April 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley School Budget Passed by Board of Education 7.97% budget increase could result in 8.13% decrease in tax rates in PV

At the April 14 meeting of the Putnam Valley board of education the final budget was passed with several board members commending it as being a "balanced budget (that) hold(s) the line on costs," and "a very solid budget, providing the More...

Deputy Grounds Parachute Jumpers in Putnam Valley

Pair nabbed in attempted leap from cell tower

On Wednesday, April 6th two men were arrested after a deputy prevented them from parachuting off of a telecommunications tower in the Town of Putnam Valley. More...

PV Student Art on Display at Garrison Art Center

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Schools

Teenage Talent Show Received Great Community Support

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Haldane Child Psychology Students Visited GUFS

On Monday, April 4th students from Haldane were welcomed to the Garrison School by both second grade classes. Mrs. Pidala More...

Dana Gulley Named to High Honor Roll at Lawrence Academy

Dana Gulley was named to the academic high honor roll at Lawrence Academy for the winter trimester. Dana, a junior, was recently a finalist in the school More...

Briefly Noted

Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities Rise During Prom and Graduation Season

Prevention of underage drinking means saving the lives of students

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released data from its Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) showing that alcohol-related fatalities increase between the middle of April and the middle of June. More...

Local Restaurants and Diners Participate in "Dining Out for Life"

To Benefit AIDS-Related Community Services

Restaurant-goers have the opportunity to help people living with HIV/AIDS on Thursday, April 28th by going to restaurants participating in "Dining Out for Life," an international program benefiting local AIDS service agencies. More...

Lions Host Jim Bopp

At the Cold Spring Lions Club meeting on April 11th, Jim Bopp, President of the Mt. Beacon Incline Railway Restoration Society, gave a presentation about this famous funicular railroad. More...

Legislature Considering $20 Million Open Space Bond Referendum for Fall Vote

Bondi Administration says language is too restrictive

Last week, as members of the Land Acquisition & Watershed MOA Administration committee of the Legislature reviewed the language of a proposed $20 million Open Space bond that will likely come before taxpayers this fall, Deputy County Executive Fr More...

Cold Spring Village Board Moves to Limit Development at Marathon Battery Property

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At their April 12 monthly meeting, the Cold Spring Village Board took steps to thwart a developer More...

Soil Tests at Waterfront Property Reveal High Level of Contaminants

DEC pledges to work with Village to clean the area

Unusually high levels of contaminants in a recent soil sample taken from the old lumberyard property brought concerned reactions from waterfront residents and decisive action from the New York State Department of Conservation. More...

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Hydrant Flush Scheduled in Cold Spring

The Village water Department has scheduled the first of

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Focus on Philipstown

Obituaries  Free Access 

Walter Werner Klietz, Sr.

Walter Werner Klietz, Sr. age 73 of Poughkeepsie, NY, formerly a long time Cold Spring resident, died on April 13 at Vassar Brothers Hospital after a long and courageous battle with emphysema. More...

Helen D. Iversen Van Tassel

Helen D. Iversen Van Tassel passed away on Monday, April 18, 2005. She was surrounded by her loving children, who cared for her through a valiant and courageous battle against Schleraderma, Alzheimer More...

Sports News

Haldane Lacrosse Takes Two

Having lost the first three games of the season the Devils were disappointed, but not dejected. A new determination settled on the team and they have since improved on their record. More...

Hudson Valley Orienteering Announces Instruction and Competition

There will be orienteering instruction and competition on Saturday, May 7, 2005 at Clear Lake Boy Scout Camp in Putnam County. The Hudson Valley Orienteering Club will give instruction and set beginner courses and advanced courses. More...

PLAY Holds 8th Annual Pot Luck Dinner

Philipstown Lacrosse Assoc. for Youth (P.L.A.Y.) held its 8th Annual Pot Luck Dinner at the Garrison Fish & Game Club on March 21st. More...

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