May 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison Board of Education Decries St. Basil's Tactics at OCFS Hearing

Board anticipates more appeals and litigation

The Garrison Board of Education spent a great deal of its May 24, 2006 meeting attempting to correct a spate of misinformation generated at an appeal hearing requested by St. Basil Academy. More...

Town Board Holds Special Meeting on Town Hall Renovation Bids

Renovation Bids Nicole Kidman movie shoot approved

The Philipstown Town Board held a special meeting on Thursday, May 18, 2006 at the request of the Town Clerk. The reason behind the extra session was the bid opening that took place on Wednesday for the renovation of the Town Hall. More...

Scenic Hudson Invites Community to Celebrate Foundry Dock Park Opening

Saturday, June 3, event is free with refreshments and entertainment

On Saturday, June 3, 2006 Scenic Hudson and partners will celebrate a new riverfront park in Cold Spring. More...

Jules Feiffer to Read and Draw at Des-Fish Library

Jules Feiffer, this year's honoree at the Desmond-Fish Library's Associates Dinner, has generously offered to present a free program for children at the library at 4:30 pm on Saturday, June 3rd. More...

Public Notice

Due to the Memorial Holiday refuse and recycling pickup in the Village of Nelsonville will be on Saturday, June 3, 2006. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Dance Performance Offers Global View at East Fishkill Community Library

Join the East Fishkill Library as their Dance Around the World series culminates with the final performance on Sunday, June 11 at 3 pm. More...

Old World Weaving Children's Workshop to be Held at Southeast Museum

On Saturday, June 3rd at 10:30 am and again at 1 pm, the Southeast Museum will hold an Old World Weaving Children's Workshop. Learn the history of weaving and make a woven mat using the tools and techniques of weavers from days gone by. More...

Mount Gulian Presents Historic Gardens of the Hudson Valley

Andra Sramek, Ornamental and Garden Supervisor at the Culinary Institute of America, will give a slide presentation on some of the premier historic gardens in the Hudson Valley at Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, Sunday afternoon, June 4th at 1: More...

Sports News

Haldane Lacrosse Finishes Season with 13-2 Record

As this year's Lacrosse Seniors pass their 'crosses' to their underclassmen teammates, they also hand down a year-long legacy; hard work and sheer determination have proven Blue Devils that train together and play together will win together. More...

PARC Hosts Ninth Annual Benefit Golf Outing

Event returns to Centennial Golf Club for a full day of golf and fun

PARC will host it's annual golf benefit on Monday, July 10, 2006 at the renowned Centennial Golf Club in Carmel. More...

Audit Committee Approves Resolution Raising Partial Payment School Tax Surcharge

County recycling center expenditures meet opposition

During its May 25, 2006 meeting the County Legislature's Audit and Administration Committee considered, and ultimately decided to raise the partial payment tax surcharge from 2 percent to 4 percent. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Anguishes Over Spending Cuts for Revised 2006-7 Budget Proposition

PTA survey presents portrait of taxpayers confused on assessments and angry about taxes

Still reeling from the defeat of the proposed 2006-7 budget a budget the Putnam Valley Board of Education described as being the smallest tax rate increase in the state a concerned Board convened a special meeting to hear and discuss community feedba More...

Proposed Moratorium Revised for June 7 Hearing

Changes made to proposal after public input heard

On Friday, May 26, 2006 the Putnam Valley Town Board issued a revised moratorium proposal that reflects input from many of its residents, committee members, and representatives of development projects currently in progress in the Town. More...

Comprehensive Master Plan Committee Looks For "Out of the Box Thinking" to Solve Town's Issues

Putnam Valley's Comprehensive Plan committee met for the first time on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 with their Chazin planning representative, Mike Welti who is a specialist in Comprehensive Plans. More...

County Health Department Announces June Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Cleanup Day

The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are cosponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2006 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm More...

Putnam County Day to be Celebrated at the Historic County Courthouse

Putnam County will observe the 194th Anniversary of its creation on Friday, June 9, 2006, at 10 am. The theme this year will be "The division of Dutchess County to create Putnam County." More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Todd Seekircher of Garrison Graduates from Boston College

Todd Seekircher of Garrison has graduated, Cum Laude, from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Arts and Sciences. Seekircher majored in History. More...

Haldane Middle School Announces Honor Roll

Haldane Middle School recently announced their Honor Roll for the Third Quarter of the school year. They are: More...

Stephen Watkins Graduates From Florida High School

Former Nelsonville residents Gary and Patricia Watkins proudly announce that their son Stephen J. Watkins on May 20th received his high school diploma from Flagler Palm More...

Births

Betsy Clementine Burton

Tony and Leonora Burton of Cold Spring are pleased to announce the birth of their grandchild, Betsy Clementine. More...

Briefly Noted

Temple Beth-El Announces Youth Programs

On Sunday, June 4th, join Shalom Tots at Temple BethEl at 11 am for a special Shavuot Spring program. There will be a light snack served. Ages 2-5 are welcome. Don't miss out on the fun. Please RSVP to Peri Berman at 897-2880. More...

Relay for Life to Hold Event this Weekend

This year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life event in Mahopac will be held at Mahopac High School on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th. More...

ICE Partners With Putnam County Law Enforcement

Three child predators and sex offenders arrested

ICE New York Special Agent-in-Charge Martin D. Ficke and Putnam County Sheriff Donald E. More...

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