December 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Board Ponders Arguments For and Against a Multi-Year Budget

Girls

Barely six months after the Putnam Valley school budget passed by one vote, the School Board is contemplating the pros and cons of a five-year budget plan, an idea that is the outgrowth of the state More...

Putnam Valley Annual Tree Lighting A ThreeGeneration Tradition

On Saturday, December 3, 2005, Jim Hertzel, son of Ed Hertzel, son of George Hertzel, along with his singing companion Doneta Djokic, hosted the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Oregon Corners. More...

Haldane Board of Ed to Hold Special Workshop Seeking Community Input

The community is invited to attend the Haldane Board of Education workshop on Wednesday, December 14th in the Meeting Hall at St. Mary More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Putnam Chorale to Perform Handel’s Messiah

The Putnam Chorale and orchestra, directed by Douglas Anderson will be offering selections from Handel More...

Orange County Origami Club Decorates Tree

Public is welcomed to join in

The Orange County Origami Club, which is sponsored by the County Department of Parks and Recreation, has chosen animals and stars as the feature models for this year More...

West Point Offers “A Hudson Valley Holiday”

The United States Military Academy Band is proud to present its annual holiday concert, More...

Letters to the Editor

Learn the Facts About Voting Machines

To the Editor: All Putnam County voters should be alerted to a very important decision that will be made soon about how we will be voting in the next (2006) election. We will no longer be able to use the lever machines we have been used to. More...

They Call It a Non-Partisan No Brainer

Dear Editor, This is an open letter to our two Putnam County Board of Elections Commissioners, Anthony O. Scannapieco and Robert J. Bennett: More...

Says Town Planner at Odds with Comp Plan

To my neighbors, Suzie Gilbert once again has hit the nail on the head we need a town planner who represents the interests of Philipstown residents. More...

Sports News

Evan Campbell on AllTournament Team

The Haldane JV Boys Basketball team started the season with a two game tournament at Hedrick Hudson HS on Thursday and Friday. The first game was against CrotonHarmon HS, which was a game that the Devils fought all game to stay with them. More...

Haldane Boys Basketball Preview

For three weeks the Haldane boys basketball team has been hard at work. Six days a week the boys run sprint after sprint, take shot after shot, and do defensive slide after defensive slide preparing them selves for the upcoming season. More...

Proposed Quarry Pond Project Unit Numbers Reduced

Putnam Valley resident offers to clean up Ridge Road dumping

Last week, the Philipstown Town Board voted unanimously to change supporting legislation for the Quarry Pond Planned Development District, requiring the project, which has been on the boards for two years and had already cleared the hearing process, More...

U.S. Marine Reserves Carry On Toys-for-Tots Tradition

Our local Marine friends like Charlie Ferrante, Anthony Phillips, Bill Lewis and others may be getting older but More...

Santa Kicks Off Holiday Season in Cold Spring

Cold Spring welcomed Santa with enthusiasm this past Friday night as the long-standing tradition of Santa More...

Philipstown Town Board Holding Special Workshop on Stormwater Discharges

The Town of Philipstown invites the public to a special educational stormwater workshop on Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE). More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

O’Neill Announces First Period Honor Rolls

The Students attaining the highest average for the first marking period in each class at James I. O More...

Haldane Seniors Begin Arranging Lounge

Over the last couple of weeks, Haldane seniors have been working diligently to get the High School lounge ready for use. They have been cleaning and painting the room which is located in the annex. More...

Garrison School Adopts Lusher School in New Orleans

Garrison School Adopts Lusher School in New Orleans More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ray H. Adams

Ray H. Adams, 84, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Friday, December 2, 2005 at his son More...

Briefly Noted

North Highlands Fire Department Santa To Visit Community December 18th

North Highlands Engine Co.# 1 Santa will be on his Big Red Sled and visit the community on Sunday, December 18th, with gifts for the children and holiday good wishes for all. The schedule below is the route that Santa will follow. More...

Historic Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church Appoints Pastor

Reverend Gordon Bienvenue has recently been appointed to serve at the Historic Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church in Putnam Valley, in addition to his duties as full-time pastor at the Van Cortlandtville Community Church. More...

Lions Tag Sale Raises Funds for “Wish List”

Betty Budney, Past President of the Cold Spring Lions Club, organized a tag sale held at the Cold Spring Fire House for money to be used to purchase gifts for the children More...

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