May 12, 2010 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Religious Services

ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott-Hamblen, Rector, 265-2539 Mr. More...

Jazz Vespers This Saturday at First Presbyterian

Come enjoy great jazz music at Jazz Vespers this Saturday, May 15, at 5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Area Police Investigate New Internet Scam

Carmel Police are investigating a number of Internet fraud cases over the past few weeks regarding the purchasing or selling of merchandise on eBay and Craigslist. More...

Day of Prayer in Putnam

Putnam County paused and reflected by participating in the National Day of Prayer. More...

Electronic Meters Installed at Metro-North Stations

MTA Metro-North Railroad, in partnership with its new parking operator, LAZ, is making it easier for people to pay for parking, sign up for and renew permits, and handle accounts on-line and by phone. More...

Cold Spring Man Faces Charges of Sexual Assault

A 24-year-old Cold Spring man is facing charges of sexual assault stemming from an alleged incident that occurred a year ago on Valentine’s Day in Somers. More...

New Angiography Suite Opens at Putnam Hospital

A recent ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of the new Angiography Suite in the Radiology Department at Putnam Hospital Center (PHC) in Carmel. More...

A Review of Lyme Disease Symptoms and Protocols

Spring is here, which means it’s time for New Yorkers to take precautions to protect themselves from Lyme disease. Lyme disease is spread by the bite of infected deer ticks. Ticks cannot fly or jump. More...

Putnam Expo Emphasizes High Cost of Doing Business in New York State

New York State has the dubious distinction of being the second most expensive state in which to do business in America. More...

Nota Bene

The PCN&R candidate announcement deadline was last week. Haldane Board of Education candidate Mark Mormar submitted his material via email in a timely manner, however it wound up classified as spam. More...

Amplifications and Corrections

Regarding the report on the proposed budget for the Garrison Union Free School District (May 5), the enrollment data included only the K-8 students but not the high schoolers whose educational costs are included in the Garrison budget. More...

Pasta Benefit Dinner to Aid Officer Louis Osso

On Saturday, May 15, the North Highlands Fire Department will host a Pasta Benefit Dinner in support of their honorary member, Officer Louis Osso. More...

American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Honors Veterans

Do you want to nurture tradition and foster change for the benefit of others? There is no greater gift than service to others, so join in sharing the gift of service through the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. More...

From the Chamber

Just a reminder about four good things to do in Garrison, all of which involve Chamber members. More...

Unclaimed Insurance Cash Available

The Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company is looking for a number of Putnam residents and businesses to distribute abandoned property. More...

Village Character Forum; Comments from Public Sought

Maintaining village character, identified in a 2007 survey as the most important long-term goal by Cold Spring residents, is the topic of a forum organized by the Cold Spring Special Board for a Comprehensive Plan, to be held on Saturday, May 15, at More...

Job Search Workshop at Desmond-Fish Library

According to the American Library Association, every day 300,000 Americans get job-seeking help at their public library. Career counseling resources are offered at 13,000 public libraries nationwide. Local libraries are part of this trend. More...

County Offers Computer Class for the Over 55s

On Wednesday, May 19, Putnam County Office for the Aging is offering a free Computer Technology seminar for all Putnam County residents age 55 and over. More...

Camp Combe Hosts Red Cross Lifeguard Training Classes

A Red Cross-authorized provider is offering a Lifeguard Training Instruction course at the YMCA Camp Combe in Putnam Valley. This course will prepare you to teach Lifeguard Training to prospective lifeguards. More...

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