October 26, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Nelsonville Reports on Rain Damage, Examines Changes to Zoning Code

The October 17 meeting of the Nelsonville Town Board opened with a recap from Mayor Dul about damage in the village from seven straight days of rain. There were some severe drainage problems, especially on Healy Road near the gatehouse. More...

Garrison’s Transportation Study Results Presented

External auditor rates GUFSD financial condition

Following through on its word to address the district More...

Second Bird in Putnam Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

The Putnam County Health Department received notification from the New York State Department of Health last week that a blue jay located in the Town of Carmel has tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Board of Elections Extends Hours for Absentee Voting

The Putnam County Board of Elections has added additional office hours for absentee voting for the upcoming election to be held on Tuesday, November 8. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

PVMA Hosts Variety Show Fundraiser this Thursday

On Thursday, October 27th, 7 pm, at the Performing Arts Center at Putnam Valley High School, the Putnam Valley Music Association will present its first-ever Variety Show fundraiser for Putnam Valley More...

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, November 1 at noon and Thursday, November 17 at 6 pm at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central A More...

Red Ribbon Week at PVMS Followed by Wellness Fair

The Putnam Valley Middle School (PVMS) is currently celebrating its annual More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gary E. Wheate

Gary E. Wheate, age 60, of Cold Spring, NY died on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. More...

Sports News

Haldane Homecoming This Weekend

The leaves are turning, the air is crisp, and it More...

Hawks Jr. Pee Wee Advance To Playoffs

The Philipstown Hawks played in Newburgh this past weekend and finished the regular season with a 18-14 loss. The loss placed the Hawks in 2nd in their division and now must face a tough Poughkeepsie team in the first round of playoffs. More...

Philipstown Little League Elects New Officers for 2006 Season

On Tuesday, October 18th at the North Highlands Firehouse the Polls for Philipstown Little League elections were open from 79:30pm. More...

Report Shows Prevalent Alcohol and Drug Use Among Putnam’s High School Students

Haldane

About three-quarters of high school students in Putnam County have drunk alcohol, with more than one-quarter going on drinking binges during a given month, according to a recently released report. More...

Real Property Director Michaud Recommends Creation of John Paul Jones Conservation Area in Philipstown

Committee denies Putnam Valley resident land for gas station project

A discussion about a contract between Putnam County and the Putnam County Land Trust opened the October 20 meeting of the Physical Services Committee of the Putnam County Legislature. More...

Cold Spring Takes First Step in Grove Restoration Project

The Village of Cold Spring is embarking on the daunting task of restoring the former Loretto Rest property now known as Grove Restoration to its former architectural glory. More...

Putnam Valley Receives “A+” Financial Rating From Auditors

The Les Storch State audit report of Putnam Valley More...

County Offers FluMist Vaccine for Healthy Residents

The Putnam. County Department of Health has received supplies of FluMist vaccine for healthy Putnam County residents 5 years to 49 years of age. FluMist is the first flu. vaccine in the United States that is given as a nasal mist instead of a shot. More...

Putnam County Home Improvement Board Seeks Citizen Representative

The Putnam County Home Improvement Board is seeking a member from the public to serve on the Board. Applicants must be Putnam County residents and independent of the home improvement industry. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Senator Leibell Comes Through For Putnam County

To The Editor: The Putnam County 2006 Budget was one of the most difficult and challenging budgets that the Legislature faced in well over a decade. More...

Big Oil Wins Over Clean Air in Recently Passed Bill

Dear Editor, Last Friday, Sue Kelly voted for a bill that exploits the hardships caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to give subsidies and other benefits to oil refineries. More...

Can’t Afford a Supervisor Like Robert Tendy

Editor, I am a resident and homeowner in Lake Peekskill who, like other residents in Lake Peekskill and Putnam Valley, is concerned about our rising taxes. This year my Lake Peekskill Improvement District taxes exceeded my property tax. More...

Briefly Noted

Beacon Man Arressted For DWI in Cold Spring

The Putnam County Sherrif More...

BOCES Sends 120 Care Packs to Students Displaced by Katrina

Faculty and staff at Putnam/ Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services have been busy shopping for school supplies, puzzles, games and backpacks to put them in to send to children displaced by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Dutchess Mental Health Association Annual Wreath Sale Beginning

Orders are now being taken for fresh, balsam wreaths during the Mental Health Association More...

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