August 23, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam County Legislature Appoints George Rodenhausen As Outside Counsel On Watershed Issues

by M.C. McPeek More...

Tour de Putnam/Mountain Bike Festival This Weekend

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Lake Peekskill Residents To Rally For Financial Support Of Sewer And Water Systems

A special district meeting of Lake Peekskill residents will take place this Saturday, August 26th at the Lake Peekskill Community Center in order to inform residents of the benefits of Municipal Water and Sewer service to the community. More...

Bi-Partisan Support Shown For Judge Scuccimarra

Over 200 people turned out on August 16 for a fundraiser held at Northgate at Dockside Harbor, Cold Spring, in support of Judge Thomas Scuccimarra. Pictured above is Judge Scuccimarra and his wife Barbara with Mrs. Pataki, Governor Pataki More...

 

Schools

SUNY Empire State College’s Center For Workforce Advancement Offers Noncredit, Online Training Courses

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Haldane School Receives Reader’s Digest Foundation Grants

The Learning Foundation of Putnam/Northern Westchester has announced that a dozen school districts in Northern Westchester and Putnam counties have been awarded a total of $16,500 in mini-grants for innovative educational programs. More...

Briefly Noted

Foundry Museum Exhibit Offers Unprecedented Look at Hudson River Art

In an unprecedented exhibit, the Putnam County Historical Society and Foundry School Museum this fall will offer visitors a unique opportunity to see the Hudson River through the eyes of the 19th-century artists who immortalized it through their work More...

One Act Festival Has One Week Left To Run

One act plays are to theater what short stories are to fiction. As are many collections of short stories, this year More...

American Cancer Society Invites Community And Corporate Teams To Join "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer"

If you know someone in your family or a colleague at work who has been touched by breast cancer you have an opportunity to take action and join the battle against this disease - The American Cancer Society More...

All Quiet In Cold Spring At Board Of Trustees Monthly Meeting

With Mayor Phillips absent and no major issues before them, the Cold Spring Board of Trustees presided over a quiet and uneventful monthly meeting on August 8.

After a brief public hearing, the Board of Trustees passed a local law electing a retirement incentive program, as authorized by the State of New York. More...

Hudson Valley Hospital Center Proposes Senior Housing At Butterfield Hospital Site

After several years of unsuccessful attempts to find a tenant for the long-vacant Butterfield Hospital in Cold Spring, the Hudson Valley Hospital Center (HVHC) is proposing a partnership with New York City-based Savoy Senior Housing Corp. More...

Philipstown Republican Club Revived

There hasn More...

Cortlandt Taxpayers To Pay More To Putnam Valley School District As A Consequence Of Indian Point Sale Water agreement reached for service to new high school

For probably the last time under the leadership of Superintendent John Kleinegris, the Putnam Valley School Board met last Thursday, August 17th at what could only be termed a "nuts and bolts meeting," tying up loose ends before the beginni More...

New Hudson River Access Site In Cortlandt Announced Transfer of DOT facility to add nearly three acres to Hudson Highlands State Park

Three acres of state land will be redeveloped into a recreation area that will increase public access to the mouth of Annsville Creek, Governor Pataki announced on Monday, August 21st. More...

Legislature’s Committee Examines County Vehicle Policy

by M.C. McPeek More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Discusses Building Moratorium Request From County Legislature’s Committee

OmniPoint cell antennas to be installed on tower off Posey Rd. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

The Iron Curtain at Butterfield Editor,

A new plan by the "Trustees" of our charitable trust to allow a company called Savoy to build an assisted living facility at our former Butterfield Hospital and purchase it later appears to be the latest clever device to sell outright our g More...

Applauds Legislators’ Bold Foresight Editor,

As an owner of two properties in Putnam County I applaud legislators McGuigan and Oliverio for suggesting a moratorium on the construction of new homes in the county. More...

The Issue Is Coverage, Not Cell Towers Dear Brian:

I will apologize to Messrs. Heuston and Mazzuca for the aggravated assault on the spelling of their surnames. Henceforth, if they do not mind, I will simply refer to them as Paul and Bill, respectively. More...

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