February 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Gordon Robertson Announces His Candidacy for the Position of Cold Spring Village Trustee

This is his Statement:

"Dear Fellow Residents: "At this time I would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Village Trustee on Election Day, March 18th 2008. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Great Decisions Discussion Series Begins at the Desmond-Fish Library

The Great Decisions discussion series is the centerpiece of the longest-running foreign affairs discussion program in the United States, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. More...

Clearwater Sponsors First- Annual Clearwater Environmental Short Film Competition

Clearwater, Inc., one of the oldest nonprofit, member-supported environmental groups, is now accepting video entries for the first-annual Clearwater Environmental Short Film Competition (CESFC). More...

Parent/Child Program Discovering Animals Together at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Starting Wednesday, March 5, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum begins DATA: Discovering Animals Together Activities, an 8-week adult/ child program designed for 2- 4 year-olds along with a care provider. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ann R. Kent

Ann R. Kent, age 87, of Cold Spring, died on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. Born in New York, NY on October 30, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Mammana) Pensiero. More...

Ellen F. Kalhaus

Ellen F. Kalhaus, age 85, of Cold Spring, died on Friday, February 22, 2008 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. Born in New York, NY on September 11, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. More...

Susan McIntyre

Susan Janet McIntyre, age 56, of Falling Waters, WV, formerly of Cold Spring, died on Monday, February 18, 2008 at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester VA. More...

Sports News

Dates Set for Fourth Annual Great Hudson Valley Pedal Bicycle Tour

200-mile tour from Albany to NYC scheduled for August

The 4th annual Great Hudson Valley Pedal- a six-day, 200- mile recreational bicycle tour from Albany to New York City- is scheduled for August 12-17, 2008. More...

Oh the Agony; Haldane Ousted by Keio Buzzer Beater

If agony were measured in increments of depth, seventhseeded Haldane's 45-42 Section 1 Class C quarterfinal loss to No.2 Keio would cut deep, right down to the bone in all likelihood. More...

Philipstown Pop Warner Hawks Elect New Officers

On February 16 the Philipstown Pop Warner Hawks elected new board members for the upcoming 2008 season. More...

Significant County Charter Changes in the Works

Mobile Hair Salon Services for Seniors Runs into Legislative Snags

Legislators started thrashing out where the allegiance of the County Attorney should lie and under what circumstances during their February 19, 2008 meeting. More...

County's Rescinding of Funding for Weekend Garbage Pick Up Source of Protest at CS Village Board Meeting

Talk of rebellion and protest were in the air during the weekly workshop meeting of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees at the Village Hall on Tuesday, February 19. More...

Legislature Mulls $100,000 Feasibility Study for County Facilities

Cell Tower Proposal Prompts Putnam Lake Residents to Try to Move Cell Tower

Sandwiched between two other committee meetings that were close to triple their normal length, the February 19, 2008 meeting of the Physical Services Committee moved briskly and efficiently through its agenda. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Hosts Sustainability Education Forum for School Administrators

The Curriculum Center and the Center for Environmental Education at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES will present a Sustainability Education Forum for Administrative Innovation on Friday, May 2, at the BOCES campus in Yorktown Heights. Dr. More...

George Shawe Memorial Visual Arts Scholarship Offered by Putnam Arts Council

The George Shawe Memorial Visual Arts Scholarship is offered in memory of George Shawe, a former Arts Council Trustee and a co-founder of a permanent art collection at the Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Brendan Carlucci Named to Dean's List at Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT has announced that Brendan Carlucci of Garrison has earned Dean's List honors for the fall semester. In order to receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade average, based on a 4.0 scale. More...

Letters to the Editor

Assemblymen Ball Votes No But Falsely Takes Credit

To the Editor: I feel compelled to write in regard to the story appearing recently in your newspaper subtitled "Grant provided by Assemblymen Ball". I think your readers should know that the grant which Mr. More...

Lake Valhalla Estates.Com

Dear Editor: Lakevalhallaestates.com is Peter Morris's latest attempt to attract investors both here and abroad, to develop the 1000 or so acres he owns, in and around Lake Valhalla. He envisions building 75 homes in the $3-5 million range. More...

Let the Fresh, Active Voices Continue as Trustees

Dear Editor: With the Village of Cold Spring election less than a month away, I'd like to tip my hat to incumbent Trustees Karn Dunn and Seth Gallagher. Two years ago the pair were elected as fresh, active voices. More...

Briefly Noted

Safety Tips in Advance of National Poison Week

Every 13 seconds, someone is poisoned. Approximately 2.4 million people in the United States are poisoned annually and over 167,000 of them in New York State. More...

American Cancer Society Daffodil Deadline Looms

It's your last chance to fight cancer with flowers in 2008. The American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days sale deadline is February 29, 2008. More...

Tot Class, Purim Carnival and Shabbat Across America on the Calendar at Beacon Hebrew Alliance

Beacon Hebrew Alliance (BHA) has a number of events coming up in March: The Alliance will hold a Tot Class on Sunday, March 16. Classes include discussion, crafts, stories, and a snack. Open to members and nonmembers. More...

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