July 4, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Joint Effort Rescues Capsized Sailboaters

On Monday July 2, at about 7:35am, Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1, Philipstown Ambulance Corp. and the Cold Spring Police Department were dispatched for an overturned sailboat on the Hudson River. More...

Haldane School Board Appoints Paul Tobin As New Junior/Senior High School Principal Several 2001-02 faculty and staff appointments made

After officially and reluctantly accepting the resignation of Mr. G. Thomas Stella from his position as Principal of Haldane Junior/Senior High School, the Haldane Board of Education at their June 26 meeting appointed Mr. More...

Public Notice

The Cold Spring Water Department will be conducting a hydrant flushing on Sunday, July 8th beginning at 9pm. Residents are urged to run their cold water taps if discolored water appears. More...

Putnam Valley Board Honors Seniors Population increase necessitates hiring of full time Tax Assessor

Carmelo Santos began the June 27 meeting of the Putnam Valley Town Board by presenting recognition awards to three senior citizens he said were representative of the "people who give of themselves and act in a spirit that helps others." Sai More...

 

Letters to the Editor

Charlie Murphy And The Riverbankers

It is an utterly laughable notion that Charlie Murphy, erstwhile Scenic Hudson member and her fiancé, the developer John Dodson, would ever relocate from their home in Highland to a small condominium in Cold Spring where they would find themse More...

Planning Board Interpretation Of Steep Slopes Law Will Have Major Impact To the editor,

This past Thursday, the planning board held a hearing for input from the public in regard to the proposed Mountain Trace Subdivision. The developers are requesting permission to build 5 house on 39-plus acres in Garrison near Continental Village. More...

Karma Police Revealed

Quite some time ago my kids gave me as a joke present a little booklet of Karma Police tickets, the purpose of which was to notify people "in violation of the spirit of karma" that they had behaved badly. More...

Sports News

Beacon American Legion Seeking Softball Teams For Tournament

American Legion Post 203 Beacon, will be hosting its first annual softball tournament to benefit its American Legion Baseball program. The tournament will be held September 7,8,9. There will be a sixteen team tournament. More...

Philipstown Softball League In Full Swing

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Moore Cement 9 1
Scanga Woodworking 7 4
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Giachinta Bros. Concrete 5 7 More...

Learn To Swim For Safety

When summer heats up, everyone wants to cool down. Most people, especially those with children, head for the nearest pond or pool. More...

2000 Audit Report Shows Putnam County Finances In "Excellent Shape"

by Eric Thomason More...

Proposed County Car Policy To Be Debated

The Putnam County Legislature More...

Federal Budget To Keep Hudson River Navigator Position

U. S. Rep. More...

Cold Spring Water Department To Add Corrosion Inhibitor To Water Supply

In an effort to combat the occurrence of dirty water complaints in the water distribution system serving customers in the Villages of Nelsonville and Cold Spring, the Cold Spring Water Department will begin adding a corrosion inhibitor to the finishe More...

Special Presentation Reception Held For Outgoing Haldane Personnel

At the June 26 Haldane Board of Education meeting (see related article), special presentations were made to longtime personnel leaving or retiring from the Haldane Central School District. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Installs New Officers

The Cold Spring Lions Club held its annual Installation Dinner on Tuesday, June 26th at Northgate Restaurant at Dockside. More...

Putnam Valley Board of Education Adopts Calendar, Approves Agreement, Hires Teachers For Next School Year

On Thursday, June 28, in its final meeting before reorganizing in July, the Putnam Valley Board of Education hired new teachers, approved an agreement of cooperation between the Town and the School District and adopted a calendar for the school year More...

Focus on Philipstown

Births

Olivia June Olsen

A daughter, Olivia June Olsen, was born on June 20, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor to Terese and Jim Olsen of Cold Spring. More...

Shawn Anthony Brennan, Jr.

A son, Shawn Anthony Brennan, Jr., was born on June 25, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor to Tasha M. Duplessis and Shawn A. Brennan of Shrub Oak. More...

Haley Reegan Ferguson

A daughter, Haley Reegan Ferguson, was born on June 8, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor to Maureen and Hugh Ferguson of Wappingers Falls. More...

Briefly Noted

State Health Department Announces $500,000 Campaign To Recruit Blood Donors

State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. last week announced that the State Health Department will immediately develop a statewide media campaign to help increase the number of blood donors in New York State. More...

Growin’ Veggies Down In The Garden

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County is presenting a program entitled "Growin More...

Five Sheriff’s Deputies Graduate From Police School

Putnam County Sheriff Thoubboron has announced the graduation of five members of the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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