November 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Budget Calls for 12.59% & 13.25% Tax Increases

Budget Hearing brings out Garrison residents

Several residents attended the final Town of Philipstown budget hearing on November 8, 2006, many of whom were worried about the increases that are being piled on to their property taxes at every level of local government this year. More...

Recommendations for Garrison School Eighth Grade Trip Adopted Amid Dissent

School Board considering St. Basil options

Although the Garrison Board of Education passed at their November 15, 2006 meeting recommendations for the eighth grade trip, the subject remained divisive until the end, with the two Trustees who voted against, Jim Cannon and Eric Jacoby, obviously More...

Public Notice

Due to the Thanksgiving Day Holiday, refuse and recycling pick-up in the Village of Nelsonville will be on Saturday, November 25. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Sophia Anna Marie DeRiggi

Born on November 7, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital, to Renee and Dino DeRiggi of Lake Peekskill. More...

Depot Theater Announces 'Depot Docs', a New Film Series

The Depot Theater has announced a new film program called Depot Docs that will offer an exciting line-up of documentary films beginning at the end of this month and running thru June of next year. More...

The Gun Foundry Travels to China with the Guggenheim Museum

A major piece of American art in the collection of the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum has drawn international attention. More...

Letters to the Editor

Do Not Call Should Mean Exactly That

Dear Editor: Hats off to Catherine Portman-Laux for her letter, "Political Phone Calls Are An Invasion of Privacy". Registration to the DNC should be allinclusive. More...

Any Bonds Today?

Editor, During World War II Americans at home were encouraged to buy Liberty Bonds to fight for freedom. They did what they could and showed the courage of ordinary people in a perilous fight. More...

Racist Graffiti an Ignorant and Cowardly Action

Dear Editor The Cold Spring police were in front of our house this Sunday, collecting information on an event that took place on Halloween night: Someone had written an anti-Semitic screed in shaving cream on High Street. More...

Sports News

Putnam Valley High School Head Lacrosse Coach Receives Hall of Fame Honors

On Saturday, November 25 at 5pm at the West Point Officers Club, Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) varsity lacrosse coach (and science teacher) Brian Kuczma will be inducted into the Hudson Valley Chapter of the National USA Lacrosse Hall of Fame at i More...

Haldane Football Association Honors Bob Nappi

The Haldane Football Association held its annual football dinner on Thursday, November 16th, to recognize both the Varsity and Modified teams and coaches, while honoring former Haldane coach and teacher Bob Nappi. More...

It's Alright To Smile After a Loss

Despite losing the "Big Game" Haldane has reason to cheer

Haldane High senior captain Liz Skrelja was torn last Saturday afternoon at the Glens Falls Civic Center, her sense of reason s wanted to cry; her three-time Section 1 champion Blue Devils (19-1) having suffered a crushing 3-0 defeat at the hands of More...

Putnam Family & Community Services Requests Forgiving of Increased 2005 Fringe Benefit Costs

Health Committee breathes life into cemetery group

Putnam Family & Community Services ("PFCS") Executive Director Edythe Schwartz and Board of Directors Chairperson Cynthia Kosacz went before the Health, Social, Educational & Environmental Committee during the Committee's November 14, 2006 meeting to More...

Putnam Valley Adopts 12.74% 2007 Budget after Making Cuts and Denying Requests at Town Board Meeting

With the budget deadline just days away, the Putnam Valley Town Board with acting Supervisor Dan Ricci presiding, at their regular monthly Town Board meeting on Wednesday, November 15, 2006, made some last minute budget cuts and turned down an appeal More...

PV Town Board Adopts Censure Resolution Against Supervisor Davis as Personal Attacks Move From Verbal To Physical

While last month's regular Putnam Valley Town Board meeting, held on October 18, 2006, was being conducted, orange construction marker paint was sprayed on the passenger side of Supervisor Sam Davis' new 2007 automobile parked outside the Town Hall. More...

School District Shows $931,000 Positive Variance in General Fund at First Quarter Close

Board approves hiring KG&D for preliminary work on Elementary School

The November 16, 2006 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education was devoted to a number of reports and updates as well as policy reviews and the approval of numerous resolutions. More...

Nelsonville Winter Ordinance to Take Effect December 1

Plans for Village Flea Market scuttled

It may have felt like Spring last week, but snow ordinances will soon take effect in the Village of Nelsonville. Beginning December 1, and through March 31, residents will have to be mindful of parking on village streets during snow storms. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Poughkeepsie Day School Holds Admissions Information Session

Poughkeepsie Day School announces a fall Admissions Information Session to be held in Gilkeson Center on Tuesday, November 28 at 8:40am. More...

Garrison School Announces 1st Quarter Perfect Attendance

The Garrison Union Free School District is pleased to announce the names of the following students who received perfect attendance during the first marking period. More...

Haldane Senior Paul Richter Selected to Perform in All- State Wind Ensemble

Paul Richter, a senior at Haldane High School, has been selected to perform in the New York State School Music Association's All-Wind Ensemble on December 2nd at the Eastman Theater in Rochester. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mildred Coing McCabe

Mildred Coing McCabe of Brooksville, Florida died on October 31, 2006, in Brooksville Florida. Mrs. McCabe was predeceased by her husband Selden P. More...

Jane Harris Schneider

Jane Harris Schneider, 74, an accomplished sculptor, died in her studio in New York City on October 19, 2006 after a long illness. More...

Briefly Noted

The Prehistory of the Jewish Graphic Novel, Lecture at Temple Beth-El

As part of Temple Beth-El's Center for Jewish Learning on Tuesday, November 21 at 7:30pm, guest instructor Marc Epstein, Department of Jewish Studies at Vassar College, will discuss More...

Central Hudson Advises Temporary Attachments to Utility Poles Require Permission

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation reminds municipalities and service organizations that temporary banners, seasonal lighting or other attachments to utility poles must be licensed by Central Hudson. More...

Support Group Forms for Families With Bipolar Children

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County has announced that the Hudson Valley Support for Families with Bipolar Children Support Group is now meeting at Saint Francis Hospital, Poughkeepsie, on the second Saturday of the month from 10am to no More...

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