October 5, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Kids Hold Fundraiser to Benefit Gulf Coast Hurricane Victims

On Saturday, October 1st, a group of local kids put together a bake sale to raise money for the Red Cross and the Children More...

Wendy Whetsel Announces Candidacy for Putnam Valley Town Council

"When Wendy Whetsel found an old 1763 farmhouse in Putnam Valley 24 years ago, it was a dream come true. More...

PV Blood Drive to be Held

On Tuesday, October 18th, The Putnam Valley Fire House will host a blood drive from 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm. The Fire House is located on Oscawana Lake Road in Putnam Valley. More...

Schools

Haldane School Foundation Announces Deadline For Grant Proposals

Diane Landtroop of the Haldane School Foundation, has announced the next deadline for Innovation Grant Proposals. All members of the Haldane School community are invited to submit a Grant Proposal. More...

Haldane PTA Launches 2005 Innisbrook Fundraiser

The Haldane PTA Innisbrook Gifts and Wrapping Paper fundraiser is now underway. Innisbrook offers a variety of reasonably priced gift wrap, chocolates, gifts and school supplies. More...

Hands-On Science Day Comes to Garrison School

The Putnam Children More...

Briefly Noted

Ceremony Commemorates the Ordination of Bodhisattva Kuan-Yin

A Commemoration Ceremony for the Ordination of Bodhisattva Kuan-Yin will be held at the Chuang Yen Monastery on Route 301 in Carmel. The ceremony will be held in the Great Buddha Hall on October 16, 2005, from 10 am to 12:15 pm. More...

So. Highland UMC Collects Coats for Needy

The South Highland United Methodist Church located at 19 Snake Hill Road in Garrison will again be accepting gently-used coats to distribute to those in need within our community and beyond. More...

Rare Buddha Relics Come to Putnam County

A precious collection of sacred relics of the Buddha and many other Buddhist masters which currently touring the world is stopping briefly at the Chan Yuen Monastery in Carmel. More...

County Legislators’ Deliberations Restore Outside Agency Funding to Budget 10% County tax rate increase stands

This Wednesday, October 5, the Putnam County Legislature will vote on the 2005 budget, which will include a 10% county tax rate hike for property owners. More...

Putnam County Conducts Bioterrorism Drill

First drill statewide to focus on the needs of children in an emergency

This past Thursday dozens of children could be seen peopling the hallways of the Putnam Valley Middle School. More...

PV Board of Assessment Review Members Respond to Leaked Report with "The Facts"

The public accusations recently leveled against the four Putnam Valley BAR members, Philip Ammann, Thomas Gazzola, Richard Tully, and Frank Tansey, should never have happened the way it did - at least that is what Frank Tansey says Supervisor Santos More...

"Operation Safe Stop Day" to Remind Motorists of School Bus Safety

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reminds motorists that this Thursday, October 6th has been designated as "Operation Safe Stop Day" for 2005. More...

Virginia Connolly Community Service Award to be Given to Community Food Pantry Volunteers Carney and Quaile

Each year the Putnam Valley Library recognizes a resident of Putnam Valley with the Virginia Connolly Community Service Award for distinguished voluntary public service. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sent Letter to Highway Commissioner

Editor,

The following letter was sent to Putnam County Highway Commissioner Harold Gary regarding the continuous semi-truck traffic shortcutting thorough Philipstown to I-84 and points North. More...

Insure That Citizens Control Community’s Destiny

A sad testament to our times is the tendency of politicians and elected officials to isolate themselves from uncomfortable realities. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William Rossano

William Rossano, 60, of Cold Spring, passed away at his home on October 1, 2005 surrounded by his wife and children. He was born in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, on January 28, 1945, the son of the late Frank and Genevieve Rossano. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Little League Hosts Public Meeting

To acknowledge community concern and provide information in light of the recent Little League embezzlement issue, the Little League Board has set a public meeting to take place at the Haldane School cafeteria this coming Thursday, October 6th at 7pm. More...

Hudson Valley Orienteering to Meet

There will be orienteering instruction and competition on October 22, 2005, on the Bushy Ridge/Pelton Pond maps in Fahnestock State Park in Putnam County. More...

Putnam Horse Trials Set for October 8th

On Saturday, October 8th, the Fall session of the Putnam Horse Trials will be held at the Putnam County Veterans More...

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