March 13, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Need For After School Care Facility Debated At Haldane BOE Workshop Budget talks continue

During the March 5 Haldane Board of Education workshop on, Schools Superintendent John Di Natale brought up the question of after school care for "latch key" students More...

County Employees Called To Military Service To Keep Salaries & Benefits

Legislature calls for re-opening of NYC watershed lands More...

Putnam Drug Court Begins Operation County using new approach to dealing with drug users

Putnam County is trying out a new approach where illegal drugs are concerned. More...

 

Schools

Putnam Valley Seventh Graders’ Music Video Debuts

The anti-smoking campaign seen in schools across this country has taken on a special dimension at Putnam Valley Middle School. More...

Adam Geffner Named To Dean’s List

Adam Geffner of Putnam Valley has been named to the Syracuse University More...

Budget Process Begins At Putnam Valley School Board Meeting This Thursday

The Putnam Valley Board of Education will conduct a Work Session/Business Meeting on Thursday, March 14 starting at 7:30pm. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Richard J. Jamieson, Sr.

Richard J. Jamieson, Sr., age 59 of Hopewell Junction, NY, died on Friday, March 8, 2002 at Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. More...

Lorraine Florence Mottershead

Lorraine Florence Mottershead, age 72 of Garrison, NY, died on Saturday, March 9, 2002, after a long battle with Parkinsons Disease. More...

Sports News

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 April 20. This is a 6-hour course certified by the NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles. The cost is $35.00. More...

Haldane Indoor Track Ends On High & Low Notes

by Ken Filmanski More...

Hudson Valley Orienteering Set For March 23

There will be orienteering instruction and competition on March 23, at the Silvermine area in Harriman State Park. The Hudson Valley Orienteering Club will give instruction and set a beginner More...

Town Could Go To Court To Block Soil Mining Expansion Public encouraged to submit written comments on application to the NYS DEC

Speaking to a packed house at the March 7th Philipstown Town Board meeting, Supervisor William Mazzuca left no doubt as to the Town Board More...

Putnam County Historical Society Announces Spring Re-Opening With New Exhibition

The Putnam County Historical Society announces its More...

Nelsonville Seeks Zero Budget Increase For Next Fiscal Year

Residents of the Village of Nelsonville should not be seeing any increase in Village taxes during the coming year. At the March 4 monthly meeting of the Nelsonville Board of Trustees, Mayor William Merando stated, "I don More...

Town Board Hears Draft Presentation On Proposed Rtes 9/9D Rezoning Law

At the March 6th weekly Philipstown Town Board workshop, Planning Board Consultant Tim Miller gave a presentation to the Town Board on the proposed rezoning along Routes 9 and 9D, south of Route 301. More...

Dennis Sant Appointed Interim County Clerk

Governor Pataki has announced that he has appointed Dennis J. Sant, Sr. as County Clerk of Putnam County. Clerk Sant replaces Joseph L. Peloso, Jr. who retired. More...

37% Of Putnam Valley Residents Facing Property Revaluation Appointments are now being scheduled by Assessor’s office

As part of Putnam Valley More...

Focus on Philipstown

Letters to the Editor

How Can This Be Interpreted As "A Small Amount Of Soil"

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Seeks Help From Elected Official With Soil Mining Proposal (reprinted at the request of the author) Dear County Legislator Vinny Tamagna:

We are residents of the North Highlands district of Philipstown in Putnam County. We wish to commend you on your efforts in addressing environmental concerns in your capacity as County Legislator. More...

An Open Letter To All Dog Owners On Hy-Vue Terrace

If you choose to let your dog roam free, please follow and pick up the mess. More...

Births

Anneke Camille Chan

Raquel Vidal-Chan and Paul Chan of Garrison proudly announce the arrival of their first child, Anneke Camille Chan. More...

Briefly Noted

Fishkill Historical Society To Hold Silent Auction

The Fishkill Historical Society will hold a silent auction, Saturday March 16, 1 - 4 pm at the Van Wyck Museum, 504 Route 9, Fishkill. More...

Scenic Hudson’s Great River Sweep Seeks Volunteers

For those looking to get outside and spend time along the Hudson River this spring, Scenic Hudson, Inc. is offering a terrific opportunity. More...

State Adopts New Fire Prevention And Building Codes New codes encourage construction, rehabilitation, energy conservation

Governor Pataki has announced that the State has adopted new Fire Prevention and Building Codes that reflect current technology, product and safety standards and will enhance energy conservation requirements. More...

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