November 28, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

2001 Toys For Tots Drive Begins In Putnam

On November 23, the Putnam County Detachment of the Marine Corps League began the Annual Toys for Tots Drive in the Philipstown and Putnam Valley areas. More...

County To Honor Fallen Firefighter Lost On 9/11 Bureau of Emergency Services Facility plans presented to Legislature’s Physical Services Committee

Putnam County is honoring fallen member of the New York Fire Department, George C. Cain, by naming a trail in the Walter G. Merritt Conservation Area after him. Cain, a resident of Patterson, was an avid outdoorsman. More...

Nelsonville Winter Parking Regulations To Begin Dec. 1

The Nelsonville Board will again amend the winter parking regulations for the upcoming winter season. More...

Putnam Valley’s Dog Control Officer Prefers Matchmaking To Placement

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Schools

BOCES Offers Program On Aggression In Schools

Decreasing school violence in schools nationwide has become a top priority for all. The Dec. More...

Haldane Students Raise $1800 For UNICEF

Students participating in the Haldane PTA More...

Blue Notes Attend Workshop

On Saturday November 10th, four members of Haldane More...

Briefly Noted

The Hastings Center Hosts Speaker On HIV/AIDS In Africa

The Hastings Center, an independent, non-profit research institute addressing fundamental ethical issues in healthcare, biotechnology, and the environment, continues its series of public programs in The Hastings Center Bioethics Colloquium. More...

SUNY Empire State College To Hold Information Sessions At Hudson Valley Locations

SUNY Empire State College will hold public information sessions throughout December at its Hudson Valley locations. More...

EEOC Administrative Judge To Speak On Affirmative Action At Marist Lecture

Ricardo Cuevas, an administrative judge for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), will speak on Illegal Discrimination: Are We Too Busy To Notice? during a talk on November 30 at Marist College. Judge Cuevas More...

Rep. Sue Kelly’s Mount Kisco Office Closed Temporarily After White Substance Found In Mail

U. S. Rep. Sue Kelly announced on November 19th that her Mount Kisco district office will be temporarily closed pending lab results on a white powder found in a letter sent to her office. More...

Putnam PBA To Hold Benefit Concert For Putnam Victims Of WTC Attack

The Putnam County Sheriff More...

Philipstown Passes 2002 Budget With 4 Per Cent Overall Tax Increase Budget provides for hiring EMTs by Philipstown Ambulance Corps

For the Philipstown Town Board, limiting the Town More...

Village Of Cold Spring Annual Tree Lighting

The Village of Cold Spring Recreation Commission along with the Chamber of Commerce will hold the Annual Tree Lighting on Friday, December 7, at the waterfront park. Ceremonies will begin at 6:30pm with singing of Christmas carols, lead by a men More...

Philipstown Comprehensive Plan Board To Present Update December 6th

An introduction to the work of the Comprehensive Plan Special Board will be the topic of this month More...

Putnam Valley Town Board Scheduled To Discuss Proposed Indian Point Shutdown

On Wednesday November 28th, The Putnam Valley Town Board is scheduled to discuss a proposed shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power facility. Scheduled for its meeting is a discussion of the Riverkeeper Inc. petition filed with the U.S. More...

Sixth Annual Holiday Sing-Along December 8th

Once again the center of Putnam Valley will be decked out for the holidays when the Sixth annual Children More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

$27.5 Million A Year Is Too Much To Invest In Anyone’s Learning Curve.

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Board Will See No Problem At All Dear Editor,

Well, at least it is interesting reading; how will the Putnam Valley Board of Education react to the warnings of its auditor, Les Storch, that business conditions have changed, and that the Board must face up to a deficit of some $167,000 and conditi More...

Historical Society Made The Right Choice For Award (printed at the request of the author) Congratulations to the Putnam County Historical Society:

It gave me the greatest of pleasure to hear that the Putnam County Historical Society has awarded my cousin Mrs. Minette Gunther with the first Elizabeth Todd Healy service award. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John E.Merando

John E. Merando of Peekskill died November 13, 2001. He was 79. Mr. Merando worked as a painter for West Point Military Academy in West Point, NY, retiring in 1980. More...

Herbert Tauss

Herbert Tauss, a noted American illustrator and Hall of fame inductee died Wednesday at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. He was 72 and lived in Garrison, NY. He will be remembered as a teacher of life, as well as of art. More...

Sports News

Garrison Pony Club Members To Perform At State Event

On Saturday, December 1, The Garrison Pony Club Drill Team will perform at the Annual New York State Horse Counsel Exhibition to be held from 6:30pm to 10pm at 3-Phrase Equestrian Center located on PeachLake Road in Brewster, NY. More...

Putnam Valley Football League Holds Registration

The local Putnam Valley Division of the Atlantic Coast Football League is currently holding registration for the upcoming Men More...

Putnam Valley Parks And Recreation Upcoming Events

Nov. 29 - Gift Making Ceramics, Grades 2 - 8, Putnam Valley Free Library; $33.00, 3:30 - 5:00 pm: 3 Sessions. More...

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