November 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Health Advisory Council Gives Results of Youth Survey to Board of Education

Colliform found in PV Elementary School water; chlorination system to be installed

At the November 16 Putnam Valley Board of Education meeting Putnam Valley Middle School Health teacher Pam Darreff presented a summary of the results of the Youth Survey Report followed by a plan designed to address substance abuse problems within th More...

Haldane BOE Members Debate Snow Removal Plan

Board President proposes sidewalk between new and main buildings

Haldane Central School District Board of Education members, at their November 15 meeting, engaged in a heated discussion about a rather cold topic the district More...

Town Budget Approved with 5.67% Spending Increase

PV Ambulance Corps. sets new activity record in October

The Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

No Strings Marionettes Perform in December

No Strings Marionette Company along with the Howland Cultural Center and the Howland Public Library are proud to present two very special performances for children and their families in December. More...

Holiday Ornament Making Offered for Children

On Saturday, December 3rd at 4 pm the Southeast Museum will hold a Holiday Ornament Making Event for children. Children can get ready for the holiday season by creating their very own ornaments. More...

Southeast Museum Hosts Children’s Doll Making Workshop

On Saturday, December 10th at 10:30am the Southeast Museum will hold a Doll Making Workshop for Children. Have fun and learn to cut sew and design a simple cloth doll with button nose and yarn hair. More...

Briefly Noted

MSMC Presents Christmas Vespers

Mount Saint Mary College will present its annual Christmas Vespers service at 7 pm, Sunday December 4th in the Dominican Sisters of Hope Chapel. The program is free and the public is welcome. More...

Temple Beth-El Announces December Events

On December 2nd, Temple Beth-El will hold Shabbat services beginning at 9:00 am. The entire weekend will have a Hanukkah theme. They will have special sermons and sessions led by Rabbi Case and rabbinical student, Fred Elias and guests. More...

Chapel Opens Its Doors To All On November 26

The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration will open its doors to all on Saturday, November 26, from 3 to 8 p.m. Guest organists will play holiday music from 4:30 to 7:30, for the pleasure of those who come and go. More...

Man Charged in Attempted Abduction of PV Child

Lake Peekskill Suspect Arrested After Grabbing Ten-Year-Old Girl Near Bus Stop

Putnam County Sheriff More...

St. Basil Academy Denied Operating Certificate by Office of Children and Family Services

Attorney is confident of overturning decision on appeal

In a letter decision, the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) has denied an operating certificate to St. Basil Academy. The Academy has until December 23, 2005 to request a hearing to contest the denial of its application. More...

Garrison School Transportation Committee Roiled by South Mountain Pass Issue

Haldane Education Fund H.E.L.P.s Garrison teacher

Despite the transportation study that was commissioned to elucidate and give some guidance in the problems confronting the Garrison district, the November 16 meeting made it clear that solving those problems will be no easy task. More...

Renovation of Peekskill Hollow Road Discussed at Information Meeting

On Monday evening November 14, 2005 residents of Putnam Valley, Putnam County Highway Superintendent Harold Gary, New York State DOT engineers and guests gathered at Putnam Valley High School to listen to an update on the proposed renovation of Peeks More...

Philipstown Food Pantry Needs Your Help This Holiday Season

A flyer making its way around Philipstown tells the whole story: our help is important right here at home to support Philipstown More...

Public Notices

Due to the Thanskgiving holiday, refuse and recycling pickup in Nelsonville will be on Saturday, November 26. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Gilbert’s Letter Hit the Bullseye

Dear Editor, As usual, Suzie Gilbert More...

Reader Asks Restraint in Letter Writing

Editor, After my eventual recovery from the senseless letter regarding the Mayoral swap between Philipstown and Cold Spring, I once again enthusiastically picked up the Putnam County News this past week only to find the More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marie H. Fox

Marie H. Fox, age 76, of Lake Valhalla died on Thursday November 17, 2005 at her residence. More...

Francine Ann Karagas

Francine Ann Karagas, age 19, of Cold Spring, NY, died suddenly on Saturday, November 19, 2005. More...

John P. (Jack) Crimmins

Jack Crimmins of Tupper Lake, NY died November 9, 2005 at the Blossom Health Care Center in Rochester. Until last month, Jack had been cared for at the Mercy Heathcare Center in Tupper Lake. More...

Sports News

Haldane Volleyball Finishes State Runner Up

As the Lady Blue Devil volleyball team rolled out of the Haldane school parking lot on Thursday the 17th, after a supportive send off from the student body, faculty, and families the team More...

Haldane Cross Country Has New Trail to Train On

The Haldane Cross Country Team is off and running on a new trail. More...

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