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and Lake Peekskill, NY

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What is coming up?

Town Government Meetings/Deadlines:

     Wednesday, November 2nd - Zoning Board of Appeals Submission Deadline

     Wednesday, November 2nd - Special Town Board Work Session & Public Hearing
              6:00 pm - Town Hall, 265 Oscawana Lake Rd.  Putnam Valley, NY
Click Here to view/download budget documents for public hearing
                    Click Here to view/download agenda documents for Board Meeting
                    Click Here to view/download more agenda documents for Board Meeting



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE; on November 2nd at 6:00 PM the Putnam Valley Town Board will hold a Public Hearing to hear public comments on the 2016 Preliminary Fire Department Budget.

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING; on November 2nd the Putnam Valley Town Board will hold a Public Hearing to hear public comments on the 2016 Preliminary Town/Highway and District Budget.

Pursuant to Section 108 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the Town Officers are hereby specified as follows:

Supervisor                               $  70,366.20

Councilpersons, four@           $  13,130.00  each

Town Clerk                             $  61,578.96

Highway Superintendent        $  88,584.01

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING the Putnam Valley Town Board will be holding the regularly scheduled Town Board Meeting.


Sherry Howard
Town Clerk
Dated:  10-21-2016

     Friday, November 4th - Planning Board Submission Deadline for 11/21 Mtg.

     Monday, November 7th - Planning Board Meeting Cancelled

     Wednesday, November 9th - Board of Ethics Meeting
             10:00 am - PV Grange Hall, 128 Mill St.  Putnam Valley, NY

     Wednesday, November 9th - Town Board Work Session
              6:00 pm - Town Hall, 265 Oscawana Lake Rd.  Putnam Valley, NY 

     Friday, November 11th - Veterans Day - Town Hall Closed


Town Events Listing

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Town Hall Messages:



Highway Department / Road Closures:

      Tree-trimmers are at work around town clearing growth away from power lines. Please drive carefully as they do...


Environmental Hazards / Closures:



District News:


Lake Peekskill
  Leaf Pick-Up
October 1 through November 30
In Biodegradable Paper Bags


Ray Gambichler – Foreman
John D’Alessio – Driver
Matthew Mills – Laborer
Mike Palazzo – Laborer

Lake Peekskill Garage
(845) 528-5850
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM


Is something of interest going on in your District? Do you have an upcoming activity or program you'd like to promote? Send it in and we'll publicize it here!

In the meantime, here are some folks you can contact with questions or concerns about our Putnam Valley Districts:

District Office:

Judith Travis, District Clerk
Office Hours:
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday through Friday
Phone:  (845) 526-2160


District Contacts:

Supervisor Oliverio:
Lake Oscawana
Lake Peekskill
Mill Ponds

Councilwoman Annabi:
Barger Pond
Brookdale Gardens
Wildwood Knolls

Councilman Luongo:
Abele Park
Lookout Manor

Councilman Mackay:
Glenmar Gardens
Putnam Chase
Strawberry Knolls
Sewer District

Councilwoman Whetsel:
Continental Village
Roaring Brook Lake
Putnam Acres


Putnam Valley Free Library


Regular Library Hours:
Sundays: 12 pm - 4 pm
Mondays: 10 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 7 pm 
Wednesday: 10 am - 7 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 5 pm

Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 4 pm



Hope to see you soon!



Putnam Valley Historical Society:
Our History
Putnam Valley Historical Society Museum

Join the Putnam Valley Historical Society!

The next meeting of the Historical Society Board will take place

Monday, November 28th at 7:00 pm at the Museum!
Peekskill Hollow Road at Church Road (Adams Corners)
Putnam Valley, NY 

A Call for Dedicated Volunteers!
Transcribers of historical documents and docents at the museum are needed.
For more info, call (845) 528-1024 or e-mail 

Putnam Valley Food Pantry

The Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry provides both perishable and non-perishable grocery items to approximately 200 families each week.

The Pantry is open every Saturday morning from 10:00 - 11:00 am and is located at 337 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10579.



Thanksgiving Turkey Drive
for the
Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry

How to Help your Neighbors in Need this Holiday Season

What: The Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry is collecting frozen turkeys, frozen chickens and nonperishable side dishes for community members in need who might otherwise not have a Thanksgiving dinner. 

When: Donations can be dropped off before 9:30 am on Saturday, November 19.

