January 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Presents High School Pitch at Garrison School Board Meeting

Budget deliberations beginning, more parent involvement at the committee level sought

Attendees at the regular meeting of the Garrison Union Free School Board of Education on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 had to walk a silent gauntlet of teachers, staff and supportive parents all dissatisfied with the prolonged absence of a new contra More...

Assemblywoman Galef Schedules Town Meetings Throughout 90th Assembly District

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef invites her constituents to discuss issues of state and local concern at public "Town Meetings" throughout her 90th Assembly District which includes the towns of Ossining, Cortlandt, Phillipstown, Putnam Valley, Kent More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

West Point Clarinet Quartet Recital

The United States Military Academy Band continues its Chamber Music Recital Series with a performance by the West Point Clarinet Quartet. Held on Sunday, February 17, in West Point's Jewish Chapel, the recital will begin at 3pm. More...

Used People Screens at Temple Beth-El as Part of Mid Winter Jewish Film Fest

The Mid Winter Jewish Film Festival continues with the film Used People on Sunday, February 10, 2008. More...

Create Your Own Greeting Cards at East Fishkill Library

Come to the East Fishkill Community Library on Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 10:30am to create your own greeting cards. Cindy Senese of Stampin? Up will lead this class limited to 12 participants. More...

Letters to the Editor

Inspired by His Boss's Hard Work and Leadership

Dear Editor: In May 2006, I returned home after my first year of college unsure of myself. I was beginning to feel the pressures of adulthood. I decided to pick up a second job on top of my position with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. More...

Couldn't Ask for a Better Launch Into the Working World Than Merritt Books

To the Editor: I was very sad to hear the news that the Merritt Bookstore is closing its doors. The bookstore was my first job and imagining Main Street without it is hard to believe. More...

A Reminder to Senator Leibell from a Constituent

To the Editor: Several days ago I received a glossy, full color piece of mail from State Senator Vincent Leibell touting his recent elevation to chairman of the State Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs. More...

Briefly Noted

Coping With Headaches Program at East Fishkill Library

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Educational Program on Living Trusts at East Fishkill Library

Please come to the East Fishkill Community Library on Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 7pm for a free informational program on Living Trusts. More...

Talk of the Town

Signs of Spring are popping up in this week's edition. Betty Budney is around taking orders for the American Cancer Society's annual Daffodil sale. They are guaranteed to trigger spring fever! More...

ZBA Issues Dominate CS Village Board Workshop

Higher fees for applications/permits, etc. contemplated

Cold Spring Village residents can expect higher fees for services and fines for violations of village law in the near future and extensive changes to the Village code book in the long run if the impression given at the weekly Board of Trustees work More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Evaluates "State of the Schools Reports"

After listening to the "State of the Schools Reports" presented by each of the principals, Paul Lee's financial report, Krystal Miranda's student's report, the PTA and PTSA reports, and the reports by Dr. Barbara Fuchs and Dr. More...

NY State Board of Elections to Certify Three Optical Scan/ Paper Ballot Voting Machines

Assemblywoman Galef applauds the Board of Elections for their decision

After three years of actively working to protect voters' right to know that their votes are secure and being counted, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is excited to report that the New York State Board of Elections has reached a decision to certify three More...

Putnam County Clerk Sant Announces Immediate Changes to Passport Process

Fee structure change results in less money to County

Putnam County Clerk Dennis J. Sant has announced that changes are coming to the passport application process, but as the old adage goes, "the more things change, the more they stay the same". More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

SUNY Cortland Announces Fall 2007 Dean's List

The following local residents were named to the Dean's List at SUNY Cortland for the Fall 2007 semester. More...

Father, Son, and BOCES Masonry Program to Star in Art Shows

It was all in the family at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES this week. Erik Cantamessa, The Tech Center's masonry teacher, and his father, Everett, who volunteers as a teaching assistant in the class, More...

PVHS Students Score a Decisive Win in First Round of the News 12 Challenge

On November 9 Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) seniors Tom Ricci, Jackson Gilman-Forlini, and Hannah Schmidt, and juniors Kristen Macher and Nick O'Neill, plus 30 enthusiastic family members and friends, rode the fan bus to the Hotel Pennsylvania i More...

Births

Births

None this week, please check our index or search for a name with the search function. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James W. Daniels

James W. Daniels age 61, of Sanford, passed away January 15, 2008. Mr. Daniels was born May 4, 1946 in Cold Spring. He worked as a Corrections Officer for many years. Mr. More...

Florence Ryan

Florence E. Ryan, age 88, of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, January 24, 2008 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. More...

Helen Jane Warren

Helen Jane Warren, age 91, of Cold Spring, died on Thursday, January 24, 2008 at Bethel Nursing Home in Croton. Born in Philipstown, on April 16, 1916 to Montross S. and Anna Jane (Hoffman) Moshier, she was a life long resident of Philipstown. More...

Sports News

Burke Hospital Hosts Wheelchair Games

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will host its annual Wheelchair Games Saturday, September 27, 2008 from 8am to 5pm. The event will be held on Burke's campus, 785 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains. More...

Not All Sports Are Run by Adults

Kenn Sapeta was passing Barret Pond last Sunday when he spotted these three young men trying out their skates and sticks on the frozen waters. More...

Hats Off to Brittany Shields; Haldane Superstar

Blue Devil senior poised to break school scoring mark, much more

The true measure of greatness in a sports superstar isn't calculated by their individual success, but by the means in which they make those around them better and the championships they win. More...

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