October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Correction

The calendar listing in the October 13 PCN&R should have said that there was a public hearing on Thursday, October 14, of the Special Board for the Comprehensive Plan/Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan, but only in the board’s guise as th More...

Praying the Rosary at the Cold Spring Bandstand

On Saturday, October 16th at high noon, about 75 people joined in a nationwide Fatima Rosary Prayer for Our Country at the Bandstand on the Riverfront in Cold Spring. More...

Beware the Haunted Church on Halloween Weekend

ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Philipstown locals know St. Mary’s Episcopal Church as the picturesque stone church at the corner of Chestnut Street (Route 9D) and Main Street (Route 301) with the grassy lawn where the annual Halloween Parade assembles in Cold Spring. More...

From the Chamber

The current exhibition at the Putnam County Historical Society celebrates the enduring legacy of the local businesses we are fortunate to have in Philipstown. More...

West Point Foundry Preserve’s Hike

Join the Putnam County Historical Society Saturday, Oct. More...

Hospital Celebrates Five Years of ‘No Wait’ Emergency Department

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, Hudson Valley Hospital Center celebrated the 5th anniversary of its “No Wait” ED with a ceremony in the Emergency Department. More...

Harvest Jamboree for Seniors

The Putnam County Office for the Aging announces its Annual Harvest Jamboree on Friday, October 29, at the Sheet Metal Workers’ Hall off of Starr Ridge Road, in Brewster. The festivities will run from 12 noon to 3pm. More...

September Ambulance Stats

The Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to 31 calls for the month of September. They included 27 medical calls, 3 personal injury automobile accidents and 1 standby. More...

Marsh Presentation Highlights Program

The Highland Garden Club of Cold Spring will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26, beginning at 1pm, at the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library. More...

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 mornin More...

County Leaders Assembly Early for Prayer Breakfast

Many of Putnam’s movers and shakers were up early Tuesday to pray. More...

Momenta Quartet Performs Sunday

The Momenta Quartet will perform an exciting program at Chapel of Our Lady Restoration on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 4pm. More...

Hudson River School Benefit Luncheon

Theodore Stebbins, Jr., curator of American Art at Harvard’s Fogg Museum, will give a special presentation with slides at a benefit luncheon to support the Desmond Fish Library on Sunday, October 31, at 12:30pm. More...

Sentencing Date Set for Grigoroff

by Eric Gross

Anthony Grigoroff learns his fate October 26. Grigoroff is expected to be sentenced that day to 25 years in state prison after having been found guilty of murder. More...

Swimming Lessons in Beacon

Beacon Recreation has partnered with the Newburgh YMCA to offer a new Learn to Swim program: swim lessons to build aquatic skills and confidence in parent/child, preschool and school-age children. More...

Free Senior & Caregiver Health Fair

Health screenings and information are free and open to the public. Hudson Valley Hospital Center in cooperation with area community partners will hold the 2nd Annual Senior and Caregiver Health Fair on Friday, October 22. More...

Michael and His Amazing ‘Heeling Autism’ Dog

Joe Rivera, a retired NYC Transit policeman from Putnam Valley, was one of the first responders at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, but his biggest challenge came three years later when his 20-month-old son, Michael, was diagnosed with More...

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