March 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Technology Program Dominates PV School Board Meeting

Principal Hallisey sees earlier implementation of computers within district

With what appeared to be a certain amount of justifiable pride, Putnam Valley Middle School Principal Edward Hallisey presented the district's technology update at the PV Board of Education's March 13, 2008 meeting. More...

O'Neill Makes Presentation to Parents of Incoming Freshman and School Board

Garrison School's 2008 -10 Technology Plan Reviewed and Adopted

As it does annually, the Highland Falls - Fort Montgomery School District made its presentation to the Garrison School Board and parents of students about to choose which high school to enter. More...

Putnam Valley High School Advances to Round 2 in Televised Academic Quiz Show

Academic Quiz Show airs exclusively on News 12 and News 12 Interactive

Following their first-round victory, the academic team from Putnam Valley High School is moving on to the second round in The Challenge, an academic quiz show designed to test students' knowledge in a Jeopardy-style format. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Public Invited to Visit 45th Annual Putnam Arts Council Members' Exhibit

The Putnam Arts Council invites the public to visit their 45th Annual Members Exhibit at Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster. This is their first Members show in The Lodge (Bldg #8) at 100 Rte 312, and is on view through Saturday, March 29, 2008. More...

Putnam County Historical Society Donates Ludington Store Contents To Kent Historical Society

The Putnam County Historical Society (PCHS) has donated the surviving interior furnishings and contents from a 19th Century retail store in Kent, New York, to the Kent Historical Society. More...

Adult Art Workshop at Reed Memorial Library

Watercolor Classes for Adults will be offered at Reed Memorial Library,from 10am- 12pm for four Saturdays, April 12, 19, 26 and May 3. The library is located at the intersection of Rt. 6 and 52 in Carmel. Please call 845-225-2439 to register. More...

Births

Daniel Thomas Campanile

Baby boy, Daniel Thomas Campanile was born at 3:04pm Greenwich Mean Time on Friday March 14, 2008 at St. Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, England. He was 7 pounds 15 oz. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ronald G. Norman

Ronald G. Norman, 75, passed away March 13, 2008. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 3, 1932 to Bradford and Alma Johanson Norman. He was a Korean War veteran and retired from Univac Corp. in NYC. More...

June M. Foss

June M. Foss died in the wee hours of March 17, 2008 at the Northern Westchester Rehabilitation Clinic. She died of liver failure. June was born on February 4, 1938 and grew up in a suburb of Pittsburgh. Her father, C.H. More...

Gelsomina Ricci

Gelsomina Ricci, age 100, of Cold Spring, died on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at Treetops Rehabilitation and Care Center in Mohegan Lake, NY. More...

Sports News

Galef Seeks Student Interested in a Full Tuition Scholarship to SUNY Maritime

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef has the opportunity to give a resident in her district a full tuition scholarship to attend The State University of New York Maritime College. More...

5K Trail Race to Raise Funds for Maintenance of Locust Grove

Locust Grove, the Samuel Morse Historic Site, is a National Historic Landmark that offers a wide variety of cultural and natural resources for the education and enjoyment of the public. More...

Learn the Basics of Sailing at Beacon Sloop Club

Learn the basics of sailing in a classroom situation and then become a member of the crew on the "Woody Guthrie," historic wooden replica of a gaff-rigged Hudson River Sloop, to get your hands-on experience. More...

Putnam State of the County Address Reflective of Country's Recession

County Executive forecasts possible 22 percent property tax increase for 2009

Departing from a customarily optimistic outlook, Putnam County Executive Bob Bondi's State of the County Address, subtitled "Hard Times, Hard Decisions," forecast difficult times for the county in the near future. More...

Legislature's Health Committee Takes Stand on School Funding

Access to health care to prompt public hearings

The Chairman of the Legislature's Health Committee, Sam Oliverio, found himself in what many would consider to be an ironic position at the Committee's March 10, 2008 meeting. More...

Legislator Tamagna Talks to Cold Spring Board About County's Relationship With Village

Putnam County Legislator Vincent Tamagna enlivened the regular monthly meeting of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees on March 11, 2008 with an appearance in the Village Hall clearly intended to counter recent criticism that the village is short-chan More...

Additional Cell Antenna Approved for "AT&T" Tower

Bulk drop off fee increase sought

On Wednesday, March 12, 2008 the Putnam Valley Town Board held a public hearing and heard comments from MediaFLO USA Inc. regarding their proposed modifications to the wireless telecommunications cell tower located off Route 301. More...

Haldane Holds Strategic Planning Meeting

Public input examines District's course

Haldane is a small school. Therein lies its greatest asset - and also perhaps its biggest challenge. More...

Public Notice

There will be no pick up of recyclables in the Village of Cold Spring on Friday, March 21. The regular schedule of pick up will resume on Friday, March 28. More...

Schools

Putnam Valley High School TheatreWorks Production of West Side Story Debuts at PVHS Performing Arts Center

Putnam Valley's all-student theater production company, PVHS TheatreWorks, is proud to present West Side Story, with performances on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 11, 12, and 13, with performances at 8pm on Friday and Saturday, and 2pm on S More...

Laura Campbell Left Off Haldane 2nd Quarter Principal's List

Due to an editing error, Laura Campbell, a ninth-grader at Haldane was omitted from the 2007/08 2nd Quarter Honor Roll listings published last week. Laura should have been included under Principal's List. More...

Cassandra Barcavage Left Off Haldane 2nd Quarter High Honor Roll

Due to an inadvertent omission in the listing sent from the school, Cassandra Barcavage, a senior at Haldane was not included in the 2007/08 2nd Quarter Honor Roll listings published last week. More...

Letters to the Editor

Pitching In to Keep Main Street Attractive

Dear Editor: I've been a resident of Cold Spring for many years, and now, my husband and I have a business on Main Street, so, I surely have a vested interest in the trash pick up on Main Street during week ends and holiday week-ends. More...

If You Will Permit Me

Dear Editor: At this particular moment, one of the focuses of the Philipstown Citizens' Alliance (www.philipstowncitizensalliance.net) is the gas station at Rts 9/403. More...

Briefly Noted

Homegrown Harvest Program at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Finally learn how to start the vegetable garden you have been thinking about, at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center on, Saturday, March 29 at 10am. More...

Tibetan Buddhist Shinay Meditation Introduced at Free Meeting

A free presentation on Tibetan Buddhist Shinay (Calm Abiding) Meditation will take place on March 22 at 6pm at Silver Lake East, 97 Old Route 6, Carmel. Pre-registration is not necessary. More...

County Offers Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

The Putnam County Department of Health is sponsoring a free Rabies vaccination Clinic at the South Putnam Animal Hospital on 230E Baldwin Place Road in Mahopac on Saturday, March 29, 2008 from 3 - 5pm. Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets! More...

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