April 11, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Board Of Ed And Teachers Approve New Contract

At the Board of Education meeting on April 5, it was announced that the Putnam Valley Central School District and the Putnam Valley Federation of Teachers have reached agreement on a new 4-year contract. More...

County’s Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day May 5th

The Putnam County Department of Health, The NYS Dept. More...

Haldane Board Of Ed Continues To Chip Away At 2001-02 Budget Dr. Di Natale assures cuts will not affect instructional programs

The Haldane Board of Education workshop on April 3 started with board approval of the new Financial Director, Mr. Clifford Ong. Mr. Ong will replace Mr. Tom Burnell, who is leaving to join the Peekskill School District. Mr. More...

NYC Purchases 178 Acres In Yorktown For Watershed Protection

Commissioner Joel A. Miele Sr., P.E., of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced April 3rd that the City has purchased a 178-acre property in Yorktown. More...

Public Notices

There will be no pick up of recyclables in the Village of Cold Spring on Friday, April 13th in observance of Good Friday. The regular schedule for recycling pick-up will resume on Friday, April 20. More...

 

Schools

Haldane Takes Back One School Day Due To Snow

Due to the fact that the Haldane Central School District exceeded the built in snow days allotted for the school year, April 17th will now be a regular day of classes for all staff and students. More...

Students Re-Create Book Scene In Classroom

Putnam Valley Elementary fourth grade students in Fran Lane More...

Storyteller Kruk Brings Dunderberg Imp to Garrison School Garrison

Did you know that "knickerbocker" means marble baker? And that you must tip your hat to the imp when you sail around Dunderberg Mountain? More...

Sports News

Renegades To Offer Coaching & Parent/Child Clinics To Benefit Charitable Fund

Beginning in April, the Hudson Valley Renegades are teaming up with a local baseball academy to provide instruction to little leaguers, their parents and coaches in a joint effort that will support the Renegades "Pitch For Kids" Fund Charit More...

Haldane Varsity Softball Team To Hold Softball Clinic, April 21st

Join in with the Haldane Varsity Softball Team for a day of learning and of course, fun! The Lady Blue Devils will be hosting a softball clinic on Saturday, April 21st (rain date April 22nd). More...

Legendary Lacrosse Speaker At P.L.A.Y. Dinner

On Friday March 24, (P.L.A.Y.) Philipstown Lacrosse Association for Youth held it More...

County Vehicle Policy Once Again Spurs Sharp Debate Proposed mandatory blood alcohol testing called human rights violation

Few issues have raised emotions at Putnam County Legislative meetings over the past year like issues involving cars. Funding for the County fleet has been vigorously debated between the Legislature and the County Executive. More...

Full Story

Resolution To Support Dredging Of The Hudson River Passed By Narrow Margin

Haldane student honored; Putnam County farm produce may hit city streets More...

Parents Speak Up At Putnam Valley Board Of Ed Meeting

Distinction between Literacy Program and Reading Camp is made; elementary school principal and athletic director present budget requests More...

Garrison School Board Adopts Budget For 2001-02 Despite building program costs, budget increase remains modest

At its April 3 special meeting, the Garrison School Board adopted a budget for the 2001-2002 school year. Compared to the current budget, the new proposed budget reflects a 7.9% increase More...

Cold Spring Tree Cutting Is Prelude To Work On Lower Main Street

Tree workers were out last Thursday, April 5th, removing diseased and damaged trees along Main Street in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

All Quiet In Nelsonville After Election

At the April 2 meeting of the Nelsonville Board of Trustees, Village Clerk Josephine Doherty read the official results from last month More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Top Quality Theatrical Performances In Philipstown Dear Editor,

If you, or your readers, did not get out to see some great theatre recently, shame on you. Certainly the schlep into the City, and the small fortune required to make such an outing, would be no excuse. Right here in Philips-town, I said, right here! More...

Pay Attention, Mr. Phillips

Editor, More...

Save The Big Tree At Garrison School To the workers at Garrison School,

The "big tree" located on the playground of the Garrison school has for hundreds of years been a part of this community. It has provided the children with great joy. More...

Briefly Noted

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Nurses Reach Out to the Community

Registered nurses, specially trained in trauma-related injuries, regularly visit local schools to talk about dealing with emergencies and what to expect when you arrive in the emergency room. More...

Students Help HospitalWith Fundraiser

More than 40 local high school and junior high school students from Lakeland and Putnam Valley High Schools and Putnam Valley Middle School recently helped Hudson Valley Hospital Center with soliciting donations for their Oh, Baby! More...

Free Horticulture & Natural Resources Newsletter On-Line From Cornell Cooperative

A new newsletter on horticulture and natural resources is available by email from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County. More...

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