November 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Morris Family Crypt Restored by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Councilwoman Betty Budney is presented with dedicated service certificate

On Saturday, November 1, 2008, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Admiral John L. More...

Cold Spring's Historic St. Mary's Church Steeple in Dire Need of Major Repairs

Parish reaches out to community to raise much-needed funds

Every community has landmarks that help shape its identity and add to its character. They remind us, often pleasantly, of where we are. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Percussion is the Theme at West Point Band's Chamber Recital Concert

The West Point Band's Chamber Recital Series will continue on Saturday, November 15 at 7:30pm at the Band Building (Egner Hall), third floor rehearsal room. Staff Sgt. More...

TrueNorth Theatre Presents a Staged Reading of A Magic Moment, a Comedy by Michael Heintzman

Michael Heintzman, one of TrueNorth's founders, has authored a new comedy that asks the question: "Can a World War II re-enactor withstand the hidden enemy of his fantasy in a pitched battle with reality? More...

Free Admission to Many of Westchester's Museums, Art Centers and Historical Sites on Arts Day

Take the whole family on a free arts adventure on Sunday December 7, 2008! Arts lovers of all ages will be welcomed by open doors at cultural sites throughout the county on the Westchester Arts Council's eighth annual Free Arts Day. More...

Letters to the Editor

Different Standards of Behavior Exist Relative to One's Position in Town Government

To the Editor: I give Ed Greiff a lot of credit for reporting of Putnam Valley meetings, as few of even the most concerned citizens have the intestinal fortitude and physical stamina it takes to do so. More...

Every Picture Tells a Story

Dear Editor: In your 10/29/08 issue of the paper, Dave Merandy commented on the upcoming November 18 Haldane Bond vote asking taxpayers to approve long neglected repairs to the building exterior envelope. More...

Help Shape the Future of Cold Spring

To the Editor: This letter is addressed to Cold Spring stakeholders: concerned citizens, property owners, merchants, realtors, business owners and employees, not-for-profit organizations and public officials. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

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

Sports News

After a Spectacular Season, Philipstown's "MITEY" Hawks End the Year With a Bang

When someone wears a Philipstown Hawks jersey, whether they are 6 or 13 years old, a certain amount of pride, responsibility, and work ethic is expected. This year, each and every Mitey-Mite division player earned their jersey! More...

Haldane Varsity Girls Volleyball are Sectional Champions

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Last Modified Football Game of the Season Comes Up a Winner for Haldane

Nick Junjulas runs the ball in modified football's last game of the season. Also pictured are Austin Fusco, Ryan Koval and Reid Thorpe. Haldane beat Rye Neck 8-0. More...

Traditional Village 6 O'Clock Fire Siren Signal Imperiled by Budgetary Concerns

Cold Spring offices to close for a day for records reorganization

The question of ownership and responsibility for maintenance of the Village fire-warning siren took center stage at a Cold Spring Board of Trustees workshop meeting on Tuesday, October 28, 2008. More...

NYS Supreme Court Upholds Article 78 Decision and Remands Morrissey Drive Case Back to Planning Board for Resolution

They've taken it to the State Supreme Court and it appears Putnam Valley residents Agnes and Ronald Powe and RCJ Management Corporation have won round three against the Putnam Valley Zoning Board and Raymond Hilyer, operator of a soil remediation a More...

Philipstown's Preliminary 2009 Highway Budget Questioned by Residents at Workshop

Garrison Fire Company conflict remains unresolved

Finding a good seat at the weekly workshops of Town of Philipstown Town Board is not usually an issue. Attendance generally ranges from zero to a number in the single digits. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Winter Heating Saftey Tips

The winter season is almost here and there are several safety concerns you should be made aware of. More...

Public Notices

The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for November 11 has been cancelled. The monthly meeting of the Board will take place on November 18 Cold Spring Village Offices will be closed on Monday, November 11 for Veteran's Day. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane 5th Grade Girls Attend Women Helping Girls with Choices Conference at BOCES

Six 5th graders from Haldane Elementary School had the opportunity to participate in the Women Helping Girls with Choices Conference at Putnam/ Northern Westchester BOCES. The conference was held on Friday, October 17, 2008. More...

Anthropologist Conducts Analysis and Inference Workshop at Haldane

Dr. Susan Dublin, Anthropologist, visited Mr. Cairl's Global History 9 class at Haldane High School on Wednesday, October 22, 2008. With her visit, she conducted a hands-on exercise in archaeological analysis and inference. More...

Halloween Fun at Putnam Valley Elementary School: Pizza and Pumpkin Party

Friday, October 24, 2008, was the date of the annual Kindergarten Pizza and Pumpkin Party at Putnam Valley Elementary School. More...

Births

Tess Clementine Hereford

Katherine Feighery and husband Matthew Hereford of Nelsonville are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Tess Clementine Hereford, at 9:24pm on September 30, 2008 at the Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Aine and Savannah Duggan

Twin girls born on September 16, 2008 at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York to Tara and John Duggan of Nelsonville. Maternal grandmother is Mary Griffin of Longford, Ireland and The Bronx, New York. More...

Briefly Noted

Programming to Interest and Enlighten All Ages at the November 8 Sustainability Expo at The Garrison

On Saturday, November 8, 2008, even the smallest Ecoenthusiasts will find something to engage their interest at the 4th Annual Sustainability Exposition at The Garrison from 9am to 1pm. As always, this event is free and open to the public. More...

State to Hold Pesticide "Cleansweep" in the Hudson Valley

Seeks to collect thousands of pounds of pesticides for proper disposal

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today that DEC will hold its Fall CleanSweepNY program in the lower Hudson Valley the week of Nov. 3-7, 2008. More...

Mended Hearts Support Group Now Offered in Putnam County

Mended Hearts and the Putnam County Department of Health have teamed up to offer the first Putnam County Chapter of the Mended Hearts Support Group. More...

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