August 11, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Everything’s Coming Up Apples!

Apple Association predicts New York State crop will the the best ever

The New York Apple Association (NYAA) announced that the predicted New York State apple crop in 2004 will be 26.5 million bushels, a harvest above the state More...

Putnam County Receives Funding for Senior Housing

Low interest loans and grants will support housing creation and rehab

With the cost of housing in Putnam County on the rise, several large grants that will aid senior citizens and the disabled in finding affordable housing. More...

Public Notice

The Town Board of the Town of Philipstown will hold their regular monthly meeting at 8 p.m. on August 12, 2004 at the Town Hall, 238 Main St., Cold Spring. More...

Coming Events


Letters to the Editor

Criticism is a Form of Political Expression

In his letter, "Hollywood Celebrities are Practicing Demagoguery," Deputy County Executive Frank DelCampo observes that "civility and respect for differences have been totally abandoned substituting rudeness and irreverence. More...

Labyrinth Behind Fish Library Provides Unique Experience

Dear Editor,

Don More...

Mayor Phillips Has Effected Positive Change

Dear Editor,

I find it disheartening that the group trying to preserve one eyesore, the falling down lumberyard, is creating many more by plastering this village (probably illegally) with fliers extolling residents and visitors alike to help maintain the status q More...

Nelsonville Announces Completion of Repair Project on Healey Road

Flooding problems reduced "significantly"

At the August 2 monthly meeting of the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees, Mayor Mitch Dul announced that the Healey Road project had been completed. More...

Galef Introduces Legislation Requiring Governor and Legislators to Stay in Albany Until Budgets are Adopted

Assemblywoman advocates changing "the way we do business" in the New York State

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef recently introduced legislation requiring that all members of the legislature and the Governor of New York remain in Albany until a budget is passed. More...

Legislature Adopts Farmland Protection Plan

Goals set to protect and promote farming in Putnam County

Putnam County farms contribute approximately $4.4 million to the local economy each year, and generate the equivalent of 42 full-time jobs. More...

Members of AARP Enjoyed Lunch at the Cold Spring Boat Club

The AARP holds a monthly lunch for its members on the third Tuesday of the month. During the months of July and August the Cold Spring Boat Club offered the seniors the use of its facilities for the function. More...

Putnam Valley Residents Separate Their Concerns From Developer Issues

Over 80 Putnam Valley residents showed up at the Putnam Valley High School Performing Arts Center on July 29, 2004 to participate in a "Visioning Meeting" conducted by Chazen Planners and the Master Plan Review Committee. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Focus on Philipstown

Briefly Noted

Talk of the Town

Congratulations Philipstown for the great turnout at the Summer Blood Drive at No. Highlands Fire Dept.! Officials report that they collected 40 more pints of blood this August than last. More...

Desmond-Fish Library Book Sale Offers Something for Everyone

More books than ever before have been donated to the Friends of the Desmond-Fish Library annual book sale, which will run from Saturday August 21st through Sunday, August 29th. More...

Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival Scheduled for August 15

The Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival will be held Sunday, August 15th rain or shine from noon to 6 pm at the south side of the Beacon Harbor (very close to the Beacon Train Station). More...

Sports News

Tour de Putnam Cycling Festival to be Held

The Putnam Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the Eighth Annual Tour de Putnam Cycling Festival to be held on Sunday, August 29, 2004. More...

Weekly Poll

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