Architect's Plan is to "Build Charm and Character" into PV's Oregon Corners

    After Jackson Wandres returned from his tour of the intersection of Peekskill Hollow and Oscawana Lake Roads, he enthusiastically proclaimed that his design would "Build charm and character into Oregon Corners." The Putnam Valley Town Board listen Full Story

Kevin Jones, owner of Route 9 Used Car Sales. There is an ongoing dispute between Jones and the Town of Philipstown over zoning and the suitability of the property for that type of commercial operation. Jones is pictured here, entering the building that continues to serve as an office. 007p1_xlg.jpg

Governor Paterson Proposes Abolishing Greenway

Future of Former Route 9 Used Car Lot Still Uncertain

    A dispute continues to simmer over the future use of a property, Garrison Contracting, located on Route 9 in Philipstown. Full Story

Four Veteran Haldane Teachers Set to Retire

Project Careers is putting students to work

    At the February 10, 2009 meeting of the Haldane Central School District, school board trustees accepted resignations from four teachers who will retire at the end of June. Full Story

Garrison School Board Gets Back to Business

    After the previous meeting's presentation by Haldane Superintendent Mark Villanti, the February 11, 2009, meeting of the Garrison School board saw a return to more typical business. Full Story

Let's Renew Emphasis on Volunteerism at School

    Dear Editor: While visiting Saratoga Springs, I read with interest an editorial in last Sunday's Albany Post-Union Newspaper discussing efforts in that region on the part of the local school boards to reduce education costs given the current state Full Story

What Makes a Good Sheriff?

    To the Editor: A good sheriff needs to recognize change indicators that affect the safety of the community and initiate measures to prevent crime as well as enforce laws, using modern technology to assist in prosecution. Full Story

An Appeal to Lower Taxes or Keep Them Flat

    To the Editor: I have read in this newspaper that the Garrison Union Free School is now holding meetings with their budget committee to study next year's school costs. Full Story

Could Exercise be Your First Line of Defense Against Colds and the Flu?

    Can exercise a day keep the doctor away? Hudson Valley Hospital Center physician says 'Yes'! Now is the time to make moderate physical activity part of your daily life. Full Story

Members of the St. Lawrence O'Toole Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) in Brewster recently made Valentine's Day cards for all the patients in Putnam Hospital Center's Long Term Home Health Care Program. Brightening the day for the patients were, from left to right, Lauren Noce, Taylor Riccardi, Lindsay Cavanagh, Mary Galgano, Thomas Galgano, Grace Galgano and Kevin Blank. 014p1_xlg.jpg


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