March 10, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Proposition to Liquidate $130,000 Liability Fund to Go Before Garrison Voters

Preliminary figures given on tax increase

In its quickly moving March 3 meeting, the Garrison School Board passed several items involving finances, heard Committee reports, and listened to a recounting of the Superintendent More...

Read Aloud Day at PV Elementary School Draws Local Luminaries

Principal Jamie Edelman welcomes a diverse group to "Read Aloud Day" at Putnam Valley Elementary. More...

"No Name Calling" Week at Putnam Valley Middle School

Parents of Putnam Valley Middle School students received a letter two weeks ago from Principal Edward Hallisey, describing a program to take place from March 1st through March 5th. More...

 

Schools

"Imagine the World as a Village" at Haldane Common Threads Art Event

Come join the global village in your own hometown, at a day of family workshops, Saturday March 13th at the Haldane School Cafeteria and Gym, 11 am to 3 pm. More...

School Bullying and Teasing to be Subject of Workshop

On March 15, Joel Haber, clinical psychologist, will present, "Bullying and Teasing." This workshop will discuss why bullies do what they do and what your child can do to feel safe and confident in the school environment. More...

Hundredth Day Celebration at the Garrison School

On February 23rd, the hundredth day of the 2003-04 school year, was an exciting time at the Garrison Union Free School for the kindergarten, first and second grade students. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Briefly Noted

Creative Arts Therapy Week Celebrated

Dr. Suzi Tortora publishes book on movement therapy diagnosis

The National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Associations (NCCATA) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary by promoting Creative Arts Therapy week Sunday March 7 through Saturday March 13th. More...

Putnam County Land Trust Annual Dinner & Auction

The Putnam County Land Trust is seeking the donation of goods and services for its annual benefit dinner/auction to be held April 24th at the Starr Ridge Banquet Center on Starr Ridge Road in Brewster. More...

March Events at Temple Beth-El

On Saturday morning March 13, during the regular Shabbat service beginning at 9:30 am the students in the 7th grade Saturday School class will receive a Chumash in honor of his or her Bar/Bat Mitzvah. More...

Fishkill Industrial Waste Runoff Poses Threat To Philipstown Water Supply

DEC-mandated stormwater diversion plan would lead wastewater to Clove Creek

Industrial waste from a cement plant in Fishkill could find its way into Philipstown More...

Haldane Technology Generates Community Interest

Budget proposals presented for Facilities and Operations, and for Transportation Services. More...

Legislature Makes Staff Changes; Gives Cold Spring Funds for Public Restrooms

Philipstown increases presence on County boards

At their March 2 meeting, Legislators made changes to their administrative offices by shuffling salaries around to account for the departure of Clerk of the Legislature Donna MacMahon and the death on January 18 of former Administrative Assistant Mar More...

Hawaii Resident Charged After Car Crash in PV

On March 5, 2004 Mr. Dale Leon Curk Alleyne, aged 32, of Aiea, Hawaii, was arrested after his van crashed and rolled over on Sprout Brook Road in Putnam Valley at about 3 o More...

Troop 41 Keeps The Home Fires Burning For U.S. Coast Guard Unit

Boy Scouts Matthew Bauer (left) and Tony Rush of Troop 41 of Putnam Valley display flags sent to the troop by Jeffrey S. Bauer, Matt's father and commanding officer of U.S. More...

Tompkins Corners Methodist Church Easter Sale

The historic Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church will sponsor an Easter sale on April 3rd from 10 am to 3 pm. The sale will include new and handmade Easter items, gift items and baked goods. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

"Embraced by the Community"

To the Editor,

A recent letter to this paper inspires me to offer a belated valentine to the community on behalf of Philipstown Reform Synagogue. More...

Awful Dream Warns of Condo Project at Waterfront

A young man, seeing an old man planting a fruit tree, disdainfully asked, "Why are you planting this tree when you know that you will not live long enough to see it bear fruit?" More...

Parking Problems Will Only Be Solved With Long-Term and Equitable Solutions

To The Editor,

As a concerned village resident, I would like to respond to the letter dated 3/3 by Brenda Monaco regarding the ongoing parking issues in Cold Spring. More...

Births

Jake Scott Bulkley

On February 17, Jake Scott Bulkley was born to proud parents Kristen and Scott of Lake Peekskill. Maternal grandparents Alexis and Peter Ball are from Lake Peekskill. More...

Ryan Christopher Gray

Parents Karena Schultz and Joe Gray are proud to announce the birth of their son Ryan Christopher at Hudson Valley Hospital on February 11th. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Jeff Schultz of Fishkill. More...

Joseph W. Maloney

Joseph W. Maloney was born on February 6, 2004 to parents Dawn E. and David M. Maloney. The family is from Putnam Valley. More...

Sports News

Important Registration News for Local Youth Lacrosse Players

During the past two weeks, Philipstown Recreation Lacrosse coaches have set the 2004 Hudson Valley Youth Lacrosse League schedules for Philipstown teams in grades 3&4, 5&6 and 7&8. More...

Philipstown Little League Season Begins With Tryouts March 28

Little League registration this season is not only for children between the ages of 5 and 12, but for 13 and 14 year olds as well. We are going to have a girl More...

Knights of Columbus Girls Advance to Downstate Championships

Loretto Council #536 sent 2 representatives to the K of C Regional Free Throw Competition held on Sunday, March 7 at Mt. St. Mary More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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