Where: The Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry, located at Grace United Methodist Church, 337 Peekskill Hollow Rd., Putnam Valley. (Back of the building)


P.S.:  If you wish to stay and volunteer on Saturday the 19th, we welcome your help since we will probably have a record number of families attending the food pantry that morning.

The Putnam Valley Community Food Pantry’s mission is to increase access to food and to supply the ingredients for healthy balanced meals for struggling families in northern Westchester and Southern Putnam communities.

For more information, visit the Putnam Valley Food Pantry's website:


Putnam Valley Grange #841, Patrons of Husbandry:

Coming Up, at the Grange!

November 4, 2016

Spirit Communication Night
with Priscilla Keresey
7:00 pm at the Putnam Valley Grange Hall
     $20 admission fee - registration not required

At this engaging and lighthearted two-hour event, the audience will witness true evidential mediumship and receive specific messages from their loved ones in the Afterlife. In order to demystify mediumship and encourage people to believe that their own experiences with deceased loved ones are genuine, I'll also explain the process of receiving spirit evidence and messages periodically throughout the evening. There will be plenty of time for questions and validation in this upbeat, joyful, and very entertaining evening.

At the Putnam Valley Grange Hall
128 Mill Street (at Adams Corners)
Putnam Valley, NY 10579

The Putnam Valley Grange #841 will hold its
Monthly Business Meeting
on November 7, 2016
7:00 pm
at the Grange Hall
128 Mill Street  (at Peekskill Hollow Rd.)
Putnam Valley, NY

All are Welcome


Tompkins Corners Cultural Center


Tompkins Corners Cultural Center presents

Jonathan Kruk

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

November 5, 2016

Jonathan Kruk returns to Tompkins Corners to delight our audience with his signature performance - a dramatic retelling of Washington Irving's haunting classic, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - a grandiloquent finale to Halloween 2016.

Featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and live spooky organ music by Jim Keyes, Kruks spellbinding storytelling captivates all ages from children to adults.

Tickets are just $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.


Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Rd.  Putnam Valley, NY


Contact: info@tompkinscorners.org for more info.


    For more info about the club: www.gac1936.com


Join Us at The Club

Friday Evenings

From 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Fall Clean-Up

Saturday, November 12th at 9:00 am

Bring gloves, rakes, blowers and tarps

Membership Meeting

Sunday, November 13th

Election of 2017 Officers

Goulash DInner


For more information: (845) 528-5800


Putnam Valley Lions Club:

Putnam Valley Rotary Club:

     Meets at Hollowbrook Travel - 11 Oscawana Lake Rd.
          For info, contact Diana Cillo: (845) 528-1123 /


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.
putnamvalleyresidentscoalition@yahoo.com for more info.

Putnam Valley Business Network

Our purpose is to be a voice of business in this area.  We are excited about what the Network can accomplish as we continue to grow and service the community.
We want to support the Town by seizing opportunities for the area and to stay ahead of the curve in promoting economic vitality and quality of life though business and community development.  As the only organization that focuses primarily on the needs of the local business community, we strive to prove unique opportunities to
promote and assist in developing your business whether it is a store front,
home based or farm based business

Good Business is Good for Putnam Valley


Veterans of Foreign Wars - V.F.W.

Gillen-Vinscotski Memorial Post 391
     Next Meeting: Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm
     Meetings held at the VFW Hall, 154 Oscawana Lake Rd.  Putnam Valley, NY


          VFW Post 391
          PO Box 623
          Putnam Valley, NY 10579-0623


Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Department

Proudly Volunteering Since 1946

When you see BLUE LIGHTS - please PULL OVER!!   It will only take a few seconds - but in an emergency seconds count! A car with a flashing BLUE LIGHTS is a volunteer firefighter responding to an emergency. 
BLUE LIGHTS DO NOT give volunteers any special privileges.  They are courtesy lights only.  The BLUE LIGHTS is to alert other drivers that we are on our way to an emergency.  It's up to other drivers to pull over and let us go by! Please let us pass.  It could give us the extra time to save a life or stop a fire before it's out of control. In a few minutes, these same people will be responding with a red light and siren.

Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Our volunteers are committed to providing quality patient care with true compassion. The Putnam Valley Ambulance Corps provides emergency medical services which is a totally volunteer-driven organization. We strive everyday to provide exceptional emergency medical service to the community.

PVVAC is proud to offer to the public a variety of training classes in First Aid, CPR and Bloodborne Pathogens. To see a description and schedule of these classes and to sign up please
click here!


