October 13, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislature Adopts 2005 Budget

Cell phone surcharge and mortgage tax increase in; Retiree benefit changes out

On October 5, the Putnam County Legislature adopted the $120 million 2005 County budget after making several changes to County Executive Robert Bondi More...

Haldane Board of Education Denounces Highland Falls Letter to Garrison Residents

Board to hold a Special Board Meeting on Hill-West property on October 21

A quietly controlled discussion that belied the outrage felt by the Haldane Board of Education and particularly Superintendent Dr. John Di Natale comprised a substantial portion of the October 5 Haldane Board of Education meeting. More...

Merandy Appeal of Haldane Trustee Election Results Dismissed

Curto and Marino to retain board seats

On September 30 Commissioner of Education Richard Mills dismissed former Haldane trustee Dave Merandy More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Gregory Curreri of PVHS Commended in National Merit Program

Putnam Valley High School Principal Raymond Cooper has announced that Gregory Curreri, a PVHS senior, has been named a Commended Student in the 2005 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

PVHS Student and Teacher Selected for PAC Art Exhibition

This month The Putnam Arts Council (PAC) is holding a juried exhibit open to all artists. Juried exhibitions will be curated by an art professional who will select pieces from all of the entered artwork. More...

Haldane’s Fall Play is Entitled "Boo"

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Briefly Noted

Caring Circle Raises Over $45,000 for Children’s Bereavement Group

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam hosted its 7th annual Caring Circle Cocktail Party on October 2, 2004. Almost 200 guests were in attendance at the lovely home of Arthur & Abby Gosnell of Bedford Hills. More...

Putnam Valley Blood Drive Urges the Community to Roll Up Your Sleeves

Tuesday October 19, from 2:30 until 8 pm, Putnam Valley will be hosting its annual Fall Blood Drive at the Main Firehouse on Oscawana Lake Road next to Town Hall. More...

Ann Marie Harper Receives Individual Honor

Ann Marie Harper, Traffic Safety Coordinator for the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Big Budget Movie Proposal Vexes Village Board

Paramount waiting for Village permission to shoot Tom Cruise movie at waterfront

Is Cold Spring ready for its close-up? That was the big question at the Village Board More...

Tentative 2005 Budget Looks Promising for Philipstown

Preliminary 9% tax increase low compared to previous years

The tax increase for the tentative 2005 Philipstown Budget is one of the lowest in years, noted Town Supervisor William Mazzuca at the October 7 monthly meeting of the Town Board. More...

Garrison Board of Education Responds to Residents’ Concerns Over Highland Falls Letter

Three school boards respond to issues raised in letter

To a standing-room-only audience that included two trustees from the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery school district, the October 6 meeting of the Garrison Board of Ed opened with Acting Superintendent Dr. More...

Councilman Steve Johnson Calls PV Town Park "Quality People Building a Quality Park"

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Public Notice

The Nelsonville Cleanup Day will take place on Friday, October 15. All materials must be placed at the curb by 6 am. For details, call the Village Offices or see the Legal Notice in last week More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Open Space: An Investment that Keeps on Giving

Letter

Comments by a member of the audience at the Legislative public hearing as reported in last week More...

Public Hearing Important for Those Concerned with Philipstown’s Future

Dear Editor,

The future of our town More...

Are Multiple Superintendents Just Expensive School Politics?

Editor,

Can anyone with knowledge of local history explain why Haldane has a school superintendent, why Garrison has a superintendent and why Highland Falls has a superintendent when elsewhere a single superintendent oversees thousands of students in numerou More...

Sports News

PVHS Football Tigers Are Off to a Strong Start

The Putnam Valley Varsity football team, coached by veteran Glenn Buckhout, got off to a strong start this season with three wins and only one loss in the month of September. More...

Jr. Pee Wee Hawks Takes on Highland Huskies with a 25-6 Win for the Hawks

First offense scoring two touch downs each were Frank Fusco and Ray DiFrancesco. Adding to the Hawks gains was Ed Mrozik running hard with 30 plus yards. More...

Hike to Benefit Florida Hurricane Victims

All Sport Fishkill and Myers Corners Elementary School have joined forces to raise funds to benefit the Florida Hurricane victims by hosting a hike on Sunday, October 31, 2004 at Fahnestock State Park in Cold Spring, 10am - 3:30pm. More...

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