May 5, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam County Judge Says Putnam Valley School Sexual Assault Case May Move Forward

Putnam County Judge John Sweeney ruled late last week that a Putnam Valley family may bring a late notice of claim against the Putnam Valley School District for a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in February 2001. More...

Anita Prentice Seeks Reelection

"I am running for reelection to the Garrison Board of Education. More...

Eric Jacoby Running for GUFS Board of Education

Eric Jacoby has announced his candidacy for the GUFS Board of Education. He and his wife Allison have lived in Garrison for over 10 years and have three children currently in the Garrison School. More...

OTB CEO Warns of Impending Revenue Slide

Horse Racing Industry in New York said to be in decline

The horse racing business in New York isn More...

Philipstown Conservative Party Committee Holds Reorganization Meeting

The Philipstown Conservative Party Committee elected pro-tem officers pending an election this fall and outlined future plans during a reorganizational meeting chaired by Russ Pipitone. More...

 

Schools

Garrison School PTA to Host Lecture on Internet Safety

The Garrison School PTA will be sponsoring the lecture, "Internet Safety for the Family" at the Garrison School Library, Garrison, NY on Thursday, May 13th at 7:00-8:30 pm. More...

Garrison School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

The following students at the Garrison School have achieved the Honor and High Honor Rolls for the 3rd Quarter of the 2003-04 School Year. More...

Art Scholarship Opportunity for Putnam County Youth

In 1997 the Putnam Arts Council established the George Shawe Memorial Visual Arts Scholarship in memory of George Shawe, an artist and educator, and former Arts Council Trustee who was instrumental in establishing the Levine Art Center as a showplace More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Edith Mary Wallace

Edith Mary Wallace died on April 28, 2004 in Rochester, NY. Edith was the youngest daughter of the late Edward and Isabella Wallace of Garrison, NY. More...

Michael N. Trocheck

Michael N. "Woodchuck" Trocheck of Ossining died April 22, 2004 at St. Barnabus Nursing Home in the Bronx. He was 62. More...

Ruby P. Smith

Ruby P. Smith age 94 of Cold Spring, NY died on Friday April 30, 2004 at her home in Cold Spring. More...

Sports News

Haldane Varsity Baseball Mid-Season Rundown

Despite a sub .500 record halfway through the season, the Haldane Varsity Baseball team is on an upward curve towards success. More...

Philipstown Youth Lacrosse Team Notes

Lacrosse (baggattaway) is the native game of North America. Its originators called it More...

Friends of James Pond Group Sues to Halt Haldane Construction Project

Both sides hopeful issues will be resolved

Frustrated by what it views as the Haldane Board of Education More...

Putnam Valley School Board Steps Back From 16-Classroom Addition

Approves $9.85 million bond for immediate repairs to infrastructure

At its regularly scheduled business meeting last Thursday evening, the Putnam Valley Board of Education approved a $9,850,000 bond proposition for reconstruction, repair and site work at the Elementary School on Oscawana Lake Road and the Middle Scho More...

Garrison School Superintendent Dr. Ellen Bergman Resigns

Dr. Loewenberg returns as Interim Superintendent

With Board President Stan Freilich describing it as "a tremendous loss for us," the Garrison Board of Education accepted the resignation of School Superintendent Dr. Ellen Bergman at its May 4 meeting. More...

Legislators Look at Parallels between Muscoot Farm and Tilly Foster

Former Westchester Parks Commissioner avails Lawmakers of expertise

At the April 22 meeting of the Putnam County legislative committee overseeing land acquisitions, DeSantis Consulting of Westchester gave the County some free advice on possible uses for the Tilly Foster Farm. More...

Freilich Decides to Run for Reelection to GUFS Board

"I have been saying all year that 6 years on the Board, this past year as President, are more than enough. However, the recent resignation of our Superintendent makes continuity important. More...

Putnam Valley PTA Hosts Candidates Forum

The Putnam Valley PTA/PTSA invites all interested residents to a forum to meet the Candidates for the Putnam Valley Board of Education. The candidates are Patrick Bellino, Mary Maus, Frank Reale, and Edward Wallach. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Calls for Community to Collectively Solve Issues Surrounding Haldane Track

Letter to the Editor,

Last week I requested that the Board of Education delay the track and field project until the community had been given more time to review alternatives. More...

Keep Dave Merandy on the Haldane Board

Dear Editor,

Those who chose to run for election to the Haldane Board of Education must surely be gluttons for punishment. More likely, the three candidates in this election are all civic-minded individuals who care greatly about children and our community. More...

Letter Writer Should Have Known Better

A self-described "seasoned detective" should know that the Highway Superintendent in this town does not set rules regarding stop signs, speed limits, etc. More...

Births

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

Briefly Noted

May Events at Beth-El

Temple Beth-El is again hosting a number of events during the month of May, as well as continuing regular services. They are as follows: More...

May is Older Americans’ Month

President John F. Kennedy began the tradition of setting aside the month of May in honor of our country More...

Putnam County Leaders’ Prayer Breakfast Committee

Dr. Patrick Delamere, Chairman of the Putnam County Leaders More...

Weekly Poll

Are you excited about a new Dunkin' Donuts under construction in Cold Spring?
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