February 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Elementary, Middle and High School, Athletics and Special Ed. Administrators Present Proposed Budgets

Middle School bus plan appears to solve needs and cost little

The Haldane Board of Education More...

No. Highlands Fire District Discussing New Fire House

Architect presents preliminary drawings to Commissioners

Residents of the North Highlands Fire District will soon be asked for input into the construction of a new fire house to replace the existing structure on Fishkill Road. More...

Karen Dunn Will Run for Cold Spring Village Trustee

"Karen Dunn, representing the Unity Party, announced today that she is running for Cold Spring Village Trustee in the March 21, 2006 election. More...

Putnam Valley Principals’ Wish Lists Reviewed

Administration to survey parents regarding preferences

Building upon the Board of Education More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Howland Chamber Music Circle Piano Festival to Feature Tanya Bannister

The Howland Chamber Music Circle More...

Jazz Organ Trio to Perform at West Point

The U.S. Military Academy Band Chamber Series is proud to present Staff Sergeant Rone Sparrow in a recital of jazz trio music. This performance will take place at 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 5th at the West Point Jewish Chapel. More...

Great Decisions Discussions Resume at Desmond-Fish

The Great Decisions discussion series is the centerpiece of the longest-running foreign affairs discussion program in the United States, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. More...

Briefly Noted

Temple Beth-El Center for Jewish Learning to Hold Winter Classes

The Center for Jewish Learning winter session at Temple Beth-El began adult education courses on Tuesday evening February 21st at 7:30pm. More...

St. Andrew’s to Hold Armed Services Sunday

St. Andrew More...

Franciscan Friars of The Atonement Sponsor Men’s Spirituality Retreat

A weekend retreat, designed by and for men seeking to deepen their spiritual lives and their relationship with God, will take place from March 3 through March 5 at the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in Garrison. More...

County Blue Ribbon Panel Recommends No Change to Retiree Contributions

Panel continues deliberations amid revenue shortfall, union pressures

The blue ribbon panel, convened by the Legislature in 2004 in response to administration attempts to have retirees contribute more for their health insurance costs, is continuing its deliberations this month with a look at several different proposals More...

Cold Spring Looks at Developing New Master Plan

While Cold Spring in 2006 retains many of its timeless charms from the past 100 years, it faces 21st century growth and development issues More...

Traffic and Parking May Pose a Problem for Houses of Worship in PV Residential Zones

A public hearing was held on February 15, 2006 to discuss the adoption of a Local Law to amend Chapter 165 (Zoning) of the Code of the Town of Putnam Valley to allow Houses of Worship by Special Use Permit in Residential Zoning Districts. More...

Lou Thorpe States Reasons for Seeking Reelection as Village Trustee

Cold Spring Village Trustee Louis M. Thorpe, 43 has announced his run for reelection. More...

Bruce D. Campbell Seeks Re-Election for Trustee

"Bruce D. Campbell is seeking a third term as Village Trustee in Cold Spring. A life long resident of Cold Spring, he resides at 25 Fair Street with his wife, Patricia (Nastasi ) Campbell and son, Evan Duncan. More...

PV Debates Quality of Life Resolutions

Putnam Valley More...

More Fuel Added to Petroleum Law Debate

On Wednesday, February 15, 2006 the Putnam Valley Town Board held a continuation of the petroleum public hearing previously held on December 14, 2005. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Culinary Students Take Second Place in State Competition

From left, BOCES teacher and chef Jennifer Guiffre, Sander, Jacklyn, Meghan, Lauren, Jessica, Jake, BOCES teacher Janet Stewart, and BOCES teacher and chef Michael Tomaseski. More...

Amanda Chmela Named to Dean’s List at Dickinson

Amanda M. Chmela, a junior Spanish major at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., has been named to the Dean More...

Let the Good Times Roll at the Common Threads Workshops

The "good times" will certainly roll at the Common Threads Children More...

Letters to the Editor

Webster’s Detective Work Uncovers Secret Plot?

Editor,

According to his letter in last weeks PCNR, Webster thinks there is an "apparently secret attempt" to fool everyone! Wow, this sounds so intriguing and sinister here in this sleepy little Village of Cold Spring, NY, doesn More...

Lumberyard Property Development Should Respect Waterfront Heritage

I listened with dismay to the deliberations at the recent Architectural Review Board meeting regarding the proposal for Cold Spring Landing (the old lumberyard). More...

Sports News

The P.L.A.Y. Lacrosse Pot Luck Dinner Opens Season

Ryan McClay will be the guest speaker at P.L.A.Y. More...

Meighan Hackett Looking to Score for Cancer Research

Meighan Hackett, a member of Haldane More...

Coach Offers Recap of 2005-2006 JV Lady Blue Devils

Calls it "A Tale of Two Seasons"

The 2005-2006 Haldane JV Lady Blue Devil basketball season could best be described as a "Tale of Two Seasons." More...

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