June 17, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Sign Language Workshops at Desmond-Fish Library

Did you know that your hands want to dance? Branch out and learn a new language! More...

County Should Ban Phosphorous Fertilizer

Perspectives

Across the United States and Canada, local governments are passing laws banning the use of fertilizers that contain phosphorus. Recently, the Westchester County legislature banned the use of such fertilizers. More...

Editor's Note

Last week, the PCN&R published the Special Board for the Comprehensive Plan's "Vision and Goals for the Village of Cold Spring. We encouraged the community to offer comment on the 30 months of work completed by the Special Board. More...

Putnam County Energy Commission Holds Meeting

The first meeting of the new Commission on Energy Conservation and Green Energy Initiatives, created by the Putnam County Legislature and chaired by Deputy Chairman Vincent Tamagna, was held on the evening of Monday, June 8, 2009. More...

Putnam Master Gardener Volunteers Make Home Visits

Estate& Whethe r you 're a new homeowner or an experienced gardener, you can always use some good advice. More...

Putnam Hospital's ECHO Lab Receives Accreditation

Putnam Hospital Center was recently awarded accreditation of its echocardiography laboratory by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL), which recognized the Carmel hospital for its commitment to More...

Up the Giant's Ladder and Across the Zip Line

Without electronics, candy, soda, and other 21st century "necessities," 51 Haldane 8th graders got back to basics during a recent trip to Frost Valley YMCA camp in the Catskills. More...

PARC Receives Foundation Grant for Autism Center

PARC, the leading provider of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities in Putnam County, is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a grant for $5,000 from the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation to support PARC's newly- 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...

Corpus Christi Procession Brings God to the Streets

The faithful of Our Lady of Loretto Parish took the Holy Eucharist out to the streets of Cold Spring in their annual Corpus Christi Procession on Sunday afternoon, June 14. 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...

Sheriffs Attend Civil Albany Division Training Sessions

The New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute recently held a week-long Basic School for deputy sheriffs and civilian staff who work in sheriffs' civil divisions. More...

Cancer Survivors Gather for Celebrate Life Day

More than 125 people turned out for Support Connection's sixth annual "Celebrate Life Day" recently at Travelers Rest restaurant in Ossining, NY. More...

Haldane Eco-Kids Learn How to Harness Bicycle Energy

The Haldane Eco-Kids were interested in being able to use a bicycle to charge iPods and possibly run a fan. Cheryl Saposnick, Eco-Kids Advisor, asked Mark Patinella, High School science teacher, for help. Mr. More...

Belanich Recipient of Arts Council Scholarship

The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to congratulate Michele Belanich, the 2009 recipient of the George Shawe Memorial Visual Arts Scholarship award. More...

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