February 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Assessment Report and Program Analysis Presented on Garrison Students’ ELA and Math Scores

Boiler replacement bid approved at $8,000 over voter-approved bond

At its February 1, 2006 meeting Garrison School Superintendent Gloria Colucci presented to the Garrison Board of Education a comprehensive report and comparative analysis of tests administered to the Garrison students during the 2004-5 school year. More...

Putnam Valley School District’s Principals Present Their Pre-Budget Reports

Additional staffing requests minimal at Elementary and Middle Schools

During the February 2, 2006 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, the principals of the elementary, middle and high schools gave their pre-budget presentations during what became a marathon session. More...

PVHS Students Host and Win Putnam Art Show

From February 3rd through February 26th, Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) is hosting the 33rd Annual All-County Putnam High School Student Art Show, one of the largest annual area high school art shows. More...

Haldane and Garrison PARP Committees Welcome Authors to Merritt Books This Sunday

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Governor Outlines Plans on Prescription Drug Coverage

Sets timetable for state assistance for the transition to new federal prescription drug plan

Governor Pataki recently announced New York More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Free Beginner Art Lessons Offered to Seniors

Each Wednesday beginning February 15 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, all Putnam County seniors are invited to attend Free Beginner Art Lessons at the Putnam County Office for Aging, Cold Spring Nutrition Center, American Legion Hall, Cedar Street, Cold Sp More...

Constantly Craving Sweets Workshop Offered at Howland Library

Marika Blossfeldt, Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor, will host a free workshop called Are Your Constantly Curving Sweets, at the Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, on Friday, February 10, 3:30-4:30 pm. More...

Winter Photography Workshop Offered at Rockefeller State Park

On Saturday February 25, 2006 from 10 am to noon, Rockefeller State Park Preserve is offering the program More...

Letters to the Editor

D.A. Wright Responds to Strumke

Dear Editor: A recent letter, More...

You Must Be Kidding

To the Editor: More...

Notes Unpardonable Vote by Sue Kelly

Dear Editor: Through the unconscionable actions of the Bush administration, my precious country has lost its way. Those who suffer most are of course the most vulnerable, the poorest and least educated constituents of our society. More...

Residents Ask for Relief from Rainwater, Taxes

Board heads Fishkill Road project update report

Glen Watson of Badey and Watson Surveying with the map of the proposed changes at the Fishkill Rd/Rt. 9 intersection More...

Town Board Officially Appoints Putnam Valley Town Attorney, Prosecutor, and Town Counsel

Wise men have said, More...

Cold Spring Community Meets to Discuss Future of Businesses in Village

Excitement was in the air last Thursday when 52 members of the community representing schools, government, businesses and residents of the area met at the Depot Restaurant for a facilitated meeting to discuss the future of economic development in Col More...

PV Lions Club to Hold Second Info Meeting

The Putnam Valley Lions Club is inviting Putnam Valley residents to join them. All residents over 18 years of age are eligible for membership. More...

Lawsuit Filed Against Putnam Valley Town Board by Attorneys for BAR Members

On Tuesday, January 31, 2006 attorney Jonathan Lovett filed a lawsuit against the Putnam Valley Town Board and Supervisor of the Town of Putnam Valley with the New York State Supreme Court. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company to Celebrate 110th Birthday

Fundraising for fireworks show now underway

2006 marks the 110th Birthday of the Cold Spring Fire Company and on July 8th, 2006 they will be holding a large parade and party complete with fireworks! More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Priority Deadlines Critical to Future College Students

Critical dates are coming and going, and many prospective college students are completely unaware. They are called the financial aid priority deadlines. More...

Putnam Students Named to the Mount’s Dean’s List

Two hundred eighty-two students achieved the fall 2005 Dean More...

Nicole Hilliard Graduated from SUNY Oneonta

The State University of New York College at Oneonta recently honored 350 students who completed their requirements for graduation in the Fall 2005 semester. More...

Births

Kaitlyn Grace McCullagh

Michael and Moriah McCullagh are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Kaitlyn Grace on January 19, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Kaitlyn was welcomed to the family by her sister Maeve. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Richard R. Raimann

Richard R. Raimann, 67, of Cold Spring, NY, formerly of Yorktown Heights, died January 31, 2006 at his residence. He was born November 10, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY and was the son of the late William and Jean Karkowski Raimann. More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam Flies Children’s Flag to Memorialize Nixzmary Brown

Reports of child abuse increased in January 2006

County Executive Robert J. Bondi and Commissioner of Mental Health, Social Services and Youth, Bureau, Michael J. Piazza, Jr, announce that Putnam County More...

Temple BethEl Hosts Programs

Join Temple Beth-El for Shalom Tots, ages 2-5, on Sunday, February 12th at 11:15 am for a special Tu B More...

Friars of the Atonement-Graymoor Host Retreat onTransforming Suffering

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement will host Transforming Suffering: Finding Peace in Troubled Times, a weekend retreat exploring Buddhist and Catholic attitudes toward suffering and how both traditions provide ways for transforming it through lo More...

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