September 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Code Violations and Process of Enforcement Debated at Cold Spring Village Workshop

Higher fines and education are two areas under consideration

Village occupants who blatantly ignore or, in more benevolent interpretations, misunderstand regulations governing new building, repairs and renovations to their homes and businesses were the subject of a spirited discussion at the weekly Cold Spri More...

PV Town Board Agenda Slows After Democratic Primary

The first Putnam Valley Town Board meeting on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 after the September 18th Democratic Primary between Supervisor Sam Davis and Councilwoman Wendy Whetsel (which Whetsel won with 245 votes to Davis' 188) was a somber one wi More...

PV Library to Celebrate 70 Years of Uses & Users

The Putnam Valley Library will be celebrating its 70th anniversary this coming Sunday between 2 and 7pm with a party for one and all. "It's a party! More...

Cold Spring Boat Club Elects Officers for 2008

The Cold Spring Boat Club re-elected Commodore Thomas McKiernan for his fourth term as Commodore at their September meeting. Also re-elected were Joe Pidala as Dockmaster and John Pavlik as Treasurer. More...

Nat Prentice is a Candidate for Town Council

Nat Prentice of Garrison has announced that he is an independent candidate for election to the Philipstown Town Board this November. The following is his candidate statement. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Howland Library Screens New Documentary on Librarians

The producers of The Hollywood Librarian: A Look at Librarians Through Film announced today the documentary film will screen in 87 locations across the U.S. and Canada beginning September 29, but not in theaters. More...

Hudson River Maritime Museum Announces Lighthouse Trip

Take a boat ride on the Estuary Steward and stop for a guided tour of the historic Rondout II Lighthouse. More...

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Signs on for Museum Day 2007

Free general admission on Sept.29th

On Saturday, September 29, 2007, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will participate in "Museum Day," presented by Smithsonian magazine and Hyundai Motor America. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tobacco Advertising Plants the Seed of Smoking in Youth

Dear Editor: I am the Putnam County Coalition Coordinator at POW'R Against Tobacco. I would like to take this opportunity to explain what Point of Purchase Advertising is. More...

How Would You Feel?

Dear Editor: How would you feel if you spent three years of your time, energy, and $30,000 to protect yourself and property from an inappropriate, if not illegal development? More...

Philipstown for Democracy?

Dear Editor: In past years, I can only blame myself for having gone to the polls and voting for whoever happened to be affiliated with the Democratic Party, and for not having done my homework, I take full responsibility. More...

Briefly Noted

A Survivor's Tale Talk and Discussion at Desmond Fish

Philipstown's Henry Stern will describe his escape from Nazi Germany

Henry Stern, a survivor of Nazi Germany, will describe the effects of growing up in Germany during the turbulent time of the Nazi regime, and escaping to England in 1939, one week before the start of World War II. More...

Club Fit Offers a Number of Free Community Events in November

Club Fit Jefferson Valley is pleased to offer the following one-of-a-kind events during the month of November. More...

Knitting Group Continues at East Fishkill Library

Please join us at the East Fishkill Community Library on Wednesdays from 4:30 -5:30pm for a time of knitting. Local knitting teacher Theresa Kirby will lead this weekly group. More...

Burglar Strikes Again in Cold Spring Village

Citizens urged to remain vigilant and take precautions

A worrisome string of burglaries in and around the Village of Cold Spring got longer in the pre-dawn hours of Monday, September 24, 2007 when an intruder attempted a break-in at the Depot Restaurant and then, failing to gain entry, managed to break More...

Putnam Valley High School's Bonfire Reinstated after Protest at Board Meeting

Middle or elementary school students must have parental supervision at event

As the September 20, 2007 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education was drawing toward the public contribution period about 100 parents and students quietly made their way into the cafeteria. More...

Haldane Board Opts to Upgrade Existing Heating System

The Haldane Central School District, grappling with how to deal with an aging heating system in its elementary and middle school, is opting to upgrade the existing steam-based system. Switching to a geothermal system was considered but ruled out. More...

Kelly Guinan's HIV/AIDS Bike Ride Hits the Road to Raise Funds and Awareness

"My father, John, has participated in these rides for the past 11 years. He was invited to join by his brother-in-law, Tom, who was HIV+, and they road a few years together until Tom's death in 2000. More...

Many Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Members are "Best" in Hudson Valley

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that many of its members have been awarded "Best of the Hudson Valley 2007" in numerous categories, as announced in the October issue of Hudson Valley Magazine. More...

Conservative Party Endorses Putnam Valley Candidates for November Elections

On September 18, 2007, the Putnam Valley Conservative Committee announced its endorsement of candidates for this year's elections. More...

Putnam County Announces Flu Vaccine Clinic Dates

The Putnam County Department of Health in conjunction with the Putnam County Office for Aging will be holding public flu clinics for adult Putnam County residents (19 years of age and older) at the following locations: Cold Spring: Thursday, Novem More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

New Putnam Valley Supt. of Schools Joins PV PTA

New Putnam Valley Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marc Space, signs his membership form for the Putnam Valley PTA. More...

Haldane School Foundation Announces Deadline for Grant Proposals

Haldane School Foundation has announced the next deadline for Innovation Grant Proposals. All members of the Haldane School community are invited to submit a Grant Proposal. More...

National Reading Event Celebrated at Putnam Valley Elementary School

The Putnam Valley Elementary School hosted a very special reading on Thursday, September 20, at 2pm. Dr. Marc Space, Superintendent of Schools, read the children's classic The Story of Ferdinand to two groups of students- Childside and Ms. More...

Births

Morgan Robert Varricchio

Was born to Stephanie and Jed Varricchio at 7:42am on September 22, 2007, at Vassar Brothers Hospital. Morgan weighed in at 5lbs, 12oz, and was 19 ¼ inches long. More...

Sports News

Putnam Valley Central School District Welcomes New Athletic Coordinator

Brian Hogaboom, the new Athletic Coordinator for the Putnam Valley Central School District (PVCSD), stepped in over the summer to take over where Interim Athletic Director Pete Kuczma had left off. More...

Brian Kane Playing Division 1 Football at Coastal Carolina University

Brian Kane, formerly of Cold Spring, is playing football at Division I-AA Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina. The Chants play in the Big South Conference. Brian made the team as a walk-on for this season. More...

Paul Richter Picks up Midwest Conference Soccer Honor

Lawrence University men's soccer player Paul Richter has been named the Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week. More...

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