March 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison School Teams Compete at the Destination ImagiNation Tournament

One team going to Binghamton

On Saturday March 25th, young minds from the Garrison School were soaring at the Destination ImagiNation Regional Tournament held in Yorktown. More...

Emmy Oliverio retiring from Executive Director's Position at PV Historical Society

Society undergoing self-examination, asking community for input on future direction

Pictured above is Don Laurence, President of Putnam Valley%27 Historical Society and Emmy Oliverio, its Executive Director and the 1846 one room school house that serves as the Historical Society%27 Museum. More...

Cold Spring Police Department Investigates Acts of Vandalism

The Village of Cold Spring Police Department reports an on-going investigation into multiple incidents of vandalism that occurred during the weekend of February 18, 2006. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Program on Breaking into the Music Industry to be Offered at Howland Library

Teens and adults are invited to a Second Saturday event, "Breaking Into the Music Industry," with Jeff Haynes and friends at the Howland Public Library on Saturday, April 8th from 3-5 pm. More...

"Manitoga: The Modernist's Utopia" to be presented by Margaret Doyle

Manitoga board member and Co-President Margaret Doyle will present Manitoga: The Modernist%27s Utopia on Saturday, April 1 at 10am. This lecture will be held at the Butterfield Memorial Library, Morris Avenue, Cold Spring. More...

Newburgh Symphonic Chorale Performs Gilbert and Sullivan

The Newburgh Symphonic Chorale, directed and conducted by Claudia Cummings and accompanied by Gordon Shacklett, presents the lighthearted lyrics and timeless tunes of Gilbert and Sullivan on Saturday, April 22,2006 at 8 pm, Calvary Presbyterian Churc More...

Perspectives

Tattle Tails

Why does your dog wag its tail? One thing is for sure. Dogs don%27t wag their tails for their own entertainment (though I know they will chase their own tails). Tail wagging is a form of dog-talk. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ralph A. Basso

Ralph A. Basso age 87, of Beacon, NY died on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. More...

Frances May Griffin

Frances May Griffin, age 70, of Poughkeepsie, NY died on Monday, March 20, 2006, at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, NY. More...

Barbara A. (Dahlia) Ford

Barbara A. (Dahlia) Ford, age 64, a lifelong Cold Spring resident, died on Monday, March 27, 2006 at her home. More...

Briefly Noted

Vasselman Spooner Engagement Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Terrance Spooner of Cold Spring, and Mr. and Mrs. George Vasselman of Massapequa, Long Island are delighted to announce the engagement of their children, Kristen Vasselman to Benjamin Spooner. More...

Terrance Spooner and Tara Jean Naughter to be

Mr. and Mrs. Terrance Spooner of Cold Spring are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Jean, to Robert Naughter of Albany. Robert is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Naughter of Northville, New York. More...

Beacon Hebrew Alliance to Hold Annual Passover Seder

The Beacon Hebrew Alliance will host its Sixth Annual Second Night Passover Seder on Thursday, April 13, beginning at 6:30 pm. Cost is $25 per adult for members (non-members $30). Children ages 6-12 are $18 (children under 6 are free). More...

Bondi Delivers State of the County Address

Proposes hiring EMS workers for weekday hours, taxing water users

Having already delivered bad economic news in advance of his 2006 State of the County address, County Executive Robert Bondi focused his speech on new initiatives and outlined progress on old ones. More...

Shamrock is Not the Only Thing New at Oregon Corners

Town Board meeting revisited

There%27s a large green Shamrock painted on the road under the traffic light at Oregon Corners as a result of the Leprechaun Resolution #R-06-122 presented by Councilwoman Priscilla Keresey at the March 15, 2006 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting. More...

Haldane's DI Teams Rock Local Tournament

Four teams to go on to State competitions

In a frenzy of support and excitement, five out of seven Haldane teams won trophies on Saturday, March 25th at the Regional Destination Imagination Tournament in Yorktown Heights. More...

No Name Calling Week Takes Place at PVMS

Putnam Valley Middle School will observe a week-long program from March 27th through March 31st. "No Name Calling Week" is an effort by the Middle School to promote positive relationships among students. More...

Senator Vincent Leibell Received Audubon New York's Prestigious William Hoyt Environmental Award

Audubon New York and the Audubon Council of New York State held its Spring 2006 Audubon Assembly from March 24 26, 2006 in Saratoga Springs. More...

Keep Putnam Beautiful Clarifies Recycling Program

So many readers of the PCN&R have responded to the information on Keep Putnam Beautiful from the front page article in our March 22nd issue, we%27ve received a request from Walt Thompson to offer more information and clarification. More...

Schools

PVHS Art Students Shine in Local Show

The students of Putnam Valley High School%27s art department, led by Mrs. Jen Armbruster and Mrs. Lisa Furlong, have been excelling this year, and the proof is in the artwork. More...

Marist Hosts Faculty Voice Recital

Soprano Suzanne Clune will be featured in a Faculty Voice Recital on The Music at Marist Concert Series on Wednesday, April 5 at 8 pm. More...

Haldane Holds Foreign Language Retreat

On Friday and Saturday March 10th and 11th, approximately sixty Haldane High School students were immersed in foreign language and culture. This Haldane tradition began over ten years ago. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sees Benefits of Aggressive Versus Passive Enforcement

To the Editor: I read Mr. Dunn%27s letter in the March 22nd issue of the PCN&R and was not impressed as to his expertise in law enforcement. More...

New Vernacular Lowers the Bar on ARB

Dear Editor, It%27s official. The ZgolinskiColangelo vernacular is the new architectural standard for Cold Spring. More...

Resident Implores Neighbors to Protect Natural Resources

Editor, As a long-time Fishkill and Cold Spring resident living near the Southern Dutchess Sand and Gravel Mine and Cranesville Redi-Mix, I am appalled at the environmental destruction and potential for further disaster that these two businesses are More...

Sports News

PARC to Host Benefit Softball Tournament

4th annual event is open to women's teams throughout the area

Following the success of last year%27s benefit softball tournament, PARC will again host its "Season Starter Women%27s Softball Tournament" on Saturday, May 6, 2006. More...

Philipstown Lady Knights Soccer Play Last Game of Season

The Lady Knights coached by Erik Risher will head into next Saturday night at the Hudson Valley Sports Dome for the last of a rough 14 game season. It%27s simple "WIN" and the Knights are tournament champions. More...

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