February 20, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

County Maps Environmental Resources

At the February 12 Environmental Committee meeting, Legislator Arne Nordstrom announced the completion of the County well logs. More...

"Reclaim, Take Back, And Restore Our Cemeteries"

by Nancy Wareham-Gordon More...

Thomas Valentine Announces Candidacy For Village Trustee

Thomas Valentine has announced his candidacy for re-election to Village Trustee. More...

Board of Ed Is Presented With Plans For Arboretum

At the February 7th regular meeting of the Putnam Valley Board of Education, Treenen Sturman presented plans for an arboretum to be planted on the recently completed high school grounds. More...

 

Schools

Garrison School Eighth Graders Win First Place In IBM Dream School Challenge

Describing their current school as "a place where time stood still," Garrison eighth graders Ted Bean, Emily Daly and Dana Gulley completely redesigned the institution they know so well. More...

Ouellette Makes Dean’s List

Ann Marie Ouellette, daughter of Harold and Mary Ouellette of Lake Peekskill, has been names to the Dean More...

Haldane Elementary School Second Quarter Honor Rolls The following students at the Haldane Elementary School have achieved the Second Quarter Honor Rolls: High Honor Roll

Fifth Grade - Danielle Bassignani, Clea Colangelo-Trenner, Rene Collins, Thomas DesMarais, Max Garfinkle, Chloe Goldberg, Forrest Hardy, Brianna Harrold, Stefan Jimenez, Amber McCoy-Snapp, Alessandra Scanga, Kaitlyn Shortell and Averyann Zuvic. More...

Sports News

County Division Of Atlantic Football League Holds Registration

The local Putnam County Division of the Atlantic Coast Football League is currently holding registration for both the 2002 Men More...

Putnam Valley Parks And Recreation Upcoming Events

Defensive Driving Classes will be held on the first Saturday of the month with the next class on March 2. This is a 6 hour course certified by the NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles. The cost is $35.00. More...

Haldane Basketball Gets Ready For Sectionals

Both the Haldane Girls and Boys varsity basketball teams will be competing in the Section 1 Class D tournament this year. More...

Sheriff Announces Creation Of Inspector General Post Ex-Warden Patrick Perry to serve in new position

Calling it an historic occasion, Sheriff Donald B. Smith last Friday announced his appointment of Patrick W. Perry of Mahopac as Putnam County More...

March 1st Deadline For STAR Filings And Start Of Property Re-Valuation Mailings

Putnam Valley Assessor Edward Vreeland, is reminding everyone that STAR (School Tax Reduction) filings are due by law no later than 4 pm March 1st, and that his office is preparing to mail the first round of property re-valuation notices to homeowner More...

Nelsonville To Partner With Putnam County In Exchange For New Storage Facility County to pay for Village Hall addition and renovation of Nelsonville firehouse

The Village of Nelsonville and Putnam County have announced plans for a partnership that they hope will prove mutually beneficial. More...

Mother Nature Demands Water Conservation Or Dry Wells Well problems in districts are indicators of bigger issues

The incidences of Putnam Valley wells running dry seems to be increasing, confirming the aquifer findings reported by HydroEnvironmental Solutions (HES) in their aquifer study completed for the Town of Putnam Valley last June 2001. More...

Garrison School Board Receives Construction Report

In "conservative projection," builders push completion date to June More...

Board Of Education Gives Nod To Special Ed Class Math teachers explain tests

The Putnam Valley Board of Education gave its approval last Thursday evening, Feb. 14, to Director of Pupil Personnel Services Linda Schluter More...

Putnam Valley Proposed Zoning Law Changes Involve Acreage, Setbacks, Grandfathering and Permitted Uses

A Public Hearing is being held tonight, Wednesday, February 20, at the Putnam Valley Town Hall to review a proposed law to amend the Official Zoning Map of the Town of Putnam Valley, brought about by Master Plan Update 2001 zoning change recommendati More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

Resident Feels Denied Equal Protection Dear Editor:

Vincent Terio is subject to Foreclosure of Tax Lien against his 5-acre vacant land located in the Town of Philipstown, New York pursuant to Supreme Court Index Number 211/2002. More...

Beware The Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing To the editor,

Martin Brech dons a cloak of "questing for truth" while trying to spread doubt about the WWII Nazi campaign to exterminate Jews. More...

We All Need A Community Grocery Store Dear Editor:

Everyone in Cold Spring is talking about the same thing: Grand Union. How did the fire start? What about the nice people who worked there? Where are you buying your groceries? What about Mrs. So-and-So who doesn More...

Briefly Noted

Two New Members Added To The Board Of Directors Of Putnam Hospital Center

During its annual meeting held at the end of January, the Board of Directors of Putnam Hospital Center elected two new members, James Dusenbury and Robert McMahon. More...

John Eaton To Speak At St. Mary’s On March 5

The People: Behind the Portholes of the Titanic will be the unique program presented by John P. Eaton at the meeting of the Women of St. Mary More...

PHC’s Menopause Education Group-Putnam’s Hot Chilies-Returns in March

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