January 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Multiple Injuries in Route 301 Accidents

The Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Department responded to seven accident calls in the past two weeks. On January 13, 2007, a vehicle rolled over after losing control on the Taconic State Parkway northbound South of the Route 301 exit. More...

Putnam Valley School District Projects Revenues $696,000 Over Estimate; Expenses $1.073 Million Less than Budgeted

District meeting standards of No Child Left Behind Act

At the January 18, 2007 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, Assistant Superintendent for Finance Paul Lee presented his quarterly update on the status of the District's budget. More...

Rules Committee Debates Posting Legislative Minutes to County Website

Legislature suggests strengthening County Charter to aid budget process

At its January 16, 2007 meeting, the Rules, Enactments & Intergovernmental Relations Committee of the Putnam County Legislature debated the merits of posting Legislative Minutes to its website. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The $64 Tomato: Local Author Shares Story at Painters Tavern, Cornwall

Join the Museum of the Hudson Highlands on Thursday, February 1, at 7:30pm at Painter's Tavern, Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, for a Winter Evening Speakers Series: The $64 Tomato! Come join Mr. More...

Valentine's Tea Party for Children at Mt. Gulian

Due to the overwhelming response to its Holiday Tea Party, Mount Gulian Historic Site, Route 9D, Beacon, will host a Children's Valentine Victorian Tea Party, Sunday, February 11th from 2-4pm. More...

Tony Moore Sculpture Installation at Brooklyn Gallery

Tony Moore of Cold Spring will be exhibiting his sculpture installation, " Who Knows Why?" in the current group exhibition " War is Over Again" at Sideshow Gallery, 319 Bedford Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn,. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert Joseph Mangan

Robert Joseph Mangan age 91, was called to heaven on Sunday January 21st at his home in Cold Spring. Born In Minooka, Pennsylvania on September 23, 1915, He was the son of the late Patrick and Katherine (Kitty) Mangan. More...

Frank Edward Dushin

Frank Edward Dushin of Cornwall-on-Hudson passed away on January 20, 2007, after a prolonged illness. Born on July 23, 1926, to the late Florence Elizabeth Hoffman and Harry Dushin, Frank was raised in Pleasantville, NY. More...

Briefly Noted

Hudson Valley Hospital Employee/Community Blood Drive Collects 60 Pints

In conjunction with Hudson Valley Blood Services, Hudson Valley Hospital Center held a employee/community blood drive recently in the Wagner Conference Center. More...

February is National Heart Health Month

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Offers Free Programs

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is offering free day and evening classes to educate the community about the risks of heart disease. 70 million American adults suffer from heart disease, stroke, or some form of cardiovascular disease. More...

Constitution Marsh to Participate in Third Annual Teatown Hudson River EagleFest

Teatown Lake Reservation will host the Third Annual Hudson River EagleFest on Sunday, February 11, 2007. More...

County Legislature Health Committee Supports Congressional Resolution for Independent Safety Assessment of Indian Point

Legislators upset with County Executive over slow responses to document requests

At its January 9, 2007 meeting, the Putnam County Legislature's Health, Social Educational & Environmental Committee focused on concerns over Indian Point and the support of a resolution supporting legislation arising from those concerns. More...

NHFD on Scene at Fishkill House of Horrors

Fire reportedly set to cover up murder of family of five

In the early morning hours on Friday, January 19, 2007, members of the North Highlands Fire Department's FAST (Firefighter Assist and Search Team) team were called to assist the Rombout Fire Department on a house fire in Fishkill, in what was discov More...

Accident Damages Garrison Post Office Building

Limited counter service available

Window service has been shut down at the Garrison Post Office on Route 9D, following an accident that took place on Saturday, January 13, 2007. More...

William Merando Annouces His Candidacy for Mayor of the Village of Nelsonville

William Merando of Nelsonville has announed that he will be a candidate for the position of Mayor in Nelsonville, a position he is familiar with, having served as Mayor previously. "I am a lifelong resident of the Cold Spring/Nelsonville area. More...

College Students on Winter Recess Serve Needy in Hudson Valley Through Capuchin Youth Program

Students working at St. Patrick's Soup Kitchen in Newburgh

For the 12th consecutive year, Capuchin Youth & Family Ministries (CYFM), located in Garrison, recently sponsored its College Capuchin Outreach Program (CCOP). More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane Transportation Requests Due by April 1st

Haldane Central School District wishes to announce that all requests for Private/Parochial School Transportation for the 2007/2008 school year must be received no later than April 1, 2007. More...

Local Students Make Dean's List at SUNY Cortland

Kristen Savastano of Cold Spring, and Lindsay Robinson, Caroline Saporito and Megan Taylor Swansen, all of Putnam Valley, were named to the Dean's List at SUNY Cortland for the fall semester. More...

Jessica Finger Named to Canterbury School Honor Roll

Jessica Finger of Putnam Valley was named to the Honor Roll of the Canterbury School, in New Milford Connecticut, for the Second Marking Period. More...

Letters to the Editor

Suggestions to Mitigate Runaway Property Taxation

To the Editor: Do you want to keep paying outrageous property tax increases? In 5 more years, at the current double-digit rates of increase, our taxes will be 60% higher than they are now. More...

Has Anything Changed?

Dear Editor: After years spent developing the Comprehensive Plan, talk of changing the Zoning Laws, the Build Out Presentation and so on, has anything changed? Here's why I ask? More...

Soldiers Reading PCNR Photo Brought Back Memories

To the Editor: Your photo and story in the Jan. More...

Sports News

Kemp's Milestone Tip of Iceberg for Put Valley Cagers

Visions of County Center dance in their heads

There are two sure-fire things about the state of Putnam Valley at this point in time: its political fiascos are making a mockery of local government, and its female athletes are the ones putting its six-year-old athletic department on the New York More...

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