December 9, 2009 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Megan Varricchio and Paul Cotter are Engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Varricchio, of Cold Spring, joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Joan, to Paul Michael Cotter, son of Mrs. And Mrs. John Cotter, of County Cork, Ireland. A summer 2010 wedding is planned. More...

Coming Events

ONGOING: Cold Spring Farmers' Market, relocating indoors for the winter, Dec-May to Phiiptwon Community Center at Glenclyffe, Route 9D, Garrison, Saturdays, 8:30am-1:30pm. Open until noon only on Dec. 12. More...

Living Near a Nuclear Power Plant

Indian Point a Likely Contributor to High Cancer Rate

Official cancer statistics for Putnam County residents aren't good. More...

Taking The Kids to Lake Carmel's Edward Ryan Memorial Park

If you are looking for a place to take the kids or grandkids for a few hours, try Edward Ryan Memorial Park in the Lake Carmel neighborhood of Kent. More...

Have a Beary Merry Holiday at the Bear Mountain Zoo

On Saturday, December 19, at 10:30am bring the family to Trailside Museums and Zoo to help make tasty holiday snacks for the black bears. At 11am, the holiday celebration will be in full swing. More...

Putnam Shows Heart in Tough Times

On Friday, November 6, over 140 people gathered for "A Moment in Time," Putnam Family & Community Services's annual Dinner Dance Benefit, held at Sinapi's Ceola Manor in Jefferson Valley. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Hosts Their 9th Annual Women's Health Symposium

Hudson Valley Hospital Center sponsored the 9th Annual Women's Symposium on Saturday, November 14, at Chalet on the Hudson in Cold Spring. 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...

Chanukah is Celebrated at Reform Synagogue

Philipstown Reform Synagogue's annual Chanukah Party will take place on Sunday, December 13, 2009, from 3 to 6pm. There will be latkes and jelly donuts, crafts and raffles, music, and dreidel spinning. More...

Advent Vespers Services at Graymoor

Looking honestly and hopefully at prospects for Christian unity is the focus of this year's Advent Vespers service at Graymoor, the home of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, on Sunday afternoon, December 13, More...

Cold Spring Tree Lighting Kicks Off Festive Weekend

It was cold and windy Friday night down by the Hudson River as a crowd of merrymakers gathered around the bandstand to inaugurate the holiday shopping season and to celebrate the "Annual Cold Spring by Candlelight Festival" with the lighting of the More...

Scientifically Proven: Nuclear Power is Safe and Clean

The United States has benefitted from the safe, clean and reliable generation of electricity from nuclear power for more than fifty years, with nuclear power today providing about 20 percent of our nation's electrical supply. More...

'I Spy a Hospital Showered with Books'

Sixteen years ago when Kathy Curto, a Cold Spring resident, was intent on finding a way to thank the Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) for the expert care she received as a high-risk pregnancy patient. She reached out to Dr. Patricia A. More...

Calling All New and Expectant Fathers

Fathers today are playing a growing role in caring for their children. It is a big responsibility and one to which they are not always entirely accustomed. More...

Central Hudson Initiates Essential Services Program for Customers

Customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric facing financial challenges whose utility accounts are past due will not have their electric service disconnected this winter under the utility's annual Essential Services Program. More...

Putnam Valley Has a Grand Holiday Weekend

Putnam Valley kicked off the holiday season in style last weekend, with a celebration in Town Park on Friday night and the annual Holiday Read at Putnam Valley Elementary School on Saturday. More...

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