March 3, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Auditor Warns of Impending Expenses

Board receives $10,000 from the Haldane School Foundation. More...

Spring Exhibit of Turn-of-Century Photographs and Oral Histories of Philipstown to Open at Foundry Museum

The Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum will re-open for the Spring on Tuesday March 9th with a new exhibition and oral history video, The Hudson Highlands Rediscovered: Photographs (circa 1890-1910) and Philipstown Oral Hist More...

Adam Rohan Wins Lion’s International Peace Poster Contest

At their February 9 dinner meeting, the Cold Spring Lions Club honored Adam Rohan from the Garrison School for winning the International Peace Poster Contest. More...

Bruce Campbell Seeks Reelection to Cold Spring Village Board

Bruce D. Campbell of 25 Fair Street, Cold Spring has announced he More...

 

Schools

Haldane JH/SH Honor Rolls Announced

The following students have achieved the Honor Rolls for the 2nd Marking Period at Haldane Junior/Senior High Schools
Principal

12th Grade - Diana Archer, Christopher Anderson, Jeremy Dussolliet, Victoria Hernandez, Joseph Larese, Megan McConville, Roberto Muller, Michael Pidala, Nora Rosoff, Peter Vardy. More...

Mad Science Comes to Haldane

The Mad Science Group presented a workshop on Electricity to Haldane third grade scientists. More...

BOCES Examines Parents Concerns On Competitive Sports at Presentation

On March 11, Rick Wolff, sports psychologist expert, will present, "The Concerned Parents Guide to Competitive Sports." Issues related to sports pressure, playing time in the game, specialization in one sport, preventing burn-out, and ongoi More...

Briefly Noted

Beacon Hebrew Alliance Plans Celebration of Purim

The annual Purim carnival, which features games, prizes, great food and raffles, will take place on Sunday, March 7, from 11 am to 1 pm. More...

IBCLC Day at Hudson Valley Hospital Center

Lactation consultant plans festivities

The International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) have named March 3, 2004 as IBCLC Day. Linda LeMon, certified lactation consultant and childbirth educator, is leading the festivities at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. More...

March Events at Temple Beth-El

On Friday evening, March 5, the 5th grade Religious School class will be leading Shabbat services under the guidance of their teacher Mr. Edward Rosenberg. More...

Garrison Board Warns Tax Increase Necessary to Maintain School Programs

Board prepares to deal with Philipstown Comprehensive Plan

The February 25 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education was primarily devoted to ongoing topics such as committee updates and housekeeping items. More...

Legal Issues Slow Down Lake Peekskill Water System Final Decisions

Town Attorney

On Saturday, February 21, the Putnam Valley Town Board held an informational update meeting for the residents of Lake Peekskill. More...

PV’s Senior Citizen & Multifamily Housing Laws are Challenged as Being Unconstitutional

On February 25, the Town of Putnam Valley held a public hearing concerning two proposed local laws to amend zoning. The laws concern Special Use Permits for senior citizen multi-family residential uses and multi-family residential uses. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Raises Seniors Income Eligibility for Tax Exemptions to $32,400

Equal Opportunity Policy expanded to include sexual orientation and gender identity

At its regular monthly meeting last Thursday evening, the Putnam Valley Board of Education raised the income eligibility level for partial exemption from real property taxation to $32,400. More...

Literacy Volunteers Penny Social to be Held in March

Literacy Volunteers of Putnam has scheduled a Penny Social for Sunday, March 28 at Guideposts located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel. All proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to support the organization More...

Corless Running For Trustee Seat on Nelsonville Village Board

Thomas Corless announces his candidacy for the position of Trustee in the Village of Nelsonville. Mr. Corless is a native of Cold Spring who moved to the Village of Nelsonville in 2002. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Incident in a Small Town

Full Story

The Time to Deal With Parking Issues in Cold Spring is Now

Editor,

As a Cold Spring merchant, Layne Aurand More...

Lake Peekskill Water System Choice Should Be Decided by Property Owners Only (Reprinted at the request of the author)

Honorable (Putnam Valley) Town Supervisor and Board Members
I would like to express my feeling on an all-year-round water system for Lake Peekskill

As you know, I opposed it before and do so now, more than ever. More...

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anton J. Chmela

Mr. Anton J. Chmela, a former resident of Garrison, NY, for over 35 years, passed away in his 100th year on February 24, 2004 in Brevard, North Carolina, where he had lived for the past 20 years. More...

Sports News

Haldane Suffers Tough Sectional Loss

Boys Basketball upended by Blind Brook

It More...

Two Girls Win Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition

The Knights of Columbus Council #536 sent nine boys and girls to the District 53 Free Throw Competition, held on February 29 at St. Columba School in Hopewell Junction. More...

Little League Registration Deadline Nearing

The Philipstown Little League would like to remind those still interested in registering of the deadline date of April 1st 2004. More...

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