July 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Board of Trustees Seek to Streamline Process for Building, ZBA and HDRB Applicants

In a move to "streamline" building and planning applications, the Cold Spring Board of Trustees talked to representatives from the Village's Building Department, Planning Board and Architectural and Historic District Review Board (HDRB) at the Trus More...

Putnam Valley Library Seeks Nominations for Virginia Connolly Award

The Putnam Valley Library is again proud to announce that it is seeking nominations for the annual Virginia Connolly Award for Distinguished Voluntary Public Service. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Wendie Garber Solo Exhibit at Flat Iron Gallery

The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill will have its first solo exhibit of oil and watercolor paintings by its Director, Wendie Garber, entitled New Visions. An artist's reception will be held Sat., Aug. 4, 2007 from 2-6pm. More...

Bard's Fisher Launches Program to Bring the Arts to Hudson Valley Teenagers

Bard College's Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts has joined High 5 Tickets to the Arts to create High 5 Hudson Valley, designed to offer its world-class performing arts programs at deep discounts to Hudson Valley-area students. More...

Reading by Author Michael Buckley Part of Harry Potter Weekend Events

Visits Ferryport Landing…Er, Cold Spring

As part of a weekend of festivities in Cold Spring celebrating the arrival of the latest Harry Potter volume, author Michael Buckley will read and sign from his Sisters Grimm series, whose fictitious setting is evocative of Cold Spring. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony J. Famighetti

Anthony J. Famighetti, a resident of the Town of Poughkeepsie, formerly of Staten Island, entered into rest Monday July 2, 2007 at Eden Park Nursing Home, Poughkeepsie. He was 84. More...

Briefly Noted

Undersheriffs Attend Training Conference

Thirty-Six Undersheriffs from across New York State recently attended an annual training conference in Albany, NY, sponsored by the New York State Sheriffs' Association and the New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute. More...

National Suicide Crisis Hotline Planned for Veterans

To ensure veterans with mental health crises have immediate access to trained coordinators, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will establish a 24-hour, national suicide prevention hot line. More...

The Peekskill Celebration Hosts Numerous Summer Events

Professionally-produced and growing every year, the Celebration is a fun, familyfriendly series of events filled with food, fireworks, music, crafts, dragon boat races and more, all of which take place in a stunning setting along the Hudson River. More...

Prentice and DiSarro Re-Elected President and Vice President of Garrison School Board

Outside entity considered to provide school's arts program

During the July 3, 2007 Reorganization Meeting of the Garrison Board of Education, Trustees Anita Prentice and Fran DiSarro were unanimously re-elected to their respective positions as President and Vice President of the School Board for the third More...

Window of Opportunity Opens for Towns to Pursue Funding for Projects Using "Clean Renewable Energy Sources"

Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Davis received in June 2007 a letter and a thirty-one page document from New York State Senator Charles Schumer outlining procedures for the municipal issuance of "Clean Renewable Energy Bonds," (CREBs) for the funding More...

Fireworks Planned for August 4 at Cold Spring's Mayor's Park

Donations still needed

Did you yearn for the traditional fireworks at Mayor's Park, usually sponsored by the Cold Spring Fire Company on the Fourth of July? More...

Putnam and Westchester County Residents to Appear on Assemblywoman Galef TV Show

Two area residents will discuss election reform as guests of Assemblywoman Sandy Galef's television program Speak Out with Sandy Galef to air on local channels in July and August. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Two Local Students Graduate from SUNY Albany

Two students received their diplomas on May 19 and 20, 2007 at SUNYAlbany: Kelly Kruszewskiof Garrison, magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Artsin Criminal Justice. More...

William M. Weimar Named to Dean's List at University of Hartford

William M. Weimer of Putnam Valley has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring '07 semester at the University of Hartford. More...

18 'Future School Leaders' Graduate from BOCES/Bank Street College

Eighteen area educators recently earned their advanced masters degrees from Bank Street College Graduate School of Education after completing two years of rigorous study in the Future School Leaders Academy. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support Helps to Fuel Commitment

Dear Editor.

I would like to respond to a letter sent in to the editor in the June 27 issued of the PCN&R. More...

Give Some of Your Time on July 31 to Learn About NH Fire Dept. Referendum

To the Editor:

I would like to discuss for a moment a topic that is very important to me and to the safety of both life and property in our area: the North Highlands Fire Department (NHFD). More...

Sports News

Philipstown Lady Lightning 2007 - District 17 Champions Senior Softball Champions

While trying to fit in a softball season between school games, travel teams, work and may other things, the Philipstown Lady Lightning Senior softball team had a very successful 5-3 regular season and then beat Lagrange 2 straight in the District 1 More...

Empire State Games Still Great Till Proven Otherwise

Naysayer will see superb product hit Westchester County

The Empire State Games may not feature giant names like NBA All-Star Elton Brand (shown here speaking at the Brewster Sports Dome last week) on the hardwood anymore, but they remain a positive experience for most Hudson Valley region athletes. More...

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