March 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

NYS Supreme Court Judge Reverses and Annuls Putnam Valley Planning Board Morrissey Drive Resolution

On February 20, 2007 New York State Supreme Court Judge Robert Dibella issued a Decision Order reversing and annulling a Putnam Valley Planning Board resolution that had approved Raymond Hilyer's application for a Special Exception Use Permit and si More...

Putnam Valley School District's Preliminary 2007-8 Budget Proposed to Rise 5.46 Percent to $40,995,232

Richard Herlihy appointed Interim High School Principal

At its March 1, 2007 meeting, the Putnam Valley Board of Education proposed a preliminary 2007-8 budget that rises 5.46 percent from the 2006-7 budget. The initial proposal puts the 2007-8 budget at $40,995,232. More...

Haldane Lacrosse Association Scores Goal with BOE

Despite strong reservations on the part of a few Haldane Central School District Board of Education members, Board members approved the formation of a Lacrosse Club for the spring of 2007. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

"Large Format, Big Country" - Photographs by Greg Martin at RiverWinds Gallery

RiverWinds' new show will be large format photographs by Greg Martin. Throughout his travels and around the Hudson Valley, Greg captures incredible vistas by using a large format camera. More...

Stained Glass Concert Series Features West Point Dixie Players

The West Point Dixie Players will perform a concert of traditional New Orleans favorites on Sunday, March 18th at 7pm p.m. as part of The Stained Glass Concert Series. More...

'Visions of Ireland' Premieres at Depot Restaurant

Roy A. Hammond, Vice President of Domestic Production and Executive Producer of the Vision Series, shown on WLIW Channel 21 lives right here in the neighborhood of Garrison. Roy produces some of the most unique aerials in the world. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Salvatore Frisenda

Salvatore Frisenda, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, died Tuesday, February 27th, at the age of 82. He was the son of the late Joseph and Benedetta (Giachinta) Frisenda. More...

Paula Tichy Gallagher

Paula Tichy Gallagher, of Nelsonville passed away unexpectedly last week. More...

William H. Delaney

William H. Delaney, age 67, a lifetime resident of Philipstown, NY died on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at HVHC in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Cold Spring, on July 3, 1939, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Bocchino) Delaney. Mr. More...

Sports News

Masters School Girls Fencing Team Wins League Tournament

The Masters School girls fencing team win the Independent Schools Fencing League and league tournament this year. The ISFLincludes schools from Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island and Westchester. More...

Laura Campbell Wins Knight of Columbus Regional Free Throw Competion

She will proceed to Downstate Championship

Loretto Council #536 sent 4 representatives to the K of C Regional Free Throw Competition held on Saturday, March 3 at Marlboro High School and only one was able to return home with a victory. More...

Haldane, Putnam Valley Force-Fed Defeat in Section 1 Hoops Championships

Bitter pill never easy to swallow

In what could only be described as a bittersweet conclusion, the fabled Westchester County Center was not a kind venue to the state-ranked (No.4) Haldane Blue Devils and/or the Putnam Valley Tigers at Section 1 Girl's Basketball Championships last S More...

Putnam Empire Zone Moves Closer to Development

County begins 2007 falling $284,000 short on January sales tax revenue

An Empire Zone within Putnam County seems more feasible than ever and the County is poised to take the first steps toward making it a reality according to Kevin Bailey, President of the Putnam County Economic Development Committee. More...

Philipstown Town Board Approves Winston Lane Truck Weight Limit

Plans for 2nd Annual Triathlon okayed; Garrison residents request authorization to audit GVFD

A five-ton weight limit restriction on truck traffic traveling on Winston Lane in Continental Village was imposed by the Philipstown Town Board at their March 1, 2007 monthly town board meeting. More...

Cold Spring Village Trustees Tackle Water Issues, Both Liquid and Frozen, at Weekly Workshop

Pursuant to a lawsuit underway against the Cold Spring Café on Main Street, stemming from a fall on ice from water drains on the property, the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees at their February 27, 2007 weekly workshop discussed bringing t More...

Putnam Valley Man Dies in Fire

NHFD called to Thalle fire

James Roche, a 79-year-old man, and his dog perished on February 19, 2007 when a fire consumed his home on Harrimac Road in Putnam Valley. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane High School/Middle School 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls Announced

The following students have achieved academic success at the Haldane High School/ Middle School for the 2nd Quarter of the 2007/08 school year. More...

Jennifer Taylor named to Syracuse University School of Education Dean's List

Jennifer Taylor, of Putnam Valley, enrolled in the School of Education at Syracuse University was named to the Deans List for the Fall 2006 semester. More...

Dutchess Community College Announces Academic Honors

Each semester, Dutchess Community College announces the names of students who have received academic honors. More...

Letters to the Editor

Cold Spring has Dire Need for Heffernan, Teagle & Mancari

To the Editor: When you get comments on the importance of: encouraging "a broader base of participation by local residents," creating and distributing "a Village Newsletter to keep everyone equally informed," and having "a Mayor who will not only l More...

Village Needs a Government that Cares About its Present, Past & Future

Dear Editor: There is hope for this truly magnificent one square mile of federal history - military, industrial, and cultural - called Cold Spring Village. But the Cold Spring waterfront - needed for our residents - is hurting. More...

Anthony Phillips Takes Care of the Village

Dear Editor: Last week when there was so much rain I talked to a friend in Garrison. She said, "Are you having a problem with flooding?" I said, "No, we have no problem where I am. More...

Briefly Noted

IRS Urges Caution and to Beware of Tax Scams

Don't fall victim to tax scams. These schemes take several shapes, ranging from promises of large tax refunds to illegal ways of "untaxing" yourself. More...

Free IRS-Sponsored Volunteer Tax Preparation Services Available

Are you puzzled by the tax law and which credits and deductions you can take? If so, then why not look into the free, IRS-sponsored, volunteer tax return preparation services? More...

American Red Cross in Greater NY - Putnam/West Point Will Honor Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi

Amateur chefs throughout Putnam County soon will gather in Brewster for the 11th annual Men Who Cook dinner that will benefit the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/ GNY) - Putnam/West Point and the Patterson Rotary, and these two prominen More...

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