May 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Finds in Favor of Butterfield Library in Article 78

Library Officials not celebrating yet, while Supervisor's Office not commenting

Last week, Judge Andrew P. O'Rourke of the New York State Supreme Court decided in favor of the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library in the matter of the Article 78 it filed against the Town of Philipstown. More...

Cold Spring Board of Trustees Workshop Reviews Pending State Legislation on Police Chief

Survey on sustainable tourism in the works for Village

In response to proposed new State legislation mandating a full-time police chief for any municipality with a population of 150,000 or under that has more than 8 part-time or 4 full-time officers, Mayor Anthony Phillips said the Village had sent a l More...

Memorial Day Observance Schedule Announced

The Memorial Day Committee of Philipstown has announced the schedule for the traditional Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 28, 2007, rain or shine. The parade will being at 9am at the Municipal Building, Main St., Cold Spring. More...

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Arts and Entertainment

PHILIPSTOWN POTPOURRI

"RAGE ATTIRED IN WHITE"

EPILOGUE A "total snowfall" graph, (assumedly undrifted snow) associated with the N.A.S.A./ Goddard Space Flight Center, had indicated that the Hudson Valley, north of White Plains, and as far north as Saratoga Springs, had been the most severely More...

15th Annual St. Christopher's Inn Golf Classic to be Held

Proceeds benefit 3 organizations serving the homeless and chemically addicted

At the 15th Annual St. Christopher's Inn Golf Classic, Fr. More...

Jo Pitkin, William Butler Yeats Featured in Poetry Series at Depot Theatre

Cold Spring poet Jo Pitkin will read from her new poetry book, The Measure at the latest edition of Poetry: Past, Present and Future on Sunday May 27 at 4pm at the Philipstown Depot Theatre. More...

Letters to the Editor

Response to "Radical Left Diatribe"

To the Editor: Where have you been, Joan Mercado? I read the Letters to the Editor every week hoping to read one of your Hate America, Hate Bush, Stalinist, radical left diatribes. Last week you did not disappoint me! More...

St. Basil and Garrison Settle Tuition Lawsuit for $150,000

Other actions remain, but "progress" declared

At its May 8, 2007 meeting, the Garrison Board of Education announced a tentative settlement with St. Basil Academy on the lawsuit currently in State Supreme Court in Putnam County. More...

Tilly Foster Farm Moves Slowly Toward Electricity-Generating Solar Panels

Corporate Sponsorship of weather station at farm being mulled to help pay for panels

The focus of most of the May 3, 2007 meeting of the County Legislature's Physical Services Committee was an update on the possible installation of a Photovoltaic System at the Tilly Foster Farm. More...

PV Town Board Strives to Make Meetings Shorter and Friendlier

At a special Putnam Valley Town Board meeting and work session held Wednesday, May 9, 2007 a public hearing was held, and a subsequent local law adopted that provides for the appointment of one or more "Alternate members of the Zoning Board of Appe More...

Putnam Valley Town Clerk Carole Hughes-DiMarco to Retire After Twenty Years

The "First Lady" of Putnam Valley, Town Clerk Carole Hughes-DiMarco has announced her retirement, effective December 31, 2007 after twenty years of service to the Town of Putnam Valley. Her distinguished career started in 1988 as a District Clerk. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Put Valley Laxmen Tamed by Fox Lane, Somers

Tigers win first league baseball title in history; Lisikatos fires no-hitter for Haldane

If one were to take a poll of Section 1 lacrosse coaches on the best face-off man in the section, chances are the results would come out close to 100% in favor of Fox Lane midfielder Mickey Mangieri. More...

Haldane Art Students Visit Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mr. Dennis Cairl, and Ms. Jean Cendali took 22 History of Art and Advanced Art students to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. More...

Young Musicians Perform at Haldane Elementary School Spring Concert

Haldane Elementary School musicians presented a Spring Concert for their parents and peers. The program opened with a group of third grade recorder players highlighting their newly learned skills. More...

Briefly Noted

Annual Walk and Fun Day Raises $425,000 for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

More than 6,000 people from around the Hudson Valley Region gathered on the campus of Westchester Medical Center this weekend to walk in support of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at the third annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day. More...

County's Friendship Centers Extend Invitation to All Seniors

May is Older Americans Month and during this celebration, the Putnam County Office for the Aging Friendship / Nutrition Centers extend an invitation to all seniors to come and visit and see what they have to offer! More...

Computer Classes for Seniors Now Taking Registration

Putnam County Office for Aging SeniorNet® Learning Centers will hold open registration for computer classes to be held July - December, 2007. More...

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