July 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

PCHS&FSM Family Fun Festival a Good Old Time

Museum celebrates 100th year and renovated interior

The sweet smell of cotton candy and the hot feel of midsummer set the stage for fun at last Sunday's family festival celebrating the grand re-opening of the Putnam County Historical Society and Foundry School Museum. More...

Protective Services Committee Approves County's EMS Proposal to Use Ambulances in Place of Flycars

Full legislative approval still needed

Had it not been for the raising of one question related to the wording of the approval of the Putnam County EMS proposal, the June 22, 2006 15-minute meeting of the Protective Services Committee would have lasted only 5 minutes. More...

Judge Scuccimarra Re-Appointed to NYS Court of Claims

Governor George Pataki recently re-appointed Judge Thomas Scuccimarra of Garrison to an additional nine-year term as Judge of the New York State Court of Claims. That appointment was confirmed by the Senate on June 21, 2006. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

July Tours at West Point Foundry Preserve Showcase Foundry Workers Housing

Last formal tour of the summer planned before excavation is closed

Scenic Hudson and Michigan Technological University will host two "Days at the Foundry" at the West Point Foundry Preserve on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 from 10 am - 3 pm (rain or shine). The event is free and open to the public. More...

Glynwood Center to Present a Special Evening with Chef Michel Nischan

On Thursday evening, July 20, Chef Michel Nischan will deliver a lively talk at Glynwood Center about how what we eat relates to larger issues of sustainability. More...

Join in Summer Fun at Stony Kill Farm

Take a walk on the wild side. Join Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center for some summertime fun. These programs are fit for the whole family: More...

Letters to the Editor

High Price of Sharing Time with Your Best Friend

Editor: What a better way to spend the beginning of summer, than riding bikes with your best friend. The kind of friend that would lend you his "Silver Mongoose" and he would ride his old bike. More...

PV School Trustees Are Listening

Editor: It's great that the community voted to approve the revised school budget. I assure you that I will continue to scrutinize our school district spending. More...

Highlights Danger on MidHudson Bridges

Editor: Motorists who feel threatened by tractor trailers and other trucks while crossing mid-Hudson bridges, especially, the one connecting Newburgh and Beacon, or on any of the major highways patrolled by the State Police, especially I-84, should More...

Briefly Noted

Drew Methodist Church Thrift Shop Holds Summer Sales

The Drew Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be holding a summer sale with half-off prices on Tuesday, July 18 and Thursday, July 20 from 10 am to 2 pm. More...

Frank Milkovich Awarded Lion of The Year Award

At The Cold Spring Lions' Installation Dinner on June 26th, Lion Frank Milkovich was the recipient of the Lion of the Year Plaque. More...

Human Rights Workshop to be Held by Mental Health Assoc. of Dutchess County

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is pleased to present a workshop on "The Dutchess County Human Rights Commission" on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 from 6:00 8:00pm, at the Mental Health Association office, 510 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company to Celebrate 110th Anniversary With Huge Party

An estimated five to ten thousand people are expected to show up in Cold Spring this Saturday, July 8th, for the Cold Spring Fire Company's big 110th Anniversary Celebration featuring a parade, block party, and fireworks show. More...

County Legislature's Physical Services Committee Considers Donation of The Great Swamp

Camp Wilbur Herrlich to be designated county parkland

With Committee Chairman Robert McGuigan continuing to be absent from his legislative duties, Legislator Michael Semo became chair of the June 22, 2006 meeting of the County Legislature's Physical Services Committee. More...

County's Dependent Survivor Insurance Plan Outlined

During the June 22, 2006 meeting of the County Legislature's Personnel Committee, Putnam County Personnel Director Paul Elridge presented a compromise plan to cover health insurance for "dependent survivors." More...

Parades, Fireworks, Float Contest, Food, Entertainment and More Are You Ready For Putnam Valley Town Day?

Putnam Valley's Town Day Committee says, "We want to put the Town back into Town Day and make it an old fashioned community get-together," a celebration where friends, neighbors and families get together, talk with one another, break bread with each More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane Artists Created Mural Sailing the Hudson

Haldane fifth and sixth grade artists designed and created a mural titled Sailing on the Hudson that brightens the exterior cafeteria wall. More...

LIFE Program Offers Summer Courses for Those 55 and Over

The Learning Is Forever Enriching (LIFE) program at Mount Saint Mary College is offering nearly twenty noncredit, enrichment classes this summer for students aged 55 and above. More...

State University of NY at New Paltz Names Local Students to Dean's List

The State University of New York at New Paltz has recently named the following students to the Dean's List for the spring 2006 semester: More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Samuel N. Benjamin

Samuel N. Benjamin, of New York, New York, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at the age of 91. More...

Elizabeth M. Christian

Elizabeth "Betty" M. (Barger) Christian, age 85, a long-time resident of Nelsonville, NY died on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, GA. More...

Alice E. Gage

Alice E. Gage died at Skyview Health Care Center in Croton-on Hudson, NY on June 26, 2006. Born on born March 9, 1914 in New York, NY she was the daughter of the late Julius and Marie Louise (Ficher) Goebel. More...

Sports News

PARC Hosts 9th Annual Benefit Golf Outing

Event returns to Centennial Golf Club and full day of golf and fun

PARC will host it's annual golf benefit on Monday, July 10, 2006 at the renowned Centennial Golf Club in Carmel. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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