May 19, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

PV Volunteer Ambulance Corps to Host Open House

This Sunday

The Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps is having an open house on Sunday, May 23 from noon to 4 pm. They are inviting the public to see the working areas of the Ambulance Corps new headquarters on 218 Oscawanna Lake Road. More...

Garrison Board Reports $169,000 Surplus for the Current School Year

Plans to complete items eliminated from original school building project

At the May 11 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education it was announced that there was an "unencumbered balance" of slightly more than $169,000 left from the current year. More...

Health Department Advises - Now is the Time to Clean-Up the Yard to Keep Tick and Mosquito Populations under Control

The Putnam County Department of Health is advising residents to reduce their risk of getting Lyme Disease and West Nile Virus by doing a spring yard clean-up now. More...

Dustin Strumke Memorial Dedicated at PV Town Park

On May 8, 2004, the Dustin Strumke Memorial Garden was dedicated at Putnam Valley Town Park. More...

McKeel’s Corners Chapel to hold Memorial Day Service, Saturday May 29

Commander Matthew J. Hereford and the Admiral John L. Worden Camp 150 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War cordially invite all citizens to attend a patriotic Memorial Day weekend service, 11 am Saturday May 29, at the McKeel More...

No. Highlands Fire Dept. to Establish Explorer Post for Young Adults

The North Highlands Fire Department in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America, are establishing an Explorer Post. More...

Public Notice

The Cold Spring ZBA Public Hearing scheduled for May 20 concerning 65 Kemble Ave. has been cancelled. More...

Letters to the Editor

Subject: State Owned Lands on Tax Rolls (Letter reprinted in part at the author’s request)

To Assemblyman Herman D. Farrell
Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee

It has come to my attention that a bill is being presented on the assembly floor (A6329) and Senate floor (52359) that would amend the real property tax law in relation to subjecting State lands in Putnam County to taxation. More...

Whither or Wither Mahopac and Humanity?

Letter to the editor: More...

Double Crossed! Again

Dear Editor and Community

Last week while checking our Village of Cold Spring Master Plan of 1987, I discovered on page 90, Section 5.8 "Proposed Changes in Local Laws 5.8a Creation of an R-2 Conservation Residential Zone" and states: "1. More...

Sports News

Bullying and Hazing Disrupt the Learning Environment

Assemblyman Stephens sponsors legislation to reduce harassment

A quality education begins with a safe and supportive learning environment. Unfortunately, too many students cannot realize this goal because they are victimized by bullying and other forms of harassment, such as hazing. More...

Haldane Third Graders Study Butterflies

Peter Salmansohn from the Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary visited Haldane third grade students to enhance their unit on butterflies. More...

Mad Science at Haldane

Haldane first grade scientists experienced Mad Science thanks to a grant from the Haldane School Foundation. This hands-on science program enabled the children to make tornadoes, touch lightning and form clouds. More...

CS Village Board Supports Elimination of Sunset Clause on State Record Keeping Grant

Village expenses come in under budget

"We are looking better than what I had thought eight months ago," said Village of Cold Spring Treasurer Richard Keller at the start of the April 11 meeting of the Village Board of Trustees. More...

Putnam Valley School District Hopes To Initiate Technology Program

Dr. Barbara Fuchs hired as Assistant Superintendent

At last Thursday More...

Putnam Valley Senior Center Holding Groundbreaking

The Putnam County invites the public to the special groundbreaking ceremony of the Putnam Valley Senior Center, at the Town Park on Oscawanna Lake Road on Thursday, May 27, 10am. More...

Town Hall Reacts To Residents Concerns Over Rope Swing

"The young boy stood on a large stone jutting out from the shoreline. Carefully he grabbed the rope dangling from the tree above, and with a quick leaping motion he swung out over the lake below. More...

Annual Jean Saunders History Contest Awards Night Held at Putnam County Historical Society

For more than 20 years, the annual Jean Saunders History Contest has spurred local students to learn about Putnam County history. More...

PV Seventh Graders Take "Safe Kids" Message to Elementary Students

In mid-May a team of Putnam Valley Middle School seventh grade students and staff brought an important message to elementary school students: Learn how to be safe. More...

Yes Keyboardist Rick Wakeman Visits Our Lady of Loreto in Cold Spring

This past Sunday, Father Brian McSweeney had the pleasure of a visit by keyboardist Rick Wakeman from the "progressive rock" band Yes. Mr. More...

Memorial Day Committee Seeking Volunteers

In preparation for the Memorial Ceremonies, the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars members will place approximately 1,000 flags on the graves of veterans in the Cold Spring Cemetery on May 26, May 27, and May 28 at 9 am. More...

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Stephen H. Tompkins

Stephen H. Tompkins, 57, of Cape Coral, Florida formerly of Cold Spring, New York died Tuesday May 11, 2004 at the Cape Coral Hospital, Cape Coral, FL. More...

Cailean Walker Sheeran

Cailean Walker Sheeran, student, talented musician, proud American and beloved family member, passed away on May 12, 2004. He is survived by his father John, mother Maureen, sisters Brittany and Mariel, nephew Dexter and dog Emma. More...

Briefly Noted

Cancer Survivors and Friends Join Relay For Life

The American Cancer Society More...

Incredible Insects to be Presented at Hudson Highlands Museum

Woodland Experiences for all ages

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands More...

Local Government Agencies, Senior Groups Sponsor Forum on Medicare Changes

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef announces that local government agencies and senior groups are sponsoring a public forum "Changes in Medicare and Healthy Living Choices" on Friday, May 21, 9 am to noon, Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, More...

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