March 21, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

PUBLIC NOTICES

The Town of Philipstown has received The Philipstown Diagnostic Study entitled "Finding Common Ground in Philipstown" authored by Joel Russell, Planning Consultant. More...

Verizon Gives Mixed Messages In Response To Telephone Service Woes In Philipstown Inadequate line capacity blamed on customer use

When you call Verizon Corporation for service repair or billing questions they play a message reminding you that you are free to change your long distance telephone service provider, hopefully to the service Verizon offers. More...

Parrott Cannon Featured In Historical Society Forum With West Point Professor

The Parrott cannon, the weapon that played a crucial role in both the Civil War and 19th-Century Hudson Valley life, will be the focus of an upcoming special program sponsored by the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum (PCHS& More...

Putnam Valley Resident Arrested On Domestic Violence Complaint

On the evening of March 16, a 49-year-old Putnam Valley resident was arrested as the result of a domestic violence complaint. More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Airman Gary Watkins Graduates Air Force Technical Training

Patricia and Gary Watkins are proud to announce that their son, Airman Gary Watkins Jr. has successfully completed fourteen weeks of technical training at Sheppard Air Force Base, located in Wichita Falls, Texas. More...

Culhane Named To Dean’s List At Univ. Of Hartford

Julianne Culhane was recently named to the Dean More...

College Students Can Make The World Their Classroom

Don More...

Sports News

Philipstown Youth Basketball Hi-Lites

3rd & 4th Grade Division More...

Hoop Fans Welcome At Annual Faculty/Student Contest At Garrison School

All hoops fans are welcome at the annual Garrison School Eighth Grade versus Faculty Basketball Game. More...

Heartbreak At State Final Four

It was a fairy tale story with a nightmare ending. The cries of joy turned into just plain tears on Friday night when Haldane went from making history by sending two teams to the state final four, to just being history. More...

Poughkeepsie Woman Arrested After Accident In Philipstown

On March 17, Polly Usher, age 46, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th degree, a Felony; Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree; False Impersonation; Aggravated Unlicensed Operat More...

Mosquitoes And Pesticide Concerns To Be Explored

Do you want to know the facts about pesticides? Are you concerned about mosquito control in your town or county? More...

Hiker Dies On Top Of Breakneck Ridge

On the afternoon of March 17, the Sheriff More...

New PV Consumer Protection Law A Victory For Victims

At a public hearing and special Town Board meeting on Wednesday, March 14, the Putnam Valley Town Board adopted Local Law #1-2001. More...

Bondi Preaches Balance In State Of The County Address

Highlights low taxes and high employment rates in county; clean water and open space initiatives cited as key issues for future More...

Cold Spring Board Of Trustees Hears Complaints Regarding Minute-Taking At Public Hearing On Riverbankers

At the March 13 meeting of the Cold Spring Board of Trustees, Mayor Anthony Phillips read several letters from residents complaining that there had been no stenographer or secretary present to record the minutes of the March 7 public hearing of the A More...

Putnam Valley Board Of Education Budget Process Begins Enrichment and bus routes under discussion

At last Thursday More...

Meeting Videos from PCN&R


Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Why Pay Full Price For Half The (Internet) Service?

Dear Editor, More...

Disgusted With Phone Company Editor,

It was with great interest that I read the 3 letters in last week More...

Infuriated With Lack Of Proper Phone Service Dear Vinny [Tamagna, Putnam County Legislator],

As you will recall, last year I spoke with you about problems with the local phone company at the State of the County Message. More...

Briefly Noted

Fact And Fiction Of Sybil Ludington At Southeast Museum Lecture

It was a rainy night in 1777 when 16-year-old Sybil Ludington earned both local and national fame by riding her horse through the woods of Putnam County to raise the call to arms for her father More...

Opportunity For "Senior" Artists At Putnam Arts Council

The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to invite "senior" artists to participate in its More...

Pataki Proposes Criminal Penalties For Road Rage

Governor George E. More...

Weekly Poll

Will you be getting a flu shot this year?
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