December 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Alleged Incident at Garrison School Sparks Anger about “Seasonal” Political Correctness

Foreign language instruction expansion being considered

Garrison resident Chris Simone appeared to surprise the Garrison Board of Education at their December 6, 2006 meeting when he brought up an alleged incident that had occurred several weeks before between his children and a music teacher at the schoo More...

North Highlands Fire District Residents Vote Down Building Referendum

Good Samaritan pulls man from overturned vehicle on Route 9

Dreams of a new firehouse for the North Highlands Fire Department were extinguished last week when Fire District voters defeated the $5.7 million bond referendum by a vote of 214 to 161. More...

Children of Loretto to Present Christmas Pageant and Sing-Along

This Saturday, December 16th at 2pm, the children of Our Lady of Loretto Parish will present their annual Christmas Pageant and Sing-Along in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

“An Afternoon of Jazz” at Church of The Holy Innocents

The 2006-2007 Stained- Glass Concert Series presents Saxophonist Gary McCourry and Friends, More...

Howland Public Library Honors Artist Neary

Bill Neary was born in Beacon, and spent most of his life in the family home on Oak Street. William, his father, was a draftsman by trade, but also sketched cartoons and other subjects in his free time. Young Bill More...

TrueNorth Theatre Project Presents Staged Reading of A Christmas Carol

TrueNorth Theatre Project will perform a staged reading of Charles Dicken More...

Letters to the Editor

We Must Nurture our Local Organizations, Not Defame Them

To the Editor: Should it be necessary for our best local organizations to have a defense mechanism? Due to recent events in town our local volunteer organizations have been under attack. More...

Supervisor Davis Lawsuit Debate a Red Herring

Dear Editor: I think that people of good faith can disagree about whether Supervisor Davis should be suing the town of Putnam Valley for what he perceives as unwarranted debasement of his reputation. More...

The Costs of Living in the Shadow of Indian Point

To The Editor, Whenever I hear the sirens echoing from town, I think, More...

Sports News

Brittany ‘Spears’ Her 1,000th Career Point

Shields hits milestone in Haldane

Time will tell if Haldane forward Brittany Shields measures up as the greatest girl More...

Consultant Cooks Up Lunch Recommendations for Haldane Cafeteria

Referendum vote is likely postponed

Haldane Central School District officials need to spice up their cafeteria menus if they want to increase revenues for the lunch program. More...

PV Traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony Enhanced with Menorah Lighting and Singing Competition

Adults like Ed Hertzel set the stage for a Putnam Valley life drama to unfold, but it More...

Dar Williams Graces Haldane Stage for Children’s Funds

Highlands Holiday Concert delivers thrills

It was anything but the More...

PV Cub Scout Pack Donates 896 Books to Kids without Books in Bronx Elementary School

On Friday, December 8, 2006 the Putnam Valley Wolf Cub Scout Pack 53 Den 2 turned over 896 books they collected as part of their community service project to Kelly Swansen a Putnam Valley resident and teacher, for her elementary school students at P More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Messages of Peace and Respect in ‘Sacred Run’ Presentation at Haldane

Dennis Cairl More...

PV Superintendent’s Conference Day Underscores Continuity of Curriculum

The Putnam Valley Central School District (PVCSD) held its December Superintendent More...

Putnam Valley Middle School Students Reap Lions Club Poster Contest Honors

Putnam Valley Middle School (PVMS) is happy to announce that the winning entries in the Lions Club More...

Births

Monica Rose Drotar

Karen and Dave Drotar are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Monica Rose, born on November 28, 2006 at Vassar Brothers Hospital. Monica weighed 8lbs., 10oz and was 21 inches long. More...

Briefly Noted

Public Notice

There are two vacancies on the Philipstown Recreation Commission, anyone interested should send resume to William Mazzuca, 238 Main Street, P.O. More...

Putnam Valley Congregations Join in Interfaith Holiday Display

To welcome in the holiday season, a display banner is was sponsored by the 4 churches listed. A Hanukkah Menorah (with solar powered lights!) visible above & behind the banner was built & funded by Temple Israel of Putnam Valley. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Launches Updated Web Site With More Info and Easier Navigation

Back in the early 1990 More...

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