September 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Board of Trustees Navigates Change While Tending to Business

Comprehensive/Master Plan revision work to proceed at September 25 meeting

Old, new and ongoing concerns shared equal stage at a relatively brief September 12, 2006 monthly meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees. More...

Nelsonville Fire House Reopened as Polling Place

Primary Election first to be run by County BOE

There is now a new life for the old Nelsonville Firehouse. The building, which has been vacant since 2001, has been repurposed as a polling place. More...

Galef to Host Roundtable Discussion on School Funding

A Roundtable talk on alternative ways to fund schools will be hosted by the Assembly Committees on Real Property Taxation and Ways and Means on Thursday, September 21 at 10am at the Cortlandt Town Hall, Cortlandt Manor. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Voter Registration Drive at Strutt Your Mutt Event in Carmel

My Dog Votes and the Dog Federation Of New York (DFNY), announced that the DFNY will conduct a "My Dog Votes Voter Registration Drive" in Carmel as part of the My Dog Votes National Voter Registration Partner Program. More...

Holistic Moms Celebrate 2nd Anniversary with Open House

The Putnam/Hudson Highlands Holistic Moms Assocation will gather to discuss holistic living and parenting. They will be meeting in The Program Room at the Desmond Fish Library in Garrison on Tuesday, September 26th from 7-9pm. More...

Glynwood Center's Harvest Awards Celebrate Regional Farmers

Glynwood Center will celebrate breakthroughs in the regional food movement at the fourth annual Harvest Awards celebration on Monday, October 23 with a special event in New York City featuring regional food prepared by leading chefs. More...

Letters to the Editor

Cold Spring Chamber Of Commerce Info Center: Stop by or Sign On

To The Editor: Anyone who has stopped by the Chamber of Commerce information center in Cold Spring has met some of the Unsung Heroes of Philipstown the wonderful volunteers who have since May provided help and information to some 3,000 visitors to t More...

Names of War Casualties Should Have Included Iraqi Names

Dear Editor, Reading the list of names and ages of the 24 American soldiers confirmed killed in Iraq in the first seven days of September, published by the Quakers of the Philipstown Worship Group in last week's PCN&R was a sobering and heartbreakin More...

Wants Public Session Re Voting System

(Reprinted at the Request of the Author) Dear Putnam County Legislator Semo: More...

Briefly Noted

Hudson Valley Hospital Hosts 'Healthy Fall' Programs

Hudson Valley Hospital Center has just announced a wide range of lectures, screenings, and community events in their annual "Healthy Fall" 2006 Calendar. More...

October Activities for Kids at Stony Kill Farm Announced

The whole family should find something interesting to do at Stony Kill in October. More...

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day Set for Oct. 14

The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are cosponsoring a free household hazardous waste and computer/ TV/cell phone Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, October 14, 2006 from 9am to 1 pm (ra More...

Legislative Committee Recommends Approval Assistance to Putnam Family & Community Services for 2007 Costs

Legislature considering prohibiting County employees and elected officials from executing service contracts with County

During the week of September 11, 2006, the committees of the Legislature set aside their usual business to review the 2007 budget that had been proposed by County Executive Robert Bondi. More...

Governor Awards Philipstown Grant to Fix Town Hall

Philipstown to add to Greenway Trail

At the September 7, 2006 Town Board meeting, Philipstown Greenway Council Chairman Michael McKee proposed two additions to the Philipstown Greenway Trail. More...

Two Medivac Helicopters Land at Garrison Fire House

Putnam Valley Oktoberfest interrupted by downed wires

Improvements to the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company parking lot made it possible for two medivac helicopters to land at once, Garrison Fire Chief Rodney Tudor told the PCN&R on Monday. More...

Local Coast Guard Auxiliary Volunteer Rescues Swimmers during Multiple Sclerosis Hudson River Swim

Fifty-six year old Jimmy Picciano, a volunteer with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 6First Southern Region, had a busy day on Saturday, September 9, 2006 as he rescued five swimmers who got in trouble during the annual Multiple Scler More...

Garrison Volunteer Fire Company Invites Residents to Informational Meetings

The Garrison Volunteer Fire Company (GVFC) would like to invite residents of the Garrison Fire Protection District to Informational Meetings, on October 11th and October 14th, 2006. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Governor Pataki Announces $700 Million in Star Rebate Checks

New York State Governor George E. Pataki today announced that STAR eligible New Yorkers will begin receiving rebate checks that provide additional relief from their school property taxes. More...

Poughkeepsie Day School Teacher to Conduct Girls' Media Workshop

Trace Schillinger, a middle school humanities teacher at Poughkeepsie Day School, has been selected to conduct a workshop entitled, "Talking Back: Girls Produce Media to Counteract Harmful Images" at the National Association of Independent Schools 20 More...

Putnam Valley Central School District Sponsors 'A Day to Eat Dinner With Your Children'

The Putnam Valley Central School District, in cooperation with the Putnam Valley Health Advisory Council and the Peers Influence Peers Partnership, will again sponsor Family Day activities on September 25, 2006. More...

Births

Cameron Thomas Matz

Heather (Lyons) Matz, formerly of Cold Spring and Justin Matz are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cameron Thomas Matz, on August 22, 2006, in Washington Grove, Maryland. More...

Grace Cilento

Baby Girl Marina Grace Cilento was born to parents Laura and Ralph Cilento of Carmel on September 6, 2006, at Putnam Hospital's Birthing Center. Grace weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Veronica Berrigan Lahey

Veronica Berrigan Lahey, age 86, of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, September 14, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Barbara Perillo

Barbara Perillo, age 98, of Cold Spring, died on Monday, September 18, 2006 at Wingate at Dutchess in Fishkill. More...

Mary E. Tuomey

Mary Elizabeth Tuomey, 74, passed away Thursday September 7, 2006 in a local hospital. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 44 years Christopher Brooks Tuomey Sr. in 2000. More...

Sports News

Garrison Couple Cycle for Multiple Sclerosis in California

On October 7 & 8, Lauri and Reid Sawyer, Garrison residents, will be joining 2,000 other cyclists in a special journey - the MS 150 Bay to Bay Bike Tour. More...

Haldane Falls to Croton

The Blue Devils football team lost to Croton this past Saturday by a score of 26-0. Haldane was competitive but penalties and turnovers were there own enemy in the end. More...

Flag Football Hawks Open Their Season 2-0

On Sunday September 10th, the Philipstown Hawks flag football team opened their season with a game against the Poughkeepsie 'A' team. Philipstown jumped out to a quick lead behind touchdowns from running backs Brandon Hodge and Adam Vasi. More...

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