July 9, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

The Putnam County News and Recorder Under New Ownership

It was announced today by Brian O'Donnell, President of PCN&R, Inc. that The Putnam County News and Recorder has been purchased by The Putnam County News & Recorder, LLC, owned by Roger Ailes. Mr. More...

Haldane School District Reorganizes for 2008 - 2009

Dave Merandy re-elected president

"Family meetings" can be a bit tedious at times, but they do serve a valuable purpose. More...

Coming Events

Arts and Entertainment

Artist Unveils Peekskill Envisioning Peekskill "Pep" Project

The first installation of the Peekskill Envisioning Peekskill (PEP) project located at the corner of 1.001 Park Street in the historic Downtown Artists District has taken place. More...

Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Presents Buddy Traina Band at the Summer Sunset Music Series

The Riverfront Park will be rockin' on Sunday, July 13, 2008 as the Buddy Traina Band takes the bandstand for this week's Summer Sunset Music Series hosted by the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Susan English and Barbara Friedman Display New Work at Van Brunt Gallery

Artists are odd and that's a good thing. Despite their best efforts to transform what they do into a kind of professional "practice," artists only make rules to break them. More...

Births

Birth Announcements

Hayley Ann Hanna

Baby Girl Hayley Ann Hanna was born at Putnam Hospital Center on June 26, 2008, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz., to parents Jaclyn and Jeffrey Hanna of Fishkill. Maternal grandparents are Margaret and James A. Riley III of Brewster. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Briefly Noted

New York Housing Market Sales Pace Improves, Median Price Holds

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in May outpaced April by nearly 12 percent, with more than 80 percent of New York's reporting counties seeing an increase in sales, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulate More...

Coin Collectors to Meet

The Croton River Numismatic society of Carmel, (a coin club) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday. July 15, 2008 in the Guideposts cafeteria, 39 seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 7:30pm. Topics up for discussion at the meeting will include U.S. More...

Westchester Walk to Defeat MS

On Sunday September 21, 2008 The Montel Williams MS Foundation will host the 2nd annual Westchester Walk to Defeat MS, a 5K walk for families, dogs and work teams, in FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights. More...

Paid Parking in Cold Spring Gaining Momentum

Mayor Phillips proposes reviving Community Day in 2009

Paid street parking in Cold Spring continued to gain momentum as it again dominated the discussion at the weekly workshop of the Board of Trustees on July 1, 2008. More...

Historic Tompkins Corners Church Redefining Itself

Preserving 173-year legacy of prayer and music is the goal

The Historic Tompkins Corners Church in Putnam Valley has weathered change since it was built in 1835. Now, after 173 years, it finds it must once again redefine itself while still trying to maintain its legacy of prayer and music. More...

Court Finds Garrison Not Responsible for Educational Costs for Non-Resident St. Basil Students

St. Basil appeals ruling

A June 11, 2008 ruling handed down by Putnam County Supreme Court Judge Andrew P. O'Rourke has found that the Garrison School District is not responsible for the cost of educating children living at St. More...

Chamber of Commerce Music Series Starts Summer with Great Music

Sunday, July 6, 2008 kicked off the Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce Summer Sunset Music series. More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Schools

Haldane Elementary Students with Perfect Attendance are Announced

Mrs. More...

Selena Santore and Elizabeth Skrelja Achieve Dean's List at College of St. Rose

Selena Santore of Putnam Valley and Elizabeth Skrelja of Cold Spring were named to the Dean's List at the College of St. Rose for Spring 2008. More...

Kimberly Zaleski Named to Dean's List with High Honors at Peabody Conservatory

Kimberly Zaleski, a flute performance major at The Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University has been named to the Dean's List with High Honors for the Spring 2008 semester. More...

Letters to the Editor

County Board of Elections Shows Contempt for People of Philipstown

To the Editor: To anyone on this side of Putnam County who may still wonder what county government has done to and for you, just take a look at the latest move by the county Board of Elections. More...

Public Comment Urged Re FEMA Plans for Old Albany Post Road

To the Editor: Philipstown has asked FEMA to pay for new drainage, straightening, widening, and paving the southern end of Old Albany Post Road. More...

Kaspar Issues Blurred to the Detriment of the Town

To the Editor: Regarding Mr. Grieff's competent article on Alexander Kaspar and the Town of Putnam Valley, it is of grave concern that Mr. Tendy and Mr. Cinque have blurred the issues here to the detriment of the Town and its residents. More...

Sports News

Applications Being Accepted for the $10,000 Hudson Valley Fitness Challenge

Hudson Valley Fitness, a fitness training service based in Beacon, has announced the application phase of the Hudson Valley Fitness Challenge. More...

Paddlers from 2 Countries and 7 States are Experiencing the Great Hudson River Paddle

Philipstowners from Philipstown's Building Bridges Building Boats are participating

It's time once again for the GHRP! The Eighth Annual Great Hudson River Paddle (GHRP) runs from Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 13, 2008. More...

Professional Baseball Steals Limelight From Local Teams

11-12-year-old Philipstown Little League team loses in tournament

Major League Baseball is totally out of whack right now. Alex Rodriguez, the A-Rod, the most sought-after man on the planet, is allegedly spending quality time with Madonna, the Material Mom and '80's pop icon. More...

Poll

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