June 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Retiring PV Teachers, Sports Stars Recognized

The Putnam Valley Board of Education met on June 18, 2009 for a meeting with a comparatively light agenda but a strong emotional impact. In Board President Tina Mackay's absence, Board Vice President Dr. More...

Cold Spring Likely to Raise Sewage Rates

Leading off the June 16, 2009, Cold Spring Village Board workshop, Water & Sewer Superintendent Greg Phillips gave a detailed report on needed repairs and upgrades to the sewer system. More...

Put Valley Discusses Rural Zoning

The June 17, 2009, Putnam Valley Town Board meeting began with a hearing about a proposed local law to create agricultural and agricultural/ residence zoning districts. More...

Health Officials Urge Residents to 'Fight the Bite'

Warm weather, an unseasonably wet spring and outdoor activities all spell trouble for residents of Putnam County unless they protect themselves from mosquitoes and ticks. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

Philipstown The Recycling Center on Lane Gate Road will be closed on July 4. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Putnam Pastimes

Venturing Into the Great Swamp of Patterson

The Great Swamp is one of the prominent natural features of our area. We live all around it, but most of us rarely venture into it to explore this 'other' world. 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...

Flute and Harp Featured in Doansburg Recital

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will open its 2009 season with performances by its duo of flute and harp. The program will be performed on Saturday, July 18 at 8pm at St. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Morris Slocum Roberts

Morris Slocum Roberts, age 64, of Garrison, and Charleston, SC, died peacefully on June 19, 2009 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He grew up in Ligonier, PA, was graduated from St. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Before we go on to lighter topics, our thoughts and best wishes go to Kenny of the Elmesco Citgo gas station. He had a motorcycle accident and will be hospitalized for quite some time. We will keep you updated. More...

Religious Services

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...

Our Lady of Loretto Celebrates Confirmation

On Friday afternoon, June 12th, thirty-three young men and women from Our Lady of Loretto Parish received the Sacrament of Confirmation. More...

Dunn Resigns from Special Board

Panel will be seeking villagers' feelings for foreseeable future for

After three years of discussion, meetings, and surveys, a special panel created by the Cold Spring village board "is just at that point where they are starting to zero in" on the key questions it was created to address, according to the panel's cha More...

Residents Discuss Vision future for Cold Spring

Someone forgot about Haldane

The Special Comprehensive Plan Board met at the Cold Spring fire house on the evening of June 18, 2009, to review the goals for the village and, as, then-chairwoman Karen Dunn said, to see whether "we have listened properly." Dunn had announced he More...

Unemployment Rises in Putnam County

Putnam's rate of unemployment has climbed to 6.6 percent, an increase of one half of one percent from April's 6.1 percent rate of unemployment. More...

Internal Audit Gives Haldane Good Marks

Why did forty teachers show up, and then leave early?

The Haldane school year is winding down. Their academic demands now behind them, seniors prepared for last Saturday's graduation while hoping for good weather. More...

A Brainstorm During Philipstown Summit

A conversation took place at the Philipstown Town Hall on June 17, 2009, which could have a significant impact on how local governments function. More...

Father's Day on the Banks of the Hudson River

The Donaghy Family spent part of the Father's Day weekend with a tee-ball practice session at the Riverfront Park in Cold Spring on Saturday. More...

Police Focus on Stopping Drunk Drivers in Putnam

Putnam County is getting tough on intoxicated motorists. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Garrison Students Excel

The second marking period of the Spring Term of the 2008-2009 school year has ended at The Harvey School in Katonah, New York. More...

Three PV Teachers Receive Certificates of Appreciation

At the June 17, 2009, Putnam Valley Town Board Meeting, Supervisor Tendy awarded certificates of appreciation to three Putnam Valley teachers. More...

PV Students Inducted into National Honor Society

National Honor Society Inductees / Putnam Valley High School 2009 VALEDICTORIAN Samantha Arzon, Ian Azcue, Jetmir Berisha, Rebecca Bierhoff, Savannah Brown, Jennifer Davis, Sarah Liscia, Trevor Mahnert, Ashley Marks, Maria Pagani, Gina Raus, Kris More...

Letters to the Editor

Imagine If Newspapers Were Invented Today

In the era of the internet, it is easy to become disconnected from one's locality. We read national news and watch national television, and do not take enough time to check in with our neighbors. More...

Supporting a Friend in Need

To the Editor: This is for all of you who know Kenny of Elmsco. He was involved in a very serious motorbike accident on Friday and suffered multiple wounds. He was helicoptered to Westchester Hospital. More...

A Wholesome Walk Into the Past

To the Editor: We always knew we lived on a magical road, especially with Saunders Farm right down the way. More...

Sports News

Lax Dinner Honors Five of PV's Best

For Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester lacrosse players, the Section One Lacrosse Dinner is the final big event of the season. More...

Philipstown Minor Giants Win League Championship

Sometimes a little goes a long way. The Philipstown Minor Giants may have been one of the youngest and smallest teams in the league, but they played true to their namesake throughout the 2009 season. More...

Philipstown Majors Rays Win Little League Championship

They finished with a record of 15 wins and 2 losses. Congratulations on a great season and a great team effort! More...

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