December 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Staff Sgt. Art Taylor of Putnam Valley Stationed in Iraq, Raises Money for Handicapped Children

Raises Money for Handicapped Children

It started as a class project at Ramstein American Middle School in Germany only a few months ago. Since that time, the endeavor has jumped borders, catching on at forward operating bases across Iraq. More...

Methodist Meeting House Taken Down

The Methodist Meeting House was demolished on Monday, December 4, 2006 in preparation for the long-awaited realignment of the Fishkill Road/Route 9 intersection. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Dutchess County Community Free Day at Dia:Beacon

As part of Dia's series of bimonthly Community Free Days at Dia:Beacon, residents of Dutchess County are invited to visit the museum free of charge on Saturday, December 9, 2006 from 11am to 4pm.. More...

'Almost Famous' to be Shown at Free Howland Public Library Film Series

On Friday, December 17 at 7pm, the Howland Public Library Film Series will be showing Almost Famous free to the public. More...

"Depot Docs" Film Series Off to a Great Start

What was everyone so excited about? There was a charge in the air at the Philipstown Depot Theatre on Thursday evening, November 30. You could just feel it. More...

Letters to the Editor

Putnam Valley Town Supervisor Tailors his Needs to Suit Himself

Dear Editor I believe Putnam Valley Town Supervisor Sam Davis should not be suing his own town board and the town's Ethics Committee for determining an appearance of impropriety on his part, based on the likelihood that he derived pecuniary benefit More...

Place a Large Mirror at Canopus Hill Road

Dear Editor: Almost 20 years ago I was introduced to a shortcut to the Jefferson Valley Mall. Yes indeed, it was via Canopus Hill Road with the "Turn of Death". At the time, traffic was sparse on the road. Today it is a freeway in Garrison terms. More...

Voting Machines a Non-Partisan, Citizenship Issue

To the Editor: In this year's election, Philipstown's turnout was 67% of registered voters - the highest percentage in Putnam County. The people of Philipstown truly believe in the power of their vote. More...

Briefly Noted

"Santa's Helpers" Program at Hudson Valley Hospital Assists Families During Holidays

The staff at Hudson Valley Hospital Center is gearing up for another year of giving from the heart. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Wins National Success Award

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is proud to announce that Press Ganey Associates has named it a 2006 Success Stories Award Winner. This places Hudson Valley Hospital Center in the top 10% in employee satisfaction. More...

Chanukah Party and January Yiddish Classes hosted by Beacon Hebrew Alliance

Beacon Hebrew Alliance (BHA) will hold its annual Chanukah party on Sunday, December 17 at 11am. The party will include delicious homemade latkes, a children's craft, games, a brief skit, and goody bags. More...

Putnam National's Operations Continue to be Examined by Legislature

Findings inconclusive: Committee keeps options open

Most of the lengthy November 27, 2006 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature's Audit & Administration Committee was devoted to examining in minute detail some of the operations of the Putnam National Golf Club and its private operator, Putnam Golf More...

Health Department Holding Public Flu Clinic

The Putnam County Department of Health in conjunction with the Putnam County Office for Aging will be holding a public flu clinic for adult Putnam County residents (19 years of age and older) on Thursday, December 7, from 3-7pm at the Carmel Fire De More...

Two Men Charged With Murder in Drowning in Brewster

Chief Edward J. Welch of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP") Police, Putnam County District Attorney Kevin Wright, and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. More...

Cold Spring Hydrants to be Flushed

A hydrant flush in the Village of Cold Spring will take place beginning, Monday, December 11. The flush will be performed during the hours of 9pm to 3pm. The flush will be conducted by a private contractor, Lea-Rome, Inc. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane Math-A-Thon Raises $4200

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has announced the successful completion of Math- A-Thon at Haldane Central School in Cold Spring. More...

Putnam Valley Music Association Fundraiser Rocks the House

On Friday, November 17th at the Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) Performing Arts Center (PAC) Faculty and staff from PVHS, Putnam Valley Middle School (PVMS) and Putnam Valley Elementary School (PVES) rocked the house in the Second Annual Putnam Val More...

Putnam Valley High School Honor Roll List

High Honor Roll 12th Grade Kate Brady, Katharine Kircher, Kyle LaGrutta, Alyssa Linda Marsico, Kelly McAuliffe, Thomas Mitrano, Regina Pagani, Peter Ries, Anthony Rush, Michelle Stoisits High Honor Roll 11th Grade Shannon Brown, Melinda Cestaro, More...

Births

Alicia Finnell Matalon

Born on November 15, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Joy and Noah Matalon of Garrison. More...

Cassandra Mercado

Born to Leonora and Peter Mercado of Garrison, on November 13, 2006, at Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituary

Leonard Freed

Leonard Freed, an internationally acclaimed photographer who lived in Garrison and New York City died of cancer on Nov. 30 at the age of 77. More...

Sports News

Put Valley Boys Basketball Seeking Higher Level

Haldane Cagers hope to make gains in '06-'07

The Putnam Valley Tigers (4- 16 last year) have found the Section 1 basketball waters a tad choppy. More...

Philipstown Little League Prepares for the 2007 Season

One of the rites of spring begins anew as registration for the 2007 season gets under way. Early registration begins now and runs through the end of December at a steep discount. More...

Haldane to Retire Kristen Faust Basketball Jersey

A brief ceremony will take place at 5:45 pm, December 6, 2006, prior to the Lady Blue Devils varsity basketball game at Haldane to retire #51 worn by Kristin Faust who passed away on October 9, 2006. More...

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