August 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Morrissey Drive Controversy Over Permissible Uses Provokes Second Article 78 Legal Action Against Town

Petitioners argue a Moratorium could held address needed changes in code

Earlier this month attorney David Wright Esq. filed an Article 78 on behalf of Ronald and Agnes Powe against the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

PV Board of Educaton Reviews Personnel Goals for the Upcoming School Year

Building Committee reviews options for administration offices move and additional classrooms

The Putnam Valley Board of Education spent the greater part of its August 24, 2006 meeting reviewing personnel goals for the 2006-7 school year. More...

Putnam County Columbus Day Parade to Take Place October 1

The Annual Putnam County Columbus Day Parade, sponsored by the Italian American Club of Mahopac will take place on Sunday, October 1st beginning at 2 pm at the K Mart parking lot on Route 6 and ending at the Mahopac Chamber Community Parkon Route 6N. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center and Cold Spring Residents Plan Annual Women's Symposium

Once again, Hudson Valley Hospital Center is sponsoring the annual women's symposium, "Mind, Body, Spirit: for Women of All Ages," to be held at Inn Credible Caterers on 9D in Cold Spring on Saturday, November 4 from 8:15 am to 3:00 pm. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Collaborative Concepts Presents "The Saunders' Farm Project"

Collaborative Concepts (C.C.), a unique artist entity that for more than 7 years has facilitated art exhibitions without a membership or charging fees to artist has invited almost 40 artists to place sculpture over 100 acres of rolling land on an his More...

Solo Concert at Glynwood to Connect Natural Sounds with Traditional Rhythms

Cold Spring Resident David Rothenberg in will present a Solo Concert at Glynwood Center on September 17th that connects the living sounds of the natural world to the traditions of global rhythmic innovation and improvisation. More...

"Music Under the Stars" Series Concludes with Annual 1812 Overture Concert

The United States Military Academy Band will conclude its popular "Music Under the Stars" series with the annual 1812 Overture concert. More...

Letters to the Editor

Apology to Fire Company in Order

Dear Editor: This letter is in reference to Malachy Cleary's letter of 8/ 23. Your letter offends me and my family who have resided in Cold Spring for over 100 years. More...

Hypocrisy and Sex Discrimination in Philipstown?

To The Editor: My name is Bill Burns and as you already know, I have been trying for four years to get three-way stop signs installed on Winston Lane in Continental Village in an attempt to control the reckless drivers who speed through the dangerou More...

Satirical Letter Offends

Editor, Are your braids too tight? Have you spent too much time portraying a dead guy? Possibly the stop smoking aide just alters your mind... More...

Sports News

BBBB Completes Summer River Workshops

Building Bridges Building Boats has completed its Summer River Workshops for students in grades 6 and up. More...

National Orienteering Day Celebration has Local Flavor

Hudson Valley Orienteering are sponsoring an event at the Education Through Adventure Camp in Harriman State Park off Route 6 on Baileytown Road, on Sunday, September 17 in conjunction with National Orienteering Day. More...

Horse Owners Say "Nay" to County Plan to Privatize Stable Operations at Tilly Foster Farm

Humane Society proposes "no cost" plan to allow abused horse to remain at farm

Horse owners turned out en masse for the August 17, 2006 meeting of the Physical Services Committee. More...

Summer Lull Not Necessarily Vacation Season for Emergency Services

Workers on roads ask drivers to slow down

Following two close calls on the Taconic State Parkway last week, Putnam Valley Second Assistant Fire Chief Adam Savino is pleading with drivers to slow down when they see flares on the road, or when they enter work zones. More...

Dedicated Communication Line Planned Between Emergency Operations Center and Sheriff's Department

County to upgrade plumbing testing standards to reflect latest information

Most of the August 22, 2006 meeting of the County Legislature's Rules, Enactments & Intergovernmental Relations Committee focused upon the approval of a $20,000 fund request to be used in the hiring of a consultant for a NYS contract involving the pu More...

Board of Elections Announce Absentee Voting Hours

The Putnam County Board Of Elections have announced additional office hours for voters to exercise their absentee voting option for the upcoming September 12, 2006 primaries. More...

CAREERS for People with Disabilities Celebrates 10 Years of Community Service

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. greeted over 200 guests at its 10th Annual Anniversary Celebration. This highly regarded event was held on June 28, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains. More...

Public Notice

In observance of Labor Day, the Philipstown Town Hall will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4. The Code Enforcement Office will be closed both Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sept. 4. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Empire State College to Hold Information Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate degree programs on Wednesday, September 6 at noon; Saturday, September 16 at 11 am; and Wednesday, September 20 at 6 pm at its Hu More...

Garrison School Honors Perfect Attendees

The Garrison School is proud to announce the students who received perfect attendance for the school year 2005-2006 are as follows: More...

Haldane Central School PTA Partners with Target for Sponsorship of Parents as Reading Partners

Haldane PTA Parents as Reading Partners (PARP) program has received a $2,000 grant from Target. PARP committee members accepted the grant at Target's "Celebration of Giving" held at the White Plains Performing Arts Center recently. More...

Births

Gavin Nathaniel Place

Danielle Truss and John Place are proud to announce the birth of their son Gavin Nathaniel. Gavin was born on July 21, 2006 at 12:33 pm at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. He weighed 8lbs, 10oz. and was 22 inches long. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John Sanchez

John A .Sanchez, 50 of Beacon died at home on Wednesday, August 16, 2006. He was an avid sportsman and a lifelong Hudson Valley resident. Born on May 24, 1956, he was the son of Agnes and John M. Sanchez of Ossining, N.Y. More...

Briefly Noted

Murder and Kidnapping Charges Handed Down by Grand Jury in Carmel Case

Putnam County's District Attorney Kevin Wright has announced attempted murder and kidnapping charges against twenty-four year old Marvin Adalborto Sorto, a citizen of El Salvador, stemming from an investigation by the Carmel Police Department which f More...

DA Wright Warns Parents of Deadly Choking Game

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright warns parents about deadly game called the "Choking Game" engaged in with some growing popularity by teenagers today. More...

Galef Announces Passage of Legislation is to Give Greater Protection for Consumers Facing Foreclosure of Property

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and State Senator Elizabeth Little, have announced the signing of their legislation on July 26 that expands the rights of consumers by requiring more personal notice to be given to real estate owners being faced with foreclo More...

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