PVCSD Board Debates P/T Athletic Director

The cuts have begun

    The Putnam Valley School Board held a lengthy discussion during their March 5, 2009, School Board meeting. The board was proposing to hire a person who would serve as athletic director 60 percent of the time and as a teacher 40 percent of the time. Full Story

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PV "Beargrams" ask Gov Not to Make 18 % Library Cut

    In an interview with Putnam Valley Library Director Kathleen McLaughlin on February 26, 2009, she explained the purpose of the wall of teddy bears behind the library's reception desk and what will be the fate of these "Beargrams. Full Story

Letter to the Unknown Snow Plower

    Dear Editor: This has been a difficult winter and last Monday while I was shoveling the snow off my sidewalk, I barely had enough energy to complete the task. Full Story

GUFS Budget Should Reflect Current Economic Realities

    Dear Editor: With all due respect to the good quality of education given by the staff and administrators at the Garrison Union Free School District to our children, I question the feasibility of pay increases as proposed by the Board of Education Full Story

Garrison Landing Association Can Find a Better Way

    Dear Editor: Enough has been said about Guinan's Store to convey the community's sense of loss, but nostalgia won't win this argument. In an age of digital contact, the Store oozed with humanity. Full Story

Preserve History and Community at Garrison's Landing

    Dear Editor: The Garrison Station Plaza, Inc., owners of the building (built in 1849 as a store) where Guinan's served our community for 50 years, have submitted a site plan to the Town of Philipstown to change the use of the building to offices a Full Story

Do Mssrs. Oros and Tamagna Think We're Stupid?

    Dear Editor: In a good year, of which this is not one, if the MTA 's proposed 1/3 of 1 percent (.00333, on into an infinity of 3s) payroll surcharge is enacted the "government...(will)...pick...(the)... Full Story

A Degradation of the Religious Beliefs of the Catholic Church

    Dear Editor: On behalf of the Parish Council of Our Lady of Loretto Parish, the Catholic Church in Philipstown, I am writing to express our great offense at what we consider the degrading of the religious beliefs of the Catholic Church in the desc Full Story

Omega-3 Fats Deciphered in Desmond-Fish Discussion

Chip Marks explores "The Hero in Disguise"

    The word "fat" is a turn-off for most people. It is usually associated with a flabby accumulation of too much flesh in our bodies. Unfortunately, this same word also refers to one of the main classes of nutrients in the foods we eat. Full Story

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