May 19, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Village Anticipates "Long Haul" for Loretto Rest Building Restoration

Project could take five years and exceed $1 million

At their May 10 monthly meeting, the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees heard the latest on plans for the Loretto Rest property in the Village. More...

Former Cold Spring Mayor McConville Passes Away

Ronald A. McConville, age 94, died on May 13, 2005 in Cortlandt Manor. The former Mayor of the Village of Cold Spring and lifelong resident, McConville lived at 1 White Hill Place. More...

Public Notice

On Saturday, May 21, between 8:30 and 10 am, the Cold Spring Fire Company will be holding a training session on Main St. in the Village. The north side of the street will be closed to traffic from the light to the railroad tracks. More...

Schools

Matthew Steltz Named Writer of the Year

Matthew Steltz has been awarded Writer of the Year by the College of St. Rose Chronicle Newspaper. Matthew was recognized because of his dedication and accomplishments in journalism. More...

BOCES Environmental Education Program Garners State Hudson River Grant

The Center for Environmental Education (CEE) at Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) was recently awarded $10,929 as part of New York State More...

Local Student Michael Kivisalu Makes Michigan Tech’s Dean’s List

More than 1,000 students were placed on the spring 2005 Dean More...

Briefly Noted

Robert Thurman to Speak at Chuang Yen Monastery

Dr. Robert A.F. Thurman will be conducting a program at the Chuang Yen Monastery on Friday, May 27th. From 3 - 5 pm, Thurman will hold a question and answer session on the Vimalakirti Sutra. More...

Franciscan Sisters of The Atonement at Graymoor Celebrate Jubilee

On Saturday, June 18, the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement at Graymoor in Garrison, will host Jubilee celebration for four of their Sisters. The four women will be honored for their years of ministry as Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. More...

Putnam Land Trust Hosts Program on Moss

The Putnam County Land Trust is sponsoring a program on the Amazing World of Moss on Sunday, May 22nd at 1 pm. More...

Legislature Shows Support for Buddy Poppy Sales

Coast Guard Auxiliary recognized during National Safe Boating Week

Putnam County Legislators showed their support for Veterans during their May 3 monthly meeting with a proclamation honoring the 2005 Sale of Buddy Poppies. More...

Dissatisfaction Remains After Garrison Resolution to Pay Highland Falls’ Arrears

The May 11 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education clearly established that the divisiveness of the non-resident tuition issue between Garrison and Highland Falls and the responsibility of payment for the tuition of the St. More...

Putnam Valley Proposes Elimination of All Gas Stations within Town’s Water Protection District

"We want to protect our water supply and that More...

Truck Carrying Chemicals Takes Out Tree and Power Lines in Cold Spring

The Cold Spring Fire Department and Police were called out early Wednesday morning, May 11th to Fair Street in the Village to investigate reports of a truck colliding with a tree. More...

Perspectives

Philipstown Snapshots "Daniel" (Part 1 of 5)

Through the annals of American Civil War, history has of major general Daniel A. Butterfield as having prompted averse feelings from any number of fellow officers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Negative Ad Was Inappropriate for Local School Board Election

Dear Editor

I am writing this letter in response to the ad in last week More...

Letter Writer Retracts Tone of Published Letter

To the Editor,

This letter is addressed to the Garrison Community. I write to comment upon the rash, rush to judgment in my April 29th letter to the News of the Highlands. Upon reflection, I feel the tone was unnecessarily harsh and divisive. More...

There Were Clear Distinctions Between Garrison School Board Candidates

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Sports News

St. Christopher’s Inn Golf Classic to be Held June 6th

The Thirteenth Annual St. Christopher More...

Philipstown Modified Lacrosse Team Handed First Defeat of Season

Its been a rough and tumble, enthusiastic spring of serious play for the 7th and 8th grade boys of Garrison and Cold Spring. After their opening victory in the historic game of April 11, the Cougars have been on the road. More...

Garrison’s Chris Caliendo Named MSMC Male Athlete of the Month

Chris Caliendo, junior captain of the Mount Saint Mary College Blue Knights, the men More...

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