January 23, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Smoking Laws Overturned By District Judge Legislature quickly moves to reestablish restrictions

For the past year Putnam has been a smoke-free county, at least in enclosed public spaces. But, last month, a U.S. More...

Legislature Committee Ponders Salt Safety Environmental Management Council to be Re-Organized

At a meeting of the Health, Social and Environmental Committee meeting on January 15, members pondered the environmental effects of seasonal road salt. More...

Hand Grenade Turned In To Cold Spring Police Department

On Saturday, January 19, 2002 at about 2:30 pm a Dutchess County resident entered the Cold Spring Police Department on Main Street reporting that he had found a suspicious object while "treasure hunting" in a wooded area near the village wi More...

Comprehensive Plan Special Board Plans Workshop

An open workshop is planned for Thursday, February 7th at Town Hall beginning at 7:00 pm to review changes in the town More...

Surprise Unveiled At Master Plan Public Hearing - 50% Of Living Springs Is In NYC Watershed

Resident Jeff Green told the Putnam Valley Town Board at a Master Plan Public Hearing, held January 16, "Understand first what you have in the ground, on the ground and under the ground, then build an overlay on top of that." More...

Oliverio Reports To Town Board - In Less Than 60 Days Putnam County Will Once Again Be Smoke Free Town Board hears from County and local officials on issues at monthly meeting

Putnam Valley Legislator Sam Oliverio reported at the January 16 Putnam Valley Town Board meeting that by early March, Putnam County would once again be smoke free. Legislator Oliverio is Chairman of the County More...

 

Schools

Great Expectations Inspires Putnam Valley Students

In Dickens More...

Amy Peterson Named "College Scholar"

Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, has designated Amy Peterson a "College Scholar", the school More...

Discipline In The Schools Workshop To Be Held In Poughkeepsie

The Mental Health Association in Dutchess County announces Part I of the Spring 2002 workshop series. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marguerite Thorpe

Marguerite Thorpe, age 94, a former long-time Cold Spring resident died on January 18, 2002 at Putnam Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Holmes, NY. More...

Cheryl L. Higgins

Cheryl L. Higgins, a Lake Peekskill resident, died suddenly on Friday January 18, 2002 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. She was 47. More...

Daniela Bernardi Szypula

Daniela Szypula (née Bernardi), of Bronxville and Cold Spring, New York, died on January 8, 2002, after a brief illness and complications following a fall. More...

Sports News

Philipstown Recreation Youth Co-Ed Basketball Highlights

7th & 8th Grade Division More...

The Knights Of Columbus Announces Winners Of Free Throw Contest

Over 40 boys and girls participated in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest held on January 12th at the Haldane School, which was sponsored by Loretto Council, #536. More...

Philipstown Little League Begins Preparations For 2002

At a meeting in November at the North Highlands Fire House the same officers from the 2001 season were elected to the Philipstown LL Board: Bill Marsh - President Mark Hopper - Safety Director; Don Durney - Vice President Bruce Campbell - Director - More...

County To Seek Proposals For Countywide Telecom Study

This week, Putnam County has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a countywide telecommunications study. At last week More...

Sheriff’s Department To Be Reorganized Legislators question need for legal counsel for Sheriff

Last week, at the Protective Services Committee meeting, Sheriff Donald Smith and Under Sheriff Peter Convery presented a plan to re-organize the Sheriff More...

Garrison School Faces Winter Without A Gym Yoga, dance, and ice-skating will keep kids active

Winter has settled in for the long haul, but students at the Garrison Union Free School have yet to move into their new gymnasium. The children have watched the steel rise and they More...

Manitoga Receives Grant To Develop Master Plan

Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center has announced that the New York State Council on the Arts recently awarded Manitoga $24,172 under the Architecture Planning & Design Program. More...

Putnam Valley English Arts Review Ahead Of Schedule Advanced placement and SUPA courses considered for high school

Reading Consultant Sean Walmsley announced to the Putnam Valley Board of Education at its regular meeting last Thursday that the English Language Arts Review was ahead of schedule. More...

Putnam Valley English Arts Review Ahead Of Schedule Advanced placement and SUPA courses considered for high school

Reading Consultant Sean Walmsley announced to the Putnam Valley Board of Education at its regular meeting last Thursday that the English Language Arts Review was ahead of schedule. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Fate Of Roe Vs. Wade Hangs By One Vote In Supreme Court

Dear Editor: More...

Philipstown Logging Compromises Natural Balance Dear Editor,

There are two types of logging. In one, the landowner wants a break from high property taxes but doesn More...

Marathon Dedicated To Fallen Heros

On Oct 28th, I had the "privilege" of, (despite painful injuries) once again running The Marine Corps Marathon! It was my third completion, and without a doubt the most emotional. More...

Births

Alexander Nazaret Casparian

Alexander Nazaret Casparian was born December 24, 2001 at 5:55pm at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. His parents are Carol and N. Michael Casparian of Cold Spring. More...

Briefly Noted

City Introduces New Public Access Permit System For Recreational Use On Water Supply Lands

Ice fishing canceled in Croton Reservoir system. More...

Governor Expands Funding Source For Open Space Projects Not-for-Profits can obtain low cost loans to protect land and water

Governor Pataki announced last week that he will expand the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to provide not-for-profit organizations a mechanism to fund land acquisition projects that protect water quality. CWSRF More...

Hospice Care In Putnam To Hold Bereavement Workshop, "Coping With Grief In Winter"

With the holiday seasons passing, many may reflect on the good times they have spent with family and friends during this past holiday. But some will be thinking of deceased loved ones with which they could not share the holidays with. More...

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