March 6, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Land Trust Sponsors Historical Hike Of Constitution Island

"Take a Hike" with Local Experts. More...

Families Notified Of Sex Offender Resident

Two local school districts, Haldane and Garrison Union Free School, have notified all staff and parents of the proximity of a sex offender now resident in the 10516 zip code area. More...

Governor Announces Watershed Land Acquisitions In Cortlandt And Yorktown

Governor Pataki announced last week that the State will purchase more than 410 acres in the Croton Watershed, building upon the New York City Watershed Agreement. More...

Students’ Accomplishments Take Center Stage At Garrison School Board Meeting

At the February 21 Garrison School Board meeting, trustees and audience members celebrated the achievements of Garrison More...

Master Plan Update Rejected By Putnam Valley Town Board

"These are our rocks, our stones, our trees, our historic past," say many of the residents of Putnam Valley, "Don More...

 

Schools

Haldane Seeks Families With Out-Of-District Transportation Needs

The Haldane School District is once again seeking requests for out of district transportation for the 2002-2003 school year. Requests must be submitted no later than April 1, 2002. The forms may be picked up at the school More...

Blue Notes Perform At Hartford College

On January 30, the Haldane "Blue Notes" participated in the Hartt High School Choral Festival held on the University of Hartford campus in Connecticut. More...

Putnam Valley Third Graders Get Head Start With Author Study

Putnam Valley Elementary School third grader Alyssa Durocher shares her author study portfolio with her mother Julie Durocher during her class More...

Briefly Noted

IRS Tax Tip: Taxability Of Social Security Benefits

The IRS says that whether your Social Security benefits are taxable depends on your total income and marital status. More...

Volunteers Needed For Children’s Bereavement Program

Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam is looking for individuals from the community to volunteer for the Caring Circle, a children More...

M&T Bank To Hold Educational Seminar On Investment Strategies For Women

If you are a woman interested in securing your financial future, please plan to attend a free educational seminar entitled "Women with Vision - Investment Strategies for Women". This event is being sponsored by M&T Securities, Inc. More...

Haldane Superintendent Being Considered For Post At Elmsford School District

Yes, the rumor that Dr. Di Natale, District Superintendent of Haldane School, could be leaving for another position is true. Paul Kaye, President of the Haldane Board of Education confirmed today, March 4, 2002 that Dr. More...

Master Plan Update Rejected By PV Town Board

"These are our rocks, our stones, our trees, our historic past," say many of the residents of Putnam Valley, "Don More...

Rules Committee Looks At Trades Laws, Mechanics Liens It’s ‘Two violations and you’re out’ for contractors

During the February meeting of the Rules, Enactments & Intergovernmental Committee, Putnam County legislators once again dealt with the problem of crooked contractors. More...

Rt. 9 Mining Operation Seeks Expansion Of Hours, Blasting Neighboring residents to address Philipstown Town Board on issue on March 7

At the Philipstown Comprehensive Plan Special Board meeting on Wednesday, February 27, Councilman Al Hosmer said that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently sent a completed soil mining application for the Town More...

Students’ Accomplishments Take Center Stage At Garrison School Board Meeting

At the February 21 Garrison School Board meeting, trustees and audience members celebrated the achievements of Garrison More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

51 Years Of Dust…..Disgusted!

(reprinted at the request of the author) More...

When Is Enough – Enough Editor,

Quarry Pond Estates is seeking to expand by blasting bedrock to yield 130,000 cubic yards, to be crushed on site with expanded operations even on Saturdays. For years the mining operation was tolerable given the fact that it was coming to an end. More...

Lake Surprise Camp and Landowner Property Rights Dear Brian:

Generally, we hold the notion that property owners should be able to use their property as they see fit. Once-upon-a-time, Yes. Now More...

Weekly Poll

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