April 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley School District Cuts $150,000 from 2007-8 Budget Proposal

Putnam Valley PTA introduces reading initiative

During the March 29, 2007 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, Superintendent Gary Tutty announced that the proposed 2007-8 district budget has been further reduced by $150,000. More...

Philipstown's Zoning Advisory Committee Tackles Issues Related to Affordable Housing

Board plans to start redrawing zoning maps

As part of an ongoing effort to rebuild the zoning code for the Town of Philipstown to bring it in line with the Comprehensive Plan that was adopted by the Town in March of 2006, the Philipstown Zoning Advisory Committee met in the Town Clerk's Offi More...

Putnam County Youth Forum Invites Local Students to Conference

Many teens have concerns and opinions that reflect their particular generation. Discussing those issues with other high school students allows an opportunity to share both problems and solutions. More...

Egg Hunters Meet With Success At Knights of Columbus Easter Egg Event

The Easter Bunny offered assistance to kids hoping to fill their baskets with goodie-filled eggs at the Knights of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt held at McConville Park. More...

Public Notice

There will be no pick up of recyclables in the Village of Cold Spring on Friday, April 6th in observance of Good Friday. The regular schedule will resume on Friday, April 13th. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Putnam Valley Arts Hosts Open Mike Night

Putnam Valley Arts invites performers and fans to its Open Mike Night on Saturday, April 28. Come to participate in the open mike with music or spoken word, or just hang out and enjoy coffee and homemade treats. More...

New Exhibits Launched on Opening Day at Mount Gulian Historic Site

Mount Gulian Historic Site, along the Hudson River in Fishkill, begins its thirty-second season Sunday, April 15th, 2007, hosting an Opening Reception, free of charge, from 1-5pm. More...

USMA Concert Band Presents: "Young Artist Competition Winners"

The United States Military Academy Concert Band will present its annual "Young Artist Competition Winners" concert on Sunday, April 15 at 3pm in the Eisenhower Hall Ballroom. More...

Letters to the Editor

Applauds Spirit and Commitment of Today's Youth

Dear Editor, I was truly moved by the inspirational story in last week's edition about the "passion and responsible character of the Town's youth. More...

Bear Mountain Event Will Raise Awareness of the Climate Crisis

To the Editor: On April 14 on the Bear Mountain Bridge, something extraordinary is going to happen. Hundreds of citizens - ranging from infants to seniors - will join hands and make a human chain across the Bear Mountain Bridge. More...

Keep Donating Blood

Dear Editor: As everyone knows, blood is one of the biggest demands in our country. Many people don't realize but almost everyone can donate their blood even if they are on a medication. More...

Sports News

West Point Junior Black Knights Hockey Take to the Ice at Madison Square Garden

What a 2006/2007 season for the mites of the West Point Junior Black Knights (JBK) hockey team. These 8 years and younger hockey players have been skating at Tate Rink, West Point, since September. More...

New York State Parks Welcomes Anglers

Trout Season Begins April 1

Carol Ash, Acting Commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, encourages anglers to visit state parks as trout season opens this year. April 1 marks the beginning of trout season in the Empire State. More...

P.L.A.Y. Lacrosse Honors Bob Freeman

With Renaissance-man Joe Ceglia providing inspiration for the spring season and Judy Colamarino and her friends providing the dinner, the Philipstown Lacrosse Association for Youth (P.L.A.Y.) honored Bob Freeman with its Highlander Award for service More...

County Sales Tax Renewal and .5 Percent Increase Approved in Committee

Concerned Legislators demand answers on shortfalls and revenue streams

Toward the end of the lengthy March 26, 2007 meeting of the Audit & Administration Committee, legislators reluctantly voted to approve both the renewal of the .5 percent increase in sales tax due to expire this year and for the imposition of a new . More...

Cold Spring Village Ordered to Speed Up Process for Approving Signs

Proposed budget sees tax increase of almost 7 percent

There was a strong discussion about coming changes to Village Code on signage at the Cold Spring Board of Trustees workshop on 27th March 2007. More...

North Highlands Fire Department to Resubmit Building Referendum

TSP Accidents continue to keep PVFD busy

The North Highlands Fire Department has announced that it will make another attempt at a bond referendum for a proposal to reconstruct the firehouse on Fishkill Road. More...

Tobacco Control Partners Appreciation Dinner Honored Dr. David Fine of PV Middle School

The Tobacco Control Partners of the Lower Hudson Valley hosted an Appreciation Dinner on March 29, 2007 at the Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown, honoring people who live and work in Putnam, Orange, Westchester and Rockland Counties who have made gre More...

Additional New Potassium Iodide Distribution Dates Set By Bureau of Emergency Services

The Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services announced today additional dates, in addition to the previously held within the Emergency Planning Zone that the Potassium Iodide tablets, also known as KI, will be distributed. More...

DWI Stop Yields Stolen Putnam Valley Jewelry

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports the March 22, 2007 arrest of Matthew Mechura, 23, of Wappinger Falls, New York, on DWI and stolen property charges. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Garrison Art Center Show features PVHS Student Artists

Putnam Valley High School art students will be featured in the Garrison Art Center's 2007 School Invitational Theme Exhibition: The Surf N' Turf Gallery: Art that Covers the Earth. More...

Putnam Valley PTA Committee Launches Ambitious District-Wide Reading Initiative

The English Language Arts (ELA) Subcommittee of the Education Enhancement Committee (EEC) of the Putnam Valley Parent Teacher Association (PTA) recently announced the launch of a new reading initiative entitled "Putnam Valley Reads - The Standard is More...

Local Students Rhiannon Marino and Jessica Golde Named to Dean's List at Ithaca College

The following students have been named to the Dean's List at Ithaca College for the fall 2006 term: * Rhiannon Marino, who is the daughter of Jeffrey Marino and Kathleen Sweeney of Cold Spring, was named to the Dean's List at Ithaca College's Roy H More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Richard D. Dodge

Richard D. Dodge of New York City and Cold Spring died March 27, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center after a long illness. He was 64. Born in New York City on May 6 1942 he was the son of the late Philip and Mary (Wells) Dodge. More...

Briefly Noted

''That All May Be One'' Friars Hymn Competition Winners Announced

Pastoral musician Steven Ottományi and Paulist Father Ricky Manalo have been chosen as winners of the hymn competition, "That All May Be One," sponsored by the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) and the Friars of the Atonement. More...

Earth Day Celebration at Museum of Hudson Highlands

On Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 from 11am until 3pm celebrate our planet with a weekend of earthly activities sponsored by Taylor Recycling. We only have one earth; learn how to protect it. More...

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April is the perfect month to treat your pet with a gift that could help save its life - a pet first aid class for you and a pet first aid kit for Tabby or King from the American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/ GNY). Why April? More...

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