June 16, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Eagle Scout Frank Rush Dedicates 9-11 Memorial & Patriot Garden to Town of Putnam Valley

It was fitting and appropriate that on Saturday, June 11, 2005, the day Eagle Scout Frank Rush IV dedicated his 9-11 Memorial and Patriot Garden to the Town of Putnam Valley, the temperature and humidity were scorching hot. More...

Haldane Math and Science Programs Evaluated

Discussion of discipline of student at Prom handled in Executive Session

At its workshop on June 7, the Haldane Board of Education lingered over the issue of the voter-approved purchase of new school buses, but otherwise moved through its new business agenda without much delay. More...

Schools

Commencement Announced at O’Neill High School

The Class of 2004 welcomes the Highland Falls, Fort Montgomery, West Point, and Garrison communities to their commencement exercises at James I. O More...

Putnam Valley Residents Earn Bachelor’s Degrees from SUNY

Christopher Lieberman and Keith Yerger, both from Putnam Valley, graduated from Empire State College, SUNY, on May 22nd. Lieberman earned a BS degree and Yerger earned a BA. More...

Hutchinson Graduates Otis College of Art and Design

Blaed Hutchinson of Garrison, has graduated from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in digital media. He has accepted a position as a digital artist at Activision, the nation More...

Births

Zachary Lloyd Cannova

Caryn Cannova of Cold Spring announces the birth of her son Zachary Lloyd Cannova on Monday, June 6, 2005 at Vassar Bros. Hospital in Poughkeepsie. He was born at 8:22 am, was 20 inches tall and weighed 6lbs, 14oz. More...

Christian Dominick Montano

Christian Dominick Montano was born on May 15 to proud parents Peter and Nancy (Schmitt) Montano at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville. Christian was 7lbs 14oz and was 21" long at birth. More...

Sports News

Four Local Lax Players Make All Hudson Valley Select Team

Four local lacrosse players made the Under 15 Hudson Valley Select team. They will play in the U.S. National Youth Lacrosse Tournament this summer. More...

Philipstown Lady Lightning 14-15 Softball Team

In their second year the Philipstown Lady Lightning Softball Program is growing stronger and expanding. The program this year is comprised of two teams from the 12-13 age division, a first year team, and the 14-15 age division in their second year. More...

Clang Clang Clang Will Go the Cold Spring Trolley

Legislature approves final funding for Cold Spring shuttle

The quaint cachet of Cold Spring is about to go up with the addition of an old fashioned trolley car to ferry tourists from the little shops that grace our Main Street to the little gems that are sometimes too distant for day trippers to appreciate. More...

Philipstown Town Board Moves Process of Merging WAC and CAC

Zoning Code and Road Standards issues discussed at monthly meeting

Senator Vincent Leibell, III made an appearance at the Thursday, June 9th Philipstown Town Board monthly meeting in order to present an award to 18 year old Matthew A. Kavaler. More...

Galef and Leibell Announce Designation of 9D as POW/MIA Memorial Highway

Road through Philipstown is renamed to honor American Prisoners of War and Soldiers Missing in Action

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and State Senator Vincent Leibell announced legislation (A.4435a/5.2233a) designating the Hudson Valley POW/MIA Memorial Highway. More...

Retiring Putnam Valley Supervisor Receives 2005 Lincoln Award

Both friends and political opponents turned out to honor Putnam Valley Town Supervisor Carmelo J. More...

Putnam Emergency Preparedness Drill Held

On June 7, 2005, the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services in conjunction with the Putnam County Department of Health and Putnam Hospital Center participated in a region-wide Biological Drill that occurred simultaneously throughout the Hudson Va More...

Letters to the Editor

Disappointed by Little League Coach

To the Editor,

As a parent and former coach for the Philipstown Little League, I have been part of some very memorable moments and very enjoyable afternoons. As of late, I have experienced some things that have soured my attitude towards this league. More...

Intelligent Program Should be Bi-Partisan Model

Dear Editor,

On Friday night, June 10th I attended (along with 80 others) a most interesting event in Cold Spring. It was sponsored by Philipstown for Democracy. More...

Highland Falls-Ft. Montgomery Responds to "Ugly Truths"

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Margurite A. Griefer

Margurite A. Griefer, age 81, of West Milford, NJ, formerly a longtime Nelsonville resident, died on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at Milford Manor, New Milford, NJ. More...

Briefly Noted

More June Events to be Held at Temple Beth-El

On June 18, Synaplex Shabbat programs begin at 9 am with More Than Yoga or Torah Talk at the Synaplex Cafe. Shabbat services will begin at 9:30 am with Rabbi Jonathan Case and Cantor Rena Shapiro. More...

Graymoor to Present The Celtans

The Irish music ensemble, the Celtans, will perform their annual summer concert at Graymoor on Friday, June 24 at 8 pm in Pilgrim Hall. The proceeds will benefit the Third Annual Graymoor Celtic Festival taking place on Sunday, September 11, 2005. More...

Women’s Resource Center Recognizes Volunteers at Annual Reception

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women More...

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