November 18, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Donate Turkeys and Hams to Food Pantry for Thanksgiving

Feeling thankful and want to give to others? Then donate turkeys, hams, chicken roasters, fresh vegetables, or fresh fruit to the Philipstown Food Pantry this week for its Saturday morning Thanksgiving food distribution. More...

HV Hospital Center's Santa's Helpers Aid the Needy

The staff at Hudson Valley Hospital Center (HVHC) wants to make the holiday season a little brighter for local children this year. More...

Learn About Heifer International at Butterfield

Heifer International is a non-profit organization that has been working to end hunger around the world, and in the U.S., for over 60 years. More...

Coming Events

ONGOING: Cold Spring Farmers' Market, Saturdays through Thanksgiving, 8:30am-1:30pm, at The Nest, Chestnut St. Putnam Valley Farmers' Market Wednesdays, 3-7pm at Putnam Valley Grange, Adams Cnrs, 128 Mill St. Indoor/Outdoor, year round. More...

Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home . . .

On a warm day a week or two ago, many people noticed huge numbers of ladybugs crowding into their homes and offices. What is going on here? The culprit is the Multi- Colored Asian Lady Beetle ( Harmonia axyridis). More...

'More Food for Your Family' Talk At Brewster Church

"More Food for Your Family" is the talk to be given by Pat Gormley, a Registered Nurse, on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at 1pm at the St. Lawrence O'Toole Church gym, 31 Prospect Street, Brewster. All are welcome. More...

Schumer Visits Garrison Fish and Game

On Friday morning at the scenic woodland headquarters of the Garrison Fish & Game Club, Senator Charles Schumer announced his legislation providing a tax benefit to hunters who donate processed venison to programs that feed the hungry. More...

Holistic Moms Host Program on Balances and Well-Being

Holistic Moms Network invites you to learn about Electric and Magnetic Balances with Jenia Quinn, Massage Therapist & Well Being Coach. Find out how these balances work and how to use them to bring about wellbeing for you and your family. More...

Teddy Bear Pajama Party Time at Putnam Hospital

The Mothers Club of Putnam Hospital Center recently hosted their third Teddy Bear Pajama Party, with more than 200 people in attendance. More...

Toys for Tots Drive Begins

'Every child deserves a little Christmas'

The Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots 2009 drive is well under way in the Putnam/Westchester County area. In Philipstown, the coordinator is former Marine, Anthony Phillips, who is happy to announce the drop-off locations for new unwrapped toys. 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 stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Sun. More...

Annual Winter Midnight Run at Grace Methodist

Grace Methodist Church is making its annual Winter Midnight Run on Friday, December 4, at 7pm. Midnight Run helps to feed, clothe, and care for the homeless of New York City. As winter approaches, the need for warm clothing is especially acute. More...

Memorial Service is Set for Ethel Stolzenberger

There will be a memorial service to celebrate the life of Ethel Merritt McCaffrey Stolzenberger on Saturday, November 21, 2009, at 11am in the Chapel of Our Lady, 45 Market St., Cold Spring. All are invited to attend. More...

'Weird and Wonderful' Plants: a Talk

The Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 24, beginning at 1pm, at the Julia L. Butterfield Library. More...

American Legion Commander Visits Gold Star Statue

Last Thursday New York State American Legion Commander Bill Kearsing was stopped dead in his tracks as he viewed the Putnam County Gold Star Mothers statue. More...

United Way Launches New Born Learning Campaign

The United Way of Westchester and Putnam recently launched its new Born Learning campaign for Westchester and Putnam residents at the Child Care Council of Westchester's "2009 Infant and Toddler Teacher Conference. More...

Trucker Killed on Route 9

A trucker from Canada was killed Monday on Route 9 in Continental Village. State Police identified the victim as Michel Martin, 43, of Edmundston, New Brunswick. More...

Dinner Raises $250,000 for Putnam-Westchester Boy Scouts

Roger Ailes, the man credited with resurrecting the Putnam County Courier and allowing the Putnam County News and Recorder to remain as the news voice of western Putnam County, is this year's recipient of the Good Scout Award. More...

Get Into The Christmas Spirit: Become a Fresh Air Host Family

This November, many families in Putnam County are thankful for something special: the gift of their friendship with a New York City child. More...

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