Hyde Park

Hyde Park zoning board updates

Salt Point Tpke. variance hearing set Cheryl Rosen-Christmas of 541 Salt Point Tpke. went before the ZBA Sept. 24 to discuss a new application for a variance to change her property designation from 2 acres per dwelling unit to .49 acres per unit and to change a rear yard setback for a pre-existing shed from…

Voters approve Haviland heating system overhaul

Voters in the Hyde Park Central School District overwhelmingly approved a public referendum Sept. 30 to update Haviland Middle School’s heating system. The $3 million referendum to replace the heating systems in the school’s A and B wings drew 904 yes votes and 360 nos. School officials appeared relieved to have the vote over and…

Letters: Voting for those who support the Safe Act

Lynn Ruggiero writes, “I challenge all those Republicans who oppose the Safe Act to come up with a real plan to prevent events such as Newtown from occurring again and to dig into the real work of leading and not just pandering to powerful special interests.”

A good deed in Hyde Park, indeed

Daniel Helsin, second from left, of Hyde Park Boy Scout Troop 37 began the installation of the three Beatrix Farrand Garden gate doors on Aug. 28 as the grand finale of his Eagle Scout community service project.

Other charges

Arrested Sept. 14 in Rhinebeck and charged with obstruction of governmental administration, a misdemeanor, and trespass, a violation, according to a State Police report.