February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison School to Get Two "SMART" Boards

District to appeal denial of Summary Judgment motion

After numerous discussions over the past several years, at its February 21, 2007 meeting, the Garrison Board of Education announced that it will purchase two SMART Boards. More...

Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Awards Dinner on March 15

Local leaders and the Guinan family to be honored

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual award dinner on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at Dutchess Manor Caterers. Networking and cash bar begins at 6 pm, followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7pm. More...

John Teagle Clarifies Community/Unity Platform

John Teagle of Cold Spring submits the following: "I'm running for office as part of the Community/Unity ticket with the intention of being part of an approachable, open, and impartial government that takes all viewpoints into consideration. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Tuba Concert at Holy Innocents Church

The 2006-2007 Stained- Glass Concert Series presents Scott Beaver on Tuba, Sunday, March 4, 7pm at Holy Innocents Church in Highland Falls. Staff Sergeant Scott Beaver joined the U.S. Military Academy Band in May of 2005. More...

2007 Saunders History Contest Now Underway

The Putnam County Historical Society and Foundry School Museum is pleased to announce the annual Saunders History Contest for local seventh grade students attending the Haldane and Garrison Schools. More...

Dia Art Foundation Announces New Director

The Board of Trustees of Dia Art Foundation today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Weiss, curator and head of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., as Dia's new director. Mr. More...

Letters to the Editor

CAC Members are Powerless Beyond Offering an Opinion

To the Editor: In response to last week's letter titled "Pay Attention Philipstown" I would like to say that I have served on the Wetlands Committee, as well as the CAC and that you are right. More...

Feels Misrepresented re Agricultural Districts' Usage

To the Editor, Just a quick reply to both Mr. Sam Davis and Mr. Jon Cohen's PCNR letters to the editor of February 21st. More...

Public Forum on NYS Voting Systems is Essential

To the Editor: I was so pleased to see the report in last week's PCNR that the Rules Committee of the Putnam County Legislature is planning an April public forum on the selection of our County's new voting system. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Mesisco

Mary Mesisco, of Jefferson Village, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on February 18. She was 90. The beloved matriarch of her family, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend to many. More...

Florence E. Stevenson

Florence Edna Stevenson, 88, of Bedford, NH, the wife of the late Kenneth G. Stevenson, died on Monday February 26, 2007 after a lengthy illness. More...

Sports News

Great Scott; Putnam Valley Headed to County Center!

Scott's 21 points lead Tigers to Class B Final 4; Haldane set for Class C semis

Within every dark cloud, a silver lining must exist: At least that's how the saying goes. More...

Putnam Valley Groups Seek Answers from Legislature on Peekskill Hollow Road Project

Watershed Agreement Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Possible Re-Negotiation

Several people from Friends of the Peekskill Hollow Road and the Putnam Valley Residents Coalition attended the February 20, 2007 meeting of the Physical Services Committee in order to hear the monthly update on the Peekskill Hollow Road Project as More...

Nelsonville Candidates to Run Unopposed

Board rejects lowest bid for street cleaning, signs

With the deadline for submission by candidates behind it, the Village of Nelsonville goes into the March 20, 2007 elections with only one announced candidate for Mayor, and one name submitted for the one trustee position to be voted on this year. More...

Town Board Tries Preserving Putnam Valley Heritage Through Identification, Tourism, & Law

County's plan for Oregon Corners may conflict with local ideas

The February 21, 2007 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting touched upon a variety of topics that were all aimed at answering the question "How do you preserve the historical heritage of Putnam Valley? More...

Hearing Set for Amendment to Quarry Pond Development District

Student film to be shot at Garrison's Landing

At their February 21, 2007 weekly workshop meeting, the Philipstown Town Board set a hearing date for an amendment being considered for the Quarry Pond Development District. More...

Gregory Folchetti Named as Assistant District Attorney

District Attorney, Kevin L. Wright has announced the appointment of Gregory L. Folchetti. Esq, of Brewster. New York, as Assistant District Attorney. Mr. Folchetti is partner in the law firm Costello &. More...

Phil Heffernan Announces Candidacy Platform

Candidate for Cold Spring Mayor Phil Heffernan has released his position paper to the PCN&R. The platform statement is as follows: "I have enjoyed the challenges of my two years as a Village trustee. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Hospitality Students Earn Award at State Competition in Buffalo

Two teams of Hospitality Career Academy students from Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES traveled to Buffalo recently to compete against their peers across New York State. More...

Putnam Valley BOE to Hold Work Session/Business Meetings

The Putnam Valley Board of Education will conduct a Work Session/Business Meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2007 and Thursday, March 29, 2007. The Putnam Valley Board of Education will conduct a Business Meeting on Thursday, March 15, 2007. More...

Amanda Baumler Named to Dean's List at Westminster Choir College of Rider University

Amanda Baumler, of Cold Spring, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2006 semester at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, with a grade point average of 3.846. Amanda is a freshman majoring in musical theater. More...

Births

Ranger Lee McElHattan

Born at Hudson Valley Hospital on January 25, 2007 to Tania Marie Dirks and Gregory Lee McElHattan of Nelsonville. More...

Dylan Jacob Tucket

Born on January 26, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Anabell and Joseph Tucker of Putnam Valley. More...

Sarah Theresa Keegan

Born on February 5, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Danielle and Kevin Keegan of Putnam Valley. More...

Briefly Noted

Lecture on American Cancer Society Patient Navigation and Call Back Initiatives Scheduled

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education & Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting, held March 1, at 6:30pm in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Poughkeepsie. More...

Long-Term Care Insurance Info Outreach Program at East Fishkill Library

On Thursday, March 8, 2007 at 7pm a program will be presented by the Cornell Cooperative Extension on Long Term Care Insurance Education and Outreach. More...

Adult Children of Alcoholics Group Meets Regularly at Hudson Valley Hospital

A.C.O.A. Adult Children of Alcoholics is a group that meets every Saturday evening at 7:30pm in the Wagner Conference Room at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. No pre-registration is required. More...

Weekly Poll

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