March 17, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Board Says Farewell to Trustee Valentine at Monthly Meeting

Outgoing Trustee was instrumental in revamping Village Code

The Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees bid a fond farewell to Trustee Thomas Valentine at their March 9 monthly meeting. More...

PV Board of Education Gets Building Project Update

New wing and building upgrades would cost $21.4 million

Russ Davidson of Kaeyer, Garment & Davidson Architects presented further revisions of the elementary school expansion plans to the Putnam Valley Board of Education last Thursday evening, saying the board needs to make decisions in the next few we More...

Putnam Valley Music Association Starts on a Strong Note

The brand new Putnam Valley Music Association held its first organizational meeting on February 10, 2004 at Putnam Valley High School. More...

Cold Spring Police Issue New Scam Alert

The Cold Spring Police Department has recently received inquiries from residents regarding suspicious mailings from Spain. More...

 

Schools

Giant Chess Board Created at Garrison School

This past winter season a giant masterpiece was created at the Garrison School thanks to Diane Lorick and assisted by Adam Rohan, Robert Percacciolo, and many others. More...

O’Neill Chapter of National Honor Society Inducts New Members

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Kivisalu Makes Michigan Tech’s Dean’s List

Michael T. Kivisalu of Garrison was placed on the fall 2003 Dean More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John J. Fitzgerald

John J. Fitzgerald, 85, of Southington, passed away at home Saturday, March 13, 2004, following a nine-year struggle with cancer. His wife of over 60 years, Verna (Mooney) Fitzgerald was by his side as he departed this life peacefully. More...

Julia Tiarsmith

Julia Tiarsmith of Nelsonville, formally of Middletown died on Wednesday March 10, 2004 at Wingate at St. Francis in Beacon. She was 84. Born in Bronx, she was the daughter of the Late Leon and Dora Gostensky Hertzberg. More...

Sports News

PV Girls Participate in Softball Clinic/Fundraiser

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Lady Blue Devils to Return to Troy for State Tournament

"Together!" The Lady Blue Devils break the huddle of fifteen players and four coaches every time with the same motto before the starters make their way onto the court. More...

Bondi Calls for Balanced Development in State of County Address

Proposes $20 million fund for Open Space, but tied to increased retail opportunities

Last Wednesday, County Executive Robert Bondi delivered his annual State of the County Address, focusing almost entirely on his administration More...

Haldane Board Members to Meet with Nelsonville Regarding James Pond

Jurisdiction over area still unclear

With the fate of James Pond still being debated, the Nelsonville Village Board announced at their March 1 monthly meeting that the Haldane School Board had accepted an invitation to discuss the issue later in the month. More...

Putnam Valley School Superintendent Prepares $34.3 Million Budget for 2004-05

Tax increase on new assessments would be under 2%

At a special Saturday meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, Schools Superintendent Gary Tutty, and the other administrators, presented a proposed budget for 2004-05 that totals $34,381,274. More...

State Sets Hearing Date on St. Basil Appeal

GUFS files Article 78 proceeding against OCFS, St. Basil & Commissioner of Education

This week, the Office of Children and Family Services will hear the appeal of St. Basil Academy in connection with the agency More...

County and Village Officials United Over Transfer of Former Marathon Battery Property

Putnam County Executive Robert J. Bondi, County Legislator Vinny Tamagna and Cold Spring Village Mayor Anthony Phillips are aggressively pursuing a bar claim on the property in the Village once owned by the Marathon Battery Corporation. More...

Valleypalooza On Tap at PV Elementary School

On Saturday, March 20th, beginning at 3 pm (snow date March 27), Putnam Valley Arts will hosting it More...

Public Notice

In case of inclement weather, the Haldane Board of Education meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 16 will be postponed to Thursday, March 18, 2004. Please listen to radio station WHUD for details. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Comments Sought On Philipstown Comprehensive Plan

To the Philipstown Community,

The draft Philipstown Comprehensive Plan is before the community for review. Please give us your comments! More...

Comments on Bishop Di Marzio’s Statement Regarding Gay Marriages

Editor,

"You want to reduce something to the absurd, which is basically rhetorical use of an image: Why can More...

Open Space Protections Makes Sense in Our Community

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Births

Salvatore Migliore V

Baby Sam was born March 1, 2004 to Megan and Salvatore Migliore IV. Maternal grandparents are William Fuller of Greenfield Center and Geraldine Fuller of Fishkill. Paternal grandparents are Angelina and Salvatore Migliore III of Cold Spring. More...

Briefly Noted

Philipstown Food Pantry Annual Report

The Philipstown Food Pantry was begun nearly 20 years ago by the Philipstown Clergy Association as a joint mission project of all of the churches in Philipstown. More...

Local Cub Scouts Enjoy Annual Blue and Gold Dinner

On Sunday, February 29, Philipstown Cub Scout Pack 137 held its annual Blue and Gold dinner at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring. . More...

Red Cross Poll Finds Residents Not Prepared for Emergencies

Two and a half years after the September 11th attacks and more than six months after the blackout, a strong majority of New York small business leaders and residents say they are not fully prepared for an emergency and are interested in being trained More...

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