January 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Recreation Commission to Hold Master Plan Public Workshop

All residents are encouraged to attend

On Tuesday, January 29 at 8pm the Philipstown Recreation Commission will be holding a public workshop to discuss the Master Plan for Recreation. The meeting will be held at the Philipstown Community Center, located in Garrison. More...

Boating Safety Starts in the Winter - Not When It's Time For Fun in The Sun

According to USCG Auxiliary Public Affairs Officer Andy Powers the number of boating accidents and fatalities has increased for the second consecutive year. More...

Public Notices

The Philipstown Town Board will hold its weekly meeting on Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30pm, at the VFW Hall, Kemble Ave., Cold Spring The Philipstown Recreation Commission will hold a Public Workshop regarding the Recreation Master Plan on Tues., More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Winter Break Activities Give Kids Some Indoor Fun at Reed Memorial Library in Carmel

A variety of activities will take place at Reed Memorial Library during the school winter break period in February. The following workshops are scheduled: Tuesday, Feb. More...

Putnam Arts Fund Recipients Announced

The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to announce it has awarded $8000 to six non-profit organizations to support cultural programs and services that will take place in Putnam County in 2008. More...

Music for Four Voices at Arts on the Lake

Kent resident and singer/ songwriter Maggie Seligman welcomes three of her musician friends on Friday, January 25 at an Arts on the Lake performance of Music for Four Voices. More...

Letters to the Editor

Assemblywoman Galef Sets Forth 2008 Priorities

To the Editor: After working hard for years on critical issues facing the 90th Assembly District as well as New York State, I was very pleased to hear many of my priorities for 2008 echoed in Governor Spitzer's State of the State message. More...

Democratic Process Hijacked at PV Town Board Meeting

To the Editor: Town Board meetings are not cocktail parties, barbeques or vaudeville shows. They are a venue for serious discussion of serious issues. Often, such issues promote very different points of view. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of the Town

We're all enjoying the typical Hudson Valley weather this week. Just be sure to bundle up and keep you're skin exposure to a minimum. Surprisingly, the Putnam Valley Winter Farmers Market begins it's season this Wednesday. More...

Cadette Girl Scouts Earn Silver Award

Girl Scout Troop 2032 of Cold Spring has completed steps to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award. The Silver Award is the 2nd highest award a girl can achieve in scouting. More...

Babysitters Workshop at Carmel's Reed Memorial Library

Reed Memorial Library presents a Babysitters Workshop for youngsters in grades 5 and up. The workshop will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2008, from 10:15am- 2:15pm and will be presented by Denise Schirmer. More...

Public Hearing on Haldane Capital Project Scheduled for January 29

Strategic plan will set long term goals

The Haldane School District held its monthly workshop on Wednesday, January 15, 2008 and addressed a number of ongoing issues. The District is rethinking its long-term goals as progress continues towards drafting a new Strategic Plan. More...

PV Board Weighs Pros and Cons of Disbanding Comprehensive Master Plan Committee

Former Councilman Ricci continues effort to rehabilitate Ingersol property

The pro and con arguments over disbanding the Comprehensive Master Plan Committee that took place during the Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held January 16, More...

Cold Spring Village Board Hears from Chairmen of ZBA and Planning Boards

Suggestions on finding solutions to problems considered

The Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees stuck its collective toe in the potentially turbulent waters of zoning and planning issues before an audience of only three people at its weekly workshop meeting on Tuesday, January 15, 2008. More...

Public Hearing Favors Cold War Veterans but Questions Need for Wood- Burning Boiler Regulation

The Putnam Valley Town Board unanimously adopted Local Law #1-2008 "Cold War Veterans' Property Tax Exemption" without any public comment at the Board's monthly meeting January 16, 2008. More...

Tradesperson Needed to Serve on County Home Improvement Board

The Putnam County Legislature is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Home Improvement Board. There is currently an opening on the Board for a home improvement tradesperson to serve a two-year term. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Marist to Host Initiative to Find Global Warming Solutions

On January 31, Marist College will participate in "Focus The Nation," an unprecedented teach-in on global warming solutions. More...

PVHS Students Make a Difference in the Lives of African Orphans

"What you can do I cannot, what I can do you cannot, but together we can do something beautiful." ~ Mother Teresa Putnam Valley High School Math teacher and dedicated community servant Linda Cefaloni ends all of her personal emails with this quota More...

Rep. John Hall Nominates Best and Brightest to Attend Service Academies

Matthew Pergamo of Cold Spring is one of the nominees

U.S Representative John Hall (D-NY19) announced today his twenty-one nominees for the United States Service Academy classes of 2012. More...

Births

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Vera A. Logan

Vera A. Logan, of Nelsonville, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 15, 2008. She was 72. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December 28, 1935, she was the eldest of three children born to Brazilino de Abreu and Arlette Pinho de Abreu. More...

Daniel J. Hayden

Daniel J. Hayden, 70, of Cold Spring, passed away on January 15, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Mr. Hayden had resided in Cold Spring since 1971, after moving from Queens, New York. More...

Sports News

Lady Blue Devils Fall for 1st Time This Year

State-ranked Haldane (No.5) falls to Class B heavy Burke (No.4)

Section 9's Burke Catholic was ranked No.4 in NYS in Class B and Section 1's Haldane was No.5 in Class C entering last Saturday's showdown between two of the state's remaining unbeaten teams: So something had to give. More...

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