October 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Will Parking Meters Line Main Street?

The Cold Spring Village Board workshop on October 20, 2009, addressed a comparatively short list of agenda items, but—as has been the case at many other meetings— parking, a longstanding (and unresolved) issue for the village, was the t More...

Haldane Capital Project Well Under Budget

Big capital projects often find a way of coming in over budget. It is almost expected. So local taxpayers will be heartened to know that the Haldane Central School District is bucking that trend. More...

Tavern Evokes Three Little Words: Fresh, Local, Seasonal

"You can't get much fresher than having your own farm." With those few words, Executive Chef Eric Gabrynowicz hints at the philosophy and the food at Tavern, the small restaurant and bar nestled comfortably on the grounds of The Highlands Count More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

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

Local Musicians on Hand at Tompkins Corners Concert

The Tompkins Corners Family Music Festival will sponsor a program by many of this area's best local musicians. More...

West Point Concert Band Offers Salute to Veterans

The West Point Concert Band under the baton of Lieutenant Colonel Timothy J. Holtan will present a concert honoring the nation's veterans of the Armed Services. More...

Letters to the Editor

Photo

The County Election, by George Caleb Bingham, showing an election in Saline County, Missouri, in 1846. Will the Nov. 3 Putnam County elections be as interesting? More...

Misinformed

To the Editor: It would seem while reading the Letter to the Editor section, some of the people that have been writing in favor of the new proposed zoning draft have been misinformed. More...

We Like Our Tub

To the Editor: There are many residents in the town of Philipstown that do not want the new proposed re-zoning with its 7 environmental overlays. I talk to many people who are afraid to speak up or write letters. More...

Briefly Noted

PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF CANDIDATES ELECTION

BIOGRAPHY: Age—61 • Party Affiliation—Republican, Conservative, and Independence • Education: 1969—Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point; 1974 - Master of Science Degree in Systems More...

PHILIPSTOWN SUPERVISOR CANDIDATES

Richard Shea BIOGRAPHY: Age—47 • Party Affiliation—Democrat, Conservative, Independence parties • Education—Haldane High School - Class of 1980; Fredonia State University- 1980/81 Liberal Arts; Morrisville State Unive More...

SPECIAL PUTNAM VALLEY SUPERVISOR CANDIDATES

Robert V. Tendy BIOGRAPHY: Age—53 • Party Affiliation—Republican, Conservative • Education— Bachelor of Arts; Master of Arts (English Literature) Both from St. John's University; Juris Doctor (St. More...

County, Municipal Races to be Decided on Election Day

The debates are history. Campaign signs will soon be removed from the Putnam countryside. Election Day is less than a week away. Races will be decided on the county, town, and village levels next Tuesday when voters go to the polls. More...

Budget Backlash

Members of the Legislature overrode County Executive Robert Bondi's veto of the $137 million fiscal spending plan Monday evening by an overwhelming 8-1 vote. More...

Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Do you believe in ghosts? Few people can claim that they have never asked, or been asked, that question. With Halloween just days away, talk turns to ghosts, haunted buildings, cemeteries, unexplained apparitions—and fear. More...

GUFS Continues Planning Process

The Garrison Union Free School District board's sights were clearly set on the future at their October 21, 2009 meeting. More...

Public Notice

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinic at Haldane The Putnam County Department of Health is planning to hold a public SEASONAL flu vaccine clinic on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2009, (they are still waiting receipt of the vaccine) at Haldane, from 2 More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Garrison School District Receives Management Award

The Garrison Union Free School District received an award for Excellence in Records Management on Thursday, October 15, at the Town of Rye Town Hall. More...

Puppets with a Purpose at Desmond-Fish Library

The 4-H Puppeteer Players will present a free puppet show at the Desmond-Fish Library on Nov. 7 at 2pm. The puppet show will be held downstairs in the program room. More...

Perspectives

'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'

Installment Four in which a deadly feud gradually arises

This rantipole hero had for some time singled out the blooming Katrina for the object of his uncouth gallantries, and though his amorous toyings were something like the gentle caresses and endearments of a bear, yet it was whispered that she did n More...

Births

Abigail Rose Stevens

Brendan and Lisa Stevens are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Rose Stevens. She was born October 2, 2009, at the Putnam Hospital in Carmel. Maternal Grandparents are Thomas and Ann Bouchard of Cold Spring. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jacqueline Lyons

Jacqueline "Jackie" Grace Lyons, age 71, of Cold Spring, died suddenly on October 7, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, with her family at her side. Born October 3, 1938, in Milwaukee, WI, she was the daughter of the late Robert J. More...

Lincoln Diamont

Lincoln Diamont, 86, passed away on October 20, 2009, in Williamstown, MA. He is survived by his wife, Joan Champion, son Rolf, daughter-in-law Nora Mitchell, and stepson Anthony Bruck. More...

Ella Batik

Ella Mary "Elsie" Batik, age 91, of Cold Spring, died Sunday, October 25, 2009, at Cortlandt Health Care in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Queens, NY on December 18, 1917, she was the daughter of Rudolph and Marie (Vecho) Belohoubek. More...

Sports News

Haldane Losing Streak Continues

The Haldane Blue Devils football team traveled to Valhalla High School on a rainsoaked night Friday looking for a reversal of fortune. More...

Haldane Varsity Soccer Seniors Savor Their Last Home Game Win

Haldane seniors Tatiana Gilmartin, Grace O'Malley, Hannah Dieboll, Brianna D'Alessio, Katlyn Mastantone, and Meghan Rohan celebrate their final home game with a 2-1 victory against Kennedy Catholic on Thursday, Oct. 22. More...

P-Town Soccer Wins Three

The Philipstown Soccer Club's successful season continued with three wins this past Sunday in WYSL play. The U-14 Knights used two Brianna DiFrancesco goals to defeat Pelham 2 - 0. More...

Weekly Poll

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