August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Cold Spring Triathlon Set for September 19

Sunday, September 19 is the date of the Cold Spring Triathlon, formerly the Hudson Highlands Triathlon. The race begins at 9am at Dockside Park on West Street in Cold Spring. Entry fees are $75 per individual or $100 for a relay team. More...

Books: Lost Arrowheads and Broken Pottery

For decades Edward J. Lenik has excavated Native American sites and interpreted Indian cultural history in and around Bear Mountain, including Fort Montgomery, Fort Clinton, Wanakawaghkin (Iona Island), Dunderberg Mountain, and Doodletown. More...

Out of the Ashes

In the aftermath of the devastating Christmas Eve fire at the Harrison residence on Main Street in Nelsonville, the large wood-frame structure that has stood for months in its post-fire disarray is finally being demolished and the property prepared More...

FDR Library Exhibit Marks 75th Anniversary of Social Security Administration

To mark the historic 75th anniversary of the most farreaching social program in American history—Social Security— the Franklin D. More...

Audrey Froats is Garden Club Intern at Stonecrop

Philipstown Garden Club

Audrey Froats, the Philipstown Garden Club’s summer intern at Stonecrop Nurseries, is spending her summer working and learning from the garden’s horticultural staff. More...

Experience Stony Point Battlefield at Night

Learn the story of the Storming of Stony Point as you follow in the footsteps of the American Light Infantry soldiers who captured the British fort. Tour the historic grounds with a guide by lantern light as the battle unfolds around you. More...

Religious Services

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

From the Chamber

The Chamber’s 10th Annual Summer Sunset Music Series on Sunday nights at the Gazebo is off and running. The first 3 weeks have gone well. More...

Gentlemen Warriors or Traitorous Scoundrels?

West Point educated the most famous and effective Confederate generals of the Civil War including Robert E. Lee. Yet Lee and his fellow Confederates resigned their commissions and fought against the United States Army. More...

Limongello Celebrates 10 Years with Putnam ARC

PARC, the leading provider of services for people with developmental disabilities in Putnam County, is proud to announce that agency Executive Director Susan Limongello celebrated her tenth anniversary with the non-profit on July 24, 2010. More...

DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Turkey Survey

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis encourages New Yorkers to participate in the Summer Wild Turkey Sighting Survey, which kicks off in August. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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