April 22, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Picnic at Fahnestock with New 'Friends of' Group

Come and meet the Friends of Fahnestock and Hudson Highlands State Park (FoFHH) at a picnic Saturday, May 16, 12-4pm, at the Canopus Lake Beach/Winter Park area in Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park. More...

Increase in Car Break-ins in Cold Spring

On Friday April 17, 2009, Officer-in-Charge George Kane of the Village of Cold Spring Police Department received a complaint from a local resident that their vehicle, which was parked in their driveway, had been unlawfully entered at some point dur More...

Tamagna Hosts Forum on Taxes at CV Clubhouse

Car seat installation and Operation Safe Child take place earlier in the day

Legislator Vincent Tamagna hosts a forum on taxes for all Putnam County residents in Continental Village. More...

Wildflower Seeds to be Blessed by the Franciscans

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will inaugurate National Wildflower Week at Graymoor at the 11am Mass in Pilgrim Hall on Sunday, May 3. Wildflower seeds will be blessed and planted nearby immediately after the Mass. More...

Putnam Valley Seniors Will Enjoy Day of Activities in PA

The Putnam Valley Senior Club is inviting all to join them for a trip to Mount Haven, Pennsylvania, on May 5. Participants will enjoy a breakfast buffet, Latin lunch buffet, 4-hour open bar, dancing, games, a movie, and shopping. More...

Coming Events

This Week: Wed. Apr. 22 - Viet Vet Info Day, sponsored by VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, 11am-3pm, 2094 Albany Post Road, Montrose, NY, Bldg 15, Room 16. Advice offered from on numerous topics of interest. Thu. Apr. More...

'DEAR' Time at Haldane Celebrates Reading

Everyone at Haldane Elementary School participated in Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) on April 17, 2009 to celebrate reading. More...

PVHS Principal Draws Unexpected Crowd

It has become a truism in Putnam Valley that attendance at PTA meetings tends to drop off once children enter high school. More...

KCAC Schedules Fami ly Hike to Hawk Rock

A naturalist and a historical interpreter will be among the group hiking with Kent Conservational Advisory Committee (KCAC) members during the Family Hike to Hawk Rock on Sunday, May 3. More...

Abigail Adams Visits Haldane

Abigail Adams, aka Anne Kane-Lavin, 7th grade English teacher, talked to the seventh grade students about her life in colonial America prior to the outbreak of the wa r be twe en the Mothe r Country and her colonies. More...

Needed: Senior Volunteers with Computer Knowledge

If you have basic computer knowledge and want to help another senior to get into the Information Age, SeniorNet would like you to join them and "pass it on." SeniorNet needs help at the Putnam Valley Senior Center to work with seniors who want to l More...

Lions Guard Privacy at Shredding Day

Getting ready to assist Philipstown residents with shredding files and papers are Lions David Lilburne, Jean Milkovich, Betty Budney, Henry and Adele Stern, and Frank Milkovich. More...

Religious Services

ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott-Hamblen, Rector, 265-2539 Mr. Ron Greene, Senior Warden, 265-3624 www.stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Sun. More...

Adopt-a-Highway Clean-Up Brings Out Many Volunteers

Saturday, April 18th dawned bright and beautiful, a perfect day for Adopt-A-Highway. Many Philipstown residents, clubs, and organizations turned out on local roads to clean up the trash. More...

School Board Election Reminder for Candidates

Candidates for the May 19 School Board Elections should contact the PCN&R asap regarding announcement and platform deadlines and specifications. The rules have been changed from those formerly used. More...

Memorial Mass for Kristin Underkoffler This Friday

Kristin Marie Underkoffler, 34, of Delmar, Maryland, died Friday, November 21, 2008, peacefully, at Dorchester General Hospital, Maryland. More...

Watch out, Trout: Kids' Fishing Day is Coming

The Nelsonville Fish and Fur Club invites every kid in Philipstown to come to the lower reservoir on Fishkill Road on Sunday, May 3, 2009, from 8am to 4pm, to have a day of fun catching fish. More...

Lions' Benefit Raises Over $6,500 for Marcinak Fund

Don Lefari, of the Garrison Fire Company, accepts a check from Lion Betty Budney and Tim Greco, president of the Cold Spring Lion's Club. More...

Residents Can Discover the History of Their Own Homes

Vinny Tamagna, deputy chairman of the Putnam County Legislature has announced a new historic program called "Marking Your Old House. More...

Chamber Corner

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce strives to interact with our members in every positive way. To that end, we are now publishing a weekly e-newsletter. More...

Putnam's Relay for Life is State's Largest

Putnam County's Relay for Life reported that during its first 10 years, it has raised in excess of $2.1 million. More...

IBM Retirees Will Meet on April 30

The Tri-State IBM Retirees Club will be holding their next meeting on Thursday, April 30 at 1:30pm at the United Methodist Church, 1176 East Main Street, Shrub Oak. More...

PV Suspect Captured

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a resident from the City of Albany, New York on criminal charges stemming from the reported burglary of a Putnam Valley residence. More...

Howland Chamber Music Circle Presents Cellist

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is happy to present a return engagement of the young cellist Zuill Bailey in a program of music from the 18th to the 20th century. Zuill Bailey is considered one of the pre-eminent cellists of his generation. More...

Chal lenges of Main Street Revi tal izat ion Discussed

Town, village and county officials will gather at Cornerstone Park in Carmel on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 1:30pm for the culmination of a yearlong series of planning studies designed to improve Putnam County' s main streets and historical commer More...

Manitoga Event Welcomes Potential Campers

The Russel Wright Design Center's 75 acres of woodland paths and streams will once again host a season of summer fun and learning when Summer Nature & Design Camp swings into act ion on July 6. More...

Book Benefits Bannerman's

Bannerman's Castle Trust. Inc. presents the launch of a resurrected book benefiting the preservation of Bannerman's Island. Lucey Bowen will speak about images from Great River of the Mountains: Th e Hudson,</I 1941. More...

Polhemus Property to Aid PCHS With Funds Match

Community organizations are feeling the effects of the economic downturn as much as anyone else, and one local company thinks this is the best possible time for businesses to lend a hand to their not-for-profit cousins. More...

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