July 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Legal Parameters Control Putnam Valley Multi-family Housing Law Debate

Public Hearing continued to July 27

Over 200 Putnam Valley residents and the Town Board attended a public hearing at the Firehouse on July 23, 2005 and voiced their opinions as to why they do or do not want multifamily development in Putnam Valley. More...

Local Blood Emergency Continues

More donors and blood drives critically needed

Blood donations are still 25% below what is required to adequately serve patients in close to 200 area hospitals, forcing New York Blood Center to issue its second emergency appeal for blood this summer. More...

Constitution Island Hosts Special Garden Day

On Saturday, July 30, the Constitution Island Association will host one of its end-of-the-month events, emphasizing Anna Warner More...

Public Notice

The Town of Philipstown Highway Department will be closed on Monday August 1.

The Philipstown Town Board will hold a workshop at Town Hall on July 27, 7:30 pm, to discuss the proposed blasting law. More...

 

Schools

Empire State College’s Hudson Valley Center to Hold Information Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate degree programs on Tuesday, August 2 at noon and Wednesday, August 24 at 6 pm at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Aven More...

2005-06 Putnam Valley Calendar to be Distributed

The Putnam Valley Central School District (PVCSD) is completing production on its annual calendar for the 2005-06 school year, and will begin mail distribution in August. This will be the fourth district calendar that PVCSD has produced. More...

R. Casey Hilpert Graduates Fairfield University

Fairfield University, a Jesuit University founded in 1942 in Fairfield, CT, presented over one thousand degrees at its 55th commencement this May. Among the students who received degrees was R. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James T. Crowley

James T. Crowley died peacefully at his home on Monday, July 11, 2005. He was 78 years old. More...

Sports News

Mount Saint Mary to Host Empire State Games

Mount Saint Mary College will host matches in field hockey and judo and house nearly 900 athletes as the Empire State Games make their first visit to the Hudson Valley, Wednesday through Sunday, July 27-30. More...

Pop Warner Football Season Opens

The Philipstown Pop Warner football Hawks will kickoff their practice season on Monday August 1st at 6 pm at Mayors Park. Practices will be Monday through Friday 6 to 8 pm through Labor Day holiday. More...

FBI Searches Bondi’s Office as Part of Ongoing Investigation

Trash Collectors offices in Connecticut also searched

Last Tuesday, as several Legislators entered a room on the second floor of the County Office Building to attend a committee meeting, agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation quietly entered the third floor office of County Executive Robert J. More...

Cold Spring ZBA Grants Variances for Condo Project

Project now proceeds to Planning Board for further review

At the meeting of the Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals on July 21, 2005, the Board, led by ZBA Chairman Donald MacDonald, reached a final decision regarding the application submitted by Cold Spring Harbor, LLC, of Chappaqua, NY, the developers who More...

Water Concerns Raised at Nelsonville Board Meeting 150th Anniversary celebration planning continues

The biggest concern of Nelsonville More...

Parking Regulations East of Market Street in Cold Spring Changed to Conform with Rest of Village

In a move to standardize parking restrictions in Cold Spring, the Village of Cold Spring More...

34th Annual 4-H Fair to be Held This Weekend

On a summer weekend in Putnam County, where can you find a terrific magic show, Clydesdale Horses, a Salsa Contest, entertainment and a variety of other interesting shows and exhibits? More...

Sewer Problem on Fair Street Causes Road Closure

The Cold Spring Highway Department was out in the hot weather on Monday trying to locate a problem in the sewer line on Fair Street that had been reported the previous week. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Continues Dialog on Electronic Voting Problems (Reprinted at the request of the author)

Full Story

Participant Appreciates Cold Spring Support for GHRP

I wanted to take a moment to commend the many groups and individuals in our community for the resounding success of the Great Hudson River Paddle, as it stopped in Cold Spring on their way from Albany to Manhattan. More...

What Are You Doing With Your Life?

Editor: 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 Host Weekly Self-Help Meetings

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will begin hosting weekly Recovery Inc. meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 pm starting August 3rd at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in Garrison, New York. The meetings are open to all. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Intern Working at Boscobel

William Stafford, one of the Philipstown Garden Club interns placed at seven different local sites for experience in fields of botany and ecology, is working at Boscobel during July and August. More...

Workers’ Comp Board Offering Education Conference

Interactive Seminar to Focus on Latest Workers

New York State Workers More...

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