March 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Trustees Move Meeting Venue to the Dock for Lighting Demonstration

Building application changes to be subject of Public Hearing March 25

The Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees found themselves in the dark over at least one issue at their weekly workshop meeting on Tuesday, March 4, 2008. But they soon found their way to the light. More...

Garrison Volunteer Fire Company Takes Delivery of New Fire Truck

The new fire truck has arrived at the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Arts Organization Presents an Interactive, Multi-cultural Egg-stravaganza

The Dutchess County Arts Council Folk Arts Program presents "Egg-stravaganza," an interactive, egg-themed program on March 29, 2008, from 2 to 4pm, at the Muddy Cup Coffee House in Poughkeepsie. More...

Evening Book Club Scheduled at Howland Library

The Howland Public Library's Evening Book Club will be meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, from 6:30- 7:30pm, in the Library's Local History Room. This month's book selection is Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson. More...

Classics For Kids Concert Series Resumes at the Howland Cultural Center

On Saturday, March 15 at 3pm, the Howland Cultural Center will present its third Classics For Kids concert of the 2007-2008 season featuring Austin Hartman, violinist. Following his performance, Mr. More...

Births

Madison Ann Keeler

Madison Ann Keeler was born at Putnam Hospital Center on February 25, 2008, weighing 5 lbs. 13 oz. Parents are Colleen Kemple and Michael Keeler of Putnam Valley. Maternal grandparents are Maureen and Thomas Kemple of Cortlandt Manor. More...

Fiona Jade Mooney

Fiona Jade Mooney was born on February 7, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Eileen Caulfield and Paul Mooney of Cold Spring. Maternal grandparents are Joan Caulfield and Richard Greenley. More...

Chloe Ann Moore and Jacqueline Louise Moore

Twin girls Chloe Ann and Jacqueline Louise Moore were born on January 31, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Jessica and Brandon Moore of Yorktown Heights. Maternal grandparents are Ann and John Mazza of Putnam Valley. More...

Briefly Noted

Support Connection Announces Location of Annual Gala

Support Connection has announced their 11th Annual Gala and Silent Auction will take place on Friday, April 4, 2008, in the Ballroom at the Holiday Inn, Fishkill. More...

Builders Help to Build Literacy at Putnam Hospital Center

To help new mothers encourage early reading in their youngsters, the Builders Association of the Hudson Valley (BAHV) has developed the "Builders Building Literacy Program" that collects books and then distributes them to new mothers throughout the More...

For the Thrill of the Hunt..Shop the Open Air Market in Peekskill

Treasure and bargain hunting opens for the season at the Open Air Market: Antiques and Treasures in Downtown Peekskill on Sunday April 6, 2008. The market will be held every Sunday through October 26. More...

Extensive Revamping of County's Advanced Life Support Services Proposed

Cost savings basis of recommendations

Clearly appalled by the escalation of costs associated with the Advanced Life Support ("ALS") services Putnam County has contracted with Empire State Ambulance to provide, freshman Legislator Anthony Fusco proposed a series of specific, yet broad-b More...

Philipstown to Take Part in Hazard Mitigation Planning

Recreation Center building to be considered for emergency shelter

Spring must be close at hand. The March 6, 2008 Philipstown Town Board meeting was devoted mainly to housecleaning items. When all is said and done the meeting may go into the record books as one of the shortest gatherings of the year. More...

Sheriff's Deputy, Other Motorist, Injured in Head- On Crash On Route 9 in Philipstown

Dutchess driver faulted in crash, faces criminal charges

Putnam County Sheriff Smith reports that a sheriff's deputy was seriously injured on March 5, 2008 when his patrol car crashed head-on into another vehicle on Route 9 in Philipstown. More...

Putnam County Housing Corporation's First Home Club Series to Begin

The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) will begin a five-part Homebuyers Seminar, April through May at 7pm in the Community Room at 10 Gleneida Court.. The Seminar will be held every week for five weeks through April and May. More...

Public Notice

The Nelsonville Village Board Meeting that was to be held on Monday, March 17at 7:30pm has been rescheduled to Monday, March 17 at 10:30 am The Haldane Central School District is sponsoring a Community Forum on Education (Charting the Course for t More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Holds OLAS Workshop for School Districts

BOCES presented a workshop to further educate school districts on the nuances of OLAS (its Online Application System), which it began in 2000. More...

Three Local Students Named to Dean's List at Ithaca College

The following local residents were named to the Dean's List at Ithaca College for the fall 2007 term. More...

Jessica Finger Named to Canterbury School Honor Roll

Jessica Finger, of Putnam Valley, has been named to the Honor Roll in the Third Marking Period at Canterbury School. More...

Letters to the Editor

Not a Racial Slur

Dear Editor: In response to last week's letter from Margaret Vetare criticizing the Editor and staff of this fine publication for printing "racial slurs" in my letter from the week before, I believe Mrs. More...

Galef's "No" Vote Against Granny's Law" is a Repudiation of Seniors and the Disabled

To the Editor: Sandra Galef the Democratic Assemblywoman representing the 90th Assembly District covering parts of Westchester and Putnam Counties, cast a decisive vote that defeated "Granny Law," on the floor of the State Assembly. More...

A Wake Up Call for Our Planet

To the Editor: Increasingly overdue is our lack of an adequate notice of our blandly and blindly backing into world-wide catastrophe via increasing world-wide over-population and pollution coupled with exhaustion of vital natural resources, partic More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

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

Sports News

Elizabeth Benjamin Chosen to Compete for Hamilton College Women's Lacrosse Team

Elizabeth Benjamin, daughter of Tamara and John Benjamin of Garrison, has been selected to compete for the Hamilton College women's lacrosse team for the 2008 season. A junior majoring in anthropology at Hamilton, Benjamin is a graduate of St. More...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute to Partner with Dutchess Community College

In response to the growing influence that volunteer coaches play in organized youth sports, the State University of New York has chartered the SUNY Youth Sports Institute to be a catalyst for infusing coaching instruction and standards that will ha More...

Community Fundraising Basketball Shoot-Out Benefits Many Not-for-Profit Agencies

The Carmel Rotary Club and Carmel High School's Rotary Interact Club are sponsoring a Basketball Shoot-out on Saturday April 5, 2008, 9am to 3pm at the Carmel High School Gymnasium, Fair Street, Carmel. More...

Weekly Poll

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