June 16, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown First in Putnam to Convert to Wind Energy

Town joins growing number of local municipalities to support alternative energy

After years of debate over the decommissioning of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, the Philipstown Town Board is putting taxpayer money where its mouth is with an alternative energy plan. More...

Nelsonville Board Set To Award Healey Road Project

Official bid opening scheduled for June 16

At the June 7 meeting of the Nelsonville Board of Trustees, Mayor Mitch Dul announced that work on the Healey Road repair project could begin as early as July. More...

Coming Events

Schools

PVHS Students Head to BU for Engineering Competition

On June 5th, a group of Putnam Valley High School students and their teacher/advisor headed to Boston University (B.U.) for the 14th Annual Design Competition for High School Students. More...

Tech Center Students Honored at Awards/Recognition Ceremony

Haldane: Michael Pidala for heating/ventilating/air conditioning (HVAC). More...

Pride in Putnam Valley Awards given to 2004 Destination Imagination Teams at PV BOE Meeting

On May 27th a group of Putnam Valley Elementary and Middle School children who participated in Destination Imagination teams were recognized for their hard work, creativity and dedication to their team with Pride In Putnam Valley Awards. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James A. Rapalje

James A. Rapalje of Burlington, Vt., formerly of Beacon, NY, died suddenly on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt. He was 68. More...

Marjorie May Center DeVito

Marjorie May Center DeVito died of complications from emergency surgery early on the morning of June 10, 2004. More...

Briefly Noted

Herb and Garden Festival to be Held at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Once again the picturesque grounds of Staatsburgh will be the site of the Annual Scarborough Faire Herb and Garden Festival, A Celebration of Herbs, Horticulture and Hudson Valley foods. More...

Summer Solstice to be Celebrated on Mt. Ninham

There will be a summer solstice celebration on the summit of Mt. Ninham around the fire tower at noon Sunday, June 20. Participants are asked to meet in the parking lot on Mt. More...

Lake Peekskill Man’s First Book "The Cabin Builders" Wins Editors Choice Award

Author Craig Pfalzgraf from Lake Peeksill, has just written his first book entitled "The Cabin Builders". More...

Legal Smoking Age Raised to 19 in Putnam

Legislature backs proposal to bring Empire Zones Program to Putnam

At their June 1 meeting, the Putnam Legislature passed a resolution changing the legal age for purchasing cigarettes from 18 to 19, but not without objection. More...

Mayor and Police Department Clash at Cold Spring Village Meeting

Part-Time officers asking for raises may see their roles diminished

An otherwise routine meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board ended in controversy last Thursday, June 8, when a spokesperson for the local Police Department chose an open forum to air some grievances with the Mayor. More...

Putnam Democrats Endorse Their Candidates

Galef says more PILOT money for Putnam is her priority

Putnam County Democrats held their annual convention on June 8 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Fair Street in Carmel, where they unanimously endorsed a number of local, state and federal candidates for office. More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Planning Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 17th at 7:30 pm will be held at the VFW Hall on Kemble Avenue in the village of Cold Spring. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Letters to the Editor

More Questions on Lake Valhalla Development Plans

Dear Editor,

In 1999, each household in Lake Valhalla paid $580 to the Lake Valhalla Civic Association (LVCA). This yearly fee is used for lake and road upkeep, snowplowing, structure maintenance, etc. More...

US Has to be Honest On History of Prisoner Abuses

Letter

It is time our country more honestly admitted its history of abuse of prisoners and civilians in wartime, extending back from its recent abuse in Iraq aid Afghanistan through its Vietnam "my-lies" and at least back to the abuses I witnessed More...

Antiques Show and Community Tag Sales

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Births

Emerson George Appleyard

Emerson George Appleyard was born at Hudson Valley Hospital on May 24, 2004. He is the son of Rebecca and George Appleyard of Lake Peekskill. More...

Kyle Shigeo Frommer

Kyle Shigeo Frommer was born to Yoko Mia Hiramo and Scott Frommer of Cold Spring on May 17, 2004. More...

Daniel Jude Perkins

Luisa and Patrick Perkins of Cold Spring are the parents of Daniel Jude Perkins who was born to the couple on May 21, 2004 at the HV Hospital Center in Cortlandt, NY. More...

Sports News

Neville Jumps High and Competes at State Meet

Five days after a second place finish at the Warwick "Big Purple Track Jamboree", where James Neville matched his season best mark of 6 More...

PARC To Host 7th Annual Benefit Golf Outing

Prizes include a $50,000 cash and a 2005 Chevy Equinox during the day

PARC (Partner, Achieve, Reach Connect) will host it More...

7th P.L.A.Y. Highlander Lacrosse Jamboree Notes

Blessed with outstanding weather and the volunteer efforts of many parents, P.L.A.Y. More...

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