December 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Lake Peekskill Santa Symbolizes Holiday Season

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Elementary School’s “Winter Fantasy” Enthralls Audience

Second graders, wearing felt antlers and plastic sunglasses and playing on inflatable guitars, performing Reindeer Rock. More...

Putnam County Office For Aging Reminds Seniors About Satellite Office in Cold Spring

The Putnam County Office for the Aging has a satellite office in Cold Spring offering a delicious Nutrition Program / Friendship Center, as well as an Outreach Program. More...

Make A Difference Club’s Efforts Result in New ATV Law in Memory of Dustin Strumke

Senator Leibell (center) and Assemblywoman Galef (left) join Mrs. Strumke (right) at the announcement of the new ATV Law More...

Public Notice

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Arts and Entertainment

Howland Library Offers Baby Signs Parent Workshop

Are you a new parent or grandparent who would like to communicate with the baby in your life before he/she can talk? Howland Public Library in Beacon invites you to a Baby Signs Parent Workshop on Saturday, January 28th from 13 pm. More...

Author Sherry Halperin at Howland Public Library

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Academy Clarinet Quartet Announces Chamber Series Recital

The United States Military Academy Band More...

Perspectives

“The Man Who Made a Lot of Noise” Part 3 of 5

Sometime following acquiring superintendency of the foundry, Robert Parrott, a thick chested, spectacled, thin lipped fellow of perhaps 5 More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ernest Baxter

Ernest Baxter, age 80, of Garrison, NY died on Monday December 26, 2005 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Sports News

Haldane Cross Country Team Hosts First Inaugural Turkey Trot

On Saturday, November 26, 2005, the hard core runners of the Haldane Varsity and Junior Varsity Cross Country teams hosted their first annual Turkey Trot on their newly designed and developed cross country course on the grounds of the Haldane High Sc More...

Building Bridges Building Boats River Rats Race

On December 9th it snowed ten inches. More...

Philipstown Town Board Wraps Up Loose Ends at Last Meeting of 2005

Local officials meet to discuss fate of Butterfield Hospital property

Philipstown Town Board members scheduled another public hearing for the Quarry Pond Development district as they tidied up lose ends and made quick work of their year-end agenda. More...

Philipstown Fire Consumes Christmas Day for Volunteer Firefighters

Firefighters enter the smoking building on Knollwood Lane

At approximately 11:40 am on Sunday, December 25th, North Highlands Fire Department was dispatched by the 911 emergency operator to a report of a home on fire on Knollwood Lane in Cold Spring. The call to 911 was made by neighbors. More...

Garrison School One Step Closer to Kitchen Renovation

Board expresses frustration at delay in NYS implementation of Algebra course

A Facilities Committee report, specifically a visual presentation of the Garrison school More...

Boscobel Appoints New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Boscobel Restoration has announced the appointment of Geoffrey Platt, Jr. of Richmond, Virginia as Executive Director, effective April 1, 2006. More...

9D Traffic Light Gets Official Installation Celebration

State Senator Vincent Leibell cutting the ribbon at the celebration of the installation of the new traffic light on Route 9D. With Senator Leibell are Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, Putnam County Legislator Vinny Tamagna, Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. More...

Begin 2006 with a Labyrinth Walk in Cold Spring

The community is invited to participate in a Labyrinth Walk at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown this Sunday, January 1, 2006. An abbreviated worship service of hymns, prayers, scripture and other readings will begin at 10:30 am. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane Elementary Presented Winter Concert

The Haldane Elementary School Winter Concert was held on December 15th. The program opened with the grades 3/4 chorus singing 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 Wednesday, January 11 at noon and Wednesday, January 25 at 6 pm at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central More...

DCC Provides Workforce Training with $130,000 in State Grants

Three state grants totaling $130,000 will allow Dutchess Community College More...

Letters to the Editor

Kids Need School Recess to Recharge

Dear Editor, Please print my prepared comments that I shared on December 14th with the Haldane Board of Education and K-12 Administration, in addition to some follow-up thoughts on the subject. More...

Briefly Noted

Carmel Woman Accused of Cruelty to Horse

On November 20, 2005 the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Defensive Driving Workshops Planned at Howland Library

There will be a 6-hour defensive driving workshop on Saturday, January 21, 2006, from 9:30 am 3:30 pm in the Community Room at the Howland Public Library in Beacon. More...

CORRECTION

In the December 14, 2005 issue of the Putnam County New & Recorder, the article entitled More...

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