June 27, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam Valley Board Awaits Release Of Reading Report

New teachers hired; scholarship created to honor Christine McHugh More...

High Speed Internet Access Is Available In Putnam Valley, But Cost Is The Key

Putting on his investigator More...

Four Plans Proposed At Putnam Valley Master Plan Public Hearing June 23rd

On Saturday, June 23, fifty to sixty Putnam Valley residents gathered at Putnam Valley High School to hear Billy Crowder, Chairman of the Master Planning Committee, and William Canavan, President of HydroEnvironmental Solutions, present their recomme More...

 

Schools

Jilian Walsh Mattessino Graduates

On May 10th, Jillian Walsh Mattessino graduated from New York University, College of Arts and Sciences. She earned a Double major in the areas of East Asian Studies and History. More...

Giachinta Named To Dean’s List

Katherine Marie Giachinta, daughter of Joseph and Suzanne of Cold Spring has been named to the Dean More...

Cinderella Offers Wide Range Of Learning Opportunities

Cinderella was the subject of a global multi-disciplinary day in the elementary school More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Geneva Rodino

Geneva Rodino age 78 of Poughkeepsie, NY, formerly a long time Peekskill, NY area resident, died on Thursday June 21, 2001 at Vassar Bros. Hospital. More...

Toni Ann Sabatini

Toni Ann Sabatini, age 45 of Carmel, NY formerly a long time Cold Spring area resident died on Thursday June 21, 2001 at Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Hyman Richter

Hyman "Chic" Richter, of Highland and formerly of Lake Peekskill and a retired airplane mechanic, entered into rest Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at Hudson Valley Nursing Home, Highland. He was 90. More...

Sports News

Haldane Girls Soccer Alive And Looking Ahead

Last year the Haldane Girl More...

Yankees, Mets Struggling

With school over and Little League ending with another successful season, it More...

Garrison Fish And Game Annual Fishing Derby Results

On Sunday June 17th, "Fathers Day" the Garrison Fish and Game Club held it More...

Haldane School District Passes Land Acquisition Plan

A light voter turn-out on Wednesday, June 20th, for a single proposition to purchase the "Father of Mercy" property for $550,000 resulted in a 455 yes and 409 no vote that approved the plan to purchase. More...

Public Notice

The Town of Philipstown Town Hall will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. The Regular monthly Town Board meeting will be held on July 12th at 8:00pm More...

Contractors Question New County Consumer Building Laws

According to several local contractors, when the Putnam County Legislature adopted a new set of building laws earlier this year to protect the consumer against fraudulent contractors, they ended up protecting big business and hurting small contractor More...

Putnam County Legislature Decides Not To Change Sheriff’s Department

Some of the politicians in Putnam County had lofty dreams of a County-wide police force, with a Police Chief appointed by the County Legislature directing the detectives and road patrols, and an elected Sheriff running the jail More...

Philipstown Town Board Wrestles With Proposed Zoning Changes For Routes 9 and 9D

At the June 20 meeting of the Philipstown Town Board, members discussed a proposed zoning change to require two-acre minimum lot area in the R-40, B-1 and B-2 zoning districts along Routes 9 and 9D south of Route 301. More...

Garrison BOE Reviews New Policies, Approves Salary Increases Construction manager reports on progress of building project

At the June 19 regular meeting of the Garrison School Board, the trustees received an update from the school More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Most Dog Owners Do Not Abide By Leash Laws Editor,

The letter in the June 20th issue regarding the banning of our four legged friends in Town parks, sparked me to write. I fully understand the fear of many parents to let their kids play where dogs run unleashed. More...

Good Luck To Robert Thorpe Editor:

Reading Robert Thorpe More...

North Highlands Fire District Stands Ready, Day Or Night To the Editor and the Residents of North Highlands Fire District:

We were somewhat concerned after reading Cold Spring Mayor Phillips More...

Births

Morgan Sarah Etta

A daughter, Morgan Sarah Etta, was born on April 2, 2001 at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco to Timothy and Dawn Etta. More...

Catherine Colette Dwyer

Catherine Colette Dwyer was born on May 29, 2001 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan to Mary and Bob Dwyer of Cold Spring. She was 8 lbs 13 oz. Big sister Mary-Margaret is thrilled to have Catherine as a sibling More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of Our Town

Ah, summer. The wild orange Tiger Lilies are in bloom along the roadways. Mulberry trees are making their murals on the sidewalks. And what is that beautiful bush of pink blossoms two doors up from the Philipstown Town Hall? More...

Walkers Sought For 7th Annual Support-A-Walk Aiding Cancer Victims

Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization offering free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, has announced that plans are underway for the 7th Annual Support-A-Walk to be held on Sunday, September 30th, at 9am at More...

Alamo Offers Advanced Cardiac Support Course

Alamo Ambulance Service, an affiliate of Vassar Brothers Hospital, will host an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider course on Friday, July 20th from 6pm to 10pm and Saturday, July 21st from 8am to 5pm. More...

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