February 6, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Public Notice

In observance of Lincoln More...

County Bioterrorism Task Force Created First meeting focuses on large-scale biological threats

All across America, municipalities are undergoing massive initiatives to put together emergency plans in the wake of 9/11. Putnam County is no exception. More...

Funding Granted For Local Health Care Institutions Local Hospitals to receive over $1million each under plan

Governor Pataki announced on January 31st that more than $153 million in new health care funds will be awarded to the Hudson Valley region. More...

Response To Annual Appeal Of Cold Spring Fire Company Is Largest Ever

The Annual Letter of Appeal of the Cold Spring Fire Company, No. 1 as of Sunday, January 27th, 2002, has reached the total of $26,341.00 in contributions. This year More...

New YMCA Director Ready For Tough Challenge

"My wife Becky and I have been in town since the early part of December, and I More...

Coming Events

 

Schools

Local Students Named To Dean’s List At Mt. St. Mary College

Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh announced that two local students, Courtney Lyons of Cold Spring and Julie Sauer of Putnam Valley, were named to the Fall 2001 Dean More...

Pen Pals at Putnam Valley Elementary School Reach Out to Discover New Places

Janet Wilson More...

Haldane Compact Committee Awaiting Alumni Survey Responses

The Haldane Junior/Senior High Compact Committee needs input from alumni to help make Haldane a better school for all students. The Compact Committee recently sent out an alumni survey and they are anxiously waiting for your responses. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Geraldine H. Fadde

Mrs. Geraldine H. Fadde, 72, of Linden, NJ died on Friday, February 1, 2002 in Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. More...

George Prescott

George Prescott, 61, of Pleasantville, NY died Monday, January 28, 2002 after a brief illness. More...

Madeline Travis Willig

Madeline Travis Willig, age 72 of Fishkill, NY, died on January 31, 2002 at Vassar Brothers hospital in Poughkeepsie. Born on February 8, 1929 in Ossining, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Mattarazzo) Ippolito. More...

Sports News

2002 Empire State Winter Games Return To Lake Placid Games to be held February 22-24 and dedicated to celebrating New York’s spirit

The annual Empire State Winter Games will return to Lake Placid. from February 22-24, and will be dedicated to "Celebrating New York Spirit." More...

Indoor Lacrosse Clinics Scheduled At Cap’s Gym

In preparation for the 2002 Lacrosse season beginning in April, Philipstown Lacrosse Association for Youth (P.L.A.Y.) has arranged for Indoor Lacrosse Clinics to be held on four evenings in March at the Capuchin Gymnasium on 9D. More...

Haldane Wrestling Squad Competes At Conference Tourney

The varsity wrestling squad at Haldane competed in the Conference Tournament last weekend; also know as the "Small School Sectionals." The tournament included schools from classes C and D and there was a lot of competition at hand. More...

Accident At Intersection Of Routes 9 And 301 Sends 3 Haldane Students To Hospital

A two-car personal injury automobile accident occurred at about 6 pm. on Sunday, February 3rd at the intersection of Routes 9 and 301 in the Town of Philipstown. The accident injured four persons. More...

Neighbors Seek To Stop Surprise Lake Camp Expansion Lawsuit filed against the Town of Philipstown ZBA

Four neighboring Lake Surprise Road area residents have joined to petition the Town of Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to annul their December 3, 2001 decision to grant Surprise Lake Camp a special use permit. More...

Philipstown Clergy To Sponsor Lenten Ecumenical Services

The Philipstown Clergy will again be sponsoring ecumenical services each Wednesday evening at 7:30 during Lent. The services are designed to provide an experience of the variety of ways Christians worship. More...

Sheriff’s Re-Organization In Question Legislator says he will not vote for new positions

This past month, Sheriff-Elect Donald B. Smith appeared to have the support of most of the Putnam County Legislature for his re-organization plan as it made its way through three different committees, and got the nod from the County Executive. More...

Patriots’ Day Gives Putnam Taxpayers An Extra Day For Filing Returns

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that taxpayers in Upstate New York will have an extra day to file their income tax returns because this year More...

Residents Tells PV Town Board To "Listen To The People."

Master Plan Public Hearing brings out small but vocal audience More...

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Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Letter Writer Should Open His Eyes Dear Editor,

I urge all of your readers to go to your online archive and read Martin Brech More...

It Is Imperative For Reasonable People To Speak Out Dear Editor,

In the January 30, 2002 edition of this newspaper, Martin Brech dredged up a tired old conspiracy theory regarding the Holocaust of the Second World War. More...

Rotten Ice, etc.

Editor, More...

Births

Andrew Margiotta

A son, Andrew Margiotta, 8lbs, 5oz., was born to Elizabeth and Charles Mariotta of Reston, Virginia. More...

Briefly Noted

Hudson Valley Democratic Leaders Endorse Candidate For Lieutenant Governor

In an important step toward the 2002 Gubernatorial election, the Hudson Valley Democratic Leaders Caucus on January 31st endorsed Dennis Mehiel as their candidate for Lieutenant Governor. More...

Vassar Brothers To Host Affair Of The Heart

Vassar Brothers Hospital will host its second annual Reunion of the Heart on Thursday, February 14, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the Grand Hotel in Poughkeepsie. More...

Vassar Brothers Hosts Diabetes Support For Kids Vassar Brothers Hospital will host a support group for parents of children with Diabetes on Thursday, February 7, from 7to 8:30pm in Conference Room C.

Barbara Saintomas, a Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator for Vassar Brothers, will discuss diet, nutrition and "sweets" alternatives. "Kids Kare" is available. More...

Weekly Poll

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