April 9, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison School Board Urges OSI To Consider Town Use For Capuchin Land

School Districts could still use property for programs, activities

Citing fiscal constraints and bad timing, the Garrison Union Free School District More...

Putnam Valley Library Sports New Look For National Library Week

Walking into the main entrance of the Putnam Valley Library on Oscawana Lake Road, one immediately senses something different. Thanks to a grant from the Dibner Fund, heavy sturdy shelves have replaced the previous flimsy ones. More...

Cold Spring Organizations To Participate In River Sweep

Scenic Hudson More...

Senator Leibell Announces Program to Honor Military Servicemen and Women

State Senator Leibell has announced the creation of a New York State Senate program that will allow residents of his district to receive a "Certificate of Appreciation" in honor of those who are currently serving in the United States milita More...

 

Schools

O’Neill High School Honor Roll Announced

The following students achieved the High Honor and Honor Rolls for the same period. More...

High School Scholarship Competition For NY Law School Summer Law Institute

New York Law School announces a competition for a limited number of scholarships for its Summer 2003 Trial Advocacy Institute for High School Students. More...

Haldane High School National Honor Society Induction Held March 19

The Haldane High School National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held on March 19th. Twenty-one new inductees were added to the seventeen current members. More...

Births

Joanna Marie Leonard

A daughter, Joanna Marie Leonard, was born February 15, 2003 at Putnam Hospital Center, weighing 5 lb. 4 oz., to parents Jennifer and Thomas Leonard of Putnam Valley. More...

Melissa Linsey Rodino

A daughter, Melissa Linsey Rodino, was born on November 4, 2002 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, to parents Kathy and Nick Rodino. More...

Briefly Noted

First Philipstown Community Seder To Be Held April 19

Philipstown Reform Synagogue will hold its first community seder for the Passover holiday on Saturday, April 19, at the Taconic Outdoor Center in Fahnestock Park. More...

Chamber To Hold Annual Awards And General Membership Meeting

The Cold Spring/Garrison Chamber of Commerce invites all members to share their ideas and support for local business at their annual Awards and General Membership Meeting. More...

Alicia Baxter/Alfred Graduates From Mercy College

Alicia Baxter/Alfred received her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Mercy College in February of 2003. She graduated with honors. Alicia More...

Butterfield Agreement Approved by Legislature

Restrictions incorporated into resolution raise concerns

On April 1, the Putnam County Legislature voted to allow the County Executive to pursue the purchase of Butterfield Hospital by approving the Memorandum of Understanding between the County Executive and Hudson Valley Hospital Center signed last Augus More...

New Haldane Secondary Classroom Building to Open September 2005

School Budget for 2003/4 will result in a 12.7% increase in taxes

The Haldane Board of Education Workshop on April 1, 2003 opened to a packed house. More...

Putnam Valley Town Attorney William Zutt Wins Over Public Support

"I More...

Legislature Approves Agricultural District

Home Rule denied for regional approach

"I Applaud this Legislature. This is a long time in coming," said Legislator Sam Oliverio, Jr. on April 1, following a 7 to 2 vote by the Legislature in favor of the creation of an Agricultural and Farmland Protection District. More...

Putnam Valley Museum Reopens With New Exhibit

"Putnam Rediscovered," a photographic essay of significant farm structures in Putnam County, by Carol Turrentine and Dell Jones, will be on display at the Putnam Valley Museum when it makes its Grand Reopening on Sunday, April 27, from 1-3 More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Looking For "Quiet Reflection" On Grief Of War

Dear Editor,

I More...

We Don’t Need Moderated Group Discussion

Editor,

Sympathy goes out to the vigil leaders at 9D and 301 for the difficult times they declared (Calmer discussion on Iraq sought) they are going through and how terrible it is for them to stand on the corner expressing their opinions while others adjacen More...

Haldane PTA Program On Substance Abuse Filled With Useful Information

Dear Brian,

I wanted to write and let you know that I was fortunate to attend the recent Philipstown Community Awareness Program on Alcohol and Substance Abuse, sponsored by the Haldane PTA on March 27, 2003. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Salvatore J. Pidala

Salvatore J. Pidala, age 79 of Cold Spring, NY died on Wednesday April 2, 2003 at Vassar Bros. Hospital Poughkeepsie. More...

Philip L. Baumgarten

Philip L. Baumgarten, age 85, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Monday March 31, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY after a long illness. More...

Edward W. Timoney

Edward W. Timoney, age 75, of Cold Spring, NY died on Thursday April 3, 2003 at St. Luke More...

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