June 9, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Public Participation High at Garrison Board Meeting

Clarification sought on $169,000 "unencumbered balance"

At the June 2 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education, questions from the audience dominated the evening, with particular emphasis given to the approximately $169,000 "unencumbered balance." More...

Haldane Board Receives Assessments of Home and Careers and Health Education Programs

Haldane students honored for their accomplishments

Continuing its practice of presenting self-evaluations of programs in the Haldane curriculum, the June 1 Haldane Board of Education workshop consisted primarily of presentations from the Home and Careers and Health Education Departments. More...

Veteran’s Organizations Prepare for Proper Disposal of Worn American Flags

Since September 11, 2001, many residents have proudly flown the American Flag to show their patriotism. Since that time some of these flags have become worn and tattered. More...

 

Schools

Haldane High School Festival of the Arts

The Haldane High School Festival of the Arts was held on May 26th. The Jazz Band opened the show with "In The Mood" with soloists Jennifer Larese, Chris Anderson and Dan deGuzman. More...

Lilburne Graduates from Trinity-Pawling School

Trinity-Pawling School held its 97th Commencement Exercises on Sunday May 30th. Seventy-eight seniors from all parts of the globe received their diplomas from Board of Trustee President Elizabeth P. More...

PVES Holds Open Airways Program

For six sessions during the month of April, Putnam Valley Elementary School in collaboration with the Putnam Chapter of the Hudson Valley Asthma Coalition, offered the opportunity for students to participate in the Open Airways for Schools Program. More...

Briefly Noted

Are You Ready?

Free Smoking Cessation Group to Start in Peekskill

Are you ready? Because when you are ready to quit smoking, the people at Hudson River Community Health are ready to help you! More...

"Daddy and Me" Support Group Formed at Hudson Valley Hospital

Linda LeMon, CCE, IBCLC, RLC, CD, and Certified Childbirth Educator Larry Baskind, MD, Pediatrician, will be hosting "Daddy and Me", a support group for new or expecting Dads. More...

June Events to be Hosted at Temple Beth-El

Beginning on Saturday night June 12 and continuing into Sunday June 13, there will be a sleepover at Temple Beth-El for 6th & 7th graders. Join the fun with Fred Elias, JTS Rabbinical Student and Synaplex Youth Coordinator at Temple Beth-El. More...

NYS Supreme Court Judge Asked to Render Decision on Qualifications For Putnam County Coroner Position

The Supreme Court of the State of New York Putnam County has been asked to interpret Putnam County Charter Section 12.08, defining the qualifications for becoming a Putnam County Coroner. More...

Philipstown to Receive Life Saving Defibrillators

After delays, Town Board approves Humane Society Contract

At their June 3 monthly meeting, the Philipstown Town Board heard from Legislator Vinny Tamagna and Ed Mackin, a representative of Philips, the medical supplier who will be supplying the Town with life saving defibrillators. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Honors Retiring Teachers and Grants Tenure to 24

Strumke Soccer Tournament raises close to $5,000 for 2nd year in a row

Before an overflow crowd that interrupted with frequent applause, retiring teachers were honored at the May 27 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education and 24 younger teachers were tenured. More...

Cold Spring Antiques Show this Sunday

This Sunday, June 13th, is the kickoff to the antiquing season in Cold Spring with the first Cold Spring Antiques Show. Over 60 dealers will set-up early in the morning to get ready for the 9 am start time. More...

Public Notice

East Mountain Road North will be closed during the day for road construction until further notice. The road is open to residents but delays can be expected. The road will reopen to traffic at 5 pm each day. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Lake Peekskill Residents Do Not Want Year-Round Water System

The seasonal water system in Lake Peekskill, despite flaws, served the needs of the community. More...

Canine Foster Care Needed

A foster home for a very shy, young German Shorthair Pointer, wandering my area in Continental Village for close to two months, is desperately needed. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Jane Perpetua

Mary Jane Perpetua, a longtime Beacon resident, entered into rest Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie from complications of Muscular Dystrophy at the age of 77. More...

Lady Marie Helen Brazier-Creagh

Lady Marie Helen Brazier-Creagh died on June 3, 2004 at her home in Garrison surrounded by family and friends. She was born June 20, 1922 in Beacon, New York, the daughter of Edward J. O More...

Henry Stockman Robinson

A former 30 year resident of Garrison, Henry Stockman Robinson, died May 7, 2004 in Ringwood, NJ at age 89. More...

Sports News

7th Annual P.L.A.Y. Day This Saturday

The Philipstown Lacrosse Association for Youth is holding its 7th Annual P.L.A.Y. Highlander Lacrosse Day at West Point More...

Anthony Dugan Selected as High School All-American Lacrosse Player

Three locals also named to 2004 All Section Nine Lacrosse Team

Anthony Dugan, a Garrison high school student at James I. O More...

A Final Farewell

Last week More...

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