December 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam CAP Holiday Toy Program Seeking Help

Putnam Community Action Program in collaboration with The Putnam County Sheriff More...

Snowman Ushers in Winter in Nelsonville

Harry Leiter and Freddy Osborn enjoy the spectacular snowman that was built with the first More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Howland Library Film Series Features “Rembrandt”

On Friday, December 16 at 7 pm, The Howland Public Library film series will be showing More...

True North Presents A Christmas Carol

True North Theatre Project brings to life a reading of the timeless tale, More...

Joshua Bell Concert Raises Funds for Temple Beth-El

On Saturday evening, February 18, 2006, Temple BethEl will have a fund-raiser concert, presenting virtuoso violinist, Joshua Bell at the Bardavon. This concert has been made possible in part through the support of the Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Advocates Unencumbered Expression

Dear Brian: I read with passing interest the letter concerning civility in our community; particularly that one should practice restraint in voicing ones grievances. I do not agree with that statement. More...

Give the Gift of Fluorescence

Dear Editor, Consider the gift of fluorescence this holiday season. For, what says peace and joy for yourself and others better than the rounded curve or repeated spirals and loops of a compact florescent bulb. More...

Holiday Suggestions for Haldane

Dear Editor: I would like Haldane to consider the following poem this holiday season regarding the religious symbols on its grounds: More...

Briefly Noted

Holiday Lighting Can Be Festive and EnergyEfficiency

Did you know that holiday lighting can add more than $100 dollars to your electric bill in less than 30 days? More...

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s at Graymoor

Celebrate the joy and solemnity of Christmas and New Year More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance to Host Hannukah Party

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will be hosting its annual Hannukah party on Sunday, December 18, from 11 am 12:30 pm. The party will be preceded by a Tots class from 10-11 am. More...

County Legislature Establishes Debt Reserve Fund

Portion of sales tax revenue to be dedicated to paying off debt

Putnam Legislators made quick work of their monthly agenda last Tuesday, before bidding residents Happy Holidays. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Chairman Terry Intrary. More...

Holiday Displays at Haldane Remain a Gray Area

Foundry painting reproduction comes to Haldane

With the holiday season upon us, Haldane Central School District Board of Education members discussed a related controversial issue at their December 6 meeting with no clear-cut answers emerging. More...

Garrison Board of Education Enacts Attendance Guidelines

Audit Committee seeks community participants

In an action that may have been obviated by the recent improved attendance of Garrison students, at its December 7 meeting the Garrison Board of Education approved the new attendance guidelines and procedures that it had formulated over the past two More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Math With Manipulatives Offered for Kids Grades 1-6

Sandra Flank, Pace University professor, will present More...

Adolescent Literacy: What Every Secondary Teacher Needs to Know

Author Amy Benjamin will present More...

Putnam Valley Kindergartners Bring the Joy of Thanksgiving to Their Audience

Putnam Valley kindergartners got the Thanksgiving holiday off to a joyful start as they sang songs, read poetry, beat drums and talked about what they had learned about the Native Americans during Thanksgiving Songfest, an annual performance given by More...

Births

Nihad Yusef

Nadeh Sarar and Zakareyya Yusef of Putnam Valley are the proud parents of baby girl Nihad Yusef, who was born on October 24, 2006. More...

Janine Marie Schauffel

Janine Marie Schauffel was born in Hudson Valley Hospital on October 28th to Mohegan Lake parents Agnes and Gary Schauffel. More...

Abigail Rose Glassman

Putnam Valley parents Lori and Brian Glassman announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Rose. The baby was born on November 8, 2005. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Rosemary Irene Tompkins

Rosemary Irene Tompkins died on December 6, 2005 at her residence in St. Augustine, FL. She was 75. Born on December 23, 1929 in Elmhurst, NY she was the daughter of the late William and Julia (Meyer) Horning. More...

Maria C. Benjumea

Maria C. Benjumea ( More...

June Esther Talarico

June Esther Talarico, a long time resident of Cold Spring, died on November 16, 2005. More...

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