March 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Board Workshop Addresses Pedestrian Issues in Cold Spring

Making it safer to cross the street

On February 24, 2009, the Cold Spring Village Board of Trustees and a small audience listened to a presentation of a proposed pedestrian improvement plan for Main Street and Route 9D as part of a Putnam County Main Street Partnership Project. More...

Haldane Varsity Girls' Basketball Team Takes Section One Championship RAY GALLAGHER is BACK! Read his report in the Sports Section

QUEENS OF THE COURT — Haldane girls storm the hardwood after their 56-51 win over Hamilton last Saturday at the Westchester County Center. The win secured their 16th Section One basketball championship in 17 years. More...

Candidate Platform for Cold Spring Trustee: John Ralph Falloon

"I started my service with the Village of Cold Spring in high school as a member of a crew that was in charge of maintaining the fields at Mayor's Park and the field that is now the Tiny Tots Park. More...

Garrison 2009-10 School Budget Leads Brief Agenda

A regularly scheduled Garrison Board of Education meeting was held at the Garrison School on Tuesday, February 25, 2009. In the absence of President Anita Prentice, Vice President Frances Di Sarro chaired the meeting, which had a light agenda. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

Philipstown Garden Club Program: Color as an Element of Design

Charles Corrigan Straub, Professor emeritus of landscape horticulture, will speak on the topic Color as an Element of Design at a special program on Sunday, March 15 at 2pm in the Thompson Room at Boscobel. More...

Creative Dance Theater for Young Children at Howland Library

Children ages three to six are invited to participate in Creative Dance Theater on three consecutive Saturdays in March at Howland Public Library on 313 Main St. in Beacon. More...

Community Yard Sale at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, April 25, from 10am until 2pm, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting a Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Community Yard Sale in conjuction with Earth Day and the 3rd Annual Hike-AThon . More...

Perspectives

The Science of Snowflakes

As the sun warms the ground and works to melt the snow away, it feels as though spring is drawing nearer each day. Much of the snow that once hid the ground is now gone, and spring cannot come soon enough. More...

Births

Births

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Isabel Coull Romanelli

Isabel Coull Romanelli, 88, formerly of Cold Spring, passed away on February 16, 2009 at Staten Island University Hospital. She was born in New York City, July 3, 1920, the daughter of the late Charles and Lizzie Lard Coull, Sr. More...

Carmelo Garufi

Carmelo Garufi, age 87, of Cold Spring, died on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY. More...

Evelyn Kivel

Evelyn Louise Kivel, age 56, of Cold Spring, died on Friday February 27, 2009 at St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh, NY. Born in Bakersfield, CA on July 10, 1952 she was the daughter of the late Theodore Williford and Loal (Brown) Williford. More...

Sports News

Volkssport Club of West Point Conducts Group Walk in Highland Falls

The Volkssport Club of West Point will have a group walk on Saturday March 7 in Highland Falls. The walk has both 5km and 10km trails. The walk goes through the village of Highland Falls and onto the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy. More...

Highlander Lacrosse High School Team CompletesUndefeated Season!

A team of 18 local boys completed an undefeated 13 and 0 season in indoor lacrosse last Monday. More...

Wrestlers Kris and Chris Represent for PV

This season was a special one for many PV wrestlers. Among those who shined the brightest were Junior Kris Castro and Senior Chris Orlando, who both made the trip to States. More...

Chapel Board: 'Our Lady' Can Stick Around

But board wants 'Chapel Restoration' for common use

The Board of the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration, Inc., has abandoned plans to alter the official name of the little white building on the Hudson. More...

Patriotic Beam-Raising Marks Hospital Expansion

Employees and supporters of the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor enjoyed a patriotic moment last week during a beam-raising ceremony at the site of the HVHC's future $100 million Patient Tower. More...

Handicapped Kids Hit the Slopes at Thunder Ridge

Tye Conklin beamed with pride while walking around his family-owned Thunder Ridge Ski Area in Patterson and observing dozens of handicapped children experiencing a day in the snow. More...

Legislators Hope to Short-Circuit Transit Tax

On a gloomy day in the parking lot of a Circuit City drearily draped with going-out-of-business signs, two Putnam County legislators hosted a press conference to display their opposition to a proposed "regional mobility tax" aimed at patching up th More...

Haldane Math Program Puts Strategic Plan to the Test

Public meeting will consider heating system options

Large government organizations, including boards of education, have been known to spend large amounts of time and taxpayers' money on "strategic plans" that all too often end up gathering dust in the offices of senior administrators. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Schools

100th Day of School at Garrison School

10, 20, 30 days of school …40, 50 60 days of school, 70, 80, 90 days of school, 100 days of school. More...

Garrison School 2008/09 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

High Honor Roll Grade 8 Avery Anderson, Simon Close, Lianna Culp, Lindy Labriola, Julie Marcinak, Hannah Penner, Justin Voelp Grade 7 Noah Campbell, Matthew Drotar, David Hamel, Tess Hansler, Sarah Hard, Samantha Heanue, Nicole Pidala, More...

BOCES Class Teaches Early Literacy Assessment

Elementary school teachers can learn about assessing early literacy skills using the DIBELS - Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills — during a two-day introductory class April 18 and 25. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mayor Phillips is Our Guardian Angel

Dear Editor: With a village election upon us again, I share with readers the Mayor Phillips story I will be telling youngsters when I am the 99-year old rookie crossing guard helping children navigate Route 9D to get to Phillips School (née H More...

Gallagher Makes Promises He Can't Keep

To the Editor: I have been following Seth Gallagher's "promises" in his ads and handouts. Wow, he is amazing. A new senior center, a new dock, a new firehouse! All nice things! Oh, who is paying for all these new things? More...

Phillips and Mancari Demonstrate Exemplary Service

Dear Editor: I feel privileged to share words of support for Mayor Phillips and Trustee Ed Mancari. These special gentlemen consistently demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism, integrity and dedication. More...

Briefly Noted

Brownies, Food Pantry Volunteers Join Forces to Help Local Families

On December 20th, Philipstown Food Pantry volunteers joined with members of Brownie Troop #2503 to provide help to local families. The Brownies were on hand to give out beautifully crafted Christmas ornaments to each family. More...

First Presbyterian Church Invites the Community to Share in a Service of Healing

Maybe you have lost your job, or your financial security. Perhaps you grieve the loss of a loved one or a cherished pet. You may have concerns about your own health or that of a friend or family member. More...

Philipstown Food Pantry Releases 2008 Annual Report

The Philipstown Food Pantry was begun nearly 25 years ago by the Philipstown Clergy Association as a joint mission project of all of the churches in Philipstown. More...

Weekly Poll

Considering the recent rash of vandalism at Butterfield, are you in favor of fencing the property until demolition begins?




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