March 19, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Village Board Considers Initiative For Butterfield Renovation

State bill for tax-exempt lands also discussed at monthly meeting

At their March 11 monthly meeting, the Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees addressed several property-related issues, including legislation that concerns the large amount of tax-exempt land in the area and a petition encouraging faster action on More...

Former Putnam Valley Town Attorney Wright Reacts To Vote Terminating His Contract

On March 12, a standing room only crowd at Putnam Valley More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Grants Tenure to High School Principal

Approves exit incentive plan for veteran teachers

In an effort to cut salary costs, the Putnam Valley Board of Education at its regular meeting last Thursday entered into an Exit Incentive Plan with the Putnam Valley Federation of Teachers. More...

 

Schools

Garrison Parents Pitch In For Reading Program

February is the month for a Garrison School favorite: the Parents as Reading Partners program, or PARP. The Parent Teacher Association teams up with the school to bring in guest authors and provide a variety of activities to encourage reading. More...

HV Shakespeare Festival School Outreach Program Visits Haldane

The HVSF School Outreach Program made a two-day visit to the Haldane School this month, thanks to funding from the Haldane School Foundation. Members of the Festival More...

BOCES Board To Meet

The regular meeting of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will be held on Tuesday, March 25th at 4:30 pm in the Board Room of the School Services Building. The public is invited. More...

Briefly Noted

Annual Audubon Dinner to Feature Wildlife Pathologist

Dr. Ward Stone, Wildlife Pathologist for New York State More...

Bruce Jennings Named to the Huntington’s Disease Society Sub-Committee

The Huntington More...

Grant Writing Workshop Offered By BOCES

On April 9, Caren Fairweather, grant writing expert, will present "10 Questions Every Grant Proposal Must Answer: A Wholistic Approach to Program Planning and Grant Writing. More...

Legislators Defend Vote on Health Director Position

Chairman Says Health Department Overstepped its Bounds in Lobbying for Home Health Aide Proposal

"There are a lot of things we have to do right know, I don More...

Putnam Valley Board Of Education Presents Budget To Community In 5 Hour Meeting

"Work in progress" spending plan could have 6.9% increase for 2003-04

In a five-hour public meeting in the high school cafeteria last Saturday morning, the administrators of the Putnam Valley School District presented the Superintendent More...

Bondi Delivers State of County Address

Calls for 0% Tax increase; Unveils Shop Putnam Today Initiative

According to the 2000 census, 31.4% of Putnam Households earned more than $100,000 and 48% of Putnam households earned more than $75,000 in 1999. More...

Petition Circulating For Philipstown’s State-Owned Property Tax Payments

Philipstown Town Councilwoman Betty Budney and Assessor Brian Kenney are circulating a petition to submit to New York State that is concerned with the lack of permanent state funding for state-owned properties in Philipstown. More...

Assemblywoman Galef holds Q&A in Philipstown

Cuts in Education and Stance on Indian Point Explained

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef held a joint question and answer session with Tom Hoffay of Attorney General Elliot Spitzer More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Historical Review Board Is Not "Anti-Business"

Dear Editor: More...

Feels Lucky To Be Living In This Community

Dear Editor,

Last Monday night I went to St. Philips church in Garrison for a talk on Islam. A friend called to tell me about it. I didn More...

Memorial Played No Part In Deciding Where To Hold Vigil

Editor,

There are only four traffic lights in Philipstown; two in Garrison, one in North Highlands and one in Cold Spring. I believe the one in Cold Spring was chosen as a gathering place for recent Candlelight Peace Vigils because of 1. More...

Births

Lucy Cecilia Morfit

Lucy Cecilia Morfit was born on February 27, 2003, at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center to her parents Ellen and Cameron Morfit of Garrison. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Sports News

Spring 2003 Lacrosse Season Is Upon Us

The 2003 Lacrosse season begins with the 4th annual potluck dinner at the Garrison Fish and Game Club on March 29. More...

Tragedy in Troy - Lady Blue Devils Fall in State Semifinal

It was inevitable. The Lady Blue Devils were going to show up Saturday at the Class D State semifinals in Troy and press harder than the media. More...

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