June 11, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Supervisor Delivers First Multi Media State of the Town Address

Commercial development is suggested as solution to Town's cash flow issues

Putnam Valley Supervisor Bob Tendy combined his efforts with Town Media Coordinator Maryann Arrien on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 to present his "State of the Town" message via a multi media communication on television channel 20. More...

Proposal for Quadra-Centennial Use of Dock as Boat Dock Hits Snags at Village Board Meeting

Grove restoration project consideration moving too slow for some residents

Just how Cold Spring Village will participate in and benefit from the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage up the waterway that carries his name generated the only heat, with perhaps more to come, at the regular workshop meeting of the Board More...

Public Notice

There will be no parking on the east side of Church St. in Cold Spring effective Monday, June 16 to allow the Village Highway Department to perform sidewalk removal and replacement. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

CCS Bard Presents Two New Exhibitions This Summer

This summer, CCS Bard invites visitors to experience the galleries in entirely new ways with two new exhibitions. More...

Sunset Sensations: a Unique Wine & Food Sampling Series at Locust Grove

What better way to discover the gardens and enjoy the landscaped grounds of Locust Grove, the Samuel Morse Historic Site, than to attend Sunset Sensations, a unique wine and food sampling series held on the second Thursday of each Month, June throu More...

Anime and Manga Club at the Patterson Library

Come share your favorite series, watch some anime, & bring your ideas and create a series with new friends at this free program for ages 10 - 18. Discussion nights are Wednesday, July 16, 30 and August 20 from 5:30- 6:30. Snacks will be served. More...

Births

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ryan Andrew Cuneo

Ryan Andrew Cuneo, age 87, of Garrison, died on Friday, June 6, 2008 at his home. Born in New York, NY on January 3, 1921, he was the son of the late Andrew and Margaret (Ryan) Cuneo. Mr. More...

John P. Guinan

John P. Guinan, 56, resident of Fishkill, New York, died Tuesday, June 3, 2008, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie following a courageous and heroic battle with brain cancer. More...

Thomas L. Fazio

Thomas L. Fazio died peacefully on June 9, 2008 at the Bassett Manor Assisted Living Facility in Buffalo, New York, surrounded by family members. He was born on December 8, 1911 in Bari, Italy. More...

Sports News

Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club Details Their July - September Hikes and Paddles

The Mid-Hudson Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) has scheduled quite a few nearby hikes and paddles over the next few months. The following is a partial listing.To join an outing, contact the leader in advance. More...

Knights Battle Larchmont to 2-2 Draw

This past Sunday, the Philipstown Knights battled a talented and determined Larchmont Strikers team to a 2 -2 draw in the heat and humidity that settled over the Saint Basil's Academy Field. More...

Garrison Lacrosse Team Completes an Undefeated Season; Cuts Ribbon for New Lacrosse Wall

"Ready, Set, Launch!" Matt Donovan and Ryder Hine, cocaptains of the Garrison School lacrosse team, cut the big red ribbon and the new Garrison School lacrosse wall was officially open. More...

Freshman Legislator Threatens to Sue County

Domestic Partner Registry approved for County

A proposed local law threatens to balloon into a lawsuit if Putnam County Legislator Tony Fusco (District 9, Town of Carmel, Hamlet of Mahopac) is not allowed to continue what his colleagues unanimously have, in one form or another, labeled as self More...

Voters Will Reconsider 2008-2009 Haldane Budget Propositions at Second Referendum June 17

Board responds to initial budget defeat with reduced spending plan

The stage is now set for a second referendum on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at which local voters will determine the fate of three propositions being put forward by the Haldane Central School District as the basis for spending in the 2008-09 budget year More...

PV School District Edges Closer to Community Service Learning as Graduation Requirement

"No Cut" sports team policy to be revamped

The lengthy June 5, 2008 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education represented a look back for some, as administrators reviewed their achievements against their beginning year goals, but for the most part it was a look forward into what the s More...

Putnam County Legislature to Hold Public Hearings on Access to Health Care

The Putnam County Legislature is holding its second public hearing as an opportunity for the public to express their views on health care availability and their experiences with the health care system. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Garrison Students Practice Citizenship and Have Fun at Philipstown Park

On June 3, Coleen Cavanagh, School Guidance Counselor led 17 students of the Garrison Union Free School District on a cleanup of Philipstown Park. Each received a 32" long litter grabber and large orange bag compliments of Keep Putnam Beautiful. More...

Barbara A. Gray Receives PhD.

On May 8, 2008, Barbara A. Gray graduated from Arizona State University with a PhD in Justice Studies and Social Inquiry. Dr. Gray is the daughter of Beedy and George Gray. More...

Nancy Ganswindt Receives Degree from University of Vermont

Nancy Ganswindt of Garrison received a BS degree during May commencement ceremonies at the University of Vermont. Ganswindt was a Environmental Studies major in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences. More...

Letters to the Editor

Changes in Philipstown Not Improvements on Original

To the Editor: As I drive through Philipstown today I am struck by the blatant change in its appearance. It reminded me of a story attributed to Moss Hart (I may be wrong about the source). More...

Had a Nice Day

Dear Editor: I had a nice day on Saturday, June 7. I went to North Rockland to see the Haldane Lady Blue Devil softball team win their first Class C Sectional Championship against Valhalla. More...

An Open Letter to Assemblywoman Galef

Reprinted at the Request of the Writer Dear Mrs. Galef: Too much is at stake to allow the assembly to continue to do business as usual. In these times of economic pain the people expect more from their elected representatives. More...

Briefly Noted

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Putnam Hospital Center Patient Building

Members of the community are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of a new patient building at Putnam Hospital Center on Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel on Thursday, June 26, at 1pm. More...

Greenway Celebrates National Trails Day; Announces $56,000 in Trail Grant Funding

The Hudson River Valley Greenway is pleased to announce that the 2008 Greenway Conservancy Small Grant Program applications are now available. A total of $56,000 is available for grants in this year's program. More...

Wanted for Master Gardener Training: the Heart of a Volunteer . . . the Hands of a Gardener

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County encourages people whose passion is gardening, and who want to share that passion with others, to become Master Gardener volunteers. More...

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