June 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison Grade 5 News Programs Shown to Acclaim

The June 6, 2007 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education may well stand out as one of its most upbeat and enjoyable meetings as a standing-room-only audience was treated to excerpts of two news programs entirely orchestrated by each of the schoo More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Hudson Valley Native American Archaeology Lecture at Putnam County Historical Society

What do archaeological artifacts tell us about the Native Americans who lived in our backyards thousands of years ago? More...

County Players Holding Auditions for I Hate Hamlet

Auditions will be held for the County Players September 2007 production of I Hate Hamlet. Casting 3 men ages 25- 50 and 3 women ages 20 to 60+. More...

Bearcats Jazz Band in Concert

The Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast will present the Bearcats Jazz Band in concert at the Old Southeast Church, Route 22, Brewster, on Sunday, June 17, 2007 at 3pm. Tickets are $10 at the door; children free. More...

Letters to the Editor

Talk of the Town

The Annual Antiques Fair put on by the Antiques Association finally got good weather this year! The crowds were great and business was jumping on Main Street. More...

Make Full Use of the Expanded Recycling Program

To the Editor: Cold Spring Village Trustee Seth Gallagher recently spearheaded our village board to expand our recycling program, and it's a tremendous victory for our village and everyone in it. More...

Does Something in the PV Water Turn Democrats Into Republicans?

To the Editor: As a follower of local politics, there must be something in the Putnam Valley water that one of the side effects that you become a Republican. The voters elect Democrats and oddly they turn Republican. More...

Briefly Noted

Philipstown Republicans Announce Slate For November Elections

The Philipstown Republican Committee proudly announces its 2007 team of candidates for Town Election this November. They are as follows: Supervisor: Vincent M. Tamagna Town Clerk: Tina M. Merando Town Justice: Stephen G. More...

Public Notices

The Village of Nelsonville will be holding a clean-up for Nelsonville residences on Friday, June 15. All items must be on the curbside by 6am on that day in order to be picked up. More...

Our Lady of Loretto's Corpus Christi Procession Winds Through Streets of Cold Spring

Our Lady of Loretto Church held their annual Corpus Christi Procession this past Sunday, June 10. The Procession proceeded from Fair Street to Main Street, up and into Garden Street, then back to the Church. More...

Legislature Passes Resolution in Early Step on Transfer Fee on Home Sales Towns must hold referendum before imposing fee

At its June 5, 2007 meeting, the Putnam County Legislature passed a resolution that paves the way for towns in the County to impose a transfer tax on home sales. More...

Haldane Ranks in Top 1000 US Schools

Haldane Board of Education trustees took time out from their normal business agenda on June 5 to honor outstanding contributions and achievements across the entire spectrum of school life - from dedicated employees and a podium finish in internatio More...

Haldane School Delayed by "Senior Prank"

Students involved face charges of trespassing

The Village of Cold Spring Police report the investigation of a vandalism incident that occurred at the Haldane Central School District on Friday June 8, 2007 which caused a 2-hour delay in the opening of school. More...

Garrison Grade 5 News Programs Shown to Acclaim

The June 6, 2007 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education may well stand out as one of its most upbeat and enjoyable meetings as a standingroom only audience was treated to excerpts of two news programs entirely orchestrated by each of the school More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Pat Dugan Honored at Wagner College

John "Pat" Dugan of Garrison was honored as a Wagner College Distinguished Graduate at the school's annual Reunion Weekend awards luncheon on Saturday, June 2. More...

Haldane High Schoolers Visit Constitution Marsh to Study Contaimination and Cleanup

On June 1, 2007 14 students from Mr. Cairl's Advanced Placement U.S. & Politics class, Mr. Patinella's AP Biology class and Mr. Mensch's AP Stats class took canoes through the Constitution Island Marsh sanctuary. More...

Putnam Valley Middle School Band Students Perform at Playland Park

On May 31 a group of talented Seventh and Eighth Grade musicians- both band and chorus members- from Putnam Valley Middle School traveled once again to Playland Park in Rye, New York, to participate in the 2007 High Note Festival, a one-day motivat More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Irene Dubiel

Irene Dubiel, age 48, of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, June 07, 2007 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. Born in Lodz, Poland on August 1, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Helen (Szwejtys) Zielinski. More...

Albert M. "Butch" Amato

Albert M. "Butch" Amato of Beacon passed away on June 8, 2007 at the age of 59. Born in Cold Spring, he was the son of Albert Amato, Sr. and Frances DiPaolo Amato. His wife, Shirley Wilson Amato, pre-deceased him. More...

Antonio "Tony" Giordano

Antonio "Tony" Giordano, 68, a resident of Cold Spring for 16 years and formerly of Mahopac and the Bronx, died on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Manhattan. More...

Sports News

Little League Senior Division Extend Streak to Nine

The Philipstown Pirates, the 15- and 16-year old Little Leaguers, have been on a roll during May, extending the winning record, game by game: Here are details of their last last four: May 9: The Philipstown Pirates, sponsored by Powers and Haar In More...

Garrison High School Student Named All-American Lacrosse Player

Thomas Szevin, a senior at James I. O'Neill H.S. in Highland Falls has been named High School All-American by the high school lacrosse coaches in Section Nine. More...

No Answer for O'Malley as Lady Knights Win One and Tie One

The Rivertowns Thunder tied the Lady Knights in the opening game and the Knights needed a win in the second meeting last weekend. Savannah O'Malley "The Knights Striker" made the decision that the second game would be different. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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