June 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Decision on Butterfield Library Article 78 Not Yet Granted

Judge allows Town to submit final argument

A ruling last month in the matter of the Butterfield Library vs. the Town of Philipstown by New York State Supreme Court Judge Andrew P. O'Rourke may not have been the last word on the matter. More...

Philipstown Democratic Candidates Announced

The Philipstown Democratic Committee is pleased to announce the following candidates for Philipstown town offices for 2007: Supervisor: William Mazzuca Councilwoman: Catherine E. Lilburne Councilwoman: Nancy A. Montgomery Assessor: Anne M. More...

Putnam Valley Initiates Start of Emergency Management Action Plan

Recently the Town of Putnam Valley has been surrounded by severe weather disturbances in neighboring municipalities. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Jazz Vocalist Performs at the Southeast Museum

Come hear some good old New York, live jazz right on the border of Connecticut, presented by the Southeast Museum on Saturday June 16, 2007 at 7:30pm. Vesta G. More...

Eight Artists Open Their Beacon Studios on Second Saturday

Participating Beacon artists will open their studios to the public for viewings and sales of their work on June 9, 2007 from 1-5pm. More...

PeterBillman Retrospective at RiverWinds Gallery

RiverWinds Gallery presents a Peter Billman Retrospective, from June 9 to July 9, 2007. A Hudson Valley Plein Air Painter, Peter captured the many moods, essence of place and richness of the Hudson valley and its environs. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Susan Van Tassel

Susan M. Van Tassel, 42, of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Cold Spring, entered into rest May 26, 2007 in Jacksonville. Born October 21, 1964 in Beacon, she was the daughter of the late Kathleen Myers Van Tassel & Donald Van Tassel. More...

Briefly Noted

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Announces Dates for Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, Hudson River Valley Greenway and New York: State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to announce the dates of the Eighth Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, scheduled for Septemb More...

Father, Son Accused of Harassing Putnam Valley Girl

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the May 24, 2007 arrests of a father and son from the Town of Putnam Valley on harassment and criminal contempt charges. More...

Greenway Announces 2007 Trail Grant Program

$65,000 available for trail construction, improvement and design To recognize National Trails Day, June 2, 2007, Mary Mangione, Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, has announced that applications for the 2007 Greenway Trail Gra More...

Legislature Requests County Executive Yield Fiscal Control to Legislature

Bondi demurs in effort to protect services funded by taxpayer dollars

Basing their request on what is estimated to be a $2.5 million - $3 million shortfall in the County's sale tax revenue at the close of 2007, and a projected county real property tax increase in 2008 of 66 percent, the Audit Committee of the County More...

Putnam Valley MS4 Annual Stormwater Report Reveals Phosphorous and Mercury Pollution Problems

The Civil and Environmental Engineering firm of J. More...

Recycling the Focus of Cold Spring Trustee Workshop

Different possibilities for expanding recycling in Cold Spring Village were on the Board of Trustees's agenda at their Weekly Workshop on May 29, 2007. More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Planning Board will hold its July meeting on Thursday, July 26th, 2007 at 7:30 at the Philipstown Recreation Center in Garrison. More...

2008 County Budget Concerns Prompt Outcry on Funding

Outside budget review receives lukewarm response

A special meeting of the Putnam County Legislature's Budget & Finance Committee was convened May 29, 2007, and the meeting was fully attended by representatives from various libraries in the County as well as a representative from the Putnam Arts C More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Putnam Valley High School Holds Tri-M Inductions

"We, the members of the Putnam Valley High School music program, in order to foster a greater continued interest and a desire for excellence in music performance, to encourage appreciation and awareness in listening to music, to promote wider oppor More...

Jennifer Cotennec is Awarded Foundation Scholarship

Best Buy Children's Foundation has awarded a scholarship to Jennifer Cotennec, a 2007 graduate of Haldane High School. Jennifer is the daughter of Phil and Donna Cotennec and plans to attend Lafayette College next fall. More...

Michelle Stoisits of Putnam Valley Receives Foundation Award

Best Buy Children's Foundation has awarded a scholarship to Michelle Stoisits, a 2007 graduate of Putnam Valley High School. Michelle is the daughter of Carol and Joe Stoisits. She plans to attend Brandeis University in the fall. More...

Letters to the Editor

If Not Now When?

Dear Editor: A few weeks ago, Rodney Dow wrote a letter to the editor titled " Philipstown Code Enforcement is a Joke." He was right on point. Why is lack of enforcement so pervasive and consistent in Philipstown? More...

Billions Of Dollars More to Continue an Illegal War?

To the Editor: This is outrageous. We can't stop terrorists' attacks when we don't know when or where they will occur. Our politicians are putting even more soldiers' lives at risk. More...

Appreciates Congressman Hall's efforts on Behalf of Disabled Veterans

To the Editor: As a disabled Vietnam veteran, I am pleased to see Congressman John Hall working hard to improve the physical, mental and economic health of our nation's veterans. More...

Sports News

High Five for Coach Mike

Little Sluggers throw a farewell thank you party

On Saturday, May 26, 2007 the Philipstown Recreation Age 5/ Kindergarten Little Sluggers had a surprise "Thank You" party for Coach Mike (Gasparri). The children made him cards and their parents provided the snacks. More...

Christine Perpetua Runs Half Marathon with LLS "Team n Training"

On May 12, 2007, Christine Perpetua and her boyfriend Paulo Carminati ran The Big Lake Half Marathon in Alton Bay, New Hampshire. More...

Christopher Hustis Receives Sport Honors

Christopher Hustis, of Nelsonville, received 2 sport honors this week from NY Military Academy, located in Cornwall. First, he was presented with the 2007 NYMA Baseball Pitching Leader Award. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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