August 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison’s Playground Maple Tree to be Cut; Children’s Safety at Issue

Highland Falls signs Stipulation of Settlement over tuition issues

The August 17 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education covered an array of topics, including policy revisions, Fiscal Accountability Legislation and its impact on the district, several announcements, and budget and housekeeping items that were appr More...

Cold Spring Fire Company’s Annual Block Party is Hot Stuff!

Food, live music, a balmy night, socializing with friends and neighbors on the Hudson River waterfront - the Cold Spring Fire Company More...

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Schools

Aliza Mills Graduates from Rutgers University

Aliza Mills, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles S. Mills, Worcester, MA and granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. John G. Mills graduated with honors in Journalism and Mass Media in the Rutgers University Class of 2005 on May 19. More...

Haldane Central School Looking for Committee Members

The Haldane Central School District Board of Education is seeking members to serve from September 2005 through June 2006 on two committees. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eleanor E. Polhemus

Eleanor E. Polhemus, returned Home to Our Father in Heaven on August 21, 2005. She was born on July 12, 1928 in Cold Spring to the late Edward W. Coleman and Virginia M. More...

Hazel H. Wood

Hazel H. Wood, 91, died at her home in Cold Spring on Friday, August 19, 2005. She was the widow of Robert T. Wood, Jr. who died in 1991. More...

Eda Dorothy Valentine

Eda Dorothy Valentine, age 92, of Cold Spring, died on Sunday, August 21, 2005. More...

Sports News

Swimmers and Kayakers Prepare to Cross Hudson River for National MS Society

Registration is underway for one of the most unique fund-raising events in the Hudson Valley region, The Swim Across the Hudson for MS (multiple sclerosis) on Sunday, September 11. More...

Haldane Girls Soccer Gears Up For Season with New Coach

This year the Haldane girl More...

Federal Court Strikes Down Cold Spring Sign Ordinances

Lawsuit also challenged Historic District code but fails to convince judge

A Federal Judge has struck down the Village of Cold Spring sign ordinance, finding that it violates the First Amendment. The lawsuit was brought by Donald Lusk, a Village resident and community activist who ran for Mayor in March 2005. More...

Town Board Considers Recycling Contract

Village of Cold Spring may join Town to solve recycling quandry

At a workshop meeting held on August 3, members of the Philipstown Town Board met with Gary E. Giordano of Galaxy Recycling, Inc. of Jersey City, N.J. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Begins Goal Revision Process

Elementary and Middle School projects on schedule and within budget

The August 18 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education heralded the start of the new school year with the board beginning the process of assessing and setting its goals for 2005-6. More...

Haldane Sets Tax Rates for Upcoming School Year

Mold Spore problem found in new building is last major obstacle to opening

The Haldane Central School Board approved a 2005-2006 tax levy that will increase school taxes for Haldane More...

Hoot on the Hudson to be Held September 11th

The Little Stony Point Citizens More...

Nelsonville Sesquicentennial Committee Invites Participation

The Nelsonville Sesquicentennial Committee will hold its 150th celebration with a parade on Saturday, October 8th, starting at Pete More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Desecrating a War Memorial in Cold Spring

I witnessed an anti-war demonstration on Wednesday, August 17th, 2005 on the lawn of St. Mary More...

Calls for Traffic Enforcement in Nelsonville

To: Philpstown Town Board

I am writing, again, to request greater enforcement of the speed limits on Route 301. More...

Haldane Pick-Up Fixed?

Editor: More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam Community Service Network to Host Annual Awards Ceremony

The Putnam Community Service Network, an organization of public and private not for profit human service and community providers, will be hosting their Annual Awards Breakfast on Friday, October 7, 2005 at 9am, at Guideposts, Seminary Hill Road in Ca More...

Reptile Expo Returns to White Plains

Reptiles as pets will be the focus of the NY Metro Reptile Expo at the Westchester County Center in White Plains on Sunday, September 11, from 10am to 4pm. More...

Experts at Lighthouse International Offer Advice

Do you know the differences between normal changes in vision with age and abnormal changes in vision due to age-related eye disease? Despite what most people think, vision loss is not a normal part of aging. More...

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