June 10, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

PV Man Charged with Sex Offense

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley man on a variety of charges, including a sex offense against a teenager, during an incident in a town park. More...

A Pause for Reflection at Graymoor Family Retreat

In this uncertain economy, with many families swapping their vacations for staycations, the annual Family Retreat at Graymoor is an answer to prayers. More...

Coming Events

Ongoing: Cold Spring Farmers' Market, Saturdays through Thanksgiving, 8:30am-1:30pm, at The Nest, Chestnut St. Putnam Valley Farmers' Markets: Fridays, 3-7pm, Tompkins Cnrs Methodist Church, outdoors, 729 Peekskill Hollow Rd. June 19-Oct. More...

Vision and Goals for the Village of Cold Spring

Perspectives

THE SPECIAL BOARD FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN/LOCAL WATERFRONT REVITALIZATION PLAN On Thursday, June 18th, 2009, the Special Board for the Comprehensive Plan/LWRP will be holding a public meeting at the Cold Spring Fire House to review the follo More...

"Daycare for Baby Deer"

A very young (just days old) fawn was photographed in the backyard of a house in Cold Spring on Wednesday, June 3. More...

First Grade is Not Too Early to Think About Careers

The Garrison Union School's first graders in the classrooms of Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Martin had the opportunity to share their career aspirations with other elementary students during the last week in May. More...

DeStefano Aims to Unseat Smith with NYPD Experience

Police Captain Andrew DeStefano kicked off his bid to become the next Sheriff of Putnam, he told his audiences, "I'm a cop, not a politician. And this isn't a campaign; its an application process. More...

Derby Results

The splendid weather this weekend provided the perfect backdrop for some fine "catches of the day" from young anglers at the Garrison Fish and Game Club's Kids' Fishing Day. More...

Girl Scouts Attend Court of Awards Ceremony

The Hudson Highlands Girl Scouts held their 6th annual Court of Awards Ceremony on Saturday May 30, 2009. The girls and their moms enjoyed a delicious breakfast buffet at the Chalet on the Hudson. More...

Boscobel Hosts Toni On!

Former entertainment reporter Toni Senecal, with her cameraman and production crew in tow, wandered Boscobel's picturesque grounds on Wednesday, June 3, to film for an upcoming episode of her popular travel TV series, Toni On! More...

Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps Awarded "EMS Unit of the Year"

Each year, the Putnam County EMS Council reviews the work performed by each EMS agency in the County, and awards one, the title of, "EMS Agency of the year." On May 3, 2009, the EMS Council held its Annual Brunch at the Centennial Golf Club in Carm More...

Shea Steps In As Mazzuca Prepares to Step Down

Veteran Philipstown councilman Richard Shea has announced that he will run for Town Supervisor in the upcoming election in November. He made the announcement on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at the home of Kim Conner, his campaign chair. 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...

Danny Valentine and Maggie Overfelt are Wed

Danny Valentine and Maggie Overfelt, both of Cold Spring, were married Saturday, April 25, 2009, at the Hastings House, a seaside garden in Half Moon Bay, California. The Rev. Jay A. Ford, a minister with St. More...

Cold Spring Antiques Show Returns This Sunday

This Sunday, June 14, will kick off the summer antiquing season with the annual Cold Spring Antiques Show. More...

Mothers of the Year Feted by Cold Spring Lions Club

On May 11, 2009, the Cold Spring Lions Club feted the winners of the Mother of the Year contest at the Plumbush Restaurant, along with the children who wrote essays nominating their mothers. More...

Koepke and O'Malley Head to Latin America

Will perform community service in rural areas and live with locals

On Sunday May 24, many downtown Cold Spring shoppers enjoyed baked goods while contributing to help less privileged communities of Latin America. More...

State Library Launches 2009 Summer Reading Program

The New York State Library launched the 2009 New York Statewide Summer Reading. The annual free program is offered in more than 1,100 public libraries and branch libraries throughout the state. More...

Twenty-two Years of Going After the Big One

"Teach a Kid to Fish" is the motto on the Garrison Fish and Game Club's (GFGC) banner for the annual Charles Polhemus Memorial Fishing Derby. More...

Garrison Artist Designs Quadricentennial Poster

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area has unveiled the commemorative "Discover the Hudson"- themed brochure that celebrates the 400th anniversaries of Henry Hudson's 1609 voyage up the river that bears his name, More...

Pataki Named to Hudson Valley Hospital Center Foundation Board

Philip A. Ambrosino, Chairman of the Board of the Foundation of Hudson Valley Hospital Center, has announced that former New York State Governor George Pataki has been elected as one of two new Foundation board members. More...

Metal Concepts Opens New Showroom in Beacon

Metal Concepts, formerly of Nelsonville, will open the doors to its new showroom located in their new building inside the old Tallix compound. A variety of oneof a-kind furniture as well as selected sculptures and paintings will be on view. More...

County Bar Association Honors Justice O'Rourke

On Thursday June 4th, at The Garrison, overlooking the beautiful Hudson River, more than 75 attorneys and court personnel attended the Putnam County Bar Association Annual Dinner to celebrate the distinguished career of Putnam Supreme Court Justice More...

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