January 11, 2012 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

I t's been an unusual January, with above-freezing days and no sign of snow (see page 8 for an update from a local weatherman) but the Town of Philipstown and the Village of Cold Spring have been hard at work, with plenty of news to tell. More...

Start the New Year Fresh and Clutter Free


January is the National Association of Professional Organizers Annual GO (Get Organized) Month. STRESSED.PRESSED. MESSED. More...

Fahnestock Winter Park: Let it Snow!  Free Access 

As winter begins, the thoughts of outdoor enthusiasts are focused on the weather. When the first Nor’easter turns up the Atlantic coast and heads toward Cold Spring, the Fahnestock Winter Park springs to life. More...

Desmond-Fish Hosts King Day Events

On Sunday, January 15, 5pm at the Desmond Fish Library, in Garrison, the adult program “Bringing the Dream Home: Civil Rights and the Hudson Valley,” featuring Vassar political scientist Sarita Gregory and Vassar historian Quincy Mills, w More...

St. Christopher’s Inn Ranked Among the Best in NY

For the first time, The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, OASAS, released to the public a scorecard of all licensed chemical dependency treatment programs in New York State. More...

Weatherman Weighs in on Startling Lack of Snow

The absence of snow so far this winter got us wondering if drought conditions might be imminent for later this year. For an answer, we went to Putnam Valley-based meteorologist from News 12 Westchester, Joe Rao. More...

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