May 6, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

As Challengers Line Up, Sheriff Seeks Third Term

Sheriff Donald Smith calls himself a "uniter, not a divider." The West Point graduate and retired brigadier general who is completing his second four-year term as Putnam's chief lawman announced his intention to seek reelection last Thursday evenin More...

Female Felons Fill County Jailhouse to Capacity

Putnam County is running out of jail space and officials at the Putnam Correctional Facility believe the time is right for the county to begin thinking about jail expansion. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Photographic Journal of Santiago Pilgrimage Opens

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street and Bannerman Island Gallery at 150 Main Street in Beacon, have joined together to present, "Along El Camino de Santiago: A Photographic Journal," by Mary Ann Glass and Christine Irvin. More...

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. 12-3pm Sat. More...

The Hudson: America's River: Author Talk at Butterfield

The Butterfield Library is very pleased to welcome author and conservationist Frances F. More...

Letters to the Editor

Take a Good Look at the Budgetary Information

To the Editor: With school budget votes less then 2 weeks away I thought I would share a few thoughts regarding the upcoming budget, what the Haldane School district is up against, and how we approached this year's budget. More...

Contrasting Views on Sports

To the Editor: I got quite a kick out of your contrasting viewpoints on Catholic school programs competing against public schools in the NYS and Section 1 tournaments. One guy, Mr. Gallagher, gets it, while the other, Mr. Concepcion, does not. More...

Respect for Veterans is Deserved

To the Editor: The article in last week's PCN&R about a rally by some veterans and others in Kent raises concerns about the PCN&R's commitment to accurate reporting. More...

Sports News

A Perfect Ten: PV Lacrosse Rolls On With Wins Over John Hay, Hen Hud

Direct Rays

As sportswriters, we're taught in Journalism 101 to be objective. We're told to not root on the sidelines while reporting on the athletes we cover. We're told that anything outside of objectivity is a breach of our profession. More...

An Albino Moose, a Meal for a Gator, and Local Fishing

The 2009 4-H Fishing Clinic (Learn To Fish),is scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 6th at the upper pavilion at the Putnam County Veteran's Memorial Park, starting at 10am and running to 3pm. More...

Lisikatos Clan Helping Haldane's Cause

Imagine you're Haldane Blue Devils softball Coach Nick Lisikatos and your daughter, Chelsea Lisikatos, has just pitched her team to the Section 1 Class C championship in the spring of 2008. It couldn't get much better, could it? More...

Cold Spring Taxes Going Up

Trustee Robertson 'almost to point' of asking Mayor Gallagher to step down

Residents of Cold Spring will see their Village taxes increase by 5.23% in 2009-10. Village trustees approved the tax hike as part of the general fund budget approved at the April 28, 2009, village board meeting. More...

Budgets: GUFS to Study Possibility of Consolidation

After series of tempestous meetings, school board enjoys a quieter night

After a tumultuous succession of meetings, the Garrison school district meeting on April 28, 2009, was short and serene. Chief among a small laundry list of agenda items was approval of the BOCES budget. More...

Putnam Valley's Tendy Talks Town Taxes, Big Budgets GUFS

Editor's Note: The PCN&R's Annie Chesnut recently sat down with Robert Tendy, supervisor of the town of Putnam Valley. They talked about school budgets, town taxes, and the quality of life in PV. More...

Putnam Joins National Day of Prayer Observances

In 1952, Congress, in a resolution signed by President Harry S. Truman, proclaimed the National Day of Prayer. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Raymond O'Rourke

Garrison School Board Candidate Platform

Garrison resident Raymond O'Rourke has announced his intention to seek a seat on the Garrison Union Free School District Board of Education. Mr. More...

Lakeland School District Offers Budget Details

The Lakeland Central School District informational budget newsletter will be mailed Wednesday, May 6 to all residents. It will also be available on line at the district's web site www.lakelandschools. org. More...

Lauren Stich Gains Appointment to West Point

Lauren Kimberley Stich, of Plantation/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, has been awarded an appointment to the Cadet Class of 2013 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Will the rain ever stop? It is supposed to be April showers followed by May flowers! We do have some beautiful flowering trees and bushes but lotsa rain too. More...

Religious Service

ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott-Hamblen, Rector, 265-2539 Mr. Ron Greene, Senior Warden, 265-3624 www.stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Sun. More...

Sacred Meal at Graymoor: Foods from the Bible

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are presenting their third annual "Grateful Gathering: A Sacred Meal," featuring foods from the Bible on Sunday, May 17, at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center beginning with a reception at 4pm and dinner at 5p More...

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