September 20, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Philipstown Formally Opposes Agricultural District Proposal

At their September 7 monthly meeting, the Philipstown Town Board passed a resolution opposing the creation of an Agricultural District that includes town properties. More...

Cold Spring To Begin Paving Project September 25

The Village of Cold Spring has hired a contactor to perform road repair and paving on eleven streets starting on September 25th and continuing through October 3rd (weather permitting). The following streets are scheduled for work: More...

Cold Spring Village’s Lunn Terrace Bridge "Yellow Flagged" For Pavement, Structural Problems Riverbankers project and Hospital meeting also discussed

At the September 12 meeting of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees, Mayor Anthony Phillips revealed that the automobile bridge on Lunn Terrace, which passes over the Metro-North railroad tracks and connects Main Street to the waterfront area, was " More...

Referendum Opinions Discussed At Haldane Board Meeting Workshop brings out comments and opinions on failed school referendum; plan made to reintroduce new referendum

The message was loud and clear at the Haldane School Board meeting on September 12, 2000. The meeting was a workshop devoted entirely to the recently failed school referendum. Dr. More...

 

Schools

Diamond Cutter Visits Haldane

Brian McHarty, a third generation diamond cutter, presented "Is it Art or is it Science?" to Haldane fourth graders and high school earth science classes on September 11th. More...

O’Neill Vo-Tech Student Receives Award At National Star Competition

Carol Travella, a senior at James I. O More...

Ben Zeigler Is Semifinalist For National Merit Scholarship.

James I. O More...

Briefly Noted

PHILIPSTOWN MOSAIC

Cold Spring... "First Bell In Autumn" More...

Franciscan Friars To Hold Annual Procession And Blessing Of The Animals

The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement - Graymoor will hold their annual Procession and Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 1, 2000 at Graymoor in Garrison. More...

Police Activity

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Additional Positive Birds With West Nile Virus Found In Putnam

The Putnam County Health Department received notification last week from the New York State Department of Health that 4 more birds found in the County have tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Hears Concerns Of Canopus Hollow/Dennytown Road Residents Trucks and speeders blamed for most problems

On Wednesday, September 13, over forty residents of Putnam Valley met with the Town Board at a spirited public hearing to discuss solutions to the problems caused by multi-ton trucks and vehicles speeding along Canopus/Dennytown Road. More...

Legislature Questions Fleet Maintenance Budget Proposal Sheriff’s Department maintenance shortchanged in favor of new purchases

The Putnam County More...

Battle Lines Drawn Over Smokers’ Rights Restauranteurs take on the Board of Health

The Empire Restaurant Association argued before the Putnam County Legislature that the smoking regulations placed upon them by the Board of Health are unreasonable. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Protect The Children Editor,

As you are aware, I have consistently called for sprinklers in the Garrison Union Free School. I took that stand mindful of the safety of all concerned in the use of the school building. More...

It’s Not The Trucks, It’s The Speed

I share the concerns of the residents on Dennytown Road regarding their safety. Contrary to what they may believe, their safety is my number one priority. More...

All In My Own Backyard Dear Editor,

The following letter came to us here at the Philipstown Garden Club from one of our interns, Amy Gordon of Garrison, who was sponsored this summer under our internship program. More...

Sports News

Franciscan Friars Announce Inaugural Graymoor Golf Classic

The first annual Graymoor Golf Classic will take place on Monday, October 16, 2000 at the Garrison Golf Club, Route 9, Garrison. Proceeds will support the ministries of The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement. More...

New York City To Open New Lands To Deer Hunting; Permits Required

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will open ten new areas of water supply lands for deer hunting, during the regular and muzzleloader seasons this year, for those with DEP Hunting Permits. More...

Putnam Visitors Bureau And Brewster Rotary Team Up For Putnam County Fall Classic Half Marathon & 5 K Races

The Putnam Visitors Bureau and the Brewster Rotary have joined forces this year to present the 5th Annual Putnam County Fall Classic Half Marathon and 5K race to be held on Sunday October 8th. More...

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