September 23, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Mid-Week Prayer Group is Open to the Community

The First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, in Cold Spring, has recently begun hosting a mid-week contemplative prayer group, which is held on Wednesday mornings from 7 to 8am. More...

'Rocking the Park' at the 2nd Annual Tots Park Jamboree

"This Park is Your Park" Lyrics by Al Hemberger, Music by Woodie Guthrie, 1956: "This park is your park… This park is my park…From the sandy sand box …To the lovely tree bark …. More...

Amanda Rodino Donates to Locks of Love

There are plenty of books in print these days attempting to teach parents how to raise caring and charitable children. But more often than not, our children can teach us a lesson or two about empathy. More...

Children Welcome at St. Philip's Sunday School

Sunday School at St. Philip's Church in the Highlands has just begun, and children are still welcome to join on Sunday mornings. More...

Free Conference on Keeping Seniors Safe and Mobile

The Putnam County Office for the Aging will be hosting a conference designed to keep Putnam County's senior residents driving safe as long as possible by providing the resources that drivers need to plan for future driving needs. More...

Ladies: Start Your Ovens

The Ladies Auxiliary of the North Highlands Fire Company is once again holding its monthly meetings in the firehouse, enjoying the newly-built facilities. More...

Bandits at the Bandstand

A resident of Cold Spring alerted the PCN&R to a disturbing incident at the bandstand over the weekend. Apparently, eight teenagers were enjoying the waterfront when a red car approached the group around 10:20pm Friday. 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...

Some Parting Wisdom from Father Shaughnessy

Fr. Angelus Shaughnessy, O.F.M.Capuchin, special guest speaker and confessor last week at the Our Lady of Loretto Church Parish Mission, offered these thoughts: "A syllogism for the 'Test of All Happiness is Gratitude': More...

A Recipe in Honor of Hudson Valley's Dutch Roots

September 2009 will mark 400 years since Captain Henry Hudson's ship, Half Moon, entered the majestic harbor of Manna Hata—helping to establish the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam. More...

Farm Fun for Toddlers Abounds at Glynwood Center

Engage your toddler with farm fun at Glynwood. Glynwood farm is home to cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, horses, and a donkey, as well as hayfields, a small orchard, and vegetable and flower gardens. More...

Autism Society Addresses Life Skills for Adolescents

The Autism Society-Hudson Valley will host a conference on life skills for adolescents with autism. More...

Putnam Valley Business Expo Features Area Commerce

The Putnam Valley Business Association, partnering with Curry Toyota, is once again hosting its very popular Business Expo. More...

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