February 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Nelsonville Awarded DOT Grant for Infrastructure

New trail, upcoming elections discussed

A $40,000 grant award for infrastructure work highlighted a relatively quiet February 7 monthly meeting for the Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees. More...

Garrison Parents Seek Resolution of High School Tuition Dispute

Board says "progress" is being made towards resolution

A group of more than seventy Garrison residents - including parents of James I. O More...

Trustee Patinella Presents Platform for Re-Election

"The Village of Cold Spring is one of the most desirable places to live in the Hudson Valley. As a Village Trustee for many years, I have tried to not only keep it desirable, but also an affordable place to live. More...

Kids Plan Dinner and Show While Adults Plan Disaster Preparedness Seminar

Left to right: Make A Difference Club members: Anthony Rush, Kryslyn Petrucelli, Alexandra Legrady, and Kyle Legrady

The February 16, 2005 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting started with a celebration of life as four members of the High School More...

 

Schools

Local Students on Rensselaer Dean’s List for Fall 2004

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced the names of students who made the Institute More...

Trishia Byrne on University of Scranton Dean’s List

The University of Scranton, a Jesuit university in northeastern Pennsylvania, has announced its Dean More...

Behavior Management Classroom Skills Taught at BOCES Workshop

On March 4, social worker Dr. Linda Fleck will present "Behavior Management Classroom Skills." This workshop will provide a forum to discuss how teacher aides and assistants can increase their effectiveness with students. More...

Births

Ava Michele Velardo

Ava Michele Velardo was born to Joe and Sue Velardo oF Fishkill on February 15, 2005 at Mt. Kisco Hospital in Westchester. She weighed 6lbs., 11 oz. More...

Briefly Noted

Philipstown Assessor Reminds Seniors to File for STAR Exemption

Senior citizens are reminded that they must file their renewal applications for the Enhanced STAR Exemption and Senior Citizen More...

Senior Menu

Cold Spring Friendship Center - 265-3952
Putnam Valley Friendship Center - 528-2662

Thursday - Turkey w. gravy & cranberry sauce, baked yam, turnip cubes, fruit cocktail. More...

Howland Library Distributes Environmental Guide

The Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, is distributing free copies of the Citizens Environmental Coalition More...

Agricultural District Expansion Considered by County Legislature

County approves $10K partnership for Kent revitalization

Fifteen Putnam County farmers, who originally passed on having their land included in the County More...

Cold Spring Village Candidates Fight On Despite Ballot Petition Setback

Heffernan & Lusk to continue campaigning after technicality voids petitions

An ambiguous clause in the New York State Election Code may keep two Cold Spring residents off the ballot for the upcoming Village elections, but it doesn More...

County Department Heads Appeal to Legislature for Control of Overtime/Temporary Spending

When putting together his 2005 budget, County Executive Robert Bondi, looking for areas of savings, targeted overtime and temporary employee spending. More...

CS Village Trustee Mancari Presents Campaign Platform

"I am honored for the support of village residents in past elections, and I will continue to reward this support with hard-work, determination, and resolve as I address the issues that face the village. More...

John Teagle Seeks Seat on CS Board of Trustees

"Natural beauty, historic architecture, a relaxed way of life and interesting people are among Cold Spring More...

Writing Workshop Deemed a Success by Putnam Valley Board of Education

Presentation given on upcoming Canada trip of Putnam Valley High School choir

At the February 17th meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, a presentation was held on the elementary school writing workshop. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Democracy, You Gotta’ Love It

One of the great strengths of this country is that any candidate who gathers the specified number of signatures can challenge an incumbent and be placed on the ballot. More...

Vote on BOCES Land Sale

On March 1, we are asking the residents of all 18 school districts in the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES to authorize BOCES to sell a 30-acre parcel of land on the BOCES main campus to the Somers Central School District for $1. More...

Teagle Seeks to Unseat Cold Spring Incumbents

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Donald C. Bermel

Donald C. Bermel, age 77, of Vero Beach, Florida died on February 16, 2005 at Indian River Memorial Hospital. He was born August 12, 1927 in Queens, NY. He moved to Vero Beach nine years ago from Garrison NY. More...

George E. "Jim" Benedict

George E. "Jim" Benedict, age 62 of Beacon, NY died on Sunday February 20, 2005 at St. Luke More...

Dorothea M. Pinkel

Dorothea M. Pinkel, age 93 of Cold Spring, NY died on Tuesday February 15, 2005 at her residence in Cold Spring. More...

Sports News

Knights of Columbus Loretto Council Sends Ten Athletes to District Competition

The K of C Loretto Council #536 sent 10 boys and girls to the District 53 Free Throw Competition, which was held on February 20 at St. Mary More...

Beacon Sloop Club Offers Sailing Classes

The Beacon Sloop Club, a local, not-for profit environmental organization, will be holding an upcoming event: on April 7, 2005 at 7 pm the Club More...

Haldane Girls Basketball Team Begins Sectional Tournament

On Thursday the 17th a new season began for the Lady Blue Devils. Every game would now count and a season More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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