August 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Captain William H. Schallock Retires From Putnam County Sheriff’s Department

Head of Patrol Division served for 32 years

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announced that Captain William H. Schallock has retired from the Sheriff More...

Cold Spring Village Workshop Had a "Light Night"

Main Street wall, residential parking and water line for Haldane discussed

As discussed by correspondence at last week More...

Putnam Youngsters Attended Sheriffs’ Summer Camp

Youth have opportunity to foster positive interaction with officials

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that ten children from Putnam County recently attended the New York State Sheriffs More...

Central Hudson Seeks Permission to Raise Rates

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation has filed a petition with the New York State Public Service Commission which, if approved, would increase the rates it charges to deliver electricity and natural gas to customers in its eight-county Mid-H More...

 

Schools

Teachers Organization Helps with Back-to-School Needs

The Upper Westchester/Putnam County Alpha Omicron Society recently donated checks to both the Peekskill and the Brewster Community Action Programs (CAPs). More...

Births

Ryan Christopher Horan

Sheri and Joseph Horan of Putnam Valley proudly announce the birth of their son, Ryan Christopher on June 28th. More...

Wiley Matisse Lindlof Hemberger

Hope Griffith Turino and Alan Armin Hemberger are the proud parents of baby girl Wiley, who was born on June 30th at Hudson Valley Hospital. The family lives in Cold Spring. More...

Justyn Lavant Stubblefield

Garrison parents Dana Heffernan and Joe Stubblefield, Jr. welcomed home a baby boy, Justyn Lavant, born July 11th at Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of the Town

The hot weather continues, but enjoy it while you can...It is almost "Back to School" time. Take a trip to Constituiton Island this weekend and see the canal barge Lois McClure. More...

Foundation Offers Free Flowering Dogwood Trees

Ten free white flowering dogwood trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during August 2005. More...

MS Self-Help Support Group Offered

An MS Self-Help Support Group will be facilitated by Tammy Morrone from the MS Society, to be held at Hudson Valley Hospital Center Wagner Conference Room. More...

Putnam County Gets Serious About Controlling Litter

Program seeks volunteers and contributions

Litter attracts more litter, lowers property values, compromises water quality and decreases the sense of security in a neighborhood says Walt Thompson, spokesperson for the Keep Putnam Beautiful Campaign, which is run out of the Putnam County Depart More...

Putnam County Convenes Inter-Municipal MS4 Committee

Legislators approve $2.5 million for Peach Lake sewer district; fund lake quality projects

Storm water management is the 800 pound gorilla in the meeting room of every New York State district these days. More...

Garrison Board of Education Announces Settlement With Highland Falls in Tuition Dispute

Highland Falls

Ostensibly ending the rancorous dispute that has divided the Highland Falls and Garrison school districts as well as factionalizing the Garrison community itself, Garrison School Board President Anita Prentice announced at the board More...

Putnam Valley Town Park Provides Entertainment for the Lazy Hazy Nights of Summer

"It is a warm summer evening, you and the kids have just finished dinner and are looking for something to do. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

About Our "Million Dollar Baby"

(Reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear County Executive Bondi: More...

Pleased About PCNR Coverage of Voting Machines

I am pleased that the Aug. 3 issue of the PCNR included news coverage of a matter that is of concern to more and more Putnam County residents - the choice of voting machines for our County and the protection of our essential right to vote. More...

Cautions On Voting Machine Contract Politics

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Irene Zgolinski

Irene Zgolinski (nee Goralska), died on Friday, August 5, 2005. More...

Walter Drago

Walter Drago, age 61, of Cold Spring, died on Monday, August 08, 2005. More...

Sports News

Golf Challenge to Be Held at Waccabuc Country Club

Help put the green in Green Chimneys by spending some time on the greens! Area golfers can help a children More...

NASCAR Driver Casey Kingsland Has Roots in Putnam County

Businessmen Tom Ramirez and Roger Kingsland have teamed up to form TommyRaz Motorsports to showcase the talent of 20-year-old rookie sensation Casey Kingsland of Las Vegas, Nevada. More...

Franciscan Friars Host Graymoor Golf Classic

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

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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