February 28, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Correctional Facility Continues To Generate Income For County

Putnam County Sheriff Thoubboron has announced that for the fourth year in a row, the Putnam County Correctional Facility has generated more than a million dollars in revenue for the taxpayers of Putnam County. In 2000, the Sheriff More...

Philipstown Town Board Sets Monthly Meeting Agenda

The Philipstown Town Board will hold their regular monthly meeting at 8.00 p.m. on March 1st at Town Hall, 238 Main St., Cold Spring. The tentative agenda follows; however, items may not be called in the order shown.. More...

Philipstown Clergy Announces Lenten Ecumenical Services

The Philipstown Clergy will again be sponsoring ecumenical services each Wednesday evening at 7:30pm during Lent. The services are designed to provide an experience of the variety of ways Christians worship. More...

Putnam Valley Library Reports On Monthly Activity

The Putnam Valley Library has been busy with its Book Discussion Group, which meets on the last Monday of every month, reports Kathleen McLaughlin. On February 26th the group discussed the book "Waiting," by Ha Jin. Next month More...

 

Schools

Common Threads Ties Us To Hudson River

Common Threads sets Hudson River residents sailing into a cultural expedition, that navigates through school-based, community-driven programs, projects, assemblies, and events together to explore their cultural identity. More...

Melissa Jamin Named To Dean’s List At Wheaton

Melissa Jamin of Cold Spring was recently named to the Dean More...

Developmental Pediatrician And Author Mel Levine To Speak At Garrison School

"Strengthening each child More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margery O. Erickson

On Wednesday, February 21, 2001, Margery O. Erickson died at the age of 84 at the Carleton-Willard Village Retirement Home in Bedford, Massachusetts where she had lived for the past eight years. More...

Rachel Callahan

Rachel Callahan, a Province-town native and former Cold Spring resident, died Tuesday, February 20, 2001 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis after an illness. She was 82. More...

Eleanor M. Forson

Eleanor M. Forson, of Garrison, NY died on Friday, February 23, 2001 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor. She was 95. More...

Sports News

Marist To Offer "Kids’ Day Out!" Basketball Clinic

The Marist College Red Foxes and the college More...

Wrestling Grabs Players And Trophies At Haldane

While both basketball teams prepare for the Sectionals with a week of just practices and scrimmages, it gives us a chance to look at the other winter sport at Haldane. Basketball is not the only sport that competes during the winter. More...

Philipstown Recreation Dept. Youth Basketball Highlites

Feb. 10th More...

Public Health Group Seeks To Study County Baby Teeth Friends of Nuclear Power say study is fruitless

On Tuesday, February 20th, researcher Joseph J. Mangano, approached the Putnam County Legislature More...

Grand Union Is Closing! And Reopening!

by Eric Thomason More...

President Bush’s Inauguration Flag Presented At Town Board Meeting Many items covered at February 21st meeting

Supervisor Santos held up a folded American flag and thanked Congresswoman Sue Kelly for presenting him and the Town of Putnam Valley with the flag. It was the American flag that flew over the White House during President George W. Bush More...

Deadline For Submission Of STAR Tax Exemption Is Thursday, March 1

The New York State Board of Real Property Services, under Governor George E. Pataki, administers the School Tax Relief (STAR) Exemption program. More...

"Maple Syrup Day" This Weekend At Little Stony Point

Join the Little Stony Point Citizens Association in celebrating this annual rite of spring. Take part in boiling down sap from the Sugar Maple tree to make sweet syrup. More...

New Principal Greets P.V. Elementary Community

Jamie Edelman took over the reins from Jim MacDonald on February 1 More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Hopes Town’s Restaurant Patrons Don’t Seek Dining Pleasure Elsewhere Editor,

First of all, I would like to say that as a life-long resident of Cold Spring, I fully support the community and all of its residents. More...

Shopper Missed The Bigger Picture Brian:

I apologize for some comments made in my letter regarding the Grand Union situation. More...

Think They Can Bully Their Way Past Philipstown ZBA Dear Editor,

On February 19, Capuchin developer Kevin Ward appeared in front of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The Capuchins want to renovate their existing 20,800- square foot St. More...

Births

Birth Announcements Roisin Daly

A daughter, Roisin Daly, was born on January 29, 2001 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor to Kathleen O More...

A New Hudson Is Born

A new Hudson has been born to the family of the Bird & Bottle Inn, it was announced by Ira Boyar, innkeeper, proprietor and proud grandpa of grandchild number 5. More...

Briefly Noted

Father Cecil Scantlebury

To Speak At St. Mary More...

Incubation And Embrology Workshop In Mahopac

Ever wonder what came first, the chicken or the egg? Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County is offering an exciting two-part workshop on the life science program, Incubation and Embryology. More...

Sap To Syrup Day Planned For March 11

On Sunday, March 11th from 9 am until 3 pm, the Taconic Outdoor Education Center will hold its annual sugar maple celebration - Sap to Syrup. More...

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