October 29, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Adopts New Tree Protection Law And Amends Zoning Ordinance

It took almost two years and the combined efforts of the Committee for the Conservation of the Environment (CCE), liaison councilman Robert Tendy, Town Attorney William Zutt, the Town Board and Town Supervisor, Code Enforcement Officer and Building I More...

Community Halloween Parade The Best Ever

Wow! An idea of a simple costume parade that began ten years ago has grown to be a joy of our community. More...

St. Mary’s Church Invites Trick-or-Treaters and Parents to Stop by ‘Haunted Church’ for Candy and Cider

Last Saturday, the Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands lent its lawn to the ghosts, goblins and various ghouls and others gathering for the start of the annual Cold Spring Halloween parade. More...

 

Schools

Haldane "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" Raises Over $1,000

Haldane students, teachers, staff and administrators donated $1,066.00 to the American Cancer Society to coincide with the "Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk. More...

Architecture, Construction Management and Engineering Chapter Forming at Haldane

Margo Neri, an architectural designer, is spearheading the ACE Mentoring Program with the help of Dr. Christine Casey. ACE is an acronym for Architecture, Construction Management and Engineering. More...

Local Student Begins Studies at Allegheny College

Alex R. Hansler, son of Robert and Linda Hansler of Garrison, recently began studies at Allegheny College, a selective liberal arts college located in northwestern Pennsylvania. More...

Births

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

Briefly Noted

Our Lady of Loretto Parish Presents an Advent Pilgrimage through the Old Testament

Take an exciting journey through the Old Testament and see the Holy Bible in a way that you have never seen it before! More...

Women’s Resource Center Raises $12,000 to End Family Violence and Sexual Assault

On Friday, October 3rd, the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

Sisters at Graymoor Host Classic Christmas Concert Featuring Hudson Valley Radio Personality

The Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement at Graymoor in Garrison and performing artists from the prestigious Manhattan School of Music proudly present "Reflections on the Star," a classic Christmas concert, on Saturday, December 6th at 3 pm. More...

New York Times Article Slights Putnam County Prison

Inaccurate reporting gives prison a black eye. More...

Haldane School Board Spars Over Student Dress Code

Hat prohibition called into question; Board also examines substance abuse policy

The Student Code of Conduct was the subject of spirited debate at the Haldane Board of Education More...

Financial Turnaround Reported in Putnam Valley School District

Brewster Technology proposes evening computer classes at High School

Les Storch of the accounting firm of Bennett, Kielson, Storch, DeSantis and Company told the Putnam Valley Board of Education last Thursday evening that the school district was "in good financial condition." More...

Open Space Institute Announces Plans for "Dockside" Property in Cold Spring

The Open Space Institute, a non-profit land conservation organization, has announced plans for Dockside, its 26.5-acre Hudson River property in the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Galef Sponsors Public Forum on Impact of New York City Court Case on Local Schools

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is sponsoring a public forum on how the recent court decision about New York City schools will impact local school districts. More...

Public Notice

Bagged leaves will be picked up at the curbside in the Village of Cold Spring on Tuesdays. Please do not mix leaves with garbage or place leaves in roadways. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Healthy Pond Will Help Educate Children

Dear Editor,

Mr. D. Robin Barker More...

Brech on Recovering Earth

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Trick or Treat for UNICEF

Dear Editor,

In two days little ghosts and goblins will be knocking on Cold Spring doors shouting, "Trick or Treat for UNICEF!" More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Sports News

Peewee Hawks Undefeated

Many teams are successful. Many teams have a winning record. Very few teams finish undefeated, but the 2003 Peewee Hawks players are now among the elite who can say that they are! More...

Flag Hawks Win Again

This weeks contest had the Flag Hawks traveling to Southern Dutchess to take on the Highland Huskies. The scoring started fast and furious with Will Moss streaking 60 yards towards pay dirt on the first play from scrimmage. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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