February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Shielding Students from the Dark Side of the Internet

HALDANE TOWN SCHOOL BOARD

Just as a hammer can be used either to build or destroy, the Internet, a tool that provides access to all kinds of information, has both a good and a bad side. More...

Leibell's 900K Expense Tab

The Empire Center for New York State Policy recently issued a report for the fiscal year ending in April 2009 that detailed the expenses of state lawmakers. More...

Ming Moon Brings China to Cold Spring

Michael Turton "Let's order Chinese food!" If you had a dollar for every time that expression is heard in a given year, no doubt you would have a very comfortable retirement fund. More...

 

Sports

Tough Week For Haldane Boys Varsity

Close as it Gets in Garrison/Cold Spring Modified Match up

Unlike men, all losses are not created equal. The week of February 1 illustrated this point with three losses for the boys Varsity hoopsters. More...

Haldane Winter Track Ends Season at the Armory

Fred Kohut More...

Impellittiere Named to All-League, Section 1 and All State Team 2

Irina Impellittiere, a senior at Haldane, has been awarded many distinguished awards for her success on the volleyball court. More...

School News

Academic Achievement: Dean's List Honors and Graduations

Dana Gulley Named to Dean's List at University of Vermont

Dana Gulley, of Garrison, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall, 2009, semester at the University of Vermont. Gulley is a senior environmental studies major in the Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources. More...

Five Local Residents Make the Dean's List at SUNY Oneonta

The following local residents were among 1,357 students from the State University of New York College at Oneonta who earned Dean's List honors for the Fall, 2009, semester. More...

Kelly Hopper Placed On Visual Arts's Dean's List

Kelly Hopper has been placed on the Dean's list for the Fall, 2009, semester at the School of Visual Arts. Kelly is majoring in photography and will graduate in May of this year. More...

Letters

To the People of the Village of Cold Spring:

The trustees of the Village of Cold Spring recently adopted a Citizen and Customer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, meant to improve the relationship between residents and the various departments and boards with which they must deal, More...

To the People of the State of New York:

Part Two in the PCN&R's Federalist papers series. America's Founding Fathers, students of history and ancient political theory, were well aware of the problems posed by mobs and factions of citizens, especially in free societies. More...

Federalist No. 10

The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection

To the People of the State of New York: AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well-constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of faction. . . . More...

NEW WEBSITE COMING TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY) AT 10 AM

Same Place, New Face

Check it out! More...

Zoning Re-Draft is Coming Soon

The ever-recurring zoning issue came up at the end of the February 4 Philipstown Town Board meeting when audience members questioned the status of the pending zoning law re-draft and the nature of future workshops. More...

Philipstown Considers Shared Services, Consolidation

Issues of shared services— even consolidation—and government efficiency dominated the Philipstown Town Board monthly meeting last Thursday. More...

Paperwork and Phosphates

Along with discussing ways to share services and save taxpayer money, the Philipstown Town Board last Thursday appointed members to subsidiary boards, took aim at unnecessary paperwork, heard about the dangers of phosphate pollution, and passed alo More...

Bleak Budget Scenario

There is an Italian phrase meaning "looking into the wolf's mouth" and the Putnam Valley Board of Education did just that at its February 4 business meeting. In this case the wolf's mouth is the 2010- 11 district budget. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Obituaries  Free Access 

Fr. Henry Mair

Fr. Henry Mair, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, died in Brockton, MA, on January 28, 2010. He was 74 years old. Fr. Henry was born Gerard Mair in Brooklyn, NY. He attended PS 123 and St. More...

Murray Barnes

Murray Barnes of Half Moon Bay, Croton-on-Hudson, formerly of Garrison, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2010. Murray was born on March 5, 1926, in England to George Alfred and Margaret (Wood) Campbell Barnes. More...

Cultural Events

Cultural Events

JULIA L. BUTTERFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY Rtes. 301 & 9D 265-3040 butterfieldlibrary.org Mon & Wed: 10am-8pm T, T, F and Sat: 10am-5pm Sun. More...

Akeelah and the Bee Screens at Howland Library

Celebrate February being Black History Month by watching the film Akeelah and the Bee on Saturday, February 13, 12 noon, at the Howland Public Library. More...

Trisha Brown Dance Company in Residence at Dia Beacon

Dia Art Foundation is pleased to announce the second in a series of performances by Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) at Dia:Beacon. More...

General Stories

Talk of the Town

Have you been in to Cold Spring Pizza lately? They have new, comfortable booths, tables, and chairs, but the same good food. Drop in for a slice and to take in the new surroundings. Don't forget the Blood Drive this week at Haldane Gym 2-8pm. More...

Paterson Proposes MTA Tax Rollback

Governor David Paterson has proposed cutting the Hudson Valley's share of the MTA payroll tax in half, and shifting the burden of the MTA's problems back on New York City. More...

Religious Services

ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE HIGHLANDS 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring Fr. Shane Scott- Hamblen, Rector, 265-2539 Mr. Ron Greene, Senior Warden, 265-3624 stmaryscoldspring. dioceseny.org Wed. Feb. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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