May 12, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

HS Choir Trip to Canada Unqualified Success

Board accepts bids on Elementary School project

At the May 5 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, those assembled were treated to filmed excerpts of the High School choir More...

Legislature Meets with NYCDEP; Wants in on MOA Negotiations

Butterfield Hospital property uses discussed and sent on to local municipalities for their input

Last Thursday, the Land Acquisition and MOA Administration Committee of the Legislature was host to representatives of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection; the same representatives involved in ongoing negotiations with the County over issu More...

Heritage Walking Tours of Cold Spring Begin May 15th

The Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum is pleased to announce the beginning of the Heritage Walking Tour season in Cold Spring. More...

 

Schools

Sarah Carufe Graduated Cum Laude

Accepted at School of Pharmacology to pursue Ph.D. More...

Anti-Smoking Activities Took Place at PV High School

During the week of April 11, Putnam Reality Check sponsored the 10th Anniversary of Kick Butts Day at Putnam Valley High school. Kick Butts Day - the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids More...

PVHS Senior Kara Kenny Wins Lottery Scholarship

Putnam Valley High School senior, Kara Kenny, is no stranger to seeing her name in lights. More...

Sports News

Haldane Golf Team Having on Track for Winning Season

Between spring sports, school winding down, and the so many other little things going on at Haldane school, life can get pretty chaotic. In this chaos sports are often forgotten, especially the less recognized ones. More...

$20 Million County Open Space Bond Referendum Approved for November Ballot

Bondi will sign bill, but unhappy with changes made to his proposal

This fall, Putnam County voters will have the chance to decide whether they want to set up a $20 million Open Space Fund that will be used to purchase environmentally sensitive parcels throughout the County. More...

Legislature Backs PBA’s Request for Bondi to Fill Two Funded Deputy Positions

Contract with Carmel for narcotics officer caught up in battle over staffing

The Putnam County Legislature and the County Executive More...

Philipstown Board Considers Proposals for Recycling, Water Delivery at Monthly Meeting

With few major issues before them, the Philipstown Town Board considered new water delivery and recycling contracts for the Town and caught up on a variety of housekeeping issues at their May 5 monthly meeting. More...

Haldane Board Adopts Budget for Upcoming Vote

New state regulations could require board members to receive training on financial issues

The Haldane Board of Education adopted the 2005-2006 budget at its monthly workshop on May 3, but was challenged by one member of the audience who thought the estimated 9. More...

Live Music This Sunday at the Cold Spring Firehouse

On Sunday May 15th, 2005, from noon until 5pm the Cold Spring Fire Company will be holding a fundraiser at the firehouse on Main Street. There will be plenty of food and live entertainment provided by the musical group Neutral no brakes. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Blood is a Gift We Give to Complete Strangers

Too often we forget about the tremendous gift that blood donors give to complete strangers. Sometimes, relative or friend finds themselves suddenly in need of blood. More...

Missing Sue Kelly

On Monday, May 2nd, a Town Hall meeting was held in Peekskill on the subject of Social Security. (See the ad in the PCNR of 4/27/05.) More...

Briefly Noted

Aileen Knapp Weds Anthony Marcio III

Aileen Knapp and Anthony Marcio III were joined in marriage at a candle light service on October 8, 2004 at St. Philips Church in Garrison, NY by the Rev. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Parish to Celebrate Pentecost

Our Lady of Loretto Parish will celebrate the feast of Pentecost on Sunday, May 15, from 1-5 pm on the church grounds, located at 24 Fair Street in Cold Spring. More...

Franciscan Friars Celebrate Corpus Christi Sunday

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will celebrate Corpus Christi - the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ - on Sunday, May 22 at the 11am Mass in Pilgrim Hall, Graymoor. More...

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