August 5, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

PARC's Autism Center to Host Support Groups

PARC is pleased to announce the next phase of its Autism Resource Center— support groups for people living with autism and their family members and caregivers. More...

A Call To Men Raising Children and Grandchildren

For men only—you are invited to participate in a men's roundtable discussion group. More...

Some Slots Still Open for Philipstown Seniors Trip to NJ

The Philipstown Seniors have announced that there is still room on their September 20 to 24 excursion to Wildwood, New Jersey. This four-night trip is sure to be enjoyable for all. More...

Trail Development Assistance is Available from NY State

Parks & Trails New York, a statewide parks and trails advocacy organization, is offering assistance to communities wishing to develop a new multi-use trail or increase usage on an existing trail as part of its Healthy Trails, Healthy People Program More...

Safety Concerns Prompt Plan to Fence Garrison Field

Concerned for the safety of students playing on the Garrison School field, the school district is proceeding with a plan to install a fence and gate along the Upper Station Road side of the field. More...

HV Hospital's Employees Lauded for Excellence

Last year, 16 percent of Hudson Valley Hospital Center's (HVHC) employees never took a sick day— impressive considering that nationwide, health care workers are experiencing increasing numbers of occupational injuries and illnesses, according 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...

Those Native Wildflowers May Not Be So Native

Have you ever wondered about those lovely roadside wildflowers you see along all of our highways at this time of year? They're so widespread, they must be native. Right? Wrong. More...

Green Courage Offers Advice on Healthy Eco-Interiors

Healthy interiors will be the topic of a workshop hosted by Cold Spring resident and business owner Kate Dayton at the Water Street Market in New Paltz. More...

Those Eligible Encouraged to Apply for Housing Grants

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) has grant funds available from the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation to administer the Putnam Home Improvement Program for Putnam County residents. More...

Vessel Inspections Offered on August 8

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department Marine Unit will be conducting vessel inspections on August 8 at 10am at the Cold Spring Boat Club. More...

Fatima Hosain is Manitoga's Garden Club Intern

Fatima Hosain, a junior at Poughkeepsie Day School, is the Philipstown Garden Club's summer intern at Manitoga Nature Center. More...

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