April 21, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Board Grapples With Tax Rate Increase For 2004-2005 Budget

Resignation was the tone of the April 13 meeting of the Haldane Board of Education, where the 2004-2005 budget was the topic. More...

Lake Peekskill Property Owners Surveyed On Water System

The Putnam Valley Town Board met in a work session on April 14 to finalize a survey mailed on April 15 to property owners in the Lake Peekskill Improvement District. More...

Dustin Strumke Memorial Garden to be Dedicated

The Putnam Valley Parks and Recreation Department and the Make a Difference Club of Putnam Valley High School are proud to announce that on Saturday, May 8th at 11 am, there will be a Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Ceremony at the Putnam Valley Town P More...

 

Schools

Tech Students Receive Business Awards

The College of Westchester, located in White Plains, gave awards to 23 business and computer students from the Tech Center at Yorktown, along with high school students from 49 other schools, on March 13 at the Tarrytown Marriott. More...

BOCES Sponsors Annual College Conference and Clinic

For one-stop college shopping, high school juniors need look no further than the annual College Conference sponsored by Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services on Tuesday, May 4th. More...

Deadline Approaching Soon for High School Regional Arts Contest

Westchester Rockland Health Facilities Association, an organization of 21 nursing homes throughout Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, is sponsoring a "Creative Expressions" contest for high school students. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Patricia Ann Burris Noyes

Patricia Ann Burris Noyes of Garrison, born on Earth Day April 22, 1957; passed away a few days before Thanksgiving November 25, 2003. Patti, known for her infectious smile and walks with her guiding eyes yellow Labrador, " Maggie. More...

Catherine Kohrs

Catherine Kohrs, nee Cox, entered into rest in the arms of her daughter Jean on Friday, April 9, 2004 at age 88. More...

Betty Raymond Merritt

Betty Raymond Merritt, age 79, of Boynton Beach, FL, formerly a long-time Cold Spring resident died on Monday, April 19, 2004 at her home in Florida. More...

Sports News

Plans Underway For 12th Graymoor/St. Christopher’s Inn Golf Classic

Pictured at a recent planning meeting for the Twelfth Annual Graymoor/St. More...

Garrison 8th Grade vs. Faculty/Parents Basketball Game Raises Over $1,000

On Friday, March 26th the Garrison School More...

Philipstown Little League Golf Outing and BBQ to be Held

The Philipstown Little League First Annual Golf Outing and BBQ will be held at the Garrison Golf Club, Route 9 in Garrison, NY on Monday, May 17th. There will be a 10 am shotgun start with continental breakfast. More...

Legislature Calls on State to Pass Bills Banning Unfunded Mandates

Lawmakers oppose stricter gun legislation

At their April 2 meeting, Putnam County legislators expressed strong support for Governor George Pataki More...

Tax Increase for Cold Spring "Considerably Less" Than Original Projections

New budget numbers will result in tax hike of roughly 9-10 percent

With an aggressive series of budget cuts and a few revenue-projection adjustments, the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees was able to lower the anticipated tax increase to an estimated 9-10 percent, down from the preliminary budget More...

Hardship Cases Line Up Before 270 Day Limited Moratorium Becomes Effective In Putnam Valley

The ink isn More...

Steel Price Will Affect School Construction, Architect Warns

Putnam Valley School Board seeks Wicks Law exemption

Architect Russ Davidson warned the Putnam Valley Board of Education last Thursday evening that the rising price of steel could have a five to ten percent impact on the projected cost for the elementary and middle school upgrades. More...

Garrison Board Moves to Comply with Commissioner Mills’ Ruling on St. Basil Students

Board seeks to recoup funds expended for St. Basil students in the 03-04 School Year

Following a short, a cappella recital from the Garrison students who participated in the All County Chorus and Band and an awards ceremony and reception to recognize those students More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Galef Comments on Budget Reform

On April l" we experienced the 20th anniversary of late state budgets. That is not an anniversary to be proud of because late budgets have significant impacts on New Yorkers. More...

Staff at Butterfield Library Recognized

Dear Editor,

The New York State Legislature has declared April 22nd as Library Staff Recognition Day. This day was created to show appreciation for the hard work and efforts of library staff throughout New York State. More...

Clarifies OSI Land Ownership in Village

Letter

Last week, a front-page article about escalating taxes in the Village of Cold Spring cited numerous reasons for a likely double-digit tax increase. More...

Births

Nicholas Fonseca

A baby boy, Nicholas, was born to parents Laurie and Steven Fonseca of Buchanan on March 29, 2004. More...

Karalyn Grace Murray

Karen and Chris Murray of Peekskill are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Karalyn Grace, on March 28th at Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Heidi M. Lind

A daughter, Heidi M. Lind, was born to Eric and Elizabeth Lind on March 23, 2004 in Brooklyn, New York. More...

Briefly Noted

First Presbyterian Church Hosting Discussion Group on the Book Reading the Bible Again for the First Time

If you More...

Girl Scout Collects for Needy Children

Junior Girl Scout Troop 2032 is organizing a "Christmas in July" collection drive for needy children in the Dominican Republic. The scouts will be filling gift shoe boxes with school supplies, hair accessories, toiletries and small toys. More...

Vassar Lymphedema Support Group Offers Free Lecture

Vassar Brothers Medical Center will host a support program for people coping with Lymphedema on May 11th. More...

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