October 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Outward Bound Needs Partner to Share Expense at Mystery Point HQ

Scenic Hudson/ Open Space may move to sell property

A valuable piece of Hudson River shoreline property may undergo a change of ownership if Outward Bound USA goes ahead with their intention to leave their Livingston Mansion headquarters on Mystery Road in southern Garrison, just off 9D. More...

George's Super Service $218,000 Wall is Almost Complete

Work completed on time to protect water supply

While George continued to dispense "super service" to his customers, Aphrodite Construction Company put the finishing touches on the $218,000 Emergency Wall Project on Monday, October 6, 2008. More...

PCN&R Sidewalk Survey: What to do with "Dockside"?

Most see a commercial use for recreation and revenue

One of the most critical decisions that local government makes is to determine how the land within its boundaries is used. More often than not, land-use decisions are controversial. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

No Shortage of Books at Kent Library Sale This Weekend

Several Friends of Kent Library met recently at the home of Friends Director Richard Harrison to finalize plans for the Friends of Kent Library Fall Book Sale to be held on Sat., Oct. More...

Philipstown's Jes Minardi Curates Group Show at Brooklyn Gallery

Jes Minardi of Philipstown is the curator of a very entertaining group show based on the titled theme, Kings & Queens. More...

Retirement Planning Seminar at Desmond- Fish Library

Martin Posner, a Financial Advisor and Financial Planning Associate at Citi Smith Barney will host a one-hour seminar on October 12, 2008 at 3pm at the Desmond-Fish Library, Routes 403 and 9D in Garrison. More...

Letters to the Editor

Galef: an Elected Official Who Cares

To the Editor: I am a volunteer firefighter and know how much work Sandy Galef has done to help us recruit even more volunteers in the fire service and to promote emergency programs in our community. More...

Mulling Over the Qualifications for Election to Congress

Dear Editor: Wow! George Morton's letter last week about his support for Kieran Lalor, Republican candidate for Congress, got me to thinking about my own prospects in a run for the 19th Congressional District seat held by John Hall. More...

Parking Presentation an Example of How Village Citizens Can Get Involved

To the Editor: Parking in the Village of Cold Spring is always a good topic for discussion and next week you can hear a status report on past, present and future conditions - plus have your voice heard on how they affect you. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Pee Wee Hawks Defeat Peekskill

The Philipstown Pee Wee Hawks traveled to Peekskill on Sunday and emerged victorious bringing their record to 2- 3 for the year. More...

Flag Hawks Remain Perfect

On Sunday October 5, 2008 the Philisptown Hawks traveled to Highland to take on the Beacon Bears and avenge an earlier season tie - the only blemish on their record. More...

Philipstown's "MITEY" Hawks Suffer Difficult Defeat to New Paltz

It was a beautiful fall afternoon along the Hudson and the Hawks prepared for a game against the New Paltz Hurricanes. The game began with a kickoff to the Hawks downed on the Hawks' 36-yard line. More...

Legislators Call for Reconsideration of Salary Hikes in Light of Wall Street Woes

CSEA Rep says union partnership with County hurt by layoffs

During the October 1, 2008 public hearing for the 2009 budget, Cody Peluso, Political Action Coordinator for County Service Employees Association (CSEA) came down from Albany to protest the decision by the County to lay off two of its members, give More...

CS Village Parking Subcommittee Presents Findings

Revenue source for Village plus free residential permits

The Village of Cold Spring could have metered parking on Main Street and elsewhere, free residential parking permits for its own citizens, monthly street parking passes for the growing number of train commuters and a new source of revenue with the More...

Philipstown Set to Begin 2009 Budget Workshops

North Highlands voters to cast their ballots at Methodist Church

At last week's Philipstown Town Board meeting, Deputy Supervisor Richard Shea reported that the Putnam County Board of Elections (PCBE) has agreed to move the polling station that had been proposed for the old fire hall in Nelsonville. More...

Case is Made Against Cold Spring Trolley Fare Increase

Legislator speaks on behalf of residents and Mayor

Stepping away from his Legislative role and taking up the mantle of concerned Philipstown resident, Vinny Tamagna spoke out against a fare increase proposed for the Cold Spring Trolley service last Thursday during a public hearing held on October 1 More...

Referendum Vote on Haldane Repairs Set for November 18

Asbestos removal, roof repairs most urgent

The Haldane School District will hold a public referendum on proposed repairs to the elementary and middle school on Tuesday, November 18, 2008. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

BOCES Hosts 'Special Needs Expo'

The fifth annual Special Needs Expo, to be held at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES' Yorktown Campus on Wednesday, October 22, will provide one-stop viewing and learning about the latest in equipment and resources for persons with disabilities. More...

Remembering a Departed Putnam Valley Middle School Colleague through Reading

During the summer of 2008 Putnam Valley Middle School lost longtime teacher aide, Cindy Belotti. Ms. More...

BOCES Offers Seminar on Teaching Autistic Students

Teachers, administrators, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, teacher assistants and aides, and parents are invited to the seminar, From Icon to I Can: Visual Teaching Strategies and Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum and Other More...

Births

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ans Benderer

Ans Benderer, 69, a resident of Dorr Fitch Road in West Dover, VT and owner of the Weathervane Lodge in West Dover, passed away Monday evening Sept. 22, 2008, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. More...

Briefly Noted

Carol Ash Honored with Crag Award as Bannerman Island Reopens for Tours

NYS Parks Commissioner Carol Ash received the 2008 Crag Inch Award for her service to the Hudson Valley, NYS Parks and to Bannerman Island. The award was presented by The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc. More...

Free, Anonymous Mental Health Screenings Offered by Mental Health America

On October 10, 2008 Mental Health America of Dutchess County and the Dutchess County Department of Mental Hygiene will offer free, anonymous mental health screenings for a range of common emotional situations that often go undiagnosed and misunders More...

Additional Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The Putnam County Department of Health received notification from the New York State Department of Health that four more crows have been laboratory confirmed having the West Nile virus. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?




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