December 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane BOE Community Meeting Yields Some Back-to-the-Basics Suggestions

Haldane Central School District Board of Education President Joseph Curto More...

County Clerk Sant Warns Motorists to Beware of Defective Inspection Stickers

Putnam County Clerk Dennis J. Sant would like to alert county motorists of a recent problem with their automobile Safety Inspection Stickers that is plaguing many drivers throughout the county and the state. More...

Garrison K-3 Students Captivate Audience as They Perform to Benefit Lusher School

Second grader Philip DiSarro presenting a book of drawings by the Garrison Elementary School students to Rebecca and Helen Farley, students at the Lusher School. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Southeast Museum Hosts End of the Year Party for Children

On Friday, December 30th at 1pm the Southeast Museum celebrates the end of the old year and the coming of the New Year with a children More...

Daytime Holiday Tours Offered at Boscobel

Boscobel Restoration will have daytime holiday tours beginning on Friday, December 16, and continuing through Saturday, December 31, from 10:00 am to 3:15 pm, every day except December 20, 25, and 27. More...

Pawling Theatre Company to Perform Agatha Christie ‘Who-Done-It’

Pawling Theatre Company is excited to announce the latest set of victims who visit Soldier Island in Agatha Christie More...

Letters to the Editor

Leave the Christ in Christmas

To the Editor: I have been pondering these days about the statement President R. Reagan made on one occasion: More...

Sue Kelly Doesn’t Represent Her Constituents

To the Editor: I was shocked, although maybe I shouldn More...

Audubon Center Extends Invite

Dear Editor and Readers: We would like to extend an invitation to the community to visit the Marsh, off Indian Brook Road, this winter for eagle-watching. More...

Sports News

Ian Thom Wins International Free Throw Trophy

NY Knights of Columbus State Deputy Anthony L. Preziosi and State Youth Director, Kenneth Latham, pose with 10 year-old Ian Thom after presenting him with his International Free-Throw Trophy. Ian, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Putnam Valley Wraps up a Successful Fall Season

Putnam Valley More...

Putnam Valley Takes Back-to-Back Geis Awards

A total of three received for the season

Two Putnam Valley Cross Country stars were honored this fall with Geis Scholar Athlete Awards. PVHS senior Alexandra Legrady was honored for the week of November 28th, while sophomore Jonathan Zupan was honored the week of December 5th. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Moves to Dissolve Charitable Butterfield Corporation

Local officials will meet to discuss response

In a move that is sure to set off a firestorm in Philipstown, Hudson Valley Hospital Center this month moved toward the dissolution of the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Hospital Corporation and the distribution of its assets. More...

Cold Spring Mayor Addresses Snow Removal Complaints at Monthly Board Meeting

Highway Department plows push snow back onto cleared sidewalk areas

The first snowfall of the winter season can be a magical sight in Cold Spring, but it is not without its problems. Mayor Anthony Phillips touched on the downside of the recent snowstorm at the Village Board More...

PV BOE Begins Studying Five-Year Plan Proposals

Music trip approval trapped in

In its truncated December 15 business meeting, cut short by impending treacherous weather, the Putnam Valley Board of Education heard updates by Calvin Black of KG&B Architects regarding the building condition survey, Gerry Micera on the music trip, More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Responds Quickly to Village Fire

On Sunday, December 4th at 10:14 pm the Cold Spring Fire Company was dispatched to a possible structure fire at 334 Main Street. More...

Public Notice

The Town of Putnam Valley is seeking applicants to fill vacant volunteer positions on various Boards and Committees for 2006, which include but are not limited to: Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Assessment Review. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Regional Youth Leaders Establish Scholarship Fund

Representatives of the Regional Youth Leadership Organization (RYLO) recently presented a request for the establishment of a scholarship fund at a meeting of the Putnam/ Northern Westchester BOCES Board. More...

Newton Named to Honor Roll at Salisbury School

Samuel T. B. Newton was recently named to the Honor Roll at Salisbury School for the Fall term. He is a member of the Class of 2006. Sam is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Blake T. Newton III of Garrison. More...

Putnam Valley’s McMahon and Mikos Receive Their Nurses Caps from Cochran School of Nursing

Celebrating what has become a tradition at St. John More...

Births

Westley Thomas Watman Westley Thomas Watman was born at the Hudson Valley Birthing Center on December 9, 2005 at 6:43 pm. He was 6 lbs. 1 oz and was 19.5 inches long. His proud parents are Rachael and Max Watman of Cold Spring. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Concetta Garufi

Concetta Garufi, age 80, a life-long Cold Spring resident, died on Monday, December 19, 2005 at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY. More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam Valley Man Had Illegal Police Scanner in Car

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the December 6, 2005 arrest of Mr, Michael Battista, aged 25, of Putnam Valley, for unlawfully possessing a police radio scanner in a car that he was driving. More...

One-Day AARP Driver Safety Programs to Be Held at Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center and the Putnam County Office for the Aging will sponsor the AARP Driver Safety Program on Wednesday, January 11th, and Wednesday, February 15th, from 9 am to 4 pm, in the ground floor cafe classrooms at the hospital at 670 Ston More...

CPR Offered for the Lay Rescuer

This course is conducted on the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 am to 2 pm, held in the Wagner Conference Room at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, lower level. Fee is $55. Call 914-734-3294 to register. Pre-registration required. More...

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