January 14, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison School Deals With Impact of St. Basil Closure

At the Garrison School Board More...

Temperature Set to Take Another Plunge

If you enjoyed the cold spell last week, you'll love the weather predicted for this week. On last Saturday the temperature was recorded at -5 deg. in the N. Highlands thanks to Margaret Lunny. More...

 

Schools

BOCES Offers Hands-On Exploration Program on Rainforests

Journey with Dr. Robert Ballard and his team of scientists as they explore the Panamanian rainforest during the JASON Project Family Day to be held at the Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services in Yorktown. More...

Workshop On Guiding Children Through Early Adolescence to be Presented by BOCES

On January 22, Laura Sessions Strepp will present, "Our Last Best Shot: Guiding Our Children Through Early Adolescence." This workshop will provide real-life observations to help families navigate their children through adolescence. More...

Submissions Sought for 14th Annual NYS Student Research Awards

To encourage students to use historical records, the New York State Archives, a program of the State Education Department, is sponsoring the 14th annual Student Research Awards. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Sports News

Playoff Births Up for Grabs in Class C

Haldane Boys Basketball fighting for a chance at Sectionals

At the beginning of the basketball season, if one was to try and predict how the Class C standings would pan out by the time mid-February rolled around, one would probably calculate that it was anybody More...

2004 Gymnastics Open to be Held at West Point

The 13th annual West Point Open Gymnastics Competition will be held at the United States Military Academy on January 30th. More...

Thomas Bull Memorial Park Ice Rink Open for Skating

Thanks to the frigid weather, the 120 More...

Saint Basil Academy Directed to Close by State

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese ready to battle State Office of Family Services in courts

Children residing at Saint Basil Academy in Garrison were devastated to learn that the State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) has ordered their home to close down by the end of January. More...

Putnam Valley Consultant Engineers Lower Cost Estimate For Lake Peekskill Water System by $5.3 million As A Result Of Geology Tests

After 900 geoprobes and auger probes, twenty rock core samples and five soil corrosivity samples, Putnam Valley More...

Philipstown Welcomes New Officials At Annual Reorganization Meeting

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Andrew Chmar Named as New Executive Director of Hudson Highlands Land Trust

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust is pleased to welcome Andrew Chmar as its new Executive Director. A resident of Philipstown, Andy has spent much of his adult life in the Highlands region. More...

Public Notice

In observance of Martin Luther King Day, the Town Hall will be closed Monday, January 19, 2004. The Building Department will be closed both Saturday the 17th and Monday the 19th. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Reader Critiques Planned Parenthood

Hallie Flanagan Wolfe in her letter in the Journal News criticizes Rev. Michael Morrow More...

Master Plan A False Document?

Editor,

If you missed the Public Hearing last week regarding the "subdivision" of property on Benedict Road, it was truly disheartening to hear it publicly stated that our Planning Board will not be bound by any of the findings, recommendations, or More...

The St. Basils Case

Editor,

As you may have heard, New York State is forcing the children in foster care to leave St. Basils Academy. New York State says that St. Basils is not a place for foster children. More...

Births

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

Briefly Noted

Yankees in Baghdad!

Members of the United States Army More...

Jennifer Marie Gildow is the First Baby of 2004 in Putnam

Jennifer Marie Gildow of Patterson made her appearance at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel at 2:37 am on January 1, 2004, as the first baby born in Putnam County. More...

IRS Tax Tip - Who Must File A Tax Return

There are some instances when you may not be required to file a federal income tax return. But keep this in mind: more than 70 percent of those who file are due a refund, so it may be to your advantage to file even if you are not required to. More...

Weekly Poll

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