December 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

PV Town Board Ends Year on Positive Note

Pudding Street overpass could become a reality in 2012

Putnam Valley Fire Chief Louie Luongo led off the PV Town Board December 17, 2008 meeting by reporting on the past month's activities of the PVVFD. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Donald Alter: Beyond Black Mountain Exhibit to Open at Garrison Art Center

Recent paintings by Donald Alter will be featured in the solo exhibition Donald Alter: Beyond Black Mountain at Garrison Art Center, from Friday January 9 to Sunday February 1, 2009. More...

Exploring Nature through Art for Ages 4-5 at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Starting Thursday, January 8, from 1pm-2pm, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum begins Exploring Nature through Art, a 4-week program designed for children who are four and five years old. More...

Depot Theatre to Hold Auditions This Weekend

The Philipstown Depot Theatre is holding auditions for the original play Bastard Nation written and directed by John Plummer. The auditions will be at the Philipstown Depot Theatre at The Garrison Landing Saturday, Jan. More...

Births

Natalie Marie Franz

A daughter, Natalie Marie Franz, was born on December 17, 2008, weighing 8 lbs to parents Mary and John Franz and to siblings Samantha, GraceAnne, and Thomas of Cold Spring. Maternal grandparents are Denise Kennedy and Denis Murphy. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles J. Mechling

Charles J. Mechling, age 74, of Cold Spring, died on Friday, December 26, 2008 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. Born in Bronx, NY on June 15, 1934, he was the son of the late Charles and Nancy (Natelli) Mechling. More...

Charles "Chuck" Del Monico

Charles "Chuck" Del Monico of Garrison, and a longtime resident of South Florida, passed on December 28, 2008 in the 81st year of his life. More...

Helen M. Dubler

Helen M. Dubler, age 87, of Cold Spring, died on Sunday, December 28, 2008 at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Born in NY, NY on September 13, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Leo and Mary Herlihy. Mrs. More...

Sports News

Knights of Columbus Announce Free Throw Competition

Loretto Council No. 536 is sponsoring the local level of the 2009 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Saturday, January 17 (snow date, January 31) at 1:30pm at the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries Gym, Route 9D, Garrison. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Christmas Pageant Welcomes St. Christopher's Choir

There is nothing quite as emblematic of this season as a children's Christmas pageant. More...

Cold Spring Trustees Look Back on 2008 With Hopes for 2009

Phillips and Mancari say they will run again

by Kevin Foley The two longest serving trustees of the Village of Cold Spring intend to offer themselves to the voters of their community once again come the Spring of 2009. More...

New York State Americorps Members Kick Off New Year of Service

More than 1,300 members throughout New York State take oath in Albany

The New York State Commission on National and Community Service recently held the New York State AmeriCorps Kickoff Celebration at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Writing Clubs For Kids and Teens To Form at The Butterfield Library

National Educator, author and teacher Susan Ruckdeschel will bring her Peer Coaching Workshop technique to the Butterfield Library for two weekly workshops for children in grades 3 through 5 and Teens in grades 6 through 12. More...

PV Board of Ed Announces Dates for Work Session and Budget Committee Meetings

The Putnam Valley Board of Education will conduct a Work Session/Business Meeting on Thursday, January 8, 2009 and a Business Meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2009. The meetings will begin at 7pm. in the Putnam Valley High School cafeteria. More...

Helicopter Highlights BOCES' Career Day

When a Drug Enforcement Agency helicopter landed on the Mahopac Middle School baseball field recently, the news was all positive. A quartet of DEA agents had arrived to join more than 40 local residents in the school's annual Career Day. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Touch of Kindness Christmas Morning

Dear Editor: This is a story of kindness, of how someone out there deeply moved me and touched my heart, on Christmas morning. I don't know who you are, so I hope this letter reaches you. More...

New Gas Station a Model for High Quality Development

Dear Editor: Being in Philipstown for the holidays, while traveling on Route 9, I came across the newly completed project at the intersection of Route 9 & 403. More...

Disputes Arrest

Dear Editor: On November 24, 2008, a Criminal Investigator without cause or otherwise, subject Mr. Terio to a false arrest, fingerprinted and photograph. More...

Briefly Noted

Cold Spring Comes Through For Toys For Tots Collection

Icy winds gusting off Storm King on Monday, December 22, 2008 could not stop Cold Spring's highway crew from loading their 'sleigh' with an assortment of Toys for Tots donations. More...

Author Angelo DeCesare Visits Haldane First Graders

Angelo DeCesare, author of Flip's Fantastic Journal visited Haldane first grade students to share his wonderful book and illustration skills with them. More...

Town of Putnam Valley Volunteer Positions Available for Boards and Committee

The Town of Putnam Valley is seeking qualified volunteers for the following Boards and Committee: Ethics Board Planning Board Ad-Hoc Member Roaring Brook Lake Preservation Committee Assessment Review Board More...

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