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Week of September 8-14, 2014



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What's going on in our town this week...

Town Government Meetings/Deadlines:

     Wednesday, Sept. 10th - Ethics Board Meeting
          10:00 am at The Putnam Valley Grange Hall - 128 Mill Street, 2nd Fl.

     Wednesday, Sept. 10th - Town Board Work Session
          6:00 pm at Putnam Valley Town Hall - 265 Oscawana Lake Rd.
     Thursday, Sept. 11th - Zoning Board of Appeals Work Session
          6:30 pm at Putnam Valley Town Hall - 265 Oscawana Lake Rd.
     Friday, Sept. 12th - Deadline for Submissions for 9/29 Planning Board Mtg.

Highway Department Work / Road Closures:

     None reported

Environmental Hazards / Closures:

     No change has been reported regarding the status of Lake Peekskill - although testing has been done and remediation recommendations are being considered: all three Lake Peekskill beaches are closed due to hazardous algae levels. No one should swim in, bathe in, or drink the water from Lake Peekskill until further notice. Fish caught in Lake Peekskill at this time should not be eaten. Avoid the bloom...

Putnam Valley Free Library:
     Please observe posted signs as the entrance/exit and parking will change during construction. The Library porch will be closed during construction. You can continue to pick up library materials that you have requested online as well as return items in the community room. 

District News:

     Lake Peekskill District: Bulk Garbage Pickup
Route 1 – put it out by the week of September 15th.
          Route 2 – put it out by the week of September 22nd.

     Lake Oscawana District: District Meeting
           10:00 am - October 18th at the Putnam Valley Free Library
               Review the status of the lake and your tax dollars at work.
               A Town Board Member will attend.
Click Here to open the latest Lake Oscawana District Newsletter

Putnam Valley Area Chamber of Commerce:

     Supporting businesses and community partnerships in the Putnam Valley and surrounding region. Visit them on Facebook:


Reform Temple of Putnam Valley:

     Friday, Sept. 12th - Shabbat Services
           8:00 pm at the Putnam Valley Reform Temple, 362 Church Rd.
      Tickets for High Holy Days Services available now:

www.rtpv.org for more info.

St. Ambrose of Milan Orthodox Church

     Comes out of the Russian Orthodox tradition but worships using the old Western (Roman) Rite as it existed between the 5th - 9th centuries.

     Sundays at 10:00 am - Liturgy (Mass) followed by breakfast!
          Services held at the Putnam Valley Grange, 2nd Floor
          For more information, contact Archbishop Anthony at (845) 528-5252.

Church of the North American Martyrs:

     Located at 55 Oscawana Lake Road in Putnam Valley
          Weekend Mass Schedule:
               Saturday - 5:00 pm
               Sunday - 9:00 am and 11:00 am
          Come worship with us!

Temple Israel of Putnam Valley

     Regular Shabbat Services are held on Saturdays at 9:30 am
          Services held in the Temple Sanctuary, Lake Shore Dr. in Lake Peekskill
Rosh HaShanah (New Year) services will be held Sept. 25 & 26th at 9:00 am.
          Tashlich services will take place on Sept. 25th at approximately 1:15 pm
               across the street from the synagogue.

     All are invited to attend our services.  No tickets necessary / never a charge. 
     We wish all our neighbors and friends “L’Shana Tova Tikatevu.”
          May you all be inscribed for good in the New Year !

Putnam Valley Historical Society:

     Dedicated Volunteers are needed! Transcribers of historical documents, docents at the museum, and new members for the Society's Board of Directors are all needed. For more info, call (845) 528-1024 or e-mail pvhistoricalsociety@verizon.net.

Putnam Valley Grange:

     Monday, September 8th - Monthly Business Meeting
          7:00 pm at the Grange Hall - 128 Mill Street
     Saturday, September 13th - 2:00 pm at the Grange Hall
          Backyard Farming Workshop - Growing Shiitake Mushrooms
          More info and registration online:

German-American Social Club of Peekskill (in Putnam Valley):

     Saturday, Sept. 13th - 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm: OKTOBERFEST
      Sunday, Sept. 14th
- 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm: OKTOBERFEST
           Event is held under a giant party-tent - rain or shine!
           More info can be found at: www.gac1936.com
           Click Here to download the event flyer


Putnam Valley Lions Club:

     Meets the 2nd Monday of each month
          7:00 pm at Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant - Dinner $20

Putnam Valley Rotary Club:

     Meets at Hollowbrook Travel - 11 Oscawana Lake Road
          For more information, contact: Diana Cillo (845) 528-1123 / Diana4Travel@aol.com

Putnam Valley Residents' Coalition:

     The aim of the Putnam Valley Residents' Coalition is to protect our natural resources and preserve the rural character of Putnam Valley. For more info, visit

Putnam Valley Parks & Recreation Department:

Boys and Girls Hoops Basketball Sign-Up - Deadline 10/20/14
    Registration open for October Elementary School Beading Classes
    Registration open for Putnam Valley Elementary School Taekwondo Club
    Registration open for Putnam Valley Middle School Taekwondo Club

Other Upcoming Activities:

     Wednesday, Sept. 17th - Monthly Town Board Meeting
          7:00 pm at Town Hall - 265 Oscawana Lake Rd.

Saturday, Sept. 20th - Putnam Valley Town Day!!!
          Putnam Valley Town Park - Fireworks at 9:00 pm

      Sunday, Sept. 28th - An Afternoon of Bluebirds
          2:00 pm at Putnam Valley Grange, 128 Mill St.

      Sunday, October 12th - PV Historical Society Annual Meeting
          Location and Details T.B.A.

November "What's in the Box?" After School Program with Dawn Vaccaro


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