adult Jewish Learning, Passover University, to be held on Sunday, March 29. More...

Clearwater Announces Public Sail Schedule

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, America's flagship environmental organization, is happy to announce the 2009 spring and summer public sailing schedule for the sloop Clearwater, which is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her historic launch th More...

Glasgow Chamber Receives the Key to Putnam County

Chamber Directors Tim Blott of Newsquest (Herald and Times Group) and David Scott of GTG Training Ltd with Walt Thompson, Program Manager, Keep Putnam Beautiful, who presented Glasgow Chamber with the Key to Putnam County, and Chamber Director Andr More...

PHC to Offer Series of Free Parenting Classes

On Saturday, April 4, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a series of free parenting classes at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Not-for-Profit CPR/First Aid Classes Held in Cold Spring

On Tuesday, March 31, Hudson Valley Outfitters will be hosting their first of a series of first aid and CPR classes that will occur throughout the summer and into the fall. More...

Cancer Support Groups are Scheduled for April

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 for women with breast and ovarian cancer. More...

Environmental Camp for Kids at HHNM

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is ready to greet summer campers. The Museum's new summer camp "Project S.E.A.K" (Summer Environmental Adventure Kids), for children from age 4 through 15, takes place from June 29 until August 21. More...

Eco Kids Hiking Club Comes to Cold Spring

As a joint effort between the Hudson Highland Land Trust, environmental educator Pete Salmansohn, local "Eco Moms," and the Butterfield Library, children in grades 1 through 5 can enjoy monthly exploratory hikes into the Nelsonville woods. More...

Enjoy National Wildlife Week at Tilly Foster Farm

The nonprofit Tilly Foster Farm will be participating this year in National Wildlife Week, which runs from March 16-20. The public is invited to participate in a "staycation" at the free facility. More...

Seedlings for Sale Through County Auspices

Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting orders for their Annual Seedling Sale through March 25. Participants can purchase trees, shrubs, groundcovers, flowers, and birdhouses. More...

Project Childsafe Comes to Putnam

Safety kits to be distributed locally

Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces that the Putnam County Sheriffs Department will provide free firearm safety kits to local residents through a partnership with Project Childsafe, the nationwide firearms safety education program. More...

Sheriff's Department Hosts Safe Boaters Course

Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces that the Putnam County Sheriff's Department will be hosting a New York State Safe Boaters course on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 and Thursday, April 2, 2009 at Putnam Valley High School, 146 Peekskill Hollow Road. More...

Best-Selling Author Discusses Her Memoir at Beth-El

Best-selling author Lucette Lagnado will be at Temple Beth- El, 118 S. Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie, on Thursday, April 2 to discuss her memoir The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: My Family's Exodus from Cairo to the New World. More...

Retreat for Soldiers to be Designed by Garrison Firm

Hudson Design, of Garrison, has been selected by Officer's Christian Fellowship of Colorado to design a new Retreat and Conference Center for servicemen and women and their families. More...

Hudson River Talk at Van Cort Historical Society

Frances F. Dunwell, activist and author on the history, culture, and conservation of the Hudson River, will be the guest speaker at the Van Cortlandtville Historical Society on Saturday, March 21, at 2pm. More...

Frogs, Fish, and Fresh Air at Stony Kill Farm

If you like frogs, fish, and fresh air, spring into action at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center this month. Discover the many changes springtime brings as you go looking for frogs, listening to birdsongs, and celebrating Earth Day. More...

PHC to Offer Free Breastfeeding Class

On Saturday, April 4, from 11am to 12pm, the Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center will offer a free Breastfeeding Class at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Putnam County Department of Health urges men and women over aged 50 to get screened for colorectal cancer. More...

Girl Scouts Help Pour the Syrup at Taconic Center

Junior Girl Scouts from Philipstown Troop 2914 returned for a second year to help out at the annual Sap to Syrup event at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center last Sunday. More...

Watershed Committee Meets

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 6, from 7-9pm in the East Fishkill Community Library on Rt. 376. The public is invited. More...

Advice for Vietnam Vets at VA Info Day

On Wednesday, April 22, the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System will host a Vietnam Veterans Information Day. The event will take place from 11am- 3pm at 2094 Albany Post Road, Montrose, NY, Bldg 15, Room 16. More...

Garrison Yacht Club Dinner Features Ecletic Singer

Boise-born and Bostonbased, Eilen Jewell has quickly distinguished herself as one of the rising stars of a new generation of roots musicians. More...

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