May 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley's Third Quarter Overview Shows School District Financially Strong

Rising oil prices take financial toll on District

Budgets, in one form or another, dominated the May 8, 2008 meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education. More...

Putnam County Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Clean Up Day Scheduled

The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are co-sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste and Computer/TV/Cell Phone Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 9am to 1pm (rain More...

Haldane Moves Closer to Adopting New Strategic Plan

Debate continues over hiring additional math teacher

There seems to be no shortage of problems to solve either locally or globally and if recent events are any indication, students from Haldane School may be at the forefront of solving them before too long. More...

Coming Events

 

Arts and Entertainment

Local Artists Participate in Site Specific Habitat for Artists at Spire Studios

Ten artists from the Hudson Valley region have been invited by Cold Spring artist Simon Draper to participate in Habitat for Artists, a site-specific, collaborative exhibition project at Spire Studios located at 45 Beekman Street in Beacon. More...

The Marvelous Musical Martins to Perform at the Howland Cultural Center

On Saturday, May 17 , 2008 at 8pm, Doug and Martha Martin, known as "The Marvelous Musical Martins" will perform their highly acclaimed program of Bells Around The World; Icons and Instruments of Peace, Freedom, Justice and Love. More...

Love, Sung Presented by the Taghkanic Chorale

The Taghkanic Chorale brings romantic music of Edwardian masters to life at their annual spring programs. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Harriet Lyons Hustis

Harriet Lyons Hustis, age 81, a lifelong resident of Cold Spring, died on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at her home. Born in Cold Spring, on October 23, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Carrie (Conley) Lyons. Mrs. Hustis was a homemaker. More...

George William Morse

George William Morse, 84, passed away early Tuesday, May 06, 2008 at Maine General Medical Center - Seton Campus, in Waterville, Maine, from complications after suffering a severe stroke on April 7, 2008. More...

Gwyneth M. Speers

Peacefully in her sleep, on Sunday, April 27, 2008, Gwyn Speers passed away at Victoria Village Manor, Barrie, Ontario, Canada, just days after celebrating her 87th birthday. Born April 17, 1921, in Toronto, daughter of the late W. More...

Sports News

Knights Take Second in a Row, Down Scarsdale 4-1

The Philipstown Knights girls U-12 soccer team celebrated Mother's Day with a convincing 4-1 victory over the Scarsdale Daredevils at the Crossways Field in Scarsdale. More...

Haldane Lacrosse Gets Second Win of Season

Haldane Lacrosse, who have had a rough season of late, look to turn it around quickly. The Blue Devils had a rough past week, but managed to get a big win. The first game of the week pitted them against White Plains. More...

Legislature Adopts 2009 Decentralized Budget Process

Reinstatement of lifeguards for Veterans Park supported

The May 6, 2008 full meeting of the Legislature was notable for what came afterwards: a special meeting of the Budget & Finance Committee during which the only business that was conducted was the adoption of a 2009 decentralized budget process/revi More...

Garrison Fire Department Finances Still Being Questioned

No works planned for Old Albany Post Road

The Philipstown Town Board held an uncharacteristically brief meeting on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, taking care of a number routine house-keeping matters before informally discussing a number of outstanding issues with members of the public. More...

Public Hearings on Access to Health Care to be Held by Legislature

The Putnam County Legislature wants to hear the public's views on health care availability and their experiences with the health care system. More...

Cold Spring Considers Water Issues

Drainage problems at Springbrook Condo and water bills among issues discussed

The Cold Spring Board of Trustees weekly workshop meeting took on a decidedly aquatic tone on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 as the members dealt with several waterrelated matters. More...

Public Hearing on Garrison Budget Plays to Audience of One

School field safety fence returns to committee for further study

Perhaps the fact that there was only one person present, aside from the regular audience, for the May 7, 2008 public hearing for the proposed Garrison School District 2008-9 budget meant that taxpayers were comfortable with the possible 3.97 percen More...

Stretch of Fishkill Road to be Closed for Reconstruction Work Until Further Notice

The Putnam County Department of Highways and Facilities has advised that beginning on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, Fishklll Road will be closed between Barrett Pond Road and the North Highlands Fire Department for road reconstruction work. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Schools

Haldane High School Releases 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

The following students have achieved the Honor Roll for the 3rd marking period of the 2007/ 2008 school year. More...

Mahopac Middle School to Host Community Health Fair

Health, safety, and spring cleaning will get a boost at Mahopac Central School District's fourth annual community blood drive and health fair Thursday, May 22, at Mahopac Middle School, from 4 to 7pm. More...

Joelle Sklaar Earns Honors at Skidmore College

Joelle Sklaar, a member of the Class of 2011 at Skidmore College, received academic recognition at the college this spring. She is the daughter of Michael and Vera Sklaar, of Putnam Valley. More...

Births

Births

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

Briefly Noted

School Resource Officer Instrumental in Burglary Arrest

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a sixteen-year-old Garrison youth after being accused of committing a residential burglary at a neighbor's home. More...

Massachusettes Minors Charged with Marijuana Possession

Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of two minor female subjects from Massachusettes after they were discovered to be in possession of marijuana in a Town, of Kent park. More...

Sheriff Announces Safe Boaters Course to be Given in Carmel

Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces that the Putnam County Sheriff's Department will be hosting a New York State Safe Boaters Course at the Sheriff's Department in Carmel on May 20 and May 2, 2008 from 6 to 10pm. More...

Weekly Poll

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