January 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Gets House in Order at Reorganization Meeting

Preceding the monthly meeting, the Town Board held its annual reorganization meeting, making the following schedules and appointments and adopting the 2007 Holiday Schedule. More...

Veterans' Groups Send Christmas Gifts to Active Service Men and Women

For the past four years the VFW and the American Legion have been sending gifts to active servicemen in Iraq , Afghanistan, the United States and other parts of the world. More...

Betsy Calhoun Named Garrison Firefighter of the Year

GVAC and NHFD install 2007 Officers

Before becoming a volunteer firefighter, Betsy Calhoun was an Emergency Medical Technician, volunteering with the Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corp. Someone proposed that she should consider driving for the fire department. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Chamber Music Series at West Point Continues with Saxophone Recital

The United States Military Academy Band continues its chamber music series on Sunday, January 21st at 3pm with a recital of music for saxophone and piano. More...

Stars, Stripes and Sousa at West Point

March back in time to the days when John Philip Sousa, the March King, reigned supreme. Join the United States Military Academy Concert Band for a stars and stripesstudded, red, white, and blue Sousa concert. More...

Garrison Art Center Opens 2007 With Brazilian Artists' Collective Ceramics Exhibition

Fire, Smoke And Ash, Feel The Brazilian Heat

Take the "Hip-Trip" to Garrison Art Center for the New York premiere showing of ceramics by Brazilian artists Mieko Ukeseki, Mario Konishi, and Alberto Cidraes. These artists are the original founders of a ceramics collective from Cunha, Brazil. More...

Letters to the Editor

Property Tax Increases are Alarming

To the Editor I have been waiting to see if anyone else is concerned enough about the incredible escalation of property taxes here in Philipstown to write a letter expressing such concern. More...

Appreciating Casey's Work

Dear Editor If we viewed education as a means to enhance and protect our way of life, we would have children instructed in the evolution and values of Western Civilization. More...

An Open Community Discussion about Iraq

To the Editor: By the time this letter is published, President Bush will have made his proposal regarding his future plans for United States involvement in Iraq. More...

Briefly Noted

Teens From Our Lady Of Loretto Show Spirit of Christmas

On the Eve of Christmas Eve, Saturday December 23rd, over twenty-five teenagers and adult supervisors from Our Lady of Loretto Parish gathered to spread some Christmas cheer. More...

Friends of Tots Park Invites Volunteers to Join Their Group

The Tiny Tots Play Park at McConville Park is an invaluable fixture in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Offers Parenting Support

The Women's Pavilion at Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers the Breastfeeding Help Line for any breastfeeding concerns or problems that arise when mom and baby are discharged. Call 914-734-3896 for free help and advice. More...

Salary Adjustment Draws Sharp Criticism at Legislature's Organizational Meeting

Legislature designates appointees for 2007

With the exception of what became a contentious discussion over a salary adjustment for a county employee, the January 2, 2007 Organizational Meeting of the Putnam County Legislature went smoothly. More...

Putnam Valley Organizational Meeting Once Again is Scene of Controversy and Change

Davis out as Budget Officer, Whetsel in as Deputy Supervisor

A packed standing-room-only Putnam Valley Court Room provided the stage for the 2007 Organizational appointment meeting of the Putnam Valley Town Board, held January 3, 2007. More...

New Philipstown Law Requires Escrow Accounts for Properties Needing Special Reviews

Proposal to increase number of units, change access plan for Quarry Pond Development District considered

Property owners who are building in the Town of Philipstown will now have to pony up escrow accounts to cover costs to the Town associated with special arrangements required for their projects. More...

New Year Sees Medivac Helicopters Put to Use in Western Putnam County

Small fire put out by CS Firefighters at former Fairgate Rule building

For the Cold Spring Fire Company, 2007 began with a call to a structure fire on Adams Avenue in a building recently vacated by the Fairgate Rule Company, manufacturers of rulers, scales and other precision measurement devices. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Board Meeting to be Held on January 23

The meeting of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd at 4:30pm in the Board Room of the School Services Building. The public is invited. More...

BOCES Graduates Earn Communications Scholarships

Three graduates of the Communications Academy at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES' Tech Center were awarded scholarships in recognition of their dedication and hard work in the nationally accredited program. More...

BOCES' SkillsUSA Officers Earn Leadership Recognition

Students from BOCES' Tech Center at Yorktown participated in, and made their mark at, the New York State SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference. More...

Births

Christopher Joseph Prato

Born on December 19, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Jessica Prato of Lake Peekskill. More...

Ilona Marie Daranyi

Born on December 21, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital. Mom is Lucero Mendez Daranyi and dad is Istvan Daranyi of Garrison. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jean H. (Whaling) Berg

Jean H. (Whaling) Berg, 78, of Granby, NY, beloved wife of Howard E. Berg, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2007 at her home. Born in Cooperstown, NY, daughter of the late Walter and Mildred (Tubbs) Whaling. More...

Ralph Montgomery

Ralph Montgomery, 78, of Cold Spring and West Burlington, PA died at his Cold Spring home on Wednesday, January 03, 2007, following a courageous battle with cancer. More...

Leonard Lombardo

Leonard A. Lombardo, age 88, of Cold Spring died on Tuesday January 2, 2007 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. Born in Newburgh, NY on December 14, 1918, he was the son of the late Francesco and Nancy (DeCerbo) Lombardo. More...

Sports News

Putnam Valley Lacrosse Club Holding Sign Ups

The Putnam Valley Lacrosse Club will hold sign ups on Saturday, January 20 between 9am and 2:30pm at the PV High School gym. Programs available for Girls and boys in grades 3-6 with a 2nd Grade Boys team also available. More...

Sara Chirico Takes First Place in Balance Beam at Hudson Valley Classic Gymnastic Tournament

Cold Spring's Sara Chirico led the competition in the balance beam at the 2007 Hudson Valley Classic held recently at Ulster Community College. Sara is a member of the level 5 Gymnastics team from Dutchess County Gymnastics in East Fishkill. More...

Streaking Tigers Poised for Class B Hoops Run

Put Valley girls build on 4-game win streak

It wasn't all that pleasant in Pleasantville last Wednesday for Coach Kelly Thompson's Putnam Valley girl's basketball team. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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