May 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Indian Point Discussion is Emotional, Technical and Complex

A three and half hour informational meeting was held at Putnam Valley Town Hall on April 26, 2006 to discuss the merits of passing a resolution opposing the re-licensing and supporting the possible closure of Indian Point. More...

Cold Spring Village Passes Budget for Fiscal Year 06/07

Reminds residents about meetings schedule

At a Public Hearing held on April 25, 2006, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cold Spring adopted the budget for the forthcoming year. The budget for the general fund is $1,387,066 which results in a 4.8 percent increase over last year. More...

PV Supervisor Proposes Third Moratorium in 4 Years While Some Residents Entertain Idea of Town Manager

At the April 26, 2006 Town Board meeting Councilwoman Wendy Wetzel read off a list of objectives to be achieved by instituting a proposed oneyear building moratorium. More...

Arts and Entertainment

The Howland Cultural Center Presents Another Recital in the "History Through Song" Series

"Soviet Songs" is the first recital of "History Through Song" 2006 series and will take place on Sunday, May 7, 2006 at 5:30 pm. This recital is dedicated to the centennial of the birth of the Russian composer Dmitrij Shostakovich (1906 1975). More...

Broadway and Blues Performances Scheduled at Belle Levine Gallery

The Putnam Arts Council announces two great live musical performances to be presented in their Gallery space to benefit the Arts in Putnam. More...

The Putnam Arts Council Presents an Evening with Roy Book Binder

Roy Book Binder is a bluessinging, song-writing raconteur who, back in the early 60s, learned his craft from the legendary blind street singer Reverend Gary Davis. More...

Letters to the Editor

Why I'm Voting "No" May 16th on the School Budget

Editor, 1. I can't afford to pay another thousand dollars a year for the privilege of living in my own home. More...

Magical Cimarron Ranch Should Be Supported

To the Editor As regular visitors to Cimarron Ranch, our family is dismayed at the actions taken by the town of Putnam Valley against this wonderful place. More...

On School Taxes, There's No Free Lunch

Dear Editor, I am writing to you regarding the Putnam Valley School Board Vote and the related issue of a tax increase. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Little League Kicks off 53rd Season of Baseball

Last Saturday, April 29, 2006, the Philipstown Little League held their annual 'Opening Day' ceremonies at the 9D fields opposite Haldane School. More...

Sail Class Offered by Beacon Sloop Club

Learn the basics of sailing in a classroom situation and then become a member of the crew on the "Woody Guthrie," the historic wooden replica of a gaff-rigged Hudson River Sloop, to get your hands-on experience. More...

Haldane Lacrosse Prevails

In the Spring of 1998, two brothers approached Tim Donovan at the Haldane football field with the desire to learn how to play lacrosse and participate in the first 3rd and 4th Grade Philipstown Lacrosse Club Team. More...

Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi Announces Bid For Re-Election

The following was received from County Executive Bob Bondi on Monday, May 1, 2006 More...

Haldane BOE Reviews Draft Prom Rules

Board grants tenure to Middle/High School principal

Haldane Middle/High School Principal Andy Irvin handed out to Haldane Central School District Board of Education members during the Board's April 25, 2006 meeting a draft of rules and regulations for the upcoming May 12 Junior/Senior Prom at West Poi More...

Supervisor Davis Organizes Rally for Tax Reform

The Town of Putnam Valley, the Joint Committee for School Property Tax Reform and the Property Tax Reform Task Force, in cooperation with towns and citizen groups across the state of New York, have joined together to organize local "Property Tax Refo More...

Garrison Board of Ed Debates Eighth Grade Class Trip

Board approves Education Committee's recommendation on math books

In an evening that appeared to have no particular theme, during its April 25, 2006 meeting, the Garrison Board of Education approved a number of action items, announced various meetings related to the upcoming budget vote and election of trustees, ga More...

PV PTA and PVES Host Their Annual Fun Fair

Alexander Orefic takes a try at milking the cow!

The Putnam Valley PTA and Putnam Valley Elementary School celebrated one of their oldest and happiest traditions once again on Friday, April 21st - the Annual PTA Fun Fair. More...

Schools

James I. O'Neill High School Report on Honor Students

The students attaining the highest average for the third marking period at James I. O'Neill High School in each class are as follows: More...

PVHS Senior Gregory Kroohs Wins NYS Lottery Scholarship

Putnam Valley High School is pleased to announce that graduating senior Gregory Kroohs has been awarded a NY State Lottery Scholarship for 2006. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Runs Raffle to Fund "Graduation Knoll" Donation

Knoll and other enhancements beginning of the lower campus beautification at Haldane

Mary Rice and Margo Neri, Harold Lyons & Sons has volunteered time, expertise, and materials for boulder and site work, and Mario Gregorio has volunteered his time and expertise to the bluestone and stone wall construction. More...

Births

Cassandra Caroline and Carter Petacchi Kim

Erica (Petacchi) Kim, former Cold Spring resident, and Jeffrey Kim announce the homecoming of their adopted daughter and son, Cassandra and Carter, from Guatemala. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Russ J. Pipitone

Russ J. Pipitone, age 65, a life long resident of Cold Spring, died on Monday, May 1, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Briefly Noted

Cold Spring UMC Holds Food Sale Fundraiser

The Cold Spring United Methodist Church will be holding a food sale on Saturday, May 6th in the Church hall, 216 Main Street in Cold Spring from 9:30am to noon. There will be home made goodies for sale, including soup, salads and More...

Putnam County Recycling Center Access Permit Fees Go Into Effect May 1, 2006

The Putnam County Department of Solid Waste has announced that beginning May 1, 2006 the Putnam County Recycling Center located at the Donald Smith Campus, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel, will charge an annual permit fee to all who access the Center to drop More...

Two Sandy Beach Trespassers Had Outstanding Warrants

Two men were arrested on April 21, 2006 after Putnam County Sheriffs Deputies and other officers were called to disperse an after-hours party on Sandy Beach in Philipstown. Mr. Leonard Sharpe, aged 28, and Mr. More...

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