December 5, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Information Regarding OTB Robbery In Brewster

Putnam County Sheriff Thoubboron reports that on November 28, 2001 at approximately 12:20 a.m. the Sheriff More...

Haldane School Foundation Awards Common Threads Program $7,000

At the Haldane School Foundation meeting held on November 13th, Common Threads, a project of the Haldane Parent Teachers Association (PTA), was awarded $7,000 to be used toward programs for the 2001-2002 school year. This year More...

Holiday Wreaths Donated To Hospital By Children

A group of children from the Crompond Elementary School in Yorktown brought hand-made holiday wreaths to Hudson Valley Hospital Center and placed one outside each room on the third floor. More...

 

Schools

Minimum Requirements For Computer Donations To Haldane School

The Haldane Central School District has announced the following guidelines to community members who may be interested in making donations of used computers to the schools. More...

Haldane Elementary School High Honor Roll And Honor Roll For lst Quarter Announced High Honor Roll

6th Grade - Michelle Cotennec, Caitlin McConville, Julianna Durr, Ben Burstein, Lily Rubino, Matt Pergamo, Sasha Shishkoff, Alex Milner, Ally Lebron, Jordan Kenna, Matthew Burstein, Natalie Ely and Michael Thorpe. More...

Working Together To Find Common Ground

At Putnam Valley High School, gone are the times when only teachers and administrators handle disputes between students. More...

Sports News

Haldane’s Indoor Track Preparing For First Season

Over the years, track and field has become a highly popular sport in the Haldane community. The team has grown from sixteen athletes in their first season and has come to involve over fifty last spring. More...

Philipstown Wrestling Club Set To Start

The Philipstown Wrestling Club meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Haldane School from 6:30 to 8pm. The next meeting will be this Friday, Dec. 7th. More...

Our Lady of Loretto Boy’s Varsity Basketball Team Off To Fast Start

In their inaugural season in the Westchester Putnam CYO Basketball League the Lady of Loretto boy More...

Garrison School Board Approves Teachers’ Contract One trustee and some audience members oppose salary raises

At its November 29 regular meeting, the Garrison School Board discussed the work of its committees, made several appointments, fielded a construction report, and received a presentation on goals from the superintendent and principal. More...

County Legislature Looks For Ways To Deal With Sales Tax Revenue Shortfall OTB and Home Depot offer some relief

During a meeting of the Putnam County Legislature More...

Representative Kelly Calls On NRC To Take Over Indian Point Operating Crew Testing Kelly wants 24-hour presence of NRC in IP2 Control Room

With less than half of Indian Point 2 operating crews passing recent requalification exams, U. S. Rep. More...

New Sheriff-Elect Talks About Transitional Plans Don Smith outlines plans for more cooperative department

This January, after sixteen years, Putnam County will have a new Sheriff, retired General Donald B. Smith. Sheriff-elect Smith recently spoke to the PCN&R about his plans for the County More...

Quality Of Life Laws Dominate Putnam Valley Town Board Special Meeting

At a special Putnam Valley Town Board meeting held Wednesday, November 28, three new Quality of Life Laws were proposed to insure that the rural character of the Town is maintained for future years. More...

Putnam Valley School Superintendent Maryann Doyle Reflects On Community School Issues And Challenges

Every program needs a champion, and Putnam Valley schools have Superintendent Maryann Doyle. After a little over a year in office, Mrs. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Briefly Noted

Free Mental Health Information

The Mental Health Association in Putnam County, Inc. (MHA), through a grant from the Gannett Foundation, is pleased to offer a free brochure each week on a different mental health topic. This week More...

North Highlands Fire Department Santa To Visit Community December 23rd

North Highlands Engine Co.# 1 Santa will be on his Big Red Sled and visit the community on Sunday, December 23rd, with gifts for the children and holiday good wishes for all. The schedule below is the route that Santa will follow. More...

Chip Place Earns Lion Of The Year Award

On November 26th at a meeting of the Cold Spring Lions Club, Charles (Chip) Place received the Lion of the Year Award from Past President Anne Nichter. 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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