January 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Library Martin Luther King Program Explores Environmental Justice from Harlem to Philipstown

Peggy Sheppard, executive director and co-founder of West Harlem Environmental Action More...

Blue Ribbon Panel Schedules Two Meetings On Retiree Health Insurance

The Putnam County Legislature More...

Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce Holding First Networking Dinner of the New Year

Come prepared to introduce yourself to the membership and have an idea for improving local business in 2006

The Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first networking dinner and meeting of the New Year on Thursday, January 19, 2006. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Temple Beth-El Kicks Off Film Festival

On Sunday, January 15th, Temple Beth-El will kick off their annual Mid-Winter Jewish Film Festival with the movie More...

Piano Series Resumes at Howland Center

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is proud to present its eighth annual Piano Festival to again brighten the spirits of music lovers. More...

Group Show 2 Brings New Work of Hudson Valley Artists

In August of 2002, Van Brunt Gallery put on its first exhibition. It was simply called More...

Letters to the Editor

Galef Urges Public to Testify at Board of Elections Hearing

Editor: I am asking my constituents to turn out and testify on January 12, 10:30 am, when the State Board of Elections holds a hearing at The Putnam County TOPS Building, Donald B. Smith County Government Campus, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel. More...

Looks to ReGenesis of Putnam Valley

Editor, The bucolic town of Putnam Valley has been around for so long that it may be presumptuous to say that it is about to experience a genesis. More...

No Time for Family: Get Back to Work!

Dear Community Patti Pelican states in her December 28th letter to the editor that More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Kenneth Vroom Anderson

Born in Melrose, Massachusetts on December 27, 1913, Kenneth Anderson was a resident of Garrison for over 50 years. He loved his family and enjoyed his many friends. His passions were music, gardening, birds and real people. More...

Anthony J. Merando

Anthony J. Merando, age 79, lifelong Cold Spring resident, died on Thursday, January 5, 2006, at his home. More...

Ethan and Evan Jones

Identical twins, Ethan John and Evan Andrew, were silently born on January 6, 2006 to Kevin and Jennifer Finnegan Jones. More...

Sports News

Loretto’s CYO Varsity Basketball Team Wins

A great team effort by Our Lady of Loretto More...

Governor Announces Westchester to Host 30th Empire State Games

Thousands of athletes and spectators from across the State to attend

Governor George E. Pataki today announced that Westchester County will host the 2007 Empire State Summer Games, one of the largest amateur state-sponsored athletic programs in the nation. More...

Haldane Girls Basketball Starts Season Strong

With the start of a new season, the Haldane Girls basketball team looks to continue their tradition of excellence and their streak of 13 Section One titles in a row. More...

Town Board Organizes for 2006

Butterfield Hospital and Quarry Pond development top list of at items to be handled

The Philipstown Town Board got its house in order on January 5, 2006 during its annual reorganization meeting. More...

Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Davis Rebuts Secrecy Charges and Talks about Administration’s Plans

Putnam Valley Supervisor Davis with his trademark felt hat that will become a familiar sight around Town Hall More...

Putnam Valley School District’s Transportation and Special Education Departments Review 2006-7 Needs

Elementary School

At its January 4 meeting, the Putnam Valley Board of Education eased into the budget process by hearing presentations by Director of Operations Nick Bellantoni and Director of Special Education and Student Services Jim Stowell. More...

Assemblywoman Galef Schedules Town Meetings in the 90th District

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is holding a series of public meetings throughout the communities she represents in order to meet and talk with her constituents about issues of interest. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

GUFS Students Organize Food Drive

As part of their community service project, Garrison Union Free School students organized a food collection drive for the Philipstown Food Pantry in November. More...

Haldane Junior/Senior High Concert Was Held

The Haldane Junior/Senior High Winter Concert was held on December 22nd. The program opened with the Jazz Band playing More...

Marc Von Em to perform Benefit Concert for O’Neill High School Select Chorus

On Thursday, January 19 at 7pm in the O More...

Births

Lola Bella Ritell

Proud Cold Spring parents Pamela and Russell Ritell announce the birth of their baby daughter Lola, who was born at Hudson Valley Hospital on November 21, 2005. More...

Devyn Catherine Kelly

Bryan and Tricia Kelly of Wappingers Falls proudly announces the birth of their daughter Devyn Catherine Kelly who was 8 lbs 4 oz. 20 inches at birth. She was born on December 21, 2005 at the Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Nicholas Edward Enea

Nicholas Edward was born to Cortlandt Manor parents Shane Leigh an John Anthony Enea on December 14, 2005. More...

Briefly Noted

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, January 15th, 2006 by hosting the combined choirs of St. Therese of Lisieux Church, East Flatbush, Brooklyn. More...

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Hosted in Peekskill

On Monday, January 16, 2006, at 8:30 am, The Preservation Company and Hudson River HealthCare will host the 2nd Annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

New York State Turfgrass Association Holds Southeast Regional Conference

The New York State Turfgrass Association (NYSTA), in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Professional Landscape Association of Rockland County, the New York State Turf and Landscape Association, and the New York State Association of C More...

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