September 1, 2010 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE Conservative Synagogue 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Josh Wohl Cantor Ellen Gersh 845-831-2012 beaconhebrewalliance.org Fri. night Shabbat services 7:30pm Sat. More...

Taghkanic Chorale Issues Call For Singers

The Taghkanic Chorale invites men and women of all ages to sing with them in their Fall season starting September 7. More...

Cold Spring Couple Earns Two Masters Degrees

Kathie and FJ Spinelli both graduated in August with masters degrees from two area colleges. Kathie earned her second masters degree in Special Education 7-12 with a concentration in English from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. More...

Westchester Astronomers’ Amateur Night

On Friday, September 10, at 8pm, members of the Westchester Amateur Astronomers will discuss and demonstrate their astronomy gear (including home-made equipment), imaging results, and other interesting topics. More...

Neuro Support Group Will Meet September 20

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center’s free Neuro Support Group will be on Monday, September 20, from 4 to 5pm, in the PHC conference rooms at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Scenes from Constitution Island Reenactment Weekend Highway

On August 28 and 29, Constitution Island was the site of Revolutionary War and Civil War reenactments. More...

New York Wins Race to the Top Funds

Timothy G. Kremer, Executive Director, New York State School Boards Association, issued the following statement last week: More...

Shock, Disbelief at Putnam Man’s Attack on Cab Driver

Residents in the greater Brewster area are expressing shock and disbelief this week over the alleged actions of a 21-year-old resident of Brewster Heights who faces attempted murder charges in Manhattan for reportedly stabbing a taxicab driver becau More...

Central Hudson Customers Warned of Potential Scam

Customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation should be aware of a potential scam by persons posing as Central Hudson employees seeking credit card information over the telephone and via text messages. More...

Holiday Events at Temple Beth-El in Poughkeepsie

Sep 3-Shabbat B’Yachad. On Friday at 6pm a joyful, spirited and intergenerational Shabbat service takes place in the Temple Beth-El sanctuary at 118 South Grand Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY. More...

State Passes Dog Licensing Responsibility to Municipalities

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker announced in mid-August that effective January 1, 2011, the state will no longer be involved in the licensing of dogs. More...

Attention Seniors: EPIC Changes Begin Next Month

New York law has been changed to require Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) prescription plan members in Medicare Part D plans to maximize their Part D plan as their primary drug coverage. More...

The Historic Mid-Hudson Bridge Turns 80

Eighty years ago last week, New York’s first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, cut the ribbon opening the Mid-Hudson Bridge. Today, that same bridge proudly bears the name of her husband, who went on to become the 32nd President of the United States. More...

Reform Synagogue Welcomes in 5771

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue (PRS) will once again invite the community to join with it to observe the Jewish High Holy Days and mark the beginning of the Hebrew calendar year 5771. More...

Welcome to Beacon Hebrew Alliance High Holy Days

Beacon Hebrew Alliance will continue its tradition of welcoming all worshippers to High Holiday services, led by Rabbi Josh Wohl and Cantor Ellen Gersh. No reservations or tickets are required. More...

The Need for Blood Donations Never Takes a Vacation

The New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people, calls upon the communities it serves to remember your neighbors during this slow, late summer period for blood donations— and schedule a donation appointment or consider sp More...

Cancer Center Building Underway at HVHC

Hudson Valley Hospital Center broke ground recently on a $12 million Cancer Center and Medical Office Building. More...

Howland Library Offers Fall Programs for Teens

Programs for teens in grades 6 and up will start up this September and October at Howland Public Library on 313 Main St. in Beacon. More...

Attention Hunters: New Deer Management Regulations on Tap for 2010-11

Hunters and trappers should be aware of several new regulations in effect for 2010-11. Air guns may now be used for hunting small game. Pheasant hunting areas and seasons have been modified. More...

Villanova Criticizes Proposed Fire House

Putnam Valley’s preeminent tax watchdog, Patty Villanova, issued a press release last week summarizing the current status of the proposed new firehouse on Oscawana Lake Road. More...

Upcoming Wellness Events

Tue Sep 14 - Westchester Holistic Breakfast More...

Injured Hawk Rescued By Good Samaritans

Judy and Mike McDermott of Southeast believe in totems— natural objects that are symbols of personal or spiritual identity. More...

From the Chamber

The Philipstown Welcome Center. What’s that? Who are they and what are they doing? More...

One-Day Prepared Childbirth Class September 25

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center has scheduled its next one-day prepared childbirth class for Saturday, September 25, from 9am to 5pm, at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

The beets go on!

It is amazing how September 1st arrives in the Hudson Valley. Even if this day breaks swinging a heated sledge hammer, there are still signs that cooler weather is on the way. More...

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