April 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

New Nelsonville Mayor Presides over First Meeting

2007 budget calls for 5.4% tax increase

There's a new Mayor in the Village of Nelsonville. On Monday, April 9, 2007, the Village held its annual reorganization meeting and budget hearing under the management of William Merando, who was elected in March. More...

Philipstown Greenway Committee to Receive $5K Grant

Mary Mangione, Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, and State Senator Vincent Leibell are pleased to announce that the Philipstown Greenway Committee and the Town of Philipstown will receive $5,000 for the Hudson Fjord Hike/ Bike More...

Chamber of Commerce to Host Membership Meeting and Breakfast at Boscobel

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its next membership meeting and breakfast on Thursday, April 19, 2007 at Boscobel's Carriage House, Route 9D, Garrison. Networking and coffee starts at 8am. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Presents First Look II

On Saturday May 12, 2007, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) will host a closing event for First Look II, the second installment of its critically acclaimed exhibition bringing together the most promising young talent from prest More...

The Art of Persuasion Visual Exhibit at Paramount Center

The Art of Persuasion exhibition of prints organized by The New York Society of Etchers will be traveling over the next two years to several already scheduled destinations. More...

Earth Day Celebration at Stony Kill

Celebrate Earth Day at Stony Kill Environmental Farm. The public is invited to join Stony Kill staff in planting trees at the center, and a DEC forester will give a demonstration of proper tree planting techniques. More...

Letters to the Editor

Library Board Took Advantage of Obscure Funding Law

Dear Editor: This letter is to all those residents who did not have a chance to voice their opinion regarding the Julia L. Butterfield Library board imposing a significant tax increase into the 2007 Philipstown Town budget. More...

"Billy's Way" - Might it be the Wrong Way?

Dear Editor: Rte. 301 (Main Street) in Nelsonville, just west of where 301 and Fishkill Road intersect, look to the south and you'll notice a road with an inviting stone entranceway engraved "Billy's Way". More...

Celebrate Spirit Day with the Girl Scouts

To the Editor: The Hudson Highland Girl Scouts would like to acknowledge the Cold Spring/ Garrison community for all of their support and donations throughout the year. More...

Sports News

Garrison Man to Run in Boston Marathon Next Monday

On any ordinary Monday, Paul Mackey would be at his Manhattan office beginning another work week. But Monday, April 16, will not be a routine Monday for Mackey. Instead of being at work, he will be at the start line of the 111th Boston Marathon. More...

Opening Day Festivities Set for PV Baseball Association Parade

Close to 400 marchers are expected to parade from the Putnam Valley Elementary School into the Leonard Wagner Memorial Town Park this Saturday at high noon. Members of the Putnam Valley Baseball Association and P.V. More...

Haldane Falls to Ossining in Season Opener on LAX Green

Put Valley drops two of three, tops Ossining in opener

If Stephen Byrnes had his way, Haldane High lacrosse players would be playing lacrosse 365 days a year. More...

Legislature Approves Renewal of .5 Percent Sales Tax Increase and Add Additional Increase of .5 Percent

O'Dell calls for blue ribbon panel to confront County's financial woes

Passing by a seven to two vote, at its April 3, 2007 meeting the Putnam Legislature approved the renewal of the .5 percent sales tax increase of two years ago while also approving a .5 percent increase. More...

Supreme Court Decides Davis vs Town Board Article 78

Court finds appointment not unethical under laws in force at the time, upholds Town Board's subsequent actions

On April 4, 2007, New York State Supreme Court, Westchester County, Judge Jonathan Lippman issued a Decision Order and Judgment regarding the Article 78 Petition filed by PV Supervisor Samuel Davis and Dawn Powell against the Town of Putnam Valley T More...

Shop Putnam County Business & Home Expo Planned for May 2

The Shop Putnam Business & Home Expo will take place on Wednesday May 2, 2007 at the Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac, from 10am to 6:30pm. The Expo is open to the public with free admission and valet parking is provided at no cost. More...

Happy 100th Birthday to Sara Vitanza!

Rosaria (Sara) Scorola was born March 27, 1907 in Cold Spring. She met Alfred Vitanza and they married in 1924. Together they lived in Italy and moved back to the United States in 1930 and resided in Cold Spring. More...

Clean-Up Day Gets Tots Park Ready for Spring

More than forty parents and volunteers turned out to give the Cold Spring Tots Park a "spring cleaning" today. Fresh paint and busy rakes signaled the promise of spring for local children, despite chilly skies above. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Garrison Kids Enjoy Participating in Destination ImagiNation

"On Saturday March 24th, young minds from the Garrison School were soaring at the Destination ImagiNation Regional Tournament held in Yorktown. More...

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Brings Drama to Putnam Valley High School

On March 26th students at Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) received a lively visit from members of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF). More...

Differences Day Celebration at Garrison and Haldane Schools

The Garrison and Haldane Schools present Differences Day, a disability awareness program, designed to promote awareness and understanding of the challenges faced by special needs children on Thursday, April 12. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James H. Delaney

James H. Delaney, age 60 of Beacon, died on Wednesday April 4, 2007 at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Born in Cold Spring, NY on April 15, 1946, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Bocchino) Delaney. Mr. More...

Briefly Noted

U.S. Rep. John Hall Debuts New Congressional Website to Improve Communications

Representative John Hall announced today that his new, official Congressional website is now accessible on the Internet. More...

Talk on Psychology of Metabolism at Beacon Market

On Monday, April 16, 2007, Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor Marika Blossfeldt will give a free interactive and fun talk about how relaxation, awareness, rhythm, and pleasure affect our energy and wellbeing as well as calorieburning capacity a More...

Palm Sunday Blessing Joined Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox Christians

This year the Christian churches of the East and the West are celebrated Holy Week and Easter on the same days. In honor of this occasion, members of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church celebrated Holy Week festivities at Graymoor. More...

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