November 5, 2008 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Mended Hearts Support Group Now Offered in Putnam County

Mended Hearts and the Putnam County Department of Health have teamed up to offer the first Putnam County Chapter of the Mended Hearts Support Group. More...

Paul Boscia Attends State Sheriffs' Training Conference

Over forty law enforcement supervisors from Sheriffs' Offices across New York State recently attended an annual training conference in Albany, NY, sponsored by the New York State Sheriffs' Association and the New York State Sheriffs' Association In More...

Putnam Hospital Center's Laboratory Receives Accreditation

Cited for 'Excellence of Services'

Following a recent on-site inspection, Putnam Hospital Center's laboratory was awarded accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). More...

Men Get Depression: a Facilitated Discussion Hosted by Mental Health America

Mental Health America of Dutchess County, with funding from the Community Foundation of Dutchess County presents Video Stories and Facilitated Discussion: Men Get Depression. More...

Additional Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The Putnam County Department of Health received notification from the New York State Department of Health that two more crows have been laboratory confirmed having the West Nile virus; the birds were located in the Town of Southeast. More...

Putnam Business Leaders Gather at Putnam Hospital Center for American Heart Association Program

More than 20 leaders from Putnam area businesses and community organizations gathered recently at Putnam Hospital Center to learn more about the American Heart Association's community programs, events and research. More...

DWI Arrest in Village of Cold Spring

William Flaherty, 53 years old of Cold Spring, was arrested on DWI Charges by Police Officer Tompkins of the Village of Cold Spring Police Department. More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement to Commemorate All Souls Day

In observance of All Souls Day, also known as the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will place a Book of Names of the Dead in Pilgrim Hall where it will remain until the end of November. More...

Ghostly Goings-on at Parrott Street on Halloween Night

A combination of warm October weather and a Friday night special brought droves of young and old alike to Parrott Street last week to visit the many decorated homes whose scary owners welcomed the costumed crowds. More...

Putnam Valley Man Charged with Grand Larceny

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley man on a charge of grand larceny. More...

Programming to Interest and Enlighten All Ages at the November 8 Sustainability Expo at The Garrison

On Saturday, November 8, 2008, even the smallest Ecoenthusiasts will find something to engage their interest at the 4th Annual Sustainability Exposition at The Garrison from 9am to 1pm. As always, this event is free and open to the public. More...

State to Hold Pesticide "Cleansweep" in the Hudson Valley

Seeks to collect thousands of pounds of pesticides for proper disposal

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today that DEC will hold its Fall CleanSweepNY program in the lower Hudson Valley the week of Nov. 3-7, 2008. More...

Moving Forward: a Workshop for Those Newly Diagnosed With MS

Moving Forward, a free workshop for people recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis will be offered by the National MS Society, Southern New York Chapter in Westchester County on November 17 and in Orange County on November 18. More...

Hall-Clinton Veterans Disability Benefits Bill Signed Into Law

Groundbreaking Law Overhauls VA's Disability Claims System

U.S. Rep. More...

Workshop on Dealing With Grief During the Holidays at Putnam Hospital Center

Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam, Inc., and Putnam Hospital Center are co-sponsoring a free workshop on coping with the holidays when you are grieving. More...

Home Heating Seminar at East Fishkill Library

A free educational Home Heating Seminar will be given at the East Fishkill Community Library on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 2pm for. More...

Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center Receives $10,000 Verizon Foundation Grant

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center (WRC) is proud to be the recipient of a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Verizon Foundation. More...

November Nature Programs at Stony Kill Farm

A rich variety of family friendly indoor and outdoor programs awaits you this November at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center. More...

Dutchess Putnam Restaurant and Tavern Association to Meet at Ale House

The Dutchess Putnam Restaurant & Tavern Association will hold its monthly meeting/ luncheon at The Huntington Ale House, 198 Rt. 216 in Stormville on Tuesday, November 18, 2008, beginning at 1pm. Cost for members and guests is $15. More...

Newburgh Man Arrested in Cold Spring for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle

Enrique Ramirez, 35 years old of Newburgh was arrested on charges of AUO (Aggravated Unlicensed Operation Of a Motor Vehicle 3rd , a misdemeanor) and a violation of speeding in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement-Graymoor Celebrate 60 Years in Japan

On Sunday, November 9, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will celebrate a special Mass at Pilgrim Hall, Graymoor to mark the 60-year anniversary of their Japan ministries. Fr. More...

Progressive Care Unit Opens at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Last Thursday's opening of the Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at Hudson Valley Hospital Center is a giant step toward creating a new breed of hospital. More...

Annette Manzoeillo Marries Salvatore Pidala

Ralph & Mary Manzoeillo of Cold Spring are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Annette Manzoeillo to Salvatore Pidala. Salvatore is the son of Salvatore and Virginia Pidala also of Cold Spring. More...

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