May 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Pauses to Remember Its Fallen Heroes

At the Memorial Day 2007 ceremony the wreath for VFW Post 391 is presented by veterans from past wars: (l-r) Ed Forret, Vietnam; Alton Ligone, WWII; and Sam Oliverio, Vietnam. More...

Energy Audit and Sidewalk Issues Discussed at CS Village Workshop Meeting

LWRP to hold public presentation on June 7

Land and waterfront improvements and funding possibilities for those improvements were discussed at the Board of Trustees Weekly Workshop on May 22, 2007. More...

Red Cross Schedules Putnam County Shelter Drill

Rehearsal to simulate operation of a County emergency shelter

Red Cross volunteers from throughout the region, including many from Putnam County along with local partner agencies, will participate in a Putnam County shelter drill focused on building the skills of core and reserve Red Cross volunteers and non- More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

No East No West, a Group Show, at Van Brunt Gallery

With the Global Economy, the Internet and Pop Culture, the twains of East and West have clearly met despite the famous words of Rudyard Kipling. As we well know, many of the consequences of this meeting are violent and disruptive. More...

Fear of Sopranos Cured at The Chapel Of Our Lady Restoration

On Sunday, May 20, my wife and I braved the dubious weather and our normal trepidations over the soprano voice to attend a concert by Cristina Fontanelli with the support of her accomplished piano accompanist, Robert Wilson. More...

Lecture Series: Women's Rights: A Struggle Of Class Race And Ethnicity at Southeast Museum

. On Saturday, June 9, 2007, 2PM come to the Southeast Museum for an informative presentation by Harriet Davis- Kram. More...

Births

Sophie Marie Tomlins

Michelle and Richard Tomlins of Cold Spring are happy to announce the arrival of their daughter, Sophie Marie Tomlins. She was born on May 10, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 20 inches long. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Kathleen Sapeta

Kathleen Glennon Sapeta, age 54, of Cold Spring, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born February 15, 1953, she is the daughter of William and Kathleen (Quinn) Glennon of Palm Coast, FL. More...

Ingeborg V. Graner

Ingeborg V. Graner, retired school teacher in NYC and at Haldane Central School in Cold Spring. Born January 17, 1914 in Bronx, NY. Daughter of August and Valeska Willie. More...

Kathy Rundell Jones

Kathy Rundell Jones, age 56, of Leesburg, VA, died on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. Born March 25, 1951 in Beacon, NY, she was the daughter of the late B. Allan and Eva (Bump) Rundell. More...

Sports News

New York State Golf Courses Open for the Season

According to the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) Commissioner Carol Ash, New York State Park golf courses are open for the season. State Parks operates 28 golf courses in 20 facilities across New York. More...

Sheriff's Department Offers Safety Course to Boaters

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department will be holding a two-day New York State Boater's Safety Course. This course is an important requirement for persons between the ages of 10 and 18 years who intend to operate any type of motorized watercraft. More...

United Way Plans 10th Annual Charity Golf Challenge

Play a round for charity. . . and help change a life

Interested golfers can challenge their playing skills on the region's newest private course - Hollow Brook - while partnering with United Way of Westchester and Putnam to strengthen our community. More...

Protective Committee Amends Child Safety Zone Law

Changes aim to avoid Constitutional challenges

In an effort to minimize chances of constitutional challenges, the framer of Putnam County's recently passed child safety zone law proposed changes that will result in convicted sex offenders having a bit more latitude in where they may live and wo More...

Presentations Lead Garrison School Board's Agenda

School Board supports requirements changes in Federal and State testing

As the 2006-7 school year winds down, the May 23, 2007 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education appeared to mirror that, with presentations being made, test scores being received, and the eighth grade trip having taken place and being discussed. More...

Nelsonville Looks into Blasting Ordinance, Code Enforcement Regs

Resident of Moffat Road speak out against road widening

The Village of Nelsonville is in the process of writing a new blasting ordinance. More...

PV Historical Society to Honor Stephen L. Andersen - Historian, Musician, Teacher

Stephen L. Andersen, a gentle giant of historical and musical intellect who shares all that is in his domain with all who seek him out. More...

Cold Spring Water Dept. to Flush Fire Hydrants

The Cold Spring Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants on the distribution system beginning on Sunday, June 3 at 9pm. The flush will continue through each night until 5am the next morning, until its' completion on Friday, June 8. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Putnam Valley Board of Education Audit Committee to Meet

The Putnam Valley Board of Education Audit Committee will meet on May 29, 2007 at 7pm in the High School Superintendent's Conference Room. The draft Risk Assessment will be discussed with ACCUME Partners. More...

PVHS Inducts New National Honor Society Members

On May 10th, 2007, Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) proudly inducted 25 new members to the National Honor Society. More...

PVHS Repeats Successful Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

The faculty, staff, and students of Putnam Valley High School will be hosting their second annual Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser in Putnam Valley on June 8. More...

Letters to the Editor

Recipient of Cathryn's Largesse Would Like to Hear Other Side of Story

Dear Editor: In regards to Joe and Linda Gallelo's letter describing their dinner outing going awry at Cathryn's Restaurant, I would like to hear the other side of the story. More...

Folks are Stepping Up to the Plate

Dear Editor: I am continually amazed and gratified by the innate goodness and generosity of this community. I like to jump into projects, and I like to spearhead them, but sometimes it's helpful to have several hands on board. More...

All Meals at Cathryn's Pleasant and Delicious

To the Editor: For the record - any brunch, lunch or dinner I've ever had at Cathryn's have never been anything less than comfortable, pleasant and quite delicious. Ann Rieger Cold Spring More...

Briefly Noted

CORRECTION:

Elizabeth Norris, who sent us last week's "Notes From the Foundry" column, has advised the PCN&R that the article was written by Dan Trepal of Michigan Tech. More...

Perinatal Mood Disorders Examined in Department of Health Community Education Day

The Putnam County Department of Health, in conjunction with the Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network, held the first of what will become an annual Community Health Education Day to promote awareness of perinatal health issues on Thursday, May 17. More...

Parenting Support at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

-The Warm Line Open day or night to answer questions about baby's care. Speak directly to the newborn nursery staff about concerns. Call 914-734-3261. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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