June 7, 2006 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Ashley Cattuti and Benjamin Larsen to Wed

Joe and Laura Cattuti of Rainier, WA, formerly of Nelsonville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Sayer to Benjamin Robert Larsen. Ben is the son of Tim and Nancy More...

Poughkeepsie Man's License Suspended a Dozen Times

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Dutchess County resident on May 27, 2006 after he was caught driving in Philipstown after his license had been suspended a dozen times. Mr. More...

New York Housing Sales Slow in April

Sales price rose during same period

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York slowed in April, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Hudson Valley Invaded by 'Mile-a-Minute' Vine

NYC DEC to hold workshop at Bear Mountain to be help volunteers identify plant

The lower Hudson Valley is being invaded by an aggressive plant which threatens to change our landscape and reduce the biodiversity of the area. More...

More than 75 Attend Ribbon Cutting at Scenic Hudson's Foundry Dock Park

Despite Saturday's rain or because of the rain, spirits were high when more than 75 people gathered to celebrate the official opening of Scenic Hudson's Foundry Dock Park. More...

Red Cross Reminds New Yorkers About Summer Safety

With school nearly over and every one ready to enjoy the crazy, hazy, lazy days of summer, the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/ GNY) reminds New Yorkers that it is their responsibility to remain cool and to use caution during the hot mont More...

Assemblywoman Galef to Speak at Senior Forum

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is co-sponsoring a Senior Health Forum at Cortlandt Town Hall on Thursday July 20 from 9 am to noon. It is a free informative seminar designed to answer health care More...

Area Teens and Families Serve Needy in Hudson Valley and Appalachia

Capuchin Youth & Family Ministries (CYFM), reaches out to young people and their families through retreats, parish ministry, and service to the poor. More...

People Against Domestic Violence Rally in Cold Spring Was a First in Philipstown

People Against Domestic Violence (PADV) has long been at the forefront of Domestic Violence prevention education, training, and community networking in Putnam County. More...

Timmons Galarza Announce Their Engagement

Jeremy R. Timmons and Nellie Galarza are happy to announce their engagement. More...

Blocking Traffic For Phone Chat Leads to Charges Against Brooklyn Man

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest on May 28, 2006 of Mr. Mario Hernando Valbueno, aged 20 Brooklyn, for driving with a suspended license and other charges in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

Lyle Roberts Earns Membership in Million Dollar Round Table

Outstanding product knowledge and client service have enabled Lyle Curtis Roberts of Poughquag to earn membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Roberts is a 11-year MDRT member. More...

Senator Chuck Schumer Visits Putnam Hospital

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Putnam Highlands Audubon Hosts Annual Membership Meeting

This Friday, June 9, Putnam Highlands Audubon Society (PHAS) will hold its Annual Membership Meeting at 6:30 pm at Hubbard Lodge in Cold Spring. More...

Free Tours Offered For Moms-To-Be at HVHC

The Women's Pavilion at Hudson Valley Hospital Center conducts personalized tours for families. The nursing staff will walk you through the maternity unit, and answer questions about your birthing plan. More...

2006 Putnam County Main Street Conference Planned

On June 16, 2006 the 11th Annual Putnam County Main Street Conference will take place at Cornerstone Park, 1 Fair Street in Carmel. More...

Free Support Groups Offered at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

The Alzheimer's Support Group for the Caregiver is held regularly for those who need support while caring for a loved one. Call 914-737-2255 to register. This group is moderated by a family nurse practitioner. More...

Chamber of Commerce Mixer Scheduled for June 15

If you missed the last two meetings of the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, you missed a lot. More...

Garrison Children's Non-Profit Hosts Inaugural Fundraiser June 24

Between work and family it is difficult for parents to find time to connect with each other, much less contribute to the community. Whimsical Seasons's inaugural fundraiser provides an opportunity to do both. More...

Our canine columnist considered a conundrum this past week when the Cold Spring Highway Dept. removed her favorite bench. What happened to the bench? Where should she sit? Should she change the name of her column? More...

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