October 18, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers Honor Their Own At Awards Dinner

On Saturday, October 7th, the Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. held its second annual Recognition Awards Dinner Dance at the Putnam Valley Fire Department headquarters. The dinner is held each year to recognize the Dept. More...

Legal Aid Requests $100,000 To Save County Money Wireless 911 deemed unsafe but potentially profitable

On Thursday, October 12th, the Putnam County Legislature More...

Haldane Board Approves Community Survey On Referendum Haldane math teacher Todd Mensch gives presentation on Math A and Math B

The Haldane Board of Education workshop meeting on October 10 started with updates on the building referendum. More...

Dennytown Road Rules Toughened

After many heated battles, discussions, arguments, engineering studies and some vehicle accidents, the people of Putnam Valley have gotten the law changed in an attempt to provide greater safety restrictions on Dennytown Road and Canopus Hollow Road. More...

Looking At The Needs Of The Elderly County to hold public hearing on local services

What are the needs of the older person in Putnam County and how can they best be met? More...

Woman Arrested For Passing Contraband In Jail

On September 25, Beth Ann Nickerson, age 21, of Cortlandt Manor, NY, was charged with promoting prison contraband in the 1st degree, a class D felony, criminal sale of a controlled substance in the 5th degree, a class D felony, criminal possession of More...

 

Letters to the Editor

A Sobering Story At Election Time Editor,

Your readers will be interested in a new book, "Sell Out" by David Schippers, Chief Investigative Counsel of the House Judiciary Committee during the impeachment proceedings against President Clinton in 1998-9. More...

Devils Don’t Quit: A Haldane Tradition Editor,

Last Saturday I witnessed one of the most dramatic events that ever took place on the Haldane field. Our football team persevered and emerged victorious in a fierce battle against a much larger Valhalla team. More...

Collecting Income Tax In NY State Dear Editor,

In order for Town of Philipstown to pursue "Smart Growth," we need to seek other town revenue source in addition to property tax. More...

Public Notices

Haldane School District will be conducting an "Early Dismissal" test on Friday, October 20th. Students will be dismissed 15 minutes earlier than their normal dismissal time. More...

Cold Spring Court Welcomes Judge Costello

New on September 1, 2000, Cold Spring Village Mayor Anthony Phillips appointed Thomas Costello to the position of Village of Cold Spring Justice. He replaces Melitta Boulanger, who has recently retired. More...

Chamber of Commerce’s Community Halloween Parade Slated For Oct. 28th

The 7th Annual Chamber of Commerce Community Halloween Costume Parade will be held on Saturday, October 28th at 5:30 pm. Costumed children, adults and dogs should gather on the lawn of St. Mary More...

Electrician’s License Fee Raised $350 Services and enforcement added

At the Putnam County Legislature More...

Cold Spring Sewer Plant Woes Continue

The Village of Cold Spring continues to struggle with upkeep and repairs for an aging sewage treatment facility. More...

PV Town Board Signs Agreement With Cablevision That Runs Until 2009

At a Public Hearing and Special Town Board Meeting held Wednesday, October 11th, the Putnam Valley Town Board voted four to one in favor of signing the Cablevision Franchise Agreement Resolution. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day This Weekend

The Putnam County Department of Health is sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day scheduled for Saturday October 21 from 9am to 1pm (rain or shine) at the Fahnestock State Park Canopus Beach Parking Lot, Route 301 (near the Taconic St More...

Philipstown Youths Arrested For Alcohol, Drug Possession

On Tuesday, October 10, the Village of Cold Spring Police arrested an 18-year-old Philipstown youth, charging him with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th degree, a misdemeanor. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Briefly Noted

Holiday Bazaar To Be Held At St. Mary’s, November 4

Now is the time to shop at the Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the Women of St. Mary More...

"Oil City Symphony" To Reappear At Danny’s Skylight Cabaret Theater, NYC Cold Spring’s George Gordon produces satire of small-town culture

The off-Broadway hit, "Oil City Symphony," a satire of small-town culture set at a high school reunion where four alumni give a recital for their beloved music teacher, has been "replugged" into Danny More...

Highland Garden Club To Meet

The Highland Garden Club will hold their regular meeting on October 24th at the Butterfield Memorial Library at 1pm. More...

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