March 31, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Board Explores Contingency Budget

PILOT program possible solution to budget woes

At their March 23 meeting, the Haldane Board of Education concentrated on balancing the desire for a quality education for students against a number of fixed expenses, along with an undetermined amount of tax revenue. More...

Residents Tee-Off at Putnam National Golf Club This Friday

Club promises country club experience at affordable rates

This Friday, April 2, Putnam County residents and officials will tee-off for the first time on the greens of the newly christened Putnam National Golf Club. More...

Desmond-Fish Library Receives 10K Grant for Elevator

The Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison has received a Special Legislative Project Grant of $10,000, sponsored by New York State Senator Vincent Leibell, towards the installation of an elevator in the library. More...

Philipstown Town Board Sets Monthly Meeting Agenda

The Town Board of Philipstown will hold their regular monthly meeting on April 1, 2004 at 8 pm at the Town Hall, 238 Main St., Cold Spring. The tentative agenda follows but is subject to change. More...

Tall Ship to Visit Area from New England

The schooner Mystic Whaler will call at Newburgh this spring, and offer free dockside tours of the vessel to the public. More...

Schools

Mind Reader, Hypnotist Ronny Romm Comes to PVHS for One Night Only

On Friday, April 2nd at 7 pm the Senior Class of Putnam Valley High School will be sponsoring an amazing Hypnosis and ESP Show by master entertainer, Ronny Romm. More...

Flash, Crash, Rumble And Roll - Garrison Third Graders Find Out "Secrets" of Weather!

Can a raindrop ever turn into a snowflake? More...

Noted Scientist to Speak at Oakwood Friends School

Noted scientist Anthony Yu will be the speaker for the fifth Annual Dr. Hershel L. Herzog Lecture at the Collins Library of Oakwood Friends School at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 23rd. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lenore Stevenson Curnyn

Lenore Stevenson Curnyn, 88, of Lowell, MA, the wife of the late Owen Curnyn, died on Saturday March 27, 2004 after a lengthy illness. Lenore was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 6th, 1915, daughter of the late George W. More...

Phillip DiGasbarro

Phillip DiGasbarro, 71, of Pittsfield and formerly of Garrison, NY, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on Thursday March 25, 2004. He was born March 12, 1933 in Highland Falls, the son of Pasquale and Juliet (Tomasi) DiGasbarro. More...

Andrew Patinella

Andrew Patinella age 91 of Yaphank, died, on Saturday March 27, 2004. More...

Briefly Noted

Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee to Meet

The Fishkill Creek Watershed Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 5, from 7-9 pm at the East Fishkill Community Library, Rt. 376, Hopewell Junction (next to East Fishkill Town Hall). More...

Take a Step to Help the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Walkers throughout the region will put their best feet forward to help end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis by taking part in the 2004 MS Walk. Five walks are planned throughout the Hudson Valley region: More...

Spring Break Camp at Hudson Highlands Museum Taking Registration

Shake off the cold and warm up with some fun during Spring Break Camp at the Museum of the Hudson Highlands from April 5 to April 9th. More...

Nelsonville Planning Board Hosts Presentation On James Pond Relocation

Large crowd turns out to hear plan on track & field construction

The Nelsonville Planning Board hosted a special presentation on March 25 by Clark Patterson Associates, the design firm that is working with the Haldane school district on the construction plans for the new track and field. More...

PV Town Board Looks To Correct Senior Housing and Multi- Family Laws and Update Comprehensive Master Plan

At the March 24 continuation of the public hearing on proposed zoning code amendments to senior housing laws, Putnam Valley Supervisor Carmelo Santos explained that many residents have come forward and expressed their opinions. More...

Judge Grants Venue Change in GUFS vs. St. Basil/OCFS Petition

Last Friday, March 26, lawyers for the Garrison Union Free School District, St. More...

Krebs Honored at Chamber Awards Dinner

The Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards Dinner at the Hudson House Inn on Thursday, March 25th. More...

Tenebrae Services Planned at Our Lady of Loretto

All are invited to the Church of Our Lady of Loretto during Holy Week to pray an extraordinarily moving service called Tenebrae. More...

Public Notice

Due to the fact that the Haldane Central School District exceeded the number of snow days allocated for the 2003-2004 school year, a make-up day has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2004. More...

Letters to the Editor

Writer Responds: Gay Partners Should be Treated Equally

Editor,

Re: comments my 3/ 24 /04 letter: The bishop of Brooklyn comparing gay relationships to that of a dog and its More...

Proposed Haldane Track Preserves Both History and the Future

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Highland Falls Resident Seeks Help From Across The River

Dear residents of Garrison and Cold Spring:

If you were concerned about the eyesore across the river in Fort Montgomery at the Corbin Hill development, it gets much worse..... More...

Births

John S. Pollard

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Pollard of Wappingers Falls are proud to announce the birth of their third child, John Stephen, on March 22, 2004. Paternal grandmother is Jaclyn Pollard of Cold Spring and maternal grandparents are Mr. More...

Robert Viggiano

Marisa and Robert Viggiano of Cold Spring are the proud parents of a baby boy, Robert. Maternal grandparents are Michael and Monica Brescia of Yorktown Heights and paternal grandmother is Eleanor Viggiano of Somers. More...

Shannon Marie Scotto

Kerry and Michael Scotto of Putnam Valley announce the birth of their daughter Shannon Marie on February 24, 2004 at Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Sports News

Baseball Factory to Hold Tryout for National Teams

The Baseball will hold open tryouts for all high school baseball players aged 14-18. Top players will be selected to play on one of Baseball Factory More...

PARC to Host Benefit Softball Tournament

Second annual event to raise funds for people with disabilities

Following the success of last year More...

Lady of Loretto Basketball Team Captures Title

The Our Lady of Loretto Knight More...

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