December 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Students Honored for Peace Posters

Putnam school districts mulling ways to share services

The December 21, 2006 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education was the occasion for an uplifting ceremony during which all of the student participants in a Putnam Valley Lions Club-sponsored Peace Poster Contest were each presented with certi More...

Cold Spring Trutees Name Master Plan Special Board Members

At the December 12, 2006 monthly meeting of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees, Mayor Anthony Phillips announced the members of the Special Board that will be heading up the new Master Plan. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Baby & Me Lap Time at Howland Library

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring babies up to age 24 months to Howland Public Library on 313 Main St. in Beacon for a six-week session of the winter More...

Jazz Icon Wynton Marsalis in Benefit for the Paramount Center

The Paramount is thrilled to present acclaimed artist Wynton Marsalis and his Quintet for a Winter Fundraising Concert that is sure to heat up the winter night on Saturday, January 27 at 8pm. More...

Ceramic Art From Brazil at Garrison Art Center

The exquisite work of ceramic artists Mieko Ukeseki, Mario Konishi, and Alberto Cidraes, is being shown for the first time in the United States at the Garrison Art Center, Garrison. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dorothy Mae Plumadore

Dorothy Mae Plumadore, age 97, died on Thursday, December 14, 2006 at her residence in Brunswick, NY. Born on May 10, 1909 in Saranac, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Amelia Rascoe Facteau. Mrs. More...

Ethel M. Shelley

Ethel M. Shelley, age 70 of Beacon, NY, formerly a longtime Continental Village (Garrison) resident died on Tuesday Dec. 19, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital. More...

Briefly Noted

Seminar on Children’s Diet and Irritability at East Fishkill Library

The East Fishkill Community Library will host a seminar that could change you and your child More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Employees Wrap Up for Kids

Sixty employees of Hudson Valley Hospital Center wrapped presents for needy children who would otherwise not have a present under their tree. Many employees donated, shopped and wrapped for over 100 families. This is the 11th year Santa More...

Garrison Girl Scouts Collect Toys For Tots

Troop 2913 of the Girl Scouts from the Garrison area collected toys for the Toys for Tots toy drive. The Troop More...

County Cemetery Committee Formation Moves to Legislature’s Rules Committee for Investigation of Options

Legislature contemplates subpoenaing tardy documents from County Executive

The Health, Social, Educational & Environmental Committee again tackled the issue of whether to form a centralized More...

Putnam Valley Ethics Law Once Again Center of Controversy

On November 29, 2006 Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Davis wrote a letter to the Putnam Valley Ethics Board stating, More...

Preliminary Figures Presented to Haldane BOE for Capital Projects Referendum

The Haldane Central School District Board of Education moved one step closer in sculpting the capital projects referendum the Board plans to take to the voters at the end of February 2007. More...

St. Basil to File Motion for Additional Counterclaims Against Garrison School

Garrison requests summary judgment against St. Basil

In a meeting otherwise undistinguished, a small item concerning the amending of the counterclaim St. Basil Academy has filed against Garrison drew minimal comment from Superintendent Gloria Colucci during the Garrison Board of Education More...

Public Notice

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane Visits Oxygen Network Courtesy of Manitoga

On December 5, 2006, Haldane teachers Rick Meunier and Eric Richter took a group of 12 students on a tour of the Oxygen television network, located in the Chelsea section of Manhattan. More...

Garrison School Shares the Holiday Spirit with the School Community

On December 7th and 19th, the Garrison School presented two inspiring holiday concerts. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tendy Should Stop Dividing and Distracting the Town

To the Editor: I grew up in Putnam Valley and lived there for more then 25 years and it saddens me to see what is happening to my family and friends in that small town. More...

I Hate Traffic Lights But I Want to Live Longer

Dear Editor: When we moved to Garrison 19 years ago, the area was devoid of traffic lights and passing lanes. Why Garrison in 1988? - it was still considered outside the commuter range to NYC, either by car or train - we wanted peace and quiet. More...

A Christmas Carol

To the Editor: Ebenezer Scrooge didn More...

Sports News

Winter Indoor Lacrosse in Philipstown Starting in January

Beginning January 28, 2007 youths in grades 1-6 will be playing lacrosse in the Recreation Center Gym on Saturday evenings. The indoor sessions are a fun primer for the upcoming spring season. More...

Haldane Girls Nip Putnam Valley

Pace University Classic to feature ton of star power

The 14-time defending sectional champion Haldane girls (must be nice to see that in print, eh?), despite winning five of six to start the season, are a team far from in synch. The Blue Devils, ranked No. More...

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