October 17, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Pete Kennedy Seeking Re-Election To Town Board

"1. Why Are You Running? More...

Proposed Philipstown Wetlands Law Changes Reviewed At Public Hearing

At a public hearing on Wednesday, October 10, the Philipstown Town Board reviewed proposed changes to the Town More...

Assessor Candidate Discusses Issues Facing Philipstown

"Candidate for Town Assessor, Brian Kenney, has served Philipstown for a number of four-year terms in this capacity. More...

Village of Cold Spring Board Approves Police Car Purchase

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Cold Spring held a brief monthly meeting on Tuesday October 9. More...

Putnam County Legislature Calls "Economic Summit" In Response To WTC Disaster

The Putnam County Legislature has called for an "Economic Summit" to discuss the issues and concerns of local businesses following the tragic events in New York City on September 11, 2001. More...

Public Notice

The Village of Nelsonville will be holding their annual cleanup pickup this Friday, October 19th. Residents are reminded that all items must be at curbside by 6am. More...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dirt Road Advocate Has Letter From Scenic Hudson Reprinted (Reprinted at the request of Richard Szypula) Dear [Philipstown] Supervisor Mazzuca and Town Board Members:

It has come to our attention that the Town has recently voted to bond $352,000 to cover the cost of paving and installing a drainage system on 3.5 miles of East Mountain Road North. More...

CVPOA Expresses Concern For Safety Of Indian Point (reprinted at the request of the author) Dear President Bush,

During its entire fifty-year existence, the Continental Village Property Owners Association, Inc. (CVPOA), has never expressed concern in any manner regarding nuclear power plants, let alone the ones located at Indian Point. More...

Modified Soccer Team Deserves Recognition Dear Community,

Last Friday Haldane Junior High and High School celebrated their fall season with the annual Homecoming Bonfire. Traditionally, before the bonfire is lit the announcers announce the season More...

Sports News

"Shad In Cold Spring" At Haldane

Visitors to Haldane Elementary School are now greeted at the entryway by seven glorious shad sculptures designed and created by students. More...

BOCES Board To Meet

The regular meeting of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) will be held on Wednesday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the School Services Building. The public is invited. More...

Putnam County Legislature Adopts 2002 Budget No Tax Increase for County Residents

Putnam County residents can look forward to another year without a county tax increase. On October 9, the Legislature adopted County Executive Bondi More...

Group Takes Legal Action To Halt E. Mtn. Road North Paving

Supervisor says Town Board decision to pave remains unchanged More...

Governor Announces Plan To Protect Public Health, Address Concerns Regarding Threat Of Bio-Terrorism A seven-point plan to inform and protect New Yorkers regarding the potential threat of bio-terrorist acts, while also providing law enforcement with ad

The Governor More...

County Inmate Work Program Pitches In At Putnam Valley Historical Society Building

All last week 4 inmates from the Putnam County Correctional Facility enjoyed the outdoors while doing a good deed for the PV Historical Society by scraping, painting and repairing the one-room school house building that houses the society on Peekskil More...

Edie Meeks’ Plan For Action For Philipstown

"To serve the people of Philipstown would be an honor and a privilege. If elected I would welcome all to the Board with equal respect, openness and kindness. More...

Chick Anderson Gives Reasons For Seeking Putnam Valley Supervisor Seat

"1. Why am I running? More...

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day This Saturday

The Putnam County Department of Health and the NYS Dept. More...

Richard Shea States Reasons For Running For Councilman

"I am running for the office of councilman in Philipstown and I would like to explain to you why I am running and why you should vote for me. To answer these questions I would like to start with a question; who likes Philipstown? I know I do. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Births

Nicole Carmel Shad

A daughter, Nicole Carmel Shad, was born September 12, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz., to parents Mabel and Thomas Shad of Mahopac Falls. More...

Everett Brasfield Knapp

A son, Everett Brasfield Knapp, was born on September 30, 2001 to Cleaver Layton White and Brian Patrick Knapp of Cold Spring. More...

Briefly Noted

AHA Home Tip How To Hire A Foundation Repair Contractor

Is your foundation not all it More...

Comprehensive Plan Special Board Forms Task Forces

The Comprehensive Plan Special Board has created five work groups to explore and develop the issues identified during Philipstown 2020 - Housing, Open Space, Business, Recreation and Infrastructure. More...

IRS Provides Tax Information For Donors And Charities That Provide Disaster Relief

With the tremendous outpouring of support for charities following the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded donors and charities about tax laws that may affect them and their contributions. 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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