November 7, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Indian Point Officials React To Terrorism Concerns Press conference held at plant to inform neigbors of security strategies

For many living in the shadow of the Indian Point Power Plant in the lower Hudson Valley, the events of September 11 and after have deepened concerns about the safety of the aging nuclear facility. More...

Halloween In Cold Spring Is Always A Treat But beware of trolls bearing tricks…

Ignoring the nay Sayers who suggested Halloween should be scaled back, or (heaven forbid!) cancelled altogether, Cold Spring residents celebrated All Hallows Eve 2001 with their usual gusto. More...

Halloween Parade Again Breaks Records

Through cold, wind and.... the community rallys for the Costume Halloween parade. More...

A Safe Halloween Party At The PV Library

Eighty-five Putnam Valley children, ranging from two weeks to ten years old, came in costume to celebrate Halloween at the PV Library on Tuesday, October 30th. It was, not surprisingly, a scene of constant motion. More...

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Schools

Haldane School Foundation Announces Winning Logo

As the Design-A-Logo contest that spanned K-12 grades at Haldane Central School came to a close, the Haldane School Foundation (HSF) board members looked through the stack of 50 entries and shrugged. More...

Survey And Speak-Out On Bullying Reveal Pervasive Problem In Westchester And Putnam

According to a survey on bullying completed by 1,260 students from 85 different schools in Westchester and Putnam counties, 98% said that bullying occurs at their schools. More...

Back To The Drawing Board For Elementary School Science Teachers

A group of approximately 40 K-4 teachers discovered the joy of scientific inquiry when they participated in a recent day-long workshop at Putnam/1Vorthern Westchester BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services). More...

Sports News

Thom Finishes First At Cross Country Section One Race

Billy Thom, a seventh grader at Haldane Junior High School concluded his season, as he finished first among class "D" runners and earned a medal at the Section One Modified Championship Cross Country race held at Westchester Community Colle More...

Haldane Volleyball Wraps Up Season with 11-7 Record

The Haldane Varsity Girls Volleyball team ended their season last week in the quarterfinal pool play at the Class D Section 1 Tournament. More...

Philipstown Little League Plans General Meeting November 25

On Sunday November 25 at 7pm at the North Highlands Fire House there will be a general meeting of the Philipstown LL. All officers, coaches, volunteers and anyone who wants to get involved and help out are requested to attend. More...

County Issues Bioterrorism Update

County Executive Robert T. Bondi and the Putnam County Department of Health want residents of Putnam County to be aware of common sense approaches to the current situation involving anthrax. More...

Governor Pataki, Attorney General Spitzer Announce Comprehensive New Anti-Terrorism Legislation

Governor Pataki has proposed comprehensive new legislation developed jointly with State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer that will help to combat terrorism by creating new terrorism crimes and toughening penalties for terrorists and bio-terrorists. More...

Landmarks Preservation Society Presents Photo Essay Of Putnam’s Stone Structures

On Sunday, November 18th at 2pm at the Walter Brewster House, the Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast is pleased to present a photographic essay and discussion of the "Stone Structures of Putnam County." Photographers Carol Turrenti More...

Haldane High School Youths Found With Concealed Weapons Students face disciplinary action for carrying air guns, BB guns

In three separate incidents this past October, several groups of Haldane High School students were found in possession of air guns, BB guns and paint ball guns, both on and off school property. More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Puts 2002 Budget On Hold

After forty-five minutes of detailed examination by local residents, and a motion to table the budget, the Putnam Valley Town Board had no choice but to put the Year 2002 Budget on hold until their next scheduled Board meeting of November 14th. More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

West Point Over-Flights Are Inappropriate Editor,

Sitting peacefully in a sunny garden last Friday lunch time, my friend and I were managing not to discuss our worries and fears and just enjoy the day. More...

Opposed To New Putnam Valley Master Plan Dear Editor:

I wish to communicate my extreme opposition to the proposed new master plan for Putnam Valley in regard to the increasing of the commercial areas by rezoning 90 acres at Bryant Pond Road and 114 acres on Wiccoppee Road. More...

Here We Go Again With Over-Dramatization Editor,

In response to John Benjamin More...

Briefly Noted

Philipstown Fire Companies Talk To Children During Fire Prevention Week

In a three-day blitz of fire prevention education, the Philipstown firefighters noted above went to every nursery school, day care center and elementary through high school to teach fire and safety awareness to children of all ages. The firefighters More...

Asthma Management Program For Children Introduced By Hudson Valley Hospital Center Education and equipment for school nurses provided

Hudson Valley Hospital Center and the Pinnacle Health Care Network has introduced the "Asthma Management Program" to area schools. More...

Panel To Discuss Shaken Baby Syndrome At Putnam Hospital Center

Do you work with babies? Can you recognize the signs of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)? What do you do if you suspect SBS? More...

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