March 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Set to Finalize Proposed 08/09 Budget

Tax rate would increase 4% if approved by voters

The cost of education was uppermost in everyone's mind as trustees for the Haldane School District reviewed the proposed budget for 2008/09 at its March 18, 2008 workshop. More...

Coming Events

Arts and Entertainment

Premiere of Film Written and Produced byJohn Pielmeier at Depot Theatre

On Sunday, March 30, The Capture of the Green River Killer, a television miniseries written and produced by Garrison resident John Pielmeier, will be screened for the public at 2:30pm. More...

Master Gardener to Present Springtime Tips at Howland Library

Is your garden ready for spring? More...

Awakening the Familiar: The Still-Lifes of Terry Wise at M.J. ART

Recent Paintings and Collage by Terry Wise of Stockbridge, MA, will be on exhibit at M.J. ART in Beacon, Saturday, April 12, through Saturday, June 7. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Concert for a Cause

To the Editor: On April 11th, I'm doing a concert in the Haldane auditorium, along with the Veltz Family and the Cold Spring Music Collective, to raise money for a geothermal engineering study that will help us determine the most cost efficient wa More...

Congratulates PC Legislature for their Support of Equity in Education Act

Dear Editor: I'd like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Putnam County Legislature for their Resolution supporting Assemblyman Kevin Cahill's "Equity in Education Act" (A04746). More...

Children with Special Needs are Being Denied Opportunities

Dear Editor: We are writing as the parent of a developmentally disabled child and as the director of The Friends Network, a non-profit organization that provides after school respite to children with special needs in Putnam County. More...

Sports News

Marist to Host Kids' Day Out! Basketball Clinic

The Marist College Red Foxes and Office of Special Services will sponsor the 17th Annual Kids' Day Out! on Sunday, March 30, at the James J. McCann Recreation Center. More...

Hendrick Hudson Lions Club Opens Registration for First Annual Adult Kickball Tournament

The Hendrick Hudson Lions Club is pleased to announce it is now accepting registrations for its first annual Adult Kickball Tournament, to be held on Sunday, April 13 from 10am- 4pm at the Town of Cortlandt's Sprout Brook Park. More...

P.L.A.Y. Highlander Lacrosse Renews its Annual Rite

The 12th P.L.A.Y. Lacrosse Pot-Luck Dinner was held March 8 at the Garrison Fish and Game Club. The familycentered dinner is an annual rite in Philipstown's local sports culture. More...

CS Village Board Begins Wrestling With Next Budget

"Homework" assignments handed out to trustees

Just as their counterparts in the federal, state and county governments have to wrestle with the budgetary demons of declining revenue and rising expenses so does the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Cold Spring Fire Company Pipes and Drums March in NYC Saint Patrick's Parade and Perform That Evening at Carnegie Hall

As proud representatives of our area, The Cold Spring Fire Company Pipes and Drums took part in this year's 246th Saint Patrick's Day parade in New York City. More...

Putnam National Golf Course to be Operated by RDC Golf Group, Inc.

Plan praised by Legislature's Chairman

The County Legislature held a "Special Meeting" on March 18, 2008 to approve a number of "memorializations" - resolutions that do not make new laws or amend old ones, but are generally sent on to the State to let lawmakers know the County's positio More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R

Schools

Putnam Valley High School PTSA to Sponsor Art Auction

The Putnam Valley High School PTSA will be sponsoring an Art Auction featuring art in all media and price ranges on Thursday, April 10, 2008, at Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant, 5714 Albany Post Road, Cortlandt Manor. More...

PVHS World Language Club Celebrates National Foreign Language Week

The Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) World Language Club recently celebrated National Foreign Language Week from March 3 to March 9, 2008. More...

IBM Engineers Week Celebrated at Haldane With Visit by Jon Champlin

Jon Champlin, an IBM engineer, visited Haldane sixth grade science classes for the third year to share his knowledge about engineering with the students. He explained about what engineers do and how they work. More...

Births

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret Mark

Margaret Mark, age 90, of Cold Spring, died on Friday, March 21, 2008 at West Ledge Extended Care Facility in Peekskill. Born July 22, 1917 in NY, NY, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Anna (Auferi) LaValle. Mrs. More...

Briefly Noted

Glynwood Center Presents: The Magic & Mystique of Composting: an All-Day Workshop

This comprehensive workshop, to take place on Saturday April5, from 9am-3pm at Brook Farm Project, New Paltz. The workshop will offer advice and guidelines for starting and expanding composting operations of any scale. More...

Use of Free File Growing in 2008

The continued growth of Free File shows taxpayers are taking advantage of the program's benefits, which include free electronic return preparation and filing of tax returns, as well as quicker refunds with direct deposit. More...

Teatown Announces Annual Plant Sale & Workshops

Teatown Lake Reservation's spring tradition - its ever popular two-day plant sale - will reflect Teatown's commitment to promoting environmental sustainability in the Hudson Hills and Highlands region. More...

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