July 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

After a Year’s Worth of Preparation, Putnam Valley Town Day Set to Arrive This Saturday

"One thing we learned from last year More...

‘Grove Restoration’ Topic of Interest at Cold Spring Village Board Monthly Meeting

Resident

At the July 12, 2005 monthly meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board, Village Trustee Thomas Valentine presented his report on the Grove Restoration at the Lady of Loretto Rest property and its Committee to the Village of Cold Spring More...

Philipstown Considers Alternate Road Standards for Torchia Road Proposal

Volunteers sought for Storm Water Management Committee

The July 14 Philipstown Town Board meeting saw the return of Councilwoman Betty Budney, who had missed the previous meeting because she was recovering from extensive back surgery, which she underwent on May 18. More...

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Schools

Cold Spring Mural Completed by Students

Haldane fifth and sixth grade artists designed and created a "Cold Spring on the Hudson River" mural to hang over the Elementary School main entrance. More...

Brian Belluscio Named to President’s List at Potsdam

SUNY Potsdam student Brian Christopher Belluscio of Cold Spring has recently been recognized for his achievements at by being named to the President More...

Mara Elton Received Degree from Alfred State College

Mara Elton of Garrison was among the students receiving degrees in the Class of 2005 from Alfred State College this spring. Associate More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joan Ellett Benjamin

Joan Benjamin died on Saturday, July 16, 2005 while swimming in the pool at her home in Garrison, N.Y. More...

Sports News

Sixth Annual Graymoor Golf Classic Planned for September

The sixth annual Graymoor Golf Classic will take place on Monday, September 12, 2005 at the Garrison Golf Club, Route 9, Garrison. James O More...

Philipstown Junior Lady Lightning Complete Successful Season

After competing in the District 17 All Star tournament, the Philipstown Lady Lightning were knocked out at Hyde Park last Thursday night. More...

Philipstown Little League 11-12 Softball All Stars Competes in New York District 17 Tournament

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Legislature Approves County Sales Tax Increase

State

Despite a reduction at the State level, shoppers in Putnam County will soon pay more in sales tax, thanks to Legislative approval last week of the half-percentage point increase proposed earlier this year by Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi. More...

Legislature Fails to Grant Funding Promise for Philipstown Town Hall

PV Senior Center financing and Tobacco re-financing approved

At their July 5 monthly meeting, Putnam County Legislators failed to fully support a partnership request from the Town of Philipstown for the restoration of their historic Town Hall building located on Main Street, Cold Spring. More...

Cold Spring ZBA to Vote on Granting Variances to Lumberyard Development Proposals July 21st

After reviewing the most recent layout received from Cold Spring Harbor, LLC for their proposed development at the old lumberyard property at the waterfront in Cold Spring, the Zoning Board of Appeals of Cold Spring decided to hold off voting until T More...

Legislature and County Executive Avoid Showdown

Bondi agrees to fill Sheriff

Putnam County will be spared a court battle over the filling of positions at the Sheriff More...

Three Democrats Submit Petitions for Town Office

Three Putnam Valley residents have submitted Democratic Party petitions to the Board of Elections of Putnam County to be placed on the November ballot as candidates for Putnam Valley Town offices. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Heather McGuire Bit by Snake on Fishkill Road

On Sunday June 26th at approximately 9:45 pm on Fishkill Road in Cold Spring, Heather McGuire (15) of Cold Spring was bitten by a snake thought to be a Copper Head and later confirmed to be a Timber Rattler snake. More...

Commissioner Responds to Issues on Voting Machines

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Putnam Valley, "The Jewel Of Putnam County," is Being Chipped Away

Editor,

My hope is that all the local papers will cover what More...

Births

Matthew McDonald Merante

A son, Matthew McDonald Merante, was born July 1, 2005 at Phelps Memorial Hospital to parents Christine McDonald and Peter Merante and brother Aidan. More...

Briefly Noted

Franciscan Friars Lead Trip to Museum of Biblical Art

The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center is sponsoring a trip, led by Fr. James Gardiner, SA, to the Museum of Biblical Art in New York City on Sunday, July 24. More...

Jamie Naftel Earns Gold Award for Service to Women’s Resource Center

Jamie Naftel resident of Carmel, and a Senior Girl Scout in Troop # 1424, earned her Girl Scout Gold Award at a ceremony on July 9th. More...

Cherilyn Allen and Mark Mallia Are Engaged

Michael and Cheryl Allen of Cold Spring are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cherilyn, to Mark Mallia, son of the late Joseph and Marie Mallia. More...

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