December 15, 2010 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Community Invited to Longest Night Service

The community is invited to a “Longest Night” Service at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown in Cold Spring on Saturday, December 18, at 5:30pm. More...

Two Amazing Sunday Services

On Sunday at The Cold Spring Church on the Hill, The Walter Hoving Choir will be singing in the morning service 10:30am and sharing stories of how God’s love has set them free! More...

From the Chamber

Congratulations to the new members of the Chamber Board. More...

Highway Department Update

Roger Chirico, Superintendent of the Philipstown Highway Department, reported recently that because of unsafe road conditions, Indian Brook Road has been closed to all traffic so the department can address deterioration of the existing retaining wal More...

Winter Driving Means Extra Caution Says Bridge Authority

While this morning’s dusting of snow didn’t cause any major issues on the Hudson Valley’s bridges, the state Bridge Authority is reminding travelers about special conditions on bridges over the Hudson River. More...

HEAP Recipients to Receive Monthly Credit from Central Hudson

Customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation facing financial challenges and whose utility accounts are past due will not have their electric service disconnected this winter under the utility’s annual Essential Services program and More...

Gary Nameth Named Cold Spring Firefighter of the Year

On December 8, Gary Nameth was named 2011 Firefighter of the Year by the Cold Spring Fire Company. More...

North Highlands Fire Department Santa to Visit Community on December 19

The North Highlands Engine Co.# 1 Santa Claus will be on his big red sled and will visit the community on Sunday, December 19, with gifts for the children and holiday good wishes for all. 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...

Share the Joy: Adopt a Family for the Holidays

It all started very small and with kindness of Heart...Staff at Putnam Family & Community Services decided to help families undergoing financial difficulties by asking for a wish list. More...

Welcome Center December Hours

The Beacon Welcome Center will be open to the public in December. Thursday through Sunday, from 11am to 5pm. Get information about holiday events, restaurants, shopping, art shows, and more by talking to Welcome Center volunteers. More...

Peekskill Hollow Road Is Now a Historic District

Residents of Peekskill Hollow Road are victorious: After more than a decade of discussion and debate, the Putnam Legislature has declared Peekskill Hollow Road as a historic district, preventing widening of the two-lane road that carries traffic fro More...

Rebuilding House, Home

Nelsonville family looks forward, one year after fire took their home

It was just a year ago on Christmas Eve that the Harrison house in Nelsonville was involved in a spectacular and ruinous fire that lit the night sky and challenged both the area’s firefighters and its water system. More...

Cornell Lab Mini-Grant Available for Nature Lovers

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s “Celebrate Urban Birds” project is now accepting applications for another round of mini-grants. More...

Weekly Poll

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