October 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Borkowski Bows Out

It's now official. The race for Sheriff of Putnam County is between the two-term incumbent Sheriff Donald Smith and his Democratic challenger, Kevin McConville. More...

Reviewing Village Finances in Real-Time

The October 6, 2009, Cold Spring Village Board workshop sandwiched an hour-long executive session between procedural matters and acceptance of a bid to perform electrical work at several village buildings. More...

Working Families Backs Putnam Candidates

The Working Families party is one of the newest and fastest growing "third parties" in New York State. More...

Public Notice

The Village of Cold Spring Water Department will be conducting a hydrant flush of the distribution system beginning on Monday, October 12, 2009 at 9pm through Friday, October 16, 2009 at 5am. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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. More...

A Hauntingly Beautiful Secret Garden at the Depot

Chanted spells, windswept moors, secret sorrows, and restless spirits are only a few of the magical and mystical experiences theater-goers will face in The Secret Garden, a Tony award-winning musical about loss, life, and the magic of hope, whi More...

Traditions of Whiskey Production in the Hudson

Join hosts J. and Renee Heim for a Putnam County Historic Society Young Associates event documenting the story of whiskey production in the Hudson Valley. More...

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to the Board

Letter Sent to Philipstown Board Members reprinted at the request of the author: I write in admiration and praise for the thorough and thoughtful work you have undertaken on the draft zoning plan over the past several years. More...

Brian Kenny is Not Forgotten

To the Editor: As the large signs went up this weekend I realized that Brian Kenny was not listed on the signs as a candidate. Brian is one of Philipstown's assessors and is running this year unopposed. More...

Support Cunane and Polhemus

Dear Editor: Too many politicians just don't get it. Government spending at the local, county, state, and federal levels is spiraling out of control. More...

Sports News

Haldane Suffers Another Tough Loss

The Haldane High School football team suffered another disappointing setback on Saturday, falling to Croton- Harmon 30-7 in what was the final home game for the Blue Devils' seniors. More...

PV Gets on Track with Win over Irvington

The Putnam Valley High football team picked up a 30-18 victory over Irvington Friday night in a non-league game at Putnam Valley. More...

PV Answers Questions With Statement Win

FROM THE FIELD

It was an exciting week at Putnam Valley High School considering the fact that it was Spirit Week, eventually leading up to Color Wars (a huge event in the school in which each grade dresses in their color and competes in events for the trophy), an More...

Polling Place Restored

Residents in northern Philipstown will be able to vote again this year at the North Highlands Fire Department headquarters. More...

Thaddeus Kosciuszko, 'Hero of Two Worlds'

Remembering the Polish Freedom Fighter Who Built West Point

On October 15, 1817, in the Swiss city of Solothurn, Thaddeus Kosciuszko, architect of West Point and hero of Poland, gave up the ghost after a life spent as a wandering freedom fighter. More...

Oscawana Clean-up Funding in Sight

Lake Oscawana water quality will be pure once again now that the House of Representatives approved a $400,000 grant as part of the 2010 Agriculture Appropriations Act. More...

Tendy Budgets a Raise for Himself, Cuts for Trustees

The Putnam Valley Town Board held a budget workshop on October 7, 2009. More...

Ghost Stories and Good Food Make Smalley's a Halloween Favorite

by Joe Lindsley Jr. Dining Out in Putnam

Smalley's Inn on Gleneida Avenue is steeped with the rollicking history of Carmel, more so than any other structure in the hamlet. More...

Schools

GUFS Board Reviews Goals

A large portion of the October 7, 2009, Garrison School Board meeting was devoted to a review of goals identified in the 2008- 2011 Long Term Plan. More...

Admissions Session to Be Held at Poughkeepsie Day

Poughkeepsie Day School announces an Admissions Information Session, to be held in its Gilkeson Center on Wednesday, October 21, at 8:30am, for parents of students from pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. More...

Garrison's 7th Graders Hike to Anthony's Nose

On a beautiful, crisp, gorgeous fall morning, Mr Keegan, Garrison School Middle School Science teacher, brought his 7th grade class to Anthony's Nose. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joseph E. Mancari

Joseph E. Mancari passed away on Thursday October 8, 2009, in Raleigh. NC. He was 74 years old and had a wonderful life with his wife Fran. He worked hard and enjoyed himself every day in his retirement. More...

Briefly Noted

Candidate Platforms

Mark Pawera Candidate, Putnam Valley Highway Superintendent My name is Mark Pawera and I am running for Putnam Valley Highway Superintendent this November 3. More...

Talk of our Town

Coats are being collected at the Methodist Church on Snake Hill Road in Garrison. See the article on page three. More...

Constitution Island Eyed by National Media

Constitution Island was featured on a national television network last Friday and Saturday. Doug Kennedy, a reporter for the Fox News Channel and the tenth child of Robert F. More...

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