May 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Hears Annual MS-4 Stormwater Management Report

Roaring Brook Lake, Wiccopee Reservoir, Oscawana Lake, Lake Peekskill, and storm drains along the way such as those pictured above at Oregon Corners.

Todd Atkinson, Project Manager for Folchetti Civil Environmental Engineers, presented the Town of Putnam Valley's Year 3 Stormwater Management Plan report at a Public Information meeting held on May 10, 2006. More...

Architect's Proposal to Update Garrison School Master Plan Draws Concerns

Price quotes criticized and requests for proposal suggested

The main topic of discussion at the Garrison Board of Education's May 10, 2006 meeting the construction of the lacrosse practice wall, pavilion and extra parking and a loop road exit onto Nelson Lane resulted, after lengthy debate, in the determinati More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Dutchess Ballet Company and Ballet Arts Studio Celebrate Twenty Years of Dance in the Hudson Valley

On Saturday, May 20th the Dutchess Ballet Company and students of the Ballet Arts Studio will celebrate twenty years of performances in the Hudson Valley when they present Waltz of the Flowers, a celebration of classical and contemporary dance at the More...

Brewster Library Will Hold Book and Bake Sale

The Brewster Public Library Volunteers will be holding a Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 3, 2006 from 10 am to 3 pm in front of the library and in the main reading room. More...

Emerald Association to Hold Annual Feis

On May 21, 2006, the hills of Putnam County will come alive with the sounds of music and dancing. More...

Letters to the Editor

Philipstown Storage Facility Plan to Be Discussed

Editor: To store or not to store, that is the exact question the town planning board intends to ask the community at the next scheduled meeting. The meeting will be held at the VFW on Kemble Street, May 18, 2006 at 7:30 pm. More...

Real Property Issue Still Unresolved

Dear Editor: My name is Vincent Terio, and am a resident of Cold Spring for over 48-years and this letter is written at a moment of great concern in that the Philipstown Assessor is using my real property SWIS: Number for the proposes to list four p More...

Asks Dems to Avoid In-Fighting to Defeat Sue Kelly

Dear Editor, The general election against Congresswoman Sue Kelly begins right here and right now. More...

Sports News

Downstate Volleyball Juniors 16-1 Team Qualifies for Nationals in Atlanta

Fund raisers to be held this weekend to help the team travel to tournament

The focus of the last month throughout practices and tournaments had been on preparation for the GEVA bid tournament, held Sunday, April 30th. The team arrived at the gym bright and early and everyone was in a great frame of mind. More...

Philipstown Lady Knights Shuts Down Manhattan

The most anticipated game of the season lived up to the hype. More...

County Considering Limited Use of Paid Ambulance Service

Service would supplement volunteer services for test period

As are many other areas of the country, Putnam County is struggling with providing ambulance service to its residents. More...

Philipstown Approves Pursuit of Butterfield Lease Option

Town may ask Attorney General to investigate Mandeville House

On Thursday, May 4, 2006, the Philipstown Board joined the County Legislature and the Village of Cold Spring in approving a resolution allowing the Butterfield Hospital Municipal Partnership to pursue a lease option for a portion of the former hospit More...

Nelsonville Board does Not Support County's Plan to Hire Ambulance Workers

Board approves Butterfield lease option

At their regular monthly meeting on May 8, 2006, the Village of Nelsonville Board expressed their opposition to the County's plan to hire a weekday ambulance staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians and a Paramedic for the eastern side of the Count More...

PV Town Board Discusses Grant Writing Proposal and Preserving Biodiversity Corridor at Special Session

The Putnam Valley Town Board held a special work session and Town Board meeting on May 10, 2006 where two main items were presented for discussion. The first was a grant writing proposal submitted by Shingebiss Associates Inc., and the other was a

proposed "Inter-Municipal Resolution" between Putnam Valley, Yorktown, Cortlandt, and North Castle to agree on preserving the "Biodiversity Corridor." More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Living History Enjoyed at Garrison School

"Huzzah!" The cheer came from young soldiers dressed in the uniforms of Continental and British soldiers of 225 years ago, standing to attention after a successful drill on a ridge overlooking the Hudson River on a recent outing. More...

Amazing Heartfelt Effort By Garrison 5th Graders for Classmate and Friend

The Garrison School 5th graders held a Bake Sale and Car Wash over the past few weeks to raise money for their friend and classmate, Nikki Matros. More...

National Society of Collegiate Scholars Inducts Lauren Levesque

Lauren J. Levesque of Putnam Valley has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Lauren will be honored during an Induction Convocation this fall on the campus of Syracuse University. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Helen Adele Snyder Gilmore

Helen Adele Snyder Gilmore, age 77 of Wallingford, VT passed away on May 4, 2006 at her residence. More...

Anne Wright

Anne Flynn Wright, 90, of Cold Spring, died May 10, 2006. She was born in Yonkers, NY on the 4th of July, 1915, to Thomas and Anna (O'Hara) Flynn. She lived in Peekskill, Garrison, and 27 years in Cold Spring. Anne married Arthur C. More...

Briefly Noted

Lions Plan to Make Shred It Day an Annual Event

Due to the overall positive response from area residents to the first Shred It To Prevent Identity Theft Day sponsored by the Lions Club of Cold Spring, the club is considering plans to make it an annual affair. More...

Mekeel's Corners Chapel to Celebrate Restoration with Special Service

The Mekeel's Corners Chapel Association will hold a special service and hymn sing to show appreciation for all the work that has been done in restoring the Chapel. More...

May 20th Program at Chuang Yen Monastery Cancelled

The May 20th day of lectures and meditation scheduled at the Chuang Yen Monastery in Carmel has been cancelled due to unexpected circumstances. The next scheduled special program is Meditation and dharma talk on Sunday, June 16th. More...

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