April 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Haldane Board Finalizes Proposed 2008-09 Budget With 3.9% Tax Rate Increase

New York State Basketball champs honored

After months of planning, reports, discussion, revisions, best-estimates and further revisions, trustees for the Haldane School District last week approved the proposed 2008-2009 budget that will go to the voters as part of a May 20 referendum. More...

Girl Scout Gold Award Project Honors Putnam Valley Military

"There has not been enough recognition paid to our men and women serving in the military especially the boys and girls who leave Putnam Valley High School to go into the military," said Rebecca Bierhoff of Girl Scout Troop 2251 as she unveiled her More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Dia Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary with Four Distinctive Projects

Dia Art Foundation is delighted to announce its fifth year anniversary of Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries in the Hudson Valley. More...

Summer Art Program for Kids at Tilly Foster Farm

The Putnam Arts Council will offer its popular summer program "Express Yourself" again this year at Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster. This is a summer multi-arts program for children entering grades 1 through 7. More...

Westchester Symphonic Winds Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Gala Concert

The 65-piece Westchester Symphonic Winds celebrates its 20th anniversary with a gala concert on Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 8pm at the Tarrytown Music Hall. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Change in Mood in PV Town Government

To the Editor: There has been a change in mood of the Town government in Putnam Valley. Mr. Tendy started his April meeting by announcing the Republican fundraising dinner. More...

Redeeming Our Mountain

To the Editor: Centered high above the rolling hills of Putnam stands the mountain named for Ninham, a chief of our early people who saw all as sacred. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Obituaries

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

Briefly Noted

2nd Annual Putnam County Secret Garden Tour Set for Saturday, June 16, 2008

Private gardens still needed for tour, which benefits PARC

Putnam ARC, the leading provider of services for people with disabilities in Putnam County, will hosts its 2nd Annual Putnam County Secret Garden Tour and gardens are still needed for this fundraising event. More...

Program at Hastings Center: Advanced Annual Giving Techniques: Taking Your Program to the Next Level

Annual giving is both art and science. This session will discuss techniques to create annual leadership donors including utilizing prospect screening tools and applying them to a broader base constituency. More...

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Announces Season Opening of Discovery Quest Trails

Outdoor adventures for hikers of all ages and abilities

Attention nature Lovers - It's time to dust off your hiking boots and get ready to explore. On Saturday, May 3, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will celebrate the 2008 season opening of its Discovery Quest trails. More...

Donations and Resignations Make for Good Theatre at Putnam Valley Town Board Meeting

PV Students praised for their efforts on PV Performing Arts stage by Edward Paul Greiff

One never knows which drama mask the Putnam Valley Town Board will be wearing, comedy or tragedy, at their monthly meetings. At their April 16, 2008 meeting they took turns wearing both. More...

Siren Location Debate Stalls as Entergy Rep Fails to Attend Philipstown Board Workshop

Entergy says company will do no further work on siren without further discussion

Frustration was the watch-word at last week's Philipstown Town Board weekly workshop. More...

Cold Spring Board Presents Budget of $1.69 Million

Tax rate increase could be over 16% but Trustees to work to try and lessen increase

The Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved a preliminary budget last week that would require a 16.4% tax increase. More...

Assemblywoman Galef to Host Panel of Experts on Small Business Start-Up and Growth Opportunities in Putnam and Westchester Counties

In order to help her constituents gain economic self-sufficiency and prosperity through entrepreneurship, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is hosting a forum targeted at reinvigorating the economy by helping people with small business start-up and growth More...

Public Notice

The Village of Cold Spring Historic District Review Board will hold a Boards and Commissions training session Saturday, April 26 from 10am - 2:30pm at the Village Hall, 85 Main St.. Anyone interested in attending is welcome More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Board Meeting

The meeting of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will be held on Wednesday, April 30th at 4:30pm in the East Conference Room of the School Services Building. The public is invited. More...

Speaking Out By Saying Nothing - Day of Silence at PVHS

On April 18 students at Putnam Valley High School who chose to participate observed the national Day of Silence (DOS), an annual event in which students elect not to speak for an entire school day in order to highlight the silence that many lesbian More...

Putnam Valley Arts Hosts its Fourth "Open Mike Night"

On Saturday May 31, 2008 from 7-9:30pm, Putnam Valley Arts will host another Open Mike Night at the Lake Peekskill Community Center. More...

Births

Jackson Anthony Robinson

Jackson Anthony Robinson was born on Saturday, April 19, 2008 at Vassar Brothers Hospital to Krista and Wayne Robinson of Fishkill. Jackson weighed 9lbs, 4oz and was 22 inches at birth. Maternal grandparents are Joanne and Al Kelly of Hopewell. More...

Quinn Christopher Roberts

Eric and Kathleen Roberts are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Quinn Christopher, on March 6, 2008 at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany. Quinn was welcomed at home by his big brother, Connor. More...

Sports News

Haldane Lacrosse Gets First Win of the Season

The Haldane Blue Devils lacrosse team has had a rough start this season (1-4) but look to improve very quickly. More...

Mike Gembecki of Putnam Valley Receives ACFC All- Academic Honors at Salisbury University

Mike Gembecki, a sophomore at Salisbury University in Maryland, has been named a recipient of ACFC All-Academic Honors for football. More...

Cold Spring's Tom Costigan Selected MAAC Pitcher of the Week

Sophomore Standout Repeat Winner for Conference Honor

Manhattan College sophomore right-hander Tom Costigan was selected MAAC Pitcher of the Week announced this afternoon by league officials. Costigan threw 10 shutout innings last week leading the Jaspers to a pair of wins over Iona and Sacred Heart. More...

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