May 28, 2003 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Celebrates EMS Week

In honor of Emergency Medical Services week, May 18-24, Dr. More...

Renegades Announce Second Night Of Anthem Tryouts

Due to an overwhelming response from area participants the Hudson Valley Renegades have announced that they will be holding a second night of auditions to those wishing to perform the National Anthem at Dutchess Stadium this season. More...

Museum holds "Nature of the Hudson" Series for Second Year

"Nature of the Hudson: Saturday River Experiences for All Ages" is returning again this summer. More...

Putnam County to Celebrate 191st Birthday

Putnam County will celebrate its 1812 separation from Dutchess County on Friday, June 13th at 9:30 am in the courtroom of the Historic Courthouse in Carmel. More...

Carmel Friendship Center’s Senior Park Now Open

The Putnam County Office for the Aging announces the Grand Opening of the Carmel Friendship Center More...

Lt. Panthon Shares Experiences With Girl Scout Troop 2032

Junior Girl Scout Troop # 2032 were treated to a slide show presentation given by Lieutenant Donald Panthon following his tour as a Sea Bee in Afghanistan. More...

Poughkeepsie Day Holding Summer Camp Open House

Poughkeepsie Day School More...

HV Food & Wine Experience Raises Over $12,000 For Victims Of Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

Free Skin Cancer Screening Offered at Putnam Hospital Center June 18th

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. More than 1 million new cases of highly curable basal cell and squamous cell cancer will be diagnosed this year as will 54,200 cases of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. More...

Dr. Richard Horowitz To Speak At June 5 Cancer Support Program

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Historic Tompkins Corners Church Offers Strawberry Festival/Flea Market June 21

A Strawberry Festival and Flea Market will be sponsored by the historic Tompkins Corners Methodist Church on Saturday, June 21st from 9 am to 3 pm. The flea market will be on the lawn, rain or shine. A wide variety of items will be available. More...

Two Guide Books From The Wright Family Released

Guide to Easier Living and Menu Cookbook: A Guide to Easier Entertaining both try to make life easier

If entertaining were easier, we would probably do it a lot more often. Unfortunately, many hosts end up spending the whole evening in the kitchen rather than with their guests, frantic and stressed, unable to enjoy their own party. More...

Fishkill Watershed Committee To Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, June 2, from 7-9 pm at the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction (next to East Fishkill Town Hall). More...

Talk of the Town

The reviews are in and all seem to love the new Foodtown Supermarket in Cold Spring. Not to be forgotten in the rush to Foodtown though, the Farmer More...

Putnam Valley Business Association To Meet This Saturday

The Putnam Valley Business Association will hold their next meeting on Saturday, May 31st at 8:45 am at the CYO Conference Lodge, 221 Peekskill Hollow Road in Putnam Valley. The PVBA welcomes new business owners to join their association. More...

Jim Fowler Of Wild Kingdom To Appear At Birds Of Prey Day At Green Chimneys

Television personality Jim Fowler of Mutual of Omaha More...

New Emergency Preparedness Volunteer Program Launched in New York

Statewide initiative to coordinate volunteers, agencies to prepare for disasters

The American Red Cross of Greater New York and chapters throughout the state are partnering with several government and volunteer agencies to sponsor the Special Volunteer Programs in New York State, a new statewide homeland security initiative that More...

Scholarships to be Awarded at Library Associates Dinner

Two local students will be receiving scholarships at the Desmond-Fish Library Annual Associates Dinner on June 7th. More...

First West Nile Virus-Infected Bird Confirmed

Officials stress there is no imminent health risk; encourage mosquito reduction strategies

New York has its first confirmed finding of West Nile virus for 2003, State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr. P.H., said recently. More...

Cancer Coalition of Westchester Hosts Survivors’ Day Celebration

The Cancer Coalition of Westchester is hosting National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 1, 2003, at Doral Arrowwood, Anderson Hill Road, Rye Brook, NY. More...

Deputies Arrest Southeast Trio For Stealing Purse

One suspect also faces charge of heroin possession

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the May 9th arrests of three Town of Southeast residents for stealing a woman More...

Carpenters And Laborers Recruit Apprentices

State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello recently announced that The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee, Locals 11 and 964, will conduct recruitment from June 3 through November 27 for five carpenter and five lather (carpenter) apprentice More...

Next Stony Kill Forum To Feature Amphibians Of The Hudson Valley

The Stony Kill Foundation More...

Marist Receives National Award To Research "Heavy Metal" In Hudson River

The Merck Company Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) have selected Marist College as a winner of the 2003 award for the Merck/AAAS Undergraduate Science Research Program (USRP). More...

Girl Scout July 12 Garden Tour To Feature Nine "River Towns" Gardens

Girl Scouts of Westchester*Putnam, Inc. will sponsor its fourth annual summer garden tour, "Rhapsody in Bloom," on Saturday, July 12. More...

Boy Scouts Announce New Leadership at Annual Meeting ...Volunteers Recognized

The Westchester-Putnam Council, Boy Scouts of America recently held its annual corporate meeting to elect members-at-large, Council Executive Board members, Council officers, and to recognize the efforts of volunteer Scout leaders. More...

A Treasure in Our Midst - Surprise Lake Camp

In 2001, Mandy Storfer worked as a lifeguard at Surprise Lake Camp. She worked 10 to 12 hours a day, six days a week in the hot sun for the entire summer. More...

Lake Oscawana Civic Association To Meet This Saturday

The Lake Oscawana Civic Association, Inc. (L.O.C.A.) will hold a meeting for all lake residents on Saturday, May 31st, at 10:30 am at the Oscawana Country Club Community Center, Country Club Rd off of North Shore Rd. More...

School Board Elections and Budget Votes this Tuesday! Don’t forget to

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