November 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Davis Files Article 78 against Town Officials and Sparks Torrent of Protests

In an attempt to stop any further action from taking place against himself and his confidential aid, Dawn Powell, Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Davis and Ms. More...

Philipstown Budget Adopted

Additional cuts named making rate increases slightly lower than expected

On Monday, November 20, the Philipstown Town Board met to adopt the 2007 Town Budget. More...

Emergency Service Volunteers Gear Up for Santa

NHFD Bond Vote to be held next week

In addition to their usual duties, fire companies around town are gearing up to host Santa Claus as he makes his annual visits to Philipstown. More...

Public Notice

Bagged leaves will be picked up in the Village of Nelsonville on Saturday, December 2. Bags should be out by 7am. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

"Plein Aire Painting at Stone Barns" Group Exhibit at Flat Iron Gallery

The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill will have a group exhibit, entitled " More...

Seventeen Artists Exhibiting Landscapes, Still Life, and Abstracts at Gallery 475 and Back Room Gallery

Seventeen artists will be exhibiting their special works of Landscapes, Still Life and Abstracts in several mediums and sizes, at the Back Room Gallery and Gallery 475, at 475 Main Street, Beacon, from December 7-30th. More...

USMA Concert Band Presents "A Hudson Valley Holiday"

The United States Military Academy Band will present its annual "A Hudson Valley Holiday" concert on Saturday, December 9 at 7:30pm and again on Sunday, December 10 at 3pm in the Eisenhower Hall Theatre. More...

Letters to the Editor

Drs. Davis and Powell Entitled to Seek Legal Redress Against 'Sore Losers'

Dear Editor: Regarding the current lawsuit by Putnam Valley Supervisor Davis and Dr. Powell, it should be understood that Dr. More...

Mr Davis' Tenure as Supervisor a Divisive and Abject Failure

To the Editor: The Day before Thanksgiving, Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Davis, and his live-in girlfriend, Dawn Powell, presented the Town with a lawsuit. More...

Re-License Indian Point? Think Again

To the Editor: Entergy's announcement that it will apply to extend the licenses of Indian Point 2 and 3 for another 20 years (till 2033 and 2035 respectively) is no surprise. But oh, the timing! More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ida L. Allen

Ida L. Allen, 88, of Winamac, IN, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2006 at home. More...

Sports News

Community Support Needed at Haldane High

Basketball fund raiser slated for Saturday

It's almost December, so thoughts of basketball naturally run rampant in and about the Haldane School District and its surrounding townships, which is bound to happen when your girl's basketball program has won a Section 1 championship every year sin More...

No Turkeys on Put Valley Gridiron

Turkey Bowl a rousing success for PV Youth Tackle Football Club

When Putnam Valley's Rich Dunphy decided to form the Putnam Valley Tackle Football Club some seven years ago, he did so in the hopes of developing a sound feeder program for the soon-to-be-formed PV High School. More...

Cold Spring Tree Lighting Postponed

The annual tree lighting ceremony in Cold Spring planned for Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, has been postponed due to expected bad weather. Santa's visit and the tree lighting will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2 starting at 6:15pm. More...

Document Delays Portend New Area of Tension Between Legislature and County Executive

Questions surround Putnam National Golf insurance policy

After having postponed the Land Acquisition & Watershed MOA Administration Committee meeting by a week, to November 16, 2006, in order to receive from the County Administration a copy of the Tilly Foster Watershed Agricultural Committee ("WAC") Easem More...

Parents, BOE Members Question Quantity of Homework Assigned at Haldane

The amount of homework assigned from teachers at all three Haldane schools was defended by the schools' administrators, and explained to Board members and the few parents in attendance at the November 21, 2006 Haldane Board of Education workshop meet More...

Red Mills Church Appears to be "Done Deal" Despite County Executive and Legislature Denying Responsibility

Group requests meetings be filmed to inform public

The November 16, 2006 meeting of the Physical Services Committee was unusually well-attended as about 20 residents turned out to again express their displeasure at having been excluded from the process leading up to the approval of construction of a More...

Cold Spring's Annual Tree Lighting This Friday

To ring in the holiday season, the Village of Cold Spring Recreation Commission will hold their annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday, December 1st at the waterfront park. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Putnam Valley Elementary School Kindergarten Songfest Highlights Thanksgiving Tradition

Putnam Valley Elementary School celebrated its annual Kindergarten Thanksgiving Song Festival on November 21st with a gym full of little Pilgrims and Native Americans, toe tapping music, and, of course, a feast. More...

First Quarter 06/07 Honor Roll Annouced by Garrison School

High Honor Roll 6th Grade - Avery Anderson, Jack Bynum, Ted Christensen, Simon Close, Lianna Culp, Conor Filardo, Madison Freeman, Allison Galezo, Jake Heitmann, Erin Kelly, Lindy Labriola, Kieran McEvoy, Olivia Menillo, Hannah Penner, Justin Voel More...

Putnam Valley High School Student Selected for National Honor Choir

Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) is proud to announce that PVHS student Jackson Gilman-Forlini has been accepted into the 24th Biennial National Honor Choir, performing at the ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) National Convention in Miami, More...

Births

Charles Rey Garcia

Born on October 29, 2006 at Putnam Hospital Center, weighing 8lbs., 3oz. Parents are Jill and Gerardo Garcia of Lake Peekskill. More...

Matthew Alexander Nachamkin

Born at Phelps Memorial Hospital on November 17, 2006 to Sherrie, Nikolai, and Andrew Nachamkin of Cold Spring. More...

Briefly Noted

New Year of Shalom Tots and Temple Beth-El

Celebrate Shabbat with your little ones on the first Saturday of every month including Saturday December 2th and Saturday January 6th. All programs begin at 11:15am and include stories, songs, prayers, snacks and FUN! More...

Many New Orleans Area Residents Still Living in Trailers

Cold Spring Lions seeking continued help from Philipstown community

The devastation that Hurricanes Katrina and Rita spread across the Gulf Coast last year still hangs over the Slidell area. Many residents remain in trailers as their homes are being rebuilt. More...

Weight Loss/Glucose Control Focus of Putnam Hospital Center's Diabetes Support Group

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Diabetes Support & Education Group will be held on Tuesday, December 12th, at 6pm, in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

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