Apple and Pumpkin Pie giveaway Hospital tradition for 15 years Hudson Valley Hospital President John C. Federspiel gives a Thanksgiving pie to Cindy Barry and her baby daughter Christina. Barry works in the Hospital’s Physical Therapy Department.   Apple was more popular than Pumpkin, but both varieties were appreciated by the 1,000 employees at the Hospital who received pies on November 24 as part of a Thanksgiving tradition at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. The Hospital ordered 1,000 pies from Homestyle Bakeries. Hospital management distributes the pies to employees who come, many along with their families, to pick up the pies…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 2, 2010) - If it weren’t for McGregory Brook, Jan Peek might have continued sailing up the Hudson River in 1650 instead of stopping to trade with the natives and ultimately founding the area that is now Peekskill. Peek was not alone in his discovery of this vital inlet that provided access for shipping and trade. The modest waterway has figured prominently in American History from the Revolutionary War to the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution.
Hospital Staff donates 1,000 gifts for children and families in need Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 16, 2010) - Santa's Helpers at Hudson Valley Hospital Center spent the afternoon wrapping mountains of presents to make wishes come true for local children and their families. In an annual tradition, Hospital staff wrapped 1,000 gifts that were donated to local social services agencies and delivered to families in need. Pajamas and books, dolls, trucks, boots, socks and tons of toys were packaged in 90-minutes. The Hospital raised nearly $15,000 and spent $125 each on 107 children this year, surpassing its goal."Thanks to the generosity…
  Baby arrives in ambulance after being snowbound at home Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 28, 2010) – Neither rain, nor sleet, nor a foot of snow could stop the arrival of Desiree Pearson’s baby boy. Luckily, Cortlandt Paramedic Kenny Barton was there to greet him when he arrived in the back of the ambulance Monday morning on the way to Hudson Valley Hospital Center.