September 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Assemblywoman Galef Releases Survey Results on Same-Sex Unions/ Marriage

In response to the June 2006 New York State Court of Appeals decision which said that the issue of same-sex marriages should be resolved by legislative rather than judicial action, Assemblywoman Galef recently surveyed her constituents regarding thei More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Glynwood Center Presents Rothenberg on Clarinet

On Sunday, September 17, at 5pm, Glynwood Center will feature David Rothenberg on clarinet in a concert entitled "Why Birds Sing." Rothenberg's music connects the living sounds of the natural world to the traditions of global rhythmic innovation and More...

Howland Cultural Center to Celebrate Hispanic-American History Month

The Howland Cultural Center will initiate its month-long celebration of the National Hispanic-American History Month with an art exhibition honoring seventeen Latino artists of the Hudson Valley. More...

One World Arts & Culture Fest Returns to Paramount

The Paramount announces the return of the One World Arts & Culture Fest, the region's only multi-day festival celebrating African-, Latino/Hispanic- , and Caribbean-American cultures and their arts. More...

Briefly Noted

Senator Leibell Receives the Farm Bureau's "Circle of Friends" Award

Once again, Senator Vincent Leibell (40th District) has been named as one of the New York State Farm Bureau's "Circle of Friends." This award was given in recognition of Senator Leibell's support for the organization's issues and for New York State's More...

Guideposts to Hold 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

On Monday, September 11, 2006 Guideposts will hold a Memorial Service open to the public from 8:30 - 9:30am to commemorate the fifth anniversary of one of the most tragic days in our country's history. More...

Carpenters Union Recruit Apprentices

The Empire State Carpenters Apprenticeship Committee, Local 11, will conduct recruitment through February 27, 2007 for five carpenter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced recently. More...

Bondi Accused of Bypassing Legalities and Blindsiding Legislature in Putnam Golf Club Offer to Mahopac Coalition

Bondi cites communication lapse

Putnam County Legislators were angry with County Executive Bob Bondi and expressed this in no uncertain terms at their August 28, 2006 meeting of the Audit & Administration Committee. More...

North Highland Fire Department to Present Plans for Firehouse Renovation

Public encouraged to attend this month's hearings

Next week, on September 13, residents of the North Highlands Fire Protection District will have the opportunity to get all the details of a proposed renovation of the firehouse on Fishkill Road. More...

Voting Machine for Disabled Available on Primary Day

The Putnam County Board of Elections will have a Ballot Marking Device available at the Board's 1 Geneva Road, Brewster, location for the upcoming Primary Election that will take place on September 12, 2006. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Garrison Welcomes New Teachers

Garrison's new faculty members gathered at the school recently for orientation. More...

Poughkeepsie Day School Welcomes New Faculty for 2006/07 Academic Year

Poughkeepsie Day School announces six new faculty appointments for the 2006-07 academic year, as well as the return of two faculty from their sabbatical leaves. More...

Letters to the Editor

Apathy in Putnam Valley

Editor, What will it take to get our residents angry enough to attend a public hearing? On Wed. Sept. 13th a fifth draft of a proposed moratorium law will again be discussed and then a vote could be taken. More...

An Apology Owed to Junior Firefighters

Letter to the Editor: I am a graduate of the Junior Firefighter Academy and this year I had the privileged to become one of the Instructors. More...

Sports News

Putnam Valley Parks & Recreation Volleyball Leagues Start Up

The Putnam Valley Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting teams for their Fall indoor Tuesday night "Women's" and Monday night "Coed" Volleyball League. Each League is split up into two types of play, competitive and recreational. More...

Putnam Valley Parks & Recreation Holds "Closest to the Pin Contest"

Calling all Golfers... Putnam Valley Parks & Recreation Sunset Series will hold a "Closest to the Pin Contest" Fundraiser on October 14th, at the Leonard Wagner Memorial Town Park. More...

Cold Spring Kids Take Home Gold at National Karate Tournament in San Diego

Cameron Clarke, 10 and his sister Katherine, 7 both won first place in sparring competitions at the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation competition held in San Diego in August. More...

Weekly Poll

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