June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison Attempting to Ease Student Transitions To and From Middle School

Advisor proposed to help students adjust to changes

Signs were evident everywhere that the 2007-8 school year is drawing to a close as the Garrison Board of Education's May 28, 2008 meeting was dominated by discussions on future plans rather than on what is currently happening. More...

The Cold Spring Antiques Show to be Held at Mayor's Park This Sunday

On Sunday, June 8, the Cold Spring Antiques Show kicks off the summer antiquing season. 60 dealers will set-up early in the morning at Mayor's Park on Fair Street to get ready for the 9am opening. The show will be held rain or shine. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Local Children's Author Elizabeth Cody Kimmel to Read an Unpublished Story at Desmond-Fish Library

Children invited to help illustrate the tale

The Desmond-Fish Library is seeking child artists for a special event to be held at the Library on Saturday June 7 at 2pm. More...

Bannerman Castle Trust Presents a Victorian Tea Party Fundraiser

Join the Bannerman Castle Trust for a special Bannerman Island Walking Tour followed by a Victorian Tea including finger sandwiches delectable scones, mini desserts and tea. Dine next to a Hudson Valley Icon! More...

West Point Band Music Under the Stars Series Opener: Great American Classics

The United States Military Academy Concert Band under the direction of Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Holtan will present the opening concert of the Music Under the Stars concert series on Sunday, June 15th at 7:30pm. More...

Births

Gavin Andrew Campbell

Gavin Andrew Campbell was born at Hudson Valley Hospital on April 7, 2008 to Jenifer Darman and Andrew Campbell of Wappingers Falls. Maternal grandparents are Debbie and Joseph Darman of Cold Spring. More...

Logan William Dalton

Logan William Dalton was born on April 13, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Sarah Kristen Liseiia and Sheldon William Dalton III of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandparents are Bonnie and Gerard Liseiia of Cortlandt Manor. More...

Michael Anthony Izzo

Michael Anthony Izzo was born at Hudson Valley Hospital on May 8, 2008 to Michelle A. Peruyero and Anthony Izzo. Maternal grandparents are Luis and Sandra Peruyero of Lake Peekskill. Paternal grandmother is Lena Martin of Peekskill. More...

Briefly Noted

Hudson Highlands Land Trust to Host 4th Family Festival on June 21 at Philipstown Park

Invites community to come together to celebrate the Highlands

On Saturday, June 21, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) invites residents and visitors to join them at Philipstown Park on Route 9D in Garrison for the 4th Annual HHLT Family Festival; a rollicking, old-fashioned community barbeque celebrating More...

Sell Your Stuff Day at Multi- Family Tag Sale at Putnam Valley Grange #841

PV Grange members will be inviting multiple families to join in their multi-family tag sale on June 8, 2008, from 9- 4pm at the Grange, located at 841 Mill Street (at Peekskill Hollow Road). Doing your spring cleaning? More...

Wrinkles..Dark Blotches..Skin Cancer: Hudson Valley Hospital Center Gives Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

That healthy glow of a suntan might look terrific on your face, but is it worth the risk of wrinkles, dark blotches, or even worse, skin cancer? More...

Recycling Plans Remain Unresolved Following County's Recycling Center's Closing

Domestic partner registry for Putnam moves toward legislative approval

Having disbanded its nascent recycling program, Putnam County, specifically its Health Department, is being asked by the County Legislature how it is going to handle recycling. More...

Haldane to Bring Reduced Budget Back to Voters on June 17

Tax rate would increase less than 3%

Trustees of the Haldane School District met on May 27, 2008 to consider their options after all three propositions for its 2008-2009 budget were defeated in a public referendum on May 20. More...

Cold Spring Adds Treasurer's Job to Village Clerk's Responsibilities

Problematic water pressure valve on Main St. to be replaced rather then repaired

The Cold Spring Board of Trustees reached into their toolbox last week to begin the process of making repairs to the village's fiscal and physical infrastructure. More...

Metro-North Employees Save Life of Man Struck by a Train Near Garrison

Six Metro-North employees whose quick thinking and selflessness saved the life of a man who was struck by a train were honored on May 28, 2008 by the Executive Director and board of directors of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. More...

Public Forum on Property Tax Relief Hosted by Galef Next Monday at Putnam Valley High School

Recommendations to be discussed following release of Commission report on June 3

Following the planned release of the Property Tax Relief Commission's Report on June 3, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef has planned a public forum to discuss the commissions' findings with the public and the chair of the Commission, Nassau County Executi More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

President's List and Dean's List Students at SUNY Cortland Include 4 From Putnam Valley

Caroline Saporito, a senior from Putnam Valley, was named to the President's List at SUNY Cortland for the Spring 2008 semester. Honorees must earn a grade point average of 3.7 or higher (A-) on a 4.0 scale in each of their classes. More...

Five Putnam Valley Area Students Graduate From SUNY Cortland

More than 1,300 SUNY Cortland students received their degrees at the Commencement ceremonies on May 17. The following local residents were awarded baccalaureate degrees. More...

Jesse Teitel is Awarded Degree by Bucknell University

Jesse L. Teitel, Cold Spring, son of Louis and Polly Teitel of Cold Spring, and a 2004 graduate of Hackley School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. More...

Letters to the Editor

One Taxpayer's Observations

To the Editor: The recent defeat of all three Haldane School Propositions was most unfortunate. More...

Contingency Budget Would Result in Dreadful Consequences for the Community

Dear Editor: Each year the Haldane Board of Education must try to compose a budget that voters will approve. More...

Smell The Roses

To the Editor: The cost of cigarettes increased by $1.25 a pack on June 3rd. Smokers might want to take the time to smell the lovely June roses- as they breathe more easily when they quit smoking. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

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

Sports News

Third Annual Hudson Highlands Greenway Triathlon Takes Place on September 28, 2008

Registration now open for this year's challenge

The Third Annual Hudson Highlands Greenway Triathlon is set to take place on September 28 at Dockside in Hudson Highlands State Park. Online registration is now open at Active.com for participants and those interested in volunteering on race day. More...

Philipstown Knights Shutout Eastchester 1- 0

This past Sunday, Philipstown's girls soccer team traveled to down to Westchester once more, this time to face the Eastchester Lightning. More...

Haldane Baseball Season Concludes

The Haldane baseball team had a rough season this year, finishing 5-13, but they did pull out some some big wins against AA schools, like Poughkeepsie High School and Arlington, giving the Blue Devils one of their best seasons in the past few years More...

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