July 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Board Discusses Fire House Situation

Parade permit issued for celebration of Robert Fulton's Steamboat 200th Anniversary

There were initial discussions about the possible location of a new firehouse for the Village's Fire Department at the Cold Spring Board of Trustees' Monthly Meeting on July 10, 2007. More...

Putnam Valley Receives $7,500 Greenway Grant to Implement Comprehensive Plan

Mary C. Mangione, Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, has announced the approval of a S7,500 Greenway matching grant to the Town of Putnam Valley, Putnam County. More...

Five Youths Charged at Putnam Valley Beer Party

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that five youths face charges of trespass and underaged possession of alcohol after deputies broke up a beer party in Putnam Valley over the past weekend. More...

Open Mike Night Performances Groom Candidates for American Idol

The sponsors of Putnam Valley's Open Mike Nights and the performers participating in these events all agree that Open Mike Night Showcases are a success in Putnam Valley. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Vivian Altman to Exhibit Paintings at bau

Artist Vivian Altman will be exhibiting her most recent abstract paintings at bau, beacon artist union, in Beacon, from August 11 to September 2, 2007. More...

West Point's Cadet Glee Club Featured with the U.S. Military Academy Band

The United States Military Academy Band continues its popular Music Under the Stars concert series with a performance featuring the West Point's Cadet Glee Club. More...

It Is Our War 3-Person Photography Show Opens at Fovea Exhibitions

Photo by Todd Heisler It Is Our War is a collection of powerful images taken by two of the world's leading photojournalists- Todd Heisler (winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize) and Chris Hondros (winner of the 2006 Robert Capa Award) and internat More...

Letters to the Editor

Health of a Community is Measured by its Volunteer Spirit

Dear Editor:

Seven years ago, on a hot summer afternoon, I stopped into Papa John's for pizza and found our Garrison Volunteer Fire Company camped out in the parking lot. More...

Vote Yes for NH Firehouse to Support Your Community

Dear Editor:

When we moved to the community of North Highlands, we were attracted by our new home's proximity to the firehouse. Since then, my husband joined the North Highlands Fire Company. More...

Support the Effort to Renovate and Add On to NH Fire Station

To the Editor:

The Philipstown North Highlands Fire District is asking the voters to support its effort to renovate and add on to its fire station. More...

Sports News

Hawks Open 2007 Season

Registrations still being accepted

The Philipstown Hawks Pop Warner Football Season will kickoff on Monday July 30th 2007 at 6pm. All practices for football operations will be conducted at Mayors Park River Road in Cold Spring. More...

Campers Have Lots of Options With Local Sports Camps

Former stud athletes teaching tricks of the trade to area youth

Over the course of the last few weeks I've had the privilege of attending three different sports camps within 10-15 miles of the PCN&R region, and it got me to thinking: Man, we never had nothing like this when we was growing up back in the day. More...

State Report Alleges Lax Fiscal Management of Putnam National Golf Course

County contends State recommendations could cost taxpayers more

The results of a NYS Comptroller's audit concerning the management of the Putnam National Golf Course and their internal purchasing controls have revealed a number of issues that County Executive Bob Bondi has said he will take action to address. More...

Haldane Reorganizes for New School Year

Mark Villanti takes over reigns as Superintendent

While Haldane students still savor the joyous sound of the final school bell, school board trustees and administrators are already getting their house in order for the next time that bell rings early in September to mark the beginning of the 2007/0 More...

State Approval of HV Preservation Fund Act Discussed at Philipstown Town Board Meeting

Town considers Tobacco Resolution, prods County on Fishkill Road realignment

The regular monthly meeting of the Philipstown Town Board followed a "housekeeping" public hearing that took place regarding an amendment to the date of the Zoning Map that had been previously adopted by the Town Board. More...

Tina Mackay and Guy Cohen Re-Elected President and Vice President of Putnam Valley Board of Education

Audits recommended in two departments to increase security

Dr. Marc Space attended his first public meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education on July 12, 2007, when the bulk of both the Reorganization and Business Meetings were devoted to approval of, for the most part, pro forma resolutions. More...

Philipstown Seeks FEMA Funding for Repairs

Continental Village still feeling affects of April storm

Three months after more than seven inches of rain fell on Putnam County during an intense April nor'easter, the affects are still being felt by residents of Continental Village and their calls for help from local leaders continue. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Registration Deadline Approaches for Teaching the Hudson Valley's Summer Institute

Teaching the Hudson Valley's Summer Institute is coming up fast: July 31-August 2 at the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, Hyde Park. More...

O'Neill High School Schedules Parent Meeting to Discuss Fundraising

There will be a meeting for parents on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 at 7pm at O'Neill High School to discuss fundraising for Sports, Clubs and Extra- Curricular Activities due to the Contingency Budget. More...

8th Grade Class of 2007 Graduates from Garrison Union Free School

The class of 2007 finished up their years at Garrison Union Free School this past June. Pictured are: -Third row, standing: Devin Gell, Keaton Guthrie-Goss, Erin Percacciolo, Paul Mackey, Luke Freeman, Jacques Zelnik, More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Catherine Dooner

Catherine Dooner, age 66, passed peacefully in her sleep at her home in Cicero, New York, on July 6, 2007. She was pre-deceased by her husband, William Dooner, in 2005. More...

Briefly Noted

Athletes For A Cure to Hold Informational Meeting

Athletes For A Cure: The Westchester/Hudson Valley Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will be holding a free informational meeting on Saturday, August 11 at 10am at the Parker Corp. More...

Holistic Moms Host Open Forum Discussion at Desmond-Fish Library

The Holistic Moms Network - Putnam Chapter will host an open forum discussion on Tuesday, July 31 & Tuesday, August 28 from 7-9pm at the Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison, in the Children's Room, upstairs.(intersection of Rt. More...

Red Cross Seeks Americorps Volunteers in Putnam County

The American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) is seeking volunteers who can participate in the AmeriCorps National Preparedness and Response Corps (ANPRC) program that has been established to work from Red Cross area offices in Orange, Putna More...

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