August 29, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction Manager Reports On Progress At Garrison School

Superintendent Bergman says this school year "will not be like any other" More...

Putnam Community Service Awards Breakfast Planned

The Putnam Community Service Network, an organization of public and private not for profit human service providers, will hold their Annual Awards Breakfast on Thursday, October 4, at 9am, at Guideposts in Carmel. The cost is $12 per person. More...

State Child Support Collections Reach Record Level Putnam collections up 95 percent

Governor Pataki has announced that child support collections in New York State continue to climb, topping $651 million for the first six months of 2001. More...

Public Notice

The Philipstown Town Board will hold a weekly meeting on August 29th, at 7:30pm, at the Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring to discuss zoning issues on Route 9 and Route 9D. They will also be discussing East Mountain Road North. More...

Haldane School Board Hears Presentation On Self Funded Efficiency Improvements Conserving energy can save Haldane $459,000

The Haldane Board of Education meeting on August 21, 2001 opened with a special presentation by Richard Kohrs from AMERESCO, Cold Spring, NY a company committed to making energy related efficiency improvements in various types of buildings including More...

Public Notice

During the construction period at the Putnam Valley Library, from 9/2 thru 9/12, the Library will be closed. Books and other Library materials may be returned in the book drop outside the building. The Library plans to reopen Thursday, Sept. More...

 

Schools

Amy Peterson Attends "Scuola Italiana"

Amy Peterson of Cold Spring, has completed a 7 week, interdisciplinary program of intensive language studies at Middlebury College More...

HALDANE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM HALDANE BUS STOPS

Students should be at Bus Stop AT LEAST FIVE MINUTES BEFORE the bus is due to arrive. More...

Putnam Valley School District Bus Routes - 2001-2002

WALTER PANAS HIGH SCHOOL More...

Births

Sean Michael Ward

A son, Sean Michael Ward was born on July 2, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY to Melissa and Robert Ward of Mahopac. More...

Aiden Arthur Leonard

A son, Aiden Arthur Leonard was born on August 7, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY to Ann Marie and Arthur Leonard of Putnam Valley. More...

Kaitlyn Fowler Will

A daughter, Kaitlyn Fowler Will was born on August 15, 2001 at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor, NY to Lisa and Alfred Will of Putnam Valley. More...

Sports News

Barcavage Sisters Compete In National Karate Championships

The Soo Bahk Do National karate Championships were held at the Town & Country Convention Center in San Diego, CA on July 26-29, 2001. More...

Haldane Volleyball Prepares For Upcoming Season

With the coming of August the beginning of fall sports at Haldane gets under way. The Haldane Varsity Volleyball team is coming off a 7-9 season from last year, in which they fell short in a disappointing loss in the sectional quarterfinal game. More...

Citizens Want Foot Patrol To Curb Drug Problem New law means County responsible for teens longer

Teenagers! What are we going to do with them? And what are they costing the County! That was the main question asked at the Putnam County Legislature More...

$10 Million For Which "Friend Of Peekskill Hollow Road?"

by Edward Paul Greiff More...

Generic Environmental Impact Statement Released For Final Comprehensive Master Plan Update 2001

Wednesday, August 22nd, the long journey towards adopting a new "Comprehensive Master Plan Update" took another step closer towards completion with the release of Town Attorney David Wright More...

Sheriff To Hold Open House

On September 8th, the Putnam County Sheriff More...

Bear Sighted Near Springbrook Condominium

Last Wednesday, August 22nd, at about 4:30 pm the Cold Spring Police Department received a call of a bear sighting on Grandview Terrace. More...

Philipstown Conservative Party Announces Candidates The Philipstown Conservative Party announced the candidates selected by them at their August 16, 2001 caucus as follows:

William Mazzuca More...

Central Hudson, PSC Staff, And Parties Reach Settlement If approved, customers to pay State’s lowest delivery rates and receive refunds

A settlement agreement has been reached between various parties in a regulatory proceeding to complete Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation More...

Town Board Announces Philipstown 2020 Follow-Up

To continue the cooperative town-wide planning process begun this past April at the three day Philipstown 2020 forum, the Town Board has announced a follow-up event to be held on Thursday September 6th at 7:00pm at Town Hall. More...

Middle School Schedule Subject of Second Meeting With PTA Board PTA makes gift of video cameras for buses

Middle School Principal Ed Hallisey announced at a meeting held last Wednesday August 22nd with the Executive Board of the Putnam Valley Parent Teachers Association that the 20-minute recess following the 20-minute lunch would stay in place "as More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

So Much Political Smoke Letter To The Editor:

Apparently Don Smith is up to his old dirty political tricks in his attempt to take over the sheriffs office. Smith has a record of making untrue and irresponsible political attacks to get himself into public office. More...

Putnam Greens Support Smith Dear Editor,

Almost a third of Putnam County Greens signed petitions to give Don Smith our ballot line in his campaign for Sheriff, but his Right-To- Life endorsement forced our state Executive Cmte. to veto us. Why did Putnam Greens support Don Smith? More...

Can Mr. Brech Really Believe What He Says?

Dear Sir: More...

Briefly Noted

Putnam County Red Cross Offers Life-Saving Courses

The Putnam County Chapter of the American Red Cross in Greater New York is offering three important health and safety classes in September. Please register by phone with a credit card: call 1-800-514-5103, 8am - 8pm, Monday -Friday. More...

Prudential Agent Raymond T. Price Qualifies For Chairman’s Conference in London

Raymond T. Price, an agent in Prudential More...

Heatwave Triggers Asthma Episodes, Shortness of Breath, Inflamed Air Passages

Asthma today afflicts more children and adults here in the Hudson Valley than at any time in years past and in a summer when the thermometer has hit sweltering heights, the health toll on people with asthma and other chronic lung diseases has been su More...

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