November 9, 2010 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

It’s Toys for Tots Time

The Putnam/Westchester Counties Toys for Tots program is now getting under way. For more information contact Coordinator Bill Lewis at 845-528-7987 or blbb64usmc@yahoo.com. More...

Drew Methodist Church Celebrates 175th Anniversary

Drew Methodist Church of Carmel is preparing to enter its 175th Anniversary Celebration week. The celebrations will begin with an Ecumenical service which will take place at the historic church on Friday, November 12, at 7:30pm. More...

Join Leila Philip for a Reading

Join the Putnam County Historical Society on Nov.13 at 5pm for a reading and book signing with distinguished author Leila Philip. More...

Putnam Hospital Hosts its Largest Fundraiser of the Year

This year’s Putnam Hospital Center Annual Gala Dinner and Ball was held November 6 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. The event raised $350,000 and honored PHC physician Aswini K. More...

Marines Mark 235th Birthday Wednesday

On Wednesday, whether they be in the mountains of Afghanistan or the banquet halls of Washington D.C., United States Marines will be celebrating the legendary birthday of their beloved Corps. More...

Village to Host Tribute Thursday

There will be a brief ceremony on Thursday, November 11 at 11am at the Veterans Memorial located on the lawn of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Cold Spring. More...

HHLT Announces First Annual Cocktail Benefit

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust has scheduled its first annual cocktail benefit for Wednesday, November 17, in New York City at the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design at 5:30pm. More...

Lions Partner with Habitat

At a recent meeting of the Lions Club held at the Church on the Hill. The leaders from the Putnam County Habitat for Humanity shared with the Cold Spring Lions Club the need for affordable housing in the Putnam County area. 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...

From the Chamber

The Chamber’s Annual Halloween Parade, which was held on the Saturday before Halloween under the steadfast direction of Marilyn Heberling, was the biggest ever. More...

Shoprite Supermarkets Give $200,000 to Help Local Veterans

ShopRite Supermarkets, which operates stores throughout Westchester, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia, Dutchess and Putnam counties, announced in October a donation of $200,000 to benefit three non-profit veteran organizations aiding service men a More...

Shakespeare Festival Gift Certificates Available for 25th Anniversary Season

It’s our 25th anniversary and the best gift you could get for us is something you’ll give to someone else: a Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Gift Certificate. Who needs another sweater or fondue pot? More...

Marine Corps Hymn

From the Halls of Montezuma, To the Shores of Tripoli; We fight our country’s battles In the air, on land, and sea; First to fight for right and freedom And to keep our honor clean; We are proud to claim the title Of UNITED STATES MARINES. More...

Putnam’s First Ever Veterans Day Parade

Putnam County celebrated Veteran’s Day in a big way Sunday when the Mahopac American Legion hosted the county’s first ever Veteran’s Day Parade. More...

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