April 14, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

"The History Of The West Point Foundry - Then And Now" To Be Presented At PC Historical Society

"The History of the West Point Foundry - Then and Now" will be presented by Elizabeth Norris, Assistant Archaeologist at Scenic Hudson, at the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum on Thursday, April 29th at 7:30 pm. More...

Leibell and Galef to Hold Joint Forums in PV

Senator Vincent L. Leibell and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will hold two open door forums on Saturday, April 24. The first will be held in Putnam Valley in the Town Hall, 265 Oscawana Lake Road, from noon to 1:30 pm. More...

Keep Seniors Mobile Conference a Success

The "Keep Seniors Mobile" Conference held on March 26 at the Putnam National Golf Course in Mahopac, was quite an informative experience for the over 160 senior citizens who attended. More...

County Legislator Tamagna to Speak at Southeast Museum on "Preserve America" Program

The Southeast Museum will hold its 41st Annual Meeting of the Membership on Wednesday, April 21st at 7 pm. The meeting will be held at the Southeast Museum, 67 Main Street [Old Town Hall] in the Village of Brewster. More...

Jazz Vespers at Presbyterian Church Puts Garden Work on "Hold"

Put your garden on autopilot this Saturday and head for the Jazz Vespers on April 17th at 5:30 pm in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring. More...

Public Notice

The Village of Nelsonville Budget Hearing originally scheduled for April 5th, has been postponed until 8pm, Wednesday, April 14th. The meeting will be held at the Municipal Building, 258-260 Main Street. More...

 

Schools

Mahopac HS to Perform Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Mahopac HS will be performing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Friday April 23rd and Saturday April 24th at 7 pm at the school located on Baldwin Place Road. Tickets are $7. For further information please contact Mahopac HS at 845-628-3256. More...

Births

Nia Jenae Givan

A baby girl, Nia Jenae, was born to Londe and Gerald Givan of Putnam Valley. Nia was born at Hudson Valley Hospital Center on March 11, 2004. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William Louis Berrigan

William Louis Berrigan, born in at Butterfield Memorial Hospital in Cold Spring on Feb 2, 1940, died in Ewa Beach, Hawaii in January, 2004, at age 62, of natural causes. More...

Beatrice S. Kollman

Beatrice S. Kollman of Cold Spring died on April 8, 2004 at Wingate at Dutchess; she was 90. Born on May 23, 1913 in New York, NY she was the daughter of the Late John and Louise (Stuchal) Shipkowski . More...

George M. Adams

George M. Adams of Cold Spring died on April 10, 2004 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, he was 76. Born on October 22, 1927 in Philipstown he was the son of the Late Michael and Julia (Risko) Adams. More...

Sports News

Boatsmart Course Offered at Cold Spring Boat Club

As a service to the waterfront community, the Cold Spring Boat Club is hosting a "Boatsmart Certified Boating" course at its clubhouse on the waterfront in Cold Spring and is opening registration to anyone interested in boating safety. More...

Commissioner of Education Rules St. Basil’s Children Are Not Garrison Residents

Ruling permits children to attend Garrison schools conditionally

In an anxiously-awaited decision handed down on April 6, New York State Commissioner of Education Richard Mills ruled that St. More...

Significant Tax Increase Likely for Village of Cold Spring

Mayor expects increase of 13%; insurance, retirement costs cited

A double-digit tax increase looks likely for Cold Spring residents this year. As it stands, the preliminary budget would require a tax increase of close to 18 percent for area property owners. More...

Nelsonville Board Welcomes Tom Corless as New Trustee at Monthly Meeting

Board also updates status of James Pond, Healey Road projects

At their April 4 monthly meeting, the Nelsonville Board of Trustees gave progress reports on several prominent issues for the Village, including the Healey Road repair project and the possible relocation of James Pond to accommodate the Haldane track More...

Rt. 9 Trucker Charged with Possessing Pistol

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Pennsylvania man following a traffic stop of his tractor trailer on State Route 9 in the Town of Philipstown. More...

Annual County Youth Forum Will Take Place This Friday

The 10th Annual Putnam County Youth Forum, sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Putnam County Youth Bureau, will be held on Friday April 16th at the Clearpool Education Center, in Carmel. More...

Mazzuca to Appear on "Speakout with Sandy Galef"

Philipstown Supervisor William Mazzuca will be a guest on State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef More...

Teen Charged With Stealing Cash Box From PV Store

A sixteen-year-old boy has been charged with a theft at a Putnam Valley business, the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Easter Egg Hunt Finds 80 Children

The Easter Egg Hunt held by the Knights of Columbus on April 3rd at Mayor McConville Park in Cold Spring drew over 80 children to the Easter tradition. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Former Plant Manager Questions Proposal to Build Cooling Towers at Indian Point

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation ("DEC") is considering a bizarre and expensive proposal that gargantuan cooling towers be built along the Hudson River at the Indian Point Nuclear Energy Center in Buchanan. More...

Unworthy of a Great Priest

Dear Editor,

The recent letter from the Pastor of Our Lady of Loretto Roman Catholic Church criticizing the Rector of the Episcopal Church of Saint Mary-in-the-Highlands saddened me deeply and was, in my view, unworthy of the ecumenical spirit that purportedly li More...

Internships are Great Opportunity for Philipstown Students

Dear Editor,

We are writing this letter to urge all students of Philipstown to take advantage of the several internships offered by the Philipstown Garden Club. More...

Briefly Noted

Amanda Caccetta Engaged

Francis and Mary Lou Caccetta of Nelsonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda to Dennis De Mane of Sherman, Connecticut. More...

HV Hospital Offers Help Phone Line for Questions About the Newborn

Qualified, experienced nursery staff are available to answer questions after mom goes home with baby. Call The Women More...

Animal Rescue Foundation Holding Annual Adopt-a-Thon

ARF will be holding its annual Adopt-a-thon, Open House, and Flea Market on Saturday, May 1, 9am-4pm. This is a great time to stop by and see what this local no-kill, non-profit, 100% volunteer cat and dog shelter is all about. More...

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