May 16, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s Undercover Airplane Vandalized

Sheriff says "reckless endangerment" by daily newspaper is to blame More...

Nelsonville Board Starts Fish & Fur Building Renovation

by Claudia Gibson More...

Garrison BOE Ponders Fate Of Tree In Ball Field Art students treat board to puppet show

Is it a hazard to young athletes, or a local treasure to be cherished and cultivated? More...

Small Turnout Defeats School Budget In Putnam Valley Bellino and Saporito reelected

At 9pm last evening at the Putnam Valley High School, Edward McDonald, vice president of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, announced that the polls were closed. By 9:30, the results were known. More...

 

Schools

1,196 New York High School Seniors To Receive Lottery Scholarships

The names of 1,196 graduating high school seniors in New York State who have earned a $4,000 New York Lottery Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Scholarship were released last week by Governor Pataki More...

Haldane Elementary 3rd Q. Honor Roll High Honor Roll

Fifth Grade - Mat Burstein, Sara D More...

James I. O’Neill High School 3rd Marking Period Honor Roll The students attaining the highest average for the third marking period in each class at the James I. O’Neill High School in Highlands Falls are as follows:

Seventh Grade - Natalie Sunakawa; Eighth Grade - Julio Cieza; Ninth Grade - Joanna Lee; Tenth Grade - Ashley J. Larson; Eleventh Grade - Shane Larson; Twelfth Grade - Laura Jensen. More...

Briefly Noted

Snapping Turtles To Pay Visit To Boscobel

They date back 200 million years. They have outlived the dinosaurs and the cavemen. They are snapping turtles - alive and well and crawling up the steep bank from Constitution Marsh to Boscobel More...

Memorial Day Observance Schedule Announced In Philipstown

The Memorial Day Committee of the Town of Philipstown will hold the Annual Parade and Memorial Services honoring our deceased Veterans of All Wars on Monday, May 28, 2001 starting at 9am on lower Main Street in Cold Spring. More...

Montgomery Place Presents The 6th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival

Montgomery Place, in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, presents the The 6th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival, on June 9 - 10. This year More...

Thoubboron Wins Republican Party Nomination For Fifth Term As County Sheriff By Four Votes Nordstrom and Hay win nominations, Morini loses party vote but wins strong endorsement by County leadership

With some incumbents winning and others losing, the Putnam County Republican convention was a prelude to what could be many epic political battles that will run through the summer and into the fall. More...

Legislature’s County Car Policy Aimed At Misuse And Abuse Public responds to new home building laws

At the Personnel Committee meeting on Wednesday, May 9th, the Putnam County Legislature finally narrowed down its proposed policy on the use of County vehicles. More...

Metropolitan Regional Transportation Plan To Be Discussed At Putnam Meeting

The first two of ten public planning workshops to be held throughout the region for the update of the Regional Transportation Plan, which is due to be completed by the Fall of 2002 will be held on Monday, May 21st at 7 pm at the Putnam County Courtho More...

Cold Spring Looks At Funding For Sewage Plant Upgrade Recycling rules to be tightened

Facing the cost of just under $1 million to upgrade its aging sewage treatment plant, the Village of Cold Spring is looking at ways to fund and implement the work. More...

Public Notice

Street sweeping of Village streets in Nelsonville has been scheduled for Monday, May 21. Residents are asked to remove their vehicles from Village streets by 7am on that day. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

The Most Fundamental Of A Community’s Needs Letter to the Editor:

I am ever reminded that my family is so fortunate to live in such a beautiful community, a locale with breathtaking landscapes and warm, caring people! How many folks can say that about where they live? More...

Skaters Deserve Equal Time And Space To the Editor,

The sports of rollerblading and skateboarding are growing in popularity worldwide and in our community. Athletes now are not only drawn to traditional sports such as football, but to these extreme sports as well. More...

Angry Employees Feed Newspaper Lies & Half-Truths

Editor, More...

Sports News

The P.S.L. To Open

May 29th More...

Philipstown Girls Soccer Update

May 5th - Salmagundi Books (Coach Nowara), Rosa Kemp was formidable in the stopper position. Azure Nowara and Charlotte Lorick each scored goals bringing their team a victory. More...

Philipstown Lacrosse Team Racks Up Two More Wins

On May 2,the 5 and 6 grade Philipstown Highlander Lacrosse team traveled to Ossining. Superior offense and a capable defense led to the second win of the season. Scoring for the Highlander More...

Weekly Poll

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