November 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring by Candlelight Highlights Charms of the Village

Fundraiser event for PARC very successful

As a full autumn moon stood watch, Cold Spring held a celebration last weekend that combined compassion with commerce and had as its centerpiece some old-fashioned village hospitality. More...

Tompkins Corners Family Music Festival Hosts Special Christmas Program

Putnam Chorale to perform, Blue Horse Rep to read A Christmas Carol

On Friday, December 14 at 7pm The Tompkins Corners Family Music Festival will sponsor a special Christmas program at the Church, located at 729 Peekskill Hollow Road, in Putnam Valley. More...

Putnam County Health Department Honors National Home Care Month

In honor of the nation's home care professionals and support team, the Putnam County Department of Health is celebrating National Home Care Month. More...

Food Pantry Gives Out Thanksgiving Food

Nearly 20 families enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving meal thanks to the Philipstown Food Pantry. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Marist Theatre Group to Present Bang, Bang You're Dead

The Marist College Council on Theatre Arts will present William Mastrosimone's play Bang, Bang You're Dead, with the intention of educating students about school violence and bullying. More...

Feast of the Senses Exhibit by Imogene Drummond at The Artist's Palate

Imogene Drummond's exuberant exhibit Feast of the Senses has opened at the architecturally and gastronomically exciting Artist's Palate, 307 Main St., Poughkeepsie. Imogene is a Garrison resident who exhibits internationally. More...

Mid-Hudson Ballet Company Presents Their Gala at Eisenhower Hall

Estelle and Alfonso, artistic directors of the non-profit Mid- Hudson Ballet Company, have announced the company's repertoire for the gala Hudson Valley Holiday performances at West Point's Eisenhower Hall Theatre. More...

Letters to the Editor

Paving Old Albany Post Road Would be a Travesty

Dear Editor, It would be a travesty to pave any section of Old Albany Post Road. I passionately support the letter sent two weeks ago by David Thornquist. He was wellinformed and comprehensive. Pave Old Albany Post Road? More...

Officer Burris Handled Matters with Compassion

To The Editor: Cold Spring village has lost a dedicated and talented public servant, our Officer Darryl Burris. More...

Haldane Varsity Football is a Motivated and Gutsy Team

To the Editor: We want to express our appreciation to the Haldane Varsity Football Team and their coaches for a great year and a tremendous post-season. More...

Sports News

Beverly Beladino of Putnam Valley Receives Field Hockey Award

Beverly Beladino of Putnam Valley, a sophomore at Salisbury University, has been awarded the Longstreth/ NFHCA Division III All-Region team award. She was selected by The National Field Hockey Coaches Association. More...

Haldane, Put Valley set for 1st annual PCN&R Cup hoops game

Blue Devils contribute to Section 1's dominance at States

It's on, gang, so bring it! More...

Philipstown Finalizes 2008 Budget

Tax increase outside villages expected to be slightly above 10%

After numerous workshops devoted to reviewing draft and departmental budgets, the Town of Philipstown adopted its final budget for 2008 on November 20, 2007. The Town will raise a total of $6,246,889 in taxes next year. More...

Putnam Valley Begins Holiday Festivities with Historical Society Holiday Boutique

From the outside the Putnam Valley Historical Society Museum appears to be a one room schoolhouse, but upon entering you're transported into a holiday fantasyland overflowing with the sweetness of homemade maple syrup and honey. More...

Philipstown Receives $7,500 Greenway Grant to Implement Comprehensive Plan

Mary C. Mangione, Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, is pleased to announce the approval of a $7,500 Greenway matching grant to the Town of Philipstown in Putnam County. More...

U.S. Rep. John Hall Establishes Service Academy Review Board

Board will decide on military service academy nominations for students in 19th District; Philipstown's Andrew Chmar one of 14 board members appointed

Representative John Hall (D-NY19) recently announced the creation of his Review Board to nominate students in the 19th Congressional District for admission into one of the four United States military service academies. More...

Haldane Chorus to Sing at Cold Spring Tree Lighting

This year's Cold Spring Christmas tree lighting at the bandstand will feature a performance by members of the Haldane High School Chorus. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Student Group at Putnam Valley High School Observes Great American Smokeout

Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) Spanish teacher, Graciela Greenberg, is on a mission to help teens make healthy choices. More...

PVES Sponsors School-Wide Thanksgiving Food Drive

Putnam Valley Elementary School (PVES) has completed its second annual school-wide "Celebration of Caring, Sharing, and Giving. More...

"Kindergarden" at Haldane

The Philipstown Garden Club has adopted Haldane School and is helping the children to make the grounds more beautiful. More...

Births

Helen Rose Hutchison

Cynthia and John Hutchison of Cold Spring are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter Helen Rose Hutchison. She was born on September 10, 2007 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, and weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ellen R. Kreuz

Ellen R. Kreuz, 86, of Cold Spring, died Nov. 21, 2007, at Field Home in Cortlandt Manor, NY. The daughter of the late Edward and May Barrett Reynolds, she was born Nov. 16, 1921, in Cold Spring. More...

Briefly Noted

Winter Programs and Walks at Stony Kill Farm

Bring a friend and your curiosity to Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center where you can explore the winter fields and forests while looking for signs of animal activity. More...

Advent Vespers at Graymoor to Reflect on the "Muslim Initiative"

The recent "Muslim Initiative," the unprecedented letter sent to Pope Benedict XVI and other Christian leaders proposing Christian-Muslim conversations focusing on "belief in one God and love of neighbor," will be the focus of Sunday Vespers during More...

US Dept. of Agriculture Announces 2008 Sign-up for Conservation Assistance on Forestland

State Conservationist Ron Alvarado of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that New York forestland owners have until December 14, 2007 to apply for the 2008 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). More...

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