February 21, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Senator Leibell Provides Funding For Completion Of Subway Rehabilitation

Renovations at the Cold Spring Metro-North train station underpass are on their way to completion as Senator Vincent Leibell presented a check in the amount of $50,000 to the Village of Cold Spring on Friday, February 16th. More...

Early Morning Fire Destroys Business On Rt. 9

Over 40 volunteer fire-fighters came out early Thursday morning, February 15th, responding to a fire at R&G Ironworks on Rt. 9 near Perks Plaza in North Highlands. More...

 

Schools

Visiting Authors Boost Reading and Writing at Garrison School

"Have you ever stared at a sheet of blank paper and wondered how to get started on a story?" Children and grownups at the Garrison School resoundingly answered "Yes!" to that question when it was asked by two visiting writers who More...

Garrison Middle School Students Participate In County Music Festival

A number of middle school students participated in the 2001 PCMEA All County Music Festival on February 2nd and 3rd. Students were chosen from each of the schools in Putnam County to form large performing groups (band chorus and orchestra). More...

Garrison School 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls Released High Honors

6th Grade - Beatrice Copeland, Will Bartow, Daniel deGuzman, Tom Faherty, Ian Kratzke, Joanna Najda, Amanda Pedersen, Kimberly Zaleski. More...

Briefly Noted

Rural "Burn Barrels" Identified As Pollution Source

State brochure urges homeowners to eliminate garbage burning and find alternative ways to dispose of trash More...

AHA Home Tip - Termite-Free Landscaping Plan

When the warm breezes of spring start stirring, the homeowner More...

Christine Marie Basso Weds Scott E. Turner

Ms. Christine Marie Basso, daughter of Diane and James Basso of Beekman, NY, formerly of Cold Spring, and Mr. Scott E. Turner, son of Patricia and Ralph Turner of Fishkill, NY were married on Saturday, October 7, 2000. More...

Garrison BOE Picks Contractors For School Additions Alterations are going to have to wait

In a special meeting held on Tuesday, February 13th the Garrison School Board of Education awarded contracts on the project known as "Additions and Alterations to Garrison School." According to the Board, work will begin as soon as possible More...

Cold Spring Mayor Anthony Phillips Announces Candidacy For Re-Election

Cold Spring Mayor Anthony Phillips is seeking re-election to the office of Mayor for a fifth term. More...

County Getting Ready For Peekskill Hollow Road Work Outlook promising for creation of Dill Wildlife and Recreation Sanctuary

The Putnam County Legislature Physical Services Committee meeting was held on Thursday, February 15th where updates and progress reports were given to the committee by various County agencies. More...

Haldane Board Of Ed Begins Budget Meetings For 2001-02 Facilities budget includes some items cited in recent building conditions survey

The proposed transportation budget for 2001-02 indicates an increase of approximately $30,000. The Transportation Department is requesting a new vehicle to replace Wheelchair Van #46. More...

Putnam Valley Board Of Education Meeting Becomes ‘Differentiated Classroom’

Four "Pride in Putnam Valley" awards given More...

Is There Enough Water In Your Well?

Town ground-water study to try to find out More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Do We Really Need Another Bar? ...

To the Editor: More...

Grand Union Makes Philipstown A Community Letter to the editor,

When I moved here 16 years ago, I was pleasantly surprised by the Grand Union It was roomier (and cleaner) than the stores I left behind in Brooklyn Heights. Soon, however, I found out the true value of the place; it is our central meeting place. More...

Rather Drive To Superstore Than See One Here Dear Brian,

As a life-long resident of Cold Spring, I felt I had to respond to Linda Bowen More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Luise Hiller

Luise Hiller of Lake Valhalla in Philipstown died on Wed-nesday, February 14, 2001 at her residence at the age of 92. More...

William T. Bovè

William T. Bovè of Cold Spring died on Monday, February 19, 2001 at his residence. He was 68. More...

Sports News

Garrison Girls Basketball Completes "Perfect Season"

The Garrison girls basketball team finished their basketball season, this past week, in much the same fashion as they began their season - on a winning note. More...

St. Christopher’s Inn Golf Classic To Honor Brother Denis Sennett, SA

The ninth annual Graymoor/St. Christopher More...

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Both Haldane Teams Cruise To Sectional Playoffs More...

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