December 17, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley School Board Will Survey Residents Concerning Elementary School Reconstruction

Board supports Pudding Street overpass

In presenting a plan at last Thursday More...

Fireplace Wingchairs At Butterfield Library Dedicated in Memory of Philip Baumgarten

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library held a reception on November 24, 2003 to dedicate their new fireside chairs. The chairs were purchased through the memorial contributions made by the friends and family of the late Philip Baumgarten. More...

Putnam County Historical Society Reschedules Family Holiday Party

The Board of Trustees and staff of the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum invite you to celebrate the holidays on Saturday, December 20th between 2 and 4 pm, at their rescheduled annual holiday party. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Jim Witt Visits Haldane

Jim Witt, local meteorologist and long range weather forecaster extraordinaire, visited Haldane on December 9th , He discussed weather theory with fifth grade and high school students. More...

Haldane Elementary School Holds Winter Concert

The Haldane Elementary School Winter Concert was held on December 11th. The students performed for their peers in the afternoon and for their parents in the evening. More...

Births

Thomas Christian Franz

A son, Thomas Christian Franz was born on November 12, weighing 7lbs 3oz, to proud parents, Mary and John Franz. Thomas joins big sisters Samantha and GraceAnne of Cold Spring. More...

Briefly Noted

Hudson Highlands Museum Offers K-5 Graders Winter Fun During Holiday Day Camps

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands invites children in K - 5th grades to join the red hot fun during the Museum More...

Christmas Eve Jazz Service to Feature Renowned Musicians

For those who enjoy jazz and prefer a service with a little something different come to First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown More...

Garrison Ambulance Elects New Officers

The Garrison Ambulance Squad is proud to announce the new officers for the coming year. More...

Horses That Heal Hearts Fall Victim to Suburban Sprawl

Putnam

A few months ago, twelve trained animal-assisted therapy horses were the center of attention at the successful Putnam Valley CYO Little Heroes equestrian camp program. More...

Cold Spring Board Considers Change to Village Building Code to Permit Special Uses in Industrial Zones

Loretto Rest property accepted by Village

A proposed change to the Village Code drew a large crowd out to the December 9 meeting of the Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees, but discussion was limited as debate on the matter was deferred to a public hearing next month. More...

Philipstown Board Considers Completion of Area Biodiversity Assessment

Research could play role in planning process for Town

An assessment of biodiversity in Philipstown could play a key role in future planning and development here, according to members of a team that began the assessment process earlier this year. More...

HV Hospital Collects Over $7,000 to Help Area Families Have a Happy Holiday

For the eighth year in a row, the employees, medical staff and volunteers at Hudson Valley Hospital Center have collected cash donations to purchase gifts for Westchester More...

Desmond-Fish Library Receives $50,000 Bequest

The Desmond-Fish Library has received a $50,000 bequest from the estate of Deborah Van Dyck Kneeland. Ms. Kneeland More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

First Amendment Guarantees Freedom of Religious Expression

Editor,

Why can More...

Biting Off More Than She Can Chew

Editor,

In a recent letter to the editor, one Betsy Calhoun accused the GUFS school board of discrimination by campaigning against the admittance of students from St. More...

Precedent Set by St. Basils Residency Issue

Dear Editor,

New York State Education law states that residents are to be educated by local school districts in which they reside tuition-free. Garrison school has always educated the children of employees of Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Institute of St. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jane E. Andrews

Jane Edith Freeborn Andrews, age 94, of Coeur d More...

John F. Hallenback, Jr.

John F. Hallenback, Jr. a 43-year resident of Wappinger Falls, Passed away Wednesday Dec. 10, 2003 at the age of 76. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Little League Election Results

The official results are in. President for the second year in a row is Saidii Ritchie. Vice President of softball and tee ball is Matthew Beachak. Vice President of baseball (to include majors, minors, and junior minors) is Kurt Heitmann. More...

Little League Winter Camp

Marist College is offering a winter skills camp for boys baseball, ages 7 - 14 only, on January 2nd (Friday 5 to 9 pm), 3rd (Saturday 9 am to 1 pm), and 4th (Sunday 9 am to 1 pm). More...

Weekly Poll

At this point, are you concerned by the "mass and scale" of the Butterfield Project?
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