September 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Home Invaded by Masked Men

Residents assaulted, robbed; Police ask for assistance

At least three men, and possibly more, staged a brash early-morning home invasion and robbery at a Putnam Valley home on Tuesday, September 12th. More...

County Offers Home to Katrina Family

Legislators urge contributions to Red Cross

What can a small County in New York do to help in the aftermath of the devastation of the Gulf Coast wrought by Katrina? More...

Students Return to Putnam Valley Schools

By all accounts, the first day of school in the PV School District went without a major hitch. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

PV Jeffrey Johnston Mace Named to Dean’s List at SUNY Fredonia

President Dennis L. Hefner announced that approximately 986 students at the State University of New York at Fredonia have been named to the Dean More...

Matthew Belanich to serve as Resident Advisor at Syracuse University

Matthew Belanich of Putnam Valley, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, will serve as a resident advisor in Boland Hall for the 2005-06 academic year. More...

Four Philipstown Residents Graduate from the University of Albany

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Births

Luca Fernando Van Dommele

Cold Spring parents Sonia Ryzy Ryski and Rudolf Van Dommele happily announce the birth of Luca Fernando on August 2, 2005. More...

Senan Peter Scott-Hamblen

On August 11, 2005, Senan Peter was born to proud parents Mary and Father Shane Scott-Hamblen of Cold Spring. More...

Jude Lennon and May Alice Columb

On July 17, 2005, baby twins Jude Lennon and May Alice were born to Cold Spring parents Carmela and Pearse Columb. More...

Sports News

Putnam Hospital Reservoir Classic Road Race Scheduled for Sept. 25

The countdown is on for the 18th Annual Putnam Hospital Center Reservoir Classic & Health Expo which will be held Sunday, September 25th. More...

Haldane Girls Volleyball Team Wins Sleepy Hollow Tournament

The Haldane Varsity Volleyball Team capped off an undefeated day by beating Carmel by a score of 25-23 in the finals of the Sleepy Hollow Invitational played over the weekend. More...

PARC to Host 5K and 10K Walk/Run Event in Cold Spring

Event is final sports benefit of the year for PARC

PARC will host its 3rd Annual "Fall Foliage Run & Walk" on Sunday, October 2, 2005 in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Bondi Proposes 10% County Property Tax Rate Increase

Services cut, retirees and managers asked to contribute to health care costs

Without any fanfare or power point presentations, County Executive Robert Bondi delivered his 2006 budget on Thursday September 8th, explaining to the public why he felt it was finally necessary to break his 10 year run of either freezing or lowering More...

Philipstown Board Approves Planning Project for Glenclyffe Property and Town Park

Architectural firm chosen to present options for properties to Town

At the September 8 monthly meeting of the Philipstown Town Board, Recreation Director Suzanne Timmer asked for Board approval to begin a strategic planning process for two area properties that are being donated to the Town by Open Space Institute (OS More...

Putnam Valley Board Grapples With Issues from Multi-Family Zoning Law

Town Park to be renamed in honor of Leonard Wagner

The PV Town Board had a busy first week of September as the Board held a public work session on multi-family zoning, accepted a grant for $600,000 and agreed to rename the Town Park on October 9 to, "The Leonard Wagner Memorial Park," held More...

Haldane Board of Education Tying Up Loose Ends of New Construction Project

Plans dedication ceremony on September 24

The September 6 meeting of the Haldane Board of Education began with a thank you from Joe Curto, President of the Board, to the entire community. On the eve of the new high school More...

Nice and Neat Dry Cleaners in Cold Spring Sustains Fire

No. Highlands Fire Dept. battles blaze as Kim Family loses business

On September 7th at 2 am, the North Highlands Fire Department was dispatched for a commercial structure fire at The Nice and Neat Dry Cleaners in Cold Spring. Putnam County Sheriff More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Invites Support for Community Nursery School

As another school year begins and my two older children begin school again, I can More...

Count on the Zoning/Town Boards to Stick to Their Guns

Dear Editor,

There are 16 houses on Hudson Lane in Garrison. This small community has been in existence, in various forms, since 1860; each house, until recently, had a river view. More...

Protecting the Children of Putnam Valley

Board of Education trustee Frank Reale More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Edward A. Vrooman

Edward A. Vrooman of Garrison, NY passed away on September 9, 2005. Ed is survived by his wife Lynda. More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam County Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

People Against Domestic Violence (PADV) will be hosting its annual Candlelight Vigil on Monday, September 26, 2005 at 7pm beginning on the steps of the Putnam County Courthouse in Carmel. More...

Fall Fest Brings Family Fun to Beacon’s Memorial Park

Free family fun awaits you at Memorial Park in Beacon on Saturday, September 24th from 12-4 pm at the Third Annual Fall Fest of Southern Dutchess sponsored by Choices for Change. More...

Consumer Protection Board Provides Info on Gas Prices

Consumer Protection Board (CPB) Chairperson and Executive Director, Teresa A. Santiago, recently reminded consumers that they can compare gas prices in their area by using a website linked to the CPB 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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