December 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Wreath Decorating at Mother Lurana House

Pictured above are some of the volunteers and participants at the Mother Lurana House, an adult day care center in Garrison, who had a festive day on Tuesday December 16 when members of the Philipstown Garden Club assisted them in decorating wreath More...

Arts and Entertainment

Knitting Naturally at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Come spend the morning at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 10am to learn the basics of knitting and about natural fibers to create a warm and cozy scarf. More...

Staff Sgt. Diana Powers in Flute Recital at West Point

Staff Sergeant Diana Powers will present a recital of music for flute and other instruments. Several members of the West Point Band will join her throughout the recital. Diana will perform the music of P.D.Q. More...

Children's Book Writers Group Starting at East Fishkill Library

The first meeting of the Children's Book Writers Group will take place on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 6pm at the East Fishkill Library. More...

Perspectives

Where Do All the Animals Go in Winter?

It's January. It's just the time of year when you want to spend the day snuggled in a warm blanket, perhaps with a hot beverage. Sound about right? More...

Briefly Noted

Graymoor's Celebration of Christmas Moves the Focus to Reality Behind the Season

Each year the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor offer different ways to celebrate the Christmas holidays with events and programs that focus on the reality behind the season. More...

Public Notices

The Village of Cold Spring offices will be closed for the Christmas Holiday on Thursday and Friday, December 25 and 26, 2008. There will be not recycling picku on Friday, December 25. More...

Carmel Student Suspended for Bringing Bullets to School

Dr. James Ryan, Superintendent of the Carmel Central School District, and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith report that a fourteen-year-old student at Carmel High School has been suspended after he brought bullets into the school. More...

Though Unfunded, Philipstown Storm Water Management Plan Continues

Quarry Pond project receives one-year extension

Wellington Carvalho may be in line for a frequent visitor award from local governments and school boards. More...

PV School Board Honors Students and Learns of $475,000 School Aid Funding Cut

It was a packed house and standing room only at the Putnam Valley School Board meeting held December 18, 2008. The audience was there to show their support for the outstanding students being recognized for their outstanding work and achievements. More...

Along with the Rest of the World, Haldane Braces for a Tough Budget Year

Residents revive an important part of Haldane heritage

Forget global warming. The Haldane Central School District is not about to escape the ongoing global economic winter chill. More...

Schools

New Opportunities for Children and Adults at The Digital Media Lab

Garrison Art Center has partnered with the Philipstown Community Center to develop the Digital Media Lab. Located at Philipstown Community Center, the Digital Media Lab provides an ideal setting to learn digital photography and video skills. More...

Three Grades Perform at Haldane Middle School Winter Concert

The wonderful Haldane Middle School Winter Concert was held on December 15, 2008. The 6th Grade Chorus opened the program with Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima arranged by Philip Kern. Al Shlosha D'Varim by Allan E. More...

Three Putnam Valley Teachers Become National Board Certified Teachers

Seven area teachers recently earned the distinction of becoming Nationally Board Certified, an honor reserved for professional educators who fulfill rigorous requirements including monitoring student achievement, videotaping their lessons, submitti More...

Births

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Sidnee Allyn Merante

Sidnee Allyn Merante of Cold Spring, passed away Monday December 22, 2008 in Hudson Valley Hospital Center after a brief illness. Born on February 10, 1920 in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Laura B. Allyn. More...

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