February 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Monthly Meeting of the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees Re-Visits Land-Use Moratorium Issue

Village Trustee Karen Dunn presented a memo to the Village Board at its Monthly Meeting on February 13th, 2007 on the land-use moratorium issue, arguing for the "need to consider a moratorium. More...

Garrison School's Committee on Special Education Discusses Referral Process

Most of the February 7, 2007 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education was devoted to a presentation by the Committee on Special Education ("CSE") on the sequence of events and referral process through which a child is evaluated for possible placem More...

Public Notice

The Village of Cold Spring Historic District Review Board has rescheduled the Feb.14, 2007 regular meeting to Wednesday February 28, 2007 at 8:00 PM at the Village Hall, 85 Main St. Cold Spring, NY. More...

The PV Music Association Presents MotherLode Trio Plus Art Labriola in Concert

A night out for parents (kids are welcome, too!) Thanks to the efforts of the Putnam Valley Music Association (PVMA) the talented Cold- Spring-based folk trio, MotherLode, will appear in concert with Grammy & Emmy winner Art Labriola on piano for o More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Sloop Clearwater to Hold First Annual Spring Splash

Come celebrate the rising of All proceeds will support the sap and the turning of the seasons at Sloop Clearwater's first annual Spring Splash- with Pete Seeger, Richie Havens, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Johnny Irion and the Beacon High School Steppers in More...

The Putnam Valley Music Association Presents MotherLode Trio Plus Art Labriola in Concert

A night out for parents (kids are welcome, too!) Thanks to the efforts of the Putnam Valley Music Association (PVMA) the talented Cold- Spring-based folk trio, MotherLode, will appear in concert with Grammy & Emmy winner Art Labriola on piano for o More...

Howland Chamber Music Circle Presents a Concert by the Ensemble 'Continuum'

On March 4 the Howland Chamber Music Circle will present an extraordinary concert by Continuum, a contemporary music ensemble of Joel Sachs and Cheryl Setzer,on two pianos, Renee Jolles, violin and Benjamin Fingland, clarinet. More...

Letters to the Editor

Galef is Merely Maintaining the Status Quo

To the Editor: The residents of northern Westchester and Putnam Counties need to know there is someone looking out for their interests in Albany. More...

Putnam County is a Generous Community

Dear Editor: We would like to publicly applaud the numerous individuals, families, schools, local businesses, churches and civic organizations from Putnam County and its surrounding areas, for their exceptional effort with our December Holiday Toy More...

A Farewell, with Gratitude, to Philipstown Rec

Dear Editor: Its been nearly five years since I joined MaryLou Caccetta, Karen Virgadamo and Don Abel in the two small offices assigned to the Recreation Department on the second floor of Town Hall. More...

Rules Committee Approves Posting Legislative Minutes on Internet

Public Hearing Expected to be Held on Voting Machine Choices

The February 15, 2007 meeting of the Rules, Enactments & Intergovernmental Relations Committee narrowly averted being cancelled for the month. More...

Haldane Lacrosse Association Looks to Start a JV Club

The BOE appoints Makaria Gallagher as interim trustee

Support for the formation of a Junior Varsity Lacrosse Club prompted the standingroom only crowd at the Haldane Central School District Board of Education February 6 meeting. More...

Fire Destroys Garrison Home; Family Safe

Storm causes accidents, flying ice incident

A fire claimed the home of Scott and Rita Crowder of 25 Woodland Drive in Garrison on Sunday reported Chief Rodney Tudor of the Garrison Volunteer Fire Department. Fortunately, the couple and their fouryear old child exited the home unharmed. More...

Cary Downey to Run For Trustee of Cold Spring Board

The following is a statement from Mr. Downey announcing his candidacy: "After many discussions with my family and members of the community, I have decided to run for public office. More...

Putnam Valley's 4th Grade Trip to Madden Center Moves Forward

School Board Approves High School Principal's Sabbatical

The February 15, 2007 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education lasted a scant 40 minutes, with the Board moving quickly through 16 resolutions after having made several brief announcements. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane Faculty Association Collects for Food Pantry

As a part of NYSUT's 2007 Food Drive, The Haldane Faculty Association worked hard to collect food, household items and money to donate to the Philipstown Food Pantry, here in Cold Spring. More...

Lisa Finch Named to Dean's List at Mount Saint Mary College

Lisa Finch, a 2002 graduate of Janesville-Waldorf- Pemberton High School and the daughter of Todd and Dawn Finch, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2006 Semester at Mount Saint Mary College. A 3.5 index is required to make the List. More...

Bryan Kenny named to Syracuse University's Martin J. Whitman School of Management Dean's List

Bryan Kenny, a junior from Putnam Valley majoring in finance, has been named to the Deans List for the Fall 2006 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve at least a 3.4 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the semester. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Verda E. Knisley

Verda E. Knisley passed on February 17, 2007. She was 98 years old. Verda was born in Herman, IL on June 4, 1908 and resided in Galesburg, IL. She married George Knisley on December 22, 1924 in Decatur, IL where she lived until 1951. More...

Donald P. Hansen

Donald P. Hansen died on Thursday, February 15, 2007, at the age of 75, after a yearlong battle with cancer. A longtime resident of Cold Spring, he deeply appreciated the beauty of country life. More...

Briefly Noted

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 2503 Present Food Pantry With Their Donations

In December, Girl Scout Daisy Troop 2503 welcomed a visit from Jackie Sammon (pictured on the left) , Coordinator of the Philipstown Food Pantry, and presented to the Food Pantry their donations of canned goods, each one appropriately decorated for More...

Regional Commuter Choice Awards Competition Begins in Putnam County

Area employers step up their commuter benefits to qualify

Applications for the 2007 Regional Commuter Choice Awards program are now being accepted from businesses that make it easier for employees to get to work, reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality via commute alternative programs. More...

Museum of Hudson Highlands Presents What is the Environment Doing to our Health? Program

Join the Museum of the Hudson Highlands on Thursday, March 1, at 7:30pm at Painter's Tavern, Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, for a Winter Evening Speakers Series: Health and the Environment in the 21st Century. More...

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