May 26, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Tompkins Corners Methodist Church to Sponsor Strawberry Festival and Flea Market

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PV Education Foundation Hosting Barbeque and Square Dance

The Putnam Valley Education Foundation will host a Square Dance and Barbeque to benefit the PV schools. The event will take place on Sunday, June 6 between 2:30 - 6:00 pm at Camp Combe, Putnam Valley YMCA, 684 Peekskill Hollow Road. More...

Public Notice

In observance of Memorial Day, the Philipstown Town Hall will be closed Monday May 31. The Building Department will be closed both Saturday, the 29th and Monday, the 31st. More...

 

Schools

Haldane Students Participate in NY State Music Festivals

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Haldane Sixth Graders Support Challenger Learning Center

Haldane sixth grade students recently visited the Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Learning Center thanks to a grant from the Haldane School Foundation. More...

Haldane International Feast

Haldane chefs in Mrs. Petroccione More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ann Watson Darby-Poholchuk

Ann W. Darby-Poholchuk passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2004 at the age of 47 in her Nelsonville home, comforted in the arms of her loving husband Nicholas. More...

John Joseph Parr

John Joseph Parr, 76, of Woodstock, New York died Monday, May 24, 2004. More...

Sports News

The End of a Rough Season for Haldane Baseball

Future looks promising for young team

The Haldane Varsity Baseball team More...

Cold Spring Boat Club Completes Boating Safety Course

The Hudson River should be a bit safer this summer, after 24 local residents attended the New York State Safe Boating Course hosted by the Cold Spring Boat Club. More...

Highlander Lacrosse Club is Formed for Summer League

The Highlander Lacrosse Club is being formed to play in the Van Cortlandville League this summer. High School boys in grades 9-12 (in Sept More...

St. Basil License Denial Overturned by Appellate Judge

OCFS actions found to be capricious and arbitrary

Last week, an Office of Children and Family Services appellate judge reversed the January 2, 2004 ruling by the OCFS that denied St. More...

Attempt to Delete County Health Commissioner Position Fails

County to give Desmond Fish Library $10K for elevator

Earlier this month, an attempt in the County Legislature to eliminate the position of Commissioner of Health in Putnam County failed by a five to four vote. More...

Putnam County Historical Society Director Featured on "Dear Sandy"

Shannon M. Risk, the Executive Director of the Putnam County Historical Society and Foundry School Museum, appeared on State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef More...

Republican Club Organizing Drive for Iraqi Children

An e-mail was forwarded to the Philipstown Republican Club in May from a local serviceman currently serving in Iraq. In the message, he appealed to everyone back home to help him in their fight there by sending school supplies. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Brown Dog Bothering Cats on Winston Lane

Dear Brian,

My feral (neutered) cats are being terrorized by a loose brown dog, medium height, short smooth fur, white collar around its neck, which I think is a Weimaraner or German Shorthair Pointer, coming onto my property for at least two weeks - and I More...

Questions That Should Be Asked Regarding Lake Valhalla Development

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Births

Kaleigh Eleanor Russell

Proud parents Johnna Mancari and Christopher Russell announce the birth of their daughter Kaleigh Eleanor Russell on May 8, 2004. Kaleigh, who weighed 7lbs. and was 19 More...

Tyler Edward Spagna

Tyler Edward Spagna, a son, was born on May 4, 2004 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Michelle and Philip Spagna of Wappingers Falls. More...

Liberty Faye McCormack

Cortlandt parents Jeannine and Christopher McCormack announce the birth of their daughter Liberty Faye on April 24, 2004. More...

Briefly Noted

People Against Domestic Violence to Hold Annual Awards Dinner

On Friday, May 21, 2004, the Putnam National Golf Club in Mahopac will be hosting the People Against Domestic Violence Annual Awards Dinner. More...

Volunteers Needed for the American Cancer Society

The Putnam Unit of the American Cancer Society needs volunteers to drive cancer patients in our community to their Chemotherapy and Radiation treatments. More...

Alzheimer’s Information to be Presented by VA

The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System is pleased to offer a Patient Education Lecture Series to veterans and their family members. The first topic in the series is: Alzheimer More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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