January 28, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison School Board Assails PCN&R Article On St. Basil’s

Commissioner Mills rules in favor of Garrison concerning separate tuition dispute with Highland Falls

During its January 21 meeting, the Garrison School Board mounted a vigorous but controlled defense against what it viewed as the choice of the publisher of the Putnam County News & Recorder (PCN&R) to print, in the Board More...

 

Schools

Regional Science Olympiad to be Held Feb. 7

Ulster County Community College will host the 2004 Division C (Grades 9-12) Science Olympiad on February 7 (snow date, February 8). More...

GUFS Students Preparing For Annual Author’s Day

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Stenswold Named To Syracuse University Dean’s List

Jeanne Stenswold of Garrison has been named to the Dean More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James R. Sherman

James R. Sherman, beloved husband of Joan Flaherty, formerly of Cold Spring, devoted father of James and Christinne, died suddenly on January 16, 2004. More...

Judy Ann Hundley

Judy Ann Hundley, age 53 of Stonington, ME, a former lifetime Cold Spring area resident died on Wednesday Jan. 21, 2004 in Bangor, ME. More...

Jane Pollard Hartsook

Jane Pollard Hartsook, a long time resident of this area, died Sunday, January 18, 2004 in Richmond, VA. Jane was born May 12, 1916 in Ashland, VA and grew up there. More...

Briefly Noted

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Present Lenten Mini-Retreats

On successive Saturdays during Lent, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are presenting a series of day-long Lenten Mini-Retreats for Busy People. More...

AARP Income Tax Programs to Provide Services at Four Sites

The Putnam County Office for the Aging is sponsoring this years AARP income tax program for seniors age 60 and over from February 2nd through April 15th. Appointments are available at four locations: More...

Turfgrass Association Conference to be Held in Tarrytown

The New York State Turfgrass Association (NYSTA), in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Professional Landscape Association of Rockland County, will hold its Southeast Regional Conference on February 23, 2004, at the Hilton in Tarr More...

Personnel Issue Causes Problems at Haldane Board Meeting

Nelsonville says Haldane must adhere to local zoning requirements before track construction can begin

A seemingly small personnel matter unexpectedly became the focal point of the Haldane School Board More...

Saint Basil Appeal Delays Closure of Facility

Children at the Saint Basil Academy will not be removed from the facility on January 31 pending the outcome of an appeal process, according to Kent Kisselbrack of the Office of Children and Family Services. More...

Heat Restored within Hours to Putnam Valley Elementary School Classrooms

Board of Education continues to study modifications to building project

Both Elementary School Principal Jamie Edelman and Director of Operations Nicholas Bellantoni reported last Thursday evening to the Putnam Valley Board of Education on the temporary loss of heat to several elementary school classrooms earlier this mo More...

Putnam Valley Mourns the Loss of Beloved Teacher

Students and staff of the Putnam Valley Middle School were stunned and saddened to learn on Monday of the sudden death of a beloved teacher. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Galef is a Proponent of Purchasing Wind Power

I had the most interesting experience at the end of last year when I went on a trip up north to visit the Fenner Windmill Farm in Madison County - south of Syracuse. More...

Asks for Help Cleaning Up Fishkill Road

Editor,

During 1997 I "adopted" Fishkill Road from Lake Surprise Road to the Nelsonville village border, as part of Putnam County More...

Saint Basil’s Student Asks, "Do You Really Know Who We Are?"

Dear Residents: More...

Births

Bryson John Fritz

Bryson John Fritz was born on January 11th to proud parents Eileen Marie and Mark Joseph Fritz of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandparents are John and Donna Vandermark of Newburgh. Paternal grandparents are William and Arlene Fritz. More...

John Richard Baisley

Proud parents Christine and Paul Baisley of Mohegan Lake announce the birth of their son, John Richard Baisley, at Hudson Valley Hospital on January 6. More...

Carson Sophia Beatini

A daughter, Carson Sophia, was born on January 5th to Patricia and Joseph Beatini of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandmother Eleanor Sheils is from Greenwich, CT. More...

Sports News

2004 Verizon Luge Challenge Coming to Thunder Ridge Ski Area

Public invited to join USA Luge

The 2004 Verizon Luge Challenge will offer families and winter sports fans an exhilarating challenge Saturday - Sunday, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, when it makes a stop at Thunder Ridge Ski Area in Patterson. More...

Philipstown Rec Co-Ed Youth Basketball Highlites

Jan 17th - 7th & 8th Grade Division

In a thrilling double overtime game, John D. Svirsky, Inc. (Coach- Bill Mazzuca) defeated Jaymark Jewelers (Coach- Steve Marino) by a score of 47-43. Tommy Giachinta led a tough defense to bring Svirskys into overtime. More...

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Champs Announced

Nine boys and girls from Philipstown, ages 10 to 14, were named local champions of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship and have earned the right to compete at the district level. More...

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