September 26, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Edie McCoy Meeks In Race For Town Council Seat

Edie McCoy Meeks has announced her candidacy on the Republican ticket for a position on the Philipstown Town Council. More...

Constitution Marsh To Open Year-Round

The Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Garrison has received funds to convert its seasonal nature center into a year-round educational facility. More...

Ed Engelbride Seeks Re-Election

"Most of you know me and my extensive work and commitment to Philipstown and its people and I believe my record speaks for itself. For those of you that might not know me, I was born, raised and have lived all my life here in Philipstown. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Revisits Garbage District, Cell Tower Issues At September 19 Public Hearing And Meeting

Prior to the Putnam Valley Town Board More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Haldane PTA Fair This Saturday

The Haldane PTA will to hold a Fall Fair on Sat. Sept. 29th from 11:00 More...

Putnam County Retired Teachers Association Planned Schedule

On Wednesday October 3, 2001, the Putnam County Retired Teachers Association will be touring Mills Mansion State Historic Site in Staatsburg, overlooking the Hudson River. More...

Contribution From Jade Systems Helps Bring Mobile Computer System To Haldane Elementary

Jade Systems Corporation of Cold Spring has made a substantial donation to the Haldane School Foundation to be used towards the cost of a Mobile Computer System for the Haldane Elementary School. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jane G. "Peg" Knapp

Jane G. "Peg" Knapp age 82 of Nelsonville, NY died on Thursday September 20, 2001 at her residence. More...

David Lawrence William Fodor

David Lawrence William Fodor age 37 of Garrison, NY died in the tragedy at the World Trade Center. More...

Sports News

Back To School: Asthma And The Student Athlete Inhalers and Nebulizers at the Ballfield: Signs of Region’s Skyrocketing Asthma Rate

Asthma today afflicts more children here in the Hudson Valley than at any time in years past. The good news? More...

Haldane XC Prepares To Defend Title

The Haldane Girls Varsity Cross Country (XC) team, coached by former Manhattan College standout Martin Ludwikowski, has been practicing hard in preparation for the defense of the League title. More...

Haldane Soccer Rolls On With Victory And Tie

This past week was exciting for the Haldane Boys Varsity Soccer. On Sept 17th they dominated the game against Alexander Hamilton with a 5-1 victory. On Sept. More...

Legislature Votes For Cost Of Living Increases For Agencies Administration weighs services against tax increase

On Thursday, September 20, the Putnam County Budget & Finance Committee voted for a budgetary amendment that would fund a modest increase for outside agencies providing services for the County. More...

Mystery Remains In Fahnestock Camper’s Death

Although Bruce Torgersen More...

American Red Cross Launches Unprecedented New Gift Program For Families Affected by Recent Terrorist Attacks

A new Gift Program has been established by the American Red Cross to help families of those who were in and at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon meet their immediate financial obligations to lessen the burden during these most difficult early w More...

Richard Shea Seeks Seat On Philipstown Town Board

"I would like to introduce myself to members of the community who don More...

Philipstown’s Emergency Service Personnel Collect Over $27K For Widows And Orphans Fund

"Fill the Boot" Campaign exceeds expectations More...

Putnam Valley School Board Superintendent Sets Goals Of Communication And Trust

"First class communication and trust will be a goal of mine this year," said school Superintendent Maryann Doyle as she addressed the School Board, administrative staff, and an audience with a large contingency of scout leaders. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

How Soon We Forget

Exactly four years ago I wrote the following letter to your paper. In those years, our capable Highway Superintendent has demonstrated how drainage is the main key to stable dirt roads. However, the Town Board seems to have forgotten: More...

Concerned How Haldane Responded To Jewish Holidays To the Editor

Below is the text of a letter which we sent to the Board of education on Sept. 20, 2001 More...

Town Leaders Took Advantage Of Distraction Letter to the Editor:

The day after the World Trade Center toppled, the world stood still. Wall Street closed. Schools closed. Broadway went dark. Everything stopped while the world came to grips with the terrorism that had struck our nation. More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

Things are beginning to take on a semblance of normalcy this week, the lights are back on at West Point. Everyone was distracted the past few weeks, but notice that the leaves are beginning to show their color - September is almost over! More...

Answer The Call Of The Wild

You are cordially invited to become a volunteer Bear Den Docent at Trailside Museums & Wildlife Center in Bear Mountain State Park. More...

Drew Methodist Church Holds Lobster And Chicken Dinner

The Drew United Methodist Church, Carmel will be holding a Lobster & Chicken Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 4:00pm to 7:30pm. The menu includes: More...

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