June 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Board of Education Reviews and Adopts District's Three-Year Technology Plan

Three-Year Technology Plan Board adopts plan for academic intervention services

Lasting barely one hour, the June 15, 2006 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education was devoted to extremely brief discussions of the Technology Plan, which covers the years 2006 through 2009, Academic Intervention Services for 2006-7 and a nu More...

Physical Education and Social Studies Program Evaluations Presented to Haldane Board

After several months of review, Haldane Central School District officials presented to the Board of Education program evaluations for physical education and social studies, with recommendations for each curriculum. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day Scheduled for June 24th

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

Public Notice

The Village of Cold Spring Planning Board has rescheduled their regular July monthly meeting to Tuesday, July 11, 2006 at 7:30 pm More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Local Dancers Receive Scholarships

The Russian Ballet School, under the auspices of the MidHudson Ballet Company, (artistic directors, Estelle and Alfonso) conducted scholarship auditions for fall admittance into the school. More...

Traditional Puppet Show Comes to Cold Spring

The Puppet People Puppet Company will perform at St. Mary-in-the-Highlands Parish Hall in Cold Spring on Saturday, June 24th 2006 at 1:30 pm. More...

Music Under The Stars at West Point Wishes Happy

The United States Military Academy Concert Band, under the direction of Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Holtan will present its annual Independence Day Concert on Sunday, July 2nd at 8 pm in the Trophy Point Amphitheatre. More...

Perspectives

Pet Allergies Can Become Irritating

Ah-Choo! It's allergy season for both you and your pet. Summer is here and the world is in full bloom. But, uh-oh, why is your pet licking all its hair off? And why are its paws red and sore? Could it be your pet is suffering from allergies? More...

"He Pierced The Sky" Part 1 of 2

They lie interred but a few yards from another famous couple in our "active" Cold Spring cemetery, both couples having left an imperishable imprint on the city of New York, the world, as well as having touched Cold Spring with their remarkable contri More...

Births

Ethan Crumrine

On May 30, 2005 Ethan Crumrine was born to Gayle Green and David Crumrine. The family lives in Garrison. More...

Anna Sofia LynnSkye Marrison

Baby girl Anna Sofia was born to Garrison parents Maria Stein-Marrison and Christopher Ian Marrison on May 26. More...

Courtney Marie Atkins

Courtney Marie Atkins was born on June 14th at Vassar Hospital to parents Ashley and William Atkins of Beacon. More...

Sports News

Building Bridges Building Boats Hosts a Fourth of July Event

Building Bridges Building Boats is hosting An Afternoon on an American River, a fourth of July celebration from 12:00 to 4:00 at Garrison's Landing. There will be music, food, friends, neighbors and BBBB's River Rats. More...

MSMC to Hold Basketball Camp Boys and Girls

Mount Saint Mary College will hold its 11th annual basketball camp for boys and girls, ages seven to 17, for two weeks, July 24-28 and July 31-August 4. Participants can sign up for one or both weeks. More...

MSMC to Offer Swim Camp for Girls and Boys

Mount Saint Mary College is offering its annual swim camp for boys and girls from August 7 11. The junior camp is for swimmers eight to 10; the senior camp is for those 11-17. More...

County Executive Bondi Names John G. Tully As Deputy County Executive

On Monday, June 19th, Putnam County Executive Bob Bondi announced that Director of Purchasing, Central Services and Information Technology John G. Tully will be appointed Deputy County Executive on an interim basis through the end of the year. More...

Cold Spring Village Considers Web Site Creation

State Building code update deadline could impact Village's Master Plan update

Could the Village of Cold Spring soon join the Internet age? More...

Emergency Services Carnival in Philipstown Planned for This Weekend

Fire Departments and Ambulance Corps have quiet week

The Annual Philipstown Emergency Services Carnival will be held this Wednesday, June 21st, through Sunday, June 25th, at the old Butterfield Hospital Fairgrounds in Cold Spring. More...

Nelsonville Board to Remind Residents to Trim Corner Hedges, Clean up Driveway Gravel

Trustees discuss possible change in proposed voting location by Maria Theodore Leiter

The Village of Nelsonville Board of Trustees began a new calendar year on June 12, 2006 with a new 7:30 pm meeting time. More...

Putnam County to Hold Public Hearing on Mental Health Services

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

DI Team Hosts Fireworks Fundraiser at Mayor's Park

This Saturday, June 24th, there will be a Fireworks Fundraiser Carwash for the Cold Spring Fire Department, from 10 am to 3pm. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

PVHS Junior Wins Rensselaer Medal

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) announced that Putnam Valley High School Junior Peter Ries is a 2006 winner of the Rensselaer Medal. More...

Federal Grants Available For Math and Science in Higher Education

Two new federal student grants are aimed at improving math and science instruction. More...

James I. O'Neill High School Announces Commencement

The Class of 2006 welcomes the Highland Falls, Fort Montgomery, West Point, and Garrison communities to their commencement exercises at James I. O'Neill High School on Friday, June 23, 2006, at 7 pm on the Waldo Wood Memorial Football Field. More...

Letters to the Editor

More on Philipstown Planning Board

Dear Editor: Like many of us I turn to this page of letters as soon as I get my paper, and a series between Suzie Gilbert and Ande Merante over the past four weeks has provided what we go looking for. More...

Freedom is Won on the Battlefield

To the Editor: Father McSweeney and Father O'Brien are not mistaken. It is Michael Armstrong who is badly mistaken and wrong. It is the soldier who has given us the freedom we enjoy. More...

Briefly Noted

Chuang Yen Monastery Offers Five Day Meditation Retreat

The Chuang Yen Monastery, located at 2020 Route 301 in Carmel will be hosting a five day meditation retreat from Friday, August 11 through Tuesday, August 15, 2006. The Meditation Teacher for this retreat is Ven. More...

Chuang Yen Monastery Offers Three Year Program in Buddhism

The Chuang Yen Monastery, located at 2020 Route 301 in Carmel will be hosting a Dharma Training Program as well as a Teachers Program beginning in the Fall of 2006. More...

33rd Annual RSVP Recognition Day Was Held

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Putnam County held the 33rd Annual Recognition Day Luncheon on Friday, May 19, 2006 at Sciortino's Restaurant in Brewster. The luncheon is given as a tribute to RSVP volunteers More...

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