November 10, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Sherlita Amler Confirmed as Health Commissioner by Legislature

Countywide groundwater study completed

With few major issues before them, the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees took care of a series of housekeeping issues and updated the status of several projects around the Village at their November 1 monthly meeting. More...

Putnam County Election Results In

County for Bush, except in Philipstown

Philipstown bucked the Putnam County trend this Election Day, which according to unofficial election results showed a countywide vote favoring the Bush/Cheney ticket 57% to 41% or 25,070 to 18,105. More...

Putnam Valley Proposes Reduction in Maximum Prison Term for Seven Town Code Violations

"Mr. X was driving through Putnam Valley and threw a six-pack of empty cans out the window of his car. More...

Destination Imagination Sparks Controversy at Garrison Board Meeting

Superintendent Candidates Down to 3

Prior to an information evening that would be presented in the spring for parents on Destination Imagination, the issue has already become a source of disagreement within the Garrison Board of Education. More...

Public Notice

The Cold Spring Village Winter Parking Rules begin Nov. 15. Check the PCN&R 10/20 edition or the Village Clerk for more information

The Town of Putnam Valley will hold a ceremony in observance of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11 at the Veterans Memorial at Town Hall on Oscawana Lake Rd. beginning at 11 am. All are invited. Town Hall Offices will be closed on that day. More...

 

Schools

Poughkeepsie Day School Announces Info Session

Poughkeepsie Day School announces a fall Admissions Information Session to be held in Gilkeson Center on Tuesday, November 16 at 7 pm. Families of students interested in learning about the school More...

Haldane School Foundation Kicks Off Book Drive

Did you know that November 15th begins National Children More...

Births

Colin Patrick Kennedy

On September 20, 2004, Colin Patrick Kennedy was born at Hudson Valley Hospital to Nicole and Paul Kennedy. The Kennedy More...

Christopher Robert Closi

Christopher Robert Closi was born on October 9th at Hudson Valley Hospital to Peekskill parents Susan and Albert Closi. More...

LeAnn Carol Keeler

On October 9, LeAnn Carol Keeler was born to Putnam Valley parents Melissa Donnelly and Shawn Keeler. Maternal grandparents are Robert and Kim Donnelly of Poughkeepsie. Paternal grandparents are Marvin and Irma Keeler of Putnam Valley. More...

Sports News

Little League Holds Annual Elections Meeting

On September 26th Philipstown Little League held its annual elections meeting. There were 22 Managers, Coaches, and Board Members in attendance. More...

Hudson Valley Orienteering Schedules Instruction and Competition

There will be orienteering instruction and competition on Saturday, November 27, 2004 at Camp Wakoda off Route 6 in Harriman State Park, and on Sunday, December 5, 2004 at James Baird State Park off the Taconic Parkway. More...

The Hastings Center Invites Public to Seminar on Drugs and Sport

Athletes traveled to Athens in August 2004 to participate in a sporting tradition begun in Greece more than 2,000 years ago. Most tested the strength and speed they developed through years of training. More...

Residents Question Philipstown Board on Salaries and Services at 2005 Budget Hearing

Zero percent tax increase still likely for Town

"The way this budget is progressing, it looks like it More...

Putnam Valley Sets 2005 Budget as Resident Asks - "What Do I Get For My Tax Dollars?"

The Putnam Valley Town Budget has been completed and filed with the Office of the Town Clerk and was the subject of a public hearing held November 3, 2004. More...

Health Department Updates Status of Flu Vaccine Shortage

Suggests alternative treatment and care

As you are aware, there continues to be a nationwide flu vaccine shortage. More...

Horton Road Residents Appeal to Philipstown Board on Noise Problem at Monthly Meeting

Residents complain that weekend ATV activity damages property & eardrums

The Philipstown Town Board addressed a complaint about "deafening" noise from ATV activity near Horton Road at their regular monthly meeting held on November 4th. More...

Memorial Service for Albert Luke Ireland

On Saturday, November 13, 2004 at 11 am at the Cold Spring Cemetery, the remains of Albert Ireland will be laid to rest in the family plat with a full military service. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Religion in School Can be Educational, Not Devotional

The idea of religious displays at Haldane has been brought up again this year. I found myself to have surprisingly strong feelings about this, and I decided to do some exploring, to see what is happening around the country on this issue. More...

Satiated and Satisfied by Farmer’s Market Dinner

The Cold Spring Farmers More...

Highland Falls Group Working With Western Putnam Towards Goal of Preservation

Dear Editor,

The HHCPR auction at St. Philips Church in Garrison turned out to be a huge success last Saturday evening. The attendance was overwhelming and the support was extraordinary. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles Morton White

Charles Morton White of New Windsor, formerly of Fishkill and Cold Spring, passed away on November 3, 2004 at the age of 68. White was born in Poughkeepsie, NY on September 7, 1936, son of Charles D. More...

Briefly Noted

HV Hospital’s Women’s Symposium a Success

Women learn how to pamper themselves

Close to 100 women attended "Mind, Body, Spirit, for Women of All Ages," at The Seabury at Field Home recently. Kacey Morabito of WHUD More...

Lions Election Day Luncheon Was a Success

Over 60 people, including many elected officials, attended the Cold Spring Lions Club Luncheon, held at Incredible Caterers. More...

Adult Caregiver’s Support Group to Meet Saturday Morning

An adult Caregiver More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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