March 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison Board of Education Announces Lawsuit Against St. Basil Academy

Garrison tuition offer imminent to Highland Falls

Although very short, the March 2 Garrison Board of Education meeting still managed to address two very large issues facing the district currently, the disputes with St. Basil Academy and Highland Falls. More...

Putnam Humane Society Hosts Evening Event for Building Fund

"Help Us To Help Them" is the Putnam Humane Society More...

Putnam Valley Fire Department Hosts Disaster Preparedness Instruction

On Saturday, March 12 from 9am to 1pm, the Putnam Valley Fire Department will be organizing instruction on disaster preparedness. In a workshop entitled "Learn How to Prepare for Emergencies! More...

Putnam County Land Trust Seeks Board Candidates

The Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Trustees. Elections are held at the PCLT Annual Meeting in the spring. More...

Public Notice

The regular meeting of the Putnam Valley Town Board scheduled for Wednesday, March 16 has been changed to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 23, 2005. More...

 

Schools

O’Neill Honor Rolls Announced

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Haldane Transportation Requests Due by April 1st

Haldane Central School District wishes to announce that all requests for Private/Parochial School Transportation for the 2005/2006 school year must be received no later than April 1, 2005. More...

Mount Saint Mary to Host Math, Science Conference

Regional educators will gather at Mount Saint Mary College Saturday on Saturday, March 12 to discuss better ways to teach mathematics and science. More...

Births

John Pasquale

Peters

John Pasquale Peters was born on February 3rd to proud parents Carla and John Peters of Cold Spring. The baby weighed in at 7 lbs 4 ozs. More...

Michael Anthony Yurcho

Michael Anthony Yurcho, a son, was born January 19, 2005 to Dean and Danielle Yurcho of Yonkers. He was born at St. John More...

Vincenzo Joseph Caragine

Garrison parents Ruth and Joseph Caragine proudly announce the birth of their son, Vincenzo Jospeph, on February 16, 2005. More...

Sports News

PARC’s Season Starter Men’s Softball Tournament

This year PARC is sponsoring a season starter Men More...

PARC’s Third Annual Season Starter Women’s Softball Tournament

PARC is holding its third annual season starter Women More...

PARC’s Eighth Annual Golf Outing Scheduled for July

On Monday, July 11, 2005, PARC will be holding their Eighth Annual Golf Outing at Centennial Golf Club in Carmel. More...

County Legislature Agrees to Ask Albany Permission to Raise Sales Tax

Bondi fends off attempts to tie new taxes to long-term debt

Putnam County Legislators voted 9 to 0 last Thursday to request home-rule legislation from New York State allowing them to raise the county More...

Philipstown Board Addresses 9D Safety Proposal

New measure would send most trucks across the Hudson to Route 9W when navigating up Hudson Valley

Supervisor William Mazzuca updated the progress on a Route 9D road safety initiative at the Philipstown Town Board More...

Legislature Votes to Expand Agricultural District

Single PSAP location now a reality

The March 1 meeting of the Putnam County Legislature opened with a number of Proclamations recognizing organizations and businesses for their work in the Putnam community. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Tackles Field Trip Policy

Board schedules public forums on 2005

The results of an elementary school field trip survey led to protracted discussion on formulation of a field trip policy at the March 3 work session of the Putnam Valley Board of Education. More...

Putnam County Historical Society Announces 2005 Jean Saunders History Contest

The Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum is pleased to announce the 2005 Jean Saunders History Contest for local seventh grade students from Haldane Central School and the Garrison Union Free School. More...

GUFS Eighth Graders Recycle to Raise Money

Garrison School eighth grade students Matt Fraser, Will Benjamin, Rosa Kemp, Clare Weigman and Isabelle Homola "teamed-up" Saturday to help their fellow students by recycling cans and bottles. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Cancer Death Rate Higher in Putnam than State or National Levels

A recent study has determined that cancer death rates are higher in Putnam County than state and national levels, but lower for all other causes, suggesting that one or more factors that raise cancer risk may be affecting county residents. More...

Haldane Drama Club Gave Outstanding Performance Despite Inadequate Support

It was indeed a great pleasure to have the opportunity to see the outstanding performance of "Raggedy Ann and Andy" in the Haldane High School "theater" on February 18, 2005. More...

Asks Witnesses of Auto Collision to Come Forward

Dear Brian,

I am writing your paper to ask for help in a personal matter. More...

Briefly Noted

Senior Menu

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

Thursday - Salisbury steak w. mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, fruit cocktail. More...

Coin Collectors to Meet March 15th

The Croton River Numismatic Society of Carmel, a coin club, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 in the Guideposts Cafeteria located on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel at 8pm. More...

Five Regional Chambers of Commerce to Promote Empire State Games

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Greater Southern Dutchess, Poughkeepsie, New Paltz and Ulster County Chambers of Commerce, will host a Business Break on Tuesday, March 29. More...

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