November 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Public Hearings Attract Audience but Not Comments

Two public hearings were held on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at the Putnam Valley Town Hall. At 6:10 pm the 2008 Budget hearing was held. It lasted all of ten minutes. More...

Philipstown Agrees to Fully Fund Butterfield Library Per November Public Referendum Vote

Garrison Fire Department 2008 budget request debated

Philipstown Town Supervisor Bill Mazzuca announced at the Town Board's November 7, 2007 meeting that a settlement agreement has been reached in the Board's dispute with the Butterfield Library over 2008 funding. More...

House Tours Kick Off Holiday Season in Hudson Valley

"Cold Spring By Candlelight," set for November 24: Thanksgiving weekend fun for the whole family

"Cold Spring by Candlelight: Holiday House Tours and Shopping on Main Street America" is the premier holiday destination event of the year and it's set for Saturday, November 24, 2007 from 2-7pm in Cold Spring. More...

External Auditor Pleased with PV School District Finances

E.X.I.T.E. Camp Success with Students

According to Dominick Consolo, of outside auditor Bennett Kielson, the Putnam Valley School District, as of June 30, 2007, is in "solid financial health. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten at Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

4th Wall Productions and Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center present Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten on November 16 & 17 at 8pm and November 18 at 5pm at the Cunneen- Hackett Arts Center located at 12 Vassar Stree More...

Annual Holiday Pottery Sale at Garrison Arts Center

Garrison Art Center is pleased to announce its 2007 Holiday Pottery Sale. More...

Meet Author Lyn Burnstine at East Fishkill Library

Come to the East Fishkill Community Library on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 7pm to meet author Lyn Burnstine. Ms. Burnstine is a Poughkeepsie resident and author of three books, all published since she was in her late sixties. More...

Births

Births

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Briefly Noted

SeniorNet Registration for Winter Classes & The "200 Series of Word Processing"

Registrations for January through June 2008 SeniorNet classes have been scheduled for November 28, 2007: Putnam Valley SeniorNet (117 Town Park Lane), and December 4, 2007 for The William Koehler Center in Mahopac (180 Route Six). More...

Concert Featuring Yom Hadash (A New Day) at Poughkeespie's Temple Beth- El

One of the top Jewish recording and touring groups in the country, Yom Hadash's original songs, sounds and style span all generations. More...

Intergenerational Event at Temple Beth-El Poughkeepsie

Join a joyful and spirited interactive program at Temple Beth-El on Friday November 23 from 6-6:30pm in the Temple Beth-El sanctuary. Program includes Rabbi Neal's interactive Torah story, lively melodies, candle lighting and more. More...

Haldane Hires New Principal for Middle and High Schools

District Receives "flawless" State Audit Report

Seek and you will find. Haldane School District sought the "best fit" possible in looking for a new principal for the middle school and high school. By all accounts they found that fit among the more than seventy applicants who were considered. More...

Honoring Commitment is This Year's Veterans Day Theme

It didn't start out that way but the Putnam Valley November 11, 2007 Veterans Day ceremony held at the John Layman Veterans Memorial Park ended up as a tribute to all men and women in any uniform for the commitment they make once they put on that u More...

Philipstown Veterans Observe Veterans Day with Ceremony

Phil Schatzle, Commander of VFW Post 2362 and Rev John G. Mills, Chaplain of Post 2362 at the memorial on the lawn of St. Mary's Church More...

'Putnam' the Cat is Alive and Well and looking For A Home

Two local women, Jean Siegel and Rae Etherington, have highlighted a major problem that many people are not aware of, the abandonment of a domestic animal, namely cats. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Jessica Finger Named to Honor Roll at Canterbury School

Jessica Finger, of Putnam Valley, has been named to the Canterury School Honor Roll for the first marking period. More...

On-Campus Support to Students with Psychiatric Disabilities Offered Through Mental Health Association of Dutchess County

The Supported Education program of the Mental Health Association in Dutchess County is accepting new students for the spring semester at Dutchess Community College. More...

Mental Health Assocation in Dutchess County Receives Grant for Kids on the Block Program

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County has received a grant from the Foundation for Community Health in Sharon, CT to bring our Kids on the Block program to northeast Dutchess County in 2008. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Unique Experience

Dear Editor: For some, the recent Philipstown elections may have been just another local election. This was not so for myself. More...

Halloween Vandals Destroyed Family-Made Flower Pots

To the Editor: About 45 years ago my Uncle Tony made cement flower pots for my mother and they have been on the porch of 25 Main Street since the 1960s. More...

Veterans Day - Remember Our Vietnam Heroes

Dear Editor: I'm angry and always will be about the treatment our returning Vietnam vets received following the US "Surrender". More...

Sports News

Rachel Flaherty Named MaxPreps/ AVCA New York Player of the Week

Rachel Flaherty, a senior setter for Haldane High School, has been named the MaxPreps/ AVCA New York High School volleyball Player of the Week. More...

Next Year's Cold Spring Triathlon Date is Announced in Honor of Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, it has been just announced that the Cold Spring Triathlon will take place next year on Saturday, June 14, 2008. This event will be a 1-mile kayak, a 12-mile bike and a 3- mile run. More...

Haldane Alumni Basketball Game Takes Place on Thanksgiving Weekend

The second annual Haldane Alumni Basketball Game will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2007 at the Haldane High School gym. This very exciting event begins at 5pm with an exhibition by both the Varsity Boys and Girls basketball teams. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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