August 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Anonymous Donor Agrees to Fund Garrison School Forest Education Coordinator Position

$45,000 to be given over three-year period

Contrary to her custom of letting the other Garrison School Board members precede her during the board member comment portion of Garrison School Board meetings, at the August 16, 2006 meeting, President Anita Prentice spoke first announcing that the More...

Haldane Sports Personnel Lineup Undergoes Big Changes

Possible small bond issue vote could be coming in December

Sports talk dominated the discussion during the Haldane Central School District Board of Education's August 15, 2006 meeting, a meeting which drew more audience members than usual. More...

Putnam Valley Man Jailed for Contempt of Court

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports that Mr. Pierre Cornu of Putnam Valley, has been arrested and jailed for contempt of court. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Trinity Lutheran Church Hosts Pastor from Seafarers & International House

The Reverend Gary A. Grindeland, Executive Director of Seafarers & International House, New York City, will be guest preacher at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brewster, on Sunday, August 27, during the 9:30 am service. More...

Westchester Oratorio Society Seeking Singers

The Westchester Oratorio Society, under the direction of its world-renowned conductor, Harold Rosenbaum, is seeking competent volunteer singers from Putnam, Westchester, and Fairfield counties as who are interested in performing with the Society duri More...

Author of Book on Ebbets Field to Speak at Brewster Library

On Saturday, September 16th at 2 pm, Bob McGee, author of the recently published More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Maggie Grace Gordineer

Jim and Kathy Gordineer of Cold Spring have announced the birth of their daughter, Maggie Grace Gordineer, on July 21, 2006. More...

Briefly Noted

Massachusetts Man Facing Suspended License Charge Stemming from Failing to Make Child Support Payments

On August 12, 2006 Mr. James Andrews of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended license in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

Putnam Valley Woman Assaults Mother

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Putnam Valley resident was arrested on August 13, 2006 and charged with assaulting her mother at their home in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley. Ms. More...

WIC Program Helps Moms, Moms-to-be and Children With Nutrition Needs

The Putnam County Health Department's Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is a community nutrition program that provides FREE, healthy foods for pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding, and infants and children who are under the age of fiv More...

Land Acquisition Committee Rescinds 2002 Resolution Approving Purchase of UJA Property

New resolution sets conditions before the County can move forward with acquisition

The planned purchase of United Jewish Appeal ("UJA") property within the Tilly Foster County Conservation Area has been put into questionable status until Putnam County is able to meet some newly-imposed requirements the County Legislature's Land Acq More...

Stolen Bikes Recovered by Cold Spring Police Department

Cold Spring Police Department's Commanding Officer, Darrell Burris, reports the arrest of a 15-year-old Cold Spring youth on 2 counts of criminal possession of stolen property. More...

Board of Ethics Tries to Put Teeth in New Ethics Code by Recommending Fines up to $10,000

The Putnam Valley Town Board held a public hearing on August 16, 2006 to review a proposed new Code of Ethics Law prepared by the Board of Ethics and submitted to the Town on July 13, 2006. More...

Higher Minimum Code Violation Fines and Tougher Enforcement on Tap for Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Town Board held a public hearing on August 16, 2006 to discuss raising the maximum fine on violations of the Town Code as a means of stricter Code enforcement. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Votes to Retain Town Counsel

Counsel Gordon asked to explain his activities for past six months

After five hours of arguments, debates, and lengthy discussions, Councilman Robert Tendy waited for the Public Comment portion of the August 16, 2006 Town Board meeting to ask Town Counsel David Gordon for five rough draft Resolutions covering the to More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Fiorisi Named to Dean's List at The College of Saint Rose

The College of Saint Rose has announced that 785 students have been named to its Spring 2006 Dean's List. Garrison's Dana Firorisi was included in that elite group. More...

Cronk and Thorton Graduate from College of Saint Rose

The College of Saint Rose awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates of advanced study to 896 students who completed their requirements in spring 2006. Among the graduates receiving More...

Jeanai Downer Achieves Dean's List

Jeanai Downer, formerly7 of Cold Spring, NY and a 2003 graduate of Haldane High School has achieved the Dean's List at the University at Albany for the 2006 Spring Semester. More...

Letters to the Editor

How Much More Manipulation Will We Tolerate?

Editor, Companies merge, move people around like furniture, discard some, and make you pick up the slack for the same pay. More...

Writer Targets CS Police With Satirical Letter

Editor, The long arm of the law once again kept the streets of Cold Spring safe from the scofflaws and roustabouts that invade the village every weekend. "Make no mistake about it..." began Sargeant Wacker ".. More...

Sleepless in Lake Peekskill Wants Action on Noise Problem

(reprinted at the request of the author) Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith, More...

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