February 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Fire Police Response Team Releases 2005 Report

A busy 2005 ended on New Year More...

Haldane Elementary Students Color Their World With Reading During PARP

PARP stands for Parents As Reading Partners, a Haldane PTA-sponsored K-6 program that encourages reading and literacy-based activities for students and their families. Through events and activities in the school and community based on this year More...

Lions Club Mardi Gras Comes to Cold Spring February 25th

Party set to raise funds for the Katrina Hurricane victims in Slidell, Louisiana

The Cold Spring Lions Club is sponsoring a Mardi Gras Party to be held on Saturday, February 25th at the Silver Spoon Restaurant, 124 Main Street in Cold Spring, with an open house from 4pm to 2am. More...

Public Notice

Senior Citizens are reminded that they must file renewal applications for the Enhanced STAR exemptions and Aged exemptions with the Philipstown or Putnam Valley Assessor More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Howland Public Library Film Series Features “Camille Claudel”

On Friday, February 24 at 7 pm, The Howland Public Library Film series will be showing Camille Claudel (1989) free to the public. More...

Flat Iron Hosts One-Woman Show of Remembrances

The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill will have a solo show of photographs by Natalie Robbins, entitled, More...

Putnam History Roundtable to Meet February 22nd

The next meeting of the Putnam County History Roundtable will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2006, at 10 am in the Office of the Putnam County Historian. This is located at: 68 Marvin Avenue in Brewster. More...

Perspectives

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

Most suddenly, on Christmas Eve morning, 1877, Robert P. Parrott died in Cold Spring. Death had given termination to his approximate 38 year run as foundry superintendent. Robert had been buried from Cold Spring More...

Some Cats Are Not Lap Cats

The behavior of cats is a marvel to behold. One moment you are petting your cat who sits peacefully purring in your lap, a snapshot of contentment. The next moment it turns into a manic, mauling monster, scratching or biting the hand that pets it! More...

Births

Piper Yavanna Patricia Sanchez

Baby girl Piper Sanchez was born on January 2, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to Peekskill parents Victoria and Santiago Sanchez. More...

Grace Naomi Helene Rouxel

A baby girl, Grace, was born to Garrison parents Andrea and Sebastien Rouxel on January 17, 2006. More...

Devon James Burt

Jessica and Mark Burt of Putnam Valley announce the birth of their son Devon, who was born on January 13, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Briefly Noted

Wiese and Ricci Are Engaged to be Married

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wiese of Garrison are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy Wiese, to Scott Ricci, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ricci of Stony Point. More...

Philipstown Reform Temple Will Host Services

On Saturday, February 25th, Philipstown Reform Synagogue will offer Shabbat Services with Cantor Gail Hirschenberg (special participation by the PRS kids!) at St. Mary More...

Jazz with a Gospel Flair at Vespers this Saturday

Enjoy great jazz music at Jazz Vespers this Saturday, February 18th at 5:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Putnam Valley Third Graders Receive Dictionaries From Local Rotary Club

Rotary to make dictionary distribution an annual event

Superintendent Gary Tutty showing the dictionary to attentive 3rd graders while Rotary President Bob Walker looks on. More...

Legislator McGuigan Launches Political Campaign for County Executive Seat from Cold Spring

Putnam County Legislator Robert McGuigan took the unusual step of choosing Cold Spring as his backdrop to announce his candidacy for a county-level elected position, County Executive More...

Chamber Hosts “Third Thursday” Networking Mixer on February 16

Meet and greet with chamber members, business leaders, and Cold Spring Village Mayor Anthony Phillips. More...

Rep. Kelly Announces Firefighters Grant Seminar to Help Putnam County First Responders

As part of her continuing effort to bring federal funding to first responders in the Hudson Valley, U.S. More...

Free Blood Pressure Screening Offered

Free blood pressure screening is offered to the community every Thursday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Dining Room, lower level, of Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Just stop by, no appointment necessary. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane JH Drama Club to Perform Hansel and Gretel

The Haldane Junior High Drama Club, with supporting high school cast members, will perform Hansel and Gretel on February 17th, 2006 at 7 pm. Tickets are $5 and senior citizens are free. More...

Anderson Named to Merit List at Kenyon College

Hannah M. Anderson, daughter of Ronald and Janice Anderson of Garrison Woods Road in Garrison, has been named to the Merit List at Kenyon College for the first semester of the 2005-2006 academic year. More...

MSMC to Hold Health Fair

Mount Saint Mary College will present its 13th annual Health and Wellness Fair from 11 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, March 1 in Hudson Hall. The fair is free and the public is welcome. More...

Letters to the Editor

PV Town Board Rejects Amnesty Plea

To the Editor: On January 23rd, I wrote a letter to the Town Board requesting that the Corpus be given amnesty for their alleged Code violations prior to their court appearance that was scheduled for Jan. 27. More...

Field of Dreams?

Editor: An apparently secret attempt recently came to light to use the old Marathon Battery property to stage a very large flea market in the heart of the Village that would accommodate More...

We Need to Look Ahead Now

To the Cold Spring Historic District Review Board: (Reprinted at the request of the authors) More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Fred C. Hartman

Fred C. Hartman died on January 29, 2006 at Saint Peter More...

Raymond P. Valentine

Raymond P. Valentine, a life long Cold Spring resident died on February 8, 2006 at Field Home More...

Sports News

Cold Spring Youth Advance in Bi-County Fencing Tournament

On February 5, 2006 two local youths Katie Robertson and Alex Seradas both age ten and residents of Cold Spring, advanced in the Winter 06 Foil Classic. More...

Lady Knights Fought with Intensity

The U19 Lady Knights arrived home after midnight on Saturday from two exhausting games against 2nd place Saugerties and 3rd place Valley Central. More...

Hudson Valley Hockey Champs Are On to the States

Four Philipstown 13 and 14 year old hockey players joined up with their Bear Mountain Bear teammates to shut out a fast skating Viper team from Westchester last Wednesday night. More...

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