June 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Lack of Health Care Pervasive Problem Affecting All, Legislative Forum Finds

Putnam seeks clinic for residents

Despite a turnout of only five residents that Legislators Vinny Tamagna and Sam Oliverio attributed to it being Fathers' Day weekend as well as a beautiful weekend morning, the few people who attended the June 14, 2008 Access to Health Care forum l More...

NYS Public Service Commission Imposes Landscape Changes on AT&T Wireless Facility off Lake Secor Road

PV Board moves to change small value purchasing procedures

No objections were raised at the June 11, 2008 public hearing held in Putnam Valley to review the seven sets of "Revised Minor Site Plans" and engineering drawings prepared by Tectronic Engineering & Surveying Consultants, PC for AT&T Wireless PCS More...

Village's Comprehensive Plan Special Board Tackles Recycling Issues

How the Board relates to the Village Board debated amongst the members

The name itself is enough to give the average citizen pause: Village of Cold Spring Comprehensive Plan Special Board Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan. More...

Public Notice

Curb side clean-up for Nelsonville Residents will be held on Friday, June 20. All material must be ready for pick up no later than 6am. Please see the list of acceptable and unacceptable items. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Music Under the Stars Concert Series: Jazz Knights Perform The Maynard Ferguson Legacy

The United States Military Academy Band's Music Under the Stars Series will continue on Sunday, June 29 at 7:30pm at West Point's Trophy Point Amphitheatre. More...

Putnam Arts Council's Art After 75 Gallery Opening

On Sunday, June 8, the Putnam Arts Council held its annual Art After 75 Show at Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster. Celebrating fine art created by artists aged 75 and over, the show has been a feature of the Arts Council for 16 years. More...

CURRENT: a SCULPTURE TOUR Opens with Preview Tour and Party

Garrison Art Center installs 50 museum quality sculptures on 5 landmark locations in the community

On Saturday, May 31, under a gloriously sunny sky, Garrison Art Center hosted "Meet the Artists" Preview Tour and Party for their second annual and "expanded" outdoor sculpture exhibition, CURRENT: A Sculpture Tour. More...

Letters to the Editor

Wide-Ranging Opinions Voices at Property Tax Relief Forum

To the Editor: Earlier this week, I hosted a public forum with Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi who explained the proposal from the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief, which he chairs. More...

A Question for Our Commander in Chief

Dear Editor: The following is a question for our Commander-in-Chief. Mr. President, do you think telling a lie and not getting caught is the same thing as telling the truth? Ray Fitzgerald Cold Spring More...

Show Your Support for a New Store Where Guinan's Was

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the Board Members of the Garrison Station Plaza who met with the stockholders at their annual meeting this past Saturday, June 14th. More...

Sports News

PARC Hosts 11th Annual Benefit Golf Outing;

Event returns to Centennial Golf Club and full day of golf & fun

PARC will host its' annual golf benefit on Monday, July 14, 2008 at the renowned Centennial Golf Club in Carmel. More...

Two P.V. Kids Pitch In to Make Father's Day Huge for Dad

Happy Father's day to all dads who push sport on their kids

A long time ago, back in the mid-'60s, Patricia and Ray Gallagher accepted their son into this world; Raymond Patrick Gallagher was born. More...

Special Committee Formed to "Wordsmith" Proposed Zoning Code Law Changes

Immediately following the Putnam Valley Town Board work session held June 11, 2008 the Town Board conducted a review of the proposed New Zoning Code Laws. More...

Cold Spring's Fiscal Belt Tightening Results in Good Report From Auditors

07-08 spending plan comes in on target

After months of bad fiscal news and sour arguments over everything from accounting procedures to appropriate gasoline usage, the Cold Spring Board of Trustees received a welcome breath of fresh air at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday June 1 More...

Garrison Students Receive Music Association Awards

Sports mergers with Haldane postponed

The June 11, 2008 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education was the best attended meeting of the school year. More...

New Documentary Chronicles Pete Seeger's Life

An interview with the Hudson Valley icon gives those who could not attend screening a glimpse into the man

Last Friday, the Garrison Depot Theatre documentary film series Depot Docs presented Pete Seeger: The Power of Song. The poster that promotes the film describes Seeger, born May 3, 1919, with these words: "Musician. Patriot. Activist. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Westchester-Putnam School Boards Name Board Members Honored for Their Contributions

Each year the Westchester- Putnam School Boards Association awards, in conjunction with and presented by the local school districts, a certificate that honors the contributions of board members to public education. More...

Joelle Sklaar Earns Honors at Skidmore College

Joelle Sklaar, Class of 2011 at Skidmore College, earned honors for the spring semester. She is the daughter of Michael and Vera Sklaar of Putnam Valley. Highest honors are awarded for a quality point ratio of 3.670 or more from a possible 4.0. More...

Nicole Lewis is Conferred with Degree at SUNYOneonta's 2008 Commencement

Thousands of parents, family members, alumni, and friends were on hand on Saturday, May 17, to honor the Class of 2008 at the SUNY College at Oneonta's 119th Commencement. College President Alan B. More...

Perspectives

"BREAKNECK"

"AQUARIUS AT THE CROSSING"

(Part 1 of 7) Voluminous reams of statistical and engineering data have long since been written, studied, and examined, of what any number of scientists and engineers had, a hundred years ago, concluded as having been the second most remarkable en More...

Births

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Galligan

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Galligan was born at Vassar Brothers Hospital on June 10, 2008 to her proud parents Jennifer (Buhr) Galligan and Glenn Galligan of Fishkill. She weighed 5.lbs 13oz and was 20" long. More...

Amanda Jewel Parker

Kendra and Josh Parker of Garrison announce the birth of daughter Amanda Jewel, born at home on May 31, 2008. Amanda joins her proud big sister, Katie. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Doris Jane Smith

Doris Jane Smith, 91, died Thursday June 12, 2008 after a brief illness. She was born August 30, 1916 in Kansas City, MO to Oliver and Evelyna Hicks Leonard. More...

Briefly Noted

Tots Park Jamboree Features All-Star Local Music Line Up

On Saturday, July 26, from 4-6pm the Tots Park Jamboree at the Cold Spring Tots Park/ McConville Park on 9D will celebrate with talented local musicians. Their all-star line-up includes the kids' favorite music teacher Stacy Labriola. More...

The 4th Universal Unitarian Tag Sale is Coming

On June 20, 21, and 22, and again on June 27 and 28, 2008, people from all over this area are going to converge on the Fourth Unitarian Society of Westchester, at 1698 Strawberry Road in Mohegan Lake (www.fourthuu.org) to look for treasures and bar More...

Dragonfly Day, a Citizen Science Program at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, June 28 at 10am the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting: Dragonfly Day! Become a "Citizen Scientist" and get involved in real research efforts! More...

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