May 21, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

District Attorney Wright Appointed To Seniors’ Police Services Committee

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright has been appointed to the "New York State Committee for the Coordination of Police Services to Elderly Persons", by Chauncey G. More...

Rebuilding Putnam Valley Camp Combe YMCA

YMCA Camp Director Tadd Smith was greeted by two feet of snow on January 6, 2003 - the day he arrived in Putnam Valley from Raleigh, North Carolina. More...

Public Notices

The Memorial Day Observance in Philipstown, which begins at 9 am on Lower Main Street in Cold Spring, will have US Representative Sue Kelly as the keynote speaker at the Cold Spring Cemetery. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Haldane Sophomores Visit Washington, D.C.

Forty-six Haldane sophomores (Class of 2005) visited Washington, D.C. the first weekend in May and spent four days touring the attractions of the nation More...

Garrison School Presents Into The Woods

Rehearsals are underway at the Garrison Union Free School for the Stephen Sodhiem award-winning musical, Into The Woods. More...

Garrison Gryphons Play a Wizardly Game in New Gym

Despite the score, the Garrison Gryphons, a team of twenty loyal Garrisonites raised for the occasion, were the clear winners of the hearts of the capacity crowd Saturday night, May 24. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Guy D. Cockburn

Guy D. Cockburn, age 88 of Garrison, NY, died on Wednesday May 14, 2003 at his residence in Garrison. More...

Sebastiana Leonardi Jurkovic

Born on December 4, 1924 in Bronx, NY, Sebastiana Leonardi Jurkovic, formerly of Garrison, died Sunday, May 18, 2003 at Vassar Brothers Hospital. She was 78. More...

Dorothy Constantino

Dorothy Constantino, age 88 of Cold Spring, NY, died on Thursday May 15, 2003 at her residence in Cold Spring. More...

Sports News

Highlander Lacrosse Update

The Philipstown Recreation Department More...

DEP Announces Watershed Recreation Newsletter

Christopher O. Ward of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)recently announced that the first issue of the DEP More...

Putnam Valley Lacrosse Wins League Title

For the first time in Putnam Valley athletic history a team has won its league title. The victory came on May 14th against Nyack. The final score was 18-7. More...

County Legislature Approves ALS Program; Says No to Commuter Tax

Molinari approved as Public Health Director

At their May 6 meeting, the Putnam County Legislature unanimously passed a measure that will eventually lead to the County running its own Advanced Life Support System. More...

Excess Garbage From Non-Residents Takes Toll On Village

Board also addresses grease build-up in sewer at monthly meeting

Increased levels of grease and garbage are starting to cause major problems within the Village of Cold Spring, according to the Board of Trustees at their May 13 monthly meeting. More...

Putnam County To Participate In Statewide "Click It Or Ticket" Seat Belt Safety Program

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright; Major Thomas Fazio, Commander of the New York State Police In Troop K; Chief Michael Johnson, Town of Carmel Police Department; Lieutenant Alex DiVernierl, representing Chief Donald Smith, Town of Kent Po More...

Nelsonville Honors Former Mayor William Merando

New Trustee also appointed at monthly meeting

Mayor Merando cuts a cake as the Village of Nelsonville honors the outgoing Mayor. More...

Health Department Reminds Residents Of Rabies Awareness Guidelines

Rabies continues to be a serious public health problem in New York State. With the coming of warm weather, there will be increased contact between wildlife, pets and humans. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Chapel of Our Lady Restoration Opposes Motorized Boat Launches (Reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear [Cold Spring] Mayor Phillips and Members of the Board,

The Board of Directors of the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration wishes to express its views regarding proposals that would permit the launching of motorized boats on Scenic Hudson lands directly south and adjacent to Chapel property. More...

It Doesn’t Get Any Better

To the Editor and Neighbors,

Philipstown people privileged to be in the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration on Sunday afternoon, May 11, heard two musicians who might grace the stage of any of the world More...

Candidate’s Private Life Is Relevant

School elections are upon us, and petitions will soon be circulated by those seeking office at all levels of government. More...

Births

Griffon Lee Hold

A son, Griffon Lee Hold, was born on April 30, 2003 at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco to parents, Suzanne Baker and Jamison Hold of Fishkill. More...

Briefly Noted

Fibromyalgia Support Group To Meet

The Arthritis Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center sponsors a Fibromyalgia Support Group which meets the first Tuesday of every month from 7 to 8 pm. More...

CYO JV Mara Camp Open House Set For This Weekend

CYO JV Mara Camps will host an Open House on Saturday, May 24, at its 250-acre campground at 221 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, from 11 am to 2 pm. More...

Sons Of The American Revolution To Place Insignias On Graves Of Veterans

The Westchester-Putnam Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will place its bronze insignia at the graves Patriots Joshua Nelson, Samuel Bangs, and Benjamin Benedict. More...

Weekly Poll

Are you excited about a new Dunkin' Donuts under construction in Cold Spring?
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