April 30, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Town Board Approves Parks & Recreation $1.365 Million Bond Issue

Fourteen hundred Putnam Valley taxpaying petitioners who expressed their support for improving the Town Park may finally get their wish as the Putnam Valley Town Board, at their April 23rd Town Board meeting, unanimously approved a $1. More...

Garrison Board Adopts Budget, Praises Student Test Scores

State aid cuts force potential

The Garrison Union Free School District More...

30 Child Safety Seats Checked At Cold Spring Inspection

All seats found needing attention

The Cold Spring Police Department sponsored a voluntary child safety seat inspection on Saturday, April 19th where about 30 safety seats were checked for proper installation, manufacturers More...

Richard Wallin Announces Bid For Haldane Board Seat

Richard Wallin has announced his candidacy for a seat on the Haldane Board of Education. Mr. Wallin has been a resident of Cold Spring for thirteen years. He and his wife, Sylvia, are the parents of two boys, a freshman and a senior at Haldane HS. More...

 

Schools

BOCES Sponsors Annual College Conference/Clinic

On May 6, the Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) campus will be the place to go for 3,000 high school juniors expected to attend a college fair on that day. More...

Cathy Lilburne Elected To BOCES Board Seat

Cathy Lilburne of Garrison, John (Sean) Mc Guinness of Peekskill and Cheryl Schwartz of South Salem were elected to the open seats on the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). More...

Colonial Storytellers And Singers Visit Haldane

Jonathan Kruk and Rich Bala visited Haldane fourth grade students as part of the Common Threads Celebration. More...

Births

Dominick Paonessa

A son, Dominick, was born on April 7, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, to parents Jeannine and Benedetto Paonessa of Montrose, NY. More...

Briefly Noted

Seminar On Conservation Easements at Desmond-Fish Library

Paul McGloin will host a seminar and panel discussion at the Desmond-Fish Library, Garrison that will be of interest to property holders. Topics include: What is a Conservation Easement? More...

HV Hospital & AMBA Host Blood Testing Day at Carolyn Lahey Pavilion

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center (HVHC) has teamed with AMBA Wellness Programs to bring affordable blood screening to Cold Spring. More...

Spring Brings Birdathon on May 10th

Birdathon is the nationwide annual Audubon Society competition in which local chapters, such as your local Putnam Highlands Audubon Society (PHAS), vie nationally and regionally; each chapter tries to sight the most bird species in the region - all w More...

Haldane High Principal, Paul Tobin Leaving for John Jay HS $12,596,031 Budget adopted for vote on May 20

Haldane Junior/Senior High School Principal, Paul Tobin announced on Wednesday, April 23rd that the John Jay High School Board of Education in East Fishkill, had appointed him High School Principal. More...

PV Board of Education Adopts $31,784,826 Budget

Those present at meeting urge voter approval on May 20th

Making only one change, the Putnam Valley Board of Education unanimously adopted a tentative budget of $31,784,826 for 2003-2004 at its meeting last Tuesday, April 22, in the high school cafeteria. More...

Nine Candidates Vie for Three Seats on PV Board of Ed

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Cold Spring Merchants Kick Off Publicity Campaign

On Monday, April 28th, the Cold Spring Merchants Association, headed by Jane Abbey and David Cooke, launched their "Main Street 2003" publicity campaign that is designed to draw visitors to the Village of Cold Spring throughout the upcoming More...

Putnam County Legislator Tamagna Rallying Support Against Proposed NYC Commuter Tax

Not every commuter gave Legislator Vinny Tamagna a hug but everyone got a flyer outlining Mr. Tamagna More...

Public Notice

The May monthly meeting of the Village of Nelsonville Board has been rescheduled to May 12 at 8pm. The Board will resume their normal schedule of meeting on the 1st Monday of each month in June. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

False Ten Commandments

Letter

Could or should we survive these popular false commandments?: More...

Moderated Discussion Could Still Be Useful

Letter to the Editor

One thing that strikes me in our letters about the responses to the War and the Peace Vigil is how hard it is to be respectful to each other. Even though people may try to be respectful, others feel put down. More...

Best Part Of Dads Singing Was The Joy On The Children’s Faces

Dear editor,

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of watching the fathers of the children I spend my days with perform for the community at the Depot Theater. They came together out of a mutual desire to play again and to benefit their children and so many others. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William P. Kent

William P. Kent, age 86 of Nelsonville, NY, died on Sunday April 27, 2003 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

James B. Lenahan

James B. Lenahan, age 71 of Cold Spring, NY, died on Tuesday April 29, 2003 at Treetops Nursing Home Yorktown, NY. More...

Sports News

Migrating Fish Of The Hudson Featured At Stony Kill

On Friday, May 9 at 7:30 pm the Stony Kill Foundation More...

Philipstown Little League Kicks Off Season

The Philipstown Little League, after suffering a rain delay on Saturday, kicked off their season on a spectacular Sunday morning with all the pomp and pageantry we More...

Haldane Softball Loses Opener; Bounces Back

The Haldane Softball team began their season in late April due to the inclement weather, and after washing the rust off in their season opener against Pleasantville in which they lost 3-0, the girls have rebounded to take their next two games and mov More...

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