March 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Laws Amended for Historic Signage and Property Tax Exemptions for Disabled, Senior Property Owners

Three public hearings were held at the Putnam Valley Town Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 to review proposed changes and amendments to Putnam Valley's Town Code regarding the placement and size of signage identifying historic structures, and the m More...

12-Year-Old Cold Spring Girl Struck by Car While Crossing Route 9

At about 8:20am on March 15, 2007, a 12-year-old Philipstown girl was injured after being struck by two vehicles as she crossed Route 9 in Philipstown. More...

Lake Oscawana Watershed Monitoring Public Presentation Rescheduled to April 14

The presentation by Dr. George W. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

A Star Is Born to be Shown at Howland Public Library

On Friday, March 30 at 7pm, the Howland Public Library Film Series will be showing A Star Is Born (1954) free to the public. More...

Living with Breast Cancer Program at Howland Library

Howland Public Library on 313 Main St. in Beacon will be hosting a special program called "Living With Breast Cancer" on Tuesday, April 10th from 6:30- 7:30pm. More...

Retro Folk Comes to the Butterfield Library

Spend an afternoon amid the distinct musical sounds of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson at the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library on Saturday, March 31st at 2pm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Library Vote Should be Considered Certified

Dear Editor: As a resident of Cold Spring with two children who frequent the library and cherish the many programs the library provides, I am deeply concerned about this issue. More...

Elected Officials Must Uphold The Provisions Of the Library Referendum

Dear Editor: I have an 18-year-old daughter who recently registered to vote. More...

Conservative Party Wields More Power Than Their Numbers Merit

To The Editor, Surprise! Michael Long, perennial chairman of the state's Conservative Party, has found a face-saving way to make nice to Gov. Spitzer after backing his opponent in November. More...

Village Election Returns

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County Executive Warns of Possible 66 Percent Property Tax Increase in 2008

Bondi announces acquisition of land for new Humane Society Facility

County Executive Robert Bondi's 2007 State of the County address was notable in several respects, but the one that would most catch residents' attention and certainly caught legislators' attention was the prospect of a 66 percent real property tax i More...

Village Trustees Respond to Criticism from HVHC for Releasing Code Violation Information at Public Meeting

Comprehensive Plan Special Board preparing resident survey forms

Seemingly upset that the Village Trustees "went public" about the fire violations at the Butterfield Hospital site, its owners, the Hudson Valley Hospital Center subsequently notified some tenants that they would no longer be allowed in the building More...

Putnam Valley School's Proposed 07-08 Budget to Budget Increase to be 5.46 Percent

Search for new Superintendent proceeding

The March 15, 2007 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education saw the unveiling of the district's proposed 2007-8 budget, which increases 5.46 percent from the 2006-7 budget. More...

Dul Presides Over Last Nelsonville Village Board Meeting

Bowman and Gallagher honored for their service

Among his last official duties, outgoing Mayor of Nelsonville Mitchel Dul read two resolutions honoring two of Nelsonville's most dedicated citizens, Marlene Bowman and Paula Gallagher. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Kara Kenny Named to Dean's List at College of Saint. Rose

Kara Kenny, of Lake Peekskill has been named to the Dean's List at the College of Saint Rose. More...

Kelly-Ann Riker Received Nursing Cap and Pin at BOCES

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) students from the September June class at Putnam/ Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) received their caps and pins on March 9. More...

Brendan Carlucci Earns Dean's List Honors at Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT has announced that Brendan Carlucci, of Garrison, has earned Dean's List honors for the fall semester. In order to receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 point grade average, based on a 4.0 scale. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Hazel Lewis Lepore

Hazel Lewis Lepore, a lifelong resident of Beacon and Cold Spring, died on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at St Lukes Hospital in Cornwall. She was born on May 26, 1923 in Dutchess Junction to Mary Mitchell and Mansfield Lewis. More...

David Masten Reilly, Sr.

David Masten Reilly, Sr. passed away on March 16, 2007, at Friendship Village Life Care Facility in Tempe, Arizona with his loving companion Florence Donaghey by his side. He was 92 years old. More...

Briefly Noted

For the Thrill of the Hunt … Try the Peekskill Flea Market

Treasure hunting and bargain shopping begins at the Downtown Peekskill Flea Market on Sunday April 1 and continues every Sunday until November 25. The event is sponsored by the Peekskill Business Improvement District (BID). More...

Discussion of Perennials at Highland Garden Club Meeting

The Highland Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, March 27 at 1pm at Butterfield Library for a presentation on perennials by landscape designer Eleanor Hoffman. The hostesses for this event are Vera Logan and Charlotte Eaton. More...

IRS Advice on Home Office Deduction

If you use a portion of your home for business purposes, you may be able to take a home office deduction whether you are self-employed or an employee. More...

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