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Karin Carrasco

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  1. Letter To The Editor: End The Gap Elimination Adjustment

    Letter To The Editor: End The Gap Elimination Adjustment

    PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- The Putnam Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, email putnam@dailyvoice.com.To the editor: Do you have school aged children or grandchildren? Have you heard about the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA)? While the GEA is not exactly a buzzword, the GEA has real, destructive effects on our schools that ...

  2. Letter: Senate Support Needed For Dangerous Philipston Intersecton

    Letter: Senate Support Needed For Dangerous Philipston Intersecton

    PHILIPSTOWN, N.Y. -- Daily Voice accepts signed letters to the editor. Send letters to putnam@dailyvoice.com.To the Editor: Many of us in Putnam Valley and Philipstown have been concerned about the very dangerous intersection of Pudding Street and the Taconic State Parkway. It has been the site of accidents and near accidents over the years. There was a recent letter to the editor in ...

  3. George Fischer Middle School Students Take 'Million Page Challenge'

    George Fischer Middle School Students Take 'Million Page Challenge'

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- George Fischer Middle School fifth- and sixth- graders conquered and surpassed the Million Page Challenge by reading a total of 1,336,206 pages since the fall. The Million Page Challenge is a national program to promote reading for please among young students. The school’s librarian, Elizabeth Krieger, set the challenge for all fifth and sixth-grade students.Some notable ...

  4. Mahopac SEPTO Metting To Give Parents Tools To Prepare for IEP Meeting

    Mahopac SEPTO Metting To Give Parents Tools To Prepare for IEP Meeting

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The Mahopac Special Education PTO meeting will feature a presentation on preparing for children's IEP meeting.Chrisanne Petrone, from the Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center will provide parents with strategies and tools to prepare for their child’s CSE meeting. Parents will leave workshop with the tools to effectively participate in their child’s annual ...

  5. Millbrook School Graduate Drafted By Major League Lacrosse Team

    Millbrook School Graduate Drafted By Major League Lacrosse Team

    MILLBROOK, N.Y. -- Millbrook School graduate of 2012, Tyler Albrecht, was selected by the Atlanta Blaze with the 15th pick in the Major League Lacrosse Draft.Albrecht is a senior at Loyola University in Maryland where last year he scored 23 goals and assisted on five while picking up 35 ground balls, and causing six turnovers.Albrecht posted on his Twitter page Sunday that he is ...

  6. Mahopac Library Features Wellness Classes In February

    Mahopac Library Features Wellness Classes In February

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The Mahopac Public Library is offering several health and wellness events during February. Wellness events are as follows:Enjoy Your Herbs Year Round: Learn about herb preservation from the Cornell Cooperative Master Food Preservers. Class begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Mini-Yoga Sessions: This class is geared toward those who feel that they need adaptive poses ...

  7. Putnam, Dutchess Students Attend State-Wide Theater Conference

    Putnam, Dutchess Students Attend State-Wide Theater Conference

    BREWSTER, N.Y. -- Eight students from Spotlight Arts in Brewster recently attended the New York State Theatre Education Association (NYSTEA) 19th annual student conference at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, N.Y. The conference that creates an opportunity for approximately 700 high school students from all over New York State to come together for a full weekend of learning and peer ...

  8. Letter: Putnam Candidate Calls For Loss Of Pensions For Felon Legislators

    Letter: Putnam Candidate Calls For Loss Of Pensions For Felon Legislators

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- The Putnam Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. Please send letters to putnam@dailyvoice.com.To the editor:As we have witnessed over the past few years, many legislators have been convicted of felonies, for abusing their power and the public trust. How is it that they are still allowed to collect their pension and retirement ...

  9. Fox Meadow Students Earn Healthcare Provider Credential

    Fox Meadow Students Earn Healthcare Provider Credential

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The halls of Fox Meadow School are a little safer now that several students have completed training in CPR and AED by the American Heart Association.The course leading to the Healthcare Provider credential was taught over several health class periods, with students learning how to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest, choking emergency or other emergency in the first few ...

  10. Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School Holding Blood Drive

    Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School Holding Blood Drive

    YORKTOWN HIGHTS, N.Y. -- A blood drive will be held at Lakeland Copper Beech Middle in Yorktown on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Anyone wishing to donate should bring identification with a photo and signature. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and be between 16-75 years old. If older than 76, bring a note from your physician to donate. Donors who are 16 mist have parental consent. The Blood ...

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