December 30, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

New York Blood Center is Facing Shortage of Negative Blood Types

Eligible donors are urged to donate

The New York Blood Center/Hudson Valley Blood Services is calling for all eligible blood and platelet donors to make a blood donation during this season of giving. The community is currently facing a shortage of negative blood types. More...

Cold Spring Community Enjoys Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Firehouse

Santa and Mrs. Claus came to the Cold Spring firehouse on Sunday, where they visited with dozens of families who were enjoying a delicious breakfast prepared by the Cold Spring Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Town Hall will be closed on December 31st. Offices will reopen January 3, 2005. More...

 

Schools

Empire State College’s Hudson Valley Center to Hold Information Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate degree programs on Thursday, January 6 at noon and Wednesday, January 19 at 6 p.m. More...

Middle School Program Focuses on Bridging the Gap

On January 20, Patricia Boelte will present "Welcome to the Middle School: Bridging the Gap." Educational research has shown that the middle school level child learns best in a nurturing, caring, and safe environment. More...

Fostering Comprehension in Your Reading Program

Beginning January 7, Mary Alice Hickey, reading teacher, will present "Fostering Comprehension in Your Reading Program" at Briarcliff Manor Middle School. More...

Sports News

PVHS’s Kristi Dini Receives Con Ed Honors

Photo: Kristi Dini (center) shows off her defensive skills. Photo courtesy of Jerri Cohen. More...

Legislative Committee Discusses New Electrical Inspection Procedure

County to hire in-house inspector

During a brief meeting on December 13, the rules committee of the Putnam County Legislature discussed upcoming changes to the electrical inspection process. More...

Haldane Board of Education Debates Merits of Allowing Staff’s Children to Attend Haldane

Board responds to November 10 brick dust contamination

At its December 21 meeting, the Haldane Board of Education proceeded to its second reading and discussion of its policy concerning non-resident students, an issue that arose due to some staff having expressed the desire that their children be allowed More...

Central Hudson Customers Set Wintertime Electric Use Record

Central Hudson customers set a new wintertime electric use record on Monday, December 20, 2004, as cold, frigid temperatures, combined with continued growth in the local economy, increased energy consumption in the region. More...

The Paramount Center for the Arts Announces Second Phase of Interior Restoration

The Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill will begin the second phase of a dramatic interior restoration project, from December 20th, 2004 to February 4th, 2005. More...

Philipstown Town Hall Tree Lights the Season Again

The holiday season is in full bloom, and the 35-foot tree in front of the Town Hall is brightly shinning. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary F. Torre

Mary F. Torre age 85 of Cold Spring, NY died on Thursday December 23, 2004 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Briefly Noted

Make 2005 A Fresh Air Fund Year for Your Family

The New Year gives families a wonderful opportunity to make resolutions about activities they can do together in the coming year. In 2005, help the children of New York City by volunteering to be a host family for The Fresh Air Fund. More...

Loretto Council Holds Free Throw Competition

Loretto Council, #536 is sponsoring the local level of the 2005 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Saturday, January 15 (snow date, January 22) at 2 pm in the Haldane Central School small gym. More...

Helen Hayes Hospital Announces Support Group Schedule

Helen Hayes Hospital is pleased to announce a schedule of support groups that meet monthly at the physical rehabilitation hospital. Meetings are open to the public. More...

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