February 12, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison School District Braces For Difficult Budget Process

State Aid projected to be slashed by 24%

Reflecting the results of tough decisions, school budgets often set the agenda for the year to come. More...

Cold Spring Woman Arrested On Manslaughter Charges

The Dutchess County Sheriff More...

How Valuable Is A Tree? Putnam Valley Town Board Struggling With Answer After More Input From Residents

On the evening of February 5th, the Putnam Valley Town Board held four public hearings and conducted a special Town Board meeting. The standing-room-only audience was there mainly because they wanted to comment on the new proposed Tree Law. More...

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Schools

Galef Named Chair Of NYS Assembly Committee On Libraries & Ed. Technology

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef has been named the new Chair of the New York State Assembly Committee on Libraries and Educational Technology. More...

Workshop For Parents Dealing With ADD Offered

Roberta Roth, C.S.W, a psychotherapist specializing in Attention Deficit Disorders and Parenting Issues will be giving workshops on important strategies that will help parents deal more effectively with their A.D.D. child. More...

Scholarship Available For Students Entering Human Services Field

The Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association in Putnam County is pleased to offer a $250 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Putnam County who is planning a career in the human services field. More...

Briefly Noted

Tiger Cubs Get First-Hand View Of Ambulance Volunteer’s Work

Local Philipstown Cub Scout Pack 137 Tiger Cub den visited the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corp. on Friday Jan. 31st. The visit was made to learn more about their community and the emergency workers who live here. More...

Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting At HV Hospital

Ronald Ammon, M.D. will host this month More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Offers Free Monthly Blood Pressure Screenings

Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers free blood pressure screenings every Thursday from 2 to 3 pm in the Center More...

Nelsonville Board Considers Legislation For User Fees, New Design Standards

The Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees discussed several proposed local ordinances at their February 5 monthly meeting, including an increase in user fees for Village applications, the establishment of design standards for site plan approvals a More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Town Hall will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 12 in honor of President Lincoln More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Mr. Mazzuca Should Listen

Supervisor Bill Mazzuca More...

Recent News Stories Show Humane Society Is A Much Needed Organization

Dear Editor,

In the January 29th issue I was delighted to see a photo featuring Megan Volkman with the food and supplies she and Liz Wilcox collected for the Putnam Humane Society. More...

Kulleseid Also Helped Develop Steep Slopes Law

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Nancy M. Upton

A memorial service for Nancy Marie Upton, 74, of Lawton, were held on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at the Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel of Lawton, Oklahoma, with Jim Antwine, officiating. More...

Robert R. Colbert

Robert R. Colbert, Jr. age 68 of Cold Spring, NY died on Friday, January 31, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlant Manor, NY. More...

Dr. Anna M.. Von Tiesenhausen

Dr. Anna M.. Von Tiesenhausen age 95 of Cold Spring, NY, died on Friday February 7, 2003 at her home in Cold Spring. More...

Sports News

Sap To Syrup Celebration At Taconic Outdoor Education Center Open To All

On Sunday, March 9, from 9 am until 3 pm, the Taconic Outdoor Education Center will hold its annual sugar maple celebration - Sap to Syrup. More...

Melissa Jamin Named to NEWMAC All-Academic Team

Nine Wheaton College student-athletes have been named to the New England Women More...

Blue Devil Wrestling Day Held At Garrison School February 1st

On February 1, 2003, the Haldane Modified/Varsity Wrestling Teams hosted the first ever Haldane Modified Blue Devil Wrestling Day at the Garrison Elementary/Middle School Gymnasium. More...

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