January 15, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Mayor Anthony Phillips Will Seek Re-Election To A Sixth Term

March 18, 2003 is election day. That is when Anthony Phillips will be asking residents of the village of cold spring to re-elect him as their mayor, a position he has held for the past ten years. More...

Trustee Anthony Patinella Announces Candidacy For Village Of CS Trustee

Anthony Patinella hopes to be reelected to his Village of Cold Spring Trustee position. Trustee Patinella has served The Village of Cold Spring, as a trustee, for 20 years. More...

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Sworn in for 6th Term at Philipstown Meeting

Town Board ushers in 2003 with ceremony and two meetings

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is sworn in by Philipstown Justice Alan Steiner. Accompanying Ms. Galef are her daughter, Gwen Galef, grandson Judson Langille, son-in-law Rob Langille, daughter-in-law Elisabeth Gilbert and son Graig Galef. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Plans Expansion of Emergency Department

Hospital to relinquish "trauma" designation

Plans are underway for the expansion of the emergency department at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Assistant PV School Superintendent Marjorie Holderman to Take Position in Dobbs Ferry

Former Putnam Valley Middle School principal will return to middle school

Putnam Valley Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Marjorie Holderman announced last week that she has accepted a position in Dobbs Ferry as middle school principal beginning February 3, 2003. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Piano Series Set To Begin At Howland Center

The Howland Chamber Music Circle is proud to again present its very popular piano series, three concerts by outstanding young piano virtuosi who have already made a name for themselves on the international classical music scene. More...

Pawling Theatre Company Announces Auditions For Lend Me A Tenor

Auditions are announced for Pawling Theatre Company More...

Jazz Vespers At Presbyterian Church This Saturday

Trade you post holiday blues for jazz blues at the Jazz Vesper this Saturday, January 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thoughts On Search For PV School Superintendent (reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear [BOCES] Superintendent McKenzie,

This letter is in regard to the current search for a permanent Superintendent of Schools for Putnam Valley More...

Spirit And Intent Of Steep Slopes Law Hinges On The Use Of Two Words

Last week there were a number of letters that expressed concern about our Steep Slopes Law possibly being undermined by the Santucci development in Continental Village. More...

Seeking Agreement With Discontent Over Iraq Policy

Editor,

During yesterday More...

Briefly Noted

Prostate Cancer Education And Support Group Meets January 23

The Dutchess County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education & Information Support Program announces a regularly scheduled meeting to be held on January 23rd at 6 pm, in the Central Hudson Auditorium, Pough More...

Open House & Registration For Young Naturalist Pre-School Program At Museum Of The Hudson Highlands

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands has announced that it will be accepting registrations for its highly acclaimed Young Naturalist pre-school program. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Appeal Tops $27,000

As of January 15th, the Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 Annual Appeal has reached $27,655.00. Helping to achieve this total are: More...

Kelly Sworn Into Fifth-Term In Congress

HV Congresswoman cites war on terror, economy among top priorities

U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly was sworn into a fifth-term in Congress as representative from New York More...

Haldane BOE Wrestles With Substance Abuse Concerns

Board forms new committees for building project; 2003-04 budget process begins

During the Haldane Board of Education More...

Nelsonville Man Arrested For Assault On Wife

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the arrest of Mr. Dennis Zenz, age 48, of Nelsonville, for allegedly assaulting his wife. He is accused of striking his wife and injuring her on two separate occasions in their Village home. More...

Mancari Seeks Re-election To Cold Spring Village Board

Edward T. Mancari has announced his candidacy for re- election as trustee for the Village of Cold Spring. Mr. Mancari has served as a trustee for the past fourteen years. More...

Public Notice

Recent heavy snowfalls and icy conditions have made it very difficult to access water meters and gather readings for the Cold Spring Water Department. More...

Community Tells Search Consultants They Want School Superintendent Who Will Stay

Strong educational and financial background also sought

At a meeting last Wednesday evening in the Putnam Valley High School cafeteria, BOCES District School Superintendent Donald McKenzie heard Putnam Valley residents and parents say they wanted a school superintendent who will work with the community an More...

Putnam Valley Organizational Appointments For 2003

Supervisor Carmelo Santos and the Town Board (Councilmen: Daniel Ricci, Robert Cesark, Stephen Johnson, and Robert Tendy) held their annual organizational meeting on January 8, 2003. More...

Lake Peekskill Water System Public Hearings Ended

Town Board

On Thursday January 9, over 125 people attended the last of a series of public hearings on the Lake Peekskill Seasonal Water System. These discussions have been going on for the past 38 years and through nine Putnam Valley Administrations. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Author Peter Lourie Visits Haldane

Peter Lourie, a well-known travel author presented "The Hudson River; A Canoe Journey from the Mountains to the Sea" to Haldane fourth grade students on December 9th. More...

Sandy Galef Visits Haldane School

Sandy Galef, New York State Assemblywoman for our district, spoke to Haldane More...

BOCES To Hold Workshop On Understanding Special Education Assessments

On January 21, Laurie Levine, Regional Special Education Training and Resource Center (SETRC) Specialist and Irene Ross, Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services SETRC Coordinator, will present a workshop to provide a bet More...

Births

Grey Phillip Neumann

A son, Grey Phillip Neumann, was born on December 21, 2002 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to parents Cheryl and Mike Neumann of Hopewell Junction. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gordon Lee Churchwell

Gordon Churchwell of Cold Spring died on Wednesday, January 8th, of a pulmonary embolism. He was 44 years old. He is survived by his wife Julie Metz, his daughter Olivia Ella, his parents Gordon and CC. More...

Maxie E. Farlow

Maxie E. Farlow of Beacon, a former long time Cold Spring resident, died on Sunday January 12, 2003 in St. Francis Hospital. She was 78. More...

Memorial Service Planned For Christopher Di Natale of Nelsonville

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2003 at 10am in Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring for Christopher Di Natale of Nelsonville. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Recreation Co-Ed Youth Basketball Highlights

7th & 8th Grade Division

Dec. 21: In the 2nd & 3rd quarters, the Builders ( Coach - Bill Mazzuca ) pulled away from the scrappy Jewelers. ( Coach - Tim Miller ) Chad Nelson, Nick Nastasi & Katherine Kavaler played well on offense with Adrian O More...

Clean Sweep at the Red Fox Shootout

The Haldane varsity girls and boys basketball teams put aside their tridents this past weekend and broke out the brooms. More...

Winners Of K of C Free Throw Contest Announced

Over 40 boys and girls participated in the K of C Free Throw Contest held on January 11 at the Haldane School, which was sponsored by Loretto Council, #536. More...

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