April 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Mobile Crisis Intervention Plan Receives Unanimous Support and Moves Closer to Approval

Fishkill Road work expected to be completed by close of 2007

Director of Social Services Mike Piazza and members of the Mobile Crisis Intervention Task Force received a warm response at the County Legislature's April 10, 2007 Health Committee meeting when they gave an update on implementation of a 24-hour cri More...

Long Week for Emergency Personnel

Electrical wires burn hole in the road on Route 9

Last week's storm made for a very long week for local emergency personnel in Philipstown and Putnam Valley. More...

Anita Prentice Announces Candidacy for Re-Election to Garrison School Board

"Serving on a public school Board of Education means making public policy, and it's hard: no decision we make can please every member of the public. More...

Makaria Gallagher to Run for Seat on Haldane Board of Education

"Cold Spring is my place of birth and I attended Haldane, K through 12, graduating with the class of 1977. While I attended Haldane, my mother, Paula Gallagher, was a junior high and high school math teacher at Haldane. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Beacon Artist Union Exhibits Photography and Mixed Media by Staples

In her second solo show at bau, member Christopher Staples will be showing new works May 12 through June 3, 2007. More...

"The Art of Persuasion, a Visual Exhibit at Paramount Arts Center

The Paramount's Upper Gallery presents The Art of Persuasion, an exhibition of prints organized by The New York Society of Etchers and William Maxwell of Maxwell Fine Arts Gallery in Peekskill. More...

Monica d. Church Exhibits at Go North

Go North - A Space for Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the opening of Monica d. Church's first solo show with the gallery. Fly Away Little Bird will be on view from May 5 through May 27, 2007. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Chapel in the Park

Dear Editor: There are two fields in the Putnam County Park on Gipsy Trail Road. In the lower field … where the lake is located … there has been, for many years, a somber monument reminding us of the consequences of war. More...

Ignoramus Minuteman in Our Midst

Dear Editor: As fate would have it, we now have an environmental vigilante in our community; a cameratoting watchdog with seemingly no connection to our various town boards and even less knowledge of how they work. More...

Library Board Hijacked the Town Budget

To the Editor: Well here it is April 20, 2007 and the Julia L Butterfield Library and the Town of Philipstown are going to court sometime soon, basically to determine if the Towns' budget is for the town Board to manage, or will the Butterfield Lib More...

Sports News

Philipstown Pirates Senior League Wins Season Opener in 10 Innings!

In the Philipstown Senior League 15 & 16 year old division, Will Dean took the hill. Teaming up with Kyle Van Tassel (catcher) to open up the season. More...

P.L.A.Y. Announces Girls Lacrosse and for Boys in Grades 1&2

Beginning on Sunday April 29, the Philipstown Lacrosse Association for Youth, Inc. (P.L.A.Y.) is beginning lacrosse for two groups not yet playing in the spring; girls in grades 2- 8 and boys in grades 1&2. No experience necessary! More...

PV Tigers Roaring on Diamond with 4-2 start

Lisikatos fans 20 in Haldane softball romp of Croton

Putnam Valley shortstop Deanna Mazzola looks to put tag on John Jay EF runner in opening-round loss at Jay Fest in Cross River Friday. More...

Cold Spring Board Discusses "Green" Options for Village

The Cold Spring Board of Trustees held an Earth Day-themed meeting as their weekly workshop on April 17, 2007, discussing potential avenues for making the Village more environmentally friendly. More...

Citizen Bondi Advises Supervisor Davis "Enough is Enough" While Board asks Davis/Powell to Pay $2K in Legal Fees

At the Town Board meeting of April 18, 2007, Putnam Valley citizen Anthony J. Bondi Jr. informed Town Supervisor Sam Davis that "Enough is enough," and that he, Mr. More...

Philipstown To Study Improvements on Rt. 9D North of Cold Spring Village

ZBA revokes DeVido building permits

With the help of a $5,000 federal grant, a feasibility study will soon be completed to determine what options exist for improving the safety along the stretch of Route 9D from the Village of Cold Spring to the Breakneck Ridge underpass. More...

Putnam Valley Arts Presents "Open Mike Night" at Lake Peekskill Community Center

Of all the events Putnam Valley Arts puts on "Open Mike Night" is the most fun says Bob Cinque, guitarist, singer, and PV Arts member. More...

PV School District Lowers Proposed Tax Rate Increase

Putnam Valley Sees 1%, Cortlandt 1.13% and Carmel 3.62 % increases

At the April 19, 2007 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, Superintendent Gary Tutty announced that the proposed 2007/08 school budget would rise by $100,000 to $40,945,232, yet taxpayers would be paying less of a school tax increase tha More...

Michael Junjulas Announces Candidacy for Haldane Board of Education Seat

"Michael is a 1987 graduate of Haldane High School and has lived in Cold Spring for most of his life. He currently resides in the village with his wife Patricia and three children Patrick (11), Stephen (9) and Matthew (20 Mos). More...

Schools

Putnam Valley High School Theatreworks Presents Sondheim's Into The Woods in May

PVHS TheatreWorks is headed into musical fairy tale territory this spring, with a lively new production of Steven Sondheim's classic, Into the Woods. This production comprises more PVHS student talent than ever before. Twelve students from Mrs. More...

Students Dare to be Different on Differences Day

Can I try that? … Oops! … What do you want me to do? … I can't do that! … CRASH! Though these sounds may often be heard in Haldane's small gym, they were being made for very different reasons on April 12. More...

Music for Wellness at Haldane

The Haldane Music Department supported Wellness Week by having students perform during lunchtime. Jerome Famularo played a flute solo, Steven Casement performed a clarinet solo and Kenny Doxey played a trumpet solo. More...

Births

Malayah Ryann Warner

Malayah Ryann Warner was born on April 15, 2007 to Kelly Pilner) Warner and Milo Warner IV of Suffolk, VA. Maternal grandparents are Wendy and Ed Pilner of Cold Spring. More...

Aurelius Cesare Rocco

Born on March 20, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Dianna Raquel and Cesare Rocco of Lake Peekskill. More...

Joseph Glen Spina

Born at Hudson Valley Hospital on March 15, 2007 to Gayle and John Spina of Garrison. More...

Briefly Noted

Local Lions Set Sights On Battling Blindness

Hundreds Participated in April 21 "Walk for Sight"

As part of a world-wide effort to combat preventable blindness, New York Lions held simultaneous community walks across the state to raise awareness and funding for its world sight projects. More...

Putnam Hospital Center Will Offer Free Pets and the Newborn Class

On Saturday, May 19th, beginning at 10:30am, Putnam Hospital Center's maternity department will offer a Pets and the Newborn Class in its Birthing Center, located at the hospital at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

Kidney Disease Focus of Putnam Hospital Center's Diabetes Support Group

The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center's free Diabetes Support & Education Group will be held on Tuesday, May 15th, at 6pm, in the ground floor café classrooms at the hospital, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel. More...

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