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March 26, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals Continue To Speak Out On Iraq

The Wednesday night evening demonstrations on the war with Iraq have become a familiar sight to anyone driving by the intersection of Rts. 9D and 301 in the Village of Cold Spring these past few weeks. More...

Haldane School Budget Vote Set for May 20, 2003

Budget increase of 5.8% could translate into 12.7% increase in tax

At the March 18 Haldane Board of Education meeting, the Board approved a resolution setting May 20, 2003 as the date for the 2003-2004 budget vote. More...

 

Schools

Shakespeare Comes To Garrison School

Garrison fifth graders Holly Fraser and Will Dean contemplate their upcoming roles as Juliet and Romeo, while Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival actors Jennifer Rohn and Julie Fain Lawrence lead a class discussion of those immortal words: "Where More...

Haldane Participates In Elementary All-County Concert

Twenty-four Haldane Elementary students participated in the Elementary School All-County Music Festival Concert on Saturday, March 8th. The concert was held at Haldane School. More...

Dietz On Salisbury Dean’s List

Sondra Dietz of Garrison has been named to the Dean More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Roy H. Alderman

Roy Alderman, 76, formerly of Cold Spring, NY, died on Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at the Meadows Nursing Home in Dallas, PA. More...

David M. Scuccimarra

David Scuccimarra, 80, of Arnold, MD died March 8, 2003 at his home after a lengthy illness. More...

Robert Trimble III

Robert "Snitch" Trimble III, a life long Cold Spring resident, died on March 24, 2003 at home at the age of 72. Born in Cold Spring on May 29, 1930 he was the son of the late Robert H. and Mary (Coro) Trimble. More...

Sports News

PV Varsity Baseball Left Out

A largely conversed topic these past months has been the new varsity teams at Putnam Valley High School. But more importantly, why isn More...

Haldane Baseball Prepares for 2003 Season

The Baseball God awoke this past week, and the first day of spring gave way to the best weather since early fall, marking the end of a prolonged and unwanted winter, whose presence is still felt as patches of snow linger in its termination. More...

Putnam Valley Parks And Recreation Upcoming Events

Defensive Driving Classes will be held on the first Saturday of the month with the next class on April 5th. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Curtails Meeting Due To Impending Iraq War

Planning Board holds public hearings on new Medical Building and Putnam Cafe

Putnam Valley Town Supervisor Carmelo Santos began the regularly scheduled March 19th Town Board meeting by announcing that he wanted to end the meeting before 8 pm and that he would appreciate it if there were no public comments because "We all More...

Butterfield Hospital Proposal Faces April 15 Deadline

Legislature says it needs more time to determine costs

The County has until April 15 to close the deal on the Julia L. Butterfield Hospital in Cold Spring, according to a letter sent to County Executive Robert J. Bondi by John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

Garrison School Celebrates New Library/Media Center

Final budget numbers rounding into shape

The ribbons were cut, the crowd let out a cheer, and cake, cookies and punch were consumed as the Garrison Union Free School District celebrated the official opening of their new library/media center on Wednesday evening, March 19, prior to the Board More...

Open Space Institute Sells Glenclyffe Friary

On Thursday, March 20th, the Open Space Institute announced the sale of the Glenclyffe friary in Garrison, to the Garrison Institute. More...

Philipstown Board Debates Resolution on Indian Point

Butterfield purchase, untaxed lands also discussed at monthly meeting

The Philipstown Board moved closer to a resolution regarding the Indian Point nuclear power plant at their March 20 monthly meeting. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Concerned About Historical Preservation Of Fishkill Road/Route 9 Intersection (reprinted at the request of the author)

Dear County Executive Bondi,

Regarding the above-referenced project, I write today as a person concerned with the Historical Significance of the area for which this project is proposed. More...

Responds To "Real Reasons For Conflict" Letter

Ms Wood,

I appreciate your right to speak out, but if one is to speak on a subject it is in their best interest to know the subject. Your lack of knowledge, regarding terrorism and Iraq More...

Proud Military Parent Says Troops Need Our Support

Letter

In picking up the March 19th edition of your paper I was at first thrilled to see the front page had a picture with the head lines "Residents Show How They Feel About The War With Iraq. More...

Births

William Bernard Myers

William and Bethe Myers of Chandler, AZ are the parents of a son, William Bernard Myers, born at the Desert Samaritan Medical Center in Chandler, AZ on January 21, 2003. More...

Alanna Bryn Moskowitz

A daughter, Alanna Bryn, was born on March 18, 2003 at White Plains Hospital, to parents Suzanne and Dr. Stephen Moskowitz of Cold Spring. Alanna was welcomed home by big sister, Kyra. More...

Benjamin Alexander Strol

A son, Benjamin Alexander, was born on February 27, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital, to parents Rosalind Jenny Evans and Daniel Strol of Garrison. More...

Briefly Noted

GVAC February Report

The Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corps answered 21 calls for the month of February. They included: 18 Medical calls, 1 PIAA, and 2 Standbys

Garrison Ambulance is an all volunteer corps and we are always seeking new members. If you are interested in joining, please leave a message on our machine at (845) 424-4401 and someone will get back to you. More...

Butterfield Quilting Guild Ready To Raffle Quilt

The Butterfield Library More...

Whiteman Completes Basic Training

Marine Corps Pvt. Terry L. Whiteman, Jr, son of Patricia A. Whiteman of Garrison, and Terry L. Whiteman of San Bernardino, Calif., recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. More...

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