September 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Library Board of Trustees Announces 2007 Award Recipients

The Putnam Valley Library Board of Trustees is proud to announce the 2007 recipients of its annual Virginia Connolly Award for Distinguished Voluntary Public Service, the Harriet E. More...

Louis DiCarlo Announces Candidacy for Re-election as Putnam Valley Town Justice

The Hon. Louis DiCarlo has announced his candidacy for reelection to a fifth term as Putnam Valley Town Justice. DiCarlo, an Independent, has been endorsed by the Republican, Independence, Conservative and Working Families Parties. More...

Philipstown Conservative Committee to Hold Additional Candidate Screening Prior to Caucus

Due to a technical error which rendered the August 21, 2007 caucus invalid, the Philipstown Conservative Committee will be holding another candidate screening on Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 2pm at the VFW Hall, Kemble Avenue, Cold Spring, New Yor More...

9/11 Memorial Service to be Held at McConville Park, Cold Spring

At 12 noon, on Sunday, September 9, 2007, Mayor Anthony Phillips and the Village Board of Trustees invite everyone to attend a memorial service in remembrance of the victims of 9- 11-01, at the New York American Patriot Garden, located at Mayor Mcc More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Pianist Gayle Martin Henry to Perform at Old Southeast Church

The Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast will present Gayle Martin Henry, internationally known concert pianist, in concert at the Old Southeast Church, Brewster, on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 3pm. More...

The Smartest Card: Get It and Use It at Your Library

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Mid- Hudson Library System wants to make sure that your child is among the two-thirds of Americans that carry the smartest card of all - a library card. More...

Robert Ferruci's A Vanishing Landscape Exhibit Opens at RiverWinds Gallery

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon is featuring Robert Ferrucci's A Vanishing Landscape from September 8 - October 8, 2007. Ferucci's paintings depict America's land, barns, farms and the serenity of country living. More...

Briefly Noted

Serious Auto Accident on Route 9D Causes Medevac Evacuation

A single-car accident at 4am Sunday, September 2, 2007 resulted in the injured driver being flown by Medevac helicopter to Westchester Medical Center. The accident took place on Route 9D near Garrison Inn Lane. More...

New York Housing Market Holds Steady In July

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York state in July held steady compared to the previous month and July 2006, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. More...

Assemblywoman Galef Announces Fall Internship Program

Alex Milner of Cold Spring participated in Summer '07

Assemblywoman Galef has begun her fall internship program for high school and college students. More...

Legislature Approves County Flycar Services Through Remainder of 2007

2007 sales tax revenue currently lags by $2.8 million

The Putnam County Legislature called a special meeting on August 27, 2007 to reverse itself and approve $116,250 in additional monies that will fund advanced life support flycar services through the end of 2007. More...

Area Family Goes Hog Wild Over New Pet

This little piggy…won't go to market

Karen Petacchi may be unique. How many people would be happy to look out their window to find a pig relaxing on the front lawn? Karen wasn't just happy late in July when that happened - she was elated. More...

Cold Spring Village Board Begins Examining Planning Consequences of Butterfield Hospital Property Sale

The deal by Hudson Valley Hospital to sell the old Butterfield Hospital property in Cold Spring Village to Unicorn Contracting, a private developer, for $2 million, has brought fresh urgency to the effort to define the community's development futur More...

September Registrations for Mahopac and Putnam Valley SeniorNet Classes

Registrations for fall SeniorNet computer classes, sponsored by the William Koehler Mahopac Office for the Aging SeniorNet Center, will be on Thursday, September 20 in Mahopac, and Thursday, September 27 in Putnam Valley. More...

Device to Assist Persons With Disabilities Vote is Available at Putnam County Board of Elections Site

For the September 18, 2007 Primary Election, The Putnam County Board of Elections will have available at its site at One Geneva Rd, Brewster, NY, a Ballot Marking Device that provides accessible voting for persons with disabilities. More...

First-ever Putnam Valley Nature Photography Contest Seeking Submissions

The Putnam Valley Commission for the Conservation of the Environment (PVCCE) and Putnam Valley Arts are co-sponsoring the first-ever Putnam Valley Nature Photography Contest. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

PVCSD Curriculum Maps Now Available Online

The Putnam Valley Central School District (PVCSD) is proud to announce the online availability (at http:// www.pvcsd.org/ Curriculummapping/ index.php) of their longawaited Putnam Valley Curriculum Maps. More...

Letters to the Editor

Nancy Montgomery has Dedication and Perseverance

To the Editor: I wish I could convince everyone who reads this paper to vote for Nancy Montgomery in the coming elections. She is a remarkable person. More...

Open Letter for Impeachment

Dear Editor: I love this country and am devastated to watch our constitution destroyed in front of my eyes. I am terrified for every one of us is under surveillance. More...

An Observation

To the Editor: On Sunday, September 2, 2007 at approximately 7am while enjoying the beauty of Cold Spring's riverfront, I observed the following: a woman wearing a baseball cap and walking a small white dog (bulldog type) dropped the leash and ent More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Fr. Paschal Breau

Funeral services will be held at Graymoor for Fr. Paschal Breau, SA, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, who died in Toronto, August 29, 2007. He was 86 years old. Fr. Paschal was born Maurice Breau in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. More...

Margaret M. Sasko

Margaret M. Sasko, of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday August 29, 2007 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Hawk Run, Pennsylvania she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Durta) Smolko. More...

Sports News

Brewster Rotary Sponsors Fall Classic Half-Marathon and 5K Run/Walk

Applications are now available for the 14th Annual Putnam County Fall Classic Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk, planned for Sunday, September 30 starting at 10am at the Brewster Village Train Station in Brewster. More...

Volunteers Needed for Hudson Highlands Triathlon

Volunteers are needed to help with the Second Annual Hudson Highlands Greenway Triathlon, to be held on Sunday, September 16, 2007. The race is sponsored by the Philipstown Greenway Committee and Hudson River Navigator Vincent Tamagna. More...

Golf Outing Benefits Brewster Varsity Swim and Dive Teams

A golf outing, to be held on Saturday, September 29, 2007, will benefit the Brewster Varsity Boys and Girls Swim and Dive Teams. The event will take place at the Silo Ridge Golf Club in Amenia, and the cost of $150 per player includes dinner. More...

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