August 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown "Local Yokels" Hopes Small Actions will Yield Big Results

Non-organization looking to make local difference in lives and environment

There's an organization in Philipstown that isn't really an organization. Nor does it aspire to become one as it grows up. More...

Lilburne Presents Position on Issues Facing Philipstown Voters

"We all know that Philipstown is unusual. A short trip north or south of here shows that: mega malls, new development sprawling all around, six lane highways jammed with traffic. More...

Supervisor Davis Presents Positions on Issues Facing Putnam Valley

The following is PV Supervisor Sam Davis's position paper in anticipation of the September 18 Democratic Primary for that party's nomination for Town Supervisor. More...

Montgomery Seeks to Continue Community Service

"To ensure that your interests are represented on the Philipstown Town Board, I need your vote on September 18th. My name is Nancy Montgomery and I am the endorsed candidate for the democratic nomination for councilwoman. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Putnam Arts Council Invites Public to the 45th Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibit

The Putnam Arts Council invites the public to an opening reception and Awards presentation at their 45th Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibit on Saturday, October 6 from 4- 6pm. More...

Hudson Valley Artist's Window Art Show at Lawrence Farms Plaza to Benefit Bannerman Island Preservation

The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc. is presenting a Window Art Show at Lawrence Farms Plaza in Fishkill on Rt. 9, next to Joes Italian Market, now through September 10, 2007. More...

Indie Film Shot in Putnam County Wins Two Awards

Chepachet, an indie film, shot entirely in Putnam County won two awards at the NY International Independent Film and Video Festival it was announced recently. More...

Briefly Noted

Governor Spitzer Signs Legislation Increasing Rights for the Disabled

Governor Eliot Spitzer today announced that he has signed legislation significantly expanding the avenues for people with disabilities to assert their rights. More...

After School Programs at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Focus on Wildlife and" The Native Way"

Beginning this fall, on Tuesday, September 25 and Wednesday, September 26, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will offer two fun and educational, six-week after-school programs that teach kids about the environment of the Hudson Highlands. More...

Date Announced for Hudson Valley Hospital Center's Annual Auxiliary Ball

Steering Committee, work to make the hospital's biggest fundraising event a success. More...

Butterfield Hospital Sold to Developer of Old Lumberyard Property in Cold Spring

Lahey Pavilion to continue as outpatient medical facility

The sale by Hudson Valley Hospital of the Butterfield Hospital site in Cold Spring will open a new chapter for the property and buildings first opened as a hospital in 1925. More...

Teacher Mentoring Program Receives Strong Support in Putnam Valley School District

Final tax rates issued

Much of the August 23, 2007 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education was devoted to housekeeping issues, preparatory to the beginning of the new school year. More...

Seniors Confront Legislators in Effort to Have Doughnut Privileges Restored

Compromise allows individual size portions into senior center

The phrase "mistakes were made" was invoked several times during the August 21, 2007 meeting of the County Legislature's Health, Social, Educational & Environmental Committee in an effort to placate the approximately 20 outraged seniors who were at More...

Cold Spring Plays Host to Film Crew

On Tuesday morning, August 28, 2007, the streets of Cold Spring were unusually busy with a film crew shooting a commercial at 5 locations in town and Haldane School. More...

Putnam Valley Organizations Continue Record Breaking Pace for September with Time Out For Town Day

After a record-breaking five hour Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held on August 15, 2007 the Town's organizations seem energized to continue on at a record-breaking pace. The only respite seems to be Labor Day September 3. More...

EPIC Workshops Planned at PV Middle School

EPIC is a series of workshops designed to promote positive parenting. If you ever wonder why you need a license to drive a car, but there is no license to do the most important job in the world? EPIC is for you! More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Ashley Giachinta, Victoria Moss and Sara Lamoureux Named to Marist Dean's List

Three local students were named to the Marist College Dean's List for the Spring 2007 semester: -Ashley C. Giachinta of Cold Spring is a member of the Class of 2009 and is majoring in Psychology/Special Education. -Victoria C. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education to Conduct Work Session/Business Meeting

The Putnam Valley Board of Education will conduct a Work Session/Business Meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2007 and a Business Meeting on Thursday, September 20, 2007. More...

Every Person Influences Children Workshops Promote Positive Parenting

EPIC is a series of workshops designed to promote positive parenting. If you ever wonder why you need a license to drive a car, but there is no license to do the most important job in the world? EPIC is for you! More...

Letters to the Editor

No One Care More About This Community Than Vinny Tamagna

Dear Editor: There is no man with greater integrity than Vinny Tamagna. I was thrilled when he told me he was running for Town Supervisor. More...

Butterfield Gives Great Value for Money

Dear Editor: I applaud the recent decision of the court to ensure that the Butterfield Library may receive the funds which our citizens voted to give it. More...

Giving Brower and Hosmer Their Due

To The Editor: It's campaign time. The candidates for town-wide office are making their announcements and the political rhetoric has begun to fly. More...

Sports News

Section 1 Sports Can't Start Quick Enough

Enough is enough: Professionals running afoul of law

It has been a maddening couple of months across the professional sports landscape. And the sad thing is; we can't get enough of it. More...

Weekly Poll

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