August 9, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

West Nile Virus Found In Putnam County Dead sparrow found in Village of Brewster

The Putnam County Health Department has received notification from the New York State Department of health that a sparrow in Putnam County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. More...

Summer Haldane Board Of Ed Meeting Held July 25

The Haldane Central School District Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, July 25, 2000 in one of the modular classrooms. More...

Town Supervisor Says No To Supporting Proposed County-Wide Building Moratorium Haldane varsity baseball team honored; Indian Brook Road residents request speed limit reduction

At the August 3 monthly meeting of the Philipstown Town Board, Supervisor William Mazzuca made it clear that he does not support the county-wide building moratorium as recently proposed by two Putnam County Legislators, Robert McGuigan, Jr. More...

County’s Environmental Health Dept. To Visit Putnam Valley, Philipstown

Will answer questions regarding West Nile Virus More...

 

Schools

DianaThompson Named To Dean’s List

Fairfield University, a Jesuit university founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Connecticut, has announced the names of the students who qualified for the dean More...

Anne Marie Barber On Dean’s List At Smith College

Anne Marie Barber, daughter of Michael and Rose Barber of Garrison, was named to the Dean More...

Briefly Noted

The Civil War Comes To Constitution Island August 12th And 13th

The public is invited to take a trip back in time to Civil War days during an event-packed weekend on Constitution Island on Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th. More...

Vassar Brothers Hospital Seeking Women For Breast Cancer Study

The STAR Breast Cancer Prevention Study has enrolled over six thousand women across the country in its first year - eight of whom were enrolled through Vassar Brothers Hospital. More...

Boys’ Choir Of Westchester Opens Auditions

Auditions are currently being held for the Boys More...

Tompkins Trustco, Inc., Announces Agreement To Complete Acquisition Of

The Mahopac National Bank More...

Children’s Playground Opens At Putnam Valley Town Park

After a year of planning and a year of installation, Putnam Valley has a new Children More...

Legislature Denies Bondi’s Request For Salary Increase Votes against proposed $10 million open spaces bond issue; refers proposed building moratorium to Physical Services Committee

At the August lst meeting of the full legislature, lawmakers rejected County Executive Robert Bondi More...

Friars And National Park Service Face Off On Appalachian Trail Eminent domain proceedings halted

The Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Atonement at Graymoor met with officials from the National Park Service: Judy Brumback, Chief of the Acquisitions Division and Pamela Underhill, Park Manager of the Appalachian Trail; US Senator Charles E. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Park Service Should Take Steps Necessary To Protect Trail The following is a copy of an e-mail sent to Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt: August 1, 2000 Dear Secretary Babbitt,

I have been reading with considerable interest recent reports in my local newspaper, The Putnam County News and Recorder, as well as today More...

Brewster Little League Vs. Private Club Team

Editor, More...

Outrage In All The Wrong Places Editor,

It was interesting to see the return of the prodigal politician, Jerry "James Carvell" Goldberg so early in our election process, once again doing the dirty work for the Democratic Party of Philipstown. More...

Sports News

Stony Ford Golf Classic To Hold Qualifying Rounds

The Annual Stony Ford Golf Classic will hold qualifying rounds from August 12 through September 8 and its final round on Saturday, September 9 with a 7:30am shotgun start. More...

Healey Brothers Automotive Superstores Pro-Am Golf Classic, Sept. 13

The Annual Healey Brothers Automotive Superstores Pro-Am Golf Classic will be held September 13 at Stony Ford Golf Course in Montgomery. More...

Moore Cement, Scanga Woodworkers In P.S.L. Finals

Moore wins game 1 under protest More...

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