September 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Proposals Presented on Classroom Additions to Putnam Valley Elementary School

Board of Education reviews academic goals

At its September 7, 2006 meeting the Putnam Valley Board of Education heard presentations from the two architectural firms it will choose between to handle the classroom additions to the Elementary School. More...

Garage Fire Consumed Structure in Putnam Valley

Fishkill Road site of two auto accidents this week

On September 6, 2006 firefighters from the Putnam Valley and Continental Village fire departments, with the use of a tanker truck borrowed from the North Highlands fire department, responded to a structure fire on Hiawatha Road in Putnam Valley. More...

U.S. Military Academy Concert Band to Give Free Performance at Putnam Valley High School

The Putnam Valley Music Association is sponsoring an evening of music by the United States Military Academy Concert Band in the Performing Arts Center of the Putnam Valley High School on Friday, September 22nd at 7:30pm. More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Planning Board will hold its regular monthly meeting for September on Thursday, September 28, 2006 at 7:30 pm at the VFW Hall on Kemble Avenue in Cold Spring. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

"Classics For Kids" Concert Series Resumes at Howland Center

The Howland Cultural Center will present its eleventh season of the popular "Classics For Kids" concert series this year starting on Saturday, September 16 at 4pm. More...

Howland Library Children's Story Times Announced

With the older children back in school, it's time for the younger ones to have some fun at Howland Public Library in Beacon. Children's Fall programs have started up again, beginning on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Singer Francesca Beghe Returns to Depot Theatre

Not seen at the Depot in 2 years, Francesca Beghe returns on Wednesday, September 27th at 7:30pm to share her new work and re-fire our favorites. With imminent release of her next album, More...

Births

Births

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Briefly Noted

County Daycare Scam Leads to Prison Sentence

Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright has announced the State Prison sentence of Kristin Diaz-DiDonato in connection with massive child daycare scheme defrauding the Putnam County Department of Social Services for over $50,000.00. More...

Philipstown Man Arrested for Unlawful Imprisonment

On September 2, 2006 of Mr. Gerard Moore, aged 49, of Philipstown was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriffs Department on charges of holding a teenager against her will in his residence. The victim was not injured. More...

Coin Collectors to Meet September 19

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 in the Guideposts Cafeteria, 39 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8pm. More...

Bondi Proposes 9.3 Percent County Property Tax Increase in 2007 Budget

Sales tax increase of percent also planned

On September 6, 2006 County Executive Bob Bondi unveiled his proposed 2007 County Budget. The Budget contained a 9.3 percent property tax increase from 2006 levels in which the total County real estate taxes were $22,732,280. More...

Haldane Superintendent Di Natale Announces Intention to Retire at the End of School Year

NYS DEC audit leads to $7,500 fine for District

Haldane Central School District Superintendent Dr. John Di Natale has announced he will retire at the end of the school year, effective June 30, 2007. More...

Garrison Board Addresses Communication Complaint

School to revise website in response

The September 6, 2006 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education consisted of a number of miscellaneous items, somewhat befitting as the district is edging into a new school year. More...

Restrictions Imposed on County Executive in UJA Property Acquisition; Approval of Funds Rescinded

Legislature receives award from Peers Influence Peers Organization

With the exception of an award presentation and the designation of October as Italian-American month, the September 5, 2006 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature consisted of the full Legislature approving a number of fund transfers, resolutions a More...

Cold Spring Village Board to Host Master Plan Meeting

On Monday, September 25, 2006, the Mayor and Village Board of Cold Spring will host an initial meeting to start the Village Master Plan Process at the Village Offices, 85 Main St., Cold Spring, commencing at 7 pm. More...

PVComprehensive Plan Review Committee to Host Open Workshop

The Putnam Valley Comprehensive Plan Review Committee will host an Informational Workshop on Thursday, September 21, 2006 from 7 to 9:30pm at the Putnam Valley High School Auditorium, 146 Peekskill Hollow Road, in Putnam Valley. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Gunn Named to Deans List at Smith College

Alexandra Gunn of Garrison has been named to the 2005- 06 Dean's List at Smith College in Northhampton, Massachusetts. In order to be named to the list, Ms. Gunn was required More...

Letters to the Editor

Philipstown's Conservative Party Not Controlled Locally

Dear Editor: Conservative Party members should be posing serious questions to party leaders. More...

Apologies To The People Of Cold Spring

Dear Editor: My apologies for having offended anyone or for insulting the Cold Spring Fire Company and by extension the Ambulance Corp. My intention was to amuse not offend. More...

Is Selective Enforcement Normal in Philipstown?

To The Editor: Regarding my letter that was published in this column two weeks ago, I have received an overwhelming number of phone calls in support of my effort to get stop signs installed on Winston Lane in Continental Village. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Sports News

Fall Foliage Run and Walk to be Held in Cold Spring

PARC will host its 4th Annual "Fall Foliage Run & Walk" on Saturday, September 30, 2006 in Cold Spring. More...

Haldane Football Squad Wins Opener

The Haldane football field was buzzing this past Saturday. For the first time in three years the Blue Devils had a home game in Cold Spring. More...

Philipstown Jr. Pee Wee Hawks Start 2006 Football Season Off With a Win

The Jr. PW Hawks traveled to Highland this past weekend to commence the 2006 season. The hard work during summer practices paid off with the Hawks earning its first victory of the season beating the Highland Huskies, 19-7. More...

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