September 12, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Despite Ongoing Construction, GUFS Opens To Students Without A Hitch School board hears presentation on new playground

"We did it," said Superintendent Ellen Bergman, commencing the September 6 Garrison School Board meeting. "We opened, and I can More...

Nelsonville Village Board Restricts Parking On Pearl Street To East Side Only

At the Village of Nelsonville More...

Bondi Unveils Environmentally Focused 2002 Budget No increase in taxes sought despite downturn in economy

At a public meeting of the Putnam County Legislature on September 7, County Executive Bob Bondi revealed his 2002 budget proposal. More...

Putnam Valley Seeks Estuary Grant To Develop Three Acre Donated Land Parcel

On Wednesday, September 5th, at the special Town Board meeting, Putnam Valley Supervisor Carmelo Santos, in a 3 to 2 split vote, was given the approval to file a grant application with Mr. More...

District Budget Meeting Results In Proposed 3.4% Average District Tax Increase

On Saturday, September 8th, after four and a half hours, the Putnam Valley Town Board, Director of Finance Maryann DeSantis, District Clerk Eileen Royael, and a limited representation of residents hammered out a realistic 2002 budget at the Annual Di More...

 

Schools

Haldane Asks To Be Exempt From Breakfast Program

Haldane School has announced that they have requested an exemption for their school breakfast program for the 2001-2002 school year. According to the school district, low participation in the program has prompted this request. More...

Garrison School Seeks Volunteers For Committees

The Garrison Board of Education is seeking parents, faculty and community members to join the Finance Committee, Education Committee, Policy Committee, Communications Committee, Facilities Maintenance Committee, Universal Pre-K Committee and/or the S More...

Haldane School Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals

Jeff Burstein, President of the Haldane School Foundation, has announced that the Foundation would like to invite any member of the Haldane School community to submit an Innovation Grant Proposal. More...

Briefly Noted

AHA Home Tip Choose Reverse Mortgage Carefully

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College-Bound Keep An Eye On Your G.P.A. And Your Personal Possessions

Registering for classes, buying books and moving away from home are typical worries the college-bound face each year. Today, students must also add theft to their list of worries. Theft is the number one crime on college campuses. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Laborers International Union of North America, Local 1000, will conduct recruitment from September 17 through March 18 for five skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello announced today. More...

Changes To Contractors Law Passed By Legislature Bondi given go-ahead for water study

A salute to the Red Cross kicked off the regular Putnam County Legislature meeting on September 5. More...

Library Grounds Vandalized

On Friday, September 7th, after the library closed for the evening, someone drove his car over the four young birch trees in front of the Desmond - Fish Library. He then turned around and drove over the trees again. More...

Summer School Report Given At Haldane Board Of Education Workshop Meeting Haldane enrollment growing and is expected to meet projections

The Haldane School Board workshop meeting held on September 4, 2001 started with some business involving appointments. More...

Betty Budney To Seek Fourth Term As Councilwoman

Councilwoman Betty Budney, a Democrat, is seeking a fourth term on the Philipstown Town Board. Born and raised in Philipstown, Betty can trace her family ancestry here back to the 1700 More...

Expert Addresses Philipstown On Affordable Housing

During a special community information session prior to the regular monthly Philipstown Town Board meeting, developer Jonathan Rose spoke on the subject of "Affordable Housing," defining what it means today and what it could mean in the fut More...

Town Board Sets Public Hearing For Master Plan GEIS Review Sprint proposal for cell tower rejected

At a special September 5 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting, the Board voted to accept the Generic Environmental Impact Statement as prepared by Town Attorney David Wright and the Master Plan Review Committee. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Zinc Orthophosphate?

To the editor, More...

Ballots Should Offer Choices

I have found some newspaper articles regarding the legislative race for District #9 very disturbing. More...

Why Not?

To the Editor; More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Alice E Poggi

Alice E Poggi, 97, formerly of Cold Spring, NY, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2001 at 5:30 p.m. from Cardio Pulmonary failure. She has been in the Lakeland, Beverly Healthcare Facility for the past year. More...

Joseph C. Nobile

Frankford-Joseph C. Nobile, 68, died Sunday, August 19, 2001 at the Sussex County Homestead. More...

Sports News

Graymoor Serves Meals To Over 400 Hikers During Summer Season

From July 1 to August 31, 2001, 401 hikers were fed in the dining room at the Friars Of Atonement in Garrison, over which whose property the Appalachian trail traverses for a few miles. For the same period last year, 364 hikers were fed. More...

Haldane Varsity Soccer Excited About Upcoming Season

The Haldane Boys Varsity Soccer team is coming back from a one win twelve-loss season last year. They lost four seniors and are facing a very competitive schedule, but they are not worried. More...

Fall Soccer Program Underway At Philipstown Recreation

The Philipstown Recreation youth soccer program started on Sept 8th with 400 children participating. More...

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