October 6, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Scenic Hudson Consults Experts for Vision on West Point Foundry

Experts and locals seem to be at odds over what to do with site

In 1996 Scenic Hudson Inc, a not-for-profit land trust, purchased the single most historic parcel of land in Cold Spring, the former site of the West Point Foundry. More...

Biodiversity: Viewing the Landscape Through the Eyes of a Turtle

Study shows impact of development planning

For the past seven thousand years the "Spotted Turtle" has migrated during its seventy-year lifespan over the same biotic landscape corridor: from a Red Maple pond to a vernal pool, to a sand bank, to a semi permanent pond, to an Oak Beech More...

 

Schools

Middle School Scheduling is the Topic of BOCES Workshop

A national authority on academic scheduling, Dr. Michael Rettig, will lead a workshop for middle school personnel on the important topic of scheduling the academic day in middle schools. More...

Mahopac HS Drama Company Presents The Night of the Living Dead

On October 28th, 29th and 30th Mahopac High School Drama Company will present The Night Of the Living Dead. All performances will take place at 7:30pm in the Mahopac High School Auditorium. More...

Haldane’s Brian Rubino Receives Commendation in 2005 National Merit Scholarship Program

Andy Irwin, the principal of Haldane High School, announced recently that Brian Rubino been named Commended Student in the 2005 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Briefly Noted

Election Inspectors Are Needed to Work

The Putnam County Board of Elections is looking for Poll Workers to work on Election Day, November 2, 2004. Workers are needed from 5:30 am until after the polls close at 9 pm. More...

Grant to Local Libraries Helps Seniors Go Online

IBM and AT&T Show Their Support of Seniors and Public Libraries

Thanks to the efforts of IBM employees who suggested community sites to make the Internet simple for seniors, public libraries in the Hudson Valley (Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam and Ulster counties) have been granted access to Generations Onlin More...

Graymoor to Sponsor Centering Prayer Retreat

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are hosting a Centering Prayer Weekend Retreat with Father Carl Arico from October 22nd through October 24th at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in Garrison. More...

Legislature’s Budget Hearing Short and to the Point

In less than twenty minutes the Putnam County Legislature More...

Garrison Board of Ed Approves SAT Prep Course

Board to investigate "steep" decline in enrollment in the receiving High Schools

At its July meeting the Garrison Board of Education had expressed its concern over a perceived "deteriorating relationship and lack of communication" between itself and the Garrison Children More...

State of Putnam Valley’s Roads Discussed at Town Board Meeting

Board decides to levy $10 surcharge on court convictions, set public hearings for Senior Housing Law and Jail times for Town code offenses

Effective immediately there will be a ten-dollar surcharge on convictions rendered in the Putnam Valley Town Justice Court under Section 1 809-D of the Vehicle and Traffic Law. More...

Village of Nelsonville Board Calls on State to Remove Dead Tree From Main Street

Tree labeled a "risk" to residents; DOT unresponsive to Board

A dead tree at the corner of Crown Street and Route 301 in Nelsonville is an "accident waiting to happen," warned Mayor Mitch Dul at the October 4 monthly meeting of the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees. More...

CS Water Dept. to Flush Hydrants Next Week

The Village of Cold Spring Water Department has announced that it will be flushing fire hydrants on the entire distribution system beginning on Monday, October 11th starting at 9 pm and continuing through Friday, October 15th at 5 am. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to the Chamber

Editor,

If you were in the Village this past Saturday, despite the overcast skies, you saw a wonderful selection of interesting vendors brought here by the Cold Spring/Garrison Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2004 edition of their Harvest Festival. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Frances W. Henderson

Frances Henderson was born in Ossining, New York on August 19, 1911 to John Gray and Isabelle Murphy Gray. She passed away at the age of 93 in Phoenix, Arizona on September 22, 2004. More...

Marie T. Gilman

Marie T. Gilman age 82 of Cold Spring, NY died on Thursday September 30, 2004. Born in Montrose, NY on January 13, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Conners) Conklin. More...

Sports News

Flag Hawks Suffer Tough Loss in Marlboro

The Flag Hawks once again left the confines of one of the most beautiful venues in Pop Warner Football at Mayors Park and traveled to Marlboro High School to take on a tough Highland B squad. More...

Haldane Varsity Volleyball Brings Home Trophy

At the October 2nd Mamaroneck Invitational, The Haldane Girls Varsity Volleyball Team faced off against Brewster, Mamaroneck, Yorktown, Briarcliff, Croton, Rye Neck, and John Jay Cross River. More...

Jr. Midget Hawks Lose First of Season

Did the Hawks come to play on Sunday? That More...

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