August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Loses Elder Politician as Harriet Gair Passes Away at Age 100

Harriet E. Gair, a lawyer, a Putnam Valley Councilwoman, Judge, and Library trailblazer, passed away July 11, 2006 at the age of one-hundred. More...

Justice Court Can be a Lifesaving Experience

System in Putnam, though strained, strives to be a positive experience for young

What prompted this story is a father's recent anguish over his incarcerated mentally ill son and the young man's banging his head on the walls of his cell as a reaction to jail and withdrawal from his medication. More...

Public Notice

The Village of Nelsonville office will be closed for vacation from Monday, Aug. 7 thru Friday, Aug. 11. The Village's regular monthly meeting scheduled for August 14 has been cancelled. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Doansburg Chamber Ensemble's Final 2006 Concert to Feature Mozart Flute Concerto

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will close their 2006 season with performances by their chamber orchestra on Saturday, September 2nd at 8 pm at St. More...

Weekend "Peekskill Celebration" Begins This Friday With Zydeco Music

Tom Chapin & Friends entertained a high-spirited audience at the final Peekskill Celebration Riverfront Concert Series on Wednesday, July 26 performing contemporary folk and pop music. More...

Croton Watershed Lecture to be Presented at Southeast Museum

Christopher R. Tompkins author of the Arcadia published book The Croton Dams and Aqueduct will be lecturing at the Southeast Museum Saturday August 12, 2006 at 1 pm. This free lecture will focus on the history of the Croton Watershed. More...

Perspectives

Notes from the Foundry

Timothy James Scarlett Assistant Professor

Michigan Technological University has concluded another season of archaeological excavation at Scenic Hudson's West Point Foundry Preserve. More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Melanie and Maynard Benson of Cold Spring have announced the birth of their daughter, Lily May Benson. Lily was born at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center on July 11, 2006. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George E. Hustis

George E. Hustis, age 73, a lifelong Cold Spring resident died on Monday July 31, 2006 at his residence. Born in Cold Spring, on October 10, 1932 he was the son of the Late Harry E. and Irene (Stude) Hustis. More...

Cathy Chiappa

Cathy Chiappa, beloved Aunt of Alfred & Kimberly Cinquina, Jr. of Philipstown, passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2006 at Westchester SQ HOSP in the Bronx, NY. She was 62. More...

Anna M. Lucariello

Anna M. Lucariello, age 97, of Cold Spring died on Monday July 31, 2006 at her residence. Born in Benevento, Italy on September 28, 1908 she was the daughter of the Late Giuseppe and Madelena (Fucci) Iuliano. More...

Sports News

"Catfish Catcher" Caceres Lands the Big One

Bryan Caceres, age 10 of Wappingers Falls got lucky last week when he stopped by the dock area in Cold Spring and threw out a line and reeled in a "big one." Estimated at 10 lbs, and measuring about 28" long, the catfish put up such a struggle that B More...

Land Trust Holding Full Moon Hike

A Full Moon hike will take place on Wednesday, August 9th at 8 pm. The hike will leave from the Green Chimneys Pavilion opposite the campus on Doansburg Road. More...

Putnam Hospital Announces Eighth Annual Dr. Gil Rojas Memorial Golf Tournament

Monday, September 25, 2006 will be the date and Salem Golf Club in North Salem will be the place when the Eighth Annual Dr. Gil Rojas Memorial Golf Tournament is played to benefit the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation. More...

Temporary Appointment to County Trades Board Raises Conflict of Interest Questions

County sales tax revenue $2,467,000 short at year's midpoint

During its July 24, 2006 meeting, the Audit & Administration Committee made quick work of pre-filing a number of amendments and the reviewing of several reports before turning attention to the one topic that had been predetermined as the focus of the More...

Cold Spring's Junior Firefighter Academy Graduates Forty Future Firefighters

N. Highlands and PV Fire Departments kept busy with weather-related calls

Forty Philipstown children, ages eight to thirteen, graduated from the Fourth Annual Junior Firefighter Academy last Saturday, July 29, 2006. It was the Academy's largest class ever. More...

PV Sunset Series Launches with Bob Cinque & Hudson Rhythm Boys

Marc VonEm to keep the rythm going August 8

After a rained-out Tuesday, July 18, 2006 the Putnam Valley summer Sunset Series of concerts finally got launched on the following Thursday evening, July 20. It was a foot-stomping, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and body-gyrating event. More...

Historic Morris Family Burial Crypt to be Repaired

Fundraising now underway to cover expenses

A special meeting was attended by officers of the Admiral John L. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

McMahon and Mikos Graduate from Cochran School of Nursing

One hundred and ten students joined the growing ranks of newly certified Registered Nurses by graduating from St. More...

Alpha Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society Elect New Board Members

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently elected new board members for the 2006-2008 year's term. More...

PVCSD Receives Positive "No Child Left Behind" Report

The Putnam Valley Central School District (PVCSD) has been notified by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) that under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, Putnam Valley Elementary School and Putnam Valley Middle School are considered to b More...

Letters to the Editor

Kelly Hears Corporations' Voices More Than Voters'

Dear Editor: Once again, Sue Kelly has shown a disconnect between what she says when she's home in the 19th CD, and what she does when she's back in Washington. More...

County Historian Concerned About Work Done Without Plan

To the Editor: Regarding the article of July 19th under Margaret Sternberg's by-line, "County Historian Upbraids Land Acquisition Committee," my brief comments on that occasion were both factual and respectful. More...

Just the Facts, Please

Letter to the Editor: Putnam County Executive, Robert Bondi, recently asked Putnam County Libraries, and other nonprofit agencies, to justify the need and worth of their services; and to determine if taxpayers are willing to pay to support these org More...

Briefly Noted

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Will Discuss Radiation Oncology

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education & Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, held Thursday, August 3, at 6:30 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughke More...

Justice Sweeny to Serve on Special Commission Examining Future of State Courts

The Chief Judge of the State of New York has appointed Appellate Division Justice John W. Sweeny, Jr. to the Special. Commission, on the Future of New York State Courts. More...

Scott and Fisher to be Wed

Cindy and Alan Scott of Garrison are proud to announce More...

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