May 13, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Memorial Service for James MacDade This Saturday

A memorial service for James MacDade will take place this Saturday, May 16, 2009, at 2pm, at St. Mary's-in-the-Highlands Church, located at the corner of Main and Chestnut Streets in Cold Spring. An obituary for Mr. More...

Monetary Aid Available for Veterans and Their Families

In November 2008, the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York, launched the Warrior's Family Assistance Program to come to the direct aid of veterans and their families in New York State. More...

Put Valley's Sheryl Keating Saves a Life

Sheryl Keating doesn't consider herself a hero, yet had it not been for the professionalism and knowledge of the captain of the Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps, a 20-year-old man would be dead today. More...

Traffic Violation Arrest in PV

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recent arrest of a motorist during traffic stops. On April 21, 2009 at 1:05am, Deputy Sheriff Jason Quick observed a motorist commit a traffic violation on Oscawana Lake Road in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

Cedar Waxwings Find Respite in Nelsonville Red Cedars

A flock of cedar waxwings was sighted on Monday in the Nelsonville Town Square on the corner of Main St. and Pearl. These beautiful crested birds are pale brown on the head and chest fading to soft gray on the wings. More...

DA Announces Guilty Verdict From Jury in Assault Case

Committee Putnam District Attorney Adam Levy announced the May 8, 2009, guilty verdict of Assault in the 2nd Degree, a class D violent felony against 35-year-old Robert Jason Curnen, stemming from a May 3, 2007 incident at Haviland Drive in Putnam More...

Cub Scout Den 1-Pack 137 Cleans Up Dockside Park

Armed with gloves, trash bags, and boundless enthusiasm, the Cub Scouts of Den 1-Pack 137 spent a recent evening cleaning up Dockside Park in Cold Spring. More...

Arts Fund Grant Recipients

The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to announce it has awarded an additional $3,500 to four non-profit organizations to support cultural programs and services that will take place in Putnam County in 2009-2010. More...

GUFS Boards Discusses Budget

The Garrison School Board met on May 6, 2009, to hear public comment on the proposed 2009-10 school budget. More...

Putnam Hospital's Neuro Support Group to Meet

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Neuro Support Group will be on Monday, May 18, from 4 to 5pm, in the ground floor café classrooms at the hospital, which is located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Clarification

The April 29, 2009, PCN&R covered the Cold Spring Village Board meeting of April 21, 2009. The article, "Cold Spring Seeks Stimulus Funds from Washington," references "a renovation budget of $500,000" for the Cold Spring Fire Company. 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...

Coming Events

This Week: Wed. May 13 - Seminar on Campaign Finance presented by NY State Board of Elections, 9:30am- 12:30pm, Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services "Tops" Building, 112 Old Rt. 6, Carmel. Register at www.elections.state.ny. More...

Rabies Continues to be a Serious Health Problem

Rabies continues to be a serious public health problem in New York State. Rabies is a deadly virus that attacks the nervous system. Rabies virus is in the saliva and nervous tissue of a sick animal. More...

Legislators Urge 'Patriotic Citizens' to Buy VFW Poppies

In the next few weeks, whenever you observe veterans selling buddy poppies, stop, drop a dollar bill in a collection canister, and purchase one More...

Learn What to Expect from the Home Inspection Process

The East Fishkill Library will host a free educational seminar on home inspections on Saturday, May 9, 2009. Learn what to expect when you're inspected, from Christian Werner of American Home Inspections of Dutchess County. More...

Philipstown's Memorial Day Observance Schedule

The Memorial Day Committee of Philipstown has announced the schedule for the traditional Memorial Day parade to be held on Monday, May 25, 2009. The parade will start promptly at 9am at the Municipal Building, Main Street, Cold Spring. More...

County Seeks Public Input on Mental Health Issues

A Public Hearing will be held Tuesday May 19, 2009 at 7pm in the Department of Social Services Conference Room, located in Building Two of the Donald B. Smith County Government Campus, 110 Old Route Six in Carmel. Commissioner Michael J. More...

County Clean-Up Day on Saturday

Putnam County will hold a Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 16, 2009. More...

Books and Blankets to Babies at Hudson Valley Hospital

"Books and Blankets to Babies," a joint gift-giving program for families in need between Hendrick Hudson Free Library in Montrose and Hudson Valley Hospital Center, is up and running, even though the star of the recent kick-off ceremony, two-day-ol More...

Welcome a Fresh Air Child Into Your Home in Summer

You can enjoy a pictureperfect summer this year by inviting a Fresh Air child into your home. More...

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