July 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

4H Fair This Weekend Promises Fun for All Ages

Muisc, food, history, auctions, and yes, animals highlight annual event

A Putnam County tradition continues this weekend with the opening of the 4-H Fair at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park on Gipsy Trail Road in Carmel. As always, admission and parking are free. More...

Galef Announces Survey Results on Property Taxes

Circuit Breaker idea tops the choices for tax relief

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef's 'circuit breaker' legislation scored tops on a questionnaire she sent to her constituents in March. More...

Putnam Valley Farmers Market Continues at Two Locations

The Putnam Valley Farmers Market can be found twice at week, at different locations. Every Friday from 3 to 7pm, the market is located at Tompkins Corners Methodist Church, 729 Peekskill Hollow Rd. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Children's German Class Successful in Teaching 'Kinder' a Second Language

For the past several months, the children's room at the Butterfield Library has been taken over every Thursday afternoon by various giggling "Kinder" seeking to learn German as a second language. More...

U.S. Military Academy Band Presents A Walk In The Park Concert

The United States Military Academy Concert Band continues its popular Music Under the Stars concert series on Sunday, August 3 at 7:30pm at West Point's Trophy Point Amphitheatre. Lieutenant Colonel Timothy J. More...

Doansburg Chamber Ensemble to Present Chamber Orchestra at St. Marys Church

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will close their 2008 season with performances by their chamber orchestra on Saturday, August 30 at 8pm at St. More...

Births

Births

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

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Briefly Noted

Series of Finance and Patent- Related Programs at East Fishkill Library

The East Fishkill library will be hosting a number of sessions and seminars relating to finances, mortgages, investment and trademarks in the coming weeks. Upcoming programs include: Wed. July 23. More...

Wii Bowling for Seniors at the Kent Public Library

Calling all seniors. Join the hottest game in town- the action packed, virtual bowling game known as Wii bowling. More...

Tuesday Night Databytes at the Kent Public Library

The Kent Public Library is kicking off a monthly series of computer and technology demonstrations and discussions on Tuesday, August 12, 6:30pm, with "Web 2.0: What is it?" Join Library Director Frank Rees for an overview of some exciting and free More...

Fishkill Road Reconfiguration Exacerbates Perk's Plaza's Entrance and Exit Problems

State issues final design approval for Peekskill Hollow Road project

The July 8, 2008 discussions of the Legislature's Physical Services Committee spanned much of Putnam County, covering such diverse topics as a traffic light for Perk's Plaza in Cold Spring, design approval by the state for Peekskill Hollow Road in More...

Putnam Valley Residents Press for Public Comment Ability During Town Meetings

During the public comment period at the Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held July 16, 2008, John Cohen stood at the podium and directed his remarks towards Supervisor Bob Tendy saying that if he was not going to allow people to speak during the me More...

Four Putnam Valley Teens Charged in Attempted Armed Robbery

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of four Putnam Valley youths stemming from a reported attempted armed robbery which occurred in the town on June 30, 2008. More...

Public Notices

The Town of Philipstown has established an Aesthetic Business Fund, which will assist business owners with funding aesthetic improvements to their properties. More...

Schools

Register Now for EPIC Workshops at Putnam Valley Middle School

Every Person Influences Children EPIC workshops are designed to promote positive parenting

Did you ever wonder why you need a license to drive a car, but there is no license to do the most important job in the world? EPIC is for you. More...

Joseph A. Miller Receives Dean's List Recognition at Paul Smith's College

Joseph A. Miller of Garrison has been named to the Dean's List at Paul Smith's College for the spring 2008 semester. He is enrolled at the college's Division of Science, Liberal Arts and Business. More...

O'Neill Honor Rolls Announced for Spring Marking Period

The students attaining the highest average for the fourth marking period of the 2007/08 school year at the James I. More...

Letters to the Editor

Meters are Simply a Visitor Tax

Dear Editor: Mr. Mike Armstrong points out that I issue my opinions about Cold Spring's parking situation from the distant land of Nelsonville. True. Hopefully, some of my other qualifications are more relevant. More...

Paving is Not the Solution

Dear Editor: While I am concerned about neighbors receiving emergency services, paving Old Albany Post Road (OAPR) will not solve the problem of driveways washing out. More...

Galef's Broadcast of Meeting was Disengenuous

To the Editor: I've always found it annoying that film studios are allowed to use excerpts of reviews totally out of context. More...

Sports News

A Full Moon and a Space Station Attract Visitors During Nighttime Paddle

Last weekend, from as far away as Ulster County, Staatsburg, Ardsley, Hyde Park, NY and Parsippany, NJ, kayakers came to Cold Spring to enjoy two nights of paddling under a full moon in the Historic Hudson Highlands. More...

William Moss Named Outstanding Running Back at Joe Namath Football Camp

During a week of sweltering temperatures and total humidity, Cold Spring's Will Moss attended three daily practices at Joe Namath Football Camp. More...

Rigors of Travel Baseball Can Be Tolling

Experience should be rewarding at all costs

Summer Baseball is usually one of two things for the participants and parents in leagues like the Westchester/Putnam Baseball Association. More...

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