December 3, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Galef Releases Constituent Survey Results on School Financing and CFE Ruling

Residents in the 90th Assembly District represented by state Assemblywoman Sandy Galef said they would pay higher state income taxes if the state would take over the entire cost of education and not use local property taxes. More...

Sheriff Smith Urges Hunters to be Safe After Spate of Reported Problems

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is urging hunters to be more careful while they are afield in Putnam County. The Sheriff More...

Coming Events



Putnam Valley Students Picked for Area All State Music Festival

Putnam Valley High School students Robert Casabianca (Baritone Grade 12) and Lolly Wint (Clarinet Grade 11) were accepted into the Zone 10 Area-All State Music Festival. More...

PV High School 1st Q Honor Rolls Released

The following students qualified for Honor Roll at Putnam Valley High School for the 1st Quarter:
High Honor Roll

12th grade - Michael P. Ammann, Jared Berner and Kathleen Christopher. More...

Garrison School Announces Honor Rolls for First Marking Period

High Honor Roll

6th Grade - Brendan Barber, Andrew Bean, Caroline Cannon, Marion Copeland, Matthew Faherty, Willa Hine, Matthew Lewis, Katlyn Mastrantone, Randi Padilla, Hannah Parks, Megan Rohan and Ted Smith. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Briefly Noted

Jacqueline Grant Appointed Director of Hudson Highlands Museum

The Board of Trustees of the Museum of the Hudson Highlands is proud to announce the appointment of Jacqueline L. Grant as the new Executive Director of the Museum. More...

Anonymous Rapid HIV Testing Available

The Putnam County Department of Health is now offering Anonymous HIV Rapid Testing. The test involves a simple finger-prick that accurately detects the presence of antibodies for HIV and results are provided within 20-30 minutes. More...

Philipstown Reform Synagogue to Host Hanukkah Party

The Philipstown Reform Synagogue will host a Hanukkah party on Sunday, December 21 from 2-5 pm in the Parish Hall of St. Philip More...

Philipstown Board Approves 2004 Budget; Non-Village Residents To See 19% Tax Increase

Skyrocketing costs of Retirement, Social Security and Insurance cited as factors

"This is absolutely the worst budget since I More...

Putnam Legislative Committee Investigates Charter Change

Legislators seek to prevent Bondi

Still upset over the deal struck with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection for the purchase of the Lake MacGregor/Mahopac Airport property in Carmel, Putnam County Legislator Tony Hay proposed a change to the County charter that w More...

First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown to Celebrate 175th Anniversary this Sunday

On Sunday, December 7, 2003, the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown will celebrate its 175th Anniversary with program events for both the members of the congregation and the community. More...

Public Notices

Winter Parking regulations in the Village of Nelsonville has begun. Overnight parking is prohibited between midnight and 6am when snow is predicted or extra time is needed for snow removal. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Get It While The Gettin’s Good Or Underdevelopment is a Beautiful Thing

Dear Concerned Citizens,

Regarding the Giachinta-Pidala project on Rt 301. Planning board, public hearing 11/20/03, audience opposition. More...

Fools in Philipstown

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Dog-Walking Citizens

(In response to letter from R. Keating, 11/19/03 PCN&R)
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Samuel Joseph Nobile

Mr. and Mrs. John Nobile of Hyde Park announce the birth of their first child, a son, Samuel Joseph Nobile on November 14th, who weighed 8 lbs. 5oz. Mom and baby are doing well! More...

Bailey Rose Johnson

Bailey Rose Johnson, a baby girl, was born to parents Anna Murray and Robert Johnson of Cold Spring. The baby weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. at birth, and she was delivered at the White Plains Hospital Center on November 20th. More...

Sports News

Haldane Varsity Basketball to Play in Class C

As the holiday season approaches, the boys More...

Little League Calls for Board Members and Community Participation

Early Registration is Also Encouraged

On Friday Oct. 17th 2003, Little League had its fall annual meeting. More...

Weekly Poll

Are you in agreement with the Philipstown board changing the law so that you have to apply for a permit to use private property for events?