June 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Garrison School's Math Scores Show Slight Decline Overall

Seventh and Eighth Grade scores show "significant" drops

The June 20, 2007 meeting of the Garrison Board of Education was the last meeting of the 2006-7 school year and the meeting in which it was announced that preliminary figures on the NYS Math Tests for the Garrison School showed a slight decline. More...

Kimberly Zaleski Named Valedictorian for Haldane High School Class of 2007

Kimberly Zaleski is the Valedictorian for the Haldane High School Class of 2007. She has been an exemplary student throughout her high school career. She will be attending the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. More...

PVHS Names Alyssa Marsico Salutatorian for Class of 2007

Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) has named Alyssa Marsico the Salutatorian of the Class of 2007. Alyssa is an active and focused PVHS senior who has always combined strong academics with a wide variety of community and extracurricular interests. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Thomas Doyle: Human Remains Exhibit at Go North

Go North Gallery, Beacon, is pleased to announce the opening of Human remains, Thomas Doyle's first solo show with the gallery. His work will be on view from July 7 through 29, 2007. More...

Paramount Center for the Arts Announces New Theatre Company-in-Residence

The Paramount Center for the Arts is proud to announce a partnership with The Mighty Theatre Company to become the Paramount's new Theatrein Residence, presenting workshops, master classes, and daytime and evening performances at the Paramount duri More...

Music Under The Stars: Great American Classics at West Point

The United States Military Academy Concert Band under the direction of Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Holtan will present a concert of classic American music. More...

Letters to the Editor

Short-sighted to Focus on Cost of Wind Power

Dear Editor: The concern about the cost of bringing wind power to the county is understandable, but ultimately it's short-sighted, and it is precisely this kind of myopia which has brought us to the environmentally vulnerable state we're in. More...

Applauds Haldane's Quick Reaction to Senior Prank

Dear Editor: After reading the letters of outrage over the school's "handling" of the senior prank, I have to ask "do your children go to Haldane?" Mine does. I for one applaud the school's quick reaction. More...

Not Just a Prank

To the Editor: I must say, last week's letters about the so-called "senior prank" did not really present an accurate picture of the incident that occurred. More...

Briefly Noted

Elizabeth Vardy is Haldane High School Class of 2007 Salutatorian

Elizabeth Vardy is the Haldane Salutatorian for 2007. She will be returning to her native home in Canada to attend Mount Allison College in Brunswick. She received an entrance scholarship and is planning to major in International Relations. More...

Chamber of Commerce Celebrating Community Night This Friday on River

Take a cruise on the Hudson River as the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a community night out on The River Rose. The Annual Full Moon Cruise on the Hudson is set for this Friday, June 29, 2007 and tickets are still available. More...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic in Cold Spring

The Putnam County Department of Health is sponsoring a Free rabies vaccination clinic at the Animal Hospital of Cold Spring located at 55 Chestnut Street, in Cold Spring on Sunday, July 15, 2007 from 12- 2pm. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets! More...

County Legislature Passes Resolution Authorizing Sales Tax Increase to 8.375 Percent

County now facing 20 instead of 64 percent property tax increase

On June 19, 2007, two days before the NYS Assembly and Senate recessed, the County Legislature passed Senate and Assembly resolutions that allow the County to impose a higher sales tax. More...

Haldane Workshop Marks Changing of the Guard

Reorganizational meeting scheduled for July 19

The end of the 2006-2007 school year also marks a parting of the ways for a number of familiar faces at the Haldane School District. More...

Unwanted Lake Peekskill Skateboarders Discussed at Town Board Meeting

Emerald Ridge development plan resubmitted

During the "Public Comment" portion of the June 20, 2007 monthly Putnam Valley Town Board meeting Ted Muniak, from the Lake Peekskill Civic Association, brought a problem that is going on in Lake Peekskill to the attention of the Town Board in the More...

PVHS Names Anthony Rush 2007 Valedictorian

Anthony (Tony) Rush, son of Diane and Frank Rush of Putnam Valley, has been named the Valedictorian of the Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) Class of 2007. His weighted cumulative grade point average is 99.53. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Michael Paliocha and Sophia Ryzy-Ryski Graduate From The Masters School

Michael Paliocha, a resident of Putnam Valley, and Sophia Ryzy-Ryski, a resident of Cold Spring, graduated from The Masters School on Saturday, June 9, 2007. The graduation was held on the grounds of the school in Dobbs Ferry, New York. More...

Recycling Art at Haldane

Haldane fifth grade artists created a pair of decorated trashcans to encourage everyone to keep their playground clean. One can has two happy lions on it and the message "Feed the lions, keep Haldane clean". More...

Earthworks Artists at Haldane

Haldane fourth grade artists created earthworks art using rocks, shells, sand and other natural found objects.They studied the art of Robert Smithson and other earthworks artists. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth Circelli

Elizabeth "Libby" (Harrington) Circelli, 51, of Kenilworth, NJ; formerly of Hillside, NJ and Garrison, died at Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey on Sunday, June 17, 2007. More...

Thomas Joseph Clune

Thomas Joseph Clune, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, NY, formerly of Garrison, died on Thursday June 21, 2007 at the Westchester Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Mt. Vernon. More...

Edward Farrell, Sr

Edward J. Farrell, Sr., 83, 2805 Roslyn Trail, Long Beach, Indiana, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007 at 7:23 pm in his home. More...

Sports News

2007 O'Neill High School Spring Sports Recap

Girls LaCrosse - 2007 Section 9 Class C Champions. Was defeated in the in the quarterfinals of State Playoffs by Nanuet. Congratulations on a great season once again. Boys LaCrosse - 2007 Section 9 Class C Champions. More...

P.L.A.Y. Day 2007 - Lacrosse Season Comes to a Close

Capped by the 10th P.L.A.Y. Day, the Philipstown Lacrosse season came to a close. More...

PARC Hosts 10th Annual Benefit Golf Outing

Event returns to Centennial Golf Club and full day of golf & fun PARC will host it's annual golf benefit on Monday, July 16, 2007 at the renowned Centennial Golf Club in Carmel, NY. More...

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