August 25, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Boy Bitten by Rabid Otter While Swimming

Health Department stresses contining threat of rabies in Putnam County

A Putnam Valley boy sustained injuries to his hand and back after he was scratched and bitten by an otter while swimming in the waters of Lake Peekskill. More...

Sheriff’s Department Readies for Republican Convention

Putnam part of Metropolitan Area Alert says Sheriff Smith

With terror alerts being sounded for the Republican Convention slated to begin this week in New York City, local law enforcement officials are engaged in their own assessments of what related precautions need to be taken in Putnam County. More...

All Quiet in Cold Spring at Village’s Monthly Meeting

With no major issues before them, the Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees ran quickly through a variety of housekeeping matters at their August 10 monthly meeting, including several requests for the use of Mayor More...

 

Schools

Course Focuses on Classroom Management for Special Ed Students

The theoretical and practical approach to classroom management, organization, and discipline for special education students is the focus of a course taught by Vivian Koppelman, adjunct professor at Manhattanville College. More...

Workshops to Support Speech Pathologists

Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES speech and language pathologist Cynthia Kopcsay will run a series of workshops for speech and language pathologists as well as K-12 regular, special education, and reading teachers, featuring experts addressing the s More...

Course Offers Insights in Learning/Behavior Problems

The social, emotional, and learning characteristics of children diagnosed as having behavior problems or are brain-injured, neurologically impaired, or learning disabled will be the subject of a course taught by Madeline McDougal, learning disabiliti More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Teresa A. McCoart

Teresa A. McCoart age 85 of Cold Spring, NY died on Friday August 20 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center Poughkeepsie. More...

Sports News

2004 Wheelchair Games to Take Place at Burke Rehab Hospital

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will host their annual Wheelchair Games on October 2, 2004. More...

Hudson Highlands Land Trust Expands 2004 Take-A-Hike Schedule

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust has announced its expanded 2004 Take A Hike program. This popular community outreach program offers a range of guided hikes, all celebrating the beauty of the Hudson Highlands. More...

Beacon Sloop Club Offers Free Evening Sails Aboard the Woody

The Beacon Sloop Club, a local, not-for profit environmental organization, offers free evening sails on Newburgh Bay aboard the "Woody Guthrie," a 34 More...

St. Basil Files Appeal Against Garrison School District and School Board Members

Appeal requests board members be removed

Father Constantine Sitaris and the St. Basil Academy have filed an administrative appeal against the Garrison Union Free School District Board of Education and the members of the Garrison Board of Education individually. More...

Haldane Superintendent DiNatale Suggests Construction Update Liaisons to Local Boards

Construction on track for September 2 school opening

Superintendent Dr. More...

Garrison Board Revamps School Dismissal Procedure

Funds for traffic light on 9D received

Safety, specifically the use of the area in front of the school building as well as bus placement during dismissal, dominated the August 18 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education. More...

Garrison Volunteers Hold Press Conference over 911 Communication Issues

County Officials finally get Verizon to respond to ongoing problems

Captain Jerry Moore of the Garrison Volunteer Ambulance Corps. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Reflecting On Shame

Editor,

Thich Nhat Hahn, a Vietnamese Zen Master, poet and peacemaker, writes in his book, Being Peace, " Do not kill, do not let others kill. Find whatever means possible to protect life and to prevent war". More...

Defends Volunteers at Humane Society

Editor,

I feel compelled to respond to Rita Ross More...

Suggests Use For Lumberyard Property

Why has the Lumberyard Property caused so much controversy when the answer to the problem is so simple to resolve by just moving the Foundry Museum to the land? The advantages to Cold Spring are many, including financially. More...

Births

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

Briefly Noted

Putnam Valley Man to Be Sentenced for Assault

District Attorney, Kevin L. Wright, announced the conviction of Frank Gannecilli, age 23 of Putnam Valley, New York. The District Attorney indicated that County Court Judge Robert E. More...

Cold Spring Police Report DWI Arrest in Village

Village of Cold Spring Police Department reports the arrest of Christopher Bartnik, 43, of Garrison for Driving While Intoxicated. More...

9/11 Remembrance and Retreat Ceremony to be Held

The Putnam County 9/11 Remembrance and Memorial Committee, is inviting all residents of Putnam County to attend a Remembrance and Retreat Ceremony scheduled for Friday, September 10th at 5:30 pm at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Putnam Valley, New York. More...

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