June 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Food, Friendship and Preserving Farmland Highlight Putnam Valley's First Farmer's Market

Farmer Earl Niese with just some of the items from his farm in Putnam Valley More...

Governor Signs Legislation To Protect New Yorkers Against Identity Theft

Law provides consumers with ability to proactively protect their credit reports from third party access

On June 9, 2006, Governor George E. Pataki signed three bills that will further protect New York's consumers and their privacy. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Celebrate Independence Day at John Jay Homestead

On Tuesday July 4, John Jay Homestead State Historic Site in Katonah will host a special, hour-long Independence Day program. More...

Doansburg Chamber Ensemble to Feature String Trio With Flute

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble opens its 2006 season with performances by its string trio with flute. The program will be performed on Friday, July 7th at 8 pm at St. More...

John Jay Homestead Will Host Children's Day

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site in Katonah, will host its annual Children's Day on Sunday July 16 from noon to 4 pm. More...

Births

Isabel Maria Gallwitz

Melissa and Stefan Gallwitz proudly announce the birth of their daughter Isabel on May 2, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Isabel, who was 5 lbs 8 oz and 19 1/2 inches, was welcomed home by her big brother Donnie. More...

Briefly Noted

Budney and Clinton Meet in Mahopac

Senator Hillary Clinton got an opportunity to meet with Philipstown Town Councilwoman Betty Budney on June 1st at the Mahopac/Carmel Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting on June 1st at the Villa Barone in Mahopac. More...

Census Bureau Survey to Gauge Child Care Arrangements

Beginning in June, US Census Bureau representatives will visit 45,000 randomly selected households nationwide to conduct the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), a continuous survey launched more than 20 years ago. More...

Evening Lighthouse Lantern Tour Offered at Stony Point

Sign up for a lighthouse adventure on June 24, 2006 at 7:30 pm at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site and the Stony Point Lighthouse. More...

School Tax Payment Service Charge Increase Divides County Legislators

Hay and Tamagna blast opening of recycling center

The June 6, 2006 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature was fraught with several issues that were as divisive in front of the full Legislature as they had been in committee. More...

Haldane's Religious Expression Committee Presents Draft Policy for Review by Board of Education

Bruce Campbell appointed to fill Wallin vacancy; Electron microscope finds new home at Haldane

The Religious Expression Committee for the Haldane Central School District presented to the Haldane Board of Education a draft policy concerning religion as it applies to three areas. More...

Garrison Board of Education Approves Up to $12,000 for Updating Master Plan

Garrison Children's Workshop to close

At its June 7, 2006 meeting the Garrison Board of Education approved expenditures totaling up to $12,000 to have landscape architect Signe Nielsen update the school's Master Plan. More...

Area Emergency Volunteers Kept Busy as Summer Season Begins

Last Thursday, June 8, 2006, eight Continental Village Firefighters responded to an urgent 4 am call. A large oak tree had crashed through the living and dining rooms of a two-story ranch house in Cortlandt. More...

Schools

Empire State College's Graduate Program to Hold Information Session On Its Master of Arts In Teaching Program

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold a public information session about its Master of Arts in Teaching program on Wednesday, June 21 at 6 pm at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Avenue, Hartsdale. More...

Letters to the Editor

Climate of Hate Still Exists

Editor: A reply to my criticism of election practices of the Garrison School Board was anticipated, of course, but I expected one that would seriously address the issues I cited concerning the matters of events for parents being staged on election n More...

PV Needs Building Moratorium Before It's Too Late

Dear Editor, Since the new Putnam Valley Town Board took office, Dawn Powell has been an efficient and productive secretary to the Supervisor. Her appointment caused a lot of controversy for the wrong reasons. More...

Fallen Heroes Have Insured Our Freedom

To the Editor: This is in response to Dr. Kathleen O'C. Hoekstra's recent letter. There has been no silence. The debate about the war on terrorism is loud and continuing. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Raymond Myers

Mr. Raymond Myers of Avery Road died in his home on Monday afternoon, June 5th. He is survived by his daughter, Annie, of New York City and Garrison. More...

Michael J. Scoba, Sr.

Michael J. Scoba, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at his home in Beacon. He was 88 years old. More...

Bernice Z. Valentine

Bernice Z. Valentine, age 82, of North Port, FLformally of Cold Spring died on June 11, 2006 at her residence. Born on July 26, 1923 in Beacon she was the daughter of the Late Robert and Mary (Kampf) Zahner. She was the widow of the Late Joseph D. More...

Sports News

Haldane Varsity Golf Completed Successful Campaign

The Varsity golf program at Haldane recently finished a very successful 2006 campaign with an 8-1 team record. The almost perfect record lead the team to a first place finish in the Conference IV, League F. More...

Philipstown Senior League Baseball Win 2 of 3 in Weekend Action

Team remains in first place 9-1

Saturday, June 10: Hosting LaGrange. Will Dean teamed up with Kyle Van Tassel (catcher) for his first start of the season. Behind errorless defense the team carried a no hitter through 6 innings. More...

DEP to Sell Over 500 Boats at Fathers Day Auction

Commissioner Emily Lloyd of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that the DEP will auction boats that have been abandoned on City water supply lands. More...

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