August 15, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Interviews To Be Held By Conservative Committee

The Philipstown Conservative Committee has announced that they will hold interviews for Philipstown Town Elective Positions on Thursday, August 16th at the VFW Hall in Cold Spring. Interviews will be conducted at 7pm prior to their caucus at 8pm. More...

Garrison Board Of Ed Sets Tax Levy

At a special meeting on Friday, August 10th, the Garrison School Board of Education approved the tax levy for the upcoming school year at $4,960,010. The tax rates per $1000 of accessed value are as follows. More...

Have You Seen This Man?

by Claudia Gibson More...

"The Croton Plan’s" Effect On Putnam Valley Reported

Land Use, Community Character and Economic Growth are all looked at in report from Insite Engineering More...

 

Letters to the Editor

Riverbanker Project Helped Me Learn To Love Community

The past few weeks have been a back & forth battle between fellow Cold Spring More...

Town’s Engineer Is Not Licensed

Dear Sir; More...

Stick To The Issues, Stop The Attacks To The Editor,

I would like to address the letter that was printed in your column from Mrs. Portman-Laux on August 8, 2001. More...

Sports News

Major League Baseball Highlights - A Local Perspective

The month of August has not seemed so successful for the New York Yankees. Of the first twelve games played this month, the Yanks were only able to win five, with two three-game losing streaks added in the mix. More...

Sailboat Race This Weekend To Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Orange County

The public is invited to watch Sunfish sailors from across the Hudson Valley participate in The Second Annual Great Scenic Hudson River Sunfish Race on Saturday, Aug. 18. More...

Annual Tour de Putnam Cycling Festival Announced

The Putnam Visitors Bureau has announced their Fifth Annual Tour de Putnam Cycling Festival to be held on Sunday, August 26, rain or shine, at Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. More...

Local Libraries Show Their Stuff At Legislature Meeting And Look For Funding

As Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi and the County Legislature approach 2002 budget making time, many groups from within the County are vying for funding. More...

Not A Chairman, But Tamagna Still Busy

Legislator heads Conservation District for Lower Hudson, helps brings national convention to area. More...

State’s Office For Technology To Conduct Outreach On E-Commerce/E-Government Hudson Valley Meeting scheduled for August 16th in Fishkill

The New York State Office for Technology (OFT), has announced two parallel efforts to gather input from around the State on this initiative. OFT will be reaching out to local government officials regarding integrating the State More...

DEP Police Arrest Angler For Rowboat Rage

Department of Environmental Protection Police have arrested an angler at the City More...

Garrison School Doors Will Open To Students On September 5

"Opening Doors to New Beginnings" is school theme for 2001/2002 More...

Putnam Valley Board Of Education Sets Tax Rate Taxes go up, but STAR exemption doubles

The information the Putnam Valley Board of Education had been awaiting from the State of New York arrived last Thursday morning, August 9, and by Thursday evening, the Board was able to assemble a quorum in the district office to set the tax rate. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Births

Hannah Nicole Tipa

A daughter, Hannah Nicole Tipa, was born on July 29, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY to Rebecca and David Tipa of Monroe, NY. More...

Caleb Wesley Shuk

A son, Caleb Wesley Shuk, was born on August 2, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY to Becky and John Shuk of Cold Spring, NY. More...

Briefly Noted

Sheriff’s Report

Putnam County Sheriff Thoubboron reports that on August 8, 2001 at approximately 3:20pm a 17-year-old male Carmel youth was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a Class E Felony. More...

Vassar Brothers Offers Support Group For Parents Of Children With ADD/ADHD

Vassar Brothers Hospital will host a support program for parents and caretakers of children with Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) on Wednesday, September 5 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in Conference Room B. More...

Philipstown Seeking Poll Workers For Election Days

Any Philipstown resident, who is a registered Democrat or Republican, and is interested in working at the voting polls on Primary Day, September 11th and/or Election Day November 6th should contact the Town Clerk More...

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