February 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

PV Building Moratorium Ends - Chazen and Master Plan Reports Finalized

Public Hearing to review Master Plan addendum set for February 24

As of Saturday, February 5, 2005 Putnam Valley More...

Cold Spring Board Considers Police Canine Program, Amendments to Firefighters’ Service Award Program

Firefighter initiatives to appear on March ballot

Members of both the Cold Spring Police and Fire Departments appeared before the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees at their February 8 monthly meeting to argue for local initiatives benefiting their respective organizations. More...

DEC Called to Lumberyard Site in Cold Spring

On Friday, February 11th, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation was called to the site of the controversial "lumberyard" development at the foot of Main Street in Cold Spring after "odors" were reported durin More...

Mitchell Dul Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Nelsonville

A sixteen-year resident of the Village, Dul has served as a member of the Nelsonville Zoning Board of Appeals, the Joint Butterfield Hospital Committee and was Chairman of the Greenway Committee prior to being elected as a Village trustee. More...

Cold Spring Trustee Anthony Patinella Seeks Re-Election

"Cold Spring is very unique and wonderful place to live. I have always strived to give the village residents a quality of life that can not be duplicated anywhere else. More...

Putnam Valley Youth Arrested for Assaulting Another Teen

On Wednesday, February 2nd, 17 year old Putnam Valley resident Thomas Castell was arrested for assaulting another Putnam Valley teen at a local bus stop. More...

Public Notice

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Coming Events

 

Schools

Putnam Valley Education Foundation Hosts Fundraiser

The Putnam Valley Education Foundation (PVEF), a non-profit organization, is hosting a Silent Auction at the YMCA Camp Combe, Main Lodge, on Saturday, March 5th in Putnam Valley from 6-9pm. More...

Empire State College’s Graduate Program to Hold Information Session

Empire State College of the State University of New York, will hold a public information session about its Master of Arts in Teaching program on Wednesday, February 23 at 6 pm at its Hudson Valley Center, 200 North Central Avenue, Hartsdale. More...

February is PARP Month at the Garrison School

During the month of February, PARP (Parents As Reading Partners) is in full swing at the Garrison School. PARP is a month long, event-filled reading program sponsored by the GUFS PTA to encourage parents to read to their children every day. More...

Briefly Noted

Temple Beth-El Announces February Services

On Saturday, February 19th, Synaplex Shabbat programs presentYoga and the Synaplex Cafe featuring freshly brewed coffee at 9am. More...

Franciscan Friars Present Lenten Mini-Retreats for Busy People

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D.A. Wright Honored by Law Enforcement Foundation

Putnam District Attorney Kevin L. Wright was honored by the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation on January 27th at the University Club in Manhattan. More...

County to Join Class Action Lawsuit against Pharmaceutical Companies

Grants approved for Cold Spring K-9 and Philipstown defibrillators

At the February 2 meeting, the Putnam County Legislature unanimously passed legislation authorizing County Attorney Carl Lodes to join the counties of Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Broome, Rennselear and Onondaga in a class action lawsuit against a More...

Haldane Technology Advisory Committee Unveils New Strategic Plan

PowerSchool launch will bring many benefits to Haldane educational community, parents and students

The Haldane Technology Advisory Committee teamed-up to present their three to five year technology plan, which impressed the board and those present at the February 1st Haldane Board of Ed workshop meeting. More...

Tree Law Challenged by Developer but Defended by Planning Board and Town Attorney

Two controversial issues were argued at the Monday evening meeting of the Putnam Valley Planning Board on February 7, 2005; adoption of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement Scoping Document for a major 25-unit subdivision, and approval of special u More...

Putnam Valley to Take Over Don Bosco Camp Facilities

Santos highlights pressing issues facing town

Exciting news from Town Supervisor Carmelo Santos has Parks & Recreation Director Frank DiMarco smiling and commenting, "That Carmelo is something else! He More...

Merante Announces Candidacy for Nelsonville Board Seat

Former Philipstown Trustee Anthony Merante announces his candidacy for the position of Trustee in the Village of Nelsonville. A native of Philipstown, he has lived in Nelsonville for 32 years with his wife Hiroko. More...

Mayor Phillips Presents Platform for Re-Election

"The employees and volunteers to the various boards of the Village of Cold Spring are outstanding people who put their best into their job every day. More...

Edward T. Mancari Seeks Re-election as Village Trustee

Edward T. Mancari is seeking re-election for the position of Village of Cold Spring Trustee. A Cold Spring native, Ed resides at 3 Paulding Avenue with his wife Elizabeth and step-son Justin Cornelius. More...

Theft of Two All Terrain Vehicles Leads to Charges

Two local teens were arrested after the Putnam County Sheriff More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Easy Accessibility Should Be Available to All

Letter

According to an article dated 2/1/05 in The Journal News, "State calls Putnam Building Accessible." More...

Lets Hear It for the Haldane JV Basketball Team

Editor,

Now that the basketball season has come to a conclusion, I felt compelled to write a letter to honor the Boys Junior Varsity team. More...

New Buildings Can Improve Historic Area with Sensitive Design

We have lived in Philipstown for 38 years and have seen changes in the town and Village. It was heartening to see the picture in the 2/2/05 issue of the buildings projected to replace old buildings on Main Street. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gerald "Gerry" Downer

Gerald "Gerry" Downer, age 59 of Garrison, NY, a lifetime Cold Spring and Philipstown area resident died on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Gerard J. Bocchino

Gerard J. Bocchino, 75, of Hazardville entered into Eternal Life on Friday, February 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford. More...

Dorothea M. Pinkel

Miss Dorothea M. Pinkel passed away peacefully at her residence in Cold Spring on Tuesday February 15, 2005. She was 93. At the time of press her funeral arrangements were incomplete. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Hawks Cheerleaders Learn New Moves

On Saturday, February 5, 2005 the Philipstown Hawks Cheerleaders attended a cheer clinic at Pace University in Pleasantville. The Pace Cheer Squad taught the girls new cheers, jumps, stunting techniques and a dance routine. More...

Garrison’s Amanda Swan Makes Sweet Briar College Lacrosse Team

Amanda Swan, a Garrison resident, has made the varsity lacrosse team at Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Swan is a graduate of John Jay High School. More...

Haldane Wrestling Participates in Divisional Tournament

After finishing their season, coming in second in their league, the Haldane wrestling team headed to divisionals. In the divisional tournament individuals at each weight class compete for four spots in the Sectional tournament. More...

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