December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Schools

Veterans Exemption Approved in Putnam Valley

Veterans residing in the Putnam Valley School District are now eligible to receive an exemption on their property taxes following action taken by the Putnam Valley Board of Education. More...

Haldane Addresses Police Presence

Plain-Clothes Cop Told Youths to Get Down from Roof

A festering issue that began with security and safety on the Haldane school campus has prompted a school debate about uniformed vs. plain-clothes police officers, as well as whether Haldane should have some kind of formalized additional security. More...

Garrison School Suing Cary Downey

The Garrison School Board has decided to file suit against landowner Cary Downey over access to the Garrison School Forest. Word of the suit came to light at last week’s meeting of board, and the board approved filing it. More...

Local School Kids Take Drug Use Survey; Results Are Promising

A survey of more than 250 Haldane High School students taken last spring shows that drug, cigarette, and alcohol use are all down, but marijuna use and acceptance have increased. More...

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