October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

PV School District Promotes Literacy, Destination Imagination and Pride in Putnam Valley Winner

October 20-24 is School Board recognition week

The Putnam Valley School Board demonstrated, at its October 16, 2008 meeting that it continues to instill in teachers and students a spirit of giving, excellence, and the ability to creatively think out of the box. Superintendent Dr. More...

Completion of Putnam Valley Town Zoning Code Review Promised by Year End

Committee members working to better understand the codes they need to interpret for their respective boards

The difficulty, and the ability of the Putnam Valley Town government to write, implement, interpret, and enforce laws was put to the test at a marathon four and a half hour Town Board meeting on October 15, 2008. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking to Show at Howland Library

The British film Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking will be shown at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, on Friday, October 24 at 7pm in the Community Room. More...

Bassoonist Master Sergeant Christian Eberle Performs Mostly Concerti at USMA

Master Sergeant Christian Eberle, principal bassoonist of the West Point Concert Band, will present a recital entitled Mostly Concerti on Sunday, November 2 at 3pm, on the third floor of Egner Hall, 685 Hardee Place, West Point. More...

Michelle LeBlanc Quintet Plays the Blues in Kent

Jazz vocalist Michelle LeBlanc brings her new show, Jazz Me Blues to the Arts on the Lake, 640 Route 52, Kent Lakes, on Saturday October 25, 2008 at 8pm. Michelle and her band will perform jazz tunes that are rooted in the American blues style. More...

Births

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Colin Craig Bertram

Colin Craig Bertram died on October 3, 2008, at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Anne and Peter Endler, of Garrison. More...

Charlotte Post Berch

Charlotte Post Berch, a resident of Vestal, New York, passed away at age 90 at the Hilltop Nursing Home on October 5, 2008. She was born in Suffern, New York on February 17, 1918. More...

Mary Ann Phillips Villegas

Mary Ann Phillips Villegas, 73 of Cerritos, California died suddenly in Long Beach Memorial Hospital on July 23, 2008. Mary was born to Ross and Lillian (Raymond) Phillips on August 13, 1934. More...

Sports News

A.J. McConville Helps Lead Ithaca College Team to Top Five Finish at Invitational Meet

A.J. McConville of Cold Spring finished with a time of 28.16 on the Cross Country course at the Hamilton College Invitational, helping his team place fourth in the competition. A.J. is a sophomore at Ithaca. More...

Philipstown Soccer Club Returns to Action With Two Wins

This past Sunday, the Philipstown Soccer Club returned to the field after a weekend off for the Columbus Day Weekend holiday, and posted two strong wins in Westchester Youth Soccer League action. More...

Philipstown Pee Wee Hawks Go Down to Wappinger Falls

The Philipstown Pee Wee Hawks lost a tough game to the Wappinger Falls Giants 21- 6 at Mayors Park on Sunday afternoon. More...

Cold Spring Police Plan to Increase Halloween Coverage

Six officers to cover Parrott Street area

Although they invited people to the October 7, 2008 workshop meeting to discuss possible approaches to the perennial community challenge of Halloween mischief, it was clear at the outset Cold Spring Village officials had already decided on their pr More...

Tamagna Urges Cross-Hudson Alliance

The Grove subject of dispute at Cold Spring Village Board meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees on October 14, 2008 began with a discussion of the potential of Hudson River history to create economic growth through a water borne link between villages. More...

Philipstown Begins 2009 Budget Deliberations

Recreation Department stays in the black

The impact of the ongoing global financial crisis is becoming very real locally as municipalities begin the difficult task of formulating their 2009 budgets. More...

Mock Presidential Election Held at Haldane

Middle School students vote to learn civic responsibility

Haldane students in grades 6 through 8 were entitled to vote for president and they did so with great enthusiasm. More...

Cold Spring Parking Plan Runs Afoul of Some Skeptics

Armstrong asserts its necessity

The recommendation, made by a special committee, to install a pay for parking system in Cold Spring ran into some skepticism and even hostility at a public meeting sponsored by the Comprehensive Plan Special Board under whose auspices the committee More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Book a Tour to BOCES

Find out about the best kept secret — Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) — as the regional education agency opens its doors to the public on Monday, November 10. More...

Fire Safety Week Celebrated at Haldane With Visits From Firefighters

Fire Safety Week was celebrated at Haldane School with a series of age-appropriate assembly programs. Lucky kindergarten students had the opportunity to visit the Cold Spring Fire House. More...

PVHS Sponsors Halloween Extravaganza in Town Park Make a Difference Day 2008

Scare to Show You Care!

The PVHS Make A Difference Club is sponsoring a daylong celebration called "Scare to Show You Care," on Saturday October 25, 2008, which is the national Make-A-Difference Day for 2008. More...

Letters to the Editor

Economy Could Be Improved By Bringing Jobs Home

Dear Editor: In vain do I wait for any of the presidential and vice presidential candidates from the two major parties to suggest that we could improve the economy by bringing home the jobs that have been outsourced to India, China, Mexico and Sou More...

Respecting the Law in Campaigning

To the Editor: Yesterday a Republican Committee member called my office and reported that a male in a yellow pick-up truck with Hall and Obama stickers on his vehicle was seen removing Campaign signs supporting Senator John McCain and Assemblyman More...

Bill Gouldman is Committed to Tax Relief

Dear Editor: The price of gas and groceries is hostage to international pressures and the whims of Saudi oil despots. My healthcare costs, especially the price of prescription medications, continue to climb. More...

Briefly Noted

Election Eve Ham Dinner Sponsored by Lake Mahopac Rotary Club

The Lake Mahopac Rotary Club is having an Election Eve Ham Dinner on Monday November 3 at the Mahopac Fire House from 5:30 to 7:30pm. The proceeds from this event will benefit the Lake Mahopac Rotary Scholarship Program. More...

Cold Spring Police Benevolent Association's Bracelets to Improve Halloween Safety

Glow in the Dark bracelet giveway will make kids more visible

The Cold Spring Police Benevolent Association is promoting Halloween Safety this year by giving away glow in the dark bracelets to children aged 10 years and younger. More...

Putnam County Disability Advocacy Organization to Honor Senator Leibell and Assemblywoman Galef

Putnam Independent Living Services (PILS) will present disability advocacy awards to Senator Vincent Leibell and Assemblywomen Sandy Galef at its Open House celebration at 1961 Route 6 in Carmel on October 22 from 12:30- 4pm. More...

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