May 9, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputy County Executive Smith Takes Plunge Enters race for County Sheriff in fall election

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Housing Starts Mean Smaller Tax Increase For Putnam Valley STAR exemption doubles

New figures presented to the Putnam Valley Board of Education last Thursday evening indicate that the tax increase will be less than projected two weeks ago. More...

Supervisor Of Parks & Rec. Dept. Reflects On Program History And Growth

by Edward Paul Greiff More...

Kids’ Fishing Derby This Saturday

On Saturday, May 12, from 8 am to 4 pm, the Nelsonville Fish and Fur Club will host the Tony Savastano Memorial Kids More...

 

Schools

Blue Notes Perform At Chestnut Ridge

The Haldane Blue Notes performed for the senior citizens at Chestnut Ridge. They sang "Star Spangled Banner", "Another Op More...

Medieval Day Celebrated At Haldane

Haldane sixth grade students celebrated Medieval Day as a culminating activity of their social studies unit. The students worked in groups to research topics of the era such as feudalism, knighthood and castles and defenses. More...

Haldane Hops

Haldane third grade students joined tens of thousands of children from across New York State for the 2000/2001 Hop-n-ing for Easter Seals. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Little League Season Picks Up Steam

In the Majors this week the Giants and Dodgers picked up two wins each. More...

Haldane Modified Baseball Team Ends Week at 2-1

The Haldane Modified Baseball team played out its week ending with two wins and one loss. Game number one was played at Spackenkill, and the Blue Devils were victorious by a score of 15-3. More...

Special Note About N. Highlands Field

The parking lot on the third base side of the Junior field on Fishkill Road should always be used first. If that is full then overflow parking on the first base side of the Junior Minor field is next. More...

Legislature Covers Many Bases At Monthly Meeting Senator Leibell praised for efforts in Town of Kent projects

It was business as usual for the Putnam County Legislature at their Full Monthly Meeting on Tuesday May 2nd as they dealt with issues ranging from a referendum on open spaces to legislative protocol. More...

Garrison School Board Holds Public Budget Hearing Residents get to vote on budget this Tuesday

The Garrison School Board held a public budget hearing on Tuesday, May 1, in the school cafeteria. Superintendent Ellen Bergman presented the proposed 2001-2002 budget in its entirety, beginning with a list of important budget-related dates. More...

John Visentin, English Teacher At Haldane High School, Dismissed Incident with student May 1st last straw

Mr. John Visentin, Haldane High School English teacher, was dismissed on Tuesday, May 1, 2001 after an inappropriate incident with a student. More...

Town Looks To Build On Philipstown 2020 Success Contract signed with Highway Dept workers

At the May 3 meeting of the Philipstown Town Board, Susan Bates, Chairperson of the Steering Committee for the Philipstown 2020 planning forum, reported that the event had been a big success, with over 200 individuals from the Town in attendance over More...

Lower Main Street Work Gets Underway In Cold Spring

Workers from KECT Construction Co. of Patterson were busy on Tuesday morning, tearing out the surface of lower Main Street in Cold Spring. They were preparing to remove the "hump" in the road and begin the resurfacing process. More...

Open Space Institute Receives Lila Acheson And Dewitt Wallace Endowment Fund

The Open Space Institute announced on May 4th that as the result of an agreement between OSI and the Lila Acheson and DeWitt Wallace Fund for the Hudson Highlands, half the assets of the Fund, approximately $115 million, will be distributed to OSI More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Reader Says Sheriff’s Candidacy Is An Insult

With an arrogance born of too many years in office, and bolstered by too many instances of unchecked abuse of his powers, Sheriff Thoubboron has stated that the candidacy of Don Smith for the office of Putnam County Sheriff is an insult to the voters More...

A Time Of Celebration Dear Brian,

Too often, we write to express our dissatisfaction with a particular situation, with a plea that someone do something. More...

Telephone Woes Continue In Garrison

To the Editor; More...

Briefly Noted

Mothering without Mom

A Mother

With Mother More...

Clearwater Releases Recommendations For EPA’s Hudson River PCB Cleanup

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater today released their recommendations and findings regarding the Hudson River PCB cleanup, which were submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency during the public comment period. More...

Haldane Winners In NCADD Poster Contest

Brian Crimmins, grade 8, was the grand prize winner of the NCADD (National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies) Putnam chapter poster contest. He won $100.00 for his dramatic silhouette poster. More...

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