July 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Board Discusses Moffat Road Repairs with Residents

Safety and aesthetics considered

It would be difficult to argue that Putnam County's rural roads are not a wonderful local resource, one that is extremely pleasing to the eye. More...

Town Board Gives Emerald Ridge Proposal Green Light

Adopting resolution is a study in persistence and compromise

In a roll call vote of four in favor to one opposed the Putnam Valley Town Board, at their July 18, 2007 Town Board meeting, approved the "Resolution to authorize Marsh Hill road improvements and exceptions, and to accept Emerald Ridge roadway and More...

Hayrides and Country-Living Auction Highlights 4H Fair This Weekend

Each year, the Putnam County 4H Fair introduces new features to their 3-day event. More...

Putnam Valley Library to Celebrate its 70th Anniversary with Gala Event and Two Contests

"My Favorite Place in Putnam Valley" theme of both Photo and Essay Competition

The Putnam Valley Library will celebrate its 70th Anniversary on Sunday, September 30 with a gala event from 2-7pm. The festivities will include a reception, Award presentations, music, as well as a delicious dinner. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Czech Marionette Theatre to Perform Faust at Chapel of Our Lady Restoration

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) will revive Johannes Dokchtor Faust, translated and directed by Vit Horejs, August 19 at 4pm at Chapel of Our Lady Restoration in Cold Spring. More...

Teens Tackle Tough Issues at Howland Library

We don't often think of young adults confronting some of today's toughest problems at their local public library, but that's exactly what is happening at Howland Public Library in Beacon and four other libraries in the Hudson Valley. More...

Bookbinding Children's Workshop at Southeast Museum

On Saturday, July 28th at 10:30am The Southeast Museum will hold a Bookbinding Children's Workshop. Learn the art and history of bookbinding and about Brewster's famous bookbinder, Edith Diehl. Have fun making a special book to preserve memories. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Josephine Mary Foley-Hedlund

Born at Hudson Valley Hospital on May 15th, 2007 to Kathleen E. Foley and John H. Hedlund of Cold Spring. Maternal grandparents are Florence R. Foley of Alpine, New York and the late John J. Foley. Paternal grandparents are Dr. James H. More...

Peter T. Stacey

Peter T.Stacey passed away in Sugar Land, Texas on Tuesday, July 17 at the age of 59. He was the son of the late Florence Elizabeth Stacey and Edward Francis Stacey of Cold Spring. More...

Thomas Formichella, Jr.

Thomas Formichella, Jr. of East Haven, CT died on Thursday, July 19, 2007. He was the husband of the late Helen Doolan Formichella. Born on February 20, 1922 in New Haven he lived in West Haven and North Haven, CT. More...

Sports News

Putnam Hospital Center Reservoir Classic Road Race Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the 20th Annual Putnam Hospital Center Reservoir Classic & Health Expo. Sponsored by the Carmel-Kent Lions Club, it will be held Sunday, September 23. More...

PV/C 16-U Baseball Team Seeking Perfect Season

The Putnam Valley/Cortlandt 16-U team continues its steamroll through the WPBA Summer Baseball tour. The PV/C team, coached by Joe Orlando, defeated Mahopac 2 at Crane Road Field in Mahopac last Sunday by a score 4-0. More...

PV/C baseball enjoying successful summer season in WPBA

Local association looking good across board

The Putnam Valley/Cortlandt Baseball Association has experienced a renaissance this past summer, rising from mediocrity to above average on many levels, including a perfect 16-0 mark by its PV/C-I team in the 16-U Division of the Westchester Putnam More...

County Legislature Approves Sales Tax Increase

Lawmakers blast freshman State Assemblyman

Putnam County Legislators approved another increase in the County sales tax last week. More...

Putnam Valley Revises Noise Law to Curb Disturbing and Offensive Noises

A Resolution to amend Chapter 82 of the Code of the Town of Putnam Valley entitled "Noise" was adopted by the Putnam Valley Town Board at their meeting held on July 18, 2007. More...

PV Considers "Host Liability Law" for Underage Drinking

Adults could face Class A Misdemeanor for permitting illegal alcohol consumption

Frank DiMarco, a member of the Putnam County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Task Force, presented that organization's rationale for a proposed "Host Liability Law" they would like passed by the Town of Putnam Valley at the Town Board's monthly meeting on J More...

Nelsonville Discusses Weight Restrictions on Village Roads

Public concern over Moffat Road construction also raised

With summer in full swing, the July 16, 2007 meeting of the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees featured a light agenda Trustees discussed drainage issues in the Village including who is responsible for cleaning out catch basins. More...

August 4 Blowing Off Steam Parade to Honor Fulton's First Engine Successes

Two hundred years ago in August, Robert Fulton made several trial runs up the Hudson River to Albany, testing the first successful coupling of a boat and the steam engine. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Juliet Moretti Earns Second Academic Honors from Clark University

Juliet G. Moretti, of Garrison has been named to second honors on the Clark University Dean's List. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the Spring 2007 semester. Ms. More...

KerryLynne Patti of Putnam Valley Named to Spring Dean's List at Southwestern University

Putnam Valley resident KerryLynne Pattie has been named to the 2007 Spring Dean's List at Southwestern University. More...

Openings for Hudson Highland Nature Museum's 2007-8 Pre-K Program

Head Teacher, Sandy Dixon, has announced that the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum now has openings in this year's 4- year-old afternoon pre-k program only. More...

Letters to the Editor

Urges Yes Vote on NHFD Bond Issue

Dear Editor:

On August 14, the residents of the North Highlands Fire District will be given an opportunity to once again vote on a 4.7 million dollar Bond Issue to build a new Firehouse. More...

Lives Could Be Endangered if Fire Dept. Not Updated

To the Editor:

In 1974 I bought property in the Highlands; when I retired from teaching in 1991 I made Valhalla Highlands my permanent residence. One major reason I did this is the proximity to the North Highlands Fire Department to Valhalla. More...

Privileged to Participate in Environment Fair

Dear Editor:

On July 7, at the invitation of Marc Sabin of Marketing Works and others in the Chamber of Commerce, I participated in the Main Street, Cold Spring events promoting Environmental Health. More...

Briefly Noted

Public Notice

The Philipstown CAC will hold a meeting on August 7 at 7pm at the Hudson Land Trust, Route 9D, Garrison. The purpose of this meeting is to review the "Draft" Natural Resource and Open Space Protection Plan. More...

Beth Greco Named Lion of the Year

The Cold Spring Lions Club presented the Lion of the Year award to Beth Greco for her service to the club. Beth is the Vice President at the Walter Hoving Home and is involved in many community groups. More...

Garrison Volunteer Fire Company Collecting Wish List for Local Reservist Deployed to Iraq

The GVFC Auxiliary is getting a "We Care" package together to send to GVFC Firefighter and Reservist, Kevin Grafer, who has been deployed to Iraq. More...

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