September 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold Spring Tree Replacement Debated

Village pressures Verizon to remove unused poles

As autumn approaches the status of Village trees was high on the agenda of the weekly workshop meeting of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees on September 2, 2008. More...

Nelsonville Polling Station for Displaced Voters Remains Unresolved

Philipstown Town Board to begin meetings with GVFC

The question of whether or not the Nelsonville Fire Hall will serve as a polling station for North Highlands voters in the upcoming November election remains unanswered. More...

Another School Year Gets Underway at Haldane

Community forums planned seeking input on finance, strategic plan, capital projects

"No matter how many years I've been in this business I still get that pumped feeling knowing the kids are coming back." With those words Haldane Superintendent Mark Villanti opened the Haldane Central School District's workshop session on September More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Dutch Legacy Weekend at Regional Historic Sites

A Dutch Legacy Weekend will take place on Sept 20 - 21, 2008. Hours, fees and dates vary. More...

West Point Band Presents Unity Through Diversity Concert with Pianist Marina Arsenijevic

The USMA band and cadet glee club will present a concert themed "unity though diversity" with Marina Arsenijevic on Thursday, September 25 at 7:30pm in the Eisenhower Hall Theatre. To request complimentary tickets, visit www.marinaatwestpoint. More...

Energy Healing to Release Stress at Desmond-Fish Library

One Touch Light Healing, an international energy healing and mystery school, is offering a free introductory energy healing workshop on Sept 23 at the Desmond Fish Library in Garrison, from 6:30-8:30pm. More...

Births

Isabelle Bisone Meyer

Isabelle Bisone Meyer was born on Friday, June 13, 2008 at Hudson Valley Hospital to Josh and Federica Meyer of Garrison. Maternal grandparents are Giancarlo and Laura Bisone of Franklin Lakes, NJ. More...

Karolina Angelica Bei

Karolina Angelica Bei was born on August 2, 2008 at 12:30pm at New York Presbyterian in New York City. She was 6 lbs, 18 inches at birth. Proud parents are Regina and Sam Bei (of the Hudson House in Cold Spring). More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dr. Peter Richter

Dr. Peter Richter, a long time resident of Garrison, and New York City, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2008. Dr. Richter was born on May 16, 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland, to Dr. Curt Paul Richter and Dr. Phyllis Greenacre. More...

Eileen C. Montgomery

Eileen Curtin Montgomery, 78, of Cold Spring, died at her Cold Spring home on Tuesday, September 2, 2008. Eileen was born the youngest of five children to Charles and Eleanor (Sullivan) Curtin on August 13, 1930 in Newburgh. More...

Grace Elizabeth Marano

Grace Elizabeth Marano passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, August 31 2008. Born on June 25, 2008 to Katherine N. Tillman and Daniel Marano of Perkiomenville, PA. More...

Sports News

Historic Thayer Hotel at West Point Hosts This Week in Army Football Live Radio Show

The historic Thayer Hotel at West Point is once again hosting a live radio show, This Week in Army Football, every Thursday night during football season on the Thayer Dining Room patio from 6:30 to 8pm. More...

Grand Walkabout to Kick Off at 4-County Trails Fair

A year-long adventure along the scenic and historic foot trails in four mid-Hudson counties is about to begin. More...

Area Youths Participate in NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick Competition

On August, 23, 2008, more then 11 area youths took part in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition hosted by the Philipstown Recreation Department and Philipstown Pop Warner. More...

County Has a Surplus But Tough Times Loom

New state and federal mandates will make for a difficult 2008-2009 budget year

According to an audit performed by an outside accounting firm, Putnam County saw a $5.2 million budget surplus in 2007. More...

Envisioning Cold Spring's Future: First of Five Stakeholder Meetings Held

Communication and recreational resources cited as top needs

The painstaking process of developing a Comprehensive Plan for the Village of Cold Spring entered yet another new phase as the first of five planned stakeholder public meetings was held at the Village firehouse on Thursday, September 4, 2008. More...

PV Moves Forward To Remedy Potential Peekskill Hollow Brook Contamination

Three fuel tanks to be removed pursuant to DEC order

Putnam Valley Supervisor Bob Tendy opened the September 3, 2008 Town Board work session by calling for an immediate Executive Session to review the legal ramifications of the actions they were going to undertake this evening. More...

PVHS Class of 2008 Surveyed for Their Future Preparedness

District 2008 plans and goals reviewed

The Putnam Valley Central School Board business meeting, held on September 4, 2008, revealed a new criterion the school is using to evaluate how well they prepare students to take their next step in life whether it's college, work, military or what More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

New York Farm Bureau Offers Scholarships to Students Studying Agriculture

New York Farm Bureau is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship sponsored by the New York Farm Bureau More...

Daniel Carrion Graduated from Ithaca College

Daniel Carrion, son of Garrison residents Fernando and Elizabeth Carrion, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences. The degree was awarded in May 2008. More...

Local Volunteer's Granddaughter Receives Awards for Volunteerism

Arielle Lhotan, granddaughter of long time Cold Spring residents Philip and Margaret Schatzle, was recognized for volunteerism and academics upon her 2008 graduation from Harrison High School in Westchester County. Arielle received: the St. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Republican Whose Party Does Not Represent Him

Dear Editor: I listened, watched and read about the Democratic and Republican conventions. More...

Route 301 is Turning Into 'Donorcycle Alley'

Dear Editor: How many more deaths involving motorcycles are required along the route 301 corridor between route 9 and Kent's eastern border before the Putnam county authorities which include the Sheriff's department, the state patrol and the Kent More...

An Overview of Property Tax Relief Opinions and Proposals

To the Editor: I am so grateful to my constituents for their continued support of the work I undertake every day for the 90th Assembly District. It is surely one of the toughest times to be a legislator. More...

Briefly Noted

Peter Convery of Putnam County Sheriff's Office Amongst Attendees of NY State Sheriffs' Training Conference

Thirty-nine Undersheriffs from across New York State recently attended an annual training conference in Albany, NY, sponsored by the New York State Sheriffs' Association and the New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute. More...

Hudson Valley Vintners & Wineries Launch HudsonValleyWineCountry.org

The year was 1677, when the French Huguenots planted the first vines on the hillsides of the Hudson Highlands and started the tradition of growing grapes and winemaking that continues today. More...

Asbestos Workers Recruit Apprentices

The Asbestos Workers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 91, will open recruitment on September 10, 2008 through February 11, 2009 for five insulator/ firestop worker/asbestos worker apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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