April 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Receives Greenway Grant to Plan for Future

$7,500 to go toward Village's Comprehensive Plan

On Thursday, April 20th, Mary Mangione, Acting Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, announced the approval of a $7,500 Greenway Community Council Grant to the Village of Cold Spring to be applied to its comprehensive planning effor More...

Haldane Board of Ed Okays Proposed 06-07 Budget

Trustee Wallin Announces Plans to Retire from Board in June

All Haldane Central School District Board of Education members have voted in favor of accepting the district's 2006-2007 proposed budget. The vote came during the Board's April 18 meeting. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Oratorio Society to Perform Rachmaninoff's Vespers

In May, Westchester Oratorio Society, under its Artistic Director, Harold Rosenbaum, will present two concerts of the greatest work of Russian church music, Rachmaninoff's Vespers. More...

Little Folk Farm Days Let Children Discover Farm Life at Green Chimneys

One of Green Chimneys' most popular community events returns this spring. Little Folk Farm Days will be held on the 196-acre Brewster campus on May 2, 3 and 4 from 10 am to 2 pm. More...

Green Chimneys Annual "With Wings And a Prayer: Birds of Prey Day" Returns on May 20

Just as the swallows of San Capistrano return to California every spring, so does an annual bird event at Green Chimneys. More...

Briefly Noted

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement to Inaugurate National Wildflower Week

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will inaugurate National Wildflower Week at Graymoor at the 11 am Mass in Pilgrim Hall on Sunday, April 30th. Wildflower seeds will be blessed and planted nearby immediately after the Mass. More...

People Against Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

People Against Domestic Violence will be holding a candlelight vigil on May 20, 2006 to raise the community's awareness and show support for victims and survivors of domestic violence. More...

Putnam Retired Teachers to Host Spring Meeting

Putnam County Retired Teachers Association is having its Spring Meeting and Luncheon on Tuesday, May 9 at the Centennial Golf Course, 185 John Simpson Road in Carmel. The business meeting starts at 11:30 am with the luncheon to follow. More...

Sports News

Sheriff's Department Offers Safety Course to Boaters

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department will hold a two-day New York State Boater's Safety Course. All boaters must successfully complete this eight-hour course if they wish to operate a personal watercraft (PWC). More...

Lions Subway Series Fund Raiser Slated for May 20

The Cold Spring Lions Club will be once again offering tickets to a Yankees/Mets baseball game to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2006. Proceeds from the outing will go to Camp Badger and Vacation Camp for the Blind. More...

County Executive's Proposal for Computer/Television Drop Off Hits Snag in Committee

Legislators call for restoration of additional Hazardous Clean-up Day

Putnam County Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler drew the ire of a local legislator when she presented a proposal to the Health, Social, Educational, & Environmental Committee on April 17. More...

Nelsonville Adopts '06 Budget with No Increase in Tax Rate

The Village of Nelsonville Board held their annual budget hearing and reorganization meeting on April 10, 2006. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Adopts Five New Resolutions with Environmental Overtones

Supervisor Sam Davis campaigned on preserving the rural character of Putnam Valley and along those lines the Town Board supported him as they adopted a number of new resolutions with environmental overtones at the April 19, 2006 Town Board meeting. More...

Donald Trump Donates Indian Hill Property to State for New Park Land

Governor Pataki was joined by Donald J. More...

Palefsky to Seek Re-Election to Garrison School Board

"Marilyn Palefsky announces her candidacy for re-election to the Garrison School Board of Education. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

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 Tuesday, May 9 at noon and Wednesday, May 24 at 6 pm at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Avenue, Ha More...

Putnam Valley High School TheatreWorks Presents Kiss Me Kate

Putnam Valley High School TheatreWorks is proud to present the Broadway musical hit, More...

Putnam County Residents among Animation and Video Contest Winners

Mahopac resident Mike Piccolo and Carmel resident Joey Levy were among five Mercy College computer arts students and twelve alumni selected to have their animation and video work screened during the dig.it.al(l) Film/Video and Animation Festival at t More...

Letters to the Editor

McGuigan Withdraws from County Exec Race

Editor: I am very disheartened to announce that I am withdrawing my name for County Executive in this year's race. This announcement comes as a result of some within the political ranks and their attempts to cripple me at every turn along the way. More...

Re: Challenge of Agricultural District Law over Logging at Cimarron Ranch

Dear Sir: The Town of Putnam Valley, using all the resources it can muster at taxpayers expense, continues its vendetta against Cimarron Ranch, spending public money on State Supreme Court actions and summonses to its local justice court in its effo More...

Amazed by PVES Performance

To the Editor: On Friday night, I had the privilege of taking my 4 year old son to experience live theatre for the first time. We saw, "The Flying Ship of Ivan the Impossible" at Putnam Valley Elementary School. He was amazed and entranced. More...

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