September 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Town Board Postpones Moratorium Vote

Board pays respects to J. Lynfield, honors youth at monthly meeting

At the start of the September 20, 2006 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting the Board and audience took a moment of silence to remember the late Jacqueline Lynfield, AIA, who passed away this past weekend from complications caused by cancer. More...

First Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

The Putnam County Health Department received notification from the New York State Department of Health that a crow located in the Town of Southeast has tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Nelsonville Board Discusses Wind Turbines

Village curb/crosswalk project clears DOT funding hurdle

Nelsonville Village would probably not be the best location for wind turbines, according to Nelsonville Mayor Mitchell Dul. Should such a ten-story structure fall over, the tiny village could likely be taken out in one fell swoop. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Gallery Talks at Dia:Beacon

Gallery Talks at Dia:Beacon take place the last Saturday of every month at 1pm and are free with admission to the museum. More...

Art Fest to Benefit Haldane

Three of the most appealing artworks to be offered for sale at the Haldane School Foundation's Autumn Art Fest on Sunday, October 1, come straight from the imaginations of Haldane Central School's creative elementary students. More...

Writer Denis Johnson to Read From his Work at Dia

Evolving from the Readings in Contemporary Poetry Series held at Dia:Chelsea from 1987- 2003, the Readings in Contemporary Literature series invites writers working in a variety of literary genres to read from their recent work at Dia:Beacon and to p More...

Births

Mary Eleanor Junjulas

Mary Eleanor Junjulas was welcomed to the world on August 29th, 2006, weighing in at 6lb. 11oz. Mary was born at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Proud parents are Janine and Kevin Junjulas and big brothers Christopher, Nicholas and Luke. More...

Briefly Noted

Michael O'Donnell Completes his Internship at Constitution Marsh

Michael O'Donnell has completed a successful summer internship working at Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary. Michael began his More...

Mahopac Resident Arrested on Warrant

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the September 15, 2006 arrest of a Mahopac resident on an outstanding warrant. More...

Fatal Car Crash in Philipstown

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a fatal one-car crash occurred on September 17, 2006 in the Town of Philipstown. Mr. More...

2007 Property Tax Increase Expected to be Higher than 9.3 Percent Proposed by County Executive Bondi

Legislature removes more than $2 million in anticipated revenue

In an effort to assemble what they described as a more realistic 2007 budget, on September 21, 2006 the Budget & Finance Committee of the County Legislature decreased the revenue side of County Executive Bob Bondi's 2007 budget by approximately $2.4 More...

Haldane Board to Select Architectural Firm for Anticipated Facilities Projects

Board wrestling with decision on what to include in possible referendum

At the September 19, 2006 Haldane Central School District Board of Education workshop, the Board focused on fine-tuning plans to choose an architectural firm and decide on a list of project priorities for an upcoming referendum. More...

Rabies Alert: Skunk Seen on Main Street, Cold Spring

A skunk seen on Main Street in the Village of Cold Spring at approximately 11:00am on Sunday, September 17, 2006 tested positive for rabies on Wednesday, September 20, 2006. 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 1pm (rain More...

Garrison Board Criticized for Having Non-Board Member as Committee Chair

PCN&R castigated for use of the word "Complaint"

The September 20, 2006 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education continued the theme of its first meeting of the school year, introducing new and returning staff, talking about eighth grade elections and high school enrollment and making appointment More...

Putnam Valley Business Association's First Expo Exhibition List Almost Filled

The business trio of Zarcone, Dery, and McLaughlin is the hard-driving force behind Putnam Valley's first Business Association Business Expo scheduled for October 19th at the Putnam County Golf Course off Route 6N in Mahopac Falls. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Putnam Valley Central School District Enacts new Wellness Policy

Last spring the Putnam Valley Health Advisory Council and the Putnam Valley Board of Education worked together to draft, edit, and approve a Wellness Policy for the Putnam Valley Schools. More...

Poughkeepsie Day School Celebrates Founders' Day with Inauguration of new Head of School

Poughkeepsie Day School officially will inaugurate Josie Holford as its new head of school as part of its Founders' Day celebration on Saturday, September 30th at 6:30 pm. More...

Haldane Homecoming This Weekend

The community will once again be buzzing this weekend with Haldane Homecoming festivities. More...

Letters to the Editor

Happy to Entrust Her Horse to Mr Saunders

To the Editor This is submitted in response to Margaret Sternberg's letter regarding her failure to see the relevance of Mr. Saunders being a community spirited citizen. Mr. Saunders has welcomed the community to his farm. More...

Questions Cash Flow Model For New North Highlands Building Proposal

Dear Editor: (This is a condensation of a letter sent to the Chairperson of the North Highlands Engine Co.) More...

Kudos to Scenic Hudson

Dear Editor: I want to acknowledge Scenic Hudson for the wonderful job they did at Foundry Dock Park. More...

Sports News

Bike Across the Tappan Zee for MS

Registration is now open for the Tappan Zee Bike Tour for MS on Sunday, October 1. More...

Brewster Rotary's Putnam County Fall Classic HalfMarathon and 5K Race/Walk Takes Place This Sunday

Brewster Rotary, the Putnam Visitors Bureau, Putnam County Savings Bank and local businesses have teamed up once again this year to sponsor this event, which will begin on Sunday, October 1 at 10am in the Village of Brewster. More...

Exciting Premiere for Hudson Highlands Greenway Triathlon

The 1st Annual Hudson Highlands Greenway Triathlon was held in Philipstown last Sunday, September 24. The 27.4mile course of this non-standard triathlon consisted of trail running, 7.3 miles; biking, 14.9 mi; and kayaking, 5.2 mi. More...

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