May 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Town Board Adopts Decorum Law

At the end of an almost four hour Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held on May 16, 2007, Kay Nathenson said "This has been a good meeting. There were disagreements but they were discussed civilly. More...

Village Survey Deadline Extended to May 29

Haldane statistics students assisting

Haldane statistics students are getting some real-world experience working on the Cold Spring residents' survey, a project of the Comprehensive Plan Special Board. More...

Cold Spring Police K9 Team Places 5th in National Skills

Cold Spring's K9 Unit Duncan and his sidekick Officer Darrell Burris showed off their skills last week when they took 5th place in the US Police K9 Association (USPCA) National Detector Trials held in Cloquet, Minnesota. More...

Public Notice

Putnam Valley Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Monday, May 28 at the memorial at Town Hall starting at 11am. Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, refuse and recycling pickup in the Village of Nelsonville will be on Saturday, June 2. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Neville Brothers in 4th Annual Red Carpet Benefit Fundraising Concert for

The Paramount Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual Red Carpet Benefit Fundraising Concert on Saturday, June 30th at 8pm, with The Neville Brothers. More...

Drop In Art at Putnam Children's Discovery Center

Drop in Art will be the theme on Thursdays in June. Come to the Putnam Children's Discovery Center in Mahopac 10:30-2:30 and pay $8 per child ($5 members) and let your creative juices take over for a fun arts n crafts project to "make and take". More...

Hand to Mouth Players Holding Fund Raising Effort

The Hand to Mouth Players are pleased to announce a joint fund raising venture between their organization and the Mount Carmel Society of Verplanck. More...

Letters to the Editor

Sam Davis' Tactics are Unacceptable

Dear Editor: I am writing in regard to a subject that has been the subject of several news articles and letters to the editor. The situation in Putnam Valley with the current Supervisor Sam Davis. More...

Re: Julia L. Butterfield Library Referendum

(Reprinted at the request of the Author) Dear Mr. More...

FDA In Partnership With Pharmaceutical Companies

Letters To The Editor: There is one aspect of the rash of suicides on and off of bridges not adequately addressed in the media or elsewhere. More...

Sports News

State-ranked Tigers Seeking No.1 Seed in Section 1 Tourney

Putnam Valley soars to new heights on diamond

Putnam Valley 1B Matt Cordero came oh-so-close to completing this triple-play attempt in the Tigers 1-0 win over Ardsley Monday, thus capping a week in which the state-ranked (No. More...

Recycling Center Portrayed as a Win-Win Situation for County and Taxpayers

Center projected to generate substantial income for County

Conceptually, the county-wide recycling program appears to be in place, but the actualization of the idea has a bit further to travel. More...

Haldane School Board Holds Election-Night Workshop

Director of Instructional Services, Dr. Lordi, resigns position

While voters decided the fate of its 2007/08 budget, and as four hopeful candidates waited to see who would be elected as trustees, the Haldane Board of Education held a workshop on Tuesday, May 15th. More...

Putnam Valley is First Municipality to Support "POW'R Against Tobacco"

In a unanimous decision the Putnam Valley Town Board voted on May 16, 2007 to adopt a "Tobacco Point of Purchase Resolution" sponsored by the "POW'R (Putnam-Orange-Westchester-Rockland) Against Tobacco" Coalition. More...

Cold Spring Special Board and Working Groups Set Training Session for June 7

Public invited to attend to learn about river-related planning questions

From bio-diversity and climate change to storm water and more, Cold Spring's Comprehensive Plan Special Board and Working Groups on June 7 will learn about river-related priorities crucial to Comprehensive and Local Waterfront Revitalization planni More...

Brush Fire on Fishkill Road Beat Back by NHFD

A brush fire on Fishkill Road on May 4, 2007 was quickly brought under control by firefighters according to Deputy Chief John Noschese of the North Highlands Fire department. More...

Emerald Ridge Development Plans Halted as Putnam Valley Board Denies Road Approval

After a considerable amount of time and money expended over the years by developer Val Santucci on his Emerald Ridge project, the Putnam Valley Town Board, in a 3 to 2 roll call vote at their Board Meeting on May 16, 2007, More...

Putnam County Joint Veterans Council to Hold Three-Day Memorial Weekend Watchfire Vigil

The Putnam County Joint Veterans Council will be holding a three day event this Memorial Day weekend. It will be the "Putnam County Veterans Watchfire Vigil" and will be held on three consecutive evenings: May 25, 26 and 27 from 6pm to 8am. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

History Comes Alive for Garrison Students

"Straighten up that line!" The command barked out in the cool air and echoed off the walls of West Point across the Hudson. More...

Poughkeepsie Day School Student Awarded Prestigious Bronfman Youth Fellowship

Rebekah Judson, a senior at Poughkeepsie Day School, has been awarded the prestigious Bronfman Youth Fellowship. More...

Putnam Valley High School's Into the Woods was Magical for All

Performing Arts Center House Manager, Susi Cummings, of Putnam Valley High School is known to drag anybody out of the parking lot and Into the Woods to proudly show off her students' work. More...

Births

Roger Michael Chirico, Jr.

Born on May 4, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Tanya and Roger Chirico of Cold Spring. More...

Hayden Christopher Murray

Born on April 20, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Karen and Christopher Murray of Garrison. More...

Thomas Van Curen

Born at Hudson Valley Hospital on April 24, 2007 to Maria and Thomas Van Curan of Lake Peekskill. More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam Hospital Center Will Offer Free Pets and the Newborn Class

On Saturday, June 9th, beginning at 10:30am, Putnam Hospital Center's maternity department will offer a Pets and the Newborn Class in its Birthing Center, located at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Dental Care Focus of Putnam Hospital Center's Diabetes Support Group

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Diabetes Support & Education Group will be held on Tuesday, June 12, at 6 pm, in the ground floor café classrooms at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Take a Bird Walk to the Boardwalk on Constitution Marsh

Constitution Marsh Sanctuary in Garrison, provides refuge for breeding and migrant birds and offers irreplaceable habitat for the plants, fish, and other wildlife of the Hudson River Estuary. More...

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