December 20, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Board Of Trustees Approves Water Rate Increase

At their December monthly meeting, the Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees approved an increase in the water usage rate of 49 cents per thousand gallons of water, to $2.34. More...

"Only Santa Knows"

Did you ever get a hug and a kiss from a five year old? There More...

Alaskan King Crab Legs Walk Out Of Cold Spring Grand Union

On Thursday, December 13, the Cold Spring Police Department received a call from the Cold Spring Grand Union that an individual had just stolen some merchandise. More...

 

Schools

Garrison School Honor Rolls The following students have achieved honor roll for the 1st marking period at the Garrison Union Free School District High Honors

6th Grade - Beatrice Copeland, Will Bartow, Daniel deGuzman, Terry Dikeman, Tom Faherty, Ian Kratzke, Joanna Najda, Amanda Pedersen, Geoffrey Rohan, William Stafford and Kimberly Zaleski. More...

Garrison School Seeks Volunteers For Budget Advisory Committee

The Garrison Board of Education is seeking parents, faculty and community members to join the Budget Advisory Committee for the 2001-2002 school year. If interested, please contact the Garrison School Superintendent More...

SUNY Empire State College Selected By U.S. Navy To Offer Distance Learning Courses

Program to get underway in January More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

OBITUARIES Henry H. Forster

Henry H. Forster, formerly of Garrison, died at his home in Cuatla, Mexico, on December 13, 2000 at the age of 79. Mr. Forster was the son of the late Henry Forster and Helena L. Forster, youngest sister of Representative Hamilton Fish. More...

Virginia B. McCarthy

Virginia B. McCarthy, age 97, a long-time Cold Spring resident and most recently of Ferncliff Nursing Home, Rhinebeck, died Sunday, December 9, 2000 at the nursing home. More...

Amos W. Christian

Amos W. Christian, of Wappingers Falls, died on Friday, December 15, 2000, at St. Francis Hospital at the age of 89. More...

Public Notice

The Town Board of the Town of Philipstown will hold their Year End Meeting on December 27th at 7:30 pm at the Philipstown Town Hall. More...

Legislator Tony Hay Answers PPATH Lawyer’s Allegations Of Unfair Landlords

At November More...

Putnam County Receives Settlement $$ For Housing State Inmates In County Jail

Sheriff Robert Thoubboron reported that Putnam County has received $137,075.56 from the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS). More...

Draft Report From Haldane Long-Range Planning Committee Makes New Recommendations For School Expansion "Everyday Math" curriculum is discussed

Elementary school teacher Judy Finehirsh started off the workshop with a presentation on a math curriculum titled, "Everyday Math" - its features, routines and topics. She showed some key features of the Everyday Math curriculum. More...

P.V. Town Board Meeting Includes Discussion And Public Hearing On Earning Exemptions For Seniors And Disabled, Temporary Six Month Building Moratorium

At the Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held on Wednesday, December 13, the Town Board adopted a resolution to increase the senior exemption for reducing the assessed value on real property. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Let Them Take Their Show Somewhere Else To the residents of Cold Spring, I would like to start out acknowledging our Board members, who once again have to deal with the ongoing lumberyard saga; what will undoubtedly be the most important decision th

Was this what our forefathers worked so hard for, in forming this magnificent town we call home? More...

Treat This As The Brand New Project It Legally Is Dear Editor,

The local residents that make up the Cold Spring Planning Coalition would like to bring the public up to date on what More...

Town Reopens A Closed Case Letter to the Editor:

We appreciate those who welcomed our short-lived settlement with the Town of Putnam Valley. This was, year after year, difficult to live through. It drained us emotionally and financially. We are into our sixth winter with no roof. More...

Briefly Noted

Downtown Tavern Welcomes Donations Of Toys For Tots

For the past several years, Downtown Tavern has been a drop-off point for the Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots program. More...

Melanie Sussman Called To Torah

Melanie Pauline Sussman, daughter of Jill and Daniel Sussman of Garrison, was called to the Torah on Saturday, October 28, in honor of her Bat Mitzvah. More...

Santa Rides Again

Santa Claus rides high tonight
Amid the stars and moon so bright
What is this rumor that I hear?
He has no sleigh? No more reindeer?
What has become of Donner and Blitzen?
Have they been replaced by a Volkswagon Spritzen?
How about Comet

Maybe Santa More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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