When you see a GREEN LIGHT- please PULL OVER!!   It will only take a few seconds - but in an emergency seconds count! A car with a flashing GREEN LIGHT is a volunteer emergency medical services person responding to an emergency.
 GREEN LIGHTS DO NOT give volunteers any special privileges.  They are courtesy lights only.  The GREEN LIGHTS is to alert other drivers that we are on our way to an emergency.  It's up to other drivers to pull over and let us go by. Please let us pass.  It could give us the extra time to save a life. In a few minutes, these same people will be responding with a red light and siren.
Please practice GREEN LIGHT courtesy and HELP US HELP YOU!!



Grace United Methodist Church:

We have regular worship with Sunday School at 10 AM on Sunday mornings.
All are welcome at Grace UMC!



Grace United Methodist Church
337 Peekskiill Hollow Road  Putnam Valley, NY


Reform Temple of Putnam Valley:


     This small, family-oriented congregation serves Putnam and Northern Westchester, providing religious school for preschoolers through young adults and adult education programs. The congregation is particularly sensitive to the varying needs of members; individuals raised in various Jewish traditions, Jews-by-choice and non-Jewish members of congregants' families. The warm atmosphere encourages newcomers to share in all aspects of temple life.


Sunday, November 13 at 6:30PM
at the Olympic Diner!

Please join members and friends of the Reform Temple of Putnam Valley, for a wonderful evening of great food, good conversation and a chance to help the Temple!


 Enjoy a complete, full-course meal for $25.

Soup (including their famous Matzoh Ball soup) or Salad

A choice of 33 dishes including:
Chicken or Cheese Ravioli Parmesan, Eggplant Rollatini
Veal Burgundy, Yankee Pot Roast, Chopped Steak
Filet of Sole, Tilapia, Boston Scrod, Trout, Salmon
Eggplant Parmesan ( Vegetarian)

Fruit Salad, Ice Cream, Pudding, Jello
Coffee & Tea
The Olympic Diner is on Route 6, about a ¼ mile from Chili’s.

Please RSVP to Phil Hurowitz for reservations!


     Shabbat Services are held Friday nights at 8:00 pm, except the first Friday of each month on which services begin at 6:30 pm and are followed by a potluck supper, Services are led by Rabbis Laurie Levy and Steve Altarescu.  An Oneg with snacks follows. Everyone is encouraged to come & celebrate Shabbat with us..

The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley welcomes Jews
and spiritual seekers of all backgrounds and lifestyles.

Services held at the Putnam Valley Reform Temple
362 Church Road in Putnam Valley, NY

isit 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 at 9:30 am

NOV. 5th
Shabbat Services - Parashat Noach
Sat 9:30 AM · Temple Israel of Putnam Valley · Lake Peekskill

NOV. 12th
Shabbat Services - Parashat Lech-Lecha
Sat 9:30 AM · Temple Israel of Putnam Valley · Lake Peekskill

NOV. 19th
Shabbat Services - Parashat Vayera
Sat 9:30 AM · Temple Israel of Putnam Valley · Lake Peekskill

Services are held in the Temple Sanctuary, Lake Shore Dr. in Lake Peekskill

All services are free and open to all!
All are invited to attend services.

Visit Temple Israel on Facebook



St. Luke's Lutheran Church:
St. Luke's is a warm, loving, family-friendly place to worship here in Putnam Valley, NY. Our Congregation has been serving the Lord and spreading the good news to its communities in the Putnam County & Upper Westchester areas (and beyond) for nearly a century. St. Luke's is an inviting Christian community committed to sharing the gospel to families and people of all ages.
Come join us in prayer and worship ... you'll be glad you did.

Sunday Communion Worship
9:00 am
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
65 Oscawana Lake Road  Putnam Valley, NY

Coffee Hour Fellowship are offered Sundays after the service, along with Adult Bible Studies. Confirmation Classes are held in the upper classroom at 10:30 am with Pastor Bill Vangor.

Sunday School for children in grades K-5 is available throughout the school year. Classes begin on Sunday during the 9 am service - children begin with their parents at the worship service, and then are led to the classrooms after a blessing at communion. Classes end between 10:30 and 10:45 am.

Music Department
Adult Choir Rehearsals are held every Wenesday beginning at 7:30 pm
Youth Choir Rehearsal and Instrumental Ensemble meet Fridays at 4:30 pm


Putnam Valley Parks & Recreation Department:

Always confirm Events with Parks & Recreation by calling (845) 526-3292

Putnam Valley Senior Center - UPDATED!
Also In Town and Nearby:


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