November 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

DGEIS for Proposed Comprehensive Master Plan Says Plan Has No Adverse Impact

Public Hearing on impact statement to be held Wednesday night

The State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) requires an Environmental Impact Statement be prepared that analyzes both the Comprehensive Master Plan and the contemplated adoption of Zoning and Subdivision Code Amendments to implement the plan More...

Public Notice

Winter Parking and Sidewalk Rules go into effect in the Village of Cold Spring on November 15. Check their legal notice in this week's edition for the details of the regulations. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce Holds Member Mixer

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to a Member Mixer To be held at The Butterfield Library, 10 Morris Avenue, Cold Spring, on Thursday, November 15 at 6pm. More...

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Hosts a Champagne Brunch and Silent Auction

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be celebrating nature education at a champagne brunch and silent auction of intriguing one-of-a-kind items at the beautiful Powelton Club in Newburgh. More...

Parenting Workshop at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Combating Nature Deficit Disorder in Children

On Wednesday, November 14, at 7:30pm the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents: "Combating Nature Deficit Disorder in Children: Learn How to Reconnect with Nature", at the farmhouse of the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive More...

Letters to the Editor

Hopes You'll Attend Sustainability Expo

To the Editor: Although this is being written before the election, by the time it's read we'll know who our elected officials are for the coming term. More...

Urge Your Congressional Rep to Vote Against Tabling Impeachment Cheney Proceedings

To the Editor: This week Representative Dennis Kucinich will be asking the House of Representatives to vote on his Resolution 333 to begin impeachment proceedings against Vice President Cheney. More...

Conceptual Plan for Butterfield is Way Too Big for Cold Spring

Dear Editor: Let me get straight to the point. The "conceptual plan" for the old Butterfield Hospital proposed by Real Estate developer Paul Guillaro is way too big for Cold Spring. Mr. More...

Sports News

Haldane Football Wins Section 1 Championship

The games are played for a reason. At the high school level, it's all about pride. On Sunday afternoon, Haldane drove over to Mahopac to face defending Class D State Champs Tuckahoe, in a section 1 Finals game. More...

Haldane Girls Varsity Soccer's Sectional Semi-Final Sudden Death Overtime Loss Doesn't Diminish a Great Season

After a strong regular season, the Haldane Girls Varsity Soccer team lost the Sectional Semi-Finals 1 - 0 in the 109th minute in the second period of sudden death overtime. More...

Mighty Mites Win Championship in OT Thriller

On Sunday, October 28 the 2007 Orange County Youth Football Mighty Bowl Tournament was played at West Point's Michie Stadium. Eight teams (ages 6-8) were invited to attempt possession of the 2007 Mighty Mite Trophy. More...

County Finalizes 2008 Tax Levy at 27.01 Percent Increase; Tax Rates to Rise 18.77 Percent

Health Commissioner position reinstated

The result of the October 30, 2007 Special Meeting of the County Legislature is a final Putnam County tax levy increase of 27.01 percent, down from County Executive Bob Bondi's initial proposal of 40 percent, but higher than the 23.34 percent the C More...

Open Space Plan Could Help Protect Philipstown Resources

Possible paving of Old Albany Post Road causes a stir

Anyone thinking of serving alcohol to a minor in their Philipstown home would be wise to pause for some very sober reflection before pouring that drink. More...

Cold Spring Board Reviews Grove Restoration Project

Delays caused by lack of historic designation affect all aspects of effort

The slow pace of progress on the Grove Restoration project took up much of the weekly workshop of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees on Tuesday, October 30, 2007. More...

Hudson River Greenway Conservancy's Route 9D Feasibility Study Shows Possibility for Improved Access and Safety

Plans for recreational path between Little Stony Point and Breakneck Ridge could alleviate many problems with popular route

Take a drive from Little Stony Point Park north for about two miles along 9D this time of year and you'll be hard pressed to deny the incredible popularity that corridor enjoys with hikers, bicyclists and those who simply love the beauty of the fal More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Putnam Valley High School Future Teachers' Club Unites for a Cause

Putnam Valley's Future Teachers' Club, moderated by Mrs. Grace Bisogne and Ms. Angela Capodanno, is taking part in a program called "United through Reading", a non-profit organization that promotes reading aloud to children. More...

Pumpkin Party at Putnam Valley Elementary School

If it's late October it must be time for the Kindergarten Pizza and Pumpkin Party at Putnam Valley Elementary School. More...

Fifth Annual PVHS Make a Difference Club Stay Awake-a-Thon: "Reaching Beyond Our Borders"

The biggest Putnam Valley charity event of the fall happened at Putnam Valley High School on October 26-27 from 9pm to 7am- the Fifth Annual Make A Difference Day Stay- Awake-A-Thon. More...

Births

Justine Lucille Griffin

Justine Lucille Griffin was born at Hudson Valley Hospital on October 9, 2007 to Donna Treptow and John Griffin of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandparents are Marianne and George Merritt of Buchanan and Wayne Treptow of Phoenix. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Roberta Moffatt Fleming Smith

Roberta Moffatt Fleming Smith, age 96, of Jupiter, FLpassed away Saturday, September 29, 2007 at her residence. Born in Philadelphia, PA, was raised in Cold Spring, where she later married Claude K. More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam Valley Man Wins PVBA Business Expo Trip to St. Croix

Gary Grandstaff doesn't consider himself lucky. At least, not until now. Gary, who lives on Gilbert Lane, is engaged to be married to his lovely fiancée, Cathleen Calanni. More...

Starlight Foundation Brings Carmel Boy to Sports Auction

John Golzio, 11 years old of Carmel, recently attended the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation NY*NJ*CT 18th Annual Celebrity Sports Auction at Madison Square Garden on October 30. More...

Putnam County Office for the Aging Hosts Free Breakfast Seminar

EPIC, Veteran Benefits, Medicare Updates and Fraud to be discussed

The Putnam County Office for the Aging will host an informational seminar covering health and related financial issues. More...

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