September 27, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Tamagna Wins Conservative/Independence Nomination Scuccimarra loses Republican nod The official count of the primary voting on September 12th by the Putnam County Board of Elections, including all absentee ballots, are as follows: County Court Ju

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Children Honored At Town Board Meeting For Being Neighborhood Conscious Senator Vinnie Leibell obtains grant to fix Lake Peekskill dam

Supervisor Santos opened the town board monthly meeting on September 20th by placing a special item on the agenda, "Youth Recognition Awards." This agenda item came about as a result of a parent More...

Highway Department Gets "Thank You" And A Lunch From The Parks & Recreation Dept.

by Edward Paul Greiff More...

County Legislature Wrestles With The Bondi Budget

On Thursday, September 20th, with their hands tied and a determination not to raise taxes, the Putnam County Legislature met the challenge of County Executive Bob Bondi More...

Garrison School Board Hears Proposals From Prospective Construction Management Firms Debate continues over sprinkler systems in new building

At the September 20th meeting the Garrison School Board heard presentations from three construction management firms, each of whom hopes to be awarded the contract for the new school and renovations to the existing building. More...

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Schools

Stacy Lyons Named AP Scholar

Stacy Lyons of Haldane High School has been named AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of her exceptional achievement on the college-level AP Examinations. More...

Haldane Long Range Planning Committee Seeks Members

The Haldane Board of Education is seeking community members interested in serving on the Long Range Planning Committee. More...

SUNY Empire State College To Hold Information Sessions At Hudson Valley Locations

SUNY Empire State College will hold public information sessions throughout October at its Hudson Valley locations. More...

Briefly Noted

Governor Extends Lower Fuel Price Program On Thruway 5-Cent per gallon reduction program to run until end of year

Governor Pataki announced last week that the 5-cents per gallon reduction in fuel prices now in effect at all Thruway Travel Centers will be extended until January 1, saving Thruway motorists an additional $900,000 this year. More...

Hospital Encourages Women To Get A Mammogram During October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Breast Care Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center has announced an offer to encourage women who are due for a mammogram to come to one of their four sites in Cortlandt Manor, Yorktown, Putnam Valley and Croton through the month of October. More...

Save A Life By Donating Your Unwanted Car, Truck Or Van To The National Kidney Foundation Of NY/NJ This October

You can save a life by donating your unwanted car, truck or van to "America More...

Fahnestock Park To Receive $200,000 Towards Rehabilitation Of "Hunting Lodge"

Building on Rt. 9 to serve as gateway to Hubbard/Perkins property More...

Judge Steiner Begins Justice Court Campaign

Judge Alan Steiner has launched his campaign for Philipstown Town Justice, a position he now holds. Judge Steiner is also the Acting Justice for the Village of Cold Spring. More...

Tamagna Touts Record In Re-Election Bid

Putnam County Legislator Vincent Tamagna has said that taxes, roads, schools and the environment would be among the top issues in his drive for a third term as Putnam County Legislator. More...

Putnam Valley Receives Dedicated TV Channel For Community Meetings And Events Cable contracts to be discussed at Wednesday night meeting

Town Supervisor Carmelo Santos and Town Counsel David Wright have hammered out what Santos describes as "the best cable franchise contract in the region." More...

Rotary Club Receives Award From County Service Network

The Putnam Valley Rotary Club was honored at the Putnam County Service Network More...

Sheriff Questioned By Legislature Investigating improper use of seized vehicle

The Putnam County Sheriff, Robert Thoubboron, is being investigated by the Putnam County Legislature because of the reported use of a seized County vehicle at a fund raising event on Sunday, the 11th of September. More...

Falling Rocks Send Emergency Personnel To Breakneck Tunnel Beacon man recovering after surgeries

On Tuesday afternoon, September 19, the Cold Spring Fire Company, Philipstown Ambulance Corps, the Sheriff More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Press Rarely Reports On Good Work Of Sheriff’s Dept.

Editor, More...

Enforce Tonnage Limits, Re-Direct Over-Limit Trucks To Rte. 301

Editor, More...

Denied Equal Protection Of The Law Dear Friends and Neighbors:

This letter concerns the public interest because the Philipstown Assessors Office has taken my 5-acre vacant land and such property and divided it into 4 separate parcels in an R-80 2-acre zoning. More...

Births

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Cooper Miles Rick

A son, Cooper Miles Rick, was born on July 29, 2000 at Gifford Memorial Hospital in Randolph, VT to Trish and Caleb Rick of Chelsea, VT. Cooper was welcomed home by his big brother Dylan. Cooper More...

Birth Announcements Jenna Grace Shelley

A daughter, Jenna Grace Shelley, was born on September 8, 2000 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor to Sandra and James Shelley of Garrison. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Soccer Results 6th, 7th and 8th Grade

Erick Kops scored early for Pete More...

3rd Annual Flanagans Golf Outing Planned Putnam Associated Resource Centers (PARC) is hosting their 3rd Annual Flanagans golf outing at the country club at Lake MacGregor on Wednesday, October 4.

The $110 entry fee includes: continental breakfast, golf and cart, barbecue lunch, Flanagans steak dinner, a 3 hour open bar and golf prizes. Also Calloway golf, low net - high net and hole-in-one contest. Shotgun start at 9am. More...

Lights Out On Dobbs Ferry As Haldane Shuts Down The Eagles

3-0, who would believe it? The Haldane Blue Devils believe it, and they now have the entire school believing that the football team has something special going on this year. More...

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