November 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Large Public Flu Vaccine Clinic to be Held by Putnam County Health Department

Smaller clinics also offered in individual towns

The Putnam County Department of Health is planning a large public flu vaccine clinic to help test its ability to immunize a significant number of individuals. More...

Legislature Seeks Agricultural District Applications During November

The Putnam County Legislature has designated the month of November as the time period when landowners may file a request for inclusion of land in the Putnam County Agricultural District. More...

Public Notice

The Town of Philipstown has two vacancies on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Any interested party should send a resume to Philipstown Supervisor Mazzuca at 238 Main St., PO Box 155, Cold Spring, NY 10516. More...

Arts and Entertainment

"Musical Visions" Exhibit at Upper Gallery, Paramount Center

The Flat Iron Gallery and the Paramount Center for the Arts of Peekskill will sponsor a fine art group exhibit, entitled " More...

Motherlode Trio to Rock the Butterfield Library

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library is excited to present a two-part musical show with Motherlode Trio on Saturday, November 4th beginning at 2pm. More...

Juried Fine Arts Show Exhibited by Putnam Arts Council

The Putnam Arts Council (PAC) proudly presents the 44th Annual Juried Fine Arts Show at the Belle Levine Art Center in Mahopac. More...

Letters to the Editor

No Need for a Church in Nimham's Fields

To the Editor: I am a veteran of WW II, the second war that was to end all wars. I think I can speak for a number of us war survivors: we see no great need for a church in the Putnam County Park. More...

Close the "Ramp"' off South Mountain Pass

Dear Editor: I am a lifelong resident of Garrison living in my family's cottage. My husband, Bob and I attended the two meetings that the public was invited to regarding the Route 9D Corridor Management Plan. More...

Educate Yourself About Radon Testing

Dear Editor: An October 21/22 article in The Journal News entitled "Radon: Things to Know about this Silent Killer" quotes realtors referring to radon as a "non-issue" and "never a deal breaker". Never say never. More...

Sports News

Walking on Rarified Air

Put Valley's Kastuk sets state record for career shutouts

Standard-bearing is one thing. Breaking the mold is another... something different, something altogether on its own. When they speak of someone "breaking the mold", they speak about the rarest of souls... More...

Legislature Overrides County Executive's Budget Vetoes

Action results in 18.65 percent increase in County property tax rate

The Putnam County Legislature summarily overrode County Executive Bob Bondi's three vetoes of 2007 budget resolutions, thus ensuring County residents an 18.65 percent increase in County property tax in 2007. More...

Build Out Analysis of Residential Growth Presented to Philipstown Residents

Officials caution report not a crystal ball

On October 11, 2006, the Philipstown Town Board and Hudson Highlands Land Trust sponsored a presentation at the Town Hall titled, "Build out Analysis; Estimating the Impacts of Residential Growth." More...

Tap Into Local Resources for Sustainable Living at Expo on November 4th

"Sustainability means doing things better, not doing without." Most can agree with this quote from Canadian guru David Suzuki, but from that point onward opinions vary widely on how to actually live in a more sustainable way - a way that acknowledges More...

Assault Reported in Cold Spring Village

The Cold Spring Police Department reports that on Saturday, October 28, 2006 a female resident of the Village reported an assault and attempted robbery that took place near the Forge Gate Condominiums at approximately midnight. More...

Cold Spring By Candlelight Information Meeting to be Held November 8

The Annual Cold Spring by Candlelight Holiday House tour is set for Saturday, November 25, 2006 and homes are still needed for the event. More...

Schools

Garrison School Talent Show's Theme is "The Best of Times is Now"

The Annual Garrison School Talent Show will be performed in the Garrison School gymatorium, on Friday, November 3rd, 2006, at 7pm. More...

"Keeping Kids Safe in the 21st Century" Workshop Held by Garrison PTA

Recently, parents and area residents gathered in the Garrison School Library to participate in an information-rich panel discussion on "Keeping Kids Safe in the 21st Century." The program, first in a series of four parenting workshops scheduled durin More...

Garrison School Superintendant and Board Members Attend NY State School Boards Convention

For the first time in many years, the annual convention of the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) was held in New York City, and Garrison School Board members took advantage last week of the opportunity to attend. More...

Births

Luke Ellis Magnus

Luke Ellis Magnus was born on Wednesday September 20 to Marcy and Erik Magnus of Garrison. He came in at 8lb 10oz and 21 inches. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George M. Watson

George M. Watson, 83, of Cold Spring, died on Tuesday October 24, 2006 at West Ledge Health Care Facility in Peekskill. More...

Briefly Noted

Legacies Of The Holocaust Lecture Presented By Temple Beth-El

As part of Temple Beth-El's Center for Jewish Learning, on Tuesday, November 7 at 7:30pm, guest speaker Maria Hohn, Associate Professor of History at Vassar College will discuss History, Memory and Legacies of the Holocaust in Germany. More...

Prostate Cancer Education and Information Support Program Sponsored by American Cancer Society

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education & Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, held November 2, at 6:30pm in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughkeepsie. More...

Fishkill Mental Health Group Seeking new Members

If you are an adult looking for a small self-help group designed to offer services to the depressed and bipolar mentally ill, consider joining the Fishkill support group. Spouses, family, caregivers and friends are also encouraged to attend. More...

Poll

Did you take part in a religious observance or gathering for Easter or Passover?


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