January 13, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

2010 Week of Prayer is Marked at Graymoor

The Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Atonement will mark the 2010 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Graymoor, where it was first observed in 1908, with a series of masses and prayer services that are open to the public. More...

HV Shakespeare Directors Visit London's Globe

Terrence O'Brien and Christopher Edwards, artistic director and director of education at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, joined delegates from over 100 Shakespeare-producing theatres and festivals from the USA and Canada attending the twent More...

Not Quite Elementary

Understanding data on local water quality

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence . . . Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts . . . More...

Desmond-Fish to Host MLK Talk

The Desmond Fish Library in Garrison will hold its 14th annual Martin Luther King Day observance, "Bringing the Dream Home: Civil Rights and the Hudson Valley" with a Sunday evening adult program January 17 (potluck supper at 6:30pm, speaker's prog More...

Are You Willing to Help Out a Senior at Tax Time?

Do you have an interest in tax work, experience in filing your own return, and a willingness to make a significant time commitment during the months of January, February, March, and April? More...

4-H Junior Vet Program Includes Hands-on Learning

In a joint partnership with South Putnam Animal Hospital's veterinarians in Mahopac, Cornell Cooperative Extension's 4-H Youth Development is sponsoring a 6-week Junior Vet Program series. More...

Cub Scout Den #3, Pack 238 Visits the Paper

Annie Chesnut More...

Fossils and Minerals Subject of Museum's Geology Fair

On Saturday, January 23, from 9am until 1pm, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting a Geology Fair. More...

Sheriff Smith and Legislators Take Their Oaths of Office

A New Year's Eve swearing in ceremony attracted 100 family, friends, and colleagues of Sheriff Don Smith, Legislators Vincent Tamagna, Mary Conklin, and Dan Birmingham, and Coroner Dr. Michael Nesheiwat to the historic Putnam County Courthouse. More...

Guiding Eyes is Looking for Volunteer Puppy Raisers

PolitoMel ia Officia ls at Guiding Eyes for the Blind have asked residents of the area to "make love and puppy kisses" as their New Year's resolution by becoming a volunteer puppy raiser. More...

Melia Whitson Marries David Marzollo in Cold Spring

Polito Melia Whitson of Cold Spring and David Marzollo of Cold Spring were joined in marriage on Thursday, January 7, 2010, at Philipstown Town Hall in Cold Spring. The ceremony was performed beautifully by Philipstown Town Clerk Tina M. Merando. More...

Agency is Helping Families Through Difficult Times

Putnam Family & Community Services (PFCS) is now offering two new resources to help families through difficult times. More...

Vaccines Discussed at Holistic Moms Forum

Holistic Moms Network invites you to learn the latest about vaccines with Dr. Michael Berardis, chiropractor and dad. More...

PV Board Learns About Response to Intervention

The Putnam Valley Board of Education heard a presentation by elementary school Principal Jamie Edelman about the Response to Intervention (RTI) program at its January 7, 2009, meeting. More...

Undecking the Halls

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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...

Coming Events

ONGOING: Cold Spring Farmers' Market, relocating indoors for the winter, through May, to Philipstown Community Center at Glenclyffe, Route 9D, Garrison, Saturdays, 8:30am-1:30pm. More...

MLK, Hero and Patriot

Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on January 15, 1929. He is honored with a Federal Holiday, the third Monday in January. His legacy and status as an American hero are secure. More...

Assemblywoman Galef Schedules Town Meetings

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef has invited her constituents to discuss issues of state and local concern at public "Town Meetings" throughout her 90th Assembly District which includes the towns of Philipstown, Putnam Valley, Kent, Ossining, Cortla More...

A New 'Tradition' for the County's Leadership: Chairman Tamagna's Monday Morning Memos

Putnam Legislature's new chairman, Vincent Tamagna, hopes to create a "solid framework of communication" this year between the executive and legislative branches of government. More...

Pack 137 Webelos Decorate for Habitat for Humanity

Once again the Cold Spring Cub Scouts participated in decorating and donating gingerbread houses that were auctioned off at the Poughkeepsie Galleria to benefit Habitat for Humanity this holiday season. More...

Fundraising Volunteers Sought by Humane Society

With the new year, there are new opportunities to volunteer at the Putnam Humane Society. The Society's fundraising committee invites you to attend its next meeting, on Saturday, January 16, at 11am in Cornerstone Park, 1 Fair Street, in Carmel. More...

Greenway Water Trail Interactive Map is Unveiled

The Hudson River Valley Greenway has announced the availability of an interactive Water Trail map on the newly updated and re-designed Hudson River Greenway Water Trail website. More...

Tamagna Takes Charge of Legislature

A man well known outside of Putnam County will chair the Putnam Legislature this year. Vincent Tamagna, a 15-year veteran member of county government, was appointed by a 7-2 vote Tuesday at the legislature's organizational meeting. More...

Tony Hay Wraps Up His Chairmanship

Tony Hay tells it like it is! The veteran member of the Putnam Legislature who represents constituents in the Brewster-Southeast area, stepped down as chairman last week following two years of full-time work in the part-time job. More...

DeAnna Bumstead and Bryan Yeary are Married

Michael Polito Melia Angela and Wayne Bumstead of Cold Spring are delighted to announce the marriage of their daughter, DeAnna Elise Bumstead, to Bryan Douglas Yeary, son of Donna Alley of Church Hill, TN, and David Yeary of Abingdon, VA. More...

Putnam Census Office Opens

Two thousand five hundred temporary jobs will be created this year as a result of a census office opening in Pawling. The office, located on Route 22 about a mile from the Putnam Dutchess border, is one of 500 throughout the U.S. More...

Vietnam Memorial Visit Brings Mixed Memories

Pictured above, on the left, is William D. Thornton, Jr., an 18-year Tarrytown resident, who was killed in the Vietnam War. He and George Stevenson of Cold Spring, were best friends in the Army. They joked and laughed together every day. More...

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is Recruiting Volunteers

Does your New Year resolution include giving back to your community through a challenging and meaningful volunteer position, learning new skills, and making new friends? If it does the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary may be right for you. More...

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