November 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bannerman Castle Trust to Receive $350,000 from New York State Parks EPF Grant

The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc. has been awarded a $350,000 EPF Grant from The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation . This grant, which is a 50% challenge grant, requires the raising of $350,000 in matching dollars. More...

Cold Spring's Patriot Garden to be Dedicated

All invited to November 12 ceremony

Mayor Anthony Phillips and the Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees would like to invite everyone to join them for the dedication of the New York American Patriot Garden on Sunday, November 12, 2006 at 11am at McConville Park, located at the inte More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

The Eyes Have It, Group Photography Show at Belle Levine Gallery

The Photographic Eye, resident photography group of the Putnam Arts Council, presents a fine art photography exhibition, More...

NY Lyric Chamber Players to Perform Latin American Music at Howland Center

The Howland Chamber Music Circle will present a concert by members of the New York Chamber Players, a group introduced in 2005, at the Lyric Chamber Society of New York and at Lucas Foss' Music Festival of the Hamptons and immediately hailed by the c More...

Readings in Contemporary Literature at Dia:Beacon

Evolving from the Readings in Contemporary Poetry Series held at Dia:Chelsea from 1987 to 2003, the Readings in Contemporary Literature series invites writers working in a variety of literary genres to read from their recent work at Dia:Beacon and to More...

Letters to the Editor

Please Don't Litter!

Dear Editor: Last Saturday seven of us led by Peter and Kim Vargo litterpatrolled Fishkill Road from Route 301 to Route 9. The 'yield' was some twenty eight 30-gallon bags. This job gets done twice a year. That's a lot of litter! More...

Briefly Noted

The Battle of the Bulge: A Veteran's Remembrance

I am Carmine J. Gimmaro, 85 years young. I was a tractor trailor truck driver for heavy equipment, we were called the 3884 truck company, the division of "ADSEC" named advance section communication zone. More...

American Red Cross in Greater NY Welcomes West Point Office to Chapter

The Red Cross office located at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point now is associated with the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY). More...

Putnam Children's Discovery Center Classes for Kids

The PCDC has a bevy of programs for children. Classes for ages 4-6 have been scheduled so that am & pm kindergarteners have something to do before or after school. More...

Eighth Grade Trip Guidelines Leaves Garrison School Board Divided

$475,000 undesignated fund balance at close of 2005-6

The November 1, 2006 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education was wide-ranging in scope - covering everything from the school's audit report to a singing tribute to the Board in acknowledgement of School Board Recognition Week, which had occurred t More...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Opens at Vails Gate

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor will have its official opening, in time for Veterans Day, on Friday, November 10 at the New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site. More...

Ghouls And Goblins Haunt Parrott Street Once Again

Unseasonably warm temperatures tried without success to confuse the spirits which use their ghostly radar to find Parrott Street in Cold Spring every October 31st. More...

Public Notice

The Town of Philipstown Town Board will hold a workshop on Thursday, November 16 immediately following three public hearings scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. The Town Hall will be closed on Monday, November 13 in observance of Veterans Day. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Joint Haldane and Garrison School Benefit to Feature Gandalf Murphy and Dar Williams

The Haldane School Foundation and The Garrison Children's Education Fund announce More...

BOCES' "Women Helping Girls with Choices" Conference Draws Local Girls

CBS News anchor Roz Abrams got the kids' attention right from the start. It wasn't her impressive journalist credentials that had them on the edge of their seats; it was her Oprah-esque presence and positive reinforcement. More...

New York State 4-H Public Speaking Event Attracts Local Students

Youth from across New York State exhibited their knowledge and skills at the New York State 4-H Public Presentations Event on Saturday, September 30th at Cornell. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Father Blase Burniston, Sa

Funeral services will be held for Fr. Blase Burniston, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, who died at Holy Name Community, Ringwood, New Jersey, Saturday, November 4, 2006. He was 84 years old. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Flag Hawks Drop Season Finale

On Sunday, November 05, 2006 the Philipstown Flag Football Hawks hosted the Giants from Wappingers in their final game of the season. More...

Mighty Mite Hawks End Season with Decisive Win

On Sunday Nov. 5 the Philipstown Mighty Mite Hawks defeated the Wappinger Falls Giants 13-0. The Giants played a solid game. However the Hawks were up to the challenge. More...

Haldane Repeats as Section 1 Volleyball Champs

Blue Devils set sights on NYSPHSAA title

Remember these names. You'll probably be hearing a lot about them in the coming weeks as they embark upon some unfinished business on the state volleyball scene. More...

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